Newsboard – 27/01/2019


Tel. 042 9334410

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

Weekly collection towards running and upkeep of the Parish was:

Castletown             €294.33 Kilcurry           €341

Brid-a-Chrin           €209 Faughart        €190.40

Non envelope collection € 678

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Monday evenings 6pm – 7pm in Fatima Church, and Wednesday from 3pm – 4pm in Faughart Shrine.  “Come and spend some quiet time with the Lord”

Communion Calls to the sick will be on Thursday this coming week.

Armagh diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes from 16th to 21st May.  The Faughart Lourdes Committee are now taking names for Assisting Pilgrims and Pilgrims.  Please contact Fr. Vinod, Fr. Bernard or any committee member. Meeting on Tuesday night at 7pm in Parochial House.

Triduum in honour of St. Brigid

January 30th – Mass and blessing with the relic of St. Brigid at 7.30pm in the Shrine, Faughart.

Celebrant – Fr. Dermot Maloney PP

January 31st – Mass and blessing with the relic of St. Brigid at 7.30pm in the Shrine, Faughart.

Celebrant – Fr. Oliver Stansfield I.C.

February 1st  – Mass and blessing with the relic of St. Brigid at 11am in the Shrine, Faughart.

Celebrant – Fr. Garrett Campbell PP

Candlelight procession at 8pm from Faughart graveyard to the Shrine.Limited parking at summit, park at St.Brigid’s Oratory and walk to summit for 7.45pm. There will be a general  blessing of the relic at the end of the ceremony.

Blessing with relic in the Oratory from 2pm to 5pm on February 1st.

To mark World Day for Consecrated Life 2019  Archbishop Eamonn will lead a prayer service at St. Brigid`s Shrine, Faughart on Friday 1st February at 12 Noon.  All religious communities in the diocese have been invited to the celebration and the faithful are also welcome to attend the gathering.  A public Mass will take place at the Shrine at 11am before the prayer service, to mark St. Brigid`s Day. Again all are welcome. We give thanks and pray for those men and women who are called to the consecrated life, that they may be faithful witnesses of God`s love.  May they always reveal the love of Christ to those they encounter and continue to enrich our world by their dedicated lives of prayer.

Thank you  A big thank you to all who made our coffee morning a great success €470.00 in total (calendars and cards) all proceeds to Dogs for the Disabled. Many thanks Pat and Sean Mc Gee, Meave Mc Crave

Social Dancing Next dance is on Saturday 9th February with music by Country Pride. Dancing 9pm to 12 am.  Light supper served. All welcome.

Faughart Social Group returns January 28th at 7.30pm to Community Centre.  AGM will be held on 4th February at 7.30pm.

St. Vincent De Paul Our Church gate collection happens on the first weekend of every month, so next Saturday 2nd February and Sunday 3rd we will be collecting.  Thank you for your continued support which enables us to help people in our own community.  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

Mountpleasant Athletic Club cancelled until further notice

French Classes with Native Speaker in Community Centre.  Leaving Cert French workshops 6 – 7pm Tuesday/Friday. Beginner Class Tuesday/Friday 11am – 12 Noon and 7.15pm to 8.15pm.

Intermediate class Tuesday/Friday 12.15pm to 1.15pm and 8.30pm to 9.15pm.

HSE is running a Weight & Lifestyle Management programme in Primary Care Centre Barrack Street, beginning on Thursday 31st January.  Contact 042 682001

Kilcurry Bowls Club   night on Tuesday at 8pm.  All welcome.

Craft Evening  Tuesday from 7 – 9pm, Everybody welcome.

Yoga Classes Wednesday evenings 7pm to 8.15pm Friday morning from 10am to 11.15am

Irish Dancing Classes on Thursdays from 5pm to 6pm.



Sunday 11.00am James & Margaret Conlon & DFM

James & Stephen Marmion.  Madge & Alex Gallagher.

Next Saturday 10.30 am
Next Sunday 11.00 am Owen Joe Woods 1st A.  Moira Murphy 1st A.

Mark & Catherine Marmion & DFM.  Patrick & Brigid Reilly & DFM

Sunday 10.00 am Paddy & Eileen Lennon .   Peter McShane.

Pat McArdle.  John & Paddy Callan.

Friday 7.30pm No Mass
Next Sunday 10.00 am Larry, Roseanne & Gerry Muckian & DFM.  John Maguire

Paddy & Eileen Lennon.

Saturday 6.00 pm Ann & Michael Morton.  Joe McGeown. Paul Hollywood.
Sunday 12 Noon
Monday 7.00 pm
Tuesday 10.00 am Deceased members of the Malone & McConnell Families.
Wednesday 10.00 am
Thursday 10.00 am Oliver Hodgers
Friday 10.00 am No Mass
Next Saturday 6 pm Michael McShane.  Una McEvoy. Johnny & May Owens. .
Next Sunday 12 Noon Bridie McGivern (2ndA) Michael Bent (2nd A) Kathleen Gorman

Pat & Rose Brennan.  Michael Moore (BR)

Saturday 7.30 pm Liam Quinn
Friday 1st February 11.00 am Elizabeth Reilly (A)   Patricia Myers Heraghty
Next Saturday . 7.30 pm Deceased members of the Reynolds Family