Newsletter January 13th 2019


The First Sunday of the Year

The Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

Sunday 13th January 2019

 

MASS INTENTIONS:      BALLINLOUGH

Sat

12th

Jan

8pm

Patrick and Mary Waldron.

Tom and Kate Caulfield and their son Michael, Clooninsla.

Michael and Margaret Kelly, Carraghs

Pat Hunt Carrick 10th Anniv.

Tue

15th  

Jan

10am

Mc Laughlin masses.

Wed

16th  

Jan

10am

Mass for all the people of the parish.

Sat

19th   

Jan

8pm

Pat and Mary Moylan, Ballinlough 1st Anniv.

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

                                                  

                                            Eucharistic Ministers:       Church Readers:

Ballinlough Church:                                                        

Sat 19th Jan 8pm                 Frank Moran                      Kate Tynan

                                                Christina Gormley            Jessica Gannon

Granlahan Church:                          

Sun 20th Jan 12noon          John Caulfield                    Ella Gormley

                                                    Mary Bermingham         Shannon Hibbitt

 

Offertory Collections:               Sat and Sunday 5th & 6th Jan

       Ballinlough:  €670                              Granlahan:  €530

                     

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

Christian Unity week begins on Friday next. Pray for the unity of all Christians.

 

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Kathleen Hardy, Donegal nee Cornwall Ballinlough, who died recently.

Michael Glavey’s dinner dance, takes place on Friday 18th January in the Stone House restaurant @ 8pm. Tickets are €25 and available from Rita 086 057 2666.

 

MASS INTENTIONS:      GRANLAHAN

Sun

 13th

Jan

12noon

Tom Greene, Coolcam 1st Anniv. and deceased members of the family.

Fri

18th

Jan

10am

Private intention

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.

 

Active Retirement Annual General Meeting in Granlahan Community Centre on Tuesday 15th Jan. at 2pm. All members are encouraged to attend and new members most welcome.

The Fahy School of Dancing, registered under the rules of An Chomhdhail, will resume in The Den (Demense) Castlerea on Friday January 11th 4pm to 6 pm. New beginners are welcome. Pre-school children are also catered for. Beginners welcome at any time during these hours. Contact: 087 3205 484.

Retired Nurses Association: Lunch in the Abbey Hotel Roscommon on Tuesday 15th Jan 2019 at 1pm.

Please contact: Teresa 086 1272 390, or Kathleen 087 2980 982.

Carrick National School will hold an Enrolment Evening on Thursday the 17th January at 7pm for parents hoping to enrol a child in junior infants in September 2019. This will be an opportunity for parents to meet the teachers, see the school and collect an enrolment pack. Enrolment packs will also be available from the office during the month of January.

 

Monday Meets 55 + will resume in The Communal House, Clare Court, Ballyhaunis on the 7th January. Guest speaker will be a representative from the Citizens Information Office. New members always welcome.

Teresa Sweeney email address: tsballyhaunischamber@gmail.com

There will be a talk to parents / guardians of children who will be confirmed this year in the parish, on Thursday 21st March 12 noon. John Mc Donagh will give the talk.  It will be in Granlahan Community Centre on next Thursday 15th 8pm. All parents are requested to attend as this talk will be a help to both parents / guardians and children.

Granlahan Card Game winners, 1st Gerald Vizard, Michael Hussey, Brian Higgins and Peter Concannon. 2nd Sean Caulfield, Francis Conroy, 3rd Jarlath Keaveney, Seamus Birmingham. Raffle Winners Seamus Bermingham and Stephen Doherty. Next game on Monday night 14th January at 8.30pm.