Sick Pilgrims Fund

Sick Pilgrims Fund

Ardagh and Clonmacnois Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes Sick Pilgrims Fund. This collection was scheduled for end of January but postponed due to short notice. It will be taken up inside the church on another weekend – further details in next newsletter. The Diocesan pilgrimage takes place at end of May, as usual.

St Mels Cathedral Fund

Envelope boxes for both parishes contain a brown envelope dated 9th February, for the St Mel’s Cathedral Restoration Fund. It would be appreciated if these envelopes could be placed in the Offertory baskets over the next couple of weeks. There are still some newspapers at church doors giving details of progress on the restoration.

Catholic schools week

Mass in Cloone Church at 10am tomorrow Monday, 3rd February – postponed from last week because of whole school evaluation at Fatima National School.

Childcare Assistant vacancies

Childcare CE Assistants are required for vacancies on the childcare CE project in county Leitrim. The assistant will provide support for children in creche after school and childcare facilities whilst working with the childcare manager. Applicants should be courteous and enjoy working with children. The assistant must be prepared to complete a Garda Vetting application form and avail of any relevant training. Please apply in writing to Anne Evans-McCutcheon,Leitrim Development Company, Church Street, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim. Tel (071) 9641770.

Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness programme, Fenagh Visitor Centre, Fenagh, Co Leitrim. Grow in Ireland are presenting a four week mental health education programme commencing on Wednesday 12th February 2014 at 8pm in the Fenagh Visitor Centre, Fenagh, Co Leitrim for four consecutive Wednesdays. This programme is free of charge and open to everyone in the community. Topics include understanding your mental health, suicide, loss and bereavement. Introduction to cognitive behavioural therapy and resilience and coping skills. For further information and booking please contact Noeleen on 086 851 6939.

Frist Friday

Fr Courtney will do the visits to sick and housebound during the second week of February.

Water schemes

AGM of Leitrim Federation on next Thursday, 6th February at 8.30pm in the Bush Hotel, Carrick. Schemes are encouraged to send representatives.


Next ICA meeting will be held next Monday night, February 10th at 8pm. All members please attend. Don’t forget your little arrangement of flowers.