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Castlebar Parish News 23 March 2014
22, Mar 2014 - 09:32

Sunday Mass times: Parish Church 7.00p.m. (Sat.), 8.30a.m., 10.30a.m., 12p.m. Ballyheane Church: 8.00p.m. (Sat.) Breaffy Church: 10a.m., 11.30a.m.


Monday 24th March:
10.00 - Thomas & Kate Neary & dec family & Mary Finnerty & dec family.
7.30 - Deceased members of Castlebar Bridge Club. Kevin Bourke, 37 Moneen.
Tuesday 25th March:
7.30 - McNulty family, Marion Row & Killasser.
10.00 - Michael Moran, Ballinaglough & dec Moran & Walsh families.
Tom Burke, Snugboro & dec family.
Wednesday 26th March: 7.30 - Private Intention.
10.00 - William Fahey & dec Fahey & Newell families.
Thursday 27th March: 7.30 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Maisie Carty, Main Street. Philip Munnelly, Erris St, Crossmolina,
Friday 28th March: 7.30 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Walter Noel O'Malley, Currane, Achill.
Helen & Peadar McGee.
Saturday 29th March:
10.00 - Michael & Teresa Roache, Fr Meehan Place & dec Roache & Bourke families.
Michael & Katie Lavelle, Knockaskibbole & dec Lavelle & Coyle families.
James & Ellen Walsh, Clooncundra. Donal Murphy Church View.
7.00 - Helen Phelan, Springfield Court. (1st Anv.)
Sunday 30th March:
10.30 - Tom Recks, Howth, Co Dublin. (1st Anv.)
Sat. 29th March: 8.00p.m. - John, Ann & Johnny Kilcoyne, Ringeraun & dec Kilcoyne & Fergus families.

Peggy Lee Mary Basquille

Sun. 30th March - 5th Sun.

Jimmy McCay, London, brother of Sadie Wearn, Turlough Road.
John Mugan, Ballyheane.
Andy Redmond, 92 McHale Road.
Thomas Quinn, Fortlands.
John Garvey, Buncom.
Mary Gavin, Ballinacally, Ennis, mother of Tony Gavin, Rathbawn.
Bridget Corcoran, Roundfort, mother of Peter Corcoran, Summerfield.

4th Sunday of Lent
Parish Church
7.00 - Clare Mulchrone
8.30 - Breege Kelly
10.30 - Aoife Crowley
12.00 - Jane Gaffney
Breaffy Church:
10.00 - Kathy Duffy
11.30 - Claire Forrestal

Mon. - Mary Bourke
Tues. - Brid Concannon
Wed. - Mary Foy
Thurs. - Bernie Johnson
Fri. - Úna Ní Ghabhláin
Sat. - Jo Kearney

Fr. John Cosgrove tel. 9021274

Doctor on call this weekend
(Emergencies only)
Dr, Breege O'Malley tel. 9035952

Altar Servers - Parish Church
5th Class
Starting Mon 24th Mar
7.30pm Mon - G
7.30amTues & Wed - H
7.30am Thurs & Fri - I
10am Sat - J
6th Class
Sun 30th Mar
8.30am - K
10.30am - A
12pm - B 12pm - B 10am Sat - J

Emigrant Collection
Thanks to all who contributed to the recent Emigrant Collection.
Castlebar Children's Liturgy continues each Sun at the 10.30a.m. Mass in the Church of the Holy Rosary. Children are invited in to the Sacristy, where Children's Liturgy Leaders read a simplified version of the day's Gospel, followed by an activity to reflect the Gospel message. All children are welcome. Younger children may be accompanied by an older sibling or an adult if they wish!
Castlebar Prayer Group continue reflections on the Sunday readings for Lent in the Social Service Centre, Castle St on Wed nights at 8pm. All are welcome.
A Day in Thanksgiving for the Gift of Motherhood on Mother's Day, Sun March 30th in the Parish Church, Knock. 2pm - Holy Rosary with music and song, 3pm - Mass.
All are welcome.
GROW support group meetings are held in St. Vincent De Paul Building, Pavilion Road at 7.30pm every Mon. Tel. 9026417.
Family Centre Programme
Tel 9025900
Pornography and its effects on family and individuals - A one day workshop for counsellors and any other similar professionals who work with people affected by the use of pornography.
Date: Sat 29th March at 11am.
Presenter: Trish Murphy, Family Therapist.
Knock Youth Ministry will host 'The Michaela Summer Camp' for girls this Summer in The Hub (21st - 25th July). They are currently looking for volunteers to get involved in leading the camp. If this is something you are interested in please register at
Le Cheile Community and Family Resource Centre, Tucker Street will be hosting an Information Evening as part of their Estate Management Project. All residents and resident's associations of Estates in Castlebar are welcome to attend. For information tel 9025126 or email:
Mothers Prayers annual weekend in St. John's Rest and Care Centre, Knock on Sat 29th and Sun 30th March. For info tel 087 6184110 email:
Mayo Cancer Support
A meeting of the cancer Survivor's Support Group will take place at Rock Rose House, St Patrick's Ave. on Thursday 27th March at 7pm. Contact 094 9038407.
Seisiún Ceoil John Coll - Sat 29th March at 8pm in Welcome Inn Hotel. The evening is aimed at raising some much needed funds for Mayo Roscommon Hospice. Tickets (priced at €10) are available from the Arts Office, tel 9047558, or can be bought on the night.


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