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Pre-Easter Raffle 2019

Muckno Parish Pre-Easter Raffle raises €2,584.00 for Muckno Parish Renovation Fund,

a big thank you to Pete McMahon and staff for all their help, to all our valued volunteers

and to everyone who supported this event.

Winners of Raffle 1st Prize: Elaine Kelly 2nd Prize: Pamala Marray, 3rd Prize: Rachel Tomany,

4th Prize: Phylis Smith, 5th Prize: Chloe McDonnell,

6th Prize: Maura Moore, 7th Prize: Bridie Moore, 8th Prize: Maureen Knowles,

9th Prize: Moya Cronnin, 10th Prize: Mary McCully.

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Thanksgiving to the Sisters of Mercy

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HOMILY BY CANON SHANE McCAUGHEY PP, CASTLEBLAYNEY AT THE MASS OF THANKSGIVING AND UNVEILING OF A PLAQUE IN RECOGNITION OF THE SISTERS OF MERCY IN CASTLEBLAYNEY ON FRIDAY 22 MARCH 2019.

 

 

‘Some of you may be familiar with the French philosopher Paul Ricouer who died in 2005. He was a lecturer and writer of books and essays the most recent of which was titled “Memory, History, Forgetting” published in 2004. In it he posed the question as to why do some historical moments occupy the forefront of our collective consciousness while other profound events are forgotten. Why does history “overly remember” some events at the expense of others? He gives a number of illustrations of this. In the West everyone is conscious of the genocide of the Jewish people during the Second World War, known as the Holocaust while at the same time few recall the genocide of the Armenians decades earlier, also a holocaust. Historians and commentators put their own perspective, their own slant on our history, he claims, often to the detriment of our  well-being.

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Muckno Parish Concert

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