25th. / 26th. August 2018 Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time


25th. / 26th. August 2018

Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time


Fr. Tom Mannion: 071-9643014

Mobile Number: 087 9170879

Email: ballinaglera@kilmorediocese.ie

Priests in our Cluster: Fr. Charlie O’Gorman, Blacklion/Glangevlin: 071-9853012.

Fr. Tom McManus, Drumkeeran: 071-9648025. Fr. Anthony Fagan, Dromahaire: 071-9164143

Other Neighbouring Priests: Fr. Francis Murray, Drumshanbo: 071-9641010. Fr. John Quinn, Glenfarne: 071-9855134.

St. Hugh’s Church, BALLINAGLERA

Saturday 25th Aug.                    8:00pm:           John & Margaret McKeon, Carntulla

Friday 31st                                     8:00pm:           Michael & Kathleen Gilchrist, Tullynaha, & the dec. members of the Doyle family Aughrim.

Saturday 1st  Sept.                      8:00pm:           Mary Ellen, Sonny & John Joe O’Hara, Corralubber

Friday 7th.                                     8:00pm:           Phil & Alice McGovern & dec. family members, Stranagarvanagh.

Saturday 8th.                                8:00pm:           Deceased members of the Keenan family, Slievenakilla.

Please Pray for  Paddy McTigue, Tullynaha, whose funeral took place on Saturday.  May he Rest in Peace.

Devotions to the  United Hearts of Jesus and Mary after 8pm Mass on the 1st.  Friday of every month. Confessions available after Mass.




St. Colmcille’s Church, NEWBRIDGE

Sunday 26th.   Aug.                   10:00am:             Patrick & Delia Cassidy, Dargoon

Wednesday  29th.                    8:00pm:                People of the Parish

Sunday        2nd.    Sept.         10:00am:              Lizzy Cornyn, Kilduff & Patrick, Thomas & Gregory Cornyn

Wednesday 5th.                       8:00pm:               People of the Parish

Sunday        9th.                       10:00am:               Michael Fee, Derrintovey Months Memory




Church of the Immaculate Conception, DOOBALLY

Sunday 26th.Aug.                    11:30am:           Charlie McGourty, Tullyneeran (1st. Anni.)

Monday 27th.                            8:00pm:            Hugh & Nan Flynn, Stradrina, and the dec. members of the Flynn and Mulvey families.              

Sunday 2nd.   Sept.                 11:30am:          Edward & Rose Maguire & dec. family members, Gubaveene.y

Monday 3rd.                             8:00pm:           Michael & Mary McGovern, Shruffenagh

Sunday 9th.                              11:30am:          Patrick McHugh, Corrogue, Dowra

Please pray for Pat Mullins, Salthill, Galway, husband of Annie Wynne, Tullinamoile. Reposing at the O’ Flaherty Funeral Parlour, Munster Avenue, Galway on Sunday 26th August from 5.00 p.m. with Removal at 7.00 p.m. to Christ the King Church, Salthill. Requiem Mass at 12 noon on Monday 27th August. Funeral afterwards to Rahoon Cemetery.




Eucharistic Adoration

Doobally:          Monday 7pm – 10pm.

Newbridge:          Wednesday 7pm – 10pm.

Ballinaglera:          Monday and Friday 8pm – 9:30pm

(silent adoration from 9pm)




Catholic Grandparents Association Annual National Grandparents Pilgrimage September 9th 2018, Knock Shrine 2.30pm. Everybody welcome to honour & thank  Grandparents alive & dead for all they have done for us down through the ages. Chief Celebrant Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Apostolic Nuncio –  Combined Choirs of Knock Parish – The Tuttle Family –  Dana sings ‘Our Lady of Knock’


The annual church gate collection for North West Simon Community takes places next weekend 1st & 2nd Sept at Ballinaglera – please support your local homeless charity. www.northwestsimon.ie


We are hosting our annual Ecumenical service which will take place on the 8th of October which is the beginning of World Mental Health Week. The event will take place in the Glens Centre Manorhamilton at 8pm.  We will have speakers from different organisations and religions on the night.


Blacklion / Glangevlin / Dowra community alert group will have the use of a property marking from Monday the 3rd of September to Sunday the 10th of September. It will be available in the following areas.

Blacklion – Monday the 3rd carpark beside the McNeon resource center 6pm to 9pm.

Gowlan – Tuesday the 4th beside Gowlan church 6pm to 9pm.

Dowra – Wednesday the 5th carpark beside resource center 6pm to 9pm.

Glangevlin – Thursday the 6th carpark beside Glangevlin hall 6pm to 9pm.

A farm visit can be arranged for those who have a lot of property to be marked. This will cost extra. Call 0872499582.

You will need your Eircode. Please note the machine cannot be used on glass.

Details of signage will also be available.


The Irish Water Safety lessons have been very successful this summer. Thank you to all the parents who brought their children every day to the lessons. Learning to swim, especially in open water, is very important nowadays and it is great that the young people are continuing to improve their water skills. Thank you to the

excellent instructors, Liza Fitzpatrick, Fergal Gilmartin and Leah McNabola for their hard work. Thank you to John McGourty for the use of his facilities at Cleighran Mor. Kathleen Gilmartin Irish Water Safety organiser.


Ballinaglera GAA.

Festival: Thanks to everyone who supported our recent festival. Thank you to all our sponsors and to chairman Frankie Reynolds and the committee. Well done on a fantastic week.

Summer draw  Thank you to Colm Maguire for co ordinating it and to everyone who bought and sold tickets. Your support is much appreciated.

Club meeting: Wednesday 29th at 9.30pm sharp in the community centre.

Championship: Good luck to the intermediate team against Drumkeerin Sat at 5pm in Drumshanbo.

Ladies: Well done to St Francis team who bet Bornacoola/St Mary’s 0.14 to 1.4. They are through to the semi finals.


Shannon Gaels GAA: Fundraising Draw : Our annual fundraising draw tickets are now on sale with the following prizes.

1st Prize: 2 All-Ireland Football Final Tickets Plus one night overnight in Cassidy’s Hotel, Dublin. 2nd Prize: Two nights B&B with 1 evening meal for two in the Salthill Hotel, Galway. 3rd Prize: One Night Bed & Breakfast with an evening meal at the luxury Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort, Cavan. 4th Prize: Sunday Lunch for two in MacNean House & Restaurant, Blacklion. Sponsored by MacNean House & Restaurant, Blacklion. 5th Prize: Four green fees for the Bundoran Golf Club. Sponsored by Bundoran Golf Club. 6th Prize: A Fourball on the Slieve Russell Hotel 18 Hole Championship Golf Course. Sponsored by Slieve Russell Hotel. 7th & 8th Prize: One year entry to the Shannon Gaels Lotto. Tickets cost €10 or three for €20. Draw takes place in “Frank Eddies” Blacklion on Thursday evening. These tickets are also available for purchase online at www.shannongaels.ie.

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