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Second Sunday of Lent

February 25, 2018

V. Rev. Nicholas J. Irwin, P.P. – V. Rev John J. O'Rourke A.P.
056 8834855 & 086 3298060 – 056 88 34128 & 087 2370899

All Masses from Gortnahoe & Glengoole Churches
are broadcast on 106.6 FM.

Defribulator contact numbers are 086 7749521 or 086 7749713


Died Recently
The death has occurred on March 2, 2018, of Eamonn Fitzgerald, Glasthule, Co. Dublin, late of Glengoole, Co. Tipperary, peacefully, in the wonderful care of all the staff of Glengara Park Nursing Home. Eamonn, beloved husband of Nell, loving father of Shea, Margaret, Ann, Cormac and the late Katherine; Very sadly missed by his wife, sons, daughters, daughter-in-law, sons-in law, grandchildren, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and wide circle of friends.

Reposing Monday in Quinn’s of Glasthule from 4pm to 7pm. Removal Tuesday to St Joseph’s Church, Glasthule, arriving at 9.50am for 10am Funeral Mass followed by burial in Shanganagh Cemetery.

My heart flies far away, by night and by day,
To the times and the joys that are gone.

Collection for Diocesan Needs
Annual Collection for Diocesan Needs will be taken up next week-end, 3rd & 4th March. Please support generously this most important Collection.

Morning Masses
Gortnahoe each morning except Friday at 9.30
Glengoole Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 9.30.

First Thursday
Glengoole Mass in Latin at 7.00.

First Friday
Glengoole: Confessions at 6.30. Mass at 7.00
Gortnahoe: Confessions 7.30. Mass 8.00.

Annual Womens Day of Prayer, Friday 2nd March
Gortnahoe Prayer Service at 8.30. A warm welcome to this Service of Prayer and Scripture.

Family Mass
March Family Mass will be on Sunday next 4th March. In Glengoole at 10.00 and in Gortnahoe at 11.15. Theme for the Mass is "Honouring St. Patrick" our Patron Saint.`

Special request for prayer and fasting
Archbishop Kieran O'Reilly's special request for prayer and fasting for peace in the Congo and in South Sudan, two war torn nations. This is in response to Pope Francis' call for a day of prayer and fasting for peace in both countries and in all war-torn nations, which takes place today.

Gortnahoe-Glengoole Development 400 Club Draw February Results
1st Prize €200 Eddie & Mary Ryan, Gortnahoe. 2nd Prize €100 Breda Manton,. Urard. 3rd Prize €50 Tom Fogarty, Glengoole. 4th Prize €50 Eileen & Anne Heaphy, The Commons. 5th Prize €50 V. Rev Nicholas J Irwin, P.P. 6th Prize €50 Gerard Maher, Sallybog. 7th Prize €50 Anne marie Tobin, Coalbrook. 8th Prize €50 Maura & Richard Jun. Dunne, Graigue. 9th Prize €50 Martin Healy, Two Mile Borris. 10th Prize €50 Vincent Norton, Graiguewood. Promoters Prize €30 Mary Ryan & Susanne O'Brien, Gortnahoe.

Once again this year you are invited to be really generous to the Trocaire Fight Against Poverty . Trocaire Envelopes for all families are available in churches. Contribute generously between now and Easter.

Eucharistic Adoration
Glengoole on Wednesday from 10.00 to 8.00
Gortnahoe on Thursday from 10.00 to 7.00.
Come and value adoration.

"Each child has a place in God's heart from all eternity, once he or she is conceived, the creator's eternal dream comes true".

Returned Lay Missionaries and Volunteers
Meeting for Returned Lay Missionaries and Volunteers will take place Wed. 28th February at 8.00 in Archbishop's House, Thurles. Come along.

Vincent de Paul Conference Meeting
St Vincent de Paul Society Conference Meeting will be on Monday night in Ballysloe N.S at 7.30. Come along

Senior Citizens Group First Meeting of the Year
Gortnahoe Senior Citizens Group will hold the first meeting of the New Year on Tuesday next 27th February in Gortnahoe Hall at 2.30. A special welcome to all new members as well as the regular members.

Sincerest Thanks
Sincerest thanks from Glengoole Hall Committee for your generosity to last week's Collection. €689 was contributed.

World Meeting of Families
Invitation to James Kilbane's Concert, being organised for World Meeting of Families will take place at St. Joseph's & St. Brigids Church,Bothar na Naomh, Thurles on Sunday night 4th March at 8.00. Tickets cost €20.00. Come to this great night.

G.A.A. Lotto Results
There was no winner of the Jackpot of €15,400 . Numbers drawn were 14, 21, 25 & 28. Lucky Dip winners Michelle Lawlor, Ballyphilip, Helena McBride, Donegal, Karl Spellacy, Longford Pass. Kieran Stanley, Urlingford.. Seller's Prize winner was Josephine Hogan, Grange. Next Draw is at Hogans, Grange, on Thurs 1st March Jackpot of €15,600.

Pray for the following


  • Tommy & Mary Webster, Foilacamin.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 24th at 7.45
  • Jack & Mary Lyons, Gortnahoe.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 25th at 11.15.
  • Kate Ryan, Fennor.
    Anniversary Mass Friday at 8.00.
  • Brendan Stokes, Gortnahoe.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 3rd at 7.45
  • Mary Mulligan, formerly Inchorouurke.
    Month's Mind Mass Sun. 4th at 11.15


  • Bridie & Georgie Hayes, Gurteen.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 24th at 6.30.
  • John Doheny, Graigaman.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 25th at 10.00.
  • Willie & Ellie Cleary, Crab.
    Anniversary Mass Friday at 7.00.
  • Mary & Andy Kennedy, Waterloo.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 3rd at 6.30
  • Bridie Kelly, Glengoole.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday4th at 10.00

The gift of every Life from God
Knowing that each human life, even if weak and suffering is always a splendid gift from God's goodness. As members of the Christ's Body, the family of the Church in the world, in each human life we see the splendour of that 'yes', that 'amen' who is Christ himself.

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