21st May 2017

Parish of Bekan

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

In our masses this week, May 20 [th] - 28 [th] 2017 we remember the following:
St. Therese`s Church, Brickens.

Sat. May 20 [th]       8.00p.m      David & Alice Delaney, Kilnock.
Mon. 22 [nd]       7.30p.m      Private Intention.
Fri. 26 [th]       7.30p.m       Mass for all who are doing Exams
this year.
Sat. 27 [th]       8.00p.m      Denis, Julia & Sean Nyland, Kilnock.

R. May 27 [th] Nancy O`Gara E.M. May 27 [th] Breda Delaney A.S. Team "A"
E.M. Lohan Park:
May 28 [th] Breda Delaney
Offertory Collection:
May 13 [th] Euro150.00. Thanks.


St. Mary`s Church, Logboy.
Sun. May 21 [st]       10.00a.m      John Byrne, Logboy. 19 [th] Anniversary, we also
          pray for his brother in law, Joe McGee, Rockfort,
Thurs. 25 [th]       7.30p.m      James & Mary Corr, Feamore.
Sun. 28 [th]       10.00a.m      John & Winifred Lyons, Ballinastoka,
          Agnes Knight, Staffordshire who died recently
          also Gertie Galvin.
May 28 [th] Noreen Coyne E.M. May 28 [th] Niamh Lyons S. Team "2"
Offertory Collection:
May 14 [th] Euro370.00. Thanks


St. Margaret Mary`s Church, Bekan.
Sun. May 21 [st]       11.30a.m      Nora and Patrick Callinan, Ballyvaughan and
deceased members of their family.
                                                        Mary Brady, Cloontumper.  (Anniv mass)
                                                        Michael & Eileen Sloyan,  Reisk also
Noreen Sloyan and Michael Dwyer.
Tue. 23 [rd]       9.30a.m      Private Intention.
Fri. 26 [th]       9.30a.m      Mass for the People of the Parish.
Sun. 28 [th]       11.30a.m      John and Margaret Horkan, their son James and
daughters Lil and Babe, Lassiney.
                                                         John and Mary Duggan and their son
Tom Duggan, Spotfield.

R. May 28 [th] Dom Morley & Kay Lyons A.S. Team "A"
. May 28 [th] George Dee & Teen Carney

Offertory Collection: May 14 [th] Euro556.00. Thanks

Thanks for your generosity in the Trócaire Collection
Collection to date Euro2,101.00.

    Please pray for Eleanor Forde, Reisk.
Pastoral Council:
  Next meeting will be on Monday 22 [nd] May at 8.30pm in the Parochial House.
Mass for all doing Exams this year:
 Brickens church Fri 26 [th] May at 7.30p.m Bring your pencil case to be blessed.
Tuam Diocese Annual 33 hour Adoration.
 This Adoration takes place in
St Jarlath's College, Tuam on June 3 [rd] and 4 [th] next. Each parish is allocated one hour. The time for Bekan parish is from 10 to 11pm on Saturday 3 [rd].  The adoration begins with Mass in the cathedral at 10am on the Saturday. If people from our parish are able to do the hour that will be appreciated.
Mass for First Communion Children at Knock Shrine
. All first communion children and their families are invited to a special Mass of celebration on Sunday June 4 [th] at 12 noon in the Basilica, Knock.
The children are welcome to wear their communion clothes and will actively participate in the Mass, making it a happy and memorable family occasion.
Brickens Community Centre:
Tue: 25 Card game at 9p.m Wed:      Yoga at 8p.m
Thurs: Irish Dancing classes 8 - 9p.m. Sat: Bingo at 9p.m
Vacancy CE Scheme
Brickens, Logboy, Tulrahan Housing Association CLG have a vacancy on a Community Employment scheme for a suitable person to work as a Carer/General Operative at Lohan Park Brickens. CE Criteria applies.
Please contact 094 93 80910 for further details.
Tóchar for Róisín
The Róisín Tansey Trust Fund is organising a Tóchar Phádraig 22 Mile Sponsored Walk from Ballintubber Abbey to Croagh Patrick (plus the Reek optional) on Saturday July 1 [st] as a fundraiser for Róisín`s ongoing physio and treatment. Anyone interested in taking on the challenge please contact James Keane by phone/text on 087 9622946 or email james.keane@hotmail.com.  
The Parents Association of St Joseph`s National School, Bekan
are holding a Fundraising PUB QUIZ in Ronan's, Bekan on Sat 10 [th] June 2017 at 9.30pm.
Euro20 per table of 4. 1st prize - Euro100 also a MONSTER RAFFLE on the night. Please Support.
Brickens Meals on Wheels 50/50 Weekly Draw
takes place at Brickens Bingo every Saturday Night. Envelopes are available at Lohan Park Group Residence, Brickens; Delaney's Shop and Post Office Tulrahan; Ronan`s Shop and Pub, Bekan; Paddy Phillips, Curleys and Gills Bars, Caulfield's Shop and Oak Bar, Ballyhaunis; Glynn`s Shop, Hillside Petrol Station and P. J. Byrnes Pub, Claremorris; McGuires Cloonfad; Gretta McManus, Hair Salon, Irishtown;
Life Pharmacy and Hillside Grill, Knock and other outlets in the area!
: Now taking names for free ECCE places for Sept 2017/18. Due to demand places are limited, so to avoid disappointment please call Karen (086)0874463/094 9380861.
St. Joseph`s Young Priests Society Annual Collection
will be held next weekend May 27 [th] /28 [th] at the three churches. Your support is appreciated.

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