Thursday, 1 November 2018

November in the Rathkeale and
Kilnaughtin Group of Parishes

The War Memorial in Holy Trinity Church, Rathkeale, Co Limerick (Photograph: Patrick Comerford, 2018)

Thursday 1 November, All Saints’ Day: 11 a.m., Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton, The Eucharist (Holy Communion), followed tea/coffee in the Rectory.

Readings: Wisdom 3: 1-9; Psalm 24; Revelation 21: 1-6a; John 11: 32-44.

Hymns: 459, For all the saints, who from their labours rest (CD 27); 468, How shall I sing that majesty’ (CD 2, Church Hymnal discs).

Sunday 4 November, Fourth Sunday before Advent: 9.30, Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton, The Eucharist (Holy Communion); 11.30, Saint Brendan’s Church, Kilnaughtin, Tarbert, Morning Prayer.

Readings: Ruth 1: 1-18; Psalm 146; Hebrews 9: 11-14; Mark 12: 28-34.

Hymns: 592, O Love that wilt not let me go (CD 34); 515, A new commandment I give unto you (CD 30); 358, King of glory, King of peace (CD 21).

Sunday 11 November, Third Sunday before Advent, Remembrance Sunday: 11 am, Holy Trinity Church, Rathkeale, Remembrance Day Service, followed by Holy Communion.

This is a united service for the group of parishes, with a time of silence and commemoration.

Readings: Psalm 4; Revelation 1: 1-7; John 15: 9-17.

Hymns: 62, Abide with me (CD 4); 647, Guide me, O thou great Jehovah (CD 37); 537, O God, our help in ages past (CD 31); 549, Dear Lord and Father of mankind (CD 32).

Sunday 18 November, Second Sunday before Advent: 9.30, Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton, Morning Prayer; 11.30, Saint Brendan’s Church, Kilnaughtin, the Parish Eucharist (Holy Communion).

Readings: I Samuel 1: 4-20; Psalm 16; Hebrews 10: 11-14, 19-25; Mark 13: 1-8.

Hymns: 466, Here from all nations (CD 27); 327, Christ is our corner-stone (CD 20); 372, Through all the changing scenes of life (CD 20).

Sunday 25 November, The Sunday before Advent, The Kingship of Christ: 9.30, Castletown Church, Morning Prayer; 11.30, Holy Trinity Church, Rathkeale, the Parish Eucharist (Holy Communion 2), with Sunday School.

Readings: II Samuel 23: 1-7; Psalm 132: 1-12; Revelation 1: 4b-8; John 18: 33-37.

Hymns: 276, Majesty, worship his majesty (CD 17); 259, Christ triumphant, ever reigning (CD 16); 468, How shall I sing that majesty (CD 2, Church Hymnal discs)

Saints days in November: 1, All Saints’ Day; 30, Saint Andrew.

Poppies in a wall in Askeaton, Co Limerick (Photograph: Patrick Comerford)

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