June 23rd Newsletetter 2013

The Twelfth Sunday of the Year
23rd June 2013

Mass Intentions     Ballinlough
Sun. 23rd June 12 noon Frank, Catherine and Pádraig O’Flynn, Clooncalagy, Anniv.
Austin and Bridget Hopkins and deceased members of the    family.
Martin and Anne Kelly and their daughter  Bridie, Carraghs.    Anniv.
Tues. 25th June 10am Private Intention .
Wed. 26th June 10am Mass for all the people of the parish.
Sun. 30th June   2pm Mass in Cemetery. Peggy, Tom and Vincent Coll, Clooninsla.
Tom Quinn, Coolougher,  Anniv.

Eucharistic Ministers     Church Readers
Maura Caulfield, Mary Gormley Sat. 29th June 8pm       School
Breda Grogan, Kitty Murphy Sun. 30th June 2pm Mass in Cemetery

Offertory Collection
Sat. & Sun. 15th & 16th June
Ballinlough:  €538   Granlahan €378

As the cemetery mass in Ballinlough Cemetery takes place at 2pm on Sunday 30th June, there will be no 12 noon Mass in Ballinlough Church on that Sunday.   I hope this is not inconvenient for anyone.
Times and Dates of Cemetery Masses
Ballinlough:     Sunday   30th June 2pm
Teamhair:     Monday    1st July  8pm
Granlahan:     Saturday 17th August 6pm

The Pro Life "Rally for Life " will be held on Saturday 6th July in Dublin at 2pm, congregating at the Garden of Remembrance.   Buses will be leaving from many parts of the diocese.   For further info : www.rallyforlife.net

Choir practice for cemetery mass on Saturday 29th June @ 1.30pm.   All welcome

Mass Intentions:     Granlahan

Sat. 22nd June 8pm Willie Greene and his parents Patrick and Rose
Delia and Michael Keaveney, Paddy Keaveney,  `   Patrick Murphy, Carrowreagh.
Fri.  28th June10am Private Intention
Sat.  29th June  8pm William Flynn and deceased members of the Flynn     family, Rathlena.

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Nora Kelly, Milltown, mother of Mary Doherty, Ballinlough, who died recently.   R.I.P.

Carrick NS Family Fun Day will be held on this Sunday 23rd June at Lough Harps football pitch from 2pm to 6pm.   Races commence at 3pm, all the usual side events and bouncing castles etc.   A great fun day for all the family.   All are welcome.

Art Exhibition and presentations of prizes will be held in Whitehouse hotel on Wednesday 26th June @ 9.15pm.

Granlahan Sports committee are holding a meeting on Wednesday night 26th June @ 9pm in Community centre.   New members welcome.

Time Out Café will open for The Gathering weekend.   Opening Friday 28th June through to Sunday 30th June from 10am to 4pm.   In celebration of the weekend, every 10th customer can pick a free treat from our lucky dip box over the weekend.   Our local knitting group will be dispolaying their craft work in the café on Friday and will be raffling a beautifully knitted doll on the day.  Entry to draw is €1, with proceeds kindly donated to the Youth Café.

Campbell Cup Fishing Competition on Lake O’Flynn, Sunday 30th June.   Fishing from 11 – 5pm.   In conjunction with The Ballinlough Gathering.

Ballinlough Gathering Committee would sincerely like to thank all those people who took part in The Gathering Mass on Sunday last and a special thank you to Fr. Joe who always makes everything so meaningful and who gave a blessing on The Gathering, and now we look forward to having a very enjoyable Gathering weekend.   Go raibh mile maith agaibh go leir.

Knock Marriage Introductions was set up in 1968 to help people find a suitable marriage partner.   Since then it has facilitated 911 marriages with six more planned for this year.   Further information at 094 9375960 or at www.knockmarriageintroductions.com.   The office is open two days each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The Bishops of Ireland are asking the faithful to offer their prayers at home and in the parishes of Ireland this weekend in support of Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life).   This important initiative will be led by Pope Francis in Rome as part of the Year of the Faith.