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BALLINASCREEN PARISH BULLETIN - 4 AUGUST 2019

No. 1769 ~ EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY

SUNDAY MASS TIMES

VIGIL MASS

St Eugene’s Moneyneena 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

DAILY MASS TIMES FOR THIS WEEK

St. Eugene's Moneyneena

Monday – Friday ~ 10.00 am

St Columba’s Church Straw

Friday ~ 7.30 pm.

CONFESSIONS

Before the Vigil Masses

CONTACT DETAILS

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

HOLY ROSARY CHURCH

Holy Rosary Church will close after 12 noon Mass on Sunday 4 August 2019. Work to replace the roof and to update the church interior, providing new sanctuary furniture and other necessary modifications will begin immediately. The church will remain closed until the work is completed.

From Monday 5 August morning Mass at 10.00 am will be celebrated in St Eugene's Church Moneyneena as well as the 6.00 pm Saturday Vigil Mass. There will be no 12 noon Mass in the parish on a Sunday during this short time.

In this Fortieth Anniversary Year of the opening of Holy Rosary Church, we look forward to the reopening of the church, where so much of the prayer life of the Parish of Ballinascreen is centred.

THE SACRED HEART MESSENGER

The Sacred Heart Messenger, for August is available to purchase in the Church porches. From September onwards, it will not be available to buy in our churches so you may wish to become a personal subscriber to the magazine and have it delivered directly to your home each month.If you decide to subscribe to it we will assist you in your application. The magazine is currently offering a free book for new subscribers. It is called Sharing The Wisdom Of Time by Pope Francis and Friends. It would usually cost €24.95.

You can complete and return an order form which may be obtained from the Parish Office or you may apply directly by email (sales@messenger.ie) or telephone 0035317758524 quoting ‘Free Book Offer’.

Subscription rates are as follows:

1 Year: £27 or €30

2 Years: £49 or €54 (10%discount)

3 Years: £65 or €72 (20% discount).

ANNIVERSARIES

First Anniversary:

Seamus Thayaparan

Mary Walsh, Bernard Haughey, Elizabeth McCullagh, Mary McKernan

Anna McEldowney.

DEATHS

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

John McNamee, Campbelltown,

Alex Deery, Maghera.

MONTH’S MIND MASS

Irene Magee Sunday 11 August in St Columba’s Church Straw at 11.00am

LAST SUNDAY’S COLLECTIONS

Weekly Envelope Collection: £2275

Church Renovation Collection: £1525

Many thanks to all who contributed.

PARISH BAPTISMS

Baptisms will take place in August on the following dates:

St Eugene’s Church Moneyneena

Saturday August 10 at 3.00 pm

St Columba’s Church Straw