Newsboard – 16/12/2018


Tel. 042 9334410

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

Weekly collection towards running and upkeep of the Parish was:

Castletown             €269.30 Kilcurry           €360

Brid-a-Chrin           €498 Faughart        €113.50

Non envelope collection € 690     

We pray for the happy repose of Vincent Callan and Brid McBride, may they rest in peace.

Faughart Parish Christmas Arrangements 2018

Monday 17th December, St. Josephs, Fatima

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) at 7.30 pm

Weekend Masses at usual times:

Saturday in Fatima at 6pm:  Faughart Shrine 7.30pm

Sunday  Brid-A-Chrinn  10am: Kilcurry 11am:  Fatima 12 Noon.

Masses for Christmas Eve

St. Josephs, Fatima 6pm:  Holy Rosary, Brid-A-Chrinn  6.30pm

Faughart Shrine 7.30pm:  St. Brigid`s, Kilcurry 8pm

Tuesday 25th December, Christmas Day

Holy Rosary, Brid-a-Chrinn  10am: St. Brigid`s, Kilcurry  11am

St. Joseph`s, Fatima at 12 Noon.

Christmas Poinsettias We welcome donations of Poinsettias in remembrance of your loved ones this Christmas.  Please leave on the altar of your Church.

St. Brigid`s Prayer Group will meets on Tuesday 18th December at 7.15pm in Parochial House.

Parish Variety Show in aid of Parish funds takes place in Kilcurry Communit y Centre on Sunday night at 7pm.  Tickets will be on sales this weekend at the main entrance of our Churches. Please give your full support.  It promises to be a good show. Admission €10 per adult €5 per child.

Social Dancing Next dance is on Wednesday 26th December with music by Michael Mawhinney.  Dancing 9pm to 12 am. Light supper served. All welcome.

There is a big selection of books in the Community Centre which are FREE.  These are John Grisham or Marian Keyes style books. Feel free to call in and pick up a book.

Kilcurry Community Centre wish all a very happy Christmas and peaceful New Year.

Tax Relief Forms We still have a lot of forms still not returned.  You do not have to disclose any income details, just your PPS number and signature in required.  The Parish could claim a tax refund of tax paid by the donor but we need the forms back ASAP.  Thank you to those who have already returned their forms.

Advent Prayer Group will meet on Thursday night at 7pm during Advent in St. Joseph`s Church, Castletown and will focus on the themes of the Sunday readings.  

Fatima Childrens Christmas Rehearsal  on Friday afternoon 2.50pm to 3.45pm.

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

St. Vincent De Paul would like to thank Faughart Parishioners for their kind donations of €4,500 and wish you all a Happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year.

Dundalk Simon Community will have their annual Church Gate Collection this weekend 15th & 16th December.  We thank you for the support you have given over the years.

Parish of St. Patrick Soup Kitchen/Food Parcels  will have a church Gate collection on Christmas Eve only.

Faughart Lourdes Invalid Committee Wishes to express thanks to Rose Laverty for proceeds amount €1255 of raffle for luxury hamper and the lucky winner was Maria Conlon, Carrickmarcross.


Sunday 11.00am Molly Murphy (MM)  Johnny Gartlan. James & Mark Reilly

Lily & Joe Mullen.  Tony & Paschal Mullen.  

Frank & Briege Boyle:  Paddy & Una Cunningham

Next Saturday 10.30 am Gary & Tish Toner.  Eileen, James & Jim McEvoy
Next Sunday 11.00 am Robert McKay & deceased members of the Dowdall family.

Rose Nash (A)

Sunday 10.00 am May Tracey & DFM of Tracy & O`Toole Families.
Friday 7.30pm Peter, Anna, Al & Eugene McDonnell.  

Packie & Madge Thornton &  deceased of Thornton & Carry Families.

Next Sunday 10.00 am
Saturday 6.00 pm Michael & Kathleen O`Connor.  Benny & Peggy McConnon.

Thomas & Joan Kinch.  Siobhan Clarke (Nee Kinch)  Marian Sheridan

Maureen Rajasingham. Joseph McGee  Mary McAreavey.

Sunday 12 Noon Tom Fisher.  Margaret McCourt.
Monday 7.00 pm Tim, Mary, Eugene & Tom Litchfield. Briege Gonnelly.

Sacrament of Confession at 7.30pm

Tuesday 10.00 am
Wednesday 10.00 am
Thursday 10.00 am Michael & Alan McShane.
Friday 10.00 am
Next Saturday 6 pm Michael & Alan McShane.  Kevin & Julia Corrway. Deceased of all McNally families.  Sam & Ellen Shields (A)

Hugh, Bridget & Thomas Hanratty.

Next Sunday 12 Noon Marian Bird.  Mary McAreavey.  Patrick McGivern.  

Margaret Bishop.  Carmel Martin. Margaret & Geoffrey Thornton

Deceased of Flynn Family (Cornonagh)  

Saturday 7.30 pm Hugh, Mary & Brian Murphy & DFM

Deceased of McCrink Families, Carrickbroad.

Next Saturday . 7.30 pm Susan Quinn & DFM.  Carmel Muckian & DFM