Weekly Newsletter 3 May 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

3rd May 2020

Fourth Sunday of Easter


St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church, Swanlinbar                                     



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


Monday 4th 8pm: Tommy & Eamon Malanaphy, Derryclegna & Deceased family members.

Tuesday 5th 9.30am:           People of the Parish.

Wednesday 6th 9.30am:     Ann McPadden ri.p

Thursday 7th 9.30am:         Paddy Joe Mooney R.I.P.

Friday 8th 8pm:                     As Requested

Sunday 10th 10am:              Dermott Murphy, Trustan Glebe, Anniversary Mass.





Sunday 03.05.2020            No public Masses until further notice per Diocesan guidelines


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


Sunday 3rd 10.00 am:         The O’Reilly Family, Gubrawooly Anniversary Mass.

Monday 4th 10.00 am:         Special Intention

Tuesday 5th 10.00 am:       Special Intention

Wednesday 6th 10.00 am: Special Intention

Thursday 7th 10.00 am:      Special Intention

Friday 8th 10.00 am:            Molly McDermott, Monienbawn, Anniversary Mass.



St Patrick’s Church Killesher

Sunday 03.05.2020           No public Masses until further notice per Diocesan guidelines





St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Sunday 03.05.2020            No public Masses until further notice per Diocesan guidelines





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).

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 April Winners - Barry/Nuala Maguire, Josie Cullen, Elaine Brennan, Packie/May McArdle & Barry/Sheila McManus.  Congratulations to all.  If anyone still wishes to sign up to Cairde Brian Ború, please contact any committee member. 

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 support or assistance 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.