Sincere Sympathy

Sincere Sympathy

We express our sincere sympathy to Billy and Nora McGrath and family, of Lr. Ballingarry, on the untimely death of their beloved son, William, following a tragic accident, on Saturday last.

Lourdes Invalid Fund

Church Gate Collection in Ballingarry Sat.28th & Sun May 29th. Help required Contact Mary B Vaughan 052 – 9154278 please.

Millennium Family Resource Centre Courses for September 2011

Healthcare Support Fetac Level 5. Applied Employment Skills Level 4. Applicants must be in receipt of a Social Welfare payment. For further details please contact Josephine or Avril at 052 9157992 or e-mail or

Slieveardagh N.S. We would like to thank all who contributed generously to our recent Church Gate Collection. Also a big thanks to all who supported and helped at our recent Cake Sale, it was a great success. Green Flag: Congratulations to the Students, teachers and local community for the achievement of receiving the Green Flag Award. Well done to all..

Prayer Meeting at Presentation Sisters, The Commons, 7.30 to 8.30p.m. Tuesday 24th May 2011.

Eucharist Ministers / Readers

We thank both groups for the service they give at our parish masses. June 18th at 7pm is the date for the recommitment ceremony. We would like new members to join both groups. Three Eucharistic ministers have expressed their wish to retire. We thank them for their service. Please consider putting your name forward either as reader or communion helper.


First Holy Communion

We congratulate our children who were “ sealed with the gift of the Holy Spirit “ on confirmation day. We also congratulate all our boys and girls who received Jesus in Holy Communion. We salute their parents and family members who helped our children on their faith journey. May our children continue to grow in their trust and love of Jesus.

Adult Learning Scheme

Would you like to improve your reading,writing, spellings, number skills and basic computer skills?Do you find yourself with more free time on your hands? Would you like to be part of a small group ( 6 to 8 adults)?If you answered yes to the above, then please contact Louise 052 6127543 or Marie 086 0666123 for more information Classes are tailored specifically to your needs.This is a free & Confidential service.

Alzheimer’s Tea Day

Jackie Galloway would like to sincerely thank all her neighbours and friends for their fabulous support in organising the Alzheimer’s Tea Day. Amount raised € 275.00.

Tenders for Store

Tenders are invited from registered, insured contractors for the construction of a store at the Parochial House. Details can be obtained from Dan Finnegan at 087 – 2591693 or 052 – 9154227.

New Altar Missal

This will come into use in November 2011. A leaflet explaining the new translation contained in it are available at the doors.

Newsletter deadline: 8pm Wed: E-mail all items for April to