Newsboard – 18/02/2024


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



WEEKLY ENVELOPES: – Your contribution last week towards the upkeep of our Parish: – Castletown €186.55  Kilcurry €298.41 Brid-a-Chrin €201.77 Faughart €436.00 Non-Envelope €700.00 Faughart Shrine: €583.00 and £41.42



WELCOME IN OUR CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY: Freya Sinead Carolan and Callum George Murden who were baptised recently.

TROCAIRE BOXES: are available in all churches.  Please take one home.

STATIONS OF THE CROSS: Next Sunday, Faughart Shrine at 5.30pm and Friday evening after 7.30pm mass in Brid-A-Crinn.  All welcome.

THANK YOU: The Sisters of St. Louis wish to say a heartful  “thank you” to all who supported them in prayer and friendship over the years.  For your presence at our Mass of thanksgiving on the 27th Jan, for many kind messages and gifts and for all you help in these recent weeks, we thank you.  Your kindness and generosity is much appreciated.  Mas will be offered for all your intentions.

PARISH EVELOPES: Will be distributed during the week.

ALPHA COURSE: The Alpha course continue every Thursday at 7:30pm in the Parish Pastoral Hall, Jonesborough, facilitated by Deacon George Kingsnorth. For more information contact Deacon George at

  1. BRIEGE MC KENNA’S VISIT: We are delighted to have Sr. Breige Mc Kenna and Fr. Pablo coming to visit our Parish on Friday 16th & Saturday 17th August. More details to follow in the coming weeks.

Save the Date : March 15th ,16th & 17th, 2024

Join us and support our Parish & Community in celebrating “All things Irish “ . On Friday 15th & Saturday 16th, come along and see our Variety Shows . Why not join us on Sunday morning for a St Patrick’s Day cupàn tae. It promises to be a weekend filled with craic agus ceol for the whole family to enjoy.  See you all there .

FAUGHART LOURDES COMMITTEE: Armagh Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes dates, Sunday 12th May – Friday 17th May.  Applications have now been accepted and early booking is advisable as there is a limited number of places allocated to each committee.  Fare this year’s pilgrimage is € 934.00 per person sharing including travel insurance. There will be a return bus available to Airport departing from Kilcurry Resource Centre.  Please contact the Fr. Vinod or a committee member.  Closing date for application Tues 22nd Feb.  Committee Meeting Tuesday at 7.30pm, Parochial House.

NORTH LOUTH COMMUNITY FIRST RESPONDERS:  are holding a coffee morning and stroke awareness stand from 10:00am in Kilcurry Resource Centre A91PY22, on Sunday 25th February, to raise funds for an emergency defibrillator for use in the community. All donations towards this lifesaving piece of equipment are greatly appreciated. Find us on Facebook for more information.

Faughart Social Group AGM: On Monday 19th February at 7.30 pm.  All members welcome



Sunday 11.00a.m Aidan Mc Bride, Cissie Traynor 4th Anni, Bob Buckley, Tom and Olive Craig, Mary Finnegan and DFM.
Next Sat  10.30a.m MASS IN THE CHURCH
Next Sunday  11.00a.m Seamus Flynn (MM) Desmond Mc Fadden (1st Anni) Kathleen and James Rafferty, Elizabeth Hamilton (Anni)
 Sunday 10.00a.m  
Next Friday  7.30p.m STATIONS OF THE CROSS
Next Sun 10:00a.m Charles and Ethel Moore and DFM.
Saturday 6.00p.m Geraldine Boyle (MM) Margaret Faulkner 1st Anni and DFM Dennis, Andrew and Mark Faulkner. Denise and Jenna Casey Murden.
Sunday 12 Noon Laurence and Kathleen Cunningham, Kathleen Kelly. PJ Mc Donagh; David Collins.
Monday  7.00pm Tim, Eugene Litchfield and Joan Agnew.  Francis Costello (Anni) Frank and Rosaleen Costello and his niece Charlotte Mc Keever.
Tuesday 10.00 am  
Wednesday 10:00a.m  
Thursday 10.00a.m  
Friday 10.00a.m  
Next Sat  6.00pm Paddy Mc Gee (MM) Pa and May Kearley and DFM.  Patrick and Brigid Mc Kenna and DFM.
Next Sun 12 Noon Philomena Scanlon (BR)
Saturday   7.30p.m  
Next Sat   7.30pm Con Marton,  Majella Mc Keever.