Newsboard – 13/05/2018


Tel. 042  9334410

Our Priests:  Fr. Vinod Kurian.  Fr. Bernard Hughes              Email:

Weekly collection towards running and upkeep of the Parish was:

Castletown             €220.06    Kilcurry          €383

Brid-a-Chrin           €202                Faughart        €414.70

Non envelope collection €473

We pray for the happy repose of Matthew Kelly and Christopher Quinn, may they rest in peace.

Parish Breakfast Morning 27th May in Kilcurry Resource Centre.  Please keep this date in mind and support your Parish.  Meeting Wednesday at 7.30pm in Parochial house for all volunteers.

World meeting of Families 2018  Final week for taking names for bus attending Phoenix Park on Sunday 26th August, where Pope Francis will be celebrating Mass.  Please leave name and contact number on the sheet provided in the Church sacristies.

St. Brigid`s Prayer Meeting on Tuesday 15th May in Parochial house at 7.15pm.  All welcome.

His Grace, Archbishop Eamonn  Martin has asked the Legion of Mary throughout Ireland to have home consecrated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of Mary, in preparation for the World Meeting of Families in August.  This can be done by families, individuals or by a priest.  Prayers for the Consecration are available at the back of each church – one per home.  Please take one.

Many Thanks  Maria Dawe wishes to express thanks to all Parishioners who contributed in the recent collection of €1,970

Blessing of Graves 2018  all at 7.30pm

Kilcurry           Sunday 3rd June Urnai     Thursday 7th June

Brid-A-Chrin   Sunday 10th June Kane     Tuesday 12th June

Castletown     Sunday 17th June Old Castletown Tuesday 19th June

Faughart       Friday 6th July

Please bring your own Holy Water to bless the graves.

Creative Writing Class  For adults of all ages – classes coming soon.  If you love expressing yourself through words, or long to get stories out of your head and onto the page, this is for you….Content will include: short stories, blogs, novel/book structure (how to turn ideas into a book), copyright! Write articles, get published and get paid.  How to professionally “Pitch” and get commissioned, writing for leisure or cash – or both. If interested, call 087 6576996 for info.

Faughart Social Group No meeting Monday evening due to trip to Newcastle. .

In Times of Need We all find ourselves in times of need throughout our lives.  If you or your family are in that situation today, why not contact St. Vincent De Paul Society on 087 2520382

Yoga Classes Evening classes 6 week programme €55 of €10 drop in, every Wednesday from 7pm to 8.15pm.  Class on Friday mornings at 10am also. A few spaces still available on each class. All abilities welcome.  Contact Unity Yoga on 087 6217359

Social Dancing  next dance will be May 12th with music by Declan Aungier.  Dancing 9pm – 12am. Supper will be served.  All welcome.

Alone Church Gate Collection   on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th July.



Sunday 11.00am Patrick & Bridie Sheils & DFM.  Brigid Flanagan

Kathleen Dunne.  Rober McKay (A)

Patrick & Brigid Mackin.

Deceased of Casey Family, Dungooley.

Next Saturday 10.30 am Derek Curphey.   George & Margaret Murphy.
Next Sunday 11.00 am Desmond Hughes.  Robert McKay. Jenny Muckian.
Sunday 10.00 am Maura Brett  (A).
Friday 7.30pm
Next Sunday 10.00am
Saturday 6.00 pm Farrell & Thomas Scanlon (BR) Eddie Campbell MM

Margaret & Edward McGuire.

Catherine & Thomas Moore & DFM

Sunday 12.00 Noon Larry O`Rourke (A) Frances McDonnell (A)

John McEreavey (A)

Monday 7.00 pm Benefactors.  

Thomas & Bernadette Morris & Olive Martin MM

Tuesday 10.00 am Ward & Dullaghan Families.  Rogan & McLoughlin Families
Wednesday 10.00 am
Thursday 10.00 am
Friday 10.00 am
Next Saturday 6.00 pm Ned & Kate Doherty.  Thomas & Margaret O`Connor & DFM
Next Sunday 12.00 Noon Maisie Mullholland (1st A) Thomas & Catherine Moore.

Brenda Doherty MM.  Kay Hall (1st A)


Next Saturday

7.30 pm


Clement Finnegan.  Carmel McGough.

Edward & Elizabeth Oakes.  Kathleen & Joseph McEntee

Kathleen & Matthew Kane.  Hugh & Mary Murphy.

Sheila Bennett Rogan.