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Glanmire Suicide Awareness

November 30, 2009

People with thoughts of suicide usually want to talk to others about their problem but find it difficult to identify people willing to listen to them. Talking is very important and helpful – A suicide-safer community is a community that is alert to suicide and open to talking about it especially with those showing signs […]

Suicide Awareness
Rite of Christian Initiation for adults

Rite of Christian Initiation for adults

November 2, 2009

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is available in Glanmire Parish. This is a rite whereby non-Christians and non-Catholics are prepared for the Sacraments and for full membership of the Catholic Church. Contact us for further information. Share post  Follow us     

What is the Mass?

September 26, 2009

This is the answer given by the document on the Liturgy from the Second Vatican Council:‘At the Last Supper, on the night he was betrayed, our Saviour instituted the Eucharistic sacrifice of his Body and Blood. This he did in order to perpetuate the sacrifice of the Cross throughout the ages until he should come […]

What is the Mass?

Stained Glass in St Michael’s, Upper Glanmire

September 1, 2009

Two stained glass windows were commissioned for St Michael’s Church, Upper Glanmire and were installed in December 2009. It is the first stained glass in the 200 year old church. This great enrichment of an already beautiful church is the gift of the late Mary Buckley, Ballinvriskig: the windows are in memory of her and her late husband Paddy. […]


Five First Communion Cermonies in Glanmire Parish

August 16, 2009

The month of May is the month of Mary but it is also the time when the children of the local schools receive their First Communion. This year there were five ceremonies. The children from New Inn school had their communion on 9th May, followed by St Joseph’s, Riverstown who had two separate ceremonies on […]


Safeguarding Children Policy of Glanmire Parish

May 30, 2009

Safeguarding Children Policy Glanmire Parish We, in the Parish of Glanmire, value and encourage the participation of children and young people in Parish liturgies and activities that enhance their spiritual, physical, emotional and social development. We recognise the dignity and rights of children and are committed to their protection and support. All relevant procedures are […]

Child Protection
Bicentenary of St Michael’s Church

Bicentenary of St Michael’s Church

October 17, 2008

Ballinvriskig, Upper Glanmire A special Mass of Thanksgiving was celebrated on Saturday, 11th October 2008, with Bishop John Buckley as Principal Celebrant. A packed church heard Share post  Follow us     

The Catholic Church in France – by Fr Noel O’Sullivan

October 5, 2008

Sunday, 05 October 2008 20:42 by Noel O’Sullivan[1] My memory of visiting churches in Paris in the early eighties is one of bidding adieu to a Christian past: with seats covered in dust, these beautiful buildings had become home to skeleton congregations and classical concerts. In their grey suits and collars and ties, the clergy […]

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Mass broadcast on RTE Radio from Upper Glanmire Church

September 22, 2008

Mass was broadcast on RTE radio on Sunday morning, 21st September, from St Michael’s Church, Upper Glanmire – See Homily. This was part of the bicentenary celebrations that are taking place this year. The celebrant was Fr Noel O’Sullivan P.P. whose homily is available on this site (See News and Updates). Mass was also broadcast […]

Homily of Mass broadcast on RTE Radio from St Michael’s Church

Homily of Mass broadcast on RTE Radio from St Michael’s Church

September 21, 2008

Mass broadcast on RTE Radio from St Michael’s Church, 21 Sept 2008 Homily of Fr Noel O’Sullivan The reason that we are opening up our Mass this morning to you who are listening to your radio in all parts of the country is that we are celebrating a special birthday. This year marks two hundred […]

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