The Baptism Group prepare for the celebration of Baptism. They meet the parents and grandparents in the Sacred Heart Church for a Prayer Service and Reflection. The service lasts for one hour and is usually held once a month on a Monday night. If you have a child for Baptism please contact the Parish Priest.
Father M Mc Gourty
Telephone : 028 68628600
Mobile : 07966847831
Sacred Heart Church Choir
This choir was formed in 1978 under the direction of Mrs Una Magee. The present director is Mrs Aideen Mc Girr who is also organist. They practise weekly and at present they lead the music for the 11am mass on Sundays.
Contact Number : 02868621273
Sacred Heart Church Junior Choir
The Sacred Heart Church junior choir play instrumental and traditional church music in folk and contemporary style. New members welcome 14 years and over.
Contact Details : / Mobile number : 07889674791
The John Paul II Award Group
The John Paul II Award group is for young people aged 16+. Get involved in parish and social activites.
Contact : Mary Donnelly
Telephone : 02868622309
St Joseph's Young Priests Society
The St Joseph's Young Priests Society is a society of lay people whose purpose is to foster vocations to the priesthood and religious life and to assist financially in the education of students for the priesthood. The branch meet on the first Monday of each month at 7pm.
Contact : Seamus Doris (President)
Telephone : 02868621294
Sacred Heart Church Altar Society
The Sacred Heart Church Altar Society has 52 members who work in pairs on a fortnightly basis. The members are responsible for looking after the altar and sanctuary area of the church. They also maintain, clean and iron the the altar cloths / linens used at mass. The altar servers robes and priests vestments are also laundered regularly. They also provide flower arrnagements for specific church occasions e.g Christmas and Easter.
Contact : Mrs Molly Corrigan (Chairperson)
Telephone : 028 68628135
Contact : Miss Sinead Mc Garrity (Secretary)
Telephone : 028 68621386
Contact : Mrs Gay Mahon (Treasurer)
Telephone : 028 68628052
Legion Of Mary
The Legion of Mary is a voluntary lay Catholic Organisation whose objective is to give glory to God through prayer and active servvices.
President : Teresa Chamberlain
Telephone : 028 68628669
The Apostolic Society was very active in Irvinestown from 1963 supplying vestments, alter cloths, albs, hand knit socks and jumpers for the priests on the missions. They no longer require material goods so they now send donations of £200 to each of the following :
Medical Missions of Mary
Holy Rosary Sisters
Holy Ghost Fathers
Contact : Agnes Monaghan
Telephone : 028 68621921
St Molaise St.Vincent de Paul
St Molaise St.Vincent de Paul conference is active in the Devenish area and is led by local volunteers. They respond to need in the community and support comes from the donations of the people.
Co-ordinators : Justine Magee (President), Mary Mc Garrity (Treasurer)
SVP Local helpline : 07738838205
Pioneer Total Abstinence Association
They want to promote temperance in the parish through a monthly meeting.
Contact : Ann Scallon
Telephone : 028 68628040
There are 50 Ministers of the Eucharist in Devenish Parish. The Eucharistic Ministers offer communion to other members of the community at Mass, or bring communion to those who are unable to attend Mass. They assist the celebrant at Mass in sharing the sacred Body and Blood of Christ. The Eucharistic Ministers act on behalf of the community when they bring communion to the sick or housebound.
Contact: Anne Molloy, St. Paul's P.S.
Telephone :028 68621133