THE GRAAN WEEKLY BULLETIN

26th November 2017

The Collection last Sunday came to £1542. Thank you for your kind contributions. There will be a Development Collection taken up after communion today.        

Today is the Feast of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe.

 

The Graan Draw Winners: 1st Prize – M Mimnaugh, Braden Rd, Drumquin.   2nd Prize £1000 – M Doherty, Letterbreen.

The following ten people won £200 – P Holt, Monea, B O Connor, Belleek, M Cetrauskas, Derrylin, G Cosgrove, Derrylin, D Maguire, Belleek, R O Keefe, Belturbet, P Mc Swiggan, Derry, A Curran, Carrigallen, J Masterson, Cavanaleck, R Mc Cleery, Lisbellaw. Sellers of winning tickets each receive £50. M Minnaugh,M Doherty, P Mc Brien, M Keown, T Keane, G Cosgrove, M Greene, D Duffy, B Mc Caffrey, A Curran, J Masterson.

Dinner Dance: The Dinner Dance thankfully was a great success. Thanks to everyone who supported us and particularly to those who helped with its organisation, donated Raffle and Spot prizes and bought tickets. You were magnificent and we cannot thank you enough in these difficult times. Thanks to the Armitage Brothers, Monaghan’s Garage, Lisnaskea for the superb service they gave us. Thanks to everyone who bought tickets in Martin Rooneys, Lisnaskea, Derrylin, The Diamond, Enniskillen, Lilleys Centra, Joe Mahon, Irvinestown, Dunnes Stores & TESCO for all their help with the Draw. Sincere thanks to all who helped in any way with the Draw & Dinner Dance. All your efforts are deeply appreciated and your generosity is your greatest virtue. God reward you all.

 

Advent Season: Take a moment to prepare seriously for Christmas! Fr Charles will give a talk on the characters in the Advent story over the next four Tuesday nights. It begins this Tuesday 28th November at 8.30 in the Prayer Room. Everyone welcome.

 

Christmas Mass Bouquets: We have a wide selection of Christmas Mass Bouquets which cost £2 / €2.50 each. Enrolling your family and friends on our daily Mass Guild makes a special Christmas gift.

 

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

Thurs: Arthur   Fri: Anthony. Sat (5 - 6): Anthony.    (Celebrants may change as circumstances dictate).

 

READERS AND MINISTERS:It’s important that all readers and ministers are present for the Masses they have been assigned to. If for some reason you can’t be here please do all you can to ensure a substitute stands in for you.

 

Altar Servers: A meeting for the Altar Servers and their guardians takes place on Dec 4th from 7.15pm – 7.45pm. If any child would like to become an altar server please come along on the evening also.

 

Christmas Carol Service with Caritas: Takes place here in The Graan Church on Saturday 16th December @ 8pm. Donations on the night go to Donation in lieu Fermanagh Stroke Support Group.

 

St Joseph’s College Christmas Fair! Friday 1st December in school assembly hall.  7-9pm Santa will make an appearance!  Gifts and prizes galore, festive fun for the family. Admission £1 Per adult, Children go free.

 

Belcoo Annual Christmas Charity Craft Fair in the Community Centre on Sunday 3rd Dec 12 - 4pm. The selected charity this year is NI Children's Hospice. The organisers would love to hear from anyone who could give some help during the dayand would appreciate any donations for the raffle. Contact Marion on 07590057671 or Elish on 07544707091

 

The Shop: Our shop has restocked for Christmas. There is a wonderful selection of cribs on display as well as candles, cards and suitable gifts for Christmas. Bulletin: Please take a bulletin home with you. They are free.

Recently Deceased Anniversaries

Clare Prendergast, Thomastown,   Kilkenny

Pat Grimes, Beragh

Katie Sweeney, Belcoo

Pat Heerey, Maudabawn, Cootehill  

Lucy Suttle, Holyhill Rd,   Enniskillen & Brookeborough

Josie Treanor, Ballinode

Colette Hughes, Maguiresbridge        

                      

Anniversaries

Deborah & Leo Gordon &   Son Michael Gordon,

   & The O Donoghue Family, Dingle

Anthony Kelly, London

Kevin Leonard, Largy, Garvary

Vera Mc Gurran, Carrigan Pk,   Enniskillen

Joe & Molly Duffy, Monea

John & Mairead Treanor,   Lislap, Omagh

Michael Keown, Manchester

Tony, Tom, Angela &   Josephine D’Arcy, Fairview Av, Enniskillen

Uaneen Fitzsimmons, Ardglass, Co   Down

James Kerrigan & the   Kerrigan & the Carrigan Families, Enniskillen, Mullaghdun, Moneygashel & Blacklion

Davey Cassells, Derry

Mary & Peter Conway,   Aughavas, Co Leitrim.

John Long & The Long   Family & Ita O Callaghan, Dublin

Bernie Mc Govern, Derrygonnelly