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Clonmany Weekly Bulletin
Sunday 3rd September
St. Mary's Church, Clonmany.
St. Michael's Church, Urris.
Fr. Jack Farrell, P.P., Tel. 76264.
Fr. Peter Devlin, C.C., Tel. 76114.
Twenty second Sunday in Ordinary Time 3rd September, 2000
Back to School - This is a very exciting week for pupils throughout the parish. Starting in a new school or class is a nervous time for all concer- ned - pupils, parents and teachers. We would like to wish everyone who is involved in education every blessing and success for the coming year - Rath Dé oraibh go léir.
Mass Times, Confessions, & Adoration as follows:
St. Mary's Church:
St. Michael's Church:
Mon. - Fri. 7:30pm. - 9:30pm
Priest on call: Fr. Farrell is on call this week, tel. 76264.
Dr. on Duty: In emergency, tel. 76173.
Saints of the week:
Magheramore Mass Rock: Mass will be celebrated at Magheramore Mass Rock on Sun. Sept. 3 at 9am. This will take the place of the 9am. Mass in St. Mary's Church. (weather permitting)
Pope's Intentions for September: That scientists and the academic world may find in the search for the truth the way to God and to respect the heavenly Father. That relationships between Muslims and Christians may be marked by mutual understanding and respect.
Collections: Parish collection last weekend amounted to £1,327. Church Restoration Fund amounted to £1,138. Thank you for your generosity to both collections.
October Stations: We would appreciate someone in the following
areas to volunteer to host the October Station Mass -
Lough Derg: Celebrate Jubilee Year with One Day Retreat at Lough Derg. A limited number of places still available for Sept. 9/11/16/18/23. Cost £12 includes boat fare and light lunch. No fasting or walking barefoot required. Advance booking essential, contact Linda / Maureen at 072-61518.
Parochial Bingo: in St. Mary's Hall on Friday night at 9pm. Snowball £1,000 on 48 numbers or less. Your support at the parochial bingo is very much appreciated.
Clonmany Parish FAS: Vacancies for administrator and general workers for our new project starting in October. Usual rules apply. Contact Fr. Devlin, tel. 76114.
S.V.P. Pilgrimage to Knock - Sat. Sept. 9. Fare £25, which includes breakfast and evening meal. Anyone interested in making the pilgrimage, contact Eddie Shiels, tel. 76421 or Kathleen Comiskey, tel. 76925 by Tues. Sept. 5.
Clonmany Medical Centre, Cleagh: Booster Vaccinations recommended for all children starting Primary school. Available free of charge from Medical Centre. Ring 76173 for an appointment.
Parish Catechist Training Course: Derry Diocese is beginning a two-year distance learning course for parish Catechists. It will provide trained adults to support religious education in our parishes. The course begins on Sat. Sept. 30 in St. Eunan's College, Letterkenny. If interested, contact Fr. Farrell or Fr. Devlin.
Irish Dancing: Classes re-open in St. Mary's Hall, Clonmany on Tues. Sept. 12 - please note date. New beginners - please contact 76356.
Clan Clonmany: A one day/night demonstration and
advice on skin care/make up will take place in the Day Centre on Tues.
Sept 12 at 8pm. and in The Strand Hotel on Wed. Sept 13 at 10:30am.
Cost £3 per session. For further information, tel. 76193 / 76636.
The Derry Branch of the Samaritans is currently seeking to recruit new volunteers. An open/information evening will be held on Tues. Sept. 5 at 7:30pm. in the Centre at 16 Clarendon Street. During the evening opportunities will be provided to learn about the work of The Samaritans, to meet current volunteers and ask questions. A cup of tea will be provided.
Monthly Draw Results:
Profit for the month of August was £1,070. We thank the promoters for their excellent work and all who support the draw.
Scoil Mhuire re-opens:
Students experiencing financial difficulties at this time, contact any member of the Vincent De Paul Society or tel. 76421 / 76925. All correspondence will be treated in confidence.
Computer Courses: Enrolment nights: Pound St. Carndonagh Tues. Sept 5 & St. Oran's Rd. Buncrana Wed. Sept. 6 at 7pm. Deposit required to secure a place. Tel. 73045.
The Job Club Centre can help you find employment - the next Jobs Club Programme is starting on Sept. 4 in the Offices of Action Inishowen, Mill Brae, Carndonagh, tel. 61376.
Mental Health Association: Annual Church Gate Collection will be taken up next weekend Sept. 9 & 10, after all Masses. This helps towards the day-to-day running of the Day Centre.
Foyle Hospice invites you to take part in Ireland's biggest coffee morning on Thurs. Sept. 21 to help raise funds. The idea behind Ireland's biggest coffee morning is very simple. The Hospice asks individual hosts and companies to invite friends and colleagues for coffee. For each cup of coffee served they ask for a donation of £1. The Hospice need as many people as possible to join as Coffee Morning Hosts. Gatherings of any size are more than welcome - from 2 - 2000 and can be held anywhere - at home, in clubs, schools, workplaces, the possibilities are endless. A pack containing Bewleys coffee, posters, guest invitations, host guidelines and collection box will be sent to all hosts. For further information, phone Terri at 028 71351010 or Teresa at 028 71264917.
Clonmany Tug-o-war Club: World Champions special Members Draw and Dance on Fri. Nov. 24 in The Ballyliffin Hotel. Music by Foyle Show Band Show. 1st. Prize: £14,000 2nd. Prize: Sun Holiday Value £2,000. 3rd. Prize: A Super 32" T.V. 4th. Prize: 1,000 Lt. Home Heating Oil. Plus many more - Combi Unit, Deep Freeze, Microwave Oven, Video Recorder, Vouchers, Mobile Phones etc. - Limited to 400 tickets. Payable over four months - £100.
New Season Bowls starts Sept. 5th & 6th. in St. Mary's Hall. New members welcome.
Totally Toddlers Playschool: Re-opens Tues. Sept. 5. For enquiries tel. 76401.
Clonmany Festival: Meeting in the Square Bar on Mon. Sept. 4 at 9pm.
Carmel's Hair salon will be closed on Mon. Sept. 4.
Youth Club Registration night will take place on Tues. Sept. 5 at 8:30pm. The club will open for activities on Mon. Sept. 18. For more details, tel. 76772
Youth Club Winners, Week 30, Aug. 31
Rasheeny F.C. News:
Result: Gleneely Colts 0 Rasheeny F.C. 4
Committee Meeting in Ballyliffin Hotel on Tues. Sept. 5 at 9:30pm. sharp.
Urris G.A.A. Club:
Club Meeting on Wed. at 9pm. in the clubhouse.
3/9/00 U14 "B" Inishowen Final Urris V Malin in Carn at 11am. Bus leaves Urris via Clonmany at 10:15am. U16"A" Inishowen Final - Urris V Buncrana in about two weeks.
Match & Win Results Thurs. Aug. 31
Bingo in the Youth Club on Thurs. at 9pm. Jackpot £5,000 on 45 nos. or less.