BNT Newsletter – 11th Sunday in Ordinary time

 The Parochial House telephone number is 090-6624637,



11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Saturday 15th June, 7.30pm – Brian Curley, Uncle of Tommy and John Fallon who died recently.

Sunday 16th June, 10.30am – Father’s Day

Monday 17th June, 9.30am

Tuesday 18th June, 7.30pm

Thursday 20th June, 9.30am

Friday 21st June, 7.30pm

Saturday 22nd June, 7.30pm

Sunday 23rd June, 10.30am – Evelyn Traynor 1st Anniversary


Sunday 16th June, 9.30am – Father’s Day

Sunday 23rd June, 9.30am


Saturday, 15th June, 11am – Peter Quinn – Month’s Mind

Sunday 16th June, 11.30am – Margaret and Kevin Rogerson, Cloonshivna, Mary Murray (née Rogerson) and deceased members of the Rogerson and Lohan families

Wednesday 19th June, 8pm

Friday 21st June, 8pm – Nonie Flynn, Keith Davis and deceased members of the Carr family, Tullyvillage

Saturday 22nd June, 11.30am – Tess Killilea – Month’s Mind

Sunday 23rd June, 11.30am – Pat Kilgannon, Michael and Nora Lynch, Cloughbrack, and deceased family members; Tommie and Kathleen Lohan, Lisquell; Igor Pisotsky, Windfield and Ukraine

  • Jubilee of Marriages 2024 – Inviting all couples celebrating the Anniversary of their Marriage, especially those marking their Silver, Ruby, Golden and Diamond Anniversaries Sunday 22nd September, 2024 at 2.30pm St. Brigids Church, Four Mile House Co. Roscommon.  All couples celebrating their Anniversary are asked to register their details at
  • National Grandparents Pilgrimage – All are welcome to the National Grandparents Pilgrimage at Knock Shrine on Sunday, 28th July, commencing at 2.30pm with Anointing of the Sick. Mass at 3pm with principal celebrant Archbishop Luis Mariano Montemayor, Papal Nuncio.
  • Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes – The Elphin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from 30th August – 4th September 2024. Application forms for the Assisted Pilgrim Section are available from Fr Ray Milton, PP, Pilgrimage Director, St. John’s, Lecarrow, Co. Roscommon (090 6661115).  Closing date for receipt of Applications is 10th June. Nominations for the Youth Section are also being sought from parishes throughout the Diocese for young people to participate in the Pilgrimage (aged 17 – 20).  Youth must be nominated through their Priest/Chaplain.  Forms are available from the local parish office.  Closing date for receipt of nominations is the 3rd June. All other enquiries in relation to the Pilgrimage can be directed to Joe Walsh Tours at 01-2410800 or
  • Elphin Diocese’s 3 Day Pilgrimage to Lough Derg takes place from Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd June.  Pilgrim bus will pass through Athlone, Knockcroghery, Roscommon, Tulsk, Boyle, Sligo, Drumcliffe, Grange and Cliffoney.  See or contact Justin on 087 6171526 for more info.
  • A Church Gate Collection in aid of the Assisted Pilgrim Section of the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will be taken up in your church on the 22nd/23rd June. This year 35 assisted pilgrims from the Diocese will travel to Lourdes and all monies collected at church gates will be used to help defray the costs of this section of the pilgrimage. 
  • The Galway Hospice and Sunflower Day would like to thank the people who supported the fundraising day in Mountbellew and the volunteers that helped out on the day. The amount collected was €3750. Thanks for the support.
  • BNT Social Services – Our weekly 3 course homemade dinner service is available every Friday in the Old School, Ballygar for those who are retired. If you wish to avail of this wonderful meal, please ring 090-6624034 to book your place.
  • Call for Old Carnival Brochures/Programmes – If anyone in our community has any older carnival programmes/brochures, going back to the 60s/70s/80s/90s, the committee would be very grateful to borrow and copy them for a display to celebrate the 80th carnival. A scan or photo of the brochures/programmes would be great also. Please contact the Carnival Committee by emailing the following address or contact Conor on (087) 9028830 or Tomàs on (086) 3683778.
  • Next Feet Clinic in Ballygar Pharmacy is 20th June. Please call Deirdre 086 361 2578 or 09096 23430 to book an appointment
  • Newbridge Action Committee 50/50 draw –Congratulations to this week’s  50/50 winner Pj Davis, Caltra who won €562.  Next week’s draw is in The Shiven Inn.  Thanks to everyone for their continued support & to all the business who support our draw as well. 
  • Ballygar Tidy Towns & St. Brendan’s Ladies 50/50 – Congratulations to the winners of this week’s St Brendan’s Ladies Football Club & Ballygar Tidy Towns Chloe Pope, Forest View who won €583 in this week’s St Brendan’s Ladies Football Club & Ballygar Tidy Towns lotto.  Thanks to all who are supporting the draw and all the businesses who are selling the tickets. Next week’s draw Saturday 15th June in Fallons.


Ballygar €750.00

Toghergar Collection €385.00

Newbridge Collection €850.00

Received with thanks