Attymass News


We remember in our prayers Greta Doherty, Ballina, (grandmother of Patrick Hanahoe, Ballymore) and Sean Calleary, Ballina and all whose anniversaries occur around this time. May they rest in peace.


Monies received for 2nd & 3rd June Envelope: €465.37 & Loose: €84.95 A sincere thank you for your contributions to the parish.


The present offertory boxes finish at the end of this month and the boxes for 2018- 2019 are currently being prepared. If any parishioner (s) would like to receive a box please contact Fr. John as soon as possible as these boxes start on Sunday 1st July 2018.


All first communion children and their families are invited to a special Mass of celebration on Sunday June 10th at 12 noon in the Basilica, Knock. The children are welcome to wear their communion clothes and will actively participate in the Mass, making it a happy and memorable family occasion. Further Information from Monica Morley on 094-9388100.


Please let me know if anyone who is sick or housebound would like a visit with Holy Communion next month and I would be very grateful if people could let me know if they have a loved one in hospital or a nursing home.


Registration on-line to the World Meeting of Families: For those who wish to attend the World Meeting of Families events over the days of 21-26 August you must register on-line and tickets will be issued in due course to events at the RDS, (particularly Thursday, 23rd August as this is the day for dioceses from the West to attend), the Festival of Families in Croke Park on the Saturday evening and the Closing Mass on Sunday 26 August in the Phoenix Park celebrated by Pope Francis. To register individuals and family members visit Also, if you would like to become one of the many volunteers needed to assist during the festival you can also register for this online on this same website.


Enrolments forms are available for Parents/Guardians wishing to enrol their children for September 2018/19 school year by contacting the school on 096- 45076.


Attymass Walking Group -Get Ireland Walking Active Community Walking Programme, Monday & Thursday Evening. The walking will continue this Monday evening 7.30 pm, starting at the Community Centre. Do come along, all are welcome.


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. 


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