CLONMACNOIS PARISH BULLETIN NOVEMER 5th 2017
Fr. Tom Cox Adm. (Adm) Tel. 090 9674125/ 086-8319500
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ST. CIARAN’S, SHANNONBRIDGE
Sat 4th November 8:00p.m. Stephen, Brigid, & Marian Daly (Creevagh)
Mon 6th Nov/Tues 7th/Wed 8th/Thurs 9th/Fri 10th 10:00a.m. Mass
Sat 11th 10:00a.m. Mass (Thomas Rocke Anniv)
Sat 11th 8p.m. Michael Anderson
ST. CIARAN’S, CLONFANLOUGH
Sun 5th Nov 10:30am Brigid McEvoy (5th A)
Mon 6th Nov 7p.m. Peoples Intention
Sun 12th Nov 10:30a.m. Devery Family & Sonny Egan & Wife Nancy
CLUAIN CHIARAIN No Mass this week dues to Holyday
Next Mass Wed 8th Nov @ 7:30p.m.
OFFERTORY Oct 28/29th €530
OCTOBER SHRINE (C andles) €455
Mission Sunday (Propagation of the Faith envelope) €445 If you’d like to make a donation simply mark “Mission” on an envelope & drop it in the Offertory
PRIESTS NOVEMBER DUES falls this weekend. Thank you for your generous support of this collection which goes to form our income as priests.
NOVEMBER MONTHLY ENVELOPE due next weekend (Nov 11/12th)
SAINTS OF THE WEEK Mon 6th All Saints of Ireland Thurs 9th Dedication of the Lateran Basilica (Feast) Fri 10th St. Leo the Great (Pope/Doctor) Sat 11th Martin of Tours
BAPTISM We welcomed into our Christian Community Baby Elise Anne Elizabeth Farrell (Currow, Clonfanlough) on Oct 28th last in St. Ciaran’s, Clonfanlough.
UPCOMING CHURCH ROSTERS
Shannonbridge: 11th Nov @8p.m.
Altar Servers: Group 4 Darragh, Lauren, Isobel
Reader: Catherine Doolan
Euch. Minister: Martha Murphy
Church Cleaners Shannonbridge (weekly) Anne Ryan, Lena Turley, Maureen Mitchell
Clonfanlough:Sun 12th Nov @ 10:30
Altar Servers:Group 2 Jane E, Tadgh T, Charlie G.
Reader: Della Fitzgerald
Min. of Eucharist:Bridie Coughlan
Monthly Cleaning Rota (Nov) Joey Rigney, Dorothy Darcy
Jimmy & Betty Dolan Fri Nov firstname.lastname@example.org.
(2) ST. CIARAN’S PARK
Ita & Michael Hynes Fri Nov 24th @8p.m.
(3) CHAPEL ST/ THE HILL
Teresa & Sean Rohan Fri Dec 1st 8p.m.
BAPTISM MEETINGS The next meeting for parents in our pastoral area who have a child for baptism will be in the Parochial House, Ballinahowen on Thurs 16th Nov 8p.m. Contact me please in advance about attendance at these meetings.
PRO-LIFE CAMPAIGN At the invitation of Bishop Francis, we welcome Mary Kelly & Caroline Donohue (Loughrea) representative of the Pro-Life Campaign who will speak this weekend Nov 4th/5th at Masses in relation to the upcoming Referendum regarding the 8th Amendment.
MONDAY 6th HIGH ST/BELMONT WOMEN’S GROUP Mon 6th November Mosaic work in High St. Hall at 7:30p.m. All are welcome
WEDNESDAY 8th November Exercise for over 60s in Shannonbridge Hall at 3p.m. €5 per class. More numbers are needed for this class in the next two weeks or we will have to discontinue it.
THURSDAY 16th NOVEMBER Confirmation Meeting for 5th & 6th Class Parents/Guardians in Clonmacnois N.S. at 8p.m.
FRIDAY DEC 1st Table Quiz in aid of Christmas Party in Killeens9p.m. €20 table of 4
DISTRIBUTION OF PARISH ENVELOPES If you’d like an Offertory Box, or there is an error could you contact me (Tom Cox) please before the 2018 Box goes out in mid December
FUTURE DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
CLONFANLOUGH CHRISTMAS SOCIAL in Clonfanlough Hall on Sunday 19th November 2017 with Mass at 1 & music by J & S Sound. New help welcome. If anyone would like to attend the Christmas Party, please ring Mary Kelly at 087-7911453
SHANNONBRIDGE CHRISTMAS SOCIAL December 3rd Shannonbridge Hall (Mass at 12, SVP Toy Collection & blessing of Children also)
COMMUNITY CAROLS Temple Connor (Clonmacnois) Sunday 10th Dec. 3.00pm
Please note change of date
PILGRIMAGE TO POLAND This will take place from Monday 4th June to Monday 11th June 2018. €890 approx. per person sharing (best price guaranteed until the end of December 2017). Direct Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to Warsaw. Pilgrimage will include Czestochowa (Black Madonna), Cracow and Lagiewniki (Divine Mercy(, Wadowice, Zakopane and lots more. All inclusive. Deposit of €250 required by the end of December 2017. Further information contact St. Mary’s Athlone 090-6472088. See notice board.
PARISH MASS OF REMEMBRANCE
Friday 17th November at 7:30p.m. in Shannonbridge Church for parishioners who died since November 1st 2016
(Next year in Clonfanlough d.v. )
MUSIC LESSONS Moore Traditional Music Academy Banjo, violin, viola, whistle, flute lessons every week. Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced. Contact 087-6454206. See www.mtma.ie