03 February 2008

Portumna Parish Announcements 3rd February 2008 – 4th Sun in Ordinary Time


Masses: St. Brigid’s Church

Saturday 2nd February   @   11am   -   (A) Jim Conlon
Saturday 2nd February   @   8pm   -   (A) Michael & Matilda Fahy
Sunday 3rd February   @   11am   -   (A) Michael & Christina Loughnane (A) James Muldoon
Monday 4th February   @   8.30am   -   (MM) Michael Duggan
Tuesday 5th February   @   8.30am   -   John Jones U.S.A (Sick)
Wednesday 6th February   @   8.30am & 7.30pm   -   Ash Wed
Thursday 7th February   @   7.30pm   -   P.I
Friday 8th February   @   7.30pm   -   (A) Vincent Dillon
Saturday 9th February   @   11am   -   (A) Desmond Durack/John Cowan
Saturday 9th February   @   8pm   -   (A) Sean & Maura O’Shea (A) Mary Keane
Sunday 10th February   @   11am   -   (A) Michael/Sean & Matilda Fahy



Sat/Sun 9th – 10th Feb

8pm (V) Kaye Duddy

11am: Emma Burke


Eucharistic Ministers:

Sat/Sun 9th – 10th Feb

8pm: (V) Elizabeth Ryan,Kathleen O’Hare,Nora Flannagan.

11am: Ambrose Mannion,Yvonne Finlay,John Dillon.

Please Note: If you are unable to attend to your ministry, please take responsibility for providing a substitute.


Alter Servers:

Sat/Sun 9th – 10th Feb

8pm (V) Team (3) R.Loughnan,M.Fahy,S.McDonagh,J.O’Neill,B.Sullivan, E.McDonagh.

11am: Team (6) D.Hanley,E.Barry,K.Douglas/Reilly,C.Harte,B.Muldoon.



Gen 2:7-9, 3:1-7. Ps 50. Rom 5:12-19. Mt 4:1-11.



Theresa Heenan, Borrisokane Sister of Brendan Murray St. Brendan’s Rd. The Foley Family on the death of their mother Pauline Foley, Dominic St. May they rest in peace.


Lenten Station 2008:

Will commence on the Monday  after Ash Wed (11th Feb) and usually finish before holy week ( 14th Mar ).

If you are hosting a station please contact the Parish Office 09097 41092.


Bethany Bereavement Support Group:

Parish Groups will take place in Esker Retreat House in March and April. We need about 6 people so if you are interested please contact the Parish Office 090 9741092.


Eucharistic Adoration:

Every Friday Eve from 6pm to 7.30pm during Lent. We will be praying for our parish and all the families in it on these dates. Feb 8th -22nd -29th  and Mar 7th – 14th – 20th.


Fr. Brendan Lawless P.P

T: 090-9741092, Mob. 087-2622076, Dunkellin Terrace, Email: brendanlawless@gaelic.ie

Fr.Abe Kennedy

T: 090-9741188, Mob. 086-1060811, Clonfert Ave


Masses: St. Peter & St. Paul Boula

Sunday 3rd February   @   9:30am   -   (A) Vincent O’ Meara ( Derryhiney)
Sunday 10th February   @   9:30am   -   (A) Mai Hardiman


Reader: Patrick Donohue.

Kenpo Karate Classes:

On Tuesday nights in the Town Hall. Junior class 6.30pm – 8.30pm. Senior classes 8.30pm- 10pm. Come along and see for yourself today’s most up to date martial art. Enquires to James Dillon 2nd degree black belt instructor. 090-9741460.


Portumna Country Market:

Reopened on Fri 1st Feb with new season’s marmalades. In the town hall Portumna from 8.30am to 12.30pm.


Galway Home Services:

Provides care in the home for Elderly and House Cleaning Services at times to suit the needs of the clients and their families And provide employment for workers within their own communities. Should Either of the above interest you, please contact 087 3121997/96625988.


Beginners Pottery Classes:

Making a pot from start to finish with clay. Much fun. Adult- Evenings. Children –Saturday at the Old Barn Pottery Shop, Kylebrack, Loughrea. Anyone interested please phone Chris at 090-9745706 or 087-3199699.


Faith is like a Muscle... Exercise it to make it strong.


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