St. Brigids Parish Newsletter

Sunday December 9th 2018

Mass Intentions

Sat. Dec. 8th Vigil 7pm Margaret Cogavin (A) William & Paddy O’ Brien (A) Katie, Thomas & Tommy Mannion (A) Jack Doyle (A) John & Bridget Healy & deceased family members

Sun. Dec. 9th 10.30am People of the Parish, 12noon No Intention

Mon. Dec. 10th 10.00am Bridget & Michael Mongan (A) & deceased family members, Christy Mc Donagh (A)

Tues. Dec. 11th 10.00am Assumpta Heaney (A) the deceased members of the Heaney and Pierce families, Kathleen Mc Donagh (B.R.)

Fri. Dec. 14th 10.00am John Coleman Sweeney (R.I.P.)

Sat. Dec. 15th Vigil 7pm Mairtin Scanlon (1st A) Edward Kavanagh (A)Christina Mc Dermott (A)

Sun. Dec. 16th 10.30am People of the Parish, 12noon John Mc Neill (M.M.)



Christmas and Easter are the times when we feel the need to do a little trawl of our lives and ask for forgiveness and healing. It isn’t an easy or a pleasant thing to do on one’s own - so don’t. Instead come along to our Reconciliation here in St. Brigid's Church on Tuesday December 18th at 8.00pm.


St. Brigid’s Parish Christmas Cards

Christmas cards from St. Brigid’s Parish are available for sale this weekend after all Masses at the back of the Church.


Housing Information Session

Threshold are holding an information session on housing on Dec. 10th in the ARD Family Resource Centre, Doughiska. Contact 091-768852.


Christmas Centerpiece Making Workshop

Christmas Table Centerpiece Making Workshop with proceeds to the Arts activities in St. Bernadette’s, Paediatric Unit UHG will take place in the canteen at the Nurses Home, UHG on Tues. Dec. 18th at 7pm. Admission is €35 and includes tea/coffee and festive mince pies.


Advice Clinic

Drop in advice clinic for family members of a person misusing drugs or alcohol with the Western Region Drug and Alcohol Task Force in the ARD Family Resource Centre Doughiska on Thursdays from 10am to 12pm.


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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