Weekly Newsletter 13 December 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


13th  December 2020

Third  Sunday of Advent

St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church, Swanlinbar                                     


Sunday 13th 10am:              Patricia Smyth, Derryclegna,                                                             Anniversary Mass


Monday 14th 7pm:               Private Intention


Tuesday 15th 9.30am:        James and Delia Owens, Drumroosk Anniversary Mass


Friday 18th 8pm:                  Mary Smith. Main Street, Kinawley & deceased members of Carson family Anniversary Mass.


Sunday 20th 10am:              Francis & Josephine Lunney, Molly, Anniversary Mass.



We pray for the eternal rest of Margaret Gilleece, Derrylin sister of Ann McGovern, Gorgesh whose funeral took place in Derrylin last Friday. May she rest in peace.



We pray for the eternal rest of Eamon Flanagan, Clonliff whose funeral took place in Kinawley on Tuesday 8th December. May he rest in peace.



We also pray for the eternal rest of Rose McManus, Coraghglebe, Hugh Maguire, Drumroosk and Mary Brigid (Cissie) Maguire, Drumroosk whose funeral masses will take place in Kinawley this weekend and Hugh McManus, Arney whose funeral mass will take place in Arney this weekend also. May they rest in peace.




Sunday 13th 11.00am:        Mass for the Holy Souls


Friday 18th 7.00pm:             People of the Parish –  Pro Popula


Sunday 20th 11.00 am:       James Prior, Anniversary Mass.


Fr Benny is currently absent from the Parish. Should you need mass bookings or sick calls during this time please phone Fr Maurice on 028 66348250.



St Vincent de Paul Swanlinbar Branch: Envelopes are at the church door. Please take one for the annual collection and leave in the weekly collection basket or pass to one of the committee members. May thanks for your continuous generosity.





St Patrick’s Church, Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill                                     


Saturday 12th 8.00pm:        Martina McArdle, Mullagarrow, Anniversary Mass.


Wednesday 16th 9.30am: As Requested


Saturday 19th 8.00 pm:      Bridget Drugan, Bog Road, Florencecourt 1st Anniversary.         



Sunday 13th 9.00am:          Phil & Sheila Maguire, Marlbank, Anniversary Mass.


Sunday 20th 9.00 am:         Francie & Mary Ellen Maguire, Killykeeghan Anniversary Mass.

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.

Mass Bookings for Kinawley / Killesher / Wheathill & Swanlinbar - Tel: 028 66348250 on Wednesdays from 2.30pm - 5.30pm (Helen), Fr Maurice will take Mass bookings at all other times.




1. Kinawley GAA: Club Lotto Sunday 06/12/2020: Numbers drawn 5, 7, 21, 23. No Jackpot Winner. Lucky Dip winners: £20 – Margaret Monaghan; £20 – Aine McGovern, Carroo; £20 – Ronan Monaghan, Tirravalley; £20 – Gemma Kearney, Derryclegna. Next week's jackpot will be £5,400. 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. 

Our 2020 AGM is postponed until January 2021.

Congratulations to Courteney & Erin Murphy, Aine McGovern, Joanne Doonan, Donna Owens, Róisín O'Reilly and the Fermanagh Ladies team and management who won the All Ireland JFC Final last Saturday.

Thank you to everyone who took part in the 5K/10K walk/run last Sunday and who donated money to raise funds for the Northern Ireland Children's Hospice in memory of Oisin McGovern.

Our Club would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families of James Eamon Flanagan, Rose McManus, Hugh Maguire and Mary Brigid (Cissie) Maguire who sadly all passed away during the week. May Their Souls Rest In Peace.


2. Swanlinbar GAA Notes: 7th December 2020 - Blotto Numbers Drawn  No Jackpot Winner. €20 Each: Catriona O Rourke; Aoibheann Curran, Australia; On-Line Winner: Christine Mc Kiernan, Swanlinbar. Yearly Blotto: Tom Mc Hugh, Alteen, Swanlinbar; Aine Prior, Swanlinbar; Mary Reilly, Ballyconnell. Jackpot will be €11,800. Draw will take place at Bingo on Monday night  You can now do your Blotto online at Https://www.klubfunder.com/Clubs/SwanlinbarSt Marys/lotto  Cut off time is 6pm on Monday for that week’s draw.

Bingo: Total prize fund which can be won on next Monday night is €9,600. Snowball on game 5 on 45 calls or less for €6,300. Quickie game for the line €100 and for panel €250 On game 10 there is the usual €1,000 to be won. Monday night’s winner was Liam Mc Caffrey, Lisnaskea.

Our Scenic River Walkway is almost finished and as soon as the ESB move a pole we will be able to complete.       


3. Kinawley Community Centre: Any queries regarding bookings for the Community Centre please contact contact Roisin on 07795571535 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Supporting Kinawley CC Draw: November Draw winners - £1,000: Frances Malanaphy, £200: Roisin Keegan, £100: John Roche, £100: PJ McBarron. Congratulations to this month's winners. Thank you all for your continued support.


4. St Vincent de Paul: Contact No: 077 32222137. The monthly collection will take place at all Masses this weekend. The Society wishes to thank everyone for their generosity during the past year. It is greatly appreciated. December is the National designated month for donating to this important Society. Because of current restrictions people may donate to any member of the Society and they will be receipted. Donations may also be left in Parochial House letterbox.


5. RADIO MARIA IRELAND This an Irish run Talk-Radio Station, Prayer, Catechesis, Music, Talks, Interviews and Testimonies – Rosary @ 12:30, 5:30, 9pm Daily. Divine Mercy @ 3pm. Listen via TV on Saorview -Channel 210; Download our free App- “RADIO MARIA IRELAND”, streaming on www.radiomaria.ie Tune in I promise you will not be disappointed. Perfect companion during Covid 19.


6. The Memory Map of Cuilcagh to Cleenish has been launched. With over ninety locations to explore, the online interactive map brings to life the area’s rich natural, cultural, historical, built and archaeological heritage. With the click of a button or scroll on the screen you can zoom in to markers on the landscape to open pop-up boxes containing information, photographs, old and new films, 3D models, voice recordings and music by local performers. With nearly seventy specially produced short films and sound recordings we hope that the memory map will provide many hours of listening and viewing pleasure for you over the winter months. The Memory Map can be viewed on PCs, laptops, tablets and mobile phones when out and about. The map can be viewed online at http://c2c.org.uk/C2Cindex.html


7. TARSUS SCRIPTURE SCHOOL - RESILIENT FAITH: Advent spirituality for a time of pandemic, Programme: 6 presentations available on Vimeo from 23 November. Cost: €20 per household. For further information and registration go to the website WWW.TARSUS.IE


8. Aughakillymaude Historical Soc.: Some DVDs still available “The ancient Parish of Knockinny” A Proud Heritage and Story to Tell. The nights are long and good Christmas present! Contact Tel mob. 07764341152 / 07967088609.


9. 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 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.