Monday, 30 December 2019

Services in January 2020 in
Rathkeale and Kilnaughtin
Group of Parishes

The Adoration of the Magi … a stained glass window in the Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Kilmallock, Co Limerick (Photograph: Patrick Comerford, 2019)

Sunday 5 January 2020 (Christmas 2):

9.30 a.m., Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton, the Parish Eucharist (Holy Communion 2)

11.30 a.m., Saint Brendan’s Church, Kilnaughtin (Tarbert), the Epiphany Communion

Readings: Askeaton: Jeremiah 31: 7-14; Wisdom 10: 15-21; Ephesians 1: 3-14; John 1: 1-18; Tarbert: Isaiah 60: 1-6; Psalm 72: 1-7, 10-14; Ephesians 3: 1-12; Matthew 2: 1-12

Hymns: Askeaton: 652, Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us (CD 37); 166, Joy to the world, the Lord is come! (CD 166); 425, Jesu thou joy of loving hearts (CD 25). Tarbert: 202, What child is this, who laid to rest (CD 13); 201, We three kings of Orient are (CD 13); 189, As with gladness men of old (CD 12)

Monday 6 January 2020 (The Epiphany):

11 a.m., Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton, the Epiphany Eucharist (Holy Communion 2), followed by tea/coffee at the Rectory

Readings: Isaiah 60: 1-6; Psalm 72: 1-7, 10-14; Ephesians 3: 1-12; Matthew 2: 1-12

Hymns: 202, What child is this, who laid to rest (CD 13); 201, We three kings of Orient are (CD 13); 189, As with gladness men of old (CD 12)

Sunday 12 January (Epiphany 1, the Baptism of our Lord):

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

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

Readings: Isaiah 42: 1-9; Palm 29; Acts 10: 34-43; Matthew 3: 13-17

Hymns: 134, Make way, make way, for Christ the King (CD 8); 136, On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cry (CD 8); 204, When Jesus came to Jordan (CD 13)

Sunday 19 January (Epiphany 2):

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

11.30 a.m., Saint Brendan’s, Kilnaughtin, The Parish Eucharist (Holy Communion 2)

Readings: Isaiah 49: 1-7; Psalm 40: 1-12; I Corinthians 1: 1-9; John 1: 29-42

Hymns: 691, Faithful vigil ended (CD 39); 584, Jesus calls us! O’er the tumult (CD 33); 332, Come let us join our cheerful songs (CD 20)

Sunday 26 January (Epiphany 3):

9.30 a.m., Castletown Church, Morning Prayer

11.30 a.m., Holy Trinity Church, Rathkeale, The Parish Eucharist (Holy Communion 2)

Readings: Isaiah 9: 1-4; Psalm 27: 1, 4-12; I Corinthians 1: 10-18; Matthew 4: 12-23

Hymns: 52, Christ, whose glory fills the skies (CD 4); 584, Jesus calls us! O’er the tumult (CD 33); 593, O Jesus, I have promised (CD 34)

Magi at the Living Crib in Astee, Co Kerry (Photograph: Patrick Comerford, 2019)

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