2nd Mar 2024


Parish of Bekan

Fr. Brendan McGuinness PP 094 9313937 Mobile 087 2200156

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Newsletter available on www.bekan-parish.ie

cam:  churchtv.ie/bekan Parish Radio 105.7FM

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

In our masses, March 2 [nd] 10 [th] 2024 we remember the following:
St. Therese`s Church, Brickens:
Sat. March 2 [nd]       8.00p.m      Jim and Margaret Guilfoyle, Lurgan and the deceased
members of the Sloyan and Guilfoyle families
Mon. 4 [th]       8.00p.m
      John & Julia Hunt and the deceased members of the
family, Cuiltycreaghan.
Sat. 9 [th]       8.00p.m      James Fleming, Kilnock, Anniversary Mass and his
father Martin.     
March 9 [th] R
. Christine Fleming E.M. Sharon Reilly A.S. Team "2"
. Group Home: March 10 [th] Sharon Reilly
Offertory Collections:
Feb. 25 [th] Euro185.00. Thanks.      


St. Mary`s Church, Logboy:      
Sun. March 3 [rd] 10.00a.m
Thurs. 7 [th]       7.30p.m     
Sun. 10 [th]       10.00a.m
March 10 [th] R.
Anita Ronayne E.M. Paul Sykes S. Team "3"
Offertory Collection:
Feb. 25 [th] Euro315.00. Thanks.


St. Margaret Mary`s Church, Bekan:
Sun. March 3 [rd]       11.30a.m      Pat and Chris Flatley, Lassiney. Anniversary Mass
and the deceased members of the Flatley family.
                            Michael and Nora Finnegan and their son Michael,
Austin & Julia Morris, daughter Mary Moylan and
the deceased members of the Morris & Waldron
families Lissaniskea.
Tue. 5 [th]       10.00a.m      Mass for the People of the Parish.
Fri. 8 [th]       7.30p.m      Stations of the Cross.
Sun. 10 [th]       11.30a.m      Michael and Bridie Forde, Reisk and the deceased
members of their family.

March 10 [th] R. Michael Dee E.M. Kathleen Morris & Catherine Staunton A.S. Team "2".
Offertory Collection:
Feb. 25 [th] Euro405.00. Thanks.     

  Pray for Canon Eamon Concannon, a Priest in our Diocese.

First Communion Programme:
 The children preparing for their 1 [st] Holy Communion will be involved in the mass in Logboy and Bekan churches on Sunday next, March 10 [th].

First Confession:
 The children in Bekan school will make their First Confession on Thursday evening next, 7 [th] March at 6pm in Bekan Church.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 
The Tuam Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes, led by Archbishop Francis, from Ireland West (Knock) Airport, 6 nights, Friday August 30 [th] to Thursday, Sept 5 [th] 2024. For details and booking, please contact 01-2410800.

Archdiocese of Tuam
: Fatima Pilgrimage, May 9 [th] ; 7 nights; ex Dublin. Contact 012410800. (ref: Tuam).

In the Footsteps of St Paul` Pilgrimage to Malta;
June 26th; 7 nights; ex Dublin; with a Spiritual Director. For details and booking, ring 012410800.

Brickens Community Centre:

25 Card Drive at 8.30p.m.

Traditional Music in Claremorris Library:

As part of Seachtain na Gaeilge, Conradh na Gaeilge will host a concert of traditional music and song in Claremorris Library on Thursday, March 7 [th] at 8 pm. Four outstanding traditional musicians, Mary Staunton,
Jerry Mulvihill, Julie Langan and Noel O`Grady, will play some of their favourite tunes as well as some newly composed material. Admission is free and all are welcome. Beidh fáilte roimh chách.

Bekan National School.
 We would appreciate you sending in application for enrolment forms to Bekan National School by March 31 [st] 2024.
We need to know class numbers to plan for the resources needed for School Year 2024-2025. Thank you.

The 52 [nd] Claremorris Drama and Fringe Festival takes
place in the Town Hall Theatre, Claremorris from March 14 [th] to March 23 [rd]. The Box office in the Town Hall is now taking bookings on 094 93 10999 or online www.townhall.ie  

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