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COVID RESTRICTIONS

Sadly, due to government Covid restrictions, Masses must be held behind closed doors and parishoners must not attend in person. Masses will be broadcast here and via Facebbok Live.

PLEASE PRAY FOR

We remember in our prayers all those whose anniversaries occur around this time and we also remember all who have passed away during the coronavirus pandemic. May they rest in peace.

SPIRITUAL COMMUNION

My Jesus, I believe that you are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love you above all things, and I desire to receive you in my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive you sacramentally, please come spiritually into my heart. I embrace you now as if you were already there and I untie myself wholly to you. Never permit me to be separated from you. Amen
Based on a prayer of St Alphonsus Liguori

VOCATIONS SUNDAY

Next Sunday 25th April, we celebrate World Day of Vocations. Pope Francis has written a message entitled “Saint Joseph: The Dream of Vocation”. The massage can be found on can be found at on the Vatican website and copies are available at the back of the Church.
Bishop Paul will also celebrate the Vigil Mass on Saturday next the 24th April at 8.00pm, in the Cathedral in Ballaghaderreen for Vocations Sunday. We invite you to join and pray with us via the Cathedral webcam for vocations within Achonry Diocese. Please see here or www.mcnmedia.tv

GALILEE TALKS

In the Age of the Spirit: An Eastertide Series, Tuesdays, 7.30-9.00pm, Galilee Spirituality Centre. All Welcome. Booking and Link info@galilee.ie €5 donation.
April 20th Rev Dr Ruth Patterson, OBE. “The Beloved Community – An Endangered Species?” April 27th Bishop Paul Dempsey “The Contemporary Irish Church - A Church of Crisis or Opportunity?” May 4th Dr Cathriona Russell. “Practising paradise: 'to be inventive, interpret reality and create art' (Laudato Sí, 81) Perspectives on Creation.” May 11th Rev Dr Patsy Kelly MSC “'The Disciple whom Jesus Loved': Beloved Discipleship as the Root of our Transformation.”

SCRIPTURE & SPIRITUALITY

Scripture & Spirituality Conference 2021. St John of the Cross and the Experience of Transforming Love. 10th-11th July 2021. For more information, https:// www.carmelite.uk.net/conferences-and -events/scripture-and-spiritualityconference/

WORLD ROSARY RELAY

Rosary Relay for the Sanctification of Priests, Friday 11 June 2021. Fr. Patrick Peyton Centre, will be praying the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary at 2.15pm as part of the World links that day.

LENS OF HE GOSPEL

(1) Jesus helped the disciples to find new hope, but he did not give them easy answers. He asked them to see the facts before their eyes. He wanted them to learn from the loved experience they were having. As a parents, teacher, friend or guide, have you been a Jesus person to another, helping him/her to find hope and purpose in life by learning from his/her experience? Who has done this for you?
(2) The resurrection experience empowered the disciples to be witnesses. Unexpected possibilities for the future surfaced when it seemed that hope had gone. When have new possibilities opened for you after a ‘resurrection’ experience: recovery of health when it did not seem possible, new opportunities after failure or disappointment, inner healing after a deep hurt, etc? (Intercom) Fr. John Byrne OSA

TROCAIRE BOXES

Trocaire’s are appealing for parishioners to return their boxes to their parishes as soon as they can and if at all possible to change their coins into notes.

MOY DAVITTS

Congratulations to Karen Dunne on winning €380 in the Moy Davitts 50/50 draw last Saturday morning. A huge thank you to everyone who supported last week's draw, it is greatly appreciated. Tickets are available in the usual retail outlets and by clicking https:// smartlotto.ie/Bohola-moy-davitts

MAYO CC ART SERVICE

Mayo County Council Arts Service in partnership with local arts venues is delighted to announce Armchair Azure, a new series of free Dementia Inclusive Friendly virtual visual art tours. For those living with dementia, the virtual visual art tours are an accessible way of engaging with art online. Tours are one-hour long and are guided by a trained dementia inclusive facilitator who will guide participants through a selection of visual artworks while actively encouraging conversation and responses to each work. People are welcome to share the tour with a family member, a friend or a carer. Contact Katriona Gillespie at Mayo County Council Arts Service at mayoarts@mayococo.ie or phone 094 9064666. We will be happy to answer your questions. Tours will take place at 11am on the following dates: April 19th and 26th, May 4th and 17th, June 7th

FR PEYTON CENTRE

The Fr Peyton Centre reopens on Tuesday 6th April at 10.00am. We are operating a Telephone and Collect service, we have all the essential groceries in our Community Shop, our bakery is open and will bake to order. Please ring 096 45374 to order, if you are not able to collect the items we can arrange delivery. Our meals –on-wheels service is also available, if you need assistance or know of anyone in the community in need, please let us know. We can organise deliveries of groceries and medicines if needed. Please stay safe during these difficult times, please let us know if we can help in any way.

OFFETORY COLLECTIONS

A sincere thanks to all who have handed in their contributions towards the weekly envelopes, I very much appreciate your generosity in these difficult times for every one. God bless you all. Fr. John

ON LINE CONTRIBUTIONS

In recent months some people have enquired about ways of supporting the parish. Many of you have done this during the months and when the churches re-opened. Looking to the future, the diocese has set up a system whereby donations may be made “on-line” to the parish. There are links on diocesan websites and the system is easy to use. People can opt to make a donation to the Offertory Collection and can choose to do so as a once off or repeated donation. They can also make a donation to one of the four collections taken up through the year for the support of the priest in the parish (Easter, Pentecost, Harvest and Christmas) and, finally, donations may be made to the Special Collections that are taken up in the parish and submitted for forwarding to the diocese, e.g. Vocations, Mission Sunday, Lourdes etc. The links may be found on the Diocesan Website the link is achonrydiocese.org/donateonline

SUBMITTING NEWS ITEMS

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