02 November 2008


Portumna Parish Announcements Sun 02 November 2008 – 31st Sun in Ordinary Time

Commemoration of the faithful departed

 

Masses: St. Brigid’s Church

Saturday1st November   @   11am   -   (A) John Hanley
Saturday 1st November   @   8pm   -   (A) Elizabeth Morrissey (MM) John Joe Madden
Sunday 2nd November   @   11am   -   P.I.
Monday 3rd November   @   8:30am   -   P.I.
Tuesday 4th November   @   8:30am   -    
Wednesday 5th November   @   8:30am   -    
Thursday 6th November   @   7:30pm   -   (A) John Madden
Friday 7th November   @   7:30pm   -   (A) Thomas & Bridget Keating
Saturday 8th November   @   11am   -   (A) Joe & Julia Healy
Saturday 8th November   @   8pm   -   (A) Thomas & Kathleen Farrelly
Sunday 9th November   @   11am   -   (A) Colm Casey

 

Readers:

Sat/Sun 8th – 9th Nov
 8pm  (V) Emma Burke
 11am:

 

Eucharistic Ministers:

Sat/ Sun 8th – 9th Nov

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 8th – 9th Nov

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.

 

Readings:

Ezek 47:1-2, 8-9, 12. Ps 45. Cor 3:9-11, 16-17. Jn 2:13-22.

 

First Friday Calls:

Fr. Lawless will visit the sick and housebound on Friday 7th Nov.

 

Stations:

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.


Station:

In the home of Brendan & Helen Gaffey, Caher/Attygar & Oakley on Friday 7th Nov at 8.30pm.


Town Station:

Brendan’s Rd/Spires & Fisherman’s Wharf on Thursday 6th Nov at 7.30pm.


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

 

Church of the Ascension Gortanumera

Sunday 2nd November   @   9:30am   -   (A) Charlie & Mary Corcoran
Sunday 9th November   @   9:30am   -    

 

Reader: John Joe Madden.


Portumna GAA Club:

Wishes to inform their supporters that the County final is now on the 2nd Nov. Please decorate your home or business with flags and bunting. Training fund in place and anyone wishing to contribute can do so by contacting a committee member. Anyone wishing to travel to the final by bus please contact D.Lynch & Sons. This is a hugh honour  for the club who will be contesting their 6th consecutive county final in a row.

 

Operation Christmas Child:

(Shoe Box Appeal) A Voluntary Group hope to fill 300 boxes with the help of various groups in the surrounding parishes. Donations in any form would be greatly appreciated. Please contact Bernie Starr, 086- 0610616 or 9676572.

 

Drama with Marian:

Classes take place in the Town Hall, Portumna. Re-commencing on the 6th Nov at 4pm. Phone Marian on 087-2818519.

 

Town Hall A.G.M:

Friday 7th Nov at 8pm in the hall.

 

Camera Club:

Meeting in the Maple on Tuesday 11th Nov at 8.30pm. Theme: “Humour”.

 

ECDL Eve Course:

Will take place in Woodford Heritage Centre on Mon 3rd Nov. Anyone interested contact Monica on 090-9749309. Limited Places.

 

Portumna/Woodford I.N.T.O. Branch:

Teachers and parents will march against the Education Budget cuts on Saturday the 8th Nov in Eyre Square, Galway. Commencing 1.45pm.

 

Computer & Crafts Course.

Starting on Monday 3rd Nov for 5 weeks. Make your own cards. Now taking bookings for next “Absolute Beginners” computer course. First come basis. Tel: IRD 090-9741867.

 

General Assistant/Bus Attendant Vacancy:

On local CE Scheme for St. Dympna’s ADS Portumna. 19.5 hrs per week. CE pay rates apply. To qualify for the position on a CE Scheme you must satisfy the following criteria: Be unemployed or in receipt of benefit for 12 months. Be 25 years or over. If you are eligible for a CE Scheme please apply to Fidelma Burke Blackrock House, Galway. Phone 087-6751415.

 

Bereaved!

Are you grieving the death of a child of yours? Dr. Kevin Connolly, Consultant Paediatrician at Portiuncula will speak on theLoss of a Child at St. Joseph’s Centre, Killimor at 8.30pm on Wed 5th Nov. It will include a remembering service and prayer. Further gatherings for the bereaved on Mon 10th Nov- Loss of a Child. Mon 17th Nov –Loss of a Spouse.

 

Readers & Lectors:

Fr. Gerry McCarthy S.V.D. will talk about “The Advent Readings” in St. Joseph’s Centre, Killimor on Tue 18th Nov at 8. 30pm. All welcome.

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