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Seventeenth Sunday of the Year

July 30, 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 except Friday at 9.30 .
Glengoole: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 9.30.

First Thursday
Glengoole: Mass in Latin at 7.00.

First Friday
Glengoole: Confessions 6.30. Mass 7.00
Gortnahoe: Confessions 7.30. Mass 8.00.

Sincerest Thanks
Sincerest thanks to all who have contributed to the Collection for Trocaire last week-end to fight the Famine in East Africa. All further contributions at our Masses will be most welcome.

Peter’s Pence Collection for His Holiness the Pope
The Annual Collection for His Holiness the Pope, Peter’s Pence, will be taken up next week-end, Saturday and Sunday, 5th & 6th August. Please contribute generously. Envelopes for this Collection were distributed at the beginning of the year.

Cemetery Masses
Boulick Cemetery Mass will take place on Friday 11th August at 7.30, A special meeting to organise this Mass will be on Thursday next at 8.00 in Fr. O’Rourke’s home. Please come along to make preparations.

Mass at Ballynonty Memorial Garden
Annual Mass at Ballynonty Memorial Garden will take place on Tuesday next, 1st August at 7.00. Please come along and join in prayer.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock
The Annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock - Sunday 6th August. A final call to all who have not yet booked, before it is too late. The bus from Ballingarry will be in Ballysloe at 8.15 and Gortnahoe at 8.20. The charge is €20 for adults and €10.00 for children. Give your name early this week, to Gortnahoe Post Office, to Bridie, Glengoole sacristan or to Fr. O’Rourke.

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
“Ask and you will receive, seek and you will find, knock and the door will be opened to you”. Ask in prayer to know your vocation! Seek and find ways to serve! Knock on the doors of those who can guide you! If you think God may be offering you the grace of a vocation, contact Fr. Joe Walsh at 086 7714888 or your local priest.

Table Quiz in Hogan’s
Glengoole United Soccer Club will hold a Table Quiz in Hogans, Ballysloe on Friday August 4th at 9.30. €20.00 for a Table of Four. Please support.

Ballynonty Community Field Day
Ballynonty Community Field Day will be on this Sunday 30th July, with Lambert Puppet Show from Dublin, Fancy Dress, and Side Shows. Fancy Dress starts at 1pm. Fun Day assured for everyone, young and old.

M.F.R.C. Glengoole
Chiropodist will attend on Wednesday 2nd August. Phone 052 9157992 to make an appointment.

G.A.A. Lotto Results
There was no winner of the Jackpot of €9,400. The numbers drawn were 7, 10, 16 & 23. Lucky Dip winners of €50 were, Breda Hogan, Clonora, Aishling Teehan, Grange, Paddy Stapleton, Gortnahoe, Mary & Jamie Burke, Urard. Sellers Prizewinner was Sean Hickey. Next Draw will be on August 3rd at Hogan’s, Grange, for a Jackpot of €9,600.

Pray for the following


  • Ellie Stapleton, Knockboy.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 29th at 7.45.
  • Molly Lahert, Crossogues.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 30th at 11.15
  • Jeremiah, Ellen, & Paddy Maher, Gortnahoe.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 5th August at 7.45
  • Tommy & Kitty Ryan, Grange.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 6th at 11.15
  • Patrick & Catherine Dunne, Inchorourke, and deceased members of their family.
    Anniversary Mass offered at this time.


  • James & Mary Morris, Foilacamin.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 29th at 6.30
  • Ellen, James, Seamus & Tom Morris, Ballynonty.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 30th at 10.00
  • Michael, Breda & Nora O’Shea, Ballinastick.
    Anniversary Mass Friday at 7.00.
  • Molly & Toddy Maguire, Ballynonty.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 5th at 6.30
  • Maureen Kearney, Lanespark.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 6th at 10.00.

Prayer to the Curé d'Ars, Patron of Priests
Almighty and merciful Lord, who made the priest St. John Vianney wonderful in his pastoral zeal, grant, we pray that through his intercession and example we may win brothers and sisters for Christ and attain with them eternal glory. Amen

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