Attymass News


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


Ballina Carers Support Group are hosting a 'Hair Cutting and Donation ' fundraising night for the children's charity Little Princess and Ballina The Loft Bar, Ballina on Friday 22nd February at 9pm. This is a fun night with waxing etc. and fantastic raffle prizes. Come along and enjoy the craic.


The Rosary will be recited in the Oratory of the Fr. Peyton Centre this Thursday and every Thursday at 12noon or join us on Facebook live.


The Annual Achonry Lourdes Collection take place this weekend 16th and 17th February. (There is an envelope in your offertory box for this collection). The Pilgrimage takes place this year from the 29th August to the 3rd September. Each year the Pilgrimage brings about 30 people in the sick section. This collection helps to cover some of the costs involved.


Come along to Attymass Ladies Group every Monday Evening at 8pm in the community centre! A warm welcome awaits!


Towards Peace is a service offering spiritual support to those who have experienced abuse perpetrated by Church personnel, individually or institutionally. The vision of Towards Peace is to provide a safe supportive space for people and their families, whose spiritual life has been damaged by abuse. It is also a response to the continually growing understanding of the spiritual impact of the trauma of abuse. Towards Peace provides spiritual support through one-to-one spiritual direction sessions, with a qualified spiritual companion. If you have been abused and would like a space to reflect on the impact of the trauma of abuse on your own relationship with God and spirituality, Towards Peace is here for you. Tel: 01 505 3028. Mobile: 086 7710533 Up to twelve sessions are available and there is no fee.


"Being a Christian in Early Centuries of the Church's Existence" and the remarkable individuals that populated it. will be delivered by Salvador Ryan, Professor of Ecclesiastical History, Maynooth, on Tuesday evenings, February 26th, March 5th, 19th and 26th from 7.30 to 9.30.

"A Taster in Theology" is for a course in Pastoral Leadership which will be delivered by Ms. Jane Ferguson, Psychotherapist and Lecturer in Pastoral Ministry and Liturgy. The course is suitable for members of Parish Pastoral Councils, Parish Finance Committees, those involved in various church ministries. Thursday evenings, March 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th from 8.00pm to 9.30pm. Fee for either €80 Bookings: 096-72066.


Attymass Walking Group Meet every Sunday morning at 11:30am in the Community Centre. Suitable for all levels. All most welcome to join us.


We at Mayo Roscommon Hospice would like to include you as a 'Friend of Hospice' on our bank of volunteers to help with some our fundraising events during the year. Please call 094 93 88666 or email and offer some of your time as a gesture of support for those in your community who depend on the specialist Service we provide. Any time that suits you suits us.


Would you like to be involved in creating a culture of Recovery? Do you want to improve your quality of life? Mayo Recovery College, GMIT, Castlebar is inviting people with mental health challenges, their families, friends, health professionals and the community to check out the Spring Summer Prospectus 2019. Find us also on Facebook or telephone 0868255441 for more information.


Knock Shrine are running a series of Faith Renewal Events. "Quiet Days for Busy People" Day Retreats are scheduled for Saturday 23rd of February, Saturday the 30th of March and Saturday the 27th of April. Take time out for yourself and join us for a day of quiet prayer and reflection. Individuals and groups are welcome. If you would like to participate please contact the office: 094-9375355 or


Knock Marriage Introductions - helping to bring people together with a view to marriage. Ireland's first and only Catholic Marriage Introductions Agency. Phone: 094-9375960. Website:




The Parish of Attymass is no longer able to process Family Tree research requests due to EU Legislation; the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which was introduced on 25th May 2018. These regulations also apply to newsletter items. We are happy to include a notice in our Parish Bulletin but you must ensure that you have received the consent of any persons referenced before submission.



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