THE THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT
24TH FEBRUARY 2008
MASS INTENTIONS BALLINLOUGH
Sat 23rd Feb 8 pm Helen Stanley
Sun 24th Feb 11 am Tommy Joe & Kathleen Forde and their son Tommy, Loughill
Mon 25th Feb 8pm James & Margaret D’Arcy and deceased members of the family, Coolougher
Tues 26th Feb 10 am Stephen Dolan
Wed 27th Feb10amMass for all the people of the Parish
Thurs 28th Feb No Mass
Fri 29th Feb 7.30pm Michael Flynn, Clydaugh – Anniv.
Sat 1st Mar 8 pm Rose Caulfield, Clooninsla
Sun 2nd Mar11 am Patrick Judge, Cloonreliagh – M.M.
Mass is on Monday evenings at 8pm during Lent to give people a chance to attend Mass and to have a few quiet moments during this season.
Eucharistic Ministers: Church Readers:
Sat 1st Mar 8pm Helen Finnegan & Peter Baggott Nóirín Kelly
Sun 2nd Mar 11am Mary Connolly & Noreen Beirne Brian Finan
Sun 2nd Mar 12noon Mary Gormley & Angela Keaveney Fiona Brady / Sarah Caulfield
Offertory Collections: Sat 16th & Sun 17th February
Ballinlough €700. Granlahan €520.
MASS INTENTIONS: GRANLAHAN
Sun 24th Feb 12 noon Elizabeth & William Lyons
Michael & Mary Ellen Costello
Tues 26th Feb 10am Annie McDonnell
Fri 29th Feb 8.15pm Frank & Mary Kelly
Bridie & Bill Tait
Sun 2nd Mar 12 noon John & Mary Burke
Usual Card Game in Granlahan Community Centre on Mon. night at 9pm.
There will be Stations of the Cross in Granlahan Church every Friday during Lent at 7.30pm, before the 8.15pm Mass.
A Station Mass for the Lisnagroobe, Barrinagh & Kiltullagh area will be held in the home of Tom & Fiona Ruane and family on Friday night, March 7th at 8.30pm.
Please continue to support the Ballinlough & Granlahan Cemetery Management & Development Committees in their efforts to maintain both cemeteries to the highest level, by removing all debris, withered flowers, shrubs, wreaths and plastics on an ongoing basis. Many thanks for your cooperation.
Granlahan Cemetery Committee will hold a meeting in the Community Centre at 9.30pm on Tuesday 26th February.
Training for members of Parish Pastoral Councils will take place throughout the diocese. The venue for our meeting is The Community Centre, Granlahan. Members of the Pastoral Councils from Ballinlough Parish and Dunmore Parish will meet there on Wednesday 5th March 8pm-10pm. All members are requested to attend.
To mark the 30th Anniversary of the foundation of Ballyhaunis Community School, a C.D. of Liturgical Music will be recorded by the school Folk-Group on 1st March. Proceeds from the C.D. will go to Mayo/Roscommon Hospice and The Irish Association of Suicidology. Donations are welcomed for the costs of duplicating the C.D. Cheques should be made payable to Ballyhaunis Community School and marked F.A.O. Siobhán McHugh (Chaplain).
Counselling available at Cuan Aire Family Centre, Patrick Street, Castlerea. For concerns around illness, enxiety depression, bereavement, self-harm, suicide and family worries that might hold us back from moving comfortably along life’s journey. For further details tel Cuan Aire on 094 96 20057, or the counsellor Teresa direct on 087 220 8242.