Sunday, 19th November 2017

Carols by Candlelight on the 20th December at Holy Trinity Church

Posted on 17. Nov, 2017 in Faith, NEWS, Parish News

Carols by Candlelight will take place in Holy Trinity Church on Wednesday 20th December 2017 featuring Karol McGuckin, Malachy Cush, Plunkett McGartland, Holy Trinity College and Holy Trinity Primary. Tickets are £15 and on sale at schools, parish office and the sacristy.

Prayer Sheet for November 2017

Posted on 09. Nov, 2017 in Faith, Parish News, Parish Prayer Sheet

Parish Monthly Prayer Sheet for November is now available to download.

Prayer Sheet November 2017

Prayer Sheet for September 2017

Posted on 17. Sep, 2017 in Faith, Parish News, Parish Prayer Sheet

Parish Monthly Prayer Sheet for September is now available to download.

Prayer Sheet September 2017

‘Cash Returns Tribute’ Parish Fundraiser on 8th September 2017

Posted on 22. Aug, 2017 in Faith, NEWS, Parish News

Parish Fundraiser with all proceeds going towards Holy Trinity Church building fund. Johnny Cash and June Carter tribute show are appearing at the parochial centre on Friday 8th September at 8.45pm. Doors open at 8pm. Tickets cost £12.50 and are available to purchase at Quinn’s spar, Sheehy’s and the church vestry.

Prayer Sheet for August 2017

Posted on 08. Aug, 2017 in Faith, Parish News, Parish Prayer Sheet

Parish Monthly Prayer Sheet for August is now available to download.

Prayer Sheet August 2017

Armagh Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Fatima with Archbishop Martin

Posted on 27. Jul, 2017 in Faith, NEWS, Parish News

Armagh Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Fatima. Spiritual Director and Leader – Archbishop Eamon Martin. 10th– 17th August 2017.

Price €848 per person sharing (inclusive of taxes and insurance and all meals); single room supplement €25 per person per night. Hotel Tres Pastorinhos ***. €200 deposit secures place. Depart from Dublin to Lisbon. Return coach to Dublin Airport from locations to be advised. Further details from Fr Seamus White 028 8772 2631; Joe McLaughlin 028 9070 1606; mobile 0771180 8207.

Pilgrimage to Knock on Monday 7th August 2017

Posted on 27. Jul, 2017 in Faith, NEWS, Parish News

A bus going to Knock on Monday 7 August via Cookstown at approximately 7.30 am. A day of
prayer for our priests, bishops and laity with Sr Briege McKenna and Fr Kevin Scanlon. Bus £15, Meals (optional) €30. Tel Mona 8673 7954 or Una 077 4357 5969.

Departure times – Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2017

Posted on 06. Jul, 2017 in Faith, NEWS, Parish News

The following are the departure dates and times for the Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes:

  1. Monday 10th July 2017, bus will leave the Parochial centre at 4.45am.
  2. Tuesday 11th July 2017, bus will leave the Parochial centre at 8.15am.

Fr Tremer wishes all pilgrims a safe journey and many blessings in Lourdes.

Prayer Sheet for July 2017

Posted on 06. Jul, 2017 in Faith, Parish News, Parish Prayer Sheet

Parish Monthly Prayer Sheet for July is now available to download.

Prayer Sheet July 2017

Soil for the Seed commences again September 2017

Posted on 29. Jun, 2017 in Faith, NEWS, Parish News

Soil for the Seed
The second year in the theology programme, Soil for the Seed, begins on 11 September at 7.30 pm in St Mary’s Hall, Stewartstown. The topic for this module will be Called to Mission and will be facilitated by Patrick Logue. Other modules are ‘Moral Decisions, An Introduction to Liturgy and Inter Faith Relations. Cost £60 per module or £200 for year. You do not have to have participated in the first year to take part in the second year. You do not have to attend all four modules; you can attend individual modules. Contact the Pastoral Plan Office, Dundalk, tel 00353
429336393; email: armaghpastoralplan@gmail.com

Parish Corpus Christi Procession on Sunday 18th June

Posted on 16. Jun, 2017 in Faith, NEWS, Parish News

The annual procession will take place from St Lúarán’s Chapel at 6.00 pm. All those taking part are asked to assemble at 5.45 pm. Included are First Communicants and Confirmation boys and girls from all Parish Schools, Scouts, Fr Rock’s GAA and parishioners.
 
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will take place in St Lúarán’s Chapel 1.00 pm – 5.00 pm. The devotions will end with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament in Holy Trinity Church at 7.00 pm approximately. The Rosary will be recited in Holy Trinity Church to coincide with the procession.
 
A parish demonstration of our love and devotion to Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. Christ’s invitation ‘Come to Me and I will give you rest’.

Prayer Sheet for June 2017

Posted on 12. Jun, 2017 in Faith, Parish News, Parish Prayer Sheet

Parish Monthly Prayer Sheet for June is now available to download.

Prayer Sheet June 2017

Blessing of the Graves 2017

Posted on 29. May, 2017 in Faith, NEWS, Parish News

The Blessing of the Graves for 2017 will take place on the following dates:

Cookstown
Friday 2nd June at 7.30pm

Slatequarry
Sunday 4th June at 10am

Rock
Sunday 11th June at 10am

Volunteer for World Meeting of Families in Dublin 2018

Posted on 25. May, 2017 in Faith, NEWS, Parish News

At least three thousand volunteers are needed to assist with the planning and organising of the ninth World Meeting of Families which Pope Francis asked Archbishop Diarmuid Martin to host in Dublin in 2018.  This six-day festival of faith will take place from 21 to 26 August next year with the theme: “The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World”. 

As part of its pastoral preparations the organisers of the World Meeting of Families are now inviting thousands of volunteers to participate in this once-in-a-generation event.  The volunteers will be part of the operational team which will organise and run what will be the largest gathering of families in the world.

Volunteers must be resident in Ireland, over 18 years of age and respectful of the Catholic ethos of the event.  Volunteers will also assist at related preparatory events which will take place around the country.

How to Apply

To apply to become a WMOF2018 volunteer, whether to start with helping with the preparations in the run up to the event and/or during the five days of the event, please visit www.worldmeeting2018.ie/volunteer.  Becoming a volunteer will include a formal online volunteer application, a training programme, as well as Garda vetting and screening process in line with WMOF2018 safeguarding policies.

Annual SVP Family Bus Trip to Portrush on 8th August

Posted on 22. May, 2017 in Faith, NEWS, Parish News

The Annual SVP family bus trip to Portrush will take place on Tuesday 8th August, everyone welcome. Names and contact numbers to be given to SVP centre by phoning 028 8676 9400 before Tuesday 25th July. Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or adult. Bus leaves at 9am and arrives back at approximately 6.30pm.

Mary’s Meals Backpack Project collection this coming weekend

Posted on 22. May, 2017 in Faith, NEWS, Parish News

MARY’S MEALS – BACKPACK PROJECT

The Backpack Project continues to grow due to everyone’s generous giving of school items (pencils, pens, rulers, erasers, exercise books etc) plus such items as toothbrushes, toothpaste, spoons, soap, tennis balls, flip-flops, hand towels, boy’s shorts and t-shirts, girl’s dresses, skirts and t-shirts (ages 4-12 years old).  The Mary’s Meals Support Team appreciates your generosity.  Collection baskets will again be in the Church porches this coming weekend of the 27/28th May.  Thank you.  For further information please contact Pat McNeill 077 7404 3147.

Prayer Sheet for May 2017

Posted on 03. May, 2017 in Faith, Parish News, Parish Prayer Sheet

Parish Monthly Prayer Sheet for May is now available to download.

Prayer Sheet May 2017

Annual Armagh Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock on 23rd May 2017

Posted on 02. May, 2017 in Faith, NEWS, Parish News

Annual Pilgrimage takes place on Sunday 28 May. Cookstown Pioneer Council is organising the Pilgrimage on behalf of the Parish. Cost of travel by coach together with breakfast and evening meal – £35.00. Booking with either: E Harvey Tel 8676 3865; E O’Hagan Tel 8673 6259; D Corey Tel 8676 2696; M Quinn Tel 8676 2963; S O’Kane Tel 8676 2445, B Conway 8676 4183. Booking must be made by 23 May. Please note this is a Parish Pilgrimage and is also open to parishioners from Lissan, Kildress and Desertmartin who have travelled with us in former years and are most welcome this year.

Mass Rock Rosary – At Greencastle throughout May

Posted on 02. May, 2017 in Faith, NEWS, Parish News

100th ANNIVERSARY OF OUR LADY OF FATIMA
Rosary will take place at the beautiful Statue of Our Lady of Fatima at Mass rock on Mullydoo Road Greencastle (near Greencastle Community Centre) every night from Monday 1 May at 7.30 pm. For more details please contact Helen 0758595 0724 or email – helen.a.t@hotmail.com.

Prayer Sheet for April 2017

Posted on 03. Apr, 2017 in Faith, Parish News, Parish Prayer Sheet

Parish Monthly Prayer Sheet for April is now available to download.

Prayer Sheet April 2017

Youth Adult Pilgrimage to Rome 2017

Posted on 22. Mar, 2017 in Faith, NEWS, Parish News

Armagh Diocesan Youth Commission is very excited to host their first young adult pilgrimage to Rome. They are bringing 30 pilgrims to the eternal city of Rome on the 28th October until the 2nd November 2017 where they will immerse ourselves exploring Rome, walking in the footsteps of the Saints, Popes & Pilgrims. Pilgrims have the opportunity for a day away from Rome to visit Assisi or the Catacombs. Cost £540. For more information please contact Dermot on 028/048 3752 3084 or e-mail armaghyouth@yahoo.co.uk.
 
Image above is a section of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican City. It depicts the Creation of Adam by God and was painted by Michelangelo between 1508 and 1512.

 

 

 

Parish Mission a Special Thanks

Posted on 22. Mar, 2017 in Faith, NEWS, Parish News

We would like to thank the Redemptorist Mission team for a wonderful week of prayer and reflection. We also wish to thank the following:-
 
Musicians, Singers and the Readers, the Eucharistic Ministers and Collectors and all others who were part of the various liturgies. The Mission Stall Organiser’s who provided the opportunity for many to buy religious items, the Parishioners and Friends of the parish who attended the ceremonies in such huge numbers. The Drivers who took the missionaries to our sick during the mission. Our Sacristans who done such great work in preparing our church for three different ceremonies each day. The members of the Parish Pastoral Council who over the last number of months have been preparing for the mission.