Newsboard – 25/12/2022


OUR PRIESTS: Fr. Vinod Kurian, Fr.Oliver Stansfield, Deacon George Kingsnorth.

Parish Website :  Facebook Page: Faughart Parish

WEEKLY ENVELOPES: – Your contribution last week towards the upkeep of our Parish:-  Castletown  €189.40 Kilcurry €311.34

Brid-a-Chrin €186.40  Faughart  €368.40 Non Envelope €910.00

Castletown Candelabra: €48.00.

WE PRAY THE HAPPY REPOSE OF: Patrick (Patsy) Matthews, Brendan Mc Geough, Michael Hanratty and John Grimes who died recently. May they rest in Peace.

SECOND COLLECTION: at all Christmas Masses for the Priests of the Parish. Wishing you all a Blessed Christmas and New Year.

MARY’S SUPREME APOSTOLATE: All night vigil of prayer at the Faughart Shrine oratory for those who suffer with depression, those who are suicidal and those who have lost loved ones by suicide on Saturday, 31st December beginning with mass at 9.00p.m and ending at 6.00a.m. All welcome to join the Prayer.

CHRISTMAS REMEMBRANCE TREE: Please take a candle from the box and place in the basket provided. The candles will be placed on the tree for you and lite on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day mass in remembrance of your loved ones.  You can leave a small donation if you wish in the candelabra.

FAUGHART LOURDES INVALD COMMITTEE: Wishing you all a very happy Christmas and New Year.

  1. BRIGID’S CONFERENCE/SVDP: Would like to thank our Parishioner for their support all year around but especially to the recent appeal.

THANK YOU: On behalf of our Local St. Vincent de Paul we would like sincerely thank the parents, children and staff of Scoil Phadraig Naofa for their perishable goods.  Your effort and kindness will go along way in helping families in our area this Christmas.  Much appreciated.

FACE TO FACE PARENTING: Enneagram and Myers-Briggs courses, all beginning the week of January 9th 2023.  Each course runs for ten weeks”.   For further information please phone Maisie Mc Guinness at 087 2100620.

ROCHE EMMETS PRESENTS:  Roche Emmets presents Gaaglebox, 30th December, Carrickdale hotel, 8pm. What’s sure to be an entertaining evening with lots of our neighbours and friends taking part in the show.

Tickets available online at or call Alan O’Connell 0879290324.

A Prayer by Telephone

The Sisters of Mercy, “Bethany”, 34 Point Road, Dundalk, welcome any person who may wish to request prayer, especially during these difficult times.  All requests are confidential. From NI    Tel: 00353 42 9331602  9am – 9pm Daily

From ROI Tel: 042 9331602  9am – 9pm Daily

One of the sisters will be happy to Listen and Pray with you.


Christmas Eve


8.00 p.m


People of the Parish
Christmas Day 11.00 a.m Deceased of the Parish
Next Saturday 10.30 p.m NO MASS
Next Sunday 11.00 a.m. John Bergin (MM) Anne O’ Malley (MM)  Fabian Mc Entee; Patricia O’ Neill (Anni) Kathy O’ Neill; Frances Corbett and Seamus Corbett.
Christmas Eve  6.30 p.m People of the Parish
Christmas Day  10.00 a.m Deceased of the Parish
Friday  7.30 p.m NO MASS
Next Sunday 10.00 a.m Brigid, Liam and son Gerard Rice; Rita Martin.
Christmas Eve  6.00 p.m. Barry Griffin (Jnr); Carmel Martin
Christmas Day 12 noon Roseann Kate Duffy (MM) Michael and PJ MC Donagh.
Monday  7.00 p.m. NO MASS
Tuesday 10.00 a.m. NO MASS
Wednesday 10.00 a.m. NO MASS
Thursday 10:00 a.m. NO MASS
Friday 10.00 a.m. Feast Day of the Holy Family
Next Saturday 6.00 p.m. Margaret Kelly (Anni) Olive Martin
Next Sunday 12:00 noon Brian Keelan (1st Anni)
Christmas Eve   7.30 p.m. People of the Parish.
Next Sat   7:30 pm