Mon             10.00am            Mass of the day    

Tues             10.00am            Mass of the day

Wed           10.00am            Susan & James Garrity

Thu            10.00am            Elizabeth, George and Barry Nixon      

Fri                10.00am            Mass of the day

Fri                  7.30pm            Carmel Kelly

          Mary Loane and Packie Loane  (Shared Mass)

Sat                 10.00am           Tony Murphy, Mitchelbourne Tce.  (Month’s Mind)

Recently deceased

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of  Jean Cullinan, 10 Ecclesgrove, whose Requiem took place in St Lawrence’s Church on Monday 13th May, Eugene Connolly, Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny, whose Requiem took place in Duiske Abbey, Graignamanagh, Kilkenny on Thursday 16th May  and Hughie Darcy, Tattyreagh Road, whose Requiem took place in The Sacred Heart Church, Omagh, on Saturday 18th May followed by burial in St Malachy’s, Seskinore.   May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  


Feast days of the week

Monday: St Bernardine of Siena, priest. Tuesday: St Christopher Magallánes, priest, and companions martyrs. Wednesday: St Rita of Cascia, religious.  Saturday: St Bede the Venerable, priest and doctor of the Church. St Gregory Vll, pope. St Mary Magdalene de Pazzi, virgin.


The next pre baptism course will take place on Monday 3rd June in The Beeches Pastoral Centre, at 8.00pm. If you have a child for baptism in June please contact Anne in the parish office 82841244. The Baptisms for June will take place on Sunday 16thJune at 12.30pm.

Do This In Memory

The next  Mass in the ‘Do This In Memory’ programme will take place today Sunday 19th May, at 11.30am Mass.

27 Received The Fullness Of The Holy Spirit

Congratulations to our 27 confirmandi who were confirmed on Sunday last in St Lawrence’s Church by Very Rev. Canon Shane McCaughey. Sincere thanks to both their teachers and parents. May the Holy Spirits with his great gifts inspire them to have a fulfilling and successful life.

Helping Christians in The Holy Land

A missionary group from Bethlehem, The Holy Land, will be visiting Fintona Parish this weekend 18th and 19th of May to briefly talk about the Holy Land and to sell religious articles made out of olive wood to help and support poor Christians families, any help you can give them it will be much appreciated.

Holy Rosary

During the month of May The Holy Rosary will be recited each morning before 10.00am Mass  (9.40am) and The Holy Rosary will also be recited publicily each Friday in the oratory at 1.15pm.

Eucharistic Adoration Pilgrimage to Knock 14-15 June

Adoremus Eucharistic & Marian National Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine starts on the evening of Friday 14th and all-day Saturday 15th June. The programme on both days covers the interest of all age groups with a special outreach to young adults. Powerful talks, testimonies and Mass celebrated by Most Rev Archbishop Eamon Martin are just some of the events organised. To avail of the Saturday bus from your area please contact Glen on 000353 86 8275437.

G.A.A. Corner

  • This week’s lotto numbers were 8,20,26,30  There was no Jackpot winner. One person matched  3 numbers and won £100. Next week’s  jackpot is now  £1,800.00
  • The Seniors and Reserves are home to Brockagh today Sunday 19th May at 2.15pm and 3.45. All support welcome.
  • The 12 week lotto ticket sellers will be calling with you throughout the next two weeks.
  • Fintona Pearses will be running a number of fundraisers over the next year as part of the Townland Challenge which will be launched shortly. This is to fund a play area at the pitch for all of the community to use. There are some fun and very different ideas ahead which we hope the Community of Fintona will come together to support and enjoy.

Senior Citizens

The Senior Citizens club will continue on Tuesday 21st May, at 2.00pm. The Senior Citizens AGM will also be held. The Senior Citizens annual Tea Dance will be held in Fintona Golf Club next Tuesday  28th May.

Fintona Library

Fintona library will have a Digital eClinic on Wednesday 26th  June all day until 3:30pm, if you would like to learn about library e services or have an IT issue with your phone, laptop or tablet call the library and book a one to one session with Cahal our computer expert. Tel 028 82841774

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje 2019

Bookings now being taken for a Pilgrimage to Medjugorje departing from Belfast International Airport on Sunday 15th September 2019, returning on 22nd September. Total cost £579 per person sharing, which covers return flights, coach transfers to/from Dubrovnik Airport, accommodation and meals. There is an additional charge for single room occupancy. The Pilgrimage is organised through Marian Pilgrimages in Dublin. Early booking strongly recommended…£100 deposit required. For more details please contact John Murray on 0780 1105575 or 02882 841265 (after 6pm)

Loreto Past Pupils Reunion 2019

A chance for all age groups to meet former school friends on Saturday 1st June 2019 in Kellys Inn, Garvaghey, at 1pm.This is a fun afternoon with an opportunity to reminisce about school days and to look at photo albums from over the years.To book in for a 3- course lunch, or for further details, please contact either Briege 07867934684 or Joan 07934377699 or Mary 07736687950.  Looking forward to a good response.  

LCM Exam Presentations and End Of Class Session
Save The Date – On Wednesday 29th May there will be an End of Class session in St Patrick’s Hall, Fintona from 7-9pm. All LCM certificates will be presented at this session. Everyone is welcome to attend. 

Precious Life – Stanton Healthcare Fundraising Ball

Please join us for an unmissable urgent Gala Ball, to fundraise for Stanton’s life saving work of supporting women in unplanned pregnancies to choose life, at the Wellington Park Hotel, Belfast at 7.00pm on Saturday 1st June.  For more information or to book your tickets  contact Stanton Healthcare Belfast on 02890332882 or

Fancy a new challenge during Spring? New Courses!

Are you 16+ and unemployed or economically inactive? SUSE+ helps with a range of things including, Courses such as Essential Skills ICT, Level 1 – Business Admin, Job Searches, CV Building, Driving Theory Practice. 1 Day courses also available  in CSR. Participants work 1:1 with a dedicated mentor, accessing placements and jobs opportunities in the local area.  We can help you access further education, training and employment. Call/text:  Tracy 074 3653 3475

Dooneen Centre

Céilí and Old time Dance in Dooneen Centre on Sunday 2nd June from 8pm to 11pm.  Proceeds to “Care for Cancer”.  Music by Raymond Loney.  Everyone welcome.