May 29th 2022

The Ascension of The Lord                                      

 “Now as he blessed them, he withdrew from them and was carried up to heaven. They worshipped him and then went back to Jerusalem full of joy” Luke 24:56-5



Sat.  June 4th   8pm          Peter Egan, Bellevue  – Months Mind

                                      Margaret Stack, Killea, Mai Geoghegan Glin,

       Annie and Tom Tiernan, Lesseragh, Anna and Bill Quigley, London.



Tues.  May 31st    9am        John and Bridget Quirke, Newlawn.

Sun.    June 5th     9am       Lizzy O’Dwyer, Cloninaha – 1st Anniversary

                                             John Early, Terryglass

Please pray for the happy repose of the soul of Jimmy Cahalan, Cloninaha who died recently.


We welcome Enya Mary Flynn into our Christian Community.

EXAM STUDENTS  The Mass on next Saturday night June 4th at 8pm is

a special Mass for all our exam students in our Pastoral area.   You are welcome to add a name to the list in the Churches and they will be remembered at all Masses during exam time.


FIRST FRIDAY : on Friday June 3rd.  Mass in Terryglass at 9am



Maintenance fees for 2022 are now due and should be forwarded to John Mulvihill, at the earliest convenience.  Please contact 087 2185833,or with any queries.

The cemetery rules are displayed on the church notice boards for perusal.



As we start to see church activities re open, we are always looking at updating our policies, guidance and forms. We are currently in process of producing safeguarding guidance for Pilgrimages as well as updating our social media policy. All can be found on the safeguarding page of the Diocesan website.

World Elder Abuse Day: Wed.15th June. If you have a concern for yourself or another person contact HSE Safeguarding Team at 067 46470.



CLOTHES COLLECTION – Kilbarron N.S. Parents Association will collect used clothing in good clean dry condition, i.e., men’s, ladies and children’s clothing, paired shoes, belts, hats, handbags and soft toys.  Collection point in Kilbarron car-park on Sat June 11th from 10.30am to 12.30


Lourdes 2022: After an absence of two years, the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place again this year, from 28th June to 3rd July & from 2nd – 7th Oct. from Shannon Airport Prices from €739 to €759 pps. Booking & more details from Joe Walsh Tours 01- 2410800 or

Ray of Sunshine Charity Gerry O’Meara, Ballinderry is embarking on a trip to Kenya in January 2023.He will be part of a voluntary group  building houses for the orphan children in the area. He will host a Golf Classic in Birr Golf Club on Friday the 10th of June.  Timesheet available all day.  €120 per team.  If not a golfer you can sponsor a tee box for €50.

Please contact Gerry on 087 2789529 or Sean on 086 3820762

To be kind is to respond with sensitivity

And warmth to the hopes and needs of others.

Even the briefest touch of kindness

can lighten a heavy heart.

Kindness can change the lives of people.

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