Newsletter January 20th 2019

The Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

World Day of Migrants and Refugees

Sunday 20th January 2019



Sat 19th Jan 8pm Pat and Mary Moylan, Ballinlough 1st Anniv.

Kay Knezevich, 17th Anniv. and deceased members of the Gaffey family, Islands.

Tue 22nd Jan 10am Mass for all the people of the parish.
Wed 23rd Jan 10am Private intention.
Sat 26th Jan 8pm Gerard Garvey The Avenue 1st Anniv.

Michael and Nora Kelly Cloonlough Anniv.

Joe Caulfield late of Coolatinney who died recently in England.

Thomas and Mary Hussey Candlefield and their daughter  Mary and son James and also deceased members of the family.

John and Ellen Coll Marystown Anniv. and their son Louis and daughter Harriet and her husband James and also deceased members of the Coll family.


Eucharistic Ministers:             Church Readers:

Ballinlough Church:        

Sat 26th Jan 8pm                 Peter Baggott                      Kate Tynan

                                                Helen Finnegan                  Jessica Gannon

Granlahan Church:                          

Sun 27th Jan 12noon          Mary Gormley                   Isobel Coggins

                                                    Angela Keaveney           Aoife Ruane



Offertory Collections:             Sat and Sunday 19th & 20th Jan

Ballinlough:  €  285                  Granlahan:  € 440



Many thanks to all the people who contributed to the Christmas collection for the support of the priest of the Parish.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Anne Grogan Cloonlough, who died recently.



Sun  20th Jan 12noon William Lyons Anniv and Elizabeth Lyons and deceased members of the family.

Joe Hussey 15th Anniv and his wife Dolly and deceased members of the family, Castlequarter.

Pat and Jim Neenan Derrylahan Anniv.

Paddy O Gara Ballyglass Anniv.

Mae O Gara and deceased members of the O Gara family Ballyglass.

Fri 25th Jan 10am Private intention.

Feast of the conversion of St Paul.

Sun 27th Jan 12noon Mary Caulfield Grange 1st Anniv.


Table Quiz in aid of the Castlerea Lourdes Deanery Fund on Friday 25th Jan in Mulvihills Castlerea at 9pm. Table of four €20.


This Sunday is a World Day of Migrants and Refuges, pray for all who have to leave their home land.

Many thanks to all the parents/guardians who attended the talk on Tuesday night last.


Stations: Danny and Sinéad Hibbitt, Clougher, Friday 25th Jan 8pm.

Catholic Schools week begins 27th January.


Follow on Computer Classes: This is a 6 week course starting Monday 28th Jan from 11am-1pm in the Community Resource Centre, The shambles, Ballaghaderreen. Places are limited. Please contact Amanda on 094-9862565 to book your place.

Are you a Job-Seeker who needs help with their CV? Do you lack confidence during interviews? Would you like to know what training opportunities are available locally? Did you know we can help? Give our office a ring now to make a free appointment with one of our Employability Specialists 094-9862373 and let’s kick start your career.

Roscommon Leader Partnership SICAP Programme (Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme) will provide an outreach service in Frenchpark Cornerstone Youth Project/Resource Centre on Tuesday mornings from 10:30-12:30. SICAP programme supports disadvantaged individuals to improve the quality of their lives through the provision of lifelong learning and labour markets supports. For further information call into the Frenchpark Cornerstone on Tuesday.

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