Newsboard – 04/08/2019


Tel. 9334410 and 9333235

OUR PRIESTS: Fr. Vinod Kurian  Fr.Bernard Hughes   


WEEKLY ENVELOPES: – Your contribution last week towards the upkeep of our Parish:-   Castletown  €283.25   Kilcurry   €610.00 Brid-a-Chrin   €254.47 Faughart   €172.50    Non Envelope Collection  €610.00 . Faughart Shrine €260          

 CONGRATULATIONS  to Louise Kelly and Gerard Watters who were married this weekend

WELCOME TO OUR CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY Bella-Rose Jennifer Esme Dillion, Evan Thomas Brady & Matthew Dullaghan who were baptised last week.

CAMINO WALK  thanks to everyone who donated, total €10,455.   

SR.BRIEGE MCKENNA  will be at Knock Shrine on Monday 5th August, day of intercession of prayer for Priests. Bus leaves Friary Church, Dundalk at 7.45am. For details contact Phil  086-0638452.

IRISH WHEELCHAIR ASSOCIATION Church gate collection on Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th August. Your support would be gratefully appreciated.

FAMILY CAMP OUT  at Kilcurry Community Centre on Friday 16th August. Lots of games and activities for all the family. Cost €35 per family (includes BBQ tea & Sausage breakfast Sat). Booking essential as numbers limited. Deposit €10 due by  Tuesday 6th August. Full payment due on arrival Friday 16th August. Contact 087-6439546 to book a place.

 ROCHE EMMETS GFC  – Lotto 26th July,  Jackpot was €7,500. No jackpot winner.   Five people win €20 each. Sinead Clarke, Colm McGee, Colette Callan, Sarah O’Hanlon and Gerard Roe  . Thank you all for supporting our Lotto. Next draw date 2nd August . Jackpot €7600.  Cupan tae  is on Tuesday 13th August 10.30am to 12 noon, in the Roche Clubrooms. All welcome, why not come along for the craic.

CRAFT  GROUP meet   up on Tuesday night’s in Centre 7.30pm to 9pm. €2 per night. Bring your current craft work with you or call in ready to learn.  

SOCIAL DANCING  in the Resource Centre on Sat 10th August.  Music by Michael Mawhinney.   Dancing 9pm to 12am. Supper will be served. All welcome

YOGA Wednesday nights 7pm to 8.15pm and Friday morning 9am to 10.15am in the Community Centre. All welcome.

IRISH BLOOD TRANSFUSION  SERVICE  are in the Crown Plaza Hotel, Monday 12th & Tuesday 13th August, from 4.30pm to 8pm and in Clan Na Gael GAA Centre on Wednesday 14th & Thursday 15th August from 4.30pm to 8pm. It is important that we all remember that many patients in hospitals need our blood and this need never ceases.

FLEADH CHEOIL  is looking for volunteers. The biggest festival of traditional Irish music and culture in the world is returning to Drogheda from the 11th – 18th August. Volunteers from all over Ireland and the world helped out last year and were central to the success of the Fleadh, this year will be no different. Anyone over the age of 15 can volunteer. Volunteers are required throughout the week and are only required to do one shift. Contact Louth Volunteer Centre at 041-9809008 or to apply or find out more.



Sunday 11.00 a.m. Gertie McGeough (MM) John and Roseanne Rafferty, Peter, Aileen and Mary McArdle & DFM, Bernard and Winifred Duffy, sons Patrick & Bernard & DFM, Cornelius Casey  
Monday No Mass
Thursday No Mass
Next Saturday 10.30 a.m.  
Next Sunday 11.00 a.m. Ciaran McKeever, Rosaleen Loughran, Kathleen O’Hare, John & Rose Martin.
Sunday 10.00 a.m.   
Friday 7.30 p.m. Bridgid Hanratty, Gerard Connolly
Next Sunday 10.00 a.m. Tom Litchfield & Eileen Hamill, Peter, Kate, Cora and Olive Kavanagh & DFM, Ioney Cumiskey.
Saturday 6.00 p.m. Brigid, Edward & Noel Hoey, Eileen & Paddy Leavy, Patricia & Paddy Ellis, David Noone(BR), Kevin Travers. 
Sunday 12 noon John Boyle (MM), Rita & John Mostyn & DFM, Laura & Brian Mostyn, Austin & Mary Clarke.
Monday 7.00 p.m. Benefactors of the Parish, special Intention Veronica Corbett.
Tuesday 10.00 a.m. Special Intention, Margaret  Bishop
Wednesday 10.00 a.m. Special Intention.
Thursday 10.00 a.m. Josephine, Thomas & Paddy Grant.
Friday 10.00 a.m. Special Intention
Next Saturday 6.00 p.m.  Alan McShane, Rose Ann Duffy & Nellie Duffy, Joe O’Connor & Patsy O’Connor, Ann Crilly.
Next Sunday 12 noon Nellie & John Duffy, Lisa Narine, Pauline McGlade.
Saturday   7.30 p.m. Paddy & Maggie Tiernan, Michael , Mary & Gearoid O’Donnell.
Next Saturday   7.30 p.m. Sarah Quigley, John & James Quinn & DFM