Masses: Vigil Saturday Keadue 7pm, Ballyfarnon 8:30pm, Sundays Arigna 10:30am and Keadue 12 noon. Confessions after Vigil Masses. Ordination to the Priesthood: On Sunday June 23rd next, Rev. Anthony Gilhooly, Drumshanbo will be ordinared to the Priesthood for the Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois by Bishop Colm O’Reilly in St. Patrick’s Church, Drumshanbo at 3pm. Kilronan Parish Council: Meeting on Monday June 24th at 8:30pm in the Parochial House, Keadue.
Keadue: Ministers of Holy Communion Sat 22nd, Joan Connolly. Sun 23rd Rosalen Boyle. Readers Sat 22nd Arthur/Rosaleen Boyle. Sun 23rd Brid McMorrow. Collectors Sat 22nd Phyllis Quinn, Sun 23rd Colin McCabe. Altar Society Moira Doyle, Fiona O’Neill, Kathleen Mattimoe, Lelia McDonagh, Mary Cox. Church Grounds Patrick McManus, Sean McDonagh.
Arigna: Minister of Holy Communion Sat 23rd Mary Guihen. Redaer Sun 23rd Damien Duignan. Altar Society Bernie Christie, Catherine McManus.
Ballyfarnon: Minister of Holy Communion Sat 22nd Margaret Killoran. Reader Sat 22nd Maureen Cooney. Altar Society Pauline Flynn, Nuala McNamara. Collectors Peter Kerrigan, PJ Healy. Counters Teresa Lavin, Suzanne Quigley. Church Grounds Michael Bruen, Ray Lynam.
St. Ronan’s Lotto: There was no winner of the Lotto jackpot when the draw was held last weekend. The numbers drawn were 17, 18, 20, 26. Consolation prizes were won by the following €70 Emma Shivnan, Ballyfarnon, €30 Ann Roddy, Keadue, €15 each Christine Lynch, Arigna, Grainne and Paul Wallace, Ballyfarnon, Carmel Bourke, Drumsna. The jackpot this week will be €8,100 and the draw will be held in McCabe’s Bar, Keadue.
Bonus Ball Bash: Last week’s winners of €45 each were Michael Gilbane and Sean Keaveney. To win €45 get your €2 entry at the Harp and Shamrock or O’Donnell’s.
Comhaltas Keadue Branch Love Live Music Day: “Let the Youth Play Trad” Youth to play, sing and dance in a session format. An evening of “Ceol agus Craic” in a relaxed setting. Everyone welcome. Refreshments served. Free admission. Raffle on the night, Keadue Hall, Friday June 21st 2013 at 7:45pm.
Valley Rovers FAI Summer School: Valley Rovers FAI Summer School in Geevagh July 22nd- 26th. Book now online. Book your place early to get ticket to an Ireland game at Aviva. www.summersoccerschools.ie
Project DAWN Information Day: Project DAWN Information Day takes place on Monday June 24th from 10am to 1pm at the Family Life Centre, Boyle. Are you in receipt of a Disability/Illness related payment and would like support in exploring new opportunities? If so, call in for a coffee and a chat to learn more about this Project. For more information call Project DAWN at Roscommon Disability Support Group on 090-6664003. A Disability Activiation Project managed by Pobal and jointly funded by the European Social Fund and the Department of Social Protection.
St. Ronan’s GAA Club: We will be doing a sponsored Croagh Patrick climb in August and are looking for volunteers to climb with us. The aim is to raise much needed funds for the club and also for a charity which is yet to be confirmed. To volunteer or get more details please contact a club official or email email@example.com
Arigna Heritage Group: Old photographs for Arigna Gathering Exhibition. Could you please bring any old photographs that you have that show the family life and times in the Arigna Valley to Arigna Enterprise Centre on Sunday June 23rd after Mass? Your photographs will be displayed during the Arigna Gathering Events at the “Finding the Homeplace” Exhibition. If you have queries concerning your photographs, please contact Phillipa on 087-6819150 or Fiona on 087-9359927.
Kilronan Community Playschool, Ballyfarnon: Family Fun Day 2pm- 4pm, Sunday June 23rd, Kilornan Park, Ballyfarnon. Playbus, bouncy castles, face painting etc. Sponsored toddle takes place just before the Fun Day at 1:45pm. Fun Day admission €5 per child max €10 per family. All proceeds go towards the new building. Special thanks to St. Ronan’s for allowing us to use their grounds.
Summer Solstice Concerts: Roscommon Summer Solstice Concerts brings together a 100-strong choir from all over the country for three concerts of hope and inspiration. This Sunday in St. Joseph’s Church., Boyle at 8pm, on Friday June 21st in St. Nathy’s Cathedral, Ballaghaderreen and on Sunday next in the Sacred Heart Church, Roscommon. Admission is free. Voluntary donations made will be distributed to Western Alzheimer’s, Mayo Roscommon Hospice and St. Vincent de Paul.
Graveyard Masses: Mass will be celebrated in Ballindoon Graveyard on Sunday next June 23rd at 7pm- weather permitting and in Kilmactranny Cemetery on Sunday June 30th at 7pm- also weather permitting. Further information from Fr. Laurence Cullen, P.P, Geevagh, tel no 071-96-47107.