TWENTY EIGHTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME  – 22nd October, 2017

MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS FOR NEXT WEEK

Mon         10.00am          Mass of the day

Tues         10.00am          Mass of the day

Wed         10.00am          No Mass

Thu          10.00am          Mass of the day

Fri            10.00am          Harry McGuigan

Fri              7.30pm          Johnny & Teresa Mellon and Briege O’Connor

Sat            10.00am          Aloysius McGuigan

Recently deceased

We pray for the repose of the soul of William Warnock, Crossan Road, Trillick, whose  Requiem took place in St Macartan’s Church, Trillick, on Monday 16th October and Catherine McGrath, Drumconnis, Dromore, whose Requiem took place in St Davog’s Church, Dromore, on Wednesday 18th October.May their souls and the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace.  Amen.                        

                         MAY THEY ALL ENJOY LIGHT, HAPPINESS AND PEACE

Feast Days of the week

Monday: St John of Capistrano, priest. Tuesday: St Anthony Mary Claret, bishop Friday: St Otteran, Monk. Saturday: SS Simon and Jude Apostles. 

Baptism

The next pre baptism course will take place on Monday 6th November, in the Beeches Pastoral Centre at 8.00pm. If you have a child for baptism in November, please contact Anne in the parish office. The baptisms for November will take place on Sunday 19th November, at 12.00.

October Devotions

There will be Rosary and Benediction on Sunday at 7.00pm in St Lawrence’s Church.

Mission Sunday

Today Sunday October 22nd has been designated as World Mission Sunday. The Irish missionary disciples need our spiritual and financial help today. We have some 1,200 men and women working in all corners of the world, each playing his or her part on the missionary journey. Your financial help today is crucial to their work. We can’t do it without you. Large or small, it makes a huge difference and we thank you sincerely for your help.

Confessions

The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available on Sunday the 29th October, in St Macartan’s Church, Trillick at 8.00pm, on Monday 30th October, in St Lawrence’s Church at 8.00pm and on Tuesday 31st October in St Davóg’s Church, Dromore at 8.00pm.

World Meeting of Families.

On Wednesday past the priests of the diocese had a meeting with Fr. Tim Bartlett, Secretary General for the World Meeting of Families which will take place in Dublin in August 2018. It is hoped that Pope Francis will be in attendance.  If you would like information about WMOF please contact www.worldmeeting2018.ie

November Dead

From the earliest days of Christianity, the Church has honoured with great respect the memory of the dead; and ‘because it is a holy and wholesome thought to pray for the dead’ (2 Mac 12:46) we offer our November novenae for them. If you would like to include your deceased family and friends in our two novenae please write their names on the sheets provided and return them with your offering to the box at the back of the Church.

Do This in Memory

The next Mass in the ‘Do This In Memory’ programme in preparation for children preparing for the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist will take place today Sunday 22nd October, at 11.00am Mass.

Fintona Medical Centre – Flu Vaccine

Flu Vaccine Clinic continues on  Monday and Tuesday in October from 2.00pm – 4.30pm. No appointment needed.

Choir Practice

There will a Choir practice on Thursday 26th October at 7.30pm in St Lawrence’s Church. New members welcome in assisting with forthcoming Christmas Carol Service which will be on Sunday 10th December.

Senior Citizens Club

Still the members of the senior citizens are enjoying their weekly walk and chat as they amble around Pearses field ambulatory every Tuesday morning. The Senior Citizens Club will continue at 2pm in St. Patricks Hall.

G.A.A. Corner

  • Lotto numbers drawn last week were 2, 6, 15 and 18 Congreatulations to the jackpot winner.  Nine people matched three numbers and won £15.00 each. The jackpot is now £1,000
  • The 12 week lotto ticket sellers will be calling with you in the coming week.
  • Blood Donation event will be held at St. Lawrences GAA Park on Tuesday 24th November between 2.00pm-4.00pm & 5.15pm-8.00pm. We hope to see many volunteers for such a worthwhile cause.
  • Cardiac screening to be held out clubrooms Saturday 11th November, details to follow.
  • Anyone wishing to purchase club merchandise, all is available on our Klubfunder page (www.klubfunder.com), alternatively you can ring Kieran 07919575416 or Mark 07979245317.

Indian Sponsored Children

The Sponsored Indian Chldren’s group really appreciate the sponsorship and donations received to help educate poor Indian children. Sponsorship/donations are now due and can be paid to Madge Gavin 82841490 or Una McMaugh 85548070. New sponsors are always needed and welcome.

Bereavement Day

Dromantine offers a day’s reflection on Saturday, 18th November, 2017 for those bereaved after the death of someone close to them.  It begins with registration at 9.30am and ends with Mass at 5pm for those who wish to avail of it.  The day should help people in grief to move towards acceptance of their loss, and free them up to enjoy a fuller quality of life.  The process will be facilitated by two chaplains from Newry hospice, Mercy Sister Fiona Galligan and Presbyterian Minister, Graham Stockdale.  Costs are £30.00 or €35.00. Booking necessary: email – admin@dromantineconference.com Phone – 028 30821964 (048 from ROI) www.dromantineconference.com

SUSE+

Would you like the opportunity to skill, re-skill & up-skill? Are you 16-65 and unemployed? New Provision beginning October/November including Driver Theory, Welding, Employability, First Aid, Manual Handling, Retail, Customer Service and much  more… Text/Call Tracy today for more information 074 3653 3475

Drink Wise Age Well

Are you concerned about your drinking? Are you aged 50 or over and feel your drinking is cau7sing problems in your life? Drink Wise Age Well offer free support throughout the WHSCT area on an individual or group basis to help you. Are you concedrned about a family members drinking? Are they aged 50 or over? Contact us at Community House, Drumragh Avenus, Omagh on 028 82 839240.