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Tweny-Sixth Sunday of the Year
September 25, 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.

October Priests Collection
This Collection will be taken up next week-end, 1st & 2nd October. Please give generously. The Collection envelopes were included at the beginning of the year. We ask the usual collectors to attend.

October Family Mass
October Family Mass, the first for this School Year will be on Sunday next 2nd October, in Glengoole at 10.00 and in Gortnahoe at 11.15. The Theme is Honouring October, the Month of the Rosary. Make this Sunday special.

Year of Mercy Prayer
“Jesus, fill us with a spirit of courage that we may confront injustice in political and economic life.” Act: Decide to take some action to help rectify some injustice as you see it.

400 Club Draw Results
Results of the September draw were 1st Prize, €300, Trish Dwyer, Longford Pass. 2nd Prize. €100. Aoife Halley, Ballysloe. 3rd Prize €50 Sean Hogan, Graiguewood. 4th Prize €50 Christy Behan, Glengoole. 5th Prize €50. E. & M. White, Littlefield. 6th Prize €50 Mary Slattery & Maureen Ryan. Promoters Prize €30 Jimmy & Mary Fogarty.

Eucharistic Adoration
Glengoole: Wednesday Adoration 10.00 to 8.00. Gortnahoe: Thursday, Adoration, 10.00 to 7.00. Come and spend an hour.

Meeting in Gortnahoe
Parish Meeting in Gortnahoe Hall on Monday night at 8,00. You are all invited, but especially all members of the Parish Team, to come along to plan parish works, but especially the 400 Club for the next year, now that holiday time is over.

Family Mass
Organising Meeting for the Family Mass at both ends of the parish will be in Gortnahoe Hall on Tuesday night at 7.00. Please come to give help. Do not leave the work to others.

Parish Annual Meeting
An inaugural working meeting dealing with the Parish Annual for 2016 will be held at Fr. O’Rourkes on Tuesday night at 8.00., As well as all who have helped the publication of such a wonderful book in 2015 a very warm welcome to all other willing helpers on Tuesday.

Senior Citizens Get-together
Gortnahoe Senior Citizens Get-together on Tuesday 29th at 2.30pm in Gortnahoe Hall. Come along for an enjoyable evening

Fitness Classes in Glengoole
Fitness Classes in Glengoole Hall on Monday and Wednesday nights. Full information from Nicole at 086 3249226.

MFRC, Glengoole
‘Long Table Dining Experience’, a unique fundraiser for the Millennium Meals on Wheels service take place on Friday 30th September at 7.30 in the Centre. Tickets €30.00 for a four course meal showcasing local food. Booking is essential, as places are limited.
Safe Talk – Suicide alertness for Everyone- Free Half Day Training on Tuesday 4th October from 9.30 to 1.00. Centre Number is 052 9157992.

Lotto Results
This week there was no winner of the Jackpot. Numbers drawn were 1, 22, 23 & 25. Jackpot was €18,800. Lucky Dip winners were Margaret Pollard, Littleton, Noel Quinlan, Kilcooley, Katie O’Reilly, Gortnahoe, Rosemary Cleere, Moyne Seller’s Prizewinner was Eoin Teehan, Grange. This week’s Draw will be at Sean &Peigs, Glengoole. Jackpot €19,000.

Pray for the following

  • Patrick Corcoran, Grange, reposing in Egan’s Funeral Home, Thurles on Sunday from 6.00 to 8.00. Removal to The Cathedral, Thurles on Monday for funeral Mass at 11.00.
  • Ellen Croke, Ballingarry. Funeral Mass in Ballingarry on Sunday at 10.30. Burial in the adjoining cemetery,.


  • David, Margaret & Lucy Tobin, Gortnahoe & Elizabeth Taylor,New Zeland,
    Anniversary Mass Saturday at 7.45
  • Bridget Walsh, Gortnahoe.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 25th at 11.15.
  • Margaret & Edward, Quinlan & deceased members of the Quinlan Family. Kilcooley.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 1st Oct. at 7.45.
  • John & Edward Breen, Graiguewood.
    Anniersary. Mass Sun. 2nd at 11am.


  • John & Josie Troy, Ballinastick.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 1st Oct. at 6.30.
  • Mary Raleigh, Birmingham, form Ballinastick M.M.
    Mass Sun. 2nd at 10.00.

Prayer to Saint Padre Pio
Loving Father, who by a singular grace gave to the priest Saint Padre Pio a share in the Cross of your Son and by means of his ministry renewed the wonders of your mercy, grant that through his intercession we may be united constantly to the sufferings of Christ. Amen.

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