Weekly Newsletter 26 April 2020





Priest’s contacts:

Fr Maurice McMorrow P.P.028 66348250 /

Mobile 00353 87 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

26th April 2020

Third Sunday of Easter


St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church, Swanlinbar                                     

Sunday 26th 10am:         Rosemary & Hughie Collins Corraradreen & their parents Rose & Owen Anniversary Mass.


Monday 27th 8pm           Aggie McDermott, Lisnaskea. R.I.P.


Tuesday 28th 9.30am:     Mary Ellen McGoldrick, Bridie Harte, & Rosaleen Duggan Anniversary Mass


Wednesday 29th 9.30am:Private Intention


Thursday 30th 9.30am:    People of the Parish


Friday 1st May 8pm:       First Friday vigil Communion of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Geraldine McHugh, Drumhervin, Anniversary Mass.


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

Sunday 3rd 10am:          Maura Cathcart, Cornagun,                                             Anniversary Mass.





Sunday 26.04.2020            No public Masses until further                                                 notice per Diocesan guidelines


The following mass intentions will be offered Privately during the week.

Sunday 26th 10am: Anne & Gerard McGovern & deceased  members of the McGovern family, Furnaceland. Anniversary Mass.

Monday 17th 10am: Special Intention

Tuesday 28th 10am: Special Intention

Wednesday 29th 10am: Special Intention

Thursday 30th 10am: Rosaleen Farrell, Bridge End, Furnaceland Month’s Memory Mass.

Friday 1st May 10am: Patrick & Bridie McGovern, Drumersee, Anniversary Mass.


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

Sunday 26.04.2020           No public Masses until further notice per Diocesan guidelines




St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Sunday 26.04.2020            No public Masses until further notice per Diocesan guidelines




We greatly acknowledge the sum of £1,090.00 stg and €100 from the sale of prints painted by the late Mary Kate Maguire, Gallagh that Ciara Landers (her granddaughter) sold with all proceeds donated towards St Patrick’s Church Killesher.

Stormont Directive: All places of worship are closed for duration of lockdown for safety of all.

Weekly Envelopes and Priest’s Revenue envelopes can be dropped into the Priest’s letter box anytime.  Trocaire donations now due.

As Kinawley Chapel has the Webcam, the above Masses will be broadcast at the specified times. Only the priest can be present in accordance with Diocesan Regulations. The Mass intentions as outlined above will stand as previously agreed. — Family may or may not follow the Mass on the Webcam but the Mass will be said (unless deferred by the family). First Friday vigil and First Saturday Mass will be broadcast from Kinawley chapel by the priest alone.

St. Vincent de Paul: Phone: 077 32222137.

The Baptism Programme is cancelled and will not resume in any of the parishes until further notice

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 (10.00am – 1.00pm) 0035349 9521221.




1. Kinawley GAA: Club Lotto remains suspended and will be reviewed when the situation around Covid-19 improves.

Cairde Brian Ború - If anyone still wishes to sign up to Cairde Brian Ború, please contact any committee member who will be happy to help. 

All GAA activity remains suspended and our Club Grounds also remain closed. 

Community Support & Assistance - We would ask all our club members to be aware of any of their neighbours who are elderly or in ill health, particularly those living alone, and to offer any help that may be needed. Anyone needing help, whether it be collecting and delivering shopping or picking up medicine, you can contact any member of the club executive on one of the numbers listed who will be happy to help: Donncha O’Cathain 07716204841, Marie Allen 07742921277, Jackie Murphy 07821208696, Paula Drumm 07729005121, Roisin O’Reilly 07936436647, Sean Leonard 07776132271, Darren Boyle 07784402106, Thomas McElroy 07812213146, Francie McGovern 07864976773, John Crudden 00353 879130010, Sinead Eccles 07961910423 or Ryan Doherty 07843376393.


2. Swanlinbar GAA Notes: In line with official guidelines from HSE, the GAA and Cavan County Gaa Board all club activities have been cancelled. The pitch and Gym are now closed unfortunately this includes our weekly Monday night Bingo and Blotto. Our Blotto will recommence at €10,200 and our Snowball on Game 5 will be €6,300. We will keep you updated. Any member of the community who wants shopping or medicines collected please contact Kevin Prior on 086 6187370 and he will make all arrangements.


3. Kinawley Community Centre: We know we are in strange times as we go through the Coronavirus. Our Centre is closed but as a community we are in this together, we wanted to let you know if you need assistance, shopping or just a chat, we have a number of our members who have volunteered to help.  Please contact Roisin Smyth who is co-ordinating on 07795571535.


4. FODC food parcel service can be accessed to request assistance for an elderly neighbour. If any of you are aware of someone in your local area who might benefit from the service the FODC food parcel request form can be accessed here https://www.fermanaghomagh.com/covid-19-coronavirus-information-advice-council-services/#community