Clonmacnois Parish Newsletter
Sunday 25th March 2012 – 5 Lent B
Tel (090) 9674125 Fax (090) 9674267
Mass times: Shannonbridge: Weekend, 8pm (Sat), & 12 noon, Sun;
Weekdays, 10am. Clonfanlough – Sunday, 10.30am
Masses: Each day @ 10am; on Mon we celebrate the ‘Annunciation’
Last Weekend's Offertory collection: €662. Many Thanks
Church Cleaners: M.McManus, C.Slattery, A.Corbett
Ministers of Holy Communion: Group 4
Readers for next Weekend: Group 5, ? C.Doolan
Altar Servers for this week: Group 2, Oisín, Saul, Siobhán, Ffion
Mass on next Sat eve for the late Michael Kelly & sisters
Mass on next Sun for the late Andy Lestrange
Mass for Lent on Mon @ 7pm; also the Feast of the Annunciation
Last Weekend's Offertory collection: €423. Many Thanks
Church Cleaners: A.Walshe, R.Gunning
Readers for next Sunday: A.Rohan
Altar Servers for next Sunday: Group 3
Minister of Holy Communion for next Sunday: A.Rohan
Lenten Prayer every Mon eve @ 8pm in Ard Chiaráin
Enrolment is now taking place for Sept 2012. Please contact the School at 090- 9674150, or call in for an enrolment form. An open night for parents wishing to enrol their children will be held on Tues 27th March @ 7pm
Meeting of Parents/Guardians of Confirmandi in the School on Tues @ 8pm
Emmanuel House Clonfert
Pilgrimage to Medjugorje from 6th-13th Oct --€629. Pay your deposit before
30th April, and get €50. 00 reduction. Call John on 057-9151552.
Frances Hogan (a respected Scripture scholar & director of Retreats) will be present on Sat 31st March for a Day of Atonement. This day will run in conjunction with our normal healing day.
St Ciarán’s C. Alert Group: ‘Funding has now been approved for personal & home security equipment under the Seniors Alert Programme. We hope installation will begin in the coming week.’
“Many thanks for your contributions to the Oesophageal Cancer Fund Appeal at Clonfanlough Church gate collection which realised €108.60.
Disabled Drivers Association Church gate collection will take place next weekend, 31st March/1st April. Please support.
Care to Drive is a volunteer transport programme run by the Irish Cancer Society. We recruit and train volunteers to drive patients to and from their hospital appointments. We are currently looking for people in the following areas to drive patients to and from Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe - Ballinasloe; Loughrea; Portumna; Woodford; Mount Bellew; Aughrim; Ahascragh; Borrisokane; Athlone; Moate; Shannonbridge; Cloghan. The service is free to both to the hospital and the patient with the Irish Cancer Society incurring all costs. Volunteers are paid for all their fuel expenses. We are asking for volunteers to commit to driving 2 days a month (Mon-Fri).
For more information call Gail on 01 2310566.
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