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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 […]

Glanmire Titanic Connection

Glanmire Titanic Connection

April 29, 2012

An evening of remembrance and celebration was held recently in Upper Glanmire to mark the centenary of the sinking of the Titanic. The celebration differed from the many other events being held in Cobh, Belfast and throughout Ireland, in that our parish lost one of our own in the disaster 100 years ago. He was […]

May Procession

May Procession

April 22, 2012

The annual 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. We will have rosary and hymns along the route and St Joseph’s parish choir will lead the singing at the grotto. The preacher this year is Fr Padraig Corkery, a priest of […]

Bishop Kieran O’Reilly addresses May Procession Gathering, 2011

Bishop Kieran O’Reilly addresses May Procession Gathering, 2011

April 21, 2012

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He Is Risen

He Is Risen

April 7, 2012

What does it mean to believe that Jesus is risen? What does resurrection mean? It is not easy to envisage the Resurrection of Jesus. The Resurrection is a completely new kind of existence. Though it is an historical event it transcends history. Nothing in the religious life of any people prepares us for the totally […]

Reconciliation Services

Reconciliation Services

March 29, 2012

Reconciliation Services (with individual confession) are held in each of the four parishes of the pastoral area in Holy Week. The ceremony begins in each case at 7.30 pm Carraig na bhFear: Sunday Glanmire (St Joseph’s Church, Springhill): Monday Watergrasshill: Tuesday Glounthaune: Wednesday A special leaflet entitled ‘Sacrament of Reconciliation’ has been distributed at Masses in […]

Ecumenical Stations

Ecumenical Stations

March 26, 2012

Good Friday Stations with a difference Glanmire parish is planning an ecumenical celebration of the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday and would like to invite the wider  community to join them. Weather permitting, this will take place outdoors, in the form of a walk from St Joseph’s Church, through Riverstown to Glanmire, and […]

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