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22nd November '06

Christmas Craft Fair

Craft Fair next Saturday 25th November after Vigil Mass and Sunday 26th November from 12.00noon to 4.00p.m. in the Resource Centre, Ballycastle.   Lots of Christmas gift ideas e.g. Jewellery, Knitwear, Crochet, Christmas Flower/Candle Arrangements, Christmas Cards, Gift Tags, Christmas Stockings, Cushions, Wooden Bowls/Clocks, Paintings, Christmas Cakes, Puddings & Mince Pies and lots of novelty items.   Wine reception on Saturday Night.   Admission is free and all are welcome.



The death occurred on Monday of Johnny McGuire, Carrowcur.    Sympathy is extended to his sister Mary Anne Sweeney, her husband Michéal and their family, his relatives and friends.   May his soul rest in peace.



Martin John Healy wishes to thank all who supported him going to Malawi.   Photographs can be seen on


‘Kiddies Korner' Playschool

‘Kiddies Korner' “Kelloggs” Breakfast morning, in aid of Childline,   raised 460.34Euro.   Many thanks to all who supported.



County Senior League Div 4 Relegation/Div 5:   Ballintubber v Ballycastle.   This match scheduled for last Sunday was cancelled due to bad weather conditions.   It is provisionally scheduled for next Saturday in Knockmore.



No.'s drawn on Saturday 18th November ‘06 were:    1. 9. 28. 29.    No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at €2,800.   Next draw in McNamees.

Five envelopes drawn :

Geraldine Moran, Annaghbeg

Francie Gardiner, Knockaun

Patrick Tighe, Ballymacue

Ciara McAndrew, Main Street

Michelle Moran, Annaghbeg

Parish Hall

Renovation work on the Hall should be completed by the end of this week.   A new stainless steel kitchen has been installed and painting of the Hall is in progress at the moment.

A meeting will be held on Wednesday (22nd ) at 9.00p.m. in the Hall to discuss Senior Citizen's Mass & Party and also Christmas Hall Fundraiser (Sale of Work).


Station Mass in Eva & Sean Hunts, Seaview Estate, on Friday 24th November at 6.00p.m.


Church Notices


Mass for the Souls of the Faithful Departed on Wednesday & Friday evenings at 8.00p.m. during the month of November.


Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil:   8.15p.m .

Sunday:   11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday:   Gerry & Paddy Killeen

Tuesday:   Mary Kate & John Maguire

Wednesday 8.00p.m.:   Holy Souls

Thursday:   Catherine Lynn (Main Street)

Friday 10.00a.m.:   Holy Souls

Saturday 10.00a.m.:   Michael & Mary Gilroy (Rathoonagh)

Saturday 8.15p.m.:    Teresa & James O'Donnell

Sunday 11.30a.m.:   Frank Doherty ( Anniversary )


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil:   John Maughan

Sunday:    Aidan Tighe



Saturday Vigil:   Michael A. O'Connor

Sunday:    Florrie McBrien



7.00p.m.:    Anne & Paddy McDonnell  

7.30p.m.:   Phil Healy, Anne Callaghan

8.00p.m.:   Eileen Deane, Sheila Polke

8.30p.m.:   Anne Scott, Eileen Tighe


Community Care:

Cook:   Eileen Grier, Orlaith Grier

Driver:   John Grier