Weekly Newsletter 25 October 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


25th October 2020

Thirtieth Sunday in

Ordinary Time


St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church, Swanlinbar                                     



Sunday 25th 10.00am:        Steven Martin, Mountain View, Kinawley Anniversary Mass


Monday 26th 7.00pm:          Leo & Jane Murphy, Corraheen Anniversary Mass


Tuesday 27th 9.30am:        As Requested


Friday 30th 8.00pm:             Paul Doonan, Caldragh & deceased Members of the Doonan family


Sunday 1st 10.00am:           Sean Gilleece & daughter Fiona Ronaghan, Molly, Anniversary Mass





Sunday 25.10.2020            No public Masses in St Mary’s Church per Diocesan guidelines


Fr Benny will offer the following anniversary masses Privately during the week:


Sunday 25th:                         James & Joseph McDermott, Monienbawn


Monday 26th:                        Special intention

Tuesday 27th:                       Special intention

Thursday 29th:                      Special intention                 

Friday 30th:                           Michael Melanophy & deceased family members, Curogh


Sunday 1st:                            All Saints, for the Parishioners



St Patrick’s Church, Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill                                     



Saturday 24th 8.00pm:        Frank McHugh & deceased parents Druminiskill


Wednesday 28th 9.30am:  Babs Cleary, Drumcannon & brother Desmond Lynch (Dublin)                  


Saturday 31st 8.00pm:        Canon Brian McNamara

                                                Anniversary Mass






Sunday 25th 9.00am:          James & Elizabeth Nolan, Clionagh


Sunday 1st 9.00am:             Mass of the Holy Souls of Kinawely-Killesher Parish

November Rota

Kinawley: Collectors: Caroline McManus, Clodagh Reilly Counters: John Breen, Martin Murphy, Kevin McCaffrey, Mairéad McHugh Cleaners: Mary Breen, Anne McGovern

Swanlinbar: Collectors: Michael Leydon, Gabriel McKiernan, Gregory McGovern

Counters: Gregory & Rosemary McGovern, Gabriel McKiernan

Killesher: Collectors: Noel Melanophy & Micheal Flanagan Counters: Volunteers please

Cleaners: Rosemary Dolan/Caroline Baxter

Wheathill: Collector: Pat Maguire


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

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 18/10/2020: Numbers drawn 4, 22, 27, 30. No Jackpot Winner. Lucky Dip winners: £20 - Anne Corrigan, Springtown; £20 - Valerie Bannon, Tirravalley; £20 - Darren & Aine Boyle, Derrylea; £20 - Noel Boyle, Glassdrummond. Next week's jackpot will be £4,700. Thank you to everyone who purchased lotto tickets. Please continue to support our Lotto as it is the financial lifeline of our club. 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, McCorry's & O'Reilly's Service Station Swanlinbar. 

Cairde Brian Ború - Next draw will take place on Sunday 25th October.  If anyone wishes to sign up, please contact any committee who will be happy to help.

Businesses - If you would like your Business sign erected and displayed at our Club grounds, please contact Donncha O'Cathain (07716204841) or Marie Allen (07742921277).  Cost: £100/year, £250/3 years or for Cairde Members cost is £150/3 years.

Congratulations to Patrick McGovern and Aaron Tierney who have been nominated for a Fermanagh Club All Star Award.

The Clothes Bank is now back in the village, situated beside the Credit Union.


2. Swanlinbar GAA Notes: 19th October 2020 - In line with government restrictions, our Monday night Drive-In-Bingo and Blotto draw have been postponed until further notice. We hope to be back soon when restrictions are lifted.

Our Blotto will recommence with a jackpot of €11,700 and our Bingo Snowball on Game 5 will recommence at €6,200.

Congratulations to Rory, Connie and Ruby McBarron the birth of their daughter and sister Alesha.

Our Scenic River Walkway is under construction and at the moment we are waiting on ESB to move a pole and when that happens it will only take a couple of weeks to finish.


3. St Vincent de Paul: Assistance is always available for any needy families in the locality. Helpline Number: 077 32222137. Fully confidential.


4. COVID-19 Support Line for Older People: ALONE manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am - 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.


5. ASPIRE, Fermanagh and Omagh District Council's employability service, is currently active with new ways of working.  ASPIRE staff are ready to help people apply for and secure jobs; support from the initial search through to the application and with interview preparation.  ASPIRE also provide training courses and arrange work experience placements.

Contact ASPIRE on Enniskillen 028 6632 6478, mobile 07799 471448 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



On behalf of Pope Francis and the poorest and most vulnerable communities in our wider Church family, thank you for supporting World Mission Sunday last weekend. Your kindness and prayers for our overseas missionaries and the people they serve are always appreciated and greatly needed.


To donate go to www.wmi.ie/mission, call Fiona on 01 497 2035, or lodge money directly: IBAN - IE12 BOFI 9007 5456 9616 36, BIC - BOFIIE2D, Account Name - Society for the Propagation of the Faith.


In 2019 our parish donated €1,916.95 to World Mission Sunday. We ask you to continue your support for World Mission Sunday by filling your Mission Sunday envelope and putting it in the weekly collection basket or dropping it through the priest's letterbox. Thank you for your ongoing support.