Newsboard – 30/09/2018


Tel. 042 9334410

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

Weekly collection towards running and upkeep of the Parish was:

Castletown             €244 Kilcurry           €355

Brid-a-Chrin           €234 Faughart        €130

Non envelope collection €618   

Welcome Into our Christian Community  Jack Owen O`Hare who was baptised last week.

Congratulations  Niamh McCormack and Ross McMahon who were married in Brid-a-Chrin this weekend.

First Friday calls next Friday.  If anyone would like a visit, please contact the Parochial House

Blessed Solanus Casey Mass in Kilcurry this Sunday at 11am, talk on the life and spirituality of Blessed Solanus Casey, OFM Capuchin, by Br. Richard Merling, OFM Capuchin from Detroit, who is the Postulator of the cause for Canonisation of Blessed Solanus, and Sr. Anne Herkenrath SNJM, who is a grandniece of Blessed Solanus.  

Everyone welcome for a cup of tea after Mass in the Resource Centre.

Scrin Bhride, Fochaird  The Annual Irish Language Pilgrimage to St. Brigid`s Shrine, Faughart will take placed on Sunday 30th September at 3pm.  Failte roimh chach.

Faughart Social Group are having their High Tea at 7pm in Kilcurry Resource Centre.

In Times of Need Church Gate collection on first weekend of every month, so next Saturday and Sunday 6th & 7th we will be collecting.  Thank you for your continued support. 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

Craft Group   Get together on Tuesday nights from 7.30pm to 9pm.  Our group is open to any person interested in crafting or learning a craft, either bring what you are working on at the minute or come as you are to learn.

Kilcurry Bowls Club meets up every Tuesday night from 8pm to 10pm. New members or people wishing to try bowling are welcome.  

Irish Dancing Class for all ages 5pm to 6pm on Thursdays.  All interested are welcome to attend on Thursdays. Contact Kerrie 087 8831736

Yoga Classes  in community centre on Wednesday nights from 7pm to 8.15pm, and from Friday 5th October the morning class will begin at 10am to 11am.  Please come and enjoy the exercise and relaxation in each class. Contact Jackie Unity Yoga on 087 6217359

Coffee Morning in Aid of Hospice on Sunday 14th October in Kilcurry Resource Centre.  Come and enjoy a cuppa, with raffles including a luxury Halloween Hamper.  Baking and donations greatly appreciated. For details contact Margaret Murphy on 9331362

St. Brigid`s School  Church Gate collection on 29th & 30th September in all Churches

St. Gerard Solemn Novena 8th – 16th October.  Weekdays 7am, 9.30 11.30 1.10pm 3.30 4.30 6, 7.30 9, 10.30    Sunday 7am, 8, 9.30, 11, 12.30pm, 4.30, 6, 7.30, 9pm.

Kilcurry Tidy Towns Group The results of the National Tidy Towns competition are out, and we are delighted with our marks of 292 points which is a 4.6% increase on last years total.  We have received an Endeavour Award for this. We would like to thank everyone who helped to achieve this years results.

Roche Emmets GFC No winner of last weeks jackpot.  Numbers drawn 9:15:20:29

Five shared €100  – Peter McDonnell, Lurgankeel:  Owen Corcoran, Castleroch: Dessie McKevitt, Whitemill:  Eileen Dowdall, Rathduff: Denise Marmion, Carrickedmond.

Cupan Tae on Tuesday 9th October at 10.30 am to 12 Noon.  Come along and join us in the Clubrooms.

Scoil Phádraig Naofa: Green Flag Committee is running a clothes recycling day on Friday 5th October 2018.  We accept clean clothes, curtains, duvet covers(not duvets or pillows) towels, linens and shoes.  Bags can be left into Kilcurry School on Thursday morning form 8:15am until 10am, Phone 042 9339310.





11.00am Blessed Solanus Casey & DFM

Oliver Traynor.  Matthew & Catherine McBride.

Joe Reilly.  Kevin Tumilty.  Maeve Whyte (MM) Fiona (Fay) Kelleher

Friday 7.30 pm Jack McWall (MM)
Next Saturday 10.30 am
Next Sunday 11.00 am Owen Quinn (MM)
Sunday 10.00 am Patrick & Brigid Begley.  Philomena & Lawrence Sutherland.
Friday 7.30pm Nancy & Danny O`Hanlon.  Frank & Alice Rice.

Tom. Mary & Gerry Dowdall.  Yvonne Conway.

Next Sunday 10.00am
Saturday 6.00 pm Peader McEneaney Jnr
Sunday 12.00 Noon John & Ellen Dooley & DFM

Pat & Anne Mullholland & DFM

Monday 7.00 pm Phylis & Paddy Rice (A) Margaret & Gerry Watters.
Tuesday 10.00 am Rose & Ted McKay & deceased of the McKay Family

Jack & Molly Dooley.  Joan & Kevin Murray

Wednesday 10.00 am Fr. Malachy Loughran.  Fr. Martin Kenny. Br. Jim Kane
Thursday 10.00 am Rose McKeown & DFM
Friday 10.00 am
Next Saturday 6.00 pm Lalla & Louis Hoey & Kevin Dooley.
Next Sunday 12.00 Noon Rose & Pat Brennan (Castletown)

Jim & Ena Gordon, Seamus, Robert, Eamon,  Nancy & Sheila Gordon.

Joe & Ann Keenan & DFM


Next Saturday

7.30 pm


Gerry Savage.  Thomas Eileen Mullally & DFM

Brendan & Michael Leggett (BR)