May 3rd 2009 Newsletter

Fourth Sunday of Easter 3rd May 2009


Sun 3 May 11 am. Patricia Cregg Keyfield. Anniversary.
Mon 4 May
    10 am Patrick & Bridget Grady and deceased members of the family, Fort Augustus.
Tue 5 May 10 am Mary Doherty, Clooncrim.
Wed 6 May No Mass.
Thu 7 May 10 am. Deceased members of the Burke family, Clooncrim.
Fri 8 May 7.30pm Patrick & Mary Kelly and their

Daughter Catherine, Carraghs.

Sun 10 May 11 am. Delia & Austin Fitzmaurice Clydaugh, 1st& 7th Anniversary.
Eucharistic Ministers: Church Readers:
Ballinlough Church:
Sun. 10 May. 11 am. Mary Morris, Frank Moran Aisling Horan, Hannah Donnegan
Granlahan Church:
Sat. 9 May. 7 pm. Mary Ruane, Mary Gormley. Teresa Hebron
Sun. 10 May. 12 noon. Mary Birmingham,

Maura Caulfield

Diocesan Implementation Group – May ’09 update
Pastoral Councils: Donal Harrington spoke to almost 500 members of pastoral councils on “The place of the pastoral Council in the life of the Parish”.
Youth: Over 1000 people attended the Dawn mass hosted by DYC in Cong on Easter Sunday. Students from Second Level Schools had a day of celebration on April 23rd in Knock. Pastoral Ministry: Evening of reflection for Parish Baptismal Teams takes place Sun May 24th 3-5pm. Venue to be decided.
Liturgy: Information evenings take place Tue 12th May Hotel Westport, Tue 19th May Ard Ri, Tuam,
Tue 26th May Cararoe.

Pilgrimage to Knock from the Tuam Archdiocese takes place today. Ceremonies begin at 2.30.


Sat 2 May 7 pm. Mary Pauline Flynn MM.

Bridget & Paddy Keane.

Sun 3 May 12 pm. John, Mary and John & Mary Gannon

James & Winnifred Gildea.

Tues. 5 May No Mass
Fri 8 May 8.15 pm. Dan Morgan.
Sat 9 May 7 pm. Jim Kelly.
Sun 10 May 12 pm. Joe Walsh.

Pake Stritch.

OFFERTORY COLLECTION Sat. and Sun 25th & 26th April

Ballinlough: €700 Granlahan: €555

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mary McGann, Granlahan who died recently.

The Irish Cancer society will hold Church gate collections in Ballinlough & Granlahan, weekend 16th/17th May.

Trocaire: Many thanks to all who contributed so generously to this collection

Ballinlough; € 2,300 Granlahan €2,600

Enterprise Kiltullagh Community Employment Scheme has vacancies for general operatives in their work scheme. FAS criteria apply. Written applications including PPS no. to Enterprise Kiltullagh, CES, Ballinlough Co Roscommon. Details from (094) 96 40446.

We congratulate the children from Ballinlough National School who received their First Holy Communion on this Sunday, congratulations to the parents, families & teachers. May the Lord always be with them to guide and bless them.

The first Annual Diocesan youth pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick takes place Sunday May 10th.Tuam DYC invites young people to join them. Climbing @ 10am. Mass on the summit @ 12 noon. Barbeque afterwards.

Sincere thanks to all the Parish Pastoral Council members who attended the meeting in Granlahan Community centre on Wednesday evening last.

Co. Roscommon Citizens information Service hold clinic at Roscommon Women’s Network, The Old Mill, Castlerea, every Wed. 2-5pm. Advice about employment rights, Social welfare and other issues available free. No appointment necessary. Call in or phone 094 96 21690.
The Money & Advice Budgeting Service hold monthly clinic @ Roscommon Women’s network, The Mill, Castlerea, on 1st Tuesday of every month from 11am-12noon. Next meeting Tue. 5th May. MABS is free & confidential. Further information contact 090 66 27811 or 094 96 21690.

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