19th of July 2023

Newsletter 19th of July 2023



the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cavan H12 E5C7: On Wednesday 19th July, author Jim Towey, trusted advisor and devoted friend of Mother Teresa, will share stories of her mission, life, and connection with Ireland at a speaking event in the Diocesan Pastoral Centre's Drumlane Room from 7p.m. to 8:30p.m. With a book-signing opportunity beforehand from 6:30p.m. A sacred relic of Saint Teresa of Calcutta will be displayed for veneration in The Conaty Chapel on the same day from 2 pm until 9pm approximately when a blessing with the relic will be imparted.  Mass will be celebrated at 3 pm and 6 pm   Petitions or Offerings may be sent to the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, The Conaty Centre, Cullies, Cavan H12 E5C7.  All petitions received will be placed beside the relic during its visit.  Please write “Petitions” on the top left hand corner of the envelope.  For further information, please contact 086 0400 688 or the Diocesan Pastoral Centre on 049 437 5004.


Aughawillan Whist Drive Results

1st Lady Carl Johnston 146

2nd Myrtle Neill 144
3rd Una McLoughlin 143
½ time Mary Maguire
1st Pat Stringer 148
2nd Kathleen O’Gorman 146
3rd Pat Flanagan 143
½ time Brian McGlade
Hatcher Doreen Woods
longest sitting Michael Flanagan
raffle: Jim Young / Geraldine McCaffrey /Michael Flanagan /Pat Stringer



Lots of fun, creativity, and imagination is all that's needed for Dawn's Art Camp Mon July 24th - Wed 26h July, suitable for Children 1st to 6th Class, in the Den Ballinamore. Contact 086 311 5647 

NORTH WEST STEM FEST: 31st July to Aug 4th, the creative experience in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths for teens takes place in the Island Theatre, Ballinamore. It's a great opportunity for teens to enjoy company with friends in a safe, fun and educational environment. Tonnes of activities planned including The Duckie Bungee and Juggling quadratic equations. For more information, or to sign up, contact Seán Mc Weeney on 089 9596278.



20th St Alpollinaris, and 22nd July St Mary Magdalene. Sunday 23rd is World day of Prayer for Grandparents & the Elderly   
Office Phone:  071 9644039 

Hours: Mon, Weds & Fri  9:30 am–2:30pm. Tues and Thurs 12:30 to 2:30 pm

Email: ballinamore@kilmorediocese.ie 

Website: ballinamoreparish.com

Fr. Seán Mawn P.P. (Home) 071 96 81992 Mobile 087 686 9040

Fr. Johnnie Cusack C.C.        Mobile 087 240 8409   

Fr. John Mc Mahon 049-4339610 Mob. 086-2126582 (Carrigallen)

NO WEEKDAY MASSES: From Monday 17th July until and including Saturday morning 22nd July.

Sun 23rd July 11 am Patrick and Margaret (Drumrane), Philomena and Philip Kelly, and Noreen and Peter Cody 

Tommy McCormack Jnr (Spike) 4th Anniversary 

 Trevor Martin (Lahard)

Fiona Duignan (Kiltymooden

CONFESSIONS AVAILABLE: Saturdays after the 11am Mass in Ballinamore Church, and on request at any time.

Aughnasheelin, St. Mary’s Church: Fri 14th & 28th 7pm & Sat 15th & 29th 8.15 pm 

RECENT DEATHS: we pray for the souls of Tommy Maguire (Drumbibe) who was buried on Wednesday in Aughnasheelin, and all the faithful departed. May they Rest in Peace

BALLINAMORE PRAYER GROUP 8 pm on Tuesday night at the Parish Centre. Come along and invite your friends.



Corraleehan: Sunday 30th July Mass at 12 noon

Aughnasheelin: Sunday 6th August Mass at 12 noon

Aughawillan: Sunday 13th August Mass at 9:45 am 

Oughteragh: Sunday 20th August mass at 1 pm


ESCORTED PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK SHRINE: Sunday 6th August 2023. €549.00 per person sharing.  Price includes return bus transfer, 3 nights’ in Knock House Hotel with Full Board.  All entertainment and excursions included. Day trips to Westport, Ballintubber Abbey, Croagh Patrick, Fr. Peyton Centre.  Single supplement €150.00. 

Contact Patricia on 087 1890 236 or email knockpilgrimages@gmail.com


DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK takes place on Wed. 9th August 2023, the Feast of St Felim, the Patron Saint of the Kilmore Diocese. Ceremonies begin at 2pm with the outdoor Stations of the Cross and Rosary Procession. The 

Celebration of Mass and the Anointing of the Sick will take place at 3pm. Bishop Martin Hayes will be the Main Celebrant. A special invitation is extended to all families from across the diocese.


BELFAST TO KNOCK PEACE WALKERS: We are now just a few of weeks away from having our friends from Belfast pass through our town as they walk to Knock over five days on their Peace Pilgrimage. Over the years the parish has always opened their hearts and homes to the walkers and have been most generous and supportive to those walking the pilgrimage, Mass will be on Thursday 20th July at 7:30pm. All parishioners are welcome to come and experience the Mass, the music and the liturgy that the Cursillio members bring to their celebrations.


QQI Level 5 course in Health Nutrition and Food Science 

starting in September in The Further Education and Training Centre – Drumshanbo, located in the Enterprise Centre on the Hilly Road and ran by the Mayo Sligo and Leitrim Education and Training Board (MSLETB). For more information please go to www.vtosleitrim.ie, www.fetchcourses.ie, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @VTOSLeitrim, email Seán Bailey at seanbailey@msletb.ie or call on 086-0624200.



Advertising space in our Reunion commemorative book is €50 for ½ page or €100 for full page advertisement. To advertise contact Geraldine 086 337 6411 aughnasheelin50years@gmail.com


Are you affected by misuse of alcohol or drugs by another individual? 5 Step Support can help you; it’s free, non-judgemental, one-one consultation service. Putting your needs and wellbeing first, helping you manage often stressful, difficult and emotional issues. If you would like further information please contact 071 915 0578/085 875 9319 or email sligoleitrim@alcoholforum.com you don’t have to be addicted to suffer from addiction!


21st July, music by Pat McKenna and Glenshane Country. Doors open 9pm dancing 9.30 to 11.30. Refreshments served.



a sub Committee of the development group are developing a historical record of our Parish.  All historical or folklore stories are welcome. Please call Maura Mulvey 087 648 6967 or send to aughnasheelindevelopment@gmail.com we look forward to hearing from you.

BALLINAMORE GREENWAY PARKRUN: celebrating their 1st Birthday Saturday 15th July at 9.30am. It would be great to see everyone and anyone who has run, walked or volunteered in the last year here for the birthday cake and refreshments served after the parkrun. No need to bring presents


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