First Holy Communion

First Holy Communion

On Sunday morning, May 18th last, Fr Patrick Moore PP, Castlepollard, administered the sacraments of First Holy Communion in St Mary’s Church, Finea to the first class children from St Mary’s NS Finea. They were Nicole Curran, Eimear McGarry, Jessica Flynn & Jamie Kiernan who each looked resplendent in their individual outfits. The ceremony was very much enhanced by the part-taking of the children in the readings and also through the involvement of all the pupils in the special children’s choir, who rendered most appropriate hymns for the occasions. They were certainly a credit to their parents and teachers. We congratulate all four children and trust that they had a most memorable & enjoyable day.


The annual Bar-B-Q in aid of Castletown Finea church funds will be held in Watty’s Rock next Sunday, June 1st commencing at 5pm. Music by Adrian Connelly. Raffle and prizes galore. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Blessing of graves

The annual blessing of graves will take place in St Mary’s cemetery, Finea following the 10.30am mass on Sunday morning next, June 1st. All plot holders are kindly requested to please tidy up their graves in order to have them neat and presentable on the day.

Recent weddings

Congratulations to Darren Curran, Finea and Sharon Weldon, Castlepollard who were married at the Headford Arms Hotel, Kells on Wednesday, 14th May last. Following the ceremony, a delicious wedding meal was served followed by many happy hours of music, song and dance. We wish Darren and Sharon good luck and every success through the years ahead.

The late Mr John Magee

The death occurred of John Magee, Maughera, Finea, peacefully at his home on Saturday, 17th May last. In his 96th year, John was a member of an old and well respected family in the community. His remains were removed to St Mary’s Church, Carrick on Monday evening at 7pm. Burial took place in adjoining cemetery the next morning following requiem mass at 11am. Deepest sympathy is extended to his loving sons, Matty and Sean, daughter Betty, sister Rose, grandchildren, nephews, nieces. He was predeceased by his loving wife Nora and son, Henry. May he rest in peace.