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This Sunday: 24th February, 2019 – The Second Sunday before Lent

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

10.00 a.m. Nohoval – All Age Worship Service

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

Special Visitors to our All Age Worship Service in Holy Trinity at 11.30 a.m. this Sunday – Representatives from “Cork Life Centre” a local alternative education facility for young adults who are physically / mentally disadvantaged will be with us. Mr. Tommy Lysaght will introduce a speaker to outline the work done by this charity. Do stay for a chat with them over refreshments.


Crosshaven Festivals Table QuizSaturday 23rd March in the Oar Bar, Tickets €40.  Please support.

Cash for Clobber Fundraiser – Bags available from Templebreedy National School.  Details of what can be included are on the bags.  Please do not bring the filled bags to the School before Monday 25th February as there is no storage space for them.  The bags will be collected from the school on Tuesday 26th February.  Thank you in advance for your support.

Templebreedy Church Choir –  every Monday at 7.30pm in Holy Trinity Church during school term. New members are always welcome, no audition required!!! Contact Roger Ellis, Organist & Choirmaster  087 053 9416.

Children’s Choir – every Tuesday during school term in Holy Trinity Church.  Juniors 2 – 2.30pm and Seniors 3 – 3.45pm.


Mums/Carers & Tots – Friday mornings 10am – 12noon in The Rectory during school term.  Next on Friday 1st March.

Confirmation 2019 – The Bishop’s Confirmation Morning has been scheduled for Saturday 2nd March in Canon Packham Hall, Douglas from 10am-1pm. Preparation Classes on Sunday 10th March from 1.00pm-3.00pm in The Rectory.  ConfirmationSunday 5th May at 11.30am in Holy Trinity Church.

Parish & Friendship Club Pancake Morning on Shrove Tuesday 5th March – in the Rectory from 10.00am – 12.00pm, Cake Sale, Crafts & Raffle.  Proceeds going to Tearfund and the Active Retirement Centre, Crosshaven.

Table Tennis – Bi-weekly on Tuesday evenings in the Parish Room.  Next on Tuesday 5th March.  Juniors: 5th & 6th classes – 7.30pm-8.30pm, Teens – 8.30pm onwards.  Contact: Norman on 087-9908447 for more information.

#Pennies4Plastics Throughout Lent 2019, the Church of Ireland Bishops’ Appeal, Eco-Congregation Ireland and the Representative Church Body (RCB) will be inviting individuals, families, parishes and schools, to prayerfully reduce their use of plastic. #Pennies4Plastics will raises vital funds for Waste Aid which supports recycling in the Gambia, where many communities have no formal waste management system.  A resource, full to the brim with everything you need to reduce plastic waste and help others to do the same, is now available (at Donations can be made online (at, Funds donated as part of #Pennies4Plastics will be match-funded by Bishops’ Appeal and the RCB.

World Day of PrayerWednesday 13th March in Holy Trinity Church at 11.00am.  Led by the three National Schools in Crosshaven.

Curry Party – Templebreedy National School & Ranchi FundraiserThursday 14th March 2019 in The Oar Bar, Crosshaven at 7.00pm.  Tickets will go on sale from Monday 25th February in Templebreedy NS – €15 Adults/€5 Children.  Dress code:  Indian inspired outfits please.

Lenten Bible Study – ‘Charting a future with confidence’ by Dean Chris Peters and recommended by Bishop Paul Colton.  This will involve looking at the future of our Parish. We will meet in The Rectory at 7.30pm on the following dates: 21st & 28th March; 4th & 11th April.

St. Luke’s Charity, Cork – Free Community Dementia Services – Daycare / Respite Care / Long Term Care – Contact: Clinical Nurse Manager & Specialist Dementia Advisor Ms. Eileen O’Keeffe at St Luke’s Home on 021 4359444 / 086 1961529 or email on

The Church of Ireland Gazette – In print and online at

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.

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.