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Parish Newsletter - 1 May 2016
3, May 2016 - 08:43

Sunday Mass times: Parish Church 7.00p.m. (Sat.), 8.30a.m., 10.30a.m., 12p.m. Ballyheane Church: 8.00p.m. (Sat.) Breaffy Church: 10a.m., 11.30a.m.

Monday 2nd May
10.00 - Liam Gavin, Charles Street. (1st Anv.) Special Intention.
P.J. & Lily Walsh, Bofeenaun, Joe & Sarah Corcoran, Islandeady.
7.30 - Tighe & McGough families.
Jim & May McNally, Blackfort, Kate, Tom & Matt Patten, Garrafrauns.
Tuesday 3rd May 8.00 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Jim & Mai Hernan, Chapel St & son in law Vinny Geelan.
Wednesday 4th May 8.00 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Charles & Lily Egan & dec family, late of Main Street. Ger Noonan, Belcarra.
Thursday 5th May 8.00 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Vincent Moran & parents, Westport Rd, Kitty & Stephen Maughan, Kilkenny Cross. Seamus Lally, Belmullet.
Friday 6th May 8.00 - Private Intention.
10.00 - Special Intention.
Saturday 7th May
10.00 - Pat & Agnes Gibbons, Derryharriff.
Jim & Delia Gavin, Knockthomas & dec Gavin & O'Hora families.
Michael Forde, Rathbawn Ave & New Antrim St.
John & Mary Dunne, St Patrick's Ave. James Groarke, Station Road.
Augustus & Norah Bourke, Main St & dec Bourke family, Frenchill.
Willie Joe Moran, Sion Hill & dec Moran family.
7.00 - Michael Parsons, Pontoon Road. (1st Anv.)
Sunday 8th May
10.30 - Michael Guthrie, Fr Meehan Place. (1st Anv.)
Sat 7th May 8.00pm - Mary Hanbury, Killadeer.

Teresa Quigley Marie Rance
Bríd McAndrew

Sun 8th May - 2nd Sun

Bernard Joyce, Kennedy Gardens.


Volunteering at Knock Shrine
Would you consider becoming a volunteer at Knock Shrine? A meeting will be held on Wed 4th of May at 8pm in the Witness to Hope Centre, Knock. For info tel 9375070.

Feast of the Ascension
Parish Church
7.00 - Regina McGarrigle
8.30 - Teresa Carney
10.30 - Michael Kennelly
12.00 - First Holy Communion
Breaffy Church
10.00 - Anna Cunningham
11.30 - Fiona Jennings
Mon - Angela Gormley
Tues - Sr. Teresa Kilcourse
Wed - Joan Hanley
Thurs - Eileen Lynch
Fri - Anna O'Boyle
Sat - Mary Finnegan

Fr. John Murray
Tel. 9021844

Altar Servers - Parish Church
5th Class
Starting Mon 2 May
7.30pm Mon - E
8am Tues & Wed
8am Thurs & Fri - F
10am Sat
6th Class
Sun 8 May
8.30am - A
10.30am - C
12.00pm - B

Tuam Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock this Sun May 1st at 2.30pm.
First Friday - Next Friday the priests will visit the sick at the usual times. Fr. McCormack will visit the sick in his area on Thurs 5th May. There will be Mass at 7.30pm in Breaffy Church and Ballyheane Church.
No Adoration in the Parish Church on Mon 2nd May.
An hour of Quiet Prayer in the Monastery on Thurs 5th May at 8pm. All welcome.
DYC Pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick
Join DYC Tuam on their Pilgrimage Climb of Croagh Patrick. Registration in Murrisk Car Park at 10.30am on Sat May 14th. Climb begins at 11am. Info:
A Public Rosary will be recited at Our Lady's grotto (side of the Church) on Fri 6th May at 7.30pm. All welcome.
Meditation resumes with Sr. Angela in Ard Bhríde on Tue May 3rd from 8pm to 9pm, and every Tue for the month of May.
Mayo Concert Orchestra and Mayo Youth Orchestra present "Mayo Sounds of Music", in Breaffy House Hotel on Fri May 6th at 7.30pm. Tickets: Adults €15, children free.

Breaffy Church: Sat 7th May
11am, 1pm - Breaffy NS
Ballyheane Church: Sat 7th May
12 noon - Ballyheane NS, Errew NS
Parish Church: Sun 8th May
12 noon - Scoil Raifteiri
Rosary will be recited at the McHale Rd grotto at 7pm each evening from Mon 2nd to Fri 6th May. All welcome.
Awakening 2016
On Thurs 5th May at 7.30pm in Breaffy Sports Arena, a concert of uplifting church and contemporary music will be performed by over 300 young people from secondary schools across our diocese. Proceeds in aid of Pieta House. Tickets: €12 available at the Presbytery. More info at
Family Centre Castlebar Annual Collection next weekend 7th and 8th May at all Masses in the parish. Please be as generous as you can to support the important services provided by the Family Centre for the people across the Archdiocese.
Legion of Mary - Next Monday's meeting has been rescheduled to Tues 3rd May at 5.30pm in the Parish Centre. New members welcome. For info tel 9021430.
The West of Ireland Women's Mini Marathon takes place this Sunday May 1st in Castlebar. Starting and finishing at the Mall. More info at
Castlebar Day Care Alzheimer Society of Ireland - Tea day on Thurs May 5th. If you would like to host a tea day for Castlebar Day Care please tel 9027761.

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