Dates for your Diary


November 2022

Saturday 26th November – Craft Fair and Car Boot Sale from 10am to 2pm in Aghavea Parish Hall and car park.

Saturday 26th November – Mullaghdun Parish Auction at the Parish Hall, Letterbreen at 1.00pm.

Saturday 26th November – Christmas Fair in Derryvullen North Parish Hall, Irvinestown from 4.00pm following the cancellations during the lockdown period. The parish is very grateful to everyone who helps and supports this event and makes it so enjoyable.

Saturday 26th November – Winter Sale in Rockcorry School from 11am until 2pm. It will follow the same format as previous years;cake stall, variety stall, teas, sale of firewood and car wash. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Saturday 26th November – Beetle Drive will be held in Drumate Hall, Co. Monaghan on Saturday 26th November at 8pm.

Saturday 26th November – Mothers' Union Walk in Colebrooke Estate to mark beginning of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. Meeting at Colebrooke Church Hall at 9.30am to walk around the Estate or members can talk and listen to agencies in the hall who support domestic violence in our dioceses. Refreshments served.

Saturday 26th November – Parish Auction for Mullaghdun Parish in the Parish Hall at Letterbreen at 2pm.

Sunday 27th November – Diocesan Advent Carol Service in Priory Church, Killadeas at 7pm at the kind invitation of the Dean and Chapter. All welcome.

Tuesday 29th November – Advent Coffee Mornings organised by Aghalurcher Parish on each Tuesday in Advent beginning on 29th November, at 10.00am in the Committee Room in Colebrooke Hall. Come along for freshly brewed tea and coffee, home-baked goodies, and some fellowship together.

Wednesday 30th November – Launch of book; 'Recollections of a country life' written by William Ritchie of Killeevan Parish in the Acorn Centre, Newbliss at 8pm. William comes from a family rooted in the area for over 300 years, and his book is brimming with memories of life as he grew up and of the many characters who gave that life such colour.

December 2022

Friday 2nd December – Annual Sale and Coffee Morning at Monaghan Collegiate School from 10am to 3pm in the hall. All welcome.

Sunday 4th December – Fermanagh and East Tyrone RUC George Cross Association Carol Service at 3.30pm in St. Macartan's Cathedral, Clogher. Roughan Silver Band will be leading the carols. Everyone welcome.

Sunday 4th December – Mullaghfad Carol Service at 3pm. The collection at this year's Carol Service will go to Northern Ireland Chest, Heart and Stroke.

Sunday 4th December – RTE Sunday Worship broadcast on television featuring members of the Mothers' Union from across Ireland and is part of the Mothers' Union's campaign of activism to highlight the issues surrounding Gender Based Violence and to raise awareness of the support needed for all those who are affected by this, to enable them to rebuild, restore and refresh their lives. The service will be led by Bishop Pat Storey of Meath and Kildare.

Monday 5th December – Trory Christmas Lights switch on at 8pm beginning with a Christingle and Passing of the Light Service in Trory Church at 7pm.

Wednesday 7th December – Derryvullen North Parish Church Shoppers' Service In January it will be held as usual on the second week,11th January. The singing will be led by Richard McGonigle and there will be tea/coffee served afterwards with time for a chat.

Friday 9th December – A Night of Carols in Drum Parish Church at 8pm, with Lisnaskea Silver Band and guest choir Cantari, Donagh. Everyone is very welcome.

Saturday 10th December – Clones St. Tighernach`s Christmas Fayre in the Creighton Hotel, Clones, from 9am-12.30pm. Christmas cakes, puddings, handmade decorative wreaths, hot cups of tea, and many other treats will be waiting for you. Everyone is warmly welcome.

Saturday 10th December – Maguiresbridge Parish Auction at 1.30pm in Christ Church hall. Everyone very welcome.

Sunday 11th December – SEFF Carol Service in Christ Church, Maguiresbridge at 2.30pm. Refreshments will be served after the service.

Tuesday 13th December – Christmas Coffee Morning in Ballybay Parish Hall from 11am - 12.30pm. Mince pies will be served and free holly will be available so please feel free to come along and bring your friends. All welcome!

Tuesday 13th December – Ladies Group Interdenominational Carol Service in St Patrick's Church, Monaghan at 8pm.

Wednesday 14th December – Annual Charity Sit Out by Archdeacon Brian Harper from 8am to 8pm at the gate of Magheracross Parish Church, Ballinamallard alongside Revd John Beacom of Ballinamallard Methodist Church. This year's charity is Tear Fund and its work with Ukrainian aid agencies and the Water Drops project, building water storage tanks in Kajiado diocese where drought is a major problem.

Thursday 15th December – SANDS Carol Service in St Macartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen at 7.00pm organised by Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity.

Saturday 17th December – Football Carols and Readings at approximately 5.15pm following Ballinamallard United's home game at Ferney Park.

Monday 19th - Tuesday 20th December 2022 – A Winter's Tale celebration of the Christmas story through music, song, poetry and tales in St. Salvator's Parish Church, Glaslough with procession to the Castle for minced pies and mulled wine afterwards.

Thursday 22nd December – Dean's Sit-out for Charity at the gates of St. Macartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen from 9am to 9pm for local, national and international charities.

Saturday 31st December – New Year Eve's Service in Colaghty Parish Hall commencing with some refreshments, then a time of worship before welcoming in 2023 in the usual fashion.

January 2023

Wednesday 18th January – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Service in St. Macartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen at 7.30pm with special guest preacher, the Rt Rev'd Trevor Williams (former Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe).

Sunday 29th January – Diocesan Big Sing in St. Maeldoid's Church, Castleblayney at 7pm. A warm invitation is extended to all parishioners and the wider community across the diocese and beyond!

February 2023

Thursday 9th February – Tempo Table Quiz in the Parish Hall at 8pm. To be confirmed nearer the time.

Friday 24th February – Annual Parish Dance returns in Maguiresbridge Parish Hall. Music by Curtis Magee.

May 2023

Friday 12th - Saturday 13th May 2023 – General Synod of the Church of Ireland takes place in person at White's Hotel, Wexford, a change of venue from the earlier listing of Croke Park Events Centre which is not now available. A third day's business will be conducted remotely on the evening of Tuesday 16th May and the evening of Thursday 18th May (if required).

Friday 26th - Monday 29th May 2023 – Flower Festival in St. Macartin's Cathedral, Enniskillen with the theme, "Signs and Sayings in John's Gospel." More details later.

June 2023

Friday 23rd June – KEEP FREE - Mullaghdun Parish Barbecue Please mark this date on your calendar!

May 2024

Friday 10th - Saturday 11th May 2024 – 2024 General Synod will be held in Armagh with the third day's business to be conducted remotely on the evening of Tuesday 14th May and the evening of Thursday 16th May (if required).


last updated 24th November 2022