No. 1735 ~ SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT
SUNDAY MASS TIMES
Holy Rosary: 6.00 pm
St Eugene’s Moneyneena 7.30 pm
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 Eugene’s Church Moneyneena
Wednesday ~ 7.30 pm
St Columba’s Church Straw
Friday ~ 7.30 pm
Before the Vigil Masses
Fr. Peter Madden PP VF
40 Derrynoyd Road
Fr John Downey CC
36 Moneyneena Rd
Fr Dermot McGirr CC
50 Tobermore Road, Desertmartin
9 High Street Tel: 79628248
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
9.00 am – 3.00 pm
Friday 9.00 am – 1.00 pm
Wednesday ~ Closed
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Helpline telephone number: 07710838050
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FEASTS OF THE WEEK
Wednesday 12: Our Lady of Guadalupe. Patron of the Americas.
Thursday 13: St Lucy, virgin and martyr.
Friday 14: St John of the Cross. Lived 1542 – 1591. Doctor of the Church.
Eucharistic Adoration in Holy Rosary on Monday 10 December. Starts after the 10.00 am Mass, continues until 7.25 pm. .
VISITATION OF SICK AND HOUSEBOUND
Fr Downey will visit the sick in his care on Monday 10, Thursday 13 and Friday 14 December.
Fr Madden will visit the sick in his care during the week beginning Monday December 17 after morning Mass.
Service in St Eugene’s Church, Moneyneena on Tuesday December 18 at 7.30 pm
Service in St Patrick’s Church Keenaught on Wednesday December 19 at 7.30 pm. Further details next week.
IRISH CATHOLIC NEWSPAPER
As part of The Irish Catholic Evangelisation Initiative, the newspaper will be available each week for the next 9 weeks for £1. We encourage those who have never bought the paper before to consider buying it this week.
PARISH CAROL SERVICE
Annual Parish Christmas Carol Service will be held on Sunday 16 December in St Columba’s Church Straw at 6.00 pm. The Carol Service will include the presentation of gifts for distribution by the St Vincent de Paul local conference.
Parishioners are invited to please bring a non - perishable food item as their gift for presentation during the Carol Service. All welcome.
SPECIAL SVP COLLECTION
Annual Christmas Collection will be taken up following Masses next weekend 15 and 16 December. Your support for the vital work of the Conference in our parish will be greatly appreciated, especially at this time of year which can be difficult for some people and their families in our local community.
We extend our prayerful sympathy to the family and relatives of:
Seamus McBride, Campbelltown,
Donal Harkin, Dungiven.
First Anniversary: Sean Kelly
Margaret Bradley, Hugh Watson,
Neil Kennedy, James Mullin,
Baby Leonie Ellen Kidd.