Church of the Holy Family Newsletter: Sun. 16th Oct. 2022

Very Rev. Aodhan Cannon, PP.

Rev. Philip Daly, CC Kilclooney

Very Rev. Dean Austin Laverty, PE

Masses can be viewed on the Church webcam at:

Daily and weekend Masses at the usual times.

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

Anniversary and Memorial Masses

Saturday at 7.30pm: Mamie Kennedy, Ard Chonaill; Deceased Molloy Family, Maghera; Patricia Ward, Lagunna.

Sunday at 11.00am: Missa Pro Populo.

Tuesday at 10.00am: Elias Cardoza, Philippines.

Wednesday at 7.30pm: Marion McGill & Deceased Murray Family.

Thursday at 10.00am: Peggy Browne, Aighe & Galway.

Friday at 7.30pm: Con & Teresa Breslin.

Saturday at 11.00am: Patrick & Brigid Breslin, Upper Monargan.

Saturday at 7.30pm: Jim O’Shea, Meenavalley.

Sunday at 11.00am: Missa Pro Populo.

October Devotions

Rosary & Benediction every Sunday at 7.30pm.


Today, we welcome Bishop Alan to the parish as he installs Fr. Aodhan as Parish Priest. There will be a cup of tea afterwards in the Parish Centre. All welcome.

Cemetery Service

Kiltiernan: Sunday 6th November at 2.00pm.

Parish Pastoral Council

The last of three meetings to look at forming a Parish Pastoral Council will take place on Tuesday 18th October at 7.00pm in St. Patrick’s Parish Centre, Donegal Town. You will be more than welcome to come to it.

Ministers of the Word and Eucharist

If you would like to volunteer for Minister of the Word (Readers) and Eucharist please let me know at the Parish email address: or call me.

Cursillo Weekends in Ards Friary

Women: Thursday 20th – Sunday 23rd October.

For more information contact Brid Herron, Bernie Diver or Claire Doherty or Martina on 087-3749024.


Open to submissions for the current year – stories, photos or memories. This year’s annual will be available for Christmas. Closing date for articles is 31st October. Please email or leave them into Diver’s Newsagent.

Crannogbuí NS

Crannogbuí NS are having a Cash for Clobber collection on Tuesday 25th October. Clean old clothes and shoes welcome. Please leave bags at the school from Monday 24th.

Recently Deceased

Brendan Molloy, Drumbarron.

Elias Cardoza, Philippines.

The Creeslough Victims.

Month’s Mind

Peggy Browne, Aighe & Galway.

Eternal Rest grant unto them, O Lord.