Weekly Newsletter 29 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 67748315

29th  September 2019


Twenty Sixth   Sunday in Ordinary Time

St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church Swanlinbar                                      

Sunday 29th 10am:              Kevin McGovern, Gorgesh Anniversary Mass (Family Reader)

Monday 30th 7pm:               Get Well Mass for Kevin Lunney.

Tuesday 1st Oct 9.30am As Requested

First Friday 4th 7pm  (Note Time) Stephen Martin, Mountainview Anniversary Mass.

Saturday 5th 11am:              First Saturday Communion of Reparation to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Sunday 6th 10am:                Sean McBarron, Corracoash &  deceased family members Anniversary Mass. (Family Reader)


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


Divine Mercy Devotions on Monday evening after 7pm Mass.

Sunday 29th 11am:              Frank & Angela Cox, Gortoral, Kinawley (Family reader & gifts)

Friday 4th Oct 7pm:              Michael & Andrew Owens, Tierchan, Swanlinbar.

Sunday 6th 11am:                Peggy McManus, husband Phil and son John Derryclegna (Family Reader & Gifts)


The Sick will be visited on First Friday 6th October.


Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 5pm to 9pm.


Church Repair Fund: please continue to support this fund.


We pray for the eternal rest of Teresa Whyte (nee McGovern who died recently.  May She Rest in Peace.


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Saturday 28th 8pm:              Tommy McGovern, Mullanveigh, Anniversary Mass. (Family Reader)


Wednesday 2nd Oct 9.30am As Requested


Friday 4th 8pm: First Friday 4th vigil Communion of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of                   Jesus


Saturday 5th 8pm:                Babs Cleary, Drumcannon Anniversary Mass (Family Reader)

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


Sunday 29th 9am:                For the deceased members of the Taylor family Crummer.


Sunday 6th October 9am: People of the Parish.                                                                                         

Apostolic Society annual display will take place this week end in  Killesher on Saturday 28th September, St Naile’s Church, Kinawley on Sunday 29th and in Wheathill Sunday 29th Swanlinbar 13th October. Usual collection will be taken up. Your support will be much appreciated.

Blessing of the Graves Kinawley Church and New Cemetery directly after 10am Mass Sunday 3rd November.  There will be Refreshments afterwards in the Community Centre.

Baptismal Preparation Programme: Wednesday 9th October at 8pm in Killesher Church.

St. Vincent de Paul: Helpline Number: 077 32222137   The monthly collection will be held at all Masses next weekend October 5th/6th. 

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 22/09/19 Numbers drawn were 6 22 23 27 No jackpot winner. Lucky Dip Winners £20 - Jimmy Boyle, Kinawley £10 - Terence Maguire, Gortacarn, Derrylester £10 - Sean McCaffery, Tempo £10 - Bernie Fahey, Kinawley Next week's jackpot will be £7000. Supervisors are Seamus Crudden, Joe McCarney and Frances Crudden. Please support the weekly lotto as it is the financial lifeline of our club. O’Neills Christmas order will take place at Saturday at 6pm in the clubrooms. Merchandise details will be available on Facebook and copies will be available on the evening. Cairde Brian Boru (Friends of Brian Boru) - This initiative is nearing the first draw on Sunday 29th.  A big thanks to each and every one of the many people who have signed up. For anyone who still has a form to be collected, please contact any committee member who will be happy to call.   Well done to the senior ladies who beat Newtownbulter in the championship final on Saturday. Good luck in their first round of ulster at home this Saturday at 2pm. Well done to U16 girls won the Division 1 Championship Final on Wednesday beating Knockninny Ladies. Good luck to the U13 boys in the Championship A Final against Irvinestown in Belnaleck on Saturday (28th) at 11am.  Good luck to the U13 girls in the league Semi-final on Saturday 28th at 10am in Brookeborough. 


2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes 23rd September 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn No Jackpot Winner €20 Each Kathleen Corrigan, Mill Road, Swanlinbar Colm Cullen, Swanlinbar Tony Mc Goldrick, Swanlinbar Marie & Helen Mc Tague, Corraleehan Imelda Fitzpatrick, Lisnaskea Joe & Bernie Curran, Swanlinbar Jackpot will be €7800. 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 next Monday night is €4,750.  Snowball on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €2,300 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 Martina Mc Manus, Ballyconnell We played Ramor United on last Sunday and we lost Ramor 2-17 Swanlinbar 1-08 and that means we will play our championship football for 2020 in the Junior Championship.


3. Kinawley Community Centre: A Mass on Monday the 30th September 7pm will be held for Kevin for a speedy recovery Seniors Daffodil Club – is on @ 10.30am in the community centre with fun activities and refreshments each week, start your week off in good company. Everyone is welcome  Boccia/New Age Curling starting on Wednesday mornings10.30am this is supported by funding from Sport NI/FODC New Flower Arranging Class  starting on Wednesday 9th October 7pm - 9pm cost £20 for 6 weeks.  There are limited places please contact Roisin on 07795571535 to book a place. Snow White Pantomime in Kinawley Community Centre at 2 pm on Saturday 19th October 2019. This imaginative and enthralling family experience will be performed by renowned M&M Theatrical Productions. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE please contact Roisin Smyth 0779 557 1535 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Facebook @kinawleyhall.   Concert - Éiru will be in concert on the 16th November 8.30pm Tickets now available, please contact Pat 07851731647 or Roisin 0779 557 1535 or  email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  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. Killesher Toddle Tots Mondays in Larganess Centre hours 10.15am to 11.45am.  All mums, dads and grandparents are welcome.


5. St Aidan’s PTFA Crochet class by Tina with a wide range of new crochet ideas and techniques in St Aidan’s High School Derrylin every Thursday evening 7pm to 9pm beginners welcome £4 per night


6. A Safeguarding Information Session will be taking place on Wed 2nd October @ 7.30 in Kinawley Community Centre.  This information session is for parent/guardians, group leaders and volunteers of children and young adults involved in activities such as the youth group, John Paul II Awards and altar serving. It is mandatory for all leaders and volunteers in the parish who work with children to attend.


7. Parish Youth Group We hope to continue the Parish Youth Group this year but we are in need of a number of extra parent or anyone willing to help supervise for an hour and a half on a Wednesday evening every 2 weeks.  This would be greatly appreciated and will allow the youth group to continue.  Please contact Leanne on 07814097766 if anyone can help.   If any of our young people would like to take part in the John Paul II Awards this year contact Leanne on 07814097766.  Age 16 +


8. The new season for the Aughakillymaude Historical Society starts on Tuesday 8th October at 8.00/ 8.30 pm The Speaker: is Rev. Stanley (retired mini from Bainbridge Co Down). The Subject is the commercial developments and faith in China and Ireland. Rev. Stanley has worked with the Chinese Community in Ireland and China and has visited China a number of times. An interesting night awaits you.  Usual refreshments served. Please keep free Friday 8th November and Saturday 9th November for our book launch “The book of Knockninny” this book was first started in 1653 and finished  in 1718 by Brian Maguire described has a gentleman farmer from Kinawley. This will be a weekend of celebration If you need any further information on any of the events please let me know. We will provide more information on the book launch weekend closer to the time. Michael McBarron.


9. Cuilcagh Medical Practice, Florencecourt: Flu Vaccine Clinics from 8th  October 2pm to 4.30pm No appointment necessary (Strictly Flu Vaccine only)  Please come for your vaccine if you  are aged 75 years or more or are in one of the at risk groups 64 years & under respiratory, heart, liver or kidney disease, diabetic or immunosuppressed.   All pre-school children aged two years or more on the 1st September 2019


10. Old Time Dance in Kinawley Community Centre on Sunday 29th September dancing from 9pm to 11.30pm to Brass Roots.  Everyone welcome. Supper served.


11. Aughakillymaude Cultural Center: Sat Oct. 5th at 9.30pm usual monthly music session (inls. Song & Prose) refreshments served.



Rota for all Church Areas:

Kinawley: Altar Servers Mya McGoldrick, Eimear Doonan, Cian Doonan Aoife Doonan Reader: Tomas Cathcart, Collectors: Declan Reilly, Declan Cathcart. Eucharist Ministers: Aisling Reilly, Katrina Cathcart, Cleo Baxter, Cleaners: Frances Crudden, Mary McElroy, Paula Drumm. Counters: Cleo Baxter, Frances Crudden, Paula Drumm. 

Killesher: Cleaners: Jeanette Melanophy & Caroline Baxter Counters: Mena Murphy & Jeanette Melanophy & Caroline Baxter Eucharistic Minsters First Two Weeks: Ann Mc Caffrey, Second Two Weeks: Teresa Kerrin 

Wheathill: Reader: Michaela Maguire, Eucharistic Minister: Geraldine McGovern, Collectors: Liam Fitzpatrick

Swanlinbar: Collectors: Tony McGovern, Mark Lyons, Kevin McCauley, Eucharist Ministers: Yvonne McHugh, Michael White, Collette McGovern, Iona McGoldrick, Counters; Finance Committee member, Josephine Lyons, Kevin & Mary McCauley.