THE GRAAN WEEKLY BULLETIN

9th April 2017

Collection: You were most generous last Sunday. The collection came to £1675. Thank you as always. There will be a Development Collection taken up after Communion today.

 

Today is Palm Sunday. Palms are blessed before each Mass today, and you are invited to come up after Mass and take a small piece of palm to be kept in your home during the year. This is the beginning of Holy Week and a special time for all who attend our Passionist church. We invite you to spend as much of Holy Week as you can with us as we re-live the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus.

 

Holy Week & Easter Leaflets: Please take a leaflet with you. It includes the times of our Services.

Confessions for Holy Week: There will be Confessions here tomorrow Monday to Wednesday 2-5pm. Thursday 2pm – 4.30pm. Friday Confessions are 1pm – 2.45pm and 4pm – 5pm. We’ll have a Penance Service @ 7.30pm. Confessions - Holy Saturday will be from 2pm - 5pm.

There will be Stations of the Cross in the church @ 7.30pm Mon, Tues & Wed with Mass @ 8pm.

 

Holy Thursday there will be Mass at 5pm. The Mass of The Lord's Supper will be at 7.30pm. There will be a Holy Hour from 9pm – 10pm. Everyone is invited to join us on this Holy night. Eucharistic Ministers are specially invited to attend the Hour Holy so that they can renew their commitment.

Good Friday: Is a day of fast and abstinence for all. On Good Friday the Liturgical Service is at 3pm. Reflections for Good Friday @ 7.30pm - Fr Brianon the Passion of Christ. This includes a Reconciliation Service.

 

The Easter Vigil will be at 7.20pm on Holy Saturday. Please note new time of 7.20pm. It usually lasts just over an hour. Easter Sunday Masses. The Masses are 10.30am, 12 noon, and 4pm.

 

Post Easter Arrangements:On Easter Monday 17th, Tuesday 18th & Wednesday 19th there will be no Duty / Confessions. Mass will be at 11am only. There will be no evening Mass. Duty will resume on Thursday 20th from 2pm – 5pm with Mass at 8pm. The shop will be closed on Easter Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 12noon.

 

Easter Mass Bouquets: We have a wide selection of Easter Mass Bouquets which cost £2 / €2.50 each. Enrolling your family and friends on our daily Mass Guild makes a special Easter gift. We also have a new selection of cards for Deceased cards, Mass Bouquet, Get Well, Birthday, With Thanks and Exam cards too.

Blessing of Babies: We have arranged to have the Blessing of Babies on Monday 1st May at 11am Mass.

 

Cleaning Group: Thanks to all who helped with cleaning the Church last Wednesday evening.

 

Divine Mercy Devotions:Today the 23rd of April is the Feast of ‘Divine Mercy’ at 7pm here at The Graan. There will be Chaplet and Rosary, Sermon on Mercy, Veneration of Image, Blessing with relic of St Faustina and Benediction.

 

'The Fermanagh Fleadh committee has planned a parade on Sunday June 11th with prizes for floats. If interested please contact any member of committee. We’d also like to remind businesses who want to advertise in the fleadh booklet to contact the committee with pdf version of their ad. Further info: Mairéad Mc Kenna: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Diocese of Clogher Lourdes Pilgrimage July 6th—July 11th: Total Price €735.00 or Sterling Equivalent. Price include flights, Full board accommodation/meals, Transfer from designated places throughout the Diocese to/from Belfast International Airport. To book Invalid Places Contact Fr. Noel McGahan 028855 49604 (From NI); 048 855 49604 (from R.O.I). To Book Pilgrim Places Contact John Hueston 028 677 24329 (from NI) and 048 677 24329 (from R.O.I.). Go to www.clogherlourdes.com

 

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

Bulletin: Feel free to take a bulletin home with you. They are free.

Recently   Deceased Anniversaries

Michael Maguire, Donagh

William (Willie) Mc   Gullion, Derrygonnelly & England Funeral 11th April @ 11am in   Ballaghderreen, Co Roscommon

Bridie Mc Elroy, Corranny   formerly Roslea

Hugh Duggan, Graan Abbey NH   &  Kesh

Anniversaries

The Stewart Family, Ross,   Springfield

Charlie Burns & Teresa   Burns, Moyglass

Teresa & Tom Mc   Grenaghan, Enniskillen

Meg & Alfie Connor,   Kinarla Pk, Enniskillen

Philip Maguire, Derrylin

John & Ellen Maguire,   Arney

John & Kathleen Teague,   Lisnaskea

Patrick Mc Manus, Carngreen   & Drumaraw, Boho

Jack Kinney, Enniskillen

Frank Cassidy, Kilmore,   Drumquin