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Parish Newsletter - 20 December 2015
23, Dec 2015 - 09:08

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 21st December:
10.00 - Mary Casey, New York.
7.30 - Michael & Lillian Halligan, McHale Rd & dec Halligan & Dowling families.
Billy Keohane, London & Una Begley, Claremorris.
Tuesday 22nd December:
8.00 - Michael Brophy, St Bridget's Crescent.
10.00 - James & Bridget Morrison. Philip Munnelly, Erris St, Crossmolina & dec family.
Wednesday 23rd December:
8.00 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Dec McQuaid, Cusick, Denneny & Murray families.
Hannah Butler, Rowan Drive.
Thursday 24th December:
10.00 - Kathleen & Walter Cannon, Clonferth, Ballyheane & dec family.
Castlebar Rotary Tree of Remembrance.
Friends of the Care Charity Shop, Market Square.
Friday 25yh December:
Christmas Day
Saturday 26th December:
10.00 - John Heneghen, Rathbawn.
John Bourke, The Curragh.
Declan Naughton & son Damien, Springfield.
Attracta Moran, Westport Road.
7.00 - C.J. Gavin, Charles Street. (M.M.)
Sunday 27th December:
10.30 - Eamon Brosnan, The Curragh. (M.M.)

ALTAR SOCIETY 26th December
Bernie Downes Teresa Kelly Mary Martyn

Sun 27th Dec - 4th Sun

Margaret Walsh, 2 Knight's Park.
Rita Nolan nee Heneghan, Dublin & late of Rathbawn Rd.
Bridie Lenihan, Chicago, sister of John Cleary, Mountdaisy.
Patricia Dunne, Omagh, sister of Sadie Wearn, Wheatfield Manor.
Sean Hoban, USA, son of the late John & Lena Hoban, Blackfort.

Feast of the Holy Family
Parish Church
7.00 - Máire English
8.30 - Eveleen Horan
10.30 - Mary Cresham
12.00 - Joan Hanley
Breaffy Church
10.00 - Claire Heneghan
11.30 - Marie Tuohy

Mon. - Sally Dunleavy
Tues. - Chris Casey
Wed. - Michael Kennelly
Thurs. - Bernadette Watkin
Friday - Una Ryan
Sat. - Noreen Feely

Fr. Seán Cunningham
Tel. 9021844

Altar Servers - Parish Church
5th Class
Starting Mon 21st Dec
7.30pm Mon - C
8am Tues & Wed
10am Sat - D
6th Class
Sun 27th Dec
8.30am - G
10.30am - I
12.00pm - H

Confessions in the Parish Church
After all Masses this weekend.
Christmas Eve from 11am to 3pm.
No confessions on Sat 26th December.
Christmas Communion to the sick
The priests will be visiting the sick on Mon 21st Dec. No first Friday calls in January.
The Priests' Christmas Collection will be taken up at all Masses on Christmas Day.
Special thanks to the collectors and counters who helped throughout the year.
The 2016 Castlebar Parish Calendar is
available at the back of the Church.
Children's Liturgy
Inviting all families to the Children's
Liturgy Nativity Play and Family
Blessing at 5pm, today Sun 20th in the
Parish Church. Children can come dressed as Mary, Joseph, Wise Men, Shepherds or Angels.
Senior Help Line is a confidential listening service for older people, tel 1850 440 444. The Help Line is open from 10am to 10pm.
Half Tóchar Walk on St Stephen's Day at 11am from Ballintubber Abbey. Tel 9030934
Castlebar Goal Mile from Lough Lannagh car park on Christmas Day at 11.30am.

Christmas Mass Times

Parish Church:
6pm, 9pm (Christmas Eve)
8am, 9.30am, 11.00am, 12.30pm
Breaffy Church:
8pm (Christmas Eve)
10am, 11.30am
Ballyheane Church:
8pm (Christmas Eve)


Derrywash NS Carol Service on Mon 21st Dec at 6pm in the Parish Church.
CRCfm on 102.9 live from Mayo University Hospital on Mon 21st Dec, 10am to 1pm.
An Afternoon of Prayer in honour of St. John the Evangelist, on Sun 27th Dec at 4pm in the Apparition Chapel, Knock.
Christmas Fair in St Angela's NS, on Sun 20th Dec from 1pm - 3pm.
Community Mass in Breaffy GAA club house on Sun 20th Dec at 5pm. All welcome.
Rotary Remembrance Tree - located outside New Look from 19th to 23rd Dec
The Parish Office will close for the Christmas holidays on Wed 23rd Dec until Mon 4th Jan.


The Priests of the Parish wish you all a peaceful and holy Christmas.
May the joy of Christmas fill your hearts and your homes now
and throughout the year

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