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Twenty Ninth Sunday of the Year
'Mission Sunday'
26th October 2014

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

Clocks go Back
Remember that the clocks go back an hour this Saturday night

Morning Masses
Gortnahoe: Tuesday & Thursday at 9.30
Glengoole: Wednesday at 9.30

Eucharistic Adoration
Glengoole: Each Wednesday 10.00 to 8.00
Gortnahoe: Each Thursday 10.00 to 7.00. Come to spend an hour with Jesus.

Feast of All Saints
Saturday next is the Feast of All Saints, a Holyday of Obligation. Mass in Glengoole on Friday at 6.30 and on Saturday at 10.00. In Gortnahoe on Friday at 7.45 and on Saturday at 11.15.

Remembering our Dead
We welcome your lists of the Dead and Contributions for inclusion in the thirty November Masses in the parish. Memorial Candles will be on sale in both churches.

Family Mass
Family Mass for November will be on Sunday 2nd November in Glengoole at 10.00 and in Gortnahoe at 11.15. Theme for the Mass is ‘In November We Remember’. It is the day for our special prayers for our dead.

400 Club Draw
Sincerest thanks to all who are ensuring that everyone has an opportunity to join. We encourage you to be part of winning such wonderful prizes in this monthly limited Draw by contributing your €50.00 as soon as possible or being in touch with promoters or Parish Committee, for the necessary support of our parish maintenance and development funds.

Parish Annual Meeting
Parish Annual Meeting at Fr. O’Rourkes Monday at 8.00. A last call, but no absolute guarantee of inclusion to other items being sent to the Annual.

There was no winner of the €17,400 Jackpot. The numbers drawn were 7, 13, 14 & 29. Lucky Dip winners were J.P. Rohan, Grange, Tony Ivors, Gortnahoe, Denise Barnaville, Grange, Pat Peters, Urlingford.. Lucky Dip Winner was Centra, Urlingford. Next Draw on 30th October at Dollys, Glengoole. Jackpot of €17,600.

Annual Pioneer Dinner Dance
The Annual Pioneer Dinner Dance takes place in Dundrum House Hotel on Saturday 8th November. Tickets €25.00. available this week from Fr. O’Rourke.

Badminton Club Home League
Grange Badminton Club Anyone who wishes to play in the Home League must give their names to the Hall or to Eoin Teehan, John Teehan, Maureen O’Shea – Dunphy, or Liz Mullally. Entry is €3.00 per person. Support our Church Gate Collection on 1st & 2nd November .

Millennium Family Resource Centre
Bereavement Support Group Millennium Family Resource Centre, Glengoole, will hold Creative Therapy Workshops Tuesdays at 7.30, beginning 4th Nov. for 6 weeks. Contact 052 9157992.

Lourdes Fund Raising Dance
Cashel and Emly Lourdes Fund Raising Dance will be in Dundrum House on Saturday 15rth November. Tickets are €26.00. Contact Liz Barron at 087 1593563. Your support appreciated.

Thanks from North Kilkenny Wheelchair Association for the wonderful support of the Tractor/car Run last Sunday. It was much appreciated.

Pray for the following

  • Mrs Nellie O’Shea, Glengoole Sth. Reposing at her son Noel’s home, Glengoole Sth on Saturday from 4.00 to 8.00 and Sunday from 4.00 to 8.00. Removal to Glengoole Church on Monday at 11.00 for Funeral Mass at 11.30. Burial in the adjoining cemetery.


  • Christy & Elizabeth Cashin, Grange.
    Anniv. Mass on Saturday 25th at 7.45
  • Bridget Walsh, Gortnahoe.
    Month’s Mind Mass on Sunday 26th at 11.15
  • Sean Breen, Renaghmore.
    Anniversary Mass on Friday 31st at 7.45.
  • Chris O’Mahony, Graigue.
    Month’s Mind Mass on Saturday 1st at 11.15.
  • Thomas & Bridget Ryan, Rathbeg.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 1st at 7.45.
  • Stella & Michael McGarry, Inchorourke
    Anniv. Mass Sunday 2nd at 11.15


  • Jennifer Slattery, Glengoole Nth.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday at 6.30.
  • Laoise Swafield , Battie & Margaret O’Keeffe & Deceased family members.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday . at 10.00.
  • John McGarry, Ballynonty.
    Anniversary Mass Friday 31st Oct. at 6.30
  • Ann Langton, Glengoole.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 1st at 6.30
  • Willie O’Connell, Greystones.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 2nd at 10.00

Prayer to the Sacred Heart
Heart of Jesus I desire to unite myself to you and to possess you so that I no longer live except in you who will be my dwelling place for all eternity. In you I desire to love and work and suffer. Take away from me all that is of self. In its place put yourself and change me to be like you. Amen.

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