No. 1842 ~ FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT
SUNDAY MASSES (WEBCAM ONLY)
St Eugene’s, Moneyneena: 5.00 pm
Holy Rosary: 6.15 pm
St Patrick’s, Keenaught: 7.30 pm
St Columba’s, Straw: 9.00 am
St Mary’s, Coolcalm: 10.00 am
St Patrick’s, Sixtowns: 11.00 am
Holy Rosary: 12 noon
DAILY MASS TIMES
Holy Rosary Church:
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday ~ 10.00 am NO Morning Mass on Thursday 24 December
St Mary’s Church Coolcalm:
Tuesday ~ 7.30 pm
All Masses in the Holy Rosary Church are transmitted live on the Ballinascreen parish webcam:
All Masses in St Mary’s Coolcalm are transmitted live via the Desertmartin parish webcam:
PARISH CONTACT DETAILS
Fr. Peter Madden PP VF
31 Sixtowns Road
Fr Dermot McGirr CC
50 Tobermore Road, Desertmartin
Fr John Downey Priest In Residence
36 Moneyneena Rd
9 High Street Phone: (028)79628248
Please note that due to restrictions imposed by the Coronavirus Pandemic the Parish Office may only be contacted by email or phone (message may be left)
Helpline telephone number: 07710838050
NOTICES FOR THE BULLETIN
Notices for the Bulletin should be received by 1.00 pm on Wednesday email@example.com
Bulletins are presently only available:
Online at www.parishofballinascreen.com
On the noticeboard inside the front porch of Holy Rosary Church.
FEASTS OF THE WEEK
Monday 21: St Peter Canisius, lived 1521 – 1597.
Wednesday 23: St John of Kanty, lived 1390 - 1473.
Thursday 24: Christmas Eve
Friday 25: The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ.
Saturday 26: St Stephen, first martyr.
SVP CHRISTMAS APPEAL 2020
Many thanks for the many generous donations already made to the SVP Annual Christmas Collection, you may still contribute to this collection and may make your contribution by putting it in an ordinary envelope, marking it SVP, and placing it in the collection box on a Saturday or Sunday in any of the churches, or through the Parish Office, or giving it to any of the priests of the parish or members of St Vincent de Paul Society.
Thank you for your generosity.
SVP CHRISTMAS APPEAL 2020
The Annual Christmas Collection will be taken up this year over the next fortnight. You are invited to make your contribution by putting it in an ordinary envelope, marking it SVP, and placing it in the collection box on a Saturday or Sunday in any of the churches, or through the Parish Office, or giving it to any of the priests of the parish or members of St Vincent de Paul Society.
To allow as many parishioners as possible attend Christmas Mass, in the present circumstances, 22 Masses have been arranged in Ballinascreen and Desertmartin from 24 December to 27 December. To maintain social distancing there must be a limit on how many can attend each Mass. It is therefore ESSENTIAL that you BOOK ONLINE and follow all the booking instructions. There is still some availability for some of these Christmas Masses particularly on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27
DESERTMARTIN PARISH - TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS DRAW
Tickets costing £20 each are now available to buy in Heron’s Gift Shop, Devlin’s Shop Moneyneena or from Fr McGirr, Parochial House Desertmartin (Phone 79632196).