Easter Sunday 17th April 2022
Anniversary & Month’s Mind Masses
Mass will be offered for the following people on the occasion of an Anniversary or Month’s Mind. We remember them, their families and loved ones in our prayers.
Sunday 17th April 12Noon Charles Doherty
Monday 18th April 10.00am Anna Harkin
Tuesday 19th April 10.00am Sammy & Mary Wilson
Friday 22nd April 7.30pm Betty Thornton
Saturday 23rd April 6.00pm The Cassidy Family
Sunday 24th April 12 Noon John Lynch & Lynch Family
Monday 25th April 7.30pm Danny O’Connor & Nora Creighton
Wednesday 27th April 10.00am Rosemary Harkin
Wednesday 27th April 7.30pm Tommy Starrs
Thursday 28th April 7.30pm Jimmy McClenaghan
Friday 29th April 7.30pm Frances Kelly
Saturday 30th April 6.00pm Don Gormley
Change of Mass Times Please note there will be NO Evening Mass from Monday 18th
April to Thursday 21st April inclusive. Morning Mass will be at 10.00am from Monday to
Friday. Normal Mass times resume on Friday 22nd April.
Confessions will resume on Saturday morning 23rd April after 10.00am Mass.
There will be no Adoration in Long Tower Church on Wednesday 20th April.
Support Trocaire This Lent: Please return your donations as soon as possible.
Divine Mercy Novena starts on Good Friday 15th April until the first Saturday of Easter 23rd April, leading into Divine Mercy Sunday 24th April.
The Parish Office will be closed from Good Friday 15th April at 2.00pm and will re-open on Monday 25th April at 9.00am.
LAST WEEK’S ENVELOPE COLLECTION AMOUNTED TO £1950.00
LAST WEEK’S RENOVATION COLLECTION AMOUNTED TO £551.00
Baptisms: Please contact the Parish Office for dates.
Parish Office: You can contact the Parish Office by Phone on 028-71262301 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Visitation of the Sick. For urgent sick calls please contact the parish office on 028-71262301 or 02871262894.
Rest In Peace: We extend our sincere sympathy to the family and friends of; Margaret Wallis- Virginia, USA, Agnes Box- Capall Court, Angela Waterkamp-Lecky Road
Baptisms: We welcome into the family of God; Savanah Crumlish, Blossom Holden & Rua Sheerin.
“It is to the glory of my Father that you should bear much fruit and then you will be my disciples.” Are you being called to love the Lord and His people as a diocesan priest? If you are considering such a vocation, contact your local priest or the Diocesan Vocations Director, Fr Pat O’Hagan, PP Moville, at email@example.com or email the National Vocations Office: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Divine Mercy Sunday: Sunday 24th April is Divine Mercy Sunday. To celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday as requested by Jesus, we ask you to venerate the Divine Mercy image immediately before Mass commences. The four requirements to obtain the full plenary indulgences are;
- Go to confession within 9 days either side or when possible
- Receive Holy Communion in a state of grace
- Publicly venerate the Image prominently displayed
- Do an act of mercy for someone on the day
Rosary at the Grottos: The Rosary will be prayed each day during the month of May at hundreds of grottos around the Island of Ireland. To see a list of locations, or to register a grotto (or other suitable location) simply visit www.coastalrosaryireland.ie You can also register by texting 087 278 6552. We are praying for Ireland and for peace in the world.
The Matt Talbot Prayer Society prays daily for those with addictions. Do you or somebody you know suffer from an addiction? Yes? Join us at the Shrine of Matt Talbot in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Sean Mc Dermot Street, Dublin on Sunday 12th June at 2:00pm-4:30pm, where we will pray for freedom from addiction through Jesus. This will be a day when Ireland unites in prayer to rid our country from the plague of addiction. For more information, visit www.matttalbotprayersociety.com or contact email@example.com ROI (048) 71262894.
Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service seeking Marriage Preparation Programme Facilitators: Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service is currently recruiting volunteers to train as marriage preparation programme facilitators. Accord is seeking registration of interest from those who have a positive attitude towards marriage in the Catholic Church and the enthusiasm to be part of a team supporting couples who are preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage. Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service has 54 centres in dioceses across the island. Successful applicants will receive professional training and will be part of a team delivering marriage preparation programmes locally in accordance with best practice. Contact Deirdre 07980898399 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date for receipt of registration of interest forms to be included in Selections for this year is Friday May 27th 2022. Registration of Interest form and additional information about becoming a facilitator is available on www.accordni.com
Accord’s free and confidential ‘Relationships Support Phone Line’ for marriages, families and relationships offers support to those experiencing extra pressure due to social restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The three numbers are: Accord CLG – 01 531 3331, Accord Dublin – 01 905 9555, Accord NI – 028 9568 0151 or 00353 1 531 3331.
Accord Derry Virtual Interactive Marriage Preparation Courses, Tuesday 17th/ Wednesday 18th May 2022 & Tuesday 7th/ Wednesday 8th June 2022. Due to the demand Accord Derry are facilitating these extra courses. The courses will be going online for booking on Monday 25th April 2022. Booking early is advised as places are in demand. For a place on the course please go to www.accordni.com.