TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME – 16th September, 2018

MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS FOR NEXT WEEK

Mon          11.00am           Funeral Mass

                      7.30pm           Hugh Grugan (Month’s Mind) in St Malachy’s Church Seskinore

Tues          10.00am           Gabriel McKiernan

Wed          10.00am            Mass of the day

Thu           10.00am            Mass of the day

Fri             10.00am            No Mass

Fri               7.30pm           Christine Campbell

Sat 10.00am            Owen & Kathleen Kelly, Castletown

                                              Robert & Molly McDermott  (Shared Mass)

Recently Deceased

Your prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of John Paul Clogherty, Meadowbrook, whose Requiem will take place in St Lawrence’s Church, tomorrow Monday 17th September at 11.00am and Gabriel McKiernan, who died in New York. 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 Robert Bellarmine, bishop and doctor of the Church. Wednesday: St Januarius, bishop and martyr. Thursday: Ss Andrew Kim Tae-gon, priest, Paul Chong Ha-sang, and Companions, martyrs. Friday: St Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist. Saturday: Blessed Virgin Mary.

Baptism

The next pre-baptism course will take place in The Beeches Pastoral Centre on Monday 1st October, at 8.00pm.  If you have a child for Baptism in October, please contact Anne in the parish office  82841244. The Baptisms for October will take place on Sunday 21st October.

Marriage Encounter Weekend

The next Weekend will be held in Dromantine Conference Centre, Newry 5th -7th October 2018. For more information and / or booking visit www.marriageencounter.ie  or call 02871359612 or (087) 784 0408.

Knights of St Columbanus

The launch of the St Columbanus award will take place in St Joseph’s Hall, Church Street, Omagh, tomorrow Monday 17th September at 2.30pm.

Lough Derg One Day Retreats

Lough Derg Season continues for One Day Retreats on 22nd, 23rd & 30th. Two additional days: Finding God in the Mess, 20thSept – This special day offers insight into how people find God in the everyday of life. Living with Suicide Day Retreat, 29th Sept. Advance booking is essential. Tel +353 (0) 71 9861518 or email info@loughderg.org

Pilgrimage to Medjugorje

A number of our Parishioners are leaving today (Sunday) on their pilgrimage to Medjugorje. We wish them a safe journey and pray that they will return spiritually refreshed from their time out there.

Senior Citizens

There will be no club on Tuesday 18th September. The Senior Citizens are going to Newmills Corn and Flax mill in county Donegal to see one of the largest watermills in Ireland in action. Bus leaves Eurospar carpark at 9.30am and we will be back in Fintona approx. 8pm.

Sean-Nós Dancing Class

Sean-Nós Dancing Class – 6 week course beginning Wednesday 19th September. Children and Adult Classes in McAtee’s Bar, Fintona. Contact Arlene for details on times and registration. 07746250105

G.A.A. Corner

  • This week’s lotto numbers were 4,17,20,26  Six people matched  3 numbers and shared £100. Next week’s  jackpot is now at £1800
  • Congratulations to our senior ladies team who defeated Moy on Sunday evening. Well done to our Under-8’s on winning the Jim Harte Memorial Tournament at Derrymacash, Co. Armagh and congratulations to Tomás Gallen on picking up Player of the Tournament. Good luck to Tyrone Ladies and Nichola Donnelly in this Sunday’s All Ireland Intermediate Final. Best wishes to club players – Mark Donnelly, Gerard McWilliams, Sean Wilson & Damian Wilson, Tyrone Masters, as they take on Dublin in this year’s All Ireland Masters’ Final.
  • Tickets for our annual Big Steak BBQ are now on sale and can be purchased in Mo’s Newsagents, McCarney’s Shop and from all committee members. Date for BBQ is 29th September in Fintona Golf Club

Indian Children’s Sponsorship Group

The annual sponsorship money/donation is now due and can be paid to Madge Gavin 82841490 or Una McMaugh 85548070. Many thanks to all for your continued support giving an education to poor and disadvantaged children. Your help is much appreciated. New sponsors are always needed and are welcome.

Coffee Morning

Noelle Wilson would like to thank everyone for their support and generosity for the Coffee Morning held 6, Sherwood Close, Fintona to raise funds for Alzheimers Society. The total amount raised £3797.00!

Céilí and Old Time Dancing

Céilí and Old Time dancing class resumes in St Molaise Hall, Irvinestown at 8pm on Tuesday18th September. Dooneen Centre – Classes resume on Wednesday 26th September.  Yoga and Art at 7.30.  Céilí and Old Time dancing at 9.15. New members welcome at all classes.

Mass Times Across Tyrone Pastoral Area:

The Episcopal Administrator has sent out Mass times across the seven groups in the diocese of Clogher. They will take effect from Saturday/Sunday 6th – 7th October, 2018.

Vigil Masses

6.00pm St Lawrence’s Church, Fintona

7.00pm St Davog’s Church, Dromore

7.00pm St Patrick’s Church, Clogher

7.00pm St Mary’s Church, Brookeborough

8.00pm St Macartan’s Church, Trillick

Sunday Masses

10.00am St Davog’s Church, Dromore

11.30am St Lawrence’s Church, Fintona

  9.30am St Patrick’s Church, Eskra

  9.30am St Mary’s Church, Coa

10.00am St Joseph’s Church, Coonian

11.00am St Macartan’s Church, Trillick

11.15am  St Macartan’s Church, Augher (Forth Chapel)

11.30am  St Mary’s Church, Fivemiletown