Third Sunday of Advent 15th December, 2013
Fr. Michael Quinn 094-9254301, 087-9082342, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mass Times & Intentions
Sat/day 8.00 Carracastle: Padraig Stenson, Currina, First Anniversary
Sunday 10.00 Rooskey: Pat & Mary Ellen Giblin, Srah Sunday 11.30 Carracastle: For the Community, the Living & the Deceased
Monday 10.00 Carracastle: Margaret Phillips, Barroe 14-12-'97, Ita Phillips, /Ballaghaderreen 21-5-'08 & dec'd of Phillip, Boland, /Porter & Hanley families
Tuesday 10.00 Carracastle: Chrissie Fallon, 5th Anniv.
Wednes. 10.00 Rooskey: Special Intention
Thurs. 10.00 Carracastle: Mike Henry, Cloonfane
Friday 7.00 Rooskey: Donors Intentions
Sat/day 10.00 Carracastle: No Mass
Sat/day 8.00 Carracastle: Phillip Doyle
Sunday 10.00 Rooskey: Bridget & Tom Collins, Culmore Sunday 11.30 Carracastle: For the Community, the Living & the Deceased
Your prayers please for Michael Lavelle, whose funeral took place in Navan during the week. Sympathy to his sister Kathleen Regan, Corragoola. Sean Egan, formerly of Lecarrow whose burial took place in Cahersiveen during the week. Sympathy to his family circle. We remember all whose anniversaries occur at this time.
Ministers for next Saturday & Sunday 21st & 22nd Dec., Fourth Sunday of Advent
Carracastle: Saturday 8.00:
Servers: Emma Morley, Laura Dooney, Darragh McNicholas
Reader: Doyle Family
Holy Communion: Marty Owens
Offertory Gifts: Doyle Family
Offertory Collectors: James & Aisling Murphy
Servers: Maisy Hopkins, Emily Quinn, Leanne Collins
Reader: Stephanie Quinn
Holy Communion: Teresa Murphy & Marion Roddy
Offertory Gifts: Helen Vesey & Winnie Gallagher
Offertory Collectors: Mary Doherty & Eddie Parsons
Rooskey: Sunday 10.00:
Reader: Brenda Spencer
Servers: Niall Towey & Adam McGowan
Holy Communion: John Tonra
Offertory Gifts: Collins Family Offertory Collectors: Beatrice Connor & Seamus McHale
Statement of Bishop Brendan Kelly on the publication of the “Review of Safeguarding Practice in the Diocese of Achonry” undertaken by The National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI) available at churches doors. Review is available on Diocesan Website: www.achonrydiocese.org
The Light is On For You — On Sunday December 22nd, Carracastle and all the parishes of St Joseph’s Parish Cluster (Bohola, Charlestown, Kilmovee, Kiltimagh and Swinford) will be open for individual confession between 5pm and 6pm. There will be priests available in every church in our Cluster area, - Bohola, Carracastle, Rooskey, Bushfield, Charlestown, Urlaur, Glann, Kilkelly, Kilmovee, Kiltimagh, Meelick, Midfield and Swinford. Please make plans to come along and spread the word of this special outreach of mercy in preparation for Christmas to those you know. For further information visit www.thelightison.achonrydiocese.org
Cake Sale: Foróige Club are hosting a cake sale in the Community Centre this Sun 15th Dec after 11.30 Mass. Refreshments served with raffle for Christmas cake.
Davys Christmas Party this Sat. night 14th Dec. at 9.30pm. Music by Wagon Wheel. Buffet, raffle & spot prizes. Tickets €10. All welcome.
Friendship Group Wed. 18th Dec. 11.30 – 1.30 in Community Centre, new menbers welcome.
Scoil Iosa Concerts: Well done to Scoil Iosa pupils, staff and to Mrs Egan & Mrs Niland for two very enjoyable concerts. Wishing a happy Christmas break to all in our school.
Offertory Boxes: Thank you for your contributions during 2013 for the upkeep of the parish. The boxes for 2014 are available in the churches. They are ordered according to townland. If you cannot find your box please contact 9254301/0879082342.
Accord Marriage Preparation Courses are held in the McWilliam Park Hotel, Claremorris Friday 7pm to 10pm & Saturday from 9.30 to 4.30pm. Please contact Accord Charlestown on 094 9254944 (office hours are Mon. to Fri. 10am to 1pm) to book or online at www.accord.ie
Accord Counselling – Challenging times can be rough on relationships. When it comes to protecting your most precious investment, talk to Accord. Our services, based on your needs not your ability to pay, can help you get the most from your marriage. For an appointment contact 094 9254944 or emial email@example.com
Garda Notice: Gardai wish to advise all persons who may have pendants and alarms to check that they are functioning correctly. Any person who may have a spare alarm/pendant due to a family member moving into a Nursing Home, or who may now be deceased is asked to return the pendant to their local Community Alert Group or Neighbourhood Watch Scheme. This is necessary so that it may be used by another person who requires same. Any queries or concerns relating to the above, please conact Anne-Marie Duffy, Swinford Garda Station 094-9252990
Computer Classes for beginners & follow-on available in the CDP offices. Please contact Stephanie on 0949862565 for details.
St Joseph's Marist Convent School Reunion - Sun 29th Dec CBD Complex Charlestown - Dinner, dancing & reuniting with old friends. To ensure your seat at this great night please purchase your tickets by December 15th 2013. Details www.stjosephsconventreunion.com or contact Sandra McCudden 087 190 1264 or Anne Kelly, Riverside Restaurant, Charlestown.
Mayo Roscommon Hospice is looking for participants to take part in a walking adventure in the Camino De Santiago or Way of St James in Spain from 26th April - 3rd May 2014. All expenses covered by fundraising. Contact 0949388666.
A.G.M. for Community Resource Centre will be held in the Community Resource Centre, The Shambles in Ballaghaderreen on this Monday 16th December at 7:00pm.
Music in Davys: Traditional music Sunday night with Joe Grady. All musicians welcome