Categories: General
      Date: Dec  9, 2018
     Title: Weekly Church Newsletter
Parish of Drumlane , 9th December 2018

Gerry Comiskey 049 9522140 / 086 8325432        Fr. John McTiernan, P.P 049 9522109
     Sr. Rita Duignan Pastoral Assistant: 049 95 22110     St. Vincent DePaul: 087 1604357             drumlaneparish@gmail.com
Dr. Bourke: 95 22642      Dr. Fergus: 95 22317        Dr. Ahern: 4334544        Woodford GP Clinic: 087 0505953        Doc-on-Call: 1850 777911

 

 

ST. MARY’S CHURCH, STAGHALL

Sunday       11.30am: Eamon McAdam; Oliver, Jane & John Reynolds: 

                                   John Lee; Joan Grace.

Monday        7.30pm: For all the People of Drumlane.

Thursday     9.30am: Private Intention.

Saturday    11.00am: Patsy Fitzpatrick.

Sunday       11.30am: Eddie McGurren; David Duffy.

 

1. EUCHARISTIC ADORATION:  Thursdays 10am – 10pm.

2. OFFERTORY COLLECTION: 02/12 = €539.40.

3. MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION:

    09/12: Catherine Reilly, Margaret Lunney, Kevin Fay.

    16/12: Pauline McGovern, Karen McGowan, Mary Kelly.

4. ALTAR SERVERS:

    09/12: Kyle Drumm, Fiachra Kiernan, Giles McConnell.

    16/12: Kyra, Ruby & Charlie Fay, Rosie Brady.

5. ALTAR SOCIETY FOR DECEMBER: 

    Maura Cunningham, Dympna Emery, Christina Maguire.

 

OUR PRAYERS ARE REQUSTED FOR Liam Hegarty, whose funeral will take place in Philadelphia on Tuesday next.  We extend our sympathy to his wife, Maureen, their sons Billy, Patrick, Kevin and Michael, his parents Bill and Betty, his brothers (especially John in this parish), his aunts (most especially Rosaleen Flood in this parish), uncles, and very many cousins.  May he rest in Peace.

 

MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION

We need several new ministers to distribute communion at masses in Staghall.  

Please give names of those who might volunteer to an existing minister in the days ahead.  We hope that those who are invited to help us in this regard will be able to say yes.  We will try to have new lists ready for the new year.  

 

CHRISTMAS MASSES & CONFESSION TIMES

Christmas Eve:  Milltown  6.30p.m. Staghall 8.00p.m.

Christmas Day: Milltown 10.00a.m. Staghall 11.30a.m.

Reconciliation Service  Sunday: December 23rd :  Belturbet 8.00p.m.  

All Drumlane parishioners are encouraged to attend.  This is a joint service for both parishes.                               

Confessions:   Thursday 20th Dec.:  Milltown 7.00p.m.   Staghall 7.30p.m.

Confessons will be heard in the Cathedral in Cavan all day on Wed. 19th Dec.  

 

CLEAN-UP & PREPARATIONS FOR CHRISTMAS will take place in Staghall on Monday 17th December and in Milltown on Wednesday 19th Dec.  Both at 7pm.  Please plan to keep an hour available for this important community activity.  

 

SUNDAY OFFERTORY COLLECTION AND DUES 2018

Thanks to all who contributed to the Sunday Offertory Collection and Dues during 2018.  

Offertory Collection=Day-to-day upkeep of each Church, repair & refurbishment of Parish Buildings, Churches and the running expenses of the relevant parish area during the year.  

Dues=Support of the Priest of the Parish during the year.  Boxes for 2019 are now available.  Please contact your local representative to get your box.  It is a considerable help to the distributors if one from each household collects from them.  Try your best not to have them going to every door.  

Your continuing generosity is much appreciated.

 

UPCOMING COURSES IN CAMCAS, BALLYCONNELL.

Introduction to Gardening Series of 12 workshops for beginners and improvers.

Well-being & Healthy Living Learn how making small changes can have a positive effect on your overall health and well-being.

Preserving, Fermenting and Storing Food – learn how to preserve, ferment and store foods, and how they can be good for gut health and overall health.

Basic Food Hygiene  Suitable for small home producers/those in catering trade

Garden Design QQI Level 3 – learn how to design and layout your garden.

Horticulture QQI Level 4 – next module starts on 10th December – Safe Horticultural Practice.  Tel: 049 95 27384 or email info@camcas.ie 

 

AUGHNAKILLYMAUDE CULTURAL CENTRE

Tues 11th  Dec at 8pm Historical Soc. Monthly meeting.  Speakers Fr. Gerry Alwell who will speak on population movements pre famine times in West Cavan and Rev. Allister Donaldson who speaks on “Growing up in Co Armagh ministering in Roscommon and moving to Derrylin”.  A very interesting night awaits you.  Usual refreshments served

 

DOWNLAND CRAFTS:  Christmas craft and gift fair takes place today, Sunday 9th December in The Slieve Russell Hotel, from 12-5pm.  Free admission.

 

 

ST. PATRICK’S CHURCH, MILLTOWN

Sunday        10.00am: Nan Connell; Vincent Thornton.

Tuesday        9.30am: Patrick & Annie Cassidy.

Friday            9.30am: All the People of Drumlane.

Sunday        10.00am: Margaret & John Lynch, Drumullaght; 

                                     Deceased of Lynch Family, Derrintinny.

 

1. EUCHARISTIC ADORATION:  Tuesdays 7pm – 10pm.

2. MINISTERS OF HOLY COMMUNION: 

    09/12: Mary Fitzpatrick, Suzanne Gunn.

   16/12: Imelda Foster, Paula McDonagh.

3. READERS:  

    09/12:  Aideen Burns, Niamh Gunn.    16/12: Anne Marie Cassidy.

4. DOOR COLLECTORS: 

    09/12: Matthew Fitzpatrick, Padraig Rudden.

    16/12: Eamon Fitzpatrick, Sean Flynn.

5. ALTAR SERVERS: 

    09/12: Kaelum & Jay Broxton, Caoimhe & Dearbhla Brady.

    16/12: Eoin & Alana Cassidy, Orla Hegarty, Shauna McMahon.

6. ALTAR SOCIETY FOR DECEMBER: Suzanne Gunn, Mary Lawlor.

 

ST. VICENT DePAUL ANNUAL COLLECTION 

takes place today, Sunday 9th December.  

 

BAPTISM PREPARATION PROGRAMME

Next Meeting: Belturbet – 3rd January - To book  Mary 087 7655069.

Naturally arrange the date/time of Christening with me.

 

MILLTOWN GROUP WATER SCHEME

The water will be turned off on Thursday 13th December from 9am to 5pm for essential work on the reservoir.  We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

 

MILLTOWN N.S. CAROL SERVICE

Tuesday 18th December at 7.30pm.  All are welcome to what will be a lovely community event.  Plan to be there by way of preparation for Christmas.

 

GREAGHRAHAN NATIONAL SCHOOL

USED CLOTHES COLLECTION:  Greaghrahan N. S. will be holding a used clothes collection in the new year.  Please keep in mind in the weeks ahead - all clothes greatly accepted.  More info. at a later stage.

 

THE COTTAGE MARKET, West Cavan Christmas Market will take place on Sat 15th Dec, 4-8pm in The Courtyard, Lizzie Buggies, Ballyconnell. All welcome.

 

A DANCE TO ENHANCE YOUR CHANCE OF ROMANCE.

Ballyhugh House Cultural Centre in keeping with old traditions are hosting the annual Mistletoe Dance on Sun. 16th Dec. at 5pm with music by the very popular Lancers with a traditional afternoon tea to celebrate Christmas.  All welcome.

 

DRUMLANE COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE

MILLTOWN INDOOR BOWLS Thursdays at 8.15pm. New members welcome.

PILATES Thursdays at 7pm. All levels welcome. Tel:  Bernie 086 4041897.

SENIOR BADMINTON Mondays at 9pm, for beginners and improvers. 

JUNIOR BADMINTON  Sundays, 6pm to 7.30pm. 

 

DRUMLANE G.A.A. LOTTO

The Lotto Jackpot for Tuesday 04/12/18 was €4,600. 

The numbers drawn were 2, 10, 20 and 31.  

There was no Jackpot winner this week, 3 x 50 euro winners Dave McCormack, C/O Railway Bar, Joe Gavin, Newtonbutler, Lily Murphy, Online. The Lotto Jackpot for the coming week is €4,600 in Drumlane Bar on Tuesday 11 Dec @10.00pm, so remember to buy early, if you’re not in you can’t win.

FOLLOW DRUMLANE GAA ON FACEBOOK AND TWITTER to keep up to date with club news/upcoming events. All items of club news/up-coming events/ match reports/results, etc, for insertion into Club Notes should be forwarded to brianseagrave@eircom.net or text to 0879179043 before 7pm Sunday.

 

LOUGH OUGHTER GALES LADIES MINOR TEAM

Best of luck to Lough Oughter Gales (merger of Drumlane, Killeshandra, Cornafean and Arva Ladies) in the minor final in Emyvale on Sunday 9th December against Bredagh, Down at 1:30 p.m.  Please come out, support and cheer them on.