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Glenties Parish Newsletter 18th November 2019

18th November
No Mass
19th November
20th November
7.30pm Kathleen O’Donnell (10th Anniversary) and her husband Paddy R.I.P. (Ard Connell)
21st November

Mass will be followed by Adoration with Benediction at 6pm

22nd November
7.30pm John Earley R.I.P. 10th Anniversary (Mullinard)
23rd November
11.00am Denis McDermott R.I.P. (Paisley, Scotland)

7.30pm Annie & Danny O’Dwyer R.I.P. (Ard McGill)

11.00am Neilly O’Donnell R.I.P. (Meenadinna)

Confessions will follow 11am Mass On Saturday morning

An evening of Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adult Training will be held in St Mary’s Parish Centre, Ardara on Monday 18th November from 7.00 – 8.30pm.  Anyone involved in any way in parish ministry is encouraged and welcome to attend, whether this is for the first time or a necessary refresher course.  Please let the Parochial House or Fr Gerard know if you intend to be present.

The Annual Glenties Parish Social will take place on Sunday 1st December in the Highlands Hotel commencing at 3.00 with Mass. All our Senior Citizens are invited to attend. We are also appealing to the Public for any Donations towards the running costs of this important Celebration.

On behalf of the Holy Cross Group Bethleham, a huge thank you to everyone for your support last weekend.  A total of €6,960 was raised from sales of religious goods. Afif has left some leaflets at the back of the Church if anyone wants to contact him.

Glenties Christmas Market, Highlands Hotel on Sunday 24th November from 11 am until 5 pm. With up to 35 exhibitors you are sure to find the ideal gifts for Christmas. A large selection of gifts from local businesses and crafts with a warm Christmas atmosphere. Come out and support our local businesses and crafts and keep our community alive.

Santa Run for Scoil Mhuire November 24th (Registration from 11am at National School). Refreshments will be served & prizes to be won! Everyone welcome.

The Next Family Mass with be on Saturday 30th November at 7.30pm. There will be a Family Mass meeting on Monday 18th November at 9.30pm in the Parochial House.

Glenties Day Centre AGM will take place on Monday 18th November at 7pm in the Day Centre.

Anam Cara Donegal the organisation that supports bereaved parents are holding a Parent Support event on Tuesday 19th November at 6:50pm,  Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town.

CLG Naomh Conaill will hold their AGM on Friday 6th December at 8pm in the Market Hall and all members are encouraged to attend.   Nomination & motion forms are available in the following locations, The Co-op Glenties, The Post office Glenties, Glenties Service Station & St Colmcille’s Church Fintown.   Please ensure anyone receiving a Nomination is willing to undertake the role. Closing date for Nominations & motions will be 5pm Friday 29th November.  As per Club constitution only nominations received by this date will be considered for election.

Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated Ltd CE scheme have vacancies for Horticultural/Maintenance worker, C.E criteria applies.  To apply for the above please e-mail   C.E workers can avail of training to upskill while on the CE scheme.
Bingo Tuesday  – Jackpot €6,800 45 numbers or less.

The Edeninfagh CE Scheme has two positions vacant for a General Operative to work on the Church grounds and graveyards in Glenties. If you are interested and are eligible for a scheme, please contact 074-9557981, 087-7736247 or email

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,875.00. Thank You

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

Sunday Mass 12.15pm
Sunday 17th November Patrick & Bridie Mulhern R.I.P., Lugnagillew
Sunday 24th November Rose & Henry Kirke R.I.P., Glasgow & Edeninfagh

Last Week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION Amounted to € 300.00. Thank You.

The recent collection taken up for the ISPCC amounted to €50. Thank You.

Notices for the Parish Newsletter must be submitted NO LATER THAN 1.00 P.M. WEDNESDAY to the Parochial House, 074 95 51117. Parish email Address:


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