THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST  – 18th June, 2017

MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS FOR NEXT WEEK

Mon         10.00am          Minnie & Gordon Deery

Tues         10.00am          Mass of the day

Wed         10.00am          Mass of the day

Thu          10.00am          Mass of the day

Fri            10.00am          Sarah Donaghy

7.30pm            Dessie Donnelly

Martin McGoldrick (Combined Mass)

Sat            10.00am          Francie McWilliams

MAY THEY ALL ENJOY LIGHT, HAPPINESS AND PEACE

Feast Days of the week

Monday: St Romuald, abbot. Tuesday: The Irish Martyrs. Wednesday: St Aloysius Gonzaga, religious. Thursday: St Paulinus of Nola, bishop. Ss John Fisher, bishop and Thomas More, martyrs. Friday: The Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. Saturday: The Nativity of St John the Baptist.

Baptism

The baptisms for June will take place today Sunday 18th June, at 12.00pm

Celebration of Diamond Jubilee of Ordination to the Priesthood

There will be a Mass of thanksgiving on Sunday 25th June at 4.30pm in St Lawrence’s Church to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of the ordination to the priesthood of Canon Marron. It’s a great milestone for Canon Marron and for the parish. Canon Marron is the first priest from this parish in many years to reach this landmark occasion. There will be tea, refreshments and entertainment afterwards in a marquee which will be erected in the Church carpark. Everyone is welcome to come along to celebrate this momentous event. We look forward to seeing you all.

Clogher don Óige

Clogher don Óige is delighted to introduce ‘FaithFest’ on Lough Derg, 15th, 16th and 17th August 2017. This is a 3 full day (2 overnight) diocesan event for 14-17year olds with live music, workshops and guest speakers. The cost is €195. To find out more information or book your place, please email info@clogherdonoige.com. Please note, this is outwith the traditional 3 day pilgrimage season – young people will not be fasting from food or sleep while on Lough Derg. All meals transport and accommodation provided.

Annual Pilgrimage to Knock

Our pilgrims enjoyed their annual visit to the shrine at Knock International Shrine on Sunday last 111h June.

Father’s Day

In the UK and many other countries we celebrate the special day on the third Sunday of June. Alive or dead we remember them with gratitude. Today Sunday 18th June is Father’s Day.

Senior Citizens Club

Senior Citizens Club continues on Tuesday 20th June at 2pm in St. Patricks Hall. On Thursday 22nd June, the bus, for people travelling to Belfast to visit the Caribbean Princess Cruise ship, will leave Eurospar car park at 9. 30am. We will arrive back in Fintona around 6.30pm.

Choir

There will be a choir practice in St. Lawrence’s Church, on Thursday 22nd  June, at 7.00pm.

Diamond Jubilee Celebration

If anyone would like to make tray bakes, pastries or confectionary for Canon Marron’s jubilee celebration they can be left in St Patrick’s Hall on Saturday morning 24th June by 11.00am. Any enquiries contact 82841772 or 82841833.

Grave Maintenance

If you would like any cleaning, repair or maintenance work carried out on your graves please contact Damien on 07780995168. Keenest rates.

G.A.A. Corner

  • Lotto numbers drawn last week were 2, 19, 21 and 23. There was no jackpot winner. Three people matched 3 numbers and shared £100.00. Jackpot is now £2600.
  • Tickets for the Gala Banquet are now on sale at £50.00 each venue Silverbirch Hotel. For further information please contact 07802894407/ 07919575416/ 07775840486.

McKenna Memorials

McKenna Memorials are now supplying new headstones, surrounds and additional lettering. They also carry out grave maintenance. For further details contact 07842431608

Sunflower Early Years Playgroup

Sunflower Early Years Playgroup is holding a Duck Derby and Fun Day to raise vital funds for their playgroup. The event will be held in Fintona Golf Club on Sunday 18th June 4.00pm – 6.00pm. Free admission, Face Painting, Nail Painting, Balloon Modelling, Paw Patrol Characters and lots more fun events.

Exam Success

St John’s, Dromore – Joint 1st in NI with 100% 5+ A*-C and 6th in NI with 5+ A*-C including English & Maths. It is wonderful once again to see St. John’s assume a prominent position in the latest school league tables. It is a testament to the hard work of the pupils, the dedication of the staff, and the support of the parents and community. With such solid foundations in place, I am sure this success will continue for years to come.

Rally for Life

Coach to the Rally for Life – A coach will leave from Omagh Parish to the massive pro-life rally in Dublin on Saturday 1st July. Limited seats – Book NOW! Contact Eamon 07743502165 or 02890278484 for more details.

Gaeltacht Thír Eoghain (Mon 3rd – Fri 7th July 2017)

Admission to the Gaeltacht is £65.00 and it will take place in the Institute of Irish Leadership, 20 The Diamond, Pomeroy. Co Tyrone For further details contact 02887757800

SMA Summer School 2017

Society of African Missions Summer School from Friday 7th July – Sunday 9th July, in Dromantine Retreat and Conference Centre, Newry, Co. Down. Attendance must be booked in advance as places are limited. All inclusive cost £145. For those wishing to attend part of the Summer School the following costs apply: £5 admission fee on Friday, July 7th £10 admission fee on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th. Lunch is available at a cost of £15. Supper £10. Please indicate when booking and pay on arrival. A booking form is available via email or post on request from laity@sma.ie or 028 3082 1024

Bishops Welcome Pope Francis’ World Day of the Poor

Bishops welcomed yesterday’s announcement, by the Holy Father Pope Francis, that the first ever World Day of the Poor will be held on Sunday 19 November 2017.  Bishops reflected that, Pope Francis announced that he wished to offer the Church a World Day of the Poor, “so that throughout the world Christian communities can become an ever greater sign of Christ’s charity for the least and those most in need” and he invited “the whole Church, and men and women of good will everywhere, to turn their gaze on this day to all those who stretch out their hands and plead for our help and solidarity.”