Newsletter – Sunday 20th April 2014

Domhnach Cásca
Easter Sunday

Drum Mass Intentions
Saturday 19th 8pm: Holy Saturday – Easter Vigil – People of the Parish
Sunday 20th 10am: Easter Sunday – People of the Parish
Tuesday 22nd 7pm: Tommy Harney, Cornafulla, Creggane
Wednesday 23rd 7pm: Ned & Lily McManus, Rooskey
Thursday 24th 7pm: Tommy Lennon and his parents Kate & Tom, Ardkeenan
Friday 25th 7pm: Joe Lennon, Ardkeenan
Satuday 26th 8pm: John Kenny, Dugra
Sunday 27th 10am: Thomas & Josephine Connor, Clonark

Clonown Mass Intentions
Saturday 19th 8pm: Holy Saturday – Easter Vigil
Sunday 20th 11am: Easter Sunday – Sonny Shine and deceased family members, Curraghnaboll
Sunday 27th 11am: Joe & Ned Roche, Togher

Monksland Area Mass
Sunday 27th April at 11.30am in Monksland Community Centre. All welcome.

Rest In Peace
Maisie O’Reilly (née Grenham), Old Galway Road, Monksland
Eamon Dolan, Lisdillure
Patrick Downey, Moore South, Ballydangan (brother of Teresa McEvilly, Johnstown, and uncle of Fr. Micheál McManus)
Margaret (Peg) Connell, Hillquater, Coosan (mother of Mark Connell, Lisdillure)
Kendra Hussey (née Conroy), Carricknaughton, Clonown
Frank Dolan, Shanagolden, Limerick (brother of John Dolan, Lisdillure)
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a n-anam.

Seán Gerard Lennon
Saoirse Duffy
Céad míle fáilte! Congratulations to their parents.

Beannachtaí na Cásca – Easter Blessings
The Priests of the Parish wish all our parishioners, and all who attend our churches, a very happy and peaceful Easter.

Go raibh maith agat – Thank you
The Parish is indebted to all the good people who gave of their time and energy to make our Holy Week Ceremonies worthy of the occasion. We thank most sincerely all who took part in the ceremonies, Eucharistic ministers, readers, choirs, altar servers, sacristans and all those involved in any way.

Do Without and Get Out
In aid of Roscommon Palliative Care Unit. Come and join us for the last walk around the block, meeting at Clann na nGael Clubhouse, Johnstown this Sunday 20th April at 5pm. Cup of tea and cake sale after.

‘Join Our Boys’ golf fundraiser
Golf fundraiser in aid of ‘Join Our Boys’ at Thomastown Golf Course, Ballydangan from 14th to 27th April. Play as often as you wish. Fee €10. Visitors welcome. Bring a friend.

Athlone Gymnastics Club Easter Camp
For boys and girls, from Tuesday 22nd – Friday 25th April from 9.30am-1.30pm at our premises, 10 Westpoint Business Park, Tuam Road, Monksland (beside SuperSavers). Cost €55. For bookings and further details call 086-8574634.

Clonown/Athlone 5k-10k Run
Takes place on Sunday 27th April 2014 in Clonown. Starting times as follows: 2pm for 5K run (over 16s only); 2.30pm for 10k run (over 18s only). Registration opens at 12.30pm in Clonown Community Centre. Further details on and

Papal Remembrance Mass
In remembrance of Blessed John Paul II’s special trip to Clonmacnoise as part of his visit to Ireland in 1979, Holy Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Francis Duffy, Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise on Sunday 27th April at 3pm on the ruins of the monastery at Clonmacnoise, Co. Offaly marking the canonisation of Blessed John Paul II. All are welcome.

Elphin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes
Applications are invited for places in the Assisted Pilgrims section for the sick. Forms available from Fr. Ray Milton at 090-6661115.


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