27 April 2008

Portumna Parish Announcements 27th April 2008 – 6th Sun of Easter


Masses: St. Brigid’s Church

Saturday 26th April   @   11am   -   (A) Henrietta Monaghan
Saturday 26th April   @   8pm   -   (A) Michael & Elizabeth Donoghue
Sunday 27th April   @   11am   -   Confirmation
Monday 28th April   @   8:30am   -   P.I.
Tuesday 29th April   @   8:30am   -   Prayer
Wednesday 30th April   @   8:30am   -   Prayer
Thursday 1st May   @   7:30pm   -   (A) Joseph Eames
Friday 2nd May   @   7:30pm   -   (A) Deceased members of the Fahy Family
Saturday 3rd May   @   11am   -   (A) Angela Abberton
Saturday 3rd May   @   8pm   -   (A) Crissie & Christy Conroy
Sunday 4th May   @   11am   -   (A) Flan & Sheila O’Flaherty


Sat/Sun 3rd – 4th May
 8pm: Cepta Clarke
11am: Cathy Dillon


Eucharistic Ministers:

Sat/Sun 3rd – 4th May
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 3rd – 4th May

8pm (V) Team (3) R.Loughnane,M.Fahy,S.McDonagh,J.O’Neill,B.Sullivan,E.McDonagh
11am: Team (6) D.Hanley,E.Barry,K.McDonaghue,C.Harte,B.Muldoon



Acts 1:1-11. Ps 46. Eph 1:17-23. Mt 28:16-20


Cemetery Masses:
Churchill: 16th June at 8pm
St.Michael’s: 17th June at 8pm
Killmalinogue: 23rd June at 8pm
Calvery: 24th June at 8pm



In the Home of John Joe and Una Madden Gortanumera on the 2nd May at 8.30pm.


First Friday Calls:

Fr. Lawless will visit the sick and housebound on Friday 2nd  May.


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.


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


Masses: St. Peter & St. Paul Boula

Sunday 27th April   @   9:30am   -   (A) Jack/Padraig & Mary Noone & Deceased Members of the Noone Family


Church of the Ascension Gortanumera

Sunday 4th May   @   9:30am   -   (A) Nancy Gohery & Deceased Members of the Gohery & Larkin Family

Reader: Francis Conway

Irish Kidney Association:

Would like to thank everyone who supported donor week And those who bought forget-me nots and signed donor cards. Thanks also to the Volunteers for their time in promoting organ donor awareness.


Portumna Community Games:

New date for games is Saturday 10th May in Portumna Hurling field. Registration from 1-2pm.


Unislim Ireland:

Your local class takes place in the Temperance Hall, Loughrea every Tuesday night from 6-7pm and also from 7-8pm. Men and women are welcome. For more information please phone Marian @ 087-6199103.


Local Bus to Athlone:

On the first Friday of every month. Departs 2nd May Portumna square 10.30am will stop en route. Departs Athlone 4.30pm. Travel pass accepted. Return fare €5-u/18’s €3 and under 5’s free. To book Tel: IRD 090-9741867.


Western Alzheimers:

Are inviting people to a short information meeting in Flannerys Hotel, Galway on Thursday 1st May at 5.30pm. This meeting is to Outline Western Alzheimers services and future needs in Galway. If anyone would like to help the organization achieve their ambitions for the suffers of alzheimers disease and their carers in Galway City and County please come along and bring a friend. Tel: 091-565193.


First Aid Course:

Over two days Thursday 15th May and Wednesday 21st May From 9.30am to 4.30pm. This course is recognized by Health and Safety Authority. Cost €100. Tutor Goeffery Casey, Civil Defence, Ballinasloe. Venue: An Gairdin, St. Brigid’s Rd, Portumna. For booking phone 090-9741698.


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