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PARISH BULLETIN - 7 JANUARY 2018

No. 1686 ~ THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD

SUNDAY MASS TIMES

VIGIL MASSES

Holy Rosary: 6.00 pm

St Eugene’s Moneyneena: 7.30 pm

SUNDAY

St Eugene’s Moneyneena: 9.00 am

St Patrick’s Sixtowns: 10.00 am

St Columba’s Straw: 11.00 am

Holy Rosary: 12 noon

DAILY MASS TIMES

Holy Rosary

Monday, Wednesday and Friday ~ 10.00 am.

Monday ~ 7.30 pm

St Eugene’s Moneyneena

Tuesday and Thursday ~ 10.00 am

St Columba’s Straw

Friday ~ 7.30 pm

St Patrick’s Sixtowns

Wednesday ~ 7.30 pm.

CONFESSIONS

Before the Vigil Masses

Fr. Peter Madden PP VF

40 Derrynoyd Road

Telephone: 79628376

Email:ballinascreenparish@gmail.com

Fr John Downey CC

36 Moneyneena Rd

Telephone: 79628375

Email: j.downey75@btinternet.com

Fr Dermot McGirr CC

50 Tobermore Road, Desertmartin

Telephone: 79632196

PARISH OFFICE

9 High Street Tel: 79628248

Opening Hours

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

9.00 am – 3.00 pm

Friday 9.00 am – 1.00 pm

Wednesday ~ Closed

BULLETIN NOTICES

All notices for the Bulletin should be received by 1.00 pm on Wednesday. ballinascreenparish@gmail.com

SVP HELPLINE

Helpline telephone number: 07710838050

DERRY DIOCESAN - SPECIAL FAMILY DAY 2018

A special Celebration of Family will be held in St Mary’s College, Northland Road, Derry from 10. 00 am – 6.00 pm on Saturday 3 February. This celebration will be a wonderful occasion for us to gather together as a diocese to pray and talk together about issues relevant to family ministry at the present time.

This Family Day will commence with Morning Prayer at 10.00 am at which Bishop McKeown will speak.

Speakers during the day will include; Gráinne Doherty, director for Pastoral Development for Raphoe Diocese,

Fr Johnny Doherty, founder of ‘The Movement of Continous Prayer for Marriage and Family Life’ and

Gerard Gallagher who is a Pastoral Coordinator in the Archdiocese of Dublin and an author.

The day will conclude with celebration of Mass at 6.00 pm, at which His Excellency the Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo will be the Chief Celebrant and Homolist.

Registration forms are available at the back of the Churches and should be returned to the Parish Office by Thursday 11 January in order to facilitate catering and other arrangements. Lunch will be provided. A donation of £20 is suggested.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

Eucharistic Adoration in Holy Rosary Church on Monday January 8, will commence following the 10.00 am Mass and continue until 7.25 pm. It will conclude with Mass at 7.30 pm.

PADRE PIO MASS

Monthly Mass in honour of St Pio of Pietrelcina will be celebrated on Monday January 8 in Holy Rosary Church at 7.30 pm. Rosary and novena prayers at 7.10 pm.

VISITATION OF SICK AND HOUSEBOUND

Fr Downey will visit the sick in his care on Monday January 8, Thursday 11 and Friday 12 January.

DEATHS

We extend our prayerful sympathy to the family and relatives of:

Margaret Groogan, Disert Road,

Anne O’Kane, Mallonvillas.

ANNIVERSARIES

Patrick Rogers, Clifford Masters,

Seamus Donnelly, Eileen Bradley,

Mary O’Connor, Phyllis Convery, Michael McCullagh, Kevin Kelly.

MONTH’S MIND MASS

Sean Kelly Derrynoid on Wednesday 10 January in St Patrick’s Church, Sixtowns at 7.30 pm.