Parish Bulletin


Parishes of Ardcath/Clonalvy and Curraha
Fr. Brendan Ferris: 01-8350136 Mobile 087-2204788
Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (29th July 2018) 

Parish E-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Curraha – St Andrew’s Church - currahaparish.ie  Ardcath– St Mary’s Church & Clonalvy St John the Baptist Church -ardcath.com

Children for Baptism: The next meeting for parents who wish to have their children baptised, will take place in the Parish Centre Curraha at 8pm on Thursday 23rd August and October 4th 2018.

Eucharistic Adoration: Clonalvy Tuesday 10am – 11am. Ardcath: Wednesday 10am – 11am. Curraha Thursday 10am– 12noon, Newcomers always welcome

Next Friday the 3rd of August is the First Friday of the Month. The sick and housebound will be visited in their homes on Thursday & Friday. If you are not going to be home Fr. Brendan would really appreciate if you could let him know. If you know of someone who is housebound and would like to receive the sacraments please let Fr. Brendan know.

August 4th/5th      Ministers of the Eucharistic          Ministers of the Word
Ardcath 6.30pm        Patricia Fox                                    Eilish Behan & Ann McNally
Clonalvy 10.00am     Tom Bowler                                    Breda Murray
Curraha 11.30am      Eleanor Laffey                                Maureen Mooney

Church Collections 21st/22nd
Envelopes Ardcath/Clonalvy €130 Offerings €10
Envelopes Curraha €170 Offerings €90
Plate: 6.30pm €125.37 10am €137.18 11.30am €367.41

29th July Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Ardcath Vigil 6.30pm A.V. Christy & Maureen Cromwell Collette & Carter Family A.V. Patrick Tallon
                               & DFM A.V. John & Mary Kavanagh
Sunday Clonalvy 10.00am People of the Parish
Sunday Curraha 11.30am A.V. Bridie Gargan A.V. Maureen O’Farrell

Monday Curraha 9.30am 30th Pam Duggan Special Intention
Tuesday Clonalvy 9.30am 31st A.V. Mary Whelan & McNally Family
Wednesday Ardcath 9.30am 1st John Noonan
Thursday Curraha 9.30am 2nd John Farrelly Dom Smith
Friday Ardcath 9.30am 3rd Corry Family deceased members
Curraha 8.00pm 3rd Kay Cashen

5th August Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Ardcath Vigil 6.30pm A.V. Billy Hand & DFM
Sunday Clonalvy 10.00am A.V Catriona McCabe A.V. Maureen Toner A.V. Michael Ledgerwood
Sunday Curraha 11.30am A.V. Gerry Oates & Fr. McManus A.V. Kevin Morgan & Helen & Owen Brady
                                      A.V. Elizabeth & Michael Weldon

Pheonix Park Mass 26th August Clonalvy Mass will be 9am and Curraha will be a vigil on the Saturday 25th August at 8pm.

ALLOCATION OF CROKE PARK TICKETS FOR PARISHES: Each Parish are allocated up to ten tickets online for Croke Park. At least one family group from each Parish should be included in this allocation of ten tickets. If you or any member of your family wish to avail of these tickets please contact the parish office in the early part of the coming week.

Ardcath Parish CHY 3 Certs: We ask parishioners who received these forms to return them in the coming weeks.

Cemetery Devotion Dates:
Ardcat h: Sunday 9th September Mass 2pm.

The Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock takes place on 12th August 2018.  The Main Celebrant and Preacher will be Bishop Michael Smith and the choir taking part is the Meath Diocesan Choir.   If any wheelchair users have special needs please phone Knock Shrine directly  Confessions 11.00am to 5.00pm, Anointing of the Sick 2.30pm, Pilgrimage Mass at 3.00pm followed by Benediction, Rosary Procession to the Shrine and Blessing of Religious Objects. Priests are also very welcome for con-celebration and to hear confessions and for this reason it is necessary to bring a celebret.

Cloghertown Utd 2018 fundraiser event - The Kube On Saturday the 27th October in City North Hotel. Promises to be a great night. There are still spaces left for contestants, so talk to us about getting on board. There are no barriers to getting involved. So go on give it a lash.

Curraha Lotto results 23rd July 2018. There was no jackpot winner the numbers drawn were
3-7-19-24 there was Four Match 3 winners Donal Keavney, Pat Moriarty, Dan Prendiville, and Frankie O’Connor who win €25.00 each. The Jackpot is now at €3200.00 and the next draw will take place in Swans.

Ardcath Windfall not won. Numbers drawn were 29-33-36. Names drawn for monthly draw were Stephen Corry and Michael and Geraldine Wall. Next week’s jackpot is €1400.00.

Ardcath Stained Glass Windows Project: Our windows are now back in the church and I think you have to agree they look absolutely fabulous. They are fully refurbished; they are also storm glazed now to ensure they last for many generations to come. The total cost of the work is €26908.66. We again ask for your support in helping to finance this project. Please see box below. 

Please make cheques payable to Ardcath Church Fund or if you wish to do a bank transfer please contact the parish office on Tuesday’s or Friday’s between 12.30 and 2.30pm.
St. Mary’s Church Ardcath Project 2018
I ..............................................................................wish to Donate €................................  
My Parish envelope number is: .........................  Phone No:………..............................
The Name I wish to go on the: Plaque…………............................................................................................................ or
 I prefer to remain anonymous.     Yes             (Please tick) 
Please return to Parish Office, Fr. Brendan, or a member of the parish committees.

 

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