Weekly Newsletter 21 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

21st  July 2019

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church Swanlinbar                                      

Sunday 21st 10am:              Deceased members of the Owens family, Shanra. (Reader of the Month)

Monday 22nd 7pm:              Dan, Peggy & Patrick Malanaphy, Corrameen. Anniversary Mass.

Tuesday 23rd 9.30am         Rose, Bridget & Hugh McManus, Glassdrummond. Anniversary Mass.    

Friday 26th 8pm: Dympna Cathcart, Corrmaeen, Anniversary Mass.

Sunday 28th 10am:              Margaret McGovern, Moheranea  Anniversary Mass.  (Family Reader)


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

Sunday 21st 11am:              Francis Maguire, Drumcask (Family Reader & Gifts)

Monday 22nd 9.30am:         As Requested

Tuesday 23rd 9.30am         As Requested

Wednesday 24th 9.30am:As Requested

Thursday 25th 7pm:             As Requested

Friday 26th 7pm: Patrick McGovern, Aghakinniagh

Saturday 27th                        NO MASS

Sunday 28th 11am:              Sean Gilheaney, Drumcullion (Family Reader & Gifts)


Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 5pm to 9pm.

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

We pray for the eternal rest of Val Kane, formerly from Swanlinbar who died recently.  May he rest in Peace.


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Saturday 20th 8pm:              Karen & Kevin Maguire, Gortacarn & Louie Leonard, Lisnaskea & deceased members of Maguire Family.

Wednesday 24th 9.30am: As Requested

Saturday 27th 8pm:              Peter & Bridget Reilly & deceased members of Gilbride & Flanagan Families, Crummer. (Family Reader)

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

We pray for the eternal rest of Mary Lynch, England (sister of Patsy Heavey) who died on 6th July, May she Rest in peace.



Sunday 21st 9am:                People of the Parish



Sunday 28th 9am:                People of the Parish                                                                                                          

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.

Episcopal Ordination of Fr Michael Router as Auxiliary Bishop of Armagh on Sunday 21st July at 3pm in Armagh Cathedral.  Fr Michael is a priest of the diocese of Kilmore and we wish him well in his new role.

Blessing of the Graves 2019: Killaduff Sunday 18th August at 2pm. Kinawley Church and New Cemetery directly after 10am Mass Sunday 3rd November.

 St. Vincent de Paul: Helpline Number: 077 32222137.

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 15/07/19. Numbers drawn were: 2, 14, 19, 23. No jackpot winner. Lucky Dip Winners: £20 – Sean Fitzpatrick, Kellegher Park, Derrylin £10 – Frank McManus, Drumbroughas, Macken £10 – Donna Murphy, Rookagh North, Kinawley £10 – Celine Reilly, Macken Next week's jackpot will be £6000 Supervisors are Michael Corrigan, Sean Doonan, Seamus Monaghan. Please support this important weekly fundraiser. Please remember 10.30pm deadline on Sunday nights. General club meeting this Thursday (25th) at 8.30pm to discuss and commence the launch of the Cairdre Brian Boru initiative. We would like to see as many people attending as possible for this very important fundraiser to secure the future of the club. The senior men face Roslea away this Sunday at 1pm. The Reserve men are home to Roslea this Friday at 7.30pm. The Under 17 Boys play Newtown at home this Saturday 8pm. Time subject to change. The 'Gaelic Mothers and Others' football has started with fantastic numbers turning out. This will normally be held from 8-9 on a Monday evening. A massive well done to the U14 girls and management who won the U14 final with a convincing win over Belcoo.  Well done to Senior Ladies who beat Brookeborough on Sunday. The game against Belcoo in the 9 a side this Sunday is called off.

Cairde Brian Boru (Friends of Brian Boru) - This initiative will be launched shortly by Cill Naile Brian Boramha/Naomh Mhuire Cill Laisir CLG. Over the next few weeks, a pamphlet will be delivered to every household in the club area. This will also be available online. The pamphlet will outline the developments that have taken place in the club over the last few years and our proposed future development plans. The details of our members' draw will be explained. The proposal is a donation of £10 a month with monthly cash prizes. All the money raised by this scheme will be used for future developments at our grounds. We are asking all our supporters, both at home and further afield, to read the pamphlet and consider joining Cairde Brian Born to help continue and build on the success that we enjoy as a Club both on and off the field across all codes and to contribute to the improvements of our facilities for the benefit of all the community.

Some gym equipment has been removed without authorisation. This must be returned urgently, otherwise access to the gym will be denied.

We are delighted to confirm that a pilot course in conversational Irish will take place twice a week in the club rooms for six sessions. This will suit members from secondary school age u to adult and of all abilities. This will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11-12.30. Please contact Marie Allen asap if you wish to take part in this program.  

2. Kinawley GAA Healthy Club is hosting a ‘Recipes for Success’ workshop in St Aidan’s High School Derrylin on Monday 22nd July at 7.30pm. This is a unique healthy eating/nutritional initiative designed to support students heading off to college. It is a practical program supporting healthy eating for GAA players and members. Recipes for Success has two elements: a “hands-on” cookery workshop which is exclusive to Healthy Clubs and a toolkit which is filled with tasty, healthy, performance enhancing recipes that are quick and easy to make. Recipe for success will be delivered by Eileen McGovern Nutrient and Health Coach with ‘I’M Nuts about Nutrition’. She will also offer guidance and support to improve health and well-being to book a place and for further information contact:  Anna: 07850324252

3. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes 15th July 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn  No Jackpot Winner  €20 Each Noel Boyle, Kinawley Gavin Leydon, Swanlinbar Mary Mc Caffrey, Teemore PG Mc Manus, Kinawley Breege Farrelly, Ballinamore Ann Deignan, Ballyconnell Jackpot will be €6800. 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 €16,500.  Snowball is on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €13,000. Quickie game for the line €100 and for panel €250 On game 10 there is the usual €1000 to be won. Monday night’s winner was Monica Leydon, Uragh, Swanlinbar

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.

Our next game is the Intermediate Championship when we play Drumlane in Bawnboy on Sunday 28th July at 3.15pm.

4. Swanlinbar Family Festival Friday 2 August 6.30pm Walking Treasure Hunt starting at Trivia House. Refreshments served afterwards in Cuilcagh Cafe.

Saturday 3 August Family Fun at the Fairgreen Playground 2pm Childrens Fancy Dress. Bouncy Castles. 4pm Teddy Bears Picnic. Just bring your Teddy. 5pm Summer Orienteering Event. Suitable for all ages. Registration and event beginning from Trivia House. 9pm Table Quiz in The Stables Bar followed by Live Music.

Sunday 4 August Annual Cuilcagh Walk 12,30pm Registration at Belvalley Gap €5. Registration also available from 12noon to 12,30pm at Cuilcagh Cafe, 1pm Cuilcagh Walk starting from Belvalley Gap. 6.30pm Cuilcagh BBQ at Trivia House. Live Music with John and Shane Burke.

Monday 5 August 2pm Family Sports Day at St Mary's GFC Grounds. Refreshments and BBQ on the day. 3pm Duck Race on Claddagh River. Followed by prize giving ceremony. 9pm Bingo in St Mary's Hall. Please support your local Community Cuilcagh Cafe open for refreshments all weekend.

5. Kinawley Community Centre: 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.

6. New draw and loyalty club - Kinawley Community Centre have launched their new draw and loyalty club “Supporting Kinawley CC” which will supersede the current Raise the Roof draw in October with the purpose of supporting the longer term sustainability of the hall. The new draw is limited to 150 members and is open initially to "Raise the Roof" members until the end of July on a first come first served basis. Further information is available on facebook, by contacting Roisin on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 07795571535 or by contacting your local committee member.

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.

9. A Family Tree Healing Mass celebrated by Fr Gerry Campbell will take place in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cavan on Friday July 26th at 7.30pm.  Confessions from 6.30pm.  Water, Salt and Oil will be blessed on the night.  Enq:  087 2549960

10. Ireland Marian National Shrine Knock: Annual Bus run to Knock from Enniskillen Thursday 15th August 2019 (depending on numbers the 30th July) Leaving Halls Lane at 8.30am sharp.  Bus Fare £10.00 payable at time of booking (non-refundable) If required bring a packed lunch.  Contact Dermot Tierney 07926747169 before 30th July.