Page 3 of Parish Newsletter, 17/08/08

Diary & Noticeboard
Your prayers are requested for David O'Callaghan, Toronto, son of Kathleen O'Callaghan, née Henry, Ropefield. May he rest in peace.
We welcome into our Christian community Ruairí Joseph Gilmartin, son of Stacey and Joseph. Kiernan Avenue.
The Irish Wheelchair Association wish to thank all who contributed to their recent Church Gate collections in Collooney and Ballinacarrow. The totals were €665.61 and €225.29 respectively.
Please see our notice-board for details about the days of re-opening of Coláiste Muire, Ballymote. Further details from: Tel: 071-9183086.
Thursday is the feast of St. Pius X, one of the great popes of modern times. He was Pope from 1903 to 1914 - a great pastoral Pope. He was the only Pope in the 20th century with extensive pastoral experience at the Parish level
The collection for the maintenance of St. Nathy's has so far amounted to €3670. Many thanks to all for your continued loyalty to St. Nathy's.
And how wonderful it was to see the large number present at last Sunday's Mass in the cemetery!
A meeting of Ballinacarrow Development will take place on Monday, 18th August at 9.00pm in the Community Centre. New members welcome.
Benedict XVI wants us to pray this August that all may have more respect for the gift of creation.
His August intention is: "That the human family may know how to respect God's design for the world and thus become ever more aware of the great gift of God which Creation represents for us."

Lots of meadowsweet at the moment.

Our Parish Changes
Canon Patrick Peyton, at present Parish Priest in Bunninadden, has been appointed Parish Priest in place of Msgr. Spelman who is retiring. Fr. John Maloney has been appointed Curate in Kilkelly (Kilmovee parish). Because of the diminishing number of priests, no new curate has been appointed.

Mass Times: (To take effect from weekend 6/7th September.)

Collooney: Saturday 8.00pm Sunday: 11.00am
Ballinacarrow: Saturday: 7.00pm Sunday: 10.00am.

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