As mentioned last week, there will not be a printed Parish Bulletin this week. The Masses for next week are included in last week's bulletin and will be re-printed here. Some items for inclusion in the bulletin were emailed during the week and, these too, will be printed here.
CARRACASTLE COMMUNITY CHILDCARE
Castle KidzCarracastle Community Childcare will re-open Wed. 30th Aug. for Afterschool service & Mon. 4th Sept. 9am to 12 noon for our Pre-school service. From Sept. 4th there will also be a Breakfast Club opening from 7.30am to 9am. For more information please contact 0871206069. Parent & Toddler Group recommencing in the Afterschool room on Friday 8th Sept. 9am - 12noon
UPDATE COMPUTER SKILLS
Strengthen your skills for gaining employment. Join our Computer Studies & Office Skills course. QQI Levels 4/5 accredited. If you have an additional support need and are registered with the Department of Social Protection you could be entitled to free training. Recent School Leavers needing extra support will also qualify. Contact: Castlebar@nln.ie; (094) 9022770; NLN, Breaffy Road, Castlebar
OPPORTUNITY TO UPSKILL
Swinford VTOS is currently seeking applicants for the Computer and Business course which is due to commence in September 2017. The course which leads to QQI/FETAC awards at levels 4 and 5 provides unemployed adults with the opportunity of returning to education, updating their skills and improving their employment prospects.
FIRST SATURDAY DEVOTIONS
The Five First Saturdays Devotion is being hosted in Knock on Saturday 2nd September. Starts at 11.00am in the Old Parish Church concluding with Holy Mass at 12.00 noon and Enrollment of the free brown scapulars. Everyone is invited to attend in honour of the 100th year anniversary of the Fatima apparitions.
UPCOMING EVENTS IN THE THATCH
Ceili in the Cottage – TUES 29TH AUG. Special tribute to the Daly family of Kilmovee. Music, dancing and singing. Open to all. All ages welcome. €5 includes refreshments.
Autumn Lecture No 1 – WED 13th SEPT Have Ye No Homes To Go To? The history of the Irish pub by Kevin Martin. Thatch Cottage. Doors open at 7.30 pm and lecture starts at 8pm. Lecture, Q&A and refreshments €5.
Mayo Culture Night – FRI 22nd SEPT – FREE EVENT. Irish Language Night in the Thatch with Mayo poets Sean Lysaght and Terry Mc Donagh. Also with Noirin Gannon and music, song and storytelling. Refreshments provided.
Pop Up Restaurant – Sat 30th SEPT. Thatch Cottage. €25 for 3 courses and Bring Your Own Bottle. Booking essential. €10 per person deposit required. Please ring 094 9649484 or email email@example.com for reservations.
Autumn Lecture No 2 Wednesday 11th Oct – Brian Leyden, Award winning Irish novelist, short story writer, screenwriter and editor. Brian will give a talk on memories of yesterday and will promote his new book Summer of 63. Doors open at 7.30 pm and lecture starts at 8pm. Lecture, Q&A and refreshments €5.
Autumn Lecture No 3 Wednesday 18th Oct – Dr Celeste Ray – Ireland’s Holy Wells. Supported by National Geographic and Maynooth University, American visiting academic Dr Ray is on a fact finding mission to document the Holy Wells of Mayo. Doors open at 7.30 pm and lecture starts at 8pm. Lecture, Q&A and refreshments €5.
Tel : 094 964 9484
IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, KILMOVEE
Friday 1st September 8.00pm Bridget and Martin Frain, Ballinvoher (Holy Hour from 7pm)
Saturday 2nd September 11.00am Tim Moriarty, Clooncara (1st Anniversary)
Sunday 3rd September 10.00am Joe Cassidy, Mullaghroe
ST JOSEPH'S, URLAUR
Saturday 26th August 7.00pm Donor’s Intention
Saturday 2nd September 7.00pm Gerald Nyland, Urlaur
ST CELSUS', KILKELLY
Sunday 27th August 11.15am Bridgie and Pat Moran, Achill
Tuesday 29th Aug to Friday 1st Sept. No Morning Mass
Sunday 3rd September 11.15am Patrick Smyth, Derrough and Gallagher Family, Foxford
ST PATRICK'S, GLANN
Saturday 2nd September 8.00pm Deceased of Horan and Malone Families