November 24th 2013

Feast of Christ the King  24th November 2013

 Mass Intentions Ballinlough

Sun. 24th Nov. 11am
Celia Waldron 20th Anniv. and Paddy Waldron 14th Anniv.. 
John & Christina McGreal, Carrick. Anniv.
John & Mary Ann Faherty, Alan Faherty and Rita Dowling.
Brian Keane Anniv, wife Delia, grandaughter Karen and deceased members of the Keane family, Clooncrim.
Deceased members of the Comer family, Castlerea.

Tues. 26th Nov. 10am Mass for all the people of the parish.

Wed. 27th Nov. 10am Noel Donnellan, Ballinlough

Sat. 30th Nov. 8pm Jarlath O’Connor and decd. members of the family, Ballinlough.

Pat & Elizabeth Kelly, Cloonlough. Anniv.

Bridie Waldron, Ballinlough. 1st Anniv.

Offertory Collection Sat. & Sun 16th & 17th November

Ballinlough: €390 Granlahan: €455

Eucharistic Ministers Ballinlough Church Readers

Margaret McDermott/Mary Connolly Sat. 30th Nov. 8pm Padraic Connolly/Martin O’Gara Granlahan

Maura Caulfield/John Caulfield Sun. 1st Dec. 12 noon Fiona Ruane

Feast Of Christ The King – Sunday 24th Nov.   Adoration

Ballinlough: 1pm-4pm Rosary and Benediction 2.30pm

Granlahan: 1pm-4pm Rosary and Benediction 3.15pm

Cloonfad: 12 noon-4.30 Rosary and Benediction 4pm

New Mass Schedule: The new schedule for Mass times in our churches will begin next week-end 30th Nov/1st Dec. Times of Mass on and from 30th Nov/1st December:

Ballinlough: Saturday 8pm, Cloonfad: Sunday 10.30am Granlahan:Sunday 12 noon

A Trocaire collection will be taken up at all Masses this week-end for the relief of hunger and hardship in Syria and the Philippines.

A Sunday of Welcome takes place in Ballinlough Church this Sunday at 11am Mass and refreshments afterwards in the Parish Hall.

Stations: Friday 29th November @ 8pm. Tom and Marian Winston, Coolougher, Fort Augustus, Churchboro.

Ballinlough Astro Turf Pitch Committee wish to thank everyone who helped, organized, collected and especially everyone who contributed so generously to our church gate collection. Amount collected €321.29c. Our Christmas Tea Party is coming up in the Whitehouse Hotel on Friday 13th Dec.(Tables of 10). A great night to look forward to. More details later.

Mass Intentions Granlahan

Sun. 24th Nov. 12 noon Matt & Margaret Raftery and decd members of family.

Gerard Glennon, Granlahan 8th Anniv.

Joe & Kitty Griffin and deceased members of the family, Lisnagroobe.

James Caulfield, Grange, Anniv and his grand-children Pamela and Martin Mulryan.

Fri. 29th Nov.10am Private intention.

Sun. 1st Dec .12 noon Michael & Mary Ellen Costello, Granlahan. Anniv.

Gus Raftery, Granlahan

Delia Greene, 2nd Anniv, her husband Roddy, and sons Jarlath and Rory Coraslustia.

Harry Wallace 2nd Anniv and deceased members of the Conlon and Wallace families, Ballybane.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Mary Rooney, Castlebar, mother of Adelaide Kearns, The Avenue, Ballinlough. May she Rest in Peace.

A Sunday of Welcome takes place in Granlahan Church next Sunday 1st December at 12 noon with refreshments afterwards in the Community Centre.

Granlahan Senior Citizens church gate collection will be held on Sunday 24th November. Christmas party will be held on Sunday 8th December. Mass at 2pm followed by party and entertainment.

Granlahan 25 Card Drive Results: 1st Fr. Joe Feeney, Kevin Devanney, PJ Ruane, Jarlath Waldron, 2nd Gerry Coffey, Colin Conroy, Tom & Michael Finnegan, 3rd Paddy Conroy, Jack Griffin, Francis Conroy, Sean Caulfield. Raffle winners: Helen Hoban, Paddy Conroy, Gerry Coffey.

Granlahan Mothers Prayer Group. Mothers and grandmothers prayer group held in sacristy Granlahan church at 8pm every Wednesday night. You would be most welcome to come along and participate in the group.

Congratulations to Edel Coffey and Sheila Brady on achieving the Pope John Paul II award.

Michael Glavey’s GAA Club are launching their five year plan in Cloonfad Community Centre on Sunday evening 24th November at 7pm. Special guest Paul Earley will launch the plan. Our under-age presentations will also take place. All parents, players, supporters are invited to what should be a great evening.

Time Out Café: Monday 8pm Computer class .Tuesday 8pm, Creative writing

Wednesday 3-5pm Knitting & Crochet Thursday 8pm Yoga,

9pm Women’s Group. Friday 7.80pm Friday Night Club.

For further information contact Mary @ 087 9453043

Ballinlough Ladies Group are hosting a two evening Christmas Floral Arrangement Event in the Time Out Café on Sunday 1st and 8th December from 6-8pm. Come along, enjoy light refreshments while you see Kathriona demonstrate Christmas wreaths and table centre pieces. Adm. €5

Call to the Priesthood? If you want to find out more about Christ’s call to be a priest, come and see: ‘Come and See’ Dinner, Claremorris, Monday 25th Nov, Regional Vocations Event: NUI Galway – Saturday, March 8th . Bring a friend, come and meet men wqho have answered Christ’s call fro an informal chat and bit to eat. Contact Fr. Fintan Monahan at 093 24166 or email at to book a spot.

Percy French Society have produced a commemorate calendar to mark the 160th anniversary of Roscommon born songwriter Percy French, with proceeds to Western Alzheimers. Calendar for sale in The Second Hand Store, Castlerea. €5.

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