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Glenties Parish Newsletter 27th November 2017

Masses for week commencing 27th november to 3rd December

Monday 27th November NO MASS
Tuesday 28th November 10.00am Foncie O’Donnell (Ard Connell)
Wednesday 29th November 7.30pm Denis McDermott (Scotland)
Thursday 30th November 10.00am Margaret & Andy Doherty (The Wood)
Friday 1st December 7.30pm Patrick & Bella Gallagher (Buncrobog)
Saturday 2nd December 11.00am Gerry Boyle & Deceased Boyle Family (Meenahalla)

7.30pm Francis McLoone – 1st Anniversary (Narin Road)

Sunday 3rd December 11.00am Anne & Patrick Martin (Dungloe & Glasgow)

Confessions Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament every Thursday after 10am Mass to 6pm in the small Chapel.

From 1st January 2018, morning Mass on Tuesday and Thursday will be at 9.30am.

Your Help would be appreciated in helping us to compile the 2018 List for SUNDAY COLLECTION ENVELOPES – Any NEW PARISHIONER who would like a box of envelopes, or any parishioner who has CHANGED ADDRESS since this time last year, should leave their name and address in the Sacristy after any of the Masses, or telephone the Parochial House 074 9551117. We would also ask that those who normally distribute the envelopes would contact either Fr Gerard after Mass or the Parochial House to confirm that they are able to do so again this year or if anyone else wishes to help with this task, please feel free to do so. Thank You

Save the Date: 10th December 2017. This year St Connell’s Church Glenties are hosting the Annual Ecumenical Carol Service on 10th December at 6pm.

The Annual Glenties Parish Social will take place on Sunday 3rd December in the Highlands Hotel beginning with Mass at 3pm. All our Senior Citizens are invited to attend. Please bring this notice to the attention of any senior citizens in your area. We are also appealing to the public for donations towards the running costs of this very important celebration.

The Edeninfagh C.E. 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

Bingo in Glenties Community Centre every Tuesday night at 9pm Jackpot €9,200 on 45 numbers or less if not won €300 will be paid out, €100 a house, €50 a line. Snooker Room is opened from 4.00 pm to 10.00 pm,

Anybody wanting to book the Community Centre for the Autumn,season 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 – 6.15pm.

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.

The Power of Positive Thinking for Women Free Workshop, be inspired and learn how to develop and grow a more positive mind-set. Enjoy a guided relaxation that will leave you with a feeling of well being in Community Centre Glenties started Thursday 23rd November 7.30-9.30pm 4 week course of self discovery, Tea/Coffee/snacks will be served. No booking necessary, for more information contact 087 903 1389 or e-mail;

Christmas at the Museum Santa and Mrs Claus are visiting the Museum on the Following nights Friday 8th, Saturday 9th, and Sunday 10th December, 5 pm – 8 pm nightly. Admission €7 per child which includes a gift from Santa. Face painting,make your own decorations,decorating a cookie, Ride around the courtyard on Santa’s pony and trap, mini disco (Dance with Santa Elves)

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1850.00. Thank You


Saturday 7.30 p.m. Anne Gallagher
Sunday 11.00 a.m. Brian McDevitt


Saturday 7.30 p.m. Rosaleen Mc Kenna, Annette Breslin, James Mc Hugh, Olive Mc Kelvey
Sunday 11.00 a.m. Thomas Becht, Michael Gallagher, Bernie Mc Loone



Saturday 7.30 p.m. Gerry Byrne, Patrick O’ Donnell, John Hegarty, Bernie Mc Loone
Sunday 11.00 a.m. Rosemary Dewhirst, Bernie Quinn, John Roarty


Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh.

Sunday Mass : *** 12 .15 p.m. ***

Mass Intentions & Anniversaries:

Sunday 26th November 12.15pm Annie McGlynn, Edeninfagh
Friday 1st December 6.00pm Charles McDermott, Edeninfagh
Sunday 3rd December 12.15pm Kitty Quinn, Cnoc Leitreach


There will be a meeting on Monday 27th November at 8pm in Fintown Day Centre for anyone who wishes to be involved in the upcoming events for the World Meeting of Families that will take place in Ireland in 2018.

Last week’s Offertory Collection amounted to € 340.00. Thank You


Notices for the Parish Newsletter must be submitted no later than 1.00p.m. Wednesday to Dympna, Parochial House, 0749551117. Parish email Address:


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