Newsboard – 11/08/2023


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


WEEKLY ENVELOPES: – Your contribution last week towards the upkeep of our Parish:-  Castletown: €263.32 Kilcurry: €513.05

Brid-a-Chrin: €491.13 Faughart: €173.70 Non-Envelope: €765.00.

Faughart Shrine: € 518.31 and £36.14 Castletown Candleabra: €55.00

FEAST DAY: Tuesday the 15th August,  The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Mass in Castletown at 10 am, Kilcurry 11am and The Shrine at 7pm.

WE PRAY FOR THE HAPPY REPOSE OF: Margaret Quinn and Vera Devaney who died during the week.  May she rest in peace.

CONGRATULATIONS: Niamh Callan and Philip Mc Cann who were married last weekend.

WELCOME INTO OUR CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY: Vanessa Broadhurst, Lily Broadhurst, Emma Martin, Charlie Martin, Willow Philomena Grimes who were baptised last weekend.

MASS AT FAUGHART SHRINE 15TH AUGUST: Bishop Michael Router will be celebrating mass on Tuesday the 15th Aug in the Oratory at 7pm (Holy Hour 6pm). During the Mass a section of a ‘Vocations Cross’ will be blessed in each Diocese and displayed during a special Mass in Knock Shrine on August 17th, the Feast of Our Lady of Knock.  For more info on Vocations

Invitation to 150th Anniversary Celebrations of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh: This August, in the Archdiocese of Armagh, we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the first dedication of St Patrick’s Cathedral which took place on 24 August 1873.Archbishop Eamon invites you to take part in the celebrations. You are invited to an outdoor Festival of Families on Thursday, 24 August, in the Shambles Yard, Armagh, between 5.00 p.m. – 7.00 p.m., which will include music and entertainment for all the family.  Evening Prayer will take place afterwards in St Patrick’s Cathedral at 7.30 p.m.
To conclude the celebrations, you are also invited to a Mass of Thanksgiving in the Cathedral on Sunday, 27 August at 11.00 a.m.  Cardinal Timothy Dolan, from St Patrick’s Cathedral, New York, will be the main celebrant.

KILCURRY TIDY TOWNS GROUP:A person has been identified dumping a green bag of grass clippings last weekend at the bottle bank.  Be aware that we have CCTV  in the area.



Sunday 11.00 a.m.


Gina Quigley 1st Ann, Ciaran McKeever.
Tuesday 11.00 a.m. Robert Mc Kay (BR)
Next Sat 10.30 a.m. Patsy Mc Namee, James Brigid Elizabeth Woods. (Mass in the Church).
Next Sunday 11.00 a.m. Briege Quinn(MM) Michael and Brigid Lennon, Gerard Toner, Peggy and Gerry Mc Geough, Bernard and Winifred Duffy, Sons Patrick, Bernard and Colin Meegan. Rosaleen Loughran
Sunday 10.00 a.m. John Begley, Gerard Daly (Ann)
Next Friday 7.30 p.m. Mary and Tommy Flood (Ann)
Next Sunday 10.00 a.m. DFM of the Kavanagh Family, John and May Mc Ardle.
Saturday  6.00 p.m. Elizabeth Murden, Francis White (Ann), Patrick and Ann Crilly.
Sunday 12 noon Nelly and John Duffy and Lisa Narine.
Monday  7.00 p.m. Ciss and Tom Litchfield. Ellen (Nelly) Hodgers.
Tuesday 10.00 a.m. Elizabeth Murden, Sean Murden, Jackquline Flynn, Eileen Brennan.
Wednesday 10.00 a.m.  
Thursday 10:00 a.m.  
Friday 10.00 a.m.  
Next Sat 6.00 p.m. Aileen Markey (MM)Willie and Theresa Long, Kelvin and Raymond Murray, Gavin Grills, Valerie Owens, Elizabeth Murden, Peter and Molly Callan.
Sunday 12:00 p.m. Rory Grant (MM) Rosario Andrews 2nd Ann  Pat and Rose Brennan and DFM,
Saturday 7.30 p.m. Hughie and Edith Murphy.
Tuesday 7.00 p.m Mass for Vocations by Bishop Michael Router.
Next Sat 7:30 pm