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Glenties Parish Newsletter 27th November 2018

Masses for week ending 2nd December 2018

27th November
9.30am Margaret, Francis, Mary-Anne, John, Peggy, Connell F and Rose Molloy R.I.P. (Lower Mully)
28th November
7.30pm John McLoone R.I.P. – 1st Anniversary (Mill Road)
29th November
9.30am Madge & Phil Gallagher R.I.P. (Station Road)

Mass will be followed by adoration of the blessed sacrament concluding at 6pm with Benediction

30th November
7.30pm John Joe Melly R.I.P. (Main Street)
1st December
11.00am Bella & Patrick Gallagher R.I.P. (Buncrobog)

7.30pm Dan McDevitt R.I.P. (Main Street)

2nd December
11.00am Francie Boyle R.I.P. (Ard Patrick & Letterilly)

Confessions will follow 11am Mass on Saturday morning.

Eucharistic Ministers For December
Saturday 7.30 p.m. – David Brennan, Irene Breslin, Margaret Byrne, Patsy Gallagher
Sunday 11.00 a.m. – Mary Gavigan, Brigid Kee, Margaret Kennedy, Anne Doherty

Collectors For December
Saturday  7.30 p.m. – Gerry Byrne, Patrick O’Donnell, John Hegarty
Sunday 11.00 a.m. – Rosemary Dewhirst, Bernie Quinn, John Roarty

Readers for December
Saturday 7.30pm – Anne O’Donnell
Sunday 11.00am – Brian McDevitt

Altar Society for December: Team B

This years Annual Christmas Carol Service will take place on Sunday 9th December at 6pm in the Church of Ireland, Church Road,  Glenties.  Everyone is welcome to attend this festive event.

Sharing Christmas Family to Family:  At the next Family Mass (December 1st) we invite families/individuals to share a gift of a Christmas present or toy so that all families can share the joy of Christmas.  This is being done in collaboration with the St Vincent de Paul Society.  “For it is in giving that we receive.”  Gifts can be brought to the Church on any day this week prior to or after Mass and the collection will continue up to Saturday 15th December.  Alternatively, gifts/toys can be handed in to the Parochial House.  We would be grateful if gifts/toys be new, wrapped and labelled gender and age appropriate.

Childrens Family Mass Choir.  We’re delighted that the Parish Youth Choir continues to be such a great success and asset to the Parish in terms of numbers and vocals.  We are delighted to say that the choir numbers have reached full capacity for now.  As a result, a waiting list is now in operation.  Should anyone wish to add their name to this list than feel free to contact Anne McDwyer on 087 7530132.

St Vincent De Paul Glenties National Christmas Collection will take place on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th December.  “We Need Your Help”.  Please give generously.  Thank you.

The Annual Glenties Parish Social will take place on Sunday 2nd December in the Highlands Hotel commencing at 3pm 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 special celebration.  Thank you.

In Memory of Tony McCormack, Kilraine:  A sum of €2,484.40 was raised on a stall at the Harvest Fair day, for the Hospice, by members of Tony’s family, friends, and neighbours, We are very grateful to the entire community for their great support for this worthy cause.  A big thank you to everyone.

Glenties Community Playgroup Limited invites applications for the following position:  Room Leader.  This is a full time position.  Room leader qualifications required.  Desirable Criteria:  Level 7/8 degree in Early Years Care and Education.  Essential Criteria: FETAC level 6 or equivalent.  Experience required.  Candidates may be short listed on the basis of information supplied in their application form to be received no later than 5.00pm on Thursday 7th December 2018.  Please request Application Form directly from: Interview Panel.  We are an equal opportunities employer.

CLG Naomh Conaill will hold their AGM on Friday 7th December 2018 at 8pm in the Market Hall and all members are encouraged to attend.  Closing date for Nominations & motions will be 5pm Friday 30th November 2018.  As per Club constitution only nominations received by this date will be considered for election.

The Naomh Conaill Ladies Club comprises the Seniors and underage panels as well as the Gaelic 4 Mothers & Others.  As there was a very poor attendance at the AGM that was held on Saturday 17th November, it was decided to adjourn the meeting as no committee could be formed. It is imperative that as many people as possible attend the reconvened AGM to ensure the future viability of the Naomh Conaill Ladies Club.  The reconvened AGM will be held at the clubhouse on Sunday 2nd December at 4pm.

Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated Ltd CE scheme have  vacancies for Horticultural workers, Maintenance workers, C.E criteria applies. To apply for any of  the above please e-mail  for more information.
Anyone wishing to book the Hall may call to office Monday to Friday 10 A.M.–2 P.M 074 9557880 or Mary at 0860872754 or Laura at 0862518322.
Bingo every Tuesday night 9.00pm  Jackpot €13300 on 27/11/2018.
Circuits class every Tuesday & Thursday @ 6.30am for more information contact Conor 0874267718.
Mother and Toddler Group every Friday 10.30am—12.00.
Farren School of Speech and Drama  Thursday 5-6pm in Community Centre for more information contact Anna 087 7704155 or visit
Tai Chi Wednesday 8.00—9.30.
Bowls Mondays 8.00—10.00.
Don’t forget your ticket for Glenties Men’s Shed Draw taking place early December see any member. Many great prizes.

The recent Church Gate Collection for Childline amounted to €335.  Thank you for your support.

Tir Chonaill GAP Cycling Club will hold their AGM on Tuesday, 27 November, at 8.00 pm in the Highlands Hotel.  Everyone welcome.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to €1,755.00. Thank You

Church  of  the  Holy  Family,  Edeninfagh

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

Sunday 2nd December 12.15pm Dominic McCauley r.i.p., Meenalenahan/Clonmel

Collector for December: Breidín Gallagher

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to €535.00. 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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