Parish Newsletter: 18th December 2022

Parish Newsletter – 18th December 2022: 4th 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 18th December: Mary

                                        Saturday 24th December (Christmas Eve): Marie Shine/Betty Ann McSweeney

                                        Sunday 25th December (Christmas Day): Alice O Shaughnessy/ Sean Flanagan

Readers: Sunday 18th December: Eileen Mulvihill

                 Saturday 24th December (Christmas Eve Mass 8pm): Nicola Cunningham

                 Sunday 25th December (Christmas Day 11am): John Prendergast

Christmas Eve Mass: 8pm.  Christmas Day Mass: 11am.

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

Monday 19th December at 7:30pm: Reconciliation Service.

Christmas Mass Bouquets: available from Michael in the Sacristy. 

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 18th December: Peter Taylor late of Corbry Estate, 4th Anniversary. Mick Hanrahan, late of Kinard. Tom and Josie Sheehy late of Turraree.

Friday 23rd December: Elizabeth Moloney.  Michael Joseph Moloney.  John and Lil Flanagan and son Seamus.

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.

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

Glin Estuary Swim: Estuary Swim Club presented a cheque for €7,215.80 to Fighting Blindness on Friday evening last. A huge thanks to all who contributed to making this annual event so successful. Happy Christmas and we look forward to 2023. 

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

Christmas Greetings: The people of the parish, would like to wish Fr. Curtin and Fr. McNamara and Sacristan Michael, a happy and holy Christmas and a peaceful new year.

Happy Christmas to you all!

Nollaig Shona dhaoibh go léir!

Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia!

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