Glenties Parish Newsletter 21st May 2018

Masses for week commencing 21st May to 20th May

Monday 21st May NO MASS
Tuesday 22nd May 9.30am
Wednesday 23rd May 7.30pm Roisin Gallagher R.I.P. (Station Road)
Thursday 24th May 9.30am
Friday 25th May 7.30pm Neilie Bonner R.I.P. (Ard Patrick)
Saturday 26th May 11am Jim & Nan Harkin & Harkin Family R.I.P. (Stranaglough)

7.30pm The McDevitt Family R.I.P. (Tullyard)

Sunday 27th May 11.00am Sally McGuigan r.i.p. – 1st Anniversary (Ard Connell)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT AFTER 9.30AM MASS EVERY THURSDAY FOLLOWED BY BENEDICTION AT 6PM.

Please be aware that members of the CE Scheme – in the coming weeks – will be spraying weeds around the Church, Parochial House and Graveyard grounds.

The Irish Pilgrimage Trust – Bringing Children/young people with Special Needs to Lourdes collection total in Glenties Church was €489.12.

Corpus Christi Procession ~ Sunday 3rd June
At the end of the 11 a.m. Mass, on Sunday 3rd June, we will process from the Church to the Grotto for Benediction (weather permitting). The people who are usually involved in the carrying of the canopy are asked to make themselves available, as well as those who usually steward the procession, and a number of Altar Servers. The First Holy Communion Children are invited to walk in the Procession in their First Holy Communion Dress.

GRAVEYARD MASS 2018
GLENTIES 1st July 3.00pm
FINTOWN 8th July 3.00pm
EDENINFAGH 5th August 3.00pm

Fundraiser in Glenties Day Centre. Steak, Chicken or Burger Night on Saturday 26th May in aid of the Day Centre. €20 per person including dessert. Serving from 7 – 9pm. Booking and pre-order essential by Wednesday 23rd May as limited places available. Call 087 2112987 / 0863847365 to book. “You can bring your own wine.”

Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated Ltd CE scheme have vacancies for Horticultural workers, Museum workers, Maintenance workers, 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 glentiescommunitycentre@yahoo.ie for more information. Circuits Class every Tuesday morning @ 6.30am, booking is essential contact Conor 0874267718, €10.00 per class

Biddy Devine Memorial Annual Fundraising Weekend in aid of Kidney Dialysis Unit Letterkenny Hospital @ The Glen Tavern, The Glen, Glenties 13th 14th and 15th July.

The Riverside Vintage Club will be doing a run on Sunday 3rd June. Leaving Bord na Mona at 2.30pm sharp. All vintage vehicles and modern tractors welcome. The money raised will go to Kevin Bell Trust Fund on behalf of the late Louise Furey. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Holy Land Pilgrimage. A fully guided pilgrimage to the Holy Land will leave Dublin on Friday October 26th spending 4 nights in Nazareth and 4 nights in Bethlehem. Tour operator Marian Pilgrimages. Spiritual Director Fr Robert McNamara (Galway). Group Leader Anne McDwyer (Glenties). Cost €1395 pp sharing. For more details ring 087 7530132.

PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES 28th August to 2nd September. Pilgrimage Director: Fr James Gillespie. 5 nights full board, €705 per person sharing. Departing from Knock. Bus to Knock extra. For more details or to book, contact K. Mc Keague on 074 9121551

MEDJUGORJE IRISH CENTRE PILGRIMAGES 2018: 7 nights B&B and Airport Shuttle service from €279 per person. Book any flight – any time and we provide guaranteed airport shuttle service. Call us for further info and book the dates that suit you. Tel. 01 443 4510 or email reservations@med-irishcentre.com.

The Breast Cancer Prevention Institute has a new website. It is https://www.bcpinstitute.org.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,750.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh.

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

The Church Gate Collection to bring Sick Children to Lourdes amounted to €125.88
Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 345.00. Thank You

 

Notices for the Parish Newsletter must be submitted NO LATER THAN 1.00 P.M. WEDNESDAY to Dympna, Parochial House, 074 9551117.  Parish email Address : glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 14th May 2018

Masses for week commencing 14th May to 20th May

Monday 14th May NO MASS
Tuesday 15th May 9.30am Mary McGinty, Joe & Mary C McCole &
Mary B McCole R.I.P. (Glen Road)
Wednesday 16th May  7.30pm Margaret & Frank Quinn R.I.P. (Maas)
Thursday 17th May 9.30am Patrick & Annie Maguire & their son Patrick R.I.P. (Glen Road)

6.00pm Benediction

Friday 18th May 10am 24 hour adoration for life

7.30pm

Saturday 19th May 11am

3pm Mary Farrell R.I.P. (Kilcoole, Co Wicklow) Months Mind Mass & Burial of Ashes

7.30pm Hugh Gallagher R.I.P. Derries

Sunday 20th May 11.00am Bridie Campbell & Seamus & James McPaul R.I.P. (Main Street & Milford)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

ADORATION FOR LIFE: A 24hour time of Adoration will take place from 10am Friday 18th May until 10am Saturday 19th May. A rota sheet will be placed in the porch area for all those wishing to join in this prayer of petition for life. It is hoped that a minimum of two people might join in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament for each hour.

The next “Let’s Be Family” Mass/Farewell Mass for 6th Class will take place on Sunday 3rd June at 11am. A meeting to prepare for this Mass will take place in Scoil Mhuire on Thursday 17th May at 8.45pm.

The Charlie Mór and Paddy Ward Charity Tractor Run is taking place on Sunday 20th May at 3.30pm, starting at Cloghan Day Centre. All tractors welcome. Proceeds to Cloghan and Fintown Day Care Centres.

Pilgrimage 25 July to Aug 1 to Medjugorje. 7 nights B&B, dinner included.  Total cost €659. To book contact Johnny 0873676955.

A bus will be going to Eddie Stone, House of Prayer in Clonfert on Saturday 19th May leaving Letterkenny. Cost €20. To book please text name and number to 086 0792655.

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE CHILDREN IN GLENTIES, EDENINFAGH AND FINTOWN WHO RECEIVED JESUS FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS WEEKEND.

Corpus Christi Procession ~ Sunday 3rd June
At the end of the 11 a.m. Mass, on Sunday 3rd June, we will process from the Church to the Grotto for Benediction (weather permitting). The people who are usually involved
in the carrying of the canopy are asked to make themselves available, as well as those who usually steward the procession, and a number of Altar Servers. The First Holy Communion Children
are invited to walk in the Procession in their First Holy Communion Dress.

Jim Browne from Mayo who gave his testimony and distributed blessed crosses from Medjugorje is running a retreat 6 & 7 June in Kilmacrennan, “Surrender and Accept Jesus’s Invitation to the Banquet” finishing with prayers for healing. Limited places. Cost €15. Contact Helen 086 0877614.

A Pro Life public meeting calling for the retention of the 8th amendment will be held in the Clanree Hotel Letterkenny on Monday 14th May at 8pm. Guest speakers on the night include Prof Patricia Casey, journalist John Waters and Martin and Sinead Breen, the parents of baby Grace. The meeting is open to all members of the public.

Special Days on Lough Derg:
DAY OF FRIENDSHIP & PRAYER Wed 16th May.
Admission €25/£22 includes boat fare, refreshments on arrival & lunch.
CARE FOR CREATION Sat 19th May. €45/£40. Advance booking is essential.
Tel. 071 9861518 (0035371 9861518). Email info@loughderg.org.

Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated Ltd CE scheme have vacancies for Horticultural workers, Museum workers, Maintenance workers, 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 glentiescommunitycentre@yahoo.ie for more information. Circuits Class every Tuesday morning @ 6.30am, booking is essential contact Conor 0874267718, €10.00 per class.

Fundraiser in Glenties Day Centre. Steak, Chicken or Burger Night on Saturday 26th May in aid of the Day Centre. €20 per person including dessert. Serving from 7 – 9pm.
Booking and pre-order essential by Wednesday 23rd May as limited places available.
Call 087 2112987 / 0863847365 to book. “You can bring your own wine.”

The Rosary on the Coast will be held at Lisfannon Strand, Buncrana and Benone Strand, Magilligan at 3pm on Sunday 20th May. Details 00 (44) 7730330028.

World War 1 exhibits and events remembering WW1 in the Dolman Centre Kilclooney on Thursday 10th May to Friday 18th May from 9am to 4pm and 7pm to 10pm daily. (Closed weekends). Caroline Carr will talk on Thursday 10th May at 8pm. There will be a concert on Friday 18th May at 8pm with music, poetry, drama and guest speaker, Gerry Moore. If you have any memorabilia bring them along 2 hours prior to the concert for display.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 2,010.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

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

Sunday 13th May 12.15pm Mary B Herron, Leac Liath
Sunday 20th May 12.15pm Sara Quinn, Mully

Last weeks Homeless Collection amounted to €22.00 Thank You
Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 380.00. 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: glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 8th May 2018

Masses for week commencing 7th May to 13th May

Monday 7th May NO MASS
Tuesday 8th May 9.30am Private Intention
Wednesday 9th May 7.30pm Boyle Family R.I.P. (Meenahalla)
Thursday 10th May 9.30am Bernadette Herron R.I.P. (Letterilly)

6.00pm Benediction

Friday 11th May 7.30pm Charlie Ward R.I.P. (Buncrobog)
Saturday 12th May 11am First Holy Communion

7.30pm Mick Boyle R.I.P. (Ard Patrick)

Sunday 13th May 11.00am John James & Annie Byrne R.I.P. (Upper Kilraine)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

**PLEASE NOTE – DUE TO PRACTICES TAKING PLACE FOR THE CELEBRATION OF THE FIRST HOLY COMMUNION MASS, ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT WILL NOT BEGIN UNTIL 1.00PM ON THURSDAY OF THIS WEEK (MAY 10th).**

A “Loop System” has now been installed in the Main Church and the Day Church to assist the hard of hearing using hearing aid devices.

ADORATION FOR LIFE: A 24hour time of Adoration will take place from 10am Friday 18th May until 10am Saturday 19th May. A rota sheet will be placed in the porch area for all those wishing to join in this prayer of petition for life. It is hoped that a minimum of two people might join in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament for each hour.

The Church car park will remain open on Tuesday evenings ONLY from May 8th onwards to facilitate parking of vehicles during Bingo. We would kindly ask that all vehicles would be promptly moved after bingo is finished in order that the carpark may be closed.

The Charlie Mór and Paddy Ward Charity Tractor Run is taking place on Sunday 20th May at 3.30pm, starting at Cloghan Day Centre. All tractors welcome. Proceeds to Cloghan and Fintown Day Care Centres.

The people of Donegal are invited to join with 7 Churches across Ireland in a “Day of Reparation for the Unborn” on Sunday, 13th May 2018 in St. Patrick’s Church, Donegal Town from 3pm – 6pm.

Margaret Connell, THE FOOT CARE PRACTITIONER, will be in the Day Centre on Monday 14th May. To book an appointment call 087 1417180.

Visitation of the sick & elderly will take place this week as follows : –
Tuesday 8th Main Street, Tullyard Road, Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent, Stranaglough, Meenalargan, Ard Patrick and Ard McGill.
Wednesday 9th Stonepark, Derries, Kilraine, Drimnacrosh, Mullantyboyle, Narin Road, Loughcrillan Road, Letterilly, Maas, Ard Connell, Glen Road.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: SATURDAY 12TH MAY AT 11AM
The Annual Party for the First Holy Communion Children, their families and guests, will be held in the Community Centre after Mass. Refreshments will be served for everyone attending. All donations would be greatly appreciated to help cover costs.

A New Hospitality Career Traineeship with Donegal ETB starts 21st May 2018 (duration 48weeks). For further information email hospitalityjobs@welfare.ie or contact Jean on 0879852935 or come along to Recruitment event on Tues 8th May at 11am at LYIT, School of Tourism, Shore Road, Killybegs.

THE PARENTS ASSOCIATION OF SCOIL MHUIRE, Glenties would like to thank everyone for their support at the recent fundraiser “Say Yes to the Dress”. A total of €3335 was made on the night. Your support was very much appreciated by the committee.

The recent SVP collection for Uganda amounted to €806. Thank you for your generous contributions.

The annual collection for MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS taken up last weekend amounted to €150.39. Sincere thanks to all who contributed so generously.

ANAM CARA DONEGAL is holding a Parent Evening on Thursday 10th of May from 19:30 to 21:00 in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents.

World War 1 exhibits and events remembering WW1 in the Dolman Centre Kilclooney on Thursday 10th May to Friday 18th May from 9am to 4pm and 7pm to 10pm daily. (Closed weekends). Caroline Carr from Donegal museum will give a talk on Thursday 10th May at 8pm. There will be a concert on Friday 18th May at 8pm with music, poetry, drama and a guest speaker, Gerry Moore. If you have any items of memorabilia bring them along 2 hours prior to the concert for display.

Glenties Knitters are hosting a knitting group from Fatima Mansions, Inchicore in Dublin on Thursday 10th May in the Highlands Hotel from 11am to 1pm. Everyone welcome, admission is free. Come and browse the amazing work done by our Dublin visitors and ourselves!

LETTERKENNY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY is holding an Open Evening for prospective students on Thursday 10th May from 3 – 7 pm at our Letterkenny & Killybegs campuses.

Darkness into light is happening Saturday the 12th of May 2018 at 4.15am. Registration is online only this year. There will be no registration and no t-shirts on the morning.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,858.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

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

Sunday 6th May 12.15pm John Ward, Taobh a Loch – Month’s Mind
Collector for May : Hughie Quinn, Lower Mully

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 555.00. 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 : glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 1st May 2018

 

Masses for week commencing 30th April to 6th May

Tuesday 1st May 9.30am Rose Mannering R.I.P. (Kilraine)
Wednesday 2nd May 7.30pm John McDougall R.I.P. (Ard Connell & Newcastle, England)
Thursday 3rd May 9.30am

6.00pm Benediction

Friday 4th May 7.30pm Mary & Francie McLoone R.I.P. (Narin Road)
Saturday 5th May 11am Johnny & Jackie Campbell R.I.P. (Main Street)

7.30pm John Doherty R.I.P. (Ard McGill)

Sunday 6th May 11.00am John & Margaret Ward R.I.P. (Tangavane)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament after 9.30am Mass every Thursday followed by Benediction at 6pm.

A “Loop System” has now been installed in the Main Church and the Day Church to assist the hard of hearing using hearing aid devices.

A SUM OF MONEY HAS BEEN FOUND IN THE CHURCH. PLEASE CONTACT FR GERARD OR THE PAROCHIAL HOUSE.

BISHOP ALAN MC GUCKIAN SJ will be offering Mass at 9.00pm on Monday 30th of April, 2018. Before Mass there will be a Holy Hour before the Blessed Sacrament from 8.00pm until 9.00pm. The Bishop plans to walk and pray with Pilgrims from St. Columba’s Church, Termon to Doon Well leaving at 10.30pm and arriving at the Well for the Rosary at 12.00 Midnight.

LOUGH DERG 2018: Season opens for One Day Retreats on Saturday 5th May. Retreats continue on May 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 15, 20, 22, 26, 27 & 28. Advance booking is essential. Tel +353 (0) 71 9861518 or email info@loughderg.org (Three Day Pilgrimage begins 1st June.)

ROAD CLOSURE: The N56 at the Mullanieran Bridge, Mill Road, will be closed from
8pm on Thursday 3rd May to 6am on Friday 4th May. Local diversions will be in place.

A PRO LIFE DVD explaining the process of Abortion in the Community Centre on Sunday 29th at 7.30pm. Speakers on Abortion will be present to answer any questions. Please support.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: SATURDAY 12TH MAY AT 11AM
The Annual Party for the First Holy Communion Children, their families and guests, will be held in the Community Centre after Mass. Refreshments will be served for everyone attending. All donations would be greatly appreciated to help cover costs.

**PLEASE NOTE NEW ROTA**
READERS FOR MAY
Saturday 7.30 p.m.
Barbara Boyle

Sunday 11.00 a.m.
Brian mcdevitt

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS FOR MAY
Saturday 7.30 p.m.
Bríd McLoone
Martin Doherty
Bridgeen Gallagher
Seamus Bonner

Sunday 11.00 a.m.
Kieran Kennedy
Bríd Gavigan
Jean Campbell
Muriel Hegarty

ALTAR SOCIETY FOR MAY TEAM A

COLLECTORS FOR MAY
Saturday 7.30 p.m.
Conan Mc Hugh
Martin Breslin
Connie Doherty

Sunday 11.00 a.m.
Micheal O’Haire
James Griffin
James mchugh
Patrick Gallagher

A huge thank you to all who gave so generously to the NAOMH CONAILL LADIES collections on 14th/15th April 2018, the total amount collected was €503.29

TABLE QUIZ Friday 4th May in The Glen Tavern ” Dinnys” at 9pm. In Aid of Scoil Náisiúnta Eadan Fhionn Fhraoich. Tables of 4. Everyone Welcome

PRAYER IN THE PARK – Four Public Rosaries for Faith & Life will be held in Letterkenny Town Park (beside Letterkenny Hospital) for the first four Wednesdays of May @8pm starting Wednesday May 2nd. All welcome

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 2,060.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

SUNDAY MASS:  ***   12 .15 p.m.   ***

Friday 4th May – 6pm – Mary & Paddy McDermott,  Edeninfagh
Sunday 6th May – 12.15pm – John Ward, Taobh a Loch – Month’s Mind

Last   week’s  OFFERTORY   COLLECTION  amounted  to  € 255.00.  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 : glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 23rd April 2018

Masses for week commencing 23rd April to 29th April

Monday 23rd Apri NO MASS
Tuesday 24th April 9.30am James & Nellie Griffin R.I.P. (Ard Connell)
Wednesday 25th April 7.30pm Michael Keown R.I.P. – Months Mind (Stonepark)
Thursday 26th April 9.30am Vincent, Daisy & Martin Sweeney R.I.P. (Ard McGill)

6.00pm Benediction

Friday 27th April 7.30pm Frank McIntyre R.I.P. (Ard Connell)
Saturday 28th April 11am Peg Dillon R.I.P. – 1st Anniversary (Dublin & Glenties)

7.30pm Packie & Mary Craig & Pat Molloy R.I.P. (The Glen)

Sunday 29th April 11.00am Francie, Josie & Séan Houston R.I.P. (The Rock)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament after 9.30am Mass every Thursday, ending with Benediction at 6pm.

A “Loop System” has now been installed in the Main Church and the Day Church to assist the hard of hearing using hearing aid devices.

In the interest of preserving heat in the Church, might people kindly ensure that the outside door is kept closed.

A SUM OF MONEY HAS BEEN FOUND IN THE CHURCH. PLEASE CONTACT FR GERARD OR THE PAROCHIAL HOUSE.

The Raphoe Diocesan Society: An Annual Diocesan Mass is offered for the deceased members of the Raphoe Diocesan Society. Four Masses (of perpetual foundation) are offered in each parish each year – two for the Living Members and two for Deceased Members and Benefactors of the Raphoe Diocesan Society. The following Parishioners have recently been enrolled in the Raphoe Diocesan Society :
John McLoone, Main Street, Glenties
Cissie Meehan, Dr McCloskey Crescent, Glenties

FIRST CONFESSION: MONDAY 23RD APRIL AT 7PM
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: SATURDAY 12TH MAY AT 11AM

A meeting will be held with those parents (of First Holy Communion Children) who are taking responsibility for organising the next “Let’s Be Family” Mass on Saturday 5th May at 7.30pm. The meeting will take place in Scoil Mhuire on Tuesday 24th April at 8.15pm.

A meeting of the Liturgy Group Re: the “Let’s Be Family” Mass will take place in Scoil Mhuire on Tuesday 24th April at 8.45pm.

SCOIL MHUIRE are hosting a Ladies night “Say Yes to the Dress” fundraiser in the Highlands Hotel on Friday 27th April. Doors open at 8pm. Admission €5. Door prize for best dressed. Spot prizes galore. Large selection of dresses and shoes on offer. Debs, Occasion and Day dresses available. Beauty demo on the night. Come along for a fun night.

FREE DIGITAL SKILLS FOR CITIZENS TRAINING. Commencing in the Market Hall, Glenties on Monday 23rd April from 10am to 12 noon. To book contact 087 2679321.

MEDJUGORJE IRISH CENTRE PILGRIMAGES 2018: 7 nights B&B and Airport Shuttle service from €279 per person. For further info and book the dates that suit you. Tel. 01 443 4510 or email reservations@med-irishcentre.com.

GLENTIES DRAMA GROUP would like to thank all those who supported their recent production of ” The Communication Cord ” by Brian Friel. We were delighted to be able to donate €2000 to The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust. Also, our local charity shop “Shop and Share” and Glenties Museum each gained just over €400 from their respective raffles. Again, thanks to all who supported us in any way.

PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES 28th August to 2nd September. Pilgrimage Director:
Fr James Gillespie. 5 nights full board, €705 per person sharing. Departing from Knock. Bus to Knock extra. For more details or to book, contact K. Mc Keague on 074 9121551

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,995.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

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

Sunday 22nd April 12.15pm Owen Ward, Mully

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 235.00. 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 : glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 16th April 2018

Masses for week commencing 16th April to 22nd April

Monday 16th April NO MASS
Tuesday 17th April  9.30am Bridget Morrow R.I.P. – 25th Anniversary (Kilraine)
Wednesday 18th April  7.30pm
Thursday 19th April  9.30am Sylvia Briody R.I.P. (The Rock)

6.00pm Benediction

Friday 20th April  7.30pm Rose & John Molloy R.I.P. (Ard Connell)
Saturday 21st April 11am Peggy Forde R.I.P. -Birthday Remembrance (Glenties & Letterkenny)

7.30pm Michael McLoone R.I.P. (Narin Road)

Sunday 22nd April 11.00am Danny McGill R.I.P. – 3rd Anniversary (Glen Road)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

LOOP SYSTEM: A “Loop System” has now been installed in the Main Church and the Day Church to assist the hard of hearing using hearing aid devices.

There will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament after 9.30am Mass on Thursday, ending with Benediction at 6pm.

In the interest of preserving heat in the Church, might people kindly ensure that the outside door is kept closed.

A SUM OF MONEY HAS BEEN FOUND IN THE CHURCH. PLEASE CONTACT FR GERARD OR THE PAROCHIAL HOUSE.

Ministers of the Word and Ministers of the Eucharist: An Evening of Prayer, Reflection and Practice will be held in the Church on Thursday 19th April from 7.30pm for all existing and new Ministers of the Eucharist and Ministers of the Word.

“Human rights are not a privilege conferred by Government. They are every human being’s entitlement by virtue of our humanity.” Mother Teresa.

FIRST CONFESSION: MONDAY 23RD APRIL AT 7PM
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: SATURDAY 12TH MAY AT 11AM

A meeting will be held with those parents (of First Holy Communion Children) who are taking responsibility for organising the next “Let’s Be Family” Mass on Saturday 5th May at 7.30pm. The meeting will take place in Scoil Mhuire on Tuesday 24th April at 8.15pm.

A meeting of the Liturgy Group Re: the “Let’s Be Family” Mass will take place in Scoil Mhuire on Tuesday 24th April at 8.45pm.

A Sincere Thank You to all who gave so generously to the Donegal Youth Choir Collection. €310.50 was raised for their Lourdes Trip.

PROTECT THE 8TH: Conference at the Mount Errigal Hotel on Tuesday April 17th at 7:30pm.

The AGM of The Glenties Development Group will take place on Monday 16th April in the Community Centre at 9pm. Everyone is urged to come along, all committee groups in the area are asked to be represented.

World Meeting of Families 2018
Tickets must be booked online for the Festival of Families event on Saturday 24th August and the Closing Mass with Pope Francis on Sunday 25th August. If you wish to attend you must register online at www.worldmeeting2018.ie. These tickets will become available within the next four to six weeks. Volunteers are also required.

Enfolded in His Love
The Love of God surrounds us
Like the air we breathe around us –
As near as a heartbeat, as close as a prayer,
And whenever we need Him, He’ll always be there!

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,717.00.
THE COLLECTION FOR THE WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES AMOUNTED TO €705.00
Thank you for your generosity.

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

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

Sunday 15th April 12.15pm Agnes McCallig, Edeninfagh
Sunday 22nd April 12.15pm Owen Ward, Mully

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 371.00. Thank You
THE COLLECTION FOR THE WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES AMOUNTED TO €140.
Thank you for your generosity.

 

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 : glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 10th April 2018

Masses for week commencing 9th April to 15th April

Wednesday 11th April  7.30pm Eugene Boyle R.I.P. (Glen Road)
Thursday 12th April 9.30am Charles McGuinness R.I.P. (Ard Patrick)
Friday 13th April 7.30pm Annie & James McHugh R.I.P. (Stranaglough) & Nellie McHugh R.I.P. (Ard Connell)
Saturday 14th April

 

11am Brighid Whyte (Née McLoone) R.I.P. (Dundalk & Cleengort) (sister of Patrick & Leo McLoone)

7.30pm Bridget Kelly R.I.P. (Narin Road)

Sunday 15th April 11.00am Mary Mullane R.I.P. (Mullantyboyle)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

LOOP SYSTEM: A “Loop System” has now been installed in the Main Church and the Day Church to assist the hard of hearing using hearing aid devices.

There will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament after 9.30am Mass on Thursday ending with Benediction at 6pm.

In the interest of preserving heat in the Church, might people kindly ensure that the outside door is kept closed.

WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES 2018
There is an extra envelope in your box for this Sunday, 8th April, for the World Meeting of Families which takes place in Dublin in August 2018. If you wish to attend any of the events you must register as soon as possible. You can also register as a volunteer. To register go the WMOF Website www.worldmeeting2018.ie.

ACCORD CATHOLIC MARRIAGE CARE SERVICE: Are you interested in becoming a Facilitator to share your positive married experience with engaged couples? Contact ACCORD Letterkenny Centre 074 9122218 or email accordletterkenny@eircom.net.

50TH REUNION COMPREHENSIVE SCHOOL, GLENTIES: Were you in the Classes of 1968? If so you are invited to join us on the weekend of the 4th and 5th August 2018 in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties. For information please contact 083 0476277 or 087 3276071.

Visitation of the sick & elderly will take place this week as follows : –
Tuesday 10th Main Street, Tullyard Road, Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent, Stranaglough, Meenalargan, Ard Patrick and Ard McGill.
Wednesday 11th Stonepark, Derries, Kilraine, Drimnacrosh, Mullantyboyle, Narin Road, Loughcrillan Road, Letterilly, Maas, Ard Connell, Glen Road.

Bingo in GLENTIES COMMUNITY CENTRE every Tuesday night at 9pm. Jackpot €10,900 on 45 numbers or less if not win €300 will be paid out, €100 a house, €50 a line. Snooker Room is opened from 4.00 pm to 09.00 pm. Anybody wanting to book the Community Centre 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 – 7.15pm. 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 glentiescommunitycentre@yahoo.ie or ring 0879695053 for more information.

Margaret Connell, THE FOOT CARE PRACTITIONER, will be in the Day Centre on Monday 9th April. To book an appointment call 087 1417180.

Service of Remembrance (Interdenominational) is being held for those who have suffered the loss of a baby through Miscarriage, Stillbirth or Neo-Natal death at Letterkenny University Hospital. The service will take place in Conwal Parish Church (Church of Ireland, beside St. Eunan’s Cathedral) Letterkenny on Sunday 8th April @ 4pm.

ANAM CARA DONEGAL, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, is holding a Parent Evening on Thursday 12th of April from 19:30 to 21:00 in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not.

CEILI NIGHT in Rosses CDP building, Dungloe on 15th April from 8 – 11pm. Music by Michael Coyle. Admission €8.

PROTECT THE 8TH Conference at the Mount Errigal Hotel on Tuesday April 17th at 7:30pm.

DONEGAL PRO LIFE – PUBLIC MEETING. A meeting will be held in the Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town on Monday 9th April at 7.30pm. Guest Speakers: Bernadette Smyth (Precious Life), Dr Judy Ceannt (GP) and Yvonne Donaghue. Dr. Cooke (GP) Chairman

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 2,550.00.
The Annual Lenten Collection for TRÓCAIRE amounted to € 4,528.00
The Good Friday Collection for HOLY PLACES amounted to € 1,060.00.
Thank you for your very generous contributions to these collections.

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh.

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

Fr Donnchadh will visit the sick and elderly on Tuesday 10th April commencing at 11am

The recent collection for Mary’s Meals amounted to € 55.05. Thank you .

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 660.00.
The Annual Lenten Collection for TRÓCAIRE amounted to €615.00
The Good Friday Collection for HOLY PLACES amounted to €295.00
Thank you for your very generous contributions to these collections.

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 : glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 20th March 2018

Masses for week commencing 19th March to 25th March

Tuesday 20th March 8.00am
7.30pm
Wednesday 21st March 8.00am
7.30pm  William Campbell R.I.P. (Ard McGill)
Thursday 22nd March  8.00am
10am to 6pm Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
**There will be no benediction**
**NO EVENING MASS**
Friday 23rd March 8.00am
7.30pm Danny Morrow r.i.p. – Months Mind (Kilraine)
Saturday 24th March 11.00am Shaun, Rita and Johnny Given R.I.P. (Mill Road & London)
7.30pm Josephine Bonner R.I.P. (Mill Road)
Sunday
PALM SUNDAY
25th March 11.00am Mary Theresa Boyle R.I.P. (Glen Road)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

STATIONS OF THE CROSS: FOLLOWING THE 7.30PM MASS ON FRIDAY.

LOOP SYSTEM: A “Loop System” has now been installed in the Main Church and the Day Church to assist the hard of hearing using hearing aid devices.

**THERE WILL BE NO EVENING MASS ON THURSDAY 22ND MARCH AND THERE WILL BE NO BENEDICTION**

CONFESSIONS FOR EASTER: Prior to Easter is a traditional time to reflect on our Christian living and our ongoing relationship with God and each other. With this in mind the Sacrament of Confession/Reconciliation will be available locally on the following days and times:

Sunday 25th March Edeninfagh 11.30am and after 12.15pm Mass
Monday 26th March Kilclooney 8.00pm
Monday 26th March Fintown 8.30pm
Tuesday 27th March Glenties 8.00pm
Wednesday 28th March Ardara 8.00pm

A meeting will be held with those parents (of First Holy Communion Children) who are taking responsibility for organizing the next “Let’s Be Family” Mass for Easter Sunday Mass (1st April, 11.00am). The meeting will take place in Scoil Mhuire on Tuesday 20th March at 8.15pm.

A meeting of the Liturgy Group re: The “Let’s Be Family” Mass will take place in Scoil Mhuire on Tuesday 20th March at 9.00pm.

CANCER CARE WEST: will hold a Church Gate Collection on Saturday24th/Sunday 25th March.

CEILI NIGHT: Sunday 18th March from 8 – 11pm in Roses CDP building Dungloe. Music by Ceili Time.

SVP COLLECTION: The recent collection amounted to €816. Thank you for your generous contributions.

ALZHEIMERS DAY CENTRE: The Annual Good Friday Walk in aid of the Alzheimers Day Care in Glenties on Thursdays and Fridays, will take place on Good Friday at 11.00am. The walk will commence at the Day Centre via Meenahalla returning to the Day Centre. Tea and Coffee afterwards.

A FUND FOR MICKEY JOE MCMONAGLE: Finale Fundraising Dance taking place in the Limelight, Glenties on Saturday 24th March with Daniel O’Donnell and Guests. Admission €20.00 payable at the door. Doors opening at 8.30 pm. Door prizes on the night. Everyone welcome.

THE YOUTH CHOIR: Are in need of some teenage or adult musicians to assist at the family Mass on the first Saturday of every month. Contact Anne McDwyer on 087 7530132 if you can help.

TIR CHONAILL GAP CYCLING CLUB: Will host their annual Easter Charity Cycle and Run/Walk on Monday, 2 April 2018. Registration will take place at 10.00 am, in the Glenties Day Care Centre, with refreshments served afterwards. Proceeds in aid of the Care of the Aged and Alzheimer’s. Distances are 30k or 60k cycle, 5k run/walk or Duathlon 5k run & 30k cycle. See Facebook for details or contact any committee member.

ACCORD CATHOLIC MARRIAGE CARE SERVICE: Are you interested in becoming a Facilitator to share your positive married experience with engaged couples? Contact ACCORD Letterkenny Centre 074 9122218 or email accordletterkenny@eircom.net.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 2,060.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

SUNDAY MASS: *** 12 .15 p.m. ***
WEEKDAY MASSES: Thursday 22nd March 6pm & Friday 23rd March 6pm

Sunday 25th March 12.15pm John Gallagher R.I.P, Strasallagh

EASTER CONFESSIONS: Sunday March 25th at 11.30am and after 12.15pm Mass

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Mondays from 6pm to 8pm.

Last week’s Offertory Collection amounted to € 295.00. 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 : glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 12th March 2018

Masses for week commencing 12th March to 18th March

Monday 12th March 7.30pm Private Intention
Tuesday 13th March 8.00am
7.30pm
Wednesday 14th March 8.00am
7.30pm Private Intention
Thursday 15th March 8.00am
10am to **5pm** **Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament followed by Benediction at 5pm**
7.30pm
Friday
Vigil St Patrick’s Day
16th March 8.00am
7.30pm James, Cassie & Paddy Toland R.I.P. (Doobin & Ard McGill)
Followed by Stations of the Cross
Saturday
St Patrick’s Day
17th March 11.00am  Anna Molloy R.I.P. 1st Anniversary (Ard Patrick)
7.30pm (Sunday Vigil) Jim & Kieran Hamill R.I.P. (Mulinamina)
Sunday 18th March 11.00am Annie & Joseph McDevitt R.I.P. (Main Street)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

**ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT EVERY THURSDAY MORNING FROM 10AM TO **5PM**. (BENEDICTION WILL BE AT 5PM FOR THIS WEEK ONLY)**

STATIONS OF THE CROSS: FOLLOWING THE 7.30PM MASS ON FRIDAY.

LOOP SYSTEM: A “Loop System” has now been installed in the Main Church and the Day Church to assist the hard of hearing using hearing aid devices.

ST PATRICK’S DAY MASS: Parts of this Mass will be said in Irish. The Offertory Collection on St Patrick’s Day will be for Educational Purposes.

A meeting will be held with those parents (of First Holy Communion Children) who are taking responsibility for organizing the next “Let’s Be Family” Mass for Easter Sunday (1st April, 11.00am) Mass. The meeting will take place in Scoil Mhuire on Tuesday 20th March at 8.15pm.

A meeting of the Liturgy Group re: The “Let’s Be Family” Mass will take place at 9.00pm in Scoil Mhuire on Tuesday 20th March.

THE IRISH CANCER SOCIETY: Daffodil Day Friday 23rd March. Volunteers will be on Main Street, Glenties on the Friday looking for your support. Donations of fresh daffodils would be greatly appreciated. Thank You.

FIRST CONFESSION: MONDAY 23RD APRIL AT 7PM
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: SATURDAY 12TH MAY AT 11AM

THE YOUTH CHOIR: Are in need of some teenage or adult musicians to assist at the family Mass on the first Saturday of every month. Contact Anne McDwyer on 087 7530132 if you can help.

The family of the late Louise Furey would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to everyone for the generous donations to The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust. Total raised was €24,005.61. Thank you.

ANAM CARA DONEGAL: An organisation that supports bereaved parents, will hold a Bereavement Information Evening on Tuesday 20th March from 7.00-9.00pm in the Abbey Hotel, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal. If attending, please RSVP to info@anamcara.ie before Monday 19th March or call 085 2888 888.

JAMES MCCALLIG wishes to thank everyone for their donations on behalf of the “Ray of Sunshine Foundation “on his recent trip to Kenya. Total amount raised for the Charity was €1,813.00.

ST. RIAGHANS N.S DRIMNACROSH: Will be having a St.Patrick’s Day Cake Sale, Saturday 17th March in the Community Centre after Mass. Come along and enjoy some home baking and traditional song and dance.

TIR CHONAILL GAP CYCLING CLUB: Will host their annual Easter Charity Cycle and Run/Walk on Monday, 2 April 2018. Registration will take place at 10.00 am, in the Glenties Day Care Centre, with refreshments served afterwards. Proceeds in aid of the Care of the Aged and Alzheimer’s. Distances are 30k or 60k cycle, 5k run/walk or Duathlon 5k run & 30k cycle. See Facebook for details or contact any committee member.

S.V.P. GLENTIES: The AGM takes place on Tuesday 13th March at 8pm.

We, the Mc Dyer family want to extend our sincere gratitude for the generous donations received at our Coffee Evening in aid of The Donegal Hospice following Martin’s 4th Anniversary Mass. The amount collected was a whooping €950.00 which will make an immediate difference to those receiving palliate care and help support their families in one of their most challenging times. Your support encourages our continued commitment to fundraise to help make a positive difference to both patients in the Hospice and those receiving palliative care at home. Thank you all again for your generosity and support.

ACCORD CATHOLIC MARRIAGE CARE SERVICE: Are you interested in becoming a Facilitator to share your positive married experience with engaged couples? Contact ACCORD Letterkenny Centre 074 9122218 or email accordletterkenny@eircom.net.

ROSARY AT THE MASS ROCKS’: In November over 30,000 Irish People gathered at our coasts to pray the rosary to preserve Life & Faith in Ireland. Now we turn to our Mass Rocks and Ancient Monastic Sites, on Sunday March 18th, at 2.30pm, to pray the rosary, and ask our deceased brethren, who risked their lives for the faith, to intercede for Ireland. For more info, or to sign up a location visit www.coastalrosaryireland.ie. “You shall obtain all you ask of me by the recitation of the Rosary” Blessed Alan De La Roche

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,745.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

SUNDAY MASS: *** 12 .15 p.m. ***
WEEKDAY MASSES: Thursday 15th March 6pm
ST PATRICK’S DAY VIGIL: Friday 16th March 6pm

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Mondays from 6pm to 8pm.

Last week’s Offertory Collection amounted to € 235.00. Thank you

 

Notices for the Parish Newsletter must be submitted no later than 1.00 p.m. Wednesday to Dympna, Parochial House, 074 9551117. Parish email Address : glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 6th March 2018

Masses for week commencing 5th March to 11th March

Tuesday 6th March 8.00am
7.30pm Frankie & Joseph Campbell R.I.P. (Main Street)
Wednesday 7th March 8.00am
7.30pm Francis Boyle R.I.P. – 1st Anniversary (Mill Road)
Thursday 8th March 8.00am Nadine Connaghan–Birthday Remembrance
7.30pm Private Intention
Friday 9th March 8.00am
7.30pm John & Kathleen Boyle R.I.P. (Shallogans)
Followed by Stations of the Cross
Saturday 10th March 11.00am Pat McHugh R.I.P. (Narin Road)

*1.30PM* Nuala Webster R.I.P. – Months Mind

7.30pm Teresa McNelis & Bridget Gannon R.I.P. (Narin Road)

Sunday 11th March 11.00am Jimmy McGill R.I.P. (Ard McGill)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT EVERY THURSDAY MORNING FROM 10AM TO 6PM.

THERE WILL BE STATIONS OF THE CROSS FOLLOWING THE 7.30PM MASS ON FRIDAY.

LOOP SYSTEM: A “Loop System” has now been installed in the Main Church and the Day Church to assist the hard of hearing using hearing aid devices.

GLENTIES S.V.P.: Church gate collection next weekend 3rd/4th March. Please give generously.

“THE GREAT WAR”: It has been proposed to host a commemorative event to honour those from Ardara, Downstrands and Glenties who participated in World War 1. If you have any information about a family member/neighbour or any memorabilia from this time please contact any of the following people;
Conor: 087 7852520, Conal: 087 9707889 or Mary: 086 3540928. More details to follow in the coming weeks.

GLENTIES COMMUNITY PLAYGROUP AGM: AGM will be held on Thursday 8th March at 8pm.

FOOT HEALTH PRACTITIONER: Margaret Connell will be in the Day Centre on Monday March 5th. Contact 087 1417180.

MARY’S MEALS: Church Gate Collection will take place on 3rd/4th March. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Visitation of the sick & elderly will take place this week as follows : –
Tuesday 6th Main Street, Tullyard Road, Dr. Mc Closkey Crescent, Stranaglough, Meenalargan, Ard Patrick and Ard McGill.
Wednesday 7th Stonepark, Derries, Kilraine, Drimnacrosh, Mullantyboyle, Narin Road, Loughcrillan Road, Letterilly, Maas, Ard Connell, Glen Road.

FIRST CONFESSION: MONDAY 23RD APRIL AT 7PM
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: SATURDAY 12TH MAY AT 11AM

THE YOUTH CHOIR: Are in need of some teenage or adult musicians to assist at the family Mass on the first Saturday of every month. Please contact Anne McDwyer on 087 7530132 if you can be of help.

ANAM CARA: is holding a Bereavement Information Evening on Tuesday 6th March at 7:00pm in the Waterfront Hotel, Dungloe. As Anam Cara will need to confirm numbers for teas, coffees, etc, please RSVP to info@anamcara.ie before Monday 5th March or call the Information Line on 085 2888 888.

SCOIL MHUIRE: Are hosting a “Glenties Say Yes To The Dress” in the Highlands Hote l on Friday 27th April at 8pm. Anyone who has a dress that they can donate to this fundraiser can leave them into Scoil Mhuire. We are looking for occasional wear suitable to sell on the night. We would be grateful for your support.

PADRE PIO PILGRIMAGE: Benevento – San Giovanni – Alba Adriatica, Loreto and Cascia. 5th to 12th June 2018. Further details from Nuala 071 9851129

WONDER OF THE [TURIN] SHROUD: A 60 minute film by Fr Martin Haigh, OSB will be shown in the Donegal Town Parish Centre on Thursday 15th March at 7pm. It will be followed by a 30 min overview of the forensic studies on the Shroud of Turin to-date. Light refreshments afterwards. Voluntary offerings to benefit the SVP. For more details call 087 161 3031.

PROTECT THE 8TH: Meeting for everyone interested in the Right to Life. Tara Hotel, Killybegs. Wednesday 7th March at 8pm.

RALLY TO PROTECT THE 8TH AMENDMENT: Takes place in Dublin on 10th March at 2pm. The most important Rally for Life. Bus leaves Glenties at 8am. To book your seat contact Jim 087 5606595 or Noreen 087 7456087.

DYC’S CASH FOR CLOBBER: There will be a “Cash for Clobber” collection on Saturday 10th March in aid of the Donegal Youth Choir’s Lourdes trip. Drop off at the Market Hall, Glenties 11am – 3pm. To arrange collection outside this time or for any queries call 086 1656455. Any support would be greatly appreciated.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 2,175.00. Thank You

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

SUNDAY MASS: *** 12 .15 p.m. ***
WEEKDAY MASSES: Thursday 8th March 6pm & Friday 9th March 6pm

We will have Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament on Mondays from 6pm to 8pm.

Fr Donnchadh will visit the sick and elderly on Tuesday 6th March from 11am.

Last week’s Offertory Collection amounted to € 325.00. 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: glentiesparish@gmail.com