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


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


Trad for Trocaire : Ceoltoiri Drumlin members will share the performance of the Church music with Pat Cotter’s Junior Choir at the Saturday evening vigil mass this weekend as part of the national “Trad for Trocaire” fundraising initiative.
Lough Derg Annual Draw takes place on Saturday 25th October. Last day to return tickets for the draw is Thursday 23rd October.

Pilates: Next six week course in the Sulis centre Monday 20TH October at 7.30pm. 60 Euro for six weeks or 13 Euro per session. Contact Ronan on 087 9114360 to book your place.
Painting Classes for Beginners and Improvers (oil, acrylic, watercolour) at Respond Community Centre, Carrickmacross. Classes Wednesday 7-9pm and Thursday 10am-12pm. Terms are per 7 weeks, facilitated by Artist Rachel Thomas. To sign up or for further details call Rachel on 0879113492 or Mary Jackson on 0872101373.
Computer Classes for over 55: Are you over 55 and interested in learning about using the computer and internet? You can register for a course starting in Carrickmacross on Thursday 6th November. To book a place contact Gerard Callan, Monaghan Integrated Development on 042 9795731.
French conversation classes Are you interested? One night per week Tuesday 8pm-9pm, venue to be confirmed. Classes will be conducted by French speaker who will facilitate basic French level. Contact Sheila on 0864141961.
Soccer For Girls: Carrick Rovers have started a “girls-only” soccer academy. Girls from all parishes born 2002-2008 are welcome to join or come try. Both male and female co-ordinating practice sessions, takes place every Saturday from 12.00-1.00pm at the Phoenix Centre. For more information or to register in advance please contact 0876251275.
Carrickmacross Jobs Club for unemployed people commencing on Tuesday 28th October at 9.30am in the Workhouse, Shercock Road. Includes C.V preparation, Cover letters, Interview Techniques and Job Searching. For further information contact Linda or Teresa on 0429748090.
Farney Players present Wanted, One Body! Where there’s a will there’s a relative goes the old saying. Farney Players latest production shows just how true this saying really is as they present Wanted, One Body! in the Holy Family Hall on Friday 7th, Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th November , also in the Iontas Theatre Friday 14th November and Saturday 15th November. Tickets for Carrick shows from O’Rourke Oil, Birdy’s, Keegans and Bernie’s Kitchen. This is a mad cap comedy thriller where the laughs pile as high as the body count!
Jazzercise Low- Impact: A fun and enjoyable full-body work out for older adults or those physically restricted. Also suiting anyone not accustomed to exercise but wanting to make a positive, healthy change to their lifestyles. Phoenix Centre every Tuesday and Thursday at 11.00 am. 25 euro per month for unlimited classes. Free trial class. Contact Sandra 0876014865.
German Lessons and grinds: Qualified German Teacher and a native speaker, available for German lesson or grinds. Contact Christine on 0879571928.
Saint Louis Secondary School Carrickmacross, would like to invite Fifth and Sixth Class Girls and their Parents/Guardians to an OPEN EVENING in the school on Thursday , October 23rd from 7pm until 9pm.
Feile Samhain 2014: Emmets Centre, Carrickmacross. 31st October 2014. Gates open at 6.30pm. Music fireworks, fancy dress prize for best costume! Presented by Carrickmacross Town Council in association with An Garda Siochana.
Farney Women’s Group: Meeting on Monday 20th October in the Day Care Centre at 8pm. All welcome.
St Josephs National School Association: We are holding our annual Church Gate Collection at all Masses on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th October. Your Support would be greatly appreciated.
Childcare Job: Carrickmacross Community Childcare in the workhouse is seeking a Childcare Worker with Fetac Level 5 under the Jobbridge (Internship) Scheme for a 9 month term. For more information contact Fiona on 0870670851.
Matthews Coach hire are offering the following:Knit and Stitch, 1st November , Rds Dublin, 14 Euro return. Please contact 042 9378188 for further details.
Carrickmacross/ Corduff Community Games: AGM will be held this Tuesday October 21st at 8.30pm downstairs in the Catholic Hall. All Welcome to attend. 
Monaghan Citizens Information Service: Have you ever wondered what your rights as a customer, as a tenant, as a purchaser? Contact Monaghan Citizens Information service on 0761076230.
Donaghmoyne Bingo will be held next Friday the 24th in St Michaels Community Centre at 8.30pm. All are welcome.
Friends of Lough Derg are having a Lough Derg station in St Josephs at 3pm on Sunday 26th October. It takes approximately 1hr and it will be the same stations on the 3rd pilgrimage at Lough Derg except you can keep on your shoes. Everybody welcome and we will offer it up for peace in the world.
The Friends of Carrick Cancer: The Dublin city marathon takes place on bank holiday Monday 27th October. Four locals are taking part in aid of the Friends of Carrick Cancer. They are Marion Martin, Lisa Kindlon, Paul Lynch, and Pat Mc Nally. If you would like to sponsor any of the above, they would be most grateful. We wish them all the best of luck!
Computer Classes @ Carrickmacross Library: 4 week Introduction to Computers, Internet & Email starting Tuesday 21st October from 10am – 12 Noon.  A refundable deposit of 10 is required to secure your place however this will be returned to you at the end of the 4 weeks. Phone 042 9661148 for details.
Killanny Magpie Hill Walking Club next walk takes place on Sunday 2nd November, leaving from Killanny Car Park at 9am sharp. Brisk walk in the Cooley mountains to shake the cobwebs. Great turn out last Sunday for fabulous sunshine and scenery.
Historical Studies Fetac Course: Cavan and Monaghan Education and Training Board will commence a 15 week Fetac Level 4 course in Historical Studies in Carrickmacross Workhouse in the coming weeks. It will run over 15 Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm to 9.30pm and will cost 100 Euro, or will be free to people that qualify for the back to Education Initiative. For enquiries or to enroll contact Kathy O’Malley on 04771914.
Free Walking Tour Of Carrickmacross : Last chance to do the free walking tour for this season on October 25th at 11am in front of the Courthouse.

Mass Intentions for the Week

Saturday 18th October 10.00am M.M. Breda Ward, 20 Emmett Road. 11.00am M.M. Frank Mayes, 5 Cuilfearna, Mullinary. 6.30pm Vigil Mass: Hugh Mc Nally and his deceased parents, Mullinary. Patrick and Teresa Callan, Cuchullian Terrace. Katie and Jack Jones , Graghdrummit.
Sunday 19th October 9.00am: 10.30am: Bridget and Patrick Kiernan, The Lurgans. John, Margaret and Martin Kennedy and Patricia Fairlang “Craighlea” and Margaret and Kim Mc Donald, Clogherhead.  12 Noon: Carl,Gerard, Frank Slevin and deceased members of Slevin and Mc Mahon Families. Martin Woods, Drummond Etra. Mary and Patsy Farrelly, 2 Emmet Villas and Bridget and Michael Gallagher, Dublin.
Monday 20th October 10.00am: Patrick, Catherine and Patricia Treanor, Mullinary.  7.30pm: Farney Womans’s Group and their deceased members and Families. Peter and Mary O’Reilly, Peaste. Patrick, Kathleen and Bridget Ward , Coolderry Lower.  
Tuesday 21st   October 10.00am:
Wednesday 22nd October 10.00am: Katie and MicK Joe Marron and Tom Mannion , Cornasananah. 7.30pm: Michael Corepta Deery, Main Street. Danuta Soltys, Crann Nua , Carrickmacross.
Thursday 23rd   October 10.00am: Joe Mundy, Tullynaskeagh (Ist Anniversary).
Friday 24th   October 10.00am: 7.30pm: Harry Molly and Brigid and Joe Mc Cahey and deceased of Sloane and Mc Cahey families. Hugh and Vera Mc Keever, Ballybay Road. Ann Martin, Valley Close.
Saturday 25th October 10.00am: 6.30pm Vigil Mass:
Sunday 26th October 9.00am: 10.30am: M.M Mary Garland, 5 Castleblayney Road and John Garland. Tommy, Peter , Nora and Pat Callan, Trevor Mc Govern, Ray Jones and David Wood.  12Noon: Sandy and Peggy Fennell and deceased members of the Fennell family, Mullinary. Harry Conway, Main Street, Carrickmacross.

Recently Deceased: Michael Connolly 32 Emmett Street. Paddy Harkin Convent Lands and Ballytrain, Shantonagh. Seamus Mc Shane, Carlingford and Crossmaglen. Peggy Feeney, Belfast.