Sick and Housebound: Mass is on 107FM. Just tune your radio before Mass. Please let the housebound ROSARY know about this service in your area. For March Jimmy Parish Newsletter Date Mass Readers Eucharistic Collectors Keegan Times Ministers ALTAR 11 th March 201210thMarch 7:30 Paddy Loughlin Martin F Scanlon P Gorman & E Moran SOCIETY Mary C Scanlon Priest: Fr Jim Murray, Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgMarch 9:30 Geraldine Lynch Margaret Feeney J Keegan Breege Blake, Phone: 071-9162136 Mobile: 087-8198466 Angela Loughlin, Websites: www.carraroechurchsligo.com www.holywellsligo.com 11:30 Carraroe N.S. Sheila & Christy R Henry Evelyn Kilcullen Murphy B Murphy Mass Times: Saturday 7:30pm Sunday 9:30am & 11:30am Holidays 10:00am & 7:30pm 17th March 11:0 0 Carraroe N.S. Kathleen J Keegan Carmel Moran, McGetrick& J Mc Bridie Henry, Maureen McCabe Moreland Marian Barrett St Patrick’s Day Maura Please note St. Patrick’s Day falls on Saturday this year. Mass will take 7:30 Ann McGowan McMoreland& P Gorman Joanne Mullane E Moran place at 11:00am on this day in honour of our first Saint. Mary Harkin18th March 9:30 Carraroe N.S. J Keegan Mary McGoldrick Nuala Flanagan & “Ring for Renewal” on St. Patrick’s Day. 11:30 Paula Rochford R Henry Nevin B Murphy IEC 2012 is asking people all around Ireland to “Ring for Renewal” on St. Patrick’s Day; inviting people to pause on the journey of life, to withdrawMass Times & Intentions from business for a moment, to reflect on how they can renew as people and as members of the Church as they prepare for the Congress. The idea is for Sat 7:30pm Dec of Kilfeather & O’ Boyle Family (Anni) people to engage in the path of personal and Church renewal which is the Sun 9:30am Bernadette Solan (Anni) agenda of the Congress and to join the journey in a personal way. All Sun 11:30am Paddy Ryan (Anni) Cathedrals and Churches are asked to ring their Bells for two minutes at 12 Mon /Wed No Morning Mass noon and 6pm inviting people to renewal – both personal and communal. Thur 10:00am Parishes, churches and chapels are invited to leave a Bell at a suitable place in Fri 10:00 am their churches/chapels/Cathedrals for people to ring it as they go out from Saturday 17th March – St. Patrick’s Day Sat 11:00am Charles & Bridget Gormally (Anni) Mass or if they are going in to pray at a different time of the day. The faithful Sat 7:30pm Val McCormack (Anni) at home are invited to pause and reflect as they ring a bell at any time of the Sun 9:30am Ellen & John Loughlin (Anni) day. Ringtones of the Eucharistic Congress Bell chiming will be made Sun 11:30am Paddy Nicholson (Anni) available to download on mobile phones from the Congress website for those who wish to. www.iec2012.ie/ringforrenewal
Church and Holy Well A Little Goes a Long Way Sligo Cluster of Parishes Lent – Half WayThe Church and Holy Well Web Sites Information packs available at the A talk on the Eucharist will be This weekend we have reached theare available at: back and side door of the Church for given by Fr. Benny McHale in the half way mark in our Lentenwww.holywellsligo.com Lent. You may like to make a once off Friary Hall on Sunday 25th March journey. It is perhaps a good waywww.carraroechurchsligo.com contribution, so please use the at 3:00pm. All are welcome to for us to revisit our LentenBoth sites are updated and revamped enclosed envelope in the pack.regularly. Please let family and friends attend. This is part of our promised that were sealed with Trocaire would like to thank you for preparation for the Eucharistic ashes on Ash Wednesday. It mightabroad know about this facility. It is a your help and support.wonderful way to connect with our Congress. be an opportunity to begin again ifParish during the year our resolve has weakened. During . Parish Ministries Lent we are invited to a change inParish Choir Special invitation to heart, to turn again to God, and weThe Parish Choir Readers…..Eucharistic Young People to the can do this knowing that God iswill continue to Ministers…Collectors. 50th International Eucharistic always waiting for us with loverehearse on Sacristans…. Altar Congress waiting to welcome us home onceFriday and take part in the 7:30pm Servers….Counters… Altar more.and 9:30am morning mass during the Society……weekend. The Youth Choir will Young people from 17 to 25 years Thank you for helping with our of age from all across Ireland arecontinue to help out with the 11:30amSunday Mass. If you would like to join various Parish Ministries. Your invited to celebrate their faith at support and help is appreciated. If this summer’s International Tobernalt Holy Welleither choirs, please contact the ParishOffice. you would like to help with any of Eucharistic Congress 2012 (from Eucharistic Congress the Ministries, please contact the 10-16 June) in an event that is Parish Office. The Story of the Holy Well is recorded being described as one of the most in word and picture in the History andThe Eucharistic Congress takes place Help is especially needed with the ambitious youth ministry Heritage book now available fromin Dublin in June. This is a very Altar Society. programmes ever presented in this Veritas or Liber bookshop Sligo.special occasion for our Church in country. ‘Go! Be Church!’ is the Copies also available from the SacristyIreland. Our Parish will have six name of the Youth Programme, after Mass.tickets for the event. Please contact Fr. Light the Night : SligoJim if you are interested in the event. where around 2,500 young people will gather and experience a lively Closing date for Volunteering for the A candle lit walk and international Church while 50th International EucharisticChurch Bookstand – Lent SelectionFar East – March ed. – Archbishop To remember those we rediscovering the meaning of CongressRomero, Atonement have loved and lost to communion. Come and participateAfrica – St. Patrick, Casa, cancer, in this event with workshops, The closing dateTobernalt Holy Well Prayer Book – To celebrate with those who have dramas, interactive catechesis, for volunteer applications for theMany prayers and reflections recovered from cancer, concerts, social activities, games, 50th International EucharisticTobernalt Holy Well History Book – To walk with those who are still on art, fun and much more! Booking Congress is fast approaching -The story of the Holy Well their journey through cancer. is required and youth can register Saturday 17th March - andSt Bernadette – The life story of St. Friday the 30th March at 8pm. volunteers are urgently beingBernadette and Lourdes as individuals or groups on For more information www.iec2012.ie/registration. For recruited. If you would like to findPieta – Reflection out more about volunteering please Call Sligo Cancer Support Centre more information on the youthHistory of the Diocese – Pages of text the word ‘Congress’ to 51444information on 071-0170399 programme go to www.iec2012.ie/youth or visit www.iec2012.ie/volunteerSelection of Books from Anna LayApostle.