Cloonfad Newsletter 17th March 2019


Sunday 17th March 2019 – 10.30 a.m – Feast of St. Patrick, Patron Saint

Margaret Conway (nee McWalter) 2nd Anniversary

Jim & Babe McDonagh & Pat & Delia McDonagh and daughter Eileen 2nd Aniv

Mick McGuire (Cloonfad) (20th Anniv)

Michael Higgins (Cloonfad West)

Monday 18th March . – 9.30 a.m – As Above

Sunday 24th March 2019 – 10.30 a.m

Pat & Margaret Griffin & deceased of the Griffin Family

Robert Hunt 3rd Anniversary

Oran & Oisin Burke 1st Anniversary

Bernard Flaherty 20th Anniv & deceased of the Kirrane & Flaherty families

Mary & Patrick McGuire and Thomas McGuire & deceased of the McGuire family

Michael Waldron & parents & deceased of the Waldron family.

ADORATION – Every Monday Morning – 10am to 11am

Always feel welcome to come into the Church to pray before the Blessed Sacrament.

PARISH MASS TIMES PLEASE NOTE; New time schedule for week end masses will come into effect on the first weekend in April.


Ava Kirrane


Deirdre Donnellan, Nell Keane

Marie Hanley. Josie Costello


Sean Brennan, Michael Brennan, Francis Greene, Seamus Fleming

PLEASE PRAY FOR THE REPOSE OF THE SOULS OF Paddy Smyth, Kiltevna brother of Pauline Jennings Pollinalty May his soul rest in peace.

ANNIVERSARIES: Anyone wishing to have their deceased remembered in the Parish Newsletter, please forward names and dates, they will be included

Bridget Maher, Bernie Flaherty, John Fitzmaurice, Mary Ronane, Martin Lyons, Bridie Hamilton, John McLoughlin, Dorris McGuire, Ger Prendergast,Tom Raftery, Robert Hunt, Margaret Conway. May they rest in peace.

Newsletter Notice:-

Text Eileen 087 7634660 e-mail to before 6pm Thursday

Weekly Offerings

10th March Cash €191 84 Envelopes €451 TOTAL €642

WELCOME. We cordially welcome Arch Bishop Michael Neary to our Parish on Thursday next to confirm our children at the ceremony of Confirmation at 12 noon.

ST PATRICK’S DAY GREETING I wish each and everyone of you, a happy and enjoyable St. Patrick’s day. May its blessings be upon you, the blessings and prayers of the great saint himself and all of the saints that lived in our land. I wish success to all the events that take place in the parish. Fr. Joe.

ST PATRICK”S DAY PARADE takes place today at 3 p.m. Please come out and show your support to this Community event.

GRANLAHAN N.S The B.O.M invite tenders to powerwash, prepare and paint the exterior of the school. Contractors must be fully insured and tax compliant. Tenders to be submitted before Tuesday 2nd April. Enquiries to 094 9640366

FRIENDS OF THE COOMBE HOSPITAL John and Lisa are hosting a Sponsored 5k walk on Sunday 31st of March at 1 pm, in the Cloonfad Scenic Walks in memory of their twin boys Oran and Oisin. All money raised will be donated to the charity ‘Friends of the Coombe. Further info and sponsorship cards contact Lisa 0879330033 or John 0863063234.

IRISH PILGRIMAGE TRUST Church gate collection will be taken up next week end. The trust assists with taking sick and special needs children to Lourdes at Easter.

Roscommon Branch of the Retired Nurses Association AGM takes

place in the Abbey Hotel, Roscommon, on Tues 26th March @ 11.00 am

MOTHERS DAY – is celebrated on Sunday 31st March

KNOCK SHRINE 24th Eucharistic Loreto Vigil takes place in the parish church,

Knock Shrine on Monday 25th March from 8.30 p.m – 12.30 a.m

Kiltullagh Parish belongs to a Cluster of Parishes:

Ballyhaunis 094 9630006/9630095: Bekan 094 9380203:

Aughamore: 094 9367024/964900: Knock: 094 9388100.

If Fr Joe unavailable contact any of the above numbers

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