Weekly Newsletter 17 January 2021





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


17th January 2021

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time.

New Covid-19 guidelines regarding Religious Services

In ROI all religious services move online. Churches can remain open for private prayer and reflection

In NI all religious services move on line with immediate effect.  Consequently all masses will be celebrated in St Naile’s Chapel Kinawley as indicated below and can be viewed via the webcam MCN Media.  Any anniversary masses can be said in available slots in St Naile’s Church, Kinawley and watched via the webcam. Please telephone Helen on 02866348250 on Wednesdays between 2.30pm and 5.30pm to arrange. Churches can remain open for private prayer and reflection.


St Naile’s Church, Kinawley

St Mary’s Church, Swanlinbar                                     


Sunday 17th 10am:              Tommy & Mary Ann Taylor, Gortlanaghey Anniversary Mass.


Monday 18th 8pm:               Joint Month’s Memory Masses for Mary Bridget (Sissy), Maguire, Drumroosk and Hugh Maguire, Drumroosk.


Tuesday 19th 9.30am:        Patrick McBrien, Sarlahan, Anniversary Mass.


Wednesday 20th 9.30am: Gerard Maguire,Arney & Croydon (who died recently)


Thursday 21st 9.30am:       Joe McGovern, Borim, Anniversary Mass.


Friday 22nd 8pm:                 Jean Jim & Patricia Drumm, Tomas & Joan O’Cofaigh, Swanlinbar, Anniversary Mass.


Sunday 24th 10am:              Gerard McCarron, Aughaderrylomand, Anniversary Mass.



We pray for the eternal rest of Gerard Maguire, (Croydon & Arney), Joe Boyle, South Africia & Kinawley.  May they rest in peace.   



Sunday 17.01.2021            No public Masses in St Mary’s Church per Diocesan guidelines






Fr Benny is currently absent from the Parish. Should you need anything during this time please phone Fr Maurice on 028 66348250.



We pray for the eternal rest of Bernadette Leydon, Furnaceland Gardens, whose funeral takes place this Sunday 17th at 12 noon.

St Patrick’s Church, Killesher

St Lasir’s Church, Wheathill                                     


Sunday 17.01.2021            No public Masses in St Patrick’s Church per Diocesan guideline


Sunday 17.01.2021            No public Masses in St Lasir’s Church per Diocesan guideline




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 10/01/2021 Numbers drawn 5, 14, 21, 24 No Jackpot Winner. Lucky Dip winners: £20 – Donna Monaghan £20 – Colin Maguire £20 – Gabriel Monaghan, Macken £20 – Caroline Rooney, Killesher.  This week's jackpot will be £5900. 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 31st January where the 5 lucky winners will win £100 each.  If anyone would like to sign up, please contact any committee member who will be happy to help. 

Due to current public health and GAA regulations both our pitches remain closed. Our walking track remains open. We ask all users of the track to adhere to the signs to follow the one direction when walking/running.  We ask all those who enter our Club grounds and those who use the walking track to dispose of any litter into the bins.  Please keep our Club grounds tidy.

Mylife Every Steps Counts challenge is back. This is open for everyone in the community (over 18) to get involved. The challenge is for the club to total 4000km over 7 weeks to be in with a chance to win O'Neills vouchers. The challenge began Wednesday 13th, and thank you to everyone who has registered so far. If you want to get involved it is not too late, you can register through the 'Mylife by Irish Life' app, joining the Ulster Every Step Counts challenge and search, Kinawley Brian Boru Gaa Club. The challenge concludes March 3rd.

Congratulations to Tomás Corrigan, Erin Murphy, Róisín O'Reilly and Joanne Doonan on receiving an Irish News Ulster All-Star nomination for their involvement with Fermanagh this year. Head over to the Irish News website and give them a vote: https://www.allstars2020.com/ Voting Closes Midnight Sunday January 17th.


2. Kinawley Community Centre: Any queries regarding bookings for the Community Centre please contact Roisin on 07795571535 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


3. 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, and will remain open over the Christmas period.


4. 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.


5. St Vincent de Paul: Phone 077 32222137




We are extremely grateful to all parishioners who have continued to contribute to the collections throughout the last challenging year. For anyone who wishes to bring their contributions up to date by cheques please make payable to the following:

Kinawley: St Naile’s Church, Killesher & Wheathill: Crossroads Church, Swanlinbar: St Mary’s Church

All Priests Dues: Priest’s Revenue Account

Please also note if you are paying a number of weeks contributions in Cash it is sufficient to put the total money in the envelope with the latest date, as due to Diocesan guidelines all contributions must be recorded in the week received. This will also assist our volunteer counters when they are counting the collections. For anyone who wishes to pay through their internet banking please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your Church area and we can provide the relevant bank account details.  Thank you for your continued generosity.