Weekly Newsletter 11 August 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

11th August 2019

Nineteenth  Sunday in Ordinary Time

St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church Swanlinbar                                      

Sunday 11th 10am:              James & Charlotte McGoldrick, Drumroosk and deceased family members. (Family Reader)

Monday 12th 7pm:               Ann, John & Francie Kellagher, Derrylea, Anniversary Mass

Tuesday 13th 9.30am         As Requested

Thursday 15th 10am         Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Friday 16th 8pm: Patrick Maguire, Drumhack, Anniversary Mass.

Sunday 18th 10am:              Mary & John Brennan, Drumroosk, Anniversary Mass.

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


We pray for the eternal rest of Kathleen Kelly, Mullaghadun (sister of Ted Keenan’s) whose funeral took place on Wednesday, Pat McQuaid (Brother of Mary Winterson Derrylin) from Trillick whose funeral took place on Thursday in Trillick and Philomena O’Gorman (sister of Benny McCarron) who has died in Four Mile House, Co Roscommon. May they Rest in Peace.

Sunday 11th 11am:              Eileen Lynch & the deceased relatives, Fairview, Mill Street, Swanlinbar.(Family Reader & Gifts)

Monday 12th 9.30am:          As Requested

Tuesday 13th 9.30am:        As Requested

Wednesday 14th 9.30am: As Requested

Thursday 15th 8pm:          Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Mass for Owen & Mary McGovern, & Family, Drumbar.

Friday 16th 7pm: As Requested

Saturday 17th                        NO MASS

Sunday 18th 11am:              All the deceased in Killagduff,                                                 Cemetery.

Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 5pm to 9pm.

Church Repair Fund: please continue to support this fund.

Blessing of the Graves: Killaduff Sunday 18th August at 2pm


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Saturday 10th 8pm:              Patrick Scollan, Drumclounish  (Family Reader)

Wednesday 14th 8pm      Vigil Mass for the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. 

Saturday 17th 8pm:              James & Kathleen Magee, Drumbrochas, Macken, Anniversary Mass.

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


Sunday 11th 9am:                People of the Parish

Thursday 15th 9am:          Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Sunday 18th 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.

Baptismal Preparation Programme: Wednesday 4th September in Derrylin at 8pm.

Pilgrimage to Medugorje from 22nd to 29th August 2019.  Group leader is Mary McElroy telephone 07850054561    We are not trying to generate a large group, but if you wish to go, contact Mary immediately, as time is of the essence.  There happens to be a special offer of €599 at the moment. That includes everything

St. Vincent de Paul: Helpline Number: 077 32222137  With the high financial costs for families with children going back to school next month, the society may be contacted by any family in need of help.

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 04/08/19. Numbers drawn were: 6, 12, 19, 22. No jackpot winner. Lucky Dip Winners: £20 – Ciara Connolly, Arney £10 – Caroline Doherty, Arney £10 – Collette Flanagan, Ballinamore £10 – Kevin Mitchell, Kinawley Next week's jackpot will be £6300 Supervisors are John Crudden, Joe McCarney, Frances Crudden. Please support this important weekly fundraiser. Please remember 10.30pm deadline on Sunday nights.

There is a Coffee morning Sunday 18th in Little Treasures Playgroup Kinawley from 11am - 1pm in aid of the charities Cancer Connect NI and SWEL.

Good luck to the senior men in the Intermediate Quarter Final against Enniskillen this Sunday at 1.30pm in Derrygonnelly.

Hard luck to the reserve men in the Erne Cup 1 Final against a strong Donagh team.

U13s are home to Enniskillen Saturday 10th at 11am.

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. 

Senior ladies play Aghdrumsee Saturday 10th at 7pm in Kinawley. The minor girls are away to Lisnaskea Wednesday 7th at 7.30pm.

Well done to Paidi Drumm who was playing for Ulster U15s during the week, what a great achievement.

Well done to Tricia Melanaphy who scored the winning point for her team Australia. Her team Australasia won the final against Parnell Ladies of London which was played in Croke Park. Great to seeing Boru's doing well all over the globe.

Cairde Brian Boru (Friends of Brian Boru) - This initiative will be launched shortly by Cill Naile Brian Boramha/Naomh Mhuire Cill Laisir CLG. If you have family or friends living away from the area, please consider sending them this information. Launch night will be on Thursday 15th August in Kinawley Community Hall from 8pm to 9.30pm.  This is an opportunity for people to speak to committee members about the scheme and complete paperwork. The first debit will be made on the 3rd September and on the same date each month. The first monthly draw for 5 by £100 will be on the last Sunday of each month, commencing at the end of September.


2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes 5th August 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn No Jackpot Winner €20 Each Seamus & Oliver c/o Bingo Padraig Gilheany, Swanlinbar Denise Gilleece c/o Bingo Cara & Keelan Scollan, Kinawley V Mc Brien, Derrylin Catherine Mc Govern, Moher, Kinawley Jackpot will be €7100. 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 €16,800.  Snowball is on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €13,300. 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 Diana Lynam, Derrylin

Our Golf Classic will take place in Blacklion Golf Club on Saturday 24th August 2019

We play Belturbet in the second round of the Intermediate Championship on Friday 16th August in Aiden’s Park Bawnboy at 8pm Templeport will play Shannon Gaels in Saint Mary’s Park Swanlinbar in the Junior Championship on Saturday 17th August at 7pm.


3. Kinawley Community Centre Dates for the Diary: 19th October Pantomime Snow White will be in the hall 16th November we are delighted that Eiru will be in concert 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 Aidan’s PTFA Book a table at St Aidan’s PTFA annual Christmas craft fair on Sunday 24th November 2019. If you would take a table you can contact any member of the PTFA or Fiona on 07854410448 or Mary 07816 919242 or Annemarie 07522 843181 Cost £10 per table plus a small gift for our draw


5. Little Treasures Playgroup Kinawley annual 5K and 10K fun run and walk is taking place on Sunday 25th August 2019. Starting at 11am   Chipped time.  Registration from 10am on wards Medals for all individuals. Prizes in all categories Kinawley GAA club is hosting their annual coffee morning on Sunday 18th August in Little Treasures Playgroup Kinawley from 11am to 1pm. Proceeds in aid of Cancer Connect and SWELL- supporting cancer survivor’s well-being.