Parish Newsletter: 29th/30th January 2022.

Parish Newsletter – 29th/30th January 2022 – 4th 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 29th January: Michael O Connor

                                        Sunday 30th January: Marie McKenna

                                        Saturday 5th February: Mary O Brien

                                        Sunday 6th February: Alice O Shaughnessy

Readers: Saturday 29th January: Nicola Cunningham

                 Sunday 30th January: Margaret Hogan

                 Saturday 5th February: Sean Flanagan

                 Sunday 6th February: Desiree Dore

Eucharistic Adoration: Weekly Adoration on Fridays from 5pm to 9pm until further notice.

St Brigid’s Day: 1st February 2022.

Candlemas Day: Wednesday 2nd February is Candlemas Day.  If anyone would like candles blessed for their home or for Church use, please bring them to weekend masses on 29th/30th January 2022.

Feast of St. Blaise: Thursday 3rd February.  Blessing of throats will take place after Masses on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


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 29th January: Joe Healy and his wife Pidge late of Mill Street.  John Murphy late of Mary Street.  Bill and Mary Fitzgerald late of Cahara.

Sunday 30th January: Dan Martin and Therese Sheehan Martin and son Thomas.  John Reidy late of Killeaney.  Josephine and Michael McGrath late of Ballygoughlin.

Tuesday 1st February: Kevin Reidy late of Kilfergus.  Margaret and Con Flynn.

Friday 4th February: Mrs Kathleen Lunham, nee Leahy late of Kilfergus and U.K.

Saturday 5th February: Bill and Elizabeth (Lil – Months Mind) Lynch late of Ballinamuddagh.

Ballyguiltenane National School: is now accepting Enrolment Forms for the school year 2022/2023. Enrolment Forms are available from the school office on request (068) 34545 or by emailing:

Sacrament of Confirmation: will take place on Friday 11th March 2022. (Covid Permitting)

First Holy Communion: will take place on Saturday 30th April 2022. (Covid Permitting)

Glin Church: Lovely candles available to buy at Glin church. Can be used for graves or at home. Burning time of over 60 hours.

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.

Glin Development Association: has made contact with the HSE regarding the Doctor’s service in Glin.  We hope to hear from them in due course.

Taste Restaurant will be closed on Wednesdays until the end of February. It will be open as normal all other days.  Sorry for any inconvenience caused

Thank you: Funding in excess of €200,000 has been awarded to Glin to revamp the paths and wall from Reidys workshop towards East Mall. This has been an eyesore for some time. Thank you to our local Councillor John Sheahan.

GoFundMe: A GoFundMe page has been set up by Glin Community News to help towards the cost of repairs and CCTV in the park.    If you would like to make a donation please visit www.gofund.me9f4741b  Collection tins are also in all shops and pubs. Thank you.

Please email with any notices for the weekly newsletter.

St. Brigid’s Blessing

May Brigid bless the house wherein you dwell
Bless every fireside every wall and door
Bless every heart that beats beneath its roof
Bless every hand that toils to bring it joy
Bless every foot that walks its portals through
May Brigid bless the house that shelters you.

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