January 14th 2018 Newsletter

The Second Sunday of the Year   14th January 2018

Mass Intentions                          Ballinlough

Sat.  13th Jan.  8pm     World Day of Prayer for Migrants and Refugees.

                                    Pake Hunt, Carrick. 9th Anniv

Tues.16th Jan. 10am     McLoughlin Masses

Wed.17th Jan. 10am    Mass for all the people of the parish.

Sat.   20th Jan.  8pm     Eileen 5th Anniv and Jarlath O’Connor and deceased members of the family, Ballinlough.       Martin Finnegan, Marystown. Anniv.


Offertory Collection:  5th, 6th and 7th January

Ballinlough: €450   Granlahan:  €650


Eurcharistic  Ministers                                   Church Readers

Ballinlough: Sat. 20th Jan. 8.pm

Noreen Beirne/Anne Carr                                                Frank Moran

Granlahan: Sun. 21st  Jan. 12 noon

Mary Gormley(B)/Anne Hett                                        Gerry Glennon


World meeting of Families – August 2018

As a preparation for this meeting of families and as a help to all families, there is a card from St. Joseph’s Cluster with suggestions, it is available at the back of the church and will also be given out at the doors of the church.   Please take one and give it a try.


Pilgrimages for 2018

Poland.  Krakow. Seven nights.    Daily Day Tours. June 23rd-June 30th 2018.   Details and booking forms from Louise @ 01 2410816 or leave name and address @ 093 328337.


Pilgrimage to Knock:  Our own Pilgrimage to Knock will be on Sunday, May 6th.  You might note the date.   We will be going to Fatima at the end of August after the Novena in Knock and the Family Celebrations.


Dunmore Monthly Bingo on Sunday 14th January @ 4pm in Dunmore Community Centre.  Jackpot €500.   Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits.


Mass Intentions:                   Granlahan

Sun.14th Jan. 12 noon  World Day of Prayer for Migrants and Refugees.

Tom, Margaret and Jimmy Burke, Sand and deceased family members.   Anniv.

Fri.  19th Jan. 10am      Private Intention

Sun. 21stJan  12noon. William Lyons, Anniv and Elizabeth Lyons and also   deceased members of the family, Pollinea.

Michael and Peggy O’Brien, Ballyglass and deceased members of the O’Brien family.

Please pray for the soul of Mary Moylan, Ballinlough who died during the week. R.I.P.

Granlahan Card Game.  The first card game of 2018 took place last Monday night.   The usual game will be held on Monday night 15th Jan @ 8.30pm.   Many thanks for your continued support.


Catholic Schools Week begins Sunday 28th January.   The focus this year is on the family in preparation for the World Meeting of Families in Dublin 21-26th August.   Please God Pope Francis will be able to visit Ireland on this occasion.


Enrolment Night: Carrick NS will host an enrolment on Thursday 18th Jan. @ 7pm for parents hoping to enrol a child in Junior infants in Sept. 2018.   All new parents are welcome to attend on the night.   This will be an opportunity to meet the teachers, see our school and collect school enrolment pack. Enrolment forms will be available from the school throughout. the month of January.


Cluster Convenors Meeting: A meeting of the Cluster Convenors and representatives from the various clusters will take place in Knock House Hotel on Wednesday January 31st @ 8pm.   As we approach the conclusion of the 2013-2020 plan it is now envisaged that we begin to look at planning for the years after 2020.


Retired Nurses Association post Christmas dinner takes place in Hannons Hotel, Roscommon on Tuesday 16th January @ 1.30pm.   Enquiries to Teresa @ 0861272390 or Kathleen @ 0872980982.


Castlerea Parent and Toddler Group The Parent and Toddler Group continues to meet every Tuesday at 10am to 12pm in the Roscommon Women Network, the Old Mill, Castlerea.  Come along with your toddler and join the fun. Fruitee treats and goodies for the little uns… €3 per child. For further information contact 094 9621690


Citizen information Service  We are available in the Roscommon Women Network, the Old Mill, Castlerea on Wednesday from 2.pm to 4.30pm for further information contact 094 9621690


RWN Charity is recruiting for new volunteers to work one afternoon a week in charity shop.   For further information please contact 094 9621690.

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