Fr. Pat: 057 875 5227
Fr. Joe: 087 241 1594

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Notes for Weekend 29th Feb. – 1st March 2020

Fergal Farrell, Brockera, Ballyfin R.I.P.
We pray for Fergal who died suddenly on Tues. 25th Feb. Fergal’s Funeral Mass was celebrated in St. Fintan’s Parish Church, Mountrath on Sat. 29th Feb. followed by burial in Maountrath Cemetery. We extend sympathy to Lynda, Brian, Colin, Cian and Caoimhe and to his parents, Eileen and Brian, brother, Andrew, sisters Siobhan and Evelyn and to all the Farrell and Kirwan families, relatives, neighbours and his many friends,
May Fergal rest in the peace of Christ.


Confirmation 14th Mch 2020
Service of Light and Reconciliation
Wed. 4th March Ballyfin Church
Thurs. 5th March Mountrath Church
Starts at 7.30 pm each evening.
You are welcome to join either ceremony.


Parish Visitation for March
Mountrath Country Tues 3rd March.
Mountrath Town Wed. 4th March.
Ballyfin Parish Thurs. 5th March


Mountrath Venture Scout Group
Family Table Quiz in the Convent
Sat. 29th Feb. at 7pm – €20 table of four.
Contact 087 230 1949 or message our Facebook page -
Mountrath Scout Group for more information


Scoil Bhride, Mountrath.
Annual Bucket Collection
Fri. 27th – Sat. 28th and
Church Gate Collection in Mountrath
Same Weekend
Your support is much appreciated
Hosted by Scoil Bhride Parents Council


Church Gate Collection
In aid of Ballyfin N.S. Parents’ Council.
Sat. 7th Sun. 8th Mch
Your support is much appreciated


Childminder Required
For 2 children – Almost 3 years and 18 month old
Tues. Wed. Thurs. up to July. Contact 086 892 4803


The Case
Written and Produced by Frances Harney
Performed by Ballyfin Players
In Mountmellick Arts Centre
Fri. 27th – Sat. 28th March
Doors open 6.45 pm Curtains 7.30 pm
Tickets € 10

Funds to
Ballyfin Athletic Club
(Juvenile) Ballyfin GAA Club

Tickets available from
Bosco’s Gala, Mountrath Rd., Portlaoise
Mulhall’s Super Valu, Lyster Square.
Colgan’s Sports, Mountrath and Main St. Portlaoise.
Telford’s Mountrath
The Deadman’s Inn, Ballyfin
O’Horan’s Shop – Watchorn’s Mountmellick


Lent is What We Do
Pray – Fast – Give
You can pick up a Trócaire Box this Weekend