CHURCH NEWS: Church Cleaning Rota – October 2019: Mary Lawlor, Margaret Donohue and Brigid Conroy. Mass Readers: Saturdays –  September 21st: Kay Sheppard; September 28th: Ann Vaugh. Sundays – September 22nd: Kevin Kelly; September 29th: Declan Phelan.

NEW NUMBER FOR ST. VINCENT DE PAUL: Please note our new phone number (087) 6072617.

SYMPATHY is extended to Sinead Clancy and family, Carrigan St., Durrow on their recent bereavement.
Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Brother Joseph Skehan, formerly of Dereen, who died recently in Portglenone, Co. Antrim, R.I.P.

HEART SPEAKS TO HEART: A Monthly Day of Recollection in the spirituality of the Servant of God – Mother Marie Adele Garnier will be held in St. Benedict’s Priory, Cobh, County Cork on Saturday 28th September. The theme is “Heart Speaks to Heart”. First talk at 11.00am. Mass at 9am at the Priory or 10am at the Cathedral. Lunch provided. Cost: Donation. Ends with tea at 3.30pm. Contact: Mother Prioress: (021) 4811354 or email for further information.

HARVEST THANKSGIVING SERVICE: There will be a Harvest Thanksgiving Service in St. Fintan’s Church (Church of Ireland), Durrow on Sunday 22nd September at 7.00pm. At a Harvest Thanksgiving service a congregation gives thanks to God for the blessings received from the land, for the food that is available to them and indeed for all the gifts they have received in their lives. We do look forward to hearing the visiting preacher the Rev’d Victor Fitzpatrick, the Rector of Mountrath. All are very welcome to attend.

PRESENTATION CENTRE: The Presentation Centre beside the Catholic Church is available for hire. For further information please contact Angela on (087) 1928522.