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Parish Newsletter - 18 December 2016
19, Dec 2016 - 10:01

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 19th December
10.00 - Dec Murray family, Cashel, Glenisland, Nora & William Kenny & Anthony Murray, Newport Road.
Bernard & Margaret Lawrence & Stephen Maughan, Ballina.
John & Teresa King, Castlebar & dec King & Murray families.
7.30 - Tom Courell, Rathbawn Road.
Patrick Heraty, St Bridget's Crescent & dec Heraty family, Christy & Margaret Rowland, Glenhest. Michael Joe Blaine & dec Blaine & Dunne families.
Michael & Lillian Halligan & dec Halligan & Dowling families, McHale Road.
Patrick & Ellen Cunningham, Burren & daughter Kathleen Grimes, Claremorris.
Tuesday 20th December
10.00 - John Sullivan, Pontoon Road & parents Jim & Peggy.
William Walsh, Loona, Belcarra & dec family.
Wednesday 21st December
8.00 - Michael Brophy, St Bridget's Crescent. Holy Souls.
Sean Kelly & dec Kelly family, Castle Street.
10.00 - Kay Campbell, Gallows Hill. Mary Ann & Richard Ryan & dec relatives.
Mary & Anthony Deane, Ballycroy & dec Deane, Barrett & McGinty families.
Thursday 22nd December
10.00 - John & Agnes Roche, Breaffy Road & dec family.
Special Intention. Stasia, James & Kevin Banville & dec relatives.
Friday 23rd December
8.00 - Dec Morrison family, Kennedy Gardens.
10.00 - Dec Cusick, McQuaid, Denneny & Murray families.
Kathleen & Walter Cannon, Cloonferth, Ballyheane.
Friends of the Care Charity Shop, Market Square.
Siobhan O'Connell, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.
Saturday 24th December
10.00 - Castlebar Rotary Tree of Remembrance.
Danny Gibbons, Blackrock, Sion Hill.

ALTAR SOCIETY 24th December
Angela Irwin Mary O'Hora
Teresa O'Shea

Sun 25th Dec - 4th Sun

Fiona McDermott, Springfield & Swinford.
Bridie Leneghan, Ballycroy, mother of Anthony Leneghan, Linenhall Street & Teresa Tropnan, Hollow Grove.

Mon - Sally Dunleavy
Tues - Chris Casey
Wed - Michael Kennelly
Thurs - Bernadette Watkin
Fri - Una Ryan

Tel. 9021844

Altar Servers - Parish Church
5th Class
Starting Monday 19th December
7.30pm Monday - Team C
8am Wednesday - Team C
8am Friday - Team D
10am Saturday - Team D

Confessions in the Parish Church
After all Masses this weekend.
Christmas Eve from 11am to 3pm.
Christmas Communion to the sick
The priests will be visiting the sick this coming week. No first Friday calls in January.
The Priests' Christmas Collection will be taken up at all Masses on Christmas Day.
The 2017 Castlebar Parish Calendar is
available at the back of the Church.
Children's Liturgy
Inviting all children and families
to the Children's Liturgy Nativity Story
and Family Blessing at 5pm today
Sun 18th Dec in the Parish Church.
Children can come dressed as Mary,
Joseph, Wise Men, Shepherds or Angels.
Castlebar Gospel Choir (with Band and Guests) will have two Christmas performances in Christchurch on Sun 18th Dec at 3pm and 7pm. Tickets available from Choir Members or Downtown Records.
Castlebar Rotary's Annual Tree of Remembrance "A Ribbon to Remember" will run from 17th to 23rd Dec in Castlebar as we remember loved ones who cannot be with us this Christmas due to bereavement, illness or emigration. Please support. All proceeds to local charities.

Christmas Mass Times

Parish Church:
6pm, 8pm (Christmas Eve)
8am, 9.30am, 11.00am, 12.30pm
Breaffy Church:
8pm (Christmas Eve)
10am, 11.30am
Ballyheane Church:
8pm (Christmas Eve)

Castlebar Parish Website contains a live webcam from the Parish Church covering all Masses and ceremonies, information on all parish activities including Mass times, newsletters and parish groups.
Castlebar Parish Magazine is now on sale in the shops and the Presbytery. Price €7.
***************************************************The Orthodox Christmas Liturgy will be held in the Parish Church on Sat 24th Dec at 11.30pm.
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 7074514 for info. Fully wheelchair accessible Ambulance available.
Castlebar Social Services Annual Cake Sale Fundraiser on Sun 18th Dec from 10am to 1.30pm in the Social Services Centre, Castle St Car Park. All proceeds go to Meals on Wheels.
CRCfm on 102.9 live from Mayo University Hospital foyer on Wed 21st Dec, 11am to 1pm.
Castlebar Tidy Towns meet on Sat and Sun at Casey's Centra at 10am. All welcome.

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