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This Sunday: 17th November 2019 – The Second Sunday before Advent

08.30 a.m. Holy Trinity – Service of Morning Prayer

10.00 a.m. Nohoval – Service of Holy Communion

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



Wobblers & Toddlers (Mums/Carers & Tots)every Friday morning during school term from 10.00am – 12noon in the Rectory. 

Templebreedy Church Choir – Every Monday evening thereafter during school term at 7.30pm in Holy Trinity Church.  New members are always welcome to this friendly group of singers, and no audition is required! Contact Organist & Choirmaster Roger Ellis on 087-0539416.

Children’s Choir – no choir practice on Tuesday 19th November due to Teacher In-service Training. Every Tuesday thereafter during School Term. Junior Choir from 2.00 – 2.30pm, Senior Choir 3.00pm – 3.45pm.

Table Tennis – Bi-weekly on Tuesday evenings in the Parish Room.  Next on Tuesday 19th November.  Juniors: 5th & 6th classes – 7.30pm-8.30pm, Teens – 8.30pm onwards. Contact: Norman on 087-9908447 for more information.

Holy Trinity Select Vestry MeetingTuesday 19th November at 8.00pm in The Rectory.

Mothers’ UnionWednesday 20th November Christmas Craft Demonstration by Tracey Pierce in St. Mary’s Parish Hall Carrigaline at 8.00pm.  Friday 22nd – Sunday 24th November Women’s Weekend Away  “Listening to God, Nurturing Ourselves and our World”. 

Advent Bible StudiesWednesday nights 20th & 27th November; 4th & 11th December at 7.30pm in the Rectory.

Pre-Marriage Course –  Sunday 24th November & Sunday 1st December from 7.30pm – 9.30pm. Venue: Cronins Bar & Restaurant, Crosshaven.



Nohoval Select Vestry MeetingTuesday 26th November at 8.00pm in the Upper Room.

St. Luke’s Christmas ConcertWednesday 27th November in St Fin Barre’s Cathedral at 8.00pm. Featuring Majella Cullagh and The Band 1st Brigade.  Tickets €25, tel: 021-4536551.

Templebreedy Christmas Fayre Saturday 30th November from 1.00pm – 4.00pm.

CDYC – upcoming events – Sunday 1st December – Annual Advent Service in Ross Cathedral.  Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th December – our Annual Shopping Trip and Youth Service – this year to Newbridge Shopping Centre and onto the Curragh for our service and sleepover.

Nohoval Christmas FairSunday 1st December from 2.30pm – 6.00pm in Nohoval Car Park.

Mothers’ UnionWednesday 4th December – Christmas Lunch in the Royal Cork Yacht Club, Crosshaven at 12.30pm.

Templebreedy Children’s Choir Christmas Concert & Christingle ServiceSunday 8th December at 4.00pm in Holy Trinity Church.

Friendship Club & Parish Festive Coffee MorningFriday 13th December from 10.30am to 12noon in The Rectory.

Nohoval Advent Christmas Concert Friday 13th December at 8.00pm in Nohoval Church. Tickets €15.  Performers include: Marina Cassidy Irish harpist/vocalist; Dan Twomey, Arianne Singers, Polyphonics & Sean Coleman.

Holy Trinity Advent Carols Sunday 15th December at 7.00pm in Holy Trinity Church.

Templebreedy School & Parish Advent Carol ServiceThursday 19th December at 7.00pm in Holy Trinity Church.

Nohoval Church Advent Carol ServiceSunday 22nd December at 7.00pm.  No 10.00am Service that morning.

Parish Notelet/Greeting Cards for Sale – We have designed Notelet/Greeting Cards from pictures taken at our Flower Festival last year.  They come in a pack of 8 cards at the price of €5. You can purchase these at the back of the Church or from the Parish office.

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.