Parish Newsletter: 23rd/24th February 2019.

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: John Healy

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m. John Prendergast

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: Eileen Mulvihill

                                           Sunday 11am: Eufrocina Clemente

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

                                             Sunday: Sean Maharg, Breean & Síona Cunningham

Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Keela Normile, Ellen & Mary Moore

                                               Sunday:  Colm MacNamara, Conor & Harry Fitzgerald

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 glinnotes@gmail.com by 7pm Sunday night to ensure publication for the coming week.

Day Retreat: The Annual Day Retreat to the Retreat Centre Ardfert is on Sunday 3rd March.  Anybody wishing to attend the retreat can give their names to Sheila Culhane.

Going Strong Club: will be held in Ceol Corbraí Community Hall on Monday 25th February at 2.00 p.m.

Church Gate Collection: The Parents Association of St. Fergus’ National School would like to thank all who contributed so generously to the Church Gate Collection last weekend.  The amount raised came to €686.10.

Congratulations: to Sheagh O’Connor who has recently signed with the U19 Limerick F.C. team.  Well done Sheagh. 

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.

Ballyguiltenane National School: Church Gate Collection takes place this weekend.  Your support is greatly appreciated.

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.

CHILDREN’S ART CLASSES: in Ceol Corbraí Community 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.

Yoga for beginners (continuation): at 7:30pm in Cloverfield Centre

Six weeks course €60.  Booking Essential Monika 0868851913.

Reflection: Springs of Living Water

GB Rovers – HELP WANTED:  The numbers of children now involved is on the increase and we hope to run a few extra teams this year. If you would like to get involved please contact a coach or any member of Glin Rovers. 

Lord, your love is everlasting,

Never running dry, never exhausted,

More so than any earthly spring.

You love us all utterly,

To the limits of our understanding,

And beyond, without ever faltering.

There is no-one in this world,

Nowhere on earth,

Who is not loved by you.

Lord, may I never spurn

The love you lavish upon me.

May I never give up

On receiving from the living waters

You provide for us.

For as the waters of the earth

Flow and nourish and give growth,

So the living water

Flowing from your heart of love

Gives us life, sustains us,

Until you can find You,

The source of all good,

In the waters that well up to eternal life.

Lord, give us this water always.

Amen

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