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BALLINASCREEN PARISH BULLETIN - 24 March 2019

No. 1750 ~ THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT

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 – Thursday ~ 7.00 am and 10.00 am

Friday ~ 10.00 am

St Eugene’s Church Moneyneena

Wednesday ~ 7.30 pm

St Columba’s Church Straw

Friday ~ 7.30 pm

St Colm’s High School

Tuesday – Thursday ~ 8.40 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

PARISH WEBCAM

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

www.parishofballinascreen.com

FEAST OF THE WEEK

Monday 25: The Annunciation of the Lord. Giving her consent to God’s word, Mary becomes the mother of Jesus.

PARISH SURVEY

If you haven’t already completed a Parish Survey form please complete one this weekend or follow the links on the parish website and complete it online. Every parishioner over the age of 11 is invited to complete a survey. Many thanks to the parishioners who have already completed and returned their surveys.

VISITATION OF SICK AND HOUSEBOUND

Fr Madden will visit the sick and housebound in his care on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday after morning Mass.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

Adoration in Holy Rosary Church on Monday 25 March, starts after 10.00 am Mass and ends at 7.25 pm. Mass 7.30 pm.

LENTEN PASTORAL LETTER

Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry has issued a Pastoral Letter on the challenges facing all parishes in the Diocese of Derry as a greater number of priests reach retirement age (75) and the number of vocations has fallen dramatically in recent years. Follow the links on the parish website to read it.

DEATHS

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

Fr Robert Kaslyn S.J.Washington,

Hugh Bradley, Desertmartin,

Mary Lynch, Canada,

Thomas McErlain, Larne.

MONTH’S MIND MASS

Joey Sargent, Cavanreagh Road, Sunday 31 March in St Columba’s Church Straw at 11.00 am.

ANNIVERSARIES

Angela O’Keeney, Annie Kelly,

Mary Hegarty, Ann McKenna,

Baby Jack Molloy, Brian Quinn, Eileen McDermott, Mary Kerr, Patrick Conway.

LAST SUNDAY’S COLLECTIONS

Weekly Collection: £2045

Clerical Education Collection: £1732

Many thanks to all who contributed.