Marriage Preparation Courses
are now available:
Forms can be obtained from ACCORD Omagh Centre,
Mount St. Columba Pastoral Centre, 48 Brook Street,
Omagh, BT78 5HD.
Telephone 028 82242439.
St Mary’s Church,
To provide sacred music for the liturgical functions
associated with the church.
Mr Gerard Bradley
Weekly choir practice in St Colman’s High
Mr Gerard Bradley and Mr Noel McGinley
Melmount Folk Group
To provide liturgical music at Mass or any other
The group sing each week
at the vigil Mass on Saturday evening and rehearsals
take place on a fortnightly basis.
Legion of Mary
Melmount Centre, Strabane
To bring spiritual help to members and to those
Visiting the sick; lonely; old; hospitals; homes;
promotion of the rosary through circulation of
the statue of Our Lady in the parish; book barrow
for spiritual literature.
(Special Religious Education Division)
Melmount Centre, Strabane
Catechesis of the developmentally disabled
Spred is a diocesan network of parish based communities,
whose primary aim is the faith development and
parish integration of those with mild or severe
learning difficulties (mentally handicapped).
Also, it is an on-going adult faith development
programme for those who volunteer to help.
Third Tyrone Scouting
Mr Charlie Brown
To contribute to the development of its members
in achieving their full spiritual, intellectual,
physical, social and cultural potential as individuals
so that they may take a constructive place in
Exploring/compass work; mapping; orienteering;
hiking; climbing; camp craft (rope work, tying,
cooking, pioneering etc.); physical fitness and
first aid training; communications; water activities;
St Vincent de Paul
To help members grow in the love of God and their
neighbours through direct personal services to
Visitation, hospitals and Greenfield Home; personal
visits; bus for elderly; outings and holidays
for elderly; helping those in need.
Knights of St Columbanus
C/o 19 Melmount Gardens,
Strabane. Tel: 382282
To encourage and develop Christian values in all
things. To assist the bishops and parish priests
if requested in the work of diocese or parish.
Mr John Duffy 19 Melmount Gardens, Strabane.
Interest and involvement in emigration advice;
community development; alcohol and drug abuse;
71260305 (Secretary) or 71351759 (Chairman).
For young people to meet regularly to pray and
to share with each other their experiences of
life. Getting to know about the opposite sex.
Mr G McCann (Secretary), or Mr Martin McLaughlin
(Chairman), or Mrs Camel McGarrigle, Our Lady
of Mercy High School, Strabane.
Drama, singing, discussion, spiritual reflection,
youth Masses, social evenings, discos.
to Ireland via America in 1985. To date 9,000-10,000
young people have taken part in the programme.
Search is for young adults ranging from 17-24
years of age.
Day Chapel, Melmount
To foster shared prayer within the context of
charismatic renewal and cultivate the gifts of
the Holy Spirit.
Prayer and praise; scripture sharing; teaching
on the Christian way of life.
Melmount Road, Strabane
care for the elderly in individual units
Bingo; Outings; Social Evenings; Whist Drives
(Residential Home for the Elderly)
2 Melmount Road Strabane.
Care for the elderly
Respite Care; Bingo sessions on Saturday afternoons;
Outings and Parties; Yearly Quiz; Garden Fete.
C/o Melmount Centre, 37
Melmount Road Strabane.
Weekly bridge meetings
Contact: Vourneen Duffy, 2 Vallen
Heights, Nine Mile Road, Newtownhamilton, Newry,
Melmount Ladies Guild
is a group of ladies who meet every Wednesday
evening at 8.30pm in the Melmount Centre. Apart
from meeting socially, they raise money for various
charities. Every lady welcome.
Any member of the Guild or telephone Margaret
(7138 2460) or Tina (7188 4327)