THE GRAAN WEEKLY BULLETIN

21st January 2017

Sunday Collection: Thank you for your continued generosity to The Graan. The collection came to £1570

There Development Collection came to £595.

There will be a Development Collection taken up next Sunday 28th January.

 

Eucharist Ministers: Thank you to all who attended last Monday night’s meeting. It was a fruitful meeting. We are looking for new Eucharistic Minister so if you would like to become one please come and speak to one of our Community, who will assist you in your request. If we get new members a training programme will be available.

 

Novena of Hope:. Meeting is tomorrow Monday 22nd January @ 8.30pm in the Prayer Room. The Novena of Hope will take place this year from 3rd/4th – 12th March. We need your help in arranging the various aspects of this important event in the life of The Graan.

 

Readers: We teach, “When Sacred Scriptures are read in Church, God himself speaks to his people; and Christ, present in his own word, proclaims the Gospel.” (Instruction of Roman Missal No 29). To this end we will have a meeting for those who read here at the Graan on Wednesday next the 24th January @ 8.30pm in the old sacristy. The purpose of the meeting is to renew our commitment to this important ministry.

We are also looking for new Readers. If you would like to serve in this ministry please leave your name and telephone number at reception and we will contact you.

 

Guild Mass Cards: We have a wide selection of cards for Deceased, Mass Bouquets, Get Well, You Are In My Thoughts and Prayers, Birthday and Exam Mass Bouquets which cost £2 / €2.50 each.

 

Feasts of the week: Wed – St Francis de Sales (1567 – 1622). His writings had a very important impact on the life of the Founder of the Passionists, St Paul of the Cross. He taught that all can attain a devout spiritual life whatever their position in society. Thursday – Conversion of St Paul, marks the end of Church unity week. We continue to pray for Church Unity throughout the year. Friday – Sts Timothy & Titus. Timothy was the bishop of Ephesus. And Titus was the bishop in Crete.

 

DUTY FOR THE WEEK: Sun & Mon No Duty. Mass @ 8pm – Charles. Tues – Augustine. Wed: Victor. Thurs – Arthur. Fri – Charles. Sat – Charles.

 

St Brigid’s Day - Philip Mc Grade is making us St Brigid’s Crosses. We appreciate and are thankful to Philip for making these Crosses. They will be on sale at our shop at the usual price of £1/ €1. The money will be donated to St Vincent de Paul.

 

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. It will also be the First Friday of the month.   Saturday February 3rd feast of St Blaise we will have Mass & Blessing of throats at the 6.30pm Mass. Ash Wednesday is on 14th February and Easter Sunday is on the 1st of April.

 

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

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

 

Recently   Deceased Anniversaries

Monsignor   Richard Sherry, Dublin formerly Arney

Brendan   Mc Kenna, Kingscourt

Emma   Reid, Druncor Hill, Enniskillen

Patrick   Monaghan, Graan   Abbey NH & Irvinestown

Bridget   Kelly (Bridie) formerly of Killynure & Barbour Court, Enniskillen

Connie   Reihill, Lisnaskea

Sheila   Slevin, Drumgallon

Ellie Marie White, Friars   Way, Enniskillen

The Cadden Family,   Samsonagh, Boho

Joe & Una Leonard,   Monea

Kathleen Quinn, Sligo

Johnny Henderson, Hillview   Pk, Enniskillen

Noel Melanophy & the   Melanophy Family, Belcoo

Maisie & Michael Smith,   Screenagh, Lisnaskea