No.1867 ~ ELEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
St Eugene’s Moneyneena 5.00 pm
Holy Rosary: 6.15 pm
St Patrick’s Keenaught 7.30 pm
St Columba’s Straw 9.00 am
St Mary’s Coolcalm 10.00 am (NB Townland Rota still applies)
St Patrick’s Sixtowns 11.00 am (NB Townland Rota still applies)
Holy Rosary: 12 noon
DAILY MASS TIMES
Holy Rosary Church
Monday and Wednesday ~ 11.00 am
Friday ~ 7.30 pm
St Mary’s Coolcalm
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday ~ 11.00 am
All Masses in the Holy Rosary Church are transmitted live on the Ballinascreen parish webcam:
All Masses in St Mary’s Coolcalm are transmitted live on the Desertmartin parish webcam:
PARISH CONTACT DETAILS
Fr. Peter Madden PP VF
31 Sixtowns Road
Fr Dermot McGirr CC
50 Tobermore Road, Desertmartin
Fr John Downey Priest In Residence
36 Moneyneena Rd
9 High Street Phone: (028)79628248
Parish Office now open to the public on Mondays and Tuesdays from 9.00 am until 3.00 pm
Please note Parish Office my be contacted by email or phone (message may be left).
NOTICES FOR THE BULLETIN
Notices for the Bulletin should be received by 1.00 pm on Wednesday email@example.com
Bulletins are presently only available:
Online at www.parishofballinascreen.com
On the noticeboard inside the front porch of Holy Rosary Church.
Helpline telephone number: 07710838050
BALLINASCREEN COMMUNITY SUPPORT GROUP
Please click the link https://www.parishofballinascreen.com/ballinascreen-community-support-gro for full details of Ballinascreen Community Support Group.
BALLINASCREEN PARISH ~ NEW SUMMER BONANZA PARISH DRAW
Five Weekly Draws from Saturday 17 July to Saturday14 August.
Total Prize Fund £8,000
15 chances to win!
Week 1: First Prize £1,000, Second Prize £200, Third Prize £100,
Week 2: First Prize £1,000, Second Prize £200, Third Prize £100,
Week 3: First Prize £1,000, Second Prize £200, Third Prize £100,
Week 4: First Prize £1,000, Second Prize £200, Third Prize £100,
Week 5: First Prize £2,000, 2nd Prize £500, 3rd Prize £300.
Three fantastic cash prizes every week of the draw.
Winners will be announced every Saturday night after 6:15 p.m. Mass in Holy Rosary Church.
Tickets only £20 each are now available to buy from:
Ballinascreen Parish Draw Promoters,
Fr Madden’s and Fr McGirr’s Parochial Houses,
Ballinascreen and Desertmartin Parish Offices,
Ballinascreen and Desertmartin Credit Union Offices,
Heron’s Gift Shop and
Moneyneena Post Office.
We thank all those who are presently selling tickets and encourage as many as possible to please actively promote this draw around your family and friends including those who live outside the parish.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2021
First Holy Communion Masses will take place on the following dates in Holy Rosary Church:
June 19: St Eoghan's, Moneyneena at 3.00 pm.
June 26: Gaelscoil na Speiriní at 11.00 am,
St Mary's P.S., Draperstown at 3.00 pm
St Columba's P. S.: Thursday June 17 at 6.00 pm in Holy Rosary Church.
St Eoghan' s P. S.: Friday June 25 at 5.00 pm in St Eugene’s, Moneyneena.
We extend our prayerful sympathy to the family and relatives of:
Gerry Convery, Drumderg Road,
Gertie Walls, Ballynahinch,
Maeve Convery, New York, formerly Derrynoyd,
Leo Brown, Glenshesk, Ballycastle.
Joe Rogers, Sixtowns Road, on Friday 18 June in Holy Rosary Church at 7.30 pm.
We welcome into God’s family through the Sacrament of Baptism:
Noah Joseph Doherty, Mulinderg,
Hayley-Rose McBride, Mulnavoo Road.
Congratulations and best wishes for the future to:
Lisa McKee and Matt Devine who were married recently in St Columba’s Church, Straw and to
Ciara McNally and Eamon Henry who were married recently in St Eugene’s Church, Moneyneena.
BALLINASCREEN PARISH OFFICE
Ballinascreen Parish Office is now reopened to the public every Monday and Tuesday from 9.00 am – 3.00 pm.
Churches open for Private Prayer, however we ask you to please observe the following advice when visiting any of our Churches.
Please sanitise your hands on arrival
Prior to leaving the Church please use the materials provided to sanitise the seat where you sat. Thank you
Sincere thanks to all who have returned parish envelopes, established standing orders, made online payments or used the ‘Donate’ button on Parish Website. Envelopes may be returned at any parish Mass, to Parish Office or any Parochial House.
Thank you for your generous support which is greatly appreciated.
Many thanks for many generous donations. To make a donation please place it in an envelope and mark it SVP. All donations appreciated
PARISH ANNIVERSARY AND MONTH’S MIND MASSES
If parishioners wish to have their loved one prayed for at any Anniversary Friday Mass, you MUST please email their name to Ballinascreen Parish Office by 12 noon on Thursday of the relevant week. e mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org
We ask that only members of a family, whose loved one is being prayed for, attend the Friday Anniversary Mass in Holy Rosary Church at 7.30 pm. This should ensure that there is sufficient space for those who are remembering a Month’s Mind or any other anniversary, as seating is limited and cannot be exceeded. The Anniversary Mass will be available on the parish webcam. Holy Communion will be distributed at the door of the Church once the congregation has left. Thank you for your cooperation on this matter.
LOUGH DERG 2021
Lough Derg regrets that it will not be possible in 2021 to reopen Station Island for the Traditional Three Day Pilgrimage or even for the autumn programme of Day Retreats.
Lough Derg will again offer the opportunity to “Do Lough Derg from wherever you are’ on 3 - 5 July.
The outdoor Pilgrimage on the Lough Shore Pilgrim Path will also be on during the summer. More details from Lough Derg Office on 00353 71 9861518 or view www.loughderg.org
DIPLOMA IN PASTORAL THEOLOGY
Drumalis Retreat Centre, in association with St Patrick's Pontifical College, Maynooth, invites applications for this two-year, part-time, intensive course which begins in September 2021. The course will run on the basis of 6 in-house days and 18 evening sessions per year for two years. The main aim of this course is to equip people for skilled and supervised active lay ministry within a parish or church community. The course is knowledge and skill-based and grounded in experiential learning.
During the course, participants will:
study and reflect on Christian life and ministry,
combine pastoral theology and the acquisition of skills with supervised experience in pastoral placements,
develop the skills of theological reflection, so as to enable them to relate theology and ministry to everyday life,
engage in ongoing formation of social, organisational, communication and leadership skills.
Closing date for submission of applications is Wednesday, 30 June 2021. Full details are available at: derrydiocese.org/news/diploma-in-pastoral-theology
NORTHERN IRELAND ADOPTION AND FOSTER CARE
Four virtual Fostering Information Events will be held for those interested in finding out about becoming a foster carer for an unaccompanied / separated child or young person. These events are open to anyone across NI. Social workers who work alongside these children and young people will be available to answer any questions you may have.
Dates and time of these virtual events are:
Tuesday 15 June at 1.00 pm;
Wednesday 16 June, at 1.00 pm;
Thursday 17 June at 6.00 pm;
Friday 18 June at 10.00 am.
The sessions last from 45 minutes to 1 hour. To sign up, please telephone 0800 0720137 or email your name, contact details and postcode to