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Notes for Weekend of 22nd – 23rd Feb.’20

Paudge Ryan O’Moore Forest, Mountmellick R.I.P.
We pray for Poudge who died peacefully at his home on Thurs. 20th Feb. Paudge’s Funeral Mass was celebrated in St. Fintan’s Ch., Ballyfin on Sat. 22nd Feb. followed by burial in Ballyfin Cemmetery. We extend sympathy to wife, Noreen, children John, Patrick, Kieran, Sadie, Anthony and their families, the O’Connor families, Springfield and Knocknakearn and all Paudge’s family, relatives, neighbours and his many friends,
May Paudge rest in the peace of Christ.

Fr. John Lalor, P.P. Camross R.I.P.
We pray for Fr. John who died peacefully at St. Luke’s Hosp., Kilkenny on Wed. 19th Feb. Reposing at Parochial House, Camross from 12.00 noon Fri. Removal at 7.00 pm to St. Fergal’s Church, Camross for Funeral prayers at 7.15pm. Mass of Christian Burial on Sat. at 12.00 noon. Burial in Durrow Cemetery at 2.15 pm approximately.
May Fr. John rest in the peace of Christ.

Brendan Doorey, Drumcondra, Dublin, Dunmore, Galway. R.I.P.
We extend sympathy to Margaret and Ted Brophy and family, Trumera and all the Doorey family on the death of Margaret’s brother, Brendan on 11th Feb. Brendan’s Funeral Mass was celebrated on Fri. 14th Feb. at St. Columba’s Church, Iona Rd., Dublin followed by committal service at Glasnevin Crematorium
May Brendan rest in the peace of Christ.

James (Jim) Morrissey. Fr. O’Connor Cresc. Late of Cork R.I.P.
We pray for Jim who died peacefully at Driomnín Nursing Home, Stradbally on Fri. 14th Feb. Jim’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tues. 18th Feb. at 10.00 am followed by burial in Rathcooney Cemetery, Cork,. We extend sympathy to his brother and sister and their families, the Moore families, and all his nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends. May Jim rest in the peace of Christ.


The Case
Written and Produced by Frances Harney
Performed by Ballyfin Players
In Mountmellick Arts Centre
Fri. 27th – Sat. 28th March
Curtain up at 7.30 pm
Tickets € 10
Funds to
Ballyfin Athletic Club
(Juvenile) Ballyfin GAA Club


Wed. 26th February is Ash Wednesday
Mass in Mountrath at 10.00 am
Mass in Ballyfin at 7.30 pm
Blessing and distribution of Ashes during both Masses Masses


Pro Life Campaign
Church Gate Collection (Ballyfin Parish)
Many thanks to contributors
€ 230. 00 was collected


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


Senior Alert Alarms Age 65 plus, living alone or married ? You are entitled to Senior Alert Alarm. This is a government scheme. All equipment is free, first year rental is free. You start paying in the second year a monitoring fee. Enquiries to Rita Watkins Mountrath Community Alert on 086 3015793.


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