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BALLINASCREEN PARISH - 20 DECEMBER 2020

No. 1842 ~ FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT

​​SUNDAY MASSES (WEBCAM ONLY)

  • VIGIL MASS

St Eugene’s, Moneyneena: 5.00 pm

Holy Rosary: 6.15 pm

St Patrick’s, Keenaught: 7.30 pm

  • SUNDAY

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:

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

PARISH CONTACT DETAILS

Fr. Peter Madden PP VF

31 Sixtowns 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 Phone: (028)79628248

email: ballinascreenparish@gmail.com

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)

SVP HELPLINE

Helpline telephone number: 07710838050

BULLETIN NOTES


NOTICES FOR THE BULLETIN

Notices for the Bulletin should be received by 1.00 pm on Wednesday ballinascreenparish@gmail.com

Bulletins are presently only available:


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.


CHRISTMAS MASSES

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).