NEWSLETTER – 10th July

NEWSLETTER – 10th July

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

Readings: 15th Sunday of the Church Year

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 9th 9.30am

7pm  Christina Maloney, The Crescent. (15th  Anniv)

Sunday 10th 11.00 am   Tom Bermingham.

Monday 11th 7 pm    John & Mollie Kelly.

Tuesday 12th 9.30am
Wednesday 13th 9.30 am

Thursday 14th 9.30 am

Friday 15th 9.30 am

Saturday 16th 9.30am

7.00 pm   Des. Maloney & Deceased Family.

Sunday 17th   11 am    Gabrielle Kelly, Queen Street.

Offertory Collection:      Last Sunday €910.

Restoration Collection:     €533  (Target  €700)   Collectors:  Team  A

Readers of the Word:      July    7 p.m.     Luke O’Connor & Cora Stronge Smith

11 a.m.   Maria Curley & Ann Hughes

Eucharistic Ministers:     July    7 p.m.      Emer Rigney

11 a.m.   Terry Keenaghan


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

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


Church Events during July will be recorded in the newsletter in August.

Morning Prayer 6.30 a.m. each morning. Reason 32 “Prayer:  The world’s greatest wireless connection.

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

Wedding:  Congratulations to Angelina McDonagh, Banagher & John Doorly, Tullamore, who were married in St. Rynagh’s Church last weekend.

Pilgrimage Gathering:  A sincere word of thanks to everyone who helped prepare and lead our prayers last Thursday, those who read, took part in the processions, the various musicians, as well as those who helped prepare the space and provided the sound and refreshments.

Banagher Active Retirement Club: The club has organised a trip to Bru Boru, Cashel on Tues. July 26th.  The bus leaves from the library square at 4 p.m.  Balance of €20 due before Tues. 19th July.  A few places available.  Contact Bridie a.s.a.p.

Offaly Hospice Foundation Church Gate collection will be taking place
throughout the county on Sat. 16th & Sun. 17th July. All money raised will be spent directly on patient care in our local communities. Your support will be greatly appreciated and much needed in helping us support the work of Offaly Palliative Care Team services in our county. All money raised in Offaly stays in Offaly.

Ferbane/Banagher Macra:  We are having a TABLE QUIZ in Kelly’s, Belmont on Friday 15th July at 9 p.m. in aid of iCAN, a very worthy cause for children with juvenile arthritis. Tables of four, €20.   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.

Summer Classes Free taster knitting/crochet & sewing in Stitch & Knit,  Irishtown on Thur. 14th July 6.30 to 8 p.m. Enrolment on the night for next 8 week class. Places limited. To book contact 0906450524 or

Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps provide boys and girls – between the ages of 6 and 13 – with an action-packed and fun-filled week of activity during the summer holidays which revolves around maximising enjoyment and sustaining participant involvement in Gaelic Games.  We will be in St. Rynagh’s G.A.A. Pitch on 18th – 22nd July.  For more info.

Children’s Art & Pottery Summer Camp at Belmont Mill:  Children will get to hand made and decorate pottery.  Other activities include drawing, painting, with a party and talent competition on the final day.  Dates:  July 11th – 15th, 18th – 22nd , 25th – 29th.  Ages 4+   Time 10 – 12.30 p.m./2 – 4.30 p.m.   Cost. €55 per child with family discounts available. Contact Jennifer 087 7991866


7 Ceremonies for the Year of Mercy


Mercy is the Bridge between God and Humanity.  Themes and dates:  

All Ceremonies start at 7.30 p.m.

  1. 14th July  –    Counsel the Doubtful, Comfort the Sorrowful,


  1. 21st July  –    Convert the Sinner, Beginning with Ourselves,


  1. 28th July –    Give Food to the Hungry, Drink to the Thirsty,

                                            Shannon Harbour.

  1. 4th Aug.  –    Forgive Injuries, Bear Wrongs Patiently,

                                    High Street Church.

  1. 11th Aug. –     Pray for the Living and the Dead,