6th Aug 2022


Parish of Bekan

Fr. Brendan McGuinness PP 094 9313937 Mobile 087 2200156

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

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

Newsletter available on www.bekan-parish.ie

Email: bekanparishnewsletter@gmail.com

In our masses Aug. 6 [th ] 14 [th] 2022 we remember the following:
St. Therese`s Church, Brickens:
Sat. Aug. 6 [th]       8.00p.m      Kathleen Higgins and the deceased members of
     the Corley family, Ballygowan.
Sat. 13 [th]       8.00p.m

Aug. 13 [th] Mary Hunt E.M. Josephine Glynn
E.M. Lohan Park:
Aug. 14 [th] Mary Hunt
Offertory Collection & Hierarchy:
July 30 [th] Euro315.00. Thanks.


St. Mary`s Church, Logboy:
Sun. Aug. 7 [th]       10.00a.m Susan Murphy, Ballyveal & Moate.
Month`s Mind Mass.
Sun. 14 [th]       10.00a.m

Aug. 14 [th] R. Noreen Coyne E.M Mary McManus
Offertory Collection & Hierarchy:
July 31 [st] Euro380.00. Thanks.     


St. Margaret Mary`s Church, Bekan:
Sun. Aug. 7 [th] 11.30a.m Paul Carney, Spotfield.
                          Austin & Julia Morris, their daughter Mary Moylan
      and the deceased members of the Morris and
Waldron families, Lissaniskea.
                          Ann Finn, Cloontumper. Anniversary Mass
                          Martin and Eileen Dyer, Cloontumper and the
           deceased members of their family.
Fri. 12 [th] 10.00a.m Ann McNally, nee Culliney, Lassiney and
Sun. 14 [th]       11.30a.m     Rose Anne Lyons and Martin Lyons, Erriff.
                          Tom Forde, Bekan 1 [st] Anniversary Mass and also
          his uncle Tom Forde, Ballyhaunis.

August 14 [th] : R. Kay Lyons E.M. Marion Moloney
Offertory Collection & Hierarchy:
July 31 [st] Euro621.00. Thanks

Thanks for your generosity in the Priest`s Summer collection.
Your continued support is appreciated.
 Pray for Bridget Lyons, Carramack;
Ann McNally, who died in Birmingham and is a Sister in law of
Teresa Culliney, Spotfield.

Sincere thanks to those who prepared for the Cemetery Masses and to those who took part in them to remember their loved ones.
Bekan and Tulrahan/Kildarra Cemetery Committees
would like to thank all who contributed to the collections for the upkeep of the graveyards:
Bekan: Euro721.56; Tulrahan/Kildarra: Euro170.00.
Eucharistic Adoration:
  The annual 33 hour Adoration for the Tuam Diocese will be held in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Knock on
Thursday 11 [th] and Friday 12 [th] August. The Bekan Parish slot is from 6 - 7am on Fri. 12 [th] for anyone wishing to attend.
National Novena at Knock Shrine
: The National Novena at Knock Shrine is back from the 14 [th] to the 22 [nd] August.
Hear from guest speakers at 3pm and 8pm daily with something for everyone to feel enriched and inspired.
Find out more at www.knockshrine.
Lohan Park Group Home
has a vacancy for a caretaker/maintenance person part time 15 to 20 hours a week. A full clean driving licence is required as there will be some driving also. This position is funded by Pobal and Pobal criteria will apply. Enquiries to Lorraine at 094 9380910 or drop in a C.V. Closing date for applications 01/08/`22.  
Life of a Rural River:
 A guided nature walk of the Dalgan River will be held on Saturday 13 [th] August from 10.30am. - 1.30pm. The walk will be led by a naturalist and marine expert, and will explore natural life in and around the river. Meet at the Friary car park, Abbey St., Ballyhaunis. This event is organised by Ballyhaunis Community Council as part of National Heritage
Week, and is funded by the Local Authority Waters Programme.
All are welcome. 
Eastern Gaels GAA Family Fun Day
will be held on Sunday 21 [st] August at Brickens GAA pitch at 2pm. Tug of War, Sheaf Throwing, Nail driving, Races, Penalty Competition, Wheel of Fortune and much more. A great day of fun for all the family. 
Brickens Greenway/Tom`s Lane Trail Committee
wish to thank the leaders and members of Brickens Foróige Club for taking responsibility for the painting of the picnic benches and seating on the trail. They are a credit to the club and their families and a great asset to the community.

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