Friday, 27 February 2015



28th Feb. & 1st March 2015
2nd Sunday of Lent / B


  

SATURDAY            28th February

11.00    Raymond Farrelly (Anniversary)
3.00     M.S.C. Intention (Nursing Home)
6.30     Kate Flaherty (Anniversary)
            
SUNDAY              1st March

10.30    Della Mannion (Anniversary)
1.00      John & Nellie Lee (Anniversaries)
             Kathleen & Tom Grimes (Anniversaries)
             Barbara & Joseph Davis (Anniversaries)
6.00      Agnes Rodgers (Recently Deceased)


MONDAY            2nd March

9.30    Mary Thorton (Recently Deceased)
           Bernard Herron (Birthday Remembrance)

TUESDAY           3rd March

9.30     Thanksgiving Mass (Pat & Phil Conroy)

WEDNESDAY    4th March

9.30      Kathleen & Annie Beirne (Anniversaries)


THURSDAY       5th March

9.30      Michael Cunniffe (Recently Deceased)

FRIDAY             6th March

9.30         Bridie Farrell (Recently Deceased)
             M.S.C. Intention
               
SATURDAY       7th March

11.00     James & Margaret Francis & Family (Anniversaries)
3.00      M.S.C. Intention (Nursing Home)
6.30      Norah Francis (Months Mind)
             
SUNDAY           8th March

10.30    Michael & Nora Grimes (Anniversaries)
1.00      Barry Murphy (Anniversary)
6.00      Kathleen O'Leary (Anniversary)





Stations of the Cross recited each morning before Mass for the Season of Lent.


          
Benediction & Blessing of the Sick    


First Friday of every month, after the 9.30am Mass.





James Kilbane



St. Joseph’s Cell Charismatic Prayer Group welcomes special guest speaker James Kilbane on Wednesday….March 4th in the Church    starting at 7.30pm.  Talk prayer and music……..all are welcome…..no tickets just donation only….


COMMUNITY CATERING



Are you finding it more difficult to shop and cook for yourself?   
Or perhaps you have an elderly relative, neighbour or friend that is no longer able to cook and would enjoy a tasty nutritious meal and dessert delivered straight to the door?   
Maybe you would like to treat yourself and simply have a day off from cooking?  

COMMUNITY CATERING provide award winning freshly cooked meals that can be adapted to suit special dietary requirements such as Diabetic, Coeliac or up to 4 options daily to suit personal preferences including soups and desserts.                    

To find our more contact:  Fiona on  091 700800 or 091 700823



Olive Wood Carvings for Sale



The Community Partnership Association will have some Olive Wood carvings for sale at the back of the church next weekend the 7th/8th March.  All proceeds will go to supporting Christian families in the Holy Land.  The Association was established in 2010 with the aim of giving dignity and stability to Christians who face difficulties in the Holy Land.                                                               

For further information visit Home-Community Partnership Association.

Challenges in Family Life Today



 Croi Nua Centre, Rosary Lane, Taylors Hill, Galway


Making the Most of your Marriage - Wed. 18th March, 7.30pm - 9.30pm  with Fr. Johnny Doherty CSSR who has long experience working with marriage and providing preparation for  marriage.  He will have valuable insights for people wanting to make the most of their marriage today.

The Family - The Way to Growth and Happiness - Sat. 7th March 10am - 4pm - Breda O’Brien & husband Brendan Conroy.  Breda is a teacher and also a columnist with the Irish Times and Irish Catholic and a regular contributor to TV and radio discussions on church and social matters.    Brendan has a science background, but is a home teacher for their younger children since leaving his bank job.  He is heavily involved in parish work, especially in the musical side.

Healing The Family Tree - Fri. 13th March, 7.30pm & Sat. 14th, 10am - 4pm with Fr. Jim Cogley & Maura O’Leary.  Fr. Jim a psychotherapist & artist.   He uses art and wisdom to speak to our unfolding and healing as persons.  He is a parish priest in Co. Wexford, author of many books combining his wood varvings and psychology.  He is well known for his healing work on the Family Tree.  Maura O'Leary will share her healing story. 

See croinua.com for further details.





Friday, 20 February 2015



21st & 22nd February 2015
1st Sunday of Lent / B


  

SATURDAY            21st February

11.00    Bridie Reaney (Anniversary)
3.00     M.S.C. Intention (Nursing Home)
6.30     John Murphy (Anniversary)
            
SUNDAY              22nd February

10.30    John Francis (Anniversary)
1.00      John, Stephen & Annie Kelly (Anniversaries)
6.00      Delia Heneghan (Recently Deceased)


MONDAY            23rd February

9.30    Special Intention

TUESDAY           24th February

9.30     Special Intention

WEDNESDAY    25th February

9.30      Special Intention


THURSDAY       26th February

9.30      Maria Ryan (Anniversary)

FRIDAY            27th February

9.30         Michael & Ellen Ferry (Anniversaries)
             M.S.C. Intention
               
SATURDAY       28th February

11.00     Raymond Farrelly (Anniversary)
3.00      M.S.C. Intention (Nursing Home)
6.30      Kate Flaherty (Anniversary)
             
SUNDAY           29 Feburary

10.30    Della Mannion (Anniversary)
1.00      John & Nellie Lee (Anniversaries)
             Kathleen & Tom Grimes (Anniversaries)
             Barbara & Joseph Davis (Anniversaries)
6.00      Agnes Rodgers (Recently Deceased)





Stations of the Cross recited each morning before Mass for the Season of Lent.


          
Benediction & Blessing of the Sick    


First Friday of every month, after the 9.30am Mass.





James Kilbane



Singer JAMES KILBANE presents an evening of song, praise and talk in:

Church of the Resurrection, Ballinfoyle, Headford Road, Galway on Wednesday the 4th March,                 starting at 7.30pm.              

 All are welcome.


Youth 2000



We welcome, this weekend, a representative from Youth 2000 who will speak at all Masses on their retreat for young adults, 16-35 years, taking place in Galway Community College, Moneenagisha, 6th to 8th March.


Day of Reflection



The Gift of Years - A Positive Time in Life:  Our later years are a time to gather and celebrate life’s experiences - A day of reflection with Sr. Pat O’Donovan R.S.M.



Thur., 5th Mar., 10.30am 4.00pm, Croi Nua Centre, Taylors Hill, Galway-Cost: 10



Sr. Pat O’Donovan is a Sister of Mercy. Sr. Pat has worked as a Healthcare Chaplain and Pastoral educator in Ireland and U.S.A. and now leads the Health Office of C.O.R.I.,  (the Conference of Religious of Ireland). 

 Further detail: 091 520960 or 087 6833195 or Email: croinua@eircom.net


City Development Plan



Galway City Council has commenced a Review of the City Development Plan.  A number of information days are being held next week from 4-8pm.  Everyone is invited to come along and share their views on how the City should develop into the future. 

The dates and venues are as follows: 
Mon. 23rd Feb., Connacht Hotel, Dublin Road
Tue. 24th Feb., Menlo Park Hotel
Wed. 25th Feb., Westwood Hotel
Thur. 26th Feb., Knocknacarra Community Centre.


On Friday, 27th Feb., the information session will be held between 10am & 4pm in the offices of the City Council, College Road.

TABLE QUIZ



A fundraising Table Quiz for Cumann Siúl Cois Coiribe Walking Club will take place at the Huntsman Pub, Dublin Road,   Monday, 23rd February, 8pm. 
  
Tables of four are 40.   Lots of spot prizes on the night.  

Come along and bring a friend.  All Welcome


REMEMBRANCE SERVICE



Feileacain (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland) will host a Service of Remembrance for all babies who died around the time  of birth, on Sunday 1st March, 3pm  in Church of the Holy Family Mervue.  Anyone affected by the death of a baby is welcome to attend.  

 Refreshments served following the service.  Enquiries to 085 2946464

Feileacain was set up by a group of bereaved parents to offer support to other families bereaved through stillbirth and neonatal death (either recently or long ago) and also to promote research into the causes of perinatal loss.