July 2nd 2017 Newsletter

The Thirteenth Sunday of the Year                          

2nd July 2017





2nd July 12 noon


Eddie Mc Hugh Carraghs 4th anniv.

Martin & Ann Kelly Carraghs anniv, and their daughter Bridie.

Thomas, Margaret and John Neenan

James, Mary, Jimmy and Pat Wallace

Kathleen Higgins

Michael Brady New Jersey and late of Cloonlee.

Josephine & Jim Mc Walter Cloonlee anniv

Tue 4th July 10am Mary Carroll 1997 and her daughters Noreen 1968 and Grainne 1977
Wed 5th July 10am No mass
Sun 9th July 12 noon Deceased members of the Garvey family Kiltimagh

Christy O’Connell, Cloonlish M.M.

Tom and Kate Caulfield and their son Michael Clooninsla anniv.


Eucharistic Ministers:       Church Readers:

Ballinlough Church:        

Sun 9th July 12 noon          Nancy Flynn                        Paul O’Connell

                                                Mary Finan        


Granlahan Church:                          

Sat 8th July 8pm                  John Caulfield                    John Coggins

                                                Mary Birmingham


Sat  1st July 8pm Tommy Caulfield, anniv and his wife Molly.

Deceased members of the Burke family, Derryvounge

Fri 7th July 10am Private intention
Sat 8th July 8pm Tommy Naughton and deceased members of the Naughton family Grange.


  Offertory Collections:  Sat and Sunday 24th & 25th June

Ballinlough:    €535                            Granlahan:     €345


The new mass time schedule will come into operation at the beginning of August

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Paddy Winston, Carrick who died in Manchester recently.

A collection will be taken up at Granlahan Cemetery mass 17th July 8pm to help with the upkeep of the cemetery.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Frank Kelly, Wolverhampton formerly of Carraghs East who died during the week.

Cemetery Masses:

Granlahan Cemetery Mass               Monday 17th July 8pm

Ballinlough Cemetery Mass              Sunday 23th July 3.30pm

Teamhair Cemetery Mass                Monday 24th July 8pm

Cloonfad Cemetery Mass                 Saturday 5st August 7pm


Care of the churches: Ballinlough

Our thanks to the people of Foxboro and Keyfield who looked after the flowers during

the month of June. Would the people of Cloonlough and Rabbitboro take care of them

during the month of July.

As next Friday is The First Friday of the month I will visit the sick and house

bound as usual     Friday 7th July 10.30am Ballinlough  

                             Friday 7th July 11am Granlahan

                             Friday 7th July 2.30pm Cloonfad

Knock Shrine – Upcoming events

3rd – 7th July – KYM Summer Camp for 7-11year olds at the HUB.

10th – 15th July Family Focus week, 4 events each day in the family centre.

17th – 21st July The Michaela Foundation Summer Camp in the Family centre for

Girls 11-13 years old

24th – 30th July A week of Ignatian Spirituality in the Prayer Guidance Centre

The HUB at Knock is open from Wednesday – Sunday and includes ‘The Ark’

Kids Club and drop–in centre for teens. See www.knockshrine.ie/youthministry for more information.

Granlahan Sports Committee are holding a meeting Monday night 3rd July

Sports Day on 23rd July

A Mini Vigil will take place at Knock Shrine on Friday 7th July in the Parish Church. Confessions will take place from 8pm – 9pm followed by vigil until Midnight. All are welcome to this special evening of prayer.

The Rally for Life will take place this Saturday, 1st July in Dublin City Centre. Organised by the Life Institute, Youth Defence and Precious Life, it is an opportunity for pro-life supporters from all over Ireland to gather and show solidarity with unborn children and their mothers. The Rally takes place at 2pm and starts at the Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square.

Bingo will be held on Sunday 2nd July in the Community Centre Dunmore. Jackpot Prize €100 must go. Usual prizes and a raffle.

Catholic Grandparents Association – Grandparents Thanksgiving Mass – Tuam Cathedral- 26th July at 10am. The Feast Day of St. Joachim and St. Anne, Parents of Mary, Grandparents of Jesus. Chief Celebrant- Archbishop Michael Neary – Patron CGA – light refreshments after mass, everyone welcome. Mission Statement: To help grandparents pass on the faith and keep prayer at the heart of family life.

Family Focus Week returns from the 10th 15th July at Family Centre, Knock Shrine. The programme includes daily evening and morning workshops, guest speakers and topics to engage and guide through the challenges of family life. For more information visit www.knockshrine.ie or call the Family Centre on 094 9375320.

A Charity Muffin Day will take place in the Oak Café, Bridge St., Ballyhaunis on Friday next, July 7th from 9am to 5pm.  All funds raised will go to Western Care Association local services and the Tough Mudder Challenge.  Your support will be greatly appreciated.

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