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PLEASE PRAY FOR

We remember in our prayers all whose anniversaries occur around this time. May they rest in peace.

OFFERTORY COLLECTION

14th & 15th April Envelope: €634.60 & Loose: €96.60 Priest’s Collection €3,696.00 A sincere thank you for your contributions to the parish.

TROCAIRE BOXES

The total received so far is €1,430.00. Thank you

PARISH ADORATION

A sincere word of thank you to the Diocesan Adoration Committee, for guiding us as a parish in the establishing weekly Adoration in our parish. Adoration will take place on Wednesday’s from 10am to 1pm and 5pm to 9pm. Adoration will commence on Wednesday 2nd May and there will be a commission Mass on Saturday 12th May. Thank you to all who have gave a commitment to give an hour with Jesus. If any body else would like to commit to an hour please let Fr. John know.

LOURDES 2018

Killala- Achonry Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes under the leadership of Bishop John Fleming, Bishop of Killala and the Very Rev. Dermot Meehan, Administrator of Achonry. Spiritual Directors: Fr. Tom Doherty, Killala Diocese and Fr. John Maloney Achonry Diocese. From the 2nd to 7th September 2018, departs from Ireland West Airport Knock. 5 nights in full board accommodation in the Hotel Agena. Price €723- (single rooms available, supplement applies). To book a place on this pilgrimage, please contact the following: Pilgrim Section: Michael Walkin, Ballina, JWT representative on 086-6080763. Assisted/Invalid Pilgrim Section: Eileen O’Brien on 086-401389

PARENT & TODDLER GROUP

Thank you for the great turn out in the previous Rinka sessions. The children really enjoyed them. The next sessions are organised for Sunday 22nd April from 2-3 p.m. in the Community Centre. Light refreshments provided. €2 per family. New members are always welcome.

24 HOURS FOR THE LORD

On Friday 11th and Saturday 12th May we will have the 24 Hours of the Lord which was cancelled earlier in the year

PARISH EXAM MASS

There will be Parish Mass on Wednesday 30th May at 8pm , Mass will be celebrated for the Exam Students of the Parish CORPUS CHRISTI On Sunday 3rd June (Corpus Christi), the Parish Mass 10.30am, will be celebrated in the Fr. Peyton Centre, followed by a procession.

SPIRITUAL ADVICE AND CONFESSION

From this weekend after the Saturday evening Mass and Sunday morning Mass, Spiritual advice and Confession will be available for half hour after Mass.

LADIES GOLF

Ladies Get Into Golf at Ballina Golf Club. Lessons continue every Wednesday at 7.30pm. Contact 096 21050 or 087 9208852. LADIES SOCIAL GROUP Meeting on Monday evening at 8 pm in the Community Centre. New Members are Welcome

ACCORD

Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service has opportunities for committed and enthusiastic people to train to become Facilitators in Marriage Preparation. Volunteers would assist couples who are preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage in the Catholic Church. Please email accordcbar@eircom.net or telephone 0949022214 if you would like more information

ACHONRY DIOCESE

“Today the Lord continues to call others to follow him. We should not wait to be perfect in order to respond with our generous “yes”, nor be fearful of our limitations and sins, but instead open our hearts to the voice of the Lord. To listen to that voice, to discern our personal mission in the Church and the world, and at last to live in the today that God gives us.” – Pope Francis. Priesthood in Achonry Diocese – It is worth saying “yes” to God. Contact Our Vocations Director, Fr Paul Kivlehan, The Presbytery, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon. Tel. 094 - 9860011, Mobile 087 - 3683535, E-mail pkivlehan@achonrydiocese.org or contact any local priest for more information.

STEPS TO WALKING ATTYMASS

The Attymass Community are taking steps to get active through walking. We are working with Mayo Local Sports Partnership to implement the new Get Ireland Walking Active Community Walking Programme, which is an initiative of Irish Sports Council. During the programme barriers that people face concerning being active will be addressed. The community will be supported in the experience of walking with a group facilitator and will develop an action plan for a walking group. The programme is suitable for people who would like to get active through walking. Come along to Attymass Community Centre on Monday 30th April at 7.30 pm to find out more. Bring your walking shoes...And remember it's free.

MSLETB WORKSHOP

MSLETB Adult Guidance is hosting a free adult educational guidance workshop, for Adults considering a return to education and wishing to explore a different Future for themselves, which will be held in North Connaught College, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo from the 29th - 31st May 2018 between 10am and 1pm. For more details please contact North Connaght College, Tubbercurry, Tel: 071 9185035 or email saoiresekennedy@msletb.ie

GALLAGHER HOUSE 8KM

The Annual 8km run, joy/walk in aid of Gallagher House Services, Tubbercurrry, will take place from Kilmactigue Community Centre beside playground) on Thursday 26th April at 7pm. Registration will be from 6pm, preregistration before 4.30pm on Wed 25th April at 071 91 20624 or by calling into Gallagher House Garden centre. Cost per Adult is €10

ATTYMASS DEVELOPMENT

There will be a meeting of Attymass Development Committee on Wednesday evening (25th April) at 9pm in the Fr. Peyton Centre. All Welcome

Entries for the parish newsletter should be addressed to Fr John Malony - please see contact details here ..