LOUGH DERG 2021: Lough Derg regrets that it will not be possible in 2021 to reopen Station Island for the Traditional Three Day Pilgrimage or even for the autumn programme of Day Retreats. Lough Derg will again offer the opportunity to “Do Lough Derg from wherever you are” on 3rd – 5th July. The outdoor Pilgrimage on the Lough Shore Pilgrim Path will also be available as the summer goes on. Further information from Lough Derg office 0(0353) 71 9861518 or www.loughderg.org.
Summer Priests Collection: The summer Priests collection takes place on the 20th June. This is the white envelope with yellow strips in your box
Government Guidelines: It is advised that other religious ceremonies such as First Holy Communions and Confirmations should not take place in May and June. Further advice will follow on resumption of these ceremonies when it is safe to do so.
In these times of Government lockdown and restrictions on attendances at public masses, many people who are unable to attend church services are interested in contributing to the support of their parish or their priests. Sincere thanks to all our debit card directly to your parish using the Diocesan website – www.killalodiocese.ie. The full contribution as received by the Diocesan
Please give at least two weeks notice when booking a Mass intention. One intention will be taken for weekday Masses and for Sunday’s NO more than three family intentions will be taken for Clooney and Quin Churches an done intention for Maghera Church. Please ring the Parish Office during office hours 11am-5pm at (065) 6825612. If there is no answer
ALONE manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am – 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.
FitLine is our volunteer telephone line designed to help older people who want to feel a bit healthier, but perhaps don’t have the motivation, confidence or information on where or how to take that first step. The service is completely free. We’re encouraging people to free phone 1800 303 545 and learn more. After you’ve made the first call, a