No. 1801 ~ SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT
SUNDAY MASS TIMES
Holy Rosary Draperstown 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 MASSES FOR THIS WEEK
Holy Rosary Church
Monday ~ 10.00 am and 7.30 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ~ 7.00 am
Friday ~ 10.00 am
St Eugene's moneyneena
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday ~ 10.00 am
St Patrick's Sixtowns
Wednesday ~ 7.30 pm
St Columba’s Church Straw
Friday ~ 7.30 pm
St Colm’s High School
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday ~ 8.40 am
Before the Vigil Masses and following the 10.00 am Saturday Mass in St Eugene’s Moneyneena.
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
All notices for the Bulletin should be received by 1.00 pm on Wednesday. firstname.lastname@example.org
Helpline telephone number: 07710838050
All Masses in the Holy Rosary Church are transmitted live on the parish website: www.parishofballinascreen.com
Eucharistic Adoration will be held in Holy Rosary Church on Monday 9 March. Adoration will start after 10.00 am Mass and finish at 7.25pm. Mass at 7.30 pm.
COVID – 19 PRECAUTIONS
Due to concerns surrounding the Coronavirus the following guidelines will be implemented in all our Churches until further notice:
Holy water fonts should not be used.
The Sign of Peace will be suspended at all Masses
Only the celebrant of the Mass will drink from the chalice.
Holy Communion should be administered into the hand.
We also ask those who use tissues etc to please bring them home and dispense with them there.
DO THIS IN MEMORY MASS
Do This In Memory Mass on next Saturday March 13 in Holy Rosary Church at 6.00 pm. The children preparing for First Holy Communion are asked to please remember to bring their blessed candle and when they arrive should bring it to the front of the Church for it to be lit during this Mass. Candles will be returned after the Mass.
PARISH WEEKLY ENVELOPES
Parish records for organising the distribution of the new boxes of weekly envelopes are being currently updated.
If you do not have envelopes and wish to receive a box or if you have changed your address during the past year please advise the Parish Office as soon as possible. We ask that all wage earners please consider contributing to the parish by having their own personal box of envelopes.
STATIONS OF THE CROSS
During Lent we encourage parishioners to visit any of the churches and to pray the 14 Stations of the Cross. Booklets with reflections on the Way of the Cross will be available and you are asked to please return them to the box provided so others may use them.
Divine Mercy prayer leaflets are free to take.
We extend our prayerful sympathy to the family and relatives of:
Paul Collins, Drummullan and Lavey,
Paddy Donnelly, Magherafelt.
MONTH’S MIND MASSES
Gracie-Mae Corrigan Bradley,
The Orchard, on Friday March 13 in
St Columba’s Church, Straw at 7.30 pm.
Bridie Elmslie Belfast and Sixtowns, on Sunday 15 March in St Patrick’s Church Sixtowns at 11.00 am
Willie Murray, Glengomna on Sunday 15 March i