Parish Newsletter: 7th & 8th March 2020

Parish Newsletter – 7th/8th March, 2020. Second Sunday of Lent.                           

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.: Norma McKeon, Mary O Brien

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: David Sheehan

                           Sunday 11.00 am Mass: Sean Flanagan

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

                                              Sunday: Lucie Ryan, Katie & Julie Fitzell

Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Orlaith & Fearghal Leahy and Tomás Lyons

                                               Sunday: Ava Hogan, Aoibhe McCarthy, Paula Eve Culhane, Jim Culhane

Death: Sympathy is extended to the family of Kathy O Sullivan, Ballyguiltenane Lower, Glin who died recently.  May she rest in peace.

Eucharistic Adoration: Eucharistic Adoration: Weekly Adoration every Friday from 10AM (after Mass) until 9PM. All are welcome to join  … St. Alphonsus Ligouri: “Of all devotions, adoration is the greatest after the sacraments themselves”.


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

Glin ICA: meeting at 7.30 p.m. on Friday next the 13th March in Cloverfield Daycare Centre.  The competition theme is “Spring Flowers”.

Professional Singer: Emelia Costello, classically trained, specialises in Wedding Ceremonies, Church Ceremonies, Family Occasions.  Telephone 0872839173.

St. SENANS SOCIAL SERVICES, Foynes, in association with the other parishes in our Pastoral area propose to organise a day Pilgrimage to Knock on 14 May. Details later. Contact Lizzie on 087 7435267 or Jerry @ 087 2282626.

Thank you: The children, parents and club officers of G.B Rovers FC would like to sincerely thank the parishioners of Loughilll, Ballyhahill and Glin for their very generous contributions towards last weekend’s Church Gate Collection.  A total amount of €908 was collected.  Thank you also to the parents that made the collection possible.  The Saturday night was particularly tough on those helping, as weather conditions were not ideal, so a heartfelt thank you to you.  

Yoga Classes: with Monika, on Mondays in Cloverfield Day Care Centre from 6pm for beginners and 7.15pm for advanced.  6 week course.

St. Mary’s Church Tarbert: is holding a fundraising community concert on Sunday next the 15th March at 7.30 p.m. in the Church.  The Ard Chúram Community Choir will be joined on the evening by the Choir of Tarbert’s National School for an evening of seasonal favourites.  Admission €10 per ticket, includes a cupán tae, caint, caife agus craic in the Community Centre afterwards.  Tickets available at the Tarbert Post Office, Tarbert Allcare Pharmacy, Parish Office and from any member of the Finance Committee.

The Glin Fairy Trail Committee: have decided to close the Fairy Trail for the next few weeks due to a large tree falling during last weekend’s storm.  

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.

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.

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

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