Parish Newsletter

12th/13th January 2019: Baptism of the Lord.

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week

Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Norma McKeon, Mary O Brien & Grace Fitzgerald

Sunday 11.00 a.m.: John Culhane, Marie McKenna

Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: David Sheehan

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m. Nodlaig Adams

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: Ciara Shine

                                           Sunday 11am: Saoirse Culhane

Altar Servers This Week: Saturday: Éadaoin MacNamara, Miriam O Connor, Alison Hogan, Michaela Regan, Marissa Hogan      Sunday: Katie & Julie Fitzell and Lucie Ryan

Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Darragh, Orlaith & Fearghal Leahy

                                             Sunday: Olivia Palys, Ava Hogan & Aoibhe McCarthy

Deaths:  Sympathy is extended to the family of Mary Fitzgerald, Creagh Street, Glin who died recently.  May she rest in peace.

Glin Red Cross Defibrillator No: 0876230032

Notes in Local Papers: If you would like a note in The Observer or The Limerick Leader please email your notes to by 7pm Sunday night to ensure publication for the coming week.

Limerick Social Service Centre: We again request your generous help in the holding of our Annual collection in support of the Limerick Social Service Centre.  With your kind co-operation, the appeal will be held at all masses on the weekend of the 19th and 20th January.  Services include: Counselling service, Early Years’ Service with crèche and pre-school, Child & Family Service, Older persons service.  In 2018 the collection throughout the diocese realised €15,262.81 towards the day-to-day running costs of the Centre.  Thanking you for your on-going interest and support. 

GLIN BABY & TODDLER GROUP: Thursday morning from 10am to noon.  €3 per family.   Refreshments provided for adults and children.  We look forward to seeing you.

New Year with new Yoga classes (beginners continuation) started Monday the 7th January in Cloverfield Centre at 7.30 p.m.  Contact Monika 0868851913

ST FERGUS’ PARENTS COUNCIL: We wish to thank everyone that purchased Toy Show Snack Boxes and Reindeer Hot Chocolate over the Christmas period either through the school or at local outlets.  This fundraiser proved hugely successful.  Lots of effort went into producing the items and a sincere thanks to the parents association for all their hard work, the local outlets for their support in helping to sell them and to Shayne Mangan for all the design work. 

GLIN COMMUNITY GAMES: Limerick County Swimming will be held on February 3 in Askeaton.  Please submit all entries to David O’Sullivan on 087 9293101.  All entries must be in before January 14.  Competitors interested in participating in Art or Handwriting must give their name and details to Sinéad Mulroe 087 4130485 by Friday, Jan 11.  There are only 3 entries permitted per category;  Art U8 over 6; U10; U12; U14; U16.  Handwriting U10 ; U12 Each competitor must provide all their own materials.  Competition is on Saturday, January 26 – time & venue TBA.

Meditation &Mindfulness Classes: Using gentle movement, breathwork, awareness-raising exercises and the power of sound in a small, supportive group.  Guided by Ali Burnard, Gestalt Psychotherapist & Mindfulness Teacher who has been using meditation for over 35 years.  Course duration – 8 weeks Cost- €100 GLIN: Thurs.14th February  Beginners: 6.45pm-8.15pm  Continuation: 8.30pm-9.45pm  For bookings  &enquiries call Ali on 087 6452227.

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

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