Weekly Newsletter 17 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

17th  November  2019


Thirty Third Sunday in Ordinary time.

St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church Swanlinbar                                      

Sunday 17th 10am:              Jim Drumm, Corrameen, 1st  Anniversary (Family Reader)


Monday 18th 7pm:               Charles & Mary Kate McBarron, Corrameen, Anniversary Mass.


Tuesday 19th 9.30am:        For the Holy Souls


Friday 22nd 8pm: Oliver Jones, Enniskillen Anniversary Mass.


Sunday 24th 10am:              John & Ellie Maguire, Arney Anniversary Mass (Family Reader)


Divine Mercy Devotions on Monday evening after 7pm Mass.


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


Do this in Memory Programme for St Naile’s Primary School begins Sunday 24th November at 10am Mass.


Sunday 17th 11am:              The Hughes & Woods families, Chapel Square (Reader and Gifts)

Monday 18th 9.30am:          The Holy Souls

Tuesday 19th 9.30am:        As Requested

Wednesday 20th 9.30am: As Requested

Thursday 21st 7pm:             The Holy Souls

Friday 22nd 7pm: Margaret & Peter McGovern, Gorgesh

Saturday 23rd                       NO MASS

Sunday 24th 11am:              Kathleen McGinn & deceased members of the McGovern family Dubnafarna (Family reader & Gifts)


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 16th 8pm;              Pee & Patrick Scallon,Drumclounish Anniversary Mass (Family Reader)


Wednesday 20th 9.30am: For the Holy Souls


Saturday 23rd 8pm:             James & Mary Ann McConnell, Derryleague, Macken, (Family Reader)


Sunday 17th 9am:                Philip McManus & deceased members of the McManus & Nolan families, Killykeegan Anniversary Mass.


Sunday 24th 9am:                Terry & Mary Kate McGovern, Trumagagh. Anniversary Mass.

Swanlinbar branch of the apostolic society wish to thank all who contributed to our annual collection, display of vestments, beads and knitting along with cake sale and flower arrangements. Total amount €1,460.00 which was handed in to Cavan Head office.  Our sincere thanks to all concerned.

Baptismal Preparation Programme: Wednesday 4th December at 8pm in Teemore Church

St. Vincent de Paul: Helpline Number: 077 32222137 Help is available to needy families in the locality on the approach of Christmas. Fully confidential.

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 10/11/19 Numbers drawn were 3,4,14,24 No Jackpot Winner Lucky Dip Winners: £20 – Stephen McBarron, Teemore Cross £10 – Anthony McHugh, Carroo £10 – Keenan Family, Inishmore £10 – Carmel Gilleece, Kinawley Next week's jackpot will be £7700. Supervisors are Seamus Crudden, Joe McCarney and Frances Crudden. 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. Next draw will take place on Sunday 24th November. Congratulations to our Senior ladies and management who won the Division 1 League Final last Sunday by beating Newtownbutler and achieved the League and Championship double for the second year in a row.  Our Club AGM will take place on Saturday 16th November at 5pm in the Clubrooms.  All members welcome. Gaelic4girls will conclude on Tuesday 19th November in Kinawley Community Hall from 7-8pm. Ranganna Gaeilge - Irish Classes continue in St.Aidan's High School, Derrylin on Thursdays from 8 - 9pm. 

2. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes: 11th November 2019 Blotto Numbers Drawn No Jackpot Winner  €20 Each Tommy Prior, Ballyconnell Francis Reilly. Swanlinbar. Yearly Blotto Margaret Curry, Ballyconnell Mya Mc Goldrick, Drumroosk, Kinawley Dessie Óg Corrigan, Mill Road, Swanlinbar Joseph Mc Govern, Glangevlin Jackpot will be €8500. 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 €5450.  Snowball on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €3,000 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 2 winners each received €500 Janet  Neary. Ballyconnell   & Andy Corrigan Kinawley We are selling tickets for our Winter Fuel Draw which will take place in The Swan Bar on Saturday 18th January 2020. Tickets are €5 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  available from any committee member Cavan Gaa are having a draw for a house in Dublin worth €375,000. Tickets are €100 each and can be purchased by contacting Michael Leydon on 087 6018271. Draw will take place on 30th December 2019 Dernacrieve Gaels Under 20’s play Laragh United on Friday next 15th November in Templeport at 8.30pm Last Sunday they played Blackwater Gaels in Maghera and won on a score of Dernacrieve Gaels 1-12 Blackwater Gaels 0-08 The club would like to congratulate committee member Sean Prior and his wife Áine on the birth of their daughter Róisín

3. Kinawley Community Centre Jiving Class starting the 20th November 8pm - 9.30pm no partners required everyone welcome. This is supported by FODC. 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  Christmas Supper Evening With Music and dancing Sunday 8th December 7pm book your table now contact Roisin or one of the Hall Committee.  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. Swanlinbar Tidy Towns Meeting in Trivia House on Wednesday 20 November at 7.30pm. Everybody welcome to attend to discuss future plans and work.

5. 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 +

6. Book Launch: Bawnboy Heritage will be launching their book titled a look back in Time.  Memories of Templeport and Beyond. At the following Venues. St Mogues College 18th November at 7-30pm Ballinamore Library 21st November at 8-30pm Cavan Library   26th November at 7pm

7. St Aidan’s PTFA- crochet classes every Thursday in St Aidan’s 7-9pm beginners and experienced welcome £4 per night

8. St Aidan’s PTFA annual craft fair Sunday 24th November 11am to 5pm a great selection of Christmas gifts to choose from to get your Christmas shopping started

9. There will be a choir workshop for singers and musicians in preparation for Advent and Christmas in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cavan, on Wednesday 20 November 2019, beginning at 7:30p.m. Swanlinbar Gaa Notes 11th November 2019

10. “Hairspray” at St Aidan’s High School Tickets on sale for Monday 9th – Wednesday 11th December shows with Thursday 12th already sold out.  Contact the school 9am-5pm for tickets. Adults £10, U16 £5. Doors open each night at 7pm with the show starting at 7.30pm sharp.

11. Little Treasures Playgroup is holding a Christmas Market on Sunday 15th December from 10.30am on wards. A family event with Christmas Stalls - Crafts, Stocking fillers, Books, Cakes, Bric-a Brac and much more.  Fun and games with Santa Claus. Refreshments for all. 

12. Toddle Tots Paediatric First Aid Course in Larganess Centre: First Aid Trainer Keith McCabe Monday 25th November at 7.30pm or Wednesday 27th November at 7.30pm £5 per person suitable for all adults with children in their care. Contact Mary to book a place 07980987462

13. Old Time Dance in Kinawley Community Centre on Sunday 24th November dancing from 9pm to 11.30pm to Final Touch. Everyone welcome. Usual supper served.