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Parish Newsletter - 12 July 2009
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Sun. Mass times: Parish Church 7.30p.m. (Sat.), 8, 10, 11.15,  12.30p.m.; Breaffy: 10a.m.,  11.30a.m.; Ballyheane: 8p.m. (Sat.), 10.30a.m.; Burren: 9a.m.; St. Mary’s: 11.30a.m.


Monday 13th July:

  8.00 - William, Ellen & Richard Rance, Mountgordon.

10.00 - Jack Beirne, Lucan Street.

  7.30 - Mary Hynes, Garryduff.

Tuesday 14th July:

  8.00 - Dick Morrin, Breaffy Road.

10.00 - Bedelia McAndrew & family, Main Street.

Wednesday 15th July:

  8.00 - Padraig Quigley jnr., Anthony Mc Intyre, Nora & Brian Quigley.

10.00 - Ms. Kennedy & relatives, Spencer Street.

Thursday 16th July:

  8.00 - Tom & Annie Moran & dec. family, Mountgordon.

10.00 - Katie Fahey, Cloonkeen.

Friday 17th July:

  8.00 - Tom, Pat & Margaret Moran & parents, Saleen.

10.00 - Marie McGovern, Rowan Drive.

Saturday 18th July:

  8.00 - Tommy Collins & dec. family, Castle Street & Kate McCormack.

  9.30 - Mary Ellicott, Riverdale Court. (1st Anv.)

10.00 - Liam Kilcullen, Rathbawn.


Sat. 18th July:    8.00p.m.  - John & Mgt. Staunton, Doogary, Jim Staunton, Mountgordon                                               

Sun.  19th July: 10.30a.m. - John & Helen Bourke & dec. family, Derrew.   

ALTAR SOCIETY:    18th July 

Angela Coogan           Peggy Lee






Sun. 19th    –  3rd  Sun.




Joe Ryan,   San Francisco, son of Pa & Doreen Ryan, grandson of Kathleen &   the late Joe Ryan, Ellison Street; 


Carmel Marrinan, Blackfort;


  Madie McGarry, 27 Rowan Drive.




              Fr. John Murray




Doctor   on call this Weekend


(Emergencies   only)


Dr. Bob Healy   9022339



Altar Servers   – Parish Church


Week starting   Mon. 13th July    


8a.m.    -  Team   D


9.30a.m.   -     Team E


10.00a.m               -  Team F


Weekday funerals -       Team G


7.30p.m. Mon.  -      Team H


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Mins.    of the Word: 16th Sun.   in ord. time 

Parish Church: 


  7.30:  Mona Munyikwa


10.00:  Martin McDonagh


11.15:  Niamh Finnegan


12.30:  Fergal Kearney




10.00:  Paraic Morrin  


11.30:    Marie Tuohy    Gerry Bourke


St. Mary’s:


  11.30: Jo Kearney




Mon. -      Maureen Tobin


Tues. -      Peggy McAllister


Wed. - Chris   Millett


Thurs. -        Mary Waldron


Fri.  -        Mary Higgins


Sat.         -      Sr. Mary Teresa


Cemetery Masses – Thanks

We would like to thank all who helped with the Cemetery Masses and to all who attended. 

The offertory collection at all Masses this weekend will go towards the upkeep of the graveyards.  The Parish contributes to the upkeep of the old graveyard and to the graveyards in Breaffy and Ballyheane.

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Parish Choir

Parish Choir Rehearsal will take place on Monday 13th July in the Parish Centre at 8p.m. to prepare for the Knock Novena.

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Féile Na Mall takes place on Sat. 1st Aug. on the Mall.  This festival promises a fun family day out with live entertainment and children’s activities.

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Ebony Steel Band in Market Square on Saturday 25th July at 2pm. Adm.: free, booking essential. For more info. contact The Arts Office, Mayo County Council, tel. 094 9024444 or email

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   Cycle Race  on Tuesday 14th July at 7p.m. on the Burren Road and the Windy Gap.


Missionaries of the Sacred Heart will celebrate their centenary in Ireland with a Pilgrimage of Thanksgiving to Knock Shrine on Sat. 25th July.  Parishioners are invited to the celebration that will be  led by Cardinal Sean Brady.  Ceremonies start at 12 noon.  For more info. tel. 021 4545704

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Tax Relief

Thanks to all those who returned their tax forms recently.  If you contributed €250 or more in 2008 to the parish and priests’ collections and are in the P.A.Y.E system, you may complete the form and return it to the Presbytery.  Forms available at the back of the Church.

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Tochar Phádraig Pilgrim Walks

The Tochar Phádraig Pilgrim walks from Ballintubber Abbey to Croagh Patrick  on Sunday 28th July and Saturday 29th Aug. departing from the Abbey at 8.30a.m.  A backup car will accompany all walkers to the end at Murrisk.  For more info. tel. 9030934.

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St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyheane

Expression of interest for inclusion on list of tenders for painting of the interior, exterior and surrounds of Ballyheane Church are invited.  Details of tender, procedure and qualifying criteria available from Fr. Michael Farragher, The Presbytery, tel. 9021844.  Latest date for application is 31st July.

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Castlebar le Cheile Family Resource Centre run the following programmes every week at their office in Tucker Street

Monday:  Mother and Baby group from 2p.m.  to 4p.m.  Adm. €1

Wednesday:  Parent and Toddler group

from 10.30a.m. to 12.30p.m. and  2p.m. to

4p.m.  Adm. €1.

Friday:  Community Coffee Morning from

10.30a.m. to 12.30p.m.

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