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BALLINASCREEN PARISH BULLETIN - 4 November 2018

No. 1730 ~ THIRTY – FIRST 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 FOR THIS WEEK

Holy Rosary Church

Monday ~ 10.00 am and 7.30 pm Tuesday – Friday ~ 10.00 am

St Columba’s Church Straw

Wednesday ~ 7.30 pm

Friday ~ 7.30 pm

CONFESSIONS

Before the Vigil Mass

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

Parish Office will be closed all next. Notices for Bulletin or names for including in Friday evening Mass should be emailed or placed through letter box bsfore Wednesday at 1.00 pm.

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

PARISH WEBCAM

All Masses in the Holy Rosary Church are transmitted live on the parish website:

www.parishofballinascreen.com

FEASTS OF THE WEEK

Monday 5: St Martin de Porres. Lived 1579 – 1639. A Dominican lay brother who spent his nights in prayer and penance and his days in the monastery, caring for the sick and poor. He is renowned for his devotion to the Blessed Sacrament.

Tuesday 6: All the Saints of Ireland.

Friday 9: Dedication of the Lateran Basilica. This church in Rome is ‘Mother and Head of all the churches of the City and the World’. It is the cathedral church of the Bishop of Rome and is dedicated to the Most Holy Saviour.

Saturday 10: St Leo the Great, pope and Doctor of the Church. He died in 461.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

Adoration in Holy Rosary Church on Monday 5 November following the 10.00 am Mass until 7.25 pm. Mass at 7.30 pm.

PADRE PIO MASS

Monthly Mass in honour of St Pio of Pietrelcina will be celebrated on Monday 5 November at 7.30 pm in Holy Rosary.

Rosary and novena prayers at 7.10 pm.

VISITATION OF SICK AND HOUSEBOUND

Fr Downey will visit the sick in his care on Monday 5, Thursday 8 and Friday 9 November.

ANNUAL MASSES FOR DECEASED PARISHIONERS

The Annual Parish Mass for the deceased parishioners will take place next Friday 9 November at 7.30 pm in St Columba’s Church, Straw. The names of all who have died in Ballinascreen or were buried or waked in our parish since last year’s Annual Requiem Mass, will be read out at this Mass. After all the names have been read out an adult member of each bereaved family will be invited to carry a lit candle to the altar. Each family should ensure that an adult member has been selected to represent them.

Other members of the congregation, who also had a bereavement in the past year, will then be invited to carry forward a lit candle in memory of their deceased loved ones.

All candles will be provided at the back of the church during this Mass.

· The Annual Mass for deceased parishioners of Desertmartin Parish will take place on Friday November 16 in St Patrick’s Church, Keenaught at 7.30 pm.

BOOKS OF REMEMBRANCE

During the month of November a Book of Remembrance will be in each of the churches for parishioners to enrol the names of their deceased loved ones.

DEATHS

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

Reece Kelly, Mallon Villas,

Bridget McEldowney, Fivemilestraight,

Bro Columba O’Neill, Portglenone,

Colum Rocks, Ballyronan,

Harry McCloskey, Dungiven,

Kathleen Mannion, London,

Jerry O’Leary, Killarney.

ANNIVERSARIES

First Anniversary: James McGlade.

Agnes McEldowney, Alphonsus Kelly,

John Rafferty, Susie Murray.