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Parish Newsletter - 13 Sep 2009
11, Sep 2009 - 17:56



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 14th September:  

   8.00 -    Special Intention

10.00 - Mary & Edward Munnelly, Milebush & dec. Munnelly & Murray families.

   7.30 - Frank Regan, Aughadrina.

Tuesday 15th September:   8.00 -   Special Intention.

10.00 - Michael Gray, 19 Moneen Cottages.

  7.30      -    Irish Kidney Association, Mayo Branch.

Wednesday 16th September:

   8.00 - Tony, Patrick & Helena Flynn & Philomena Murphy.

10.00 - Paddy & Declan Jennings, Mountain View.

Thursday 17th September:

   8.00 - John & Teresa King, Castlebar & dec. members of the King family.

10.00 - Patterson family, Newtown.

Friday 18th September:

  8.00 - John & Mary King,  Kilboyne.

  9.30 - Marian Blake, 11 McHale Road. (M.M.)

10.00 - Michael John Byrne, Main St., Walter Fitzgerald, Rathbawn Drive.

Saturday 19th September:

    8.00 - Paddy Sweeney & family, Angela Garrett & Gilroy family.

    9.30 - Eithne Egan, Mountain View (1st Anv.)

  10.00 - Matt & Margaret Corcoran, Pound Road.


Sat.  19th Sept:    8.00p.m.  -   Liam Fadden, Hollyhill.

Sun. 20th Sept.: 10.00a.m.  -   John & Lila Vahey, Carrowclogher.


ALTAR SOCIETY:    19th September


Agnes McKenna  Breege   Haugh


Gabe Maloney               Maureen Davoren




Sun.    20th  -   3rd   Sun.




Thomas   O’Sullivan,  Clonmel, brother of Martin O’Sullivan,   Wheatfield Manor; Margaret (Nell) McHale, 7 St. Bridget’s   Crescent;  Billy Lacy, late of Saleen.


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The National   Grandparents Pilgrimage takes place today Sunday 13th   Sept. in Knock Shrine at 2.30p.m. 


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Castlebar   “Shalom” Prayer Group


Day of renewal   on Sunday 27th Sept at 1.30p.m in the Social Services Centre.



            PRIEST ON CALL


Fr. John Murray

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Doctor on call this Weekend


         (Emergencies only)


Dr. Kieran Long   tel. 9024638



Altar Servers   – Parish Church


Week starting   Mon. September 14th     


8a.m.    - Team A


9.30a.m.   - Team   B


10.00a.m                - Team C


Weekday funerals - Team   D


7.30p.m. Mon.  - Team   E


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Priests’   Collection


The Priests’   collection will be taken up at all Masses this weekend.  We thank   you for your continued support and generosity.


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ACORN After   School Club


Would you like   to help a child who needs support with homework?  Please contact   Sr. Margaret at 087 2072102 for more info.


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CURA   provides support, information and counselling to anybody dealing with   a crisis pregnancy. The CURA Centre is situated in the Family Centre,   Chapel Street, tel. 9024866.  Opening hours: Tues. 11a.m. to 1p.m.   (drop in service), Wed. 7p.m. to 9p.m., Sat. 1p.m. to 3p.m.


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Table Quiz   in aid of ‘Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ireland’ on Wed. 16th   Sept. at 9p.m. in Bosh, Linenhall Street. Table of four: €40. Individuals   welcome on the night to make teams. 


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Castlebar   Pantomime auditions for 8 to 18 year olds on Sat. 19th   Sept. in Davitt College.  Register between 10.30 and 11a.m.


to be auditioned.    Adults auditions in T.F. on Sept. 21st, 23rd,   28th,  30th at 8p.m.

Mins. of   the Word: 25th   Sun. in ord. time 

Parish Church


  7.30: Mona Munyikwa


  10.00: Jane Gaffney


11.15: Michael Reynolds


12.30: Fergal Kearney





10.00: Padraic Morrin


11.30: Marie Tuohy  Gerry Bourke



St. Mary’s:   11.30: Jo Kearney





  Mon. - Miriam   Fadden


  Tues. - Mary   Fox


  Wed. - Rita   Walsh


  Thurs. -    Bernie Johnson


  Fri.  - Ita   Sarsfield


Sat.  - Jo Kearney


Do This in Memory

(Parish First Communion Programme)

There will be a meeting for parents/guardians of children making their First Holy Communion in 2010 on Mon. 14th Sept.:

Ballyheane N.S.

7p.m.: Errew, Derrywash, Ballyheane

St. Parick’s N.S.

8p.m.: St. Angela’s, St. Patrick’s

9p.m.: Scoil Raifteiri, Snugboro

Breaffy N.S. Tues. 15th Sept., 8p.m.

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St. Anthony’s Special School annual cycle from Kilkelly to Claremorris to Balla and Castlebar on Thurs. 24th Sept.  For more info. tel. Ml. Clarke at 087 7856441.

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PlayWell volunteers needed to organise play activities for the sick children in Mayo General Hospital, Castlebar. Volunteers should be over 18 years of age. Info. meetings take place in the  reception area at Mayo General Hospital  on Mon. 28th Sept. at 7p.m. and Tues. 29th Sept. at 10.30a.m.  For more details tel. Sonja at 1890 2522682.

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‘Positive Ageing Week’ (25th Sept to 3rd Oct).  Age Action is looking for volunteers to help run the ‘Share a Golden Moment’ tea campaign during Positive Ageing Week. Tel.  Dee Clare for more details on 01 - 4756989.


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Castlebar Unit of the Order of Malta have set up a Community Care project for senior citizens of Castlebar at their headquarters on Pavilion Road. There they will have some light refreshments, a game of cards, bingo etc. A pick up service from your home to their headquarters will be provided if required. For more details tel. Tom or Adrian at 094 9025581.

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Children’s Liturgy back at the 10a.m. Mass today Sun. after the summer break.

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