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Glenties Parish Newsletter 25th November 2019

25th November
No Mass
26th November
9.30am Madge & Phil Gallagher R.I.P. (Station Road)
27th November
No Mass
28th November

Mass will be followed by Adoration with Benediction at 6pm

29th November
7.30pm John McLoone R.I.P. 2nd Anniversary (Mill Road)
30th November
10.00am John Molloy R.I.P. 50th Anniversary and Joan Molloy R.I.P. (Dublin, Tullyhoniver) also Frances Molloy Bell R.I.P.  (Wicklow)

11.00am Bridget Sweeney R.I.P. Months Mind (Letterilly)

7.30pm Colm Melly R.I.P. 1st Anniversary (Stone Park Apartments)

1st December
11.00am Vincent Campbell R.I.P. 1st Anniversary (Meenahalla)

Confessions will follow 11am mass on Saturday morning

Readers for December
Saturday 7.30pm: Anne O’Donnell
Sunday 11am: Brian McDevitt

Eucharistic Ministers for December
Saturday 7.30pm: David Brennan, Irene Breslin, Margaret Byrne, Patsy Gallagher
Sunday 11am: Mary Gavigan, Brigid Kee, Margaret Kennedy, Anne Doherty

Collectors for December
Saturday 7.30pm: Gerry Byrne, Patrick O’Donnell, John Hegarty
Sunday 11am: Rosemary Dewhirst, Bernie Quinn, John Roarty

Altar Society for December Team B

Last week’s offertory collection amounted to € 1,575.00. Thank you

The Annual Glenties Parish Social has been changed to Sunday 8th 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.

Church Gate Collection this weekend in aid of the Glenties National School Gym. Weekend 23rd and 24th. Please help us to keep it open.

Glenties Family Mass Choir are holding a cake sale on Saturday 30th November both before and after the Family Mass.  Doors open in the Market Hall at 7.00pm.  Your support would be very much appreciated.  Come for a free cuppa and buy some goodies!!  Next Family Mass on Saturday 30th November at 7.30pm.

A fully guided pilgrimage has been booked to the Holy Land for an 8 night stay from October 26th 2020 to November 3rd 2020. The first 4 nights will be based in Bethlehem and the second 4 nights in Nazareth.  The Spiritual Director is Fr Robert McNamara (Galway) and the Group Leader is Anne McDwyer (Glenties). The cost is €1535 which includes flights, transfers,accommodation,the cost of the guide plus breakfast and evening meals.  A €200 deposit secures a place and the rest can be paid in instalments. For more information please contact Marian Pilgrimages 01 878 8159 or Anne 087 7530132

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.

As Christmas approaches, the giving and receiving of gifts will be a major part of our activities.  Let’s remember those for whom the bare essentials will be a struggle this Christmas.  With this in mind, it is hoped that the parish might play its part by helping the We Care Letterkenny Food Bank (last year we provided toys to be distributed to children).  The We Care Letterkenny Food Bank is an intervention service to help families/individuals in crisis.  We intend to collect NON PERISHABLE Foods (No tins of beans) and to deliver these to the food bank by 12th December.  These goods can be left in the Sacristy or at the Parochial House.  See Facebook – “We Care Lk Food Bank”.

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 CE scheme.

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

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

Sunday Mass 12.15pm
Sunday 24th November Rose & Henry Kirke R.I.P., Glasgow & Edeninfagh
Sunday 1st December Kitty Quinn R.I.P., Cnoc Leitreach

There will be a meeting in Edeninfagh Hall on Monday 25th November at 7.30pm, Failte Roimh achan nduine.

Collector for December :Breidín Gallagher

Last week’s offertory collection amounted to € 350.00. 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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