Church of the Holy Family Newsletter: Sun. 16th Apr. ’23

Very Rev. Aodhan Cannon, PP.

Rev. Philip Daly, CC Kilclooney

Very Rev. Dean Austin Laverty, PE


2nd Sunday of Easter

Divine Mercy Sunday 16th April 2023

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

Daily and weekend Masses at the usual times.

Anniversary and Memorial Masses

Saturday 7.30pm: Denis Gallagher & Deceased Family, Ballyganny.

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: Noreen McHugh, Leaconnell.

Thursday 10.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Friday 7.30pm: Julia & James McHugh Leaconnell.

Saturday 11.00am: Pete Connolly, Drimaghy Park.

Saturday 7.30pm: Martin & Seamus McNelis, Burkestown; Ted Breslin, Wood Road; Nan & Paddy Sweeney, Drumaha.

Sunday 9.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Sunday 11.00am: Missa Pro Populo.

Recently Deceased

Nora Shovlin, Kinnaughty.

Month’s Mind

Noreen McHugh, Leaconnell.

Martin McNelis, Burkestown

Eternal Rest grant unto them O Lord.

Loughros Heritage Group

Invite you to the launch of “Pointe Luacharois Loughros Point: Placenames of Nooks and Crannies” on Saturday 22nd April at 3.00pm. RSVP

Donegal Diabetes Federation

Recent Church Gate Collection raised €523.00. Thank you.

National Eucharistic Pilgrimage to Knock

Sunday 23rd April. For local bus enquiries phone Cait at 086-3074435.

Assertiveness & Boundaries Course

For women starting Tuesday 18th April 10.00am – 1.00pm in the Downstrands FRC. To book call 074-9545879 or text 087-3851426.


If you haven’t done so already, please return your envelope. Thank you.

Thank You

To all those who helped in any way with the ceremonies over Holy Week and Easter and those who prepared the chapel so beautifully. Blessings on each of you and your families.

Divine Mercy Novena

Continues until next Sunday 16th April.

Diocesan Vocations Retreat

In Drumalis Retreat Centre, Larne for anyone interested in becoming a diocesan priest. Friday 21st April – Sunday 23rd. Contact Fr. Rory on for more details.

Parish Envelopes

Parish envelopes for Sunday 9th April €3522.00.

Thank you for your generous contribution.