St. Joseph’s Church Carrickmacross

Deus Vobiscum...May God Be With You

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Church Bulletin

 How to contact the parish…

Rev. Fr Larry Duffy PP                                                 Rev.Fr Padraig Mac Kenna CC
042 9664367                                                                      042 9661231

 Rev. Fr Matthews Semba CC 

Parish Office
Parish Secretary: Yvonne
Tel: 042 9661231
Opening Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10:00am to 12.30
All Information for Baptisms and Weddings is available in the Parish Office 

Sunday 27th July - 3rd August

New Bulletin We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your positive feedback on the bulletin. We  would also like to thank you for your donations each Sunday and ask for your continued support. The suggested donation towards the cost of production is 20 Cent.
Notice for Readers
Some Liturgical Advice for Readers 
DON’T SAY First Reading, BUT - A reading from...... 
When reading is concluded, leave a little pause, then say The Word of the Lord and NOT This is the Word of the Lord.
Responsorial Psalm
 For the Psalm, always introduce it by saying Our Response is..... and repeat it so that the people can remember it.  At the end of each verse DON’T SAY, Our Response is..... Just pause and let the people respond naturally, but again if it is a long response or a difficult one, you may repeat it with the people
Church Duties for August :
Collectors :Vigil: Frank Rooney,Tom Mc Dermott. 9am: Tom Mc Nally , Jim & Pauline Fox 10.30am: Joe Shankey, Packie Deighan. 12noon: Gerry Cassidy, Thomas Mc Gahon.
Weekday Readers :
Monday 10am Ms Anna Mc Cabe. Tuesday 10am Kathleen Murtagh. Wednesday 10am Pat Drury.  Thursday 10am Paddy Gallagher. Friday 10am Peggy Swinburne. Saturday 10am Seamus Kelly.
Sunday Readers 6.30 Vigil: Sheila Gollogly 9am Noeleen Keenan. 10.30am Patricia Harkin 12pm Aileen Devine.
Lough Derg: Daily boats to the Island from 10.30am until 3.00pm 7 days a week until 13 August; contact 071 986 1518.
Pilgrimage to Fatima 25th September 2014 7 Nights. Departing from Dublin Hotel Avenida, 774 Euro pps. Accompanied by Fr Jimmy McPhilp P.P. Derrygonnelly & Fr Raymond Donnelly C.C. Enniskillen. Further details from Noeleen Keenan 0879828831.
Clogher Don Oige- Assume Summer Camp. Week 1  11th-15th August . Week 2 18th-22nd August at Greenhill Centre Newcastle Co. Down. This is an adventure and faith 4 night residential Camp for 12-14yr olds. For more information contact 047-72784.
Youth 2000 Summer Festival, Cistercian College, Roscrea,Co. Tipperary. Thursday 14th- Sunday 17th August. For young people aged 16-35. This festival has been nicknamed the “holy Oxygen” with over 1,000 young people from all corners of Ireland attending last year. The festival is donation only. Free buses available from towns throughout Ireland.Contact 01 6753690 or from NI 07598876399. 
Christian Mindfulness Meditation 8th-10th  August. “Entering the cave of the Heart” Guided by Fr Richard Hendrick Capuchin Priest who has taught contemplative prayer for the past 20 years. Ards Friary Retreat & Conference Centre, Creeslough,Co Donegal.Contact 074 9138909.
Knock  Bus to Knock Sunday 27th July departs from the Shirley Arms Hotel at 7.50am. Contact 042 9669185 or 0429661901.
Faith Healer  Pat Clarke Faith Healer in Killanny Tuesday 29th July at 7.30 pm Mass.
Pilgrimage to Medugorje: Sept 7th-14th contact 02881648357/07768395038.
Pilgrimage to Sotto IL Monte: birthplace of the recently canonised Pope John XXIII; September 1-th contact Map travel 01 8783111
St Michael’s Parish Enniskileen invites you to a day of reflection on the Scriptures, led by well know Author , Scripture scholar and Story-teller Megan Mc Kenna who comes from New Mexico , USA . It will take place in St Fanchea’s new school , Enniskillen on Saturday 2nd August from 11pm till 4.30am.
The Inter Church Group will break now and resume in September . Keep the private prayer going and watch for the restart date.


Monaghan Citizen’s Information Centre. Are you an older person and wondering if you are entitled to anything besides the State pension? Please Contact Carrickmacross Information Centre 0429663454 or Clones Library from Monday-Friday 10-1 & 2-4.30 on 04774708.
Annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend & Poetry Awards Friday 26th – Sun 28th September.
Monaghan Institute Full time courses – apply now. New courses on offer starting in September, Further details contact 047-84900.
Carrick Aces will hold their Annual Club 5km on Sunday Sept 14th. Training at the track for adults of all abilities & ages, every Thursday at 7.30pm. Beginners and improvers training programme available.
Monaghan Citizens Information Have you ever wondered what your rights are as a consumer, as a tenant, as a purchaser? Contact Monaghan Citizen’s Information Centre on 0761076230 or 042 9663454.
Gaelic Sunday takes place TODAY  July 27th Carrick Emmets GAA are holding their 10hr Gaelic Sunday in Emmet Park from 10am-8pm. A fun day of sport , music food and craic for all the Family. Day ends with a mixed “All –Star” Football match featuring a selection of present and past players. So come along and make it a fun day! All proceeds are to further develop the Donaghmoyne Road Training Complex so your support is much needed.
Carrick Ladies GFC are having a coffee morning on Sunday 3rd August in Aras na gCumann after the 10.30 and 12 o’clock Mass. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
SOSAD Elvis Spectacular Show Featuring CC. Houlihan with his TCB and the Sweet Sensations are appearing @ Vanity Nightclub on Saturday 23rd of August at 8pm. All profits are in aid of SOSAD. Tickets are 20 Euro with free entry to nightclub afterwards. Tickets available from SOSAD office / O’Rourke fuels. Your Support would be much appreciated for such a worthwhile cause.
Monaghan Citizens Information Are you sick disabled or on low income? Why not check your entitlements at Monaghan Citizens Information Centre at 23 North Road Monaghan. Tel 0761076230.
Carrick Cancer Coffee morning at the home of Thomas and Mary Culleton, Tividinna, Donaghmoyne, on Sunday 3rd August from 12 till 3. All proceeds to Carrick Cancer. Everyone Welcome.
St Joseph’s Young Priest Society Teach Ui Bhian , will be open after Mass on First Friday (Ist August) until 11.15am, where committee members will attend to supporters of the Society.
Walsh Music Summer Camp in Corduff Raferagh Community Centre 5-8th August 10.30-1.30pm . Suitable for all Musicians aged 7+. Contact Sean on 087 7593792.
Matthews Coach Hire are offering the following trip, Enchanting & Musical Donegal August 18th-22nd & also Northern Experience, September 19th-21st. Contact 0429378188.

Mass Intentions for the Week
Saturday 26th July 10.00am: 6.30 Vigil Mass  Seamus & Maggie O’Reilly 13 Mullinary Carrickmacross & deceased members of the O’Reilly & Kelly  Families. Paddy, Ann & Laurence Mc Mahon 68 Main Street Carrickmacross.
Sunday 27th July 9.00am: .. 10.30am Marian Mc Cole , Carndonagh, Joseph Mc Cole Carndonagh. Arlene Mc Cole , Correan Eanna . Mick Mc Cole,  Ardara Co Donegal. 12 Noon Deceased of Loughran Family Mullinary and Ardee Road. Ann Meegan and deceased of Meegan Family Drumcondrath Road. Jim Feeney Ballybay Road , deceased parents and relatives . Pat and Annie Mc Eneaney, Carrickmacross.
Monday 28th  July 10.00am: .. 7.30pm Paddy & Mary O’Rourke , Cloughvalley & their Daughter - in Law Mary O’Rourke.
Tuesday 29th  July 10.00am: ..
Wednesday 30th  July   10.00am: .. 7.30pm Deceased of the Coyle Family & Gerry Coyle & Margaret Walsh Mc Mahon , St Macartan’s Villas.
Thursday 31st  July 10.00am: Confessions For First Friday.
Friday 1st August  10.00am: .. 7.30pm Eilish Meehan Cavanageeragh. Ann Martin , 19 Valley Close . Robert Pyke,  England.
Saturday 2nd August  10.00am: M.M Eileen Rafferty, Cloughvalley.  6.30 Vigil Mass Louie & Mary Morris, Castleblayney Road. Ann Martin , 19 Valley Close.
 Sunday 3rd August 9.00am .. 10.30am Mary Traynor Derryolam Park. 12 Noon: M.M Pat Marron , 14 St. Macartan’s Villas. Donna and Gerard Patrick  Marron.
Please pray for the recently deceased: Martin Mc Gurke , Granard. Diarmaid O Muirithe , Wexford and Vienna. Ann Connolly (nee Collier), Broomfield.