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Glenties Notes 5th May 2011

Monster Bingo
The winners at the Big Bingo on Tuesday 26th April were – Fiona Mc Shane, Kilcar won the Jackpot of € 2,000. Bernie Fitzpatrick, Roisín Bonner, Kathleen Mc Cafferty, Bernie Mc Devitt, Geraldine Mc Guire, Christine Ward, Jeannie Sweeney, Dungloe, Emer O’ Donnell, and Michelle Gillespie won € 300 each. Francis Gallagher, Gortahork and Geraldine Doherty won € 150 each. Patricia White, Michael Byrne, Áine Deane, Anne Quinn, Mary Doherty, Cathy Connell, John O’Donnell, Timlin O’ Dochartaigh, Marian Davidson and Vincent Rodgers won € 100 each. Carol Sweeney and Cathy Connell won € 50 each.

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Frank Moore, Meenahalla, Glenties and formerly of Loughfad, who died suddenly at his home on Friday 29th April 2011.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Michael Mc Gavigan and family, Gortnasillagh, Glenties on the death of Michael’s mother, Josephine Mc Gavigan, Ballindrait, which took place recently.

Medjugorje 2011
There are two places left on the Pilgrimage leaving Glenties on Saturday 4th June and only a few places for the second Pilgrimage leaving on 2nd July. For more information ring 087 7530132 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting 087 7530132 end_of_the_skype_highlighting.

First Holy Communion
Children from Kilkenny N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will receive their First Holy Communion next Saturday 7th May in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties at 11 a.m. Mass. A Party for the First Holy Communion Children and their families will be held in the Community Centre after the Mass. All Donations will be greatly accepted. Children from Edeninfagh N.S. will receive their First Holy Communion in The Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh on Sunday 8th May at 9.30 a.m. Mass.

Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver
A Lay Helper of the Missionary Sisters of St. Peter Claver will be in the parish next weekend 7th and 8th May, to appeal on behalf of the Missions. The Lay Helper – Mary, will speak about the work of the Sisters, during the Mass, and will take up a collection. The Sisters ask for your support.

Collection
The Annual Multiple Sclerosis Collection taken up recently amounted to € 830. Thank you for your very generous contributions.

Glenties Notes 2nd December 2010

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to Monica Kennedy, Narin Road, Glenties on the death recently in the U.S.A. of her brother, James Gallagher (formerly of Ardun, Glenties).  Sincere sympathy also to his nieces, nephews and all his relatives and friends.

Andy Doherty
The death took place at his home on Wednesday 24th November of Andy Doherty, The Rock and formerly The Wood, Glenties.  His Remains were brought to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Friday morning.  Fr. Pat Prendergast celebrated Requiem Mass at 11 a.m. Readings were by his grandson, John Glynn.  Music and singing was by John F. O’ Donnell and Sinead Finn.  Burial took place in the local Graveyard.  He is survived by one daughter, Rosemary Glynn, five sons, Paddy, Danny, John, Andy and Tony, grandchildren, in-laws, other relatives and friends to whom sincere sympathy is extended.  Andy’s wife Margaret predeceased him fourteen years ago.  His sister Lil Gallagher, Meenahalla, Glenties and three other sisters and a brother also predeceased him.

New Arrival
Congratulations to June (nee Conefry) and Hugo Kilroy, Altar, Glenties on the birth recently of their fourth child, a baby sister (Clodagh) for Aidan, Emily and Bethany.

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 23rd November were – Sandra Moore won the Jackpot of € 400.  Kathleen Boyle, Mary Doherty, Briege Gallagher, Emer O’ Donnell, Sean Carr, Kilcar, Patricia Molloy, Joseph Martin, Marie Boyle, Pauline Mc Geehan and Willie Mc Nelis won € 100 each.  Sandra Moore, Marian Ward, Bernie Martin, Christine Mc Cool, Rosaleen Gallagher, Ardara,   Isobel Mc Loone, Philip Gallagher, Paula Hegarty, Joanne Gallagher and Clare Keeney won € 50 each.  Patsy Martin, Fiona Gallagher and Paula Hegarty won € 20 each.

Advent
“Some Quiet Time-Out for Reflection throughout Advent” has started on Wednesdays from 8.30 – 9.30 p.m. at The Convent.  Everyone is welcome.

First Holy Communion
Children from St. Riaghan’s N.S. and Scoil Mhuire will receive their First Holy Communion in St. Connell’s Church, Glenties on Saturday 7th May 2011 at 11 a.m. Mass.  Children from Edeninfagh N.S. will receive their First Holy Communion on Sunday 8th May in the Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh at 9.30 Mass.

Glenties Notes 18th November 2010

Well Done
Well Done to Naomh Conaill senior team who are through to the Ulster Club Final against Crossmaglen on Sunday 28th November.

Guest Tea Party
Naomh Conaill Club is hosting a Tea Party next Saturday 20th November in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties at 8.30 p.m.  Following the party there will be a dance around 11.00 p.m.  Music is by Rambling Fever.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Sympathy
Sincere sympathy is extended to Seamus Hunter and family, Meenagrubby, Glenties on the death recently of his mother, Catherine Hunter, Carrigart.

Sincere sympathy is extended to Maggie Keeney, Tullyhoniver, Glenties on the death of her niece Marian Mc Gee, Falcarragh (nee Gallagher, Ardara), which took place last week.

Ionad Pobail Agus Spóirt Naomh Mhuire (Scoil Mhuire Gym)
The Gym is now available for hire for a range of various activities e.g. Sport, Drama, Dancing, Birthday Parties etc.  If anyone wishes to avail of the above venue, please contact John Mc Cann, Scoil Mhuire at 074-9551521 or Johnny Farren at 074-9551505 or 087-6613365.

Family Mass
The 11.00 a.m. Mass next Sunday 21st November will be celebrated as the Family Mass, for which the Children of the Parish will prepare the Liturgy.

Parish Social
The Glenties Parish Social for all the Senior Citizens of the area will take place on Sunday 5th December at 3.00p.m. in the Highlands Hotel.  The support of the Public would be very much appreciated from 5.30 p.m. onwards.

Bingo
The winners at the Bingo in the Community Centre, Glenties on Tuesday 9th November were – Ann White won the jackpot of € 400.  Nan Doherty, Carmel Fitzgerald, Glenties, Breege Boyle, D. Mc Carron, Maura Kilbane, Anne Furey, Micky Herron, Anne Kennedy, Kathy Connell and Jimmy Quinn, Brockagh won € 100 each.  Ann Caffrey, Letty Doherty, Sarah Brown, Claire Keeney, Johnny O’ Donnell, Ann Earley, Nora Mc Hugh, Michael Sweeney, Ardara, Anna Cannon, Anne Kennedy and Carmel Fitzgerald won € 50 each.

Sunday Collection Envelopes
Any New Parishioner who would like a box of envelopes, or any parishioner who has changed address since last year, should leave name and address in the Sacristy after any of the Masses or telephone the Parochial House at 9551117.

First Aid Course
Due to demand another First Aid Course will be starting in Áras Sheáin Bháin, Baile Na Finne early in January 2011.  For more information contact 9546071.