St. Muredach`s Cathedral - The parish of Kilmoremoy, Ballina, Co

Fifth Sunday of Lent
22 March
43:18-19.21-22.24FIRST READING
Jeremiah 31:31-34
See, the days are coming – it is the Lord who speaks –
when I will make a new covenant with the House of Israel
and the House of Judah, but not a covenant like the one I
made with their ancestors on the day I took them by the
hand to bring them out of the land of Egypt. They broke
that covenant of mine, so I had to show them who was
master. It is the Lord who speaks. No, this is the covenant
I will make with the House of Israel when those days
arrive – it is the Lord who speaks. Deep within them I will
plant my Law, writing it on their hearts. Then I will be their
God and they shall be my people. There will be no further
need for neighbour to try to teach neighbour, or brother to
say to brother, ‘Learn to know the Lord!’ No, they will all
know me, the least no less than the greatest – it is the
Lord who speaks – since I will forgive their iniquity and
never call their sin to mind.
Response: A pure heart create for me, O God.
Hebrews 5:7-9.
During his life on earth, Christ offered up prayer and
entreaty, aloud and in silent tears, to the one who had the
power to save him out of death, and he submitted so
humbly that his prayer was heard. Although he was Son,
he learnt to obey through suffering; but having been
made perfect, he became for all who obey him the source
of eternal salvation.
Glory and praise to you, O Christ !
If a man serves me, says the Lord, he must follow me;
wherever I am, my servant will be there too.
Glory and praise to you, O Christ !
John 12:20 -30
Among those who went up to worship at the festival were
some Greeks. These approached Philip, who came from
Bethsaida in Galilee, and put this request to him, ‘Sir, we
should like to see Jesus.’ Philip went to tell Andrew, and
Andrew and Philip together went to tell Jesus. Jesus
replied to them ‘Now the hour has come for the Son of
Man to be glorified. I tell you, most solemnly, unless a
wheat grain falls on the ground and dies, it remains only a
single grain; but if it dies, it yields a rich harvest. Anyone
who loves his life loses it; anyone who hates his life in this
world will keep it for the eternal life. If a man serves me,
he must follow me, wherever I am, my servant will be
there too. If anyone serves me, my Father will honour
him. Now my soul is troubled. What shall I say: Father,
save me from this hour? But it was for this very reason
that I have come to this hour. Father, glorify your name!’
A voice came from heaven, ‘I have glorified it, and I will
glorify it again. People standing by, who heard this, said it
was a clap of thunder; others said, ‘It was an angel
speaking to him.’ Jesus answered, ‘It was not for my sake
that this voice came, but for yours. ‘Now sentence is
being passed on this world; now the prince of this world is
to be overthrown. And when I am lifted up from the earth,
I shall draw all men to myself.’ By these words he
indicated the kind of death he would die.
Keeping Children Safe The diocese of Killala is fully
committed to keeping children safe. If you have any
concerns around their safety in any circumstance please
tel. your Local
Safeguarding Representative
Sr. Maureen Tel.087-7955726 Rockwell, Ballina or the
Diocesan confidential number: 087-1003554
, 'How could a sinner produce signs like this?' And there was them.
Priest on Duty: 087-2586015
St Muredach’s Cathedral – Daily Masses
Monday, 23 March
10 am Pat & Eileen Finnerty, Connolly St.
Mary Heffernan, Ardnaree.
Liam Keane & Deceased Keane family,The Quay.
Joan, Jack & Bea Mullaney, Creggs Rd.
James & Peter Boland, Killanley; John Parker.
Deceased Ruddy & Flynn families, Lord Ed. St.
Deceased Naughton family; Kevin McMahon,Breaffy.
1.10 p.m. Lunch time Mass.
Tuesday, 24 March
10 am David Higgins & Tommy Helly, Shanaghy/
Barrett St.
Alan Ahearn, Marian Crescent.
Michael & Catherine Hughes, Rehins.
1.10 p.m. Lunch time Mass.
Wednesday, 25 March
10 am Stanley Booth, Mount Falcon (Month’s Mind)
1.10 p.m. Lunch time Mass.
Thursday 26 March
10 am Mikie Quinn, Castlefield Manor/Convent Hill.
(First Anniversary)
1.10 p.m. Lunch time Mass.
Friday 27 March
10 am Tony Forde, Brusna Court/Healy Tce.
(Month’s Mind)
1.10 p.m. Lunch time Mass.
Saturday, 28 March
10 am Jimmy Furey, Behy/Kilburn, London
(Month’s Mind)
St. Patrick’s Church – Daily Masses
Monday, 23 March
8 am
7.30pm Mary McGinty, 29 Tyrawley Tce.
John & Rita Mullen, Ardnaree.
William & Nora Loftus, Moy Heights;
Deceased Loftus & Cribben families.
Martin & Margaret Wynne, Ardoughan;
Decd Lavin & Wynne families.
Tuesday 24 March
8 am
9.30am Anthony & Bridget Reddington,
25 Mt. Assumpta.
Deceased McDonnell & Reddington family.
Mary Reape, 14 Healy Tce.
Wednesday 25 March
8 am
9.30am Sean Foy & Dec’d family, Roches Tce.
Thursday 26 March
8 am
Nuala Bowe, Riverslade.
9.30am Kathy Durkan, Greenhills Est.
Rita, Martin & Laurence Cawley, Fenian Row;
Molly, Frank & Joe Guthrie, Castlebar &
Deceased families.
Friday 27 March
8 am
9.30am Private Intention (Deceased)
Saturday 28 March
9.30am Teresa Stansfield nee Gaughan,
Ridgepool Village/Corrimbla. (Month’s Mind)
Weekend Mass & Confession Times
St. Muredach’s Cathedral
Vigil Mass Sat. 7.30 pm Sun. 8.30am, 11am & 12.30pm
Confessions: Sat. 12noon -1pm & 6.30pm – 7.15pm
St. Patrick’s Church
Vigil Mass: Sat. 8pm, Sunday 10 am & 12 noon
Confessions: Saturday 7.30pm to 7.50pm
To book Masses tel. 096- 70555 9am & 6pm Mon. to Fri.
Parish Team: Fr. Gerry O’Hora P.P., tel.: 71365;
Sr. Maureen McDonnell, tel.: 23066
Fr. Liam Reilly C.C. tel. 71360
Baptisms: Eve Aine MacHale, The Glebe
Kenzie Roy Murray, Church Rd.
Dylan Sean Maughan, Knocknalyre
Rósha Grace Sweeney, Greenhills Est.
Thomas Sean Patrick Strogen, Marian Crescent
Marriage: Derick Tansey, Childers Heights &
Julianne Sweeney, Botharnasop.
Evelyn Harte, The Glebe.
(Baby) Ethan Roache, Corrimbla.
Patrick Golden, Kentish Town, London/Faranoo.
Patricia (Patsy) Nealon, Waterstone, Foxford Rd.
Kay Quinn, Creggs Rd/Tonree, Kilfian
Joe Lawrence, UK/Ballina
John Maughan,Cavan
Cathedral Restoration Collection
for the weekend of March 22 was €2349.
Donation of €500 received.
Thank you for your generosity
.Killala Achonry Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 23
August – 28 August led Bishop. John Fleming ( Killala)
and Bishop Brendan Kelly ( Achonry) with Spiritual
Directors : Fr. Tom Doherty, Ballina tel. 096-71365 & Fr.
John Moloney, Kilkelly..
Details for Pilgrimage Section: Tel. Michael Walkin @
086- 6080763
Invalid Section: Mrs Mary Loftus- 096-31462.
Fully inclusive price €709.
Deposit €200 (non refundable). Valid Passport & European
Health Insurance Card required.
Youth 2000 Castlebar prayer meeting held every Friday
at 8pm in the Monastery, Chapel St. young people aged
16yrs – 35yrs. Tel. 087- 7765811. All welcome.
Thank you to donor for the trunk that will be used to store
the Crib figures for St. Patrick’s Church.
Chrism Mass on Tuesday week March 31 at
6.30pm in the Cathedral at which the priests of
the Diocese of Killala will renew their priestly
vows and the oils of Baptism (Catechumen),
Chrism and the Anointing of the Sick are blessed
by the Bishop which will be used over the next
twelve months in administering the Sacraments
of Baptism, Confirmation, Anointing of the Sick
and Holy Orders. This year all newly confirmed
of the parish will be presented with a
Confirmation Certificate. Please join us for the
Chrism Mass and support us with your presence
and prayers.
Retreat for Busy People will be held in the Newman
Institute, Cathedral grounds from Tuesday March 19 –
Monday March 25 inclusive. Facilitators: Ballina Prayer
Guides. More details later.
Prayer Guidance Team : Lenten programme
'Come Follow Me' Guided Scripture Meditation
Every Wednesday throughout Lent
from 7pm -8pm in St. Patrick's Church. All welcome
Emergency Numbers
Useful Numbers
Women’s Refuge Service 094 90 25409
Organ Donation 1890 543639
Rape Crisis Centre 1800 234 900
Citizens Information Centre 076 1075990
Bookshop in the Pastoral Centre.
Open 9 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday
A good selection of religious items and gift ideas for First Holy
Communion and Confirmation are now in stock.
Mayo Stroke Support Group in association with Croí
meeting on the topic – Thinking Around the Psychological
impact of stroke on Thursday March 26 from 11.30 am – 1
pm in the Tennis Club, Castlebar. Admission is free.
Tea/Coffee provided. New members welcome to attend. For
further information, contact Alanna Ni Mhiochain on 0949042368 or Barbara Ginley on 096 80497.
Farmers Market in the Market Sq. every Saturday from
8.30am to 5 pm. Please support
Adult & Children’s Swim Classes for all Levels from
beginner to lane swimming. Adult Classes Tuesday @ 8pm€60 for 6 weeks. Kids Classes on Tuesday & Thursday
evenings & Saturday mornings -€40 for 6 weeks. Family
discount available. Phone (096)36999 for full details.
James Stephens Hurling Club Indoor hurling for U6 and U8
boys on Friday evenings from 6pm to 7 pm in Scoil Padraig.
Beginners welcome. Hurls and helmets provided. Tel. 0877715087.
Association of Eircom Pensioners (AOEP)
AGM on April 29 at 2 pm in the Eircom Head Office, 1
Heuston Station Quarter, St. John’s Rd., Dublin 8. Details
from Padraig Mitchell in Ballina or Gerry Lavelle in Castlebar.
Pioneer Dinner Dance in Hiney’s Upper Deck, Crossmolina
on Friday March 27 at 8.30pm. Music with Michael S. Togher
Adm. €25. Telephone Liam 72839 or Maureen 21973.
Grainne Uaile Sub Aqua Club thank all who contributed to
their recent collection.
Active Retirement Table Quiz on Wednesday March 25 at
2.15pm in the Pastoral Centre.
Ballina Salmon Festival Meeting in the Broken Jug on
Tuesday March 24 at 8.30 pm. New ideas and members
Strictly Come Dancing in Behy Community Centre on
Easter Sunday April 5 at 8 pm. sharp. Tickets available from
Office Pro, Bridge St., Behy N.S. or any of the dancers.
St. Dymphna's school, Convent Hill, Ballina for pupils
with mild learning disabilities are now enrolling for
September 2015. Tel: 096/21006 for information and
St. Vincent de Paul Ballina require Communion clothes and
shoes for boys and girls. Unwanted gifts also accepted.
Thanks to everyone for all the support
Moy Valley Resources Sean Nós Dancing classes in the
Kennedy Glasgow Centre, The Quay, every Wednesday at
8.30pm with Oliver Fleming. Entrance fee is €8. All welcome.
tel. 087 6368834.
Social Dancing with live music starting April 10 in the
Kennedy Glasgow Centre, The Quay 9.30pm-12.00am. Entry:
€8 including light refreshments. Tel. Maeve 70905.
Cake Sale in aid of the Over 55 Club and bus service in
the Pastoral Centre, Sunday April 12 from 9.30am – 1.30pm.
All support greatly appreciated.
Fun Card Game in the Over 55 Club with savoury
refreshments 2 pm-3.30pm Tues. 31 March. Cost €5. Bring a
Gardai 999
Priest 087 2586015
Cura 094 24866
Samaritans 1850 60 90 90
Aids Helpline 091 566266
Fire Brigade 999
Gardai 096 20560
Childline 1800 666 666
St. Vincent de Paul 72905
Ballina Hospital 21166
Westdoc 1850 365 000
Accord 21478
MABS 076-1072660
Grow 094 9026417