ALTHOUGH we are one of the smaller parishes in the diocese, we were more than adequately represented at the recent ordination of Bishop Crean. Pope Benedict's invitation to Fr. Crean to become bishop was read out at the beginning of the ceremony by our own an tAthair Ned. The honour of reading an léacht fell to Reidh na nDoirí's Máire Uí Laoire.
The Garda Síochána was well represented by another Cill na Martra man, Supt. Pat Lehane, formerly of Lios Buí. As well as that four parishioners attended on behalf of Pobal Chill na Martra and Pobal Reidh na nDoirí.
FLEADH TEA PARTY
Plans for this Friday's Tea Party in aid of the Couny Fleadh are well advanced with a record number of tables booked. It is expected that the Ionad Pobail will full to the door and ceol and craic will round off the night. Supporters can still come as not all tables are full.
SCORAIOCHT AN PHAROISTE
Beidh Scoraíocht an Pharóiste ar siúl ar an Déardaoin, 14ú Feabhra i gCois Cille ag 2:30in.Failte is fiche roimh cách.
Sympathy is extended to Dan Joe and Margaret Cronin and family, Cúil a Bhuachaigh following the death of Dan Joe's brother, Pádraig, Model Farm Road, Cork.
The late Pádrag was well known to older customers of Macroom Post Office before his promotion to the GPO. Interment took place in St. Oliver's Cemetery following Requiem Mass in Dennehy's Cross Church.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.
A team representing Muskerry was entered for the first time in the very competitive Duhallow under 20 Tournament.
They had comprehensive victories over John Mitchells, East Kerry and reigning champions Rathmore/Kilcummin in the semi-final. They also overcame Cloch na Coillte in the final at Cnoc na Groí. Míle comhghairdeas to the Cill na Martra boys on the victorious team, Danny O'Conaill, Daire McLochlann, Shane O'Duinnín agus Antaine O'Conaill.
Ní raibh uimhreacha 13 ná 23 ná 28 ag éinne don phota óir le €4,800 ann ar an Luan seo chaite sa Chrois. €75 Conor O'Cróinín, Sean Baile Sheáin. Duais an Díoltóra; Peadar O'Cróinín. €35 Paddy Bobby O'Cuana, Gort an Eadan. €15 Seán O'Muirithe, Cnoc Sathairn. €15 Helen Uí Chróinín, Baile Mhúirne. €15 Tomás O'Dualaing, Cathair Céirín.
LOURDES HOSPITALITY MASS
The annual Lourdes Hospitality Mass will take place this year on Monday, February 11, in St. Patrick's Church, Fermoy at 7:30pm.
YOGA FOR BEGINNERS
Yoga for beginners will begin in the Ionad Aise, Réidh na nDoirí shortly. Jana at (087) 2313099 has more details.
Cuirfidh Fear a Tí, Joe fáilte is fiche roimh amhránaithe san Auld Triangle, Maigh Chromtha ar an Domhnach seo, 10ú Feabhra timpeall a naoi.
CHURCH GATE COLLECTION
The Irish Pilgrimage Trust will hold the first Church Gate collection of 2013 at all Masses in our parish next weekend.
TAI CHI CLASSES
Tai Chi classes will start in the Ionad Aise, Reidh na nDoirí on Wednesday evenings at 7:30pm and on Thursday mornings at 10:30am during February. Contact Astrid at 083-3520481 for more.
Massage is now available at Cois Cille by appointment. Ring 087-6759121 for more details.
Leanann an Club Cniotála i gCois Cille gach Luan ó 2in go 4in. Fáilte is fiche roimh gach éinne.
Míle comhghairdeas don Fhoireann Idirmheánach a bhuaigh ar Gleann Maidhir le déanaí agus go n-éirí leo i gcoinne an Gort Alainn sa chéad babhta eile.
VINCENT DE PAUL
The local Conference of St. Vincent de Paul can be contacted at (086) 2400574 by anyone who may be in difficulty or lonely in strict confidence.