This Sunday:  25th  February,  2018 – The Second Sunday in Lent

  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

Holy Baptism – We warmly welcome baby Ella, who will be baptised during our 10.00am service in Nohoval.  We also welcome her parents, Sandra and Brian, and all their family and friends.  Everyone is invited to stay for light refreshments after the service.

Ecumenical Service­ – Cathedral of St. Mary & St. Anne, Sunday 25th February at 3.00pm.  All welcome!


This coming week: 

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.

Organ CD launch – St Fin Barre’s Cathedral invites you to the launch of their new organ CD Grande Symphonie on Thursday 22nd February 2018 at 6.30pm.  David Leigh (St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin) will play a short organ recital and refreshments will be served.  RSVP:

Table-Tennis – Every second Tuesday evening,  in the parish room. Next on Tuesday 27th February.   Contact Norman 087 9908447 for further information.

Lenten Bible StudyTheme: ‘On the Third Day’ – Wednesday nights at The Rectory 7.30pm, begins Wednesday 28th February.  Week 1:  Have I got news for you!

St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral – Lent Recital Series 2018 – Thursday 1st March @ 1.10pm.

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

Women’s World Day of Prayer 2018 – Friday 2nd March in Sacred Heart Church,  Minane Bridge at 8.00pm. Theme ‘God’s creation is very good’ from Suriname.

Mother’s Union – Women’s Weekend ‘Footsteps’ from 2nd-4th March 2018 in Garryvoe Hotel & Leisure Centre, Castlemartyr.  Everyone welcome!  Booking forms are available at the back of the church.



Friendship Club – Meeting first Tuesday of every month from 10.30-12 noon, in Crosshaven Active Retirement Centre.  Next on Tuesday 6th March.  Tracey Pierce is coming to talk on ‘Make Up’.

Lenten Bible StudyTheme: ‘On the Third Day’ – Wednesday nights at The Rectory 7.30pm.  Week 2 (07-Mar): So what? The implications of the Resurrection. Week 3 (14-Mar): ‘Let him Easter in us’. Week 4 (21-Mar): Celebrating and praying Easter. Week 5 (28-Mar): A risen Church.

St. Fin Barre’s Cathedral – Lent Recital Series 2018 – Thursday 8th March at 8pm (Tickets €10), Friday 16th March 1.10pm (UCC FUAIM series).  Contact: 021-4963387 or

Church Mission Society (CMS) – CMS Roadshow in Carrigrohan Church on Saturday 10th March, time to be confirmed.  On Sunday 11th March, a member of the CMS Team will be speaking at the 10.00am Service in Nohoval and at the 11.30am Service in Holy Trinity.

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 4pm.   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+).

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Ongoing Metal Collection – A reminder that we are still collecting scrap metal for fundraising: contact Jim Ferguson.