Parish Newsletter: Sunday 11th December 2022

Parish Newsletter – 11th December 2022: 3rd 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: www.limerickdiocese.org

Eucharistic Ministers: Sunday 11th December: Betty Ann McSweeney

                                        Sunday 18th December: Michael O Connor

Readers: Sunday 11th December: Margaret Hogan

                 Sunday 18th December: Eileen Mulvihill

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

Monday 12th December at 7:30pm: Reconciliation Service.

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.

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 11th December: Elizabeth (Lil) Lynch late of Ballinamuddaugh, 1st Anniversary.  Timothy O Connor, late of Killeaney.  Dan Culhane, 20th Anniversary.  Eileen & Patrick Dalton, late of Glenagragra.  Willie Fitzgerald, late of Ballyguiltenane.

Sunday 18th December: Peter Taylor late of Corbry Estate, 4th Anniversary.

Glin GAA: Who’s up for a competition St. Stephens morning? Glin GAA will hold their 2nd annual GAA Long Kick Competition at 11.30am, kick off at 12 noon. €5 entry at their pitch.

1st prize €100, 2nd prize €50.  All proceeds go towards Crumlin Children’s Hospital.

Everyone is welcome.

Old Fair Day Glin:  Thanks to everyone for coming along to our Old Fair Day. It was probably one of the biggest and busiest Fair Days in recent years. Ceol Corbrai Hall was also very very busy. It was wonderful to see the village full of hustle and bustle and lots of faces not seen before.  Thanks to everyone for making this a fantastic event.

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.

Estuary Rollers: Over 230 tractors came up the village of Glin Sunday evening last. It was nothing short of spectacular! The Main Street in Glin was packed with children and adults alike, watching in awe. Each year this event has grown, with more tractors and more inventive light displays. What will next year be like!!!!  Money raised goes to Kerry Hospice and Neonatal Care Unit, Maternity Hospital Limerick. You can still donate, please visit:  visit https://gofund.me/820551eb

Glin GAA Split the Bucket: takes place Monday nights. Don’t miss out, Play before 7pm. To play visit https://bit.ly/glingaa5050  

Please email any notices you would like to have in the newsletter to: office@stfergusns.ie

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