Welcome to our Parish website


Welcome to the website for Devenish Parish (Irvinestown). This website aims to present easily accessible information about our Parish. Our purpose is to let you know about church and parish events that are currently taking place whether these are religious, cultural or historical. We also wish to promote and publicise the good work of parish groups and organisations. Our hope is that you will find this website interesting and informative.

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Weekly Mass Times

Daily Mass Every morning  at 10:00am

Vigil Mass

Sacred Heart, Saturday 6pm 


Sunday Mass

Whitehill, 9.30 am

Sacred Heart, 11am


Confessions Confessions will be held in the Sacred Heart Church every Saturday Evening from 5pm - 5.30pm


Parish Shop

Opening Hours:

Mon – Fri: Before & after 10am Mass

Saturday:  Before 6pm Mass

Sunday:  After 11am Mass

Parish Collection Envelopes:

We are currently updating our records in preparation for the distribution of the new Parish Envelopes in April 2020.  If you do not currently receive envelopes or are new to the Parish and would like a box of envelopes please contact the Parish office on 028686 28600 or email: devenishparish19@outlook.com


First Penance:

Please note the change of date for First Penance.  It will now take place on Tuesday 3rd March at 7pm.

Clogher Diocese in Dialogue – A journey into the future:

Bishop Larry Duffy is inviting all parishes to take part in a conversation to consider how we as a Church continue to sustain living parishes now and going into the future in Clogher Diocese. This conversation seeks understanding more than agreement; agreement will take time to achieve. Be assured, however, this is the beginning of a conversation which will be listened to and which will inform future planning. Meetings will be held during March to which you and fellow-parishioners are warmly invited.

The meeting involving our parish and others in this Pastoral Area will be held in the Hall at St Mary’s Church, Pettigo on Wednesday 11th March 2020 beginning at 7.30pm and to conclude by 9.30pm.

The Novena of Hope:

Takes place from Saturday 29th (6.30pm) February to Monday 9th March.  Sunday Services are 9am, 10.30am, 12 Noon and 4pm.  Weekdays are at 12.30pm and 7.30pm, except Wednesday (4th) which is at 11am and 7.30pm and Saturday 7th March, 11am and 6.30pm.

In addition, there are services for the sick on Wednesday 4th March and Saturday 7th March at 11am and 6.30pm. For more details contact The Grann – 02866 322272.

National Divine Mercy Conference 2020:

Takes place in the RDS, Dublin on Friday 21st Feb (evening only), Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd Feb (9am to 5pm).  THEME: "Deliver us from evil” - (Matthew 6:13)

Speakers include: Archbishop Diarmuid Martin DD, Archbishop Eamon Martin DD, Maria Steen (Author), Fr Pat Collins CM (Author), Fr Peter Glas (Poland) & Fr Brendan Walsh SCA. Ticket Prices: €35 Week-end ticket, €30 Saturday; €20 Sunday Available online with PayPal or by post from Divine Mercy Conference Apostolate 22 Castle Grove, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 Y2W9. Follow us on Facebook: @divinemercyconference

Enquiries phone: 00353 860669203

Donations to the Missions:

Thanks to all who purchased cards and other religious items from the Legion of Mary Shop.  The following donations were made:

£300 to Fr Lawrence Simbota’s Mission in Malawi.

£300 to St Patrick’s Missionary Society, Kilteagah.

£300 to Sr Kathleen O’Brien’s Mission in Cameroon.

£300 to 3 A’s Charity for this Mission in Africa.

£300 to Fr. Brendan Shannon’s Mission in Uganda.

£300 to Fr Gonzaga Msamba’s Mission in Uganda

£775 was paid toDivine Word Missionaries for the purchase of Cards.

Clogher don Óige – Reminder:

Our Diocesan Youth Ministry organisation have launched their annual summer programme of international pilgrimage opportunities. Young people aged 16-18 who are interested in travelling to Lourdes to serve as part of the Diocesan Pilgrimage (July 3rd-8th), or 15 & 16 year olds looking for a different experience of faith, fun and prayer alongside thousands of others from across Europe in Taizé (July 25th-August 3rd) are asked to fill in an expression of interest form (before 14th February) in order to be considered for a place.

All information can be found on CdÓ’s website:  www.clogherdonoige.org

Contact Information


Priest of the Parish: Father Kevin Duffy P.P. 

Tel: 028 686 21856 - Emergency Contact: 07493825108

Parish Office Opening Hours: Mon – Fri 9.30am – 1.30pm. 

Tel: 028 686 28600

Parish Sacristan: Francis Molloy - Parish Secretary: Fionnuala


Email: devenishparish19@outlook.com


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