This Sunday: 17th September, 2017 – The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

  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:

Mums/Carers & Tots – This Friday  10am – 12noon, at the Rectory, and every Friday during school term time.

Crosshaven Car Boot Sale Sunday 17th September for SOS (Templebreedy Old Church Steeple Project) & Munster Lost & Found Pet Care.

Cork Autism Conference – Sunday 17th September, 8.30am – 5.30pm at The Clayton Hotel Silversprings, Cork.

Understanding Autism, Empowering Potential. More info: or call 089 239 8900.

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

Christmas Fayre – A planning meeting will take place on Monday 18th September at 8.30pm at Holy Trinity Church. Everyone is welcome to attend. Fayre date: 25th Nov.

Children’s Choir – Tuesdays. Usual times: Juniors from 2 – 2.30pm and Seniors 3 – 3.45pm, every Tuesday during term.

Crosshaven Select Vestry – A meeting will take place this Tuesday 19th September at 8pm in the church.

Tabletennisresumes Tuesday 19thSept., Parish Room.5th Class up to Secondary. Please contact Norman for further information Phone  087 9908447.

Bishops Appeal – Each September we support this Appeal through church pew envelopes. This year’s money from the Diocese will support famers in Burundi. In the short term by supporting them to sustainably increase their production of maize, and in the long term, by building the capacity of farmers to adapt to sustainable practices that will endure the changing climate.


Harvest Thanksgiving Celebrations – Our Harvest Services will take place on Sunday 24th September in Nohoval and Holy Trinity. Special Speaker: Niamh Daly, Tearfund. Niamh will be sharing about her trip to Jordan, her meeting with Syrian refugees and the things she learned from the experience. . Everyone is welcome to stay for ‘substantial’ refreshments after service. Help with this would be greatly appreciated.

This is our annual fundraising event for Penny Dinners and the children will also be bringing along their harvest donations. If they could bring fruit and vegetables or dry food stuffs, all food decorations  are gratefully received. We are also looking for assistance in bringing the items to Penny Dinners the next day. Many thanks.

Friendship Club – Tuesday 3rd October. Time: 10.30 – 12 noon at the Crosshaven Active Retirement Centre.

Nohoval Children’s Church – The second Sunday of the month, during service in the Upper Room. Age groups: 0-5years; 5-10years.

ADAFIA: A Day Away From It All“Taste of West Cork” lunch, 12noon-3.30pm Saturday 23rd September, begins in Inchydoney Island Lodge & Spa with a multi-course lunch (a welcome drink is included).  Lunch will be followed by a walk on the beach (weather permitting) and a visit to Clonakilty Community Garden.  Tickets for the day are €37.50 each and should be booked directly through by 21 Sept.

Pet Service – Pet Blessing at Templebreedy School Friday 6th October.

Sheep’s Head Walk for Christian Aid –It is rescheduled for Saturday, October 14th at 11am. Two scenic routes are available and the walks are guided. To register your place and for more information on this year’s Sheep’s Head Hike, please visit website:


Soccer/Sports Day in Ringaskiddy 11th November 2017.

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.

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