Newsboard – 10/03/2019


Tel. 042 9334410

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

Weekly collection towards running and upkeep of the Parish was:

Castletown             €281.75                                    Kilcurry           €428

Brid-a-Chrin           €190.20                                   Faughart        €283.60

Non envelope collection € 635

Welcome into our Christian Community Aine Helen Lennon, Roisin Marie Flynn, Darragh McKeever, who were baptised last weekend.

Lenten Prayer Group will meet Thursdays during Lent from 7pm to 8pm in St. Joseph`s Chruch, Fatima.  All are welcome to come along.

Mass for Lent  in Kilcurry Monday and Thursday at 9am.

Stations of the Cross at Faughart at 5pm every Sunday in Lent  All welcome

Parish Pastoral Meeting  on Monday 11th March at 7.30pm in Parochial House.

Confirmation  on Saturday 6th April in Kilcurry Church at 2pm

First Holy Communion on 11th May at 11am for Kilcurry/Faughart.  Fatima 25th May at 11am.

St. Brigid`s Prayer Group  Prayer meeting in Parochial House on Tuesday 12th March at 7.15pm

Trocaire Boxes   available in all our Churches.  Please take one home.

Camino Walk    Fr. Vinod will be walking the Camino from Ponferrada to Santiago de Compostella, Spain (approx. 217Km) over 8 days from 4th June to 12th June.  If you wish to get him sponsors for this walk sponsorship cards will be available shortly.  The money raised will go towards “Parish Funds” – the painting of Holy Rosary Church, Brid-a-Chrin.  You can sponsor Fr. Vinod any amount €5, €10, €20, €50, €100, so much per kilometre or whatever you wish to give, or if  you wish to give a private donation, you may do so.  Many thanks.

A Limited number of the Magazine “Totus Tuus”  available in the Churches at no charge.  Please take one.

Breakfast Morning on Sunday 5th May in Kilcurry Resource Centre.  Meeting on Tuesday 19th March at 8pm in Parochial House to arrange.

Blessing of Graves all at 7.30pm

Fatima (New)  – Sunday 2nd June.          Fatima (Old) – Thursday 6th June

Urnai – Thursday 13th June                     Kane – Tuesday 18th June        Kilcurry – Sunday 23rd June

Brid-a-Crinn – Sunday 30th June            Faughart – Friday 5th July

Bereavement Support  One to one Bereavement support, confidentiality assured.  No appointment necessary and no cost involved on Thursday mornings 10.30am to 12.30pm in Armagh Diocesan Pastoral Centre, The Magnet, Dundalk.  Enquiries to 042 9336393

Faughart Social Group meeting on Monday 11th March for fun, game of charades at 7.30pm

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

St. Vincent De Paul 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

French Classes with Native Speaker in Community Centre.  To book a place contact Gladys on 083 822 7926

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.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje on 20th June for 7 nights – cost €645 with a €100 deposit to pay before 8th February.  Spiritual advisor Fr. Paul Montague, Tallanstown Parish.  Phone 087 2202173.

Cupan Tae Gathering on Tuesday 12th February at 10.l30am in Roche Clubrooms.  All welcome.


Masses during the Week

Sunday 11.00am Lord Ballyedmond.  Owen & Patrick Muckian. 

George, Elizabeth & William Hamill. Josephine & Gerry Reilly.

Monday  9.00 am  
Thursday  9.00 am  
Next Saturday 10.30 am Veronica Sheils.  Peter McDonnell & DFM.  Gerry Lambe (BR)


Next Sunday 11.00 am Elizabeth Coburn (2nd A) & DFM


Sunday 10.00 am Paddy, Mary & Catherine McGowan & DFM


Friday  7.30pm Kevin & Theresa McKeown & DFM


Next Sunday 10.00 am Michael Gernon (BR)  Willie Treacy.
Saturday 6 pm


Frank & Maura Martin.  Patsy Rogers (BR)

Vincent Callan

Sunday 12 Noon  Gerry Cunningham.  Tom & Joan Kinch.  Siobhan Clarke.

Marion Sheridan.  Maureen Rajasgam.  Arthur McArdle (3rd A)

Ellen & Michael Laverty.

Monday  7.00 pm  
Tuesday 10.00 am  
Wednesday 10.00 am  
Thursday 10.00 am  
Friday 10.00 am  
Next Saturday  6 pm Barry Kirby.  Owen Matthews.  Patrick & Teresa Lennon. 

Megan O`Connor.  Jimmy & Rita McMahon.

Next Sunday 12 Noon Megan O`Connor.  Kathleen Kelly.  Breedge Heeney. 

Michael & Eileen Duffy.

Saturday  7.30 pm John, Emily, Tom & Gerry Savage.
Next Saturday  7.30 pm