St. Mary Magdalene Services: Weekend Mass times: Saturday 7.00pm, Sunday 9.30am, 11.00am, 12.30pm
Weekday Mass times: Monday – Friday at 9.45am
(First Fridays – 9.45am and 7.00pm)
Holy Days of Obligation: 7.00pm Vigil Mass on eve, 9.30am and 11.00am
Baptisms: Saturday at 5pm or Sunday at 1.30pm (by arrangement)
Confessions: Saturday 6.30pm – 7.00pm
Baptisms: We welcome into the Parish Community those who were baptised recently: Harry Yelverton, son of Gavin and Karen of Kylemore, School House Road.
Esme Hyde, daughter of Mark and Jacqueline of Woodhaven, Castletroy.
Elaine Considine, daughter of Patrick and Helen of Kylemore, School House Road
Castleconnell Craft Fair: Takes place Sunday & Monday of the long weekend, October 27-28, from 12-6pm at the Castle Oaks House Hotel. The Fair, which showcases only Irish-made crafts of the highest quality, is in its 25th year, making it one of the longest running and largest fairs in the Midwest.
This year there will be over 45 exhibitors from all over Ireland, including great representation from the local area, featuring painting, jewellery, food, copperwork, woodwork, ceramics, to mention but a few. The event is non-profit, with all proceeds going to local voluntary groups.
Gaelscoil Chaladh an Treoigh: Enrolment applications for 2014 are currently being accepted. The final date for sibling enrolments for 2014 is 25/10/13. Enrolment forms are available from the school website www.gaelcat.com or from the school office.
Monaleen GAA: Beginners Hurling & Football – All new players are welcome to come along and try out hurling and football in October. The new groups which cater for senior infant pupils onwards take place every Monday at 6.30pm for Football and every Friday at 6.30pm for hurling. Training takes place in the Monaleen GAA clubhouse pitch. Note that helmets are mandatory for hurling and the club sells helmets and hurls at discounted price. Gum shields are mandatory for Gaelic football. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries. We would also encourage any parents interested in helping out to come along on the night or contact the club PRO to get details.
Club Gear - Monaleen Club Gear (Jerseys, Shorts, Socks, Rain Jackets, Polo Shirts, Helmets) are available to purchase from the Castletroy Car Care shop next to Superquinn in the Castletroy Shopping Centre.
Epilepsy Ireland: Wish to acknowledge receipt of €245.00 at Churchgate Collection weekend 5/6 October.