Friday, 1 February 2019

February in the Rathkeale and
Kilnaughtin Group of Parishes

The Presentation or Candlemas … a stained glass window in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin (Photograph: Patrick Comerford)

Sunday 3 February 2019 (The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany, the Presentation):

9.30 a.m. Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton, Holy Communion;

11.30 a.m. Saint Brendan’s Church, Kilnaughtin (Tarbert), Morning Prayer.

Readings: Malachi 3: 1-5; Psalm 24: 1-10; Hebrews 2: 14-18; Luke 2: 22-40.

Hymns:

52, Christ, whose glory fills the skies (CD 4)
119, Come, thou long-expected Jesus (CD 8)
691, Faithful vigil ended (CD 39)

Sunday 10 February 2019 (The Fourth Sunday before Lent):

9.30 a.m. Castletown Church, Kilcornan, Holy Communion;

11.30 a.m. Holy Trinity Church, Rathkeale, Morning Prayer.

Readings: Isaiah 6: 1-8; Psalm 138; I Corinthians 15: 1-11; Luke 5: 1-11.

Hymns:

321, Holy, holy, holy! Lord God almighty (CD 19)
358, King of glory, King of peace (CD 21)
395, When Jesus taught by Galilee (CD 48)

Sunday 17 February 2019 (The Third Sunday before Lent):

9.30 a.m. Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton, Morning Prayer;

11.30 a.m. Saint Brendan’s Church, Kilnaughtin, Holy Communion.

With the Dean of Killaloe, the Very Revd Gary Paulsen.

Readings: Jeremiah 17: 5-10; Psalm 1; I Corinthians 15: 12-20; Luke 6: 17-26.

Hymns:

10, All my hope on God is founded (CD 1)
553, Jesu, love of my soul (CD 32)
324, God, whose almighty word (CD 19)

Sunday 24 February 2019 (The Second Sunday before Lent):

9.30 a.m. Castletown Church, Kilcornan, Morning Prayer;

11.30 a.m. Holy Trinity Church, Rathkeale, Holy Communion.

Readings: Genesis 2: 4b-9, 15-25; Psalm 65; Revelation 4; Luke 8: 22-35.

Hymns:

58, Morning has broken (CD 4)
612, Eternal Father, strong to save (CD 35)
346, Angel voices, ever singing (CD 21)

Sunday 3 March 2019 (The Sunday before Lent):

9.30 a.m. Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton, Holy Communion;

11.30 a.m. Saint Brendan’s Church, Kilnaughtin (Tarbert), Morning Prayer.

Readings: Exodus 34: 29-35; Psalm 99; II Corinthians 3: 12 to 4: 2; Luke 9: 28-36 (37-43).

Hymns:

325, Be still, for the presence of the Lord (CD 20)
634, Love divine, all loves excelling (CD 36)
374, When all thy mercies, O my God (CD 22)

Ash Wednesday 2019 (6 March):

8 p.m. Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton, Holy Communion and Ashing.

Readings: Joel 2: 1-2, 12-17; Psalm 51: 1-18; II Corinthians 5: 20b to 6: 10; Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-21.

Hymns:

535, Judge eternal, throned in splendour (CD 31)

586, Just as I am, thine own to be (CD 33)

Saints’ Days in February:

1 February: Saint Brigid of Kildare

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