Church News - 14 September 2014


TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME: 14 September 2014 News-sheet: NO: 55

Weekly Mass Schedule

 Weekday Masses  Monday  Tuesday  Wednesday  Thursday  Friday
St. Naile’s Church, Kinawley  7pm   9.30am   ----------------    6.30pm  8pm
St. Mary’s Church,   Swanlinbar  -----------  ----------  ----------------    ------------  7pm
St. Patrick’s Church, Killesher      -----------------    9.30am

Weekend Masses: Sat: Killesher 7pm; Sunday Kinawley 9am; Swanlinbar 10.30am; Wheathill 12 noon.

Confession: Before Vigil Mass & after 1st Friday Masses

Fr. Gabriel Kelly P.P. 028 66348250 / 00353862361435 (Emergency)

Fr. Benny Fitzpatrick C.C. : 049 95 21221 / 0873899345 (Emergency)

Fr. Pat Mc Hugh – Killesher – Priest in Residence.

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Masses booked on Wednesday

Kinawley parish office: Tel: 02866348250 (Wednesday 2.30-5.30pm)

Helen takes Mass bookings for Killesher & Wheathill  

Swanlinbar parish office: Tel:  049 9521221 (Tuesday 10am-1pm)

Deadline for News-sheet: Thursday 2pm

St. Mary's Church, Swanlinbar

Sun 14th Sept 10.30: John & Anne Doonan Stramatt (Family Reader, Parish Gifts)
Friday 19th Sept 2014 7pm: Marie McGovern, Cooraheen Kinawley & California. 
Sun 21st Sept 10.30 am: Francis & Angela Cox Gortoral. (Family Reader & Gifts)

 St. Naile's  Church, Kinawley 

Sunday 14th 9am: Pat Mc Cauley, Tiermoonan & Derrygonnelly

Monday 15th 7pm: Mass for Brian Darcy’s Intentions & good health

Thurs 18th 6.30pm: Owen & Mary Kate Curry, Clondavil (Note time due to mission)

Friday 19th 8pm: Katie Mc Hugh, Clonliffe & dec’d of Mc Hugh household.

Sunday 21st September 9am: Michael Boyle, Glassdrumond – 1st Anniversary

   St. Patrick's  Church, Killesher

   Saturday 13th 7pm: Patrick Carron Tiravalley, Months Memory Mass

   Friday 19th 9.30am: Private Intention

   Saturday 20th 7pm: Patrick & Mary Ellen, Hugh & Gerald Scallon & Sr. Rita, Alteen

  St. Lasir' s Church, Wheathill

  Sunday 14th 12 noon: People of the Parish

  Sunday 21st 12 noon: Months Memory Mass for Bernadette Conlon R.I.P

    •  Cill Naile G.F.C.:  Lotto numbers drawn on Sunday, 7/9/13, were 13, 18, 24, 25.There was no jackpot winner.Next week's jackpot is £3,400. Lucky Dip winners were:£20 - Paul Quigley, c/o Quinn's Head Office. £10 - Kevin Curry, c/o The Silver Swallow. £10 - Declan Maguire, Brookeborough. £10 - Tom Maguire, Cornagun. Draw Supervisors for Sunday, 14/9/14 are Aodghan Murphy, PG McManus, Frankie McManus. Draw for All-Ireland Final tickets will take place on Thursday 18th of Sept at 9.00pm in the clubrooms. Anyone who wishes to be entered in this draw must give their name to Frank Keenan (07936323960) prior to this. Only registered club members are eligible to for tickets. Tickets are €80.

  • Swanlinbar G.A.A. Notes:Blotto Results 8th Sept 2014. Numbers Drawn No Jackpot Winner. €20 Each. Vera Gough, Ballinamore. Mark Lyons, Drumcask, Swanlinbar. Margaret Greene, Glasdrummond, Kinawley. Aideen Melanaphy, Furnaceland, Swanlinbar. Tony Mc Goldrick, Swanlinbar. Anthony Mc Brien, Enniskillen. Next Week's Jackpot €6900. Draw will take place in Saint Mary's Hall on Monday 15th September 2014. Bingo continues in Saint Mary's Hall every Monday night with a prize fund of €3300. On Game 6 if you check on 55 calls or less you can win €1000 and on Game 10 there is the usual €1000 to be won. The club would like to thank all the Golfers who took part in the Annual Club Golf Classic in Ballinamore on Saturday last and the lovely ladies who made the delicious food and the committee who organized the event. Looking forward to next year already. The club have a new range of club gear which you can see on our Facebook page, Swanlinbar play Butlersbridge in an Intermediate Relegation Game in Ballyconnell on Sunday at 1pm.

  • Public Meeting for Tidy Towns Group: A public meeting will take place in Trivia House on Tuesday 23 September at 9pm to set up a Tidy Towns group in Swanlinbar. Some funding is available from Cavan County Council. Anyone with an interest in improving the appearance of the town or would like to help please attend.

  • Set Dancing Classes will commence in the Day Centre starting Wednesday 17th September 2014 at 8.00 pm. All Welcome. Swanlinbar CCE Music classes resume on Thursday 11th September from 5.30 to 8pm in Trivia House.  Individual tutors to cover a range of instruments - Button Accordion ( Michael Curran), Banjo (Eoghan Maguire), Whistle & Flute (Leanne Drumm), Guitar & Groupa Ceoil (Pat McCabe), Fiddle (Dankea Power), Drums (Paul Melanophy), Bodhran (Damien McKenna). Adults are welcome to join our adult classes.Swanlinbar CCE will host a Hog Roast evening & Traditional Music Seisiun on Saturday 27th September @ Trivia House from7pm onwards as part of their launch as hosts of the Cavan County Fleadh on the June Bank Holiday Weekend in 2015. Tickets only €5.  Contact  Iona/Leanne/Patsy for tickets. All support appreciated!!!

  • Swanlinbar Day Care Centre: open every Friday from 11am to 4pm. New members always welcome.Chiropodist Carmel Doonan in the centre Fri 26th Sept 11am to 1pm.

  • Corlough Group Water Scheme: CGWS sent out letters to all members last week explaining what each member should do when they receive information from Irish Water. It explains in bold what you should do to prevent you from receiving bills from Irish Water. Very important to complete details required & return it as soon as possible.

  • Parish Counters: If you are on the rota for counting the envelopes and unavailable, can you please contact the parish office in advance or organise a substitute. Thank you 

  •  Next Baptismal course:  Killesher Wednesday 8th October 2014

  • Holiday Cover: As Father Fitzpatrick is away on holidays until 15th October, Fr. Kelly will be on call in the event of emergencies 00353862361435

  • St Aidan's PTFA: Due to Derrylin Parish Mission this coming week, Ladies Night will now be held on Tuesday 23th September at 8pm.

  • A Novena to Our Lady, Untier of Knots will begin on Saturday evening next (20 September 2014) in the Cathedral of SS. Patrick & Felim, Cavan at the 7:30p.m. Mass and continue with special devotions each evening until Sunday 28 September 2014.  There will be a guest speaker on each night.

  • Congratulations to Fermanagh Ladies on reaching the All Ireland final against Down in the final on Sun 28th Sept. Well done to our local club players, Áine McHugh, Joanne Doonan, Danielle Maguire, Roisín Reilly, Rian Gallagher and Tamara Dolan. To support this major achievement there will be a church gate collection next Sat 20th and Sunday 21st September.  Kinawley GFC are looking into organising a bus to the final depending on numbers. If anyone is interested in getting a bus please give their name to Leanne McDermott (07814097766) before Friday 19th. All U18's must be supervised by an adult." "Kinawley GFC: Anyone that wants to be considered for the draw for All-Ireland tickets must give their name to Frank Keenan prior to the draw next Thursday the 18th (07936323960). Only registered club members are eligible for tickets. Tickets are priced at €80.

  • Essential Skills ICT: South West College are offering a course at St. Aidan’s. the course is FREE, on a first come first served basis. If interested, please contact Cleo Baxter 07517142439 before Thursday 18th September.

  • New Insanity group fitness class, Kinawley Community Hall, Fridays 7.15pm. Suitable for all levels of fitness. No booking necessary. Contact Michael Walsh on 07828050619. Info

  • Swanlinbar 3G Pitch: Bookings are now being taking for September. Pitch available Monday to Friday from 6pm to 10pm. Please call 087 3960079 from 9am to 5pm to book. €25 per hour for block bookings. Soccer League will run from October to February. Panel of 7 Players. Limit of 8 teams per league.

  • NEW GUIDELINES REGARDING BAPTISM: From September 2014 on, baptisms will take place at scheduled times in the parish. They will take place on Sundays at 1.30pm sharp.St. Mary’s Church, Swanlinbar: 2nd Sunday of the month.St. Naile’s Church, Kinawley: 3rd Sunday of the month.St. Patrick’s Church, Killesher: 4th Sunday of the month.All baptisms must be booked a month in advance with the parish secretaries. For a Swanlinbar baptism, please contact Bernie each Tuesday on 0499521221 (10am-1pm) For a Kinawley/Killesher baptism, please contact Helen each Wednesday on 02866348250 (2.30-5.30pm) As there may be one or more children for baptism, in fairness to the officiating priest and also other parents, please make sure that everyone is there at 1.20pm, so as to be able to start sharp on time at 1.30pm. The Baptismal course which takes place on the Wednesday after the first Sunday is compulsory for all. The dates of the courses are published in the weekly newsletter and also on the parish website. Even if parents have done the course for their first child, the parents or someone from the family is expected to do it for subsequent children – e.g. godparernts or other family members. This is the policy worked out in conjunction with neighbouring priests. Please let others know. Next dates from September on for baptisms in the parish:Swanlinbar: 14th September 2014 – 1.30pm sharp, Kinawley: 21st September 2014 – 1.30pm sharp, Killesher: 28th September 2014 – 1.30pm sharp 


  • Notice to all Parishioners: Please keep your dues updated. The dues envelope goes towards the upkeep of the priests. Please don’t make cheques out in the priest’s name. Making cheques payable £: Kinawley Priests Account €: Kinawley Priests Revenue A/CMany Thanks.


  • Knockninny Parish Mission: Takes place in the Churches of Teemore and Derrylin, Co Fermanagh. Beginning Sunday 14th at 7.30 pm and closing on Friday 19th September at 7.30 pm. The theme of the mission is: Rekindling Hope and Healing. The mission includes morning mass at 7.00am and 10.00 am daily and a special mission liturgy at 7.30pm every evening and focuses on different themes each evening.


  • Annual Apostolic Collection: Will take place at 10.30am Mass on Sunday 21 September in St Mary's Church, Swanlinbar & on the weekend of Sat 27th/Sunday 28th September in Killesher, Kinawley & Wheathill.

  • Divine Mercy Devotions: resume this Monday 15th Sept after the 7pm Mass.

  • Swanlinbar Finance Committee: Meeting on Tuesday 16th September at 8pm in Fr. Kelly’s House. Kinawley Finance Committee: Meeting on Tuesday 23rd September at 8pm in Fr. Kelly’s house. Pastoral Council meeting at 9pm in Kinawley Community Centre. Killesher Finance Committee: Meeting on Tuesday 30th September at 8pm in Father Kelly’s house.