Parish Newsletter

9th/10th February 2019: 5th 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

Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Nicola Cunningham

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m. Mary Culhane

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: Teresa Culhane

                                           Sunday 11am: Annie Reidy

Altar Servers This Week: Saturday: Éadaoin MacNamara, Miriam O Connor, Alison & Marissa Hogan, Michaela Regan

                  Sunday: Lucie Ryan, Katie & Julie Fitzell

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

                                               Sunday: Olivia Palys, Ava Hogan, Aoibhe McCarthy

Deaths:Sympathy is extended to the Reidy Family, Kilfergus on the death of Kevin.May he 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.

St. Fergus’ National School Fashion Show Fundraiser: St. Fergus’ National School will be hosting a fashion show on Wednesday 13th March in aid of much needed funds towards our proposed set down/parking area for the school.  Tickets €15 each are available in local shops and from the school office.  If you would like to support this event and you aren’t free to go on the night, you can put your name and telephone number on the back of the ticket and you will be entered into the Door Prize Draw on the night.  Your support is greatly appreciated.

Glin Bord na nOg:  will be having their club registration on this Sunday Feb 10th at 12pm (after mass) in the clubhouse.  It is important that all children are registered for the year ahead. Training at the different age groups will be starting soon. All are welcome. €20 for 1st child, €15 for 2nd etc.

GLIN CASTLE HOSTS THE RARE AND SPECIAL PLANT FAIR: on Sunday, May 12 from 10am – 5pm.  Adults €6 Kids free (U’12) The Rare and Special Plant Fair was established in 2001 with the assistance of Bord Bia, to ensure that the gardening public has an opportunity to purchase rare and difficult to source plants, while at the same time visit a garden of note that they may not otherwise visit. Over 40 stalls of rare and unusual plants.  Expert advice from the growers.  Food and refreshment stalls.  Free plant, creche and porter service available. Glin Castle tours available.  Free car parking.

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.

HELP WANTED: The GB Rovers AGM took place on Tuesday, February 5 in Conways Bar, Glin.  The numbers of children involved is on the increase and we hope to run a few extra teams this year. Of course this means that we will need some extra numbers and so, as always, we are looking to get more parents involved in helping out with teams. Please don’t assume someone else will do this, to help give all children as much opportunity to play as possible, we will need more help this year. It doesn’t take that much to get involved and your help is needed.  If you would like to get involved please contact a coach or any member of Glin Rovers. 

CHILDREN’S ART CLASSES: in Ceol Corbrai hall starting Tuesday, Feb 26.  Duration 5 weeks. Tuesday’s ages 5-7yrs 5.30 – 6.30pm aged 8-14yrs 7.00-8.00pm.  All materials supplied €50. Clay, Paint techniques, Sculpture, Wirework, Crafts. Text 085 8016812. Booking Essential.

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