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Notes for weekend 8th – 9th February 2020

Kathleen Lanham (née McCarthy) Upper Sconce, Mountrath, R.I.P. We pray for Kathleen who died peacefully at Oakdale Nursing Home on Wed. 5th Feb. Kathleen’s Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin on Fri. 7th Feb. followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Ballyfin. We extend sympathy to her family, George, Austin and Joe, Mary, Breda, Pat and Catherine and their families, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, sister-in-law Essie, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and a wide cercle friends.

Lily O’Connor (Nee Hyland) Knocknakearn, Ballyfin R.I.P. We pray for lily who died peacefully at St. Vincent’s Hosp. Mountmellick on Sun. 2nd Feb. Lily’s Funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin Ch. on Tues. 4th Feb. followed by burial in Ballyfin Cemetery. We extend sympathy to her husband Pat and family, Patrick, Olivia and Catriona and their families, sisters and brothers and their families, neighbours, relatives and many friends.

Ned Cashin, Cappagh North, Portlaoise. R.I.P. We pray for Ned who died peacefully at Midlands Regional Hosp., Portlaoise on Fri. 31st Jan. Ned’s Funeral Mass was celebrated in St. Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin on Sun. 2nd Feb. followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Ballyfin. We extend sympathy to his brother and sister and their families and to all his family, neighbours, relatives and friends

Robert Grace, St. Vincent’s Hosp., Mountmellick, Woodbrook R.I.P.
We pray for Robert who died peacefully at St. Vincent’s Hosp., Mountmellick on Fri. 31st Jan. Robert’s Funeral Mass was celebrated in St. Vincent’s Hospital Oratory on Sun. 2nd Feb. followed by Burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery Mountrath. We extend sympathy to all his family and friends and staff of St. Vincent’s Hosp.. Mountmellick which was home for Robert for many years –

May Kathleen, Lily, Ned and Robert rest in the peace of Christ.

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Tues. 11th Feb. 10.00 am
Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. World Day of the Sick.
with anointing of the Sick during Mass, or we will visit you in your home,
If you would like either Fr. P.J. or myself to visit you in your home (for anointing) just let us know.

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The Three Tenors in Concert
Fri. 21st Feb. 8.00 pm (Doors open 7.00 pm)
Tickets can be purchased from. Niamh O’Hara, Ollie Gorman, Geraldine Glynn,
Maura Reynolds, Anne Farrell, Ann Carroll, Margaret Walsh, Caroline Moore,
Mary Haslem, Rita Holland, Geraldine Moore, Fr. Joe, Fr. PJ.
Byrne’s Shop, Phelan’s Restaurant and Telford’s,
Main St. Trophies 4 U and Carroll’s (Spar) The Square
Cllr. James Kelly – Keegan’s Butchers, Main St.,

Your very generous support is most encouraging

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Ballyfin Community Alert
Applications are open for anyone aged 65 or over
to apply for free grant- aided monitored alarms.
Contact Sheila on 086 157 0145 for more information

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St. Fintan’s Community Hall Committee
AGM Wed. 12th Feb. 8.30 pm.
All are very welcome.

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Visit of Sr. Mary Glynn FMM
Because of the adverse weather conditions forecast for this weekend, Sr. Nuala Glynn of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary will not be visiting our Parishes this weekend but will be with us on the weekend of 29th Feb. – 1st March She will be speaking all Masses when she will share with us stories of her life experience as a Missionary sister. There will be an opportunity for us to help her and her Missionary Order financially at the end of each Mass.

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