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BALLINASCREEN PARISH BULLETIN - 12 JULY 2020

No. 1819 ~ FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME

SUNDAY MASSES (VIA WEBCAM ONLY)

  • VIGIL MASS

Holy Rosary: 6.00 pm

  • SUNDAY

St Mary’s Coolcalm: 10.00 am

Holy Rosary: 12 noon

DAILY MASS TIMES FOR THIS WEEK (LIMITED SEATING)

Holy Rosary Church: Monday, Wednesday and Friday ~ 10.00 am

St Mary’s Church Coolcalm: Tuesday and Thursday ~ 10.00 am Friday ~ 7.30 pm

All Masses in the Holy Rosary Church are transmitted live on the Ballinascreen parish webcam:

https://www.churchservices.tv/Draperstown

All Masses in St Mary’s Coolcalm are transmitted live via the Desertmartin parish webcam:

https://www.churchservices.tv/Desertmartin

BULLETIN NOTES

FEAST OF THE WEEK

Monday 13: St Henry. Lived 973 – 1024. A just ruler, humble man of prayer and reformer of the Church.

Tuesday 14: St Camillus de Lellis. Lived 1550 – 1614. Patron of nurses, hospitals and the sick.

Wednesday 15: St Bonaventure, bishop and doctor of the Church.

Thursday 16: Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The Carmelite communities inherit the early hermits’ devotions to Elijah and his solitary prayer, and to Mary under this title of Mount Carmel.

PRIVATE PRAYER TIME - HOLY ROSARY CHURCH

Holy Rosary Church will be open for private prayer this week ONLY on Tuesday and Thursday from 11.00 am – 1.00 pm.

BAPTISMS

We welcome into God’s family through the Sacrament of Baptism:

Darragh Francis Reece McKenna, Glenelly Villas

Aoibhinn Catherine Rafferty, Moyard Road

Halie Rose Bradley, Rannakeeran.

DEATH

We extend our prayerful sympathy to the family and relatives of

Henry McBride, Desertmartin

FIRST ANNIVERSARY

Doris Coelho

ANNIVERSARIES

Paddy Trolan

Eugene Corbett

Mary Crilly

Michael McKee

Patrick McKenna

Teresa McGuigan.

PARISH ANNIVERSARY MASSES

If parishioners in Ballinascreen and Desertmartin wish to have their loved one prayed for at the 10.00 am Mass in Holy Rosary and the 7.30 pm Mass in Coolcam every Friday, you MUST email their name to Ballinascreen Parish Office by 12 noon on Thursday of the relevant week.

You may contact the office by email. E-mail address is ballinascreenparish@gmail.com These Masses may be viewed on the respective Parish webcam.

FRIDAY MASSES

As it is now possible for parishioners to attend daily Mass, as and from Friday July 31, when Confirmations in Holy Rosary are completed, the 10.00 am morning Mass on a Friday will be celebrated in St Mary's Church Coolcalm and the 7.30 pm Friday evening Mass will be celebrated in Holy Rosary Church.

Both Masses will be available on webcam.

Social distancing will apply at all Masses and when all the seats are taken, others may remain in their cars and receive Holy Communion when the congregation has left the church.

VIGIL AND SUNDAY MASSES

Saturday Vigils and Sunday Masses for different areas of the parish will commence next weekend 18 and 19 July.

Masses will be held as follows

  • 5.00 pm Vigil Mass in St Eugene’s Church, Moneyneena.

  • 6.15 pm Vigil Mass in Holy Rosary Church

  • 9.00 am Sunday Mass in St Columba’s Church, Straw

  • 11.00 am Sunday Mass in St Patrick’s Sixtowns

  • 12 noon Sunday Mass in Holy Rosary Church.

Church doors will open 30 minutes before Mass starts.

Because of the new guidelines re social distancing the number of parishioners that may attend each Mass is limited. Therefore each Mass, over a four week cycle, will be for certain areas of the parish.

Full details of this four week cycle will be displayed on all Church doors, on the Parish Office window and on the parish website and Facebook page by tomorrow (Monday)

It is very important to note that the Sunday Obligation to attend Mass continues to be suspended.

Parish Mass will still be available via the webcam from Holy Rosary Church on Saturday at 6.15 pm and Sunday at 12.00 noon

Only families residing in the same household can sit together.

Mass over the external speakers or watch Mass via the webcam (Holy Rosary Church only) and receive Holy Communion once Mass is finished and the congregation have left the Church.Churches will be closed when the available seats are taken. People can remain in the car park listen to

The safest place is still to remain at home.

For up-to-date information view :

https://www.parishofballinascreen.com or

https://www.facebook.com/ParishOfBallinascreen​

VOLUNTEERS

Many thanks to all who have volunteered to assist in our Churches with implementing the many new guidelines at each Mass.

More volunteers welcome.

If willing to volunteer in any of the Churches please email Ballinascreen Parish Office. E-mail address is ballinascreenparish@gmail.com