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Glenties Parish Newsletter 14th May 2018

Masses for week commencing 14th May to 20th May

Monday 14th May NO MASS
Tuesday 15th May 9.30am Mary McGinty, Joe & Mary C McCole &
Mary B McCole R.I.P. (Glen Road)
Wednesday 16th May  7.30pm Margaret & Frank Quinn R.I.P. (Maas)
Thursday 17th May 9.30am Patrick & Annie Maguire & their son Patrick R.I.P. (Glen Road)

6.00pm Benediction

Friday 18th May 10am 24 hour adoration for life


Saturday 19th May 11am

3pm Mary Farrell R.I.P. (Kilcoole, Co Wicklow) Months Mind Mass & Burial of Ashes

7.30pm Hugh Gallagher R.I.P. Derries

Sunday 20th May 11.00am Bridie Campbell & Seamus & James McPaul R.I.P. (Main Street & Milford)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

ADORATION FOR LIFE: A 24hour time of Adoration will take place from 10am Friday 18th May until 10am Saturday 19th May. A rota sheet will be placed in the porch area for all those wishing to join in this prayer of petition for life. It is hoped that a minimum of two people might join in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament for each hour.

The next “Let’s Be Family” Mass/Farewell Mass for 6th Class will take place on Sunday 3rd June at 11am. A meeting to prepare for this Mass will take place in Scoil Mhuire on Thursday 17th May at 8.45pm.

The Charlie Mór and Paddy Ward Charity Tractor Run is taking place on Sunday 20th May at 3.30pm, starting at Cloghan Day Centre. All tractors welcome. Proceeds to Cloghan and Fintown Day Care Centres.

Pilgrimage 25 July to Aug 1 to Medjugorje. 7 nights B&B, dinner included.  Total cost €659. To book contact Johnny 0873676955.

A bus will be going to Eddie Stone, House of Prayer in Clonfert on Saturday 19th May leaving Letterkenny. Cost €20. To book please text name and number to 086 0792655.


Corpus Christi Procession ~ Sunday 3rd June
At the end of the 11 a.m. Mass, on Sunday 3rd June, we will process from the Church to the Grotto for Benediction (weather permitting). The people who are usually involved
in the carrying of the canopy are asked to make themselves available, as well as those who usually steward the procession, and a number of Altar Servers. The First Holy Communion Children
are invited to walk in the Procession in their First Holy Communion Dress.

Jim Browne from Mayo who gave his testimony and distributed blessed crosses from Medjugorje is running a retreat 6 & 7 June in Kilmacrennan, “Surrender and Accept Jesus’s Invitation to the Banquet” finishing with prayers for healing. Limited places. Cost €15. Contact Helen 086 0877614.

A Pro Life public meeting calling for the retention of the 8th amendment will be held in the Clanree Hotel Letterkenny on Monday 14th May at 8pm. Guest speakers on the night include Prof Patricia Casey, journalist John Waters and Martin and Sinead Breen, the parents of baby Grace. The meeting is open to all members of the public.

Special Days on Lough Derg:
Admission €25/£22 includes boat fare, refreshments on arrival & lunch.
CARE FOR CREATION Sat 19th May. €45/£40. Advance booking is essential.
Tel. 071 9861518 (0035371 9861518). Email

Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated Ltd CE scheme have vacancies for Horticultural workers, Museum workers, Maintenance workers, 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 for more information. Circuits Class every Tuesday morning @ 6.30am, booking is essential contact Conor 0874267718, €10.00 per class.

Fundraiser in Glenties Day Centre. Steak, Chicken or Burger Night on Saturday 26th May in aid of the Day Centre. €20 per person including dessert. Serving from 7 – 9pm.
Booking and pre-order essential by Wednesday 23rd May as limited places available.
Call 087 2112987 / 0863847365 to book. “You can bring your own wine.”

The Rosary on the Coast will be held at Lisfannon Strand, Buncrana and Benone Strand, Magilligan at 3pm on Sunday 20th May. Details 00 (44) 7730330028.

World War 1 exhibits and events remembering WW1 in the Dolman Centre Kilclooney on Thursday 10th May to Friday 18th May from 9am to 4pm and 7pm to 10pm daily. (Closed weekends). Caroline Carr will talk on Thursday 10th May at 8pm. There will be a concert on Friday 18th May at 8pm with music, poetry, drama and guest speaker, Gerry Moore. If you have any memorabilia bring them along 2 hours prior to the concert for display.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 2,010.00. Thank You


Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

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

Sunday 13th May 12.15pm Mary B Herron, Leac Liath
Sunday 20th May 12.15pm Sara Quinn, Mully

Last weeks Homeless Collection amounted to €22.00 Thank You
Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 380.00. Thank You


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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