Corr: Eugene Murphy. Tel: 086 2507590
The National Pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick takes place on Sunday, 26th July. Please take care when taking this Pilgrimage as there are some dangerous areas when going up to and down from the Summit. Good luck to all who travel.
Cemetery Sunday takes place in Clondra on Sunday, 16th August commencing with prayers and blessing of the graves at 7.30pm followed by Mass at 8pm. More details next week.
Fr Eamon to depart
We received news in recent weeks that Fr Eamon O’Connor PP is being transferred to the Parish of Strokestown. Fr. Eamon has been with us since about 2002 and during that time he has given excellent Pastoral Care to his flock. He at all times dedicated himself in total to the people of Whitehall\Scramogue. A function in appreciation of Fr Eamon’s support and care of the people of the Parish over the past thirteen years will take place in Keenan’s Hotel in Tarmonbarry on Friday, 24th July commencing at 9.30pm.
Thanks to all for your support for our church gate collection last weekend, Scouts are having a day on Sunday 23rd August in St. Barry’s GAA pitch. This will be a big family day. Watch out for more details.
Good luck to the Roscommon Ladies U-16 team who face Cavan in the All Ireland B semi-final on this Wednesday night. St Barry’s are represented by team captain Rebecca Cox and Aoife McLoughlin.
Scramogue Cemetery Sunday takes place on Sunday, 26th July. Mass will take place in the Cemetery at 11.30am (weather permitting). Graves will be blessed after Mass. Please ensure that all graves are tidied up if that is necessary, however must graves are very well tended to. Collection for upkeep of cemetery will take place at both gates leading to the cemetery on that day.
Community Cycle takes place each Monday evening at 7.30pm. It takes off from Centra shop. Lets all join in and get involved for the summer months.
The new postcode system for Ireland, will be launched in July. Local
organisations in Longford are helping to spread the word about the
benefits. If you know someone who you think could do with some help,
including elderly family members or neighbours, please get in touch with
Margaret Walsh, Longford Community Resources Ltd at 043-3345555 or