Ballingarry – Sunday March 22nd 2015

Mass times during the week:

Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. Fri. 9.30 am

Saturday   7.00pm   Sunday   10.30am


Fr. Derry’s Tel: 052 9154115

Fr.Derry’s Mobile 086 8171758,

New Graveyard Queries 052-9154006/086-2416963

St. Josephs Graveyard queries:-

Freephone 1800 20 26 27


We remember our deceased relatives and friends

Recently deceased: :Micky O’Rourke, Lisnamrock

James O’Rourke, Springfield

John Walton, Killaloe

Sat March 21st   Micky Scott, Tinnock. MM

Polly Johanna Walsh, Kilkenny & Ballintaggart

Rd. Walsh, Kilkenny & Ballintaggart

Paddy Hearn, Mohober.

Elizabeth & Edward Grant, Coalbrook.

Sun March 22nd Mai O’Connell, Springfield

Nancy Phelan & Perdue Family, Lr. Ballingarry

Kathy Martin, Glengall

Patrick, Johanna & Mary Walsh, Ballintaggart

Michael Tobin, Grawn. Birthday remembrance

Sat March 28th Tess Grace, The Commons 1st Anv


Sat March 28th    — Anna Butler.

Sun March 29th – Aisling Grace.

Eucharist Ministers for March 2015

Sat.     Sally Ivers & Nancy Dunne

Sun.   Kitty O’Brien & Annie Heaphy

Counters for March & April 2015

Margaret Bergin & Anne Croke

Grateful thanks for the donation for the church received last weekend

Thought for the Week.

                             Happiness is something

we create in our minds.

Not something we search fo

and so seldom find.


Lent Notice

A time to fast & abstain

A time for generosity of word and pocket

A time to pray a little more for oneself and others

Always a time to smile

Mass cards and Mass bouquets are available in the Sacristy.

External Collections.

Reminder to all collectors to show permits and uphold the conditions. We appeal again this year please do not hold a collection on same weekend as second indoor collection or on major church Feast celebrations.

Choir meeting on Monday, 23 March, in the Sacristy Meeting Room from 7 pm to 8 Pm

Prayer Meeting in the Presentation Sisters residence on Tuesday from 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm

Church cleaning on Thursday 26 March at 10.am. New volunteers urgently needed

GRINDS available: IRISH – Primary to Leaving Cert. Contact: 087 2117284.

 Tidy Towns Meeting: Ballingarry Tidy Towns will hold their A.G.M. in the Miners’ Rest Lounge on Mon 23rd March 2015 at 9.00pm sharp. We need more people to keep up the good work. All are welcome to attend.

Parents’ Association of The Presentation Secondary School present cooking demonstration by Anne Neary in the School on Wed Mar 25th @ 8pm. Tickets €20 available in school. Cheese & wine reception and goody bag on arrival.

 Strictly love dancing Ballingarry DVD Launch will be held mid April, date to be confirmed. Can you please text one of these numbers if you wish to order DVD asap. So we know amount required. Cost €20 Text 0877674051 or 0872104539.

Ballingarry G.A.A. Club: Lotto No’s 6-16-22-26 No Winner €40 each:

Jackpot €6,100

 Ballingarry GAA Medal Presentation in Amby’s on Sunday April 5th. Refreshments and music after presentations.

Mindfulness class commencing on Tues 24th March (for 6 weeks) in the Millennium Family Resource Centre, Glengoole 7 – 9 pm. Cost €80 (086)6006283 to book.

Whist Drive in aid of Parish Field in Ballingarry Community Centre on Mon March 23rd 2015.

The Fatima Apostolate Thurles are holding a 3 hour Vigil in honour of the Feast of the Annunciation in The Pallotine College, Thurles on Tues March 24th 7.30 – 10.30. The Vigil will be conducted by the Pallotine priests. The purpose is to pray for the conversion of Sinners, Peace and Our Lady’s intentions. All welcome.

Ballingarry Operation Transformation Winners: Biggest Losers Male – 1st Noel Brennan, 2nd Eddie Ryan, 3rd Paul Mullally. Biggest Losers Female – 1st Geraldine Cleary, 2nd Áine McGrath, 3rd Noreen Vaughan. Total weight loss 18½ stone. Thanks and well done to all participants.


Newsletter deadline 8 pm Wed .e-mail all items to ballingarrynewsletter@gmail.com