April 26th 2009


26TH APRIL 2009.


Sat 25 Apr 8pm Tom & James Frain and deceased members of the Frain Family Cloonlative.
Sun 26 Apr 11am William Kerrigan and Bill & Margaret Kerrigan, Cloonlee.
Mon 27 Apr
    10am Augustine & Catherine Mc Dermott.
Tues 28 Apr 10am Delia & Brian Keane, Clooncrim.
Wed 29 Apr 10am Mass for all the people of the parish.
Thurs 30 Apr No Mass
Fri 1 May 7.30pm James & Annie Gaffrey and Leo Fleming, Castlerea.
Sun 3 May 11am Patricia Cregg, Keyfield. Anniversary.
Eucharistic Ministers: Church Readers:
Ballinlough Church:
Sun. 3 May 11 am Teresa Cunningham, Teresa Markham Roisin Fitzmaurice, Mairead Connolly.
Granlahan Church:
Sat 2 May 7 pm John Caulfield, John Maloney John Caulfield
Sun 3 May 12noon Mary Patterson, Anne Hett. Kaitlynn Brady, Audrey Costello.

Offertory Collections

Sat & Sun 18th & 19th April, 2009.

Ballinlough €765; Granlahan €515

Next Friday is the First Friday of the month, the priest will visit the sick as usual. Granlahan:- Thursday 30th April 10.30am. Ballinlough:- Friday 1st May 10.30am

Day Centre – Meeting for volunteers on Monday 27th April @ 9.15pm.



Sunday 26 Apr 12 noon Patrick & Anne Ruane and deceased family members.
Tuesday 28 Apr 10 am Pake Stritch
Fri 1 May 8.15 pm John & Anne Rogers, Tullaghaune and Paddy & Bridie Rogers.
Sat 2 May 7pm Mary Pauline Flynn, months mind.

Bridget & Paddy Keane.

Sun 3 May 12 noon John, Mary and John & Mary Gannon.

James & Winnifred Gildea.

Mass Time Changes:- As and from Saturday evening May 2nd, 7pm mass returns to Granlahan Church. Saturday April 25th will be the last Saturday evening mass in Ballinlough for the present. This is in line with the agreement drawn up by the three pastoral councils in the parish two years ago.

Care of the churches:- Ballinlough:- We wish to thank the people of Carraghs and Clooninsla who looked after the church during the month of April, would the people of Clooncalagy and Meelick care for it during the month of May.

Granlahan:- Our thanks to group C who cared for the church during the month of April, would group D care for it during the month of May. Group D:- Noreen Coggins, Mary Raftery, Bridie Kelly, Mary Patterson.

Celebration of the Sacraments:- First Holy Communion. Ballinlough School – Sunday 3rd May 11am. Granlahan School – Sunday 10th May 12 noon. Carrick School – Sunday 17th May 11am.

A summary of the document “Proposals for the future serving of parishes in the Archdiocese of Tuam” are available at the church doors.

Parish Pastoral Council:- Fr. Pat Farragher will speak to members of Ballinlough, Granlahan & Cloonfad Parish Pastoral Councils on Wednesday 29th April at 8.30pm in Granlahan community centre. All members are encouraged to attend.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock. The Tuam Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock will be on Sunday, May 3rd. The ceremonies will commence at 2.30pm. The Archbishop will lead the pilgrimage.

Ballinlough/Granlahan Defibrillator group held their annual walk on Easter Monday, thanks to all who took part and sponsored the event which was a great success. Revaluation for all trained in CPR is on Tues 5th May from 7-9pm in Kiltullagh Enterprise, Ballinlough. Please attend this ten minute refresher which is important.

Cloonfad Mazamba Partnership 6th annual sponsored walk takes place on Mon 4th May at 5pm. Sponsorship cards from Sean Brennan on (094) 9646118.

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