Church News - 21 September 2014


TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME: 21 September 2014 News-sheet: NO: 56

Weekly Mass Schedule

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)

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St. Mary's Church, Swanlinbar 

Sun 21st Sept 10.30 am. Francis & Angela Cox Gortoral. (Family Reader & Gifts)

Wednesday 24th 9.30am: People of the Parish

Sunday 28th September 2014 10.30 am. Joe, Gretta, and Michael Leonard, Uragh Swanlinbar (Family Reader and Gifts)

St. Naile's  Church, Kinawley 

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

Monday 22nd September 7pm: Private Intention (followed by Holy Hour)

Thursday 25th 9.30am: People of the Parish

Friday 26th : No Mass due to wedding. 9.30am Mass in Killesher

Sunday 28th 9am: Kevin Mc Govern, Gorgesh

St. Patrick's  Church, Killesher

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



St. Lasir' s Church, Wheathill

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

Sunday 28th 12 noon: Ignatius Mc Govern

    •  Cill Naile G.F.C.:  Lotto numbers drawn on Sunday, 14/9/13, were 7, 19, 27, 28. There was no jackpot winner. Next week's jackpot is £3,600. Lucky Dip winners were: £20 - Eibhin & Rion McKenna, Cornaskeoge, Kinawley. £10 - Aine Murphy, Drumhack Road. £10 - Clive Wallace, Gortaree, Derrylin. £10 - Maureen Kellagher, Derrylea, Kinawley. Draw Supervisors for Sunday, 21/9/14 are Michael Corrigan, Sean Doonan, Seamus Monaghan.

  •  Swanlinbar G.A.A. Notes: Blotto Results 15th September 2014. Numbers Drawn No Jackpot Winner. €20 Each. Teresa O Reilly, Enniskillen. Rory Mc Barron, Swanlinbar. Tom Baxter, Kinawley. Margaret Greene, Kinawley. Kevin Prior, Swanlinbar, Cait & Mary Reilly, Ballyconnell. Next Week's Jackpot will be €7000. Draw will take place in Saint Mary's Hall on Monday 22nd September 2014. Bingo continues in Saint Mary's Hall every Monday night with a prize fund of €3300. On game 7 if you check on 56 calls or less you can win €1000 and on Game 10 there is the usual €1000 to be won. Monday nights winner was Peggy Barry, Swanlinbar

  • Swanlinbar Day Care: is open every Friday from 11am to 4pm new members always welcome, please support. Chiropodist Carmel Doonan will be in the centre on Fri 26th September from 11am to 1pm. Fundraising Dance on Sat 22nd Nov in St Mary's Hall, Swanlinbar music by The Lakelanders, dance in aid of Day Centre Swanlinbar

  • 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. It is very important to complete details required and return it as soon as possible.

  • Set Dancing Classes in the Day Centre at 8 pm every Wed. Everybody welcome.

  • Public Meeting for Tidy Towns Group: Public meeting will take place in Trivia House on Tues 23 Sept 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.

  • 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. €245 for 14 weeks. Anyone with team to enter call booking number.

  • Swanlinbar Development Association: AGM will take place on Friday 3 October at 8.30pm. Everyone welcome.

  • Choir practice on Wednesday and every Wednesday at 7.30pm in Swanlinbar. New members welcome. 

  •  Next Baptismal course:  Killesher Wednesday 8th October 2014

  • Thank you. On the Behalf of all staff of JP Corry Derrylin we thank everyone who supported and attended our Charity Tractor Run Event held on the 7th September. Special thanks to Aughakillymaude Community Association for the use of their centre and for their help on the day, McDade’s Centra and McBride’s Spar Derrylin for sponsoring our event and to all who donated prizes for our raffle.  We raised a total of £1775.90 for MacMillian Cancer Support and Irish Cancer Society.

  • Blood Donation: Saint Aidan’s High school, Derrylin, Friday 3rd October, 2.30pm-4pm & 5.15pm-8pm.

  • Benaughlin CCE (Kinawley): Music Classes, Friday evenings from 5.30 - 7.00pm in the  Kinawley Community Centre. We welcome back all our existing members & encourage anyone interested in joining to come along and register. Accomplished Tutors, Dinnie Leonard and Aimee Flynn teach a range of traditional instruments on an individual and group level.   Many thanks for the ongoing support!

  • Kinawley Wednesday Club: 10.30-12 noon: commences Wednesday 24th October at Kinawley Community Hall. Hall open from 10am. Members please note. Newcomers welcome.For more information call 07716683997.

  • Social dance classes on Wednesday evenings 8-10pm at Kinawley Community Centre - all very welcome! Also, keep Sunday afternoon on the 12th October free for Bingo at the Centre.

  • Swanlinbar Daycare Centre are looking for Volunteers to do 3-4 hrs work once / twice a month. If you have time and an interest in working with Older People please contact Dr Kevin Deering 049 9521584 or Sylvia Young 086 8894205 

  • PTFA: Ladies night will resume this Tues 23rd Sept at 8pm in St Aidan's with a Cookery demonstration. Promises to be a very enjoyable night. Ladies try a new craft or improve your skills at St Aidan's crochet, patchwork and knitting classes on Thursdays from 7pm -9pm starting the 2nd Oct. All abilities catered for.Come and enjoy the fun, refreshments served. 

  • Swanlinbar CCE are holding a Hog Roast Evening & Trad Music Seisiun @ Trivia House from 7pm on Saturday 27th September.This is a fundraiser towards the Cavan Co.Fleadh 2015 that Swanlinbar CCE is hosting.  What a great way to enjoy the lovely Autumn weather as well as enjoying a great evening of music, song and dance.  This is a great achievement for our village to host the County Fleadh so all suport to this event would be greatly appreciated!!!!

  • We welcome Father Tom Mc Kiernan to our parish this weekend.

  • Holiday Cover: As Father Fitzpatrick is away on holidays, Fr. Kelly will be on call in the event of emergencies00353862361435 

  • 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.
  • Meeting this Tuesday 23rd September at 8pm in Fr. Kelly’s house. Pastoral Council meeting at 9pm in Kinawley Community

  • 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.

  • BAPTISMS - St. Naile’s Church, Kinawley: 3rd Sunday of the month - 21st September 2014 – 1.30pm sharp (19th October)

    St. Patrick’s Church, Killesher: 4th Sunday of the month - 28th September 2014 – 1.30pm sharp (26th October)