Newsletter Feb 01 2015

Parish of Kiltullagh

Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Joe Feeney, PP, Ballinlough Tel. No. (094) 9640155

Web:                                  email

Cluster Parishes: Aughamore 094 9667024 /9649002, Ballyhaunis 094 9630006 , Bekan 094 9380203, Knock 094 938810

Weekend Mass Times:

Ballinlough – Saturday 8 pm. Granlahan – Sunday 12 noon.
Cloonfad – Sunday 10.30 am.




MASS INTENTIONS:                                                                         BALLINLOUGH

Sat. 31 Jan. 8 pm. Deceased members of the Ballinlough Choir.

Pake Hunt, Carrick, 6th Anniv.

Martin Finnegan, Marystown, Anniv.

Mon. 2 Feb. 7.30 pm. Blessing of Candles.
Tues. 3 Feb. 8.30 pm. John Keaveney, Cloonlee.

Blessing of Throats.

Wed. 4 Feb. 10 am. Mass for all the people of the parish.
Sat. 7 Feb. 8 pm. Michael & Margaret Geraghty, Clooncrim, Anniv.

William & Nellie Egan, Anniv.

Offertory Collections:

Sat & Sun. 24th & 25th Jan.

Ballinlough: €.         Granlahan: €501.

Eucharistic Ministers: Church Readers
Ballinlough Church:
Sat. 7 Feb. 8 pm. Rose Gaffrey.

Miriam Winston

Jordan Burns.

Tiernan Murphy

Granlahan Church:
   Sun. 8 Feb. 12 noon. John Maloney.

Mary Ruane.


Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mary Corbey, formerly Mary Flynn, Rathlena, who died in Lincoln, England, during the week.

Sincere thanks to all our schools and their teachers who celebrated Catholic Schools week in our churches.

Times of Blessings: Blessing of Candles Mon. 2 Feb. during mass:

Cloonfad 9.30 am. Ballinlough 7.30 p.m. Granlahan 8 pm.

Blessing of Throats, Feast of St. Blaise, Tues. 3 Feb. during mass:

Cloonfad 7 pm. Ballinlough 8.30 pm. Granlahan 8.30 pm.

Italian Pilgrimage: A seven day spiritual, cultural and historical pilgrimage takes place on 31 August with Fr. Karl Burns as Spiritual Director. It takes in San Giovanni Rotondo & Assisi and visiting Pietreclina, Loreto, Lanciano and Cascia. Full itinerary from Norah at 087 2533272 or email



MASS INTENTIONS:                                GRANLAHAN

Sun. 1 Feb. 12 noon. John, Elizabeth & Margaret Delaney.

Teresa Jennings, Kiltullagh, 7th Anniv.

Margaret Ruane,

Edward & Cecilia Coggins, Corrimbla North, Ballina.

Margaret & John Lyons, Redford.

Mon. 2 Feb. 8 pm. Blessing of Candles.
Tues. 3 Feb. 7.45 Blessing of Throats. Feast of St. Blaise.
Fri. 6 Feb. 10 am. Private Intention.
Sun. 8 Feb. 12 noon Edward & Mary Winston, Grange, Anniv.

Seán Lyons, Granlahan, 10th Anniv. and PJ, Ellen, John & Jim Murphy, Granlahan, John McAtamney, London & John Dolan, Four Roads.

Deceased members of the Croghan family.   Deceased members of the Conroy family, Mountrath.

Peter & Ellen Craven & their daughter, Mary Conroy & deceased members of the Croghan family.

Helen Sweeney & deceased members of the family, Glenties, Anniv.

John Raftery & deceased members of the family, Coraslustia.

First Friday Calls: As next Friday is the first Friday of the month I will visit the sick and housebound as usual: Ballinlough 6 Feb. 10.30 am., Granlahan 6 Feb. 11 am.

Cloonfad 6 Feb. 2.30 pm.

Active Retirement: Senior exercise will commence on Monday Feb. 2 at 2 pm. in Kiltullagh Enterprise Conference room. Participants are advised to wear suitable footwear and clothing.

Granlahan Card Game Winners: First Colin Conroy, Pádraic Gallagher, Sean Caulfield, Francis Conroy. Second; Gerry Coffey, Stephen Doherty. Third; Séamus O’Donnell Peter Concannon. Raffle: Tom Finnegan, Keogh Conboy, George Cornwall.

Astroturf Plaque at Carrick N.S.
Any other family or individual who would like to contribute €100 to the Astroturf pitch will have their names engraved on a special plaque to be unveiled at the official opening in a few weeks time. Closing date for contributions Friday 13 February 2015. Contact Joan on 086 8053115.

Part-time (flexible) secretary required for Carrick N.S. Applications to Mrs. Joan McDermott, Cloonalough, Ballinlough. Closing date 13 February 2015.

Care of the Churches:

Ballinlough: Sincere thanks to the people of Town North and the Avenue who took care of the flowers during the month of January. Would the people of Cloonlee look after them during the month of February.

Granlahan: Our thanks to Group D who took care of the church for January. Would Group A look after it during the month of February. Group A: Deirdre Quinn, Moira Sweeney, Erica Sweeney, Maura Burke, Yvonne Ryan and Gráinne Keaveney.

Pilgrimages: Walsingham, England’s National Shrine Ap. 24 4 nights. Details Patricia 087 9708927. Fatima Aug 27. 7 nights.   Holy Land Oct. 12. 8 nights. Details Therese 012410822 or leave name & address with John at 093 28337.   Padua & Lake Maggiore. Jun. 30.
7 nights. Details Annemarie 012410816 or name and address to John at same number.

Coláiste Néifinn, Glenamaddy is currently enrolling for a Cúrsa Gaeilge for 12-18 year olds. The course will run from Jun. 22 – Jul 3. A new Dianchúrsa has also been introduced for senior students. The reduced rate for the course, €230 currently stands. Places are limited. An enrolment night will be held in Glenamaddy Community School on Thursday Feb. 12 @ 6 pm. Please email or phone 087 1161573 for more details.

Contributions to the Newsletter to Ailish on 086 8845652 by Thursday at the latest please,

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