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This Sunday: 25th March, 2018 – The Sixth Sunday in Lent (Palm Sunday)

8.30 a.m.   Holy Trinity Church – Service of Holy Communion

10.00 a.m.   Nohoval Church – All Age Worship Service

11.30 a.m.   Holy Trinity Church – All Age Worship Service



Lenten Bible StudyTheme: ‘On the Third Day’ – Wednesday nights in The Rectory at 7.30pm.  Week 3 ( 21-Mar): ‘Let him Easter in us’.

Mums/Carers & Tots – The group meets every Friday from 10am – 12noon in the Rectory during term time.

Quiet Day – ‘Compassion: seeing with the heart’ – To be held in the Methodist Church Hall, Ballineen, Co. Cork on Saturday 24th March 2018 from 10.30am to 4.00pm.   This day will be led by The Church’s Ministry of Healing: Ireland’s Facilitator, Dr Iva Beranek. Please register your interest in attending this Quiet Day by phoning or emailing Wendy Riches at: T 023-8856654 Email:

CDYC – Annual Table Quiz, Saturday 24th March, St. Mary’s Church Hall, Carrigaline (12yrs+).

Lenten Bible StudyTheme: ‘On the Third Day’ – Week 4 (Wednesday 28-Mar): Celebrating and praying Easter. To be held in Holy Trinity Church prior to 8.00pm Service for Holy Week.

Holy Week 2018

Nohoval Parish Church, Tuesday & Maundy Thursday 8.00pm.

Holy Trinity Church Crosshaven, Wednesday 8.00pm & Good Friday 8.00pm.

The annual ‘Way of the Cross’ on Good Friday between Nohoval Parish Church and St. Patricks Church Nohoval takes place at 3.00pm.

Easter Day Celebrations

Sunrise Service Fountainstown Beach 7.00am Holy Communion.

Nohoval 10.00am Holy Communion.

Holy Trinity 11.30am Holy Communion.



Lenten Bible StudyTheme: ‘On the Third Day’ – Wednesday nights at The Rectory at 7.30pm.  Week 5: A risen Church (date to be confirmed).

Church Choir Monday evenings at 7.30pm during term time. Next on Monday 9th April. New members are always welcome. Contact Roger Ellis, choirmaster and organist, phone 087 0539416.

Friendship Club – Meeting first Tuesday of every month from 10.30-12 noon, in Crosshaven Active Retirement Centre.  Next on Tuesday 10th April.

Children’s Choir – Tuesdays: Juniors from 2 – 2.30pm and Seniors 3 – 3.45pm every Tuesday during school term.  Next on Tuesday 10th April.

Tabletennis – Every second Tuesday evening in the parish room during School term. Next on Tuesday 10th April.  Contact Norman 087 9908447 for further information.

Holy Trinity Select Vestry Easter General Meeting – Thursday 12th April at 8.00pm, in Holy Trinity Church Parish Room.

Workshop on Godly Play – Children’s Ministry in Cork, Cloyne & Ross are hosting a workshop on Godly Play – a creative approach to spiritual education.  Godly Play provides a unique way of working with children and adults. It is rooted in Montessori principles and is practised in various contexts and in several countries throughout the world. Venue: Northridge House, St. Luke’s Mahon, on Saturday 14th April from 10.00am-1.00pm.  Cost: 7 euro per person (over 18s only).  To book a place, please contact the Revd Elaine Murray at or 087-2363100.

Mother’s Union  – Spring Festival Service – Saturday 28th April in Ballydehob, times to be confirmed.

Certificate in Christian Studies – a Level 7 course of St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  18-month part-time course for all who wish to explore the Christian faith.  Commencing Saturday 28th April.  Application forms are available at the back of the Church. The deadline for completed applications for the course is Wednesday, 21st March 2018.

Holy Trinity Church 150th Anniversary Celebration dates

May 25th-27th Art Exhibition, closing with a special Celebratory Service on Trinity Sunday at 3.00pm with Bishop Paul Colton.

July Sea Sunday Celebration.

September 21st-23rd Flower Festival culminating in a Harvest Thanksgiving Service.

December 2nd Templebreedy Big Sing 4.00pm and Big Supper 6.00pm.

Summer Holiday Club – 16th-20th July for 4-11 year olds. Please take note of the date. Venue: St. Mary’s National School, Carrigaline. Further information to follow.

Ongoing Metal Collection – A reminder that we are still collecting scrap metal for fundraising. Contact:  Alec Bryan, Gordon Bryan or Graham Roberts for Crosshaven or Jim Ferguson for Nohoval.

Come Dine for Holy Trinity -Templebreedy presents “Come Dine for Holy Trinity”, fundraising for Holy Trinity Church, Crosshaven. Hold a lunch/dinner party for a few friends, your family or your neighbours, with each guest donating €20, it is a fun way of supporting a worthy cause. Further information: see posters and from the parish office.