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17th June '20


Ballycastle GAA Club held their 50/50 Draw on Sunday 14th June.

Congratulations to the winner Aisling Ni Fhlatharta (€235).

Tickets can be purchased in McNamees XL, Siopa Suifinn and the Post office - €2 each or three envelopes for €5. It is also possible to play online at

Car Treasure Hunt

Car Treasure Hunt, in aid of Roar for Ruairi', on Saturday 4th July at 6.00p.m. Start/Finish at Ballycastle Community Hall. €20 per car. Cash prize for winning car. Due to social distancing regulations, all taking part must stay in their cars. Contact Mary 086 0570840 or Maura 086 3571231.

Church Notices

The following are the names of Mass intentions that were included in Masses said in private

by Fr. Conlon this week:

Johnny Tighe (Muingreevagh)

Alice Healy

John (Anniversary), Kathleen & Joe Nealon

Deceased Corcoran Family (Kilbride)

Johnny Gilmartin

Michael T. & Mary Walsh


From June 29th people will be able to attend religious services. The first item that must be put in place is the appointment of a support team of parishioners. If you would like to volunteer to assist with preparation for resumption of public Masses or act as a steward etc, please contact Fr. Conlon. Eucharist Ministers and Readers who have been cocooning - if you feel that you are not ready to return to your public ministry, please contact Fr. Conlon before 26th June.


Weekly Church Envelopes

From now on there will be 3 ways for parishioners to return their weekly collection envelopes – you can drop the envelope into the parish house, in a post box in the Church or pay on-line at . If you opt to pay on-line, Fr. Conlon will get a statement at the end of each month with names of parishioners that have signed up and amount that has been contributed. This money will then be transferred to Ballycastle/Belderrig Church accounts. If you have any questions on this, please ring the parish house Tuesday – Friday from 1pm – 3pm.


St. Bridget's Church is open daily for anyone who wishes to visit for quiet prayer.


School Enrolment

In light of the current covid-19 restrictions, parents of children wishing to enrol in Scoil Naomh Bríd for September 2020 are asked to email the school at to request an enrolment form.