May 29th Newsletter

Sixth Sunday of Easter

29th May 2011

Sun 29 May 12 Noon Luke Cregg, Ballinlough, Anniversary.

Patrick & Sarah Kelly and deceased members of the family, Carraghs. Deceased members of the O’Donavan family, Ballymahon.

Tue 31 May 10 am Catherine Carew and deceased members of the Stritch family, Clooncundra.

Wed 1 June 10 am Mass for all the people of the parish.
Sun 5 June 12 Noon Peggy, Tom and Vincent Coll, Anniversary.
John & Bridget Gaffey and deceased members of the family, Islands.Kathleen & James Gormley, Cloonlough, Anniv.

Eucharistic Ministers: Church Readers:
Ballinlough Church:
Sun. 5 June 12 Noon Sylvia Murphy,Noreen Beirne. Martin O’Gara,

Cian Cunningham.
Granlahan Church:
Sat. 4 June 8pm. Mary Birmingham,Mary Gormley. Eilís O’Gara,

Sarah Caulfield.

First Friday Calls: I will visit the sick as usual on this first Friday. . Ballinlough: Friday 3rd June @ 10 am.
Granlahan: Friday 3rd June @ 10.30am.
Cloonfad: Friday 3rd June @ 2.30 pm.

The Annual Pilgrimage to Kiltullagh Hill will take place on this Sunday 29th May with Mass at 4pm.

Care of the Churches: Ballinlough Church: Our thanks to the people of Clooncalagy & Meelick who took care of the flowers during the month of May. Would the people of Foxboro and Keyfield look after them during the month of June. Granlahan Church: Our thanks to group D who looked after it during the month of May. Would group A look after it during the month of June. Group A: Deirdre Quinn, Moira Sweeney, Maura Burke, Yvonne Ryan, Gráinne Keaveney & Erica Sweeney.

Sat 28 May 8 pm. John & Bridget and Bernadette Murphy, Castlequarter, Anniversary.

Fri 3 June 8.15pm Private Intention.
Sat 4 June 8 pm. Tom Gannon and his parents, Delia & Thomas, his sister, Lil Curry and his brother Paddy Joe, Cloonfeenian.

OFFERTORY COLLECTION Sat. and Sun 21st & 22nd May

Ballinlough: €594 Granlahan: €420

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Timothy Lavin, Lavallyroe and the repose of the soul of Michael Ruane, Granlahan who died recently.

Crime Prevention: Sergeant Paul McDermott, Crime Prevention Officer, & Garda Sinead Higgins, Community Policing, will give a talk on crime prevention, in Campbell’s lounge, Wed. 1st June @ 8pm. The public are encouraged to attend. All Community Alert members are asked to attend.

Carrick N.S. Ballinlough are holding their Annual family fun day, Sunday 5th June at Lough Harps soccer pitch. Blitz begins @12 noon, followed by the sports day @ 2pm. Races for all ages including slow bicycle race, sack races etc. Side events include sheaf tossing, face painting, bouncing castle & many more. Fun day for all the family. Ice- cream and chip van on pitch. Admission optional.

Ballinlough/Granlahan Heritage group are sponsoring a public showing of the award winning film “The Pipe”, (An Píopa), The White House Hotel, Fri. June 3rd @9pm. Anyone interested in issues relating to the impact of industrialisation, commercial development, planning decisions on small rural communities are asked to attend. We hope the film will stimulate discussion & debate around these issues on the night. Adm. free.

The Annual Cemetery masses will take place as usual this summer:

Kiltullagh Hill: Sunday 29th May @ 4 pm.

Granlahan Cemetery: Monday 18th July @8.30pm.

Ballinlough Cemetery: Sunday 24th July @ 3.30pm.

Teamhair Cemetery: Monday 25th July @ 8.30pm.

Br. Peter Roddy, the Franciscan Brothers, Mountbellew, would like to thank all who contributed to collection on Sunday last, to help with their work in the Mission fields of Uganda and Kenya. Total collected €1345.

Day Centre Volunteers sincerely thank everyone who contributed to their collection last weekend. Your support is greatly appreciated.

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