Parish Newsletter: Sunday 25th September 2022.

Parish Newsletter – 25th September 2022: 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time 

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

Fr. Timothy Curtin (Coolcappa/Kilcolman) 086-3697735/069-60126

Fr. Austin McNamara (Loughill/Ballyhahill) 087-2615471/069-82103

Diocese of Limerick Website:

Eucharistic Ministers: Sunday 25th September: Marie Shine

                                        Sunday 2nd October: Sean Flanagan

Readers: Sunday 25th September: David Sheehan.

                 Sunday 2nd October: Sean Flanagan

Eucharistic Adoration: Adoration will re-commence on Friday 30th Sept from 5pm to 9pm.

Franciscan Missionaries of Mary: We welcome Sr. Nuala today who will be making an appeal for help with their missionary work around the world.


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.

Wednesdays & Fridays: Morning Mass at 10.00 a.m.

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

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.

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: 

Sunday 25th September: Josephine Dillane Months Mind.

                                            Josie Kinnane, Glenagragra Months Mind.

                                            Michael & Mai O Shaughnessy (late of Fleanmore) anniversary.

                                            Bridget O Connor anniversary.

                                            Joe O Sullivan Months Mind.

Sunday 2nd October: Bride O Connor 1st Anniversary (late of Cahara).

                                     Dan, Tom & Jim Hogan late of Kinnard.

                                     Ned Scanlon late of Mary Street.

The Knights of Glin Visitor Centre: Free to the public and open every day from 10am to 5pm beside Glin Library on Lower Main Street Glin. At the newly opened interpretive centre, you can read, watch and hear the 800-year-old story of the Knights of Glin. It’s a lovely way to spend an hour or two, so please make sure to stop in.  

Congratulations: to Maggie O’Sullivan who recently celebrated 50 years in the music business! What an achievement.  Wishing Maggie many more years of success. 

Clothing Collection: for St. Fergus National School in November.  Please keep any unwanted clothing, footwear for this collection.  Further details will issue in the coming weeks.

Glin Baby & Toddler Group: every Friday from 10am in Ceol Corbrai Hall (during term time) Family contribution €3. All welcome, please spread the word and bring a friend. For first time parents or anyone feeling isolated after the birth of a child, Parent and Toddler groups can be a great way to get back out and connect to your community. Carers, grandparents, guardians and childminders are welcome. Our group offers the chance to meet other parents with children the same age as yours and make new friends.

St. Fergus National School: is hosting a Cookery Demonstration with Celebrity Chef Kevin Dondon on Thursday 24th November in Ceol Corbrai Community Hall – a date for your diary, not to be missed.  Further details in the coming weeks.

Farmers Market: from 10am every Friday in Glin Square.

GB Rovers FC: A Two-Day Halloween Camp will take place on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th November with Dynamic Coaching at BallyRovers pitch. Times and payment info to follow nearer the time. All children attending Junior Infants and up are welcome

Abha Bhán Drama Group: The Abha Bhán Players have set dates for their production “The Buds Of Ballybunion”. So reserve November 18, 19, 25 and 26 for it to be staged in Ballyhahill Hall. Hopefully there will be more dates and venues in 2023. It promises to be a fun night. The play, written by John B Keane, is set in Ballybunion and revolves around the Buds who used to spend 2 weeks in Ballybunion every September back in the 50’s. It has lots of humour and you will really enjoy it.

Deel Animal Rescue: are absolutely desperate for foster homes at the moment for both cats and dogs. They cannot continue helping abandoned animals with the number they currently have. Please Text Martina on 087-9418477 for info

CLÁR Funding 2022 – Glin Development Association is pleased to announce that grant aid funding of €12,591.45 has been awarded by CLÁR. Glin Development put together a lengthy submission and application for funding in April last to replace the existing exercise equipment at Glin Town Park. There is a matched funding element of 10% of total cost of the project. Glin Development relies on fundraising activities to ensure we are in a position to be able to apply for such projects. Thank you to everyone who continually supports Glin Developments recent fundraising activities. The existing exercise machines are no longer fit for purpose and are in situ for many years. Glin Development is very pleased that our bid for this very much needed funding has been approved. CLÁR (Ceantair Laga Árd Riachtanais) or Funding for Small-Scale Rural Projects is a targeted investment programme which provides funding for small-scale – infrastructural projects in rural areas that have suffered the greatest levels of population decline. We look forward to having new exercise equipment in Glin Town Park for all to use and enjoy!

Glin Playground: will be closed next Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th September for repair works.Please email any notices you would like to have in the newsletter to:

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