Keadue-Arigna-Ballyfarnon Community News

Church News

Church News

Rest in Peace: Mary Bost (nee McManus), California, formerly Seltinaveeney.

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.

Parish Choir: Practice for Easter Tuesday 9-10pm. Please come along if you can sing or play.

Keadue: Ministers of Holy Communion: Sat 2nd Joan Connolly, Sun 3rd Imelda McCabe. Readers Sat 2nd Bill/Joan Connolly, Sun 3rd Mary/Colin McCabe. Collectors Sat 2nd Paul Kelly, Sun 3rd Tommy Daly. Altar Society Mary McCabe, Brid McMorrow, Mai Fearon, Berna Gibbons, Viola Durka. Church Grounds Peter McNiff.

Arigna: Minister of Holy Communion Sun 3rd Tommy Earley, Reader Sun 3rd Tess Flynn. Altar Society Rose McGuckian, Eithne McGuire, Tess Flynn.

Ballyfarnon: Minister of Holy Communion Sat 2nd Nuala McNamara. Reader Sat 2nd Stephen Flynn. Altar Society Bridie McCawley and Mary Keaveney. Collectors Peter Kerrigan and PJ Healy. Counters Phil Gray, Andy Lavin. Church Grounds Micheal McCawley, Eamonn Keaveney.

Millennium Choir Concerts

2013 Millennium Choir Concerts featuring the choir, local artists and children’s choir on Thursday March 21st in St. Patrick’s Church, Mohill and Friday March 22nd in St. Mary’s Church, Carrick-on-Shannon. Tickets available locally. Limited numbers. Phone 087-6908118.

Bonus Ball Bash

Last week’s winners of E45 each were Peter Haran and JJ Gilmartin. To win €45 get your €2 entry at the Harp and Shamrock or O’Donnell’s.

St Ronan’s Lotto

There was no winner of the lotto jackpot when the draw was held last weekend. The numbers drawn were 8, 18, 25, 27. Consolation prizes were won by the following: €70 Brian Curley, Derreenargon, €30 Theresa McCabe, Keadue, €15 each Monica and Anthony, Ballyfarnon, Michael Jordan c/o Miner’s Bar, Ronan McManus, Arigna. The jackpit this week will be €6,400 and the draw will be held in Shivnan’s Bar, Ballyfarnon.

Roscommon County Fleadh

Entry forms for the County Fleadh can be collected from Oliver McCabe and should be returned before February 28th to Keadue CCE secretary Carmel Benson. Phone 96-47222 or chairman Micheal Guihen phone 96-46100.

Greagnafarna N.S. Enrolment

Enrolment Pack for Greagnafarna N.S, Arigna, February 25th to 28th. Please call to the school for an Enrolment Pack or contact the school on 071-96-46227 and a pack will be sent out to you. Open day for all parents and children on March 1st 1:30- 2:30pm.

Cake Sale Fundraiser

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

Training for Childminders and potential Childrminders

Childminding Quality Awareness Programme, 11 hours training on topics of relevance to all Childminders and potential Childrminders Saturday March 9th and 23rd 10am- 4pm, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim. Cost of this course is €10 to be paid in advance. To secure your place contact Orla at Leitrim County Childcare Committee, Laird House, Church Street, Drumshanbo. Tel 071-96-40870, mobile 086-1929283 or email

Ardcarne church area group meeting

The Church area group meeting which was scheduled for Tuesday, 26th February has been changed to Tuesday, 5th March. Church area group meetings will commence at 8 p.m. and followed by Parish Pastoral Council meeting commencing at 9.30 pm. The change of date is to facilitate the attendance of new members at the Annual General Meeting of Ardcarne Parish Graveyards Committee on Tuesday, 26th February.