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Sunday, 17th June 2012

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

First Reading: Ezekiel 17:22-24
I make low trees grow.

Second Reading:
Corinthians 5:6-10

Whether we are living in the body or exiled from it, we are intent on pleasing the Lord.

Gospel: Mark 4:26-34
It is the smallest of all the seeds;
yet it grows into the biggest shrub of them all.




Vigil Saturday – 6.00 pm

St Michael’s 8.00 am, 9.30 am, 11.00 am & 12.30 pm

St Mary’s Lisbellaw – 10.00 am




Sunday 17th June

11th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jesus said: “What can we say the Kingdom of God is like?” We all have our own ideas of what the Kingdom of God is like and because of that we need to listen carefully to what Jesus says about it because he is the only one who does know! In the two parables today he tells us first of all that it is God’s kingdom. God is at work in us and around us all the time even when we are not attentive to him. He also tells us that the small things are the key to the growth of God’s kingdom. These have a very important message for us in our main relationships of faith, hope and love in marriage, family life and our faith community. God is present in all of these, working to bring us to maturity. Our contribution is to be found in the small things of love – giving time to one another; showing affection to one another; affirming one another; forgiving one another etc. We are standing on holy ground!

Fr. Johnny Doherty, C.Ss.R.

Reflection ~ How can I tell of such love to me?

You made me in your image and hold me in the palm of your hand,
your cords of love, strong and fragile as silk bind me and hold me.
Rich cords, to family and friends, music and laughter echoing in memories,
light dancing on the water, hills rejoicing.
Cords that found me hiding behind carefully built walls and led me out,
love that heard my heart break and despair and rescued me,
love that overcame my fears and doubts and released me.
The questions and burdens I carry you take, to leave my hands free-
to hold yours, and others, free to follow your cords as they move and
swirl in the breeze, free to be caught up in the dance of your love,
finding myself in surrendering to you.
How can I tell of such love? How can I give to such love?
I am, here am I. (Catherine Hooper)



Priest on Duty: : Fr John Skinnader - Phone 028 66322075


Weekend Mass Times: St Michael’s: Vigil – Saturday 6.00 pm

Sunday – 8.00 am; 9.30 am; 11.00 am 12.30 pm

St Mary’s Lisbellaw: Sunday 10.00 am

Confessions: Saturday 11.30am – 1.30pm & 5.30 – 5.45pm



Sat 16th June (Vigil 6.00pm) Private Intention

Sun 17th June (Lisbellaw) Private Intention
(Next Sunday: James O’Doherty, Belmore Street )
Second Reader : Sinead Cleary; Prayers of the Faithful: Leanne Johnston

Mon 18th June 11th Week in Ordinary Time
10.00 am Dooris, Craig and Brown families, Enniskillen and London
6.00pm Convent Francis Stewart, Old Rossorry

Tues 19th June 11th Week in Ordinary Time
8.00am Convent Paddy & Kathleen McCusker, Windmill Hghts.
10.00 am John & Nora Connolly and Marian Connolly, Erne Drive and Hillview Road

Wed 20th June The Irish Martyrs
8.00am Convent Paddy & Betty Maguire, Townhall Street
10.00am Flanagan family, Henry Street

Thurs 21st June St Aloysius Gonzaga,
8.00am Convent Hugh & Margaret McGinty, and McGinty family, Enniskillen and England, Margaret Carson, Queen Street and Drumm family
10.00am Eduardo N Heyrosa, Phillipines

Fri 22nd June 11th Week in Ordinary Time
10.00am Harriet, Jack and Leo Fivey, Drumbawn and Boa Island
and John & Bill Maguire, Meadow Lane and Coventry
7.30pm Vincent Rogers, Carron Close

Sat 23rd June The Nativity of St John The Baptist
10.00am Eileen Jones, College Gardens and McConnell family, Derrygonnelly;
Frank Irvine, Corban Avenue, Toner & Maguire families, Dame Street and Corban Avenue and Teresa Gallagher, Corban Avenue;
Bernie Lynam, Riverside.

Deaths: We pray for the recently deceased:

Mary O’Hora, Kiltimagh, Co Mayo;

Kathleen O’Connell, Tulleevin Park and Millcroft;

Josephine Elliott, Derrygonnelly;

Rose Holden, Lisnarick.

May he rest in peace.




Weekly Offering 10.06.12 £3646.28

Second Readers: 23rd / 24th June; Vigil –Matthew Murphy: 9.30am: Tarlach Russell:
11. 00am- Christiana Joseph : 12.30pm – Elezabeth Mathew.

Prayers of the Faithful: 23rd / 24th June; Vigil – Dean Lynch: 9.30am-Lauren McGinty ; 11.00am –Eoin Donnelly; 12.30pm –Teena Matthew.

Children’s Liturgy each Sunday at 11.00am Mass. Open to all primary school children. Come along to hear the Word of God made easy.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament each Friday after 7.30pm Mass to 9.00pm and Tuesdays after 10.00am Mass to 1.00pm in St Michael’s Church except on a Tuesday morning of a funeral when Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be held in the Crypt.
St Fanchea’s College are having a Table Quiz in Gaels Club this Friday, 15th June at 9.30pm for Fr John’s Missionary Project in Sudan. All welcome!!!

Sean & Mary Magee & family would like to thank everyone who supported their recent Wine and Cheese Evening for Fr John’s Missionary Project in South Sudan.
The total raised so far is £2500. Donations are still open. Thank you.

St Michael’s Parish

Monthly Draw ~ Month 8

£1,000.00 Mary Holden, 22 Galliagh Terrace
Promoter: Pat Moohan, 24 Galliagh Terrace

£500.00 Jacqueline Armstrong, 19 Galliagh Park
Promoter: Conal O’Donnell, 38 Galliagh Park

£300.00 Anna Bannon, Ballintarson, Lisbellaw
Promoter: Margaret Maguire, 5 Brackvede Park

£200.00 Helena Cleary, 30 Hillview Park
Promoter: Carol Keaveney, 12A Market Street

Parish Draw – Month 9 on Monday, 9th July 2012

Baptisms: We welcome into the Christian Community children baptised during the month of May: Martyna Bilewicz, 24 Cherry Walk; Luke Bryan Anthony Maughan, 118 Hillview Road; Sophie Mary McDonnell, 12 Oakfield Court; Juliet Veronicq, 80 Silverhill Manor; Caiden Aaron Lindsay, 2 Lisgoole Park; Kasjan Zdunik, 2 Rossory Terrace; Abbie Hannon, 76 Rossorry Church Road.

Baptisms for July: Sunday, 18th July at 3.00pm and Saturday, 28th July at 4.00pm. Preparation session Wednesday 4th July at 8.00pm St Michael’s

Launch of Webcam ‘Coffee Morning’ on Saturday 23rd June from 10.30am – 1pm in St Michael’s Parish Centre. Cameras have been installed and appropriate permissions obtained for daily & Sunday liturgies to be viewed worldwide by live stream over the Internet via a link on the Parish website. This will be particularly beneficial for patients in the new South West Acute Hospital where a dedicated channel will soon be made available on room televisions for patients to view Mass and Eucharistic Adoration as well as other liturgies. The service will be further extended to the Nursing Homes and via broadband and set top boxes. Parishioners who have broadband/ internet access may also access all broadcasts on their computers or by a set top box costing £99. This will be explained at the launch. The Knights of St Columbanus have been supporting the development of this project and would invite you to a live demonstration of the WEBCAM at the Coffee Morning. Proceeds to help fund the project.

Devenish Partnership Forum’s annual Health Fair - Saturday, 16th June 12—3pm in Holy Trinity PS (Cornagrade). Fun day for all the family.

St Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society – Annual Pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday, 23rd June. Bus leaving Hall’s Lane at 9.00am. Phone 028 66324439. Everyone welcome! Annual subscription of £6 now due.

St Vincent de Paul Bus Trip for Senior Citizens will be held this year on Wednesday 27th June . Pick-up points: 10.30am Rossole Guest House, Sligo Road. 10.35am-Mullen’s, Sligo Road. 10.40am-Queen St Bus Stop. 10.40am-Bottom of Market St. 10.45am-Convent Gates. 10.45am- Irvinestown Rd Bus Shelter. 10.45am-Martin Rooney’s. Buses leave for Bundoran at 11.00am and will leave Bundoran at 9.00pm

Cornagague PS re-union on 30th June 2012. Mass at 6pm in St Macartan’s Church, Aghadrumsee. Refreshments and entertainment in St Macartan’s PS. Tickets £5. Contact: 028 67751593 or 028 67721762.

Vulnerable Adults ~ Copies of Good Practice Procedures and Code of Conduct available in the Parish Office Monday – Friday 10.30am – 2.30pm.

St Michael’s Bookshop: Selection of Wedding Candles, Eucharistic Congress Rosary Mementoes, beautiful Cards for all occasions.

Lough Derg - Three Day Retreats continues to 15th August. For reservations contact 028 68632391 or; on line:

Rosary is recited daily after 10.00am Mass in St Michael’s Church, except on the morning of a funeral when it will be recited in the Crypt.

Divine Mercy Holy Hour in St Michael’s Church each Sunday from 7.00-8.00pm with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.

Papal Blessing Parchments – A lovely Wedding Gift. For more information contact St Michael’s Bookshop telephone 028 66324771 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10.30am – 5.00pm and Saturday 10.30am – 1.00pm.

Marriage Paperwork: Any Parishioner getting married, in this parish or elsewhere (even in another Christian denomination) is asked to contact the Parish Priest through the Parish Office (028 6632627) at least six months beforehand.

St Vincent de Paul 028 66329893 Good quality clothes needed. Please leave at ‘Vincent’s shop, 24 Church Street, Monday-Saturday 10.00am- 5.00pm.

Al-anon Does someone in your family drink too much? Is it making you lonely and unhappy – causing money problems- creating stress? It might be your partner, child or your mother or father. If you would like to share your worries with people who understand because they have had them too – phone Al-anon 02890 682368 for nearest group contact.

Aware Defeat Depression Meetings on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month in the Aisling Centre at 7.30 pm.

The Sick and Elderly will be attended this week, usual days and areas . If you would like a priest to call with someone in your family circle who is house- bound please let us know. Phone 028 66322075 or 028 66322627.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament each Friday after 7.30pm Mass to 9.00pm and Tuesdays after 10.00am Mass to 1.00pm in St Michael’s Church except on a Tuesday morning of a funeral when Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will be held in the Crypt.

Children’s Liturgy each Sunday at 11.00am Mass. Open to all primary school children. Come along to hear the Word of God made easy.

ACCORD Marriage Preparation Courses 2012

Dates 5th/6th October; 9th/10th November

Marriage Preparation Course should be completed at least 4 months before marriage. Application forms available from ACCORD Secretary, St Michael’s Parish Office, phone 66325696.

Marriage Paperwork: Any parishioner getting married, in this parish or else- where (even in another Christian denomination), is asked to contact the Parish Priest through the Parish Office (028 6632627) at least six months beforehand.

The 6th Annual ALL IRELAND RALLY FOR LIFE will be held in Belfast on Saturday, 7th July. Join thousands of people from across Ireland for this fun-filled family day out. Book your seat NOW on the Coach travelling to the Rally from your area. For more details please contact 028 90278484 or click on