SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER  – 23rd April, 2017


Mon       10.00am         Mass of the day

Tues        10.00am       Mass of the day

Wed        10.00am          Mass of the day

Thu           10.00am            Mass of the day

Fri          10.00am          Mass of the day

7.30pm          Dan Murray (Month’s Mind)

Bernadette Taggart (Combined Mass)

Sat           10.00am           Kathleen Duncan (Month’s Mind)

Paddy Donnelly (Month’s Mind)   (Combined Mass)


Recently deceased

Your prayers are requested for the repose of Jonas (John) Toth, formally 10 Liskey Brae and Sighisoara, Romania, whose Requiem took place in St Lawrence’s Church, on Tuesday, 18th April, Winnie Starrs (Fintona/Omagh) nee Corr, Edergole Road, Fintona, whose Requiem took place in St Mary’s Chapel, Drumragh on Saturday 22nd April and Annie Mullan, Ecclesgrove, whose Requiem took place in St Lawrence’s Church, on Saturday 22nd April. 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 Fidelis of Sigmaringen, priest and martyr. Tuesday: St Mark, Evangelist. Thursday: St Asicus, bishop. Friday: St Peter Chanel, priest and martyr. St Louis Marie Grignion de Montfort, priest. Saturday: St Catherine of Siena, Virgin and doctor of the Church, Patron of Europe

The Pope’s Intentions for April

Young People That young people may respond generously to their vocations and seriously consider offering themselves to God in the priesthood or consecrated life.


The baptisms for April will take place today Sunday 23rd April, at 12.00.

Young People – The Big April Ask!!

Pope Francis has called a worldwide meeting known as a Synod to discuss Youth, Faith and Life choices today. In preparation for the first gathering (October 2018) he wants to hear the views of young Catholics, aged between 16 and 29. In Ireland, you can click on the link: and take 2 minutes to complete the short survey before the end of April. It can also be accessed on the homepage of


We congratulate Edel Garrity, Garvallagh and Eamon McGirr, Clogher, who were married in St Lawrence’s Church, Monday 17th April and Niall McWilliams, Garvallagh and Mira Haig, Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.A. who were married in St Lawrence’s Church on Friday 21st April. May the Lord grant them the blessing of a long life, good health and happiness.

Easter Duty

Every baptised Catholic must make their Easter Duty between Ash Wednesday and the Feast of the Most Holy Trinity which is Sunday 11th June 2017.We are obliged to receive the sacraments at least once a year.


We have had many families avail of the wonderful and useful services of the Ladies of St. Lawrence’s Catering Society in recent months. Many of these ladies make great sacrifices to be there often. Would you please consider volunteering and return their service by replacing or joining them? Now its 29th year they have served us well.

St Lawrence’s School Choir

Congratulations to St Lawrence’s Primary School Choir, along with their teachers, Mrs Loane and Mrs McGirr on reaching the Junior final of BBC Radio Ulster School Choir of the year competition. The final will take place on Sunday 30th April in the Ulster Hall, Belfast. We would like to wish the choir every success.

Chez Marie

Chez Marie have got a beautiful selection of new First Holy Communion dresses. Call in any Thursday or Saturday between 2.00pm and 4.00pm.

Senior Citizens Club

The Senior Citizens club will continue on Tuesday 25th April at 2.00pm in St Patrick’s Hall.


There will be a choir practice in St. Lawrence’s Church, on Thursday 27th April, at 7.30pm.

Blood Donation Session

The next Blood Donation Session will take place on Wednesday 3rd May 4.00pm – 8.00pm in the British Legion Hall, Fintona. In order to maintain vital supply of blood to our hospitals, the NI Blood Transfusion Service needs the support not only of existing donors but also of new donors. You could save a life!

G.A.A. Corner

  • Lotto numbers drawn last week were 1, 9, 19, and 23. There was no jackpot winner. Three people matched 3 numbers and shared £100.00. Jackpot is now £1800.
  • Seniors are home to Errigal Ciaran lll today Sunday 23rd April at 2.15pm and 4.30pm
  • U-18’s are home to Tattyreagh on Tuesday 25th April at 7.15pm.

Action on Hearing Loss

The WHSCT in conjunction with Action on Hearing Loss will be holding an information event on Tuesday 25th April 2.00 – 5.00pm in the Silverbirches Hotel, Omagh. This is an opportunity for individuals to find out more about what is available locally to help with Deafness, hearing loss and tinnitus which affects people of all ages. Refreshments will be provided.


SUSE+ offers a variety of accredited Level 1 qualifications and specialist training, all gained within a maximum of 12 weeks. We currently are also offering English for Speakers of Other Languages. Check out our Facebook for more information – SUSE Plus SWC or contact Tracy on 07436533475 ”

Music lessons – Dún Uladh

Music lessons return to Dún Uladh on Tuesday 25th April. Registration will take place on Tuesday 18th April from 6:30pm – 7:30pm. Classes available in banjo, flute, tin whistle, accordion, harp, concertina, uilleann pipes, guitar and bodhrán. Contact 028 8224 2777 or for more information

Accord Catholic Marriage Care

Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service needs Counsellors & Facilitators in Your Area ‘Counsellors help their clients to develop new insights about themselves and their relationships, manage conflict, and challenge issues in a constructive manner’. Training and support is provided. If you would like to be considered for the personally and professionally fulfilling work as an ACCORD Facilitator or Counsellor, please contact  or


Thanks to all who contributed in any way to the recent very successful dance in Dooneen which raised £350 for DEPAUL – homelessness has no place.