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Seventeenth Sunday of the Year

July 26, 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 except Tuesday at 9.30.

Cemetery Mass
Fennor Cemetery Mass will be on Thursday evening at 7.30.

Eucharistic Adoration
Eucharistic Adoration will take place on Wednesday in Glengoole Church from 10.00 to 8.00 and in Gortnahoe Church on Thursday from 10.00 to 7.00.

Visiting Priest to all Masses this week-end
A warm welcome to the priest from the Comboni Missionaries of the Heart of Jesus here this weekend.

‘Peter’s Pence’ Collection
Collection for the Pope (Peter’s Pence) will be taken up next week-end Please be generous in your support of this annual collection for the Pope and the Vatican. Envelopes were distributed at the beginning of the year.

Sincere Thanks
A sincere thanks to all who supported the Sponsored Walk for the “Site beside Gortnahoe Church”. It was a great success and a most enjoyable night. Any outstanding Sponsorship Cards can be returned to the secretary or any member of the Parish committee.

Boulick Cemetery annual Mass
Meeting for Boulick Cemetery in preparation for the annual Mass will be held in Fr. O’Rourke’s house on Monday night at 8.30. Come along to make the final preparations. The Mass will be on Thursday August 13th at 7.00.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock
A final call to our parishioners to come on this year’s Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock on Sunday next 2nd August. The usual bus from Ballingarry and Gortnahoe parishes will travel. The bus will be leaving Ballingarry at 7.45, and will be in Ballysloe at 8.15 and Gortnahoe at 8.25. The charge is €20.00 for adults and €10.00 for children. This will be a special year to pay tribute to the beautiful work done of the Knock Basilica. Please give names to Bridie, or to Gortnahoe Post Office not later than Tuesday.

Tidy Towns Meeting in Glengoole
Glengoole Tidy Towns Meeting will be in Glengoole Hall on Monday night 27th July at 9.00. All welcome.

Scrap Metal Day
Glengoole United Scrap Metal Day, 29th August from 10.00 to 3.00 will be in Glengoole Field Car Park. All kinds of metal, steel, lead, white goods, cars, brass etc. Contact 087 4113035 or any Club member.

Chiropodist at MFRC on Wed. 29th from 10.30. Contact 052 9157992.

Lotto Results
There was no winner of the Jackpot this week. Numbers drawn were 12, 15, 16 & 23. Lucky Dip winners were Derrick Sieswy, c/o Keith Corbett, Christine Wall, Urlingford, Dolores Miskella, Coole, Bridget Stokes, Urlingford. Sellers Prize was Centra, Urlingford. Next Draw will be on 30th July at Hogans, Ballysloe. Jackpot is €20,000. Reserve Lotto is €7,000.

Rosary Beads Found
A Medjugorje Rosary Beads was found on the day of Peggy Bartley’s Funeral. Owner can collect same at the Post Office.

Excerpts from RTE chat show 'Bibi' - Killenaule 1989
Excerpts from RTÉ Television chat show 'Bibi', with broadcaster Bibi Baskin. The show was recorded in Killenaule, County Tipperary, and broadcast on 14 December 1989.

Pray for the following


  • Ellen & Philip McCormack & James McGrath, Glengoole Sth.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 25th at 6.30.
  • Sally Duggan Walsh, Knockboy & deceased members of the Duggan & Walsh Families.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 26th at 10.00
  • Bridget, Michael & John Stapleton, Ballysloe.
    Anniv. Mass Sat. 1st at 6.30
  • John & William Butler, Poynstown.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 2nd at 10.00


  • Martin, Bridget, Peggy, Nellie & Martin Jun. Barnaville, Fennor.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 25th at 7.45
  • Thomas Watson, Fennor.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 26th at 11.15
  • Tom Manton, Urard.
    Anniversary Mass Monday at 9.30.
  • Jeremiah, Ellen & Paddy and deceased members of the Maher, Gortnahoe.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 1st at 7,45.
  • Tommy & Kitty Ryan, Grange.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 2nd at 11.15.
  • Thomas Mockler, Longford Pass, anniversary at this time.
    Mass offered.
  • Patrick & Catherine Dunne, Inchorourke and their sons Dick and Paddy and their daughter Joan.
    Anniversaries at this time.

Prayer for Priests
Father, You have appointed Your Son Jesus Christ, eternal High Priest. Guide those he has chosen to be ministers of Word and Sacrament and help them to be faithful in fulfilling the ministry they have received. Amen.

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