19th May 2024


Parish of Bekan

Fr. Brendan McGuinness PP 094 9313937 Mobile 087 2200156

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In our masses, May 18 [th] 26 [th] 2024 we remember the following:
St. Therese`s Church, Brickens:
Sat. May 18 [th]       8.00p.m      Michael Brennan, Agloragh. 5 [th] Anniversary Mass.
          David and Alice Delaney, Kilnock and their
daughter-in-law Margaret Delaney.
Mon. 20 [th]       7.30p.m
Sat. 25 [th]       8.00p.m      Martin & Mary Teresa Coyne, Lenamore.

May 25 [th] R. Gerry O`Gara E.M. Della Moore A.S. Team "2"
. Group Home: May 26 [th] Mary Hunt
Offertory Collection:
May 11 [th] Euro160.00. Thanks. 


St. Mary`s Church, Logboy:      
Sun. May 19 [th]       10.00a.m      John Byrne, Logboy, 26 [th] Anniversary Mass, and the
           deceased members of the Byrne and Grogan families,
           Logboy & Farnaun.
Thurs. 23 [rd]       7.30p.m
Sun. 26 [th]       10.00a.m      Jack & Winifred Lyons, their daughters Gertie and
           Agnes and the deceased members of the Lyons family,

May 26 [th] R. Leah Lyons E.M. Deirdre Lally A.S. Team "2"
Offertory Collection:
May 12 [th] Euro585.00. Thanks.


St. Margaret Mary`s Church, Bekan:
Sun. May 19 [th]       11.30a.m      John and Margaret Horkan, their son James and
daughters Babe, Rita and Lil, Lassiney.
                             Eleanor Forde, Reisk and the deceased members of
the Forde and Quinn families.
Margaret Morley and the deceased members of the
Morley family, Lissaniskea.
Mon. 20 [th]       11.30a.m      Funeral Mass for Tom Finn, Cullintra.      
Tue. 21 [st]       10.00a.m      Mass for the People of the Parish.     
Fri. 24 [th]       10.00a.m      Nora Waldron and the deceased members of the Lyons
Family, Treenrevaugh.
7.30p.m      Rosary and Novena Prayers to Our Lady.
Sun. 26 [th]       11.30a.m      Nora and Patrick Callinan, Ballyvaughan and the
deceased members of the Callinan and Kerin families

May 26 [th] R. Vincent Ronayne E.M. Dom Morley and Shirley Mooney
A.S. Team "2"      Offertory Collection: May 12 [th] Euro693.00. Thanks.

Trocaire Boxes:
Thanks for your generosity in the Trocaire Collection. Collection to date for Bekan Parish is Euro2,778.00. Trocaire boxes may be returned at any of the Masses.

Deaths: Pray for Mary Heneghan, Feamore;
George Flanaghan, Tooreen, father of George, Greenwood.
Eileen Costello, Taughmaconnell, Roscommon mother of Angela Morley, Lissaniskea.

Brickens Community Centre:
25 Card Drive at 9.00p.m.
Biodiversity in the Park:
Ballyhaunis Tidy Towns is hosting a Biodiversity Day in the Friary grounds on Saturday 25 [th] May from 14p.m. There will be 2 stations or workshops displaying information and samples of the biodiversity present in the Park under four headings - grassland, woodland, river and habitats. The day will include fun activities for children such as scavenger hunt, match the leaf to the wood etc. All are welcome. 
Mayo stoma Support Group
will be holding a Meeting on the 23 [rd] May at 7p.m in the Ellison Hotel, Castlebar. All are welcome. If you are attending, please message me on (087) 627 5766 with your name and number of people attending
Mount St. Michael Sampling Day:
Mount St. Michael will hold a sampling day for incoming First Year students, due to start in August 2024, in the school on Friday 24 [th] May from 9a.m to 1.15p.m.
Exam Mass June 3 [rd] at 7.30pm in Knock Basilica:
For all students and their families preparing for exams. Take some time out from your studies for a quiet moment to ask for God`s strength and guidance as you move through your exam period. Bring your pencil case to have it blessed!
VAKS Programme:
Applications are now open for VAKS (Volunteer at Knock Shrine) programme. It is an opportunity for young people in TY, 5 [th] and 6 [th] year to come to Knock to volunteer for a weekend in either July or August. This is a great way to meet new friends, serve others, express your faith and have fun! For further information please contact Knock Youth Ministry on
094 93 75321 or
Summer Activities at Claremorris Leisure Centre: We are now taking bookings for children`s summer activities for July and August - Swim Camp, Intensive Swim lessons, Irish Water Safety.
Book your place now by calling 094 93 71313.
St. Joseph`s Young Priest`s Society Annual Collection
is being taken up next weekend, May 25 [th] /26 [th]. Your support would be appreciated, thank you.

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