PARISH NEWSLETTER Readings for Next Weekend
th Prov 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31. Ps 127. 1
8 /9th November 2008
Fr Tony King PP (091) 844076 Thess 5:1-6. Mt 25:14-30
Fr Charlie Mc Donnell (091) 844227
Website Address: http://www.athenry.net/stmarysparish Annual St Vincent de Paul Church Gate Collection
Will be taken up on the 13 & 14 December in Athenry
Athenry. and Newcastle.
Sat 8 7.30p.m. Pete Langan, th
Tiaquin. Altar Servers- Athenry–Nov 15 /16th
(Month's Mind) Sat 7.30p.m Ailbhe Dempsey, Niamh Keane,
Sun 9 10.00a.m. Breda Burke, Binn Sun 10.00a.m Cathal Moran, Kieran Ward,
(1st Anniversary) Stephen Coen, Ronan Hardiman, Sean Fitzsimons.
11.30a.m. People of the Parish. Sun 11.30a.m Saoirse Doherty, Shannon Lee,
7.30 p.m. All Souls.
th Sun 7.30p.m John Mc Gough, Killian Kelly,
Sat 15 7.30 p.m. Josie Quinn, Mathew Deacon, Matthew Loughnane, Oliver Deacon
Mountpelier Niamh Burke, Aoife Loughnane.
(1 Anniversary) Newcastle Church Sunday –Sun 16th Nov.
Sun16th 10.00 a.m. May Kelly, Joey Quinn, Darren Keady, Christopher Powell,
Abbey Row. Eoin Burke .
11.30 a.m. People of the Parish.
7.30 p.m. Private Intention. Bethany Bereavement Group
Newcastle Provide a “Drop-In Centre” at the Old Presbytery beside
10.30a.m. All Souls the Church starting on Wed. Nov 19 -7.30-9.30p.m and
on the 3 Wednesday of each month. If you have
Sun16th 10.30a.m. Tommie Keane, experienced a bereavement recently or in the past feel
Ballyboggan & John welcome to drop-in to an informal gathering.
Julia & Mary Lawless
The 10.00a.m Masses Monday to Saturday will be Rememberance Tree
offered for the Anniversaries which occur during this A Rememberance Tree has been placed in the Sanctuary
week. and people who were bereaved in the past year are invited
Michael & Michael John Kindregan, Cahertubber. to write the names of their beloved ones on the cards
Thomas & Aggie Coffey, Caheroyan Avenue, provided and place them on the tree.
Miko Dillon, Athenry & Kiltullagh.
Deceased members of The Connaughton Family, The Marion Movement of Priests Monthly Cenacle
Castle Ellen. th
Tuesday November 11 -7.30p.m. -8.30p.m.
Vincent Doherty, Ballydavid. Rosary, Reading from the Book, Reflection followed
John Monaghan, Coldwood. by Act of Consecration. All are Welcome.
James Connor & Family, The Square.
Ellen Kelly & Family, The Square. Movement for Perpetual Prayer for Marriage and
Thomas Kelly & Family, Ballyboggan. Families.
Deceased members of Staff of Mellows College We wish to remind those who have committed themselves
Nora Keady & deceased members of The Lynch th
to pray for one hour on the 15 of each month to please
Family, The Square. take note that the next day of prayer is on Saturday the
Cian Hardiman, Old Church Street. th
15 of November.
May Kelly, Abbey Row.
Mary & Patrick Rabbitte, Church Street & their sons
Holy Hour- on Sunday from 5-6p.m.
Joe & Frank, London.
In Adoration Chapel. Everyone welcome.
Kate & Michael Kelly, Castlelambert.
Deceased of Kelly & Duggan Family.
Martin Walsh, Carnmore. Athenry Library
Sr Eugenia Murphy, Presentation Sister. A selection of paintings by Nuala B. Higgins is now
Ellen Mc Donagh, Cullairbaun. showing at the library. Viewing during library opening
We pray for Our Dead
Michael Coppinger, The Square Rosary & Prayers for the Faithful Departed on Sunday
Nora Aves, Somerset, England (Sister of November 9 @ 3.00p.m. (Weather permitting)
Kathleen King, Ard Aoibhinn)
Sister Regina Caulfield (Sister of Newcastle Community Alert Meeting
Teresa Mc Donagh,Coshla)
May They Rest in Peace On Thursday 13 November @ 8.00p.m.in the
Community Centre, Newcastle with Guest Speaker:-
The Offertory Collection in Athenry last weekend amounted to Gerard Mangan from Galway Crime Prevention Unit.
€2,737.00 and in Newcastle €655.00. Everybody Welcome.
Thank you for your support for the upkeep of the Parish.
Stations 2008-2009TK 844076 CMcD 844227
Gerry & Athenry Area Development Company (Athenry ADC)
Derrydonnell/Palmerstown CMcD Assumpta Nov 13 are pleased to announce new developments. The
Dooley company will shortly re-launch the Community IT Centre
Michéal & Nov as Athenry Community Training Centre. We are currently
Derrydonnell/Coldwood CMcD Mary 27 being verified as a FETAC registered centre, once
Cummins approved this will mean new courses on offer in addition to
Tommy Nov computer courses. Further details will be available shortly.
Clampar TK O’Dea 20 Computers have been upgraded to Vista and Office 2007.
Eddie & If you have recently purchased a new pc/laptop,
Boyhill CMcD Paula Why not take advantage of our November Special
Madden Nov 21 Offers.
Brendan & Nov NewVersion 5 ECDL course costs €400 (60 hours)
Tysaxon/Currantarmuid TK Nora 14
th Certified by the Irish Computer Society
Loughnane Beginners/Equalskills course costs €170 (11 hours)
Liam& Louise Certified by the Irish Computer Society
Bengarra/Cappamoyle CMcD Mc Grath Nov 28 ECDL*(Full day 10 Mondays) 10 Nov – 9 Feb 2009
Cormacoo/Derrew Stephen & Nov 09.30-12.30
TK Mary Kelly 21st Equalskills*(Thursday am) 13 Nov – 18 Dec 10-12.30
Equalskills*(Tuesday pm) 11 Nov -16 Dec 7 – 9.30pm
Complete Beginners (Wednesday pm)
Athenry Musical Society’s Cabaret Night,
st 12 November – 3 December 7-9pm Cost €60
Friday 21 November.
With the arrival of November comes one of the highlights
of Athenry Musical Society’s social calendar: The Cabaret. Local Bus to Loughrea
This has, over the years, grown to be the musical society’s Every Friday from the Athenry Area
most popular fund raising event with live music provided, This is a door to door service. Travel Pass accepted.
in great variety, by past and present musical cast Return Fares €5-u/18s €3 and under 5’s free.
members into the small hours. It is a great social occasion! To BookTel IRD: 090-9741867
This year the musical society are delighted to invite you to
the luxurious setting of the Raheen Woods Hotel, Chernobyl Appeal
De Burgo Suite on Friday 21 of November, where you Wheelchairs. Walking Aids, Crutches in good working
will first enjoy a candle lit supper followed by a great order needed urgently. Phone or text Ann
evening’s musical entertainment. @ 087 9955205
Tickets will cost €30 and will be distributed by Children’s Christmas Craft Course
committee and cast members prior to the cabaret. A Fun way to spend Saturday Mornings making +
Advance booking may be made by phoning the Creating beautiful presents + decorations.
committee at 086 3598986. Starts 15 Nov-Sat 20 Dec in the Canton Hall.
For details contact Maria @ 087 7864244
Calling all Drama Queens!
The Drama Club committee would like to invite all Invitation
members old & new to attend a gathering to discuss the Esker National School invite you to join them for their
allotting of actors & back stage crews for our evening Fundraising “Race Night” on Friday 14 November at
of 1-act plays which we are producing in Jan 09. 8.00p.m in Raheen Woods Hotel. All proceeds in aid of
Please meet us upstairs in the fields Bar the Extension and Refurbishment of the School.
Tue 11 Nov at 7:45 pm.
Please contact Tracey 087 2809183 if you have any Galway Youth 2000 Retreat
Galway Youth 2000 are holding a Retreat in St Mary’s
Carnaun National School will feature on TG4 together College, St Mary’s Road, Galway City.
with teacher, Mary Murray, on Sunday, 9th November, at It begins on Friday November 28 at 7.30p.m
8.30pm, in a programme called "Nollaig No. 1" when concluding on Sunday November 30 at 4.00p.m.
they will sing "Love Shine a Light"! All those aged between 16-35 are welcome.
Under 18’s must have the written consent of a guardian
Music teacher from the Cork School of Music Contact Diarmuid on 086-6052179 for further details or
recently moved to Athenry begining: Visit our website-www.youth2000.ie
Private Violin & Piano lessons.
Please contact Aine: 086-3415282 Found
St Patrick’s Purgatory Purse and beads in Church
Contact the Parish Office at 091 844076 or call to the
Derrydonnell/Athenry Gun Club Sacristy.
30 Annual Dinner Dance on Friday 14 November
in the Meadow Court Hotel. Radio Link – 106.5FM
Dinner at 8.30p.m sharp. Tickets €30.00 For the sick and housebound Mass from Athenry
Church can be heard on 106.5 FM.