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Thirty Third Sunday of the Year

November 19, 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

Collection for the Missions
The Annual Collection for the Missions is being taken up this weekend, 18th and 19th November. If you have overlooked it, please contribute soon.

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

Cemetery Rosaries
Gortnahoe & Glengoole Churches, after Sunday Masses
Fennor, Boulick & Aglish at 1.30
Ballinalacken & Ballynonty at 3.00

November 400 Club Draw
First Draw of the new 400 Club Draw will be on November 27th. Please support it. €50.00 for the year. Be sure to join immediately with your usual promoter or in sacristy. A meeting for all promoters and helpers will be in Gortnahoe Hall on Monday night next at 8.00. Be sure to come along.

Eucharistic Adoration
Glengoole: Wednesday, 10.00 to 8.00.
Gortnahoe: Thursday 10.00 to 7.00.

Vocations Reflection
“Well done, good and faithful servant” If Christ is inviting you to service as a priest contact Fr. Joe Walsh at 086 7714888.

Reflection from “The Joy of Love”
“Families and homes go together. We must insist on the rights of the family and not only those of individuals.”.

Returned lay missionaries and volunteers
Meeting for returned lay missionaries and volunteers will take place on Wednesday 22nd Nov. at 7.00 in Archbishop’s House, cathedral St. Thurles. All are welcome. Phone/text 083 8422468 to confirm attendance.

St. Vincent de Paul Annual Mass
St. Vincent de Paul Society Conference Annual Mass and meeting will be on Monday night 20th at Ballysloe School at 7.30. All please come along.

Mary Willies Golf Society
25th Anniversary of Mary Willies Golf Society will be celebrated in Mary Willies on Saturday 25th November at 9.00. All are invited. If you would wish to play Golf that day in Rathdowney please text 0873946224

Gortnahoe Senior Citizens
Church Gate Collection next week-end. Club Day on Tuesday 28th November, commencing with Mass, followed by Bingo, tea & Christmas Flower demonstration. Christmas Party this year will be in the Anner Hotel, Thurles on Sunday 3rd Dec. at 2.00. Names to Gortnahoe Post Office as soon as possible as numbers are needed by the Hotel.

Lip Sync Battle Cake Sale
Cake Sale for the Lip Sync Battle, organised by the ladies Football Team will take place after Mass on Sunday after Mass. Give your support

MFRC Glengoole
Health and Well Being Event for Older People will be held on Wednesday 22nd November from 12.00 to 1.30. Cost of 5.00 will include a light lunch

Senior Citizens Annual Christmas Party
Senior Citizens Annual Christmas Party at the Centre on Wednesday 6th December from 1.00 to 5.00 Please book your place. If coming ring Julie at 052 9157992.

Supports meeting for bereaved parents
Anam Cara, the organisation that supports bereaved parents will hold their next meeting in Horse and Jockey Hotel on Monday 20th November from 7.30 to 9.00. All interested people are most welcome to come along.

Commemoration for Road Traffic Victims
United Day of Commemoration for Road Traffic victims will be marked by a special ceremony at the Augustinian Abbey in Fethard on Sunday 19th November at 11.30. Everyone is welcome to come along to this ceremony

G.A.A. Lotto Results
There was no winner of this week’s Jackpot of €12,600 Lucky Dip winners were Bobby Barnaville, Rathbeg, Lorraine Bourke, Graigaheesha, Timmy Campion, Graiguewood, Ann Marie Lanigan, Poynstown. Sellers Winner was Ann Stokes, Gortnahoe. Next week’s Draw for €12,800 Jackpot will be in Gortnahoe hall on Thursday 23rd Nov..

Pray for the following


  • Ellie & Neddy Lawlor, Urard.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 18th at 7.45
  • John & James Moore, Kilcooley.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 19th at 11.15
  • Mary A. Ryan, Fennor,
    Anniversary Mass Thursday at 9.30
  • Richard & Catherine Coady, Rathbeg.
    Anniversary Mass Sat. 25th at 7.45
  • Johnsie, Bridget & Tom Cleary, Graigaheesha.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 26th at 11.15


  • Martin, Mary Joe & Jennifer Slattery, Glengoole Nth.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 18th at 6.30
  • Edward & Josephine Lanigan, Gurteen.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 19th at 10.00
  • Liam Butler, Poynstown.
    Anniversary Mass Saturday 25th at 6.30
  • Michael, Josephine & Bernie Perry, Ballynonty.
    Anniversary Mass Sunday 26th at 10.00

Family Prayer for World Meeting of Families 2018
God our Father we are brothers and sisters in Jesus Christ Your Son, one family in the Spirit of your Love. Make us patient and kind, gentle and generous, and welcoming to those in need. Amen.

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