Newsboard – 07/07/2019


Tel. 042 9334410 

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

Weekly collection towards running and upkeep of the Parish was:

Castletown             €270.70 Kilcurry          €321.00

Brid-a-Chrin           €260.61 Faughart        €197.25

Non envelope collection €620    Brid-A-Chrin Graveyard collection €1,435   

Fatima Candelabra €155.   Breakfast Morning €4,145

We Pray for the happy repose Gertie McGeough and John O’Byrne who died recently. 

Parish Breakfast Morning: Many thanks to all volunteers, committee members and parishioners who helped at the breakfast morning which was a great success.  Thanks to all those who donated for raffle prizes, baked homemade brown bread and food on the day and those who gave private donations. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

Annual Pilgrimage to Faughart Shrine:   will take place this weekend 7th July at 3pm with procession around the stream, Mass, anointing of the sick and blessing with relic.  Fr. Malachy Conlon will be celebrating Mass.  

Camino Walk Sponsor Cards  Can all outstanding sponsor cards and donations please be returned to the Parochial House.

Legion of Mary:  You are invited to a film/documentary on the life of the Servant of God, Frank Duff, on Tuesday 9th July 2019 at 7.30pm in the Rugby Club. 

LMFM Mass  Recording of the Mass in St. Josephs on Saturday 13th July at 6pm and will be broadcasted on Sunday morning at 9am.  Fr. Joseph O’ Reilly Provincial of the Irish Rosminian Province is the celebrant.

Social Dancing in Kilcurry Resource Centre on Saturday 13th July. Dancing 9pm to 12am.  Music by Solitaire. Supper will be served.  All welcome. 

Scoil Beag Creche, Kilcurry   is looking for a temporary cook to cover sick leave.  Hours of work are 8am to 1pm. If interested in the position, or to find out more information, call Catherine or Nicola on 042 9329862.

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.  A little reminder that our Church Gate collection happens on the first weekend of every month, so this Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July we will be collecting.  Thank you for your continued support. 

Craft Evening at 7.30pm on Tuesdays.  Join us for work, a chat and a cuppa. 

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

Yoga Classes  Wednesday night 7pm to 8.14pm and Friday mornings 9am to 10.15am. 

Bereavement Support on a one to one basis, confidentiality assured.  Thursday mornings 10.30am to 12.30pm. Armagh Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Dundalk.  042 9336393

Roche Emmets Lotto Draw results 28th June. Jackpot was €7.100 .  No winner

Numbers drawn 4:5:6:13 Five people win €20 each. 

  1. Grimes. c/o Brian Grant.  Pat Heeney c/o Brian McGuinness.  G. McDonnell c/o Kevin Callan. Aidan Quinn c/o Noel Callan.  Siobhan Allen, c/o Simon Allen. Thank you all for supporting our Lotto.  

Next draw 5th July.  Jackpot €7,200

Cupan Tae Our next cupan Tae is in the Roche Clubrooms on Tuesday 9th July 10.30 am to 12 Noon.  Why not Drop in and join our neighbours from all ends of the parish and enjoy a cuppa and a scone. 

Fundraising Committee Meeting on Wednesday next 10th July in Parochial House.


Masses during the Week 

Sunday  11.00am Fabian McEntee.  Owen Joe Woods (BR) Mary McBride.  

Kathleen Hughes.  Edward & Margaret O`Hare, Roskeagh. 

Next Saturday  10.30 am Donal McNally.  Maureen Winters. 
Next Sunday  11.00 am John Craig (A)  Veronica Dalton (A)  Patrick & Cissie Coburn & DFM
Sunday  10.00 am Nora Gernon
Friday  7.30pm
Next Sunday  10.00 am Peter McShane (BR)  Tom & Cissie Treanor.
Saturday 6 pm Irish O`Sullivan (MM)
Sunday 12 Noon Michael, Rose, Micky and Richard Cross & DFM
Monday 7.00 pm Paddy Murphy (late of Toberna, lived in Birmingham)
Tuesday 10.00 am James & Annie Rogan
Wednesday 10.00 am 
Thursday 10.00 am
Friday  10.00 am
Next Saturday  6 pm Johanna McGuinness & DFM of the Cunningham & McGuinness families
Next Sunday  12 Noon Margaret, James & Sarah Fox & DFM.  Dr. Frank O`Reilly.  
Saturday 7.30 pm  Mary & Patrick Ferguson and their son Anthony
Next Saturday  7.30 pm Pat Nash & DFM


Church Gate Collection  in aid Redeemer Boys N.S collection will take place this weekend.