Cloone

GRAVEYARD MASS: The graveyard mass next Sunday in Cloone will be in the Church at 1pm.The graves will be blessed immediately after Mass. A collection for the upkeep of the graveyards will be taken up at the cemetery gates. The collection will be given to the Fas scheme to help them in their very good work in keeping the graveyards so well.

GRAVEYARD MASS: The graveyard mass next Sunday in Cloone will be in the Church at 1pm.The graves will be blessed immediately after Mass. A collection for the upkeep of the graveyards will be taken up at the cemetery gates. The collection will be given to the Fas scheme to help them in their very good work in keeping the graveyards so well.

GRATEFUL THANKS: Grateful thanks to all who were part of the welcoming of the Eucharistic Bell on Wednesday last in both parishes. The focus of attention was to raise awareness of the forthcoming Eucharistic Congress in Dublin June 2012.

Sympathy: Pray for Sister Mary Rose Keegan Cankeel ,Marist Sister who died in St Barnabas Convent East Point Michegan USA recently.

CEMETERY SUNDAY: Cloone 31st July 2011 at 1pm. Aughavas 7th August 2011 at 11.30am.

AUGHAVAS GAA : Croagh Patrick climb. That time of year again when our annual climb takes place. This year the footballers are climbing in aid of the club and local charities. To get a place on the bus contact Gerry Gallogly or Anthony Brennan. Climb takes place on Sunday next 31st July. Sponsorship cards available.

INITIATIVE: Leitrim Third Level Initiative Offer the following courses in Carrick on Shannon this September. Irish Academy of public relations courses- 3 day certificate in public relations 390 euro; 3 day certificate in journalism 390 euro; 3 weekend diploma in event management 895 euro. Athlone IT course 2 nights / week- 2 years – higher cert in business studies- 2100 euro; 1 night / week home gardening for 8 weeks – 225 euro;1 night / week photography course for 10 weeks 250 euro; diploma in leadership business level 8 1500 euro pa; 1 night / week cert in sports administration for 12 weeks 300 euro. Further info from Leitrim Co Development Board at 0719650496 or www.leitrimthirdlevel.ie. Some funding may be available through Role Skillnet.

THanks: LEITRIM BRANCH OF THE IRISH FOSTER CARE ASSOCIATION Members wish to thank everybody who contributed so generously to the Church gate collection held recently, fundraising for the National Conference being held in Carrick on Shannon in November. The amount collected was 382.52 euro.

AUGHARAN/MEILTRON: The next meeting of the school reunion is on 8th August. We had a great response to our request for old photographs but we are still anxious to get some more so please keep searching. They will be returned to you.

SHOW NEWS: All roads lead to Clone on next Monday Bank holiday for its annual show. A family day for all ages to enjoy.

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