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Radio Maria is the only Catholic Radio station in Ireland; you can listen via one of the following methods:

Television - Saorview channel 210 or Freeview.

Internet - Click “Listen” on www.radiomaria.ie or on Facebook: Radio Maria - Ireland.

Mobile App - All devices - Download the Radio Maria Ireland free app on your phone/mobile device from your app store.

Radio Feed via Telephone - Listen live by calling +353 (0) 1 437 3277. (Will incur a cost)

Show them by example, teach them at home, let them learn by watching others in Church.

Mary’s Meals: We began feeding 200 children in Malawi in 2002 and are now feeding 1,838,859 children every day in places of education. Our vision is that every hungry child receives a daily meal and that all who have more than they need, share with those who are in need. With our no frills policy, it costs with Mary's Meals €18.30 to give a child a meal every day for a full school year.

To raise funds and awareness of Mary's Meals, we are walking throughout Ireland. Walks are starting on 7 August from Kilkenny, Malin, Derry, Armagh, Dublin, and Limerick and are all arriving in Knock Co Mayo on 15 August (restriction permitting). Maybe you could get involved in Step by Step to Feed the Next Child. You are invited to visit our website www.marysmeals.ie For more information you can phone Fr Eamonn Kelly on 0879077985. We would also like to organise a local walk in your area. Sponsor cards and t-shirts are available. Maybe you would be willing to undertake the challenge and so help to feed the little ones. Contact Patricia on 0863140814.

We now have two new AED (Automatic External Defibrillators) available at Creevelea and Tarmon Churches.

For Drumkeeran there is an AED situated at the GAA ground and another at Lough Allen College.

Volunteers have undergone training.

As a community we have invested in our own safety!



“You shall be my witnesses” (Acts 1:8)

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Trócaire Announcement - Ukraine

The crisis in Ukraine is a devastating humanitarian disaster, which people in Ireland are responding to with deep compassion.

The most effective way to provide support to the people of Ukraine is to donate money to humanitarian agencies that are working on the ground in Ukraine and Poland, like Trócaire.

Trócaire is working with Caritas Ukraine and Caritas Poland, who are supporting people both within Ukraine and people who have managed to cross the border. They are providing shelter and essential supplies, including food, blankets, and hygiene supplies.

However, Trócaire has appealed that we do not forget the many millions of people who are already facing similar crises around the world and who risk being left with no support as the world focuses on Ukraine.

Millions of people in countries such as South Sudan, Somalia, and the Democratic Republic of Congo are displaced by conflict and some are facing famine. Trócaire’s Lenten campaign supports people living through these forgotten crises. Trócaire also has a separate and specific appeal for Ukraine.

We highly recommend that members of the public express their kindness and compassion to people fleeing conflict everywhere by making their donations to Trócaire’s Ukraine appeal in addition to their donations to Trócaire’s Lenten appeal.

The generosity of the people of Ireland is deeply appreciated. Every cent and euro donated to Trócaire will be used to support people who are facing a deep crisis and to ensure no one is forgotten.

Parish Pastoral Council

We have a new Pastoral Committee, they are; Padraig Travers, Gillian Forde, Mary Kerins, Niall Gallagher, Blaithín McPartlan, Sean Rynn, Angela Spurway, Aaron Wynne and Fr. Tom.

Thanks to the outgoing committee members; Chairperson, Tommy McLoughlin, Vice-chair Dr Rosaleen Harkin, Secretary, Ann Keaveney, John McPartland, Margaret McPartlan, Paul Gallagher, Teresa McGee and Carmel Wynne.

Sharing the Good News – Issue 75 April 2022

The April issue features the following articles:

•  'Make Your Voices Count' - Catholic Bishops of Northern Ireland

•  Dr Nicola Brady speaks to Intercom magazine about the Synodal Pathway

•  Special parish collection for Ukraine raises

•  Bishop Denis Nulty endorses Aspal - a new app and digital platform which enables people to deepen their faith

•  Priests are at the frontline caring for the sick, the bereaved, and staying with their people during war - Bishop Cullinan

•  Bishop Michael Duignan to be installed in Galway Diocese on Sunday 1 May

Young people are beacons of hope in their parishes and communities - Bishop Leahy

•  Two month countdown to WMOF2022 in Rome

•  News in pictures

We would be delighted to receive articles and photographs for use in Sharing the Good News and for our news website www.catholicnews.ie.