Keadue-Arigna-Ballyfarnon Community News

Rest in Peace

Rest in Peace

Peggy Leydon (nee Guihen) of Derrynagollion.

Church News

Weekend Masses: 10am, Keadue, Monday, Arigna, Tuesday and Wednesday, Ballyfarnon, Thursday and Friday. Weekend Masses: Saturday Vigil Keadue 7pm and Ballyfarnon 8:30pm, Arigna 10:30am and Keadue 12 noon. Confessions after Vigil Masses. Station Mass: Friday March 22nd at 7pm in the home of Stephen and Pauline Flynn, Alderford.

Wedding: Congratulations and best wishes to Tina McDonagh, Keadue East and Michael Cox, Keadue East who were married on Saturday, March 16th in Keadue Church and to Noel McTiernan and Tina Bruen, Frenchpark who were married on Saturday, March 9th in Frenchpark Church.

Baptism: Ann Jane Connolly, Cois Cille, daughter of Christian and Michael was welcomed into the Christian community recently.

The “Do This In Memory” First Communion Programme takes place Sunday March 24th Keadue at 12 noon Mass.

Keadue: Ministers of Holy Communion Sat 23rd Moira Doyle, Sun 24th Brendan Kelly. Readers Sat 23rd Sean Martin, Sun 24th John Coonan. Collectors Sat 23rd Peter McNiff. Sun 24th Ronan Fearon, Tom Quinn. Altar Society Mary McCabe, Brid McMorrow, Mai Fearon, Berna Gibbons, Viola Durkan. Church Grounds Vincent McCabe, Sean McMorrow.

Arigna: Minister of Holy Communion Sun 24th Tess Flynn. Reader Sun 24th Linda Gallagher. Altar Society Rose McGuckian, Eithne McGuire, Tess Flynn.

Ballyfarnon: Minister of Holy Communion Sat 23rd Veronica Sheeran. Readers Sat 23rd Tony McDonagh, Liz Traners, Mary Flanagan. Altar Society Bridie McCawley and Mary Keaveney. Collectors Peter Kerrigan and PJ Healy. Counters Phil Gray, Andy Lavin. Church Grounds Micheal McCawley, Eamonn Keaveney.

Parish Choir Practice for Easter Tuesday 9pm-10pm. Please come along.

Thank you

Bothar would like to thank everyone who contributed to their recent church gate collection. Arigna €203.83, Keadue €175.65. Thank you.

St. Ronan’s Lotto

There was no winner of the Lotto jackpot when the draw was held last weekend. The numbers drawn were 1, 20, 22, 29. Consolation prizes were won by the following €70 Paddy Conway, Arigna, €30 Sinead Kelly, Arigna, €15 each Tracy Mattimoe, Keadue, Niall and Vera Gaffney, Arigna, Eddie Rogers, Keadue. The jackpot this week will be €6,800 and the draw will be held in the Miners’ Bar, Arigna.

Bonus Ball Bash

Last week’s winners of €45 each were Barry Layden and PJ O’Donnell. To win €45 get your €2 entry at the Harp and Shamrock or O’Donnell’s.

St. Ronan’s GAA Club

Meeting in Ballyfarnon Community Centre at 8pm on Thursday March 21st. All members are asked to attend.

Cake Sale Fundraiser for Strabraggan NS

On Easter Sunday March 31st, Strabraggan National School will be hosting a Cake Sale Fundraiser in the Arigna Enterprise Centre after Mass. We are looking for volunteers to bake cakes, breads or make deserts or to help out on the day. For information please call Sally on 087-2544681 or Anke on 086-8643164.

Light the Night Sligo 2013

A candle lit walk to remember those who were lost to cancer, to celebrate with those who have recovered with cancer and walk with those who are still on their journey with cancer. All proceeds go to Sligo Cancer Support Centre who supported 5000 people in Sligo, Leitrim, North Roscommon and South Donegal in 2012. Candles E10 available from shops in Ballyfarnon and from Mary at 086-2527627. Walk Friday March 22ndd at 8:30pm from the Mall Carpark in Sligo Town.

America Tea Party

Further arrangements for the Tea Party were made at a recent meeting. The party will be held in St. Ronan’s Hall on Saturday April 13th starting at 9pm. Tickets are now on sale from the organising committee.

St Asicus Day Care Centre

Are you interested in getting involved in St. Asicus Day Care Centre, Keadue? We are looking for new Board Members with innovated ideas to help progress the Centre and provide opportunities for the entire community. Everyone welcome. Please forward your name & address to our Secretary, Una Sheerin, Kilmacroy, Ballyfarnon, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. If you have any further queries please contact the Centre Manager, Julie on 071 9647279.