Newsboard – 08/09/2019


Tel. 042 9334410 

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

Weekly collection towards running and upkeep of the Parish was:

Castletown             €292.88 Kilcurry          €366.00

Brid-A-Chrin           €396.50 Faughart        €186.52

Non envelope collection €670.00 

We Pray for the happy repose of Jackie Callan. Eilish Keegan, Toberona.  May they rest in peace. 

Welcome into our Christian Community Lily Rose Kirk, Georgia Lilly Corrigan, Annabelle Eve Bishop and Patrick Joseph Mackin, who were baptised last weekend. 

Holy Hour every Wednesday from 3pm to 4pm in St. Brigid`s Shrine, Faughart and every Monday from 6pm to 7pm in St. Joseph`s, Fatima (except Bank Holidays)

Second Collection  Fr. Willian Stuart is a Rosminian Priest who runs a small school for teenagers who are long term out of school as a result of the war in Syria.  Based in Lebanon he provides basic Arabic, Maths and English to the children who are borderline illiterate. He will be coming to the Parish on 15th and 16th September to speak at all Masses.  Thank you for your support. 

Social Dancing in Kilcurry Resource Centre on Saturday 14th September. Dancing 9pm to 12am.  Music by Francis Faulkner. . 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 on 087 2520382. 

Craft Evening at 7.30pm on Tuesdays.  Join us for work, a chat and a cuppa, all for €2

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

Faughart Social Group returns after summer holiday on Monday 16th September at 7.30pm in Community Centre. 

Bowls Club meet up after summer holiday on Tuesday 17th September at 8pm. 

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

North Louth Hospice Coffee Morning   Helena and Pat O`Connell are hosting a Coffee Morning in aid of North Louth Hospice Foundation at their home In Mountpleasant on Thursday 19th September 2019.  A warm welcome awaits you.  Come for a coffee, chat and a stroll around the garden.  Take the Ravensdale exit from the Ballymascanlon roundabout and follow the signs.  

Margaret Cunningham will host a National Coffee Morning event on Thursday 19th September from 9am onwards in her home at 13 Fatima Park.  Please come along and bring a friend and enjoy the coffee, tea, goodies and a bit of craic.  Raffle held on the day. 

Coffee Morning in aid of your local Hospice  will take place in Kilcurry Resource Centre on Sunday 22nd September from 9.30am to 1pm with raffle and homemade baked goods greatly appreciated.  Contact Margaret Murphy on 042 9331362. 

Irish Heart Foundation church Gate collection 7th and 8th September.

Order of Malta Church Gate collection  14th & 15th September.  

Roche Emmets Lotto DrawNo 19 of 30 took place 30th August.. Jackpot was €8,000.  No winner

Numbers drawn 6:20:26:29 Five people win €20 each. 

David Sheilds c/o Paddy McArdle.  Aine McGuinness c/o Brian McGuinness.  Joe Thornton c/o Shane Greene. The Carthys c/o Josh Martin.  Robin Dalton c/o Sean Conlon. 

Next draw 6th September.  Jackpot €8,100


Masses during the Week 

Sunday  11.00am Margaret McNamee M.M.  Laurence & Margaret Grant & DFM

Matthew & Catherine McBride.  Michael & Eileen Cassidy.

Jack McWall (1st A) Christina Begley.  Josephine Hearty M.M.

Next Saturday  10.30 am
Next Sunday  11.00 am Fr. Malachy Loughran.  Patsy O`Hanlon. Mary & Matt Coburn.

Kathleen O`Connell.  Thomas & Seamus Murphy.  Michael Hamilton.

Elizabeth, Michael & Peter Cunningham. 

Sunday  10.00 am James and Esther O`Hanlon. Patrick & Kathleen O`Hanlon.  

Ned & Briege McArdle. 

Friday  7.30pm Charlie Boyle.  Brian & Kathleen McKeown. 
Next Sunday  10.00 am Kathleen McKeown. 
Saturday 6 pm Ann McGeown. 

Brendan Harrison (BR)

Sunday 12 Noon Noel Casey.  Barney & Annamay McEnaney.
Monday 7.00 pm
Tuesday 10.00 am
Wednesday 10.00 am  Sean & Felicia Kelleher
Thursday 10.00 am
Friday  10.00 am
Next Saturday  6 pm
Next Sunday  12 Noon Sam McGuinness & DFM of Cunningham Family. 

Patrick & Bridget Jennings & DFM.  Dan MCGivern (A)

Saturday 7.30 pm  Eoin Quinn (1st Anniversary)
Next Saturday  7.30 pm