The Holy Trinity – June 15th

Priests of the Parish

Fr. Pierre Pepper    057 9151338
Fr. Michael Scanlon PP – 090 64 57122 or 086 8091335 (Cloghan)

Confessions: Holy Week – Wednesday 8:00 pm and each Sat. evening from 6.30 pm to Mass Time.

Adoration: Adoration continues every Wed. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.   You are invited to come and spend some time in silent prayer.  Why not give 15 min. to God this Wed.  All welcome.

Banagher St. Vincent de Paul contact no.  086 1000465

Mass Times & Anniversaries

Saturday 14th 9:30 am
7:00 pm Sean Young
Sunday 15th 8:30 am Agnes, Sr. Leo & Charlie Rigney.
11:30 am Francie Hourigan
Monday 16th 7:00 pm Seamus Grogan, Birr Road.
Tuesday 17th 9:30 am
Wednesday 18th 9.30 am
Thursday 19th 9.30 am
Friday 20th 9.30 am Special Intention
Saturday 21st 9:30 am
7:00 pm Christina Maloney
Sunday 22nd 8:30 am
11:30 am Edward, Mary, P.J. & Ned Dolan, Cushcallow

Offertory Collection: Last Sunday €1120

Restoration Collection:  €698 (Target €700)

Collectors:  Team  C

Readers of the Word: June
7.00 pm Terry Keenaghan and Marie Donohoe
8.30 am Kathleen Kelly & Ciarra O’Sullivan
11.30 am  Jim Windsor McGlynn & Barry Moylan

Eucharistic Ministers: June
7.00 pm Ann Gallagher and Kieran Horan
8.30 am Ann McIntyre
11.30 Fergal McMahon & Damian Keenaghan

Dates for Your Diary
Cemetery Masses: Banagher Sat. 26th July 7.00 p.m.  All Saints Mon. 28th July 7.00 p.m.

Banagher United Soccer Club – Summer Camp –  Mon. 30th June to Fri. 4th July for Boys and Girls 6 – 14 years at the Soccer Club, Middle Road, Banagher.  Free O’Neill’s Crested Kit, 5 days of fun & quality coaching 10.30 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. For more info. contact 087 6219976.

Sunday Morning Litter Pick on Sun.  Meet at the Library Car Park at 7.30 a.m.

Feast of Corpus Christi next Sunday 22nd of June following the 11.30 a.m. Mass.  A Procession will take place from the Church to St. Rynagh’s N.S.  All Communion Children are asked to attend and take part in the Procession.  The Procession will be followed by a party for all this year’s Communion Children and the rest of the community.

Kiltegan Fathers:  We welcome to our Parish this weekend Fr. Billy Fulton of the Kiltegan Fathers, who will be speaking at all the Masses about the societies work and seeking your support in their mission.

Community Games: Congratulations to the U12 Girls Football & U14 Camogie Girls who qualified for the Leinster Semi-final during the week.

St. Rynagh’s Ladies Football:   Congratulations to the U14 Team on winning U14 A Championship.   *  Fundraiser for U14 Girls going to Feile – Disco in Cloghan Club Room on Fri. 20th June from 9 – 12.  All welcome.  *  U8 & U10 training every Mon. at 6 p.m.

Expressions School of Speech and Drama Summer CampFun:  July 15-18th. Venue –  St Rynagh’s College of Further Dducation.   Ages 4-12 years.  From 9.30 a.m. -1.30 p.m. Enjoy Acting,  Art,  Singing, Dancing,  Puppetry and much more. Contact Caroline on 087 4156046 to secure a place.

Host Families Required from July 3rd to July 17th for Spanish students on a homestay programme. Families must have a teenager aged between 14 and 17. Please contact Marie Brady at 087 4154983 if interested or text host family to this number.

Tidy Towns Activities on Thur. 19th June from 7-8 p.m. Meet at garage on Harbour Rd.  Please bring tools for weeding if you have some.

Banagher Active Retirement Group:  Our end of year Members party is on Tues. 17th in the school from 2 to 4.30 p.m.  All Members please attend.   Also a reminder about our fundraising uga-irish Coffee Afternoon on Friday 20th June at 2 to 4 p.m. in St. Rynagh’s College of Further Education.  Please support

Chiropodist attending CGH Pharmacy Saturday 14th June Call 057 9151608 to make an appointment

The Committee of Banagher, Cloghan & Lusmagh Branch of Offaly Hospice Foundation acknowledges with grateful thanks the receipt of €40 from Sr. Goretti in loving memory of Ms. Helen Powell, R.I.P.  Your continued support for this worthy cause is greatly appreciated.

For Sale: Hanging Baskets & Window Boxes filled or fill your own.  Variety of trailing & bedding plants in stock at “Sleepy Hollow”, Taylor’s Cross.  057 9151273.

Ferbane / Banagher Macra are having Tag Rugby every Wed. evening in Boora at 8pm.  *  Next Club meeting will be held on Mon. 23rd of June at 9 p.m. in Flynn’s Bar, Banagher. All welcome especially new members.   *  We are holding a 5k fun run/walk in aid of Offaly Rowing Club member Josh Connon on Sunday 20th of July in Lough Boora Parklands, Boora. Registration will be from 10.30am with start at 11am. Entry is €10. Please support this cause with all funds going towards equipment for Josh Connon’s Rowing.