Saturday, September 22, 2018

Fr. Tom Cox (Adm) Tel. 090 9674125/ 086-8319500 

Sat 22nd Sept 8:00p.m. Vigil Mass  John Carty & his  brother Patrick Carty
Mon 24th 10:00a.m.  Communion Service
Tues 25th 7p.m. Mass  (Note time)
Wed 26th 10:00a.m. Mass
Thurs 27th 10:00a.m.  Mass
Fri 28th 10:00a.m. Mass
Sat 29th 10:00a.m.  No Mass
Sat 29th 8:00p.m.  Teresa Rocke
Sun 23rd Sept 10:30a.m. Michael & Lena O’Shea (Clonlyon)
Sun 30th Sept 10:30a.m. Peg & Andy Rocke
CLUAIN CHIARAIN  Mass Wed. Sept  26th at 7:30p.m.  (Celebrant. Tom Cox)
RECENTLY DECEASED - Please pray for the repose of the soul of  Kathleen (Kay) Donegan (née Mahon)  (Shannonbridge)  &  Riona Egan, Thumbeagh who died recently. May they rest in peace.
BEST WISHES to Eamon Shrahan  and Amy Jayne Garvin who married on September 15th last in Ballindine, Co. Mayo
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


S’bridge:Sat 29th Sept  2018@8p.m.
Servers:Group2:Niamh & Aoife Flannery, Niamh Curley
Reader: Patti Corbett
Euch. Minister: Margaret Duffy
 Church Care:Martha Murphy, Marie McManus
Clonfanlough:Sun 30th Sept  @  10:30
Server Gr3. Conor D, Roisin D, TeaganD.
Reader: Mary Kelly
Min. of Eucharist: Ann Guinan             Ch Care- Sept Anne McEvoy/Eilish Egan

 EXERCISE CLASSES continues in Shannonbridge Hall  on Tuesdays at  8p.m.

AUTUMN STATIONS -  Station Mass Areas areas:  (1)Chapel St & Hill, (Oct 19th booked)   (2)Ballyhearth, (3)Clongowney, (4)Carrowkeel,  (5)Clonfanlough & Lakefield (6) Clonmacnois & Tullabeg (complete)  (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 Wednesday 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 Sept 15/16th €1070 Shrine €65 September Monthly €395
HARVEST DUES envelopes (Sept16) are coming in-this goes to form our income Thank  you
FINANCE COMMITTEE  Tues 25th at 8p.m. in Presbytery
GALLEN COMMUNITY SCHOOL - Hosting renowned writer, speaker and psychotherapist Stella O’Malley on Thursday 27th September at 7pm. All welcome
EDUCATION - Night classes begin shortly. Are you interested in learning a new skill. Courses such as Flower Arranging, Bridge for Beginners, Introduction to Drawing, Creative Writing, Bike Maintenance, Know your Taxes, Make-Up, Computers for Beginners are just a few of the courses on offer. Registration Evening is this Mon. 24th Sept 7-8pm. See website or our
Facebook page.
 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
ANAM CARA GALWAY  the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Evening on Wednesday 3rd of October at 7:20pm in the Clayton Hotel, Old Monivea Road, Ballybrit, Galway. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not.
 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
(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.
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:
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.  
The winning numbers in last week’s lotto draw
were 11, 13, 22, 23. No jackpot winner. No
match 3 winner. €200 added to jackpot. This
week’s jackpot is €2,600 and the draw will be
held in Shannonbridge on Monday 24th

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