Child safe guarding meeting in Burt

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An information session and workshop is being hosted by the parish child safeguarding representatives, in St Mary’s Hall, Burt, at 7.30pm tonight. Hall committee members should attend and each group and organisation using any of the halls should have at least one member present

We welcome into the Christian community Michael Hegarty Gill, Tullyarvan, Buncrana, Chloe Green, Fourqueux, France, and Joseph Bernard Costello, Ranelagh, Dublin.

We offer our sympathy to the family and friends of Seamus Coyle, brother of Sheila McCallion, The Rectory, who died Chicago.

Fahan/Inch Community Care wishes to thank Mary McLaughlin who is stepping down from the committee of Meals on Wheels. Her hard work was very much appreciated.

A World Day of Prayer is taking place at Crossroads Presbyterian Church, Killea on Friday, March 7, at 8pm. Men and women are invited. Come along and enjoy the service.

The ‘O’Reilly’s’ is being performed by St Mura’s Drama Group in the Fowler Hall, Tooban at 8pm tonight. It is guaranteed to be a great night out. The ‘O’Reilly’s’ is also being performed in St Mary’s Hall on Wednesday, March 5 and Thursday, March 6. Tickets cost 8 euro for adults and 5 euro for children. There is also a family rate available.

Line Dancing takes place every Monday night in Burt Hall between 7.30pm and 9pm. Beginners are welcome. Admission is 5 euro. Contact Ursula 0877538317.

A hamper will be raffled at Burt bingo on Tuesday, March 18 to raise funds for Emma Campbell, who is going to do voluntary work at Andrea P Orphanage, India, this June. The tickets cost two euro.

This week’s Burt GAA Lotto winners were Hugh Doran and Gerard Glenn Bridgend

Tickets are now on sale for the Big Bank Holiday Charity Dance in An Grianan Hotel, Burt, on Sunday, March 16. The event is being run in aid of the Oncology Unit of Letterkenny Hospital and the White Oaks Rehabilitation Centre, Muff. It will feature the David Craig Band. Tickets cost 10 euro with dancing till late. A great night’s craic is guaranteed.

A replacement general worker is required to work as part of a team to work on a week-on-week-off basis by the Community Employment Project. The usual Department of Social Protection conditions apply. Contact Fr McGoldrick 0749360151, Walter McGrory 0749360262 or James Buchanan 0749156325.

Scoil Treasa Naofa Parents’ Association’s Good as New Shop opens on Monday, March 3 and will run until Friday, April 11. The shop is located at the Diamond in Carndonagh, beside Neal Doherty Jewellers. It and will be open from Monday to Saturday, from 10am until 5pm. Donations of clothes, books, toys will be gratefully received. There will also be a draw for a top quality prize.

Bocan Drama Group is staging “The Mating Season” by Sam Cree at St. Patrick’s Hall in Malin, on Thursday, March 6, starting at 7.30pm. All proceeds go to Scoil Treasa Naofa.

Buncrana St Patrick’s Day Committee asks all community groups, clubs, schools, societies to take an active part in our St Patricks day Parade, on Monday, March 17, whether on a float, walking or in fancy dress. Your own transport is required. For enquiries contact: Nicholas 0868435031 or Mickey 0863669905.

We bid farewell to Fr Lynch who has been with us for so short a time. The Dominican Order has now recalled him. We thank Fr Frank for his work here and the colourful atmosphere he brought with him, not to mention his singing! We wish him well in his new appointment and assure him of our prayers. 

The Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered on Thursday, May 1, at 5.00pm in St Mura’s Parish Church and the Sacrament of First Communion will be administered on Saturday, May 24 at 11am, in St Aengus’ Church, Burt and on Saturday, May 17, at 11am, in the Parish Church.