30/08/2015 :: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Please pray for the following for whom Mass will be offered
Sat. 29th 7pm Jack & Mary Burke & Frank Lees, Cartron & deceased family members
Michael Hynes, Leeha
Sun. 30th 9am People of the Parish
12pm People of the Parish
Tues. 1st 7pm Foy’s Cemetery—Weather Permitting
Wed. 2nd 9am Ballinderreen
Thurs. 3rd 10am John & Mary Kavanagh
Fri. 4th No Mass—Wedding in Ballinderreen
Sat. 5th 7pm Mary & Thomas Shaughnessy & Paddy & Una Sullivan, Anv.
Deceased members of the O’Connor & Forde family, Parkroe
Sun 6th 9am Michael Mahon, Geeha, [Anniversary]
Stephanie Scanlon, [Anniversary]
12pm People of the Parish
Last Sunday’s Collection

€1,746.60 A sincere ‘Thank you’ for your generosity and support. All the money collected in the weekend collections goes towards the maintenance and upkeep our Parish and Churches.

The Collection at the Mass in Mount Cross Cemetery on Fri. Aug 24th amounted to 1033.50. and is greatly appreciated for the ongoing maintenance of the Cemetery.

Eucharistic Adoration

The Adoration Committee of Galway Diocese is developing it’s Diocesan Team. Information meeting in the Cumasu Centre (beside the Good Shepherd Church) Doughiska Rd. Sat. 12th Sept. 11am. Refreshments served. See poster in Church for further details
Eucharistic Adoration resumes at St. Joseph’s On Thurs. 3rd Sept. 15.

Monthly House Calls

Fr. David will visit the sick and housebound on Tuesday1st , Wednesday 2nd & Thursday 3rd. Sept.

Ballinderreen Playground

Sponsored Annual Eddy Island to Aran Pier Swim in aid of Ballinderreen Playground Sun. Aug. 30th from 11.30am onwards.

Something to Sing About

Group Meeting takes place G- Hotel Galway every Wed. Night at 7pm starting from Sept.
Please contact 091-893349 or 087-4310940.

Arthritis Ireland

Galway Branch, resumes its activities the first week in September. Those interested in walking (all standards are catered for) will be most welcome to join either of our two groups at The Leisure Centre, Brothers of Charity, Clarinbridge beginning on Tue. 1st Sept. or at The Connacht Hotel, Renmore Road, beginning on Sat. 5th Sept. .Both groups meet at 11.00.

Back to School

We wish all our Children returning to School this week the very best of luck, especially those starting School!
Bless all children this day, O God. Give them inquiring minds and discerning hearts. Give them courage to persevere in all they undertake. Give them the gift of joy and wonder in all things. Give them laughter and love to share with all. Give them protection and safety as they move out of our embrace and give them sure and certain knowledge of your unfailing love. Amen.

Toddie Byrne Bursary

Kinvara & District Credit Union invites any of its members who are seeking a place on a full time third level course to apply for the €1,000 bursary that will be awarded again this year in honour of the late Toddie Byrne. Application form & full details can be obtained from the Local Credit Union office before Closing date 28th Sept.


Galway Roscommon Education & Training Board Training Centre (previously FAS) Galway City are having an Open Day Thur. Sept. 3rd from 10.30am to 3.00pm. 

Social & Ceili Dancing Classes

Commence Thurs Sept 10th – McCarthys Pub Kilbeacanty  8:30 to 11:00 pm. €10 on the night. Learn to Jive, Waltz, Quickstep, Foxtrot, local Sets & more. No partners needed!!!. All levels welcome. Contact Myles on 087-7686995 or email mylesokane55@gmail.com

Blood Donors

The Blood Donor Clinic will be in The Lady Gregory Hotel, Gort, on Tues, 1st Sept from 5.00 p.m to 8.30 p.m. All new donors most valued and welcome. Just walk in!

Parish Office

Parish Office Opening Hours:

Tuesday & Wednesday Ballinderreen 9.30am—12.30pm
Thursday & Friday Kinvara 9.30am—12.30pm

Phone no. 086-8577644

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