THE GRAAN WEEKLY BULLETIN

3rd February 2019

Sunday Collection: The collection came to £1545. The Development Collection came to £590. Thank you for your continued generosity to The Graan.

There will be a Development Collection taken up next Sunday 10th.

 

Today is 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time: Jesus has come as the prophet to all nations. There is no limit to the mercy and salvation he brings only the willingness to accept him.

 

Thanks to Philip Mc Grade who has been making us St Brigid’s Crosses. We appreciate and are thankful to Philip for making these Crosses and £500 will be donated to Mary’s Meals, Enniskillen Branch.

 

The Feast of St Blaise (blessing of the throats) will not be celebrated today 3rd of February as it falls on a Sunday. However we’ll hold the service of Blessing of the throats on Monday 4th February after 8pm Mass.  

 

February’s Church Cleaning Group meet on Wednesday 6th:E Wilson, A O’Reilly-Colton, K Thompson, C Mc Cool & D Flynn. We are 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.

 

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

 

Novena of Hope 2019: takes place this year from 23rd / 24th March – 1st April.  

 

DUTY FOR THE WEEK: Sun & Mon No Duty. Mass @ 8pm (Blessing of the Throats) Arthur.

Tues – Arthur. Wed: Victor. Thurs – Arthur. Fri – Charles.   Sat – Charles.  

 

HEALING and individual prayer and anointing with blessed oil on Thursday 7th February @ 8.20pm. Everyone is welcome.

 

Guild Mass Cards: We now have Wedding, New Home & Mass of the Angles, With Deepest Sympathy On Your Sad Loss, Mass Bouquet cards etc available at £2 / €2.50 each.

 

Feasts: Tues – St Agatha of Sicily (virgin martyr). Born in Palermo Sicily and martyred in 251 AD. She is one of 7 women, who along with the Blessed Virgin Mary are commemorated by name in the Eucharistic Prayer. Wed: St Paul Miki and Companions martyred at Nagasaki Japan in 1597, along with 6 Franciscans, 17 Franciscan Tertiaries and 3 Jesuits died suspended on crosses. Thurs – St Mel died in 488. A disciple of St Patrick and reputed to have given the religious veil to St Brigid.

 

International Day of Prayer against Human Trafficking takes place on Friday next 8th February. Each year around 2.5 million people are victims of trafficking and slavery.

 

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 of charge. If you are not taking a bulletin home with you please leave it neatly at the end of your seat. Thank you.


Recently   Deceased Anniversaries

Bishop Boniface, Botswana

Eamon Malanaphy, Kinawley

James Mc Caffrey, Hillview,   Enniskillen

Charles Slevin, Omagh

 

Anniversaries

Joe Shannon, Drumlyon   Drive, Enniskillen

Vincent & Sarah Fee,  Arney

The Fee Family, Arney

Patrick Maguire, Kinarla Pk, Enniskillen

Br Mark O Reilly, The Graan Monastery

Bridget Duffy, Doagh,   Derrygonnelly

Elizabeth & Benny   Breen, Brookeborough

Jim Magee, Boho

Francis Patrick Duffy,   Birmingham

Tommy Doherty, Coys,   Dromore

John & Mary Deery,   Eskra

John & Kevin Ward,   Eskra, Tullycrorker

Bernard & Margaret   Flanagan, Boho

Adrian & Kevin Cassidy,   Monea

Patrick, Margaret &   Siobhan Shannon, Carrickaheenan, Bellevue, Enniskillen

Joan Higgins, Springfield

Owen Gormley, Roscor,   Belleek

Jack Duffin, Belfast