Dates for your Diary


November 2017

Thursday 23rd November – Table Quiz in Aghavea Church Hall at 8pm.

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

Friday 24th November – Sale of Work in Cooneen Parish Hall at 7pm. Stalls include grocery, cakes and buns, Christmas craft, GFS, teas and refreshments, freshly-made pancakes. There will also be prizes for best boy and girl in Christmas fancy dress, and a draw for both the Christmas hamper and 'Guess the Number of Sweets in a Jar.' Everyone welcome.

Saturday 25th November – Parish Sale and Craft Fayre from 10am - 2pm in Donacavey Church Hall.

Saturday 25th November – Annual Sale from 10.30pm - 2pm in Rockcorry School.

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

Sunday 26th November – Group Service and Soup and Cheese Lunch at 11.30am in the Priory Church, Killadeas. Proceeds in aid of the Priory Restoration Fund.

Sunday 26th November – Clogher Diocesan Ministry of Healing Service of Divine Healing with the Laying of Hands in St. Ronan's Church, Colebrooke at 7.30pm. Everyone welcome.

Sunday 26th November – Girl's Brigade Enrolment Service in Donagh Parish Church.

Monday 27th November – Annual Tree of Light Service at 3pm in Breandrum Cemetery, Enniskillen. Organised by the Forget Me Not Support Group for people bereaved through suicide. The service remembers loved ones lost to suicide. Everyone welcome.

Tuesday 28th November – All-Ireland Pray Vigil 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence in Lisbellaw Parish Church at 8pm.

Wednesday 29th November – Deadline for Shoe Box Appeal items Boxes should be left in Drumkeeran Hall by this date at the latest. For more details contact Irene Boyd on 028 68631009.

Thursday 30th November – Saint Andrew (red)

Thursday 30th November – Half Night of Prayer from 8pm-12 midnight in Holy Trinity Church, Dromore which is split into roughly one-hour slots.

December 2017

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

Sunday 3rd December – Girls' Brigade Enrolment and Joint Advent Carol Service in Trillick Parish Church on Sunday, 3 December. GB are also involved in Operation Christmas Child.

Sunday 3rd December – Special Christmas Service in Magheracross Parish Church, Ballinamallard at 3.30pm in association with MENCAP

Sunday 3rd December – Annual Carol Service in Crossduff Church at 3pm with preacher, Revd Colin McConaghie. Music by Ballybay Community Gospel Group.

Monday 4th December – Trillick Girls' Brigade Craft n' Coffee Sale in Trillick Hall from 7pm - 9.30pm.

Monday 4th December – AGM of Co.Monaghan Children's Society formerly Co.Monaghan Protestant Orphan Society in Clontibret Parish Hall at 3pm.

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

Wednesday 6th December – Christmas Charity Concert presented by Rotary Club of Enniskillen at 7.30pm. First half hosted by St. Macartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen and second half hosted by St. Michael's Church. Featuring Sligo Gospel Choir and St. Macaratin's and St. Michael's Choirs. Everyone invited to the Cathedral Hall afterwards for mulled wine and mince pies. Donation £10 with all proceeds in aid of Action Mental Health. Tickets available from St. Macartin's Cathedral Office.

Thursday 7th December – St Finbarre's Carrickmacross Funding Concert featuring The Cantemus Chamber Choir and the Farney Singers in St Finbarre's Parish Church.

Friday 8th December – Sands NI Ecumenical Carol Service in St. Macartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen at 8pm for those affected by the loss of a baby.

Friday 8th December – Monaghan Collegiate Sale in St Patrick's Hall, Monaghan from 10a to 3pm with the usual stands with tea and coffee available.

Friday 8th December – Monaghan Collegiate Sale in St Patrick's Hall, Monaghan from 10a to 3pm with the usual stands with tea and coffee available.

Saturday 9th December – Craft Fair in Aghavea Church Hall at 8pm.

Saturday 9th December – Sale of Work hosted by Clones Parish in the Creighton Hotel, Clones from 10.00am - 12.30pm. On sale will be handmade wreaths, cakes and many other items.

Saturday 9th December – Clones Sale of Work in the Creighton Hotel, Clones form 10am-12.30pm.

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

Sunday 10th December – Community Carol Service in Galloon Parish Church at 7pm featuring Newtownbutler Primary School choir and the Galloon group's own combined choir. Voluntary donations in aid of the organ fund.

Sunday 10th December – Carol Service and Gift Day at 3.30pm in Killeevan Parish Church, Clones with Maguiresbridge Silver Band, Lynda Lindsay and Stuart Gibson. Led by Mr Walter Pringle.

Tuesday 12th December – Faith & Friendship Inter-Church Bible Study meets in Mahon's Hotel, Irvinestown at 8.00pm. The passage for study will be Luke 1:26-38. The evening includes time to chat over a cup of coffee. Anyone from any of our local church denominations is welcome. The January meeting will be held on 9th January at 8.00pm.

Wednesday 13th - Friday 15th December 2017 – Wreath Making for the Christmas Coffee Morning for Trory and Killadeas Parishes in the School House at 8pm.

Saturday 16th December – Annual Carol Service at the Stand, Ferney Park, Ballinamallard following the match between Ballinamallard and Coleraine. Players and fans giving the readings and brass players providing the music.

Saturday 16th December – Trory Wreath Sale and Coffee Morning between 10am - 12.30pm in Ballycassidy Parochial Hall.

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

Sunday 17th December – Nine Lessons and Carols at 10am in Killadeas and 11.30am in Trory Parish Church.

Sunday 17th December – Musical Evening with St Eugene's Band and Derrick Mehaffey in Donacavey Parish Hall at 8pm

Monday 18th - Tuesday 19th December 2017 – A Winter's Tale in Glaslough Parish Church followed by mulled wine and tea and coffee in Castle Leslie. Funds raised go to the Sunday Project which is very much needed for the children.

Wednesday 20th December – Annual Christmas Sit-out from 8am to 8pm led by Archdeacon Brian Harper, Rector of Magheracross Parish Church and Revd John Beacom, Minister of Ballinamallard Methodist Church. Donations to Abaana Children's Choir and Air Ambulance.

Thursday 21st December – Ecumenical Carol Service in St Finbarre's Parish Church, Carrickmacross, at 8pm.

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)

Tuesday 23rd January – Senior Citizens' Dinner for Derryvullen North and Castle Archdale Parishes will be held in Derryvullen North Hall and the meal will be provided by Saddlers Restaurant. Further details will be in the parish weekly announcements sheets.

Friday 26th January – Lisnaskea Parish Dinner in The Archdale Centre, with food served by Saddlers, Enniskillen and dancing to Doreen Crozier.    

February 2018

Friday 2nd - Monday 12th February 2018 – Pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by the Bishop of Clogher, Rt. Revd John McDowell. Visits to Tel Aviv, Sea of Galilee, Dead Sea and Jerusalem. For further details contact Canon David Skuce on 028 68641235 or email   

Tuesday 6th February – Board of Education Committee Meeting at 10am.

Tuesday 6th February – Glebes Committee Meeting at 11.00am.

Tuesday 6th February – Diocesan Council Meeting at 2.00pm

Friday 9th February – Cleenish Parish Supper Dance in the Unionist Headquarters, Enniskillen

March 2018

Thursday 8th - Sunday 11th March 2018 – The Bible Comes to Life exhibition hosted by Clogher Diocesan Board of Mission in St Macartin's Cathedral Hal. This unique exhibition returns again after 25 years to Enniskillen.

Friday 9th March – Country and Gospel Evening in Clontibret Parish Hall. Music by Kenny Archer. Tickets £10.

Friday 9th March – Marching Bands Concert in Tempo Church Hall at 8pm

Saturday 24th March – Gospel Concert in aid of Fields of Life in Holy Trinity Church, Dromore featuring Gospel singer and recording artist, Revd David McBeth.

April 2018

Saturday 21st April – Opening and Dedication of extension to the Reade Hall, Monea The ceremony begins at 3pm

May 2018

Tuesday 1st May – Board of Education Committee Meeting at 10.00am

Tuesday 1st May – Glebes Committee Meeting at 11.00am

Thursday 10th - Sunday 13th May 2018 – Church of Ireland General Synod will take place in the Armagh City Hotel.

Sunday 13th May – Service of Dedication of New Organ in St Mark's Parish Church, Augher at 3pm. Dedication by The Bishop of Clogher.

June 2018

Saturday 16th - Sunday 17th June 2018 – Colebrooke Home and Garden Open Days: Colebrooke Church will open for visitors with tea and refreshments provided in the Parish Hall. Proceeds towards charitable and philanthropic purposes.

July 2018

Sunday 8th - Friday 13th July 2018 – NewWine Sligo Summer Conference: a week of worship, teaching and ministry for individuals groups and families.

September 2018

Thursday 27th September – Diocesan Synod at 5.30pm commencing with a Service of Holy Communion in St Macartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen followed by Synod in the Cathedral Hall.

October 2018

Tuesday 23rd - Thursday 25th October 2018 – Clergy Conference in Dunfanaghy.


last updated 19th November 2017