Friday, 2 December 2016

Second Sunday of Advent /A
3rd & 4th December 2016

SATURDAY           3rd December
11.00    Nursing Home (M.S.C. Intention)
6.30      Jeanne Doyle (In Memory)

SUNDAY                4th December

2nd Sunday of Advent
10.30  Martin Cullinan (Anniversary)
1.00    Martin & Nora Crowe (Anniversary)
           Tom Crowe (Anniversary)
6.00    Raymond Forde (In Memory)

MONDAY              5th December
9.30   Winifred O'Brien (Recently Deceased)
TUESDAY             6th December
9.30    Catherine & Jim O'Sullivan (Special Intention)
WEDNESDAY        7th December
9.30    Mary & Jimmy McKeown (Anniversaries)
THURSDAY  - Feast of the Immaculate Conception8th December
9.30     Thanksgiving Mass
1.10     Rita Madden (Anniversary)
7.30     Mary Forde (Recently Deceased)
FRIDAY                9th December
9.30    Special Intention
            M.S.C. Intention

SATURDAY          10th December
11.00   Nursing Home (M.S.C. Intention)
6.30      Magdalen Breen (Anniversary) 

SUNDAY               11th December
10.30   John V. Donnelly (Anniversary)
1.00     Michael Farragher (Anniversary)
6.00     Jim Curnyn (Recently Deceased) 



First Friday of every month
after the 9.30am Mass.      

            If you would like a visit from the Priest,
            please contact the Parish
            Office with details on 091 762883.             

Life's Healing Journey


If you have experienced a hurt or a loss, you can benefit from Life’s Healing Journey. 

 Starting with an introduction evening

Wednesday January 11th    7.30-9.30 p.m.
Wednesday January 18th    7.30-9.30 p.m.
Wednesday January 25th    7.30-9.30 p.m.


Wednesday February 8th    7.30-9.30 p.m.
Wednesday February 15th   7.30-9.30 p.m.
Wednesday February 22nd  7.30-9.30 p.m.

The programme will be held over six weeks
at Croi Nua Spirituality Centre, Taylors Hill, Galway (opposite Scoil Rois) 
Phone: 091 520960 or Email: 


Meals on Wheels

Do you have an older family member or know a neighbour that might benefit from a meal delivered to their home? 

COPE Galway Meals on Wheels offer a daily service
providing a variety of succulent roasts and delicious soups/desserts delivered to your door.

To find out more or to avail of the service please call us on 091 700800.


Trees of Remembrance

Christmas Trees of Remembrance
have been placed inside the gates of New Cemetery, Bohermore and Rahoon Cemetery

Thursday 1st December.

 All are welcome to bring a
Red Ribbons and tie them
on the Trees in Memory of
their loved ones during this Holy Season.

Alzheimer Cafe

The Alzheimer Café a safe and relaxed place where people with dementia, their families and health care professionals can come together to talk, share and learn.  The Alzheimer Café is a free monthly gathering and anyone affected by dementia is welcome to attend.  The theme of this month's café is "Christmas Memories" with guest speaker Patricia McAdoo followed by a performance by the Medtronic Chorale. 

Venue:  Menlo Park Hotel, Thursday the 8th December 2pm - 4pm. 
For more detail contact:  Maureen Mannion  on 086 8211540




Hospice Christmas Tree Ceremony

All are invited to the Hospice Christmas Tree Ceremony on Sunday, December 4th  at 6pm on the grounds of Galway Hospice.
Light a Christmas Candle for your loved one. Christmas Tree lights switched on by RTE - Daithe O Shea. Refreshments afterwards in the Galway Hospice.


Polar Plunge

Special Olympics are holding a Polar Plunge Dec 10th at 1.30pm at Blackrock Salthill, where plungers raise 50 and run into the water, all for a good cause. 
Contact: or register on   You can also register and take part on the day by coming to the Galway Bay Hotel from 12.30pm, the plunge itself is 1.30pm with warm refreshments served afterwards in the Galway Bay. Prizes on the day for the best dressed.

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

First Sunday of Advent /A
26th & 27th November 2016

SATURDAY           26th November

11.00    Nursing Home (M.S.C. Intention)
6.30      Jack & Bridie Egan (Anniversaries)

First Sunday of Advent

SUNDAY                27th November
10.30  Anne O'Donnell (Anniversary)
1.00    Tom Henihan (Anniversary)6.00    Tom Connolly (Anniversary)

MONDAY              28th November
9.30   Desmond Molony (Anniversary)
TUESDAY             29th November
9.30    Mark Anthony McHale (In Memory)
WEDNESDAY        30th November
9.30    Jane & Julia Carr & Patrick Carr (Anniversaries)
THURSDAY         1st December
9.30     Peter Sherlock (Recently Deceased)
            Della Nolan (Recently Deceased)
FRIDAY                2nd December
9.30    Patricia Johnson (Recently Deceased)
           Hernani David (Anniversary)
           M.S.C. Intention
SATURDAY          3rd December
11.00    Nursing Home (M.S.C. Intention)
6.30       Jeanne Doyle (In Memory)

SUNDAY               4th December
10.30    Martin Cullinan (Anniversary)
1.00      Martin & Nora Crowe (Anniversary)
             Tom Crowe (Anniversary)
6.00      Raymond Forde (In Memory)



First Friday of every month
after the 9.30am Mass.      

            If you would like a visit from the Priest,
            please contact the Parish
            Office with details.                

Feast of the Immaculate Conception
(Holy Day of Obligation)
Thursday,8th December
Masses as follows


P L A N T   

            Pernet Lay Associates Networking Together                                                            

A Spring Workshop on Saturday the 18th Feb.’17, Pastoral Centre, Newtownsmith, 10am-4pm, followed up with a weekend away,  5th-7th May, visiting Glenmalure, Skekina Sculpture Gardens and St. Kevin’s Bed in Glendalough. 

The Workshop will be given by Nellie Curtain who has an interest in Celtic Spirituality.  Nellie has given many workshops over the years.  A deposit of 20 secures a place. 

Contact:  Imelda on 086 6098887 or Carmel on 0879862485 for further detail. When we take the time to understand the rhythm and flow of the seasons it helps us cope better with life situations.


The Knights Before Christmas

The A Capella Knights are hosting their concert, ‘The Knights Before Christmas’ on Sunday 11th December in aid of Galway Simon Community.  The Christmas special, taking place in the Galway Cathedral, will include a children’s concert at 3pm, with the main concert taking place at 7:45pm. 
Special guests include
Hession School of Irish Dance, The Bluebirds, The Galway Bell Choir and more. Tickets cost 15 for both concerts (children under 12 go free to 3pm concert but must be accompanied by an adult) and can be bought on or by calling 091 381828.


Friday, 18 November 2016

19th & 20th November 2016
Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe/C

SATURDAY           19th November

11.00    Nursing Home (M.S.C. Intention)
6.30      Gerard Brennan (Recently Deceased)
             Deceased Staff Members of Roches Stores Staff

20th November 2016
SUNDAY                20th November
10.30  Betty Gleeson (Anniversary)
1.00    Mary & Michael Fahy (Anniversaries)
           M.S.C. Intention

6.00    Pat O'Connell (Recently Deceased)

MONDAY              21st November
9.30   Tommy Nolan (Recently Deceased)
TUESDAY             22nd November
9.30    William Ryan (Anniversary)
WEDNESDAY        23rd November
9.30    Special Intention
THURSDAY         24th November
9.30     John Dooley (In Memory)
FRIDAY                25th November
9.30    Patricia Johnson (Recently Deceased)
           M.S.C. Intention
SATURDAY          26th November
11.00    Nursing Home (M.S.C. Intention)
6.30       Jack & Bridie Egan (Anniversaries)

SUNDAY               27th November
10.30     Anne O'Donnell (Anniversary)
1.00       Tom Henihan (Anniversary)
6.00       Tom Connolly (Anniversary)



First Friday of every month
after the 9.30am Mass.      

            If you would like a visit from the Priest,
            please contact the Parish
            Office with details.                

Towards Peace

We welcome Una Allen and Angela Sheehan of Towards Peace - Spiritual Support and Service for survivors of abuse by Catholic Church Personnel in Ireland, who will speak at all Mass’s this Weekend. 
They will be available after Mass, should anyone like to speak with them.