Mass or Communion Service each day @ 10am
Adoration on First Fri 4 – 5pm
Last Sunday's Offertory collection: € 533. Many Thanks
Church Cleaners: K.Price, C.Curley, P.Anderson
Ministers of Holy Communion: Group 3
Readers for next Weekend: Group 3, K.O’Connor, O.Costello
Altar Servers for this week: Group 1, Stephanie, Jenny, Adam, Matthew
Mass on next Sat eve for the late John Carty
Last Sunday's Offertory collection: €193. Many Thanks
Church Cleaners: M.Devery, A.Kelly
Readers for next Sunday: A.Coughlan
Altar Servers for next Sunday: Group 1, Aaron, Conor x 2, Eoin
Minister of Holy Communion for next Sunday: N.O’Shea
Sun 5th Oct is the date chosen by the Church in Ireland this year to celebrate the annual ‘Day for Life’.
Many thanks to all who contributed to the ‘Coffee Morning’ in aid of Offaly Hospice, which realised €400.
Day of Prayer for the III Extraordinary General Assembly of the
Synod of Bishops
Sunday, 28 September is to be set aside as a Day of Prayer for the III Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, scheduled to take place from 5 to 219 October to treat the topic: The Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelization.
All are invited to pray for this intention during Mass and at other liturgical celebrations, in the days leading to the synod and during the synod itself. In Rome, in the Basilica of Saint Mary Major, prayers will be recited each day in the chapel of the icon, Salus Populi Romani. The faithful, individually but above all in families, are invited to join in these prayers.
Ballinasloe Al-anon Group welcomes all family members affected by alcohol abuse or drugs misuse to our weekly meeting in the Social Services Centre, Brackernagh, on Mondays @ 8.30pm
Ardagh & Clonmacnois ‘Assisted Pilgrims Fund’, in association with Athlone Little Theatre present – THE COUNTRY BOY by John Murphy, a classic comedy-drama, in Cloghan Hall on Friday, 17th October 2014 at 8:00pm sharp, Admission €10, Concessions €8. The cast are from the Parish of St Mary’s in Athlone and are members of Local Drama groups in the area. They are donating their time and skill in support of the great work that is done in Lourdes annually and are delighted to be part of such a worthy cause.
Belmont Threshing & Vintage Machinery Festival takes place on this Sun. Lots to see including a world record attempt at the most priests working a threshing mill!!
Community Alert Meeting on Tues 7th Oct @ 8pm In Shannonbridge hall
Guest speaker is Liam Kelly from Muintir na Tíre. All welcome,
Ballinahown Parent & Toddler Group meet every Friday starting the 12th of September from 10.30 - 12.00 in Ballinahown Parish hall for children aged 0 - 5. New and old members always welcome. For more info call 0879035522