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Parish Notes 23rd – 24th Nov.

Jack Hyland, Cavansheath
We hold in our thoughts and prayers in a very special way at this time, Michelle and John Hyland and their son, Aaron, Cavansheath and Michelle and John’s families on the tragic death yesterday morning of their beautiful younger son, Jack. – Jack will be reposing at their home on this Sunday, 24th Nov. – from 4.00 pm – Mass of the Angels for Jack will be on Mon. 25th Nov. in St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath at 11.00 am, followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Mountrath

Jack, you will
never grow old
as we grow old,
For you will remain
forever young.

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Watch and Pray
This Sunday, 24th Nov. is the Final Sunday of the Church Year – Each year in Ballyfin Parish Church we have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament for a few hours during this special Day – The Feast of Christ the King – We as Parish, visit the Church (on this day) to spend time in front of the Blessed Sacrament in adoration and in silent prayer in a spirit of thankfulness —- Ballyfin Parish Townslands 11.30 – Irey, Ross, Springfield, Lower Irey, Cappinrush, Ballylusk Knocknakearn, Brockera, Cloncullen, Cappagh South, Ockanroe, The Harrow. ————— 12.15. Midday – The Knocks, Cavansheath, Ballycormack, Cappinaclare, Upper Sconce, Lower Sconce, Briscula. — 1.00 pm Upper Ballyfin, Rossmore, Upper Clonurke, Catholes, Deerpark, Clonurke. —————- 1.45 pm Camcloon, Cappinrush, Esker, Clonagown, Clontowra,
The Oak, Barkmills, Barnashrone. ——- 12.15 pm O’Moore’s Forest, Cappagh North, Clontyglass, Clondarrig, Clonrooske, Pallas Big.
Clonagh, — 2.00 pm Pallas, Pallas Little, Coolnamona, Ballina,
Boughlone,
3.15 pm Clonboyne, Clonkeen, Clondouglas. Oldtown, Aston Manor, Hillview, Rockdale, Mountrath Road.
Concluding Prayer at about 4.00 pm

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Watch and Pray
This Sunday, 24th Nov. is the Final Sunday of the Church Year – Each year in Mountrath Parish Church we have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament for a few hours during this special Day – The Feast of Christ the King – We as Parish, visit the Church (on this day) to spend time in front of the Blessed Sacrament in adoration and in silent prayer in a spirit of thankfulness
Listed below are adoration / silent prayer times allocated to each of our 30 Townslands in the Parish, (Mountrath Parish)

Station Areas.
12.15 pm (Immediately after Mass) Clonard, Moonbawn, Forest Hill Knockanina. Redcastle, Clonenagh, Derrough, 1.00 pm Ringstown, Derrylusk, Cappagh Trumera. Dysartbeigh, Coldblow, 1.45 pm Fr O’Connor Crescent, Shannon St., Patrick St. Stillbrook. Portlaoise Rd. 2.30 pm Church St. Factory St. and Kiln Lane. The Square, Thomas Court, Main St. The Hollow.
3.15 pm Clonadacasey and Cloncource. Shannon St. St. Fintan’s Tce. Woodbrook.

Concluding Prayer at about 4.00 pm

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Ballyfin Parish Christmas Party
Invitations to Christmas Party on 8th Dec. in Deadman’s
have been delivered.
Replies to Sheila on 086 157 0145. by Sun. 1st Dec. please

Mountrath Senior Citizens Christmas Party
Next Sunday 1st Dec. 1.00 pm
Dinner will be served at 1.30 pm
Mountrath Community School
Queries to Bernie on 086 085 2988

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Church Gate Collection
Mountrath /Castletown Community Employment Scheme
this weekend in Mountrath Parish.
– Your generous support is always greatly appreciated.
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Childminder Required.
for 10 month old boy – 7.30 am to 5.00 pm – 2 days a week
Contact Emer 083 844 0907

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Three Tenors Concert in St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath
Fri. 21st Feb. 2020
Tickets are about to go on sale. Sellers and Venues where tickets may be purchased will be in next week’s Newsletter. This is
a major fundraiser for the decoration of the Church and we
hope it will be a great social occasion for the parish. Tickets would make an ideal Christmas gift for yourself or your loved ones.

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Joint Christmas Carol Service
St.John the Baptist Church of Ireland Church,
Ballyfin
Wed. 11th Dec 7.30 pm
Refreshments in the Deadman’s afterwards
All most welcome

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