23rd Sunday of the Year – September 9th

Priests of the Parish

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

Confessions each Sat. evening from 6.30 p.m. to Mass Time.

Adoration: Wed. 10.00 am – 9.00 pm. All are welcome to come and spend a while with Jesus in the Eucharist.

Mass Times & Anniversaries

Saturday 8th 9.30 am
7.00 pm Monica Garvey, Cushcallow
Sunday 9th 8.30 am
11.30 am Thomas & Frances Moylan, Garbally
Monday 10th 7.00 pm
Tuesday 11th 9.30 am Special Intention
Wednesday 12th 11.30 am
Thursday 13th 9.30 am
Friday 14th 9.30 am George Kelly
Saturday 15th 9.30 am Denise Kennedy, Feighs, (Month’s Memory)
7.00 pm James Cannon & deceased family, Timolin
Sunday 16th 8.30 am Tom, Rose & Danny Rogers, Cuba Avenue
11.30 am John Hough, Main Street

Jesus Said, “I am the Resurrection and the Life”.
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Kenneth Delaney, The Hill, Banagher & Clara.  May he rest in peace.

Group: Team D

Collectors: Team A

Offertory Collections:  Last Sunday €1,250.00

Readers of the Word: September
7.00 pm Ger Woods and Paul Quirke
8.30 am  Ger Fogarty and Mark Kenny
11.30 am Marie Donohoe and Mairéad McMahon

Eucharistic Ministers: September
7.00 pm Ann Gallagher and Paddy Scales
8.30 am  Carmel O’Sullivan
11.30 am   Kay Hayes Hickey & Damian Keenaghan

Liturgy Meeting this Wed. at 800 p.m. in The Presbytery.

Phelan Mullan School:  Irish Dancing Classes will recommence on Wed. 12th Sept. at 2.45 p.m. in the Community Centre.  New pupils please phone Geraldine at 086 3567091 to secure a place.

Monster Auction:  The  proposed new Banagher Youth Facility are well advanced in their plans to provide a dedicated youth facility for  Banagher and surrounding area. We are in the process of raising funds to meet our contribution to the buildings costs.  A Monster Auction will take place on Sat. 29th Sept. in the industrial units, Lusmagh Road at 2.00 p.m. If you have any items you would like to donate for the auction you can contact Fr. Pierre or one of the committee members, their names are on the flyers you should have received in your letterbox or you can check the poster in the town.

Foróige on Thurs. in the Comm. Centre at  8.00 p.m.  All welcome.

New Charity Shop supporting Asthma Ireland open 11.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. daily. Lower main street, Banagher, formally “K. Donegan Shop”.  Donations accepted.  €5 reward for 10kg (ie:Bin liner) Bags of Wearable Clean Clothes.  Manager Kathleen Finnegan.   Thanking you for your Kind Support.

Heidi’s Restaurant & Coffee Shop will reopen in Crank House Banagher on Fri. 7th Sept. from 9.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. Heidi and her staff are looking forward to welcoming back all the customers and wish to apologise for any inconvenience caused when the restaurant had to close recently for a number of weeks due to fire damage.

West Offaly Training will begin an ECDL course in Crank House, Banagher at 7.00 p.m. on Mon. 17th September. For further information call Carmel on 057 9152003

Autism Collection amounted to €466.64.  Many thanks to all who contributed and thank you to the collectors.

St. Rynagh’s Camogie Club are collecting any unwanted bags of clothes.  Bags can be left with any committee member or ring 087 1894778.

Adult Art Classes Mon. 24th Sept. – 22nd Oct. 8 – 10 p.m.  in the Comm. Centre, Banagher. Contact Maureen White on 087 2926530.

19th Reading from The Pallet in Corrigan’s Corner House on Fri. 14th Sept. at 9.30 p.m.

Hospice Coffee Day:  Thursday 20th Sept.  *  Helen & Philip Flannery’s, Cuba Avenue 10 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.  *  Edward & Isobel Delahunt, Lusmagh, 10.00 am – 2.00 p.m. and 7.00 pm – 10.00 p.m.  Auction at 9.00 p.m.

Banagher Review:  Though it may seem a bit away it’s that time again when Dave Boylan is starting to put together the 2012 Banagher Review.  The Review has to be with the printer in November in order to have it out by the start of Dec.  Anyone who has an article or photos to include in the Review are asked to have them in within the next few weeks.  Well done Dave on your great work and we look forward to this year’s Review.  boylandave@eircom.net or 087 6422210

Children’s Drama and Art Clubstarts on Wed. 19th of Sept. from  4.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.  in St Rynagh’s Adult Education Centre, Banagher. The club is open to children  5-7 years and 8-12 years. The club will combine all aspects of drama and theatre with the visual arts. It’s the ideal after school activity that will encourage your child’s creative side and confidence. Places are limited so booking is advisable. For more information contact Anne on 0870223175 or Tracy on 0862245620 

Crumlin Children’s Hospital Mount Everest Trek:  On 18th Oct. this year Shane Flannery will embark on a trek to Mt. Everest Base Camp accompanying Ken Lucas, to raise much needed funds for Crumlin Children’s Hospital.  Shane has a number of sponsorship cards in business premises around the town.  Any support would be greatly appreciated.

Kenpo Karate at Scholar & Warrior Studio, Lusmagh.  Evening Class Times:- Mon.,Wed. & Thurs.  5 – 6, 6 – 7 and 7 – 8.30 p.m.,  Tues. 6 – 7 and 7 – 8 p.m.,  Sat. 10 – 11 a.m. and 11 – 12 noon.  New Pupils welcome.  Ages  6 upwards. Contact Tom 085 8820300.

Ferbane/Banagher Macra club is always welcome to new members, so if you live in the Ferbane/Banagher region and  have an interest in sport, agriculture, drama, debating, public speaking or the performing arts then please contact club secretary Tom Needham 085 7145307.

Summer Bridge has resumed in Crank House on Wednesday nights at 8.00 p.m. All Bridge players are welcome.

Tidy Towns:  Anyone interested in joining Banagher Tidy Towns should give their names to any of the following committee members: Pat McKeon, George Smith, Mary Hynes, Gerry Flynn, Tom Nallen, Denise Kenny or by using the contact page on their website, www.banaghertidytowns.com

French Club recommencing in Birr on Thurs. Sept. 13th at the Girls Primary School. Open to all primary school children from 4yrs to 12. Fun, activity based oral language programme. Text or phone Marie Brady 087 4154983 for details.

Karate Classes will resume in Eyrecourt Hall on Thurs. 6th Sept.  Class time 7.00 pm – 8.30 pm.  Beginners, Adults & Children 8 yrs. and over are welcome to join any Thurs. evening.  Further info. 086 8621747.

Little Ladies Parties:  Looking for a girlie Birthday Party with a difference?  €12 per child includes one hairstyle and a beauty treatment of the girls choice plus goodie bags for all girls.  We do Hair – plaits, curls, up dos, mini facials, manicures.  Suitable for ages 5 – 15 yrs.  Two professional local girls in their second year of college in Hairdressing and Beauty – Kelley Flannery 087 6555581 & Holly McCormack 086 8757273.  Check out our facebook page Little Ladies Parties