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20th September, Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Ita Brennan, Sandholes Road Cookstown
Edward McCloskey, Craigs Road Cookstown
Kathleen Marshall, Rathbeg Cookstown
Emmet McNally, Dunleath Avenue Cookstown
Patsy McKernan, Drum Road Cookstown
Eternal Rest Grant unto her O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon her.
Congratulations to Fr Emlyn McGinn who has been appointed as parish priest of Mullaghbawn (Forkhill). We wish him well in his new position and we thank him for his generous service in Cookstown over the last 6 years. We also warmly welcome Fr Brian Slater, a native of Coalisland, who will become curate here. The appointments take effect from Saturday 3rd October. Every good wish and blessing to them.
Congratulations to the children of Gaelscoil Eoghain who celebrated the Sacrament of Holy Communion on Saturday 12th September. What a wonderful celebration, congratulations to Principal, teachers, choir, musicians and parents for such a lovely celebration.
Congratulations to: Ava Conway, John Joe Coyle, Matthew Coyle, Caitlin Devlin, Cathal, Uí Dhoibhlin, Conrad Glackin, Tiernan Gormley, Katelyn Hamlin, Barney Hutton, Cassie Hughes, Reignah Lennon, Cora McCloskey, Leah O’Neill, Mark Ryan, Patrick Scullion and Finn Sowney.
Damien and Alana on the birth of their daughter
Órlaith Marie Devlin
Aidan and Sarah on the birth of their son
Aidan James Kearney
Sean and Helen on the birth of their daughter
Tilly Kate Madden
We wish them God’s Blessings of good health and happiness.
Saturday 19th September at 11 am – Holy Trinity Primary
Saturday 19th September at 11 am (Sacred Heart Church) – Sacred Heart Primary
Sunday 20th September at 3 pm – Phoenix Integrated Primary and Cookstown Primary
Makes you the most
beautiful person in the world
No matter what you look like.
Monday – Saturday 10 am
Saturday Vigil 6 pm
Sunday 9.30 am
Deacon Eamon will NOT be visiting his housebound parishioners throughout the month of September.
Saturday 19th September 10 am:
Patrick McIvor, Alvaras Kurtinaitiis, Francisco Soares
Saturday 19th September 6 pm:
Shane McCreesh (Month’s Mind)
Sunday 20th September 9.30 am:
Parish Mass Intentions
Sunday 20th September Rock 10.30 am
John McCourt (First Anniversary), Eileen McNamee
Sunday 20th September 12 Noon:
Parish Mass Intentions
Monday 21st September 10 am:
John McCullagh, Eugene Mulligan
Tuesday 22nd September 10 am:
Bernie McDaid, Josie Gilmore, Harry Graham
Wednesday 23rd September 10 am:
Francis Aloysius Bloomer
Thursday 24th September 10 am:
Jim Murphy, Nellie Rooney
Friday 25th September 10 am:
Mary Rose Blewitt, Alice Collins
Saturday 26th September 10 am:
Niall McFadden, Davy and Josie O’Neill, Tommy Sonner
Saturday 26th September 6 pm:
Parish Mass Intentions
Sunday 27th September 9.30 am:
Joseph Rafferty, Johnny McVey, Finbarr McVey
Sunday 27th September Slatequarry 10.30 am:
Sunday 27th September 12 Noon:
Alice Devlin, John Devlin, Anne Devlin
Please state a Mass time for weekend anniversaries.
Sunday Mass will be celebrated outside during the summer months (weather permitting) in Rock and Slatequarry at 10.30 am.
Mass schedule as follows:
Sunday 20th September – Sacred Heart, Rock
Sunday 27th September – St John’s, Slatequarry
A number of parishioners have been enquiring about supporting our parish during this time of no public Mass. You may wish to drop your envelopes into the parish office or make a donation by cheque. For weekly envelopes; cheques may be made payable to ‘Cookstown Church Account’. For Building Fund envelopes; cheques may be made payable to ‘Cookstown Church Building Fund’. We thank you for your donations received to date and appreciate your generosity during these times. All donations will be recorded accordingly.
Holy Trinity College require a temporary part-time cleaner during term time. Immediate start, 4½ hours daily from 10.00am to 2.30pm.
For further information please contact the College on 028 8676 240 to speak to Principal Mrs. Russell.
All parents/guardians of P7 pupils intending to sit the GL Assessment, should note that the closing date for Registration is Friday 16 October 2020. A guide to the registration and assessment procedure can be found at
On Sunday 30th August at Mass in Slatequarry a car parked at the grotto was damaged. If anyone has any information please contact Eileen on 028 8773 8851.
Open Monday to Friday: 9.30 am – 1.30 pm
Tel: 028 8676 3490
Tel: 028 8676 3370
Fr Lawrence Boyle
Fr Emlyn McGinn