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Glenties Parish Newsletter 6th June 2018

Masses for week ending 10th June 2018

Wednesday 6th June No Mass
Thursday 7th June 5.45pm Benediction
6.00p.m. Mass
Friday 8th June 7.30pm Paddy Campbell R.I.P. (Ard Connell)
Saturday 9th June 11am Rose McGill R.I.P. – 1st Anniversary (Glen Road)

7.30pm Teresa & Danny Byrne R.I.P. (Kilraine)

Sunday 10th June 11.00am Rosie Kennedy R.I.P. (Gortnamucklagh)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

Fr Gerard will visit the sick and elderly on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th June as the Diocesan Retreat is taking place in Ards this week. Fr Gerard will visit the Day Centre on Wednesday 13th June instead of Tuesday 12th June.

As you can see, a new Tabernacle has been installed behind the Altar in the Main Church. It is a worthy New Home for the Lord Jesus in the Main Chapel. It also provides a focal point and a renewed aid for prayer in the Church. As you can appreciate, despite the Tabernacle being “second hand”, it was still a considerable cost. Inclusive of everything (also brass Sanctuary Lamp holder), the total cost amounted to €5046.25. Should anyone wish to assist in defraying part of the cost, any donations would be appreciated.

I wish to acknowledge with grateful appreciation the receipt of €500 from parishioners kind donations towards the Tabernacle.

Bridie Boyce would like to thank everyone who gave donations in return for wedding negatives taken by the late Denis Tynan. €1,635 has been presented so far to the Alzheimer Branch of Glenties Day Centre.

St Anthony’s Triduum 2018 in the Franciscan Friary, Rossnowlagh on Sunday 10th to Wednesday 13th June. Novena Mass each evening at 7.30pm. Wednesday 13th June, Blessing of Lilies at both Masses, 10am and 7.30pm with a Special Blessing of Children at 4pm.

The organisers of the recent Steak Night Fundraiser in aid of the Glenties Day Care Centre would like to thank all those who helped and attended. Special thanks to those who gave voluntary donations to this worthy cause. After all expenses were paid, we raised €1,600. Thank You for all your kindness.

Margaret Connell, THE FOOT CARE PRACTITIONER, will be in the Day Centre on Monday 11th June. To book an appointment call 087 1417180.

GLENTIES 1st July 3.00pm
FINTOWN 8th July 3.00pm
EDENINFAGH 5th August 3.00pm

Arthritis Ireland Donegal Branch are holding their Annual General Meeting and Information evening on the 7th June in the Villa Rose Hotel Ballybofey, starting at 7pm. Guest speaker is Gerry Wilson Chair of Rheumatology. Admission is free. Everyone welcome.

Tá Údarás Na Gaeltachta ag tairiscint Scoláireachtaí Printíseachta i réimse leathan ceirdeanna gur fiú níos mó ná €2,000 an ceann iad d’iarrthóirí le cáilíocht mar cheardaí a bhaint amach. Is d’iarrthóirí Gailtachta le Gaeilge líofa na scoláireachtaí seo. Tuilleadh eolais agus foirm iarratais ar fail sch glaoch ar 091-503121 nó suíomh idirlín an Údaráis. Ní mór forim iarratais a bheith ar ais roimh 22/06/2018.

World Meeting of Families: The Holy Icon in the Diocese of Raphoe
1st to 4th June Franciscan Friary, Rossnowlagh
4th to 7th June Capuchin Friary, Ards
7th to 11th June Cathedral of St Eunan & Colmcille, Letterkenny

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,920.00. Thank You

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

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

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 265.00. Thank You


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


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