Emma is GAA Irish speaker

Nazareth House in Fahan is seeking volunteers. If you have one or two hours to spare in a week and would be interested in volunteering, please contact Sr Bernadette on: 074 9360191 or by email: gn.fahan@nazarethcare.com. You can also contact Wilma, the Nursing Manager on: 074 9360113 or by email: pon.fahan@nazarethcare.com.

We welcome into the Christian community Cassie Hannah Healy, Magheranappin, Convoy.

Sympathy is extended to the family and friends of Noel Campbell, Bohillion, Burt.

The Months Mind Mass for Peter Whoriskey will take place in St Aengus’ Church, tomorrow at 6pm.

Thanks to St Mura’s Drama group, which has donated 3,000 euro to the parish, the proceeds of its recent successful play, ‘Tom O’Hara’, in the Fowler Hall. 

St Aengus’ NS wishes to thank all who helped and supported its 40th Anniversary celebrations. The Anniversary Book is available at the school for 10 euro. Telephone: 9368352.

Congratulations to Rhianne McDermott, Tooban, who won the Donegal Schools Handball Championship and to Donegal Hurlers and Ray Durack on their success in Division 2B.

The Grianan Queen will be crowned on Sunday, May 3 at 8pm, in The Halfway House. Music is by local band, Smalltalk. Tickets cost 10 euro and are available on the door.

Burt Tennis Club is running a six week Junior Coaching Course from Thursday, May 7.

The All Ireland and Six Nations Sheep Shearing Championships will take place in Burt on May 29, 30 and 31.

Host Families are wanted for 12 to 17 year old Spanish Students for the month of July. Host families must have children in this age group. Generous rates will be paid. For further information please call 0876008446.

Volunteers are wanted for the Fahan, Burt and Newtowncunningham Befriending Service. If you are interested, please contact Frances Browne on 074 9321598.

Burt Bingo takes place every Tuesday evening at 9pm in St Mary’s Hall. A book and sheet cost 9 euro.

This week’s Burt GAA draw winners was Anne Bradley, Burnfoot

There will be a meeting of the St Aengus’ Renovation Committee in Burt Parochial House, this Sunday, May 3, at 7pm.

The Lenten Trócaire collection was generously supported in the Parish. The following amounts were raised: Parish and Chapel of Ease 3,650 euro and Burt and Inch, 2,858 euro. Thank you.

Parents and God Parents are encouraged to participate in the Baptismal Welcoming Evening for parents and god-parents, in An Grainan Hotel, on Wednesday, June 3, at 7.30pm.

First Communion will take place in St. Aengus’ Church, Burt, on Saturday May 9, 2015, at 1am and St Mura’s Church, Fahan, on Saturday May 16 May at 11am.

The Parish Confirmations arrangements are as follows:  Wednesday, May 13 at 5pm in St Aengus’ Church, with Bishop McKeown.

The Blessing of the Graves are as follows: Burt: Sunday, June 28 at 3pm; Inch, June 28, at 6pm; and Fahan, Sunday, July 5 at 3pm.

The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from July 1 to 6, 2015. Tel: 048 71362475 for further information.

To enrol someone in the Derry Diocesan Society, please contact Fr McGoldrick or Fr Crowley. The enrolment fee is 25 euro.

The Lough Derg Pilgrimage Season starts tomorrow and continues on May 3, 4, 9, 10, 12, 16, 17, 19, 23, and 25. Advance booking is essential. Three Day Pilgrimages begin on Friday, May 29. Contact Lough Derg on 0719861518 or email info@loughderg.org.