Thursday, 29 July 2021

August 2021 in the Rathkeale and
Kilnaughtin Group of Parishes

‘I am the Bread of Life’ (John 6: 35) … many of our Gospel readings in August emphasise Christ’s words: ‘I am the Bread of Life’ (Photograph: Patrick Comerford)

1 August 2021 (Trinity IX):

9.30 a.m.: The Parish Eucharist, Saint Mary’s Church, Askeaton.

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

Readings: II Samuel 11: 26 to 12: 13a; Psalm 51: 1-13; John 6: 24-35

Hymns:

403, Bread of the world in mercy broken (Askeaton), CD 24
425, Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts (Tarbert), CD 25
418, Here, O my Lord, I see thee face to face (CD 25)

8 August 2021 (Trinity X):

9.30 a.m.: The Parish Eucharist, Castletown Church.

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

Readings: II Samuel 18: 5-9, 15, 31-33; Psalm 130; John 6: 35, 41-51

Hymns:

425, Jesus, thou joy of loving hearts (CD 25)
422, In the quiet consecration (Castletown), CD 25
431, Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour (CD 26)

15 August 2021 (Trinity XI):

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

11.30 a.m.: Parish Eucharist, Saint Brendan’s Church, Kilnaughtin (Tarbert).

Readings: I Kings 2: 10-12, 3: 3-14; Psalm 111; John 6: 51-58

Hymns:

581, I, the Lord of sea and sky (CD 49)
420, ‘I am the bread of life’ (CD 49)

22 August 2021 (Trinity XII):

9.30 a.m.: Morning Prayer, Castletown Church.

11.30 a.m.: The Parish Eucharist, Holy Trinity Church, Rathkeale.

Readings: I Kings 8: (1, 6, 10-11,) 22-30, 41-43; Psalm 84; John 6: 56-69

Hymns:

398, Alleluia! sing to Jesus (CD 24)
581, I, the Lord of sea and sky (Castetown), CD 49
403, Bread of the world in mercy broken (Rathkeale), CD 24

29 August 2021 (Trinity XIII):

11 a.m.: The Parish Eucharist, Askeaton

Readings: Song of Solomon 2: 8-13; Psalm 45: 1-2, 6-9; Mark 7: 1-8, 14-15, 21-23

Hymns:

597, Take my life, and let it be (CD 34)
630, Blessed are the pure in heart (CD 36)

Note: This is planned as a Joint Parish Eucharist at the Rectory, Askeaton, followed by the Parish BBQ (subject to Government and Diocesan Covid guidelines, and the weather).

Festivals and Feast Days in August:

6 August: The Transfiguration
24 August: Saint Bartholomew

‘I am the living bread that came down from heaven’ (John 6: 51) … a warm welcome and warm bread in an hotel in Rethymnon

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