October 20th 2013

Weekend Mass Times
Ballinlough: Sun. 11am;  Granlahan:  Sun 12 noon,  Cloonfad:  Sat. 8pm
Priests in the Cluster Parishes
Aughamore:  094 9667024/9649002  Ballyhaunis:  094 9630006
Bekan:          094 9380203   Knock:               094 938810
In the event of Fr. Feeney not being available, if you need a priest, you can contact one of the above phone numbers.
Twenty Ninth Sunday of the Year
Mission Sunday 20th October 2013

Mass Intentions     Ballinlough
Sun.  20th Oct. 11am Pat & Monica Swanick and their son Paddy, Carraghs. Anniv.  
John Cregg, Cloonlough.   6th Anniv. 
Patrick & Brigid Grady and deceased members of the family,    Fort Augustus.
Michael Nevin, brother of Tom Nevin, Cloonlish, who died    recently in Birmingham.
Annette Doherty, Carrick
John Geraghty, his parents John & Mary and brother Paddy,    Clooncrim.
Tues. 22nd Oct.  11am John & Catherine Roche, Cloonlee.   Anniv.
Wed.  23rd Oct.  9am Mass for all the people of the parish.
Sun.    27th Oct.    11am Catherine Byrne, Taughnara.   Anniv.
Michael Burke, Foxboro.   Anniv.
Patrick Egan, Manchester and Marystown.  2nd Anniv.
Pat, Joe and Bridie Morris, Coolougher.   Anniv.

Offertory Collection  Sat. & Sun 12th & 13th Oct.
Ballinlough: €520  Granlahan:  €450
Eucharistic Ministers     Church Readers
Kathleen McLoughlinn     Tiernan Murpjy
Teresa Cunningham     Sun.27th 11am  Jordan Burns
MauraCaulfield/Mary Ruane     Sun 27th Oct.12 noon      Cáit Phillips/Niamh Ward

Harvest Collection:  Sincere thanks and gratitude to all who contributed to the Harvest collection for the support of the priest of the parish.
Mission Sunday:   This Sunday 20th October is Mission Sunday.   We pray for all Missionaries on that day and for the success of the mission of our church, in proclaiming Christ as the saviour of each one of us.   A collection will be taken up on that day for the support of the Missions.

Concert of Hope & Inspiration in aid of Marathons4Muireann.com performed by Roscommon Summer Solstice Choir.  Free admission for all.   Venue: St. Peter & Paul church, Athlone, 20th October @ 8pm.

Mass Intentions    Granlahan
Sun.  20th Oct. 12 noon John and Eamon Knight, Rathlena.   Anniv.
Walter & Celia Quinn and their son Michael, Irishtown.
Fri.    25th Oct.  10am Private Intention.
Sun.  27th Oct. 12 noon Molly & Tommy Caulfield, Coroslustia.   Anniv.
Decd. members of the Greene family, ClogherAnniv.
Austin & Kathleen Raftery, Granlahan.   Anniv.
Gus Raftery, Granlahan.   M.M.
Decd. members of the Kelly family, Stonepark
Decd. members of the Comer family,  Pollynoon
Sean Flynn, 11th Anniv. and deceased members of the    Flynn family, Rathlena.

Holy Souls:  The month of November is approaching.  It is a month in which we remember especially the souls of the faithful departed, our own loved ones who have gone before us, marked with the sign of faith.  We hope to have the usual Novena of Masses for the Holy Souls during the month of November.

Community Calendar 2014.   Enterprise Kiltullagh is running a photographic competition for entries to the calendar.   Entries should have local theme, faces should not be recognizable and season appropriate photographs preferable.   Entries by email by Nov. 1st to gerry-mark@hotmail.com
Granlahan 25Card Drive Results:  1st Jim Burke, George Cornwall,  2nd Brian Moylan, Tommy Geraghty,  3rd Frank Cregg, Keogh Conboy.   Raffle winners|:  Kevin Devaney, Michael Finnegan, Maureen Burke.   Don’t forget, every Monday night at 8.30pm!
Fun Walk:  Ballinlough/ Granlahan Defibrillator Group will hold a fun walk on Bank Holiday Monday, October 28th, commencing at the church, Granlahan at 3pm.   The walk will end at the Time Out Café, Ballinlough, where refreshments will be served.   Walking is one of the simplest exercises for promoting a healthy heart so come out and join us in the walk, everyone welcome.
Ballinlough/Granlahan Defibrillator Group will hold a Church Gate collection the weekend of 26/27th October to raise much needed funds for the continuation of the project.   We gratefully appreciate all donations.
Michael Glavey’s GAA 10K/5K Run/Walk takes place on Saturday 26th October @ 12 noon in Cloonfad Scenic Walk Area.   Registration on morning from 10am in Cloonfad Community Centre.  Please support.   All welcome.
INVITATION!!! Ballinlough Day Centre invites you to the Time Out Café on Sunday 20th October after the 11 o’clock Mass to purchase some fabulous delectable baked goods and to enter the draw for the “Beat The Winter Blues” hamper overflowing with tempting goodies, including a warm handmade lap quilt.   Please come to enjoy and support.
Volunteer Overseas Next Summer with SERVE:  SERVE is an Irish development organization which works in partnership with the Redemptorists to support vulnerable commujnities in the developing world   Are you interested in volunteering in Asis or Africa next summer for four weeks?   Information evening will be held at the Siobhain McKennna Theatre, NUI Galway @ 7pm on Tuesday, Nov 5th. and at the Welcome Inn Hotel, Castlebar @ 8pm on Friday Nov. 8th.  Further info: 091781231 or www.serve.ie/volunteering/.

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