Dates for your Diary


March 2017

Saturday 25th March – Grand Auction at 1.30pm in the Carmichael hall, Augher. Proceeds in aid of the Rectory Repair Fund. Organised by Clogher Cathedral Group of Parishes.

Saturday 25th March – The Annunciation of our Lord (white)

Sunday 26th March – The Fourth Sunday in Lent (violet)

Wednesday 29th March – Flower Arranging Demonstration and Cake Sale at 8.00pm with J P Flowers. Organised by Aghadrumsee Ladies Guild.

Thursday 30th March – Galilean Wedding in Ardess Parish Centre at 8pm. Jay McCarl will act out the Galilean wedding. Learn how the wedding of Jesus's day compares with a wedding today.

Friday 31st March – Dromore and District Male Voice Choir formed in 1955 performs in Mullaghdun Parish Hall, Letterbreen at 8pm.

April 2017

Saturday 1st April – MU Prayer Walk in Enniskillen at 10.30am. Led by Mrs Jacqui Armstrong, Mothers’ Union All Ireland Faith & Policy Rep.

Sunday 2nd April – The Fifth Sunday in Lent (violet)

Sunday 2nd April – Friends of St Macartan's Cathedral, Clogher The Friends of St Macartan's Cathedral, Clogher 62nd Friends' Service and Annual Reunion in St Macartan's Cathedral, Clogher at 3.30pm. Preacher; The Most Revd Pat Storey, Bishop of Meath and Kildare.

Wednesday 5th April – Lenten Lunch from 12.45-2.00pm in St Macartin’s Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen. Share a simple lunch followed by Scripture reflection and prayer. Organised by Fermanagh Churches Forum.

Thursday 6th April – CMS Ireland Kajiado Focus Event with Ronnie & Maggie Briggs (Mission Partners) in St Macartin's Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen at 7.30pm.

Thursday 6th April – Floral Demonstration by Mrs Anne Hughes, Floral Style, Monaghan, in Clontibret Church Hall at 8m for Clontibret Parish.

Friday 7th April – Annual 5K/10K Fun Run at Clabby Church Hall. Registration from 6.00pm, leaving at 7.00pm. For more details contact Alan Robinson on 07810258481 or Colin Stronge on 07901678180.

Friday 7th April – Parish Dance in Sallaghy Church Hall. Music is by Dusty Diamond with dancing from 10.00pm–1.00am. Cost £5 including supper. Proceeds in aid of Church Funds.

Friday 7th April – Curtis Magee in Concert in the Protestant Hall, Clones from 8.00pm until late. Proceeds towards Drummully Parish Church funds. Tickets €10/£10 including supper or pay at the door.

Saturday 8th - Monday 17th April 2017 – EasterFest Bringing the meaning of Easter alive will be hosted by Magheraculmoney Parish, Kesh at selected venues. Further information at and

Sunday 9th April – The Sixth Sunday in Lent - Palm Sunday (red or violet)

Monday 10th April – Monday in Holy Week (red or violet)

Tuesday 11th April – Tuesday in Holy Week (red or violet)

Wednesday 12th April – Wednesday in Holy Week (red or violet)

Thursday 13th April – Maundy Thursday (red or violet, white at HC)

Thursday 13th April – Clogher Clerical Association Maundy Thursday Holy Communion and Chrism Service at 11.00am in St Macartan's Cathedral, Clogher. Celebrant: Bishop John McDowell. Followed by soup & sandwich lunch in The Courthouse, Clogher.

Friday 14th April – Good Friday

Saturday 15th April – Easter Eve

Sunday 16th April – Easter Day - The First Sunday of Easter (white or gold)

Sunday 16th April – Dawn Service on Easter Day at 6am at Killadeas Shore of Lower Lough Erne

Sunday 16th April – Easter Sunday Dawn Service at Muckross Quay, Kesh at 6.15am followed by breakfast on the Lake Shore. Part of EasterFest - bringing the meaning of Easter alive.

Sunday 23rd April – The Second Sunday of Easter (white)

Monday 24th April – Saint Joseph of Nazareth [transferred] (white)

Tuesday 25th April – Saint Mark the Evangelist (red)

Wednesday 26th April – Deadline for entries to Archdeacon Ruddell Prize and Bishop's Medal: 'The 10 Commandments'. All entries to be left in the Diocesan Office, St Macartin's Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen.

Friday 28th April – Institution of Revd Colin McConaghie at 7.30pm in Carrickmacross Parish Church.

Sunday 30th April – The Third Sunday of Easter (white)

Sunday 30th April – Deadline for receipt of applications for the next round of the Music Bursary forms.

Sunday 30th April – Service of Dedication in Slavin Parish Church at 11.30am when the church bell will be dedicated in memory of the late Ernie Stinson.

May 2017

Monday 1st May – Saint Philip and Saint James, Apostles (white)

Tuesday 2nd May – Clogher Diocesan Council meeting at 2.00pm.

Tuesday 2nd May – Clogher Diocesan Board of Education meeting at 10.00am.

Tuesday 2nd May – Clogher Diocesan Glebes Committee meeting at 11.00am.

Tuesday 2nd May – Music Bursary Committee meeting.

Thursday 4th - Saturday 6th May 2017 – General Synod in the South Court Hotel, Limerick. For more details visit

Thursday 4th May – Abaana Concert of stories through song and dance in Holy Trinity Church, Lisnaskea at 7pm.

Sunday 7th May – The Fourth Sunday of Easter (white)

Sunday 7th May – Healing Service in Rockcorry Parish Church. Organised by Clogher Diocese Ministry of Healing Committee.

Friday 12th May – Clogher Diocesan Mothers' Union Festival Service in St.Macartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen at 8pm celebrating 130 years of Mothers' Union in Ireland. Speaker; Mrs. Lynne Tembey, Mothers' Union Worldwide President.

Saturday 13th May – Diocesan Quiet Morning in St.John's Parish Church, Fivemiletown at 10am with Witness, Canon Raymond Fox.

Sunday 14th May – The Fifth Sunday of Easter (white)

Monday 15th May – Saint Matthias (transferred) (red)

Thursday 18th May – Clogher Clerical Association meeting in Magheracross Church, Ballinamallard with Holy Communion at 10.30am. Afterwards Archdeacon Brian Harper will reflect on some of the issues at General Synod in the Parish Rooms.

Sunday 21st May – The Sixth Sunday of Easter: Rogation Sunday (white)

Sunday 21st May – Service of Celebration for 140 Years of GFS in Ireland in Christ Church, Bray, Co. Wicklow at 3pm.Theme: Yesterday, Today and Forever.

Thursday 25th May – The Ascension Day (white or gold)

Thursday 25th May - Sunday 4th June 2017 – Global Prayer Event: Thy Kingdom Come.. in the new Iona Prayer Room, St Macartin's Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen between 9am and 9pm each day from Ascension to Pentecost.

Friday 26th - Monday 29th May 2017 – Boho Flower Festival: the 'Church in the Vale' to celebrate their 240th anniversary from 1777 to 2017

Sunday 28th May – The Seventh Sunday of Easter: Sunday after Ascension Day (white)

Wednesday 31st May – The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (white)

June 2017

Friday 2nd - Sunday 4th June 2017 – Flower Festival: 'Jesus Christ, the Same Yesterday, Today and Forever' in St Michael's Parish Church, Trory.

Sunday 4th June – The Day of Pentecost: WhitSunday (red)

Friday 9th June – Saint Columba. Abbot of Iona. 597 (white)

Saturday 10th June – Car Boot Sale with Strawberry Teas and Cake Sale at Drummully Parish Hall. Gates open at 8.00am with teas served from 9.30am.

Sunday 11th June – Trinity Sunday (white)

Monday 12th June – Saint Barnabas [transferred] (white)

Friday 16th June – Clogher Clerical Association BBQ at 6.00pm in The See House, Fivemiletown.

Sunday 18th June – The First Sunday after Trinity (green)

Saturday 24th June – The Birth of Saint John the Baptist (white)

Sunday 25th June – The Second Sunday after Trinity (green)

Thursday 29th June – Saint Peter (red)

July 2017

Sunday 2nd July – The Third Sunday after Trinity (green)

Monday 3rd July – Saint Thomas (red)

Sunday 9th July – The Fourth Sunday after Trinity (green)

Wednesday 12th July – Twelfth of July Catering available in Lisbellaw Parish Hall. For reservations please contact Harriett Kirkpatrick Tel. 02866385362, Jean McElroy Tel.02866387448 or Hilda Dane Tel. 02866387213.

Sunday 16th July – The Fifth Sunday after Trinity (green)

Saturday 22nd July – Saint Mary Magdalene (white)

Sunday 23rd July – The Sixth Sunday after Trinity (green)

Tuesday 25th July – Saint James the Apostle (red)

Sunday 30th July – The Seventh Sunday after Trinity (green)

August 2017

Sunday 6th August – The Eighth Sunday after Trinity (green) or The Transfiguration of our Lord (white)

Sunday 13th August – The Ninth Sunday after Trinity (green)

Sunday 20th August – The Tenth Sunday after Trinity (green)

Thursday 24th August – Saint Bartholomew (red)

Sunday 27th August – The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity (green)

September 2017

Sunday 3rd September – The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity (green)

Sunday 3rd September – Ordination of Deacons in St Macartan's Cathedral Clogher by the Bishop of Clogher at 7.00pm. Ordinands: Lindsey Farrell and David Moses. Preacher: The Archdeacon of Derry, the Ven Robert Miller.

Tuesday 5th September – Clogher Diocesan Council meeting at 2.00pm.

Tuesday 5th September – Clogher Diocesan Board of Education meeting at 10.00am.

Tuesday 5th September – Clogher Diocesan Glebes Committee meeting at 11.00am.

Friday 8th September – The Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary (white)

Sunday 10th September – The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity (green)

Thursday 14th September – Information Evening on Copyright will be held in Aghavea Parish Hall, Aghavea, on Thursday, 14th September 2017 at 8pm. Parishes are invited to send representatives to discuss regulations over the use of hymns and worship songs in services from a CCLI official travelling from England for the event.

Friday 15th September – Dedication of Memorial Stone at Slavin Harvest Thanksgiving Service at 8pm in memory of the late Katherine Cecilia Elliott(1850-1910), first organist and choirmistress of Slavin.

Sunday 17th September – The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity (green)

Thursday 21st September – Saint Matthew (red)

Thursday 21st September – Clogher Clerical Association meeting in Dromore Church with Holy Communion at 10.30am. Afterwards Revd Andrew Quill will speak on Film Ministry.

Sunday 24th September – The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity (green)

Thursday 28th September – Clogher Diocesan Synod at 4.30pm in St Macartin's Cathedral and Hall, Enniskillen.

Friday 29th September – Saint Michael and all Angels (white)

Friday 29th September - Sunday 1st October 2017 – “Crafty Harvest” in Holy Trinity Church, Lisnaskea to reflect talents in painting, pottery, needlework.

October 2017

Sunday 1st October – The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity (green)

Sunday 8th October – The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity (green)

Wednesday 11th October – Saint Philip the Deacon (red)

Sunday 15th October – The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity (green)

Wednesday 18th October – Saint Luke (red)

Thursday 19th October – Clogher Clerical Association meeting in St Macartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen with Holy Communion at 11.00am. Afterwards Laurie Randall, who worlds for Mediation Northern Ireland and Connor Diocese, will speak on 'Handling Conflict in the Parish' in the Cathedral Hall.

Friday 20th - Saturday 21st October 2017 – Marriage Preparation Weekend Course: in Fivemiletown Parish Hall. Friday: 7.30–9.30pm; Saturdaday 9.30am–1.30pm. Hosted by Fivemiletown and Dromore Parishes. For further details and to book a place contact Canon Kyle Hanlon.

Sunday 22nd October – The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity (green)

Monday 23rd October – Saint James, the Brother of our Lord (red)

Thursday 26th October – Launch of Slavin Poetry Book of the late Katherine C. Elliott by Vivienne Ferguson in the Warke Hall, Belleek at 7.30pm. Bishop John McDowell will launch the book.

Saturday 28th October – Saint Simon and Saint Jude (red)

Sunday 29th October – The Fifth Sunday before Advent (green)

Tuesday 31st October – Priorities Fund deadline for applications.

November 2017

Wednesday 1st November – All Saint's Day (white)

Sunday 5th November – The Fourth Sunday before Advent (green)

Tuesday 7th November – Clogher Diocesan Council meeting at 2.00pm.

Tuesday 7th November – Clogher Diocesan Board of Education meeting at 10.00am.

Tuesday 7th November – Clogher Diocesan Glebes Committee meeting at 11.00am.

Sunday 12th November – The Third Sunday before Advent (green)

Thursday 16th November – Clogher Clerical Association meeting in St James' Church, Rockcorry with Holy Communion at 10.30am. Afterwards Bishop John McDowell will speak on a topic of his choice.

Sunday 19th November – The Second Sunday before Advent (green)

Friday 24th November – Kenny Archer and Friends Gospel Concert in Clogher Cathedral on Friday, 24th November 2017 at 8pm.

Sunday 26th November – The Kingship of Christ (white)

Thursday 30th November – Saint Andrew (red)

December 2017

Sunday 3rd December – The First Sunday of Advent (violet)

Wednesday 6th December – Clogher Clerical Association Christmas Lunch in St Patrick's Church, Monaghan with Holy Communion, Tea/Coffee and AGM at 10.30am. Afterwards lunch in the Westenra Hotel, Monaghan.

Sunday 10th December – The Second Sunday of Advent (violet)

Sunday 17th December – The Third Sunday of Advent (violet)

Sunday 24th December – The Fourth Sunday of Advent: Christmas Eve (violet-day, white-night)

Monday 25th December – Christmas Day (white or gold)

Tuesday 26th December – Saint Stephen (red or white)

Wednesday 27th December – Saint John the Evangelist (white)

Thursday 28th December – The Holy Innocents (white)

Sunday 31st December – The First Sunday of Christmas (white or gold)

January 2018

Monday 1st January – The Naming and Circumcision of Jesus (white)


last updated 24th March 2017