Saturday, August 12, 2017

  Fr. Tom Cox Adm. (Adm) Tel. 090 9674125/ 086-8319500                                       
   Email:   WEB                              
Sat 12th 8:00p.m. Vigil Mass for Sunday
Mon 14th 10:00a.m. Communion Service
Mon 14th 8:00p.m. Vigil Mass of Assumption
Tues 15th 7:00p.m. Mass at Templeduff Childrens Cemetery, Cloniffeen (take road on Cloghan side of Bord Na Mona Rail track)
Wed 16th 10:00a.m. Private Intention
Thurs 17/Fri 18/Sat 19th @ 10:00a.m. Mass
Sat 19th August 8:00p.m. Brian Kenny(4th A)
Sun Aug 13th 10:30a.m.
Tues 15th Aug 10:30a.m. Mass of Assumption
Sun Aug 20th 10:30a.m. John & Agnes O’Shea
OFFERTORY Aug 5/6th  €1202
YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL Cistercian College, Roscrea August 17-20th 2017(ages 16-35) No charge, donations only. It’s being nicknamed “The Holy Oxygen” Inspiring talks, testimonies, prayers, great music, dramas, workshop, reconciliation & healing service. Transport available. Contact 01 6753690 or email /
Knock Shrine - National Novena 2017 Aug 14-22nd .  Ceremonies 3:00 & 8:30p., Workshops 12 Noon & 6:00p.m.. On Monday 21st August we will celebrate the launch of the World Meeting of Families 2018 Programme. See the full programme and schedule of speakers at
WEDDING : Congratulations  to Cliodhna Norton and Brendan (Ben) Gleeson (Gallen) who married on Friday 11th in Clonfanlough

LEAVING CERT RESULTS Good Luck to all students receiving their Results next Wednesday (16th)
 UPCOMING CHURCH ROSTERS                                                                
Shannonbridge:  19th Aug 2017 @8p.m.
Altar Servers:  Group 1 Matthew, Emily & Ruth
Reader:  Kieran O’Connor
Euch. Minister: Dympna Fitzpatrick
Church Cleaners Shannonbridge (weekly) Jacinta Kelly, Mary Killeen, Ann Keena
Clonfanlough:Sun 20th Aug @  10:30
Altar Servers: Group 2 Jane E., Tadgh T., Charlie G.
Reader: Mary Kelly
Min.  of Eucharist:Niall O’Shea
Monthly Cleaning Rota  (Aug) Marian Devery, Ann Kelly
Templeduff Children’s Cemetery,  Cloniffeen Tuesday, August 15th @ 7p.m
We will celebrate Mass for the feast of St Ciaran, Sat 9th Sept in Clonmacnois @ 7pm. Pattern Day is Sun 10th Sept; Mass @ 3pm (Preacher: Fr. Pat Murphy)
SAINTS OF THE WEEK Mon 14th St. Maximilian Kolbe Tues 15th Assumption BVM Wed 16th St. Stephen of Hungary Thurs 17th O.L. of Knock/St. Clare of Montefalco Fri 18th St. Helen Sat 19th St. John Eudes
BEST WISHES to Shannonbridge (Rachra)GAA in the Intermediate Championship Semi-Final Vs Ferbane on Saturday August 18th at 7pm in Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park. (Doon V Erin Rover at 5:30p.m. )
 LOCAL BUS TO KNOCK FOR THE ANNUAL NOVENA (aug 14-22) the following dates: Wed. 16th,  Fri. 18th and Tuesday 22nd August. Bus leaving Belmont at 4.30pm, 

Shannon Harbour 4.40pm, Banagher 4.45pm, Cloghan 4.55pm, Ferbane 5pm, 

Doon 5.10pm. Contact 087 2822522 for details. 

KNOCK NOVENA: The National Novena at Knock takes place this year from the 14th -22nd August. The theme for this year’s Novena is ‘Living Life to the Full’. Masses  3 & 8:30p.m.  For more information email: - see www.knockshrine.Ie 
Monday 14th August Speaker: Dr Mary Healy ‘Life to the Full; Jesus the Healer’
Tuesday 15th August Fr Seamus Enright, CSsR  Fr Michael Cusack, CSsR,
Mary, Giver of Life and Joy’
Wednesday 16th August Speaker: Marty Morrissey,  ‘Living Life to the Full’
Thursday 17th August Speaker: Bernadette McNeive, ‘Organ Donation: giving and receiving life
Friday 18th AugustSpeaker: Rt. Revd Patrick Rooke (Bishop of Tuam, Killala & Achonry Diocese 
– Church of Ireland), ‘The Reformation, 500 Years On’
Saturday 19th August Speaker: 3p.m. Most Rev Philip Boyce, (OCD), (retired) Bishop of Raphoe,
  ‘My Spirit Rejoices in God, My Saviour’ 8:30p.m. Fr. Daniel O'Leary "We are treasured and
Sunday 20th August Speaker: Most Rev Kevin Doran, Bishop of Elphin ‘Making our families
 Christian, Mass 3pm Speaker: Dr Aoife McGrath, Mass 8.30pm
‘Light through the cracks: life in local communities’
Mon 21st August Speaker: Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Mass 3pm & 8.30pm
‘When Plates Fly: Pope Francis on the joys and challenges of family life’
 Tues 22nd August  Speaker: Maria Steen, Mass 3pm & 8.30pm ‘Cherishing Life to the Full’
 exhibition displaying the unique artistic work of local craftsman Dan Edwards. Born in Clonfanlough 
in 1925, a blacksmith and son of a blacksmith, his intense spiritual connection with his localLandscape  is the inspiration for this exhibition, which brings together, for the first time, examples of his life's work.  The exhibition will take place in Temple Connor Clonmacnoise, from Wednesday 23rd – Sunday 27th August, 11:00-16:30 each day.  Free entry to Clonmacnoise monastic site on Sunday 27th to celebrate heritage week. See for full list of events nationally. 
 travel from the parish as usual.  The day trip will include a breakfast and an evening meal.  
Provisional Price €32 (to be confirmed and dependent on numbers). If interested, please Give your
 name(s) to either Teresa Rohan or Des/Darran Finnerty. Departure 9:15 (Clonfanlough Church) &
 9:30 (Shannonbridge church)                                                   
 CLONMACNOIS PRAYER VIGIL  in Cluain Chiarain Prayer Centre on Friday 18th of August 
and every third Friday. Mass at 9pm. Adoration and Prayers follow until 2.10am. All Welcome.
 Enquiries Dave; 085-7746763.                                                                                                      

 TABLE QUIZ  Friday 18th August at 9p.m in Killeens in aid of Shannonbridge Tidy Towns &
 Action Group. Tables of four €20. Raffle tickets €1 per line or 6 for €5 (in Moran’s)
SHANNONBRIDGE GAA –DUCK DERBY, Sunday 27th August at Marina 4p.m. €3 per duck or 2
 for €5. Refreshments in the Playground afterwards.
 CLOTHING COLLECTION for Shannonbridge GAA Minor Club on Wednesday 30th August at
 9:30a.m. in Shannonbridge GAA Club. Bags can be left with committee members or dropped outside 
Shannonbridge Hall any time before then. Clothing, paired shoes, belts, handbags, bed linen, towels, 
curtains and soft toys. (We cannot accept wet or dirty clothing, mats, duvets or pillows.)

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