August 17th

The Twentieth Sunday of the Year

Sunday 17th August 2008


Sun 17 Aug 11 am Andrew Gallagher Mountain Anniv.
Mon 18 Aug 10 am Bridie & Thomas Hussey The Avenue, Anniv
Tue 19 Aug 10 pm Mass for all the people of the Parish.
Wed 20 Aug 10 am Mary Farrell nee Hurley 25th Anniv and her parents Edward & Bridie.
Thur 21 Aug 10 am No mass
Fri 22 Aug 7.30 pm Mary and Patrick Kelly and their daughter Catherine, Carraghs.
Sun 24 Aug 11 am Martin, Mary and Phil Vizard Mt. Upper.

Eucharistic Ministers:

Church readers

Ballinlough Church:
Sun 24th Aug. 11am Noirin Kelly, Nancy Flynn Breege Comer
Granlahan Church:
Sat 23rd Aug. 7pm Mary Birmingham,

Mary Gormley

Anne Bailey
Sun 24th Aug 12 noon Angela Keaveney,

Tess Ronan

Teresa Hebron

OFFERTORY COLLECTIon Sat. and Sun 9th & 10th August

Ballinlough €600 Granlahan €670

Fri 22nd Aug. is the Feast of The Queenship of Mary.


Sat 16 Aug 7 pm Patrick, Mary & Tom Coffey
Sun 17 Aug 12 noon John Joe, Bridget & Evelyn Sweeney
Tues 19 Aug No mass
Fri 22 Aug 8.15pm Mary Frances Kelly
Sat 23 Aug 7 pm Tom Fox
Sun 24 Aug 12 noon Pat Patterson

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mary Morgan Williamstown, sister in law of Dan Morgan who died recently.

Heartiest Congratulations to all our pupils on their Leaving Cert results. We pray Gods blessing and guidance on them as they take the next step in their lives

Study Theology from Home: The Dominicans are offering a full programme of theology through distance learning, supported by a network of centres around the country. This programme is made up of 15-week modules which can be studied at your own pace, leading to a certificate, or a diploma or a degree in theology. Please call us for further information: The Priory Institute; Tallagh Village, Dublin 24. Phone; 01 4048127 or 01 4048124. e-mail

Lough Derg: Three-Day Pilgrimages –Begin any day from now until 13th Aug. Cost: €50. One-Day Retreats – Places are still available on the following days: Aug 20, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27 & 31 Sept: 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, & 23. Cost: €27. Family Day – 30th Aug Cost: Adults €20 / Children €10. Reservations are essential for One Day Retreats and Family Day. Please Contact the office at (00353) 719861518 or email:

A Ballinlough Calander 2009 containing many interesting photographs from the local area is on sale in the local shops now. It will make an ideal gift for family and friends at home and abroad.

The Knock Shrine - National Novena 2008: Has commenced Thursday 14th Aug with two sessions daily; 3pm and 8.30pm except on Fri 15th and Sun 17th when ceremonies begin at 2.30pm with the anointing of the sick.

Trip To Clonfert: If any one wishes to go to Eddie Stone on Thur. 28th Aug. Please contact Anne Keadin 0863766293 or Sharon Fitzpatrick 0860758031 before Mon 25th Aug.

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