April 28th Newsletter

28TH  April 2013
Sunday 28
12 noon Bridie Foley nee Quinn, Clooninsla who died in Killorglan, Co. Kerry.
John Connell, Clooncalgy.
Tuesday 30
10am Mary Kate Carroll 1952, Charles Carroll 1972, Coleman Carroll 1973, Leo Carroll 1996.
Wed 1
10am Mass for all the people of the parish.
Sunday 5
12 noon Patricia Cregg, Keyfield, anniv.
William Kerrigan, Cloonlee, anniversary,
And Bill and Margaret Kerrigan.
Monica & Michael Flynn, Clydagh, anniv.

Offertory Collections
Sat & Sun 20th 21st  April
Ballinlough € 625 Granlahan € 482
To put items in the newsletter contact Pauline Neary  (086) 3406799 before Thursday.
I wish to thank all the members of the three Parish Pastoral Councils who attended the meeting on Wednesday last.   
Please pray for the respose of the soul of John  Walsh, formerly of Springgarden, Ballinlough and Santry, Dublin who died recently – uncle of Anne Hussey, Ballinlough.
St. Therese of Lisieux National Day, Monday 6th May at 3pm in Knock Basilica, with anointing of the sick and blessing of roses.
Tuam Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock will be held on Sunday May 5th commencing with Blessing of the Sick at 2.30pm. Please support
Saturday 27 Apr 8pm Bernard & Annie Delaney and deceased family members.
Séan Connolly, 3rd anniv and his sister Marian Clarke,
Friday 3 May 10 am Private Intention
Saturday 4 May 8pm Bridget & Paddy Keane, Castlequarter, anniversary.
Bridie, Mike and Pake Keane and deceased family members.
Luke Rogers, Lisnagroobe.

As next Friday is the First Friday of the month I will visit the sick and housebound as usual:- Friday 3rd May -  Ballinlough–10.30am., Granlahan–11.00am , Cloonfad– 2.30pm.
Care of the Churches:- Ballinlough – Our thanks to the people of Carraghs and Clooninsla who took care of the flowers during the month of April. Would the people of Clooncalgy and Meelick look after them during the month of May. Granlahan – Sincere thanks to Group C who cared fro the church during the month of April. Would Group D look after it during the month of May. Group D – Noreen Coggins, Mary Patterson, Mary Raftery, Mai O’Gara, Ruth Sullivan, Angela Keaveney.
The annual Cemetery mass will be held in Ballinlough Cemetary on Sunday June 30th to co-incide with The Gathering celebrations.
The month of May is a month specially dedicated to Mary the Mother of God and there are always special devotions to her during this month. To mark the special love people have for Our Lady, we will have the rosary recited in all our churches each evening during this month – Ballinlough, Granlahan and Cloonfad at 8pm each evening.
Granlahan Card Game Winners – 1st Frank Cregg, Keogh Conboy, Maureen Devaney, Helen Hoban.  2nd – Sean Caulfield, Francis Conroy.  3rd – Paddy Conroy, Jack Griffin. Raffle Winners – Colin Conroy, Kevin Devaney, Brian Moylan,  Monday night is the last card game as Summer begins.
Ballinlough Gathering 2013 will be held 26-30th June. Events include heritage & history exhib., photographic exhib., rose reunion dance, road race, fishing comp., BBQ and cemetery mass.  For details and to let your friends and relative get more info. Contact ballinloughgathering@gmail.com, awhussey@gmail.com or (086)0610439.
The Diocesan Youth Council is inviting young people (16-35) to join them for “Year of Faith” pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick on Sun 12th May. BBQ in Murrisk afterwards. Contact trishobrienyouth@gmail.com or (093)52284 for more details.
Last call out for ladies to take part in Womens mini marathon in Dublin. Register on www.womensminimarathon.ie and support Anam Cara,(supporting bereaved parents) call (01)4045378 to get your fundraising pack and t-shirt.
Carrick NS wishes to thank Mr. Michael Mc Greal and IPB for successfully obtaining €48000 for an astro-turf pitch at Carrick NS.
The Alzheimer Society of Ireland need new Tea day hosts to help raise funds for the new day care centre in Castlerea. Official Tea day is Thursday 9th May but can put your kettle on any day that suits you and your friends. For your tea day pack contact Fiona Beattie (086) 0221952 or register on Freephone 1800 719820 or www.teaday.ie.

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