This Sunday:  19th November,  2017 – The Second Sunday before Advent

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

10.00 a.m.     Nohoval Church    –  Service of Holy Communion

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

This coming week: 

Bible Study – Bible study nights every Thursday evening at the Rectory, 7.30pm.  The theme this week is ‘Receiving Christ, in Holy Communion’.

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

CDYC –  Fields of Life  – Storytellers Tour 2017 featuring Nathan Jess and Band – November 18th,  Cork School of Music at 7.30pm (

Building Blocks – Children’s Ministry Conference, Saturday 18th November at St.Andrew’s College, Booterstown, Dublin.  Building Blocks is a conference to support those working with children in their local church, community or school.   Further information:  or email your queries to 

Church Choir – Monday evenings at 7.30pm. New members are always welcome. Contact Roger Ellis, choirmaster and organist, phone 087 0539416

Children’s Choir – Tuesdays during term time: Juniors from 2-2.30pm and Seniors 3-3.45pm

Tuesday Craft Night for Christmas Fayre – Each Tuesday, at 8.30pm, a small group are meeting making crafts for the Christmas Fayre (which is on Nov.25th). Many beaver away on their own happily but anyone interested in the group gathering would be most welcome, even nearer the time for help in finishing crafts…… For further information, contact Fiona Rice or Nicola Drake.


Christmas Fayre Fayre date: Saturday 25th November, 2pm – 4.30pm in the Crosshaven Community Hall.  Volunteer sign-up sheets  are at the back of the church, help is needed before, during, and after the Fayre!

‘Like’ our new Templebreedy Christmas Fayre Facebook Page, to keep up with whats on offer!

Table-Tennis – Every second Tuesday evening,  in the parish room. Next on Tuesday 21st November.   Contact Norman 087 9908447 for further information.

Friendship Club – Meeting on Tuesday 7th December, 10.30-12 noon, in Crosshaven Active Retirement Centre.

Festive Coffee morning Friday 8th December 10.30 am to 12 noon in The Rectory.

Nohoval Church Christmas Concert – Friday  8th December at 8pm. Performers  include: Tracton Harp Ensemble, Ariane Singers, Pat O’Brien and Colin Nicholls.   Tickets €15.

Advent Carol Services

Templebreedy School and Parish Carols in Holy Trinity Church Friday 15th December at 7.00pm.

Nohoval Church Sunday 17th December at 8pm.

Templebreedy Parish Carols in Holy Trinity Church Friday 22nd December at 7.30pm.

Christmas Eve Church Service Holy Communion with carols at 11.30pm, Holy  Trinity Church.

Christmas Day Church Services

Holy Communion at 10.00am, Nohoval Church, Nohoval.

Holy Communion at 11.30pm, Holy Trinity Church, Crosshaven.


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.

Marriage Course– Commencing soon! Contact Rev. Isobel Jackson for further information.

Mothers’ UnionActivism Against Gender-based Violence All Ireland Prayer Vigil, Sun 26th November, 3pm at St. Anne’s Shandon.

Nohoval Christmas Concert – Friday  8th December at 8pm. Performers include: Tracton Harp Ensemble, Ariane Singers, Pat O’Brien and Colin Nicholls. Tickets €15.

Limited Edition by Award Winning Illustrator, Annie West – A print of Cork, Cloyne and Ross, limited edition, whereby all proceeds will go to the Bishop’s Fund for the Future for the dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross.   You can see a copy of the print at the back of the church.