Weekly Newsletter: 28th/29th May 2022

Parish Newsletter – 28th/29thMay 2022: The Ascension    

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 28th May: Marie Shine

                                        Sunday 29th May: Sean Flanagan

                                        Sunday 5th June: Betty Ann McSweeney

Readers: Saturday 28th May: Nicola Cunningham

                 Sunday 29th May: Sean Flanagan  

                 Sunday 5th June: Desiree Dore     

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

Weddings: Congratulations to Hannah Normile, daughter of John and Mary Normile, Marian Place with got married last weekend to Ed Quinlivan. Wishing them every happiness.


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: Morning Mass at 10.00 a.m. (Friday morning cancelled for the next 4 weeks – see below)

Last Vigil Mass tonight Saturday 28th May.

Sundays: Morning Mass at 11.00 a.m.

Weekend Mass Changes in the Uniteffective June 4th/5th 2022 Saturday: Foynes 6pm Kilcolman 7.30pm

Sunday: Loughill 9.30am Glin 11am Shanagolden 10am

Weekend Mass Changes on 1st October 2022 to April 2023 Saturday: Foynes 6pm Coolcappa at 7.30pm

Sunday: Ballyhahill 9.30am Glin 11am Robertstown 10am

Baptisms & Anniversary Masses: can be booked in the Sacristy. 

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

Friday Morning Mass: is cancelled for the next 4 Fridays: Friday 3rd June, 10th June, 17th June and 24th June.  Next Friday morning Mass will be on Friday 1st July.

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:  Saturday 28th May: Baby Leiha Culhane.

Sunday 29th May: Maureen and Michael Dillane, Main Street.  Also James & Hannah Barrett, Main Street. 

Sunday 5th May: Pidgie (Margaret) Healy and husband Joe.  Also James O Brien.

All Ireland Rosary Rally: An all-Ireland Rosary Rally, will take place on Saturday, June 4th at Knock Shrine DV.  It will consist of, A Talk, Stations of the Cross, The Rosary and Holy Mass, starting at 1,30 pm.

The main celebrant will be Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Papal Nuncio to Ireland,

The Homilist, Bishop Michael Duignan.  There will be a Rosary Talk by Fr. Marius O’ Reilly.

A Coach maybe hired if there are sufficient number of people wishing to attend from Glin and, or the Pastoral Area.  Please contact Eilis McNamara, 068-34269, mobile, 087-6336369 to book a seat

Glin Tennis Club: Membership open for the new season –  Family €40 pa, Adult €20 and Student €10 pa.  Contact Marie on 086 8691821.  Thanks to Limerick City and County Council for the newly refurbished foot path at the entrance to the court.  It looks great!

Congratulations: David Sheahan who won ‘The Principals Award’ at the Tarbert Comprehensive School Awards Night on Thursday 19th May. David was involved in so many clubs and activities during his time in Tarbert, he is a very deserving winner. Well done David.

Congratulations: Congratulations to GB Rovers FC player Honor Mulvihill, her u12 Limerick Desmond teammates and management on a great win recently. They won 2-0 over West Cork in the Munster Plate Final held in Killarney and brought home the Silverware.

Glin Tidy Towns: Glin Tidy Towns volunteers are back for Wednesday evenings Clean Ups.  A lot of weeding to be done around the town.  All help welcome.  Thank you to everyone who regularly cleans and weeds outside their own properties.  This makes the job less onerous and frees us up to do other communal areas and also the many flower beds on our approach roads. We meet every Wednesday evening from 8 to 9 pm and everyone is welcome to come along and help out.  The Tidy Towns adjudicators will be visiting Glin anytime from June to August.  Please be mindful of litter and always encourage children to be litter aware.   Many hands make light work and this is indeed the case when it comes to Tidy Towns.  Lets all help to keep Glin looking beautiful. 

Glin Emmets LGFA is a newly formed football club in Glin. Currently, we cater for girls aged U6, U8, U10 and U12’s. Glin Emmets LGFA value and promote fun and enjoyment as well as an emphasis on inclusion and teamwork. We have had a busy first year. We have a new crest designed with the help of our players. Thanks to our generous sponsors we have a set of new jerseys for our girls. We are so thankful to Claire Hanrahan, of FDC Listowel, and also John and Suzanne Horan, of Truly Irish products, for their support. Thank you to the entire community for getting behind us. We hope that our girls develop a love for football that will continue for many years to come. If you are interested in joining our club you can register on foireann.ie before May 29th. Please call 0879441237 for any enquiries.

GB Rovers FC Summer Camp: GB Rovers FC are holding their first Summer Camp from July 11th to July 15th in Bally Rovers Pitch, Ballyhahill. Each child receives a jersey. The camp is open to all school going children within Glin and the surrounding parishes. To book https://bit.ly/3FC79A9 or any queries contact Rachel 0873192449

Glin Baby & Toddler Group:   We look forward to welcoming everyone back again this Friday morning from 10am at Ceol Corbrai Hall. Contribution of €3 per family. Everyone is welcome. 

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 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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