Newsboard – 23/02/2020


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OUR PRIESTS: Fr. Vinod Kurian  Fr.Bernard Hughes


WEEKLY ENVELOPES: – Your contribution last week towards the upkeep of our Parish:-   Kilcurry:      €399.60       Brid-a-Chrin     €482.04      Castletown:     €286.51        Faughart:   €195.50.    Non-Envelope Collection:   €587.00

WE PRAY FOR THE HAPPY REPOSE OF THE SOULS OF  –  Cissie Treanor, Dungooley and Teresa Meegan also of Dungooley who died during the week.  May they rest in peace.

WELCOME INTO OUR CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY:  Grace Sandra McArdle Kirk and Cameron John Bernard Flynn Moran who were baptised last weekend.

ASH WEDNESDAY  –  Next Wednesday, Ash Wednesday is the beginning of the Holy season of Lent and is a day of fast and abstinence.  Ashes will be distributed at our masses:   Castletown 10.00 a.m.  Kilcurry 11.00 a.m. Brid-a-Chrin 7.30 p.m.  Please do your best to come to Mass for Lent.  We will also have extra masses during Lent.  Kilcurry 9.00 a.m.  Monday and Thursday.

TROCAIRE BOXES  –  Around the world brave women face down fear to protect their families from terrible threats.  They are doing all they can but they need your help.  Please give and let your love conquer fear this lent.  Trocaire Boxes are available in all our Churches.  Please take one.

PARISH ENVELOPES  –  ARE AT PRESENT BEING DISTRIBUTED TO THE HOMES IN THE PARISH.  The collection each Sunday is mainly for the upkeep of our four churches, which includes insurance, heating electricity etc.  We thank you for your contributions in the past and ask you to continue your support for 2020 as upkeep costs are increasing.  We thank all those who distribute the Parish Envelopes.  Please write your name on the first envelope you return so we can complete the Parish register.  Many thanks.

HOLY HOUR  –  Monday 6.00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m.  In Castletown Church.  You are most welcome to come along and spend some time with the Lord.  Be still and know that I am God.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS each Sunday during Lent at the Shrine at 5.00 p.m.

FAUGHART LOURDES COMMITTEE   –  are holding a Table Quiz in Roche Emmets Club Rooms on Friday, 13th March at 8.30 p.m.  Four to a table €20 with light refreshments and prizes galore.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.

FAUGHART SOCIAL GROUP –  Tea evening on Monday at 7.00 p.m.

ST PAUL’S PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES 2020  –  28th June to 3rd July.  Fare is 680 per person sharing.  This includes full board in Astoria Hotel, Travel Insurance, Hotel Transfers, Airport Tax and Security Tax  Contact Bridget McConville at St Paul’s high School on 048 308 30309

FAUGHART COMMUNITY ALERT A.G.M.  on Monday, 24th February sat 7.00 p.m. Carn Beg Hotel.

DUNDALK SOCIAL SERVICE COUNCIL  –  Annual Church Gate Collection on Saturday evening 22nd February and Sunday, 23rd February, 2020 for our meals on wheels organisation

LADIES CIRCUIT TRAINING every Tuesday at 7.00 p.m. and Friday at 8.00 p.m. in Roche Emmets GAA Hall.  At fitness levels welcome.  Contact Jennie on 087 9424440.

PILGRIMAGE TO MEDJUGORJE flying to Moster Wednesday, 24th June.  7 nights €725  Call James 087 2202173 or Tommy 086 3397737.

ROCHE EMMETS CELEBRATION DINNER DANCE  – 29th February, Fairways Hotel.  Drinks reception 7.30 p.m.  Dinner 8.00 p.m. sharp.  Music by Stormers and disco after.    Tickets for sale at the club room after each Paddy Sheelan Cup match or contact Aine on 087 6313429 or Gerry 087 6395387.


Sunday 11.00 a.m.   Eamon Bennett (Snr) (1st Anniversary);  Tom Craig, Mary Finnegan;  Bridie Craig.
Ash Wednesday 11.00  a.m.    
Thursday  9.00 a.m.    
Next Saturday 10.30 a.m.   Peter McKeown;  Mary, Vinnie and Vincent Muckian (Jnr) Briege Sylvester;  Eamonn Carroll and Deceased Family Members of the McArdle Family.
Next Sunday 11.00 a.m.   Peter McKeown;  Kathleen Lynch;  Josephine and Gerry Reilly
Saturday  6.00 p.m.   Roisin Travers;  Elizabeth Morton;  Thomas O’Connor;  Pat and May Kerley and Deceased Family Members
Sunday 12 noon   Philomena Scanlon
Monday  7.00 p.m.    
Tuesday 10.00 a.m.    
Ash Wednesday 10.00 a.m.    
Thursday 10.00 a.m.    
Friday 10.00 a.m.    
Next Saturday  6.00 p.m.   Kitty and Paddy Gonnelly, Sons Tom, Martin and Pat, Daughter Margaret, Son-in-Law Tom Murphy and Daughter-in-Law Ailish;   Monina Matthews
Next Sunday 12.00 noon   Paddy McNally
Sunday 10.00 a.m. Charles and Ethel Moore and Deceased Family Members
Ash Wednesday  7.30 p.m.  
Friday  7.30 p.m.  
Next Sunday 10.00 a.m. Peter Donnelly;  Brigid Regan and Deceased Family Members
Saturday   7.30 p.m. Liam, Frank and Brigid Bergin and Deceased Family Members;  Sadie and Dessie Malone
Next Saturday   7.30 p.m.