25th Jan 2020

Parish of Bekan

Fr. Brendan McGuinness PP 094 9380203 Mobile 0872200156

Email: bekanparishnewsletter@gmail.com

In our masses this week, Jan. 25 [th] - Feb. 2 [nd] 2020 we remember the following:
St. Therese`s Church, Brickens

Sat. Jan. 25 [th]       8.00p.m      Mike Finn, Kilnock. 30 [th] Anniversary.
          Seán & Mai Hession. Brickens.
Mon. 27 [th]       7.30p.m      Deceased members of the Higgins family, Carramore
Sat. Feb. 1 [st]       8.00p.m      Catherine & James Travers and their daughter
          Cáit, Keebagh.

R. Feb. 1 [st] Josephine Glynn E.M. Feb. 1 [st] Della Moore A.S. Team "C"
Della Moore & Bridie Madden C. Jack Moore & Joe Brennan
E.M. Lohan Park:
Feb. 2 [nd] Mary Hunt
Offertory Collections:
Jan. 18 [th] Euro180.00. Thanks.


St. Mary`s Church, Logboy     
Sun. Jan. 26 [th]       10.00a.m      Helen & Seamus Lyons and deceased of the family,
Thurs. 30 [th]       7.30p.m      Paddy & Mary Folliard, Ballyhaunis.
Sun. Feb. 2 [nd]       10.00a.m      Tom & James Henry Concannon and deceased of
          the family, Carrownedan.

R. Feb. 2 [nd] Rosie Ganley E.M Feb. 2 [nd] Ursula Waldron A.S. Team "4"
Myra Walsh & Angela Godfrey
Offertory Collections:
Jan. 19 [th] Euro225.00. Thanks.


St. Margaret Mary`s Church, Bekan
Sun. Jan. 26 [th]       11.30a.m     Michael Nolan, Cloontumper.  2 [nd] Anniv. Mass.
Tue. 28 [th]       9.30a.m      Private Intention.
Fri. 31 [st]       9.30a.m     Mass for the People of the Parish.
Sun. Feb. 2 [nd]       11.30a.m     Thomas and Nora Grogan and baby Mary Grogan,
Thomas, Winifred, Eamon and Ann Kelly
                               Delia, Dan and Joe Regan Anniv Mass.  Cloonbook

February: S.R. Lilian Jordan & Teen Carney C. John Leneghan & Nathan Dee
Feb. 2 [nd] & 9 [th] Mary Comer & Vincent Ronayne E.M. Feb. 2 [nd] Margaret Grogan & Bridget Lyons A.S. Maureen Kirrane, Marie Kelly & Eithne Morley A.S. Team "A"
February Sacristan Rota:
Bernadette Kelly and Kathleen Morris.
Offertory Collections:
Jan. 19 [th] Euro631.00. Thanks.

Please pray for Dan Naughton, Salthill, uncle of Sheila and
Pádraig McGee, Cussolough.
 We welcome Alice Rose Biesty, Bohogue into our Christian Community.  Alice was baptised in Bekan church on Sunday, 19 [th] January.
Our congratulations to all her family.
"Do this in Memory Programme
"  Due to the funeral today the mass for those preparing for their 1st Holy Communion in Bekan church will be postponed until Sunday next, February 2 [nd].
Diocesan Pilgrimage:
  A Pilgrims' Tour to Bosnia-Herzegovina (4 nights) & to Croatia (3 nights) June 30 [th] - July 7 [th] 2020. For details & booking contact Louise at 012410816 or leave name & address at 093 28337.
Feast Days:
 Saturday, 1 [st] Feb is the Feast of St Bridget, Sunday, 2 [nd] the Presentation and Monday, 3 [rd] the Feast of St Blaise. We will have the blessing of crosses, candles and throats at the masses next weekend.
Bekan Church:
We are currently in the process of creating a new rota for the various ministries for Bekan Church. We would like to invite as many people as possible in our community to be included in activities such as reading, Eucharist Ministers, offertory gifts and collection, Rosary before mass, cleaning etc. If anyone would like to help out or know anyone who may like to be involved (husband/children other family members or friends and neighbours) please contact Mary Hickey on 086 2837946. Thank you
Brickens Community Centre:

Tue: 25 Card Drive at 8.30p.m in aid of Cystic Fibrosis. Tickets Euro5. Your support
would be appreciated.
Yoga at 8p.m.
Bingo at 9p.m
Medjugorje Group Pilgrimage 2020:
23 [rd] - 30 [th] Sept. Euro695 - Spiritual Directors Fr. T. Commins & Fr. W. Hennessy; 30 [th] Sept - 7 [th] Oct - Euro695 -
Spiritual Director Fr. R. McNamara - bookings after 1 [st] Feb will be Euro745.
Contact Anne 086 376 6293.
Bekan NS
are now taking Applications for Enrolment for school year commencing September 2020. Forms are available from the school office and on our website at www.bekanns.net   or you may call us on 094 93 80311 and we will post them out.
Guitar Lessons
now available for all ages and abilities. For more information contact Aaron on 0861641883.
Claremorris Musial Society
will stage its 14 [th] annual production "Little Shop of Horrors"from Wednesday, January 29 [th] to Saturday, February 1 [st] in Claremorris Townhall & Theatre at 8pm nightly. Tickets Euro18 Wednesday/Thursday and Euro20 Friday/Saturday. All children`s tickets Euro15. Tickets now on sale and available by calling 089 4629295.

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