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Glenties Parish Newsletter 31st October 2018

Masses for week ending 4th November 2018

31st October
7.30pm vigil Sarah Gallagher R.I.P. (Ard Patrick)
1st November
All Saints
 **7.30pm** Marie & Jim Gallagher R.I.P. (Mill Road)
2nd November
All Souls
9.30am Benny Craig R.I.P. (Church Road)

7.30pm Novena for the Deceased (1)

3rd November
11.00am Annie Gallagher R.I.P. (The Mines)

7.30pm Denis McLoone R.I.P. (Glenties & Lanesboro)

4th November
11.00am Pat Molloy R.I.P. (Mill Road)


November is traditionally the time of the year when, we as a people of faith, direct our focus towards our deceased brothers and sisters. As part of the Communion of Saints we pray for their souls that they find rest in God’s abode.

Our Novena of Masses for the Holy Souls (9 Masses) begins on November 2nd (All Souls Day) with 7.30pm Mass.

Envelope Petitions for list of the Deceased are available in the porch this weekend to be returned by the 1st November.

SN Éadan Fhionn Fhraoich/Edeninfagh NS: A Cash for Clobber collection will take place in the school on Tuesday 13th November as part of our fundraising efforts for this school year. Black refuse bags can be filled with all types of clothing, pairs of shoes, household textiles and handbags. Filled bags can be left to the school on Monday 12th or early morning on Tuesday 13th. Collection of filled for those unable to come to the school can be arranged by telephoning (086)1798692.

Donegal Pro Life invite all the faithful to celebrate All Saints Day on 1st November 2018 by posting photos of their best costumes & activities on their Facebook page (Donegal Pro-Life).

West Donegal Career Opportunities 2018 on Thursday 8th November in the Waterfront Hotel, Dungloe, is being hosted by EURES Cross Border Partnership in conjunction with The Department of Employment Affairs & Social Protection and Údarás na Gaeltachta. The event will run from 2.00pm until 8.00pm. A large number of employers will be in attendance and they will have a number of job offers available. Admission is free.

Raphoe Diocesan Society:  You are encouraged to have your deceased relatives enrolled in the Society and you yourselves are encouraged to become Living Members.  Any person wishing to become a member may apply to any of the Diocesan Clergy.  An Annual Diocesan Mass will be offered for the deceased members and the prayers of the people of the diocese will be requested for the same intention on the weekend following the publication of the quarterly list of members who died during the previous quarter. The fee for enrolling members is €15 for Each Member.  The Annual Mass for the Deceased Members of the Society will be celebrated in the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Glenfin on Tuesday 13th November at 7.00pm.

Those enrolled in the Raphoe Diocesan Society  from Glenties from July to September 2018: Sean McNelis R.I.P.,  Derries,  Glenties.

Winter Classes
Starting Monday 5th November
Upholstery – 6 weeks – 7.30-9.30 – €50
Winter Gardening – 6 weeks – 11.00-1.00 – €50

Starting Wednesday 7th November
Découpage – 5 weeks- -10.00-12.30 – €50
Seasonal Floral Demonstrations – 6 weeks – 7.30-9.30 – €50

Starting Thursday 8th November
Dressmaking Course – 6 weeks – 7-9 – €50

To Book a place call Mary on 087/9695053

Eucharistic Ministers For November
Saturday  7.30 p.m. – Anne McLoone, Mary Boyle, James Gallagher
Sunday  11.00 a.m. – Anne Connaghan, Carmel McHugh, Liam Briody

Collectors For November
Saturday  7.30 p.m. – Rosaleen  Doherty, Martin  Breslin, Connell  Mc Hugh
Sunday 11.00 a.m. – John  Mc Swiggan, Patrick Browne, Martin  Doherty

Readers for November
Saturday  7.30 p.m.  Anne McDwyer
Sunday  11.00 a.m.  Anne McLoone

Altar Society for November: Team A

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,830.00. Thank You
Mission Sunday Collection Amounted to € 640.00. Thank You


Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

SUNDAY MASS: *** 12 .15 p.m. ***
Wednesday 31st October 10.00am
Thursday 1st November 10.00am
Friday 2nd November 6.00pm
Saturday 3rd November 10.00am
Sunday 4th November 12.15pm Sarah Herron, R.I.P., Greenans

Fr Donnchadh will visit the sick and elderly on Friday 2nd November from 11am.

Collector for November : Bernadette Byrne

The recent Collection taken up for Friends of Letterkenny Hospital amounted to €54.90.
Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 360.00. Thank You
Mission Sunday Collection amounted to € 75.00. 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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