Twentieth Sunday of the Year
August 20, 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
Diocesan Launch of World Meeting of Families
Diocesan Launch of World Meeting of Families for each parish of the Archdiocese takes place this week-end. We are invited to make the coming year, leading up to the great World Meeting of Families in August 2018, a year when we appreciate our families and look forward to a visit from his Holiness Pope Francis to coincide with this celebration in the Archdiocese of Dublin. The National Launch will be in Knock on Monday 21st August.
Gortnahoe: each morning at 9.30
Glengoole: each morning at 9.30.
Welcome to Sr. Cecelia Sweeney of the Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa
Sr. Cecilia will speak at all Masses this week-end to promote the work of the Sisters. Your generous support of their work is most welcome.
400 Club August Draw
Parish Development 400 Club August Draw will be in Gortnahoe on Hall Monday night 21st August at 8.00. Come along.
Ballinalacken Cemetery Mass will take place on Friday next 25th August at 7.00. Come and join all who wish to pray for the dead..
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in Glengoole on Wednesday from 10.00 to 8.00. Gortnahoe on Thursday from 10.00 to 7.00. Come for adoration.
“Woman you have great faith ”. It takes faith to hear God’s call in our lives. Is God calling you to a life as a priest or religious. Contact Fr. Joe Walsh at 086 7714888. Or any other priest.
Centenary of the Fatima Apparitions
Annual National Pilgrimage of the World Apostolate of Our Lady of Fatima celebrating the Centenary of the Fatima Apparitions will be in Holycross Abbey on Sunday next 27th August, beginning at 2.30.
Kilcooley Fete will be held on this Sunday 20th Aug. at 2.00 in the Church Grounds, Kilcooley. All side Shows and the Dog Show makes a great day.
Help for students wishing to pursue Courses in the coming academic year
Some Financial Help is available for students wishing to pursue Courses in the coming academic year. Please contact 087 1482056 for further information and application Forms. Prior registration from your college will be necessary before Applications can be processed. Accommodation Costs should also be included
Fundraising Walk and Cycle
Ballysloe Fundraising Walk and Cycle will take place on Friday 18th August at 7.00. Registration at Hogan’s, Ballysloe. Proceeds for great charities and Ballysloe Tidy Towns. Adults €10 & children €5.00.
G.A.A. Lotto Results
There was no winner of this week’s Jackpot of €10.000. Lucky Dip Winners of €50 each were, Willie Coleman, Two-Mile-Borris, John Ryan, Boulick, Noreen Boland, Broomhill, Willie Hayes, Ballingarry. Sellers Prize was to John Norton. Next week’s Draw on Thursday 24th August will be at Prouts, Gortnahoe for Jackpot of €10,200.
Pray for the following
- George Ivers, Month’s Mind and Mary & Jack Webster,
Anniversary, Fennor. Mass on Saturday 19th at 7.45
- Jim & Statia Lyons, Gortnahoe.
Anniversary Mass Sunday 20th at 11.15.
- Richard Fogarty, Longford Pass.
Anniversary Mass is offered.
- Bridie Fitzpatrick New Hall.
Anniversary Mass Saturday 26th at 7.45
- Ellie O’Meara, Gortnahoe.
Anniversary Mass Sunday 27th at 11.15
- Deceased members of the O’Brien Family, Ballynonty & Josephine Bishop.
Anniversary Mass Saturday 19th at 6.30
- Willie & Maisie Norton, Clonora.
Anniversary Mass Sunday 20th at 10.00
- Martin Cooney, Boulick.
Anniversary Mass Saturday 26th at 6.30
- Michael Norton, Graiguewood.
Anniversary Mass Sunday 27th at 10.00.
Prayer for those who have received Exam Results
Grant that the exam results may have reflected the best of the work they had done. Accept their best efforts in those exams and in the great test of life on earth. May your love be upon them, O Lord, as they place all their trust in you now and into the future. Amen.
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