Newsboard – 28/11/2021


Fr. Vinod Kurian     Fr. Oliver Stansfield

Parish Website:  Facebook Page:  Faughart Parish

WEEKLY ENVELOPES:  Your contribution last week towards the upkeep of our Parish:  Kilcurry: €344.60 Brid-a-Chrin: €206.62 Faughart €143.00 Castletown: €241.42 Non-Envelope: €305.00 Trocaire Collection €1115.00

WE PRAY FOR THE HAPPY REPOSE OF: Patrick (Paddy) Mc Manus, Castletown Road, who died last weekend.  May he Rest in peace.

WELCOME INTO OUR CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY:  Mirren Elaina Brady who was baptised in the parish recently.

LIGHTING THE CANDLES FOR ADVENT: We will be asking a different family to come forward and light the candle during Advent.  Grandparents, Parents and Children are all welcome to participate. One of them will light the candle while another gives the introduction to the theme of the week.

On the third Sunday (Bambinelli Sunday) families are invited to bring their baby Jesus from the crib to Mass with them to be blessed.  The figurine can be bought home and wrapped in a gift box and placed under the Christmas tree.  On Christmas morning this is the first gift the family opens together.  They then place the baby into the crib in their home.

ADVENT PRAYER GROUP: The Advent Prayer Group will meet every Thursday 2pm-3pm in St Joseph’s Castletown to pray together and discuss the Sunday readings. Everybody welcome.

MARY SUPREME APOSTOLATE: Mass of healing and comfort for everybody but especially for those who are suicidal and for those affected by suicide on Friday, 3rd December in St. Joseph’s Church, Castletown at 6.00pm.

COMBONI MISSION APPEAL: This weekend Fr. Sean Dempsey will be visiting the Parish and there will be a second collection.

HOLY HOUR:  Every Wednesday from 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. at Faughart Shrine.

SVDP: Are having their Christmas Appeal next weekend 4th and 5th December.  A member of SVDP with be coming to speak at Masses and appeal to parishioners for help. A second collection will be taking up, please support to help people in need in our area. Thank you.

FAUGHART SOCIAL GROUP: Evening tea is cancelled on Tuesday 7th


RAFFLE RESEULTS: 1ST Week €200 Freda Carville €100 Aobhainn Mackin

€60 Eithne Mc Ardle, Faughart €40 Emily Conlon.

2nd Week €200 Josephine O’Shaughnessy c/o David Keenan €100 Sean Watters, Lurgankeel €60 Anne Mandeville, Balregan €40 Kyle Mc Geown c/o Sean Conlon.

3rd Week €200 Majella Mc Cann, Sliverbridge €100 Alice Mc Kenna, Toberona. €60 Kate Connor, Castletowncooley €40 Amy Rowland c/o Brianán Rowland.

Hamper-Alice Mc Kenna, Newry. Christmas Cake-Mary Hoey, Mill Road. Hamper-Elaine Mc Keown. Voucher-Audrey Watkins. Hamper-Roisin Watters.

The Priests wish to thank everyone who donated and the Fundraising Committee/ Finance Committee for all their help and support.


Sunday 11.00 a.m.


Seamus Burns (Anniversary) Brigid and Pat Flynn; John, Susan, Sean, Jim and Margaret Kearney; Eugene and Teresa Coogan and deceased family members of the Garland Family; Jim Gartlan; Patricia O’ Dempsey, Michael, Kevin and Barry O’ Dempsey.
Next Saturday 10.30 a.m. Kathleen and Michael Marmion and deceased family members.
Next Sunday 11.00 a.m. Paddy, Rose and Brendan Duffy (Sportmanshall) Paddy and Una Cunningham; Patrick O’ Hanlon; Joe Mc Bride; Larry O’ Hanlon and deceased family members of the O’ Hanlon and Marmion families;
Sunday 10.00 a.m. Michael Gernon
Friday  7.30 p.m. Deceased Booklet
Next Sunday  10.00a.m. Patrick and Margaret Traynor and deceased family members
Saturday  6.00pm Joe Fisher, Denise Falkner, Andrew and Mark Falkner; Owenie Mc Guinness.
Sunday 12 noon Stella Larkin (MM) Anne Murphy (1st Anniversary) Johnny Hughes; Gerry Gallagher (Anniversary)
Monday  7.00 p.m. Deceased Booklet
Tuesday 10.00 a.m. Deceased Booklet
Wednesday 10.00 a.m. Deceased Booklet
Thursday 10.00 a.m. Deceased Booklet
Friday 10.00 a.m. Deceased Booklet
Next Saturday 6.00 p.m. Cameron Martin-Treanor (MM)
Next Sunday 12 noon Frank Mc Donagh (MM) Peggy Dollard (Anniversary)

Martina Agnew (Anniversary)

Saturday   7.30 p.m. Deceased Booklet
Next Saturday   7.30 p.m. Deceased Booklet