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Glenties Parish Newsletter 3rd September 2019

4th September
7.30pm Private Intention
5th September
9.30am Sr Columba (Maura) Gildea R.I.P. – 1st Anniversary (Kells, Co Meath & Stranaglough)

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will follow Mass with Benediction at 6pm

6th September
7.30pm Packie Gallagher & Deceased Gallagher Family R.I.P. (Stranoughter)
7th September
11.00am John Boyle R.I.P. (Meenalargan)

7.30pm Frank & Nadine Connaghan, Anne Brolly & Deceased Members of the Connaghan & Boyle Family R.I.P. (Main Street)

8th September
11.00am Jonathan & Josephine Bonner R.I.P. (Dry Arch)

Confessions will follow 11am mass on Saturday morning

Visitation of the sick & elderly will take place this week as follows : –
Tuesday 3rd Ard Connell, Main Street, Tullyard Road, Dr McCloskey Crescent, Stranaglough, Meenalargan, Altar, Ard Patrick.
Wednesday 4th Stonepark, Mill Road, Derries, Kilraine, Drimnacrosh, Tullyhoniver, Narin Road, Loughcrillan Road, Letterilly, Maas, Mulnamina, Gortnsillagh, Drimnasillagh, Buncrobog.

The N56 Main Street, Glenties will be closed to all traffic by order of Donegal County Council on Thursday September 12th between 8am and 9pm.  Closures will also take place on Sunday September 15th between 3pm and 8pm.  These closures are associated with the 2019 Glenties Harvest Fair. Access will be permitted to residents and emergency vehicles only.  Diversion Route is along the R261 from Hillhead, Ardara to Maas via Narin and will be signposted.

Its time to get your thinking caps and baking hats on as the HORTICULTURAL SHOW is coming back to the  HARVEST FAIR 14th September.  We hope to see some of your beautiful Home baking, jams, arts & crafts etc. More info contact Sarah 0872921674

Playschool & Afterschool’s/breakfast club reopening  on Monday, 2nd September!  We would like to remind parents of children wishing to avail of our Breakfast & Afterschools, that they will need to re-register their child/children if they have not already done so! We would just like to thank everyone for a great summer, it has exceeded all our expectations!

An item of jewellery was found in the Church.  To reclaim, contact the Parochial House.

St Vincent dePaul Church Gate Collection will be taken up on the weekend of 14th/15th September. Please give what you can.

Glenties Musical Theatre are busy rehearsing the musical Hairspray which they will present in the Comprehensive School Gym on September 19th, 20th, 22nd, at 8.00 and with a Matinee at 1 o’clock on Saturday 21st . With performers in the age range of 11 to 60 plus [no one owning up to being older !] lots of good songs and dancing, it will be a good night out for all the family. Book early to avoid disappointment, order tickets on 0871309755 or purchase them in the Inniskeel Co-op Glenties.

Due to GDPR Laws (Data Protection), Clergy are no longer able to avail of hospital lists in Letterkenny University Hospital which makes visiting parishioners more difficult.  If you have  a loved one in Letterkenny Hospital and you feel they would like a visit, please let Fr Gerard know.

Free bus to Belfast, Saturday 7th Sept leaving Mc Guinnesses Cafe at 9am. Be a voice for our unborn. Support Pro-Life.To book Ring Johnny 087 3676955. Show you care.

Keyboard Lessons will resume in Ardara on Monday 9th and Thursday 12th September.  Beginners welcome.  For further information contact Laura McGinley on 087 6362590.

Bonner Cannon School of Irish Dance: Irish Dancing Classes resume on Tuesday 3rd September at 4pm in The Highlands Hotel, Glenties.  Beginners welcome.

NPR CE scheme have vacancies for participants at Glenties Day Centre, St Shanaghan House Ardara, Leitir Seniors Club and The Dolmen Centre Kilclooney. CE criteria applies. To apply for any of  the above please e-mail or by phone at 9545010 or more information.  C.E participants can avail of training to up skill while on CE scheme.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,865.00. Thank You

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

Sunday Mass 12.15pm
Friday 6th September 6.00pm (First Friday Mass)
Confessions from 5.30pm Friday 6th September

Fr Donnchadh will visit the sick and elderly on Friday 6th September from 11am.

Last Week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION Amounted to € 575.00. 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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