20th feb

20 February 2011
Sat 19 Feb. 8 pm. Della Sweeney, formerly Burke, Clooncalgy. Margaret Murphy U.S.A.
Tues 22 Feb. 9 am. Mass for all the people of the parish.
Wed 23 Feb. 10 am. Private Intention
Sat 26 Feb. 8 pm. Michael & Margaret Geraghty, Clooncrim, Anniv. Tom & James Frain.
Tony Egan, Castlerea, formerly of Derrintigue.  MM.
  Eucharistic Ministers: Church Readers:
Ballinlough Church:
Sat 26 Feb. 8 pm. Mary Connolly Noreen Beirne Barry Forde
Conor Hussey
Granlahan Church:
  Sun 27 Feb. 12 noon. Mary Birmingham Mary Gormley Eilis O Gara
Sara Caulfield
Offertory Collections: 
Sat & Sun. 12th & 13th February.
Ballinlough:  € 400. Granlahan:  €488.
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mary Winston, Grange and also for the repose of the soul of Kathleen McHugh, formerly Kathleen Greene, Grange, who died recently in the U.S.A.
Fr. Tod Nolan will speak to all parents & Guardians of children receiving their First Holy Communion this spring.  The meeting will take place in The Community Centre Granlahan on Wednesday 9 March at 8 pm.
Medjugorje Trip for Teachers, their families and friends, July 23 – 30.  Special reduced rates for adults and youths.  Please phone Detta on 086 8197111.
Altar Servers Ballinlough Church Feb 26:  Jack Clooney, Seamus Russell, Colm O’Gara, Mary Flynn
Sun 20 Feb. 12 noon. Tim Conry and dec. Family members, Coraslustia, Anniv. Patrick and Agnes McHugh and their daughter Bernadette.
Dan McCartan
Fri 25 Feb. 8.15 pm. Private Intention.
Sun 27 Feb. 12 noon. Frank & Mary Kelly and dec. members of the family, Lisnagroobe. John, Delia & Tommy Joe Griffin, Milltown.
Mary Cregg, Derryvounge, MM.
Patrick Naughton, Grange, Anniv.
St. Joseph’s Day Pilgrimage at Knock Shrine 20 February:  Men in particular (but not exclusively) are encouraged to bring their families to Knock on what is known as St. Joseph’s Sunday.  This is part of the churches efforts to promote the essential need for fathers to pass on their faith to their children. 
Cash for Clobber:  Carrick N.S. is collecting old clothes, shoes, bags etc. as a fundraiser.  Please drop bags into the school any day.
Cura Pregnancy Support Services, an agency of the Irish Episcopal Conference provides the following services:
  • Free Pregnancy Testing.
  • Crisis Pregnancy Counselling and Support.
  • Post Natal Support.
  • Information on rights and entitlements.
  • Counselling after abortion.
Cura also operates crisis pregnancy counselling for babies’ fathers and other family members and a school awareness programme.
Walk the Camino de Santiago this June for Aware.  If you care about the issue of depression and want to do something this year to help make a real difference to peoples’ lives why not register to join us for the 112 km trek to Santiago de Compostela.  One of the most popular pilgrimage sites in the world today this will be an unforgettable experience for all walkers, as well as making a difference to an issue that affects so many of us.  The walk takes place from 4 – 11 June this year and a €300 deposit is required now to reserve your place with a further commitment to raise €2,200.  For further information call Helen on 087 6794356 or email camino@aware.ie.
Dunmore Community School open evening for incoming first year students will take place on Thursday 3rd March 2011 at 7.00 pm.
Granlahan N.S.  Enrolment forms are now available in the school for children starting Junior Infants in September.
A meeting of Kiltullagh Branch supporting people with Special Needs will be held in Cloonfad Community Centre on Thursday 24 February at 9.00 pm.
Newsletter items during February to Kieran on 086 8036070Your browser may not support display of this image.