Parish Newsletter

Easter Services:

Palm Sunday:                          Masses as usual

Tuesday 31st March:              Confessions in Glin Church at 7.00 p.m. with Fr. Austin McNamara

Holy Thursday:                       2nd April: Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 8.00 p.m.

Good Friday:                          3rd April: 3.00 p.m. Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

                                                  7.00 p.m. Stations of the Cross

Holy Saturday:                        4th April: 8.00 p.m. Solemn Celebration of the Easter Vigil.

Easter Sunday:                       5th April: 11.00 a.m. Easter Sunday Mass.

Trocaire Boxes:                       Just a little reminder.

Invitation: I invite you to join us as we celebrate Holy Week in our Parish.  May the Peace and Joy of the Risen Lord renew each of us, so that we may grow in love, care and friendship for each other.  Happy Easter.  Beannachtai na Cásca díbh go léir.  From Fr. Crawford.

Local news & information: log on to: www.glin.info

Glin Red Cross Defibrillator No: 0876230032

Ballyguiltenane National School: Enrolment forms for the coming school year 2015/2016 are now available from the school.  Telephone 068-34545.

St. Fergus’ National School: Enrolment forms for the new school year 2015 are available from the school office, telephone 068-34344.

Team Limerick Clean-Up: Good Friday, April 3rd, 11 o’clock at Town Park, Glin.  As part of the Team Limerick Clean-up, Glin Development Association are calling on all parishioners, both young and old to help with a parish clean-up over the Easter Holidays. We have acquired rubbish bags, pickers, gloves and hi-vis vests to suit all ages and we are hoping to get volunteers from all over the parish to join with us in cleaning up the highways and byways of Glin.  The roadsides are in need of particular attention and hopefully we can encourage parishioners to clean up a stretch of road in their area. We will announce a designated ‘dropping area’ for the rubbish in due course.  All necessary equipment for the Team Limerick Clean-up will be handed out at the Town Park on Good Friday at 11 o’clock or you can collect your rubbish bags, gloves and hi-vis vests from Peg at the Library on Wed. or Thurs. of next week.  Limerick County Council have supplied us with children sized gloves and hi-vis vests for the clean-up. We would appeal to parents to encourage and accompany their children to join with the rest of the parish in this monster clean up on Good Friday at 11 o’clock.  Ní neart go cur le cheile!

Glin Development Association: meeting will be held next Monday night the 30th March in Conways at 8.30 p.m.

Glin Baby & Toddler Group will close for the Easter Holiday and will reopen on Thursday 16th April as per normal at 10am to 12 noon in Ceol Corbrai Hall

IRISH NIGHT: Easter Sunday the 5th  of April, Geoghegan’s Pub Glin. Starts at 9 p.m.  All welcome

Ceol Corbrai Classes: Tuesday at 7.00 p.m. Irish Dancing Classes with Bobby and Mary Kelly.  Wednesday at 6.30 p.m. Taekwondo with Sara Dillon.  Wednesday at 6.00 p.m. Irish Music Classes with Willie Larkin (please note the change in the day). Thursdays at 10 a.m. to 12 noon Toddlers Playgroup

Health & Fitness: Classes take place on Mondays from 8.00 to 9.00 p.m. in Ceol Corbrai Community Hall.  Price €8 pay as you go or €25 for 4 consecutive sessions.  Personal training €30 per hour or €100 for 4 sessions.  If interested, please call Colm on 0851111617.

BEST OF LUCK:  to Laura Enright who will participate in the Live Shows on The Voice of Ireland, this Sunday at 6.30 p.m. on RTE 1.

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