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Bulletin – 19th July

Confirmation: the Sacrament of Confirmation will take place our Parish on
Monday 17th August at 7.30pm.
Tuesday 18th August at 7.30pm.
Wednesday 19 August at 7.30pm.
Thursday 20 August at 7.30pm.
Friday 21st Aug at 7.30pm.
All ceremonies will be in St. Mary’s Church, Castleblayney.
 A maximum of 80 people per ceremony, with Social Distancing of 2 metres will apply as per the
governments guideline.
 A household can obviously sit together, but a large number of family and friends will not be possible
4 per family. (Confirmation child, Sponsor and Parents )
 A maximum of 20 children (20 families) making the Sacrament of Confirmation will be able attend each
celebration in St Mary’s Church Castleblayney .
 Confirmation Gowns will NOT be used this year
To register your child for your preferred option, please contact the parish office on 042-9740027 Monday
morning 20th July from 10am.
First Holy Communion: will be celebrated on Saturday 1st (12noon St Mary’s & 2pm St.
Patrick’s, Oram) and on Saturday 8th August (12noon & 2pm in St. Mary’s). Numbers limited to 5
people per family and again this may change inline with Government Guidelines closer to the

Car Park Appeal: continues to be a great success. We ask those who promised donations to
please leave them in the Parish Office by the beginning of the week. This will give us an
accurate assessment of where we are at. Again many thanks to all who have contributed to this

Mass Cards: Beginning in August 1st all Mass Card Intentions sought from our Parish Office will be celebrated the
following week in one of our weekday 10am Masses as part of a shared Mass intention.
Church Graveyard: it has come to our attention that memorial items are being removed from graves. Please keep
an eye out for such behaviour.
Parish Admin, Finance & Property Committee: will take place on Wednesday evening (22nd July) at 8pm.

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