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Parish Newsletter - 6 March 2016
7, Mar 2016 - 10:51

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 7th March:
10.00 - Ann & Joseph Blair, Carrickmacross & Martin Moylette, Castlebar.
7.30 - Alice & Seamus Padden, Springfield & dec Padden & Hegarty families.
Madeline & Jack Flanagan & dec Flanagan family, Roscommon, Rebecca & David Smyth & dec Smyth family, Liverpool. Bridgie May Hopkins, Snugboro.
Nora O'Connor, Aughadrina & dec O'Connor family.
Tuesday 8th March:
7.30 - Thady & Mary Thornton & son Sean, Ballina. Margo Foy, Hillcrest, Knockthomas
10.00 - James & Celia Staunton & dec family, Aughadrina.
Wednesday 9th March: 7.30 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Chris Neary, Pontoon Road.
James & Mary K Deere & grandson John Campbell, St Bridget's Crescent.
Thursday 10th March: 7.30 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Paddy & Kathleen Glynn, Rathbawn Road.
Friday 11th March: 7.30 - Private Intention.
10.00 - James Moran, Ballynew & dec Moran & Doyle families.
Saturday 12th March:
10.00 - Florita O'Sullivan & dec O'Sullivan, Carpio & Myers families.
Henry Coll, Rathbawn Road. Mary Tierney & dec family & Michael Lowe.
Phyllis & Michael Murray & Michael Jnr, Newport Rd & Riverdale Court.
Michael & Christine Murray, Boradruma.
7.00 - Peter McDonnell, McHale Road. (1st Anv.)
Sunday 13th March: 10.30 - Josephine Kilcourse, McHale Road. (M.M.)
Sat. 12th March: 8.00p.m. - Pat, Sarah & John Mugan, Cloonaghmore.
Margaret & Peter Walsh, Killadeer. Paddy McGing, Aughagower.

Mary Foy Teresa Coady Rita McAlpine

Sun 13th March - 2nd Sun

Michael Tuohy, Liverpool, brother of Jimmy Tuohy, Mountgordon.
Annie Sammon, Tully, Newport Road & late of Chapel Street.

5th Sunday of Lent
Parish Church
7.00 - Youth Mass
8.30 - Breege Kelly
10.30 - Family Mass
12.00 - Michael Reynolds
Breaffy Church
10.00 - Matthew Jennings
11.30 - David Lumb

Mon. - Angela Gormley
Tues. - Sr. Teresa Kilcourse
Wed. - Joan Hanley
Thurs. - Eileen Lynch
Fri. - Anna O'Boyle
Sat. - Mary Finnegan

Fr. John Cosgrove
Tel. 9021274

Altar Servers - Parish Church
5th Class
Starting Mon 7 March
7.30pm Mon - A
7.30am Tues & Wed
7.30am Thurs & Fri - B
10am Sat
6th Class
Sun 13 March
8.30am - D
10.30am - F
12.00pm - E

St Joseph's Young Priests Society meeting on Tue 8th Mar at 8pm in the Parish Centre.
Castlebar ICA guild meeting in the Social Service Centre Mon 7th March at 8pm.
Michaela Foundation Girls Summer Camp takes place in The HUB, Youth Ministry, Knock, 18th-22nd July. They are currently looking for volunteers to get involved in leading the camp. For more info visit
Castlebar Trialogue Meeting
Trialogue is an open forum for discussion on mental health issues. Next meeting is on Tues 8th March at 7pm in room P105, GMIT.
Mothers Prayers in St. John's Rest and Care Centre, Knock, from Fri 11th to Sun 13th March. For info tel 091 771009 or email:
'The Cromwellian Impact West of the Shannon' - A talk by Dr John Cunningham, Dept of History, Trinity College in Ballintubber Abbey on Wed 9th March at 8pm. Admission: free. All are welcome.
Mayo Sports Partnership - Free Walking Football demonstration on Wed 9th March from 6.30pm in Davitt College Sports Hall. Booking essential tel 9047025.

Lenten Evening of Renewal and Reflection for Ministers of the Word, Children's Liturgy and Eucharistic Ministers in the Sacred Heart Hospital Chapel, Wed 9th March at 7.30pm with Fr Colm Kilcoyne.
Family Centre Programmes
Tel 9025900
An Evening to explore new interests and hobbies - Mon 7th March at 7.30pm. Presenter: Maura Horkan. Booking essential.
Encountering God in your life through Christian Meditation Sat 12th March from 10.30am-3.30pm Presenter: Sr. Maura Flynn
A good night's sleep is important
Mon 14th March at 7.30pm.
Presenter: Ciara McGriskin, Psychotherapist.
Anam Cara monthly Parent Evening Tue 15th March from 7.30pm to 9pm in the Family Centre. All Anam Cara Services are free of charge to bereaved parents.
Free Health Checks in Homecare Medical Store on Fri March 11th, 10am to 5pm. In aid of Daffodil Day. To book tel 9044484 9.30am to 5.30pm. Donation appreciated.
Engaging the Heart - March 12th and 13th
A weekend of free talks, workshops and a choral concert in Knock Basilica. Speakers include John McAreavey and Northern Ireland peace campaigner, Rev Dr Ruth Patterson OBE. For info tel 9388100 or visit All welcome.
Mayo AC Baxter Streets of Castlebar 5k Road Race in conjunction with Rock Rose House on Sun March 13th at 12 noon. Registration at St. Gerald's College Hall from 10.30am. All are welcome.
Castlebar GIY meeting in Le Cheile, Tucker Street on Mon 14th March at 7.30pm.

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