Granlahan + Ballinlough Newsletter 9th June2019

9th June 2019    

The Feast of Pentecost










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Pentecost Sunday.Tom Quinn, Coolougher, anniversary James and Margaret McDermott anniversary and their son Michael, Clooninsla.
Mass for the people of the parish.
Evelyn Whiddith, Ballinlough. 3rd anniversaryEddie Rogan, Ballinlough, 13th anniversary.
Martin and Nora Cregg, Keyfield, anniversary.
William and Winifred Walsh, Carrick, anniversary.John Browne, Cashel, 3rd anniversary.

Offertory Collections: – Sat & Sun 1st & 2nd June

Granlahan: €470        Ballinlough: €430

Eucharistic Ministers:Church Readers:
Granlahan  Church:
Sat 15th   Jun 8pmJohn Caulfield, Mary GormleyAoife Ruane,Roisin Denning
Ballinlough  Church
Sun 16th Jun 12noonMary Finan, Kathleen McLoughlinJessica Gannon,Kate Tynan

Legendary Country singer/songwriter Max T Barnes and his Nashville Country Band will play in a charity concert for the Western Care Association in Claremorris Town Hall Theatre on Sun June 9th as part of his 2019 Irish Tour.

Archbishop Neary ordained Shane Costello from Taugheen, Claremorris, to the diaconate, in the College Chapel in St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth on the 2nd of June. Warmest congratulations to Shane on his becoming a Deacon.


Tom Gannon and his parents Delia and Thomas, Cloonfeenian, anniversary.
Friday14June10amPrivate Intention.
Saturday15June 8pmThe deceased members of the Slattery Family, Spring Gardens.Peg Gormley, Ballybane, 16th anniversary.

The Feast of Corpus Christi is on 23rd June. We hope to have the usual processions on that weekend. All the First Holy Communion children are invited to take part in these processions.

The Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is on Friday 28th June. The Novena starts nine days before this Feast on Thursday 20th June. We hope to have the Novena in all our Churches.

The Summer collection of the support of the Priest of the Parish will be taken up at all masses this weekend.

Active Retirement meeting will take place in Granlahan Community Centre on Tuesday 11th June at 2 pm. Guest speaker will attend. All members are asked to attend please and new members welcome.

Healing/ Anointing Catholic Ministry Service, Sun. 16th June 1.15 – 5.30 pm in the Church of The Holy Rosary, Castlebar, led by Fr. Shane Sullivan and lay speaker, Br. Eddie Stones. Praise and worship healing prayers, talks and Eucharistic Adoration after 12 noon Mass. All welcome. Contact Carmel- 086 3836055, Jyotheesh Jose – 089 4888166 or Martin 087 6856488.

This month marks 102nd anniversary of the first apparition of Our Lady of Fatima on May 13th 1917. Certain people in the Church and the world wanted Fatima to be forgotten. Even now, this most important event of the 20th century is studiously ignored by those who tell us what “history” means and where we are headed.

Carrick NS is advertising for the post of cleaner. The expected commencement date of the post will be 1st September 2019. This is a part time post of 9 hours per week, subject to annual review. The Cleaner will undertake other duties pertaining to the role as may be decided/directed by the School Principal/Board of Management and/or as may be dictated by the needs of the School.  Applications must be received by post or dropped to the school office by 2pm on Friday 14th June. All applications must be made with a copy of a CV to: FAO The Chairperson, Board of Management, Carrick NS, Ballinlough, Castlerea, Co.Roscommon. Please mark envelope “Job Application”. Further inquiries in relation to the post can be made by ringing the school office. (094)9640411

Monster Monthly Bingo continues Sunday 9th June in Dunmore Community Centre @ 4pm. Jackpot of €500 in 45 calls with a total prize fund of €1150. Complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits will be served at the interval.  

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