Parish Priest: Fr. Seamus Bohan. P.P. Postal Address: Tynagh, Loughrea, Co. Galway. Tel: (090) 9745113. Mobile:0872304493. Parish email address: Diocese: Clonfert. There are two churches in the Parish of Tynagh and Killeen. Saint Laurence's Church, Tynagh and The Sacred Heart Church, Killeen, formally known as St Corban's Catholic Church, Killeen South, Ballyhrule, Ballinasloe. Our Lady of Kilcorban and Our Lady of Tynagh span 800 years of Christian devotion. Our Lady of Kilcorban is an old wood carving originating west of the Shannon about 1200 AD. In the 15th century it had its own chapel in the Dominican Priory, Kilcorban. Our Lady of Kilcorban is the oldest known wooden statue of its kind in Ireland, currently in the Clonfert Museum in Loughrea. Tynagh was famous for its lead and zinc mine which was a hive of activity in the 1970s but closed in 1980. Mass Times. Killeen Church - Saturday evening at 8pm. Tynagh Church - Sunday morning at 11am. Weekday Mass Times. Monday - Tynagh 9.30am. Tuesday - Killeen 9.30am. Wednesday - Tynagh 8pm. Thursday - Killeen 9.30am. Friday - Tynagh 9.30am. (First Friday Tynagh at 8pm). Baptisms: Contact Fr Seamus Bohan, to book your child's Baptism. A Pre Baptismal Programme must be completed before the Baptismal Ceremony. The programme takes place in the Day Care Centre, Portumna on the Second Tuesday of each month from 8.30 to 9.30pm. To book a date contact Fr Seamus. Marriages: Contact Fr Seamus Bohan, to book your Church Wedding. Three months notice must be given to the Church. Three months notice must also be given to the State Registrar. A Pre Marriage Course with accord must also be booked. Each person getting married will need a current Baptismal Certificate,, Confirmation Certificate, Letter of Freedom and a Pre Nuptial Enquiry Form completed by your priest. House Stations take place twice yearly, in the Spring and the Autumn. Autumn 2014 Station list published on the Parish newsletter of weekend 27th/28th September. To book your station date phone Fr Seamus as soon as possible on 0872304493. Spring Stations 2015 take place during Lent. You can now book your date. Confessions: Before Mass on First Fridays or by contacting the Parish Priest at any time. Penitential Rites before Easter and Christmas. Parish email Parish Newsletter: To submit a notice for the Parish newsletter or order a Baptismal Cert, Confirmation Cert or Letter of Freedom, forward your details to the Parish email address. Newsletter notices should be submitted by 12 noon on Fridays. Dates for 2015 Calendar. Tynagh and Killeen Confirmation: Sunday 3rd May at 11am in Tynagh Church. Tynagh and Killeen First Holy Communion: Saturday 23rd May at 11am in Tynagh Church. Parish Cemetery Masses 2015. Tynagh Cemetery Mass: is on Friday 12th June at 8pm. Kilcorban Cemetery Mass: date not available yet. Parish Pastoral Council: Chairperson - Thomas Moran. Secretary - Raymond Killeen. Each Station Village has an elected representative on the Pastoral Council. Primary Schools in the Parish. Tynagh National School. Phone: 0909745438. Killeen National School. Phone: 0909741884. Parish Choirs. Killeen Church Choir Leader: Mona Eames. Tynagh Church Choir Leader: Anna Donoghue.
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