Month: June 2013
St. Cronan’s Church Balla
BALLA NEWSLETTER 2nd June 2013
Phone: Denis Carney: 094 9365025; EMail: firstname.lastname@example.org
MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS
SUN. 2nd June 11am: • Ned & Bridgie Walsh
daughter Kathleen Jennings ,
daughter-in-law Kathleen Walsh
• Matthew O’Neill
• Margaret & Michael Durkan & DFM
• Larry Hughes & Florence & Nora McCarthy
• Peg & Joe Burke
MON. 3rd June 10am: John & Bea Roche & DFM
THURS. 6th June 10am: Deceased of Hope Family
FRI. 7th June 3pm: People of the Parish
SAT. 8th June 10am: Michael Mullaney (Month’s Mind)
SUN: 9th June 11am: • Michael McDonnell
• Rita & Martin Duffy & DFM
• Tom & Delia Farrell
• Padraig McGreal, Clogher
MASS TIMES IN BELCARRA this week
Tues. 10am, Fri. 7.30pm, Sat. 8pm.
PRESENTATION OF GIFTS: For 9th June: Jude Clarke & Family
PRAYERS of the FAITHFUL: For 9th June: James Wilson, Lisa Mallee
MASS SERVERS: For 9th June Team 3
EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:For 9th June
Therese Moran, Theresa Roche, Mary Sheridan, Marie Tonra
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION:On Mondays 10.30am -7.30pm
FIRST FRIDAY: is next Friday. Fr. Denis will visit the sick and housebound
of Belcarra church area on Tuesday and Balla church area on Thursday.
DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES:Aug. 7-13 led by Archbishop Neary.
Contact Sheila @ 086-8664633.
DIOCESAN MAGAZINE: New Dawn : the Summer edition price €3 will be
on sale next weekend.
TAX BACK FORMS: thanks to all who have returned them.
The parish claim will be submitted this week.
BALLA COMMUNITY COUNCIL:Meeting postponed until later in month.
DEATH: Please remember in your prayers: MICHAEL BOURKE, Portagh and Birmingham.
MAY HE REST IN PEACE
BAPTISM: We welcome into the Christian Community
LOUISE SARAH MAHONY, Ardcronan. Congratulations to her parents & family
POPE FRANCIS: asks as many as possible to join him in a silent hour of Adoration
this Sunday from 4-5pm. Anyone who is interested might like to come to the church
and pray silently for an hour worshipping the Eucharist.
PRAYER SERVICE: for end of school year and for all doing exams will be held in Belcarra church on Monday June 3rd at 7.30pm. All are welcome for this
short Prayer Service.
BALLA N.S FOOTBALLERS:play in the Division 2 national school final on
Wednesday in McHale Park at 5.45pm. We wish them the best of luck. All support welcome
STATIONS: Anyone who would like to host the Station Mass between now
and the end of October are asked to contact Fr. Denis to arrange a date.
BIG BANK HOLIDAY BINGO will be held in Balla Resource Centre on
Monday 3rd June at 9pm €100 on all house. Valuable prizes on Raffle
BALLA NO NAME CLUB GATHERING: Balla No Name Cub are hosting a
gathering on Sunday 9th June at 2.30pm in the grounds of the The Church of
Ireland Holy Trinity Church in Balla. with an Ecumenical Service to mark our
contribution to the works in the grounds of the Holy Trinity Church followed by
THANK-YOU: to the women, men and children who did such great work in the
clean-up of the cemetery on Wednesday evening. Another tidy up will take place
on Wednesday June 12th at 7pm. Families caring for graves are asked not to dump
any rubbish in the cemetery.
EXAM STUDENTS: We wish all starting exams during the week good luck.
You will be remembered in Masses and Prayers over the next few weeks.
.ACTIVE AGE TOUR: will take place on June 26th. We will visit Kylemore Abbey
and gardens, take a boat trip on Killary harbour and have dinner in Hotel Westport
followed by a play. member, friend and other ARA member welcome.
contact Breeda 0949365843 or Maureen 094 9365091
COMMUNITY ACTION on DEMENTIA: are now recruiting ‘Dementia Friend’
volunteers Information evening on 6th June at 7pm in The Family Centre Castlebar.
CEMETERY MASSES: Weather permitting Mass will be celebrated in the
four cemeteries in the parish on: Friday 5th July 7.30pm Drum Cemetery
Sunday July 7th 11am: Balla Cemetery, Sunday July 7th 6pm Elmhall Cemetery,
Friday July 12th 7.30pm. Guesdian Cemetery.
If weather does not permit the Mass will be celebrated in the appropriate church.
NATIONAL VIGIL for LIFE: June 8th Merrion Square Dublin. Details
contact 085 7614538
PLASTIC COLLECTION: on 13th June 9-4pm at Julians Midfield .0862521699