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Parishes of Ardcath/Clonalvy & Curraha
Sunday 19th May Fifth Sunday of Easter

Fr. Brendan Ferris: 01-8350136 Mobile 087-2204788 Parish E-mail  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Curraha – St Andrew’s Church - 

Ardcath– St Mary’s Church & Clonalvy St John the Baptist Church

Children for Baptism: The next meeting for parents who wish to have their children baptised, will take place in the Parish Centre on Thursday the 6th June 2019 & 18th July at 8.00pm .

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

May 25th/26th        Ministers of the Eucharistic            Ministers of the Word
Ardcath 6.30pm         Liz Gough                                         Jill Tuite & Richard Dunne
Clonalvy 10.00am      Leita Harford                                     Cathal Caffrey
Curraha 11.30am       Maureen Mooney                               Paul O’Connor

Please pray for Sr. de Lourdes sister of Mrs Gilsenan Curraha who was laid to rest recently. May she rest in peace.

Sunday 19th May Fifth Sunday of Easter
Ardcath Vigil 6.30pm A.V. Daniel Reynolds
Sunday Clonalvy 10.00am People of the Parish
Sunday Curraha 11.30am M. M. Jim King Special Intention A.V. Don Smyth Rem Parents Maeve &                                            John Smyth A.V. Aidan Cleary Patrick Leegan

Monday Curraha 9.30am 20th John Clarke 
Tuesday Clonalvy 9.30pm 21st Special Intention 
Thursday Curraha 9.30am 23rd A.V. Rita Martin Ray McMahon
Friday Ardcath 9.30am 24th James & Mary Keogh & DFM

Sunday 26th May Sixth Sunday of Easter
Ardcath Vigil 6.30pm A.V. Patrick Arnold & deceased family members
Sunday Clonalvy 10.00am 
Sunday Curraha 11.30am M.M. Donal Giles A.V. Liam & Joan Tolan Deceased Members 
                                      Deering & Connolly Families

The Parish Pastoral Council are delighted to invite all to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of our Parish Priest Fr. Brendan. This will be celebrated on Sunday the 9th of June in Curraha at 11.30am Mass followed by refreshments.

Congratulations to the Boys and Girls of St Andrew’s school Curraha who made their First Holy Communion on Saturday. May the Lord continue to bless their parents and all who help them to grow in the love of Christ.

Huge thanks to everyone who attended our Curraha #ourparishoftomorrow
Great attendance, fantastic input from Fr. Joe, brilliant questions from the participants, great debates and discussion and most important of all a lovely cup of tea to conclude where many more discussions were had.

Please return your Trocaire Boxes at Masses any Sunday. (Please do not leave Trocaire Boxes in unattended Church)

He knows our secret hopes and feelings,
He understands
And helps to see us through……
There’s a very special friend
Who always loves us,
Who shares our joys
And problems day by day,
He’s always by our side,
He’s our teacher and our guide,
Our Lord – a very special friend in every way.

Cemetery Devotion Dates:
Piercetown Saturday 22nd June Devotions 7.15pm. 
Clonalvy: Sunday 30th June Devotions directly after 10.00am Mass. 
Curraha: Sunday 7th July directly after 11.30am Mass, followed by Crickstown. 
Kilmoon: Sunday 7th July Devotions 3pm
Kilbrew: Monday 8th July Mass at 8pm.
Ardcat h: Sunday 8th September Mass 2pm.

Apostolate of Eucharistic Adoration: June 2019 Eucharistic/ Marian Pilgrimage will be held in Knock on Friday evening the 14th of June and all day Saturday the 15th of June. For further information email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  or phone 0872478519 or 016625899. For bus details please contact Carmel on 087-7989890.

A Question people often ask: When is best to book Masses, Baptisms, Weddings etc. The best way is to see Fr. Brendan after Mass. (Text messaging is not reliable or recommended.) Or to phone the Parish office on 01-8350136 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . The Parish office times are 1pm to 3pm Tuesday’s and Friday’s

Curraha Lotto results 13.05.19. There was no jackpot winner the numbers drawn were 4-6-9-24 There was one winner of the match 3 numbers Hannah & Ivan Keogh who wins €200.00. The Jackpot next week is €4800.00. The next draw will take place in Swans.

Ardcath Windfall was won The Winner is Francis Rogers. Numbers drawn were 11-12-27. Names drawn for monthly draw were Ciaran O'Reilly and Kevin Boylan. Next week's jackpot will be €1200.00.

# ourparishoftomorrow Ardcath/Clonalvy 10th – 13th June