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BALLINASCREEN PARISH BULLETIN - 8 April 2018

No. 1701 ~ SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER ~ DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY

SUNDAY MASS TIMES

VIGIL MASSES

Holy Rosary: 6.00 pm

An Rath Dubh: 7.30 pm

SUNDAY

An Rath Dubh: 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 ~ 10.00 am and 7.30 pm

Tuesday ~ 10.00 am

Wednesday ~ 10.00 am

Thursday ~ 10.00 am

Friday ~ 10.00 am

St Columba’s Straw

Friday ~ 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

FEASTS OF THE WEEK

Monday 9: The Annunciation of the Lord. Giving her consent to God’s word, Mary becomes the mother of Jesus. This feast was held over to this date as 25 March was Palm Sunday.

Wednesday 11: St Stanislaus, bishop and martyr. He became bishop of Krakow in 1072. He died in1097.

Friday 13: St Martin I. He died in 655.

DIVINE MERCY DEVOTIONS

Divine Mercy Devotions will be held in St Columba’s Church Straw today, Sunday 8 April at 3.00 pm. Everyone welcome.

Prayer for Life

As voters in the South prepare for the forthcoming referendum on abortion, we will assist them with our prayers. On Friday evening, April 13, and every Friday thereafter until the day of the referendum there will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament in St Columba's Church Straw from 6.00 pm - 7.25 pm.

Please join in this Prayer for Life to protect the unborn and to support their mothers and fathers in choosing to continue with their pregnancies, especially in difficult circumstances.

VISITATION OF SICK AND HOUSEBOUND

Fr. Downey will visit the sick in his care on Monday 9, Thursday 12 and Friday 13 April.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

Eucharistic Adoration in Holy Rosary Church, on Monday April 9 will commence after the 10.30 am Mass and conclude with Mass at 7.30 pm.

DERRY DIOCESAN SOCIETY MASS

The 10.00 am Mass on Monday April 9 in Holy Rosary Church will be offered for all the deceased members of the Derry Diocesan Society.

PADRE PIO MASS

Monthly Mass in honour of St Pio of Pietrelcina will be celebrated in Holy Rosary Church on Monday 9 April at 7.30 pm. Rosary and novena prayers commence at 7.10 pm. All welcome.

REQUIEM MASS

Requiem Mass for James Murray, Dunlogan and Aldershot, who was buried on Holy Thursday, will be held in An Rath Dubh Moneyneena on Saturday 14 April at 7.30 pm.

MONTH’S MIND MASSES

John Bradley, Sixtowns Road, in St Patrick’s Sixtowns on Sunday April 15 at 10.00 am.

Anna McGuigan, Cahore, in St Columba’s Church Straw on Sunday April 15 at 11.00 am.

FIRST ANNIVERSARY MASSES

Joe Conway, Glengomna Road, Friday 13 April, in St Columba’s Church Straw at 7.30 pm.

Mary Kelly, Cahore, Saturday 14 April in Holy Rosary Church at 6.00 pm.

ANNIVERSARIES

First Anniversaries: