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Parish Newsletter - 11 December 2016
12, Dec 2016 - 13:23

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 12th December
10.00 - Ml & Margaret Marley, The Curragh & Dominick & Mary Marley, Glenhest.
Gabriel Waldron, Dunmore.
7.30 - Billy Keohane, London, Una Begley & dec Begley, Keohane & McCormack families.
John Moyles, New Antrim Street. Martin & Molly Walsh, St. Bridget's Crescent.
Tuesday 13th December
10.00 - Angela Daly, Navan, Co. Meath.
Wednesday 14th December
8.00 - Seamie Moylette & Brid Gilligan, Market Square.
10.00 - Pat & Ellie Connor & dec Connor & McEvilly families.
Thursday 15th December
10.00 - Mary Conway, Dublin. Tom & Jimmy Miller, Sligo & dec Miller family.
Special Intention. Martin, Mary & John McCormack, Ballymoe.
Friday 16th December
8.00 - Michael & Winifred Brogan, Pheasant Hill & George & Ann Bartley, Derrywash.
10.00 - Special Intention.
Saturday 17th December
10.00 - Michael & Josephine Boyle & Josephine Harmar & dec Boyle, McCaffrey & Munnelly families. Josie McCaffrey, Rathbawn Road.
Sheila McHale, Kilboyne & dec family.
Mary & Tony Lavelle & dec Lavelle & Walsh families, Tullycommons.
Lily McDonald & parents Thomas & Margaret & dec family, Tucker Street.
8.00pm - Michael Conway, Derrymanus. Nancy, Sarah & John Larkin, Derrew.

ALTAR SOCIETY 17th December
Sally Hopkins Ann McHale Mary Morrin

Sun 18th Dec - 3rd Sun

Tom Niland, Brickens, brother of Mary King, The Orchard.
Maureen O'Malley, Townycoolawee.
Jimmy Barrett, Breaffy.
Elizabeth McGowan, Ballycroy aunt of Mary Conway, Spencer Court.
Michael Hopkins, Ballyhaunis brother of Martin Hopkins, Newport Road.
Andrew Feeney, Cork & Rush Street.
Veronica Meade nee Kenny, England, sister of Tom Kenny, Curradrish.
Joe Malone, USA & Breaffy.

4th Sunday Advent
Parish Church
7.00 - Yvonne McAlpine
8.30 - Jo Kearney
10.30 - Caroline King
12.00 - Joe Staunton

Breaffy Church
10.00 - Matthew Jennings
11.30 - David Lumb

Mon - Angela Gormley
Tues - Sr Teresa Kilcourse
Wed - Joan Hanley
Thurs - Eileen Lynch
Fri - Anna O'Boyle
Sat - Mary Finnegan

Tel. 9021844

Altar Servers - Parish Church
5th Class
Starting Mon 12 Dec
7.30pm Mon - A
8am Wed
8am Fri - B
10am Sat
6th Class
Sun 18 Dec
8.30am - E
10.30am - D
12.00pm - F

Christmas Confessions
Parish Church
Sat 17th Dec: After 7pm Mass
Sun 18th Dec: After 8.30am, 10.30am &
12 noon Masses
Christmas Eve: 11am - 3pm
Christmas Mass Times
Parish Church:
6pm, 8pm (Sat)
8am, 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm
Breaffy Church:
8pm (Sat), 10am, 11.30am
Ballyheane Church:
8pm (Sat), 10.30am

Special Advent Sunday Prayer in the Parish Church, this Sun 11th Dec at 5pm.
There will be a Eucharistic Holy Hour with reflections, Evening Prayer and the Rosary. The evening concludes with Benediction at 6pm. All are welcome.
The Rosminian Missions wish to express their sincere thanks to everyone who contributed so generously to their recent collection. Total amount collected - €9,440.
Children's Liturgy
Inviting all children and families to
the Children's Liturgy Nativity Story
and Family Blessing at 5pm
on Sun 18th Dec in the Parish Church.
Children can come dressed as Mary,
Joseph, Wise Men, Shepherds or Angels.
Carol Service in the Parish Church on Wed 14th Dec at 7.30pm. All are welcome.
The Castlebar Parish Magazine is now on sale in the shops and the Presbytery. Price €7.
Anam Cara (organisation for bereaved parents) monthly Parent Evening on Thurs 15th Dec from 7.30pm to 9pm in the Family Centre, Chapel Street. For more info tel 085 2888 888 or
Carol Service in Christchurch, Castlebar on Mon 12th Dec at 8pm. All are welcome.
The Order of Malta are running a transport service over Christmas. If you would like your loved one home on Christmas Day or New Year's Day etc., tel 087 707 4514 for info. Fully wheelchair accessible Ambulance available.
Don't be lonely this Christmas
Senior Help Line, Ireland's only national listening service for older people, will be open every day over Christmas and the New Year from 10am to 10pm.
LoCall 1850 440 444, no call costs more than 30 cents. All calls completely confidential.
Car Boot sale in Main Street Car Park this Sun 11th Dec, 8am to 3pm. Tel 086 1085602.

***************************************************Trialogue is an open forum for discussion on mental health issues. Next meeting is on Tues Dec 13th at 5pm in room P105, GMIT.

Operation Transformation
The Carers Association in Mayo are looking for participants to take part in their Operation Transformation starting in Jan. Proceeds in aid of Family Carers in Mayo. For info tel 094 9060305/086 3775702.

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