Parish Newsletter: 4th/5th December 2021

Parish Newsletter – 4th/5th December 2021: 2nd Sunday of Advent.                

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 4th December: Marie Shine

                                        Sunday 5th December: Sean Flanagan

                                        Saturday 11th December: Betty Ann McSweeney

                                        Sunday 12th December: Mary Hogan.

Readers: Saturday 4th December: Louise MacNamara

                 Sunday 5th December: Eufrocina Clemente

                 Saturday 11th December: David Sheehan

                 Sunday 5th December: Eva Fitzgerald

Eucharistic Adoration: Weekly Adoration every Friday from 3pm until 9pm.  All are welcome to join


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.

Even though Covid Restrictions have lifted we ask that you 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: (to be booked through the Pastoral Area Secretary Ann Dore, see details above)

Saturday 4th December: Tim & Nell Mulvihill, Glin and the Mulvihill family, Aughrim & Drumrisk.  Bridget Dillane, Kinard.  Marie Horan, Ballyculhane. Pray for Catherine Sheehan nee Magner laid to rest during the week.

Sunday 5th December: Mary Normile & family, Glin and Margaret Finn & family Creagh Street.  Michael Walsh, Creagh Street.

Saturday 11th December: Willie Fitzgerald, Ballyguiltenane.  Mary Horan, Main Street.  Isaac Hennessy, Church Street.

Sacrament of Confirmation: will take place on Friday 11th March 2022, Covid permitting.

Lighting of Christmas Tree:  Official lighting of the Corbry Tree will take place on Wednesday next the 8th December at 7.00p.m.  Everyone welcome.

St. Fergus National School: Enrolment Forms for the school year 2022/2023 are now available from the school office.  Please telephone 068-34344.  Places available also in our ASD Class.

Estuary Rollers: Keep Sunday December 5th free for the Estuary Roller Christmas Tractor Run.  The Christmas themed tractors will start their journey in Listowel moving to Moyvane, Tarbert, Glin and final stop off point in Knockdown.  This event is in aid of Milford Care Centre and The Friends of St Ita’s. All donations welcome

Christmas Decorations: Bread Fitzgerald Ahern is making and selling these beautiful personalised Christmas tree decorations and will be taking orders over the next few of weeks. Prices are €5 for 1

decoration with 5 letters or less and €6 for 1 decoration with 6-10 letters. Anyone interested can text their details to 0879260951. (Characters on the bottom of the decoration may vary on stock availability)

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