Congratulations to all our young parishioners who have received the sacrament of Confirmation this month.
The final evening in our Lenten series dealing with Migration and what our response should be from a biblical perspective will take place on Tuesday next 28 March. The passages from Scripture which we will consider that evening are: Ezekiel 47.21-23; Matt 2.13-23, 25.34-40; 1 Peter 2.9-12. We will be joined on Tuesday by Andy Pollak and a special guest Christiana Obaro. Our Lady’s Hall from 7.30 – 9.00 pm. All are welcome to attend.
There will be a vigil Mass for St. Patrick’s Day on Thursday at 7.30 pm. Mass will be celebrated at 8.30, 10 and Fr. Paddy will celebrate Mass in Irish at 11.15am on St. Patrick’s Day – our national holiday.
CHURCH bells will ring on Sunday 19th March between 11.00 and 12 noon to mark the arrival of Syrian refugees to Ballaghadereen. Our church bell will ring from 11.00 am until 11.15 on that Sunday morning.
Our Response to Migration
The Lenten series this year for the parish of the Assumption and St. Patrick’s will deal with Migration and consider what our response should be from a biblical perspective. The brown envelope collection will be donated towards providing accommodation for refugees. Please make a note of the dates for your diary – 7, 14, 21 and 28 March. All are welcome to attend.