18 May 2008

Portumna Parish Announcements 18th May 2008 - Trinity Sunday


Masses: St. Brigid’s Church

Saturday 17th May   @   11am   -   (A) Tom Duggan
Saturday 17th May   @   8pm   -   (A) Michael & Elizabeth Donohue
Sunday 18th May   @   11am   -   (A) John & Kathleen O’Hare
Monday 19th May   @   8.30am   -   P.I.
Tuesday 20th May   @   8.30am   -   (A) Margaret O’Toole & Deceased Members of the O’Toole Family
Wednesday 21st May   @   8.30am   -   P.I.
Thursday 22nd May   @   7.30pm   -   (A) Michael & Bridie & Kathleen Connelly
Friday 23rd May   @   7.30pm   -   (MM) Olive Broder
Saturday 24th May   @   11am   -   (A) Delia Burke
Saturday 24th May   @   8pm   -   (A) Pakie Glynn
Sunday 25th May   @   11am   -   (A) Sean Ryan



Sat/Sun 24th -25th May  8pm: Rachel O’Brien 11am: Tony McNamara


Eucharistic Ministers:

Sat/Sun 24th -25th May 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 24th 25th May

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



Deut 8:2-3, 14-16. Ps 147. 1 Cor 10:16-17. Jn 6:51-58.



Sincere Sympathy to Mrs. Burke and family Sawnagh, Portumna on the death of Lennie Burke.

To Pauline Carty, Oldthort, Portumna on the death of her mother Bridget Clasby, Kinvara.

May they rest in peace.


Padre Pio National Pilgrimage:

At Holy Cross Abbey, Thurles. On Sunday 25th May 8, 2008 from 1.30pm- 4pm. Bus leaving Portumna at 10am.

Please contact Gay Royston 090-9741322 Kathleen Kidney, 090-9676458, or Ann Callanan 090-9741424.


Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock:

On Sun 25th May. Anointing of the Sick at 2.30pm Followed by mass and the rosary procession.

We will be joined by Galway and Armagh Dioceses and the Knights of Columbanus on the day.


Novena to the Sacred Heart:

Commencing on Thursday 22nd May to Friday 30th May.


Cemetery Masses:

Churchill: 16th June at 8pm

St.Michael’s: 17th June at 8pm

Killmalinogue: 23rd June at 8pm

Calvery: 24th June at 8pm


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 17th May   @   12pm   -   Holy Communion Mass - (A) Tom/Ned & Bridget Moloney
Sunday 25th May   @   9am   -   (A) Larry & Angie Gohery & Savage Family


Reader: Mary Rourke.

Country Market:

A new range of products including gluten free spelt breads, yeast breads Savoury dishes, and bedding plants now available every Fri in the Town Hall, Portumna From 8.30am-12.30pm.


Kiltormer Band:

In the Shannon Oaks Hotel, Portumna on bank holiday weekend Friday 30th May at 9pm. Adm: €5 and all are welcome. Draw for scouts “Super Draw “ will also take place on the night. Proceeds towards 10th Galway Portumna Scout Group. Please support.


Portumna Parent & Toddler Group:

Meets every Wednesday between 10am and 12am In Portumna Town Hall. Come and join us for a tea/ coffee and chat while the children Play. We have organized outings and in the summer when the weather permits we have our meetings outside.


Portumna Community School:

The following Adult & Post Leaving cert  courses will be offered from Sept 2008 to May 2009. Community Care/Health Care, Care Assistant/Class room Assistant. Office Admin with Legal studies (Legal Secretary) Features: Fetac-Level 5 certification. Mornings only ( 9.30am 1.30pm) Mature Applicants welcome. Applications welcome immediately and a full information evening will take place on 3rd Sept. For more information or application forms contact the school @ 090-9741053.


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