Palm Sunday

Ballygar masses can be accessed via the internet on churchtvballygar.ie or via the radio on 105.4fm.
BALLYGAR CHURCH
Palm Sunday
Saturday 9th April 7.30pm – Mattie McDonagh
Sunday 10th April 10.30am – People of the Parish
Tuesday 12th April 7.30pm –
Holy Thursday 14th April 7.30pm
Good Friday 15th April 3pm
Holy Saturday 16th April 9pm – Please remember Denny Doyle
Easter Sunday 17th April 10.30am – People of the Parish
Friday 22nd 7.30pm – Annie Mannion Gately
Saturday 23rd April 7.30pm – Annie & Mick Killilea and son Micheal.
Sunday 24th April 10.30am – Divine Mercy Sunday
THE EASTER OFFERING CARDS HAVE A PRINTING ERROR FOR MASS TIMES ON EASTER SUNDAY. MASS TIMES ARE AT THE USUAL, TOGHERGAR 9.30AM, BALLYGAR 10.30AM AND NEWBRIDGE 11.30AM. ALSO FOR NEWBRIDGE CHRUCH HOLY THURSDAY MASS IS A 8PM.

TOGHERGAR CHURCH
Sunday 10th April 9.30am – Delia and Josie Carty
Good Friday 15th April 7pm – Stations of the Cross
Easter Sunday 17th April 9.30am
Sunday 24th April 9.30am – Teresa & Paddy Hannon and deceased family members of the Quinn and Hannon families

NEWBRIDGE CHURCH
Sunday 10th April 11.30 am – Patrick and Tommie Kelly, Gunnode, and deceased family members; John Kelly, Ballinasloe; Lohan Family, Killyan; Delia and Pake Kerrigan, Killyan, and deceased family members; John and Mary Reilly, Tonacor; Mary Murray Toomard, baby Carmel Murray Toomard, Pat and Winnie Murray; Tommy Murray, Killyan Mountain; Mary McDavitt (nee Murray) Killyan Mountain and Surrey and all deceased family members.
Wednesday 13th April 8.00 pm. –
Holy Thursday 14th April 8.00 pm – Thursday of the Lord’s Supper
Good Friday 15th April 3.00 pm – Friday of the Passion of the Lord
Saturday16th April 8.30 pm. – The Easter Vigil
Sunday 17th April 11.30 am. – Easter Sunday of the Resurrection of the Lord
Wednesday 20th April 8.00 pm
Friday 22nd April 8.00 pm
Sunday 24th April 11.30 a.m. – Special Intention.
Welcome – We welcome all people to Mass and a special welcome to our American visitors on 24th April at 11.30am Mass.
Sick and housebound – Fr. Michael will carry out his Easter visit on Wednesday the 13th of April morning and afternoon. If you would like to receive a visit, please ring 090-662-4637 mornings please.
Ukraine Appeal – a heartfelt thank you to the people of the parish who contributed to this appeal. To date €2,473.85 has been collected. Donations are still welcomed through the Church, thank you.
Trocaire 2022 – all Trocaire to be returned by Holy Thursday 14th April to the Churches, thank you.
Offertory Envelopes – can all outstanding envelopes please be returned and thank you to those that have returned theirs.
Easter Envelopes – to be distributed during the coming week.
Galway Centre for Independent Living – have being supply caring/assisting services to older persons and to persons with disabilities since 1994. Due to an increased demand for our services in homecare and our personal assistance service to people with disabilities we are not recruiting in your area. If you have QQI Healthcare Award and experience we offer €14.50 per hour. Please forward CV to vacancies@gcil.ie or contact Ann on 091-77-3910
Parent & Toddler Group – is returning next Tuesday the 29th March at 11am till 1pm in The Old School, The Square, Ballygar. Pop in for a friendly chat and a cuppa. Everyone is welcome and looking forward to seeing you all again.
The Friday Dinner club is up and running in the Old School, The Square, Ballygar. This is an enjoyable way to spend a few hours on a Friday afternoon in good company and good food. Please contact 090-6624034 for further details.
Community Knitting and Sewing group is up and running. We meet every Wednesday from 10am to 12pm in the Old School, The Square. Contact Ann on 085-873-6421 for more information. All welcome.
Newbridge 50/50 – Congratulations to Chris Murphy& Bobby Carty on winning €455 in this weeks draw. Next weeks draw will be in Hughes Ballinamore. This month fund going to installing a defibrillator in the village of Newbridge. So there will be 2 defibrillators in the parish -one at Shiven Rovers servicing Killyan Sportsfield, Shiven Rovers and nearby area and one in the village of Newbridge. Extra prizes added for Easter ,€100 for all prepaids and an extra prize of €100.Thank you for your support.Thanks to the Nature Trail for doing the 50/50 during the month of March and Killyan Sportsfield doing it in April. Next month fund going to installing a defibrillator in the village of Newbridge. So there will be 2 defibrillators in the parish -one at Shiven Rovers servicing Killyan Sportsfield, Shiven Rovers and nearby area and one in the village of Newbridge

A SPECIAL WELCOME TO ALL VISITORS TO THE PARISH AND WISHING ALL A VERY HAPPY EASTER.

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