Parish Newsletter – 19th June 2022: Corpus Christi
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: Sunday 19thJune: Alice O Shaughnessy
Sunday 26th June: Marie McKenna
Readers: Sunday 19th June: Annie Reidy
Eucharistic Adoration: Weekly Adoration on Fridays from 5pm to 9pm until further notice.
Weddings: Congratulations to Lillian Sheehan, daughter of Conor and Mairead Sheehan and John Guilfoyle who got married recently in Italy.
GLIN DEFIBRILLATOR NUMBER 068 59590/087 6230032… ONLY TO BE USED IN AN EMERGENCY
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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.
Sundays: Morning Mass at 11.00 a.m.
Weekend Mass Changes in the Unit – effective 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.
Sunday 19th June: Paddy and Kathleen Hogan, late of Cahara.
Sunday 26th June: Mary Teresa Musgrave Months Mind. Ann Sheahan 1st anniversary, late of Ballyguiltenane. Philomena Reidy of Killeaney Beg also Denis and Patrick Enright and Thomas Reidy. Mick McKenna 4th anniversary, late of Ballygoughlin.
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!
Glin Triathlon will take place on the 3rd September.
Swimming Lessons Glin Pier; Limerick County Water Safety are delighted to announce that swimming/lifesaving classes will take place this summer at Glin Pier (subject to availability of instructors). Week 1 – Registration 3rd July at 12p.m. at Glin Pier. Classes commence on Monday 4th July for the week. Week 2 – Registration 14th August at 12p.m at Glin Pier.
Classes commence on Monday 15th August for the week. The Estuary Swim will take place on the 23rd July.
Glin Castle Yacht Race – 1 Day Event on Sunday 19th June at Glin Pier
Glin Baby & Toddler Group: Open during term time only on Friday morning from 10am at Ceol Corbrai Hall. Contribution of €3 per family. Everyone is welcome.
The Glin Estuary Swim: Marie Geoghegan and her very brave counterparts officially launched ‘The Glin Estuary Swim’ last week with a quick dip in the Shannon! This year’s swim takes place on Saturday 23rd July and this year’s chosen charity is FIGHTING BLINDNESS. Sponsorship cards can be collected from Marie at Geoghegans Bar.
Glin Estuary Swim Quiz night: takes place on Friday 15th July at 9.30pm in Geoghegans Bar – so please mark this in your diary and bring a friend.
Glin ICA Whist Drive Results: Raffle: Julia Ryan Chris McMahon, Norma McKeon, Maeve McNamara, Michael Fitzgerald. Ladies: Nola Adams, Maeve McNamara. Gents: Michael Fitzgerald, Mary Hynes. Longest at the Table: Jean Tobin. Lowest Score: S. Corcoran.
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 Saturday morning from 11am to 12 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.
Loughill Family Fun Day takes place Saturday July 30th 1 pm til late! Food/Craft fair in Resource Centre with fun activities throughout the day in the Park. €5 entry or €10 per Family . River Duck Race -€10 Euro per Duck. There are 99 Ducks so Book yours now before they are gone by texting Dani or Connie on 085 267 9775 or 087-6126133 €100 Cash Prize for winning duck! Test your balancing skills on the Bull Rodeo and take your best shot at the Special Guest in the Dunk Tank! Gather your neighbours and get a team of 6 for the Townland Tug of War, trophy presentation for the winning team. Register your team with Mary on (087) 295 0041. Colm Hassett will be present to put the kids through their paces with loads of fun games and activities. Finish the day off at the Licensed Marquee Bar while being entertained by Kevin McCarthy Live Music 7-9pm followed by the Sean Carrig Karoke and DJ. Food sold on site all day
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 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!
After The Bell: Before and After School Care: A new service is being set up in the Square in Glin. Lisa and Hazel will provide a “Before and After School Care Service” for school going children. It is a wonderful service and we wish Lisa and Hazel every success with their new venture. For further details or to reserve a place for next September, please telephone Lisa 086-7282626 or Hazel 086-4078403.
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