Newsboard – 11/03/2018

NEWSBOARD OF THE PARISH OF FAUGHART   Tel. 9334410 and 9333235

OUR PRIESTS: Fr. Vinod Kurian  Fr.Bernard Hughes

Weekly Envelopes: – Your contribution last week towards the upkeep of our  Parish:-

Castletown  €194   Kilcurry   €305   Brid-a-Chrinn    €239    Faughart    €623

Non Envelope Collection  €610

Fundraising:-  Faughart Parish 3 week fundraising draw will take place next month.  Please support this event.  Fundraising Committee meeting at 8p.m. on Wednesday 21st March in Parochial House.

Welcome into our Christian Community:  Bellarae Malone, Blake, Brendan Sherry, Brodi, Harry Quigley, Jake, Patrick Durnin and Rian, Patrick Kelly who were baptised in our Parish this past week.

Lenten Prayer Group Create a space in your busy life by joining the Lenten Prayer Group to prepare for Easter.  The Sunday readings will be discussed and reflected on.  All welcome.  First meeting was held on Thursday 15th February at 7p.m.  in St. Joseph’s Church Fatima.

St. Bridget’s Prayer Meeting Tuesday 13th  at 7p.m.  All welcome.

In times of need The Church gate collection scheduled for last weekend didn’t happen so we will have our collection this weekend Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th March.  Please give as generously as you can.  Thank you for our continued support which enables us to help people in our own community

Confirmation:  Congratulations to all the boys and girls who received the Sacrament of Confirmation on Saturday.  Thanks to their parents and teachers who prepared them for this special day.  Many thanks to everyone who helped in any way to make this a special day.

Mass for Lent every Monday at 9a.m. in St. Bridget’s Church, Kilcurry.

Stations of the Cross every Sunday evening during Lent 5p.m. at Faughart Shrine.

Trocaire Boxes are available in all Churches in the Parish,  please take one home and give as generously as you can.

Faughart Lourdes Committee meeting Tuesday at 8p.m. in Parochial House.

Faughart Social Group are having a bring and buy in aid of charity on  Monday night.  All members welcome.

Roche Emmets Cupan Tae  takes place on Tuesday 13th March from 10:30a.m. to 12 noon.  All welcome to come along and join the craic.  Quiz Night is to be held on the 16th March in the clubrooms.  Come along and test your wits against the best.

Catholic Young Adult Conference (ages 18 to 40) being held at Sienna Centre, St. Malachy’s Friary, Anne Street, Dundalk on Saturday 14th April, from 9a.m . to 5:15p.m.  All are welcome.

St. Patrick’s Day Mass:  Vigil Mass Friday 7:30p.m.  in Brid-a-Chrinn. Saturday  Fatima 10a.m  and Kilcurry 11a.m.

Social Dancing in Kilcurry Resource Centre on Saturday 10th March with Brendan Magee.  Dancing from 9p.m. to 12 midnight.  Supper will be served.

Yoga Evening Class:  Unity Yoga will run a 6 week programme €55 or drop in €10 per night, on Wednesday nights from 14th March in Resource Centre from 7p.m. to 8:15p.m.  All abilities welcome.  Contact Unity Yoga on 0876217359.

Kilcurry Resource Centre will hold an early Easter coffee morning on Saturday 25th March from 10a..m.  We are looking at upgrading the heating and painting the inside of the building.  We would really appreciated all your help and donations of baked goods.  We will have raffles of easter/spring prizes  Please come along on the day and enjoy a cuppa, beautiful home baked treats and chat.  If you can help out at all please come to a quick meeting on Wednesday 14th March at 8p.m.  Check out our Facebook page Kilcurry Resource Centre.

Kilcurry Tidy Towns Group:  Spring Clean Saturday 24th March.  Looking for people to clean their own area.  Hall open from 9a.m .  Bags and gloves available.  Contact 0863675828.

Special Pilgrimage to Medjugorje Wednesday 13th June for 7 nights €689pps  Spiritual director Fr. Paul Montague, Adm Holy Redeemer Church, Dundalk  call James on 0872202173


Masses for Week Beginning Saturday 10th March

Sunday 11.00 a.m.


Lord Ballyedmond – Owen & Patrick Muckian

George, Elizabeth and William Hamill

Monday  9.00 a.m. Josephine Murphy – Special Intention Thanksgiving
Thursday  9.00 a.m. No mass
Saturday 11.00 a.m. St. Patrick’s Day

Peter McDonnell & DFM – Elizabeth Coburn

Next Sunday 11.00 a.m. Patsy Goss 2nd Ann – Veronica Sheils
Sunday 10.00 a.m. Paddy, Mary & Catherine McGowan & DFM
Friday  7.30 p.m. Vigil Mass – WillieTreacy & DFM
Next Sunday  10.00 a.m. Kevin & Theresa McKeown & DFM

Michael Gernon – Maureen Darcy (nee Gernon) MM

Saturday  6.00 p.m. Frank & Maura Martin – Patsy Rogers BR

Patrick, Marie & Brian (Bernard Rafferty)

Kathleen Kelly 2nd Ann

Sunday 12 noon James Baxter MM – Ellen & Michael Laverty

Paddy McNally – Gerry Cunningham

Tom & Joan Kinch – Marian Sheridan

Michael & Eileen Duffy – Maureen Rajasingan

Siobhan Clarke – Arthur McArdle 2nd Ann

Monday  7.00 p.m.  
Tuesday 10.00 a.m.  
Wednesday 10.00 a.m.  
Thursday 10.00 a.m.  
Friday 10.00 a.m.  
Saturday 10.00 a.m. St. Patrick’s Day
Saturday  6.00 p.m. Jimmy McMahon – Megan O’Connor

Jim & Brigid Califf – Patrick & Teresa Lennon DFM

Next Sunday 12 noon Philomena Scanlon BR
Saturday   7.30 p.m. DFM of the McCabe & Marmion Family

John, Emily, Tom & Gerry Savage

Next Saturday   7.30 p.m. Denis Maddy – Patrick, Winifred, Maureen, Paul & Lilian Mulkearns & DFM