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Bhileag (Newsletter) 24th July 2022

Burial of Ashes: this coming Wednesday 27th July there will be the burial of Ashes of the late Iain MacIntyre (Iain Aoidh of Barra & Coatbridge) in Eoligarry. Iain died on the 12th March 2021 and it was Iain’s wishes to be laid to rest on Barra. There will be Mass at 11am in St. Vincent’s in Eoligarry and thereafter to Eoligarry cemetery for the burial of Ashes. All welcome!


Mass on Tuesday: Please note the Mass on Tuesday this week will be in Craigston at 10.00am.


Wedding: we remember in our prayers Eoina MacLean & Ruaridh Iain MacLeod who will marry on Friday 29th July at 2pm in Our Lady Star of the Sea. Let us pray that Eoina & Ruaridh Iain may have a wonderful day surrounded by the love of their families and we pray for some good weather for their wedding day.


Fr. Liam McMahon: we welcome Fr Liam from St. Michael’s parish, Parkhead in Glasgow who will be on the island from Monday to Friday this week. We hope he enjoys his “wee break” on the island.



Mon 25th July ………No Mass

Tue 26th July……….10.00am  CRAIGSTON

Wed 27th July ……..11.00am EOLIGARRY

(Mass for Burial of Ashes)

Thur 28th July….. 10.00am  NORTHBAY

Fri 29th July……..10.00am  VATERSAY

Sat 30th July………10.00am CASTLEBAY



30th  & 31st  July 2022

18th Sunday of Year C

Vigil Mass …….  6.00pm  CRAIGSTON

Sunday Masses…9.30am NORTHBAY & 11.30am  CASTLEBAY