No. 1771 ~ TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY
SUNDAY MASS TIMES
St Eugene’s Moneyneena 6.00 pm
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.
Before the Vigil Masses
Fr. Peter Madden PP VF
40 Derrynoyd Road
Fr Dermot McGirr CC
50 Tobermore Road, Desertmartin
Fr John Downey
Priest In Residence
36 Moneyneena Rd
9 High Street Telephone:79628248
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
9.00 am – 3.00 pm
Wednesday and Friday ~ Closed
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FEASTS OF THE WEEK
Tuesday 20: St Bernard, abbot and doctor of the Church. 1090-1153.
Wednesday 21: St Pius X, pope.
Lived from 1835 – 1914.
Thursday 22: The Queenship of Mary. During the Middle Ages, Mary was venerated as queen of the angels and saints. Pope Pius Xll prescribed this memorial for the universal Church at the close of the Marian Year in 1955.
Friday 23: St Eugene, (Eoghan).
Patron saint of the Diocese of Derry.
Saturday 24: St Bartholomew, apostle.
HOLY ROSARY CHURCH
Holy Rosary Church, is temporarily closed for extensive necessary renovations which will make it a warm and inviting space for the people of Ballinascreen and Desertmartin to come together to worship the Lord and grow in their own personal relationship with him.
For the duration of the temporary closure there will be no 12 noon Sunday Mass, weekday 10.00 am Mass will be held in St Eugene’s Church, Moneyneena as will the 6.00 pm Vigil Mass on Saturday evenings.
Mass for the Do This In Memory Of Me First Communion Programme will take place at the 6.00 pm Vigil Mass in Moneyneena.
Also during the closure of Holy Rosary Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will only take place on the First Monday of the month. It will begin after 10.00 am Mass in St Eugene’s Church, Moneyneena and conclude at 7.25 pm that same evening, when the monthly Mass in honour St Pio of Pietrelcina will take place.
Holy Rosary Church will reopen on Sunday December 1, First Sunday of Advent, when Bishop Donal McKeown will be Chief Celebrant at the Mass of Rededication.
DERRY DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE
Fr Madden is organising a bus to take pilgrims from Ballinascreen and Desertmartin to Knock on Saturday 28 September leaving Holy Rosary Church at 7.30 am. There will a tea/coffee break stop on the way to Knock and on the return home for an evening meal. Please contact Maire at Ballinascreen Parish Office by phone only or in person 79628248. Cost is £35, this includes breakfast and evening meal. This Diocesan Pilgrimage will be led by Bishop Donal McKeown. Stations of the Cross at 2.00 pm, Mass at 3.00 pm, with Sacrament of the Sick.
We extend our prayerful sympathy to the relatives and friends of:
Eileen Shannon Warrenpoint.
Mary Henry, Brendan O’Hagan, Eddie Stewart, John McNamee, Patsy Murphy
MONTH’S MIND MASSES
Joe Hegarty Gortnari, Saturday 17August St Eugene’s Church Moneyneena 6.00 pm.
LAST SUNDAY’S COLLECTIONS
Weekly Envelope Collection: £2000
Church Renovation Collection: £1398.
Many thanks to all who contributed.
Congratulations and best wishes for the future to Aileen O’Neill and Jack Chapman who were married recently in St Columba’s Church, Straw.
We welcome into God’s family through the Sacrament of Baptism:
Ellen Rose Groogan, Bradley Park.