Bulletin 5th May 2019

St Michael’s Church, Newtownhamilton

St Oliver’s Church, Dorsey

St Patrick’s Church, Cullyhanna

The Act-ions of the apostles are recorded to inform us of a fact – Jesus had died – really died – on a cross – and now people really saw him alive! There is no attempt to explain how this happened. The people had seen their friend being placed in a tomb – and yet how could they deny what their own eyes were seeing? Not only did they see him alive after his burial but other strange things were happening. An unexpected large amount of fish were caught and Jesus (not a ghost )  invites his friends for breakfast! We are invited to believe, without explanation, that Jesus is alive and that he invites us to a meal – the Mass. We are also told that as we allow our friendship in Jesus to grow and mature – mighty things can happen !!

NOTICE: Jean will be out of the office for two weeks from Monday 6th  May. You are asked to send any requests for Masses, Baptisms etc directly to Fr Tremer. Ring 30861235 or Email: pplowercreggan@gmail.com  NOTE: Messages on Facebook or to the parish email address will not receive a reply and your request will not be booked.

Sunday 28th April:    Weekly collection £1294.64  &  €363.24.

Children’s Liturgy Group: Will resume again on Sun 12th May.


 Sun 12th May: Dymphna Largey      Sun 19th May: Maura Conlon

Blessing of the Graves Sun 26th May: Marie Duffy

Eucharistic Ministers Cullyhanna

Sun 12th May: Alica Griffin & Pattie Treanor 

Sun 19th May: Marie Duffy & Elizabeth McCreesh

Blessing of Graves: ALL MINISTERS

Altar Society for month of May: Kathleen Loye


Readers for St Oliver’s:

Sat 11th May: Caroline Donnelly

Sat 18th May: NO MASS     Sat 25th May: Linda Fee

Eucharistic Minister for St Oliver’s:

Sat 11th May: Noel Mackin

Sat 18th May: NO MASS

Sat 25th May: Eileen Mackin

Altar Society for month of May:     Sue O’Hare

Dates of Blessing of Graves:

St Patrick’s Church – Sun 26th May @ 11.30am

St Michael’s Church – Sun 2nd June @ 10am

NOTICE: There will be no bulletin on weekends of 11th/12th May & 18th/19th May. There will be no mass in Dorsey (6.30pm) on 18th May and no mass in NTH (10am) on Sun 19th May.


St Patrick’s GFC Lotto results:   8, 15, 24 & 27

Trocaire boxes: Can all remaining boxes be left back asap.

Parish Web Site: We welcome you to view our new Parish Web site. Please log on to www.Lowercregganparish.com. All the latest from the Parish will be available for viewing.

Baptism: Please register your child for Baptism with the Parish Secretary during office hours. Parents will then be invited to attend a meeting which will advise them about important details regarding the Baptism Ceremony.

Vocations Retreat: Are you longing for something more in your life, Is God calling you to live your life as a priest, or perhaps you are uncertain, but would like to learn more? Then please visit Sat 18th & Sun 19th May in St Patrick’s College, Maynooth or for more info infovocations.ie

St Oliver’s Primary School – Carrickrovaddy: St Oliver’s School Council will be hosting a Book & Bun Sale in the School Assembly Hall on Friday 3rd May 2019 1pm – 3pm.  Everyone Welcome.


Lough Derg Youth Pilgrimage: 21-23rd June, ages 18+

Fatima Pilgrimage: 27th June – 2nd July, ages 16+   

Camp LifeTeen, England: 10th -15th August, 14-15 year olds

Camp Assume, Newcastle Co. Down: 11th – 15th August, 12-13 year olds.  Further information available on the Diocesan Website or contact Dermot Kelly on 075-25774024 or email dermot@adyc.ie

SAT 4th  May               

9am Mass NTH   

6.30pm Mass DORSEY

Steven O’Hare.

SUN 5th  May     



Frank Caherty & DM.    


Mickey Hearty.

May McCreesh.

Alice Bellew.

Brendan McConville.

James Loughran.

Rose & James Sheridan.

Eamon & Sylvia Martin & DM.

Peter, Anne, Francis & Brian O’Neill & DM.

MON 6th      May  NO 8pm Mass     

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament at 7pm

Rosary at 7.45pm

TUES 7th   May    NO 9am Mass

WED 8th May                NO 9.30am Mass

THUR 9th May     NO 9am Mass

FRI 10th May       NO 9am Mass due to wedding 

SAT 11th May               No 9am Mass

Due to St Michael’s PS Holy Communion   

6.30pm Mass Dorsey

Lily & Mick Quinn.

Michael & Mary Quinn.

Patrick McKeever, Brigid Campbell & Susan Donnell.

SUN 12th 

Newtownhamilton 10am

Michael Rock.

Annie & Patrick Nugent.

Jan, Michael & Stella McMath & Pat Lamph.

Cullyhanna 11.30am

Winifred, James & Bernadette Sheridan.    

 Paddy Carragher M.M

Terry Lennon.

Joe Rowland & DM.

Patrick & Peter Haughey.

Annie & Owen Mackin & DM.

Office contact details on 30861235 Mon-Fri 9.30am-12.30pm or via email Lowercregganparish@hotmail.com or Fr Tremer on pplowercreggan@gmail.com