01 June 2008

Portumna Parish Announcements 1st June 2008 – 9th Sun in Orindary


Masses: St. Brigid’s Church

Saturday 31st May   @   11am   -   (A) Pat & Bridget Stankard
Saturday 31st May   @   8pm   -   (A) Paddy & Annie Madden
Sunday 1st June   @   11am   -   (A) May Couser
Monday 2nd June   @   9:30am   -   P.I.
Tuesday 3rd June   @   8:30am   -    
Wednesday 4th June   @   8:30am   -    
Thursday 5th June   @   7:30pm   -   (A) Sean & Maureen Canning
Friday 6th June   @   7:30pm   -   (A) Mary Hughes
Saturday 7th June   @   11am   -   (A) Maura O’ Hara (MM) Kathleen Heagney
Saturday 7th June   @   8pm   -   (A) Lena Keary (MM) Lennie Burke
Sunday 8th June   @   11am   -   (A) Michael Cunningham (A) Frank Claffey



Sat/Sun 7th – 8th June
 8pm  (V)
 11am: Con Madden


Eucharistic Ministers:

Sat/ Sun 7th – 8th June

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.


Altar Servers:

Sat/Sun  7th Jan – 8th  Jan
 8pm (V) Team (2) J.Coughlan,M.Clarke,S.Walsh,G.Lynch,I.Coughlan,R.Blake 

11am: Team (5) D.Geraghty,J.McRory,T.Doherty,M.Moloney, S.Goode,T.McRory


Hos 6:3-6. Ps 49. Rom 4:18-25. Mt 9:9-13


Cemetery Masses:
Churchill: 16th June at 8pm
St.Michael’s: 17th June at 8pm
Killmalinogue: 23rd June at 8pm
Calvery: 24th June at 8pm
Clonfert: 18th June
Mellick: 20th June
Quansboro: 27th June
Killimor: 4th July
Tirnascragh: 11th July
Fahy: 18th July


Priests Summer Collection:

Will be taken up at all masses this weekend.


First Friday Calls:

Fr. Lawless will visit the sick and housebound on Fri 6th June.


Public Meeting of St. Michael’s Cemetery:

On 3rd June in the Day Care Centre, Castle Ave, Portumna at 8pm. All grave owners are requested to attend to discuss on going developments and improvements.


Knock Summer Youth Festival:

July 24th -27th  in Our Lady’s Shrine Knock, Co.Mayo. 18-35yrs for more information and to book your place

Contact: 094-9388100 or 0876927850. Or www.knock-shrine.ie/youthministry


First Holy Communion-St. Brigid’s Portumna:

Congratulations to the Boys and girls who made their 1st Eucharist last weekend. To parents teachers, family and friends. Thank you for the support of your faith and example to the young people


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

Friday 6th June   @   8pm   -   (MM) Tom Broder


Masses: St. Peter & St. Paul Boula

Sunday 1st June   @   9:30am   -   P.I.
Sunday 8th June   @   9:30am   -   (A) Gerard & Margaret Bryne

Reader: Patrick Donoghue

South East Galway Tourist Information Office:

Will be open from the 9th June to the 12th Sept at Abbey St, Portumna. People involved in tourism businesses may leave fliers,business cards etc.. into the IRD centre. For further info: tel Pat at 090 9759092.


Portumna Camogie Club:

Hosted the Galway Co Camogie Lotto last Weekend. There was no jackpot winner. Winning numbers were: 2,8,9,14. Lucky Dip winners were: Mary Finnerty, Loughrea,Vanessa Lucas, Colin Flaherty, Ronan O’Meara, Portumna & Martin Finnerty, Abbey


Galway Home Services:

Do you need help in the home or would you be interested in working in the Caring & Cleaning profession?. Galway Home Service provides Care in the home for Elderly and House Cleaning  Service at times to suit the needs of the clients and their families and provide employment for workers within their own communities. Please Contact 087-3121997 or 090-6625988.


Portumna Parent & Toddler Group:

Meets every Wednesday from 10am to 12am in Portumna Town Hall. Come and join us for tea/coffee and chat while the kids play, we have organized outings, and in the summer when the weather permits we have our meetings outside. €3 per family. Contact: Theresa 087-6851116 or Caroline 087 4128223.



Anxious, Depressed, Poor coping skills? Grow can help. Free Confidential weekly group meetings. Portumna GROW group meets every Wed night at Na Calai, Abbey St, Portumna beside William’s Bakery at 7.30pm. Further information: GROW Galway 086 8032731. Infoline 1890 474474.


Pilates Classes:

Tone up, Improve posture and enjoy this gentle exercise form. Local classes, 6 week course and limited numbers. Contact Joan 086-2357157.


Portumna Junior Golf:

Wed & Thurs 4th & 5th June at 10am and every week after that. Please contact Jim Hynes at 086-6411711.


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