Thursday, 3 October 2019

Rathkeale and Kilnaughtin
Group of Parishes church
services in October 2019

The Pharisee and the Publican (Luke 18: 9-14) … a stained glass window in Saint Michael’s Church, Limerick (Photograph: Patrick Comerford, 2018)

Friday 4 October (Saint Francis): 8 p.m., Harvest Thanksgiving Service, Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton. Guest Preacher: Canon Aisling Shine, of Raheny and Coolock and Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin.

Readings: Psalm 100; Philippians 4: 4-9; John 6: 25-35.

Hymns: 37, Come, ye thankful people, come (CD 3); 47, We plough the fields, and scatter (CD 3); 365, Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation! (CD 22)

Sunday 6 October (Trinity XVI): 9.30, the Parish Eucharist (Holy Communion 2), Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton; 11.30, Morning Prayer, Saint Brendan’s Church, Kilnaughtin, Tarbert.

Readings: Lamentations 1: 1-6; Psalm 137: 1-6; II Timothy 1: 1–14; Luke 17: 5-10.

Hymns: 653, Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom (CD 37); 549, Dear Lord and Father of mankind (CD 32); 601, Teach me, my God and King (CD 34).

Sunday 13 October (Trinity XVII): 9.30, the Eucharist (Holy Communion 2), Castletown Church; 11.30, Morning Prayer, Holy Trinity Church, Rathkeale.

Readings: Jeremiah 29: 1, 4-7; Psalm 66: 1-11; II Timothy 2: 8-15; Luke 17: 11-19.

Hymns: 104, O for a thousand tongues to sing (CD 7); 373, To God be the glory! Great things he has done! (CD 22); 361, Now thank we all our God (CD 21).

Sunday 20 October (Trinity XVIII): 9.30, Morning Prayer, Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton; 11.30, the Parish Eucharist (Holy Communion 2), Saint Brendan’s Church, Kilnaughtin, Tarbert.

Readings: Jeremiah 31: 27-34; Psalm 119: 97-104; II Timothy 3: 14 to 4: 5; Luke 18: 1-8

Hymns: 59, New every morning is the love (CD 59); 596, Seek ye first the Kingdom of God (CD 34); 81, Lord, for the years (CD 5).

Sunday 27 October (V before Advent): 9.30, Morning Prayer, Castletown Church; 11.30, the Parish Eucharist (Holy Communion 2), Holy Trinity Church, Rathkeale.

Readings: Joel 2: 23-32; Psalm 65; II Timothy 4: 6-8, 16-18; Luke 18: 9-14

Hymns: 366, Praise, my soul, the King of heaven (CD 22), 712, Tell out, my soul, the greatness of the Lord (CD 40); 630, Blessed are the pure in heart (CD 36).

Saints’ Days and Feast Days in October:

11 October: Saint Philip the Deacon

18 October: Saint Luke the Evangelist

23 October: Saint James, the Brother of the Lord

28 October: Saint Simon and Saint Jude

1 November: All Saints’ Day

As he entered a village, ten lepers approached him … they called out, saying, ‘Jesus, Master, have mercy on us!’ (Luke 17: 12-13) … an image from the Gospel reading on 6 October

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