Weekly Parish Newsletter 18/19th May 2013, Pentecost Sunday

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week:

Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Betty Brown, Betty Ann McSweeney, Sean Flanagan

Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Denis Flaherty, Fiona Moore

Readers for This Week:

7.00 pm Vigil: Teresa Culhane

Altar Servers for Next Week: 7.00pm Vigil: Amy Adams, Ciara & Laura Manning

May 2013: Pentecost Sunday

11.00 a.m.: Emma Sheehy

Sunday 11.00am: Saoirse & Rosheen Culhane, Mai Fitzgerald & Ben Sheehan

Glin Red Cross Defibrillator No: 0876230032

Traditional Youth Concert: Míle buíochas do gach éinne a chuidigh linn ag coirmcheoil na n-óg.  Our youth concert was very enjoyable and gathered €279.00 for the charity “Children Helping Children”.  Arís mile buíochas!

Glin Library: We are into the month of May – Bealtaine – a month when Ireland celebrates creativity as we age. So in Glin library the Bealtaine Festival will be celebrated on Tuesday night 21st May at 8pm. All are welcome to a hour of poetry, music and song. Peg Prendeville will read from her book “The Purple Pencil” accompanied by local musicians. The Ballyhahill/Loughill Going Strong group are especially welcome on the night along with anybody else who would like an hour of relaxation and get away from all life’s pressures. The event is open to all and FREE.

Glin Baby & Toddler Group plan to do the Barnardos Toddle Walk this Thursday morning  (weather permitting) in GlinPark from 10am.  Please bring refreshments for your child, sun that, sun block & stroller if required.  The walk will take place on the footpath within the park, over the bridge to Knockarrana then back to the play area.   Parents are reminded that they are responsible for their own child’s safety during the walk and back in the play area.  Please check http://www.facebook.com/glinbabytoddlergroup Wednesday evening/Thursday morning for confirmation of planned walk.  Sponsorship cards and money will be collected the following week Thursday 30

Enrolment Forms: are available in the two Primary Schools for parents who wish to enrol their children for the school year 2013-2014.

Glin Development Association AGM: will be held in Conways on Thursday night next the 23May at 8.30 p.m.  All welcome!

Ballygoughlin School Reunion – are looking for old photographs that you may have and would like to share on our facebook page.   If you have some and don’t mind sharing them, please visit http://www.facebook.com/BallygoughlanSchoolReunion and upload. 

Recording Graves & Headstones: Glin Historical Society in conjunction with West Limerick Resources will be recording graves and headstones in Glin over the coming weeks. Images of headstones and the details on the headstones will be recorded and preserved. If you would like further details please contact Tom Donovan on 086 1710136.

Recruitment:  Glin Red Cross are recruiting people who would be interested in getting involved in ambulance work – training will be provided. Also if you’re over 25 with a full, clean licence and interested in driving the ambulance we would be delighted to hear from you. For further details contact: 087 – 2324740.

Tax Relief on your donations to the Parish Envelope Collections for the calendar year 2012: Tax Relief is available for donations, which amount to a total of not less than €250.00  (this threshold is set by the Revenue) for the year.  If you are a PAYE taxpayer the tax relief goes to the Parish.  If you are self-assessed you can claim the tax relief yourself.  It is important to note that the signature on the form coming back to Fr. Crawford should be:

> The signature of the person whose name is already inserted at the top of the form.

> The signature of the person whose income is from PAYE sources only.

> Be sure to include your PPS number

> Be sure you have ticked the appropriate tax bracket.

> Every form should be signed in the place designated for signature.

> This information is confidential to Fr. Crawford and used only for claiming tax refund from the revenue for the Church.

Self-Assessed taxpayers can themselves claim tax relief by passing their receipt on to the

revenue or accountant.  Please note that there is no contact at any stage between the Parish and the Revenue regarding your donation apart from submitting the claim form in the case of PAYE taxpayers who have agreed (by filling in the CHY2 Form) to take part in the scheme.  You will be receiving your CHY2 Form in the post during the week or you have already received it, and please submit it as soon as possible to Fr. Crawford or leave it in the box at the back of the Church (marked CHY2 Form). 

Please note: all notices for the newsletter are to be placed in the locked black box in Paddy Hogan’s shop or email:glencorbry.ias@eircom.net by 12.00 noon on Thursday with name and contact details. 

Bí Linn a Chríost.

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