Dates for your Diary


October 2018

Friday 19th October – Monaghan Parish Sale in St Patrick's Hall from 10am - 2pm. Stalls with tea and coffee served.

Friday 19th October – Boho Parish Church Dinner Dance and Auction will be held at 7.30pm in the Hunting Lodge, Irvinestown. Music by DJ Albert Robinson. Tickets £17.50. Everybody is welcome.

Saturday 20th October – Magheraculmoney Parish Auction in Kesh Community Centre starting at 12 noon.

Sunday 21st October – Annual Service of Remembrance in All Saints Parish Church, Mullaghfad at 3pm with members of Fivemiletown Royal British Legion and Lisburn Royal British Legion attending. Friends and visitors most welcome.

Tuesday 23rd - Thursday 25th October 2018 – Clergy Conference in Arnold's Hotel, Dunfanaghy, Co. Donegal.

Thursday 25th October – Lunchtime Healing Service in the Iona Room, St. Macartin's Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen from 1pm - 1.35pm led by Miss Helen Humphries .

Friday 26th October – Concert of Music in Lisbellaw Parish Centre at 8pm.

Friday 26th October – Hallowe'en Fancy Dress and Dance organised by St. Molua's Parish, Magheracloone in Treacy's Hotel. Doors opening 9pm with music by Rainbow and prize for the best dressed.

Saturday 27th October – Garrison Church Coffee Morning at 10am in Garrison Church Hall in aid of church funds. Tea, coffee, scones, traybakes available. Also raffle, cake stall, jams and bric a brac and face painting for children.

Sunday 28th October – Annual Friends of Clogher Cathedral Service and Dedication of Gifts at 3pm. Preacher: Revd Professor R.A.B.Mollan, Orthopaedic Surgeon. Dedication of gifts by the Bishop of Clogher, Right Revd. John McDowell. Hymns led by Murley Silver Band. All welcome

Monday 29th October - Friday 2nd November 2018 – Aghavea Parish Annual Fun Bowling Pairs Tournament Entries are now open, so to register please contact Frances Cartwright on 02889531495.

November 2018

Friday 2nd November – Gospel Concert in Ardess Parish Church at 8pm and everyone welcome.The admission for the evening will be by ticket available from vestry members and parishioners at £10 per person. The line-up for the evening will include The Silver Tones choir; harp music by Sarah McAlpine, Portadown; a duet from the Revd Philip and Viola Bryson and soloist, Margaret Johnston.

Friday 2nd November – Maguiresbridge and Derrybrusk sponsored walk at 7.30pm in aid of parish funds from Belle Isle Orange Hall to Belle Isle Castle and returning to the hall for tea. A torch and suitable footwear will be needed. Registration is £10.

Saturday 3rd November – Coffee Morning and Cake Sale in Rossorry Parish Hall from 10am - 12 noon. Proceeds in aid of Parish Building Fund.

Sunday 4th November – Service of Choral Evensong in St Macartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen at 3pm to mark the 400th Anniversary of the opening of the Free School of Fermanagh in Castle Balfour, Lisnaskea. Preacher: The Right Revd David Chillingworth, Former Primus of the Church of Scotland and former pupil of Portora Royal School. The school moved 30 years later to a site near the Cathedral and became Enniskillen Royal School and, after another 100 years, moved to Portora Hill. The Portora Board helped found Enniskillen Royal School for Girls which later became the Collegiate. The Service will celebrate the Royal tradition of education in Fermanagh and the potential for Enniskillen Royal Grammar School to carry forward this Royal strand, enriched by the traditions of both Portora and the Collegiate.

Sunday 4th November – Celebration and Praise Service in Drum Parish Church at 3.30 pm to mark the 190th anniversary of the church. Special preacher will be Archdeacon Brian Harper with special music to be confirmed closer to date.

Sunday 4th November – Diocesan Ministry of Healing Service in St. Patrick's Parish Church, Castle Archdale at 7.30pm

Tuesday 6th November – Glebes Committee Meeting in the Hilliard Room, St Macartin's Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen at 11am(Clones RD Annual and Kilskeery RD Annual).

Tuesday 6th November – Board of Education Committee Meeting in the Board Room, Clogher Diocesan Office, Enniskillen at 10am.

Tuesday 6th November – Glebes Committee Meeting in the Hilliard Room, St Macartin's Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen at 11am.

Tuesday 6th November – Diocesan Council Meeting in the Hilliard Room, St Macartin's Cathedral Hall, Enniskillen at 2pm.

Thursday 8th November – The 34th Annual Variety Concert will be held in the Youth Hall, Tullyhommon (kindly granted) at 8pm. Compere for the evening will be Ian Coalter and the guest artist will be Curtis Magee with various other artists performing.

Friday 9th - Sunday 11th November 2018 – WW1 Remembrance Weekend North Fermanagh Remembers will hold a weekend of events to remember the end of the Great War (1914 - 1918) in Ardess Parish Church and Parish Centre. Friday 10.00am - 2.30pm exhibition open to schools; Friday 7.00pm - Official opening address by LT. Commander Peter Archdale, Royal Navy (Retired);Friday 7.30pm talk by well-known journalist Maurice Neill on WW1 soldier Willie McBride; Ardess Accordion Band will be in attendance Saturday Exhibition opens at 10.00am, Saturday 3.00pm keynote speaker Major Alan McFarland, Royal Tank Regiment (Retired) president of the Somme heritage centre on the Irish Divisions; Sunday Exhibition opens 3.00pm;Sunday 7.00pm Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving to include Ballinamallard Silver Band and the Silver Tones.

Friday 9th November – Harvest Gala Ball organised by Holy Trinity Church, Dromore in the Valley Hotel, Fivemiletown, on Friday 9th November 2018 at 7.30pm in aid of Fields of Life. A Charity Auction of donated items will be held during the event. Music by ATMOSPHERE'. Dress Code: Smart Dress. Admission (by ticket only) £37.50. For more information or to purchase a ticket, please contact Gordon Deazley (Team Leader) on 028 8289 8005 or email

Saturday 10th November – Derryvullen South Parish Auction at 12 noon at the Church Hall, Tamlaght.

Saturday 10th November – Devenish Parish Sale and Auction at 2.00pm in the Reade Hall, Monea.

Sunday 11th November – Commemoration event to mark 100th anniversary of the ending of First World War at Enniskillen Castle, 5:45am-7.30am including Prayers of Reflection and a Service conducted by the Very Revd Kenneth Hall, Dean of Clogher and the Right Revd Monsignor Peter O'Reilly, Parish Priest of St Michael's Church Enniskillen 11:30 at St. Macartin's Cathedral: Remembrance Day Service with special guests from the British, Irish, American, Polish and NI Governments. To be broadcast live on RTE ONE 5:30pm, Regimental Standards positioned in Cathedral ; There but not There' (10 perspex figures) installation in place; 6:00pm, Service: Enniskillen - the first town in the United Kingdom to publicly proclaim the Armistice on 11th November 1918 and the most westerly location to host Battle's Over' - A Nation's Tribute commemorating 100 years of Remembrance. 7:00pm, Bat

Thursday 15th November – Clogher Clerical Association in St. Patrick's Parish Church, Monaghan, commencing with a Service of Holy Communion at 11.30am followed by tea/coffee. Speaker: The Bishop.

Thursday 15th November – Flower Demonstration organised by Drumsnatt Parish in Clogh Hall. Full details later.

Friday 16th November – Gospel Concert in Derryvullen North Parish Church by Strule River String Band. Further details later.

Sunday 18th November – Clogher Diocesan BIG SING in St Macartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen at 7pm. Email your favourite hymn to or submit it in writing to the Diocesan Office. A selection of favourite hymns from people across the diocese will be included in the selection of hymns at the event.

Thursday 22nd November – Lunchtime Healing Service in the Iona Room, St. Macartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen from 1pm - 1.35pm led by Canon Henry Blair.

Sunday 25th November – Gospel Concert in Christ Church, Aughnamullen at 8pm. More details later.

Sunday 25th November – Service of Re-Dedication in the Priory Church, Killadeas at 3pm by the Bishop of Clogher, Right Revd John McDowell.

Sunday 25th November – A Commemoration of the End of the First World War Service in Lisbellaw Parish Church at 7pm. Speaker: The Bishop of Clogher, the Right Revd John McDowell.

Friday 30th November - Sunday 2nd December 2018 – Christmas Tree Festival hosted by St.Finbarr's Church, Carrickmacross, working alongside Carrickmacross Chamber of Commerce to involve schools, businesses and organisations.

December 2018

Sunday 2nd December – Dedication of the Lewis Organ by The Bishop of Clogher, Right Revd. John McDowell at 3pm in Galloon Parish Church. This was postponed from an earlier date in October.

Thursday 6th December – Clogher Clerical Association AGM and Christmas Lunch in St. Macartan's Cathedral, Clogher, commencing with a Service of Holy Communion at 11.30am followed by AGM and Christmas Lunch in Corick House Hotel, Clogher.

Thursday 6th December – Diocesan Spirituality Event for Clergy, Diocesan and Parish Readers and Diocesan Pastoral Assistants at 7.30pm in the Parish Hall of St. John's, Fivemiletown. Speaker: Breige O'Hare, who is experienced in leading quiet prayer and reflection on Scripture.

Thursday 6th December – Carrickmacross Parish Concert in St Finbarr's for Malawi Mission 2019 Trip for Habitat for Humanity. Along with local choirs the acclaimed Irish baritone, Benjamin Russell, is flying in from Germany to perform on the evening. Ben is the cousin of one of our Malawi team, Victoria.

Friday 7th December – Drum Parish Church's Annual Carol Service at 8pm.

Sunday 9th December – Annual Carol Service in Christ Church, Aughnamullen at 3pm.

Sunday 9th December – Annual Praise and Gift Service in Killeevan Parish Church, Clones, Co Monaghan at 3.00pm

Wednesday 12th December – Flower Arranging Demonstration by Elizabeth Allister in Christ Church, Aughnamullen at 8pm.

May 2019

Thursday 16th - Saturday 18th May 2019 – 2019 General Synod in the Millennium Forum, Londonderry.

Friday 24th - Monday 27th May 2019 – Flower Festival in Ardess Parish Church. The theme of the weekend will be "The great I Am." This will be a wonderful celebration of the God that says 'I AM".

Thursday 7th - Saturday 9th May 2020 – 2020 General Synod in Croke Park Meetings and Events Centre.


last updated 13th October 2018