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Saturday, 29 January 2022
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Gerry Boyle PP.   046 9054138

Thank you for your cooperation with the Christmas and New Year schedule. Thanks to our sacristans, readers, Eucharistic ministers, choirs and altar societies. We pray for all on the many frontlines of Covid, that they may be safe and that we will all continue to act responsibly at this time.

 Pope Francis tweeted recently : ' Would that all of us in the Church were what we already are by virtue of Baptism: witnesses, missionaries of the Lord, by the power of the Holy Spirit, to the ends of the earth '.

Masses this weekend and in the coming week
Saturday      6.30pm   Rushwee
Sunday      10.00am    Grangegeeth                                                                                                
                  11.30am    Rathkenny                       Paddy Carry  (Month's Memory)
                                                                            
Monday       9.00am    Rathkenny
Tuesday       7.30pm    Grangegeeth 
Wednesday  9.00am    Rathkenny                      Jim and Eileen Kearns and family
Thursday    7.30pm     Rushwee                                                                  
Friday         7.30pm     Rathkenny                                    
Saturday      6.30pm    Rushwee
Sunday      10.00am     Grangegeeth                  Bridie and Michael Keelan
                  11.30am     Rathkenny                     Louise Meade, Margaret Gore

Sincere thanks to all who helped with cleaning and stewarding in our churches and thanks to our sacristans.
There are no capacity limits on churches currently .
Please use all the space in the churches to allow space between people from different households.
Masks are still required along with hand sanitation and cough etiquette.

 Online Donations
Online donations can now be made to parish and diocesan collections

via the Diocesan website  HERE

Thanks to all who have returned envelopes for parish funds, priest’s offerings, Trócaire, cemeteries and other collections over the past year.

 When the kings, princes and shepherds are home, the work of Christmas begins:
to find the lost, to heal the broken, to feed the hungry, to release the oppressed,
     to build the nation, to bring peace among the people, to make a little music in the heart     
. . . . to radiate the light of Christ in all we do and say.   
                                                 Howard Thurman