Parish Newsletter: 30th April/1st May 2022

Parish Newsletter – 30th April/1st May 2022: 3rd Sunday of Easter.    

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: www.limerickdiocese.org

Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 30th April: Marie Shine

                                        Sunday 1st May: Sean Flanagan

                                        Saturday 7th May: Betty Ann McSweeney

                                        Sunday 8th May: Mary Hogan

Readers: Saturday 30th April: Teresa Culhane

                  Sunday 1st May: Annie Reidy              

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

Weddings: Congratulations to Alan O Donovan and Deirdre O Connor who got married recently.

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.

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. 

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

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

Saturday 30th April: Margaret (Pidge) Healy.  Also remembering her husband Joe at this time.

Michael O Shea late of Killeaney

Sunday 1st May: Denis Cregan, Thomas and Mary Cregan late of Kinnard.

Friday 6th May: James Leahy and daughter Breda late of Ballinagoul.

First Holy Communion: congratulations to the pupils of our two primary schools who received their First Holy Communion today Saturday 30th April.

St. Fergus National School: clothing collection: Thank you to all those who supported our recent clothing collection.  A special mention to the GAA for facilitating the collection.

Glin Development Association: Glin Homes and Glin Development are arranging a Cead Mile Failte to our Ukrainian neighbours who have recently arrived in The Lanterns Motel, Tarbert. Forced to leave their own homes in the Ukraine, it must be a horrendous experience to leave family and friends behind, not knowing when this terrible war will end and when they will be able to return safely to their homeland once again.  If you would like to show solidarity and support for these people you are most welcome to join us at Cloverfield on Thursday next, the 5th of May at 1.15 p.m. Over a cup of coffee you might like to meet these families and play your part in giving a warm welcome to our new neighbours. A few kind words and a warm Glin welcome might help in some small way to make them feel welcome in our country and to let them know that we stand together in our support for the Ukrainian people.

Tarbert Darkness into light: The event takes place on Saturday 7th May at 4.15 am.

Carmel Buckley Reflexology. Specialising in Stress Management and Anxiety. Are you ready to take a step towards a healthier you? To book your appointment call 0858391269. Creagh Street, Glin. Registered member of the National Register of Reflexologists Ireland. Accredited by: Laya healthcare, Irish Life Health and VHI healthcare.

Glin Community News: Rachel Mulvihill met with members of Glin Development recently to present them on behalf of the Glin Community and further afield, a cheque for €9,972.40 for the ‘Put the light back in to Glin Town Park’ Go Fund Me campaign.  What originally started with the hopes of collecting €1,200 towards the town park damage shortly after New Years Day, soon snowballed and there was no end to the generosity shown. 

Glin Development are doing trojan work behind the scenes and because of the Go Fund Me appeal, repair works of the lights and the installation of CCTV cameras is well under way and very soon the park will be back shining bright and beautiful once again. Thank you to each person, business and community group that donated so kindly.  To all at Glin Development – thank you for all that you do, to ensure that our village remains vibrant and a place that people love to visit. 

Glin Tennis Club: Tennis practice at the Glin Tennis court every Monday from 2.15pm. Registration for the season is now open. Call Marie 086869182

Adult €20, Student €10 and family €40

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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