Ss Peter and Paul’s Parish Clonmel

First Friday

This Friday is the First Friday of the month, a day when we bring Holy Communion to the sick and housebound of our parish. If you have a relative, neighbour or friend who is unable to attend Mass and would like to receive Holy Communion, please contact the Parish Office at 052-6122138.

Holy Cross Novena

Saturday, 8th September to Sunday, 16th September.


We are most grateful for the generosity of so many parishioners who have donated €135,249 towards the renovation of our Church. The total cost of the renovations is €875. The loan is €500,000, balance to pay €364,751. Last week donations of €200, €100, €87.50 and €12.50 were received. Thank You.

Fr. Colm O’Brien Memorial Cycle

The Charity Cycle, which started from Ss Peter and Paul’s on Saturday, August 18th attracted cyclists from many different areas and places and was a fitting tribute to the memory of Fr. Colm O’Brien, who contributed so much to Clonmel during his time here. This year all proceeds will go to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. A special thanks to Fr. Colm’s family and friends, who organised this event, and to all whose support and sponsorship made the cycle such a success.

The Irish Ring

The Irish Ring, a concert with the Gaudeamus Choir and Orchestra will be held in Ss Peter and Paul’s Church on Friday, September 7th. at 8pm.

Soloists - Emma Walsh, Soprano, Sarah Ellen Murphy, Mezzo Soprano, David Martin, Tenor, Derek Ryan, Bass. Narrator: Niall Carroll, Lyric FM. The concert is in aid of Ss Peter and Paul’s Renovation Fund. Tickets at €15 are available at the Parish Shop; Marian’s, O’Connell Street And Better by Nature.

Gloryday Singers

The Gloryday Singers (a ladies choir) under the baton of acclaimed Musical Director Kevin O’Carroll are currently seeking new members to join them. Originally a Gospel Choir, they have branched into more contemporary music. Telephone Mary Hunter on 086/3606441 for information.

Home Help Meeting

Respect the Role, Defending the Service - A meeting around Home Help issues takes place in Clonmel on Monday, 10th September at 3pm in the SIPTU Office, Anglesea Street, Clonmel. All interested are welcome.

Renewal and Responsibility

Empowering today’s Church for Ownership and Outreach

To commemorate the opening of the Council, the Dioceses of Ossory and Waterford and Lismore are offering an opportunity to explore the responsibility we all have within our Church communities.

In St. Patrick’s Parish Centre, Loughboy, Kilkenny on Monday evenings from 7-9pm - 17th September with Richard Gaillardetz, ‘We are the Church: how Vatican II gave the Church back to the people’; 24th September with Ethna Regan, ’The Church in The World: beyond hostility and shame to responsibility and hope’; 1st October, Sandra Cullen, A Teaching Church: our role in handing on faith’; and Saturday morning, 6th October, Liam Power ‘Empowering all in decision’ from 10am to 1pm.

FETAC Courses

Colaiste Mhuire, Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny. FETAC level 5 and 6 PLC Courses commence on 10th September. These courses are eligible for maintenance grants under the Further Education Grants Scheme. For further information contact Coláiste Mhuire, Johnstown, Co. Kilkenny. Tel: 056-8831135, Fax: 056-8838864, E.Mail:

Masses next Weekend (8th/9th September)

Ss Peter and Paul’s church

7.30pm: Tom Coffey (Month’s mind)

11am: People of the Parish

12.30pm: Mary Brennan (Anniversary)

Church of the Resurrection

10am: Eileen Anderson (Anniversary)

Died recently

Remember in your Prayers those who died recently including Peggy Hallahan (nee Bates) Baron Park, Ellen Healy (nee Curran) Southview, Eileen Byrne (nee O’Carroll) Raheny and late of Prior Park, Michael Joseph Higgins, Cashel and Nottingham, Madeleine Wallace (nee Devitt) Shamrock Hill and Cashel, Bridget (Biddy) Williams, (Nee Madden) Clonmel, Tom O’Sullivan, Collins Row, Old Bridge, Eileen Hackett (nee Flynn) Baron Park; and those

who died around this time last month - Maureen O’Brien, William (Billy) Mackey, Bridget Torpy, Roy Rowley;

those whose anniversaries occur at this time - Paddy Connolly, Ned Smith, Danny Crummy, Noel Healy, The O’Gorman and McGibney Families, Nellie Denn, Ted Channon, Joe Hannan, Mick Molloy, Patrick Clarke, John Sutton, Chrissie Delahunty, Jim Molloy, Jack Dunne, Martha Keane.

Rota for next Weekend (8th/9th September)

Priest on duty - Canon Brendan Crowley, P.P.

Duty phone - 086-8121585, Parish office/ Bereavement group - 052-6122138


Ss Peter & Paul’s - Team D - Richard Fellows, Michael Forrestal and Nicola Corboy.

Church of the Resurrection - Sr. Brenda

Eucharistic Ministers

Ss Peter and Paul’s Church: Team B

Church of the Resurrection: John O’Neill and Moira O’Mahony.