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Parish Newsletter - 29 November 2015
30, Nov 2015 - 09:09

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 30th November:
10.00 - Paddy Irwin, Main Street.
7.30 - Margaret McDonald, Spencer Street & dec McDonald & Devaney families.
Margaret & Bernard Lawrence, Ballina.
Tuesday 1st December:
8.00 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Dec members of St Joseph's Young Priests Society.
Wednesday 2nd December:
8.00 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Emily Gusman, Victoria Place.
Thursday 3rd December:
8.00 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Pat & Dillie Moran, grandsons Patrick & Michael. James & Frances Breen.
Friday 4th December: 8.00 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Padden, Kilcoyne & Joyce families, Snugboro.
Saturday 5th December:
10.00 - Pake & Ellie Philbin, Conloon & daughter Rose McHugh, Chancery, Turlough.
Joe & Mary Marrinan & Noreen O'Donoghue, Turlough Road.
Paddy Browne, Kilboyne. John Joe & Nancy McGowan, Rathbawn Drive.
Joe & Maureen McDonald, Castle Street.
7.00 - Maura Ryan, Newline. (1st Anv.)
Sunday 6th December:
10.30 - Tommie Jennings, Turlough Road. (M.M.)
Tom & Bridget Deasy, Errew. Tom & Nora Walsh & son Paul, Westland & dec family. Paddy & Mary King, Bridie Jennings & dec families, Derrywash & Manulla.

ALTAR SOCIETY 5th December
Sally Hopkins Ann McHale
Mary Morrin Edna Godd

Sun 6th Dec - 1st Sun

Jim Pigott, Blackrock, Cork, brother-in-law of Eileen Pigott, Waterville.
Eamon Brosnan, The Curragh & Galway.

2nd Sunday of Advent
Parish Church
7.00 - Marianna Tiernan
8.30 - Norah Walsh
10.30 - Family Mass
12.00 - Michael Reynolds
Breaffy Church
10.00 - Francis Mitchell
11.30 - Caroline Sweeney

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

Fr. Seán Cunningham
Tel. 9021844

Altar Servers - Parish Church
5th Class
Starting Mon 30th Nov
7.30pm Mon - D
8am Tues & Wed
8am Thurs & Fri - C
10am Sat
6th Class
Sun 6th Dec
8.30am - I
10.30am - H
12.00pm - G

Rosary in the Old Cemetery this Sun 29th November at 3pm.
First Friday
Next Friday the priests will visit the sick at the usual times. There will be Mass at 7.30pm in Breaffy Church and Ballyheane Church.
Family Mass at 10.30am on Sun 6th December in the Parish Church. The newly formed Children's Choir will be making their debut!
Vision Programme
If you would like to take part in this Programme, it will be held in Breaffy Church for the 4 Mondays of Advent at 8pm. Facilitator: Mary Trench. If you require transport, please contact the Presbytery tel 9021844.
Through Vision, we discover the inner power of the eight Beatitudes, Power to create a future Vision of Hope, Power to change Problems into Opportunities and Power to Live Life to the Full.
Advent Prayer
An hour of prayer will take place in the Monastery on Thurs 3rd Dec at 8pm. All welcome.
Cake Sale in aid of Castlebar Town Soccer Club on Sun 6th Dec from 9am until 1.30pm in the Parish Centre.
Advent Calendar
An online Advent Calendar will go live this Sunday on
Included in the many features is an audio Thought for Today which will reflect themes of the Advent season
Castlebar Youth 2000 Prayer Meeting for 16-35 year olds every Fri at 8pm in the Monastery, Chapel Street. Rosary, Adoration, group discussion. Learn more about your faith in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. New members welcome.
Hospice Tree Lighting Ceremony for
Let Love Shine Appeal in aid of Mayo Roscommon Hospice, takes place on Sun 6th Dec at 5.45pm in Knock. All are welcome. Lights available from pharmacies, Hospice shops and Knock Shrine or tel 9388666.
"Ballyheane Past & Present" book launch on Sat 5th Dec in Ballyheane Community Centre at 8.45pm and in Mayo County Library on Mon Dec 7th at 7.30pm.
Breaffy Ladies AGM on Mon 30th Nov at 9pm in Breaffy GAA Club.
Castlebar Musical and Dramatic Society present ‘Fiddler on the Roof', Dec 3rd to 5th at 8pm in the TF Royal Theatre.
Car Boot Sale in Main Street car park on Sun 29th Nov, 8am-3pm. Tel 086 1085602
Apostolic Work Cake and Craft Sale, this Sun Nov 29th in the Parish Centre from 8.30am to 1.30pm.
Fundraising Dance in the Welcome Inn on
Fri 4th Dec at 10pm in aid of three homeless families who will be staying in Lough Lannagh Village for Christmas. For more info tel Nina or Kevin at 087 1481828.
Snugboro FC youths presentation takes place Sunday at 3.30pm in the clubhouse, preceded by a charity bake sale for orphanage projects in Tanzania. All welcome

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