Parish Newsletter: Sunday 27th November 2022

Parish Newsletter – 27th November 2022: 1st Sunday of Advent

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

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

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

Diocese of Limerick Website:

Eucharistic Ministers: Sunday 27th November: Marie Shine

                                        Sunday 4th December: Sean Flanagan

Readers: Sunday 27th November: Annie Reidy

                 Sunday 4th December: Sean Flanagan

Eucharistic Adoration: Adoration every Friday from 5pm to 9pm.

Sunday 4th December: We welcome Bishop Leahy to Glin to celebrate the 11am Mass


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.

Weekday Masses: Wednesday and Friday:  10am – please note no Mass on Tuesdays.

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

Weddings: To book 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 27th November: Joan Scanlon late of Mary Street.  Henry & Kathy Scanlon, late of Kinnard.  Johnny and Mai McInerney, late of Ballyguiltenane.

Wednesday 30th November: John and Mary Noonan and Vera Conway.

Friday 2nd December: Mai and Pakie Geoghegan, Mary Stack and Bridie Dore.  Deceased members of the Carr and Culhane families and Frs. Pat and Kevin O Kane

Sunday 4th December: Michael Walsh, Creagh Street. Fr John and Paddy Horan Anniversary.  Tim & Nell Mulvihill and deceased family members.  Mary Normoyle and family and Margaret Finn and family.  Michael & Josie Fitzgerald, Halfway house, Killacolla. 

Kevin Dundon Cookery Demonstration: took place on Thursday night last the 24th November.  It was a school fundraiser for St. Fergus National School.  The Board of Management and staff of the school would like to extend their gratitude to all who supported it, those who bought entry tickets or raffle tickets. We would like to thank our sponsors and all who donated a spot prize.  The wonderful Artisan Food Stands and craft stands came from near and far and a great night was had by all.  A special mention to the Men’s Shed Committee who were invaluable on the night.  Mile buíochas. 

Glin Christmas Craft Fair: Saturday 3rd December 11.00am at Ceol Corbraí Community Hall, Glin. 20 indoor tables available. €20 a table. To book call: John Sheahan 087-207-9268 or John Culhane 087-996-3282.

The Knights of Glin Visitor Centre: Glin Knights Visitor Centre is now closed for the winter months. Thank you to everyone that visited and left lovely messages in the visitor book.

Whist Drive: The Whist Drive will be on every Tuesday night at Cloverfield Day Centre at 8pm. All welcome

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

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.

Annual Collection:  St Vincent de Paul will hold their annual collection in Glin next Friday, 2nd December.  All donations greatly appreciated.

The Glin ICA are holding their Annual Christmas Party for senior citizens today 27/11/2022.  The event will take place at Cloverfield Daycare Centre.  It shall commence with Mass at 1pm at the Centre followed by festivities. 

Glin GAA Split the Bucket: takes place Monday nights. Don’t miss out, Play before 7pm. To play visit  

Post Office: Christmas stamps offer 20 national stamps booklet for €20. Last postage for parcels to the USA is December 7th, last postage for parcels to Europe is December 13th. Large selection of mailing bags, boxes, bubble wrap, Christmas cards and wrapping paper.

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