24 August 2008

Portumna Parish Announcements Sun 24 August 2008 – 21st Sun in Ordinary Time


Masses: St. Brigid’s Church

Saturday 23rd August   @   11am   -   P.I.
Saturday 23rd August   @   8pm   -   (A) Jack Hoary
Sunday 24th August   @   11am   -   (A) Willie & Josephine Carty
Monday 25th August   @   8:30am   -    
Tuesday 26th August   @   8:30am   -    
Wednesday 27th August   @   8:30am   -    
Thursday 28th August   @   7:30pm   -   P.I.
Friday 29th August   @   7:30pm   -   (A) Michael Dillon
Saturday 30th August   @   11am   -   P.I.
Saturday 30th August   @   8pm   -   (A) Mona Madden
Sunday 31st August   @   11am   -   (A) Mary Rabitte



Sat/Sun 30th - 31st Aug
 8pm  (V) Emma Burke
 11am: Siobhan Tuohy


Eucharistic Ministers:

Sat/ Sun 30th – 31st Aug

8pm (V) Pierce Joyce,Agnes Walsh,Claire Martin

11am: Brendan Murray, Brendan Mitchell.
Please Note: If you are unable to attend to your ministry, please take responsibility for providing a substitute.


Altar Servers:

Sat/Sun 30th – 31st Aug

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.



Jer 20:7-9. Ps 62. Rom 12:1-2. Mt 16:21-27.


Feast of the Birth of Our Lady:

Bus to Knock from Portumna Day Care Centre on Sept 8th at 9.30am. Enquires to Ann at 090-9741424.


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

Portumna’s New Website:

Any clubs, groups or businesses in the Portumna area interested in appearing on Portumna’s new website (www.portumna.net) should contact Damien Hogan (087-9804501) or Jim Hynes (087-6411711). The site is almost complete and will be launched in the coming weeks.


Acorn to Oak Child Care:

Enrolment now taking place for Sept 2008. From 3 months upwards. Good family discounts. Contact 090-9759595 for further information.


Heritage Week Events at Portumna Castle & Gardens:

Friday Aug 29th – Frevo Quartet at 7.30pm. Free Adm. Aisling Agnew & Matthew McAllister return this year with two other very accomplished musicians, Douglas  Whates & Feargus Hetherington to perform music from South America, France and the Celtic nations. . Sat 23rd & 24th Aug “Translations” by Brian Friel at 8pm. Tickets €25. Places limited. Sunday 31st Aug- Family day at the Castle. From 2pm to 5.30pm. Free Adm all day. Historical Arms & Armour Display, with interactive dress-up for children. 17th century “Boule” competition on the lawn. Thatching demonstration by local Fas team. Face Painting. Spring Onion Puppet Theatre present, “Moving House” Traditional puppets with goodies, baddies and audience participation. One performance only at 3pm Sharp. Enquires to Portumna Castle 090-9741658.


Portumna Community School:

Will re-open on Wed 27th Aug for 1st and 6th (LC2) Years- Full day. Thurs, 28th Aug for 1st , 2nd , 3rd and 6th years – Full day. Fri, 29th Aug for all students – Full day.


The Thoughts you Think,
Become The Things
Of Your Life.


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