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Parishes of Ardcath/Clonalvy and Curraha

Fr. Brendan Ferris: 01-8350136 Mobile 087-2204788
Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (10th September 2017)   
Parish E-mail  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .Curraha – St Andrew’s Church -  Ardcath– St Mary’s Church. Clonalvy St John the Baptist Church

Children for Baptism: The next meeting for parents who wish to have their children baptised, will take place in the Parish Centre Curraha at 8pm Thursday the 31st August, Thursday 5th of October and 16th November 2017.

Eucharistic Adoration times
Curraha Thursday 10am– 12noon, 2pm –3pm.
Ardcath times: Wednesday 10am – 11am Newcomers always welcome

Sept 16th/17th    Ministers of the Eucharistic     Ministers of the Word
Ardcath    6.30pm  Mary Willis                                 Patricia Fox & Liz Gough
Clonalvy 10.00am  Tom Bowler                                Kevin Geoghegan
Curraha 11.30am   Maureen Mooney                        Mary Carey

Ministers of the Word/ EucharistIf you are unable to attend on your allocated Mass please organise with another minister to cover the Mass. Thank you.

Plate Collections 2nd/3rd September           
rdcath/Clonalvy €441.90 Envelopes €75 Offerings €50
Curraha€383.85 Envelopes €280 Offerings €170

10th September Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
Ardcath Vigil           6.30pm           A.V. Kit Johnson & Deceased Family Members                                                                      A.V. Michael & Mary Kearns & Dec Family Members
                                                   A.V. Margaret & Oliver Johnson & Daughter               
                                                   Margaret Campbell

Sunday Clonalvy  10.00am           A.V. Albert Crooke A.V. Pat, Ann, & Helena Reynolds 
                                                  & DFM

Sunday Curraha  11.30am            A.V. Noel & Marie Giles  A.V. Owen & David Reid

17th September Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time.
Ardcath Vigil           6.30pm          A.V. Daniel & Kate Murphy & Dec Family Members
Sunday Clonalvy  10.00am           A.V. Ollie Collins  A.V. Johnjoe & Bridie Andrews  
                                                  Birthday Remembrance
Sunday Curraha  11.30am                   

Monday         Curraha        9.30am   11th     Tommy Carberry                         
Tuesday       Clonalvy      9.30am    12th     Matthew Dromgoole
Wednesday   Ardcath        9.30am    13th     Special Intention
Thursday      Curraha        9.30am    14th     Elizabeth Fullam
Friday            Ardcath        9.30am   15th     Special Intention

Parish Dates:
Confirmation Curraha 26th April 2017
First Communion Provisional Dates:   Ardcath 12th May 2017 Curraha 19th May 2017
If you have a problem with these dates please contact Fr. Brendan.

Meath Pilgrimage to Lourdes:  Bishop Smith will lead the annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes from 12-17th of September. This year there are 180 assisted sick pilgrims and 192 volunteer helpers including many young people. This is a big undertaking which is made possible by careful preparation and with the support and generosity of so many people. Lourdes is a shrine where the sick receive a special welcome. It is a place of healing and peace and strength. Everyone who makes the pilgrimage there experiences something special and returns home enriched. It is a time of special blessing for our Diocese. Thank you to the people who make this pilgrimage possible and please keep the pilgrims in your prayers.

St Mary's Parish Drogheda. St Padre Pio ( Pius of Pietrelcina) Triduum.  Thursday 21st September 7.30pmFriday 22nd Sept 7.30pmSaturday 23rd Sept 10am Homilist:  Fr Bryan Shortall, OFM.

Vocation Retreat Day - ‘Speak Lord, Your servant Is Listening'  A retreat day for young adults (18-40) will take place in Dalgan Park, Navan on Saturday September 30th from 9:30 am - 5pm. The day will revolve around conversation and reflection on the Priesthood, Married Life, Religious Life and Single Life and include Prayer of the Church, Eucharistic Adoration, discernment talks, testimonies, an opportunity for confession and the celebration of Mass. If you are interested in attending please contact one of the following - Fr. Joe Campbell (086 603 6506), John Howard (087 247 8519) Sr. Una Kearney (090 648 1666) or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . A donation will cover the cost of lunch and tea-breaks.

The now Annual Hospice Coffee Morning will be held in Swan's Lounge, Curraha, on Thursday 14th September 2017 from 9.30am  to 12.30pm.   All the monies raised is divided equally between The Gary Kelly Cancer Centre, and Meath Palliative Care Nurses.   Please come along and bring your neighbours and friends for Coffee, Cake, and lots of fantastic Raffle Prizes.  If you cannot make it but would like to support the Raffle or make a donation please contact Ita on 087 2996609.

Ardcath/Clonalvy First Responders Group invite everyone to a public meeting on Thursday 28th September at 7.30pm in St. Patrick's N.S. Ardcath.  This information night about the role of First Responders in our community will be given by Des Kelly from the National Ambulance Service and John Fitzgerald from CFR Irelan.  Please support our local community.

St. Vincent's G.F.C.  Save the Date-St.Vincent’s G.F.C. will present ‘Rock me Fabulous His and Hers Fashion Extravaganza’ on Saturday 21st October in Ashbourne House Hotel.

Curraha I.C.A. next meeting will take place on Monday 11th September at 8pm in Parochial Centre.  New Members will be made very welcome.

Curraha GAA Development Draw: A chance to win a Ford Fiesta Zetac car, €2,000 cash or a €1,000 shopping voucher. €10 per month there is a limited amount of tickets available. First draw in available now from committee or contact Cecil Brennan (0862445247) for further information.

Curraha Lotto results 4th September 2017. There was no jackpot winner the numbers drawn were             2-9-15-17   There were three match three winners of the €100 they were Suzanne Monks, Sean Farrell and Sparrow Creations who win €33 each.  The Jackpot is now at €3000.00 and the next draw will take place in The Snail Box.

St Vincent’s Ardcath Windfall not won. Numbers drawn were 12-17-25. Names for monthly draw are Fr Brendan and Brendan Shalvey. Next week’s jackpot is €2350.00.