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Fourth Sunday of Easter
Day of Prayer for Vocations

April 26, 2015

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 F.M.

Defribulator contact numbers are 086 7749521 or 086 7749713

Morning Masses
Glengoole: each morning except Friday at 9.30
Gortnahoe: each morning except Friday 9.30.

First Friday
Glengoole: May 1st Confessions 6.30. Mass 7.00
Gortnahoe: May 1st Confessions 7.30. Mass 8.00.

First Thursday
Glengoole: May 7th Mass in Latin at 7.00

Family Mass
May Family Mass is Sunday 3rd May in Glengoole at 10.00 and Gortnahoe at 11.15. Theme is, Remembering Emily’s Anniversary.

Parish 400 Club April Results
1st €300. Padraig Mullins, Killenaule. 2nd €100 Michael & Eileen Cahill, Gortnahoe. 3rd €50 Margaret Maher, Ballynonty. 4th €50 Miriam Graham, c/o Anne Healy, Ballynonty. 5th €50 John Brennan, Lisduff. 6th €50 Marian Teehan, Grange. Promoters Prize: Andy O’Gorman & Majella Ryan. Next Draw 18th May in Gortnahoe Hall.

Eucharistic Adoration
Eucharistic Adoration will take place on Wednesday in Glengoole Church from 10.00 to 8.00 and in Gortnahoe Church on Thursday from 10.00 to 7.00.

Reflecting on Marriage
Union of man and woman in marriage, open to the procreation of children, is a gift from God who created us ‘male and female’.

Valuing Security
A Public Meeting promoting security in your home, your farm, your business and our community, as well as Text Alert, will be held in Gortnahoe Hall on this Monday 27th April at 8.30. Speakers will include Ger Bergin, National Treasurer of I.F.A, Tom O’Dwyer, Crime Prevention Officer Garda Siochana, Margaret Quinn, Development Officer Muintir na Tire, Superintendent Pat Murphy, Garda Siochana and Sgt Michelle Tierney, Text Alert Co-Ordinator. This is a most important meeting to make everyone aware of the importance we place on security of every type.

G.A.A. Lotto
There was no winner of the Jackpot this week. Numbers drawn were 1, 4, 7 & 16. Lucky Dip winners were Simon Cantwell, Graigue, Clement Gleeson, Graigue, Noreen Tyrrell, Fennor, James Purcell, Kilcooley. €25 Sellers Prizewinner Marion Campion, Crab. . Next Draw 30th April at Dollys, Glengoole. Jackpot €20,000 Reserve Jackpot €4,400.

Workers Memorial Day April 28
Please remember in your prayers those who have been killed or injured in work-related accidents.

Senior Citizens Club Day
Gortnahoe Senior Citizens Club Day will be on Tuesday 28tth April with a visit from members of other Clubs. Bus trip to Clonmel for Tipp FM Awards. All money to Post office as soon as possible.

Support Group for families and carers
MFRC Support Group for families and carers of people with mental Health issues. First meeting in Glengoole MFRC on Thurs 30th April from 2.30 to 4.30, led by a trained facilitator. Contact Julie at 052 9157992.

Pioneer celebration of Silver and Golden Jubilees
Pioneer Total Abstinence Association Membership and celebration of Silver and Golden Jubilees will be on Friday 1st May in Gortnahoe Church, with Mass at 8.00. Please give your names to Fr. O’Rourke during this week.

Fun Run
A 5k Fun/Run Walk in aid of Colaiste Mhuire, Johnstown will take place on Sunday 3rd May at 11.00 in School Grounds. Registration is at 10.30. Adults €5.00. Children €2.00. Your support greatly appreciated.

Annual Clothes Recycling Collection
Glengoole United Annual Clothes Recycling Collection will be on Saturday 9th May. All donations of clean unwanted clothes most welcome. Queries to Michael Heffernan 087 1385958 or Shane Hanrahan 0871351498.

Pray for the following

  • Jonathan Brown, London son of Jane Brown nee Maguire, Ballynonty, who died tragically.


  • Aidan Purcell, Glengoole
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 25th at 6.30.
  • John Langton, Glengoole.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 26th at 10.00.
  • Tim & Evelyn Delaney, Glengoole
    Anniversary Mass Friday 1st at 7.00
  • Tom, Angela, Dinny & Jimmy Kerwick, Glengoole Sth.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 2nd at 6.30.
  • Elizabeth & Edward Grant, Coalbrook.
    Anniversary Mass Sun. 3rd at 10.00.


  • Michael & Hannah Maher, Fennor.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 25th at 7.45
  • Jim Kenny, Gortnahoe.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 26th at 11.15
  • Michael Fogarty, Gortnahoe.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 2nd at 7.15
  • Emily Wilson, Clonamicklon.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 3rd at 11.15.

Prayer for Vocations
Lord Jesus, send labourers into your fields. Enkindle in the hearts of young men and women the spark of a vocation. Grant that Christian families may desire to give and pray for Church helpers in the work of tomorrow. Amen.

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