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Applications are invited for a part-time role as Parish Secretary based in Clonakilty Parish
The hours will be Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 1.30pm.
The successful candidate will work closely with the team of priests serving the six parishes of our family of parishes and will assist in meeting the administrative needs of the parishes as well as responding to enquiries from parishioners.
We’re looking for a person who is excited by serving others, a good organiser, flexible and discreet and gets on well with people in a variety of situations. A reasonable familiarity with the the daily life of a parish is an advantage.
Essential skills: Clear communication, very good with people and with IT, diary management, filing and recording.
Closing date for applications: Friday 17 February 2023
Application Form (Microsoft Word)
This weekend the Church throughout the world will celebrate the Sunday of the Word of God
Pope Francis encourages parishes throughout the world to “mark this Sunday with special solemnity” that focuses on the special place that the Word of God has in the life of the Church and our life as Christians. In the words of Psalm 119, we believe that the Word of God that is handed down to us in the Bible “is a light for my path and a lamp for my steps.”
To mark the “Sunday of the word of God” here in the Parish there will be a Procession to the altar at the beginning of Mass and enthroned on the Ambo from where the word is proclaimed and reflected upon.
Exploring Catholic Faith
Have you ever questioned why you are Catholic and wondered why we Catholics believe what we believe?
The Sycamore Series is an informal course for those aged 18-35.
Join us as we deepen our understanding and knowledge of the Catholic faith.
Each session involves a short film and time for discussion, with a meal also included.
Everyone is welcome. Start date Wednesday February 1st, 6:00pm to 7:30pm at Presentation Brothers Mardyke House, Cork T12 W8RP.
The course runs for 10 consecutive weeks.
The course is free, but places are limited. Please email
Director of the Living Church Office in Down and Connor and Deputy Chair of the Synodal Pathway of the Catholic Church in Ireland, Paula McKeown, reflects upon synodality and our shared baptism in light of the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord
The General Secretary of the Synodal Pathway of the Catholic Church in Ireland, Julieann Moran, reflects upon the pondering heart of Mary, the Mother of God, as an approach for synodality, in light of this Sunday's Gospel passage (Luke 2:16-21)
I’d like to thank all those who support the maintenance of our Parish and myself in a generous way
It means a lot not to have to worry about Parish or Personal Funds….
I’ve put out the Weekly Boxes for 2023.
Unlike previous years I’ve put out all Boxes associated with Parishioners regardless of whatever way you give……..
Offerings can be made using:
- The Weekly Envelopes
- By Direct Debit
- Perhaps an annual basis by Cash or Cheque
- Through this Donate Button
- Or simply anonymously via the basket collection.
Choose the option that suits yourself………
Anybody who hasn’t a box and would like one let me know.
- Barryroe Carol Service - 18 Dec 2022
- Christmas Dates 2022
- New Year, New Mass
- Trócaire Gifts of Love
- Bidding Prayers and Sunday Reflection
- Youth 2000 Munster Retreat - 18/20 Nov
- November Blessing of Graves and Cemetery Prayers
- Safeguarding Month
- Confirmation and First Holy Communion dates 2023
- Feast of All Saints and November Novena 2022
- Calling all singers!!!
- Barryroe Friendship Club - 10 Oct 2022
- CONNECT 2 – Sun 16 Oct 2022
- Your Invite to Alpha - 5 Oct 2022
- Bible Readathon - 2/3 Sep 2022
- A letter from Bishop Fintan Gavin - Aug 2022
- Mass at Béal an Aifrinn - Fri 26 Aug 2022
- Bible Read-a-thon - Fri 2 Sep
- Barryroe Parish Lay-led Ministry
- Youth Ministry Leader Vacancy