23rd March 2014

In Church Bulletin 2014 by admin


Third Sunday of Lent, 23rd   March, 2014



BAPTISM We welcome into our Christian community, Conn Eoghan O’Sullivan, Dun Bui.


PRAYER AS WE BEGIN LENT  God our Father, you guide and direct us on our journey through life.  Be with us as we begin our Lenten journey of faith and love.  Help us to grow closer to you during this special holy season.  Help us to do your will each day during Lent.  Amen.


Copies of the Kerry Diocese Lenten Talks programme  “Together in Faith” are available at the back of the Church.  Also, available at the back of the Church are copies ofThe Stations of the Cross to assist you during your preparations during Lent.


TROCAIRE BOXES  available at the back of the Church.  You are encouraged to take one home with you.  Trocaire greatly appreciate your kindness each year.  The focus of this year’s Trocaire Lenten Campaign is on “Water.


TRIP TO THE HOLY LAND 2014 Join Group Leader, Mícheál de Barra and Spiritual Director and Bible Scholar,  Fr. John Newman for a memorable 10 nights, 11 days following in the footsteps of Jesus in the land of the Bible.  Dates:  June 6-16th.  Contact Micheál at +353868337681


VOCATIONS  “Whoever drinks the water that I shall give will never thirst, it will become a spring welling up to eternal life” Is God calling you to be a Priest? Contact Vocations Director:  Fr. Liam Lovell.  liam.lovell@yahoo.ie     Mob; 087-1640967

EXPOSITION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT every Tuesday from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. All welcome.


Please respect an atmosphere of silence in the Church, especially after Mass.

The Church is a sacred place. Thank you.



PIONEER MEETING  Tuesday 25th March at Beaufort Community Hall.


ST. BRENDAN’S COLLEGE TABLE QUIZ in aid of students’ sports facilities on Tues 25th March 8pm The Malton Hotel.  Tables of four €30.   We appreciate your support.


BEAUFORT COMMUNITY COUNCIL BOOK CLUB meeting Wed 26th March at 7pm in the hall.


SKD – RURAL MEN’S GROUP  outing Thurs 27th Mar to Mizen Head. Tel: Batt O’Connor 087 3155233


BEAUFORT TIDY TOWNS Weekly cleanups every Sat meeting 10am Community Hall.


PARENTING YOUR ADOLESCENT 6 week course at SouthWest Counselling Centre, Wed Apr 9th  7-9pm For further info phone 064 6636416 Emailinfo@southwestcounselling.ie


THE MISCARRIAGE ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND support group meeting Wed 9th April 7 pm in the Listowel Family Resource Centre (John B Keane Road). All parents affected by the loss of a baby are very welcome to attend, regardless of whether the loss was recent or long ago. www.miscarriage.ie  or telephone 087 3577173


CALLING ALL SMALL OR MEDIUM BUSINESSES /COMMUNITY GROUPS IN BEAUFORT If you are interested in a Pilot Project for the new MacGillycuddy Reeks Mountain Forum contact Patricia Deane in SKDP, Killorglin on 087 2031034.


STRICKEEN ANNUAL FUNDRAISER  Our sincere thanks to anyone who helped in any way to make our fundraiser for The Kerry Cork Health Link Bus and Recovery Haven Kerry such a success.


FRIENDS OF CHERNOBYL  looking for families to take 2 children for 2 weeks in July. Contact Bettie Crosbie 064 6632030 and Mary O’Leary 087 9608020


FIT4LIFE  8 wk prog beginning Mon 31st March from the Church. Cost €25 pp regristration with Star of the Laune Athletic Club.


Fr Donal’s Ten Second Sermon:  Health is not valued until sickness comes.

Beaufort Parish Priest: Fr Donal O’ConnorTel:(064) 6644128/(086) 8769189  



 Co- Founder of the Parish Website and Formal Curate Fr. Nicholas O. Walsh, S.P.S., C.C. See more about S.P.S. (St. Patrick’s Society)  atwww.spms.org This has a list of of everything available on the website. By checking on the appropriate heading you can read all about our various missions etc.If you wish to make a donation to feed the starving, you can do so with your credit card, and state what it is  for.



St.Mary’s Parish Church, Beaufort
Interior of St. Mary’s ParishChurch, Beaufort, Co. Kerry.
St. Mary’s Parish Church interior.
The interior St. Mary’s Parish Church, Beaufort, Co. Kerry. 


St. Mary’s Parish Church, Beaufort.

Sundays and Holy Days:-

Vigil – 7.30 p.m  Morning – 10.30 a.m.


Our Lady of the Valley Church, The Black Valley, Beaufort.

Sundays and Holydays:-  

6.00. p.m. (Winter); 8.30. p.m. (Summer).

(No weekdays Masses).

St. Mary of the Angels. Whitefield, Beaufort.

Sundays and Holydays:-

9.00 a.m.  No weekday Masses.


Exposition of the Blessed Sacraments:-

5.30. p.m. to 7.30. p.m. on Mondays

Formal Parish Priest, An tAth. Micheal O’Dochartaigh
The Ogham Stones at Beaufort.
Our Lady of the Valley Church interior
Looking down into the Black Valley 
Carrauntoohill covered in snow
AnElder tree in bloom
Carsons new supermarket and Post Office, Beaufort 
–The Gap of Dunloe, Beaufort
Kate Kearney’s Cottage at entrance to The Gap of Dunloe and the Black Valley, Beaufort. Co. Kerry
It is pleasant to hear from time to time  that our emigrants do see our website and are grateful for the service. If you have any comments on the Website as a whole, please contact beaufortcoco@eircom.net   

God Bless all our Readers.