23 March 2008


Portumna Parish Announcements 23 March 2008 – Easter Sunday

 

Masses: St. Brigid’s Church

Saturday 22nd March   @   9pm   -   Holy Saturday (A) Michael Molloy
Sunday 23rd March   @   11am   -   Easter Sunday (A) Tom Heagney
Monday 24th March   @   10am   -   (A) Michael Kelly & Family
Tuesday 25th March   @       -   No Mass
Wednesday 26th March   @       -   No Mass
Thursday 27th March   @       -   No Mass
Friday 28th March   @   7.30pm   -   (A) Patrick & Mary Diver
Saturday 29th March   @   11am   -   (A) Eamon O’Toole
Saturday 29th March   @   8pm   -   (A) Martin Foley
Sunday 20th March   @   11am   -   (A) Martin Foley


Readers:

Sat/Sun 29th – 30th Mar
 8pm: Kathleen Hughes
11am:

 

Eucharistic Ministers:

Sat/Sun 29th – 30th Mar
8pm: (V) Sean O’Dwyer,Mary Fahy,Chris Smyth
11am: Siobhan Tuohy,Nancy Dermody,Maureen O’Reilly
Please Note: If you are unable to attend to your ministry, please take responsibility for providing a substitute.

 

Alter Servers:

Sat/Sun 29th – 30th Mar

8pm (V) Team (1) R.Broderick,E.Robinson,S.Rooney,N.Hackett
11am: Team (4) K.Gibbons,D.Farrell,C.Horrigan,N.Brogan

 

Readings:

Acts 2:42-47. Ps 117. 1 Pet 1:3-9. Jn 20:19-31

 

Priests Easter Collection:

Will be taken up at all masses this weekend.

 

Trocaire:

Please return your Trocaire boxes for Easter.

 

Station:

In the home of Christy and Mary Madden, Drumscar on the 28th Mar at 8.30pm.

 

Annual Clonfert Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:

Under the leadership of Bishop John Kirby on the 23rd – 28th Aug. Cost: €695 (Fully Inclusive) for further details Contact: Society Travel, Ballinasloe 090-9645350.

 

Easter Greetings:

Fr. Lawless & Fr. Abi Kennedy wish you all a happy and holy Easter that will bring you new beginnings, new hope and joy to you and your family.

                                  
   Caisc Shona Dhaoibh

A Happy Easter To All
Wesolych Swiat

 

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
Emergency Number

T: 090-9749100, Mob. 087-2997956

 

Church of the Ascension Gortanumera

Sunday 23rd March   @   9am   -   (A) Larry Cormick (A) Jimmy & Maisie Canning
Sunday 30th March   @   9am   -   (A) Keith Hayes (A) Tom Heagney

Reader: John Joe Madden

 

Masses: St. Peter & St. Paul Boula

Sunday 23rd March   @   10am   -   Easter Sunday (A) Tom Kelly

 

Reader: Ann Heagney

 

Welcome to all visitors to our parish this weekend.


Clare Burren Marathon:

Sat 24th May at 9am. Full/Half/ Mini Marathon. Starting at the Burren Coast Hotel, The Pier, Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare. Closing date for entry is the 10th May. For further information please phone Kevin 086-3272472 or 087-2691147 or email www.clareburrenmarathonchallenge.com or www.ballyvaughanfanorewalkingclub.com

 

Portumna Christmas Day Swim 2007:

Raised and donated €6,582 to Portumna and District Lions Club. Thanks to all the swimmers and supporters.

 

St. Patrick’s Day/ Easter Parade:

Will be held on Easter Sunday. This years parade Hopes to be the best ever, we have a prize for the best Easter Bonnet, also best dressed shop window, and many other prizes. This year we are presenting Mr. John Pardy and family with a special one off piece designed by Brian Murray. John built and owned the Shannon Oaks Hotel and helped along with many others to put Portumna on the tourist map. A great weekend promised.

 

Junior Golf:

Over the Easter there will be two golfing days for the Juniors Wed 26th & Thurs 27th March with lessons commencing on Fri 28th March for 6 weeks. The lessons Will be on first come basis. The lessons will start at 3pm and will be 1 hour duration. The cost is €60 per person payable in advance. To book ring Michael Ryan 9741059 The first hour will be for 6 to 8 yr olds.

 

Congratulations:

To the Portumna hurlers on their great win in the All- Ireland club Final in Croke Park on St. Patrick’s Day.

 

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