Parish Newsletter: 11th/12th September 2021

Parish Newsletter – Saturday & Sunday 11th/12th, 2021 – 24th Sunday in ordinary time.                   

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

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: Saturday 11th September: Mary O Brien

                                        Sunday 12th September: Sean Flanagan

Readers: Saturday 11th September: Eileen Mulvihill

                 Sunday 12th September: Nodlaig Adams

Eucharistic Adoration: Weekly Adoration every Friday from 3pm 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 that he wants from us”.


Local Notes: if you would like to have a note placed in this section of the paper, please contact no later than 7:00 pm Sunday evening.

The following is the schedule for the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Glin.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays: Morning Mass at 10.00 a.m.

Saturdays: Evening Mass at 7.00 p.m.

Sundays: Morning Mass at 11.00 a.m.

These weekly arrangements are subject to change.

Following HSE and Nphet guidelines there are limited numbers for Masses.  Please observe social distancing, wear a face mask and sanitize your hands.

Baptisms & Weddings: To book a Baptism or a Wedding please contact Fr. Curtin on (086) 3697735 or Pastoral Area Secretary Ann Dore, Foynes on (069) 65561 during office hours: Wednesday: 10a.m. to 1p.m., & 2p.m to 5p.m.  Thursday & Friday: 9a.m. to 1p.m. & 2p.m. to 5p.m.

Funerals:  All funerals arrangements can be directed to the following:

Fr. Curtin: (069) 60126/(086) 3697735

Fr. McNamara: (069) 82103/(087) 2615471

Canon O Keeffe: (069) 60122/(087) 4163401

Anniversary Masses:

Sunday 12th September: Eileen Healy (nee McMahon) late of Ballyguiltenane.

First Holy Communion: Congratulations to the First Holy Communion children of St. Fergus National School who received their First Holy Communion today, Saturday 11th September.

Leaving Certificate Students: Congratulations to all the Leaving Certificate students in the parish who received their results during the week.  Well done. 

Glin Tidy Towns:  The Tidy Towns volunteers have started back on Wednesday evenings from 7pm.  There are lots of areas that need a good dose of TLC!  We meet at Glin Town Park and everyone is welcome to join us. Many hands make light work. Last week’s meet up accomplished so much in one hour

Glin Tennis Club: Our Mixed Doubles Tennis Final took place on Saturday last between Joe Hogan & Anita Barrett versus Michael Griffin & Gill O’Grady. It was a beautiful day and a very exciting tennis match was played between these two skilled sets of players. The winners were Gill O’Grady and Michael Griffin. Well done to these two fantastic players. The score was 10 v 8 with tight scores in each game. It was lovely to see players and spectators at Glin Tennis court. Well done and hope to see you all back soon.

St. Fergus National School: are holding a clothing collection on Tuesday 19th October in conjunction with Glin GAA.  The GAA are kindly facilitating the collection and the Club House will be open to facilitate the collection of bags on Wednesday 6th and Wednesday 13th October from 9am to 4pm with a volunteer to take your bags from the car.

Glin GAA: Split the Bucket takes place every second Monday night. Don’t miss out. Play now at

Congratulations: to Dermot Fitzgerald who has been celebrating recently having won the Western Australia Gaelic Football Championship with St. Finbarr’s in Perth recently.

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