THE GRAAN WEEKLY BULLETIN

8th November 2015

 

 

Sunday Collection: The Collection came to £1501.    Thanks as always for your great generosity.  

The will be a Development Collection taken up after Communion today.

 

Today is the 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time. In today’s readings we hear of the generosity of two widows. Today we pray that we may be equally generous and unafraid to give, trusting that the Lord will provide.

Bereavement Night: Thanks to everyone who helped make it a prayerful and helpful experience.

 

Just three weeks to The Graan Dinner Dance - Friday November the 27th November at the Killyhelvin Hotel with Johnny Brady and his band The Dinner Dance tickets cost £30.00 each and are available at reception today. It will be on a first come first served basis and it is not possible to reserve Dinner Dance tickets. It’s “Sale” only. Refunds will not be possible after November 20th. Time is running out – it’s less than 3 weeks to the draw.

Our Raffle tickets are available at the porch doors also. Please take a book or two to sell to your friends.

Ticket Selling: Thanks to all those who have volunteered to sell at Dunnes and Tesco. You will be notified shortly.

Spot Prizes: As always we are looking for spot prizes for the dinner dance. Contact us if you have a Spot Prize and we will collect it or if you can leave it in at the front door of the Monastery with your name and address clearly written on it, we will be most grateful. Every spot prize will be given away on the night.

 

Priests available: Tues - Fri 2pm – 5pm.Mon – Mass @ 8pm – Brian. Tues: Brian. Wed: Victor Thurs: Augustine.

Fri: Anthony. Sat (5 - 6): Anthony. Mass: Brian. Masses 14th & 15th   Nov: Vigil 6.30pm: Brian. 10.30am:.Anthony.

12noon: Brian. 4pm: Augustine.    (Celebrants may change as circumstances dictate).

 

Church Cleaning Group: Thanks to November’s Church Cleaning Group for their hard work.

 

Anam Cara: meet on Saturday next here at The Graan at 2pm. New members welcome. Speaker – Brian Mc Kee.

 

Fr Brian’s new book ‘And Catch the Heart off Guard’ is now available. Price £11 or €13.

Here is an extract from the book. I was in a religious bookshop and I noticed a book by Frederick Buechner. He’s a writer I like and I was struck by the following quote: ‘When you confess your sins to God, you are not telling God anything he doesn’t already know.”

Adoration at The Graan. We are looking for volunteers for Adoration between 12pm & 1pm each Friday. Please contact Paddy Hanley on 07708234254.

Feasts of the Week: Tues – St Leo the Great. Wed – St Martin of Tours. Sat – St Laurence O’Toole.

The Fermanagh Churches Forum course of seminars, Still Up for the Challenge? Reconciliation in a Crisis Society, facilitated by Dr. Johnston McMaster, continues on Thursday 12th November, at 8pm prompt in the Waterways Ireland headquarters on the Sligo Road. All are very welcome, entrance is free, including refreshments. No booking required.

LordGod, whose days are without end and whose mercies beyond counting, keep us mindful that life is short and the hour of deathunknown. Let your Spirit guide our days on earth in the ways of holiness and justice, that we may serveyou in union with the whole Church, sure in faith, strong in hope, perfect in love. And when our earthly journey is ended, lead us rejoicing into your kingdom, where you live tor ever and ever. Amen.

 

The Shop is open from Monday to Friday –9.30am – 8.30pm. Sat – 9.30am – 7pm and Sun - 9.30am – 5pm.        

Recently   Deceased Anniversaries

John Cullen, Graan Abbey   N.H & Belcoo

Frank Murphy, Rossinver

May Gallagher,   Dernafaugher, Derrygonnelly

We remember the Family of   Andrew Humphreys, Kinawley

Mary Teresa Burke, Derrylin  

May   Gallinagh & The Gallinagh family, Cornagrade

Sean   & Mary Monaghan, Enniskillen

David   & Sarah Mc Hugh and Family, Ederney

The   Foy Family, Coonian

Maureen   Muldoon, Windmill Heights, Enniskillen(month’s Mind)

Bridie   Gallagher & Mary Bridget Gallagher, Cashel.

The   Dolan & Gallagher Families, Cashel

Carmel   Berminghan, Hillview Rd, Enniskillen