December 31st 2006 Newsletter

Priests of the Parish:
Fr. Joe Feeney, P.P. Ballinlough Tel. (094) 9640155
Fr. Thomas Commins, C.C. Cloonfad Tel. (094) 9646007
Weekend Parish Mass Times:
Weekday Mass Times:
Ballinlough: Sat: 8pm. Sun: 11am.
Mon – Thurs.: 10 am. Daily
Fri. 7.30 pm.
Granlahan: Sat: 7 pm. Sun: 12 noon
Tues. 10 am.
Fri. 8.15 pm.
Cloonfad: Sat: 8.15 pm. Sun: 11 am.

Feast of The Holy Family Jesus, Mary and Joseph.
31st. December 2006.
I wish to extend New Year’s greetings and best wishes for 2007 to you all.
I hope the year ahead will bring you health and happiness and I pray for God’s blessings on all your work and endeavours during 2007. May God guide us in all we do and undertake during the New Year. I pray for God’s blessings on all families and I pray especially for the children in examination classes and those who are seeking employment. May you all be successful in your endeavours.
I welcome all that have recently come to live in our community. I wish these people and their families happiness and success in our parish. With God’s help and guidance may the year ahead be a Good Year for us all.
Mass Intentions Ballinlough
Sat. 30th. Dec. 8pm. Kate & John Goulding, Corasloustia. Anniversary.
Sun. 31st. Dec. 11am. John Joe Waldron, Clooncrim. Anniversary.
also his son Eugene.
Mon. 1st. Jan. 2007 9pm. Mass of remembrance with Ceremony of Light for all who died during the year and we pray for God’s guidance for the year ahead.
Tues. 2nd. Jan. 10am. Jim & Ann Lynch and deceased members of the family
also Michael Wills.
Wed. 3rd. Jan. 10am. Noel Donnellan, Ballinlough.
Thurs. 4th. Jan. 10am. Martin Finnegan, Marystown.
Fri. 5th. Jan. 8pm. Eve of the Feast of the Epiphany of The Lord.
Patrick Godfrey, Oola and Birmingham. 2nd. Anniversary.
Sat. 6th. Jan. 11am. Feast of The Epiphany.
Deceased members of the Kielty family, Garrafrauns.
Sat. 6th. Jan. 8pm. John & Annie Raftery and their son John Francis, Glinsk.
Sun. 7th. Jan. 11am. Martin Kelly, Ann Kelly, & Bridie Kelly, Carraghs.
Offertory Collections; Sat. and Sun. 23rd. & 24th Dec.
Ballinlough: €560 Granlahan €440
Christmas Masses
Ballinlough: €420 Granlahan: €360
Mass Intentions Granlahan
Sat. 30th. Dec. 7pm. Tom Bailey, Anniv.
Sun. 31st. Dec. 12 noon. Michael Greene, Grange. 2nd Anniv.
Mon. 1st. Jan. 2007 8pm We remember all who died during the year and
we pray for God’s guidance for the year ahead.
Tues. 2nd. Jan. 10am. Private Intention.
Fri. 5th. Jan. 7pm. Eve of the Feast of the Epiphany of The Lord.
Pat Gormley, Ballybane. Anniversary.
Sat. 6th. Jan. 12noon. Feast of The Epiphany
Mass celebrated for all the People of our Parish.
Sat. 6th. Jan. 7pm. Jackie & Nellie Quinn and deceased
members of the family, Ballybane.
Sun. 7th. Jan. 12noon. John & Julia Murray, Granlahan. Anniversary.
Ballinlough Eucharistic Ministers Church Readers
Sat. 6th. Jan. 8pm. Christina Gormley & Frank Moran. Stephen Cregg.
Sun. 7th.Jan. 11am. Helen Finnegan & Margaret McDermott. Sean Markham.
Sat. 6th. Jan. 7pm. John Maloney & John Caulfield. Sean McGuire.
Sun. 7th. Jan. 12 noon. Mary Ruane & Mary Patterson. Tracey McDermott.
Sincere thanks and gratitude to all the people who contributed to the Christmas collection. May God reward you for your goodness.
Please pray for the repose of the soul of Jill Egan, Castlerea, wife of Tony Egan, formerly of Derreentigue who died recently.
I wish to thank very sincerely all who helped with the Christmas liturgy; all who cared for the church and decorated it so beautifully for the Christmas celebrations; all the readers, Eucharistic ministers, servers, the choirs, singers and musicians. I wish to thank them all for their generosity.
New Year’s Mass of Remembrance with ceremony of light will be offered for all who have died during 2006 on Monday 1st January: Granlahan church 8.00 pm. Ballinlough church 9.00 pm.
Next Saturday is the feast of the Epiphany of Our Lord. It is a holiday of obligation. Mass Times: Ballinlough Fri. 8.00 pm., Sat. 11.00 am.
Granlahan Fri. 7.00 pm. Sat. 12.00 noon.
Ballinlough Senior Citizen’s Christmas Party takes place on Sunday 7th January in the Parochial Hall, Ballinlough, commencing at 2.00 pm.

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