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Papal Honour for Glanmire Man

Papal Honour for Glanmire Man

August 4, 2012

An unusual ceremony will take place at the 6.00 pm Mass next Saturday in St Joseph’s Church, Springhill, when Glanmire native, Tony Duggan, will be conferred with the Order of St Sylvester by Bishop Buckley. This is a papal knighthood and Tony will have the title Chevalier. The honour is in recognition of Tony’s sterling […]

New PP for Glanmire

New PP for Glanmire

July 19, 2012

In the changes just announced by Bishop Buckley, a new parish priest has been named for Glanmire. He is Fr John Newman, who is the current PP of Monkstown. He hails from Ballydehob and has been a priest since 1983. We wish Fr John every blessing in his new posting in Glanmire and we assure […]

Passing on the Baton

Passing on the Baton

July 8, 2012

Outgoing parish priest, Fr Noel O’Sullivan, spoke this weekend of his hope that all the good initiatives that have been taking place in the parish will continue. New pastoral programmes that have started in the past few years are taking shape and are making a difference on the ground, he said. Fr Noel was speaking in the […]

Glanmire Cleans up after Flood

Glanmire Cleans up after Flood

July 5, 2012

June 28 was a day few in Glanmire will ever forget, especially those who lost everything when flash floods his so many homes. Floods are frightening. The power of water is relentless: fridges floating like toys in a bath. It’s such a shock to wake up to a totally unexpected deluge.  And then the aftermath: […]

Fr Noel Moving from Glanmire

Fr Noel Moving from Glanmire

June 8, 2012

Glanmire parish priest, Fr Noel O’Sullivan, announced this weekend that he is taking up a new post in Maynooth. This is his statement in the parish newsletter: ‘I should like you to know that I have been given a new appointment which will mean, sadly, that I will have to move from Glanmire. I have been […]

International Eucharistic Congress

International Eucharistic Congress

June 7, 2012

This is an important week in the Irish Church: the 50th International Eucharistic Congress is taking place in Dublin. The first time Ireland was host to the congress was in 1932 – 80 years ago – when John McCormack sang Panis Angelicus in the Phoenix Park in the hearing of a million people.             The […]

Great Turn Out For May Procession

Great Turn Out For May Procession

May 7, 2012

The annual May procession to the Lourdes grotto in Glanmire got under way at 3.00 pm on Sunday. Despite counter attractions in Thurles and elsewhere, the number of participants was up on last year. The rosary was recited and hymns were sung along the route, led by members of the Legion of Mary. Two choirs took part: […]

Photographs of the Good Friday Ecumenical Stations

Photographs of the Good Friday Ecumenical Stations

May 7, 2012

One of the great talking points about Holy Week in Glanmire was the Ecumenical Stations of the Cross on Good Friday night. Over 200 people from the Catholic and Church of Ireland communities walked together from St Joseph’s Church in Springhill to the Church of St Mary and All Saints, stopping at intervals along the […]

64th May Procession

64th May Procession

May 3, 2012

The 64th May procession takes place on Sunday, 6th May, at 3.00 pm, starting at St Joseph’s Church and processing to the Grotto in Glanmire. The preacher this year is Fr Padraig Corkery, a priest of Cork and Ross, who lectures in Moral Theology at St Patrick’s College,  Maynooth. This is a brief summary of his […]

Ecumenical Gesture Well Received

Ecumenical Gesture Well Received

May 1, 2012

There was a most positive response to the ecumenical celebration of the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday evening. Over 200 parishioners took part in the outdoor stations, beginning at St Joseph’s, Springhill and processing to the Church of Ireland on Church Hill. The stations were led by Revd Brian O’Reilly, Rector of Glanmire […]

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