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BALLINASCREEN PARISH BULLETIN - 20 May 2018

No. 1706 ~ PENTECOST SUNDAY

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 ~ 10.00 am and 7.30 pm

Wednesday ~ 10.00 am

Friday ~ 7.00 am, 10.00 am & 7.30 pm

St Eoghan’s Moneyneena

Tuesday ~ 10.00 am

Thursday ~ 10.00 am

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 21: Saints Christopher Magallánes and Companions. These twenty-five priests and laymen were executed in 1927 in Mexico.

Tuesday 22: St Rita of Cascia. 1386 – 1457. At her canonization ceremony she was bestowed the title of Patroness of Impossible Causes.

Saturday 26: St Philip Neri. 1515 – 1595. He founded the Congregation of the Oratory to foster good preaching and to promote holiness of priestly life.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

Adoration in Holy Rosary Church on Monday May 21, after 10.00 am Mass and concludes with Mass at 7.30 pm.

PRAYER FOR LIFE

REPEAL THE 8th REFERENDUM

The referendum that takes place on May 25 is also the day St Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio) was born in 1887. Let us pray for his intercession for the protection of life from the moment of conception and that the vote taken on May 25 will continue Ireland’s long held defence of the unborn in the face of a world-wide campaign to discredit such protection as outdated.

Next Friday May 25, the parishioners of Ballinascreen and Desertmartin are asked to come together for a day of continuous prayer in Holy Rosary Church, before the Blessed Sacrament.

This Day of Prayer will begin at 7.00 am, when the polls open, and continue throughout the day until polls close at 10.00 pm.

Mass will be celebrated in Holy Rosary Church at 7.00 am, 10.00 am and 7.30 pm.

The Day of Prayer will conclude at 10.00 pm with Night Prayer.

On this Day of Prayer the 7.30 pm Parish Anniversary Mass will be in Holy Rosary Church NOT in St Columba’s Church.

This special Day of Prayer will require the support of many, young and old, as it is necessary to have at least two people present at all times in Holy Rosary Church when the Blessed Sacrament is exposed on the altar.

Please sign your name, this weekend, on one of the sheets available in Church porches, selecting a 30 minute period of Adoration you can commit to on May 25

Thank you for your support.

MONTH’S MIND MASS

Hubert Donnelly, Newry, on Saturday May 19 at 6.00 pm in Holy Rosary Church.

ANNIVERSARIES

Elliott Maddieson, Jim Glasgow,

Mary McGuigan, Patrick McGlade, Bridget Hegarty, James P McGuigan, Kathleen Simiyu, Kathleen Wilds.

DEATH

We extend our prayerful sympathy to the family and relatives of Marie Donnelly, Desertmartin.

PARISH ANNIVERSARY MASS

The 7.30 pm Friday Mass in St Columba’s Straw is offered each week as an anniversary Mass for deceased parishioners.

Please Note: If you wish to have your loved one prayed for at this Mass you MUST give their name to the Parish Office before Thursday of the relevant week.