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Parish Newsletter - 10 April 2011
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Sunday Mass times: Parish Church 7.30p.m. (Sat.), 8a.m., 10a.m., 11.15a.m., 12.30p.m.; Breaffy Church: 10a.m., 11.30a.m.; Ballyheane Church: 8p.m. (Sat.), 10.30a.m.


Monday 11th April: 7.30

10.00 - Mary King, Newline. Special Intention.

7.30 - Mission Liturgy: We honour our dead.

Tuesday 12th April: 7.30

10.00 - Teresa & Edward Conway, Ballinaglough.

7.30 - Mission Liturgy: Reflection on the Mysteries of Light.

Blessing with relic of Padre Pio.

Wednesday 13th April: 7.30

10.00 - Ned & Bridget Moran, 39 Riverdale Court.

Edward, Annie & Martin Rabbette, Mountdaisy.

7.30 - Mission Liturgy: Reconciliation liturgy of repentance with individual confessions.

Thursday 14th April: 7.30

10.00 - Dec. grandchildren & great grandchild of Bernie Murphy, McHale Road.

John Mulhern, Ballina (M.M.)

7.30 - Mission Liturgy – Reflection on the Eucharist. Blessing of salt.

Friday 15th April: 7.30

10.00 - Tony & Mary Feeney, 2 Chapel Street.

7.30 - Mission Liturgy – Prayers for Healing. Blessing of holy oil.

Saturday 16th April: 8.00

10.00 - Michael Ruane, Main Street. Matt, Eileen & Padraig O’ Boyle, Boradruma, Tommy & Padraig O’Boyle, Pontoon Road.

Roseanne & Michael Donoghue & baby Michelle Tierney, Mountgordon.

11.00 - Donie Murphy, 7 Churchview. (1st Anv.)

7.30 - Bridie (1st Anv.) & John McHale & dec. family, Snugboro.

Sunday 17th April:

10.00 - Nancy Bourke, Pheasant Hill. (1st Anv.)


Sat. 16th Apr. 8p.m. Sun. 17th Apr. 10.30a.m. - Thomas McDonagh, Ringeraun.


Angela Coogan Peggy Lee

Mary Basquille


Sun. 17th – 3rd Sun.


Tommie Forde, Milebush.

Collette Ryan, Ellison St. & late of Blackfort. Tom McWalter, Balla, brother of Patricia Higgins, Ballymacragh. Jimmy Walsh, Cottage Road, Breaffy. Sean Tuffy, Belcarra, nephew of Tom Tuffy, Lightford.

Ann Wilson, Barnet, cousin of Ger Rooney, Blackfort. Attracta Caulfield, Station Road.

Ministers of the Word:

Palm Sunday

Breaffy Church:

10.00 - Paraic Morrin

11.30 - Marie Tuohy

Gerry Bourke


Mon. - Una Ryan

Tues. - Mary Higgins

Wed. - Joan Hanley

Thurs. - Eileen Lynch

Fri. - Bernie Johnson

Sat. - Mary Finnegan



Fr. John Murray tel. 9021844

Doctor on call this weekend

(Emergencies only)

Dr. Breege O’Malley tel. 9035952

Altar Servers – Parish Church

Week starting Mon. 11th April

7.30a.m. - Team J

10.00a.m. - Team K

Weekday funerals - Team A

7.30p.m. Mon. to Fri. - Team B


Passion Play in Ballintubber Abbey

Enter into the drama of Holy Week by experiencing the Passion Play in Ballintubber Abbey Grounds on Mon. 18th, Tues. 19th and Wed. 20th April at 9p.m. The drama lasts for one hour and takes place outside. Seating is available in sheltered stand.


He is Risen – A New Dawn!

Tuam Diocesan Youth Council once again invites you to join with them in celebrating Dawn Mass of the Resurrection on the shores of Lough Corrib, at The Chalet, Cong, on Easter Sunday Morning. Mass will begin at 6.30a.m. and light refreshments will be served afterwards. Follow signs from Cong.


Mayo Historical and Archaeological Society. An illustrated lecture by Prof. Pete Coxon, Geography Dept., TCD. ‘Changing landscapes of western Ireland: climate and scenery’. GMIT, Wed., Apr. 13th at 8p.m. All welcome.


Unemployed? Need a job but need to up skill? Jobfit provides FREE training to those in receipt of Jobseekers payments for 3 months or more, educated as far as Junior Cert. level or less. For info. tel. 9035688 or

Parish Mission

A special word of thanks to everyone who was involved with Mission visitation last week.

Thanks to each one of you who welcomed the visitors at your door.

We pray God’s blessing on this preached part of our Mission.

Do This in Memory

Due to the Mission schedule, we are cancelling the preparation meetings on Mon. 11th April.

Do this in Memory Masses for First Communion children and their families

Parish Church

Sun. April 17th at 10a.m.

St. Angela’s N.S., St. Patrick’s N.S.,

Scoil Raifteiri, Snugboro N.S.

Ballyheane Church

Sun. April 17th at 10.30a.m.

Ballyheane N.S., Errew N.S., Derrywash N.S.



Please return your Trócaire donation (yellow envelope in box) in the Sunday collection basket or in the special Trócaire box at Our Lady’s Altar. Thank you.


Tuam Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock will be held on Sunday, May 8th with ceremonies commencing at 2.30p.m.


Grow it yourself

The next meeting of the Castlebar G.I.Y. group will take place on Mon. 11th April from 7.30p.m. to 9p.m. in Le Chéile Family Resource Centre. All are welcome.


Free Concert in the Park Hotel Kiltimagh on Tues. 12th April at 8p.m. Guests of honour: An Garda Siochana Garda Band and Sean Nos dancing. Hosted by An Garda Siochana, Swinford. All are welcome.

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