Candle Light Procession in Ckonfert Church

Praying & Lighting Candles during May Novena in Clonfert Church




6.30pm (Jan, Feb, March, June, July, August)

8.00pm (April, May, June, Oct, Nov, Dec)


Sunday 11.00am

Weekdays 9.30am


Sunday 9.30am

Wednesday 7.00pm

First Friday 7.00pm.

Penitiential Services Before Easter and Christmas


3rd Sunday of the Month Eyrecourt Church 12 noon Pre - Baptism Programme 2nd Tuesday of the Month Portumna ( by Appointment .)


Six Months Notice Pre - Marriage Course Accord Family Centre Ballinasloe ( No Sunday Weddings )

Parish Events 2014


Clonfert Church - 10th May

First Communion

Clonfert Church - 17th May 9.30am.


May Novena Clonfert Church 1st May 31st Mass Each Evening at 8pm ( Expect Sat ) Adoration Sun 7pm.

Corpus Christi Procession Eyrecourt 22nd June

600th Anniversary of the Foundation of Meelick Abbey Mass at 3pm July 5th

Meelick Tridduum July 31st 1st 2nd Aug 2014 8pm.



Eyrecourt - Meelick - Clonfert

Mass Intentions for this Week


Sat. Sept 6th *People of the Parish***6.30pm

Sat. Sept 13th *Anna May Larkin****6.30pm.

Sat. Sept 20th *Mattie Hanlon ****6.30pm


Sun. Sept 7th *John Rooney*****

Sun. Sept 14th *Dan Coughlan****

Sun. Sept 21st *Special Intn*****


Sun. Sept 7th *Rosie Kenny ( Month's Mind )** 9.30am.

Sun. Sept 14tth ( Shared ) Babby Colohan & Patrick Flaherty ****Brendan Kearns *** 9.30am.

Sun. Sept 21st ( Shared) John Mc Cormack & Margaret Melia 9.30am.

Holy Communion Ministers & Readers W / E 6th 7th 13th 14th 20th 21st


Sat.C. Salmon O. Flynn R. Nessa Treacy R . Deirdre Burke Sat. Mary Treacy R. Olive Staunton


Sun.A. Finnegan S. Broderick R. Basil Larkin R. J. Mc Gauran Sun. Bridie Mulhare R. Padraic Broderick


Sun. M. Feehan P. Egan R. B. Coughlan R. Esther Dolan Sun.Catherine Morris R. Ciara Lucas

The Ballinasloe Cancer Support Centre provides a free and confidential service for persons with a cancer diagnosis and their families. Presently the centre provides: counselling, reflexology, acupuncture, holistic massage therapy and bereavement support. The centre is open Monday 4-6.30 pm and Wednesday and Friday 10 am * 1 pm.Tel (090) 9645574 everyone is welcome


Parish Bulletin **** 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

HACCP Course (Food Safety)

HACCP Course (Food Safety) * on 15th, 16th,17th,18th September 9.30am * 1pm in Adult Education Centre (Old Tech B,Sloe) Places limited * To include your name please contact Dawna Concannon 087-2312197

The Enneagram

The Enneagram facilitated by Fr. Benny Mc Hale will be held in Esker Retreat Centre, Esker, Athenry next weekend September 12th * 14th. Contact Esker 091-844007 or www.redemptorists for more details

Chiropody Clinic

Chiropody Clinic will be attending Hayes Pharmacy, Portumna on Fri 5th,12th & 19th Sept and also in Portumna Daycare Centre on Thurs 4th Sept for general & diabetic footcare. Contact Emma on 086 1901247 or 067 27234 for an appointment. Homeclinic and housecalls also available.

Free Part-time Practical Training on the Restoration of Old Stone Buildings for construction workers and contractors starting soon in Portumna. Places limited. Contact the Irish Workhouse Centre on 090-9759200 for details.

Comhaltas Music

'West Offaly Comhaltas Music Lessons commencing Friday 12th September in St. Rynagh's College of Further Education. Class numbers will be limited and all students must have registered in order to attend these classes on sept 12th. NB: All instruments on loan MUST be returned on registration night. West Offaly Comhaltas AGM on Wednesday October 1st.

Ballinasloe Flower & Garden Club

Flower Arranging Demonstration by Sandra Finnegan Gullanes Hotel On Wed. 10th Sept at 8pm Everyone welcome .


The Best FEELING in the World is Finally Knowing YOU took A Step in the Right Direction. A Step Towards The FUTURE Where Everything That You Never Thought was POSSIBLE , IS POSSIBLE.



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