12 October 2008

Portumna Parish Announcements Sun 12 October 2008 – 28th Sun in Ordinary Time


Masses: St. Brigid’s Church

Saturday 11th October   @   11am   -   (A) Michael & Philip Horrigan & Brian Hannon
Saturday 11th October   @   8pm   -   (A) Mary Amed
Sunday 12th October   @   11am   -   (A) Brod Nevin
Monday 13th October   @   8:30am   -   P.I.
Tuesday 14th October   @   8:30am   -   P.I.
Wednesday 15th October   @   8:30am   -    
Thursday 16th October   @   7:30pm   -    
Friday 17th October   @   7:30pm   -   (A) Henry Mullins (A) Paddy & May Mitchell
Saturday 18th October   @   11am   -   (A) Dr. Ethna Kearns & Dominic Kearns
Saturday 18th October   @   8pm   -   (A) Christopher & Mary A. Fahy
Sunday 19th October   @   11am   -   (A) John & Annie Mannion (A) Kay Hayes



Sat/Sun 18th – 19th Oct
 8pm  (V) Kathleen Hughes

Eucharistic Ministers:

Sat/ Sun 18th – 19th Oct

8pm (V) Catherine Dillon,Tony McNamara, Martin Carty.

11am: Phil Coleman,Mary Mitchell,Majella Lewis.
Please Note: If you are unable to attend to your ministry, please take responsibility for providing a substitute.

Altar Servers:

Sat/Sun 18th – 19th Oct

8pm (V) Team (3) S.Rooney,D.Hanley,D.Lynch,D.Geraghty.
11am: Team (6) C.Walsh,E.Walsh,C.O’Brien,J.McDonagh, L.McDonagh.



Is 45:1, 4-6. Ps 95. 1 Thess 1:1-5. Mt 28:16-20.



Brian Hannon,Austrialia, brother of Mrs.Rosleen Donoghue. St Joseph’s Rd.
Denis Brereton, Templemore, father of Bridget Brereton, St. Joseph’s. May they rest in peace.


Mission Sunday:

Mission collection will be taken up at all masses next weekend.

In Aid  of our brothers and sisters currently on mission allowing them to continue their difficult but vital work reflecting the theme for Mission Sunday “ Go and Tell”



Those hosting a station please contact the parish office for a day and time.

Time is limited so an early call would be beneficial to everyone.



In the home of James and Sadie Coughlan, Cregeen & Graigakillen on Friday 17th Oct at 8.30pm.


Thank You:

May the lord reward your kindness and generosity and may St.Francis bless you.

Contributions €3,800. Br. Brian Johnson.


Prayer Vigil:

Clonmacnois, St. Chiarain’s Prayer Centre on Friday 17th Oct.

Mass at 11pm. Finishes at 4pm. Enquires: Helen 086-1678027.


Baptism Program:

On Tuesday 14th Oct in the Day Care Centre, Castle Ave, Portumna. At 8.30pm.

Contact the parish office 090-9741092.

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


Masses: St. Peter & St. Paul Boula

Sunday 12th October

  @   9:30am   -   P.I.

Sunday 19th October

  @   9:30am   -   9.30am (A) Michael & Catherine Ward

Reader: Patrick Donoghue.

Fashion Show:

In aid of Portumna Rugby in the Shannon Oaks Hotel on Thursday 23rd Oct at 8pm. Special Guest is the Rose of Tralee, Aoife Kelly.


Camera Club:

Meeting on Tuesday 14th Oct at 8.30pm in the Maple.


Irish Red Cross:

Thanks to all who contributed to our recent church gate collection. Amount raised €582.45 in Portumna. €55.98 in Gortanumera church. €1,928.37 from all local churches.


Computer Classes:

For absolute beginners and intermediate level starting soon in the IRD Centre, Portumna. Tel: 090-9741867.


Credit Union Car Draw Launch:

International Credit Union Day is celebrated this year on Thursday 16th Oct. Portumna & District Credit Union are happy to announce the official launch of their Car Draw on the day & encourages all members to sign up for the opportunity to win a brand new car for Christmas. It could be you!!. Light refreshments will be served all day & members are invited to come in and celebrate International Credit Union Day and they will also have the opportunity to make a voluntary contribution to Portumna Social Services & Daycare Centre. Please come along and enjoy the day.


Irish Assoc for Anger Management:

Will be running a residential training program on Sat 1st & Sun 2nd Nov at Knock House Hotel, Co.Mayo. Places are limited and booking is essential. For further information please contact Peter Devers Regional Consultant at 09490- 37677 or 087-7989253 or log on to www.difficultemotions.com

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