Bandon Parish

Calendar 2014

JANUARY   

6th January: The Epiphany of the Lord. Holy Day of Obligation.

Vigil Mass on Sunday 5th @6.00pm.

Monday 9.00am Gaggin. 10.30am 12noon &7.30pm St Patricks Church

January 18th: Enrolment Mass for Confirmation 7.30pm

FEBRUARY

3rd February: Feast of Saint Blasie Bishop & Martyr  Blessing of throats after 9.30am Mass

26th February: First Confession for Town Schools at 7.00pm in St Patrick’s Church.

27th February: First Confession for Country Schools at 7.00pm in Gaggin

MARCH

5th March: Ash Wednesday Mass at 9.30am and 7.30pm. Ashes will be distributed after Masses and available in the Church throughout the day.

There will be an evening Mass on Monday, Wednesday and Friday during Lent at 7.30pm in St Patrick’s Church

6th March: First Confession for Gael Scoil 7.00pm

17th March: St Patrick Patron Saint of Ireland. Vigil Mass on 16th (Sunday) at 6.00pm.

Mass on 17th  9.00am Gaggin and 10.30am 12noon in St Patrick’s Church

19th March: Confirmation for Parish Schools

26th March: Confirmation for Gael Scoil

APRIL

April 13th: Palm Sunday –Parish Penitential Service for Easter 7.30pm

HOLY THURSDAY: 17th April

No Morning Mass – The Chrism Mass Blessing of Oils in St Mary Cathedral by Bishop Buckley @ 10.00am

Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 6.00pm and 7.30pm

Conducted Holy Hour 9.00pm -10.00pm

GOOD FRIDAY: 18th April   (A day of Fast and Abstinence)

10.15am      Children’s Stations of the Cross

12noon        Traditional Stations of the Cross

3.00pm         Passion of the Lord

5.00pm         Stations of the Cross (Lady Chapel, Gaggin)

7.00pm         Prayer around the Cross

HOLY SATURDAY: 19th April

No Morning Mass at 9.30am and no Baptisms at 4.00pm

Confessions 11.00am -2.00pm

Easter Vigil at 6.00pm and 8.00pm (Please bring a container for holy water)

EASTER SUNDAY: 20th April

Mass in Gaggin 9.00am. St Patrick’s Church 10.30am and 12noon

MAY

10th May : Holy Communion for Town Schools in St Patrick’s Church 10.30am

17th May: Holy Communion for Laragh School in Gaggin 10.30am

24th May: Holy Communion for Crossmahon School in Gaggin 10.30am

31st May: Holy Communion for Gael Scoil in St Patrick’s 10.30am

JUNE

22nd June: 82nd Annual Corpus Christi Procession after 12noon Mass

(Details will be published in the Bulletin nearer the date)

24th June: Annual Cemetery Mass in St Patrick’s Church at 7.30pm

CEMETERY MASS AND PRAYERS

30th June: Prayers in Ballymoden Cemetery at 7.30pm

7th July: Prayers in St Mary’s Cemetery at 7.30pm

14th July: Prayers in Kilhassen Cemetery at 7.30pm

21st July: Mass in Kilbrogan Cemetery at 7.30pm

AUGUST

15TH August: Feast of the Assumption. Mass on 14th at 6.00pm St Patrick’s

SEPTEMBER

25th September: Feast of St Finbarr Patron Saint of the Diocese. See bulletin for details of pilgrimage to Gougane Barra

OCTOBER

31st October:  Feast of All Saints Vigil Mass 6.00pm

NOVEMBER

1st Novemeber: Mass in Gaggin 9.00am. Masses in St Patrick’s at 10.30am, 12noon and 7.30pm.

NOVENA FOR HOLY SOULS: November 2nd -10th

Masses at 9.30am and 7.30pm on weekdays of Novena

DECEMBER

Feast of the Immaculate Conception:

December 8th: 9.00am Gaggin, 10.30am, 12noon and 7.30pm in St Patrick’s Church. 6.00pm Mass on Sunday 7th

PARISH PENETENTIAL SERVICE FOR CHRISTMAS

Sunday 21st December in St Patrick’s Church at 7.30pm

CHRISTMAS EVE: 24th December

Morning Mass 9.30am  Confession 10.00am-2.00pm Vigil Masses: 6.00pm, 8.00pm, 10.00pm St Patrick’s Church

CHRISTMAS DAY: 25th December

Mass in Gaggin 9.00am

Masses in St Patrick’s 10.30am and 12noon

May Our Lady and St Patrick guide us on our pilgrim journey