Bandon Parish

Calendar 2015

BANDON PARISH

Calendar of Liturgical Ceremonies for 2015

St Patrick’s Church, Bandon and Lady Chapel, Gaggin

MASS TIMES

Monday to Saturday at 9.30am.

Vigil masses Saturday at 6.00pm 7.30pm. Polish Mass on the first Saturday of each month at 8.15pm.

Sunday: 9.00am in Lady Chapel, Gaggin.

10.30am and 12 noon in St Patrick’s Church

CONFESSIONS: 12noon on Saturday

BAPTISMS: 4.00pm on Saturday

PARISH CLERGY

Very Rev. John Kingston P.P

Rev Anthony O’ Mahony C.C

Contact Number: 023 8841666

Email: bandonparish@gmail.com Website: www.bandonparish.ie

JANUARY

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

Vigil Mass on Monday 5th @ 6.00pm

Tuesday 6th: 9.00am Gaggin. 10.30am 12noon & 7.30pm St Patrick’s Church.

FEBRUARY

Monday 2nd: Presentation of Our Lord-Blessing of Candles

Tuesday 3rd: Feast of St Blaise Bishop & Martyr Blessing of throats after 9.30am mass

Wednesday 11th: Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. Blessing of Sick during 9.30am Mass.

Wednesday 11th: 1st Confessions for Town schools @ 7.00pm in St Patricks Church.

Monday 16th: 1st Confessions for Country schools @ 7.00pm in Gaggin

Wednesday 18th:  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.

MARCH

Monday 16th:  Vigil Mass 6.00pm & 7.30pm.

Tuesday 17th: Feast of St Patrick Patron Saint of Ireland. 9.00am Gaggin. 10.30am & 12noon ST Patrick’s Church.

Thursday 19th: Morning Mass 9.00am

Confirmation for Parish Schools 10.30am

Sunday 29th: Palm Sunday – Parish Penitential Service for Easter 7.30pm

APRIL

HOLY THURSDAY: April 2nd

No morning Mass- The Chrism Mass Blessing of Oils in St Mary’s Cathedral by Bishop Buckley @ 10.00am

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

Conducted Holy Hour 9.00pm – 10.00pm

GOOD FRIDAY: 3rd April (A day of Fast and Abstinence)

10.15am Children’s Stations of Cross

12noon Traditional Stations

3.00pm Passion of the Lord

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

7.30pm On Calvary’s Hill – A Good Friday Passion Drama produced by Sr. Alphonsus

HOLY SATURDAY: 4th April

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

Confessions 11.00am-1.00pm

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

EASTER SUNDAY: 5th April

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

MAY

Saturday 2nd: Holy Communion Laragh School in Gaggin 10.30am

Saturday 9th: Holy Communion Town Schools in St Patrick’s Church 10.30am

Saturday 16th: Holy Communion Gael Scoil in St Patrick’s Church 10.30am

Saturday 23rd: Holy Communion Crossmahon School in Gaggin 10.30am

JUNE

Sunday 7th :  Feast of Corpus Christi – Procession through the town directly after 12noon Mass (details will be published in the bulletin nearer the date)

Tuesday 23rd: Annual Cemetery Mass in St Patrick’s Church at 7.30pm

CEMETERY MASS AND PRAYERS

29th June: Prayers in St Mary’s Cemetery 7.30pm

6th July: Prayers in Kilhassin Cemetery 7.30pm

13th July:  Prayers in Kilbrogan Cemetery 7.30pm

20th July:  Mass in Ballymoden Cemetery 7.30pm

 

AUGUST

Feast of the Assumption. Mass on Friday 14th 6.00pm.

Saturday 15th: 9.00am Gaggin. 10.30am 12noon

Vigil Mass for Sunday 6.00pm and 7.30pm

SEPTEMBER

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

NOVEMBER

Sunday 1st: All Souls day – Usual Sunday Mass times.

NOVENA FOR HOLY SOULS:  November 2nd -10th

Masses at 9.30am and 7.30pm on weekdays of Novena. Usual weekend time Masses.

DECEMBER

Feast of Immaculate Conception:

Tuesday 8th: 9.00am Gaggin. 10.30am and 12noon and 7.30pm St Patrick’s Church. Vigil Mass 6.00pm Mass on Monday 7th

PARISH PENITENTIAL SERVICE FOR CHRISTMAS

Sunday 20th December in St Patrick’s Church at 7.30pm

CHRISTMAS EVE: December 24th

Morning Mass 9.30am. Confession 11.00am – 1.00pm. Vigil Masses 6.00pm 8.00pm 10.00pm in St Patrick’s Church.

CHRISTMAS DAY: December 25th. Mass in Gaggin 9.00am. St Patrick’s 10.30am & 12noon.

 

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