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CHURCH AFFAIRS:

Thur 6th; No morning Mass. Last Sunday, for the Feast of Corpus Christi, we had the children attending again, and they received their Communion certificates from Fr. Tom. They were in great voice as usual with Roisín accompanying them.

Exams: Books open in the Church to include students who are doing exams. Best wishes and good luck to the young people beginning the Junior and Leaving Certificate Exams.

Thought for the Week: If you have time to whine and complain about something then you have the time to do something about it.” Anthony J. D'Angelo.


PAROCHIAL HOUSE:

Thur 6th, 8.30pm, in the Hall: Granagh Dev are inviting interested individuals to join a steering group to advance the parochial house project. All are welcome to join this group, whether or not you attended the parish meeting. The decision has been made to purchase the house, for the parish and as a parish asset. The success of this project will totally depend on the formation of a steering group.


GIVE BLOOD:

Thursday 13th June, Rathkeale House Hotel, 16.50 - 20.10. Please call 1800 222 111 to book an appointment.

We never get to choose when we need blood. But we can choose when to give...!


HELP RATHFREDAGH:

Their garden fete is happening the first Sunday in July. They are looking for donations of saleable second-hand goods for the bric-a-brac stall and for the other stalls : clothes (no underwear), jewellery, handbags, shoes, soft toys, books, CDs, DVDs, household goods ornaments, etc.

Donations NOT accepted are: duvets, pillows, mattresses, electrical goods and broken items. Items can be dropped off at Rathfredagh Cheshire Home, reception.


VOTE for LISKENNETT:

Liskennett has been nominated by AIB, for their community fund. They need your vote before 12th June !

Visit: https://aib.ie/personal-forms/community-fund to vote. They want to win funding to build new pathways and refurbish existing ones . The information you will need to fill the form is as follows; Charity Name - St. Joseph's Foundation. Charity Registration No. - 20016104. Location - Munster. Theme - Sustainability.


DID YOU KNOW:

31st May: ABBA's Eurovision victory in '74 turned the band into a pop juggernaut. This year, the band is celebrating 50 years since their Eurovision win, which set their successful music career in motion. The group's disco pop has sold around 400 million records worldwide while the hit stage musical 'Mamma Mia!' is now 25 years old. More than 40 years since their last performance, Agnetha Faltskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson and Anni-Frid Lyngstad were awarded the royal Order of Vasa as 'Commander of the First Class' for outstanding efforts in Swedish and international music life'. The first time in 50 years that the first Order of the Vasa was handed out.

1st Jun,1974 - The Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims is published.

2nd Jun,1705 - The town of Enniskillen is virtually destroyed by an accidental fire.

3rd Jun, feast day of St. Kevin, also known as Kevin of the Angels, he is the patron of blackbirds.

4th Jun,1984 - Bruce Springsteen's 7th studio album "Born in the USA", is released.

5th Jun,1968 - Robert F. Kennedy, assassinated in LA.

6th Jun,1940 - Willie John McBride, Lions rugby captain, is born in Antrim.

7th Jun,1982 - Graceland, opened to the public after Elvis's death.

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