Weekly Newsletter 21 June 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


21st June 2020

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time


St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church, Swanlinbar                                     


Sunday 21st 10am:         Eugene & Annie McGovern                                             Drumbroughas, Anniversary Mass


Monday 22nd 8pm:         Paddy & Margaret Heavey &                                          deceased family members                                              Derryhowlagh, Anniversary Mass


Tuesday 23rd 9.30am:    Special intention


Wednesday 24th 9.30am: People of the Parish – Pro Popula                                   

Thursday 25th 9.30am:    Special intention


Friday 26th 8pm:             Vera Curry, Clondavil & deceased                                     family members


Sunday 28th 10am:        John P Brennan, Drumroosk &                                        deceased family members of Jones                                     family, Cornacully, Belcoo                                 

Sunday 21.06.2020        No public Masses until further                                                 notice per Diocesan guidelines


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


Sunday 21st 10am:         Rev Fr Paddy McGovern SMA,                                                 Swalinbar, Anniversary Mass


Monday 22nd 10am:        Special intention

Tuesday 23rd 10am:       Special intention           

Wednesday 24th 10am:  Special intention

Thursday 25th 10am:      Brigid, John, Peter & Frances Marian McKiernan, Aughnakelly, Anniversary Mass

Friday 26th 10am:           James & Mary Murphy,                         Hawkswood, Sons James & Hugh and                                     Grandson Ronald, Anniversary Mass


Sunday 28th 10am:         John & Mary Anne Murphy, Tony                             Murphy and Patricia Farrelly,

                                    Anniversary Mass


St Patrick’s Church Killesher

Sunday 21.06.2020           No public Masses until further                                                 notice per Diocesan guidelines



St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill        

Sunday 21.06.2020            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 14/06/2020: Numbers drawn were 4, 13, 21, 23. No Jackpot Winner. Lucky Dip winners: £20 - Shane Anderson, Cornagun; £20 - Niall Melanaphy, Drummuck; £20 - Pat McHugh, Macken; £20 - Sean & Anna Murphy, Drumherriff. Next week's jackpot will be £2,900.

Thank you to everyone who bought the lotto, your support is greatly appreciated and we hope you continue to do so.  Play online at www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/Kinawley_GFC/lotto Cut off time for purchasing online tickets is 9pm on the Sunday of the draw. Lotto envelopes are available in Curry's Shop, McM Supplies and McCorry's and completed envelopes can be left in to any of these shops where they will be collected for the Lotto draw.

Cairde Brian Ború - Next draw will take place Sunday 28th June. If anyone still wishes to sign up to Cairde Brian Ború, please contact any committee member who will be happy to help.

Walking Track - Remains open for Club Members. We ask users to refrain from using the track from 5pm - 6pm, to facilitate those in our community who have been designated as vulnerable. Please read the guidelines on display at the clubrooms, sign in the book provided, use hand sanitiser which is provided at the signing-in station and follow the arrows around the track. Social distancing will continue to be adhered to with only people in family groups walking together and at least 2 metres from other people.  We hope that people continue to use the track in the proper manner and follow all guidelines.

Kinawley GFC's Drive-in Bingo will take place 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. Please bring the correct money for the purchase of books/quickie sheets, to avoid the need of physical interaction when handling change.

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 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.

Unfortunately our Community Festival is postponed until July 2021.

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.