Newsletter 29th January 2017


Saturday 28-01-2017—Sunday 05-02-2017

Saturday:            28th January               7.00pm             Caroline Donnelly

Sunday:              29th January               8.30am             Pat, Mary & Marie Carney

Sunday:             29th January               11.30am            Bernard Duffy

Monday:             30th January                                       No Mass

Tuesday:            31st January               7.00pm             Andrew Cochrane (First Anniversary)

Wednesday:       1st February                9.30am             Special Intention

Thursday:           2nd February               9.30am             Mass for the Sick

Friday:               3rd February               7.00pm             James & Nora Cuniffe

Saturday:           4th February                7.00pm             Mary & Paddy Kilcommons

Sunday:             5th February                8.30am             People of the Parish

Sunday:              5th February                11.30am            Lorna Martin (Months Mind)

Alter Servers

Saturday 4th February—7.00pm—Team 1

Sunday 5th February—8.30am—Team 2

Sunday 5th February—11.30-Team 1

Recent Deaths

Margaret (Marty) Hynes (née Waldron), Hudson Bay

May God grant her eternal rest & comfort and console her bereaved

family and friends.

Reflection:              Words from Pope Francis on the Family

The life of every family is marked by all kinds of crises, yet these are also part of its

dramatic beauty. (Amoris Laetitia, Par 232)

Candle Mass day

We will have a Candle Mass Day on Thursday 2nd February. Donation envelopes

available. Donations go towards candles for the Church.

Feast of St. Blaise

Mass on Friday 3rd February at 7.00pm where we will have the Blessing of the Throats.

Sick Calls

I will be visiting the Sick and Housebound on Thursday 2nd February.

Church Choir

Practice continues at 8.00pm on Thursday 2nd February.

We would like to welcome any new members to join the group.

Alter Society ~ February       

Group B                               G. Smyth, A. Martin, P. Jordan, E. Martin, C. Nally, P. Monaghan

Eucharist Ministers ~ February

Vigil 7 p.m.                          P. Ruane.

Sun. 11:30 a.m. N. O’Connor, G. Healy.

Collectors ~ February

Vigil 7p.m.             J. Cunningham, J. Daly.

Sun. 8:30 a.m.     T. Higgins, W. Kenny, T.  Morris. 

Sun. 11:30 a.m.   T. Shine, E. Leonard.

Livestream of Mass

For those in our Parish that are unable to attend mass due to sickness, housebound or in hospital, we have worked in conjunction with St. Peter & Pauls Church in Athlone to provide a live stream of Mass from their Church. This can be accessed through our own parish website

Mass times for St. Peter & Pauls Church are:

Mon-Sat 9.30am

Mon & Fri only 7.30pm

Sat 6.30pm (Vigil)

Sun 9.00am, 10.30am & 12.00noon

Holy days of Obligation:

6.30pm (Vigil)

9.30am, 12.00noon & 6.30pm


Newly Designed Parish Website

Our Parish Website has had a makeover. We hope it is now easier to navigate around. On the side of the website there is an Instagram feed that will show photos with the #kiltoom. We would like to encourage people to load photos from around the parish with #kiltoom Pictures from things like—Sport events, cake sale, school concerts, nature, photos of the church/alter etc.

Parents of Confirmation Class 2017

A gentle reminder of our Confirmation meeting on Monday 30th January at 8.00pm in the Church of the Risen Christ.

This meeting is for Parents only.

Roscommon/Athlone Regional P.T.A.A.

Will hold their Annual Dinner Dance on Saturday 11th February in the Hodson Bay Hotel. Tickets available from all council

members. A meeting of Kiltoom P.T.A.A. will be held on Wednesday 25th January at 10.00am. New Members Welcome

Roscommon Underwater Search & Recovery Club

Will hold its annual Church Gate Collection on 4th & 5th February 2017. All monies collected will be used for maintenance of the unit. We would like to thank you for your generous support in the past and hope that you will be able to support this collection.

Club Cam:        Club Cam 50/50 Draw

Congratulations to last weeks winner: Denise Reynolds, Lisbrock €547. Thank you for your continued support.

This weeks draw will take place in McDermotts, Curraghboy, Sunday 29th at 10pm.

Guaranteed winner each week!

National Learning Network

The National Learning Network Athlone, provides a range of flexible training programmes and support service for people who need specialist support to return to work (jobseekers, unemployed, people with illnesses or disability)

For more information about the courses we have available for 2017, contact Maureen on 090 6479293 / 087 2586033. Benefits retained

Remembrance Service

A remembrance service for parents who have experienced bereavement through the death of a child or who have lost a baby through miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death will be held on Monday 6th February at 7.30pm in Portuncula University Hospital Chapel.

St. Brigid’s G.A.A.  

Lotto Jackpot this weekend €6,800

Last weeks results: Numbers Drawn—17 / 21 / 25 / 26. There was no jackpot winner.

There were 3 match three winners.

Draw takes place Sunday night 29/01/2017 in St Brigid’s Sports & Social Centre at 10pm.

Roscommon v Galway, FBD League Final Sunday 29th January in Kiltoom at 2.00pm