Parish Newsletter: 19th/20th January 2019.

Parish Newsletter: 19th/20th January 2019: 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time.

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week

Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Michael O Connor, Marie Shine, Mary Hogan

Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Sean Flanagan, Alice O Shaughnessy Alice Moore

Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Ciara Shine

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m. Saoirse Culhane

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: Louise MacNamara

                                           Sunday 11am: Eva Fitzgerald

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

                                              Sunday: Olivia Palys, Ava Hogan & Aoibhe McCarthy

Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Jack Adams, Donnadh Daly, Luke Buckley

                                             Sunday: Breean & Síona Cunningham, Sean Maharg

Deaths:  Sympathy is extended to the family of Neil Fitzgerald, Killacolla, Glin who died recently.  May he rest in peace.

Glin Red Cross Defibrillator No: 0876230032

Engagements: Congratulations to Tommy Wallace & Lexy Cremona, and to Tommy Culhane & Clodagh O Sullivan who got engaged recently.  Wishing ye every happiness!

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 GAA Pub Quiz: will be held in Barretts on Friday next the 25th January at 9.00 p.m.  Your support is greatly appreciated.

Glin Rovers put on a very brave effort at the FAI Junior Cup 6th Round.  The team travelled to Dublin last Saturday for the FAI Junior Cup last 32 round game where the result was VEC 4 – 0 Glin Rovers.  Well done to all involved.  Thank you to all the supporters who came on the day.

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.

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.

GLIN TIDY TOWNS: It’s great to see walkers and their canine friends using doggy poo bags on the Knights Walk! But PLEASE bring them to the nearest bin and do not dispose of them on the walkway or in the fields. They pose a serious risk to other animals if ingested, and it’s unsightly and is considered littering. Thank you and enjoy the Knights Walk.

WELL DONE: to local U13 soccer players Cillian Mulvihill, Tom Healy and David Mulvihill (Tarbert) who on Sunday, January 13 as part of the U13 Limerick Desmond team won 2-0 (Cillian Mulvihill x 2) against Waterford in Rathleake in the U13 Munster SFAI Subway Championship Inter League Semi Final.  The boys and their team will now compete against Cork in the Munster Final on Sunday, January 20 in Carrigaline United FC, kick off at 2pm.  Wishing everyone the very best of luck!

GLIN COMMUNITY GAMES: Art and Handwriting competition takes place on Saturday, 26th January  – time & venue TBA

GLIN MEN’S SHED: Glin’s Shed was one of 10 Sheds in Co. Limerick that benefitted from €13,904 in funding from the Department of Rural & Community Development under the Community Enhancement Programme. This funding is to enable individual sheds to update their facilities by purchasing equipment or carrying out minor works to improve their shed. Glin Mens Shed received €1,450 and thank the Department of Rural & Community Development. 

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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