Church of the Holy Family Newsletter: Sun. 30th Apr. ’23

Very Rev. Aodhan Cannon, PP.

Rev. Philip Daly, CC Kilclooney

Very Rev. Dean Austin Laverty, PE


Masses can be viewed on the Church webcams at MCN Media.

Daily and weekend Masses at the usual times

Confession will be available after the 11 o’clock Mass on Saturday.

Anniversary and Memorial Masses

Saturday 7.30pm: Dot & Frank Gallagher, Narin Road; Packie & John Gallagher, Meenakillew.

Sunday 9.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Sunday 11.00am: Missa Pro Populo.

Monday 10.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Tuesday 10.00am: Alan McHugh, Ard na Radharc.

Wednesday 7.30pm: Bridget Gavigan.

Thursday 10.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Friday 10.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Friday 7.30pm: John & Eithne McCabe, Common.

Saturday 11.00am: Frankie & Mary Brennan.

Saturday 7.30pm: John & Kitty Watters.

Sunday 9.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Sunday 11.00am: Missa Pro Populo.

Mass at the Barkillew Mass Rock on Monday 1st May at 7.00pm (weather permitting).

First Friday

The sick and the housebound will be visited as usual on Friday 5th May.

SVP Uganda Collection

Raised €500.00. Thank you!

First Responders Information Meeting

(Narin, Portnoo & Rosbeg). Thursday 11th May at 7.00pm in the Dolmen Centre. For more information contact Teague on 083-1666634.

Ardara Day Centre

Needs committee volunteers. If you feel you could spare time or skills to support the elderly in the community, please call 087-9459500 for more information.

Darkness into Light

Taking place on the morning of Saturday 6th May beginning at 4.15am. The 5K walk starts and finishes at the Dolmen Centre. You can register either online at

Accord Marriage Preparation

Are looking for new recruits. If you are interested, please contact or call 01-5053112 for more information.

Lough Derg One Day Retreats

If there was sufficient interest, we could organise a bus on Tuesday 9th May. Please call Fr. Aodhan on 074-9541135 or email parish.

The SEAI are holding a “Meet the Builder Event”

In the Methodist Hall, Ardara on Thursday 4th May at 7.00pm. Advice on reducing energy costs and information on available grants and funding.

Parish Contribution

Parish contribution for Sunday 23rd April €2067.00.

Thank you for your generous contribution.

Parish Envelopes

Thank you to all those who use their parish envelopes. Some of you may wish to set up a direct debit or standing order. Here are the details:

Ardara Parish A/C

IBAN: IE83BOFI90490793978859