Weekly Newsletter 7 July 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

7th July 2019

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time


St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church Swanlinbar                          

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

Monday 8th 7pm:            Annie & Patrick Murphy Derryhenny, Margaret Breen & Mary Walsh.

Tuesday 9th 9.30am:      As Requested

Friday 12th 8pm:            Garry & Jimmy Bradley, Main Street, Kinawley Anniversay Mass.

Sunday 14th 10am:         Johnny Curry, Crocknacrieve, 1st Anniversary. (Family reader)


Divine Mercy Devotions on Monday night after 7pm Mass.


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

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

Monday 8th 9.30am:       As Requested

Tuesday 9th 9.30am:      As Requested

Wednesday 10th 9.30am:As Requested

Thursday 11th 7pm:        Susan & Colm Deviln, Omagh

Friday 12th 7pm:             Teresa McGoldrick,Gubnafarna, Month’s Memory Mass.

Saturday 13th                 NO MASS

Sunday 14th 11am:         Eamon O’Brien, Hawkswood, (Family Reader & Gifts)


We pray for the eternal rest of Noel Maguire, Drummersee, whose funeral took place during the week.  May he Rest in Peace.     


Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 5pm to 9pm


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


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill   

Saturday 6th 8pm           People of the Parish.

Wednesday 10th 9.30am:As Requested 

Saturday 13th 8pm:         People of the Parish


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


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

Sunday 14th 9am:           As Requested                                                           

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.

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!

Apostolic Society St Mary’s Swanlinbar would like to thank everyone who supported their cake sale, those who donated cakes and those who supported by buying and the ladies who helped at the selling. Also to Josie and Michael Davis who did flower arrangements. Thank you all.

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

Baptismal Preparation Programme: Wednesday 7th August in Swanlinbar at 8pm.

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

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 30:06:19 Numbers drawn were 7, 12, 20, 25. No winner. Lucky Dip Winners: £20 - Anne Drumm, Tiravree, Kinawley; £10 - Catherine Melanaphy, Kinawley; £10 - McManus children, Aughakillmaude; £10 - Megan Doherty, Austin Roche, Connell Roche. Next week's Jackpot is £5,800. Please support our weekly financial lifeline of the club.

Congratulations to both boys and girls Under 14 teams who both qualified for Cup quarter final in All-Ireland Division 4 Féile. This was a fantastic achievement and the second year in a row that the club was represented by both boys and girls. Thanks to all the sponsors who helped make this possible and to the many parents who helped to fund raise and made the trip to Connaught.

Hard luck to the Under 15 Boys who put up a tremendous battle in Division 1 Championship Final on Thursday evening in Brewster Park. They lost in the dying minutes of the game. Congratulations to Newtownbutler the victors. The team can be very proud of themselves and the pride in the jersey.

Reserve men had a solid win over Derrygonnelly last Wednesday evening. Good luck to them in the last few games of the league. This has been a good year for the team and they sit in the top section of the table.

Please come out on Monday evening at 8.15pm to support the Senior Men as they have a home game with Derrygonnelly.

Our Senior ladies are currently at the top of their table. Commiserations to our ladies who play on the county team in their recent defeat in the Ulster Final.

Any coaches who need more timesheets or sub slips, please contact Marie Allen asap.

Some equipment has been removed from the gym. We ask that this is returned urgently. If we are unable to locate the equipment, access to the gym will be restricted for all members.

We hope that the outstanding merchandise from O'Neill's will be available at the start of the week. Parents will be notified when collection is confirmed.

We are looking for volunteers to give up a few hours on Saturday 13th July from 9.30am. We have a number of tasks to complete at the clubrooms and on the grounds.  Please let a committee member know if you can help out in any way.  As much help as possible would be appreciated. 

2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes 1st July 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn 12, 18, 23, 27. No Jackpot Winner. €20 Each: Gerry Foster, Milltown; Conor Mc Goldrick, Swanlinbar; Brianna & Mary O Rourke, Corlough; Helen & Teresa Maguire, Derrylin; Stacey O Reilly, Killeshandra; Ailish Monaghan, Macken. Jackpot will be €6,600. 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 €16,300. Snowball is on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €12,800. Quickie game for the line €100 and for panel €250. On game 10 there is the usual €1,000 to be won. Monday night we had 3 winners each receiving €350 each. J. Martin, Lisnaskea; Davina Bannon, Bawnboy; Catherine Glancy, Templeport.

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 travelled to Ballyconnell on last Saturday to play Belturbet and were beaten 2-20 to 0-05. Next Sunday we are home to Bailieboro at 2pm.

The club would like to wish Gearóid and the Cavan Senior Team the best of luck when they take on Tyrone on Saturday next in Clones. 

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 this weekend July 6th/7th.  

5. 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 on 086 8894205. 

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

7. 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 for 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. 

8. Be a Summer Star and Join the Reading Adventure at your local library! Collect your reading card and get a reward stamp for every book you read this summer. All children will receive a certificate to celebrate their achievement and everyone who participates has a chance to win Summer Star goodies! Check out www.summerstars.ie for lots of online games and activities. Call in to the library to find out more. Ballyconnell Library Wed 10.00-5.15, Thurs 1.45-8.30, Fri 10.00-5.15.