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Second Sunday of Lent
March 1, 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: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday at 9.30
Gortnahoe: each morning except Friday at 9.30.

Congratulations to all the children who received Confirmation on Friday, to their teachers, families and all others involved in Confirmation and to Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly for such a wonderful day.

Family Mass
March Family Mass is on this Sunday in Glengoole at 10.00 and in Gortnahoe at 11.15. Theme: “Jesus, the Son of God. Listen to Him”.

Eucharistic Adoration
Eucharistic Adoration In Glengoole on Wednesday from 10.00 to 8.00 and Gortnahoe on Thursday from 10.00 to 7.00. Please come and pray.

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.

World Day of Prayer
Prayer Service to mark World Day of Prayer will be in Kilcooley Church on Friday 5th March at 8.00. Everyone is invited to join in prayer.

Collection for Diocesan Needs
Collection for Diocesan Needs takes place next Week-end, 7th & 8th March. Please give generously for such an essential Collection. Envelopes for the Collection were with the other envelopes at the beginning of the year.

Folk Choir practice
Gortnahoe Folk Choir next practice will be on Wednesday 4th march at 8.00. This is in preparation for 16th March and Good Friday. All are welcome.

G.A.A. Lotto
There was no winner of this week’s €20,000 Jackpot. Numbers drawn were 4, 17, 26 & 27. Lucky Dip winners were Grainne O’Gorman, Cork, Mary Fwennelly, Boulick, Eddie Lawlor, Gortnahoe, Maria O’Meara, Kilbraugh. . €25 Sellers Prize winner was Ann Stokes. Next Draw is at Prouts. Jackpot €20,000. Reserve Jackpot €2,800.

Thanks for your support
Thanks to all who supported the Table Quiz for Good Shepherd Cemetery. €540 was raised on the night. Further donations will be gratefully accepted and can be given to any committee member.

Jumble Sale in aid of Animal Rescue

Jumble Sale in aid of Mo Chara Animal Rescue in Glengoole Hall on Sunday 8th March from 10.30 to 3.30. Books, Cds, Dvds, bric-a-brac, household items, clothing and much more available.

Juvenile G.A.A.
Our 5k Fun Run/Walk is now only 6 weeks away, on Sunday 12th April. Hope training is going well. Train with a friend of the family to make it easier and more enjoyable.

Mens' Shed
Glengoole meet every Thursday morning in Millennium Family Resource Centre, Glengoole from 11.00 to 1.00, all welcome. Contact 052 9157992.

Pray for the following


  • Tom, Katie and Philip Lawlor, Gortnahoe & Grange.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 28th at 7.45.
  • Jackie & May Lyons, Boulick.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 1st March 11.15
  • Michael Cahill, Ballysloe & Gortnahoe.
    Anniv. Mass Saturday 7th at 7.45.
  • Thomas & Mary Webster, Foilacamin.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 8th at 11.15


  • John Doheny, Graigaman.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 28th at 6.30
  • Biddy Kelly, Glengoole.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 1st March at 10.00.
  • James & Margaret Casey, Ballyphilip.
    Anniversary Mass Friday at 7.00.
  • Kate & Patrick Morris, Poynstown.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 7th at 6.30.
  • Eamon Grant, Ballinastick.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 8th at 10.00.

Springtime Prayer
Loving Father, we praise you for making animals as they are born and grow part of your wonderful creation. Help us to be always kind to them. Bless our seeds and crops and their cultivation and we pray for suitable weather throughout the year. Amen.

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