Cloonfad News 24th Feb 2019

Sunday 24th February 2019 – 10.30 a.m

Helen Ronane (Ballykilleen) – Months Mind

Mary & Michael Ruane

Thomas Costello (Mountdelvin)

Michael Brennan (Newtown) 30th Anniversary, wife Catherine and Daughter in law Mary

Tom Mullen (Cornabanny) 3rd Anniv & siblings Pat, Teresa & Sally & deceased of the Mullin & Jennings families

Monday 25th February .   – 9.30 a.m    – As Above

Sunday  3rd March 2019 – 10.30 a.m –  

Leo Keadin (Kildaree)  Months Mind

Paddy & Kathleen Madden (Ballykilleen) son Paddy & deceasedd of Ronane & Madden families

ADORATION – Every Monday Morning – 10am to 11am

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

PARISH MASS TIMES (December – March )

Saturday – Ballinlough  8.00p.m : Sunday–Cloonfad 10.30 a.m: Granlahan 12 noon

PLEASE PRAY FOR the repose of the soul Joseph Flatley father of Dominick Flately Lavallyroe. May his soul rest in peace.

WELCOME Baby Zac Thomas into our Christian community

ANNIVERSARIES: Anyone wishing to have their deceased remembered in the Parish Newsletter, please forward names and dates, they will be included Stephen Hosty.Ellen Quinn., Michael Brennan,  Kathleen Madden, Nell Lyons, Marian Dunne, Coleen Flanagan , Paddy Fleming,Martin Jennings, Elaine Bowens. Kathleen Fleming. Christine O’Sullivan. Tom Mullen. May they rest in peace.

Weekly Offerings

17th FebCash €163 53 Envelopes €267TOTAL €430.00Total €383

LENT  Wednesday 6th March is Ash Wednesday – the beginning of Lent.  This time of year reminds us all to do penance and to return to the love of God.

STATION MASS  If any family wishes to host the Stations please contact me and date and time can be arranged.

FIRST FRIDAY VISITATION Fr Joe will visit the sick and housebound on Friday 1st commencing Cloonfad area at 2.30p.m

CHY4 Forms (Tax Relief on Donations to Charities) for the tax year 2018 :

I would be grateful if you would fill in the above form and return to me.  This is a valuable source of funding for the church and we should avail of it.

SACRAMENTS  Keep all the children in your prayers who will be receiving the sacraments this year.  The Sacrament of Confirmation is a big step in the life of a child, it will be celebrated Thursday 21st March @ 12 noon

CLOONFAD CHURCH NEWSLETTERS are now available weekly on

ST PATRICK”S DAY PARADE takes place on Sunday March 17th at 3 PM. To enter a float, contact Shaun on 086 1921630 or any committee member. General meeting will take place on Wednesday Feb 27th at 8:30 PM in Cloonfad Community Centre.  All Welcome.

KNOCK MARRIAGE INTRODUCTIONS– helping to bring couples together with a view to marriage. Irelands first and only Catholic Marriage Introduction Agency.  Contact 094 9375960

CLOONFAD N.S  would appreciate if anyone has ALDI TOKEN (obtainable with spends over €30) to send them in with pupils or staff.  They can also be dropped to Post Office.  Our target is 300 tokens.

MUSIC LESSONS Tin whistle and guitar lessons available locally contact 0863637623 for further information.

TUAM DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCKSunday 5th May led by Bishop Neary

NURSERY THYMES COMMUNITY PLAYGROUP are holding an open day Sunday 3rd March  3-5pm. Come along meet the staff and view the premises. Expression of interest forms for September will be available on the day.

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