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St. Fintan’s Parish, Mountrath – Sat. 4th – Sun. 5th Sept. 2021 23rd Week in Ordinary Time

Fr. P.J. Fitzgerald C.C. (087) 605 5783 Fr. Joe (087) 2411 594

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Safeguarding Children Parish Representatives
Ballyfin Parish Triona O’Rourke and Peter Byrne
Mountrath Parish Caroline Moore and Pachelli Walsh

Diocesan Designated Liaison Person: Ms Kathleen Sherry
Deputy Diocesan Liaison Person: Ms Michelle Hughes, c/o Bishop’s House, Dublin Rd, Carlow Ph: 085 802 1633

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We remember in our Prayers People, their families and carers, who are ill – at home, in Hospital or in a Nursing Home at this time

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Parish Visitation – Mountrath Country – Tues. 7th Sept

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Mary (Marie) Williams (née Phelan) Moonbawn, (Castletrench) R.I.P.
We pray for Mary (Marie) who died peacefully at Mount Carmel Nursing Home, Roscrea on Mon. 30th Aug. Mary (Marie’s) Funeral Mass was celebrated in St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath on Wed. 1st Sept. followed by burial in Mountrath Cemetery. We extend sympathy to Mai (Murphy), Liam, Pat (Lismore, Co. Waterford), Michael and Gerry, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother Percy, daughters-in-law Catherine, Joan, Mary and Martina, Mai’s partner Paddy, niece, nephew, extended family, neighbours and friends. Mary (Marie’s) Month’s Mind Mass is arrangred for Sun. 3rd Oct. – St. Fintan’s Church. Mountrath -11.30 am

Martin M.J. Delaney, Johnsboro, Mountrath, R.I.P.
We pray for Martin who died peacefully at his home on Thurs. 26th Aug. Martin’s Funeral Mass was celebrated in Camross on Sat. 28th Aug. followed by burial in St. Fergal’s Cemetery, Camross. We extend sympathy to Martin, Kieran, Donal Keith, Sheila (Gleeson), Dorothy (Wallace), Marie (Gilmore), Caroline (Tyrrell) Sydney, and Theresa Delaney, sisters Phil Nolan, Sheila Hughes, Maureen Dowling (San Francisco), sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins, extended family, neighbours and many friends.
May Mary (Marie) and Martin rest in the peace of Christ.

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Celebration of 1st Holy Communion in Ballyfin Mountrath Parish
Now that restrictions on the numbers who can attend Church for public worship has been eased we plan to go ahead with the celebration of 1st Holy Communion and we now have the following arrangements in place
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Ceremony of 1st Holy Communion in St. Fintan’s Church, Mountrath for children in Scoil Bhride, St. Fintan’s Boy’s School and Clonanagh NS is arranged for Sun. 19th September – Time 2.00 pm
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Ceremony of 1st Holy Communion in St. Fintan’s Church, Ballyfin for children in Barnashrone and Ballyfin Schools. Sunday 26th September – Time 2.00 pm
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Ceremony of 1st Holy Communion in Church of the Sacred Heart, The Hollow for children in Gael Scoil, Thromaire. Sunday 3rd October – Time 9.00 am
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If the above dates do not suit you or if you are more comfortable or or if you would just prefer if your child received their 1st Holy Communion on a different date from the dates listed above, you are most welcome to attend any of our Masses in either Parish. – Just let us know before hand.

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Mountrath Parish Lotto 26th August – Nos. Drawn 1 10 15 24
No Winner of €20,000 Jackpot. — New Jackpot €20,000
12 Match 3 Rec. €84 6 Local Winners
Pat Scully, Promoter Mai Murphy
– Teresa Byrne, Promoter Betty Phelan
– Martin Delaney Promoter, Ann O’Keeffe
- John Doheny, Promoter Margaret Doheny
- Michael Arthur, Promoter Mary Arthur
- Pius Kirwan, Promoter Heather Mortimer

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Celebration of Confirmation in Ballyfin Parish
Now that restrictions on the numbers who can attend Church for public worship has been eased we plan to go ahead with three celebrations of Confirmation – instead of 5 (as indicated last week) – and the following arrangements are now in place

We will be celebrating the Sacrament of Confirmation in St. Fintan’s Parish Church, Ballyfin as follows
1 Ceremony of Confirmation on Sat. 11th Sept. 11.30 am
1 Ceremony of Confirmation on Wed. 15th Sept. 7.30 pm
1 Ceremony of Confirmation on Sat. 18th Sept. 11.30 am

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