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Twelfth Sunday of the Year

June 25, 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 FM.

Defribulator contact numbers are 086 7749521 or 086 7749713

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

Priests Collection
July Priests Collection will take place in both Churches on Saturday and Sunday 1st & 2nd July. Please give generously. Envelopes for this Collection were distributed at the beginning of the year. We ask the usual collectors to kindly attend.

Parish Development Fund
400 Club Parish Development Fund June Draw will be in Glengoole Hall on Monday night 26th June at 8.00 All are invited

Cemetery Annual Mass
Good Shepherd Cemetery Annual Mass will be on Friday night next 30th June at 7.30. Come along.

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 for adoration.

Vocations Reflection
“So do not be afraid, you are worth more than many sparrows”. God is always looking for what is best for us. If He is calling you to be a priest, there is nothing to fear. Take a risk and call Fr. Joe Walsh, (Vocations Team) at 086 7714888 or any priest.

Security for Older People living alone
If you are 65 years or older, and living alone, you can join the Alert Scheme in the parish, which helps providing Press Button Alarms. Full information can be got from Ann Stokes at Gortnahoe Post Office or Fr. O’Rourke. So many have already got these Alarms, so make sure you are more secure. Make the contact before the end of June.

Pilgrimage to Lough Derg
Three Day Pilgrimage to Lough Derg will take place from 30th June to 2nd July. The bus will start collecting in Tipperary Town at 5.15 a.m. and come through Cashel, Horse and Jockey, Thurles and Templemore. Local contacts are Fr. Martin Murphy, P.P. Drom, 086 3868877 and Bridget O’Dea, Loughmore. 086 6792754. Early booking is encouraged.

Catholic Grandparents Association
On Wednesday 26th July, Feast of Joachim & Anne a special Mass for grandparents will be held in the Cathedral, Thurles at 7.30. Everyone is invited.

5k Road Race in aid of Cystic Fibrosis
Ballingarry Parish Field, The Commons 5k Road Race in aid of Cystic Fibrosis, Ireland on Saturday 1st July at 8.00. Come along.

Blood Donation Clinic
Blood Donation Clinic this week at The Dome, Thurles: Monday 2.00 to 5.00, Tuesday – Thursday 5.30 to 8.30. Give a Blood Donation.

Conference at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick
On Thursday 13th July a special Conference entitled ‘Let’s talk Family, let’s be Family’ will be held at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, Full information on the poster and further information next week.

MFRC, Glengoole
The Annual Charity Walk with Alex will be held on Thursday 6th July at 7.00, from MFRC to Derryvilla Lake and back. Registration from 6.00. || The chiropodist will attend the Centre on Wednesday 28th June. Phone 056 9157992 for an appointment

G.A.A. Lotto
There was no winner of the €8,400 Jackpot. Lucky Dip winners of €50 each were Eddie Ryan, Gortnahoe, Caroline Burke, Fennor, Anne Marie Queally, Urlingford, Michael Hogan, Ballysloe. Seller’s Prize Winner was Michael Cahill, Gortnahoe. Next week’s Draw on 29th June will be in Hogans, Grange. Jackpot will be €8,600.

Pray for the following

  • Josephine Gleeson, nee Stokes, Ewell, formerly Coalbrook who died on Monday last. Funeral takes place in Surrey.


  • Dolly Maher, Fennor.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 24th at 7.45
  • Elizabeth Cashin-Doyle, Grange.
    Anniversary Saturday 24th.
  • John & Julia Ryan, Grange.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 25th at 11.15
  • Pat Burke, Gortnahoe.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 1st July at 7.45.
  • Patrick Norton, Coole.
    Month’s Mind Mass Sunday 2nd July at 11.15


  • Paddy & Nellie Corbett, Lickfinn.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 24th at 6.30
  • James Lanigan, Gurteen.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 25th at 10.00.
  • Anastasia Purcell, Ballinastick & Teresa O’Meara, Birmingham.
    Anniversary Mass Monday at 9.30.
  • Lena O’Brien, nee Quinlan, Glengoole.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 1st July at 6.20
  • Sally Duggan-Walsh, Knockboy and Deceased members of the Duggan and Walsh Families.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 2nd at 10.00

Summer Time Prayer
Heavenly Father, we thank you for making this beautiful world and for calling us to be your people. Help to enjoy holiday times and refresh and renew ourselves during the summer. Amen.

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