5th February 2017

Sunday Collection: Thank you for your continued generosity to The Graan. The collection amounted to £1760.  

The Development Collection taken up next Sunday 12th Feb.

Today is the 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time.


Safeguarding of Children /Adults at Risk Meeting and Information Session: Wewill hold a meeting for The Graan Safeguarding Committee and parents of altar servers on Monday 6th Feb 7- 9pm in the Prayer Room.


Novena of Hope: 18th /19th March – 27th March. Please keep the following dates free for our next Novena meeting - February 13th at 8.30pm. We will have the Novena posters and leaflets ready for collection on that evening so it’s important to come and collect them. We need your help. Other meetings for your diary are 13th & 20th March.


Days for the Sick: We’d like you to 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 as soon as possible.

Eucharistic Ministers: We are looking for additional Eucharistic Ministers to assist at all Masses in The Graan. Please leave your name and number at reception this week 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.


February’s Church Cleaning Group: Thanks to our Church cleaning groups for their hard work. We are always looking for new volunteers to help. If you could spare two hours, 4 times a year we would appreciate your help. Please give us a call at the Monastery on 02866322272 and leave your details.


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

Mass: Arthur. Thurs – Arthur. Fri – Anthony.  Sat – Anthony.

Masses 11th & 12th February Vigil 6.30pm: Anthony. 10.30am: Brian. 12noon: Brian & 4pm – Victor.


Confessions & Duty at The Graan. Tues – Fri inclusive 2pm5pm. Saturday 5pm – 6pm.

Blessing with the Relic of St Charles is also available Tues – Fri: 2pm - 5pm


February’s Eucharistic Ministers & Readers:Just a little reminder if you are unable to carry out your ministry please find a replacement if you can.


Blessing:May the sun bring you new strength by day; may the moon softly restore you my night, may the rain wash away your fears and the breeze invigorate your being. May you, all the days of your life, walk gently through the world and know its beauty. And may your days be good and long upon the earth. (Native American Prayer)


Festival of flowers:Has been organised for 4th-6th August 2017 in St Patrick's Church. The committee would appreciate sponsorship from individuals, families etc towards the cost of the floral displays.  Donations gratefully received by Fr Mc Phillips,   P O'Dare 028 68641218, D Leonard 028 66341714, E Treacy 028 66341748 or any member of the Altar society or committee.


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

Recently   Deceased Anniversaries

Sally Connor, Reihill Pk,   Irvinestown

John Joe Quinn, Kilcogan,   Galway

Chrissie Mc Guire, London,   nee Corlough, Cavan

John Cutcheon, Arney &   Somerset


Tommy, John & Mary   Cassidy & the Cassidy family, Cavanacross, Enniskillen

Willie Mc Sherry,   Letterbreen

Fr Ailbe Delaney C.P, The   Graan Monastery & Tulsk

John Gollogly, Keady, Co   Armagh

Joseph Gray, Belcoo

Thomas Duffy, Derrin Rd,   Enniskillen & Belcoo

Joan Higgins. Springfield

Jimmy & Brigeen Reilly,   Breagho

Benny & Elizabeth   Breen, Brookeborough

Peter Drumm, Beechill,   Cavanaleck

William, Mary Jane &   Vincent Dundas, Derrygonnelly & Birmingham

Jack Duffin, Belfast