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Twenty-First Sunday of the Year

August 27, 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 Friday September 1
Glengoole: Confessions, 6.30. Mass 7.00.
Gortnahoe: Confessions 7.30. Mass 8.00.

First Thursday, September 7
Glengoole: Mass in Latin at 7.00.

Parish Development 400 Club August Draw
Results: 1st Prize, €200, Edward & Susan Gleeson, Foilacamin. 2nd Prize, €100, Pauline Morris, Cooldine. 3rd Prize, €50 James & Bridget Brennan, Glengoole. 4th Prize: €50 Marian Teehan, Grange. 5th Prize, €50 John Norton, Clonora. 6th Prize €50 James Quinlan, Urard. 7th Prize €20 Maura Norton, Graiguewood. 8th Prize €20 Bobby & Mary Barnaville, Rathbeg. 9th Prize €20 Sean Morris & Josie Kennedy, Glengoole. 10thPrize €20 Martin & Ann Campion, Fennor Hill. 11th Prize €20 Oisín Griffin, Ballylooby, Cahir. Promoter’s Prize €30 Mary Ryan & Suzanne O’Brien, Gortnahoe.

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.

Meeting for returned lay missionaries and volunteers
Have you ever worked as a volunteer or lay missionary in Africa, Asia or South America? Would you like to meet up with like-minded people to discuss issues of mutual concern? Join us for our second meeting which takes place on Wednesday Sept. 6th at 7.30 in Archbishop’s House, Cathedral St. Thurles. For more information phone 083 8422468 or to confirm attendance.

Vocations Reflection
“Who has known the mind of the Lord? ”.Through prayer our minds become more aligned to the mind of Christ and his will for us. If the Spirit is prompting you to know Christ as a priest, contact Fr. Joe Walsh at 086 7714888. Or any other priest.

Knitting/Croquet Circle
Urlingford Knitting/Croquet Circle meet each Wednesday morning in the Mill Centre from 10.o00 to 12.30. Come along.

Walk and Fun Day fundraiser
Loop Walk and Fun Day As a fundraiser in aid of Marguerite Callaghan Webster, and family, Urlingford there will be a Fun day & 5k Walk in Urlingford on this Sunday in The Mill Resource Centre and also a Cake Sale in Gortnahoe on this Saturday night

Gortnahoe National School celebrating 70th Anniversary
Gortnahoe National School are celebrating their 70th birthday this year. To mark this occasion a commemorative book is being put together. We would appreciate if anyone has old school photographs would drop them into the school please.

Education and Training Board Courses
Tipperary Education and Training Board are now enrolling for evening training courses in Cashel, Tipperary, Thurles and Clonmel. Contact the Tipperary Training Board at Clonmel. Phone 052 6134348.

G.A.A. Lotto Results
There was no winner of this week’s Jackpot of €10.200. Lucky Dip Winners of €50 each were, Grace Hayes, c/o K. Slattery, Siobhan Phelan, Online Sales. Gerry Hayes, c/o Hogans, Ballysloe. Ml. Holohan, Gurteen Sellers Prize was to Anne Barnaville, Gortnahoe.. Next week’s Draw on Thursday 31st August will be at Hogans, Ballysloe for Jackpot of €10,400.

Pray for the following


  • Bridie Fitzpatrick New Hall.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 26th at 7.45
  • Ellie O’Meara, Gortnahoe.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 27th at 11.15.
  • Damien & Alice Bird, Clonamicklon.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 2nd at 7.45


  • Martin Cooney, Boulick.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 26th at 6.30
  • Michael Norton, Graiguewood.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 27th at 10.00.
  • John Fogarty, Mellison.
    Anniversary Mass Friday at 7.00
  • Kathleen Norton, Glengoole
    Month’s Mind Mass Saturday 2nd Sept. at 6.30
  • Tommy & Maureen O’Keeffe, Poynstown.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 3rd. at 10.00

Message of Pope Francis concerning married life
“How much better our family life would be if we used the words: please, thank you, I’m sorry.”

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