BALLINASCREEN PARISH BULLETIN - 9 June 2019

June 9, 2019

 

No. 1761 ~ PENTECOST SUNDAY

SUNDAY MASS TIMES

VIGIL MASS

Holy Rosary:                            6.00 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 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 Dermot McGirr CC

50 Tobermore Road, Desertmartin

Telephone: 79632196

 

Fr John Downey

Priest In Residence

36 Moneyneena Rd

Telephone: 79628375

Email: j.downey75@btinternet.com

 

PARISH OFFICE

9 High Street             Tel: 79628248

Opening Hours

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

9.00 am – 3.00 pm 

Wednesday and Friday ~ 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

 

FEASTS OF THE WEEK

Monday 10: The Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church.

Tuesday 11: St Barnabas. He was one of the first converts in Jerusalem and accompanied St Paul on his first missionary journey.

Thursday 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 10 commences after 10.00 am Mass and continues until 7.25 pm.

 

VISITATION OF SICK AND HOUSEBOUND

Fr Madden will next visit the sick of the parish on the following days:

Those visited by Fr Downey will be attended by Fr Madden on Monday 24 June, Tuesday 25 June and Wednesday 26 June.

Fr Madden will tend the sick of his own area the following week on Monday July 1, Tuesday July 2 and Wednesday July 3.

Fr McGirr will continue to tend to those resident in Ballinascreen Fold

 

DEATH

We extend our prayerful sympathy to the family and relatives of

Molly McGlade,  Mulnavoo Lane.

 

MONTH’S MIND MASSES

Seamus Kelly, Sixtowns Road, Sunday 9 June in St Columba’s Church Straw at 11.00 am.

 

FIRST ANNIVERSARY MASSES

Charles McKenna, Drumderg, Wednesday 12 June in St Eugene’s Church  Moneyneena at 7.30 pm.

Hugh Heron, Bancran Friday 14 June in St Columba’s Church Straw at 7.30 pm.

Breige Morgan (nee Hamill) Carrickfergus Friday 14 June in St Columba’s Church Straw at 7.30 pm.

 

ANNIVERSARIES

First Anniversaries:

Charles McKenna   Hugh Heron.

Michael McCullagh, Margaret Hegarty,

Patrick McWilliams, Alice Clerkin,

Angela Conville, Oliver Sargent,

 

CEMETERY SUNDAY 2019   

Annual Blessing of the Graves will take place next Sunday 16 June at the following times:

  • 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.

 

PIONEER MASS

Following the large number of requests for Silver, Gold and Diamond Jubilee Pins there will be a Mass of Presentation in St Eugene's Church, Moneyneena on Wednesday June 26 at 7.30 pm.

At this Mass pupils who received the Sacrament of Confirmation this year will be invited to take their Confirmation Pledge. If anyone from Year 8 has not yet taken their Confirmation Pledge, they may do so at this Mass as well.

If anyone is entitled to a silver, gold or diamond pin and has not yet informed the Parish Office please do so on or before Tuesday June 11. Please leave your contact details and the type of pin you are entitled to.

 

LAST SUNDAY’S COLLECTIONS

Priests’ Monthly Collection: £2570

Church Renovation Collection: £1582.

Many thanks to all who contributed.

 

PARISH BAPTISMS

Baptisms will take place during June, July and August on the following dates:

St Columba’s Church Straw

Sunday June 30 at 3.00 pm

Sunday July 28 at 3.00 pm

Sunday August 25 at 3.00 pm

St Eugene’s Church Moneyneena

Saturday July 13 at 3.00 pm

Saturday August 10 at 3.00 pm.

A baptism card is to be completed when booking a baptism. Please contact the Parish Office to book a baptism.

 

DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES

The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place from July 4 – July 9.  In preparation for the pilgrimage all pilgrims and their families are welcome to Mass on Tuesday 25 June at 7.30 pm  in Our Lady of Lourdes Steelstown, Derry.

Tickets will be distributed to pilgrims after the Mass. 

We ask for everyone in the diocese to pray for the success of the pilgrimage.

 

PARISH ANNIVERSARY MASS

The Friday 7.30 pm Mass in St Columba’s Straw is offered as an anniversary Mass for deceased parishioners.  If you wish to have your loved one prayed for at this Mass you MUST give their name to the Parish Office by Thursday of the relevant week.

 

NOTICE TO SPECIALIST ROOFING CONTRACTORS

Numerous inspections have been carried out on the condition of the existing roof covering of the Holy Rosary Church.

Over the past number of years the roof membrane has been repaired in numerous places. The ingress of damp is now visible in various areas on the internal ceiling. In order to eradicate continuing ingress of damp and the now high risk of the main structural timbers being damaged, we now propose to replace the existing membrane with a new material and also use the opportunity to increase the Thermal quality of the roof by also including insulation .

Interested specialist roofing contractors, who would wish to tender for the work, are invited to submit their names on or before Monday June 10 to:

Gerry Loughrey Architects Ltd

22 Foyle Street, 

Derry. BT486AP.

Telephone  028 71263929.

Emailgerryl@loughreyarch.com

 

DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOUGH DERG

Annual Pilgrimage to Lough Derg will take place from Friday 21 June - Sunday 23 June.  Spiritual Director: Bishop Donal McKeown.  Please consider participating in this diocesan pilgrimage.  Cost €75.

 

PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK

Apostolate of Adoration host their National Eucharistic Pilgrimage to Knock  on Friday evening 14 June  and /or Saturday 15 June. For details view www.eucharisticadoration.ie  or email info@eucharisticadoration.ie 

 

IRISH CHURCH MUSIC ASSOCIATION

Golden Jubilee Summer School in St Patrick’s College,  Maynooth from 2 – 5 July.  Many workshops, talks and a rich experience of liturgy, aimed at various tastes and ages.  For further information andfor booking details, see www.irishchurchmusicassociation.com or phone 00-353-17083478.

 

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS AND GAMANON

Do you think you have a gambling problem or have a family member who has a gambling problem?

A Public Information Meeting will be held at St Vincent de Paul Building, Union Place, Dungannon on Tuesday 11 June at 8.00 pm.

This meeting would also be of interest to doctors, counsellors and those supporting family members who are struggling with the effects of another person’s gambling.  Contact 07936575422 for more information.

 

CAMPA CHORMAIC 2019

Irish Language and Games Summer Camps.   

Campa 1: St. Colm’s High School, Ballinascreen, from Monday 1 July -  Friday 5 July for Year 8 - Year 12. 

Campa 2: An Abhainn Bheag (Owenbeg) , from Monday 29 July – Friday 2 August for P5- P7. Cost £45 includes O’Neill’s jersey, camps will run from 10.00 am - 3.00 pm daily. For more details view www.campachormaic.com or phone 07834049305.  Céad míle fáilte!

 

KNOCKNAGIN P.S.

Family Fun Evening and BBQ on

Friday 14 June from 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm in school garden.  Entry includes access to Playbus, Water Zorbing, Face Painting, Bouncy Castles and much more. £5 each or £20 per family of 4 or more. Children 4 and under go free. Everyone welcome.

 

PASTORAL THEOLOGY COURSE

Diploma in Pastoral Theology at Drumalis, in association with St Patrick’s Pontifical College, Maynooth.  Applications now being accepted for this two-year, part-time, intensive course which begins in September 2019.  Further information available at www.drumalis.co.uk or by emailing maura@drumalis.co.uk or by phoning Drumalis during office hours
2827219 or 28276455.

 

SLIEVE GALLION A.R.A.

Meeting   in St Mary's Hall, Desertmartin on Monday 10 June at 8.15 pm. Everyone welcome. Contact Chris on 07546010560.

 

CIRCUIT CLASSES

Classes with Nuala McWilliams continue in Workspace Recreation Centre from June 10 - August 2 to suit a range of different fitness levels.  Classes include mixed, men only and women only. One class a week costs £20 two classes cost per week costs £40 for the eight week block. Spaces are only secured once payment has been received. To secure your space please call at Workspace Office, Monday – Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm or phone 796 28113.

 

ART JOURNALING

On Monday 17 June, Oonagh Campbell RSM will facilitate a process of Art Journaling that invites us to listen to what the Season of Summer is calling forth in our lives. Venue - Thornhill House.   Time - 9:30 am to 4:00 pm.  Suggested Donation - £40 inclusive of materials and lunch.

For more information, please telephone

02871351233, or email thornhillministries@derrydiocese.org or visit www.thornhillministries.co.uk.

 

ST MARY’S HALL DESERTMARTIN

Advice NI Clinic on Friday 14 June from 1.00 pm - 4.00 pm, for an appointment please contact Out Reach Officer Micheal on 92448738.

 

ST COLM’S GAC

  • 400 Club Winners: £300 Caitlin Bradley, £50 Anna Mulligan, £50 Mary Cushenan.

  • Black Bag Collection:  Bags will be collected today Sunday 9 June.

  • Club Shop is open on Fridays from 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm.

 

POPE FRANCIS @PONTIFEX

In our lives there are crosses, there are difficult moments. But in these difficult moments we feel that the Holy Spirit helps us to go forward and to overcome the difficulties.

 

 

 

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