13 July 2008

Portumna Parish Announcements Sun 13th July 2008 – 15th Sun in Ordinary Time


Masses: St. Brigid’s Church

Saturday 12th July   @   11am   -   (A) Willie Conroy
Saturday 12th July   @   8pm   -   (A) Chris Callanan
Sunday 13th July   @   11am   -   (A) Eugene McDonagh
Monday 14th July   @   8:30am   -    
Tuesday 15th July   @   8:30am   -   P.I.
Wednesday 16th July   @   8:30am   -    
Thursday 17th July   @   7:30pm   -    
Friday 18th July   @   7:30pm   -   (A) Brendan Tuohy
Saturday 19th July   @   11am   -   (A) Sr. Imelda Murray
Saturday 19th July   @   8pm   -   (A) Phyllis Dillon
Sunday 20th July   @   11am   -   (A) Sheila Monahan (A) Tony Williams



Sat/Sun 19th – 20th July

8pm  (V) Breda O’Connor

11am: Rita Murray


Eucharistic Ministers:

Sat/ Sun 19th -20th July

8pm (V) Mary Connors,Marie Horan,Roseleen O’Rourke.

11am: Carmel Hayes, Rita Murray, Michael Dolan.

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


Altar Servers:

Sat/Sun 19th – 20th July  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.



Wis 12:13, 16-19. Ps 85. Rom 8:26-27. Mt 13:24-43.


Fr. Brendan Lawless P.P

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

Fr.Abe Kennedy

T: 090-9749100 Mob: 087-2997956, Clonfert Ave


Church of the Ascension Gortanumera

Sunday 13th July   @   9.30am   -   (A) Joe & Ciss Diamond (A) James Muldoon
Sunday 20th July   @   9.30am   -    


Reader: John Joe Madden

Portumna Tidy Towns:

The Tidy Towns Committee are holding a public meeting on Wednesday 16th July at  8pm  in the Social Centre of Portumna Retirement Village. All welcome. Your support is needed. Summer Meet Times for Litter Pick and Tidy Up as follows: The Square - Times: Wednesday Evening- 7.30pm & Saturday Evening- 6pm, The Playground/Amenity Area - Times: Saturday Morning- 9.45am.


Irish Water Safety Week:

On Monday 4th Aug to Sat 9th Aug in Lough Derg Lake Shore Portumna from 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm & 7pm-9pm. Registration on Monday 4th Aug. Qualified IWSA Instructors attending. Advanced preparation is recommended. Open to all.


Notices for Parish Newsletter:

Must be in the Parish Office no later than 10am on Thurs. Please sign and include a phone number.


Gortanumera Group Water Scheme Begins:

The scheme has begun. The initial phase will install the pipe from Oldthort to Gortanumera crossroads.Subscribers and landowners concerned should note that connection points will only be marked Subject To Payment Of Subscription to Gortanumera Group Water Scheme Co-Op Society Ltd. Road users should note the G.C.C Road Safety Notice in the Connacht Tribune of 23rd May last. All road users are advised to (a) take care near Scheme’s roadworks, (b) obey the 50km./hr.speed limit and (c) beware of fresh surface on the backfilled trenches.


Portumna Social Services- Results of first Silver Circle Draw:

Results of second draw: €150-P.J Hogan, €50-Nell Price, €50- Paddy Callanan, €25- Albert Flemming, €25- Paul Martin. Next draw on Thurs 17th July in the Day Care Centre.


Junior Golf:

The Captains prize presented by Joe Austin for the junior golfers will be held next Thursday 17th July from 8.30am in Portumna Golf Club. Contact Jim at 087-6411711.


V.H.I Cul Camp:

Will be hosted in Portumna GAA grounds on Monday 14th July. Children aged 6-13yrs will be coached in specific skills required for hurling and will have the opportunity to participate in small sided games under the supervision of a coaching team. Camp will run from 10am – 2.30pm. Anyone who has not already registered come early to avoid delays.


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