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Carrigrohane Union hosts Service of Blessing for Pets

Diocesan News

Added on 06/09/2012

Woof, woof who’s there? That’s the word on the street for the churches in Carrigrohane Union as they host a Service of Blessing for Pets on Sunday 16th September at 3pm in the Parish Centre, Church Hill, Carrigrohane. Much loved pets are invited with their owners to thank God in a short simple service, followed by refreshments and home baking. So whether you have a terrapin, a snake or a cat, and no matter what size, every pet is welcome.

The Pet Blessing is part of the Connect 2012 programme of Carrigrohane Union and is one of a number of autumn events which celebrates God’s Creation. Here is the full list of upcoming events:

Pet Blessing
Sunday 16th September 3pm

Parish Centre, Church Hill, Carrigrohane
All pets great and small welcome!

Café Connect
Saturday 29th September 8pm

Parish Centre, Church Hill, Carrigrohane
– good coffee, good music and good craic – about things that matter
Creation in Crisis – it Matters to the Polar Bear and the Gorilla – does it matter to You?

Harvest Sunday
14th October 3.30pm

Preacher: Rt Rev Ken Good – Bishop of Derry and Raphoe
St Peter’s Church, Church Hill, Carrigrohane
– we celebrate with all our senses God’s Good Creation
Fruitful People for a Hungry World

Men’s Breakfast
Saturday 20th October 9.30am

Nosh and Coffee Ballincollig Shopping Centre
– to talk about things that interest Men
‘Making Work Green’

€7 for a cooked breakfast – please ring the Parish Office to book your place.

For more information please contact:

Rev Canon Ian Jonas, Carrigrohane Union of Parishes,

tel: 021 4871106

email: revianjonas@yahoo.co.uk


The Parish Office

tel: 021 4877260

email: carrigro@gofree.indigo.ie