Weekly Newsletter 3 November 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

3rd November  2019


Thirty First Sunday in Ordinary time.

St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church Swanlinbar                                      

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

Monday 4th 7pm: Sean Gilleece & daughter Fiona Ronaghan Molly (Anniversary Mass & all deceased members of the Gilleece Family   Molly.

Tuesday 5th 9.30am:           The Holy Souls

Friday 8th 8pm:                     Hugh McGovern, Moheranea, Month’s Memory Mass.

Sunday 10th 10am:              Pauline Kilkenny, Drumroosk/Belcoo  1st Anniversary Family Reader


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



Divine Mercy Devotions on Monday evening after 7pm Mass.


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

Monday 4th 9.30am:            For all who gave contributions towards St Joseph’s Young Priests Society and deceased benefactors.

Tuesday 5th 9.30am:           The Holy Souls

Wednesday 6th 9.30am; As Requested

Thursday 7th 7pm:               Francie & Mary Drumm, Aughnakelly.

Friday 8th 7pm:                     James & Mary Murphy, Hawkswood and the deceased members of the O’Prey family.

Saturday 9th                          NO MASS

Sunday 10th 11am:              Paddy McBrien, Knockroe


Eucharistic Adoration on Tuesday 5pm to 9pm.

Church Repair Fund: please continue to support this fund.  


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Saturday 2nd 8pm:               All Souls Mass


Wednesday 6th 9.30am: The Holy Souls


Saturday 9th 8pm:                Michael Bowles, Tiravalley 1st Anniversary (Family Reader)



Sunday 3rd 9am: John & Elizabeth Nolan, Clionagh Anniversary Mass (Family Reader)

Sunday 10th 9am: Margaret & Paddy Corrigan,Wheathill, Anniversary Mass (Family Reader)


Prayers are requested for Allie Murphy, Derrylin (Pauline Corrigan’s mother) whose funeral took place in Derrylin on Sunday 27th October. May she Rest in Peace.               


Kinawley, Swanlinbar & Killesher World Mission Contributions amounted to £2,151.120.

Please bring your November Lists for the Dead.  In excess of 12 Masses will be said in the Parish for the Holy Souls. 

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

St. Vincent de Paul: Helpline Number: 077 32222137   Because of the Blessing of the Graves in Kinawley, the monthly collection will be held at all Masses next weekend November 9th/ 10th. 

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 27/10/19 Numbers drawn were 3, 8, 9, 25 No Jackpot Winner Lucky Dip Winners: £20 – Gareth Flanagan, Clonliffe, Macken £10 – Margaret McHugh, Carroo, Kinawley £10 – Liam McGovern, Tirravalley, Macken £10 – Ari Kraiven Next week's jackpot will be £7500. Supervisors are Hugh Owens, Terence Baxter, Gerry Owens and Tony Cullen. 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. Winners of the October Cairde Brian Boru draw were: Mary Bogue, Elaine McGovern, John Brennan, Coone Children Galway and Claire Hussey. Hard luck to our senior ladies who lost out to St.Paul's (Antrim) after extra time in the Ulster Club Final last Saturday.   They play Newtownbutler this Saturday 2nd November at 4pm in Kinawley in the League.  We wish Senior Captain Joanne Doonan all the best as she departs for Australia this week to commence her AFLW career with Carlton FC. Our senior men's Ulster Club Championship Quarter Final against Glenn (Down) is on Sunday 3rd November. Throw in is at 12.30pm in Brewster Park. We wish them the very best of luck.  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: 28th October 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn No Jackpot Winner €20 Each Eamonn & Caroline c/o Bingo Pauline Mc Barron, Borim, Swanlinbar Monica Leydon, Cloghoge, Swanlinbar Jacinta Greene, Ballinaglera, Co Leitrim Kathleen Prior, Derrylin Noelle Kelleher, Corlough Jackpot will be €8300. Draw will take place at Bingo on Monday night You can now do your Blotto online 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 €5250.  Snowball on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €2,800 Quickie game for the line €100 and for panel €250 On game 10 there is the usual €1000 to be won. Monday night we had 3 winners who each received €350. Peggy Barry, Killesher. Carmel Mc Caffrey, Teemore. Jude Mc Govern, Swanlinbar  Hard luck to Dernacrieve Gaels Under 13’s who were beaten by Cootehill on Sunday last in the semi-final of Division 3 Championship  We are selling tickets four our Winter Fuel Draw which will take place in The Swan Bar on Saturday 18th January 2020. Tickets are €3 each or 3 for €10. 1St Prize is trailer load of Firewood & Fuel Voucher for €250  2nd Prize €500 Fuel Voucher  3rd Prize 10 X 40kgs Bags of Coal  4th Prize 10 Bales of Briquettes  Tickets available from any committee member

3. Kinawley Community Centre: 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

4. 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 +

5.  Killesher Historical Society meeting on Wednesday 6th November at 8pm in Larganess Centre.  All welcome.

6.The Book of “Knockninny” book launch at Aughakillymaude Culture Centre

Date: 8th and 9th November 2019

Location: Knockninny Road, Derrylin, County Fermanagh

Friday 8th November

7.30pm                                 Opening address by Michael Mc Barron Chairman of Aughakillymaude Historical Society 

7.40pm                                 Introduction of guest speakers by Fr Ultan McGoohan    

7.50pm                                 Introduction by Dr. Brendan Scott on behalf of the editors and keynote address by Professor Raymond Gillespie entitled “Brian Maguire and his books”   

8.50pm – 10.15pm                “Book Launch” by Msgr. Liam Kelly, Administrator of Kilmore Diocese; Book signing by Dr. Brendan Scott and Professor Raymond Gillespie 

10.30pm – late                      tea & scones plus chat and live music   

Saturday 9th November 

10.30am                               Speaker Nollaig O’Muraile (NUI Galway) on the Books of Knockninny 

11.30am                               Prof. Mac Murchaidh (Dublin City University) talk on Maguires and Fermanagh     

12.30pm – 1pm                     Break. Tea and scones served       

1pm                                     Presentation by local schools on St. Ninnidh & Knockninny including stories by the children from each school plus video of the Maguire banquets celebrating 300 years on book of Knockninny in period costume. (all parents and siblings invited) 

3pm                                     Break. Hot food served 

3.45pm                                 Visit Callow hill Graveyard to see Maguire graves and short history (weather permitting) 



8. Aughakillymaud Culture Center Sat 2nd This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. music session (inls. song & prose. Book LAUNCH on Knockinny Fri. 8th at 7.30pm & Sat. 9th @10.30pm.12.30 (sat) Schools presentation of St. Ninnidh and Knockinny inls video of Maguire Banquet In period costume (all parents and siblings invited)

9. Big Bingo Night in Aid of Teemore Day Care Centre Takes place Friday the 8th November @9pm. Spot prizes on the night. Your continued support for our care of the elderly is appreciated

10. Cuilcagh Medical Practice Florencecourt last chance flu clinic on Tuesday 5th November 2pm to 4.30pm no appointment necessary.