Local Notes May 9th

Congratulations
Congratulations to all the boys and girls from St Caillin’s NS who made their First Holy Communion last Saturday, May 7th in St Mary’s Church, Foxfield.

Bike Week
This Saturday (14 May) there will be a free breakfast for all cyclists as part of National Bike Week 2022.  Cycle to Fenagh Visitor Centre and get a free bacon or egg sandwich. The Bike Doctor will also be available to help diagnose mechanical issues and make small adjustments to your bike. For more information, email fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com. Happy cycling. Thanks to Leitrim Sports Partnership for funding assistance.

Fenagh Visitor Centre
Current opening hours Tues-Sat 10am-5pm and Sundays 12-5pm. Birthday parties and playtime at the Centre must be pre-booked for the moment.  Updated play times: The play slot times for the Monk’s Den have changed. €6 per child Slot 1: 10am – 11.30am Slot 2: 12 noon – 1.30pm Slot 3: 3pm – 4.30pm. Please call 0719645590 or email bookings.fenaghvc@gmail.com to book your place. Also available Coffeeshop/Wifi/History & Heritage/Meeting Space.  Community Centre bookings can also be made at the numbers above.

Parent & Toddler Group
Fenagh Parent, Baby and Toddler group meet every Friday morning from 10am-12 noon at Fenagh Visitor Centre. It costs  €6 per family (+ €3 for extra adults) and includes two hours of play in the Monk’s Den, toast, fruit and juice for kids, scones and tea/ coffee for parents. For more information, contact Fenagh Visitor Centre on 0719645590 / fenaghvisitorcentre@gmail.com

Fenagh Tidy Towns
We meet every Tuesday evening at 7pm from the Visitor Centre –if you would like to volunteer and can spare an hour or two please come along any Tuesday – many hands make light work!

Leitrim Harriers
AGM is going to be held Friday 20 May 8:30pm at Mitchell’s Bar, Carrigallen, Leitrim. All welcome. Puppy walkers needed: Leitrim Harriers have a selection of puppies looking to be walked. For those not lucky enough to have done this before it involves fostering a puppy or puppies for a period of a few months. During that time the temporary home acclimatises  the puppy to life, getting them used to collar and lead , children etc. Basically the foster home gives the puppy confidence ready for their new life in the pack. Often there is the opportunity to name the puppy and the pleasure of watching your hound enter the pack in the autumn.If you feel  you can support the Hunt in this way please contact James Mee 087 6833457 or Sarah Grimes 0838130589 . Share with your friends you never know they might just like to do this! 

Padre Pio Healing Mass  
You are warmly invited by our Parish Pastoral Council and community to join with us for the return of our annual Padre Pio Healing Mass in Saint Patrick’s Church, Ballinamore,  on Wednesday 25 May at 7.00pm. The Celebrant will be, Celebrant: Br. Bryan Shortall, Capuchin Priest from Dublin and Manager of Irish Centre for Padre Pio, Pastor to St. Francis’s Church & Parish Dublin   and Author of “Tired of all the bad news”. There will be Capuchin Friars present with Relics of St. Pio for individual blessings after the Mass. Many healings have been attributed to the intercession of Saint Pio and large crowds always attend the healing Masses dedicated to his life. Everyone Welcome.

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