Weekly Newsletter 27 October 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

27th October 2019


Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary time.

St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church Swanlinbar                                      

Sunday 27th 10am:              As Requested:

Monday 28th 7pm:               Leo & Jane Murphy, Corraheen, Anniversary Mass.

Tuesday 29th 9.30am:        As Requested

Friday 1st Nov 10am:          Feast of All Saints

First Friday 1st Nov 7pm: Tommy Maguire, Drumroosk & deceased family members. Anniversary Mass.

Saturday 2nd 11am:             Feast Day of All Souls First Saturday Communion of Reparation to the Immaculate Heart  of Mary.

Sunday 3rd 10am:                John Reilly, Aughaweenagh  Anniversary Mass (Family reader)

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

Divine Mercy Devotions on Monday evening after 7pm Mass.

Blessing of the Graves Kinawley this Sunday 3rd November Usual collection for the upkeep of the graveyard will be taken up after Communion.  There will be Refreshments afterwards in the Community Centre.

Sunday 27th 11am:              Michael Melanophy, Corragh & deceased family members (Reader of the Month)

Monday 28th 9.30am:          Patrick & Catherine McGovern & all deceased members of the McGovern and McLaughlin families, Glangelvin.

Tuesday 29th 9.30am:        As Requested

Wednesday 30th 9.30am As Requested

Thursday 31st 7pm:             As Requested

Friday 1st 8pm:                     Feast  of All Saints Michael & Bridget McManus & Eugene Maguire, Gubrawooly (Family reader & Gifts)

Saturday 2nd 9.30am:         All Souls

Sunday 3rd 11am:                Patrick Leydon, Main St, Swanlinbar (Family Gifts & Reader)

Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 5pm to 9pm.

Church Repair Fund: please continue to support this fund.  

The sick will be visited on Friday


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Saturday 26th 8pm:              Frank McHugh, Drumminiskill Macken and deceased parents. (Family Reader)

Wednesday 30th 9.30am: As Requested

Friday  1st Nov 8pm             All Saints  Mass for the Holy Souls

First Friday vigil Communion of  Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Saturday 2nd 8pm:               All Souls Mass

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

Sunday 27th 9am:                Fr Brian McNamara Anniversary Mass


Friday 1st Nov 9am:             Feast of All Saints Mass



Sunday 3rd 9am: As Requested.    




Guides for gaining indulgences for the faithful departed: From 12 o’clock noon on 1st November until midnight on 2nd November all who have received the sacrament of Confession and Holy Communion and visiting a church and praying for the Pope’s intentions, reciting one Our father, One Hail Mary and the Apostles Creed.  People who visit a cemetery and pray for the dead may gain a plenary indulgence for the Holy Souls from 1st to the 8th November, again the indulgence apply to those who have gone to Confessions and received Holy Communion. Confession after Mass on Friday evening and again after Mass on Saturday Morning.

Baptismal Preparation Programme: Wednesday 6th November at 8pm in Kinawley Church.

St. Vincent de Paul: Helpline Number: 077 32222137  

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 20/10/19 Numbers drawn were 4, 5, 17, 22 No Jackpot Winner Lucky Dip Winners: £20 – Damien Cheshire, Macken £10 – Kathleen O'Reilly, Knocks £10 – Tierney Family, Trustan, Macken £10 – Sean & Leanne McDermott, Swanlinbar Next week's jackpot will be £7400. Supervisors are Sean Doonan, Seamus Monaghan and Michael Corrigan. Please support the weekly lotto as it is the financial lifeline of our club. Cairde Brian Boru (Friends of Brian Boru) - we are still looking for more people to sign up.  Please contact any committee member who will be happy to help. A big thanks to each and every one of the many people who have signed up. The next draw is the 27th October. Good luck to the senior ladies in their Ulster Club Final against St. Paul's (Antrim) on Saturday 26th October in Emyvale.  Throw in is at 2pm.  We wish the entire team and management the best of luck.  Hard luck to the Minor girls who lost out to St Ergnat's, Moneyglass (Antrim) on Sunday in the Ulster Club Championship. Our senior men's Ulster Club Championship Quarter Final against Glenn (Down) is down for Saturday 2nd November.  Throw in is at 7pm in Brewster Park. Gaelic4girls is starting. Kinawley GFC are hosting training for girls - open to girls in P4, P5, P6 & P7. This is a fantastic opportunity for our underage girls to get involved in Ladies Gaelic Football.  The programme is focused on fun and participation, allowing girls an introduction to ladies gaelic football in a non-competitive environment. It will be held in Kinawley Community Hall Tuesdays from 7-8pm @ £1.50 - cover hall cost. Ranganna Gaeilge - Irish Classes are starting in St.Aidan's High School, Derrylin on Thursday 7th November from 8 - 9pm.  These classes are perfect for anyone who has always wanted to learn Irish but didn't know where to start.  You don't have to know any Irish to take part, everyone is welcome Please spread the word.

2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes: 21st October 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn  No Jackpot Winner  €20 Each Odhrán Leydon, Swanlinbar Kevin Brennan, Swanlinbar Sean Prior, Dromod, Swanlinbar Susie Maguire, Drumcask, Swanlinbar Dessie Óg & Ellie May, Mill Street, Swanlinbar Phil Mc Goldrick, Glangevlin  Jackpot will be €8200. 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 €5150. Snowball on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €2,700 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 Geraldine Prior, Ballyconnell.

3. Dernacrieve Gaels Under 13’s play Cootehill on Sunday 27th October on the 3G pitch at Kingspan Breffni Park at 4pm in the semi-final of Division 3 Championship

4. Cuilcagh Medical Practice, Florencecourt: Flu Vaccine Clinics on 29th October 2pm to 4.30pm No appointment necessary.

5. Kinawley Community Centre Annual Halloween Fireworks family fun event with Boxty and bacon and The Party Bees will be entertaining.  Everyone welcome- 1st November 8pm    Seniors Daffodil Club – is on @ 10.30am in the community centre with fun activities and refreshments each week, great way to start the week off. Everyone is welcome  Games morning for adults Wednesday mornings 10.30am everyone welcome and we finish with a cuppa this is supported by funding from Sport NI/FODC Concert - Éiru will be in concert on the 16th November 8.30pm Tickets now available, please contact Pat 07851731647 or Roisin 07795571535 or  email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Circuits class  starting Friday 8th November 7.30-8.30pm  Jiving starting the 20th November 8pm - 9.30pm  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. Fundraiser in Aid of Macmillan Cancer Care Support &The North West Hospice On Sunday 3rd November there will be a Coffee morning & cake sale at 12 noon in the Rainbow Glenfarne followed by a Tractor Run In Memory of Mickey Bowles.

7. Spooky Halloween Orienteering Will take place on Saturday 2 November at 6pm starting from Trivia House. Families of all ages welcome to join in on the night. Card Game Night Starting Friday 9 November at 9.30pm in Cuilcagh Cafe, Swanlinbar. Game of 25. Prizes ranging from Turkey to bottle of Whiskey. All welcome.

8. John Paul 11 Awards 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 +



November Rota:-

Kinawley: Altar Servers: Ben Melanaphy, Kian McHugh, Matthew Ferguson, Cathair Maguire.  Reader: Laura McCaffrey: Collectors: Caroline McManus, Clodagh Reilly, Eucharistic Ministers: Jason McCaffrey, Neil Mullen, Jean Mullen. Counters: Maureen Owens, Gerry Duggan, Maureen Maguire, Kathleen Boyle. Cleaners: Ann McGovern, Mary Breen

Killesher: Cleaners: Rosemary Dolan/Caroline Baxter & Carmel Scallon Counters: Volunteers please. Collectors:  Noel Melanophy & Micheal Flanagan Eucharistic Minister: First Two Weeks: Sinead Eccles, Second Two Weeks:  Reader: Cleary Family

Wheathill: Reader: John Martin McGovern Eucharist Minister: Dawn Corrigan Collector: Pat Maguire

Swanlinbar: Eucharistic Ministers: Michael Leydon, Celine Leydon, Christina McKiernan, Gregory McGovern. Collectors: Michael Ledydon, Gabriel McKiernan, Gregory McGovern. Counters: Michael & Celine Leydon, Gregory & Rosemary McGovern, Gabriel McKiernan.