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Glenties Parish Newsletter 8th July 2019

8th July
No Mass
9th July
10th July
7.30pm Mary Ferry R.I.P. – 1st Anniversary (Doochary)
11th July
9.30am Maria McBrearty R.I.P. (Stracastle)

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament following Mass with Benediction at 6pm

12th July
13th July
11.00am Pat & Anne McHugh R.I.P. (Narin Road)

7.30pm John Furey R.I.P.  – 4th Anniversary (Kilraine)

14th July
11.00am Harry Gillespie R.I.P. (Mill Road)

Confessions will follow 11am mass on Saturday morning

Visitation of the sick & elderly will take place this week as follows : –
Tuesday 9th: Ard Connell, Main Street, Tullyard Road, Dr McCloskey Crescent, Stranaglough, Meenalargan, Altar, Ard Patrick.
Wednesday 10th: Stonepark, Mill Road,  Derries, Kilraine, Drimnacrosh, Tullyhoniver, Narin Road, Loughcrillan Road, Letterilly, Maas, Mulnamina, Gortnsillagh, Drimnasillagh,  Buncrobog.

Graveyard Mass Fintown Sunday 14th July at 3pm

Blessing of Graves Glenties Old Graveyard Wednesday 17th July 6pm

Blessing of Graves Kilraine Graveyard Thursday 18th July 7.30pm

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to €1,625.00. Thank You

The Ordination of Rev. Anthony Briody will take place in the Cathedral, Letterkenny on August 15th at 3pm. Everyone is welcome to attend this Ordination Mass in the Cathedral.  This will be a great day of joy for the Diocese but especially for the town of Glenties.  It will be some years before the Diocese will see another Ordination. Envelopes are available to collect from the back of the Church or from the Parochial House if you wish to give a gift.  Sealed envelopes, without any names, can be returned and placed in the collection basket on or before Sunday 4th August.

Kellogg’s GAA Cul Camps 2019: Make friends for life and get a free GAA jersey, training top and backpack with Kellogg’s GAA Cul Camp!  Action packed week of fun and games.  Monday 22nd to Friday 26th July, 10am to 2.30pm for children aged 6-13 (children who turn 6 before 31/12/2019 are eligible to register).  Children of all skill levels will learn and play GAA games with qualified coaches at our local Naomh Conaill Club.  Register at or contact  Cul Camp Co-ordinator Robert Farrell at 087 9347180.

Voluntary workers required at the Museum for July, August and early Sept. If you can afford to give 3/4 hours on a regular basis, morning or afternoon, it will be much appreciated..Apply to: Aidan Campbell, Ernan O’Donnell, Glyn Hughes or Annette Breslin.

Tea will be held in Fintown Hall on Sunday 14th July after Graveyard Mass.  All proceeds including a raffle will go towards SN Colmcille and Naionra Baile na Finne. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Public consultation on traffic calming and road overlay on R250 in Fintown.
Is féidir aischur a chur chuig an Chomhairle Contae: maidir leis an obair atá beartaithe don bhóthar R250. Níl de dhíth ach d’ainm, do sheoladh agus do thuairim. Feedback in relation to the proposed works on the R250 road can be sent to the County Council. Send your name, address and your opinion to

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.

The Biddy Devine Memorial Fundraising Weekend
12th /13th / 14th July 2019

Friday 12th
7.30pm Overs Football Match:  Naomh Conaill v Gleann Fhinne
10pm  Table Quiz in the Glen Tavern “Dinnys ” Tables of 4

Saturday 13th
11.30am 5k /10k Run. Also Country Walk via Edeninfagh /Meenavale

Sunday 14th
2pm Tractor Run departing Glenties Filling Station and Return to “Dinnys”

Music and craic all Weekend

All proceeds to The Kidney Dialysis Unit, Letterkenny Hospital.

Church Of The Holy Family, Edeninfagh

Sunday Mass 12.15pm

Edeninfagh Graveyard Mass Sunday 4th August At 3pm

Last Week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION Amounted To € 335.00. 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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