July 30th 2023

17 th Sunday in Ordinary Time

“Give thanks to God for what brings deep joy in life”



Sat.  Aug 5th     8pm          John Burke, Coolbawn and UK – 1st Anniversary

                                            Mary Ryan, Ballyscanlon         



Sun.  July 30th   9.30am   Francie Boyle, –  Funeral Mass

                                           Drominagh Lodge and England.

FIRST FRIDAY  Next Friday, August 4th  is the First Friday. Mass at 9am in Kilbarron.  House call will be done on Thursday and Friday.

Terryglass Cemetery  maintenance fees for 2023 are now due and would be greatly appreciated. Same be forwarded to John Mulvihill, Treasurer at the earliest convenience.  Please contact 087 2185833, or email terryglasscemetery@gmail.com with any queries.


DATE FOR YOUR DIARY! Heritage week events are well on their way, the Heritage group of LDA is organising a “Family fun day” on Sun 20th August at 2 pm in Lorrha NS grounds. As part of this event, we

will launch a book “Through a Child’s Eyes” a book of short stories written and animated by students of all 3 National Schools from Lorrha parish. You can join us for a day of great fun, games, creative activities for big & small. As part of our program, we will be unveiling Biodiversity art work by students of Bramble art studio. All are welcome!


TROCAIRE 50th ANNIVERSARY  Over the past few weeks, you might have seen Trócaire’s ad on tv about the One Day Campaign. For over fifty years, Trócaire have been working with supporters, Irish Aid, partners, and communities to create positive and lasting change. Our One Day campaign highlights the profound impact of these collective efforts, working together for a just world. To parishes across the island of Ireland, Trócaire would like to say ‘thank you’ for making “One Days” happen.

To learn more, go to www.trocaire.org/oneday/


POSTGRADUATE IN THEOLOGY & PHILOSOPHY In St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  Further information email to : pgadmissions@spcm.ie



Our lotto took place this week – 24th  July 2023 @ 9pm.

Jackpot: €10,700    Numbers:  5 -13 – 16 – 33.  No Jackpot Winner

Lucky Dip:  Joe Fox, Neil Lynch, Pauric Cahalan, Joe Hannigan, Frances Quinlan.   Thank you for playing our lotto.  

PLAY ONLINE  https://bit.ly/3vnHxmN


To be kind is to respond with sensitivity

And warmth to the hopes and needs of others.

Even the briefest touch of kindness

can lighten a heavy heart.

Kindness can change the lives of people.

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