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Parish Newsletter - 3 May 2009
By Castlebar Parish
3, May 2009 - 11:56

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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  4th May:
  8.00 - Eileen  & Tom Moran, late of Bacon factory Road.
  9.30 - Sean  Dunleavy, Rathbawn Drive. (M.M.)
10.00 - Charles  & Lily Egan & dec. members of family, Main Street.
   7.30 - Jim & Mai McNally, Blackfort.

Tuesday  5th May:
  8.00 - Patrick  J. & Bea Durcan, Chapel Street.
10.00 - Jim &  Mai Hernan, Chapel Street.

Wednesday  6th May:
  8.00 - Pat  & Agnes Gibbons, Derryharriff.
10.00 - Dec.  Mulligan family, Tucker Street.

Thursday  7th May:
  8.00 - Dec.  members of Cooley & Moran families, Pheasant Hill.
10.00 - Vincent  Moran & parents, Westport Rd., Kitty & Stephen Maughan,
                      Kilkenny Cross.

Friday 8th  May:
  8.00 - Sean  & Mai Henry, Ballyhaunis & Ann & John Healy, Claremorris.
10.00 - Alan  Fallon, Charles Street.

Saturday  9th May:
  8.00 - Jimmy  Groake, St. Joseph's Terrace.
  9.30 - Ann  Syron, 8 Newline. (M.M.)
10.00 - John  & Bea McHale, Lower Chapel Street.


Sat. 9th  May       8.00p.m. -   Frances Garvey, Buncom (1st Anv.)  & Anne Kelly Garvey.

Sun. 10th  May: 10.30a.m. -   First Holy Communion - Derrywash. 


ALTAR    SOCIETY: 9th May  

Sue Casey                      Marie McDonnell
Teresa O'Shea


Sun. 10th     - 2nd Sun.





Jozef    Christopher Skrzynski, De La Salle, Hopkins Road;
Chris    Burke, 8 St. Patrick's Avenue;
Michael    Lydon, Lucan Street;
Kitty    Forker, Sligo, aunt of Geraldine Molloy, Rathbawn Drive;
John Chambers, Leixlip Kildare, brother of Francis Carroll, 21 The    Brambles.


Fr. Michael    Farragher

  • 9021844

Doctor    on call this weekend
             (Emergencies only)
Dr. Paul Carney    9024827


Altar Servers    - Parish Church  
Week starting    Mon. 4th May     
8a.m.    -  Team    C
9.30a.m.   -      Team D
10.00a.m                -  Team E
Weekday funerals -        Team F

7.30p.m. Mon.  -       Team G
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Ministers     of the Word5th    Sun. of Easter 

Parish Church:   
  7.30: Ciaran Quinn
10.00: Una Ryan
11.15: Fergal Kearney
12.30: 1st Communion    - Snugboro N.S.


10.00:  John Caulfield           Mary Tuohy
11.30:     Sinead Monaghan   Fiona Jennings


St. Mary's:    11.30:  Jo Kearney


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Mon. -       Maureen Tobin     
Tues. -       Peggy McAllister
Wed. - Chris    Millett


Thurs. -         Mary Waldron
Fri.  -         Mary Higgins
Sat.  -         Sr. Mary Teresa

Diocesan  Pilgrimage to Knock today Sunday. Ceremonies commence at 2.30p.m.,  with the anointing of the sick.  Mass  at 3p.m.  All  are welcome.
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Tuam Archdiocese  - Youth pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick on Sun. 10th May.   Climb at 10a.m.  Mass will be celebrated on the summit at 12 noon.   Barbeque after in Murrisk from 2.30p.m.  For more info. tel. Fr.  Fergal 9021844.
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The Catholic  Youth Conference 2009 (18 - 40 years) in All Hallows College, Drumcondra, Dublin on Sat. 9th and  Sun. 10th May.  For booking and enquires tel. Ciara  at 086 0609126.

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St Joseph's  Young Priests' Society
Rosary and prayers  for vocations to the priesthood and religious life will be recited in  St. Geralds Parish Centre at 8p.m. on Tuesday 5th May.   All are welcome.
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Lough Derg  - One Day Retreat on Saturday 16th May.  Contact  094 9022199.

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Rosary  at the Church Grotto at 7p.m. from Mon.  4th to Fri.  8th May.  All welcome.



For booking  tel. 094 9025900
Bereavement  Support Service
Coping with  the death of somebody close to you is often really difficult.   The Family Centre has a confidential skilled bereavement support service  available to anybody who may wish to avail of it.  Talking with  a skilled support worker can often help a lot.  The service is  free of charge and an appointment can be made at a time that would suit  you.
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Diocesan  Implementation Group
May 2009 update
Pastoral  Councils: In late March Donal Harrington spoke to almost 500  members of Pastoral Councils on 'The Place of the Pastoral Council  in the Life of the Parish'.  Diocesan guidelines for Pastoral  Councils will be published in June.

Youth:  Over 1000 people attended the Dawn Mass hosted by the DYC at Cong on  Easter Sunday.  Students representing 2nd level schools  enjoyed a day of celebration in Knock on April 23rd.
Liturgy:  'Liturgy Groups; An information evening' will be held on Tues. May  12th in Hotel Westport, Tues. May 19th in the  Árd Rí, Tuam and Tues. May 26th  in Cararoe.

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Who wants  to be a Thousandaire?         Royal Theatre, Castlebar on Thursday 7th May at 8.30p.m.  Tickets available at the door, price €15.  In aid of St. Gerald's  College Centenary Celebrations.
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An hour of  quiet prayer will take place in the Monastery on Thursday 7th May at 8p.m.  All are  welcome.

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Mini night  vigil for the Holy Souls in the Old Church, Knock Shrine on Saturday  9th May from 9p.m. to 1a.m.


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