28th February 2016


Sunday Collection: Thank you for your continued generosity to The Graan. The collection amounted to £1760.00.  

There will be Development Collection taken up after communion today.


Novena of Hope:The Novena begins today. You’ll get all the information on the Novena leaflet available in all porches today Please take one with you and keep it safe for the week. The Novena is open to everyone, no matter what age or religion. Everyone is welcome. A special word of welcome to people who may be struggling with their faith in trying times.

Week Day Services:Are at 12.30 and 8pm, with the exception of Wednesday 2nd when the service will be at 11am and 8pm and Saturday next 5th when the services are at 11am and 6.30pm. (The normal Vigil Mass). In addition, we have special Services for the Sick on Wednesday 2nd at 2.30pm and Saturday 5th at 2.30pm.

On next SUNDAY there will be an additional Mass at 9am to facilitate those who wish to attend the Novena.  

Benny’s Bus will be leaving weekdays from Cavanaleck Spar 11.30AM. Rooneys Supermarket 11.35AM. Cornagrade PO 11.40AM. Kilmacormick 11.45AMPalmers 11.50AM. Library 11.55AM. Old Erne Laundry NOON. Except Wednesday (2nd) and Saturday (5th) when pickup will start at Cavanaleck Spar @ 10.00am due to Mass being at 11am. Please assemble early to avoid disappointment. Further transport details contact: 028 66341326.


Novena Meeting: We will have a final meeting tomorrow night after Novena services in the Prayer Room, to check on the arrangements for the Days of the Sick. We ask as many as possible to come to this short meeting.


Food for Days for the Sick. Please bring in biscuits, bought buns, tray bakes & cakes. No sandwiches, scones or fadge bread please. (Health and Safety requirements.)


Today Sun 28th February Fr Brian will speak at all the Sunday Masses 9am, 10.30am, 12noon and 4pm.

Monday 29thFr Brian @ 12.30pm & Adi Roche @ 8pm. Tues March 1st - Fr Frank Trias C.P) @ 12.30pm & 8pm

Wed 2nd - Declan Coyle @ 11am & 8pm. Thur 3rd - Johnny Murtagh @12.30pm & 8pm. Fri 4th Fr Brian @ 12.30pm & Henry Shefflin 8pm. Sat 5th - Daraine Mulvihill @ 11am & 6.30pm. Sun 6th - Fr Brendan Mc Manus SJ   @ 10.30am, 12noon & 4pm. Mon7th - Dr Ian Ellis @ 12.30pm & 8pm.


Novena Petitions:Please return your petition leaflets as soon as possible.

Children Drawings: As you can see there are many children’s drawings with the theme of hope all around the church. Any young person who would like to bring in a drawing, feel free to do so. More importantly we would love to see young people themselves out each night. There is always a special welcome for you.

Car Park: Thanks to all those who have volunteered to help in the car parks. There are men and women working hard in the car park each day. Please make sure to co-operate with their instructions. Let me remind you that it is a one-way system. You will cause chaos, if you try to break that one-way system. Please obey the stewards.

Duty:There will be a priest available each day of the Novena from 2pm to 5pm.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: During the week of the Novenathere will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 2pm – 5pm on Monday 29th. Tuesday 1st, Thursday 3rd, Friday 4th and Monday 7th March.  

March Church cleaning group: Thanks to March’s cleaning group for getting the church ready for the Novena.

Valuables in your Car: Please do not leave any valuables in your cars during any services here at The Graan. Be especially vigilant not to leave handbags, keys or phones visible.


Old Enniskillen: Benny Cassidy has set up a new page on Facebook that may be of interest. It is called Old Enniskillen and the page has hundreds of photos and other pieces of information about the town. It's informative and many of the photos are rare and unseen up until now.

SHOP: Please come and visit our shop over the Novena period. It has been restocked with a wide range of Holy Communion and Confirmation cards, gifts etc, plus many more things. Bulletin: Feel free to take a bulletin home with you.

Recently Deceased Anniversaries

Moria Gallagher, Trillick

Paddy Corrigan, Drumbroughas   & Silver Lawn NH

Carmel Flanagan, Derrylin

Terry Mc Kervey, Lackaboy   Park, Enniskillen

Joe Mc Grath, Killesher

Patrick Mc Aloon, Dromore

May Gilbride, Westbridge   House, Enniskillen

Benny Gray, Melbourne   formerly Australia

John Mc Goldrick, Lisnaskea

Josey Glackin, Cookstown

Thomas Mc Goldrick,   Swanlinbar

The Flynn & Greene   Families, Enniskillen & Whitehill

Mary Mc Murray, Letterbreen

Sarah & Bertie Duffy,   Derrygonnelly

Bridget Corrigan, Mullaghdun

Mary & Paddy Feely,   Belleek

Ita & Desmond Dolan, Old   Rossorry Crescent, Enniskillen

Ray Mc Aleer, Drumquin

James & Molly Mc Carron   , Tempo & grandson Paul Mc Carron, Cork

Cassie Mc Manus, Doagh,   Derrygonnelly

Pat, Rose & John   Colreavy, Kesh

John, Anne & Samuel   Duffy, Birmingham & Derrygonnelly

Brendan & Madge Mc   Teague, Cavanacross

Alex & Oliver Mc Auley,   Rasharkin

Dr Kevin Curran, Kinawley