NEWSBOARD OF THE PARISH OF FAUGHART Tel.9334410 and 9333235
Our Priests: Fr. Vinod Kurian Fr. Bernard Hughes.
PARISH ENVELOPS; Your contribution last week towards upkeep of the Parish was:-
Kilcurry €412.00 Castletown €290.20 Faughart €249.40 Brid-a-Crinn €224.51
Non Envelope Collection €560.00. Candelabra Castletown €90. Flowers €195.35
We pray for the happy repose of Fr. Jim Pollock who was a Priest in the parish for a number of years. May he rest in peace.
Stations of the Cross at Faughart Shrine Sunday at 5.00pm
Welcome into our Christian Community: Joe Sean Bird who was baptised last weekend.
Second Collection Easter Sunday: A second collection for the Priests of the Parish
Good Friday Collection: For Holy Places.
Armagh Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Day Trip: The Parish is thinking about running a bus to Knock on Trinity Sunday 26th May. We invite all Parishioners, the Confirmation children and their parents to join us on the Pilgrimage. Please contact the Parochial House to put your name down. Cost will depend on number going.
Parish Questionnaire: Thanks to those who have returned their questionnaires. If you wish not to sign your name and if you would like to volunteer please leave a number.
Fr. Vinod Camino: Fr. Vinod is out practising for his up-coming walk of the Camino for parish funds.
St. Brigid’s Prayer Meeting: onTuesday 16th April in the Parochial House at 7.15pm. All Welcome.
Faughart Lourdes lnvalid Committee: cake sale on Sunday 12th May, raffle with luxury hampers. Draw cards in circulation.
Brid-a-crinn: Spring clean day on Saturday 20th April. Meeting outside the Church at 2.00pm
North Louth Hospice and Homecare Foundation: A dance has been organised to raise funds. The dance will take place in Kilcurry Resource Centre on Friday 3rd May. Dancing 9pm to 12am . Music by Magic Moments. There will be a raffle on the night and light refreshments will be served. Admission €10.
Tidy Towns Group – Our early Easter coffee morning is on Sunday 14thApril in Kilcurry Community Centre from 10am to 1pm. We have lovely home baking, coffee/tea and fabulous raffle prizes. Worth your while to call over.
Social Dancing in the Resource Centre on Saturday, 13th April dancing to Unity. Dancing from 9pm to 12am. Supper will be 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
L.M.F.M Radio have recorded a special documentary programme on the Life and Times of Jim Craven our local Poet. This programme will air on Easter Monday, 22nd at 12noon and will also be available on their Podcast. On Sunday, 28th the annual Mass in memory of Jim’s untimely death will take place in Brid-a-crinn Church at 10am followed by commemoration around the Poets Stone in the adjoining Graveyard. All Welcome
Fr.Vinod and Fr. Bernard wish you every Blessing for Easter
Masses for the week beginning 14th April
Peter Finnegan, Peter Murray and DFM, Michael Nash, Kathleen Dunne, Dinny Casey
Mass of the Lords Supper. Washing of feet. Procession to the Alter of Repose followed by holy Hour
Blessing of the New Fire, Paschal Candle, Baptismal Water and First Mass of Easter
Brigid McKay, Susan and Larry Montgomery
John and Kathleen Thornton, Kevin Campbell, Special Intentions
(Prayer around the Cross) Celebration of the Lord’s Passion; Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion
Blessing of the New Fire, Paschal Candle, Baptismal Water and First Mass of Easter.People of the Parish
Colm, Nuala and Matthew Farrelly. Nuala, Mick and Michael McCann
Thomas O’Connor, Mary Catherine McGee, Ned and Kate Doherty and their daughter Brenda Doherty, Peggy and Benny McConnon (BR)
Ann McArdle, Gerard Costican, Pauline McGlade
Benefactors of the Parish, Sean, James,Mary and Sr. Enda Marie McDermott, Olive Martin 1st Anni
Mass of the last Supper, Washing of feet, Procession to the Alter of Repose followed by Holy Hour
Celebration of the Lord’s Passion, Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion
Blessing of the New Fire, Paschal Candle, Baptismal water and First Mass of Easter. John Hearty, John and Mary Savage and DFM, Georgie Savage (BR), Michael and Anne Morton, Ellen Smith, Ann Murray, Annie and Robert Eccles and DFM.
Jimmy McKenna, Pauric Kelly
Stations of the Cross
Dawn Mass at Faughart Hill