3rd Jun 2023


Parish of Bekan

Fr. Brendan McGuinness PP 094 9313937 Mobile 087 2200156

In our masses, June 3 [rd] June 11 [th ] 2023 we remember the following:
St. Therese`s Church, Brickens:
Sat. June 3 [rd]       8.00p.m      David Vahey, Kilnock, 30 [th] Anniversary Mass,
his father Willie and the deceased members of
the Vahey family.
Sat. 10 [th]       8.00p.m      Ambrose O`Malley, Carrowkeel, his grandparents
Michael and Kathleen Boyle and his uncle,
Michael Boyle.

June 10 [th] R. Breda Delaney E.M. Breda Delaney A.S. Team "3"
Offertory Collection:
May 27 [th] 305.00. Thanks.
E.M. Lohan Park:
June 10 [th] Breda Delaney


St. Mary`s Church, Logboy:      
Sun. June 4 [th]       10.00a.m      Teresa and Jim Waldron, Culnacleha and the
           deceased members of the Waldron & Niland families.
Thurs. 8 [th]       7.30p.m      Sean Cunnane, Carramore and the deceased members
           of the Cunnane and Byrne families.
Sun. 11 [th]       10.00a.m      Gerry Fitzmaurice, Agloragh. 1 [st] Anniversary Mass.

June 11 [th] R. Tom Murphy E.M. Niamh Lyons S. Team "2"
Offertory Collection:
May 28 [th] Euro185.00. Thanks.     


St. Margaret Mary`s Church, Bekan:
Sun. June 4 [th]       11.30a.m Tommy Johnston, Erriff, 1 [st] Anniversary Mass,
his brother Paddy and the deceased members of his
                            Patricia Morley and the deceased members of the
Morley and Kelly family, Lissaniskea.
                            Mattie Healy, Killylea, 10 [th] Anniversary Mass.
          David and Gertie Lyons, Bekan, Anniversary Mass
and the deceased members of the Lyons family
Tue. 6 [th]       10.00a.m     Joe Hunt, Reisk, Month's Mind Mass.
Fri. 9 [th]       10.00a.m      Mass for the People of the Parish.
Sat. 10 [th]       11.00a.m     Teen Carney, Spotfield, Month's Mind Mass.
Sun. 11 [th]       11.30a.m     Paddy Culliney. Spotfield.
                            Deceased members of the McLoughlin, Ruddy and
Finn families, Loughanboy
                            Josie Cunnane, Knock.
                            Gerry Haugh, Dublin.
                            Jim and Anne Ronan, Spotfield and Joe and
Kathleen Lyons, Treenrevaugh. 

June 11 [th] R.
Annette Regan E.M. Noel Grogan & Noel Kelly
Team "2"
Offertory Collections:
May 28 [th] Euro583.00. Thanks.
 Congratulations to Laura Melvin, Lurgan on her marriage to
Gerry MacEvilly, Dublin in Brickens church on Saturday, 27 [th] May.
We wish them health and happiness.
 The Leaving and Junior Cert exams will begin on Wednesday next,
June 7 [th].  We will pray for all our students who are sitting exams at our masses this weekend. If you bring in your pencil cases we will have a blessing for them and their owners.
Priests Summer Collection:
This collection is being taken up this weekend. Your generosity is appreciated.
Brickens Community Centre:
Tue: 25 Card Drive at 9.00p.m.
RSS Positions Available:
RSS positions are available in the Brickens area for Eastern Gaels Club, childcare positions and in the surrounding areas. For more information, please contact
Laura Commins RSS Supervisor 0871306945
Western Care Association
will be holding our Annual Clare Island Walk on Saturday 8 [th] July in order to raise vital funds for the people we support with disabilities. 5, 8, 12Km routes. Complementary buses available from Newport, Castlebar, Westport and Claremorris, with transfer to and from Roonagh Pier.Contact Helen Gibbons 094 90 29174
Western Alzheimers is holding its 4 [th] Annual Peak of the Reek challenge
at Croagh Patrick on June 16 [th]. The challenge is to climb Croagh Patrick while also raising vital funds for Western Alzheimers.
Please sign up on 
www.westernalzheimers.ie or call Deirdre on 094 93 64900. Proceeds from this event are more vital than ever as we had to cancel it the past few years due to the pandemic. These funds enable Western Alzheimers to continue to provide vital services to people living with dementia and their families in Mayo, Galway and Roscommon.
Living Well is a free HSE programme
which helps people living with a long-term health condition to manage their condition and improve their overall wellbeing.
The next programme takes place in Castlebar Social Services building, starting Wed. 7 [th] June, 10.30 am - 1 pm, and continues weekly for 6 weeks. To find out more, contact Liam Gildea on 086 0142675 or by email at lgildea@southmayo.com

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

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

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