Weekly Newsletter 31 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

31st May 2020

Pentecost Sunday


St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church, Swanlinbar                                     


Sunday 31st 10am:         James & Bridget Rooney & daughters Therese & Kitty, Crummer


Monday 1st 8pm:            Jim McManus & Aggie McElgunn, Lisnaskea & formerly of Crummer, Derrylester


Tuesday 2nd 9.30am:      People of the Parish – Pro Popula


Wednesday 3rd 9.30am: John Thomas McKeown RIP


Thursday 4th 9.30am:     Canon Terence McManus  25th Anniversary Mass


Friday 5th 8pm: First Friday vigil Communion of Reparation to the Sacred Heart of Jesus Thomas Smith, Months Memory Mass & deceased parents


Saturday 6th 11am:         First Saturday Communion of Reparation to the Immaculate Heart  of Mary.  Paul Corrigan, Drumbrouchas, Anniversary Mass


Sunday 7th 10am:           Jim & Tessie Dolan, Clyhonnagh, Wheathill

Sunday 31.05.2020            No public Masses until further                                                 notice per Diocesan guidelines


The following mass intentions will be offered Privately

during the week.

Sunday 31st 10am:              Margaret, Jim & Marie McBarron, Borim, Anniversary Mass

Monday 1st 10am:               Special Intention

Tuesday 2nd 10am:             Special Intention

Wednesday 3rd 10am:        Special Intention

Thursday 4th 10am:             Special Intention

Friday 5th 10am:                  Hugh Martin, Swanlinbar                                                   Anniversary Mass

Sunday 7th 10am:                Mass for the People of the Parish                                                  



St Patrick’s Church Killesher

Sunday 31.05.2020           No public Masses until further notice per Diocesan guidelines




St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Sunday 31.05.2020            No public Masses until further notice per Diocesan guidelines




Weekly Envelopes and Priest’s Revenue envelopes can be dropped into the Priest’s letter box anytime. We are grateful to our parishioners who have continued paying their weekly and monthly contributions by dropping their envelopes into the priest's letterbox. If anyone wishes pay their contributions by setting up a standing order or through their online banking please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your Name and Church Area and we will provide the bank details that you need to pay your contributions. We thank you all for your support during these difficult times.

Kinawley Chapel Webcam, (can be accessed using MCN Media) the above Masses will be broadcast at the specified times.

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: Phone Fr Maurice on 028 66348250 for Mass Bookings for Kinawley / Killesher / Wheathill.

Swanlinbar: Phone Fr Benny on Tuesday (10.00am – 1.00pm) 0035349 9521221.



1. Kinawley GAA:  Club Lotto Sunday 24/05/2020 Numbers drawn were 1, 11, 16, 27. Np Jackpot Winner.

Lucky Dip winners: £20 - Paris McKiernan, Killesher; £20 - Seamus Gilbride, Kinawley; £20 - Aine McGovern, Kinawley; £20 - Patsy Carson, Inishmore; Next week's jackpot will be £2,600. Thank you again to everyone who bought the lotto, your support is greatly appreciated and we hope you continue to do so, as our lotto is the financial lifeline of our club. Play online at www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Kinawley_GFC/lotto.  Cut off time for playing online is 9pm on the Sunday of the draw. Lotto envelopes are available in Curry's Shop, McM Supplies and McCorry's. Completed envelopes can be left in to any of these shops where they will be collected for the Lotto draw. 

Kinawley GFC's Drive-in Bingo will take place on Sunday 21st June at 3pm in Killesher Parish Field.  All Government guidelines regarding COVID-19 and social distancing will be strictly adhered to.  We ask all families/households to travel in the one car where possible. £3,000 will go in prize money, with Game 10 seeing the lucky winner take home the £1,000 prize.  Book Prices: 1/2 Book - £5, Single Book - £10, Double Book - £15, Quickie Sheet - £2 each or 3 for £5.

Cairde Brian Ború - Next draw will take place on Sunday 31st May.  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 -  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.


4. Ballyconnell Credit Union would like to let all our members know that we are here to help through this difficult time. In our Ballyconnell office, we have introduced hours for any members who may feel they are vulnerable and for our elderly members, on Thursday & Friday 10am - 11am. Keep up the good work in staying safe.