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Tweny-Ninth Sunday of the Year
October 16, 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, Monday and Tuesday at 9.30.

Surface Replacement at Glengoole Church
Surface Replacement in front of Glengoole Church will take place during the coming week. Once work begins no vehicles may park or come on to this area until the work is completed.

Year of Mercy Reflection
God of compassion, look with tenderness upon our frailty. Acton: Take time out to ponder over these words and repeat them often during the week.

Development October Draw Winners
400 Parish Development October Draw Winners: 1st Prize, €300, Joan Kennedy, Shelbourne. 2nd Prize, €100, Mary & Anna Mockler, Longford Pass, 3rd Prize, €50, Sarah Cormack, Poynstown. 4th Prize, €50 Gerald Maher, Sallybog, 5th Prize, €50, Mary, Edward & Eddie Rochford, Graigue. 6th Prize, €50 Joanne Kelly, Grange. Promoter’s Prize, Carmel Troy, Ballinastick Sincerest thanks to our promoters who are now again selling the Tickets for the coming year. Entry for the year is €50.00. Please be ready to join such a wonderful draw for the Parish. Give the money to your sponsor whose name was on the information letter you have received.

If you have any problem please contact any promoter or Fr. Irwin or Fr. O’Rourke. The first Draw will be in Glengoole Hall on 14th November at 8.00.

Eucharistic Adoration
Glengoole: No Adoration this week.
Gortnahoe: Thursday, Adoration, 10.00 to 7.00.
Come and spend an hour.

Senior Citizens trip to Famine Museum
Gortnahoe Senior Citizens trip to Famine Museum at Donaghmore. on Tuesday 25th Oct. Bus leaving Hall at 2.00 Evening tea at the Urlingford Arms. Total cost €13. Names to Post Office as soon as possible.

Anniversary Bingo in Gortnahoe
21st Anniversary Gortnahoe Bingo is this Saturday at 8.30. Come along.

Gortnahoe-Glengoole Parish Annual Publication
We are moving very close to closing date for all material . All items, whether of recent events or for the 1980s can be sent by email to or to any member of the publishing group, or to the priests or to Gortnahoe Post Office. Send them without any delay to be sure they will be in the Annual.

Parent Bereavement Night
Anam Cara Parent Bereavement Night will be in The Horse and Jockey Hotel on Monday 17th October at 7.30. All are welcome.

MFRC, Glengoole
Light Engine Maintenance – free course will be run in the Centre on Tuesday mornings, 10.00 to 12.00 for six weeks, starting 11th October. Contact Centre Number 052 9157992 to book a place.
Ear Candling Clinic will be on Friday 21st October in the Centre..
Chiropodist at Centre on Wednesday 29th Oct. Phone for appointment

Lotto Results
This week there was no winner of the Jackpot. Numbers drawn were 12, 13, 26 & 27. Jackpot was €19,400. Lucky Dip winners were Keith Corbett, Gortnahoe, Sean Lahert, c/o Ml. Cleary, Breda Dwyer, Longford Pass, Jennifer Darmody c/o Centre,. Seller’s Prizewinner was Sean Hickey. . This week’s Draw.20th Oct at Hogans, Ballysloe. Jackpot €19,600.

Pray for the following

  • Philomena Toohey, Glengoole. Removal to Church on Sunday for 10.00 Requiem Mass, followed by burial in St. Patrick’s cemetery, Thurles.
  • Martin Quinlan, Urard, who was buried on Saturday


  • Kathleen Guilfoyle, Fennor.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 15th Oct at 7.45.
  • Michael Phelan, Inchorourke.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 16th Oct. at 11.15
  • Seamus Rochford, Fennor.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 22nd at 7.45
  • Joe Hogan, Clonamicklon.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 23rd at 11.15


  • John Tyne, Clonora.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday at 6.30
  • Philomena Toohey, Glengoole.
    Funeral Mass this Sunday at 10.00.
  • Sr. Clemens Kennedy & deceased members of the Kennedy Family, Glengoole.
    Anniversary Mass Monday 17th Oct. at 9.30.
  • Ellen O’Shea, Glengoole Nth.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 22nd at 6.30
  • Patrick Kennedy, Shelbourne.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 23rd at 10.00.

Prayer to Guardian Angel
Angel sent by God to guide me,
Be my light and walk beside me;
Be my guardian and protect me;
On the paths of life direct me. Amen.

Parish Newsletter Publishing for each week

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  • All notices to the E Mail or the priests by Friday at 6pm.

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