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BALLINASCREEN PARISH BULLETIN - 10 JUNE 2018

No. 1709 ~ TENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

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 Church

Monday ~ 10.00 am and 7.30 pm

Tuesday - Friday ~ 10.00 am

All Masses celebrated in Holy Rosary Church will be streamed live on the parish website:

www.parishofballinascreen.com

St Eugene’s Church Moneyneena

Wednesday ~ 7.30 pm

St Columba’s Church 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 11: St Barnabas. He was on of the first converts in Jerusalem and accompanied St Paul on his first missionary journey.

Wednesday 13: St Anthony of Padua. Franciscan priest and Doctor of the Church. He was born in Portugal and died in Padua in 1231 aged 36.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

Adoration in Holy Rosary Church on Monday June 11, after 10.00 am Mass and concludes with Mass at 7.30 pm.

VISITATION OF SICK AND HOUSEBOUND

Fr Downey will attend the sick in his care on Monday 11, Thursday 14 and Friday 15 June.

CEMETERY SUNDAY 2018

Annual Blessing of the Graves will take place in Ballinascreen on Sunday 17 June:

  • STRAW 2.00 pm

  • SIXTOWNS 3.30 pm

  • MONEYNEENA 4.30 pm

Please gather at your family grave before the Ceremony begins. Please bring a small container of water (ONE for each grave) to the Ceremony. This water will be blessed by the priests during the Ceremony. A member of each family will be invited to sprinkle holy water on the grave after the prayers of blessing over all the graves have been recited by the priests. At each Ceremony we will also remember by name all those parishioners who were buried in Ballinascreen since Cemetery Sunday last year.

A gate collection will be taken up, at the end of each ceremony to help with the upkeep of the graveyards. Please use the white envelope (at the back of each box of envelopes) marked Special Collection No 1 for this collection. Thank you.

DEATHS

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

Kathleen Bradley High Street,

Mary Shaw, Desertmartin.

ANNIVERSARIES

Michael McCullagh, Angela Conville, Margaret Hegarty, Oliver Sargent, Patrick McWilliams.

DERRY DIOCESAN PASTORAL PLAN 2018-2021

‘God is Love’

Bishop McKeown has announced the publication of a Diocesan Pastoral Plan for 2018-2021 in the diocese, ‘God is Love’. The Plan is the result of a two-year programme of work by the Interim Diocesan Pastoral Council, consisting of 14 men and women - laity from across the diocese, Religious and clergy.

It is a first step in developing a co-responsible Church at parish and diocesan level, identifying paths that might lead to solutions to the many challenges we face, including the practical need to plan for the times when priests will not be present in the way that they have been up to now.

A number of printed copies of the Plan have been received for the par