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Fourth Sunday of Easter
Day of Prayer for Vocations

May 7, 2017

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
Gortnahoe: each morning at 9.30.
Glengoole: each morning at 9.30.

Family Mass
May Family Mass is this Sunday 7th May in Glengoole at 10.00 and in Gortnahoe at 11.15 Special thoughts for Emily Wilson, Vocations Sunday and our attachment to Mary our Mother.

Exam Mass in Gortnahoe Church
Annual Exam Mass will be in Gortnahoe Church on Friday 19th May at 7.30. All young people doing Public Exams and their families are invited to be present and take part in this Mass. An organising Meeting will be held in Gortnahoe Hall on Monday 9th May at 7.30. Come along to help out.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Glengoole on Wednesday from 10.00 to 8.00. Gortnahoe on Thursday from 10.00 to 7.00. Come along for an hour..
contributions most welcome.

Vocations Sunday Reflection
Every single person has a vocation, a calling, a dream held for us by God as to who God would have us be and what God would have us do with our lives. If your calling is Priesthood and you would like to chat about Priesthood in Cashel and Emly Diocese please contact Fr. Joe Walsh, (Vocations Team) at 086 7714888 or any priest.

North Kilkenny Wheelchair Association express sincerest thanks for the generosity to their recent Church Gate Collection, €551.50 was given.

Glengoole Hall Meeting
Glengoole Hall Committee Meeting will be on Tuesday 10th May at 8.00 in Glengoole Hall. All members please come along.

Church Gate Collection
Thurles Friends of the Children of Chernobyl will hold their Annual Collection on 13th & 14th May. Please support

Pray for the following

  • Patrick Norton, Coole, who has died.
  • Patsy Fitzgerald, Poynstown. Funeral Mass in Glengoole Church on Sunday morning at 10.00. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery.
  • Cait Quin, Knocanglas, who was buried in Gortnahoe during the week
  • Josephine Gartland, nee Long, sister of Ann Raleigh, buried during the week.


  • Jack & Mary Moriarty, Urard.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 6th at 7.45
  • Emily Wilson, Kilbraugh.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 7th at 11.15.
  • Noel & Kitty Campion, Clonamicklon.
    Anniv. Mass Saturday 13th at 7.45.
  • John & Statia McDonnell sand deceased relatives & Nora Brennan, Inchorourke.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 14th at 11.15


  • Tom, Angela, Denis & Jimmy Kerwick, Glengoole Sth.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 6th at 6.30
  • Patsy Fitzgerald, Poynstown.
    Funeral Mass & Burial Sunday 7th at 10.00.
  • Michael & Eamon Grant, Ballinastick.
    Anniversary Mass Monday at 9.30
  • Philip & Ellen Cormack, & James McGrath, Glengoole Sth.
    Anniversary Mass Tuesday at 9.30
  • John, Willie & Timmy Brennan, Lickfinn.
    Anniv. Mass Wednesday at 9.30
  • Paddy Brophy, Glengoole Nth.
    Anniversary at this time.
  • James mulally, Grange & Kulally & Cormack familie.
    Anniv. Mass Saturday 13th at 6.30
  • John Brennan & his son John also Timmy and Willie Brennan, Lickfinn.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 14th at 10.00
  • Michael Grant, Ballinastick
    Anniversary Mass later.

Prayer for Vocations
O Jesus send labourers into your fields, which are awaiting Priests, Missionaries, dedicated Sisters and Brothers. Rekindle in the hearts of men and women the spark of a vocation and may they become helpers in the work of the Church for to-morrow. Amen.

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