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Clonmany Weekly Bulletin

Sunday 24th March 2002

Local Notes


St. Mary's Church, Clonmany.

St. Michael's Church, Urris.

Oratory, Ballyliffin.

Fr. Jack Farrell, P.P., Tel. 76264.

Fr. Peter Devlin, C.C., Tel. 76114.

Local Notes

Priest on call: Fr. Devlin is on call this week, tel. 76114.

Dr. on Duty: In emergency, tel. 76173.

Stations of the Cross and Rosary in St. Mary's Church on Wed. at 7:30pm. Visitation of the Sick: Fr. Farrell will attend his sick on Monday of this week. Fr. Devlin will attend his sick in Urris on Monday afternoon and all the other areas on Tuesday afternoon.

Trócaire Collection will be taken up this weekend Mar. 23 & 24 (Envelope provided in your box). Please be as generous as you can.

Holy Week:
Monday: In today's Gospel Mary anoints the feet of Jesus, while Judas complains of the waste of money.
Tuesday: Jesus foretells that he will be betrayed by Judas and denied by Peter.
Wednesday: Judas arranges Jesus' fate. Today is called 'Spy Wednesday'.
Holy Thursday: Easter Triduum begins. The Last Supper is remembered this evening at the 'Mass of the Lord's Supper'.
Good Friday - A day of Fast and Abstinence. The death of Jesus is marked. Catholics gather today to honour his cross at the 'Celebration of the Lord's Passion'.
Holy Saturday: No Masses are celebrated today, as the Lord's burial day is remembered. After sunset the Vigil of Easter mark's Jesus' resurrection. Penitential Service in St. Mary's Church and St. Michael's Church this evening, Sun. Mar. 24 at 7pm. Everyone is encouraged to come along and not leave confession to a last minute rush.

Baptisms: We welcome into God's family Natasha Elizabeth Eileen Devlin, Straid. Collections: Parish collection last weekend amounted to €1,641.

Church Restoration Fund amounted to €1,580. Collection for the Education of Students to the Priesthood amounted to €1,353.Thank you for your generosity to all three collections.

Collection for the Holy Land will be taken up on Good Friday.

Pioneer Association: Annual Church Gate Collection will be taken up this weekend March 23 & 24 after all Masses. Please give generously.

Ugandan Collection: The proceeds of all St. Vincent de Paul collections throughout DONEGAL on Easter Sat. & Sun. will go to UGANDA to fund Educational and Agricultural Projects. Please give generously.

Carmelite Retreat Centre: Three evening retreats in preparation for Easter on Mon. 25, Tues. 26 and Wed. 27. All welcome. Tel.04871262512

Chiropodist: Patricia Barnett will be in the Day Centre on Mon. Mar. 25 from 10am. - 2pm. For appointment tel. 76603 on Monday morning.

Are you over 15 and Under 16 on July 16 and would you like to travel overland to Lourdes? A fantastic opportunity to make an unforgettable trip to Lourdes meeting new friends, absorbing the atmosphere, learning the message of Our Lady and Bernadette, taking part in Liturgy, working with the sick, visiting famous places, sampling the local culture and enjoying beautiful French countryside. For further details contact 76114 or The Secretary, Pilgrimage Office, 164 Bishop Street, Derry BT48 6UJ. Tel. 7126 0293 or 7135 2346.

Silver Jubilee Annual Derry Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes under the patronage of The Most Reverend Séamus Hegarty DD Bishop of Derry, July 16 - 21 2002. Fare £389 Sterling. Fare includes £10 Government Tax, Return Air Travel from Belfast to Lourdes, Hotel (Full Board) Airport Taxes, Insurance and Coach Transfers. The fare can be paid by instalments. Booking forms are now available. Invalid booking forms are also available. For an extra £139 Sterling you can spend another three days travelling overland to Paris visiting Nevers to see Bernadette's body and other French Shrines. Return flight is from Paris and coach to Derry. Tel. 76114.

Could you find yourself with us? The Irish Redemptorists are holding an information Day on Sat. Apr. 6 at St. Clement's Retreat House, 722 Antrim Road, Belfast. You are welcome to come and explore our way of life with us. For further information contact 04890783912/04890776500.

Clonmany Town Renewal - Night at the Races in Briney's Bar on Fri. Apr. 12 at 10pm. Horses now on sale in the local outlets.

Your Future can look Brighter with the aid of the Second Change Programme (Parenting Skills, Personal Development, Health Awareness, Financial Planning, Recreation and Leisure). If you are living in Inishowen, aged between 16 - 25, bringing up children on your own, then the above programme is especially for you. For details, contact Mary 077 62218.

Clonmany Sheepdog Association: Meeting in The Ballyliffin Hotel on Tues. Mar. 26 at 9pm. Annual Card Drive in The Ballyliffin Hotel on Good Friday at 9pm. €1,500 in prizes. Supper will be served.

Clonmany Community Games are starting again for another year. We will be taking part in football, quiz's, art, and athletics. Anyone interested will have to fill out a form before taking part in these events. We would like to thank everyone who helped last year, especially Martin Toland who judged the art competition. Training for athletics takes place at Tullagh beach every Wed. from 4:30 - 5:30pm.

Youth Club Draw Results, March 14, week 4:
1st. Kiri Doherty, c/o 13 Gaddyduff. Promoter: Seamus Noone.
2nd. Ellen Ann Grant, Annagh. Promoter: Joan & Marion Grant.
3rd. Margaret McEleney, Binion. Promoter: Emily McEleney.
4th. Sue Houten, Mindoran. Promoter: Laura McDaid.

Mini Lotto Nos. Mar. 16: 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 20.
No jackpot winner. Winners of €15:
Sheila & Aisling Gill, Gorteran. Eileen McDaid, c/o Philip Gill, Binion. Stephen Logue, Glebe, Carndonagh. Kathleen Doherty, c/o Wobbleys. Christopher McEleney (Conn) B'trieve. Jackpot Mar.23: ?1,550


Urris G.A.A. Club

Bingo in St. Mary's Hall on Thurs. at 9:15pm. Spot prizes for Easter.

Céile Classes in St. Mary's Hall on Monday night at 9pm.

Match & Win Results - Thurs. Mar. 14. Years drawn: 1960, 1962, 1970 & 1980. €15 Winners: George Harkin, Annagh. Bridget Kelly (Jack), Letter. Olivia Doherty, Tullagh. Niall Devlin, Annagh. Mary McConway, Dunaff. Jackpot Thurs. March 21, €890.

Senior, Reserve & U16 Training on Wednesday at 8pm.

U12 Training in Straid on Tuesday from 5-6pm.

01/04/'02 All Co. Div. 3 Res. Glenswilly V Urris at 1:30pm.
01/04/'02 All Co. Div. 3 Glenswilly V Urris at 3:00pm.
02/04/'02 I.L. U12B Urris V Burt at 6:15pm.
02/04/'02 I.L. U12A Urris V Burt at 7:00pm.
02/04/'02 U16 Burt V Urris at 7:00pm.

Rasheeny F.C.

Results: Rasheney Res. 1 Culdaff Res. 0

Fixture: Sun. Mar. 24 - Cockhill Celtic V Rasheney F.C. at 2pm.

Golden Goal: Last week's winner was Simon Friel, Dunaff.

Grand Draw: Ticket holders are reminded that for entry into the special extra draw (€500) payment must be made in full by Mar. 31.

Clonmany Shamrocks

Results: Moville Res. 4 Clonmany Res. 2

Fixtures: Sun. 24 - Aileach F.C. V Clonmany Shamrocks at 2pm. Clonmany Res. V Aileach Res. at 11am.

Committee Meeting in the clubhouse on Tues. 26 at 9pm.

Bingo draw winners: 1st.Anthony Doherty, Rasheney. 2nd.Anne McGilloway, Roxtown.

Ladies Training: U14, U16, Ladies - all at Shamrock Park on Fri. at 6pm.


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