St. Brigids Parish Newsletter

Sunday December 10th 2017

Mass Intentions

Sat. Dec. 9th Vigil 7pm Margaret Cogavin (A) & Mary O’ Brien (A) Nora Orr (A) Assumpta Heaney & deceased members of the Pierce & Heaney families.

Sun. Dec. 10th 10.30am Tom Flaherty (A) Bridget & Michael Mongan (A) & deceased family members. Anthony O’ Donnell (A) Peter & Paddy Murphy & Sally Roddy (A)

12 noon Jack Doyle (1st A) Christy Mc Donagh (A)

Mon. Dec. 1th 10.00am No Intention

Tues. Dec. 12th 10.00am Kathleen, James & Paddy Delaney (A)

Fri. Dec. 15h 10.00am Kathleen & Mary Mc Donagh (RIP) Christina Mc Donagh (B.R.)

Sat. Dec. 16th Vigil 7pm Sally Gallagher (1st A) Frank Gallagher, Kay & Joe Houston, Catherine & Robert Moore, Jean Russell, Ed. Kavanagh (A) Christina Mc Dermott (A)

Sun. Dec. 17th 10.30am Madge Glynn (A) Martin & Mamie Murphy & deceased family members 12 noon Martin Casserly(A)


On Sunday Dec 17th Deirdre Ni Chinnéide(sister of Mary Kennedy presenter of Nationwide) will lead an hour of music, song, reflection and prayer in Ballybane Church at 6.30pm. The candlelit atmosphere along with the words and music are specially chosen to put us in touch with the true Christmas spirit. Give this hour as a gift to yourself - 6.30pm here in the church.                                                                                  

Bag Pack Fundraiser for St. Brigid’s Youth Project

Can you spare 2 hours on Saturday December 16th to help bag pack in Dunnes Stores, Briarhill for our Youth Project? If so, please give your name to one of the Team at the back of the Church.

Pastoral Area Reconciliation

Reconciliation for the Pastoral Area of Ballybane, Renmore, Mervue and Doughiska will be held in St. Oliver Plunkett Church, Renmore on Wednesday December 20th at 7.30pm.

St. Brigid’s Parish Christmas Novena Cards

Christmas Novena cards from St. Brigid’s Parish are available for sale this weekend after all Masses at the back of the Church. All those who receive these cards will be included in the Christmas Novena. Cost €5 for a pack of six cards.

Christmas Logs

For sale in Woodgrove, John Paul Centre for one day only. Monday December 11th at11.30am.

Remembering Our Babies Mass

Mass remembering all babies who have died on or around the time of birth (stillbirth, neonatal, miscarriage) will be held on Dec.17th at 6.00pm in the Chapel of St. Columbanus, (University Chapel).

Child Protection

St. Brigid's Parish is committed to the protection of all children, young people and vulnerable adults in our parish. The Galway Diocesan Policy on Safeguarding Children, Young people and Vulnerable Adults is available on


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