Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Services in November 2019 in
Rathkeale and Kilnaughtin
Group of Parishes

Christ the King depicted in the World War I memorial window in Saint Editha’s Church, Tamworth (Photograph: Patrick Comerford, 2019)

Friday 1 November (All Saints’ Day):

11 a.m.: Holy Communion, Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton, followed by coffee

Readings: Daniel 7: 1-3, 15-18; Psalm 149; Ephesians 1: 11-23; Luke 6: 20-31

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 3 November (IV before Advent):

9.30 a.m.: The Parish Eucharist (Holy Communion 2), Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton
11.30 a.m.: Morning Prayer, Saint Brendan’s Church, Kilnaughtin, Tarbert

Readings: Habakkuk 1: 1-4, 2: 1-4; Psalm 119: 137-144; II Thessalonians 1: 1-4, 11-12; Luke 19: 1-10

Hymns:
421, I come with joy, a child of God (CD 25)
509, Your kingdom come, O God (CD 29)
639, O thou who camest from above (CD 36)

Sunday 10 November (III before Advent, Remembrance Sunday):

9.30 a.m.: The Parish Eucharist (Holy Communion 2), Castletown Church

Readings: Haggai 1: 15b to 2: 9; Psalm 145: 1-5, 18-22; II Thessalonians 2: 1-5, 13-17; Luke 20: 27-38

Hymns:
226, It is a thing most wonderful (CD 14)
358, King of glory, King of peace (CD 21)
494, Beauty for brokenness (CD 29)

11.30 a.m.: Remembrance Sunday Commemoration, Holy Trinity Church, Rathkeale

Readings: 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)
494, Beauty for brokenness (CD 29)

During the visit of the Bishops of the Church of Ireland to the Dioceses of Limerick, Killaloe and Ardfert, and Tuam, Killala and Achonry, parishioners are invited to meet the bishops as they visit groups of parishes, and in Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Limerick:

Saturday 16 November:

5 p.m.: Choral Evensong, Saint Mary’s Cathedral, with bishops, clergy, readers and parishioners. Followed by buffet meal in Cathedral for all.

Sunday 17 November (II before Advent):

9.30 a.m.: The Parish Eucharist (Holy Communion 2), Saint Nicholas Church, Adare, Co Limerick (with Bishop John McDowell of Clogher)
9.45 a.m.: Morning Prayer, Ballyseedy Church.
10.45 a.m.: Holy Communion, Saint John’s, Tralee.
12 noon: Morning Prayer, Ballymacelligott Church (Bishop Ferran Glenfield of Kilmore is visiting the Tralee and Kilcolman groups of parishes).

Sunday 24 November (The Kingship of Christ):

9.30 a.m.: Morning Prayer, Castletown Church
11.30 a.m.: The Parish Eucharist (Holy Communion 2), Holy Trinity Church, Rathkeale

Readings: Jeremiah 23: 1-6; The Canticle Benedictus; Colossians 1: 11-20; Luke 23: 33-43

Hymns:
20, The King of Love my shepherd is (CD 1)
431, Lord enthroned in heavenly splendour (CD 26)
259, Christ triumphant, ever reigning (CD 16, Castletown only)
429, Lord Jesus Christ, you have come to us (CD 25, Rathkeale only)

Sunday 1 December (Advent Sunday):

9.30 a.m.: The Parish Eucharist, Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton (with Bishop Kenneth Kearon).
11.30 a.m.: Morning Prayer, Saint Brendan’s Church, Tarbert (with Bishop Kenneth Kearon).

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