Parish Newsletter: 5th/6th March 2022

Parish Newsletter – 5th/6th March 2022 – 1st Sunday of Lent         

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: http://www.limerickdiocese.org

Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 5th March: Michael O Connor

                                        Sunday 6th March: Mary Hogan

Readers: Saturday 5th March: Eileen Mulvihill

                 Sunday 6th March: Nodlaig Adams

                 Saturday 12th March: Nicola Cunningham

                 Sunday 13th March: Sean Flanagan

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

GLIN DEFIBRILLATOR NUMBER 068 59590/087 6230032…  ONLY TO BE USED IN AN EMERGENCY

Local Notes: if you would like to have a note placed in this section of the paper, please contact GlinNotes@gmail.com 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 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

Mass Cards: Signed Mass Cards for the deceased are available at Glin Church.  Please enquire from our Sacristan Michael after any of the Masses. 

Anniversary Masses: (to be booked through the Pastoral Area Secretary Ann Dore, see details above)

Sunday 6th March: Cathy O Sullivan late of Ballyguiltenane Lower.  Patsy & Breeda McGrath.  Eileen & James Hickson.  Michael & Bridie Flaherty late of Flean.  Pat O Brien late of Flean.

Tuesday 8th March: Josephine Childs.  Michéal Culhane.

Wednesday 9th March: Denis and Catherine O Connor late of Church Street.

Friday 11th March: Lisa Doran 9th Anniversary. 

Parish Pastoral Council:  meeting will be held in the Church on Monday next the 7th March at 8:00pm.

Sacrament of Confirmation: will take place on Friday 11th March 2022, two ceremonies will be held, one at 11:00am and one at 1:00pm

First Holy Communion: will take place on Saturday 30th April 2022.

St. Fergus National School: clothing collection will take place on Mon 4th April. Bags of clothes can be dropped off at the Glin GAA Clubhouse on the 8th March, 15th March and 22nd March from 9am to 12noon and on Thursday 31st March from 1pm to 3:30pm.  Our thanks to Glin GAA for facilitating the collection. Please keep all your unwanted clothes for the collection. Thanking you for your continued support.

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:  office@ballyguiltenanens.ie

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

Singing Night: at Barretts Bar on Thursday 10th March starting at 8pm. All 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.

Welcome to Wild Work in West Limerick!  The Knights Walk in Glin has been chosen as a location
“Would you like to explore biodiversity in the Irish landscape. Our trainers will bring you into nature to experience West Limerick wild spaces first-hand. Here you can learn through seeing, touching and interacting with the natural world. With our approach, your outdoor learning will be supported by online interactive learning and tailored virtual reality experiences, to ensure a fun and fulfilling programme.”
Open to all ages.  Fill out the application on the link below.  Knights Walk Glin.
Every second Saturday in Glin starting 14th May – 23rd July 2-4 pm  **limited spaces – book early **
https://wildwork.ie/west-limerick-intro-course/

Glin Post Office: Banking at the post office: AIB customers can make cash lodgements, cash withdrawals and cheque lodgements. Bank of Ireland customers can avail of cash lodgements and cash withdrawals.  Businesses that would like a cheque lodgements facility please contact the post office on 068-36100. Ulster Bank customers can lodge cash only. 

Happy St Patrick Day Cards: Happy St. Patrick’s Day Cards from Glin. Pack of 5 for €8 (one of each image) or €2 each. To order: Text 087 6157509.  All profit will go towards the Feed the Squirrels program – thank you.

Darkness into Light Tarbert: Save the Date – Saturday 7th May. Our neighbours in Tarbert are delighted to be part of the Darkness into Light (DIL) Walk for Pieta House, proudly sponsored by Electric Ireland, for 2022. Tarbert has been selected as one of eight (8) locations in Kerry and is the only new route approved by Pieta for this year in Ireland. The walk will take place at 4.15am and takes in the beautiful island road walk, a distance of 5kms. More details to follow in the coming weeks.

Glin GAA Split the Bucket: takes place every Monday night. Don’t miss out, Play before 7pm. Play now at https://bit.ly/glingaa5050 Your support means a lot to us!

Please email office@stfergusns.ie with any notices for the weekly newsletter.

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