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WATCH and LISTEN LIVE on our website

July 8th, 2019|

We are delighted to be able to share with you both daily and Sunday Mass from The Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne’s, The Church of Annunciation, Blackpool, St Oliver’s Ballyvolane and St Brendan’s The Glen, through our web cameras. In order to access Mass in the Cathedral please – Log into www.corkcathedral.ie Click on livestream For Blackpool, The Glen and Ballyvolane Log into www.blackpoolparish.com Click on Mass times Scroll down & find the church you wish to view

Pilgrimage to Holy Cross Abbey

July 3rd, 2019|

BLACKPOOL FATIMA APOSTOLATE PILGRIMAGE TO HOLY CROSS ABBEY SUNDAY 1st September 2019   COST €43 (INCLUDING DINNER AT CAHIR HOUSE HOTEL) NON - REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT €10 BUS LEAVES 11 0’CLOCK SHARP FROM BLACKPOOL CHURCH WATERCOURSE RD SIDE ENQUIRIES TO 021-4393852 OR 021-4397073

DEATH OF CANON KIERAN TWOMEY, PP, BLACKROCK

July 3rd, 2019|

Canon Kieran Twomey, PP Blackrock, peacefully returned to the Lord on Thursday afternoon June 27th 2019 in Marymount Hospice in the presence of his family. Canon Kieran was born in Ballinlough parish and was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Cork and Ross in 1973. Since then he has served in many parishes in our diocese and was appointed Parish Priest of Blackrock in 2013. His Funeral Mass took place in St. Michael’s Church, Blackrock, on Monday 1st July

Invitations to Ordination

June 10th, 2019|

The countdown to the big day has begun! Invitations to the ceremony have been distributed. The ceremony will be relayed on a big screen outside the Cathedral in Cork & in the Cathedral in Skibbereen. There will also be live streaming of the event.

A Prayer for our Bishop-Elect Fr Fintan Gavin

June 9th, 2019|

A Prayer for our Bishop-Elect Eternal God, shepherd and guide, may Fr. Fintan Gavin who will serve your Church be a shepherd after your own heart, who will walk in your ways and with loving care, and watch over your people. May he be a leader of vision and a teacher of your truth. So may your name be glorified and your Church built up. Through Christ our Lord. Amen.

Papal Flags

June 9th, 2019|

If you would like to be part of the Ordination Ceremony of Bishop-Elect Fr Fintan Gavin, why not decorate your home with a Papal Flag? These are available free of charge to parishioners from the Cathedral, Blackpool, The Glen and Ballyvolane and can be collected from the Cathedral Parish Office/Visitors Centre or contact Fr John O’Donovan / Fr. Damian in the Sacristies of Blackpool, The Glen and Ballyvolane. One per household.

Change of Mass Times on June 30th 2019 for the Ordination of Bishop-Elect Fr Fintan Gavin

June 6th, 2019|

Ordination Information Change of Mass Times Please note that there will be some slight changes to Mass times in the Cathedral parish on Sunday 30th June due to the ordination ceremony of Fr. Fintan Gavin as Bishop of Cork and Ross. There will be no 11.30am Mass that morning in the Cathedral. Mass will be celebrated instead at the earlier time of 10o’clock. Mass in the North Presentation Convent chapel will be at the earlier time of 9o’clock. There will

June 6th, 2019|

WATCH and LISTEN LIVE on our websites We are delighted to be able to share with you both daily and Sunday Mass from The Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne’s, The Church of Annunciation, Blackpool, St Oliver’s Ballyvolane and St Brendan’s The Glen, through our web cameras. In order to access Mass in the Cathedral please – 1. Log into www.corkcathedral.ie 2. Click on livestream For Blackpool, The Glen and Ballyvolane 1. Log into www.blackpoolparish.com 2. Click on Mass

BLACKPOOL WALKERS GROUP

May 4th, 2019|

BLACKPOOL WALKERS GROUP When: Wednesdays Meeting Point: Blackpool Community Centre Time: 1.30 pm ϖ Please wear comfortable clothing, good walking shoes and bring water ϖ Refreshments will be served after the walk in Blackpool Community Centre ϖ For further information please contact Micheál O Connor, Community Health Worker (HAZ) on 0873479549

Sacred Trail Cork Choral Festival

May 4th, 2019|

Sacred Trail Cork Choral Festival On Sunday 5th May we welcome DOMINANTA CHOIR, POLAND, who will sing at the 11.30am Mass in the Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne. We welcome Bella Voce-Lund Studentsångerskor, SWEDEN, who will sing at the 12noon Mass in the Church of the Annunciation, Blackpool Both choirs are taking part in the Cork International Choral Festival.

Dates for your Diary

May 2nd, 2019|

Dates For Your Diary: 1st Communions: St Brendan’s Church, The Glen St. Mark’s & St Brendan’s Saturday 11th May St Oliver’s Church, Ballyvolane: Scoil Oibhéir Saturday 11th May Church of the Annunciation, Blackpool Gaelscoil Pheig Sayers:     Saturday 18th May Cathedral of St Mary and St Anne:    North Mon & St. Vincent’s Primary School: Saturday 18th May North Pres. Primary & Blarney Street C.B.S: Saturday 25th May

Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of St. Mary and St. Anne

April 16th, 2019|

On Holy Thursday morning, April the 18th, the priests of the diocese will renew their commitment to priesthood and invite the people to pray for them at the Chrism Mass in the Cathedral at 10.00a.m. This is the only Mass celebrated in the diocese in the morning. Lay people from every parish are invited to show support for and solidarity with Bishop Buckley and the priests as he blesses the oils. The Holy Oils blessed at this Mass are brought

St Oliver’s Church Ministers of the Word and Eucharist

March 23rd, 2019|

A new rota will be issued in the next few weeks, replacing the existing rota. If any minister would like to reserve their original allocated days or would like to be allocated any particular days, please contact Liam O Sullivan by Monday 1st of April at 0852828045.

Welcome to Our New Website!

August 17th, 2018|

Welcome to our new parish website, we hope you find it useful and will visit us many times. Here you will find current Mass Times, information on the sacraments and downloadable PDF files containing all the relevant information. You can read our Parish news as well as download our Parish Newsletter containing news and photos from every aspect of our Community. Should you require any additional information or wish to contribute in any way to this website please contact us.

See Our New Gallery of Images

August 17th, 2018|

As part of our website redesign we commissioned a photographer to take photographs of our 3 churches at Blackpool, The Glen and Ballyvolane. Select from the gallery menu in the main menu of our website.

Update on Mass Times

August 17th, 2018|

You can find all the updated information on Mass times here.