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Sponsorship of Seats

June 1, 2010

Part of the Springhill Church refurbishment involved the replacement of seating in St Joseph’s with new seats. Parishioners were invited to sponsor a new seat for €1,000. The good news is that all the seats have now been sponsored. This is a remarkable achievement, given that we are in the midst of a recession. Parishioners […]


refurbishment of St Joseph’s Church

May 13, 2010

At last we are able to confirm that the refurbishment of the church in Springhill is to go ahead. This is a work of restoration and not of modernization. It is an attempt to make the church more comfortable and to ensure that it will withstand the harsh weather conditions which have had adverse effects […]

The Eucharist in the Parish

The Eucharist in the Parish

January 29, 2010

The Eucharist in the Parish Noel O’Sullivan, Article published in The Furrow, January 2010 ‘That was a lovely Mass, Father.’ Seems like the perfect compliment, except that the ceremony referred to was not Mass at all but a baptism: an all too common reaction of well-meaning parishioners whose rare contact with Church is occasioned by […]

Baptisms in Glanmire Parish

January 5, 2010

Baptism times Every Saturday at 4:00PM in St Josephs except the last Saturday of each month when they are held in St Michaels To arrange your Baptism please contact the Parish Secretary Preparing for Baptism Glanmire Parish has pre-baptismal information sessions. Any couple who intends to have a baby baptized will need to attend an […]

Christ and Creation

Christ and Creation

December 31, 2009

Christ and Creation – Christology as the key to interpreting the theology of creation in the works of Henri de Lubac. Share post  Follow us     

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 […]

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