No. 1787 ~ SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT
SUNDAY MASS TIMES
St Eugene’s Moneyneena 6.00 pm
St Patrick’s Keenaught 7.30 pm
St Eugene’s Moneyneena 9.00 am
St Mary’s Coolcalm 10.00 am
St Patrick’s Sixtowns 11.00 am
St Columba’s Straw 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 COLUMBA'S CHURCH, STRAW
Friday ~ 7.30 pm
Before the Vigil Mass
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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Helpline telephone number: 07710838050
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FEASTS OF THE WEEK
Monday 9: As the Feast of the Immaculate Conception (December 8) is a Sunday it is moved to Monday 9 December and is not a holy day of obligation this year.
Friday 13: St Lucy, virgin and martyr.
Saturday 14: St John of the Cross.
Eucharistic Adoration in Holy Rosary Church on Monday 9 December, will commence after the 10.00 am Mass. Adoration will finish with 7.30pm Mass.
VISITATION OF SICK AND HOUSEBOUND
Due to the large number of sick and housebound in Ballinascreen Parish,
Fr Madden will make his Advent Visits on the following days:
Monday 9 December: Moneyneena Road, Drumderg, Mulnavoo, Bancran,
Tuesday 10 December:Fivemilestraight, Ranaghan, Disert, Sixtowns Road, Tonagh Straw, Cavanreagh,The Orchard, Strawmore,
Wednesday 11 December: Moykeeran, Cahore, Campbeltown, Slievegallion Drive,Cordarragh, Derrynoid Road,
Monday 16 December: Tobermore Road, Magherafelt Road, Slievegallion Park, Bradley Park, Glenshane Park, Drumard, Gortnaskea.
PARISH CAROL SERVICE
Annual Parish Christmas Carol Service will be held next Sunday 15 December in St Columba’s Church Straw at 6.00 pm.
The Carol Service will include the presentation of gifts for distribution by the St Vincent de Paul local conference.
Parishioners are invited to please bring a non-perishable food item as their gift for presentation during the Carol Service.
SPECIAL SVP COLLECTION
Annual Christmas Collection will be taken up following all Masses next weekend 14 and 15 December. Your support for the vital work of the Conference in our parish will be greatly appreciated, especially at this time of year which can be difficult for some families in our local community.
Reconciliation Services for Advent in
Holy Rosary Church on Wednesday December 18 at 7.30 pm and in
St Patrick’s Church Keenaught on Sunday December 22 at 5.00 pm.
Further details next week
HOLY ROSARY CHURCH
Many thanks to all who attended last Sunday's reopening of Holy Rosary Church, especially the Parish Choir who sang beautifully for the occasion.
MONTH’S MIND MASSES