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Parish Newsletter - 1 May 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 2nd May: 8.00

10.00 - Ernie Conway, The Curragh.

Jack & Annie Flanagan & dec. family.

7.30 -

Tuesday 3rd May: 8.00

10.00 - Jim & Mai Hernan, Chapel Street.

Wednesday 4th May:

8.00 - Edward & Ann McMunn.

10.00 - Charles & Lily Egan & dec. family, late of Main Street.

Thursday 5th May:

8.00 - Patrick J. & Bea Durcan, Chapel St. Ml. & Maria Boyle & family, Springfield.

Paddy Boyle & parents & Mary Jane Walsh, Newline.

10.00 - Mark & Kitty Gormley & dec. Gormley & Corcoran families.

Friday 6th May: 8.00 - Pat & Ellie McDermott & Rodgers family.

10.00 - Tom, Kate & Jack Finnerty, Sarnaught.

Agnes Walsh & dec. family, Clooncundra.

7.30 - Mai & Jim McNally, Blackfort.

Saturday 7th May: 8.00 - Margaret & John Finnerty, Liscromwell.

10.00 - Jimmy Groarke, Station Road. Kathleen Moran & dec. family, Parke.

Mary, Michael, Margaret & Kate Ludden, St. Bridget’s Crescent.

7.30 - Sean O’Kelly, Rathbawn Drive. (1st Anv.) & brother Frank U.S.A.


Sat. 7th May: 8.00p.m. - James & Mary Murphy, Kilboyne.

Tom & Norah McNicholas, Keelogues.

Sun. 8th May: 10.30a.m. - First Communion.


Bridie Harney Sally Hopkins

Frances Horkan


Sun. 8th – 2nd Sun.


Maura Lydon, Australia, sister of Martin Lydon, Westport Road.

Brendan McEvilly, Kiltimagh, brother of Nuala Cartwright, St Martin’s Terrace.

Michael McGuire, Shruffaun Apartments.


Month’s Mind Mass in the Sacred Heart Hospital on Sat. 7th May at 12 noon for Attracta Caulfield, Station Road.

Mins. of the Word: 3rd Sun. of Easter

Parish Church

7.30 - Do this in memory

10.00 - Una Ryan

11.15 - Angela Gormley

12.30 - First Holy Communion


10.00 - John Caulfield Mary Tuohy

11.30 - Sinead Monaghan Fiona Jennings


Tues. - Mary Fox

Wed. - Rita Walsh

Thurs. - Bernie Johnson

Fri. - Ita Sarsfield

Sat. - Jo Kearney


Rosary at Clydagh Grotto at 8p.m., Mon.

to Fri. for the month of May.



Fr. John Murray, tel. 9021844

Doctor on call this weekend

(Emergencies only)

Dr. Alice Beirne tel. 9024168

Altar Servers – Parish Church

Week starting Mon. 2nd May

8a.m. - Team K

10.00a.m. - Team A

Weekday funerals - Team B

7.30p.m. Mon. & Fri. - Team C


First Friday

Next Friday the priests (except Fr. John McCormack) will visit the sick at the usual times. There will be Mass at 7.30p.m. in the Parish Church and Ballyheane Church.


‘Eating the Mediterranean Way for a Healthy Heart’ - a free public talk hosted by local heart charity Croí in collaboration with HSE West’s Mayo PCCC, on Thurs. 12th May at 8p.m. in the T.F. Royal Hotel. For more info. on ‘Heart Smart’ tel. Ailish Houlihan at 9049172.


West of Ireland Mini Marathon

The event starts at 12 noon on May 1st. 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.


Diocesan Youth Pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick on Sat. May 7th. Parish, school and youth groups are invited to gather at 11a.m. for the climb. Mass on the summit at 1p.m. The day will finish with a BBQ in Murrisk Millennium Park. Tel. Fr. Tod at 093 52284.


Apostolic Work monthly meeting on Wed. 4th May at 8p.m. in the Parish Centre.

Do This in Memory

The parents/guardians who volunteered to help with the above programme are invited to a preparation meeting on Tues. May 3rd:

The Monastery 8.00p.m.

Scoil Raifteiri, Snugboro, St. Patrick’s



Ballyheane Church

Sun. May 8th 10.30a.m. - Ballyheane, Errew

Sat. May 15th 12 noon - Derrywash

Parish Church

Sun. May 8th 12.30p.m. - St. Angela’s

Confessions for these Holy Communion children and their families in the Parish Church at 12.30p.m. on Sat. 7th May.


Rosary of hope - Parents and grandparents, please support the children of the diocese in praying 'a decade a day' of the Rosary for the month of May.


Family Centre Programme

Tel. 9025900

Lost for Words – Words for Loss

A public talk on how you might be able to support somebody who is grieving and to understand what is most helpful to say or do will take place on Wed 11th May at 8p.m. Presented by Breffni McGuinness, training and development officer with the Irish Hospice Foundation.

Enneagram 3 - Course starts May 9th. Facilitated by Benny McHale.


Volunteers needed to help at Féile na Tuaithe, a free family festival in the National Museum of Ireland, Turlough Park on 21st and 22nd May. For more info. contact the Project Coordinator – Féile na Tuaithe, tel. 9031755 or email:


Rosary at the Parish Church Grotto from 2nd to the 6th May at 7.15p.m.

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