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Parish Newsletter - 16 August 2015
17, Aug 2015 - 22:55

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 17th August:
10.00 - Rose & Martin Feeney & dec Corcoran & Feeney families.
Maeve Duane, Station Road.
7.30 - Sheila Brennan, Tawnylaheen. George & Nancy Hyder, Lucan Street.
Organisation of National ex-servicemen and women.
Liam Coady, Knockthomas.
Tuesday 18th August: 8.00 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Brendan Burke, Rowan Drive & Snugboro.
Seamus Grogan, Greenfields.
Wednesday 19th August: 8.00 - Private intention.
10.00 - Breege & Tom Carney, Shrah, Tourmakeady.
Thursday 20th August:
8.00 - Holy Souls.
10.00 - Michael & Sara Neary & grandson John, Sheeaune.
Jack Heraty & dec Heraty family, St Bridget's Crescent.
Christine Sheerin, Rowan Drive.
Friday 21st August: 8.00 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Joseph Blowick, Belcarra.
Saturday 22nd August:
10.00 - Barrett & O'Grady families, Knockthomas.
David & Francis Munnelly, Ballinagloch & Teresa Munnelly.
Frank Ludden, 28 McHale Road. Attracta Moran, Westport Rd.
7.00 - Margaret McGuinness, Lakeshore Drive. (1st Anv.)
Sat. 22nd Aug 8.00pm - John, Lyla, Hayley & Mike Vahey. John Gilmore, Ballyheane.
Tom & Paddy Richardson & dec family.

Bernie Downes Teresa Kelly

Sun. 23rd August - 4th Sun.

Michael Noonan, Limerick, brother of Bernie Noonan, Rossmór.
Rose Stenson, Ballyvary, sister of Tony Walsh, Garryduff Drive.
Seamus Farrell, Manorhamilton, brother of Mary Kennelly, Cloonsunna.
Michael (Mickie) Guthrie, 6 St. Patrick's Avenue.

21st Sunday in Ordinary Time
Parish Church
7.00 - Teresa Joyce
8.30 - Sr. Frances
10.30 - Mary Cresham
12.00 - Lucy Nyland
Breaffy Church
10.00 - Gerry Bourke
11.30 - John Gibbons
Mon - Maureen Tobin
Tues - Maureen Carroll
Wed - Chris Millett
Thurs - Norah Walshe
Fri - Mary Higgins
Sat - Sr. Mary Teresa
Fr. Seán Cunningham
Tel. 9021844

Altar Servers - Parish Church
5th Class6th ClassStarting 17th AugSun 23rd Aug7.30pm Mon - C
8am Tues & Wed 8.30am - G10.30am - I8am Thurs & Fri - D
10am Sat 12.00pm - H

Cemetery Mass - Thanks
We would like to thank all who helped with the Mass in the Old Cemetery and to all who attended.
Parish Prayer Book is available in the Sacristy and from the Presbytery. Price €5 or 3 for €10.
Knock Shrine - National Novena
Continues until 22nd August. Theme: Faith and Family. Two sessions daily: 3pm and 8.30pm. info available at
A Bus will leave the Courthouse, Castlebar for the Novena at 7.10pm on Sat 15th, Mon 17th, Wed 19th and Fri 21st August. For more info tel Margaret at 098-27109
Tochar Walk takes place on Sat 29th Aug departing Ballintubber Abbey at 8.30am. Contact 9030934 for further details.
Castlebar Tidy Towns meet at Casey's Centra on Monday evenings at 7pm. Everybody welcome.
Corrib/Mask Half Marathon in aid of Zambia Housing Project takes place on Sunday Aug 30th at 12 noon in Clonbur. Registration online at or on the day from 10am in Clonbur GAA pitch. For further information, please contact Mike on 087 6500176.
Sacristans Collection
We would like to thank everyone who contributed to the recent sacristans collection.
The Accord Centre in Castlebar offers a safe, professional and confidential counseling process, facilitating couples and individuals to explore, reflect upon and resolve difficulties in their marriage and relationships. For more info tel 094 9022214.
Volunteer in Africa
Humanitarian Volunteers are looking for volunteers to travel to Tanzania on 1st Dec 2015. The volunteers will work on a humanitarian project for two weeks. No experience required and no age restrictions. Supervision provided. No large fundraising. Volunteers will pay their own costs.
If you can assist teaching English, or assist with sports, games, arts, crafts or more, then you can make a real impact on the lives of the poorest and those without hope. For more info tel Denis at 086 8520271.
National Learning Network Castlebar are now enrolling for their Fresh Start programme designed for people who would like the opportunity to start a new career or to re-engage after a period out of the workforce. Eligibility criteria will apply, if you are interested please contact Patrisha Greaney on 9022770.
Knock Marriage Introductions
Helping to bring people together with a view to marriage. For more information tel 9375960 or visit their website at
Church Radio
Mass is broadcast daily from the
Parish Church on 105.3FM.

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