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PLEASE PRAY FOR

We remember in our prayers all those whose anniversaries occur around this time. May they rest in peace.

TRÓCAIRE BOXES

 Trócaire boxes are now available for collection at the back of the church.

LOURDES COLLECTION

 Thank you for all contributions to the Achonry Lourdes Pilgrimage collection.

 ASH WEDNESDAY

Next Wednesday, 26th March, 2020 is Ash Wednesday. Masses will be celebrated in the parish at the following times: 7.00am, 9.30am and 7.30pm. Distribution of the Ashes will take place after each Mass. Ash Wednesday is a day of Fast and Abstinence when we are asked not to eat meat and to restrict our food intake to a minimum.

PTTA DINNER DANCE

Achonry Diocese Pioneer Total Abstinence Association Annual Dinner Dance will take place on Friday 6th March at 8pm in the Gateway Hotel, Swinford. Tickets €25 and music by the Duets.

FR PEYTON CENTRE

 Please note the revised opening times for the Fr. Peyton Centre: 9.30am-5.30pm weekdays. Bookings only at weekends.

ADORATION

The Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament finishes at 7pm on Ash Wednesday, 26th February, due to evening Mass at 7.30pm.

ENABLE IRELAND

 Enable Ireland Mayo Services require volunteers to work with children with disabilities throughout Co. Mayo. Training provided. Contact Fiona on 094 9060234 - fscully@enableireland.ie

TRACTOR RUN

A tractor run in aid of Mayo Roscommon Hospice and in loving memory of Tracey Brennan will take place at Roscommon Mart on Sunday 8th March. Registration 10.30am-12.30pm with run commencing at 1pm. €20 per entry. Modern & vintage Tractors welcome. Raffle on the day.

MISSIONARY SISTERS

Fr. Dermot Meehan, Diocesan Administrator, has given permission to the Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver to make a missionary appeal throughout the Diocese during 2020. Sisters Juli and Priscilla will be visiting our parish on Saturday 29th February and Sunday 1st March. They will be speaking to us about their missionary work at the weekend Masses and they would be grateful for our support.

CEMETERY MASSES

Cemetery Masses have been arranged for the following dates: Old Killeen, Friday 3rd July, 8.00pm. Bonnifinglas, Saturday 1st August, 8.00pm. New Killeen, Sunday 2nd August, 11.00am. Please pass on these details to family and friends.

LENT 2020

Ash Wednesday starts the beginning of our Lenten journey towards Easter. During Lent there will be an early morning Mass on Monday mornings at 7.00am. This will commence on Monday 2nd March. During the Fridays of Lent, the Stations of the Cross (instead of the Rosary) will be held from 6.45pm-7.15pm in the church. Holy Hour continues from 6.15pm-7.20pm.

SILENT RETREAT

Silent Retreat "If you but knew the gift of God." Preached by Fr. Kilian Byrne. April 13th – 19th, Esker Retreat Centre, Athenry, Co. Galway. €380 full board. 086 1678027/ hellywilliams@gmail.com www.foyerofcharity.ie

ANAM CARA

Anam Cara is holding a Bereavement Information Evening on 25th February at 7:20pm in the TF Royal Hotel, Castlebar. info@anamcara.ie - 02895213120.

TODDLER GROUP

The Group meet on Fridays, in the Community Centre, at 1.00pm.

HEATHCARE TRAINING

 Mayo North East is organising a free Healthcare Support Training Course in Swinford for unemployed people or people in part-time employment. Healthcare Support QQI Level 5 Major award. One day per week in March 2020. Contact: 0877704251 or 094 9256745. dmcnicholas@mayonortheast.com

MINISTERS RETREAT

A Retreat day for the Parish Readers and Ministers of Holy Communion will take place at the Fr. Peyton Centre on Sunday 8th March from 2-4pm The Ladies Group meet on Mondays at 8pm in the Community Centre.

LIVE IN HOMECARE

Affordable Live-in Homecare provide live in carers for the elderly. 087 991679. alhomecare.ie - info@alhomecare.ie

LENT RETREAT

Living through Love in God's Presence (Eph1:4) with Ms Carol Barry. February 29th 10.30am—4.00pm in the Galilee Spirituality Centre, Boyle. info@galilee.ie - 071-966-4101 €30,

 

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