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Parish Newsletter - 4 December 2016
6, Dec 2016 - 07:06

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.

Mon 5th December
10.00 - Pake & Ellie Philbin, Conloon & daughter Rose McHugh, Chancery, Turlough.
Pearse & Esther Fox & Michael Fox, Dublin.
7.30 - Maria Carty nee Coady, Sligo & Castlebar. (1st Anv.) Myles Berkeley, Dublin.
Ml Sheridan & dec Sheridan, Walsh, Mulroy & Jennings families, Railway Tce.
Tues 6th December
10.00 - Willie Loftus, Knocknaskibbole & dec Loftus & Murray families.
Wed 7th December
8.00 - Julia & Patrick Padden, Martin & Agnes Cullen, Johnny & Annie O'Dowd.
10.00 - Michael Armstrong & parents, Newtown. Special Intention.
Patrick Griffith & dec Griffith & Merrick families.
7.30 - Feast of the Immaculate Conception.
Thurs 8th December
10.00am & 7.30pm - Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Fri 9th December 8.00 - Dominick, Roseanne & Pat Staunton & dec family.
10.00 - Gracie & Michael Lynch & dec family, Knockthomas.
Mary, Jack, Jim & Paddy Browne, Kilboyne & dec Browne & Murphy families.
Sat 10th December
10.00 - Cyril & Mary Foy, Fr Meehan Place & dec Foy & Conway families.
Paddy & Kathleen Morahan, Marion Row. Dr Tom Staunton, Westport Rd.
Nancy & John Joe McGowan, Rathbawn Dr. Nora Fitzgerald, Saleen (1st Anv)
7.00 - Rita Nolan, Rathbawn Road (1st Anv) & her husband Frank.
Sun 11th December 10.30 - Margaret Walsh, 2 Knights Park. (1st Anv.)
8pm - Donal Kennelly, Hollyhill. (M.M.) Mamie & Mike Skeffington, Carrowclogher.
Dick Hanbury, Killadeer. Nora & Paddy Quigley, Ballyheane.
Tom & Paddy Richardson, Derrywash.

ALTAR SOCIETY 10th December
Nora Griffith BrĂ­d Haugh
Gabrielle Maloney Teresa Quinn

Sun 11th Dec - 2nd Sun

Liam Gavin, Galway, brother of Sean Gavin,
Ballinacorriga & Colm Gavin, Greenfields.
Jackie Hubbard, Bray, sister of Marie Ralph, Doogary & Yvonne Daly, Rosslea.
Celene Chambers, Newport, mother of
Pat Chambers, Knockaphunta.
Michael Joseph Joyce, Pheasant Hill & Dorset, brother of Mary Walsh, Pheasant Hill.
Maeve Gleeson Reilly, 12 Marion Row.
3rd Sunday Advent
Parish Church
7.00 - DTIM
8.30 - Sr. Frances
10.30 - DTIM
12.00 - Brendan Mullins
Breaffy Church
10.00 - Claire Heneghan
11.30 - Marie Tuohy

Mon - Maureen Tobin
Tues - Maureen Carroll
Wed - Chris Millett
Thurs - Norah Walshe
Fri - Mary Higgins

Tel. 9021844

Altar Servers - Parish Church
5th Class
Starting Mon 5 Dec
7.30pm Mon - F
8am Wed
8am Fri, 10am Sat - E
6th Class
Sun 11 Dec
8.30am - A
10.30am - C
12.00pm - B

Special Advent Sunday Prayer in the Parish Church this Sun 4th Dec at 5pm.
There will be a Eucharistic Holy Hour with reflections, Evening Prayer and the Rosary, concluding with Benediction at 6pm.
Bambinelli Sunday - In conjunction with the Grandparents Association, please bring your Baby Jesus figures from the crib at your home to the 10.30am Mass in the Parish Church on Sun 11th Dec for a blessing.
Monthly Orthodox Liturgy in the Parish Church on Sun 11th Dec at 2.30pm.
44th Annual Eucharistic All-Night Vigil at Knock on Wed 7th Dec starting with confessions from 10pm. Tel 094 9388100.
Alzheimer Society of Ireland
Christmas Cards available from Castlebar Day Care, tel 094 9027761.
Christmas Fair in St Angela's NS on Sun 11th Dec from 1pm to 3pm. All are welcome.
Christmas Concert with CCFE Handbell Choir and Ballina Chamber Choir on Thurs 8th Dec at 8pm in Christchurch, The Mall.
Castlebar Tidy Towns meet on Sat and Sun at Casey's Centra at 10am. All welcome.
The Alive Magazine is available at the back of the Church. Please take one.

Dec 8th - Mass times

Parish Church: 7.30pm (Wed)
10am, 7.30pm
Breaffy: 7.30pm (Wed)
Ballyheane: 8.00pm

Do This in Memory
The parents/guardians who volunteered to help with the above programme are invited to a preparation meeting on Mon 5th Dec.
The Monastery
8.00pm - St. Patrick's, Snugboro
8.45pm - St. Angela's, Scoil Raifteiri
Ballyheane Church
8.00pm - Errew, Derrywash, Ballyheane
Cake Sale in aid of Castlebar Town Soccer Club on Sun 11th Dec from 8am to 1pm in the Parish Centre.
ICA Guild meeting on Mon 5th Dec at 8pm in the Social Services Centre.
St Patrick's BNS Parent's Association 25 Card Drive on Mon 5th Dec at 8.30pm.
Blessing for Expectant Mothers
On Sat Dec 10th at 12 noon in Knock Shrine there will be a Blessing Ceremony for all couples expecting a baby. All are welcome.
A Night of Music in aid of Mayo Animal Welfare will be held in Castlebar Tennis Club on Fri 9th Dec at 8pm. All are welcome.
The Bronntanas Appeal
If you would like to donate a present this Christmas to a child whose family is struggling financially, please email or tel 087 9962152 for more information.

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