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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.

CHRISTMAS SICK CALLS

Fr. John will visit the sick and the housebound for Christmas on Wednesday afternoon, 18th and Thursday 19th December.

AOIFE'S CLOWN CHARITY

The MSLETB Training Centre, Ballina, Hairdressing Department are raising funds for Aoife’s clown doctors charity who provide clown visits to children in hospital. On Thursday 12th December there will be a coffee morning from 10:00 to 12:30 and hair appointments from 10:00 to 3:30, donations will be accepted on Wednesday 11th at the salon. To book an appointment call 09624023. Venue: "Riverside" Church Road Ballina.

LOCAL LINK

Free travel passes are accepted on all Local Link routes throughout Mayo. Other passengers’ fares are reasonably priced. Local Link services are wheelchair accessible. For more information contact 094 9005150.

ADVENT CONFESSIONS

Tuesday 10th Dec. Foxford 7.30pm and Straide 8.30pm, Wednesday 11th Dec. Killasser 8.00pm, Thursday 12th Dec. Bonniconlon 7.30pm and Attymass 8.30pm.

DIVINE MERCY

A new film called "Love and Mercy: Faustina" about the life of St. Faustina and the Devotion of the Divine Mercy will be shown at the IMC Cinema, Ballina, on Monday 9th and Monday 16th December at 8.30pm. Entry €10, OAPs €8.50. For bookings please phone: (096) 77616.

BAMBINELLI SUNDAY

This year we will celebrate 'Bambinelli Sunday' at our parish Masses next weekend, the 14th and 15th December. All children and families are invited to bring the Baby Jesus figure from their homes to be blessed.

NATIVITY PLAY

Attymass N.S. Nativity Play 'Hosanna Rock' will be held in the Fr. Peyton Centre at 6p.m. on Wednesday 18th of December. The Parents Association will have a donation bucket on the door and will sell raffle tickets on the night to fundraise for the school. All are welcome.

WATER SCHEME MEETING

The Attymass Group Water Scheme invites its' members to an Extraordinary General Meeting at the Attymass Community Centre, on Wednesday evening, the 11th of December, at 8.00pm. This meeting is about the future of the Scheme and will be the biggest change since the inception of the our Co-operative in November 2013.

ATTYMASS NS

Attymass N.S. has a new Board of Management whose term is from December 2019 to November 2023. The members are: Patron’s Nominees: Fr. John Maloney and Donal Quinn, Teacher Nominees: Ciara Rowley and Nuala O’Brien. Parent Nominees: Olivia Melody and Seamus Roche, Community Nominees: Christine Tolan and Sean McGowan. Sincere thanks to the members of our outgoing B.O.M: John Melody, Anita Kelly, Christine Tolan, John Joe Gallagher, Pat Boyle and Eilish Durkan for their hard work, dedication and commitment to the school for the past four years.

CHRISTMAS MASSES

The Christmas Masses for 2019 are: Christmas Eve Mass at 8pm and Christmas Day Mass at 10.30am.

ANAM CARA

Anam Cara Mayo, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Evening on Tuesday 17th December at 7:20pm in the T. F Royal Hotel, Castlebar. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents. info@anamcara.ie or 085 2888 888

ADORATION

.The Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament finishes this Wednesday, 11th December. Recommences on 8th January 2020.

OLD KILLEEN

The Old Killeen Cemetery Care Committee wish to thank all who contributed to the recent collection. The sum raised was €300.

LADIES GROUP

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

PARISH CONFESSIONS

Parish Confessions will be available after the Saturday evening Mass from 8.30pm till 9.00pm on 14th and 21st December. There will be Confessions on Christmas Eve 11.00am till 11.30am.

CARDS AND GOODS

The Fr. Peyton Centre has Christmas Cards with "Greetings from Attymass" available for sale. Other Christmas items are available. We are open from 9.15am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday. please do call in. The Community Shop is also open in the Centre with all the essentials.

FAMILY FUN WEEKEND

Country Life Museum, Turlough Festive Family Fun Weekend, next weekend. Saturday, December 14th at 3.30pm the Cill Aodain Choral Society perform in the exhibition galleries. Sunday December 15th at 3.00pm, the Mayo Male Voice Choir. Admission is free. No booking required. Check museum.ie

NEWSLETTER DEADLINES

Wednesday 18th December at 8pm is the deadline for our newsletters for the weekends of the 21st and 22nd and the 28th and 29th December 2019. The parish office will be closed from Friday 20th December 2019 to Thursday 2nd January 2020.

 

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