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BALLINASCREEN PARISH BULLETIN - 25 AUGUST 2019

No. 1772 ~ TWENTY-FIRST 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

Wednesday ~ 7.30 pm

Friday ~ 7.30 pm.

CONFESSIONS

Before the Vigil Masses

CONTACTS

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 Telephone: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

FEASTS OF THE WEEK

Tuesday 27: St Monica, lived 332 -387.

Wednesday 28: St Augustine, lived 354 - 430.

Thursday 29: The Passion of St John the Baptist.

DERRY DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK

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.

DEATHS

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

Patrick Donaghy, Cushendall,

Maura Scullin, Moneyglass,

Nora McKenna, Dungannon.

MONTH’S MIND MASS

John McNamee, Campbelltown, on Wednesday 28 August in St Columba’s Church Straw at 7.30 pm.

LAST SUNDAY’S COLLECTIONS

Weekly Envelope Collection: £1934.80

Church Renovation Collection: £1356.53.

Many thanks to all who contributed.

PARISH BAPTISMS

Baptisms will take place at 3.00 pm in St Columba’s Church Straw on Sunday September 22 and Sunday October 20.

Baptisms will take place at 3.00 pm in St Eugene’s Church Moneyneena on

Saturday September 7 and Saturday October 5.

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

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.

BALLINASCREEN PARISH DRAW

Draw will be held on Tuesday 27 August.

LOUGH DERG 2019

One Day Retreats will be held on the following dates: August ~ 25, 26, 27 and 31. September ~ 1, 4, 7, 9, 10, 14, 15, 21, 22 and 29. All Retreats commence at 10.20 am and conclude at 4.30 pm. Cost €45 this includes all refreshments and return boat. Booking essential.

For bookings phone 00353719861518 or view www.loughderg.org or email info@loughderg.org

BUSKING FESTIVAL AND FAMILY FUN DAY

Busking Festival and Family Fun Day on today, Sunday 25 August. St Patrick’s Street will be closed from 1.00 pm until 10.00 pm. Everyone welcome.

The committee request that St. Patrick’s St is car free from 7.00 am on Sunday 25