Church News - 05 October 2014


TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME: 05 October 2014 News-sheet: NO: 57

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 

Sunday 5th October 2014 10.30 am.: Edward and Teresa McKiernan Aughnakelly (Family Reader Parish Gifts)

Friday 10th October 2014 7.00pm: Gerry Scollan, Ailteen Swanlinbar

Sun 12th October 2014 10.30 am: People of the Parish (Parish Reader and Gifts)

Rota for October: Collectors: Declan Gilleece, Gerry O'Brien,John-Joe McGovern, Dillon McGovern.Counters: Declan and Christine Gilleece; Gerry and Tini O'Brien, Sally Maher; Monica Leonard. Eucharistic Ministers: Bernie McGovern, Yvonne McHugh, Michael White, Agnes McGovern. 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.

St. Naile's  Church, Kinawley 

Sunday 5th 9am: John Mc Manus, Derryclegna & Straffan

Monday 6th 7pm: Vincent Greene & decd of Green / Gormley families.

Thursday 9th 7.30pm: Paddy & Sarah Melanophy, Moher.

Friday 10th 8pm: Mariah & Joe Mc Govern, Moher / Carnview

Sunday 12th 9am: Peggy Mc Manus, Deryclegna & Phil & John

St. Patrick's  Church, Killesher

Saturday 5th 7pm: Babs Cleary, Drumcannon (ist Anniversary)

Saturday 11th 7pm: Mary & Malachy Melanaphy Drumuck, Derrylester

St. Lasir' s Church, Wheathill

Sunday 5th October 12 noon: Denis Nolan, Marlbank

    •  Cill Naile G.F.C.:  Lotto numbers drawn on Sunday, 28/9/14, were 8, 11, 15, 17. There was no jackpot winner. Next week's jackpot is £3,800. Lucky Dip winners were: £20 - Tony McGoldrick, Swanlinbar. £10 - Mary Kate Maguire, c/o Teresa Scallon. £10 - Oisin O'Reilly, c/o Margaret McCorry, Teemore.. £10 - Maguire Children, Cornagun, Kinawley. Draw Supervisors for Sunday, 5/10/14, are Hugh Owens, T Baxter, Gerry Owens.#

    • October Kinawley Rota: Eucharistic Ministers: Caroline Mc Manus, Marie Grfeene. Collectors: Pee & Gerard Scollan. Reader: Emma Keenan. Counters: Cleo & Shaina Baxter, Frances Crudden, Francis Malanaphy. Cleaners: Frances Crudden, Mary Mc Elroy, Paula Drumm.

    • Wedding: Congratulations to Leanne Roche & Ryan Doherty on their wedding.

    • October Kinawley Rota: Eucharistic Ministers: Caroline Mc Manus, Marie Grfeene. Collectors: Pee & Gerard Scollan. Reader: Emma Keenan. Counters: Cleo & Shaina Baxter, Frances Crudden, Francis Malanaphy. Cleaners: Frances Crudden, Mary Mc Elroy, Paula Drumm.

    • Swanlinbar G.A.A. Notes: Blotto Results 29th September 2014. Number Drawn No Jackpot Winner. €20 Each. Lisa Cassidy,1 Rossale Road, Enniskillen, Agnes Mc Govern, Corlough. Kevin Heery, Bawnboy, Liam Cassidy, Killesher, Thomas Baxter,Kinawley, Kevin Mc Auley, Swanlinbar. Next Weeks Jackpot will be €7200. Draw will take place in Saint Mary's Hall on Monday 6th October 2014. Bingo continues in Saint Mary's Hall every Monday night with a prize fund of €3300. On game 6 with you check on 45 calls or less you can win €1000 and on game 10there is the usual €1000 to be won. On Monday night last we had 2 €1000 winners. On game 8 Miss OReilly from Killeshandra got a €1000 and on game 10 Mrs ONeill SR Ballyconnell got a €1000. On Sunday next we play Kill in an Intermediate Relegation Game in Drumalee at 12noon. The club have a range of new club clothing please check our Facebook page

    • Sincere thank youto those who contributed to the Annual Apostolic collection in Swanlinbar. Total collected €255 which has been forwarded to Cavan Apostolic Society for work in the Missions.

    • Swanlinbar Tidy Towns Committee: Meeting will take place in Trivia House at 7pm on Tuesday 7 October. Members please attend.

    • Set Dancing Classes continue in the Day Centre at 8.00 pm every Wednesday. Everybody Welcome. Crochet Classes commence in St Paul's Hall Kinawley at 8pm on 6th October. Everyone welcome. Social Dancing Classes start in The Old School Swanlinbar at 8pm on Thursday 9th October. All Welcome

    • October Killesher Rota:Cleaners: Caroline Baxter & Jeanette Melanaphy. Counters: Kevin Taylor & Brendan Leonard. Counters:Caroline Baxter & Jeanette Melanaphy. Readers:Baxter Family. Eucharistic Ministers: Bernie Cheshire & Teresa Kerrins

    • Next Baptismal course:  Killesher Wednesday 8th October 2014

    • Kilmore Diocesan Assembly: Walking Together; Building the Kingdom; Professing Our Faith takes place on 25 - 26 October in St Patrick’s College, Cavan.  Over 300 delegates from all over the diocese will come together to discuss how the diocese should proceed over the next number of years.  Areas to be addressed will be: ministry to those who are on the margins of Church life; ministry to young people, and sacramental practice today.  All this will be discussed in the light of an ever decreasing and ageing number of clergy.  Please pray for the Assembly by using the special prayer cards which have been distributed in your parishes.

    • Swanlinbar Day Care Centre: Is open every Friday from 11am to 4pm, new members always welcome.

    • Fundraising dance to be held in St.Mary's Hall, Swanlinbar on Sat 22nd  Nov in aid of the Day Centre, music by The Lakelanders.

    • Corlough Group Water Scheme:  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 avoid bills from Irish Water. It is very important to complete details required and return it as soon as possible

    • Mission Month: ‘The Society for the Propagation of the Faith’ organises the Mission Sunday collection in all Churches nationwide, which this year takes place on the 19th October. We are invited to reflect on our call to bring Christ to others, while remembering to pray and to assist the young churches that they may have the spiritual and financial resources to grow and in turn announce the Good News.

    •  Cill Naile G.F.C.: Anybody owing money for All-Ireland Football tickets is asked to get the money to Hugh Owens this week. Hard luck to the Fermanagh Ladies, especially our Club Players, who lost to a strong Down team in the Intermediate All-Ireland Final on Sunday. This year marks the 1000th anniversary of the death of Brian Boru. The Club will celebrate our association with Brian Boru on Sat, 8th Nov, so keep that date free. More details of the celebration will published shortly. The murals at the entrance to the pitch are almost complete, with one depicting the life of Brian Boru, and the other depicting the life of our club.

    • Permanent Diaconate Ordinations: Hope to see some of you in the Cathedral in Cavan at 3pm (Sunday) for the ordination of Andy Brady & Damien Kivlihan, both married men, as Permanent Deacons.

    • 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 

    • ● Kinawley/ Killesher St Vincent de Paul:The monthly collection will take place at all churches this weekend. Please give generously. Contact Number: 077 32222137.