Mass Times

St Josephs, Miltown Malbay

Mass Times:

Saturday (vigil): 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12 Noon
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00am
Thursday, Saturday: 7:30pm

Mass is broadcast to the parish on FM 105.2 mHz

Liturgies for the Week:

Monday:         10 a.m. Liturgy of the Word with Holy Communion
Tuesday:        Mass 10 a.m. Patrick Cullen, St. Joseph’s Tce
Wednesday: Mass 10 a.m. Deceased Members of the Clancy Family, Ballard
Thursday:     Mass 7.30 p.m. Tom Quinn
Friday:           Mass 10 a.m. Denis & Mary Curtin, Ballyvaskin

Friday:           Mass 7.30 p.m. For All Our Dead

Saturday:      Mass 10 a.m. Thomas McKendrick & Molly Fitzgerald:

Saturday:     Mass 2 p.m. Thomas Lenihan, London & Miltown Malbay (Months Mind)

Saturday:      Mass 6.00 p.m. Kathleen & Paddy Sexton & Deceased Members of the Sexton Family, Ahybridge
Sunday:         Mass 12 Noon Private Intention

 

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St Marys, Moy

 

 

Mass Times:

Sunday: 10:00am
Friday: 7:30pm

 

 

 

Liturgies for the Week

Friday:              Mass 7.30 p.m. Mass For All Our Dead

Sunday:            Mass 10 a.m.  Micheál O’Connell, Lackamore

 

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Christ Church (Church of Ireland), Spanish Point

Church Services:

Sunday: Morning Service 9.45 a.m.

History

Christ Church Spanish Point

The history of Christ Church (Church of Ireland) in Spanish Point starts in 1780. Mr. T.M. Moroney decided to leave his place of residence in Limerick and come to Miltown Malbay in Co. Clare to set up home. He already owned some land here and was familiar with the place. Having built himself a house, he turned to developing the surrounding area, constructing several public buildings and amenities. In 1804 the first Church of Ireland was built in Miltown Malbay. Holidaymaking was becoming fashionable in the early 1800s. People came to stay in the Atlantic Hotel and in the lodges in the surrounding areas which created a larger Church of Ireland community.

The first church and the graveyard surrounding it were in constant use until 1922 when it was destroyed by fire. The graveyard, which is accessed by a gate on the Flag Road, is still in use today.

Sometime after the fire the resident Church of Ireland members and some regular visitors formed a committee with the view of building a new church in Spanish Point. This was settled by the Church Representative body and plans went ahead. While the church was being built the dining room of the rectory next door was consecrated and used for Sunday services. There were at least two baptisms and there also may have been some other rites celebrated there. The new committee comprised of the Rector Rev. David Elliott who later became Canon Elliott, Mr. Barrington, Mr. R.G. Ellis, Col. Tottenham and several other house owners in the area who were the vestry members of the day. An architect was employed, designs were drawn up and the building went ahead. The site they used was part of the Glebe Field beside the Rectory in Spanish Point.

On a beautiful sunny day in August 1927 the church was consecrated in the presence of a large congregation. Bishop Patten of Limerick conducted the service and several other Clergymen from the Killaloe and Limerick Diocese were also in attendance. The families whose memorial plaques were lost in the old church were invited to replace them with pieces of church furniture, stained glass etc. In this way the church was furnished with the exception of the pews. Today there are new memorials to the people who had a close association with and great affection for the church in Spanish Point.

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Notices

Church Concert

The Community Centre Development Committee are hosting a fundraising Concert in St. Joseph’s Church, Miltown Malbay on Saturday 30th December, 2017 at 8 p.m.    The Concert will be hosted by Joannie Madden and Cherish The Ladies with guests including Bruce Foley, Don Stiffe, P.J. Murrihy, Eugene Donnellan’s Champion Set Dancers and the Spanish Point School Choir/Musicians.

 

Irish Blood Transfusion Service

IRISH BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE will be holding a blood donor clinic in the Falls Hotel, Ennistymon on Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th November from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Please give blood

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Welcome

Thank you for visiting Miltown Malbay’s Christian Communities’ Website.

Miltown Malbay is in the Diocese of Killaloe and includes two Christian communities – a Catholic community and a Church of Ireland community.    Geographically it is situated in the middle of the west coast of County Clare and includes the community of Moy.

For the Catholic community the official ecclesiastical title of the parish is The Parish of Miltown Malbay while the Church of Ireland community retain the older title – The Parish of Kilfarboy.    Civilly, i.e. by the County Council and the State it is called The Parish of Kilfarboy.

We hope that all parish and community groups will find our website a useful resource for getting information out to parishioners and visitors to our site. We welcome your feedback.

Mass Times

St Josephs, Miltown Malbay

Mass Times:

Saturday (vigil): 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: 12 Noon
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10:00am
Thursday, Saturday: 7:30pm

Mass is broadcast to the parish on FM 105.2 mHz

Liturgies for the Week:

Monday:         10 a.m. Liturgy of the Word with Holy Communion
Tuesday:        Mass 10 a.m. Patrick Cullen, St. Joseph’s Tce
Wednesday: Mass 10 a.m. Deceased Members of the Clancy Family, Ballard
Thursday:     Mass 7.30 p.m. Tom Quinn
Friday:           Mass 10 a.m. Denis & Mary Curtin, Ballyvaskin

Friday:           Mass 7.30 p.m. For All Our Dead

Saturday:      Mass 10 a.m. Thomas McKendrick & Molly Fitzgerald:

Saturday:     Mass 2 p.m. Thomas Lenihan, London & Miltown Malbay (Months Mind)

Saturday:      Mass 6.00 p.m. Kathleen & Paddy Sexton & Deceased Members of the Sexton Family, Ahybridge
Sunday:         Mass 12 Noon Private Intention

 

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St Marys, Moy

 

 

Mass Times:

Sunday: 10:00am
Friday: 7:30pm

 

 

 

Liturgies for the Week

Friday:              Mass 7.30 p.m. Mass For All Our Dead

Sunday:            Mass 10 a.m.  Micheál O’Connell, Lackamore

 

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Christ Church (Church of Ireland), Spanish Point

Church Services:

Sunday: Morning Service 9.45 a.m.

History

Christ Church Spanish Point

The history of Christ Church (Church of Ireland) in Spanish Point starts in 1780. Mr. T.M. Moroney decided to leave his place of residence in Limerick and come to Miltown Malbay in Co. Clare to set up home. He already owned some land here and was familiar with the place. Having built himself a house, he turned to developing the surrounding area, constructing several public buildings and amenities. In 1804 the first Church of Ireland was built in Miltown Malbay. Holidaymaking was becoming fashionable in the early 1800s. People came to stay in the Atlantic Hotel and in the lodges in the surrounding areas which created a larger Church of Ireland community.

The first church and the graveyard surrounding it were in constant use until 1922 when it was destroyed by fire. The graveyard, which is accessed by a gate on the Flag Road, is still in use today.

Sometime after the fire the resident Church of Ireland members and some regular visitors formed a committee with the view of building a new church in Spanish Point. This was settled by the Church Representative body and plans went ahead. While the church was being built the dining room of the rectory next door was consecrated and used for Sunday services. There were at least two baptisms and there also may have been some other rites celebrated there. The new committee comprised of the Rector Rev. David Elliott who later became Canon Elliott, Mr. Barrington, Mr. R.G. Ellis, Col. Tottenham and several other house owners in the area who were the vestry members of the day. An architect was employed, designs were drawn up and the building went ahead. The site they used was part of the Glebe Field beside the Rectory in Spanish Point.

On a beautiful sunny day in August 1927 the church was consecrated in the presence of a large congregation. Bishop Patten of Limerick conducted the service and several other Clergymen from the Killaloe and Limerick Diocese were also in attendance. The families whose memorial plaques were lost in the old church were invited to replace them with pieces of church furniture, stained glass etc. In this way the church was furnished with the exception of the pews. Today there are new memorials to the people who had a close association with and great affection for the church in Spanish Point.

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Events

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Notices

Church Concert

The Community Centre Development Committee are hosting a fundraising Concert in St. Joseph’s Church, Miltown Malbay on Saturday 30th December, 2017 at 8 p.m.    The Concert will be hosted by Joannie Madden and Cherish The Ladies with guests including Bruce Foley, Don Stiffe, P.J. Murrihy, Eugene Donnellan’s Champion Set Dancers and the Spanish Point School Choir/Musicians.

 

Irish Blood Transfusion Service

IRISH BLOOD TRANSFUSION SERVICE will be holding a blood donor clinic in the Falls Hotel, Ennistymon on Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th November from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Please give blood

Special Mass For Our Dead

There will be a special Mass for all our dead on Friday evening at 7.30 p.m. in Miltown. We will remember especially all who died since 31st October last year. There will be no Mass in Moy on Friday evening.

Parish Draw

The 6th round of the Parish Draw, in aid of the Community Centre Project, will take place on Friday 10th November at 9 p.m. in the Community Centre after the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town Expo. All are welcome to attend.

 

 

PARISH GRAVEYARDS

The Parish Graveyard’s Committee would like to thank everyone who contributed to their church gate collection last week-end. The amount realised was €2,380 which will enable the committee to continue with maintenance and improvement works at all 6 graveyards in the parish. Anyone who was unable to contribute last week-end and wishes to do so can contact the parish office

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