26th Nov 2022


Parish of Bekan

Fr. Brendan McGuinness PP 094 9313937 Mobile 087 2200156

Web cam:  churchtv.ie/bekan Parish Radio 105.7FM

Masses in Bekan church can be viewed by web cam at the above link.

Newsletter available on www.bekan-parish.ie

Email: bekanparishnewsletter@gmail.com

In our masses Nov. 26 [th] Dec. 4 [th] 2022 we remember the following:
St. Therese`s Church, Brickens:
Sat. Nov. 26 [th]       8.00p.m Mattie Devine, Manchester and late of
     Cussolough, Month`s Mind Mass.
Mon. 28 [th]       7.30p.m      Sr. Frances Teresa Cleary, Sr. Jarlath Cleary and
     their grandnephew Shane Cleary, Cussolough.
Sat. Dec. 3 [rd]       8.00p.m      Austin and Teresa Delaney, Ballybane.


St. Mary`s Church, Logboy:
Sun. Nov. 27 [th] 10.00a.m      Jack and Kathleen Coyne, Ballyveal.
      Teresa Lipsett, nee Kearns, Gurrane and Birmingham
      and also the deceased members of the Kearns family.
Thurs. Dec. 1 [st] 7.30p.m     
Sun. 4 [th] 10.00a.m Peter and Mary Finn and the deceased members of the
      family, Gurrane.
      Mike O`Grady, his wife Mary Jo and their son
      Eugene, Moate.


St. Margaret Mary`s Church, Bekan:
Sun. Nov. 27 [th]       11.30a.m Jimmy Hickey, Greenwood and the deceased members
of the Hickey and Waldron families, Greenwood and
                           Seamus and Eleanor Forde, Reisk and the deceased
members of their family.
Tue. 29 [th]       10.00a.m November Mass for the Holy Souls.
Fri. Dec. 2 [nd]       10.00a.m
Vera Knowles, her husband Dan Knowles and the
deceased members of the Knowles and Graham
Sun. 4 [th]       11.30a.m Martin McManus, Killasser and the deceased
members of the McManus and McAndrew families.
                          John and Delia Carney, Larganboy and the
deceased members of their family
                          Vera and John Waldron, Ballyhaunis, their
great grandson Jason Killeen also Tim and
Kitty Fitzgerald, Castlerea.
Martin and Eileen Dyer and the deceased members
of the Dyer family, Cloontumper.

Dec. 4 [th] R. Annette Regan M. Ann Dee & Marie Kelly A.S. Team "3".
Catherine Morris & Linda Staunton C. John Leneghan & Noel Kelly
Offertory Collection:
Nov. 20 [th] Euro618.00. Thanks.
Sacristan Rota for December:
 Marion Moloney and Marie Kelly
Dec. 3 [rd] R. Sharon Reilly E.M. Sharon Reilly
Team "3" A.S. Helen Keane & Teresa Brennan
E.M. Lohan Park:
Dec. 4 [th] Sharon Reilly
Offertory Collection:
Nov. 19 [th] Euro160.00. Thanks.
Dec, 4 [th] R. Paul Harvey E.M Ursula Waldron A.S. Team "3"
Offertory Collection:
Nov. 20 [th] Euro240.00. Thanks.
Thanks for your generosity in the Collection for the Missions:

To date: Bekan: Euro543.00; Brickens: Euro190.00 and Logboy: Euro222.00. 
 Pray for Michael Finnegan, Lissaniskea.
              Sean Brady, Cloontumper.
Communion Calls:
 Brickens and Logboy: Thursday
          Bekan: Thursday and Friday
Notice from the Diocese with regard Weddings:
Please note that it has become the policy of the Tuam Diocese that no weddings will be celebrated on Sundays from Dec. 31 [st] next.
Church Finance Meeting:
 Mon. 28 [th] Nov. at 8.30pm in the Parochial House.
Brickens Community Centre:
Tue: 25 Card Drive at 8.30p.m. Sat: Bingo at 8.30p.m.
Save the Date!
Fundraising Social night in aid of Logboy National School will be held in the Three Counties, Cloonfad on Friday, December 9 [th].
Music by Harmony (David & Ann Marie Godfrey). Finger food, music and dancing, 8p.m til late. All welcome.
The Parents Association of St Joseph's NS, Bekan
are holding their CHRISTMAS CAKE SALE on Sunday, 11 [th] Dec. 2022, after 11.30a.m Mass in Bekan Community Centre. Lots of Christmas treats, RAFFLE ON THE DAY! ALSO 50/50 draw envelopes available Euro5 per envelope. Cakes can be dropped off from 10.30a.m on the day. 
The Ray Leonard Players in association with Claremorris Men`s Shed
will host an extra special evening of music and entertainment on Thursday, December 8 [th], in The Western Hotel, from 8pm. Monologues, Stories & Songs, with plenty of craic and Christmas cheer guaranteed. Monster Christmas Raffle on the night.
Admission Euro8. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
Mount St Michael Secondary School
in Claremorris will hold an information session titled Supporting Parents of students transitioning from Primary to Post Primary School for parents of girls in 6 [th] class who will commence secondary school in September 2023. The session will be hosted by Life Coach and Former Deputy Principal of Salerno Secondary School, Margie Connolly.
It will be held in the school`s canteen at 7pm on Thursday the 8 [th] of December Enquiries to
admin@mtstmichael.ie or (094) 9371474

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