Weekly Newsletter 23 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

23rd  June  2019

Corpus Christi


St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church Swanlinbar                                                      

Sunday 23rd 10am              Pat McGovern, Glassdrummond Anniversary Mass (Family Reader) 

Plus two teams travelling to Feile from KinawleyKillesher Brian Borus GFC Boys to Galway and Girls to Mayo.

Monday 24th 7pm: Mass with Divine Mercy Devotions

Tuesday 25th 9.30am:        As Requested

Friday 28th 8pm: Vera Curry, Clondavil Anniversary Mass.

Sunday 30th 10am:              John P Brennan, Drumroosk  Anniversay 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.

St Augustine’s church of Ireland are celebrating 170 years old anniversary on Sunday 23rd June at 7.30pm in the Church followed by refreshments in the old school everyone welcome.


Wedding Congratulations to Patrick Curry & Siobhan Creamer who were married this weekend in Killnavart.  We wish them health and happiness.

Sunday 23rd 11am:             People of the Parish.

Monday 24th 9.30am:          As Requested

Tuesday 25th 9.30am:        As Requested

Wednesday 26th 9.30am: As Requested

Thursday 27th 7pm:             As Requested

Friday 28th 7pm: Joe McGoldrick, Cornearthy

Saturday 29th                        NO MASS

Sunday 30th 11am:              Ray Quinn, Furnaceland,  Month’s Memory (Family Reader)



Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 5pm to 9pm



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



Apostolic Society St Mary’s Swanlinbar Annual cake sale will take place on Saturday 30th June after Mass. Flowers and shrubs will also be on sale.


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill                                        

Saturday 22nd 8pm:             Margaret & Paddy Heavey, Derryhowlagh & deceased family members. Anniversary Mass. (Reader of the Month)

Wednesday 26th 9.30am: As Requested

Saturday 29th 8pm:              Pee & Brother Michael Gilleece, & their parents John & Katie and deceased family members. Anniversary Mass.

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


Sunday 23rd 9am:                Patrick & Eamonn Fitzpatrick, Marlbank. Anniversary Mass (Family Reader)

Sunday 30th 9am                 People of the Parish



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

Baptismal Preparation Programme: Wednesday 3rd  July in Teemore at 8pm

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

Diocese of Kilmore ACCORD Friday & Saturday 4th & 5th October, Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, 00353494375004

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 16th June 2019 Numbers drawn were Lucky Dip Winners 6, 13, 16, 28 £20 – Teresa O’Reilly, Enniskillen £10 – Paul Treacy, Donagh Bar £10 – Niall Heron £10 – Gabriel Monaghan, Tiravalley Next week's jackpot will be £5600. 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. Anyone interested in taking part in a Couch to 5k please contact Anna McKenna 07850324252.   Well done to the senior and reserve men who had great wins over St Pats and Lisnaskea respectively. The senior ladies have a 9 aside game this Saturday against Lisnaskea. Well done to U15 boys who are now through to the Championship semi-final after beating Donagh on Tuesday. Both teams meet Devenish this weekend. U10.5s are in the final of the Derrygonnelly tournament at 1.30pm on Saturday the 22nd. Good luck to all those playing games. Please come out and support when you can.  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. Countdown is on to the 28th June when the John West GAA Feile Peile gets underway across Connacht GAA! We are delighted to be hosted by Kilmovee Shamrocks for the girls and Monivea Abbey for the boys. We are looking forward to a fantastic weekend of football! There is a mass this Sunday for all the children travelling to the Feile, please come out in your club colours. Good luck to Shea McElroy on Saturday representing Fermanagh in the National Feile na nOg skills star challenge in hurling which takes place in the National Games Development Centre, Abbotstown. 

2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes 17th June 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn  No Jackpot Winner  €20 Each Katie Drumm, Corraheen, Kinawley Mary Mc Auley, Swanlinbar John F Darcy, Corranicrna, Corlough Martin Baxter, Killywaum, Bawnboy Edward Mc Kiernan, Bawnboy Rose Brady, Bawnboy Jackpot will be €6400. 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 €16,100.  Snowball is on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €12,600. Quickie game for the line €100 and for panel €250 and if Cavan win The Ulster Final on 23rd June  we will give €1000 on the panel of the Quickie Game on Monday 24th June On game 10 there is the usual €1000 to be won. Monday night’s winner was Mary Monaghan, Macken  Summer Camp will take place from 8th – 12th July 2019  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 Swanlinbar travelled to Lavey on last Sunday and the home side were winners on a score  Lavey 2-16 Swanlinbar 1-05  The club would like to wish Gearóid and the Cavan Senior Team the best of luck next Sunday when they play Donegal in the Ulster Final

3. Kinawley Community Centre Seniors Daffodil Club has finished for the summer thanks to everyone who has come throughout the year, we look forward to starting again in September. 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.

4. Bellanaleck GAA would like to invite any ladies from the Parish to join them at, Gaelic for Mothers and others. No previous football experience necessary. An opportunity to be active in a fun and relaxed environment. Must be 18 yrs and over, and not currently a registered player”  To be held for a 4 week trial, commencing Thurs 27th June @ 20:00pm for 1 hour  Bellanaleck GAA Grounds,


6. The Swanlinbar daycare annual trip is to Bundoran on Wednesday the 10th of July at a cost of €20 per person anybody interested can contact Sylvia in 0868894205.

7. Date for your Diary Folk and Traditional group Eriu from Drumlane/Milltown area are performing in Concert in The Ardowen Theatre, Enniskillen on Saturday 6th July 2019, supported by local group Lasair.   Tickets can be purchased directly from the Ardowen.

8. Swimming and water safety classes will commence on the 22nd of July for two weeks at Brackley Lake, Bawnboy.

9. The 1825 Project Border Tales Programme Monday 24th June 2019 @ 8:00pm In Aughakillymaude Community & Mummers Centre Discussion on Community Relations and Brexit The 1825 project would like to conduct a one-and-a-half-hour session on the implications of Brexit as you see it and its implications for community relations and its potential impact on the Irish Peace Process.  The session will begin with a 15 minute presentation on the myths surrounding the backstop and its importance to Ireland and the EU. The information gathered form many individuals in previous sessions has been forthright, enlightening and extremely valuable to the success of this project to date. Views have been forthrightly and honestly expressed and the 1825 Project is extremely grateful for those contributions. We would like to hear the views of as many people as possible on this topic given its importance at this time. Come and join us and share a chat over some tea, coffee, biscuits and the company of great people. As part of this project there will be a residential conference provided by the 1825 Project in Glencree Peace & Reconciliation Centre, Co. Wicklow over the weekend of 3rd/4th of August 2019.

10. Old Time Dance in Kinawley Community Centre on Sunday 30th June dancing from 9pm to 11.30pm to Lakelanders.  Everyone welcome.