Parish Newsletter – 5th/6th
October 2019 – 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time.
of the Immaculate Conception,
Fr. Tom Crawford 068-26897/087-2218078
Fr. Timothy Curtin
Canon Anthony O Keeffe
Fr. Austin McNamara
Diocese of Limerick Website: http://www.limerickdiocese.org
Eucharistic Ministers for Next
Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Betty Ann McSweeney,
Sunday 11.00 a.m.: John Culhane, Grace Fitzgerald
for this week: Saturday Vigil: Teresa
11.00 a.m. Annie Reidy
for next week: Saturday Vigil: John Healy
Sunday 11.00 am Mass: John Prendergast
Altar Servers This Week: Saturday: Donnadh Daly, Luke Buckley & Jack Adams
Sunday: Sean Maharg, Síona & Breean Cunningham
Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Ellen & Mary Moore, Keela Normile
Sunday: Conor, Harry Fitzgerald & Colm MacNamara
GLIN DEFIBRILLATOR NUMBER 068
59590/087 6230032… ONLY TO BE USED IN
Glin Comhaltas Branch: The
AGM of Glin Comhaltas Branch will be held on Monday 14th October at
8.00 p.m. in Ceol Corbraí Community Hall.
Fáilte róimh cách.
Promoting Emotional Wellbeing:
You are invited to a public presentation by Dr. Colman Noctor, Child &
Adolescent Psychotherapist “Promoting Mental Health & Wellbeing in an Era
of Technology” & Ms. Noelle Crehan, Nutritional Therapist “Mind Your Mood”,
on Tuesday 8th October 7.3 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. at The Longcourt House
Hotel, Newcastle West. Doors open at
7.00 p.m., Admission free. No booking required.
Light refreshments served.
Contact Mary on 0857753095.
HSEstrongly advise that all those at risk should get the flu
vaccine. If you are; aged 65 years or over, pregnant, suffer from
diabetes, asthma, heart disease or any long term illness you should get the flu
vaccine. Patients only of Dr. Cassidy, Glin are invited to attend the
clinic (no appointment necessary) on Tuesday, October 15 from 9.30am to
Defibrillator Coffee Morning: Thanks to everyone who supported so generously to our Coffee
Morning Sunday last in Conways Bar. It was a great success and thanks to
all our volunteers for helping out, baking and donating wonderful raffle
prizes. The funds raised will go towards the upkeep of our 11
Defibrillators, which includes batteries and pads.
everyone who contributed to the weekends Church Gate Collection for Tidy Towns
on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22, September. The funds collected will go towards
planting, paint, flowers, and general hardware. Thank you all.
We are delighted with the judges’ report on Glin for the 2019 SuperValu Tidy
Towns competition. We were awarded six extra points this year! Huge
thanks to everyone who contributes. Full
report on Tidy Towns Website: www.tidytowns.ie
GB Rovers: Congratulations
to the GB Rovers FC U.12 team who won the U.12 Division 2 title with a game to
spare on Saturday last. They have had a great season, except for the first game
where they were rusty; they have won every game. They have played an excellent
style of soccer and great credit goes to the managers; John MacNamara and
Fergal Fitzgerald. Only five of the 13-man squad are on the age, the rest being
U.12 again next year. Well done all.
Glin ICA: meeting on
Friday 11th October at 7.30 p.m. in Cloverfield Day Care Centre.
Glin ICA: Weekly
Whist Drives begin on Tuesday 1st October at 8.30 p.m. in Cloverfield
Day Care Centre. All welcome.
Griffins Lip Sync Battle: takes place on Saturday, November 9 at The Devon Inn
Hotel, Templeglantine. Doors open at 7pm with the show starting at 8pm.
on the Coast: The Rosary on the Coast for Faith, Life & Love will take place
on Sunday 13th October 2019.
The venue has been changed to the Parish Church, taking place at 3.00
p.m. The 13th October is the
anniversary of Our Lady’s final appearance at Fatima, Portugal in 1917. During all the apparitions Our Lady
continually requested the praying of the Rosary daily, to save mankind and the
world. To confirm her requests God
performed the Great Miracle of the Sun, which was witnessed by 70,000 – 100,000
people within 20-25 mile radius of Fatima.
Glin Baby & Toddler Group:
€3 per family and refreshments provided for both young and old! Every Friday
morning from 10am to noon in Ceol Corbraí Hall. There is a WhatsApp group
now established for the group. If you would like to be added to this
group please private message the Glin Baby & Toddler Facebook page with
Clothing Collection: for St. Fergus’ National School takes place on Monday next the 7th October. Thank you to all who have brought bags of clothes to the school already. Your support is greatly appreciated.
& Diamonds”: Friday, October 25 at O’Regans Wine Bar, (Foynes Flying Boat
Museum) will see a beautiful fashion show titled ‘Fashion & Diamonds’ take
place. Tickets are €25 and includes fashion show, a choice of main courses
and a glass of house wine. This is a ticket only event which are
currently on sale now in O’ Regans Wine Bar, Foynes or Brides Boutique,
Glin. Pre booking is essential so please
telephone 069 65416 or 068-34331.
Abha Bhan Parish Park: Santa Claus is coming to Abha Bhán Parish Park,
Loughill on Sunday, December 8 at 4.30pm. Stay tuned for more
details in the coming weeks.
Charity Swim: All funds raised this year in the Estuary Swim go towards the
Neonatal unit in U H L and a local Arts Project. It would be appreciated if all
outstanding sponsorship was handed in as presentations need to be organised. A
huge thanks to all who support this event every year.
Glin GAA: During the rain, wind and occasional blast of
sunshine which dominated the August Bank Holiday Weekend, Glin G.A.A. members
and management and the Board of Management, Parents Council and Staff of St.
Fergus National School, stood together to raise funds for the new school set
down/parking area. Following A Bucket Collection, €4,000
was presented to St. Fergus’ National School, last week to help cover the cost
of their hugely successful parking area on school grounds. A wonderful result
from a parish working together. A huge thank you to all involved.
Newsletter: Please note that all notices for the
newsletter are to be placed in the locked black box in Paddy Hogan’s shop or
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