CLONMACNOIS PARISH BULLETIN OCTOBER 8th 2017
Fr. Tom Cox Adm. (Adm) Tel. 090 9674125/ 086-8319500
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ST. CIARAN’S, SHANNONBRIDGE
Sat 7th Oct 8:00p.m. John & Ellen Curley & family (Corrigeen)
Mon 9th & Tues 10th 10a.m. Mass
Wed 11th 10a.m. Communion Service
Thurs 12th Oct 10a.m. Mass
Friday Oct 13th 10a.m. Mass IOliver, Billie (Philomena) & David Macklin
Saturday Oct 14th 11a.m. Jim Downey M/M
(Please note change of time from 10 to 11a.m.)
Saturday October 14th 8p.m. (Shared)
-Mary & Martin Burke (Anniversary)
-Eileen Keena (Months Memory)
ST. CIARAN’S, CLONFANLOUGH
Sun 8th Oct 10:30a.m. Kieran “Harry” Kearns M/M
Sunday 15th October 10:30a.m. Kathleen Kilduff (2nd Anniv) (Clonfanlough)
CLUAIN CHIARAIN Mass Wed 4th Oct @ 7:30p.m.
OFFERTORY Sept 30/Oct 1st €740
OCT MONTHLY ENVELOPES reminder
HARVEST DUES €1725.50 Thank you.
SAINTS OF THE WEEK
Oct 9 Bl. John Henry Newman Oct 11 St. John XXIII, Pope Oct 14th St. Callistus I
YOUTH SURVEY Some copies of a simple survey, one for adults and one for young people (ages13-35 approx.) are available in the Church. Completed surveys can be returned to me (Tom Cox) for forwarding to the Diocese.
ANAM CARA the organisation that supports bereaved parents will be holding a bereavement Information evening on Wednesday 18th October at 7:30pm in the Mullingar Park Hotel, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.
PULPIT SWAP We welcome Fr. Aidan Ryan to the parish this weekend.
UPCOMING CHURCH ROSTERS
Shannonbridge: 14th Oct @8p.m.
Altar Servers: Group 4 Darragh, Lauren & Isobel
Reader: Kieran O’Connor
Euch. Minister: Sinead Ryan
Church Cleaners Shannonbridge (weekly) Eileen Quinn, Dolly Deeley, Veronica Hynes
Clonfanlough:Sun 15th Oct @ 10:30
Altar Servers:Group 1 Conor S,Abigail K.
Reader: Declan McEvoy
Min. of Eucharist:Ann Guinan
Monthly Cleaning Rota (Oct) Eithne Rohan, Della Fitzgerald
(1) Garrymore, Woodbank, Clondelara, Charlestown, Lecarrow, Blackwater (Joe & Renee Egan: Fri Oct 20th @ 8pm)
(2)Clonfanlough & Lakefield
Anne Kearns Friday Oct 27th @ 8p.m.
(3) Clonmacnois & Tullabeg
Kathleen & Kieran Norton Nov 3rd @8pm
Jimmy & Betty Dolan Fri Nov email@example.com.
PRO-LIFE CONVENTION Save 100,000s of Irish Lives. Save the 8th Amendment. The Convention will involve speakers such as the Political Activist and Entrepreneur, Declan Ganley and the Director of the Precious Life group, Bernadette Smyth, as well as others. Venue the Longford Arms Hotel at 7pm, 14th Oct 2017.
MONDAY 9th OCTOBER PILATES CLASSES commence Mon, Oct. 9th at 11a.m. in Shannonbridge Hall. €8 per class. Contact 087 2410587 to book.
TUES 10th OCTOBER ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION meeting at 10:45a.m
TUESDAY 10th OCTOBER (1) EXERCISE CLASSES with Ger Murray starting in Shannonbridge Hall Tuesday, October 10th at 8p.m. Contact 087 2410587
(2) OFFALY AGE FRIENDLY COUNTY CONSULTATION. Over 55’s and People working with or caring for Older people very welcome. Have your say, followed by Lunch and an afternoon of lively Music in the Tullamore Court. Free Bus. Contact Liz 087 2410587
WEDNESDAY 11th OCTOBER Exercise classes for over 60s commence in Shannonbridge Hall. If interestested contact 087 2410587
LIGHT UP A LIFE—Buy a bulb for your loved ones. (alive or deceased) this Christmas with Shannonbridge Action Group . Each bulb costs €5 and will help light up the village in remembrance and love this Decembers. Please leave donations as well as the name you want on the bulb in the boxes in the local businesses in the village. Your help and interest are much appreciated and remember you can buy as many bulbs as you like. Thank you.
Donations as well as the Christmas Lights Appeal at Christmas. Shannonbridge Action Group invite you to sponsor a light for Xmas (€5),to remember a loved oneYou can do so at all local businesses.
THURSDAY 12th October YOGA CLASSES High St/ Belmont Womens Group together with Sarah Fahey host yoga classes in Shannonbridge Hall, starting Oct 5th at 8pm. All welcome to attend. Enquiries to 086 4098010
FRIDAY 13TH OCTOBER AT 9P.M. Table Quiz in Killeens in aid of “The Shine a light for Christmas” campaign by Shannonbridge Action Group & Tidy Towns. Tables €20 for 4 or €5 per person
SUNDAY 15th OCT YOUTH HARVEST PRAISE—St. Mary’s Church of Ireland , Athlone, from 2:30p.m.
MISSION MONTH OCTOBER 2017 World Mission Sunday is in two weeks’ time! Please remember that in two weeks’ time, the Holy Father invites all Catholics to contribute to a special collection, the Mission Sunday collection. World Missions Ireland is the Holy Father’s official charity for overseas mission and is responsible for coordinating Mission Sunday in Ireland. All of the Mission Sunday materials are available on World Missions Ireland’s website – www.wmi.ie.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Clonfanlough Christmas Social in Clonfanlough Hall on Sunday 19th November 2017 with Mass at 2 and music by J & S Sound. (Meeting of the organisers of the Christmas Social in Clonfanlough Hall on Monday 9th at 8.30. New members would be very welcome.)
Shannonbridge Christmas Social December 3rd Shannonbridge Hall (Mass at 12, SVP Toy Collection & blessing of Children also)
FIRST COMMUNION /CONFIRMATION DATES 2018
First Holy Communion , Saturday April 28th Clonfanlough @ 12Noon
(Parents Meeting to be arranged shortly to consolidate dates & discuss Preparation) Confirmation Friday , May 11th (Shannonbridge)
BAPTISM Next meeting for our pastoral area preparation is Oct 19th, then Nov. 16th & 14th December . Venue Ballinahown Parochial House 8-9p.m. Phone 086 8319500 in advance
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL Contact 087 9272877 (090) 964 5707