Parish Newsletter: 22nd & 23rd February, 2020.

Parish Newsletter – 22nd & 23rd February, 2020. Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time                               

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

Fr. Tom Crawford 068-26897/087-2218078

Fr. Timothy Curtin (Coolcappa/Kilcolman) 086-3697735/069-60126

Canon Anthony O Keeffe (Foynes/Shanagolden/Roberstown) 087-4163401/069-60112

Fr. Austin McNamara (Loughill/Ballyhahill) 087-2615471/069-82103

Diocese of Limerick Website:

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week

Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Betty Ann McSweeney, Mike Fennell

Sunday 11.00 a.m.: John Culhane, Grace Fitzgerald

Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Desiree Dore

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m. Mary Culhane

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: Teresa Culhane

                           Sunday 11.00 am Mass: Annie Reidy

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

                                              Sunday: Síona Cunningham, Olivia Palys

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

                                               Sunday: Harry Fitzgerald, Aoife Kennelly, Cara Martin, Eoghan O Connor

Wednesday 26th February: Ash Wednesday: Mass at 10.00 a.m.  Day of Fast & Abstinence

Eucharistic Adoration: Weekly Adoration every Friday from 10AM (after Mass) until 9PM. All are welcome to join  … Pope Francis: “I invite everyone to discover the beauty of the prayer of adoration and to exercise it often”.


Milford Hospice Church Gate Collection: will take place on Saturday and Sunday 7th & 8th March 2020.

Coffee Morning: Friends of St. Ita’s will hold a Coffee Morning on this Sunday 23rd February in Ballyhahill Parish Hall from 10.30 a.m to 12.30 p.m.

Ballyguiltenane National School Enrolment 2020:  Enrolment packs are available from the school on request or from the school office between 2pm and 3pm each day.  Parents/Guardians are welcome to contact the school on (068) 34545 to arrange a visit to discuss enrolment at your convenience.

Glin Going Strong Club: will meet on Monday next the 24th February in Ceol Corbraí Community Hall at 2.00 p.m.

Ballyguiltenane National School: Church Gate Collection takes place this Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd February 2020.  Your support will be greatly appreciated.

Day Retreat: The annual day retreat to the Retreat Centre Ardfert is on Sunday 1st March 2020.  Anybody wishing to attend the retreat can give names to Sheila Culhane.

St. Fergus’ National School: Enrolment forms for the new school year 2020/2021 are now available from the school office or Glin Pre-school.  For further information, please contact Geraldine in the school office Tuesday to Friday on 068-34344.

Congratulations: Congratulations to Karl O’Sullivan on scoring the winning goal for Finn Harps last night and also taking home The Man of the Match Award. 

St. Fergus’ National School: The members of the Parents Association of St. Fergus National School would like to thank all who contributed to their Church Gate Collection which was held last weekend.  The sum of €473.41 was raised on a very inclement weekend.

Glin Rovers: Old Trafford Draw 2020. Tickets for the Annual Draw are on sale.  This year up for grabs are 2 Match Tickets for Man Utd V Man City at Old Trafford (provisional date 7/3/20) plus €300 cash. Tickets are €5 each or 3 for €10

GB Rovers are recruiting: calling all U6 children who are attending Glin, Loughill and Ballyhahill schools.  GB Rovers are recruiting their newest team and would love to see some new faces.  Come along for a night of fun and a kick about with friends.  Contact Elaine for details 087 965 0623

Mental Health Ireland: Workshop on five ways to wellbeing will be held in Ceol Corbraí Community Hall on Monday next the 24th February from 7pm to 9pm.  Contact Mary Danaher on 0857753095 or email for further details.  Book early.

Taekwon-do Classes: continue on Fridays in Ceol Corbrai Hall. Contact Michael on 087 9245637 for details and times.

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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