Weekly Newsletter 1 September 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

1st September 2019


Twenty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church Swanlinbar                                      

Sunday 1st Sept 10am:       Deceased members of Maguire Family Molly Anniversary Mass.

Monday 2nd  7pm:                Tommy Friel, Main Street, Kinawley and deceased parents Tom and Ann. Anniversary Mass

Friday 6th 7pm                   Note Time James & Cecilia Corrigan, Springtown Anniversary Mass.

Saturday 7th 11am:              First Saturday Communion of Reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Sunday 8th 10am:                Janie, Patrick & John Hussey, Derryclegna/Birmingham.


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


We pray for the eternal rest Madge McConnell, Derryleague whose funeral took place on Friday.  May she Rest in Peace.

Sunday 1st Sept 11am        Margaret McGovern, Mill Street, (Family Reader & Gifts)

Monday 2nd 9.30am;           As Requested

Tuesday 3rd 9.30am:          As Requested

Wednesday 4th 9.30am: As Requested

Thursday 5th 7pm:               Helen & Tommy O’Reilly, Mill Street,

Friday 6th 7pm:                     Seamus McManus,                                                             Derryvaughan

Saturday 7th                          NO MASS

Sunday 8th 11am:                Patrick & Margaret O’Reilly, Moneydoo (Family Reader & Gifts)

Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 5pm to 9pm.

Church Repair Fund: please continue to support this fund. 

The sick of the Parish will be visited on Friday.

St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Saturday 31st 8pm:              Patrick, Mary Ellen, Hugh, Gerald & Sr Rita Scollan. (Reader of the Month)

Friday 6th 8pm: First Friday vigil Communion of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Saturday 7th 8pm:                Barry Monaghan, Tiravalley, Anniversary Mass. (Family Reader)

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


Sunday 1st Sept 9am:         People of the Parish


Sunday 8th 9am: People of the Parish



Blessing of the Graves Kinawley Church and New Cemetery directly after 10am Mass Sunday 3rd November.

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

St. Vincent de Paul: Helpline Number: 077 32222137 The monthly collection will be held at all Masses next weekend September 7th/8th With the high financial costs for families with children going back to school 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 25/08/19. Numbers drawn were: 12, 13, 27, 29. No jackpot winner. Lucky Dip Winners: £20 – May Gilleece, Molly  £10 – Teresa Doogan, Stramatt £10 – Pat Wray c/o Quinns Rooftiles £10 – Michael Flanagan, Garadice Next week's jackpot will be £6400 Supervisors are Aodghan Murphy, Patrick G McManus, Frankie McManus. Please support this important weekly fundraiser. Please remember 10.30pm deadline on Sunday nights.

Cairde Brian Boru (Friends of Brian Boru) - This initiative has been launched and will start the 3rd of September. You can return forms to any committee member.

Good luck to the senior ladies in the Senior Championship Semi Final against Devenish in Belcoo Saturday at 6pm. The senior men beat by 5 points to secure a place in the Intermediate Championship final. Well done to the team and management.  Hard luck to the U17s missing out to a strong Enniskillen on Wednesday in the A Championship quarter final.  Well done to the U13s with great wins over Derrygonnelly and Enniskillen. 

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. They want to thank Derrrygonnelly G4MO for their hospitality on Friday for a great game between the two teams. Thanks to all the clubs that came and made the Hughie Cathcart Tournament a success. A special thanks to all the volunteers that helped out in any way.

Well done to the Fermanagh ladies and management on making the All Ireland Junior Final after beating London at the weekend.

2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes 26th August 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn  No Jackpot Winner €20 Each Catherine Glancy c/o Bingo Thomas Prior, Swanlinbar Claire Mc Govern, Tiravalley, Macken Mary Brady, Keenaghan, Ballyconnell Johnnie Martin, Lisnaskea Michael & Mary Gilleece, Main Street, Derrylin Jackpot will be €7400. 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 €17,100. Snowball is on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €13,600. 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 Mai Patterson, Ballyconnell We played Bailieboro in the Intermediate Championship on Saturday last and we lost  Bailieboro 2-17 Swanlinbar 1-07 We play Ballymachugh in Mullahoran on Friday next at 8pm

3. Swanlinbar Development Association Opportunity available to lease Cuilcagh Cafe, Swanlinbar. Currently run as weekend enterprise by volunteers. Huge potential to expand existing successful business. Further information available from and expressions of interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. Killesher Toddle Tots based in Larganess Centre are looking for volunteers to help out on Monday mornings from mid-September hours are 10.15am to 11.45am.  Fulltime or occasional volunteers would be appreciated.  For more information ring Eileen at 66348347 or 07739177630.

7. Calling all Parents and Students Have you someone in College or Going to College??? Ballyconnell Credit Union are now offering 3 x €1,000 Bursaries/Scholarships for 3 students. To find out more phone us on 9526571 or call to our office today

8. Killesher Historical Society commencing on Wednesday 4th September in the Larganess Centre at 8pm.  Topic Emigration some went east and some went west. 

9. St Aidan’s PTFA Crochet class starting back up on Thursday 5th September 7pm, beginners welcome.

St Aidan’s PTFA Guest Tea Saturday 21st September in St Ninnidhs Hall Derrylin.   If anybody parent or member if our community would like to attend.  Give us a call Fiona 07854410448 Mary 07816919242 or any member of the PTFA 

10. Aughakillymaude Culture Center Sat Sept.7th at 9.30pm Usual monthly music Session inls. Song & Prose Usual refreshments served

11. Benaughlin CCÉ are looking for volunteers to help out our committee and to help with the events leading up to the Fermanagh Fleadh 2020. If you could spare the time and your expertise please contact Fiona on 07821538520/ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.