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Seventeenth Sunday of the Year
July 24, 2016

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

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

Year of Mercy Reflection
Prayer is one of the most powerful ways we can support others. It is a gift of God in his relationship with man. Action: Request a mass intention and pray yourself for a friend or family member who is going through bereavement.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock
Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock take place on Sunday August 7, 2016. Our wish is to make it a special Pilgrimage this year. We ask all who are considering the pilgrimage to give their names early this week to either of the priests or to Bridie O’Shea, so that everything can be properly organised.

Eucharistic Adoration
Glengoole: Wednesday from 10.00 to 8.00.
Thursday Gortnahoe from 10.00 to 7.00.
Come to spend an hour in adoration.

Cemetery Masses
Fennor Cemetery, Thursday 28th July at 7.30
Boulick Cemetery, Friday 12th August at 7.00.

Parish Development Fund 400 Club Draw
Gortnahoe-Glengoole Parish Development Fund 400 Club Draw Results: 1st Prize, €300, Jackie Cahill, Killinan, Thurles, 2nd Prize, €100 Jamie Hannigan, Glengoole Sth. : 3rd Prize €50. Mary & Edmund Rochford, Graigue. 4thPrize, €50 Karen Gleeson, Coole. 5th Prize, €50 Anne Marie Tobin, Graigaman. 6th Prize Mary Slattery & Maureen Ryan, c/o Sarah McCormack. Promoter’s Prize €30. Andy O’Gorman & Majella Ryan. Next Draw will be on Monday August 15th in Gortahoe Hall at 8.30. All welcome.

Sincere Thanks
A sincere thanks to all who participated in the Sponsored Walk in Grange last Friday night. Thanks to all who filled Sponsorship Cards, gave donations, etc. Any outstanding monies or donations can be given to any member of the committee.

Famine 1848 and 1916 Walk
Ballingarry Famine 1848 and 1916 Walk will be on Saturday 30th July at 3.00, starting at the National Monument in the Commons at 3.00.

Garden Fete
Kilcooley Garden Fete will be held on this Sunday, 24th July in Kilcooley Churchyard at Kilcooley Abbey at 2p.m. Cake stall, Raffle, Dog Show, etc

Lotto Results
There was no winner of the Jackpot. Numbers drawn were 5, 7, 16 & 19. Lucky Dip winners were Geraldine Dunne, Thurles, Catherine Corbett, Gortnahoe, Martin Gleeson, Rathbeg, Donna Cullen, c/o Mary Prat.. Seller’s Prize winner was Jimmy Meighan. Next Draw at Mary Willies on 28th July Jackpot €20.000. Reserve Jackpot, €17,200.

Occasion of Celebration in Glengoole Village
Fri. 29th: Trad Session in Buddys
Sat. 30th: Unveiling of memorial plaque at 7.30 in Buddys, followed by music and dance with local musicians and guests.
Sun. 31st: Vintage Car and tractor Display, dog show, face painting, bouncy castle, many stalls with books, cakes etc, followed by The Family 3 from 6.00 in Teach Sean agus Peig, pub, Glengoole
Mon 1st: P.J. Murrihy in Concert in Buddy’s Big Shed from 8.00

Pray for the following

  • Bridie Fahey, London, nee Morris, Poynstown, who has died recently.


  • Mary Lahart, Crossogues.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 23rd at 7.45
  • Thomas Watson, Fennor.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 24th at 11,15
  • John Breen, Graiguewood.
    Anniversary Mass later.
  • Ellie Stapleton, Knockboy.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 30th at 7.45
  • Deceased members of the Barnaville Family, Fennor.
    Mass Sun. 31st at 11.15


  • James & Mary Morris, Foilacamin.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 23rd at 6.30.
  • William & Frances O’Shea, Glengoole & Kilbraugh.
    Anniversary Mass on Sunday 24th at 10.00.
  • Ellen & Sean Hayes, Graigaman.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 30th at 6.30
  • Maureen & Thomas O’Keeffe, Poynstown.
    Anniv. Mass Sunday 31st at 10.00

Prayer as Harvest Time begins
We bless and thank you , Lord, Creator of all things, for giving us the fruits of the earth in due season. Make us always grateful for your gifts. Lead us to be generous to those in need. May your blessing be on all who share the fruits of this harvest and may we come to share in the table of your kingdom, where you live and reign for ever and ever. Amen.

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