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Doctor on Duty: Midoc 1850 302 702 Banagher Health Centre 9151247

Readings:  Feast of Corpus Christi

Banagher St. Vincent de Paul contact no. 086 1000465.

Adoration: Adoration continues Wed. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Concludes with Benediction at 8.30 p.m. Why not give a few minutes to God this Wed. All welcome.
Confessions: Sat. evening from 6.30 p.m. to Mass Time

Mass Times & Anniversaries

Saturday 28th 9.30am

7pm   Alan Quirke, Upper Main Street

Sunday 29th 8.30 am    Willie Moran, Queen St. (1st Anniv.)
11.30am   Francis & May Horan & deceased family member.
Monday 30th 7 pm    Nelius Barry.

Tuesday 31st 9.30am    Special Intention
Wednesday 1st 9.30 am

Thursday 2nd 9.30 am

Friday 3rd 9.30 am

Saturday 4th 9.30 am

7.00 pm   Alice Madden & Deceased family.

Sunday 5th 8.30am

11.30 am

First Friday:   Fr. Pierre will make his visits Thursday and Friday.

Offertory Collection:      Last Sunday €1,010

Restoration Collection:     €538  (Target  €700)   Collectors:  Team  E

Readers of the Word:      June          7 p.m.  Maria Kelly

8.30   Ann McIntyre                                    11.30    Margaret Daly

Eucharistic Ministers:     June          7 p.m.  Ursula Finnegan & Barry Moylan

8.30   Caroline McGee and Ger Fogarty     11.30    Jim Windsor McGlynn & Lucy Kelly

Morning Prayer 6.30 a.m. each morning.  Reason 26  “To open your eyes and heart to God’s love in the world”.

Banagher Cemetery:  The Annual Cemetery Collection Envelopes will be distributed during the coming weeks.  All money collected is used to maintain and develop the cemetery.

Parish Communications:  We have a Parish Website, Parish Facebook Page, Radio Broadcast on 106.6 FM and Live Streaming.  We invite you to make use of these means of communication to stay in touch during the week.

The 9th World Meeting of Families:  Pope Francis has chosen Ireland to host the 9th World Meeting of Families during 2018 .   To support the hosting of the event we intend to hold three national church collections, the first of which will take place this weekend  28/29th May.  The remaining collections will take place in 2017 and 2018.  Please visit for more details

Women’s Mini Marathon: On 6th June Ann Gallagher will be participating in this year’s Women’s Mini Marathon to raise vital funds for the Peter McVerry Trust which is a charity working with Dublin’s young homeless people through homeless services, drug treatment and U18 residential services.  Ann has a sponsorship card and any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated.  Ann can be contacted on 087 1326150.

June Banagher Library opening hours are: Thurs. 2nd  2 – 5 p.m., Fri. 3rd Closed, Sat. 4th Closed, Thurs. 9th 2 – 5 p.m., Fri. 10th 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Sat. 11th Closed.
Regular opening hours will apply for the remainder of June. Regular staffed opening hours are Thurs. 2-5 p.m. & 6 – 8 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. -1 p.m. &  2 – 5 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. -1 p.m. All Open Libraries members can use the library 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. Mon. through to Sun. To join as an Open Library member bring photo ID and proof of address to the library during staffed hours. Library books can be returned to any library branch in Offaly. If you wish to renew your books please ring Birr Library on 057 9124950 or Tullamore Library on 057 9346832.

Learn to Jive on Monday evenings in St. Rynagh’s N.S. 8.30 – 10 p.m.  Contact Alan on 085 7036116 for further details.

U8 & U10 Girls Football:  Training takes place on Mon. 5 – 6 p.m. in the sports field.

Celebrate the 8th Amendment:  On Sat June 4th from 3 – 4 p.m. the National Vigil for Life Committee are organising a huge celebration in recognition of the enormous advantages the Right to Life Amendment has brought to many peoples’ lives. Busses to the event in Molesworth St., Dublin, will leave from outside The Parochial House, Tullamore at 12 noon. If you wish to reserve a seat or for more information ring 087 2563439. Email:

Offaly Hospice Sunflower Days are taking place around the county on 9th, 10th & 11th June.   If you have an hour or two to spare please contact us on 086 8595046 we need volunteers to help us sell sunflowers.

Wedding:  Congratulations to Samantha Malone, St. Rynagh’s Terrace and Terry O’Neil, Kilkenny, who were married last weekend in St. Rynagh’s Church.

Banagher United Soccer Club AGM will be held in the Community Centre on Sat. 11th June at 8 p.m. All welcomeBanagher United Summer Camp Registration will take place at Flynn’s Super Valu, Main Street Sat. 28th May from 10 – 12 p.m.

Unwanted Clothes Collection for the Camogie Club.  Bags can be left into Ann Marie Kelly or phone Pasquelina Mahony 087 1894778.  Your support greatly appreciated.

Cycling continues in Lough Boora on Monday evenings at 7.30 p.m. all are welcome to join us.  Our next club meeting is taking place in Lough Boora Inn on Mon. 30th May at 9 p.m.  If you live in the Ferbane/Banagher area and are interested in joining our Macra club, contact Sarah Jane Egan on 085 1036705 for more information.

Sunday Morning Litter Pick meet at the Library Car Park at 7.30 a.m.

For Sale:  Spring – Summer Colour:-  Bedding Plants, Baskets, Pots, Window Boxes, Tomato Plants all available at “Sleepy Hollow”, Taylor’s Cross.  057 9151273

Clonfert Cemetery Mass will be held on Wed. 22nd June 2016 at 7.30 p.m.

Mass in Banagher Cemetery:    Saturday 23rd July 7 p.m.

Mass in All Saints Cemetery:   Monday  25th July  7 p.m.