Saturday 29th May
Vigil Mass 7.30pm Kathleen O'Neill
Sunday 30th May Trinity Sunday
9.30 am Jack, Anna and John Nestor and
Fr. Bill Pilkington
11 am Francis Boylan and Michael and Luke Donnellan
12.15 pm Bernie Donovan and Patrick O'Neill and
deceased members of O'Neill family.
6.30 pm Volodia Alarcon
Monday 1st June
10 am Free Intention
Tuesday 2nd June
10am For all the Sick
Wednesday 3rd June
10 am Free Intention
Thursday 4th June
10am Aidan Gillanders and Peter Conneely
Friday 5th June
10am Free Intention
7.30 pm Patrick Holland
Saturday 6th June
11am Johnny Murphy (Months Mind Mass)
Vigil Mass 7.30 pm Peg and John McMahon and
Sunday 7th June Feast of Corpus Christi
9.30 am Angela and Paddy Feeney and
deceased members of Feeney and Carpenter
11 am Edmond Toner
12.15 pm Margaret and Patrick Conway and
Jack and Joan Eslin (living 25th Wedding Anniversary)
6.30 pm Tony Frawley
Saints of the Week.
June 1st, St. Justin was born in The Holy Land and settled in Rome. He became a Christian and is remembered for his defence of Christian belief and practice. He was martyred around the year 65.
June 2nd, Ss Marcellinus and Peter were Roman clergy and were martyred under the emperor Diocletian in 303.
June 4th, Ss Charles Lwanga and companions were twenty two Ugandan youths martyred for their faith between 1885 and 1887.
June 5th, St. Boniface lived from 673 to 754. He was born in Crediton in Devonshire and educated in monastery schools in England. He went as a missionary to Germany, and founded monasteries in Bavaria, including Fulda in 735.
The Irish Calendar in June.
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The Pope’s Intentions for June.
General: That every national and transnational institution may strive to guarantee respect for human life from conception to natural death.
Mission: That the churches in Asia, which constitute a “little flock” among non – Christian populations, may know how to communicate the Gospel and give joyful witness to their adherence to Christ.
Good News! Ordination!
Please pray for Rev. Patrick O' Donohue who was with us as a deacon last summer. Patrick will be ordained priest on Sunday 6th June (Corpus Christi) in the church of Corpus Christi, Lisdoonvarna by Bishop Martin Drennan.
Friday next is the First Friday of June. Monsignor Malachy will be doing his calls on Friday, and Father David on Thursday Afternoon and Friday Morning.
There will be two Masses on Friday, the usual 10 AM Mass, and an Evening Mass at 7:30 with Benediction.
Thank you for your contributions for the recent second collection for the Diocesan Lourdes Invalid Fund which came to €600.
Corpus Christi and
International Eucharistic Congress 2012.
Next Sunday is The Feast of Corpus Christi, the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ. It marks the beginning throughout Ireland of the preparation for the International Eucharistic Congress in 2012 which will be held in Dublin. There will be a second collection at all Masses to help with the costs of hosting the Congress.
The main website is to be found at:
Other resources are to be found in the following locations -
NUIG Life Society will be hosting a baby shower for all expecting mothers in Galway on Thursday, the 3rd of June 2010 at 6 p.m. in the Bailey Allen Hall, Áras na Mac Léinn, National University of Ireland Galway. Everyone is invited to join us in this celebration of life. Attached are invitations that can be distributed in your parish, printed in the bulletin, or posted at the entrance of your church. Please contact us if you need any more information at :
lifesoc at socs.nuigalway.ie
Go raibh míle maith agat!
St. Anthony’s Novena 2010
Franciscan Abbey Church, Galway
Saturday 5th- Sunday 13th June
Novena Mass each day
10:30am and 7:30pm
“Finding God in the everyday”
Bishop Drennan will explore the Gospel readings
for the 2nd Sunday after Pentecost (week end of 5th & 6th June).
Date: Monday 31st May,2010.
Time: 8.00 p.m.
Venue: Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Newtownsmith.
Important Information from Breast Check.
Breast Check is now offering free breast X-rays (mammograms) to women aged 50 to 64 years in Galway city. Women will receive an appointment by post to attend the Breast Check Unit in Galway (located at the back of University Hospital Galway).
Breast Check aims to reduce the number of deaths from breast cancer by finding and treating the disease at an early stage. Breast Check encourages all eligible women (aged 50 to 64) to make sure their name is on the Breast Check register by calling Free phone 1800 45 45 55 or visiting
Young people from the parishes around South Galway have requested a special Youth Mass which will take place in St. Colman’s church, Gort on Sunday May 30th at 7pm. As this unique celebration is being organized by a group of young people themselves, it promises to be a very special event with good music and other opportunities to become involved. All young people, especially those preparing for either junior or leaving certificate examinations are welcome to check it out. It offers a rare chance to chill out and take part or not, insofar as you are comfortable. For more info, call Luisa at 087-7652858
Rosary for May.
For the month of May, the Month of Our Lady, the Rosary will be recited every evening at the Grotto at Elm Park Road, Greenfields, Newcastle, at 7:00. All are welcome.
St. Josephs Young Priests Society.
The Annual Mass of the Society will be celebrated by Bishop Martin Drennan
in the Church of the Holy Family, Mervue, on Sunday 30th May 2010 at 3 pm.
In this “Year of the Priest” all are welcome to join in prayer at this Mass for our priests,
Seminarians, and an increase in vocations.
1. A Pilgrimage to Turkey in the footsteps of St. Paul takes place from October 22nd to 29th. Some of the places visited will be Pamukale, Konya, Ephesus and Our Lady’s House. The cost is €1159 per person sharing in a four star hotel, including all entrance fees. More details can be had by phoning 091- 524207/ 758373/ 753763.
2. The 26th Annual Pilgrimage to The City of the Sacred Heart (Paray- le- Monial) takes place from June 7th to 14th. The Spiritual Director is Fr. Charles Davey, S.J., (Galway), and the trip will include a visit to Ars and Verosvres and a Tridium in Honour of the Sacred Heart.
Details can be had from Edward and Carmel Donaghy at 041- 6871877.
3. The Annual Galway Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place again this year from July 1st to 6th led by Bishop Martin Drennan.
Fr. Martin Moran, PP, Kilannin, 091-550106.
4. Lough Derg, three Day Retreat, bus leaving Renmore Church at 7:30 am on Friday, June 11th, returning on Sunday, June 13th. Cost €95, various pick up points along the way. For more information phone: Renmore Parish Office, 091- 769339 (9 am to Midday, Monday to Friday), 091- 753763, 086- 4073192
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