February 7th Newsletter

The Fifth Sunday of the Year
7th February 2010
Sat. 6th Feb.  8 pm Kate Judge, Cloonlough – M.M. Peter Quinn, Clooninsla – 17th Anniversary
Paddy & Aileen Fitzmaurice, Ballinlough


13th Feb. 8pm Tom & James Frain Margaret, Thomas & John Neenan, Cloonlative
  Eucharistic Ministers: Church Readers:
Ballinlough Church:
Sat   13th 8 pm   Peter Baggott & Carmel Connell John James Cregg
Granlahan Church:
Sun.  14th 12 noon Mary Patterson & John Maloney Bernie Burke
Offertory Collections:       Sat. & Sun. 30th & 31st January
                          Ballinlough  €610.  Granlahan €520.
Mass Servers – Ballinlough
13/2/10  Maura Forde, Roisin Hussey, Jordan Burns, Cillian Brehony
Ash Wednesday is on 17th February, a day of fast and abstinence.  It is the beginning of Lent.
11th February is The Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes
Care of The Churches:  Ballinlough – Our thanks to the Town North and The Avenue who looked after the church during the month of January.  Would the people of Cloonlee take care of it during the month of February.
Granlahan  I would like to thank Group D who looked after the church during the month of January.  Would Group A take care of it during the month of February.  Group A – Deirdre Quinn, Moira Sweeney, Erica Sweeney, Maura Burke, Yvonne Ryan and Gráinne Keaveney. 
Sun 7th Feb. 12 noon Seán Lyons, Granlahan – Anniversary P.J. Murphy, Ellen, John, Jim & Margaret Ruane
John & Margaret Lyons, Redford, Ballyhaunis
Alice & Thomas Maloney - Anniversary
12 noon
Nellie Regan, Granlahan Peter & Ellen Craven, Ballybane
Ben & Kathleen Kelly, Cloonlee
AGM/Public Meeting The Ballinlough/Granlahan Community Development Council are holding their AGM at Enterprise Kiltullagh, Ballinlough on Thursday 18th February at 8.15pm sharp.  The CDC together with the Defibrillator, Community Alert, Environment, Youth, and Festival sub-committees, invite all members of the community to attend this public meeting.  Each group would very much welcome new ideas and new members, to continue progress in these community activities.
Active Retirement Activities  Yoga will commence in Kiltullagh Enterprise on Friday 12th February at 10.30am.  Further details from secretary.
The Granlahan Forόige Club presented a cheque for €700. to the Kiltullagh Branch Supporting People With Special Needs.  This money was half the money raised during a wake-a-thon.  The Branch would like to thank everyone who supported the wake-a-thon and also the Christmas Fair.
The Williamstown N.S. Parents Assoc. are holding mid term Bingo on Sunday 21st February at 3pm in the Parochial Hall.  All welcome.
5th Annual Vintage Road Run will be held on Sunday 14th February at 11.30am from Williamstown.  Proceeds in aid of Crumlin Children’s Hospital  Please support.  All are welcome.
Loughlan Sofield Will make a presentation to Priests and members of the Parish Pastoral Council of the Archdiocese entitled “Pastoral Councils & Collaborative Ministry in the Parish” on Monday 15th Feb 7pm – 10pm and again on Tuesday 16th Feb 2pm – 5pm.  Priests or members of the Pastoral Councils are free to attend either.  These are new arrangements for the presentation.  Three members of each Pastoral Council, Cloonfad, Granlahan & Ballinlough are invited to attend.
Common Sense Parenting Programme will start on Wed 3rd Feb in Roscommon Women’s Network, Castlerea from 10.15am to 12.30pm.  The programme is for parents of children 6 to 18 years and will run every Wednesday.  Info 094 96 22952

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