Newsboard – 07/10/2018


Our Priests: Fr, Vinod Kurian & Fr. Bernard Hughes

Email – – Tel (042) 933 4410 and (042) 933 3225


WEEKLY COLLECTION towards the upkeep of the parish amounted to

Kilcurry €467, Castletown €344, Brid a Chrin €199, Faughart €136, Non Envelopes €560, Donations €210.

WE PRAY FOR The happy repose of the Very Rev. Brian Hackett who served as Curate in Faughart Parish from 1968 to 1981. We have very fond memories of him – may he rest in peace. Funeral Mass on Monday 8th October in the Church of the Immaculate Conception Ballygawley and burial afterward in Garvaghy cemetery.

CONGRATULATIONS TO Emma Coleman & David Dunne and to Lynne Conroy and Niall Thornton who were married this weekend.

HOLY HOUR Monday 6pm in Castletown, Wednesday 4pm Faughart shrine.

KERLA CALLS FOR HELP – The state of Kerla in India has been seriously affected by floods and landslides. People have lost their homes and essential possetions (including the families of our priests ministering here in Ireland). Financial help is urgently needed. A second collection will be taken up on 20th and 21st October. Donations both large and small will be greatly appreciated.

COFFEE MORNING In aid of hospice on Sunday 14th October in Kilcurry resource centre. Lots of raffles etc. Baking and donations appreciated. For details contact Margaret Murphy on 042 933 1362.

IN TIMES OF NEED if you find yourselves in need, why not contact St. Vincent de Paul on 087 252 0382.

SOCIAL DANCING Saturday October 13th, music by Declan Aungier, Dancing 9pm to 12am. Sipper served and all are welcome.

CRAFT GROUP – Tuesday night, 7:30 to 9:00pm. All crafts welcome, either bring your own or come along and we will show you.

YOGA CLASSES – Wednesday night from 7pm to 8:15pm. All abilities catered for. Friday morning yoga at 10:00. Newcomers welcome, contact Jackie Unity Yoga on 087 621 7359.

THE ROSARY OF OUR LADY on EWTN Catholic TV on Sunday Oct 7th at 4pm,  Thurs 11th at 9am, Fri 12th at 3pm, Sat 13th 9pm. Available on Sky 588, Virgin 815, Eir 589, Net1 301 or online at

COFFEE MORNING in aid of Louth Hospice was a great success and €780 was raised for a very worthy cause. Thank you for your generosity and support.

ROCHE EMMETS GFC cupán tae on Tuesday 9th October at 10am, come along and join us in the clubrooms.

FAUGHART SOCIAL GROUP are having Sheila Thompson with dancing lesson, Monday 7:30pm in Resource centre. For a great nights craic and exercise.

CHURCH GATE COLLECTION 27th and 28th October in aid of Louth Cerebral Palsy.

ST GERARD’S SOLEMN NOVENA –  St Joseph’s Redemptorist Church Dundalk from 8th to 16th October, Confessions available every day except Sunday, for session times visit



Sunday 11:00 – Owen Quinn (MM), Agnes Gartlan and DFM

Saturday 10:30 – Kevin reilly

Next Sunday 11:00 – Michelle Flynn, Matthew Flynn, Una Begley, Cissie and Owen Murphy



Sunday 10:00 – No Intention

Friday 19:30 – Tom Lennon, Tom and Brian Myres, James and Tom McCann, Margaret and Jimmy Flynn

Next Sunday 10:00 – No Intention



Saturday 18:00 – Mark Faulkner, Kathleen Hollywood, Rose & James Curtis, Lalla & Louis Hoey and Kevin Dooley, Joan and Andy Gallagher, Rose and Peter Kelly and DFM

Sunday 12:00 – Rose & Pat Brennan, Jim & Ena Gordon, Robert & Eamon Gordon, Nancy Gordan,, Sheila Gordon, Joe & Anne Keenan and DFM, Seamus Gordon

Monday 19:00 – Benefactors of the Parish, Johnny McArdle

Tuesday – Friday, Masses each day at 10:00 – No Intentions

Next Saturday 18:00 – Sean duffy (anniv), Michael Larkin

Next Sunday 12:00 – Johnny, Margaret and Jim McArdle, Rose Mellon, Amy & Terry Kelly



Saturday 19:30 – Gerry Savage, Thomas and Eilleen Mullally and DFM, Brendan and Michael Legett