Sunday, February 03, 2013

Clonmacnois Parish Newsletter
Sunday 3rd Feb 2013 -4 C
Tel (090) 9674125.  Email:
Mass times: Shannonbridge: Weekend, 8pm (Sat), & 12 noon, Sun;
Weekdays, 10am.                  Clonfanlough – Sunday, 10.30am

Masses: Mon-Wed, Fri Sat @ 10am; Thurs @ 9am
Last Sunday's Offertory collection: €439.    Many Thanks
Church Cleaners: K.Price, C.Curley, P.Anderson
Ministers of Holy Communion: Group 2
Readers for next Weekend: Group 2, M.Anderson, E.Quinn
Altar Servers for this week: Group 2, Ciarán, Róisin, Saul, Jack
‘Months Mind’ Mass for Pam McDermott on next Sat eve
Mass on next Sun for the late Gerry & Eddie Egan
Last Sunday's Offertory collection: €292.   Many Thanks
Church Cleaners: K.Norton, H.Darcy
Readers for next Sunday: A.Kelly
Altar Servers for next Sunday: Group 3
Minister of Holy Communion for next Sunday: N.Egan
Mass on next Sun for the late Padraic Devery

Remembrance Service in Portiuncula Hospital Chapel
For parents who have suffered bereavement through the death of their children, miscarriage or stillbirth, Mon 4th Feb @ 7.30pm.

Thurs 7th Feb is the Feast of St Mel, one of the patrons of our diocese

Clonmacnois Primary School

Enrolment for the academic year 2013-14 is taking place at the School.
Enrolment forms are available in the school office, or telephone 09096 – 74150 by Fri 8th Feb.  Enrolment eve for new pupils will take place on Thurs 21st Feb @ 7.30pm
Many thanks for your contributions to the recent Lourdes Fund Collection, which realised €350. 00 in Shannonbridge.
Anyone who wishes to go as an assisted pilgrim please let us know.
  Why not study Theology?
The Dominicans are offering a programme of theology leading up to a degree (BTh), if desired, in the distance learning format. People study from home with occasional study days at weekends, and with the support of on-line academic tutors. Hundreds of people have completed some or all of the Programme.  Would you like to know more?
For more info write to: The Priory Institute, Tallaght Village, Dublin 24.   Tel 01-4048124.  Email:
 We welcome into the Christian Community Alyssa Mary Hennessy, daughter of Jacqueline & Derek, who was baptised last weekend in Clonfanlough Church
“Many thanks to all who supported the Christmas Carol Singing, which realised €700.00 for Offaly Hospice.”
 Athlone Community College
Enrolment for Eve Classes on Mon 4th Feb,& Tues 5th Feb from 7 – 8.30pm
 Diocesan Youth Ministry
A ‘Coming together’ & Retreat for young people will take place during mid-term from Sun 10th Feb – Tues 12th Feb.  This is a 2-night stay in Ovoca Manor , Co Wicklow.  Activities will be faith based, and is open to those aged 12 – 18.
The cost is €90 per person & includes bus, food, guest speakers, activities and accommodation.  Anyone interested should contact 090-6473358, before 8th Feb
Tullamore Junior Pastoral Council will host their national youth conference on 23rd Feb.  Guest speaker is Scott Evans,(&others), with live music, fun & games.

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