May 25th Newsletter

Trinity Sunday 25th May 2008


Sun 25 May 11 am. Frank Beirne, Ballinlough. Anniversary.
Sun 1 June 11am James & Margaret McDermott, Clooninsla.
Eucharistic Ministers Readers
Ballinlough Church:
Sun 25th May 11am Joan McDermott, Nancy Flynn.. Stephen Cregg.

Granlahan Church:
Sat 31st May 7pm Mary Ruane, Angela Keaveney John Caulfield
Sun 1st June 12 Noon Mary Patterson, Ann Hett. John Maloney


Sat 24 May 7pm Mary & Michael Finnegan,

Brian & Ann Flynn.


25 May 12 noon William & Annie McDonnell.
Tues 27 May 10 am No Mass
Fri 30 May Feast of Sacred Heart.

Tom Grehan, London & Clogher.

Sat 31 May 7pm Helen & John-Joe Lynch.
Sun 1 June 12 noon John, Bridget & Bernadette Murphy.


Sat. and Sun 17th & 18th May

    Ballinlough €585 Granlahan €590

Jack & Jill Playgroup Summer Camp: Bookings now being taken for week 7th July for 3-5 year olds. Week 14th July 5-8 year olds. For booking forms please call into playgroup 9.30-1.30, Mon–Fri, or for further information 094 96 40787. Closing date for booking 20th June.

Mayo Roscommon Hospice: Meeting in O’Connors Lounge @ 9pm Tuesday 27th May. New members welcome.

Tea & Coffee morning: The 5th & 6th class Pupils of Carrick N.S. are holding a tea & coffee morning on Wednesday 28th May in the School from 9.30am – 11am in aid of Laura Freyne. Laura is taking part in Habitat for Humanity Zambia Project 2008, which aims to build brick houses for the very poor people in the town of Kawama, north of the capital Lusaka. Laura is from Ballyhaunis and is a Third Level student in NUIG. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Carrick N.S. Parents Association Annual Family Fun day will be held in Lough Harps Soccer Pitch, Ballinlough to-day Sunday 25th May 2008, 2pm-6pm (weather permitting). Lots of Fun & Sport for all ages also a Schools Soccer Blitz (to start at 12.30), Bouncing Slides/Castles, Face-Painting, Tombola, Races, Novelty Events, plus HB Ice-Cream Sunday party to raise funds for Down Syndrome Ireland. No Entrance fee, Donations optional.

Nursery Thymes Playschool, Cloonfad enrolment night Tuesday 10th June @ 8pm. To guarantee a place for your child for Sept. 2008, at least one parent must attend this meeting.

Over 60’s Computer Training: County Roscommon Higher Education Centre in Boyle will run Computer for beginners classes for those over the age of 60. They will run one morning & one afternoon a week for five weeks. Classes will start on 29th May 2008, and will cost €35. (This class normally costs €120). To reserve a place or for more information, please call 071-966 4510.

Feast of St Matthias, 2008: Sincere thanks to the large number of people from all over the Archdiocese who took part in the 33 hours of continuous Adoration to St. Matthias.

Your prayers are asked for the repose of the soul Andy Bailey, Rhode Island, U.S.A. brother in law of Lil Bailey Ballybane and Martin Glennon Cloonfad. May they rest in peace.

Ballyhaunis & District Credit Union will be closed Mon 26th & Tue 27th May, it will re-open Wed 28th May in new premises Clare St.

Exam Prayer: Lord Jesus, as I now prepare for my exams, I ask you to grant me strength of mind and constant hope. Banish from my mind all fear, anxiety, regret and nervous distraction. May your gift of the Holy Spirit guide and enlighten my fragile mind. At this difficult time, give me the gift of self-confidence and an assurance that you will hear my prayer. Answer my need and continue life’s journey. I ask this prayer through Christ Our Lord. Amen.

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