Weekly Newsletter 9 June 2019





Priest’s contacts:

Fr Maurice McMorrow P.P.

028 66348250 / Mobile 087 2584813

Fr Benny Fitzpatrick C.C.

049 9521221 / Mobile 087 3899345

Pastoral Area – Priest in the Cluster:

Fr Gerry Alwill P.P. Derrylin, 028 67742839

9th  June  2019

Pentecost Sunday



St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church Swanlinbar                                                      

Sunday 9th 10am:                People of the Parish

Monday 10th 7pm Mat & Rosaleen Duggan,  Aughaderrylomand Anniversary Mass followed by Divine Mercy Devotions.

Tuesday 11th 9.30am         As Requested

Friday 14th 8pm: Thomas, Molly & James Cleary, Drumhervin. Anniversary Mass

Sunday 16th 10am:              Jimmy Maguire, Caldragh, Anniversary Mass (Family Reader)


Adoration on Tuesday 10am to 12 noon & 6pm to 10pm


Golden Jubilee of the Ordination of  Fr Eamonn Bredin,

Mass on Sunday 23rd June at 3pm. Followed by light refreshments in Kinawley Community Centre.  Everybody’s welcome

Sunday 9th 11am                 John & Ena McGovern, and all the deceased members of the McGovern family, Gurteenaglough. (Family reader)

Monday 10th 9.30am:          As Requested

Tuesday 11th 9.30am:        As Requested

Wednesday 12th 9.30am: As Requested

Thursday 13th 7pm:             Mary Kate & Michael Murphy, Furnaceland, Bridget & Phil  McManus, Furnaceland.

Friday 14th 7pm: William (Billy) Bennett, Brackley

Saturday 15th                        No Mass

Sunday 16th 11am:              Brendan Leonard, Uragh, (Family Reader & Gifts)


Wedding: Good health and happiness to Damian Leydon, Uragh Swanlinbar and Fionnuala Tobin, Ballyconnell, who were married on Saturday 1st June.

Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 5pm to 9pm

Swanlinbar church Repair Fund: please continue to support this fund.

We pray for the eternal rest of Teresa McGoldrick, late of Gubnafanna and Ray Quinn, Furnaceland whose funerals took place during the week May they Rest in Peace.


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill                                        

Saturday 8th 8pm:                Mary Kate Maguire, Month’s Memory Mass, (Family Reader)

Wednesday 9.30am:          As Requested

Saturday 15th 8pm;              Paul Corrigan, Drumbroughas, Anniversary Mass (Family Reader)

Thanks to Mena Murphy who did a magnificent display of Flowers for First Communion on Saturday 1st June

Eucharistic Adoration in Killesher on Wednesdays 7.30pm to 8.30pm.

St. Mary's Primary School Killesher are inviting the local community to an open evening on Friday 21st June from 4-7 pm, call in anytime for a look around our new extension and for light refreshments.


Sunday 9th June 9am:        Julia & Peter Drumm, Teesnaghteen & all deceased  members of Carson & Drumm  Families. (Reader of the month)


Sunday 16th 9am:                Philip Nolan, Marlbank Anniversary Mass (Family Reader)



Blessing of the Graves 2019 Killesher after 8pm Mass on Saturday 6th July   Wheathill after 9am Mass on Sunday 7th July, Killaduff Sunday 18th August at 2pm Kinawley Church and New Cemetery directly after 10am Mass Sunday 3rd November.

Visitation of the sick once a month. No need to fast – if priest arrives unannounced!

Confession after all Masses in the Parish during the week. In the sacristy or house upon request

Parish Office Details: E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Kinawley: Tel: 028 66348250 on Wednesday 2.30 - 5.30pm (Helen) - Mass Bookings for Kinawley / Killesher / Wheathill Fr Maurice will take Mass bookings at all other times. Swanlinbar Fr Benny on Tuesday 10am – 1pm) 00353499521221



1. Kinawley GAA Notes: Club Lotto Sunday 2nd June 2019 Numbers drawn were Lucky Dip Winners 2, 4, 6, 16 £20 – Maggie Greene £10 – Katie Owens, Aughaderraloman £10 – Michael Gilleece, Main St, Derrylin £10 – Orlaith Doherty, Kinawley Next week's jackpot will be £5400. Please remember 10.30pm deadline. We ask that all members and local parishioners support this weekly fundraiser as it is the financial lifeline of the club. A massive well done to both the U16 girls and U15 boys in winning their respective division 1 finals last weekend. You all did the club very proud, well done. Well done to the senior ladies winning their 9 a side game against St Patrick's Donagh on Sunday. The senior men home to Erne Gaels Saturday evening at 6.30pm.  Good luck to all those playing games. Please come out and support when you can.  U17 boys training this Sunday at 11am. Please spread the word. The Walking Track will soon be officially opened to members. The lights go on at dusk and off again at 10pm. More details to follow regarding the opening.  We ask all members who use the gym to ensure they clean up after themselves and look after this excellent club resource.  We remind people that the gym is only open to members and no children are allowed.

2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes 3rd June 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn  No Jackpot Winner  €20 Each Gerry Mc Kiernan, Killaduff, Swanlinbar Margaret Curry & Catherine O Neill, Ballyconnell Mya Mc Goldrick, Drumroosk, Kinawley Ailish Monaghan, Macken Jacinta Maguire, Corraleehan, Ballinamore John O Connor, Furnaceland, Swanlinbar Jackpot will be €6200. Draw will take place at Bingo on Monday night You can now do your Blotto online at  Https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Swanlinbar St Marys/lotto  Cut off time is 7pm on Monday for that week’s draw Bingo  Total prize fund which can be won on the night is €15,900.  Snowball is on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €12,400. Quickie game for the line €100 and for panel €250 On game 10 there is the usual €1000 to be won.  On Monday night we had 2 winners each received €500. Bernie Fahy, Kinawley & Hugh Mc Govern, Corlough Summer Camp will take place from 8th – 12th July 2019 Contact John on 00447808523959 €30 per child Our Annual Festival will take place from Friday 2nd August to Monday 5th August 2019 Our Golf Classic will take place in Blacklion Golf Club on Saturday 24th August 2019 The club would like to congratulate club members Damian Leydon and Fionnuala Tobin on their marriage on last Saturday and wish them a long and happy life together. Our next football match is on Saturday 15th June away to Lavey at 7.30pm and the following Friday 21st June we are home to Bailieboro at 8pm.   The club would like to wish the best of luck to Gearóid and the Cavan Senior Team on Sunday next when they play Armagh in Clones in the replay of the semi-final of the Ulster Senior Championship

3. SLIMMING WORLD in St Ninnidh’s Hall Derrylin on Wednesdays at 5.30pm or 7.30pm Tel: Saranna 07864988665.

4. Kinawley Community Centre Seniors Daffodil Club –  Mondays @ 10.30am in the community centre with fun activities and refreshments each week, start your week off in good company. Everyone is welcome.  Hall Bookings - please contact Roisin Smyth on 07795571535 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The hall and meeting room is available for parties, indoor soccer, meetings etc.

5. Scoil Mhuire New EntrantsThere will be an opportunity for all new infants to come along and visit our school on Tuesday, 18th June between 10am and 11am.  Enrolment packs are available for collection for New Entrants.

6. Brady’s Pharmacy, Florencecourt in conjunction with Cleenish CA & KCDA are running a health and wellbeing programme for people living in a rural setting.  This will be free for 15 participants aged 50 and over who are interested in an enjoyable, sociable, and informative 6 sessions over the summer.  Contact Ciaran on 02866348703

7. DIOCESAN CELEBRATION FOR BISHOP LEO O'REILLY in the Cathedral of SS. Patrick & Felim, Cavan, on the Feast of Pentecost, Sunday 9 June 2019, at 3:00p.m. to mark the Golden Jubilee of his Ordination to the Priesthood and his recent retirement as Bishop of Kilmore.  There will be an informal reception afterwards in St. Patrick's College.  All are welcome to attend.

8. A Medjugorje Afternoon of Prayer through the intercession of our Lady will take place in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cavan on Sunday June 16th at 3pm with rosary, Holy Mass and Eucharistic Adoration and Benediction.  Celebrant Fr John Hogan.  Enquiries:  087 2549960.

9. Baptismal Preparation Programme: 10th July in Teemore at 8pm

St Jospeh’s Young Priests Society Swanlinbar Branch annual collection of €10 now due around this time. Please give to any member of the committee, Thanks.

Apostolic Society St Mary’s Swanlinbar Annual cake sale will take place on Saturday 30th June after Mass. All donations of homemade, apple/rhubarb tarts, cakes, soda bread, wheaten cakes, buns etc much appreciated. 

10. SCOIL MHUIRE RETIREMENT: Mrs Shona Cross will be retiring at the end of June after 17 years of service in Scoil Mhuire as a (Special Education Teacher).  We thank Shona for her dedication over the years and wish her good health to enjoy a long and happy retirement.

11. Trivia House are delighted to have opened a community garden and coffee shop through funding from Town and Village Renewal.  Now that we have learnt how to crow natural herbs and crops it’ time to put them to good use.  Demonstration on how simple twists can give your existing baking skills a whole new approach.  This workshop in making bread with herbs will be facilitated by Vicky Poffe http://www.wolfgardens.com  Thursday 20 June at 7.00 pm at Trivia House. Demonstration on how natural herbs help health.  This is a practical workshop and you will make your own healing lip balm to take home.  Please confirm if you will attend this event.   Friday 28 June @ 7.00 pm in Trivia House. Sharon Howe Monday to Thursday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm   Mobile:  087 090 3253 Tel: 049 952 3421

12. North West S.T.O.P.: Free Counselling Available; Contact 086 777 2009 Or 1850 211 877

13. Fermanagh Fleadh Fior Ceilie in Kinawley Community Centre on Friday 14th dancing to Raymond Loney from 9.30pm to 12.30pm. Everyone  welcome.

Youth Pilgrimage to Lourdes: Four young people from the Parish of Kinawley-Killesher are travelling to assist the pilgrims who need help during this year’s pilgrimage in July.  The young people are: Niamh McManus, Aine Drumm, Laura McDermott and Megan Baxter.  There will be a special basket collection after Holy Communion in the Parish next weekend 15/16th June to help send these young people as our representatives.  Please be as generous as you can.  I’m sure they will tell us all about their experience when they get back.  Intention box will be placed in the sanctuary of each chapel and will be taken to Lourdes by the young people and placed at the grotto during Mass.