20th May 2018

Parish of Bekan

Fr. Brendan McGuinness P.P. 094 9380203 Mobile: 087 2200156

In our masses this week, May 19 [th] - 27 [th] 2018 we remember the following:
St. Therese`s Church, Brickens
Sat. May 19 [th]       8.00p.m      David & Alice Delaney, Kilnock and their
          daughter-in-law Margaret Delaney.
Mon. 21 [st]       7.30p.m      Paddy Higgins, Carramore, 2 [nd] Anniversary
          his sister Mary Dalton, Boston, their parents
          Patrick & Ellen Higgins and the deceased of the
Sat. 26 [th]       8.00p.m      Pete Fitzpatrick, Tavanagh, Month`s Mind Mass
          his parents Joe & Julia, his sister Mary and his
          brothers John Joe & Martin.

E.M. May 26 [th] Chris Clarke A.S. Team "B"
E.M. Lohan Park:
May 27 [th] Mary Hunt
Offertory Collection:
May 12 [th] Euro145.00. Thanks.


St. Mary`s Church, Logboy
Sun. May 20 [th]       10.00a.m      John Byrne, Logboy, 20 [th] Anniversary and
          his brother in law Joe McGee, Rockfort, Irishtown.
Thurs. 24 [th] 7.30p.m      Jack & Delia Fahy, Newtown, their son Michael,
          grandson David and great grandson Thomas.
Sun. 27 [th]       10.00a.m      John & Winifred Lyons and deceased of the
          family, Ballinastoka.

R. May 27 [th] Anita Ward E.M. May 27 [th] Celia McGrath A.S. Team "3"
Offertory Collection
: May 13 [th] Euro300.00. Thanks.


St. Margaret Mary`s Church, Bekan
Sun. May 20 [th]       11.30a.m      Patrick and Nora Callinan and deceased members
of their family. Ballyvaughan.
                               Mary Brady, Cloontumper.  4 [th] Anniversary mass.
                                Gerry Morley, Lissaniskea.
Tue. 22 [nd]       9.30a.m      Private Intention.
Fri. 25 [th]       9.30a.m      Mass for the People of the Parish.
Sun. 27 [th]       11.30a.m      John, Kathleen & Austin Cavanagh, Cloonbuliban.
                                 Michael and Eileen Sloyan, Reisk, their daughter
          Noreen and Michael Dwyer.
                               John and Margaret Horkan, their son James and
          daughters Babe and Lil, Lassiney.

R. May 27 [th] Annette Regan & Richard Morley A.S. "Team "C"
May 27 [th] Margaret Grogan & Bridget Lyons

Offertory Collection: May 13 [th] Euro458.00. Thanks.

 Our congratulations to Thomas Duggan, Spotfield on his marriage to Martina O' Brien, Eyrecourt in Meelick church on May 5 [th] last.
We wish them happiness and good health.

Finance Committee:
 There will be a meeting of the Parish Finance Committee on Tuesday 22 [nd] May at 8.30pm in the Parochial House.

A Day of Adoration
will take place in the Blessed Sacrament chapel in Ballyhaunis church on Friday 25 [th] May - 11 hours from 9.00am. to 8.00pm. for the protection of the 8th Amendment. Anyone wishing to spend an hour in prayer before the Blessed Sacrament is welcome.

Brickens Community Centre:

      25 Card game at 9p.m     
: Yoga at 8p.m
Bingo at 9p.m .

St. Joseph`s Young Priests Society Collection is being taken up at all Churches this weekend, May 19 [th] & 20 [th]. Your support would be appreciated.
Tochar Phádraig Pilgrim Walk
from Ballintubber Abbey takes place on Saturday 26 [th] May departing the Abbey at 8.30am. A unique Pilgrim Journey with a difference.
To walk in the footsteps of St Patrick along the once royal Chariot Road
A backup car will accompany all the walkers to the end.
Contact Ballintubber Abbey Office 094 9030934.
Volunteering at Knock Shrine

Knock Shrine would welcome volunteers to assist pilgrims during the 2018 pilgrimage season.
A meeting to arrange same will take place in St Mary`s Hostel, Knock on Wednesday the 23 [rd] of May at 8pm. All are welcome.
Eastern Gaels
junior team v Aughamore in Brickens on this Sunday 20 [th] May at 1p.m in their second game of the championship. Please come along and support the team.
A special word of thanks
to all who supported the recent church gate collection for Eastern Gaels GAA club.
Western Alzheimers
Church gate collection will take place next weekend. Please support.
Sat. 16 [th] June Parent's Association St Joseph's NS Bekan are having 80's Disco FUNDRAISER (80's dress optional) in Dalton Inn Claremorris 9.30pm. Tickets Euro10 on sale at the door/committee member. RAFFLE on the night. (over 18's)

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