CLONMACNOIS PARISH BULLETIN SEPTEMBER 16th 2018
ST. CIARAN’S, SHANNONBRIDGE
Sat 15th Sept 8p.m. Eileen Keena (1st A)
Mon 17th Sept 10:00a.m. St. Robert Bellarmine (Communion Service)
Tues 18th Sept 10:00a.m. Mass
Wed 19th Sept 10:00amMassSt. Januarius
Thurs 20th Sept 10:00a.m. Mass St. Andrew Kim & Companions
Fri 21st Sept 10:00a.m. Mass St. Matthew
Sat 22nd Sept 10:00a.m. Mass
Sat 22nd Sept 8:00p.m. Vigil Mass John Carty & his brother Patrick Carty
ST. CIARAN’S, CLONFANLOUGH
Sun 16th Sept 10:30a.m. Mary Kelly m/m
Sun 23rd Sept 10:30a.m. Michael & Lena O’Shea (Clonlyon)
CLUAIN CHIARAIN Mass Wed. Sept 19th at 7:30p.m.
SR. MARIE CONNOLLY M/M Friday 21st September Clonfad @ 7p.m.
S’bridge:Sat 22nd Sept email@example.com.
Servers:Group1:Emily, Ruth, Grace Fallon
Reader: Ffionn Anderson
Euch. Minister: Marian McManus
Church Care:Anne Ryan, Lena Turley, Maureen Mitchell
Clonfanlough:Sun 16th Sept @ 10:30
Server Gr2. Neása T, Tadgh T, Charlie G.
Reader: Declan McEvoy
Min. of Eucharist: Mary Kelly
Ch Care- Sept Anne McEvoy/Eilish Egan
BEST WISHES to all at Shannonbridge GAA for their Intermediate football championship 1/4 final. Shannonbridge Gaa Club v Ferbane Saturday 15th September 2018
Venue: Pullough Time 8:00pm
Venue: Pullough Time 8:00pm
SEWING LESSONS - In Ferbane Heritage Centre. Adult 6 week course, Monday 24th Sept. from 10am-12 noon, beginners to advanced. After school classes, 5 week course starting Tuesday 25th September from 4.30 to 6pm, 10-14 years. Small groups, booking advised. Contact 086 3769459.
HIGH ST./BELMONT WOMEN’S GROUP - Mon. 24th September: Teresa Hand Campbell, Occupational Psychologist, will be guest speaker on “Staying connected in a fast paced world” in High Street Hall at 8pm. All welcome.
APOSTOLIC WORK - A Coffee Morning and Cake Sale to help in our Missionary work will be held in the ‘Black Boot’ Ferbane on Tuesday 25th Sept at 10.30am. Please support
EXERCISE CLASSES continues in Shannonbridge Hall on Tuesdays at 8p.m.
STATION MASS For Clonmacnois & Tullabeg area on Friday 21st Sept at 8p.m. in the home of Kieran & Una O’Connor.
AUTUMN STATIONS - To book your Station please contact the Parish office 090-9674215
Station Mass Areas areas: (1)Chapel St & Hill, (Oct 19th booked) (2)Ballyhearth, (3)Clongowney, (4)Carrowkeel, (5)Clonfanlough & Lakefield (6) Clonmacnois & Tullabeg (Sept 21st Booked) (7)Clonlyon (Nov 9th booked) (8) Glebe , (9)Aughincabe/Clerhane/Creevagh (10)Shannonbridge (11) St. Kieran’s Park, (12)Garrymore, Woodbank, Charlestown, Lecarrow, Blackwater (Oct 26th Booked) (12) Clondelara
CLONMACNOIS N.S. FUNDRAISER Clothes Collection on 26th September in Clonmacnois National School. We want all your clean and dry unwanted clothes, handbags, pairs of shoes, blankets, curtains, bed clothes, towels and cuddly toys. We cannot accept duvets or pillows! Bagged items can be dropped off outside the school during school hours prior to this date. Thank you on behalf of the Parents Association
OFFERTORY Sept8/9th €485 Shrine €85
PATTERN DAY COLLECTION €1,020
HARVEST DUES envelope which goes to form this priests income is due this weekend. Thank you
DUES UPDATE Our income of €20,4000 comes from 6 collections through the year (Christmas/Shrove, Easter/ Pentecost/Harvest/November)
We have 4 of the 6 completed this year.
2017 Xmas,Shrove, Easter, Pente cost €8,843
2018 Xmas, Shrove, Easter, Pentecost €12,065
I’m very grateful for such a positive response.
BAPTISM - The next meeting for parents in our pastoral area who have a child for baptism will be held in the Parochial House in Ballinahown on Thurs 18th October. You can contact me about attendance
DOON / SHANNONBRIDGE GAA /LOTTO Weekly GAA lotto results. Monday 10th September 9-22-24-26 three match threes Tom Turley, Ann Boland & David Rohan. Next weeks jackpot will be €2200 and draw will be held in Doon.
LOCAL W’end BUS locallinklaoisoffaly.ie Until Sept 30th, offering 3 buses linking Clonmacnois (9:00/12;30/16:00hrs from Monastic site) to Shannonbridge (Tourist Office) 9:15/12:45/16:15hrs) on to Tullamore via Lough Boora returning at 11:40/15:15/18:35hrs to S’bridge and 11:55/15:30/18:50 hrs to Clonmancoise. Buy Tickets on bus Child €3 (€5 return) Adult €6 (€10 return). Connect in Tullamore with other services to Birr/Banagher/Clar/Daingean etc all in one ticket. Phone 057 8692168
RINGING BELLS ACROSS EUROPE Culture Night (Fri 21st) On this International Day of Peace, bells will ring out all across Europe & locally at 12 Noon at Clonmacnois. People can bring handbells from home as we ring them to remember how precious peace is for us all.
DIOCESAN WORLD MISSION TEAM If You have ever worked abroad with a mission group or are interested in Mission Support then you are invited to a meeting in the Parochial House, Ballinahowen on Wednesday 26th Sept. The meeting, scheduled for 8p.m. will be an information night about World Mission and talk about the possibility of putting together a Mission Team that would represent the C lonmacnois Deanery. For further information you can contact either Fr. P.J. Hughes on 086- 2657080 or Fr. Aidan Ryan on 090 6430124
PUBLIC COLLECTION for Offaly Association for people with intellectual disability on 22nd/23rd September 2018
COFFEE MORNING Thursday21st in Killeen’s after 10a.m. Mass.in aid of Hospice
TUAR ARD - Upcoming events include Joni Harms with the Sheerin Family Band. Special guests Olivia Harms and Matt Leavy. Tuesday 18th September at 8pm. Tickets: €18.
Ballinalsoe Counselling and Psychotherapy: are you experiencing depression, anxiety, anger, grief, hopelessness or distressing memories of trauma? It helps to talk. For an appointment phone 087 362 3809 or email frank at bcap.ie
A TIME FOR EVERYTHING a unique concert of Music, Poetry and Readings.
St Mel’s Cathedral, Sunday 16th Sept at 8.00pm. Directed by Dr Ite O’Donovan, Organist Simon Harden. Special Guest Noel Monahan, featuring LASSUS, DCF professional chamber choir and Noel Monahan, Poet. Tickets €15 & €10 (concern)
INTERNET & MINDFULNESS SERIES
(1) West Offaly Training enrolling now for a free Getting Citizens Online programme. This basic internet course will consist of 5 x 2hr day or evening classes in Crank House, Banagher. We can also deliver in other locations if there are sufficient numbers. For further details call Carmel on 057 9152003
(2) Autumn Mindfulness programme Crank House, Banagher Wed 26th Sept 7pm
NEW COURSES Check out some of the new courses being offered at West Offaly Training, Crank House, Banagher: Working with Autism, Business Accounting, Mindfulness, Manual Handling, ECDL, Train the Trainer, Digital Skills(Free), Painting for Beginners, Computers for Beginners, Hairdressing for Beginners, After School Coding & Getting Farmers Online(Free). For further information call Carmel on 057 9152003.
CLONMACNOIS PRAYER VIGIL in Cluain Chiarain Prayer Centre on Friday 21st of September and every third Friday. Mass at 9pm. Adoration and Prayers follow until 2.10am. All Welcome. Enquiries Dave; 085-7746763. (‘These ruins are still charged with a great mission’ St. Pope John Paul II)
CORAL LEISURE BALLINASLOE 1 Day only Sale (Sept 21st) Pool & Gym Memberships. Tel. 090 9645755
WEST OFFALY COMHALTAS - A 10 week term will run from Friday 28th September - Friday 14th December. Class numbers are capped and students MUST become a member of our branch to attend classes. For any further information contact our Facebook page West Offaly Comhaltas or Email: Westoffalycce@gmail.com.
SOCIAL DANCING CLASSES - Recommence in High Street Hall on Wed. 3rd October at 8pm
IRISH RURAL LINK - Are running Free Classes for Farmers to help them register online. Classes start in Ferbane one evening per week in October. For information contact Mary on 090 6482744.
Monster Auction will be held in Kiltormer Complex Sunday 21st October at 3pm.Doors open from 12noon.Huge selection of lots for auction as well as Bric a Brac shop,gift voucher shop with huge discounts, cake sale, bouncy castle, face painting etc. Any queries please contact 0877977189.