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Glenties Parish Newsletter 6th August 2019

Wednesday
7th August
7.30pm Barney & Maggie Boyle and deceased family R.I.P. (Derries)
Thursday
8th August
9.30am

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament following Mass with Benediction at 6pm

Friday
9th August
7.30pm Thomas J McDyre R.I.P. (Dr McCloskey Crescent & Derries)
Saturday
10th August
*10.00am* Nancy Connolly R.I.P. Months Mind (Mill Road)

11.00am Barney & Denis McLoone R.I.P. (Maas)

7.30pm Hugh McGill R.I.P. (Glen Road)

Sunday
11th August
11.00am Maggie Keeney (1st Anniversary) & her husband Conal Kenney R.I.P. (Tullyhoniver)

Confessions will follow 11am mass on Saturday morning

There will be no Adoration on Thursday 15th August due to it being a Holy Day and the Ordination.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,735.00. Thank You.

Visitation of the sick & elderly will take place this week as follows : –
Tuesday 6th Ard Connell, Main Street, Tullyard Road, Dr McCloskey Crescent, Stranaglough, Meenalargan, Altar, Ard Patrick.
Wednesday 7th Stonepark, Mill Road, Derries, Kilraine, Drimnacrosh, Tullyhoniver, Narin Road, Loughcrillan Road, Letterilly, Maas, Mulnamina, Gortnsillagh, Drimnasillagh, Buncrobog.

The Ordination of Rev. Anthony Briody will take place in the Cathedral, Letterkenny on Thursday August 15th at 3pm. Everyone is welcome to attend this Ordination Mass in the Cathedral.  This will be a great day of joy for the Diocese but especially for the town of Glenties.  It will be some years before the Diocese will see another Ordination.  Rev. Anthony will celebrate his First Mass in Glenties on Friday 16th August at 7.00pm.  After Mass Rev. Anthony will impart his first blessings.

Alan Kee Memorial Darts: The family of the late Alan Kee R.I.P. would like to thank Alan’s team mates for organising a memorial darts tournament and all those who helped out in anyway on the night to make it such a success.  A special word of thanks to those who sponsored the raffles and the auction and to the people who gave generous donations. A total of €9647.55 was raised on the night in aid of the Church of Ireland, Glenties. A huge thank you to all.

Alzheimer’s Fundraiser Event at the Glen Tavern 16th,17th and 18th August.  All donations will go to Glenties Day Centre.
Friday 16th August: Darts Competition at 9pm  Entry €10.  Winner:  Trophy & €100,  Runner up €50.  Finger Food on the night.  All Welcome.
Saturday 17th August:  Traditional Irish Music with Spot Prizes on the night.
Sunday 18th August:  Motorbike Run at 3pm from the Glen Tavern, registration from 2pm.  Followed by BBQ and spot prizes.  Music by Pat Molloy.

Fintown Taobh Tíre Library:  We are offering Readings Rooms from September for children aged 10 -12 years where a story or poem is read aloud and discussed. Reading rooms aims to promote the mental wellbeing of children, increase their confidence whilst also instilling a love of literature.  The group will meet on a Monday evening 7p.m. to 8p.m.  It is limited to 10 children. If you would like to enrol your child, please contact Liam on 087 6365481

The Simon Community North West Collection last weekend amounted to €485. Thank you to everyone who contributed.


Church  of  the  Holy  Family,  Edeninfagh.

There will be no Mass at 12.15pm on Sunday 4th August

Graveyard Mass on Sunday 4th August at 3pm in the Church.  Blessing of Graves after Mass.

There will be a meeting in  Edeninfagh Hall on Friday 9th August at 8.30pm in preparation for Rev. Anthony Briody’s Mass on Sunday 25th August.

All are welcome to the meeting.

Collectors for August Gerard Campbell, Meenavale

Last Week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION Amounted to € 305.00.  Thank You.

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