Newsboard – 05/01/2020

 NEWSBOARD  THE PARISH OF FAUGHART   Tel. 9334410 and 9333235

 OUR PRIESTS Fr. Vinod   Fr. Hughes                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           


PARISH ENVELOPES; Your contribution last week towards the running and upkeep of the parish was:- Faughart  €161.00 Kilcurry €599.00 Brid-a-crinn €276.00 Castletown €320.10

 Non Envelope  €695. Priests Christmas Collections: For the Clergy Fund amounted to €5872 and £125.00. Many Thanks for your generosity. 

Welcome into our Christian Community; Aoife Veronica Lynch who was baptised last weekend.

 Congratulations to Lisa Wynne and Dirk Westveer who were married during the week.

Adoration  of the Blessed Sacrament. Will not take place  in St.Joseph’s Castletown on Monday evening until further notice. Mass as usual and Devotions to Our Lady at 7.00pm

Triduum in honour of St.Brigid

January 30th –  Mass and Blessing with the Relic of St. Brigid at7.30pm in the Shrine  Faughart

Celebrant – Fr. Aiden Murphy PP.  

January 31st Mass and Blessing with the Relic of St.Brigid at 7.30pm in the Shrine, Faughart

Celebrant – Fr. Seamus White PP

February 1st – Mass and Blessing with the Relic of St. Brigid at 11.00am in the Shrine Faughart

Celebrant – Bishop Michael Router.

Candlelight procession at 8pm from Faughart Graveyard to the Shrine, Limited Parking at summit. Park at St. Brigid’s Oratory and walk to the summit for 7.45pm. There will be a general Blessing of the relic at the end of the ceremony.

Blessing in the Oratory from 2pm to 5 pm on February 1st.


Church Gate Collections: We would appreciate that when a Church  gate collection is to take place that the “Garda Permit” is given to the Parochial House at least 2 weeks before the actual collection –if not no collection is to take place – also Church Gate Collections are not to take place on the 1st Sunday of the month, Easter or at Christmas time – Christmas Eve or Christmas Day.  ManyThanks.

Pilgrimage to Medjugorie. Departing from Dundalk. 24th June – 1st July. Fr. Paul Montague  Spiritual director. Price €675.00. Bookings before 1st February €50 discount. For more information please contact James McCrave 087 220 2173 or Thomas Kerley 086 359 7739.

Roche Emmets presents TV Hits

Thank you to everyone who came to our 2019 fundraiser, it was a huge success and a great night for the parish. Thank you to the local companies who supported us with sponsorship or raffle prizes. To the extended community who supported us in any way Thank You 

 We would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a Happy New Year and Best Wishes for 2020.

Evening Course – Find out more at the Regional Skills and Training Centre, Coes Road, Dundalk. Evening Course information and Registration days, Monday 6th to Thursday 9th January10am to 6pm with late evening registration Wednesday 8th January until 8pm. For more information. www.rstc or call 042-9355794 


FOUND:  Key and fob found in Kilcurry Church over the Christmas period Please contact the Parochial House

LOURDES:  Diocesan youth Pilgrimage 7th-12th May 2020 (5nights) led by Archbishop Martin €600. Full board.                                


To submit info to Faughart Notes please contact 087 6439546



Masses during the week
Sunday 11.00 a.m. Kevin McNamee (Months Mind) Peter and Maureen Goss Fabian McEntee
Monday   11.00am  Feast of the Epiphany – Holy Day of Obligation – People of the Parish
Saturday 10.30 a.m. Eileen Walsh – George and Cissie McNamee
Sunday 11.00a.m. Maisy McKeown- Kathleen Dennison- James and Brigid McDonnell and DFM – Fiona Hamill
Sunday   10.00 a.m. Brigid Liam & Son Gerard Rice
Friday   7.30 p.m. Paddy  & Kevin Campbell & DFM. Nicholas Kirk & DFM Florence Harvey
Next Sunday   10.00 a.m. Larry & Mary Ellen Kirk
  6.00 p.m. Larry & Joan – James & Agnes Ward &Grandchildren – TomMc Faul 
Sunday 12.00noon. Sheila O’Rourke – Tom Gernon
Monday   7.00 p.m.. Feast of the Epiphany – Holy Day of Obligation
Tuesday 10.00 a.m.
Wednesday 10.00 a.m.
Thursday 10.00 a.m.
Friday 10.00 a.m.
Next Saturday   6.00 p.m. Derek Younger – Cathy Vaz – Nancy Harrison – Wayne  Casey
Next Sunday 12.00 noon Josie O’Rourke  (Months Mind) Brigid Dillon- Tom Annie & Tom (jnr) Martin – Rita,John,Laura & Brian Mostyn 
Saturday   7.30 p.m.

Jack & Margaret Fegan 

Next Saturday   7.30 p.m. Deceased family members of the Reynolds Fami