18th Mar 2018

Parish of Bekan

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

In our masses this week, Feb. 17 [th] - 25 [th] 2018 we remember the following:
St. Therese`s Church, Brickens
Sat. Feb. 17 [th]       8.00p.m      Shane Cleary, Cussolough.
          Mary Treanor, New York and Brickens and
          the deceased of the Kelly & Treanor families.
Mon. 19 [th]       7.30p.m      Mary & Walter Keane,Cuiltycreaghan.
Sat. 24 [th]       8.00p.m      Johnny Lyons, Keebagh and his sister,
          Josie Browne

R. Feb. 24 [th] Nancy O`Gara E.M. Feb. 24 [th] Mairéad Smith A.S. Team "C"
E.M. Lohan Park:
Feb. 25 [th] Rita Kelly
Offertory Collection:
Feb. 10 [th] Euro240.00. Thanks.


St. Mary`s Church, Logboy.
Sun. Feb. 18 [th]       10.00a.m      Michael & Molly McNeive and their son John,
Thurs. 22 [nd]       7.30p.m      Tom & Henry Concannon and deceased of the
          family, Carrownedan.
Sun. 25 [th]       10.00a.m      Martin & Maureen Lyons, Carramack.

R. Feb. 25 [th] Shane Byrne E.M. Feb. 25 [th] Deirdre Lally A.S. Team "3"
Offertory Collection:
Feb. 11 [th] Euro225.00. Thanks.


St. Margaret Mary`s Church, Bekan
Sun. Feb. 18 [th]       11.30a.m      Michael and Eileen Comber, their daughter
Julia Thompson and son William. Greenwood.
                            Kathleen Morley, Lissaniskea 1st Anniversary.
                        Bridie Nolan, Cloontumper.  7 [th] Anniversary
          John & Mary Finnegan, Ballyhaunis,
Edward Brownsell, Manchester and
Brendan Finnegan, London.
Tim Kenny. 1 [st] anniversary.
Tue. 20 [th] 9.30a.m      Deceased members of the McGuire family,
Fri. 23 [rd]       8.00a.m     
Thomas, Winifred, Eamon and Ann Kelly,
Sun. 25 [th]       11.30a.m      Michael Nolan, Cloontumper. Months Mind Mass.
                                 Molly Lyons, Greenwood and her husband Kevin.
                                 Paddy Waldron, Bracklagh and deceased
          members of his family.

R. Feb. 25 [th] Michael Lyons & Louise Flanagan
Feb. 25 [th] Dom Morley (Treenrevagh) and Mary Comer A.S. Team "A"
Offertory Collection:
Feb. 11 [th] Euro613.00. Thanks.

Liturgy of the Word with Holy Communion.
A meeting will be held after the
masses on Sunday, Feb. 25 [th], in Logboy and Bekan to organise Leaders for this Liturgy in our Parish. Readers in those churches and anybody else who wishes to volunteer as a Leader are asked to attend.
Pilgrimage to the Holy Land organised by Fr. Benny McHale.
June 26 [th] to July 5 [th] next. Ring 091 844227 for details. 
Brickens Community Centre:
Tue: 25 Card game at 8.30p.m     Wed: Yoga at 8p.m Thurs: ICA meeting at 8p.m. All members please attend.
Bingo at 9p.m
Applications for Enrolment to Bekan National School in September 2018
are now being accepted. Forms can be downloaded from our website www.bekanns.ie or by calling the school on 094 9380311 from 10am to 2pm.
Greenwood Montessori Pre School
: Applications for September 2018 are now acceptable. Contact Katie Concannon at 087 952 3585
The Parent's Association St. Joseph's National School Bekan
are holding their annual FAMILY FUN RUN/WALK on Sat 21 [st] April at 2pm. Registration from 1pm at the school, Euro5 per person, Euro10 per family. Refreshments afterwards. 
Claremorris Players present John B Keane`s Big Maggie
in the Parochial Hall, Ballyhaunis on Saturday 24 [th] February at 8.30pm. Admission Euro10
Proceeds to Brickens Meals on Wheels
and Drama Group.
Wizard of Oz
being staged by St Colman's College is association with
Mount St. Michael on 21 [st], 22 [nd] and 23 [rd] Feb. in the Town Hall at 8pm.
Tickets on sale in Smyth's shop and from the college.
Eastern Gaels
are having strength & conditioning training in Brickens Community Centre U 16's from 7-8.00 pm & minors from 8-9.00 pm every Thursday night
A special word of thanks
to all who supported the Irish Pilgrimage Trust church gate collection which raised Euro384.00.
A black bag was stolen
from a car during mass in Brickens church on Saturday, 10th Feb. If you happen to find a black bag on the roadside or in a field please contact the local Garda station or call 086 1984543. Thank you.
A Buy my Dress Event
in aid of New Mayo Hospice Building in Castlebar will be held in the Western Hotel Claremorris on Saturday 24 [th] and Sunday 25 [th] February from 11am to 5pm both days.   Extensive selection of Dresses shoes, bags, hats and accessories for sale. Please support this worthy cause. 
Foxford Day Care Centre:
Western Alzheimers with the support of Foxford Alzheimers Trust have opened a new dementia day care centre in Foxford.
It runs on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10a.m -3p.m and offers caregivers much needed respite and support. For information contact Winnie at
087-9981061 or email foxforddaycare@westernalzheimers.ie
Defibrillator Training: A meeting will be held on Monday night in Brickens Community Centre at 8p.m to ascertain numbers wishing to train. If you would like to train please come to the meeting or contact 086 121 1137.

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