Parish Newsletter: 14th/15th March 2020.

Parish Newsletter – 14th/15th March, 2020. Third 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 Adoration: Weekly Adoration every Friday from 10AM (after Mass) until 9PM. All are welcome to join  … Fr. Cantalamessa: “It is in staying still, in silence and possibly for long periods before Jesus in adoration, that we perceive what he wants from us”.

Milford Hospice Church Gate Collection: On behalf of Glin ICA we wish to thank all those who contributed so generously to the Milford Hospice Church Gate Collection, a total of €1,324 was collected.  A special thanks to the brave ICA ladies who endured the terrible weather conditions so that the collection could go ahead.

Covid-19: HELPLINE NUMBER 1890 300046. UL Hospitals Group and HSE Mid West Community Healthcare can confirm they are working closely with Public Health colleagues in tracing contacts of confirmed cases of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).

A new helpline 1890 300046 has been launched as of Friday last to provide information and support to the public in Limerick, Clare and North Tipperary who are considered a casual contact or close contact of confirmed cases in the Mid-West.   The information and advisory team has been established as a local point of contact. The National HSE Live helpline number is 1850 24 1850. All general queries should be directed to the national helpline number.

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.

Yoga Classes: with Monika, on Mondays in Cloverfield Day Care Centre are cancelled until further notice.

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.

Prayer:Let nothing disturb you,

Let nothing dismay you,

All things pass,

God never changes.

Patience attains all that it strives for,

They who have God find they lack nothing,

God alone suffices.

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