25th Nov 2023


Parish of Bekan

Fr. Brendan McGuinness PP 094 9313937 Mobile 087 2200156

In our masses, Nov. 25 [th] Dec. 3 [rd] 2023 we remember the following:
St. Therese`s Church, Brickens:
Sat. Nov. 25 [th]       8.00p.m      Tom Corley, Ballygowan and Lohan Park and
the deceased members of the Corley and Horan
Mon. 27 [th]       7.30p.m      November Mass for the Holy Souls.
Sat. Dec. 2 [nd]       8.00p.m      Austin & Teresa Delaney, Ballybane.

Dec. 2 [nd] R. Mary Burke E.M. Della Moore A.S. Team "2"
A.S. Teresa Brennan & Helen Keane E.M. Lohan Park: Dec. 3 [rd] Mary Hunt
Offertory Collection:
Nov. 19 [th] Euro240.00. Thanks.


St. Mary`s Church, Logboy:      
Sun. Nov. 26 [th]       10.00a.m      Jack and Kathleen Coyne, Ballyveal.
Thurs. 30 [th]       7.30p.m      Jack & Delia Fahy, their sons Michael & John Joe,
           grandson David and great-grandson Thomas,
Sun. Dec. 3 [rd]       10.00a.m      Kathleen Mannion, 1 [st] Anniversary Mass, her
           husband Luke and the deceased members of the
           Mannion family, Derryhog.

Dec. 3 [rd] R. Mary Mannion E.M. Shane Byrne S. Team "1".
Offertory Collection:
Nov. 19 [th] Euro305.00. Thanks.


St. Margaret Mary`s Church, Bekan:
Sun. Nov. 26 [th]       11.30a.m     Jimmy Hickey, Greenwood and the deceased
members of the Hickey and Waldron families, Greenwood and Knock. Seamus and Eleanor Forde, Reisk and the deceased
members of the Quinn and Forde families.
                       Helen Freely, Spotfield. Anniversary Mass.
                       Michael Finnegan, Lissaniskea. 1 [st] Anniversary Mass
                      Philip and Delia Cunnane and the deceased members
of the Cunnane family. Lissaniskea.
                      Ann Crehan, Bekan. Anniversary Mass.
          John and Mollie McGuire, Cloonbuliban and their
          sons Tom and John,
Myles and Violet Walsh, Crossboyne and their
daughter Ann Doherty also William and Nell Kirrane Lissaniskea.
Tue. 28 [th]       10.00a.m     Private Intention.
Fri. Dec. 1 [st]       10.00a.m     Mass for the People of the Parish.

Sun. Dec. 3 [rd]       11.30a.m     Martin McManus, Killasser and the deceased
members of the McManus and McAndrew families
                               Vera and John Waldron, Ballyhaunis and their
grandson Jason Killeen. 
                               Kathleen and Tim Fitzgerald, Castlerea.
                               Phil and Kate Cunnane and Mrs Molly Murray,
          Martin & Eileen Dyer and the deceased of the family,
Dec. 3 [rd] R.
Michael Dee E.M. Michael Dee & Eileen Grogan A.S. Team "2"
A.S. Catherine Morris, Edel Finnegan & Linda Staunton
John Leneghan & Noel Kelly
Sacristan Rota for December:
Siobhan Ronan and Shirley Mooney
Offertory Collection:
Nov. 19 [th] Euro625.00. Thanks.     
 Pray for Bernadette Forde, nee Johnston, Berkshire, England, a sister of
Christina Johnston, Bekan.
  We welcome Réaltín Mary Regan, Balla and Bekan into our Christian Community.  She was Baptised in Bekan church on Saturday, 18 [th] November. Congratulations to all her family.
First Communion Calls:
   Thursday - Logboy and Brickens
                            Friday - Bekan
Finance Committee:
Meeting on Monday, 4 [th] December at 8.30pm in the Parochial House. Please note change of date.
Blessing for Expectant Mothers
: On Saturday, December 2 [nd] a blessing ceremony for
all parents who are expecting a baby, will take place at Knock Shrine at 11am.
It will include a short prayer for protection and safe delivery with an individual blessing for all mothers-to-be who are present. All welcome.
Brickens Community Centre:

25 Card Drive at 8.30p.m.
Gaeilge class:
A fun weekly lesson for beginners and improvers in the native language at the Community Hall, Ballyhaunis, each Tuesday evening at 7pm. Euro5pp includes tea and coffee. 
Salsa Dancing
: A class for all levels each Sunday at 8pm at Ballyhaunis Community Hall. Tel: 087 9777899.
Logboy Fundraiser "Cash for Clothes" collection
on Thursday, 30 [th] November.
All funds raised go to Logboy N.S. Please support.
Eastern Gaels AGM
will take place in Brickens Community Centre on Saturday, December 2 [nd] at 6pm. All welcome 

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