Weekly Newsletter 30 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

30th June 2019

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary time.


St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church Swanlinbar                                                      

Sunday 30th 10am:              John P Brennan, Drumroosk Anniversary Mass (Family reader)

Monday 1st July 7pm           James & Maria McManus & daughter Bernadette Keelpark and deceased members of McManus family. Anniversary Mass

Tuesday 2nd 9.30am:          Pat McBarron, Molly & deceased family members. Anniversary Mass.

Friday 5th 7pm:                     First Friday vigil Communion of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Mass for Francie & Mary Drumm, Corranheen.

Saturday 6th 11am:              First Saturday Communion of Reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Sunday 7th 10am:                John McGovern, Gorgesh, Anniversary Mass. (Family reader)

Divine Mercy Devotions on Monday night after 7pm Mass.

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

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

Monday 1st 9.30am:            As Requested

Tuesday 2nd 9.30am:          As Requested

Wednesday 3rd 9.30am: As Requested

Thursday 4th                         NO MASS

Friday 5th 7pm:                    Dessie Corrigan, Gubnanadra

Saturday 6th                          NO MASS

Sunday 7th 11am:                Eugene Leydon, Swanlinbar & Ross’s Point.(Family reader & gifts)                     

Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 5pm to 9pm

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

Pilgrimage to the Holy Land from 16th to 24th September 2019 Spiritual director Fr Benny Fitzpatrick.  Further information see poster at the back of the church.


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

Wednesday 3rd 9.30am: As Requested.

Saturday 6th 8pm People of the Parish. 

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

Blessing of the Graves Saturday 6th July after 8pm Mass. Usual collection for the upkeep of the Graveyard!


Sunday 30th 9am                 People of the Parish


Sunday 7th July 9am:          Tommy & Ellen Sheerin,their daughter May McBrien, sons Patrick & Gerry Marlbank. Anniversary Mass.                                                      

Blessing of the Graves after 9am Mass.


Blessing of the Graves 2019 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

Lourdes collection amounted to £867.69 and €429.48.  Sincere thanks to all of the parish for their generosity to our young people heading to Lourdes they are very grateful and will say prayers for the Parish.

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 24th June 2019 Numbers drawn were Lucky Dip Winners 2, 4, 21, 27 £20 – Patricia Smyth, Derryclegna, Kinawley £10 – Frances Crudden, Kinawley £10 – Martin Boyle, Conneen £10 – Paul Melanophy, c/o Kevin Maguire Next week's jackpot will be £5700. 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. Couch to 5k begins this Tuesday (2nd) at 6.30pm. Everyone welcome to come along.   The senior men drew with Devenish at the weekend, while the reserve men had a good win over the senior ladies had a good win against Enniskillen in the 9 a side.  U17 boy’s league begins this. Kinawley are home to Newtown on Tuesday at 8pm. Well done to U15 boys who are now through to the Championship final after beating Lisnskea on Sunday. Well done to the U10.5s who won the final of the Derrygonnelly tournament on Saturday. 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. Well done to Shea McElroy on presenting Fermanagh in the National Feile na nOg skills star challenge in hurling at the weekend. We want to wish a safe journey to everyone travelling to the John West GAA Feile Peile across Connacht GAA! We are delighted to be hosted by Kilmovee Shamrocks for the girls and Monivea Abbey for the boys. We want to wish all the girls, boys, families and supporters an enjoyable weekend. Good luck to all involved.

2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes 24th June 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn No Jackpot Winner  €20 Each James & Kathleen Mc Teigue, Corraleehan Padraig Gilheany, Swanlinbar PG Mc Manus, Kinawley Ann Sleator c/o Bingo Dympna Martin, Lisnaskea Des Cossum, Gurteen, Swanlinbar Jackpot will be €6500. 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 €16,200.   Snowball is on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €12,700. Quickie game for the line €100 and for panel €250 We had promised that if Cavan won the Ulster Final we would give €1000 for the panel and we still gave €1000 and the lucky winner Teresa Mc Brien, Derrylin  On game 10 there is the usual €1000 to be won. Monday night’s winner was Ester Hayes, Killeshandra 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 Swanlinbar’s next game is Saturday 29th June away to Belturbet at 7.30pm The club would like to say best wishes for their future happiness to player Neil Mc Govern and his fiancée Aisling Gould on their marriage on Friday 5th July 2019 The club would like to say hard luck to Gearóid and the Cavan Senior Team on their defeat

St. Mary's Gaa: We would like to thank all teams that played last Saturday in the John Fodgie McGovern Blitz, & well done to Dernacrieve on winning it. Thanks to all those who helped on the day & to the Swan Bar for sponsoring the Plaque.

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. St. Vincent de Paul: Helpline Number: 077 32222137. The monthly collection will be held at all Masses next weekend July 6th/7th. 

5. SWANLINBAR DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION: An information session on Mountain Skills 1 and 2 will be held on Thursday 4 July 2019 @ 8 pm in Trivia House. Training has been booked as follows: 14 & 15 September 2019 Mountain Skills 1 (2 days) 16 & 17 November 2019, Mountain Skills 2 (2 days) This course is funding through Finding our Way funded through International Fund for Ireland.

Tullacmongan PIP project Young at Heart have kindly allocated Swanlinbar Development Association a limited number of places to attend the Independance Day Celebrations at the Ulster American Folk Park on Thursday 4 July 2019.  Transport (from Derrylin) and lunch included with all costs covered by International Fund for Ireland.  

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 Ardhowen.

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

9. Keep Free Sunday 28th July Killesher Community family fun day (supported by KCDA) in aid of 5 local cancer charities. Venue: Florencecourt Primary School. Fun fa all the family, lots of activities including Homemakers v Heartbreakers football match as well as teams from the local primary schools tug of war to name a few.  More information to come.

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

11. Aughakillymaude Cultural Centre Sat. 6th July Usual monthly music session @ 9 pm outside ( weather permitting ) part of w/e festival  Sun. 7th @ 2pm usual music fun and games plus cruiser trips on Lough Erne a good week end awaits you.



Monthly rota for all church areas.


Killesher: Altar Servers: 6th/13th Leah Mc Brien & Caitlin Mc Brien. 20th/27th Conor Simmons & Holly Maguire   Eucharistic Ministers: 6th/13th Nailin/Aine Mc Manus. 20th/27th Fiona Corrigan Collectors: Frankie Mc Manus & Kevin Maguire Counters: Dawn Corrigan & Geraldine Mc Govern Cleaners: Frances Mc Hugh & Maureen Heavy Reader: Nailin/Aine Mc Manus


Kinawley: Altar Servers: Oran Doonan, Daniel MGerty, Ronan Brennan, Eucharistic Ministers: Niamh Crudden, Katie Owens, Connor Owens, Counters: Ann Cornyn, Ann McDonagh, Bridget McCarney. Collectors: Eoin & Katie Drumm. Cleaners: Geraldine McCaffrey, Rosie Owens. Reader: Paul McCaffrey


Wheathill: Reader: Shauna Patterson, Eucharistic Minister: Dawn Corrigan, Collector Paschal McGovern.


Swanlinbar: Eucharistic Ministers: Christina McKiernan, Grainne Gilheaney. Gregory McGovern, Mairead McDermott. Counters: Susan Maguire, John Gilheaney, Dessie McManus, Martina Owens, Collectors: Francis Maguire, John Gilheaney, Dessie McManus, Ciaran Leydon.