Schedule of Masses
St. Mary’s, Kincasslagh:
Saturday @ 7.30 p.m.
Sunday @ 10.00 a.m.
Wednesday @ 7.00 p.m.
Friday @ 10.00 a.m.
St. Columba’s, Burtonport:
Saturday @ 6.30 p.m.
Sunday @ 11.00 a.m.
Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri @ 10.00 a.m.
Lay Apostolate Prayer Group 2nd Monday of the Month in the Oratory @ 6.30 p.m. All Welcome.
Anniversaries & Masses
StC= St Columba’s. StM= St Mary’s.
Patrick & Molly Gallagher, Sat 5th, StM
Marguerite Boyle, Keadue, Sun 6th, StM
Mary Bonner, Sun 6th, StC
Minnie Doherty, Cruit, Mon, StC
Mass for those who sympathised and assisted during Cathal Murray’s illness & funeral, Tues, StC
Mary Bonner, Sat 12th May, StC
Brian Ward, Keadue, Sat 12th, StM
Kevin Bonner, Sun 13th, StM
Frankie Julia Boyle, Sun 13th, StC
James Doherty, Chapel Gate, Belcruit, who was buried on Monday.
Bridget Boyle (Brian), Mullaghduff, who was buried on Wednesday.
Willie Gallagher, Birmingham, who died during the week. Husband of Nuala Campbell, formerly Rampart, Burtonport.
Johnny Guitar, whose anniversary occurs at this time. May they rest in peace.
Caislean Oir, Annagry
Quiz on Wednesday. Proceeds to RELAY FOR LIFE. Teams of 4, €20, 10 p.m. All welcome.
Due to the small numbers interested the diocesan pilgrimage due to take place on May 20th in Letterkenny is being revised and postponed.
The sisters from convent of St. Elisabeth, Minsk, Belarus will be here on Tuesday 22nd May, after Mass in Acres and in the afternoon in St. Mary’s Hall, Kincasslagh.
There will be a disco held in O’Donnell’s Bar this Bank Holiday Saturday 5th May in aid of St. Columba’s Community Centre. €2 tickets are on sale with some valuable prizes. Please support this cause as the Centre is used for all types of events by all in our locality.
A “scrap Monday” will be held on Bank Holiday Monday 4th June at the upper factory on the railway road, Burtonport between 10am and 4pm. Check your shed or garage for metal, copper, steel, boilers, bicycles etc… No fridges or toys. Further information from 086 6086231, 086 8415467 or 085 1742559.
On Monday 7th May, from 3pm, the Burtonport Heritage Group will hold a Heritage Walk through the village of Burtonport. The walk will start and finish in the old Cope building in the Port, now our welcome centre.
The walk will include a guided talk through the new Heritage Wall in the centre, which covers the history of the Burtonport area from the earliest times – including a recently acquired image of the early 7th century Castleport Brooch, found in Cloughglass a hundred years ago.
The walk will take one and a half to two hours with a suggested voluntary contribution of €5 being made (children free), all proceeds to go to the costs of the Heritage Wall and future exhibitions. Visitors and walkers will also be able to enjoy the Art Exhibition, John Rafferty’s photographs and get a cup of tea, coffee at the Welcome Centre.
The Parents Association of Scoil Mhuire Belcruit is holding a Summer Fair on Sunday 6th of May from 10.30 till 2pm in St. Mary’s Parochial Hall. There will be craft stalls, car boot stalls, games, children’s activities and refreshments will be available. There will be a children’s treasure hunt beginning at 11.00 am and we are delighted that Daniel O Donnell & Majella will make a special appearance at 12 noon. Entry is free for adults and E2 per child – which will give them access to Bouncy Castle, Treasure Hunt, Face painting and more.
Youth News: 10-12 Yrs one off events for May. Mystery Scavenger Hunt (teams of 3) 9th May, Art Contest: Make Your Mark (all materials supplied for participants) 16th May and Mini Olympic Sports 23rd May. All events require booking in advance, cost €3 p/p, run from 6.30-8.00 pm, with spot prizes. Tel: 0868280149 to find out more.
Naionra Cionn Caslagh
There will be a meting in Kincasslagh Hall on Tuesday 8th May at 8.00 p.m. for parents of children starting in Naionra Cionn Caslagh on September 2012. It is important that at least one parent attends. Enrolment forms can be picked up in the Naionra between 9.15 and 12.15 Monday – Friday. For further information call Joanna at 086 807 4352.
Naionra Ailt an Chorrain – B’port Playschool
There will be a meeting in Naionra Ailt an Chorrain on Tuesday 8th May at 7pm for parents of children starting in the Naionra in September.
Televised Mass of Preparation for IEC2012
This weekend marks the commencement of the final month of preparation for the 50th International Eucharistic Congress. In that connection the Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Charles Brown, will celebrate mass live on RTE1 Television at 12 noon on Sunday 6th May. The congregation will be made up of members and volunteers of IEC2012 Music will be provided by the Palestrina Choir under the direction of Blanaid Murphy. Those who are sick or frail due to old age have an important place in the life of the Church and we are delighted that, through this celebration of Mass, they can be drawn into the final stage of preparations for the Congress.
Ta Scolaireachta Printiseachta a dtairiscint faoi lathair i reimse leathan ceirdeanna.
Tuismitheoir no iarrthoir gur mian leo breis eolais a fhail i dtaobh na Scolaireachtai seo Dean teagmhail leis: An Rannog Oiliuna & Oideachais,
Uderas Na Gaeltachta, Na Forbacha
Co. na Gaillimhe. Fon 091 503139 no 503121.
Letterkenny Alzheimer’s Support Group
The next meeting of the Group will take place @ 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday 8th May at the Cheshire Apartments, Long Lane, Letterkenny. For further details contact the office on 074 97 22795.
Course for engaged couples
“What every couple should know before they get married”. The course will provide a wide variety of topics to help you to understand each other better and improve your communication skills.
The course will be held in Kilmacrennan in The Old Primary School on the 19th of May 2012. If you have any questions or wish to register ring Magdalena 087 94 99 741. Cost €50 per couple.’