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Glenties Parish Newsletter 10th April 2018

Masses for week commencing 9th April to 15th April

Wednesday 11th April  7.30pm Eugene Boyle R.I.P. (Glen Road)
Thursday 12th April 9.30am Charles McGuinness R.I.P. (Ard Patrick)
Friday 13th April 7.30pm Annie & James McHugh R.I.P. (Stranaglough) & Nellie McHugh R.I.P. (Ard Connell)
Saturday 14th April


11am Brighid Whyte (Née McLoone) R.I.P. (Dundalk & Cleengort) (sister of Patrick & Leo McLoone)

7.30pm Bridget Kelly R.I.P. (Narin Road)

Sunday 15th April 11.00am Mary Mullane R.I.P. (Mullantyboyle)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

LOOP SYSTEM: A “Loop System” has now been installed in the Main Church and the Day Church to assist the hard of hearing using hearing aid devices.

There will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament after 9.30am Mass on Thursday ending with Benediction at 6pm.

In the interest of preserving heat in the Church, might people kindly ensure that the outside door is kept closed.

There is an extra envelope in your box for this Sunday, 8th April, for the World Meeting of Families which takes place in Dublin in August 2018. If you wish to attend any of the events you must register as soon as possible. You can also register as a volunteer. To register go the WMOF Website

ACCORD CATHOLIC MARRIAGE CARE SERVICE: Are you interested in becoming a Facilitator to share your positive married experience with engaged couples? Contact ACCORD Letterkenny Centre 074 9122218 or email

50TH REUNION COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL, GLENTIES: Were you in the Classes of 1968? If so you are invited to join us on the weekend of the 4th and 5th August 2018 in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties. For information please contact 083 0476277 or 087 3276071.

Visitation of the sick & elderly will take place this week as follows : –
Tuesday 10th Main Street, Tullyard Road, Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent, Stranaglough, Meenalargan, Ard Patrick and Ard McGill.
Wednesday 11th Stonepark, Derries, Kilraine, Drimnacrosh, Mullantyboyle, Narin Road, Loughcrillan Road, Letterilly, Maas, Ard Connell, Glen Road.

Bingo in GLENTIES COMMUNITY CENTRE every Tuesday night at 9pm. Jackpot €10,900 on 45 numbers or less if not win €300 will be paid out, €100 a house, €50 a line. Snooker Room is opened from 4.00 pm to 09.00 pm. Anybody wanting to book the Community Centre please contact 087 2679321 or call to the Community Centre Office between 10am – 2 pm Monday – Friday. Emily Bonner Irish Dance Classes Wednesday @ 3.30pm – 7.15pm. Tai Chi Wednesdays from 8.00pm – 9.30pm. Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated Ltd CE scheme have a vacancy for Horticultural workers, Maintenance workers, Caretaker. C.E criteria applies. C.E workers can avail of training to up skill while on CE scheme. To apply for the above please e-mail or ring 0879695053 for more information.

Margaret Connell, THE FOOT CARE PRACTITIONER, will be in the Day Centre on Monday 9th April. To book an appointment call 087 1417180.

Service of Remembrance (Interdenominational) is being held for those who have suffered the loss of a baby through Miscarriage, Stillbirth or Neo-Natal death at Letterkenny University Hospital. The service will take place in Conwal Parish Church (Church of Ireland, beside St. Eunan’s Cathedral) Letterkenny on Sunday 8th April @ 4pm.

ANAM CARA DONEGAL, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Evening on Thursday 12th of April from 19:30 to 21:00 in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not.

CEILI NIGHT in Rosses CDP building, Dungloe on 15th April from 8 – 11pm. Music by Michael Coyle. Admission €8.

PROTECT THE 8TH Conference at the Mount Errigal Hotel on Tuesday April 17th at 7:30pm.

DONEGAL PRO LIFE – PUBLIC MEETING. A meeting will be held in the Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town on Monday 9th April at 7.30pm. Guest Speakers: Bernadette Smyth (Precious Life), Dr Judy Ceannt (GP) and Yvonne Donaghue. Dr. Cooke (GP) Chairman

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 2,550.00.
The Annual Lenten Collection for TRÓCAIRE amounted to € 4,528.00
The Good Friday Collection for HOLY PLACES amounted to € 1,060.00.
Thank you for your very generous contributions to these collections.

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh.

SUNDAY MASS: *** 12 .15 p.m. ***

Fr Donnchadh will visit the sick and elderly on Tuesday 10th April commencing at 11am

The recent collection for Mary’s Meals amounted to € 55.05. Thank you .

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 660.00.
The Annual Lenten Collection for TRÓCAIRE amounted to €615.00
The Good Friday Collection for HOLY PLACES amounted to €295.00
Thank you for your very generous contributions to these collections.

Notices for the Parish Newsletter must be submitted no later than 1.00 p.m. Wednesday to Dympna, Parochial House, 074 95 51117. Parish email Address :


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