CHURCH NEWS: Church Cleaning Rota – January 2019: Mary Dollard.

Special Ministers of the Eucharist: January Saturday Evenings – Willie Dunne and Edmund Kenny; January Sunday Mornings – John Kelly and Sheila Finnegan.

Christmas Ceremonies: Christmas Ceremonies in the Holy Trinity Church Durrow will be held at 9pm on Christmas Eve – The Nativity of our Lord, Mass during the night. Christmas Day mass will be held at 9am – Dawn Mass and at 11am – Christmas Day Mass.

In Cullohill’s St. Tighearnach Church Christmas Eve Mass will be held at 8pm – Mass of the Nativity of Our Lord. On Christmas Day Mass will be held at 10am – Christmas Day Mass.

Mass Readers: Saturdays – December 22nd: Ann Vaugh; December 29th and January 5th: Seosamh Murphy. Sundays – December 23rd and 30th: Fergal Hassett.

Advent Text of the Day: A short daily text message, free to your phone, from the Diocesan Faith Development group, each day, to help us to reflect for a moment on something, or to pause and say a brief prayer, think of someone, or simply decide to do something small that day. If you would like to receive this each day please text your number to (085) 8313100.

Advent Tweet: Follow @ossorydiocese on twitter get get a simple Advent message each day – something to give us all a moment to reflect in our busy days in these Advent weeks.

Sympathy is extended to the Brophy family, Ballinaslee on their recent bereavement.

ST VINCENT de PAUL DURROW: Contact us, in strict confidence on (087) 1917813.