24th Sunday in Ordinary Time September 15th 2019
RIP: John James Lyons, Abbey, brother of Tessie Kelly, Rockhill & grandfather of Karen Dervan, Douras.
Tommy Larkins GAA Lotto:8-11-14-21 No Winner. Match 3:Josie Keon Sean Page, Bawnmore. Next draw on Sat.
Sept. 14th in The Hill, Kylebrack Jackpot 6,500 euro.
St. Brendan's Education Centre, Sept 2019: still has availability for Level 6: Childcare and Train the Trainer both
modules, Level 5:Care of Older Person, Safety and Health at Work, Business Administration, Communications,
Work Experience, Business Law, Word Processing, Desktop Publishing, Level 4: Excel. Modules in bold are night
Loughrea Fatima Pilgrimage (last remaining seats) 10th October ex Dublin for Miracle of Sun. 7 nights Mass in
Santarem where the bleeding host took place and Prayers, Mass and Hungarian Stations of the Cross in Fatima.Also
2 trips to seaside & tour of Lisbon Contact James Treacy 086-0572216
Duniry NS 6k Fun Run/Walk (bold), Sunday15th at 12.30. Registration from 11am in Community Centre.
Having surgery for prostate cancer, sharing the experience on Wed. Sept. 18 at 7pm in Cancer Support Centre,
Seamus Quirke Road, Galway. To book a place Call Rachel on 091-893318 or Cancer Care West on 091-540040.
Pilates 6 Week Course In Ballinakill Hall Tues. 17 Sept. @ 8pm: Effective efficient workout that increases strength
and flexibility. Both men & women welcome. Bring your own mat/bottle of water. Tel: Maura 087 7942467, Mary
086 3203765 or Niall 087 3593796.
The East Galway Family History Society are having their annual fundraisingevent in aid of Galway Hospice on
Thursday 19th September from 9.30 am to 4 pm, at Woodford Heritage Centre. please support.
Monthly Family Law Clinic by appointment on Wednesday September 18th at Loughrea Family &
Community Resource Centre. For a one off free consultation with a local solicitor, please phone 091 871 149
Ardscoil Mhuire, Ballinasloe wish to invite all past and present parents, guardians, students and members of the
community to the celebration of their Centenary Mercy Day Mass, in the school on Saturday 21st September 2019
Organisers of the Great Whitegate Harvest Cora Garvey Memorial Walk wish to thank everyone who
contributed in any way to the success of the walk , total amount raised was .2,410 euro
Leaving Cert Irish Oral grinds available in the Heritage Centre , Woodford. Please contact Breda on 087 9016220 for further details.
PILATES New course for 6 weeks will commence at Shragh Community Centre on Tuesday, 24th September (6.30pm
– 7.30pm) Cost = €40 for 6 classes. An enjoyable and fantastic means by which to achieve a full body workout that
helps strengthen and tone. Focusing on your posture and breathing. Relief from back pain and joint stress. All levels
of ability welcome to join the class. For more information or to register contact Mary 087 6152668 or Eilish 087
The Chiropody Clinic will be attending Hayes pharmacy,Portumna on the 30th Sept and 1st Oct for general
and diabetic footcare. Contact Emma on 086 1901247 for an appointment.
Portumna Further Education, St. Brigid's Road (Old VEC) Healthcare: Care Skills every Friday from 9:00 am to
12:00 pm Care of the Older Person every Friday from 12:00 pm to 3:00pm Horticulture: Monday and Thursdays
9:00 am to 1:00 pm Singing, Voice coaching Wednesday 4:00 pm Contact Michael 087 6258696/ 090
Family Carers Ireland is actively recruiting to build on its existing team of
Home Care Workers in this area. Excellent remuneration rates and flexible working hours available. QQI Healthcare
Award including Care Skills and Care of the Older Person desirable. For further information please telephone (091)
Macra na Feirme 75th Anniversary Celebration in the Clayton Hotel, Galway on Saturday 5th October. All past and
present Clubs will be hosting their own table on the night. For further
information, and details of your local contact, phone Ollie at 087 2437009 or Frank at 085 1266133
The Big Gig, Cairdre Seán Henry' music concert will be taking place in the Clayton Hotel Galway on Sunday 6th
October in aid of Cancer Care West and Croi. Tickets are €25 each and can be purchased from Cancer Care West on
091 545000 or through their website www.cancercarewest.ie The night will feature some of Ireland's top traditional
musicians, including Frankie Gavin, Joanie Madden and Cherish the Ladies, Seán Keane and many more. Please support.
Holy Michael, the Archangel, defend us in battle. Be our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the
devil. May God rebuke him, we humbly pray; and do you, O Prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God cast
into hell Satan and all the evil spirits who wander through the world seeking the ruin of souls. Amen.
St John the Baptist Church, Woodford.
Mass Times: Tue. 7.30pm Fri. 8pm Sun. 11am
Sunday September 15th 11am Margaret & Jimmy O’Sullivan formerly Loughatorick & Rockhill
& deceased members of the O’Sullivan & O’Donnell families.
Friday September 20th 8pm Michael & Kathleen O’Halloran, Toorleitra & deceased members of the O’Halloran, Folan &
Sunday September 22nd 11am Marian Moylan, Woodford (2nd Anniversary)
Eucharistic Ministers: Justin O’Byrne Mary Lyons.
Altar Society: Team 4. Patricia Eames Celia Cox..
Reader for Church Loretto Quinn Canning.
Altar Servers: (A) Mark Kelly Gavin O’Dowd
St. Brendan’s Church, Looscaun
Mass Times: Mon. 9.30am Wed. 9.30am Thur. 8am Sat. 7pm
Saturday September 14th 7pm Holy Souls.
Saturday September 21st 7pm Michael (Timbo) Tuohy, Gurteeny.
Eucharistic Ministers Loretto O’Grady Carmel D’Arcy.
Altar Society Breda Fahy Julia Fahy
Reader for Church. Michael Walsh
Altar servers. (B) Mark Leonard Peter Flaherty Ciaran Kemple Louis Donlon
Sun. Sept. 15th SR 7.03am Set. 7.47 pm Full Moon on Sat. Sept. 14th at 5.32am
Sun. Sept. 22nd SR 7.15am Set. 7.30pm Last Quarter on Sun . Sept. 22nd at 3.40am
Newsletter available on www.clonfertdiocese.ie, Twitter: @Woodf4dLooscaun
Woodford/Shragh Defibrillator 087-346150