NEWSLETTER – 17th July

NEWSLETTER – 17th July

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

Readings: 16th 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 16th 9.30am

7pm  Des Maloney & Deceased Family.

Sunday 17th 11.00 am  Gabrielle Kelly, Queen Street

Monday 18th 7 pm   Waldemar Krzykowski.

Tuesday 19th 9.30am
Wednesday 20th 9.30 am

Thursday 21st 9.30 am

Friday 22nd 9.30 am

Saturday 23rd 9.30am

Cemetery Mass     7 pm     Colin Guinan, Main Street.  (3rd Anniv.)

Sunday 24th  11 am  Bridget & Patrick Menton, Garbally.

Collectors:  Team   B

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.


Morning Prayer 6.30 a.m. each morning. Reason 33 “Prayer:  If you only pray when you’re in trouble…. you’re in trouble.

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 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

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 this week 18th – 22nd July.  For more info.

Lough Derg is a place of welcome where no one is judged and everyone is equal.  You can begin your three Day Pilgrimage on any day until 13th August.  No need to book. Daily boats to the Island from 10.30 a.m. until 3 p.m. 7 days a week until 13th August. Regular pilgrimages throughout the season country wide. Contact Maureen or Lorraine in Lough Derg direct on 071 9861518 email:

Computer Summer Camps – West Offaly training.  Children on these camps will use computers for educational, research and fun purposes.  Liquid refreshments, course manual and certificate of participation will be provided.  Cost €25.   Dates:  26th – 29th July and 9th -12th Aug.  Beginners 9.30 – 12.30 p.m. Tues. to Fri., Intermediate 2 – 4.45 p.m. Tues. to Fri.  For more details contact West Offaly Training at 057 9152003.


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. 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,




7 Lovely Logics

  1. Make peace with your past, so it doesn’t spoil your present.
  2. What others think of you is None of your business.
  3. Time heals almost everything, give the Time, Some Time.
  4. No one is the reason of your happiness, except you yourself.
  5. Don’t compare your life with others, you have No idea what their journey is all about.
  6. Stop thinking too much, It’s alright not to know all the answers.
  7. Smile, you don’t own all the problems in the world.


Aidan’s Art Academy: Learn exciting new skills, fun and hands on activities, create unique artworks, design your own hand-printed T-shirt.  Ages 6 – 12 years.  Ferbane 18th to 22nd and  Banagher 25th to 29th July.  Cost €65.   Family discounts available.  Mon. to Fri. 9.30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Further details from 087 1375415 or email