Monday, November 12, 2018


Sat 11th Nov 8pm Maureen Claffey
Mon 12th 9:30a.m. Mass
Tues 13th 10am Comm.  Service
Wed 14th 10a.m. Mass
Thu 15th 10a.m. Mass
Fri 16th 10a.m. Mass
Sat 17th 10a.m. Mass
Sat 17th Nov 8pm. Thomas & Mary Coleman and Dec’d family members
Sun  11th Nov 10:30a.m. Egan Family (Clonlyon)
Fri 16th Nov. 7:00pm. Nov. Mass
Sun 18th Nov 10:30a.m Devery Family (Clonlyon) Nancy & Owen Egan (Clongowney)
Parish Remembrance Service 3pm
DEATHS -  Kathleen Kelly (Lakefield, Clonfanough) Jarlath Kenny  Cloneash, Oldtown. May they rest in peace.  Noel Hanlon (Longford) Brother of Fr. Francis O’Hanlon (former PP)
BAPTISM We welcome into our Christian Community (Sat 10th Nov)  Alexandra Elizabeth Stanley (Tullamore).
CLUAIN CHIARAIN  Mass Wed. Nov 14th  7:30pm (Fr. Sean Neylon)
OFFERTORY Nov 1st (All Saints) & Sat/Sun Nov 4th/5th  €1,105.00 Shrine €110  (€1,215 total to Parish)
Mission Sunday (Oct 21) €403
 PRAYERS IN CLONMACNOIS  CEMETERY - This Sunday 11th November At 12 Noon.(Pray its dry!)

ALTAR SERVERS  We are currently recruiting new Altar servers from 3rd-6th Class  (forms in School) to serve Mass in the parish (8p.m. Shannonbridge/10:30am Clonfanlough)Training will be provided. Parents are vital in helping to reinforce that this role is important and is a privilege & responsibility.
Tuesday  Nov13th at 8p.m. in Parochial House, Shannonbridge
STATION  MASSES:  Thanks to all who hosted the Autumn Stations just concluded… Here’s to next year!
NOV DUES €1,319 received to date. Many thanks. Please return envelope as soon as possible.
TIDY TOWNS TABLE QUIZ Fri. Nov 16th at 9:30pm in Killeens. Tables of 4 (€20), Raffle & spots. All Welcome
 5th & FINAL NATIONAL COLLECTION FOR THE WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES 2018 -  the second collection at all masses this weekend is an appeal to help reduce the debt on the recent meeting of the WMOF which Pope Francis participated in. The overall cost to the Irish Church was €19.4m and to date €15m has been raised. Your generosity this weekend helps reduce this debt-Thank you in anticipation.
S’bridge:Sat  17th Nov  2018@8p.m.
Servr:Grp1:Emily, Ruth, Grace F.
Reader: Ffionn Anderson
Euch. Minister: Marie McManus
 Church Care:Martha Murphy/Marie McManus
Clonfanlough:Sun 18th Nov  @  10:30
Server Gr.1 Abigail K, Rory D.
Reader: Mary Kelly
Min. of Eucharist: Enda Molloy
Ch Care-Nov.Joey Rigney,Dorothy Darcy
 Do This In Memory Mass Reminder:
Sunday, Nov 25th 10:30am Clonfanlough
 CLONFANLOUGH CHRISTMAS PARTY - Sunday 25th November. Mass at 1.30pm followed by dinner and dancing to J&S Sound. Anyone who would like to attend can give their name to Bridie Coughlan 086 1925473.
CAROL SERVICE Teampall Ciaran, Sunday9h December
CLONMACNOIS PRAYER VIGIL in Cluain Chiaráin Prayer Centre on Friday 16th November and every third Friday. Mass at 9pm. Adoration and prayers follow. All welcome. Call 085-7746763.
FERBANE APOSTOLIC WORK - . Table Quiz on Friday 23rd Nov. in the Black Boot at 9pm. Tables of 4 - €20. Our Christmas Raffle will also be held on the night. Please support.

 We remember our loved ones in the Month of November
Maureen Claffey Nov 8th 2017
Eileen Higgins Dec 22nd 2017
Rita Kenny Jan 23rd 2018
Sean (Barney) Reynolds Jan 30th
Kieran P. Egan March 28th 2018
Nuala Ryan May 21st 2018
Mary Kelly July 16th 2018
Sr. Marie Connolly August 1st
Kay Donegan Sept 20th 2018 
Kathleen Kelly  6th Nov 2018
 Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam
 MASS FOR DECEASED ESB STAFF  Thursday Nov 22nd  at 8p.m. Shannonbridge  Church
 DOON / SHANNONBRIDGE GAA LOTTO winning numbers in last week’s lotto draw 4, 18, 24, 26. No jackpot winner. Four match 3 winners. This week’s jackpot is €2,400.Draw:Doon on Mon 12th
BAPTISM November meeting for parents in our pastoral area in the Parochial House  Ballinahown on Thursday 15th Nov 8pm to 9pm. (Dec 13th, 17th Jan subsequently)
MONDAY Nov 12th CLONMACNOIS N.S.  We welcome the Diocesan Advisor Mr Peter Walsh to our local school Clonmacnois N.S. today
THURSDAYS: 7-9p.m Shannonbridge Community Library(former Health Centre) FRIDAY—NOV 16th LUNCH in Shannonbridge Hall @1:30p.m. €6  per person. All welcome. Please contact 087 2410587 if you wish to attend.
WEST OFFALY TRAINING - Presents a Morning of Gardening with Dermot Ward in Woodfield Garden Centre, Birr on Saturday 17th November from 10am to 1pm. Dermot will take us through planting spring bulbs in containers and open ground. Light refreshments included. West Offaly Training can now offer Abrasive Wheel Training - this half-day course will take place one morning/afternoon per week in Crank House, Banagher. For further information on either course call Carmel 057 9152003 or
Pilates Mon : 11am - 12pm (€8)
Keep Fit Tues : 8pm - 9pm (€5)
Keep Fit Fri : 8pm - 9pm (€5)
ARMISTICE DAY CENTENARY - On the Centenary of the end of the First World War we remember the men from the Parish who lost their lives in the War:
BOOK LAUNCH: Offaly Historical and Archaeological Society launch of Offaly and the Great War, Sunday 11th November at 2.30pm in Tullamore Central Library
VOCATIONS: A Seminar for men aged between 18–40 in Mount St. Anne’s near Portarlington. Starting at 6pm on Fri 23rd and ending at 4pm on Saturday 24th November. See info@vocations.Ie
 Parish Remembrance Service Sunday, Nov 18th at 3p.m. Clonfanlough Church

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