We remember in our prayers all whose anniversaries occur around this time. May they rest in peace.
Parish Adoration continues on Wednesdays from 10am till 1.00pm and 5.00pm till 8.00pm. Adoration will finish on Wednesday 12th December until January 9th 2019.
The Christmas Confessions for the Fr. Peyton Cluster have been arranged as follows: Tuesday 11th Dec. Foxford 7.30pm and Straide 8.30pm, Wednesday 12th Dec. Killasser 8.00pm, Thursday 20th Dec. Bonniconlon 7.30pm and Attymass 8.30pm.
A Carol Service and performances by Attymass NS children will be held in the Fr Peyton Centre at 8pm on Wednesday the 19th of December. All are welcome.
Following a beautiful tradition established in Rome and known as "Bambinelli Sunday" which is held on the Third Sunday of Advent, we invite families of the parish to bring a Baby Jesus figure from their home cribs to be blessed at the 10.30am Mass. on the 16th of December. A gift of the presence of Christ in your home this Christmas.
Christmas Cards with "Greetings from Attymass" for sale in The Fr. Peyton Centre. Limited stock available.
There will be a concert in Kilmovee Community Centre on Friday next, December 14th at 8pm. It will feature "Gracenotes" a choir based in Ballyhaunis and Fr James McDonagh.
Attymass Walking Group, Meet this and every Sunday morning at 11:30 am at the Community Centre. Suitable for all levels.
Kevin Hughes of Coolegrane, Foxford has once again erected his colourful dis-play of Christmas lighting at his home. Renowned as the largest display in the country the lights remain on throughout the Christmas period. Donations are re-quested and this year will go to the Bumbleance Children's Ambulance Service. All are most welcome.
Marriage Preparation Courses 2019 to be held at the McWilliam Park Hotel, Fri., 25th & Sat. 26 Jan. 2019, Fri. 22nd & Sat. 23 Feb. 2019, Fri. 29th & Sat. 30 Mar. 2019, Fri. 27th & Sat. 28 Sept. 2019, Fri. 18th & Sat. 19 Oct. 2019, Fri. 29th & Sat. 30 Nov. 2019.Courses are delivered by Accord Charlestown Centre. Book online at www.accord.ie and to see the all dates being offered by Castlebar, Ballina, Sligo and Roscommon Accord Centres.
Christmas Masses for 2018: Christmas Eve Mass 8pm and Christmas Day at 10.30am.
A vacancy has arisen on the Bofield/Bonniconlon Employment Scheme for a General Operative. DSP criteria apply. To check eligibility contact the Intreo Office, Ballina. Ref: 2093523.
Accord Counselling, professionally trained, for couples & individuals experiencing difficulties in their relation-ship, at the Accord Rooms, The Pastoral Centre, Charlestown. Make appointment in confidence to 094-9022214. See www.accord.ie
On the week starting on the 17th of De-cember, the Parish Office will be prepar-ing two newsletters for Sunday the 23rd and Sunday the 31st of December. We would be grateful if all notices for these dates can be submitted by Wednesday the 19th of December by 5pm.The Parish Office will be closed from the Thursday evening the 20th of December.
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.