No.1924 ~ SIXTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
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
Open Monday and Tuesday from 9.00 am until 3.00 pm
NOTICES FOR THE BULLETIN
Notices for the Bulletin should be received by 1.00 pm on Wednesday, preferably by email.
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.
DAILY MASS TIMES (11 -15 JULY)
Monday: Holy Rosary Church 11.00 am
Tuesday: St Mary’s Church, Coolcalm 11.00 am
Wednesday: Holy Rosary Church 11.00 am
Thursday: St Mary’s Church, Coolcalm 11.00 am
Friday - Parish Anniversary Masses: St Mary’s Coolcalm 11.00 am & Holy Rosary Church 7.30 pm
SUNDAY MASS TIMES (16 & 17 JULY)
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
St Patrick’s Sixtowns: 11.00 am
Holy Rosary: 12 noon
FEASTS OF THE WEEK
Friday 22: Saint Mary Magdalene.
Saturday 23: Saint Bridget of Sweden, Religious, Patron of Europe.
BALLINASCREEN PARISH SUMMER DRAW 2022
The Summer Parish Draw which was to begin this weekend has been put back for one week so that all outstanding tickets can be returned. The first draw will now take place next Saturday evening, July 23, in Holy Rosary Church before the Vigil Mass at 6.15 pm.
If you haven't yet bought a ticket we ask you to please do so.
We especially ask our younger wage earners to support the parish in this our only annual fundraiser.
Tickets will be available next Wednesday and Friday in Ballinascreen Parish Office from 12 noon until 2.00 pm.
You may also buy tickets in:
Heron’s Gift Shop
Devlins (Moneyneena Post Office)
Ballinascreen and Desertmartin Credit Union Offices
Fr Madden’s and Fr McGirr’s Parochial Houses or in
Ballinascreen and Desertmartin Parish Offices.
Thank you very much for your support and the best of luck to all.
Tickets cost £20.
Total Prize Fund is £8,000
15 chances to win!
Remember you cannot win if you're not in!
We extend our prayerful sympathy to the family and relatives of:
Kathleen McAllister, Glenelly Villas;
John Joe Diamond, Moneyneena;
Maureen Regan, Desertmartin;
Rosie O’Sullivan, London and Cork;
Fr Dermott Donnelly, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England.
MONTH’S MIND MASS
Brendan O’Kane, Glenshane Gardens, on Friday July 22 at 7.30 pm in Holy Rosary Church.
FIRST ANNIVERSARY MASS
Betty O’Neill, Dromdallagan, on Friday July 22 at 7.30 pm in Holy Rosary Church.
Colm McWilliams, Gortnari, on Friday July 22 at 7.30 pm in Holy Rosary Church.
We welcome into God’s family through the Sacrament of Baptism:
Wojciech Kolasa, St Patrick's Street.
First Collection: £2102,
Renovation Collection: £1348,
Graveyard Maintenance Collection: £4535.
Thank you for your generous support which is greatly appreciated.
While all church seats are now available we ask please when attending any church service that:
You wear a face mask
You sanitize your hands as you enter and leave the Church
Overcrowding in any seat be avoided.
Thank you for your continued cooperation on these matters.
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. Email address is: email@example.com
PLEASE NOTE: First Anniversary and Month's Mind notices should be received the previous week in order for them to be placed in the Bulletin the weekend before the Anniversary Mass.
NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS’ KNOCK PILGRIMAGE
National Grandparents Pilgrimage and World Day for Grandparents and Elderly, will be celebrated today, Sunday July 24 at Knock Shrine.
Anointing of the Sick at 2.30 pm, Mass at 3.00pm, followed by Rosary. Main Celebrant of the Mass will be Archbishop Francis Duffy, Archbishop of Tuam and Patron of the Irish Catholic Grandparents’ Association.
If unable to join in person you are invited to join in online at:
The latest edition is now available on the Derry Diocesan website. Articles in this month’s edition include reports on:
Fan the Flame Mass;
Remembering Sr Clare Crockett;
Ordination of Rev. Shaun Doherty as deacon in Rome;
Memories of First Holy Communion Days and
Mgr Andy Dolan gives thanks for 51 years of priesthood.
‘It is to the glory of my Father that you should bear much fruit and then you will be my disciples.’
Are you being called to love the Lord and His people as a priest, sister or brother?
If you are considering such a vocation, please contact the Diocesan Vocations Director, Fr Pat O'Hagan, PP, Moville, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: +35374 9382057, or email the National Vocations Office email@example.com
WALK HUDY’S WAY MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT
Walk from An Rath Dubh on Saturday 30 July, for walkers of all abilities and those folk who just fancy a cup of tea!
Long walk ~ 7 miles, starts 9.00 am
Short walk ~ 3 miles starts 11.00am
Registration from 8.30 am at An Rath Dubh Centre Moneyneena.
Lunch served in An Rath Dubh from 12 noon. Donation buckets, for Macmillan Cancer Suppport will be available or donate online at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/walkhudy2022 For more details contact Joseph McCullagh 07841820228 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
IOSAS CENTRE MUFF
Iosas Centre Café Muff: Sunday Carvery from 12.30 until 3.00 pm. Delicious starters, mains and desserts, using their own organic vegetables. Booking recommended and take away is available. Phone 00353 749384866
(1 course €12.50 ~ 2 courses €15.50 ~ 3 courses €19.50)
Finish your afternoon with a walk in the beautiful Celtic Prayer Garden.
The Diocese of Derry recently submitted its report on its consultations to the Irish Synodal Pathway Steering Committee. This report may be viewed at: www.derrydiocese.org/synod-report
LOUGH DERG THREE DAY PILGRIMAGE
Pilgrimages continue until 15 August (Saturday 13 August is the final day to begin the Pilgrimage) Cost €80. Booking advised. Concessions are available for students, seniors and groups. All booking information, including information on organised parish groups available at www.loughderg.org or email email@example.com or phone (00353) 71 9861518.
POPE BENEDICT XVI’S PRAYER FOR GRANDPARENTS