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Tweny-Second Sunday of the Year
August 28, 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 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 6.30. Mass 7.00.
Gortnahoe: Confessions 7.30. Mass 8.00

Year of Mercy Reflection
Mercy is not just an act of clemency for those who have done wrong. It is a way of life that is manifested in the compassion, love and joy we see that God has for all creation.

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.

Annual National Pilgrimage
The Annual National Pilgrimage of The World Apostolate of Our Lady of Fatima will be at Holycross Abbey on this Sunday 28th August. Ceremonies begin at 2.30. Mass will be celebrated by Retired Archbishop Clifford at 4.00.

Financial Help for students
There will be some Financial Help available for students wishing to pursue Third Level Courses in the coming Academic Year. Please contact 087 1482056 for further information and Application Forms. Proof of Registration from College will be necessary before applications can be processed & Accommodation Costs should also be included.

Under 12 County Hurling Final
We wish the very best of luck to our U12 team who play Lorrha-Dorrha in the County Final this Sunday at 1.00 in Holycross and we ask as many as possible to come along and support this great team.

Lotto Jackpot not won
There was no winner of the Jackpot this week. Numbers drawn were 3, 13, 18 & 28. Lucky Dip winners were R & D. Kavanagh, Grange. Anne Watson, Gortnahoe, Chris Dunne, Templetuohy Terry O’Brien c/o Geraldine Holohan . Seller’s Prize was Hogans Ballysloe. Next Draw at Mary Willies. Jackpot is €18,000. Jackpot next week €18,200.

CD Course
A 10 week CD Course on the first 500 years of the Church will start in Urlingford on Tuesday September 20th at 7.00. For further information please contact Cathleen Shortall at 056 8831061 on or before September 10th as the Workbook has to be ordered.

Messaage from College Chaplains at U.C.C.
The chaplaincy is a vibrant and warm community, where you can meet new friends, unwind between classes. Call into College Road for a cuppa. In the chaplaincy you will also have time for reflection, meet any of the chaplains for a chat or get support. At the Honan Chapel we welcome you to daily and Sunday Mass, prayer services or for some quiet time on your own.

Colaiste Mhuire, Johnstown School Re-Opening
1st Year only: Monday 29th Aug. 9.30 to 1.00. 1st, 4th, & 5th Years Tues. 30th 9.00 to 4.00. All Classes & LCA2 students, Wednesday 31st 9.00 to 4.00. All Classes & LCA1 & LCA2 students, Thursday 1st September 9.00 to 4.00

Pray for the following


  • Bridie Fitzpatrick, New Hall.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 27th at 7.45.
  • Sean Breen, Renaghmore.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 28th August at 11.15
  • Mary Power, Lisduff.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 4th Sept. at 11.1


  • Deceased members of the O’Brien Family and Josephine Bishop, Ballynonty and Nan Guiton, Lanespark,
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 27th at 6.30.
  • Michael Norton, Graiguewood.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 28th at 10.00
  • John & Peggy Brennan, Glengoole.
    Anniv. Mass Saturday 3rd at 6.30
  • William, Ellen & John Butler, Poynstown.
    Anniv Mass Sunday 4th at 10.00

Prayer of Mother Teresa Of Calcutta who will be canoniosed next Sunday
Lord, open our eyes, that we may see you in our brothers and sisters.
Open our ears, that we may hear the cries of the hungry, the cold, the frightened and the oppressed.
Open our hearts, that we may love each other as you love us.
Renew in us your spirit, Lord, free us and make us one. Amen.

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