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Parish Newsletter - 23 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 25th April:

8.00 - Patrick & Mary McLoughlin, Derrycoosh & Aughadrina.

10.00 - Kieran Groonell, Newport Road. Shaun Murphy, Riverdale Court.

John Joe Walsh, Pontoon Road.

7.30 -

Tuesday 26th April:

8.00 - Dec. Connaughton & Treacy families, Galway.

10.00 - Paddy McDonagh, 42 Knockthomas.

Wednesday 27th April:

8.00 - Paddy & Mary McDermott, Ballymacragh. Patricia Custy,

Ballymacragh & Ennis, dec. McDermott & Conway families.

10.00 - Kathleen Grimes, Claremorris.

Thursday 28th April:

8.00 - John & Patrick Mangan, Newtown.

10.00 - Neil O’Boyle, Kiltimagh. Miller family, Sligo.

Friday 29th April:

8.00 - Martin & Bridget McNicholas, Mountdaisy.

10.00 - Paddy Reid & dec. family. Madeline McGuire, 6 Hazel Grove.

Saturday 30th April: 8.00 - Garrett Molloy, parents & dec. family, Cappagh.

10.00 - Patrick Sammon & baby Bridget Teresa. Martin Colleran, Snugboro.

Bob, Mary, Tommie & Veronica Dawson, Fr. Meehan Place.

7.30 - Molly Walsh, St. Bridget’s Crescent. (M.M.)

Sunday 1st May: 10.00 - John McNulty, Chestnut Grove (M.M.)


Sat. 30th April: 8.00p.m. - Dick & Una Sweeney, Ballyheane.

Sun. 1st May: 10.30a.m. - Frank & Molly Guthrie, McHale Road.


Agnes McKenna Breege Haugh

Gabe Maloney Maureen Davoren


Sun. 1st – 1st Sun.


Mon. - Sally Dunleavy

Tues. - Chris Casey

Wed. - Michael Kennelly

Thurs. - Eddie Hoban

Fri. - Una Ryan


Bea Kearney, Shranalee, Crimlin.

Ena Thornton nee Waters, late of


Mins. of the Word: 2nd Sun. of Easter

Parish Church

7.30 - Francis Mitchell

10.00 - Joan Hanley

11.15 - Mary Tighe

12.30 - Baptism Team


10.00 - Kathy Duffy Pauline Jordan

11.30 - Mary Grealis Francis Mitchell


August trip to Rome

Persons interested in joining others from

Castlebar’s twin town Hochstadt on a trip

to Rome are invited to a meeting in the

Council Chamber, Marsh House on Wed.

27th April at 6.30p.m. For more info. tel.

Marie Crowley, Town Clerk at 9023350.



Fr. Michael Farragher, tel. 9021844

Doctor on call this weekend

(Emergencies only)

Dr. Stephen Patten, tel. 9021999

Altar Servers – Parish Church

Week starting Mon. 25th April

8a.m. - Team G

10.00a.m. - Team H

Weekday funerals - Team I

7.30p.m. Mon. - Team J


Special Liturgy

The 12.30p.m. Mass on Sunday 1st May is a special liturgy for all children baptised in the parish in 2010.

All children, their parents, grandparents and extended family are invited to attend.


Mass in Polish on Sun. 1st May at 9a.m. in the Parish Church. Celebrant: Fr. Krzysztof.


The Monthly Orthodox Liturgy in the Parish Church on Sun. 1st May at 3.30p.m. For details tel. 087 1367720.


Third World Support Group meeting will take place on Tues. 26th April in the Welcome Inn Hotel at 7.30p.m. Everybody is welcome.


West of Ireland Mini Marathon

4000 participants are expected to participate in the Marathon on May 1st. The event starts at 12 noon. Road closures and restrictions will include: the Mall, Ellison St., Lwr. Spencer St., Duke St., Newport Rd., Pound Rd., Gallows Hill, Newline, Pontoon Rd., Ballinacorriga, Ballynew, Turlough Rd., Staball, Thomas St., Bridge St. and Main St. A map of the route is available on For more information tel. 9047025.

Easter Greetings

The priests of the parish wish

you all a very happy Easter.

Welcome home to all who have

returned to Castlebar to spend this holiday with family and friends.


Holy Week Ceremonies - A special word of appreciation to all who helped and were involved in the preparation of the different Masses and Ceremonies.


The Accord Counselling Centre offers a safe, professional and confidential process, facilitating couples and individuals to explore, reflect upon and resolve difficulties in their marriage and relationship. For an appointment or more info. tel. 9022214.


Support Group Meeting for those who are caring for people or family members suffering with dementia on Thurs 28th April at 8p.m. in the Family Centre. All welcome.


Family Centre Programme

Tel. 9025900

Celebration of Bealtaine

To help celebrate the Christian and Celtic aspects of the Feast of Bealtaine, an evening of reflection will be held in the Sisters of Mercy Residence at Árd Bhride, Lawn Rd. on Wed. 4th May at 7.30p.m. All are welcome.

An Introduction to Meditative Prayer

One day introduction to Meditation on Sat. 7th May at 10.30a.m. Facilitator: Maura Flynn R.S.M.


Think Pink on Sat. April 30th and show your solidarity with those dealing with a breast cancer diagnosis. As hundreds of cyclists raise money for research on this day, Mayo Pink Ribbon are calling on people to tie a pink ribbon to their gate posts, trees or cars as a sign of support and hope.

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