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Third Sunday in Ordinary Time
January 25, 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 at 9.30
Gortnahoe: each morning at 9.30.

Collection for Parish Sacristans
Annual Collection for the Parish Sacristans is being taken up this week-end, 24th & 25th January Envelopes for this Collection are in the box of envelopes. Please give generously in recognition of the wonderful care and attention to all that goes on in our churches and their care of our churches. If you have overlooked it please contribute as soon as possible

Christian Unity Week of Prayer
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is this week. The Annual Ecumenical Service will be held in Gortnahoe Church on this Sunday 25th Jan. at 7.00. A warm welcome to everyone to come and join in the Service.

Eucharistic Adoration
Eucharistic Adoration will be on Wednesdays in Glengoole 10.00 to 8.00 and on Thursdays in Gortnahoe 10.00 to 7.00. Come for a time for prayer.

Parish 400 Club Draw winners
Parish 400 Club Draw winners were €300 Margaret Maher, Ballynonty, €100 Mary Healy, Longford Pass, €50 John Brennan, Lisduff, €50 Margo Sheahan, Ballinastick, €50 Community House, Ballynonty, €50 Tony O’Neill, Gortnahoe. Promoters Prize Teresa McGarry & Rena O’Connor.

February Family Mass
February Family Mass will be Sunday next 1st February in Glengoole at 10.00 and Gortnahoe at 11.15. The special intention is for Confirmation which will be in Glengoole Church on Friday 27th February. Let’s prepare.

Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly
Installation of Archbishop of Kieran O’Reilly takes place on Sunday afternoon 8th February in the Cathedral, Thurles. Each parish in the Archdiocese will have a limited representation. If you are interested in attending please give your name to the priests or to Jimmy Fogarty or Carmel Troy by Sunday 1st February, following which a draw will be held. Each parish is invited to hold a Prayer Service in preparation for the Installation on Wednesday 4th February at 7.00. Be free that night.

Lotto Results
There was no winner of the €20,000 Jackpot. Numbers drawn were 1, 14, 20 & 29. Lucky Dip Winners were Sean Fogarty, Gortnahoe, Simon Guilfoyle, Fennor, Stephen Breen, Kilcooley, Anne Stokes, Gortnahoe . €25 Seller’s Winner was Marion Campion, Crab. Next Draw on 29th January at Hogans, Ballysloe for Jackpot of €20,000 and €200 put aside for the future.

Gortnahoe Senior Citizens
There will be no Club Day on Tuesday 27th Jan. Next Club Day will be Tuesday 24th February.

Pro Life Public Information Meeting
The Pro Life Campaign are holding a Public Information Meeting in Hayes Hotel, Thurles on Wednesday 28th January at 8.00. Come along.

MFRC Glengoole Phone 052 9157992: Chiropodist present on Wednesday 28th at 10.30 and Monday 2nd at 10.30. Ring for appointment

Community Childcare Facilities
Homework Club will return Mon. 2nd Feb. €2.00 per session. Contact Fiona.

6 week Programme commencing Tues. 3rd February 10.30 to 12.30. promotes health and wellbeing, reduces stress, restores calm and peacefulness. €5.00 per session. Contact Julie at above number.

Pray for the following

  • Annie McGarry, Birmingham, formerly Inchorourke. Funeral Mass and Burial in Birmingham on Wednesday. Memorial Mass in Gortnahoe later.


  • Breda Falvey, nee Gleeson & deceased members of the Gleeson Family, Urard.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 24th at 7.45
  • Kitty Hogan, Clonamicklon.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 25th at 11.15.
  • Deceased members of the G.A.A.
    Memorial Mass Saturday 31st at 7.45.
  • Tom Murphy, Jun. & his parents Tom & Catherine Murphy, Gortnahoe.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 1st at 11.15.


  • Tom Fitzgerald, Glengoole Nth.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 24th at 6.30.
  • Leisha McAuley, nee Webster
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 25th at 10.00
  • John Harding, Glengoole
    Anniversary Mass Monday at 9.30.
  • Tommy Gleeson & Bridget McHugh, Poynstown.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 31st at 6.30.
  • John, Nora, Mikie & Josie Kennedy, Clonora.
    Anniv Mass Sun. 1st at 10.00

Prayer for Christian Unity
Lord, our God, as we walk with the wounded body of Christ, hasten the day when we can realise the fullness of fellowship at His table and inflame in our hearts the desire to overcome all that divides us. Amen

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