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15th Sunday in Ordinary Time July 13th 2014

Mass Intentions


Sat 12th July


Margaret Kelly RIP Toberroe

Sun 13th July


Michael & Anne Dillon  Anniv.

Fri 18th July



Sat 19th July


John & Nellie Quigley  Anniv.                                               

Sun 20th July


Ronald, Eileen, Sean, Peter & Mary Frances Sirr RIP



Eucharistic Adoration Times

Every Monday

Every Wednesday

10am – 11am/11am – 12noon

7 – 8 pm/8 – 9pm/9 – 10pm

7 – 8 pm/8 – 9pm/9 – 10pm

A rota operates at these times, but everyone is invited to join -  feel free to drop in to the church at any time that suits





Duties for Next Weekend  19th/20th July

              Readers                               Offertory

         Sat: Michaela Whyte              Sat: Eoin Brennan & Michael Connelly

         Sun: Kathleen Burke              Sun: Marissa Scappaticci & Sarah Jane Trayers

  Eucharistic Ministers                        Sacristy Helpers

         Sat: Anne Tighe                      Sat: Evelyn Kelly

         Sun: Kathleen Burke              Sun: Sharon Timothy

Parish Notes

 New Bishop: This Sunday in Sligo during 5.30pm Mass Fr Kevin Doran will be consecrated Bishop of Elphin. We welcome him and give him the support of our prayers as he undertakes this important ministry. We are most grateful to Bishop Christopher Jones for twenty years of devoted service to Elphin Diocese and wish him a happy retirement.

Thank You: Mary Kelly wishes to thank the people of Kilbegnet/Glinsk parish for their kindness, good wishes and generosity to her on the occasion of her recent retirement. The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass will be offered for your intentions on Sat. 30th Aug. in St. Marys Church, Kilbegnet at 8.00 p.m.

Sunday Mass time: To facilitate changing circumstances, the Sunday Mass in Glinsk will be changed from 10.30 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. This change will take place starting Sunday, 3rd August.  The Kilbegnet Sunday Mass will remain at its old time of 11.30a.m.

Knock:  Our Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock is on Sunday 17th August 2.30pm.

Donamon Open Picnic Day: The annual Open Day in Donamon is on Sunday 27th July. Free entry and free parking. Lots of stalls, pony rides, face painting, bouncy castles etc. and live music all day. Donations of books & toys greatly appreciated. Please leave them into Donamon Castle.

Pioneer Association: The pioneer diamond jubilee Knock Pilgrimage in honour of Venerable Matt Talbot takes place on Sunday July 20th.  The main celebrant and homilist is   Most Rev. Charles Brown, Papal Nuncio to Ireland. Choir Annette Griffin with the Ballymoe Choir. All centres are invited to attend and carry their banner in the procession, especially all young pioneers. Anointing of the sick at 2.30 p.m., Mass at 3.00p.m. Meeting after 10.30 a.m. Mass this Sunday, to make arrangements for travelling.

Glinsk GAA: Glinsk GAA club will hold a special meeting on Friday 18th. July in the Community Centre at  9.30 p.m.  This meeting is to discuss the trial amalgamation with Glenamaddy. It is important that all members, and parents of underage kids attend this meeting.

Multiple Sclerosis Ireland: Sincere thanks to all who supported the recentchurch gate collection for M.S. Ireland. An amount of €151.19 was collected and forwarded to the organization.

Caisleán Óir: Glinsk Community Childcare Summer Camp 2014. July 21st-25th. Ages 4 to 13 years, 10am to 2pm daily. Only €12 a day and discounts for families. Places are limited so early booking essential. Call 094 9655 85 to book.

Collection for weekend 6/7//14    €586           Peters Pence €79     (To date €419)

Thank you for your continued support


Text Box: Collection for weekend 6/7//14    €586           Peters Pence €79     (To date €419) Thank you for your continued support  SHEEPDOG TRIALS: The next meeting of the International Sheepdog Trials 2014 group takes place in Gannon’s, Creggs on Tuesday next, 15th July at 9 pm. All welcome. The International Sheepdog Trials 2014 takes place on the Hanley Family Farm, Kilbegnet, Creggs from September 12th to 14th featuring teams from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales.

















Special Notice – Fr. Michael Joyce SVD Golden Jubilee

18.06.1964 - 18.06.2014


We congratulate Fr. Joyce as he celebrates the 50th Anniversary of his Ordination on Wednesday 18th June.  We thank the Lord for all his blessings, for the life of Fr. Michael Joyce, and for Fr. Michael’s dedication and faithful service to this and many other communities. 

To mark this very special occasion there will be a presentation during 10:30 Mass on Sunday 22nd June.  Fr. Joyce has asked that there be no function or event or any money collected from the people of the parish.  However, if anyone wishes to do so, they can give a Mass donation to him.

It is hoped that as many people as possible will attend this very special occasion.







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