4th Sunday of Lent – March 15th

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

Confessions: Sat. evening from 6.30 p.m. 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

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Please pray for the repose of the souls of Catherine Dunne, Harbour Cross & The Crescent and Ebba Hamilton, Glebe & Sweden, mother of Douglas Hamilton. May they rest in peace.

Offertory Collection: Last Sunday €1160

Restoration Collection: €625 (Target €700)

Collectors: Team B

Readers of the Word: March

7.00 pm  Paul Quirke and Lucy Kelly
8.30 am Caroline McGee & Ger Fogarty
11.30 am Jim Windsor McGlynn & Roisín McMahon

Eucharistic Ministers: March

7.00 pm Margaret Daly and Ann Gallagher
8.30 am Carmel O’Sullivan
11.30 am Kieran Horan and Marie Donohoe

Time of Silence and Prayer: Each Wed. evening from 7.30 p.m. to 8 p.m., a short time of silence and prayer takes place in the Church. This is a wonderful way to close the activities of the day. All are welcome.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade this Sunday at 3 p.m.

Thanks to everyone who took part in the 5k Fundraiser in aid of Banagher Cemetery and Banagher Bereavement Hospitality Fund.  Thanks to everyone who helped on the day and to the Gardaí, with special thanks to our sponsors – Brosna Lodge, Eugene Flynn and Sean Corrigan.

Free Health Consultation in CGH Pharmacy on Fri. 20th March from 12-2 p.m. with product expert Paula Hynes from Naturalife Health.   Book your consultation –   phone 057 9151608

The Harbour Hill Pre-School is now taking booking for September 2015 for both ECCE and non ECCE children.  We are also offering a 2 week summer camp in July – week 1: 6th -10th & week 2: 13th – 17th. Places are limited on the summer camps. Age range of children catered for on the summer camp is 3-5 & 6-8 years.  Please contact Jackie on 087 2153253 for any additional information or booking forms.

Acknowledgement:    John Mc Dermott Snr. and Family wish to thank most sincerely all those who sympathised, attended the funeral or sent mass cards on our recent sad loss of Eileen Cahill (nee McDermott).   As it would be impossible to thank everyone individually please accept this acknowledgement as a token of our appreciation and gratitude.

Offaly Domestic Violence Support Service are looking for women of all ages to participate in this year’s VHI Mini marathon  on 1st June 2015 and help raise vital funds to maintain essential  services for women & children especially domestic violence and abuse. Contact ODVSS on info@odvss.ie   or 0579351794.

Ferbane/Banagher Macra News: Club Sport continues Mon.  evenings at 7 p.m. in Gallen C.S Ferbane.   All Welcome.   For any information on joining our club, please   contact our Chairman –  Enda on 087 7576609.

Eyrecourt Agricultural show AGM will be held on Fri. 20th March at 9 p.m. at the Social Services Centre, The Square, Eyrecourt.   To ensure we can continue with our Annual Show we need additional volunteers to help organise and run the show. All welcome.

Do you have Arthritis or Fibromyalgia if so then Living Well with Arthritis course is for you.   Shamrock Lodge Hotel, Athlone starting Thurs. 26th March 7 – 9.30 p.m. for 6 weeks. To book 016470206 or email training@arthritisireland.ie