Church of the Holy Family Newsletter: Sun. 7th May ’23

Very Rev. Aodhan Cannon, PP.

Rev. Philip Daly, CC Kilclooney

Very Rev. Dean Austin Laverty, PE


5th Sunday of Easter

Masses can be viewed on the Church webcams at MCN Media.

Daily and weekend Masses at the usual times

Confession will be available after the 11 o’clock Mass on Saturday.

Anniversary and Memorial Masses

Saturday 7.30pm: John & Kitty Watters, Tullycleave.

Sunday 9.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Sunday 11.00am: Missa Pro Populo.

Monday 10.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Tuesday 10.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Wednesday 7.30pm: Joseph Gallagher, Front St.

Thursday 10.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Friday 7.30pm: Oliver & John Breslin, Monargan & Teresa Shovlin.

Saturday 11.00am: Ruth Grandinetti, New Jersey & Anne McGill, Leaconnell.

Saturday 7.30pm: Nan & Danny Sweeney, Beagh and Deceased McNelis Family.

Sunday 9.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Sunday 11.00am: Missa Pro Populo.

Recently Deceased

Brid Sweeney, Tullymore.

Jim McIntyre, Cork.

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord.

Graveyard Grass Cutting

Grass in the graveyard will be cut on Monday next 8th May.  People might wish to cover their graves prior to Monday.

Raphoe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes

Leaving from Derry on the 23rd May for 5 nights. Few remaining places. Book directly with JWT on 01-2410800.


An Ultreya will be held in the Parish Centre, Donegal Town, on Friday 12th May 2023 at 8.00pm.

First Responders Information Meeting

(Narin, Portnoo & Rosbeg). Thursday 11th May at 7.00pm in the Dolmen Centre. For more information contact Teague on 083-1666634.

Ardara Day Centre

Needs committee volunteers. If you feel you could spare time or skills to support the elderly in the community, please call 087-9459500 for more information.

Accord Marriage Preparation

Are looking for new recruits. If you are interested, please contact or call 01-5053112 for more information.

Lough Derg One Day Retreats

If there was sufficient interest, we could organise a bus on Tuesday 9th May. Please call Fr. Aodhan on 074-9541135 or email parish.

Parish Contribution

Parish contribution for Sunday 30th April €1964.60.

Thank you for your generous contribution.

Parish Envelopes

Thank you to all those who use their parish envelopes. Some of you may wish to set up a direct debit or standing order. Here are the details. Please put your name or envelope number on the information.

Ardara Parish A/C

IBAN: IE83BOFI90490793978859