Sat/Sun 17th/18th February 2018

Sat 7.30pm     John Greaney, Glenrevagh

                        Francis, Jacinta & Sienna Killilea, Shanbally                       

Sun 9.00am    Mass for the people of the parish

Sun 11.00am  Michael Burke, Cluide

                        Bill Shannon, Gortroe

Mon/Tues/Wed 9.30am           

Thurs 9.30am Lit. of the Word with Holy Communion

Fri. 7.30pm     Brendan Creaven, Aughlogeen   M.M.

Sat/Sun 24th/25th February 2018

Sat 7.30pm     Michael Kelly, Drumgriffin   1st Anniv.

Sun 9.00am    Mass for the people of the parish

Sun 11.00am  Francis Dowd, Tonegurrane

                        Eddie Healy, Aughlogeen

                        Paddy O’Neill, Aughlogeen

                        Peggy & Paul O’Keefe, Clonboo


Confessions available after Saturday evening mass.


Baptisms Feb 2018; Our parish welcomes Saoirse & Sienna Heffernan, daughters of Brian & Niamh, Gort na Carraige and Daniel Toner, son of John & Karyn, Balroebuck Beg.


+ Prayer for the Deceased + 

We remember in prayer Jackie O’Toole, Castlegar ( brother of Eddie, Corrandulla ) and Joe Kearney, Clonberne ( father of Bridie, Carraghy and uncle of Tom, Kilgill ).

                                 May they rest in peace.







Legion of Mary; Rosary in Cregg Cemetery this Sun. 18th @ 3pm and every Sunday during Lent. Everyone welcome.







Easter Ceremonies 2018 ; Anyone interested in taking part in the any of the ceremonies of Holy Week, please contact Michael Irwin(co-ordinator of readers), 085-17408320  or Chris Mc Carthy(Chair of Pastoral Council), as soon as possible.

Annaghdown GAA Lotto; This week's Lotto Numbers were 2, 11, 20 & 24.There was no outright winner of the jackpot but we had six match 3's; Mary Gilmore, Bunnatubber, John Tobin c/o Lydons, Sean Leonard c/o Kenny Leonard, Kate Silke c/o Niall Canavan, Mary Canavan c/o Padraig Fahy and Cathal Creaven c/o Pat Creaven. Promotors prize went to Lydons, Knockdoe. 

Next weeks jackpot will be for a prize of €5,650.



2018 Annaghdown Golf Society AGM  19th of February in Regan’s meeting starts @ 8pm sharp. Please give any agendas to a committee member in writing before the 16th Feb or email All are welcome.



Yoga; Six week course starting Wednesday 21st of February in Corrandulla Community Centre. Enquiries to 087-2075852 or



Bawnmore N.S, Claregalway;  Open Evening takes place in the school on Thursday 1st of March @ 7pm for parents of children starting school in September 2018. Any parent wishing to enrol their child, please contact the school at 091-798600 for an enrolment form as soon as possible. Morning club, pre-school and homework club facilities are all available on site.

Castlehackett N.S ; We are holding our Open/Enrolment Day for the parents of new entrants on Thursday  22nd of February from 10.45am-11.45am. All welcome. Please bring your child’s birth certificate and PPS number. For details about our school please visit If you have any queries please contact us on 091-791708 or


Annaghdown Heritage Society: Public lecture on Newgrange & the Connemara Connection: Interpretations of Brú na Boinne from O'Flaherty to O'Kelly by archaeologist Michael Gibbons, Wed. 21st of  February at 8pm in Old Girls' School, Corrandulla. All welcome.



Asthma Society of Ireland Advice Line. Free Asthma and COPD Advice line; Speak to a specialist nurse over the phone about your or your child’s asthma or COPD. Free phone 1800 44 54 64 between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday to book an appointment.



Fr. Michael Mannion Memorial 10K; The Annual Fr. Michael Mannion Memorial 10K race will take place in Clonbur on Sunday the 4th of March 2018 Midday. Prizes 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male and Female, Under 16’s and Over 60’s. Also 5K fun run and woodland walk. Registration on the day from 10am in Clonbur. Special appearance by Liam McCarthy Cup. All proceeds to Zambia Housing Project. Further information from Mike Dolan @ 087-6500176

Text Box: Eucharistic Ministers.
Sat./Sun 17th/18th Feb 2018
Sat. 7.30pm   L O’Toole/I Scully/C Walsh
Sun. 9am       A Creaven/B Creaven/E Greaney
Sun. 11am     E O’Neill/M Pender/S Rabbitte
Sat./Sun 24th/25th Feb 2018
Sat. 7.30pm   M Coen/P Connell/B Daniels
Sun. 9am       M Goaley/M Kelly/T McAndrew
Sun. 11am     A Breheny/J Burke/D Canavan
Ministers of the Word.
Sat./Sun 17th/18th Feb 2018
Michael Higgins/Tom Creaven/Josephine Coleman
Sat./Sun 24th/25th Feb 2018
Nora Keane/Jo Fitzgerald/Mary Meenaghan
Sat./Sun 17th/18th Feb 2018
Sat. 7.30pm   Chris McCarthy/Catherine Stewart
Sun. 9am       Joe Fahy/P Forde
Sun. 11am     Eileen Healy/Jack Fahy
Sat./Sun 24th/25th Feb 2018
Sat. 7.30pm   Brian Touhy/Gerry Coen
Sun. 9am       P Connell/Eddie O’Toole
Sun. 11am     Michael Irwin/Mary Meenaghan

Easter Pilgrimage Fatima 2018 (Last Remaining Seats) Led by Fr. Kevin O’Boyle. 6 days ex Dublin Full Board.  Also Mass in Saint Anthony’s Church in Lisbon where Saint Anthony was born. Stations of the Cross in Fatima, All Easter Ceremonies Included with Open Air Mass on Easter Sunday Contact James Treacy 061921470.

Holy Land Pilgrimage 2018
Fr. Benny McHale ( Athenry ) has organised a pilgrimage to The Holy Land ( his 37th ) from June 26th to July 6th 2018. As occupancy fills up very quickly it is advisable to contact him as soon as possible @ 091-844227. The Holy Land is very safe, in fact it is the safest place in The Middle East at the moment and pilgrims need have no worries about security.

Western Alzheimers are holding their annual Church Gate Collection this weekend the 17th/18th of February. Please support and help in SHARING THE CARE. If you would like to volunteer with Western Alzheimers please call Dee on (086)3494720.

Trócaire boxes for this Lenten collection are now available. Feel free to take one for your home.

St. Brendan’s Church, Corrandulla




Sat./Sun. 17th/18th February 2018

1st Sunday of Lent

Pastoral Centre 091 791125

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