Church of the Holy Family Newsletter: Sun. 2nd 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 during this coming week as follows:

Wednesday at 7.30pm: Willie James & Kathleen McNeilis, Burkestown.

Friday at 10.00am: Priest’s Intention.

Friday at 7.30pm: John Curran.

Saturday at 7.30pm: Anne Gildea; Packie Breslin, Cronkeerin.

Sunday at 11.00am: Pro Populo.

October Devotions

Rosary & Benediction every Sunday at 7.30pm.


Fr. Aodhan will be installed as Parish Priest by Bishop Alan on Sunday 16th October at the 11.00am Mass.

Cemetery Services

Kilcashel: Sunday 9th October at 2.00pm.

Kiltiernan: Sunday 6th November at 2.00pm.

Service of Remembrance

A Service of Remembrance for families who have suffered the loss of a baby will be broadcast on Sunday 9th October on Highland Radio at 10.00am. Please light a candle in your home during the service.

Parish Pastoral Council

I was delighted with your response and turnout for the first of the meetings to form a Parish Pastoral Council. It was so encouraging! The next meeting will take place on Tuesday 11th 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.

First Friday Calls

The sick and housebound will be visited on Friday 7th October. If there is anyone who would like to be visited, please let me know.

Cursillo Weekends in Ards Friary

Men: Thursday 13th – Sunday 16th October.

Women: Thursday 20th – Sunday 23rd October.

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

Ceili & Two Hand Dancing Classes

Classes for adults starting on Wednesday 5th October in the GAA Clubhouse from 8.30 – 10.30pm.

Course in Donegal Weaving

Starting soon in Kilcar. For more information call 074-91205000 or visit the website.