22nd January 2017

Sunday Collection: Thank you for your continued generosity to The Graan. The collection amounted to £1640.

There will be a Development Collection taken up after communion today.


Today is the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time.


Novena of Hope: 18th /19th March – 27th March. Please put the following dates in your diary for our next Novena meeting - February 13th at 8.30pm. we will have our Novena posters and leaflets for collection on that evening. Other meeting for your diary are 13th & 20th March.


Days for the Sick: Please sign the register at the front door if you can help in any way. Almost anybody could help out by preparing plates, looking after the sick and helping to clean up afterwards. You don’t have to be an expert to help. Even if you have volunteered before please do sign the register again.  


St Brigid’s Day - Philip Mc Grade has made and donated hundreds of St Brigid’s Crosses to us for many years. Philip has once again made us new St Brigid’s Crosses and they are on sale at our shop at the usual price of £1. The money will be donated to St Vincent de Paul.

Eucharistic Ministers: We are looking for new Eucharistic Ministers to assist at all Masses in The Graan. Please leave your name and number at reception today if you would like to become a minister. We will be having a meeting with our new Ministers on Monday 13th February @ 7pm here at The Graan.


Guild Mass Cards: We have a wide selection of cards for Deceased, Mass Bouquets, Get Well, Birthday, Easter, With Thanks, Special Occasion and Exam Mass Bouquets which cost £2 / €2.50 each. We value your support.


DUTY FOR THE WEEK: Sun & Mon No Duty. Mass @ 8pm – Victor. Tues – Brian. Wed: Arthur.

Thur – Brian. Mass: Arthur. Fri – Victor. Sat – Arthur.

Masses 28th & 29th January Vigil 6.30pm: Arthur. 10.30am: Brian. 12noon: Brian & 4pm – Victor.  

Prayer Groups At The Graan: Prayers before the Blessed Sacrament is held on Tuesdays @ 8.30pm.

Meditation Prayer Group - Wednesdays @ 8.30pm.          Charismatic Prayer Group - Thursdays @ 8.30pm.

Passionist Companions: Meet on the last Friday of each month at 8.30pm.

Exposition – Friday from 10am – 5pm.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity continues until Wednesday next 25th January.  

February 2nd is the feast of The Presentation. Candles will be blessed after the 8pm Mass on that night. There are candles on sale in our shop. Friday February 3rd feast of St Blaise we will have Mass & Blessing of throats on Friday at 8pm. It will also be the First Friday of the month.   Ash Wednesday is on 1st March and Easter Sunday is on the 16th of April.


Feasts of the week: Tues – St Francis de Sales. Wed – Conversion of Paul. Thurs – Ss Timothy & Titus. Sat St Thomas Aquinas.


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


Recently   Deceased Anniversaries

Philip Mulligan,   Aghadrumsee

Bernadette Hackett, Eskra

Agnes Fee, San Francisco,   formerly Tempo

Maureen Mc Donald, Derry

Betty Gileece, Teemore

Seamus Mulryan, Derry

The Mc Cusker & Mc   Aloon Families, Coolcran & Imeroo,   Tempo

Joe Carleton, Ashwoods   (Months Mind)

Madge Murray, Donagh &   son Marcus Murray, Sligo & Donagh

Mary & Jim Flynn,   Drumkeerin, Co Leitrim

Sarah Ellen Burns, Belfast

Denis & Maureen   O’Rourke, Derrin Rd, Enniskillen

Kathleen Quinn, Sligo