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Twenty-Eighth Sunday of the Year

October 15, 2017

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
Gortnahoe: each morning at 9.30
Glengoole: each morning at 9.30.

400 CLUB October Draw
400 CLUB October Draw and special Meeting of everyone associated with the parish will be held in Gortnahoe Hall on Monday night 16th Oct. at 8.00. This is final Draw of this year’s 400 Club. We are most grateful for all the work and the success of this year’s Draw. We must now immediately get down to the preparation, decisions and the work for the new Draw. A very warm welcome to all the existing promoters and all new promoters & helpers.

November Family Mass
Theme “In November we Remember” – Once again this year, to facilitate as many as possible to attend, the Family Mass for the Dead, in Gortnahoe the special Mass will be on Sunday November 5th at 11.15 and the special Mass in Glengoole on Sunday Nov. 12th at 10.00.

Eucharistic Adoration
Glengoole; Wednesday 10.00 to 8.00.
Gortnahoe: Thursday 10.00 to 7.00.
Come and offer prayers of adoration.

Vocations Reflection
“Many are called, but few are chosen ” Consider following Christ as a priest. Contact Fr. Joe Walsh at 086 7714888.

WMOF 2018 News
Amoris Programme is about to be launched. It includes Practical Initiatives for Popular Moments in our parishes.
The Joy of Love – Parish Conversations.

Diocesan Gathering for people and priests
A diocesan gathering for people and priests will be held on Wednesday next 18th October in the Ballykisteen Hotel Tipperary from 6.30 to 9.15.

We are all invited to be ready to be involved in the Church in the future. Details of those parishioners who will be attending is requested by the Diocesan Office by Monday 16th , so as to finalise numbers and conclude catering arrangements with Ballykisteen Hotel.

Lip Sync Battle in Gortnahoe
Lip Sync Battle for Gortnahoe N.S & Astro Turf will hold a Cake Sale/Coffee Morning in Gortnahoe Community Hall on Sunday next 22nd October from 12.00, including Raffle for timber and a hamper, also over 40s soccer match.

Anniversary Bingo
Gortnahoe Community Hall 22nd Anniversary Bingo will be on Saturday night 21st October at 8.30. Total Prize Money of €2,650. Plus bonus. A special invitation to everyone.

Coffee Morning in Gortnahoe Community Hall
The Lip Sync Playschool Group are running a Coffee Morning in Gortnahoe Community Hall on Friday 27th Oct. from 9.00 to 12.00. All are welcome. They are also doing a Clothes Collection for Nov. 11th. Donations of bags most welcome. Further information from Sinead at 087 3635471.

MFRC, Glengoole
As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) the Marie Keating Mobile Unit will attend the Millennium Family Resource Centre, Glengoole on Wednesday 25th October from 11.00 to 3.00. It is including information on other forms of and support is available. Contact Julie on 083 1008075 or 052 9157992.

Evening of Music and Prayer
An evening of music and prayer with James Kilbane at Castleiney Church on Sunday 5th November at 8.00. Tickets available 086 6037366.

G.A.A. Lotto
There was no winner of the Jackpot this week; Numbers Drawn were 9, 25, 26 & 28: Lucy Dip Winners of €50 each were Faye Carr, Gortnahoe, Donal Webster, Gortnahoe, Vicci Hauell, Roscrea & Noreen Tyrell, Fennor. Sellers Prize winner of €30 Michael Cahill. Next week’s Draw will be on 19th Oct at Gortnahoe Hall for Jackpot of €11,800.

Pray for th following


  • Tom Hogan, Bawnreigh.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 14th at 7.45
  • Michael Phelan, Inchorourke.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 15th at 11.15
  • Margaret & Edward Quinlan, Kilcooley and deceased family members.
    Anniversary Mass on Saturday 21st Oct. at 7.45.
  • Seamus Rochford, Fennor.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 22nd at 11.15.


  • Philomena Toohey, Glengoole Nth.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 14th at 6.30
  • Sarah Power, Glengoole.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 15th at 10.00.
  • John Tyne, Clonora.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 21st at 6.30
  • Tim & Ellen O’Shea, Glengoole Sth.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 22nd at 10.00

Prayer to Saint Margaret Mary
Pour out on us, we pray, O Lord, the spirit with which you so remarkably endowed Saint Margaret Mary with the love of The Sacred Heart of Jesus, so that we too may value such devotion and support from You. Amen.

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