Harvest Thanksgiving Weekend, September 14 & 15

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Weekend Masses on September 14th and 15th had a Harvest Thanksgiving theme – an event which proved very popular. Harvest Thanksgiving is a very old tradition – especially within farming communities. It is always appropriate that all peoples (associated with farming or otherwise) should give thanks to God for the fruits of the earth and to ask His continued blessing on the land and all it yields.

Thanks to all parishioners who donated produce of the earth ...

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Straide Fun Day 2013

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The Gathering Weekend concluded with the annual Fun Day. The sun shone and added to a very pleasant & action packed afternoon. The Mayo V. Donegal at 4:00pm meant that the running order was adjusted. This added to the enjoyment – more fun in less time!! There were lots of competitions, with many new ones this year. The Sheaf Throwing competition was as popular as ever, as was the Cake of the Parish competition. The novelty competitions for ...

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