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By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Nov 16, 2020 / 02:17 pm MT (CNA).- It is a core tenet of the Catholic faith that demons are real, and as said in the St. Michael prayer, that they “prowl about the earth seeking the ruin of souls.” As a lifelong Catholic, Italian journalist Fabio Marchese Ragona has always […]

Fr Michael Griffin

The life and death of a Galway priest is being remembered in the city this weekend. Fr Michael Griffin was lured from his home and subsequently killed by British forces, on this day a century ago. His death convulsed the city, with thousands of mourners turning out to pay their respects at his funeral, just […]

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The following is a list of Defibillators in the Parish:- 1. The Travellers Rest Pub, Keash (eircode F56WY22) 2. Wards Shop, Keash (eircode F56YP11) 3. Higgins’ Lounge, Culfadda (F56NF72) 4. Dermot Casey’s house, Keash (F56WZ53) 5. John and Margaret Cryans house, Keash (F56YY44) 6. Sean Gallagher’s house, Culfadda to Gurteen road (F56KH61) 7. Jason Higgins’ […]

Mass – Sunday, 11th October, 2020

As we are aware public mass is suspended once again, for the next number of weeks. There are many options open to people to view mass electronically. The following are a few suggestions and no offence is meant to anyone by not referencing the many more options available. Mass will be broadcast on the RTE […]

Ever thought to explore a call to the Priesthood

A series of six residential weekends will take place in Mullaghmore over the coming months for men who are exploring a call to priesthood.  First session takes place from 9th October (evening) to 11th October (lunchtime). For further information contact our Vocations Director, Fr Paul Kivlehan, The Presbytery, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon. Tel. 094 – 9860011, Mobile […]

Amendment to Notice

Please note. ***** IMPORTANT***** Annual cemetery masses will now go ahead at 6pm (not 7pm as previously advised) in each cemetery, on the dates provided.

Molly Brehony, RIP

  Death Notice Mollie Brehony (nee Looby), Daughloonagh, Keash, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle in her 102nd year. Predeceased by her husband Pat, Mollie will be dearly missed by her sons and daughters, Frances, James, Maria, Josephine, John, Pauric, Geraldine and Kevin, sons-in-law and daughters-in-law, 17 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, […]

Latest Thoughts

Gospel and readings 22.11.2020

The Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe Lectionary: 160 Reading 1 EZ 34:11-12, 15-17 Thus says the Lord GOD: I myself will look after and tend my sheep. As a shepherd tends his flock when he finds himself among his scattered sheep, so will I tend my sheep. I will rescue […]

Gospel and readings 15.11.2020

Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 157 Reading 1 PRV 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31 When one finds a worthy wife, her value is far beyond pearls. Her husband, entrusting his heart to her, has an unfailing prize. She brings him good, and not evil, all the days of her life. She obtains wool and flax and […]

Fr. Rookeys, miracle prayer

The Miracle Prayer (By Father Rookey) Lord Jesus, I come before you, just as I am, I am sorry for my sins, I repent of my sins, please forgive me. In your Name, I forgive all others for what they have done against me. I renounce Satan, the evil spirits and all their works. I […]

The forgotten Dead

Readings and Gospel 1.11.2020

Solemnity of All Saints Lectionary: 667 Reading 1 RV 7:2-4, 9-14 I, John, saw another angel come up from the East, holding the seal of the living God. He cried out in a loud voice to the four angels who were given power to damage the land and the sea, “Do not damage the land […]

A Smile

Readings and Gospel 25.10.20

Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 148 Reading 1 EX 22:20-26 Thus says the LORD: “You shall not molest or oppress an alien, for you were once aliens yourselves in the land of Egypt. You shall not wrong any widow or orphan. If ever you wrong them and they cry out to me, I will […]

“Fear not, because God is with you”

  Padre pio’s prayer…. O my Jesus, you have said: “Truly I say to you, ask and you will receive, seek and you will find, knock and it will be opened to you.” Behold I knock, I seek and ask for the grace of …… (here name your request) Our Father …. Hail Mary …. […]

A train journey….

THE TRAIN:At birth we boarded the train and met our parents, and we believe they will always travel by our side. As… Posted by Newsner.com on Saturday, October 17, 2020

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Stewart Fuel Oils, Boyle

Telephone: 071 967 0100
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William G. Henry & Co., Solicitors

Emmett Street, Ballymote, County Sligo

Phone: 071 9189962

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P.F O’Dowd, Menswear

Teeling Street, Ballymote, County Sligo.

For all your needs in Men’s clothing and household items…

J.Duffy & Company, Accountants and Tax Advisors

6 Markievicz Rd, Rathquarter, Sligo and Carrowcrory, Ballinafad, County Sligo.
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Carrowcrory – 0719666035
Sligo – 0719162789

Casey Agricultural Contractors, Larkhill, Keash, Ballymote, County Sligo

Phone Dermot on: 087 2736301

Phone Adrian on: 087 7923168

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