CHRISTMAS GREETINGS: Christmas greetings across the miles to our many friends at home and abroad. Emily Faughnan Reilly and family; Teresa & John Bickerton; Ann Galano Ralli, Mary & Gene Pears & family; John Kristan & Eoin McIntyre; The Roger families; Carroll families McCode Gallagher families;Eileen Egan & Family; Kevin Maureen Shanley & family;Bernard & Caith Faughnan & Family; Mike , Emeld Emmma Reynolds; Joan Walsh;; Bernard Faughnan, Gordon family;Peter Gordon, Joan Meehan,Dorothy Gordon; Rory Kelly Willie Ann McHugh & family;the Shannon families; Mrs Peg Cadden & family; the O’Callaghan families; The Mulligan families; Malachi Faughnan family Carroll families; Fr Jim McNulty, Fr O’Flynn, Fr B Hogan, Fr Sean Connaughton,Sr Aquin Sr Nora Sr Martina, Paddy Pendergast & family. Martin Pendergast & family;Flood brothers and to all who are away this Christmas. May you find peace hope and love and may 2013 bring you every blessing. Merry Christmas.
ST PATRICKS CHOIR: St Patricks Choir Mohill will be Carol singing in the town on next Saturday 22nd December starting at 3.30pm in the church car park. They will be visiting all the estates and houses along the way and assisted on route by John Reynolds and his horse and cart to add to the festive cheer.
CONFESSIONS/PENANCE SERVICE: A penance service will take place in St Patricks Church on Wed 19th December at 8pm. A number of priests will be available to hear confessions. Penance service will also take place on Wednesday at 7pm in Drumsna on Thursday 20th at 7pm in Aughgavas and at 8pm in Gortletteragh. On Sun 23rd at 7pm in Foxfield and 8pm in Cloone.
HOME ALONE THIS CHRISTMAS: Don’t be home alone this Christmas. If you would like some company, senior help line is a confidential telephone listening service for older people provided by trained older volunteers. They are open every day over Christmas including Christmas Eve,Christmas Day, New Years Eve and new years Day from 10am to 10pm. They are there to listen Lo Call 1850 440440 for the price of a local call anywhere in Ireland.
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: There is Eucharistic Adoration every Thursday here in St Patricks Church from 10.30 – 10pm. All are welcome to come and stay a while.
ARTHUR QUINN IN LEITRIM GUARDIAN: Well done to Dr Blaithin Gallagher on another outstanding publication. Blaithin has a feature on Alan Early’s Arthur Quinn and the Fenris Wolf, the second part of the Father of Lies Trilogy. Alan has forwarded an excerpt from the book. Check out www.arthurquinn.ie. Alan appeared on Elev8 on RTE 2 on December 14th to announce the winner of a competition which is currently in the Christmas edition of the RTE guide. Congrats Alan . Wishing you continued success. In the meantime have a very happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year.
TROCAIRE: 10 December was world human rights day and Trocaire asks us to help uphold the human rights and protect the dignity of the most vulnerable people in the developing world with a Christmas gift of change. Gifts are available at www.trocaire.org/globalgift or call 1850 408408.
THANK YOU: The friends of Cregg House would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to the people of Mohill parish for their generous support to the recent church gate collection. A special word of thank to the collectors for doing the needful. Every little helps.
SEAN REYNOLDS: There was genuine regret and deep sorrow on hearing of the death of Sean Reynolds,Drumhanny Mohill who died on the 8th December at home in the tender care of his wife Mary and family after a short illness borne courageously and with dignity. Sean was a great family man, a true Christian and a noted tradesman. He loved people and it was always a pleasure to meet him. A gifted dancer it was a joy to see Mary and he trip the light fantastic. We shall miss that lovely smile and firm handshake. The very large attendance at his removal to St Patricks Church and again at his con-celebrated mass which was a celebration of Sean’s life. The beautiful music added to the solemnity of this sad occasion. Our sympathies are with his wife Mary, son Sean,daughters Elizabeth and Geraldine sons in law grandchildren, sisters Mae Kitty and Eva, brothers in law nephews nieces and family circle. May his dear soul rest in peace.
MOHILL GAA LOTTO: The numbers drawn on the 10th December were 15, 18, 27, 30.There was no jackpot winner. Lucky dip winners are 1st 70 euro Geraldine Beirne; 2nd 40 euro Yvonne Derwin,Dromod; 3rd 20 euro Ciaran McCabe Aughavas. The draw on Monday 17th December was held in Caseys Bridge Street with the jackpot at 12300 euro. Thanking you for your continued support and wishing you a happy and peaceful Christmas & new year.
SOCIAL DANCING: Come and let your hair down in J’s Hotel,Main Street this Thursday 20th December and dance your cares away to the music of J And S Sound. Doors open 9.30pm.Dancing 10pm – 12.30.Refreshments afterwards. Extending a cead mile failte to all. Happy Christmas.