18th  November, 2018


Mon          10.00am                  Novena

Tues          10.00am                  Paul Tierney

                                                   Teasy Cullinan (Shared Mass)

Wed          10.00am                  Joseph & Sarah Hughes

Thu           10.00am                  Michael McGuigan and deceased members of the McGuigan Family

Fri             10.00am                  Peter McGowan, Mountstewart

Fri               7.30pm                 Paddy Wilson (1st Anniversary)

                                                    Michael &  Maggie Donnellly and their son Michael and daughter Sally

                                                    Seamus  Quinn (Shared Mass)

Sat 10.00am                  Josephine & Seamus Goodman ( Shared Mass)

                                                    Packey Goodman and deceased members of The Breen Family

                                                    Packey Rafferty and John & Ena Marlow

Recently deceased

Your prayers are requested for the repose of  Mary Murphy, New Jersey and formerly Tattymoyle Road,  whose Requiem took place on Saturday 17th November,in The Catskills, New York. May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed through the mercy of God rest in peace. Amen


Feast Days of the week

Wednesday: The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Thursday: St Cecilia, virgn and martyr.  Friday: St Columban, abbot and missionary.  Saturday: Ss Andrew Dung-Lac, priest and Companions, martyrs. St Colman bishop.


The Baptisms for November will take place today Sunday 18th November.

The Rosary

The rosary will be recited publicly each Friday in St. Lawrence’s Church at 1.15pm. Everyone welcome.

National Collection for the World Meeting of Families 2018

We would like to thank all who contributed to the fifth national collection for W.M.O.F. last weekend. The total amount raised was almost £700.00.

Commemoration of our Faithful Departed

On Sunday 25th November, the Feast of Christ the King, we will offer the 11.30am Mass for all our departed souls who have gone to their eternal reward since this time last year. As has been done for centuries hopefully we will remember all those gone before us in this recommended and spiritual way, as we hope we will be remembered after death. This is our faith. This is the faith of the Church.

Carol Service

Rehearsals are well under way for our annual Carol Service due to take place on Sunday 16th December 2018.  The choir have chosen Friends of Arvalee, Air Ambulance and RVH for sick children as their chosen charities this year.  Donations can be made on the night. Rehearsals for Adult, Post Primary and primary (P3) upwards  will continue every Thusday night from 7pm in The Beeches Pastoral Centre.

Senior Citizens

The Senior Citizen club will continue in St Patrick’s Hall on Tuesday 20th November, at 2.00pm

G.A.A. Corner

  • This week’s lotto numbers were 5,11,13,22  Congratulations to the Jackpot winner. Nine people matched  3 numbers and shared £100. Next week’s  jackpot is now at £1000
  • Club AGM will take place on Thusday 13th December, nomination forms are available from Club Secretary Kieran McGillion or The Goalpost Bar.
  • The Gathering of the Pearses –  An afternoon of celebrations and presentations to our youth and club members will take place on Sunday 25th November at 3pm in St. Patricks Hall.  Refreshments will be served.
  • Our Instrumental Group has qualified for the Scor Final to take place in Kileshill on 25th November at 3pm.
  • A huge congratulations to our Senior Ladies who won the League Final last Sunday defeating Edendork by 1 point. Congratulations to players, management and all connected to our Ladies club. Well done.
  • The senior ladies are holding a Night at the Races on Friday 30th November at 8.00pm in Fintona Golf Club. Prize Draw On The Night.

St. John’s Business & Enterprise College

St John’s B & E College, Dromore – Annual Christmas Fair with Santa will take place next  FRIDAY 23rd November from 5.30pm – 9.00pm.

All-Night Vigil at Knock ShrineDecember 7th – 8th 2018

The annual All-Night Vigil will take place at Knock Shrine on Friday 7th – Thursday 8th December. The Vigil Ceremonies will commence with Confessions from 10pm in the Chapel of Reconciliation and Vigil at 12 Midnight in the Basilica with Rosary, Stations of the Cross and Holy Hour.

Someone to Assist with Sacristan Duties

Would anyone be interested in helping Mamie with sacristan duties. If you are, please give your name to Fr. Moore, Canon Marron or contact Anne in the parish office.

Bus to Knock

Donal Gormley is organising a bus to Knock Shrine on Friday 7th December for an All Night Vigil. The bus  will be stopping in Aughnacloy, Clogher and Fivemiletown. To book  a seat or to make further enquries contact 028 85548745 or 07592418907.

Alcohol Awareness Week 19th – 25th November 2018

Al-Anon Family Groups has been offering help and support to families and friends of problem drinkers for over 60 years.  Our information Office in Belfast is open from 10am to 1pm Monday to Friday and our helpline is available from 6pm – 11pm 365 days per year.  Contact number 02890682368. Al-Anon is launching a new campaign “The Untold Story” during Alcohol Awareness Week to encourage more people living with problem drinkers to find their local Al-Anon meetings, which run weekly throughout Northern Ireland”.

Tommy Fleming Concert:

As part of his Voice of Hope II Tour, Tommy Fleming is in concert in St Patrick’s Church, Derrygonnelly on this Sunday, 18th November at 8pm sharp. Tickets £25 or €30 available from The Graan, St Michael’s Bookshop in Enniskillen, Costcutters, Lena’s Salon or Fairview Meats in Derrygonnelly, contact Eileen on 07821689045 or pay at the door.

Fintona Judo-KA Club

Fintona Judo-KA Club continues in St Patrick’s Hall, every Monday at 7.00pm.  There are 2 Fully qualified coaches and 2 fully qualified volunteers present each night. Fun and exercise for all ages. For further details contact 07850384410. New members welcome.