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Latest News

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, […]

Annual Cemetery Masses

The annual cemetery masses will go ahead later this month as follows:- Knockbrack – 29th of September next at 6pm. Templevanny – 30th of September next at 6pm. Anyone attending is asked to remain at their own family grave during the mass. Holy Communion will be brought around to ensure social distancing is maintained and […]

A joke…….

An engineer dies and reports to the Pearly Gates. Saint Peter checks his dossier and not seeing his name there, accidentally sends him to Hell. It doesn’t take long before the engineer becomes rather dissatisfied with the level of comfort in Hell. He soon begins to design and build improvements. Shortly thereafter, Hell has air […]

Works have commenced on St.Kevins Church…

Up on €12,000 worth of works provided to our Parish free of charge, thus far. We are so so thankful for such kind generosity. A long way to still go. Please support if your means allow. Every cent brings us a cent closer… Whether you can contribute financially or not, please pray for the success […]

Chrism Mass Homily

The Diocese of Achonry Chrism Mass took place this evening. Bishop Paul Dempsey's homily at the Chrism Mass may he viewed below. https://youtu.be/5v8xbz-VRzc Posted by Diocese of Achonry on Thursday, September 10, 2020

Chrism Mass

The Chrism Mass takes place in the Cathedral Ballaghaderreen next Thursday evening the 10th of September at 7pm. This can be seen live on the diocesan website achonrydiocese.org/cathedralwebcam

A prayer for the forgotten Dead

Pope reflects on Amazon synod

Pope Francis says Amazon synod was for discernment Credit: Daniel Ibáñez/CNA CNA Staff, Sep 3, 2020 / 12:45 pm MT (CNA).- Pope Francis did not approve a proposal to ordain married men in the Amazon region because the idea was discussed, and even argued about, but not prayerfully discerned at a 2019 synod of bishops, […]

Pope Benedict xvi becomes oldest living pope

Today, our beloved Pope Benedict XVI has reached an important milestone – he has become the longest living pope… Posted by Ave Maria on Friday, September 4, 2020

Emergency details on your phone

Be #streetwise by adding an emergency contact number to your phone. €5m worth of mobile phones stolen since 2019. Only… Posted by An Garda Síochána on Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Latest Thoughts

A thought for self reflection

Readings and Gospel 20.9.2020

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time   Reading 1 IS 55:6-9 Seek the LORD while he may be found, call him while he is near. Let the scoundrel forsake his way, and the wicked his thoughts; let him turn to the LORD for mercy; to our God, who is generous in forgiving. For my thoughts are […]


Talk to the Lord in the quietness of your heart

Spend 5 to 10 minutes observing this image of the Lord. Think about the day you leave this world for the next. Think about what you will think, when the Lord approaches you with his hands out wide welcoming you, with a warm smile on his face. Think of how he is coming to you […]

Readings and Gospel 13.9.20

Twenty-fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 130 Reading 1 SIR 27:30—28:7 Wrath and anger are hateful things, yet the sinner hugs them tight. The vengeful will suffer the LORD’s vengeance, for he remembers their sins in detail. Forgive your neighbor’s injustice; then when you pray, your own sins will be forgiven. Could anyone nourish anger […]

Our Lady of Sorrows – Novena (for September)

Our Lady of Sorrows Novena Prayers Our Lady of Sorrows Novena – We remember and pray for the month of September…… Day 1 O BLESSED Virgin Mary, Mother of our Redeemer! remember we are thy children, given to thee by thy Divine Son, when expiring on the cross. Mother of sorrows! by the tears which […]

Readings and Gospel 6.9.20 – “where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there amongst them”

Twenty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 127 Reading 1 EZ 33:7-9 Thus says the LORD: You, son of man, I have appointed watchman for the house of Israel; when you hear me say anything, you shall warn them for me. If I tell the wicked, “O wicked one, you shall surely die, ” and you […]

St. Teresa (Mother Teresa) feast day

The Church celebrates on Septermber 5 the feast of Mother Teresa, a universal symbol of God’s merciful and preferential love for the poor and forgotten.Mother Teresa was born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu on August 26, 1910, in Skopje, Macedonia, the youngest of three children. She attended a youth group called Sodality, run by a Jesuit priest at her […]

Prayer of Spouses for each other

Prayer of Spouses for Each Other Lord Jesus, grant that I and my spouse may have a true and understanding love for each other. Grant that we may both be filled with faith and trust. Give us the grace to live with each other in peace and harmony. May we always bear with one another’s weaknesses and grow from […]

Prayer to St. Peregrine

Parish Sponsors

Stewart Fuel Oils, Boyle

Telephone: 071 967 0100
Email: orders@stewarts.ie

Delivering to homes & businesses in the North west of Ireland.

To order now or receive a quotation for kerosene or marked gas oil, please click on the link below:-


William G. Henry & Co., Solicitors

Emmett Street, Ballymote, County Sligo

Phone: 071 9189962

Fax: 0719189970

E mail: wghreception@gmail.com

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.
Contact details:-
Carrowcrory – 0719666035
Sligo – 0719162789

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

Phone Dermot on: 087 2736301

Phone Adrian on: 087 7923168

E Mail address:- dermotcaseycontracting@gmail.com



Co Roscommon

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Weekly cattle and sheep sales each Monday. Booking in advance by phone…

Thank you to the people of Keash and Culfadda for their continued support…



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