June 25th 2017 Newsletetr

The Twelfth Sunday of the Year  – 25th June 2017





25th June 12 noon


Nan & Rose Donnellan

John Gaffey, Anniv. Islands, his wife Bridget & deceased family members.

Mary & Tom Brady

Tom Quinn, anniv. Coolougher.

James & Margaret Mc Dermott, anniv. Clooninsla.

Martin Mc Loughlin, Ballinlough, 21st anniv.

Tue 27th June 10am Mass for all the people of the parish
Wed 28th June 10am Michael Mc Cormack formerly of Ballybane, Ballinlough, who died in Stoke-on-Trent. M. M.
Sun 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


Eucharistic Ministers:       Church Readers:

Ballinlough Church:        

Sun 2nd July 12 noon          Kitty Murphy                      Gerty Finan

                                                Mary Larkin      


Granlahan Church:           John Maloney                     Fiona Ruane

Sat 1st July 8pm                  Maura Caulfield



Sat 24th June 8pm Tom Bailey & deceased members of the Bailey family, Ballybane.

Willie Greene & his parents Patrick and Rose Greene, Rathlena

Fri 30th June 10am Private intention
Sat 1st July 8pm Tommy Caulfield, anniv and his wife Molly.


  Offertory Collections:                         Sat and Sunday 17th & 18th June

Ballinlough:    €310                            Granlahan:     €340


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

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Many thanks to the many people who helped with the Corpus Christi Procession this year: I thank all the families who erected an altar to show honour and devotion to the Blessed Eucharist, carried in procession: Thanks to all the people who organised the procession in the different churches and those who took part in the procession itself, a special word of thanks to all the children, First Holy Communion children and others, the children and choir who sang so beautifully for us. As we thank God for the beautiful day may He keep us safe during the coming year.


Padraig Keane Memorial Race: The Padraig Keane Memorial 10km and 5 km run around the lake race will take place Saturday 1st July at 3pm. This year the race is in aid of the Kevin Bell Repatriation fund and the Ballinlough / Granlahan defibrillator group. You can run walk or jog. All categories catered for, so please come along and take part in this fun filled event. A special raffle will be held for all U16 participants.


Sincere thanks to all who attended Wednesday night’s meeting in Ballyhaunis in preparation for a liturgy in the absence of a priest.


Sincere thanks to all who contributed to the Summer Collection for the support of the priest of the parish.


Watch masses online from Knock Shrine – the daily 3pm Mass in the Basilica is now being streamed live. The 12 noon Sunday Mass is also available to watch online at www.knockshrine.ie/watch and recordings of all Sundays Masses are also available on the Knock Shrine You Tube channel.


Knock Counselling Centre Drop – In Service offers people an opportunity to discuss difficult or challenging life issues in a caring and confidential environment.  People attend single sessions to reflect on and discuss personal issues or concerns. No appointment necessary. Available Thursday: 10am-5pm, Friday: 2pm-5pm, Saturday and Sunday:  11am-5pm.


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 Centre


Granlahan Sports Committee are holding a meeting Monday night June 26th

Sports Day on 16th July


Guided Prayer Sessions at Knock Shrine take place in the prayer guidance centre daily. Take some time for quiet prayer, meditation and to listen to the word of God. Monday to

Friday: 12 noon, 4.15pm and 8.15pm, Saturday and Sunday: 12noon, 5pm and 8.15pm.


Save lives. Save the 8th.’ All-Ireland RALLY FOR LIFE, Dublin, Saturday, 1st July. For information regarding buses, contact The Life Institute, 01 873 0465, or email info@thelifeinstitute.net (https://rallyforlife.net)