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Parish Newsletter - 30 August 2015
31, Aug 2015 - 20:18

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 31st August:
10.00 - Nora Forde, Market Square & dec McLoughlin & Dunne families.
John Chambers, Kiltarnet, Newport.
7.30 - Christy Kerins, Lack, Parke & parents Joseph & Maudie.
Tuesday 1st September:
8.00 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Martin Conway & dec family, Castlebar & Breaffy.
6th Class
Sun 6th Sept
8.30am - D
10.30am - F
12.00pm - E

Wednesday 2nd September:
8.00 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Mick Quinn, Breaffy.
Thursday 3rd September:
8.00 - John & Annie Conway, Westport Road.
10.00 - Thomas & Ellen McManamon & grandson John, Beltra.
Friday 4th September: 8.00 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Thomas & Annie O'Meara, son John, daughter Mary & dec Scriney family.
Dec McNicholas family Ballynew & Hyland family, Bohola.
Saturday 5th September:
10.00 - Ger Munnelly, Newport Rd. Martin, Bridget & Michael Neary & Smith family.
Tom & Nora Kelly, Westport Rd., son Tommie & grandson Sean Igoe, Galway.
Jimmy Burke, Ballinvilla & dec Burke & Kiernan families.

Fri 4th Sept: 7.30pm - Paddy Gibbons & dec family, Kinturk.
Sat 5th Sept: 8.00pm - Joe Moran, Westport Road. Eileen Jordan, Coolodge.
John McNamee, Magherafadda, Ballyheane. (1st Anv.)

ALTAR SOCIETY 5th September
Nora Griffith Breege Haugh
Gabe Maloney Maureen Davoren

Sun. 6th September - 1st Sun

Linda Greene, California, niece of Lucy Walsh and Lily Sheridan, Railway Terrace.
Mary Ann Doyle, New Jersey, sister of Ita Mulchrone, Cappavicar, Breaffy.
Kathleen Conneely, Tullycommons, Snugboro.
Anthony Dinsdale, Cregganvar, Breaffy.

23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
Parish Church
7.00 - Máire English
8.30 - Jo Kearney
10.30 - Mary Cresham
12.00 - Niamh Finnegan

Breaffy Church:
10.00 - Kathy Duffy
11.30 - Claire Forrestal

Mon. - Sally Dunleavy
Tues. - Chris Casey
Wed. - Michael Kennelly
Thurs. - Sr. Teresa Kilcourse
Fri. - Una Ryan
Sat. - Noreen Feely

Fr. John Cosgrove
Tel. 9021274

Altar Servers - Parish Church
5th Class
Starting 31st Aug
7.30pm Mon - B
8am Tues & Wed
8am Thurs & Fri - A
10am Sat
6th Class
Sun 6th Sept
8.30am - D
10.30am - F
12.00pm - E

The Priests Collection will be taken up at all Masses next weekend. We would like to thank you for your continued support and generosity.
First Friday
Next Friday the priests will visit the sick at the usual times. There will be Mass at 7.30p.m. in Breaffy Church and Ballyheane Church.
Eucharistic Adoration - The Adoration Committee of Tuam Archdiocese is developing its Diocesan Team. Choice of Information Meetings to attend: Parish Centre, Tuam (enter opposite Credit Union) at 11am or The Castlecourt Hotel, Westport (Ashley Suite) at 3pm, both on Sat 19th Sept.
A Mini-Vigil will be held at Knock Shrine on Fri 4th Sept with Confessions from 8pm-9pm and Vigil from 9pm until Midnight.
A Mini-Vigil will be held at Knock Shrine on Fri 4th Sept with Confessions from 8pm-9pm and Vigil from 9pm until Midnight.

Catechism Studies in the Monastery, Chapel St. on Tues 8th Sept at 7.30pm with an introductory talk and information on the course. These studies are open to all adults who wish to have a deeper understanding of the Catholic Faith. The course is free and the only cost is the books and notes.
Spiritual Director: Fr. Sean Cunningham
Facilitator: Liam Sadler.
An hour of Quiet Prayer in the Monastery on Thurs 3rd Sept at 8.00pm. All are welcome.
Castlebar Tidy Towns meet at Casey's Centra on Mon evenings at 7pm.
Welcome back to school
Best wishes to all pupils, teachers and parents as they commence another school year.
National Eucharistic Congress in Knock on Sept 26 -27. Its theme ‘Christ our Hope' invites us to think about hope in our own lives. Each week you are invited to prepare by reflecting on hope in your own life, where you meet in and how you spread it. This week be attentive to the time you give to negative thinking and try to introduce more positive and hopeful thoughts, especially when you are alone.
St Joseph's Young Priests Society meeting on Tues 1st September in the Parish Centre at 8.00pm. All are welcome.
Family Centre Autumn/Winter Courses programme - Brochures available at the back of all Churches in the parish.
Meditation prayer meeting on Tues 1st Sept at 7.30pm with Maura Flynn R.S.M. Tel 9025900 or
Tour of Mayo Charity Cycle Sun, Sept 6th in aid of Western Care. Entry via raising sponsorship or €30 entry fee either online or on the day. For more info tel 9029144
Mayo Roscommon Hospice coffee morning/evening on Thurs 17th Sept
If you would like to host a coffee morning please tel 9388666 or email info@hospice
Open Meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous in The Curam Family Centre, Claremorris on Mon Aug 31st at 8.30pm.
Car Boot Sale in Main Street Car Park this Sun 30th Aug, 8am to 3pm. Tel 086 1085602.

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