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Glenties Parish Newsletter 3rd September 2018

Masses for week ending 9th September 2018

Monday
3rd September
NO MASS
Tuesday
4th September
9.30am
Wednesday
5th September
7.30pm Paddy Joe Molloy & Josephine Bonner R.I.P. (Lower Mully)
Thursday
6th September
9.30am John O’Donnell & Rosemary O’Donnell R.I.P. (Ard Connell & Texas)

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament after Mass to 6pm

Friday
7th September
7.30pm Packie Gallagher & Deceased Members of the Gallagher Family R.I.P. (Stranoughter)
Saturday
8th September
11.00am Frank & Nadine Connaghan & Deceased Members of the Connaghan & Boyle Family R.I.P. (Main Street)

7.30pm Jim Breslin R.I.P. (Buncrobog)

Sunday
9th September
11.00am Josephine & Jonathan Bonner R.I.P.

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

FAMILY MASS WILL TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY 8TH SEPTEMBER AT 7.30PM.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT ON THURSDAY FOLLOWING 9.30AM MASS ENDING WITH BENEDICTION AT 6PM.

DIOCESAN MASS FOR EXPECTANT FAMILIES WILL TAKE PLACE IN ST EUNAN’S CATHEDRAL, LETTERKENNY ON TUESDAY 11TH SEPTEMBER AT 7.30PM

St Columba’s Comprehensive School: Part Time Cleaner Vacancy – 171/2 hours during school term. Monday – Thursday. Application by CV to The Principal, St Columba’s Comprehensive School, Glenties, Co Donegal.

Irish Dance Classes Glenties by McNelis Cunningham Boyle under the tuition of Emily Bonner. Contact Emily on 087 9261532 or through Facebook Messenger. Classes will take place in The Community Centre, Glenties every Wednesday, Commencing Wednesday 5th September.

The Bonner-Cannon School of Dancing: Irish Dancing Classess will resume on Tuesday 4th September in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties at 4pm. Beginners welcome.

Margaret Connell, THE FOOT CARE PRACTITIONER, will be in the Day Centre on Monday 3rd September. To book an appointment call 087 1417180.

Visitation of the sick & elderly will take place this week as follows : –
Tuesday 4th Ard Connell, Main Street, Tullyard Road, Dr McCloskey Crescent, Stranaglough, Meenalargan, Altar, Ard Patrick.
Wednesday 5th Stonepark, Mill Road, Derries, Kilraine, Drimnacrosh, Tullyhoniver, Narin Road, Loughcrillan Road, Letterilly, Maas, Mulnamina, Gortnsillagh, Drimnasillagh, Buncrobog.

ETB – Adult Education: Courses for Autumn in Glenties: Beginners Computers. Monday morning 10-12 noon for 10 weeks. Free to participants. Call Dolores on 0861740677 or 0749180871. Take the step this Autumn!

IT for Farmers: Beginners Computers for Farmers. Monday nights 7-10 pm. Learn how to tackle the internet and get on-line. Must have a herd number to be eligible. Free to participants. Contact Hazel in Downstrands Family Resource Centre on 9545879. Beginning 24 September.

Registration only for Tir Chonaill AC for September enrolment will take place in St Columba’s Comprehensive School Glenties Tuesday 4th September 7 – 8 pm (Athletics start back Tuesday 18th September) Anyone interested in ongoing cross country training please contact Edwina on 086 4036632. Children must be 8 years of age in the year of enrollment. Cost €25 per juvenile €35 per adult €15 per additional child Family discount will apply. Any queries please contact Rosemary Dewhirst (Registrar) 087 9692076

The Glenties Playgroup, Breakfast Club and Afterschool: This year we are also providing a Full Day Care Service for Preschool children. Opening times this year are from 7.45 – 5.30pm. Feel free to call in or contact us to enroll your child or receive further information on our services by calling 074 9551907 to speak to either Bridie or Kellie.

Glenties Man’s Shed Fun Day on Saturday 8th September 2018 in Glenties Community Centre at 3pm. Come and see what we are all about and enjoy a cuppa with your friends. Tea, Draws, Music and more Fun.

Weight Watchers class every Wednesday in the Highlands Hotel at 10.30am for men and women.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to €1,575.00. Thank You

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

SUNDAY MASS: *** 12 .15 p.m. ***
Friday 7th September 6pm
Sunday 9th September 12.15pm Bridget McDermott

Fr Donnchadh will visit the sick and elderly on Friday 7th September from 11am.

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 the Parochial House, 074 95 51117. Parish email Address: glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 28th August 2018

Masses for week ending 2nd September 2018

Tuesday 28th August 9.30am
Wednesday 29th August  7.30pm Pauline Boyle R.I.P. – Months Mind (London/Cork)
Thursday 30th August 9.30am

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
From 10am to 6pm

Friday 31st August 7.30pm Michael McDermott R.I.P. – 1st Anniversary (Dr McCloskey Crescent)
Saturday 1st September 11.00am Peter Gallagher & Deceased Family Members R.I.P. (Main Street)

7.30pm Patrick Cunningham R.I.P. (Ard Patrick)

Sunday 2nd September 11.00am Martin & Donal Gallagher & Deceased Members of the Gallagher Family R.I.P.

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

Papal Letter: A copy of the Pope’s letter is available at the back of the Church.

Weight Watchers class every Wednesday in the Highlands Hotel at 10.30am for men and women.

Irish Dance Classes Glenties by McNelis Cunningham Boyle under the tuition of Emily Bonner. Suitable for all ages, from Beginners to Advanced, Competitive and Non Competitive. To book your place contact Emily on 087 9261532 or through Facebook Messenger. Classes will take place in The Community Centre, Glenties every Wednesday, Commencing Wednesday 5th September.
Beginners: 3.30pm – 4.30pm. Intermediate: 4.45pm – 5.45pm. Seniors: 6pm – 7pm.

St Connells Museum and Heritage Centre would like to thank the community for their generous donations in last week collection which amounted to € 403.50.

Readers for September
Saturday 7.30 p.m. Linda Kennedy
Sunday 11.00 a.m. Anne Mannering

Eucharistic Ministers For September
Saturday 7.30 p.m. James McDyre, Martin Doherty, Bridgeen Gallagher, Patsy Gallagher
Sunday 11.00 a.m. Brigid Kee, Jean Campbell, Anne Doherty, Mary Gavigan

Altar Society for September Team B

Collectors For September
Saturday 7.30 p.m. Patsy Gallagher, Angela Griffin, Carmel Gallagher, Connie Doherty
Sunday 11.00 a.m. Billy Mac Innes, Joseph Kennedy, Angela Greenwood

Fr Gerard will visit the sick and house bound on Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th September.

Many Catholics do not know the Bible in these times or how to use it for prayer/study. Classes begin in Letterkenny in September 2018. All are welcome. To sign up or for more information please email: bibleclass2018@gmx.com.

The Glenties Playgroup, Breakfast Club and Afterschool will reopen on Wednesday 29th August. In addition this year we are also providing a Full Day Care Service for Preschool children. Opening times this year are from 8.45 – 5.30pm. If you have not yet registered your child/children for any of the mentioned services we are having an Open Day on Tuesday 28th August. Feel free to call in or contact us to enroll your child or receive further information on our services by calling 074 9551907 to speak to either Bridie or Kellie.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,800.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

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

We pray for Maureen Quinn R.I.P. who passed away during the week.

Collectors for September: Paddy Browne & John Boyle, Knockletragh

St.Connells Museum and Heritage Centre would like to thank the community for their generous donations in last week collection which amounted to € 116.56.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 410.00. 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: glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 20th August 2018

Masses for week ending 26th August 2018

Monday 20th August NO MASS
Tuesday 21st August 9.30am James McBrearty R.I.P. (Stracastle)
Wednesday 22nd August  **9.30am** Michael McCahill R.I.P. (Derries)
Thursday 23rd August **NO MASS**

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament From 10am to 6pm

Friday 24th August 7.30pm Kitty O’Donnell R.I.P. – Months Mind (Stranaglough)

8.30pm Maggie Keeney, R.I.P. – Months Mind (Stranoughter)

Saturday 25th August 11.00am Margaret & Con McGill R.I.P. (Mullanmore)

7.30pm Johnnie O’Donnell R.I.P. – 1st Anniversary (Stranaglough)

Sunday 26th August 11.00am Teresa McMullin R.I,P. – Months Mind (Ard Connell)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

**PLEASE NOTE MASS ON WEDNESDAY WILL BE AT 9.30AM. THERE WILL BE NO MASS ON THURSDAY.
ALSO NOTE NEW DATE FOR GRAVEYARD MASS IN GLENTIES OLD GRAVEYARD**

Graveyard Mass
Tuesday 21st August at 7pm in Kilraine Graveyard
Wednesday 22nd August at 7pm in Glenties Old Graveyard

Weight Watchers class every Wednesday in the Highlands Hotel at 10.30am for men and women.

Bluestack Sports Hub: Do you or does someone you know have a disability? Are you interested in getting involved in sport or physical activity? COME ALONG & HAVE YOUR SAY!! Public Consultations (Hosted by S3 Solutions)
Monday 20th August at Niall Mor Centre, Killybegs At 7.30 pm
Tuesday 21st August at Lakeside Centre, Ballyshannon At 7.30 pm
The Bluestack Sports Hub aims to increase participation in sport or physical activity amongst people with a disability. Further Info: 0873819314 bluestacksportshub@gmail.com Or https://www.facebook.com/bluestacksportshub/

World Meeting of Families 2018

We Welcome Pope Francis to Ireland

The Raphoe Diocese Opening Ceremony for World Meeting of Families 2018 will take place in St Eunans Cathedral, Letterkenny on Tuesday 21st August at 7.30pm. All 26 Dioceses of Ireland will celebrate together in their respective Cathedral Churches. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Important Information for those Travelling to Dublin or Knock
For those travelling to the World Meeting of Families events over the coming week we would ask each of you to be aware of items that are Prohibited. These include various types of chairs/stools, large umbrellas and cooler boxes. A list of all these items is also available in the Sacristy and Parochial House.
Before commencing your journey, visit the website regarding travel and other practical information. The Official Traffic Plan can be viewed at www.garda.ie. Pilgrims are advised to study the plan in advance of travelling to both Dublin and Knock Shrine.

Papal Mass, Phoenix Park: Tickets for coach travel commenced issuing this weekend. When we have finalised our travel arrangements, we will be in contact with everyone who has booked their seat on the bus. Details of prohibited items can be found by visiting www.worldmeeting2018.ie/em/Programme/Final-Mass.

Papal Visit, Knock Shrine: Those who have tickets to attend the visit to Knock Shrine are advised to read the information available on the Knock Shrine website. Angelus text, a hymn sheet and general guidance/information on the liturgical events will be available for download/printing in the days prior to the event at www.knockshrine.ie/wmof2018

LYIT Course Information Day: Letterkenny Institute of Technology is holding a course information day for prospective students on Wednesday 22 August from
11 am – 4 pm. Whether you’re a first time student, a graduate or considering a return to education, there’s lots of choice in highly respected CAO, Postgraduate, Part-Time and Springboard+ courses for 2018/2019. Why not come along to our Course Information Day to discuss your options with our staff. All are welcome.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 2,100.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

SUNDAY MASS: *** 12 .15 p.m. ***
Sunday 19th August 12.15pm John & Bella McLoone, Lugnagillew and deceased relatives

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 365.00. 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: glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 13th August 2018

Masses for week ending 19th August 2018

Monday 13th August NO MASS
Tuesday 14th August 9.30am

**7.30PM** Vigil – Mary Ferry R.I.P. – Months Mind (Coolvoy)

Wednesday 15th August **11.00am** Feast of The Assumption –  John & Margaret McCormack & their daughter Kathleen R.I.P. (Co Westmeath)
Thursday 16th August 9.30am Mass will be followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament ending with Benediction at 6pm.
Friday 17th August **9.30am**
Saturday 18th August 11.00am Maggie & Bill Glynn R.I.P. (Ard Patrick)

7.30pm McLoone Family R.I.P. (Maas)

Sunday 19th August 11.00am Mary & Jimmy O’Donnell R.I.P. (Lower Main Street)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass
**PLEASE NOTE MASS TIMES FOR TUESDAY 14TH AUGUST (FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION VIGIL), WEDNESDAY 15TH AUGUST (FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION) AND FRIDAY 17TH AUGUST.**

Graveyard Mass
Tuesday 21st August at 7pm in Kilraine Graveyard
Thursday 23rd August at 7pm in Glenties Old Graveyard

THERE ARE STILL A FEW PLACES AVAILABLE ON THE PARISH BUS TO THE PAPAL MASS IN THE PHOENIX PARK. COST €10. CONTACT FR GERARD OR THE PAROCHIAL HOUSE.

The Raphoe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Saturday 18th August, led by Most Rev Bishop Alan McGuckian, SJ. Mass at 3pm Glenties Church Choir will lead the Liturgical Music in Knock Bascilica. A bus will leave from the Market Hall, Glenties at 8.30am travelling to Knock. Booking is essential. To book contact John McGeehan on 087 2544665.

Alzheimer’s Fundraiser Event @ The Glen Tavern on the 10th, 11th and 12th August. All donations will be made towards the Glenties Day Centre.
Saturday 11th August: Traditional Irish Music with Spot Prizes on the night.
Sunday 12th August: Motorbike Run @ 3pm with registration from 2pm
Followed by BBQ with music by the Cufflinks.

Anyone wishing to return an envelope following Fr Fahertys visit, please do so in the next week or so.

A Liturgy Group Meeting will take place to help organize the Family Mass for September on Thursday 16th August at 7.00pm in the Parochial House. All interested are welcome to attend.
This will be followed by a meeting at 8.00pm with parents to enroll their children in The Family Mass Choir for the coming year. This meeting will involve parents signing permission slips for their children’s participation for 2018/2019. All ages welcome from 6 to 18 years. Any musicians interested in joining will be most welcome. The first Family Mass in September will be on Saturday 8th September at 7.30pm.

Anne McDwyer and James O’Malley would like to thank everyone for the big response to their charity piano recital. Thanks also to the local businesses who sponsored spot prizes for the raffle. A total of €700 was raised for the Glenties Day Care Centre.

The Relic of St. Therese and her parents will arrive at the Carmelite Retreat Centre in Termonbacca, Derry on Tuesday the 14th of August at 7.00 pm and leaving on Wednesday the 15th of August at 8.30 am. All welcome.

Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated Ltd CE scheme have vacancies for
Horticultural workers, Museum / Coffee shop 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@gmail.com for more information.
Anyone wishing to book the Hall may call to office Monday to Friday 10 A.M.–2 P.M 074 9557880 or Mary at 0860872754 or Laura at 0862518322.
Bingo Tuesday 14th August Jackpot €12,700 on 45 numbers or less
Talk on the life of local man James Patrick Craig in St Connell’s Museum Glenties by Ernan O’Donnell at 2.00 p.m.Saturday 18th August 2018.
Glenties Men’s Shed will host an Open & Fun Day in the Community Centre on Saturday 8th September 2018 3.00pm to 6.30pm; Enrolment for new members 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Please see the Facebook page.

Weight Watchers class every Wednesday in Highlands Hotel at 10.30am for men and women.

Century Cinemas are delighted to be able to show “Pope Francis; A Man of His Word” from August 10th. This is a documentary produced, co-written and directed by Wim Wenders. Group bookings are available we also have a limited number of complimentary passes for those people who may be under financial constraints.

54 Day Rosary Novena from 15th August (Feast of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary) to 7th October 2018 (Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary). See www.coastalrosaryireland.ie for more details.

Donegal Pro Life Church Gate Collection 18th & 19th August.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,740.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

SUNDAY MASS: *** 12 .15 p.m. ***
Wednesday 15th August 7.00pm Feast of the Assumption
Sunday 19th August 12.15pm John & Bella McLoone, Lugnagillew
and deceased relatives

Last week’s Cemetery Sunday Collection amounted to €955. Thank You

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 415.00. 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: glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 30th July 2018

Masses for week ending 5th August 2018

Monday 30th July NO MASS
Tuesday 31st July 9.30am
Wednesday 1st August  7.30pm Neil & Kathleen Hilferty & their son James & Daughter Ann R.I.P. (Mullanmore)
Thursday 2nd August 9.30am Mass will be followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament ending with Benediction at 6pm.
Friday 3rd August  **9.30am** Margaret & Patrick Gavigan R.I.P. (Stranoughter)
Saturday 4th August 11.00am Mark McGuinness R.I.P. (Ard Patrick)

7.30pm Hugh McGill R.I.P. (Glen Road)

Sunday 5th August 11.00am Margaret & Edward Breslin R.I.P. (Glen Road)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

**PLEASE NOTE THAT MASS ON FRIDAY 3RD AUGUST WILL BE AT 9.30AM**

Graveyard Masses
Tuesday 21st August at 7pm in Kilraine Graveyard
Thursday 23rd August at 7pm in Glenties Old Graveyard

THERE ARE STILL PLACES AVAILABLE ON THE PARISH BUS TO THE PAPAL MASS IN THE PHOENIX PARK. COST €10. PLEASE CONTACT FR GERARD OR THE PAROCHIAL HOUSE.

RAPHOE DIOCESAN SOCIETY, DECEASED MEMBERS: The following Parishioners have recently been enrolled:
Danny Morrow, Kilraine
Ann McDyer, Maas

Fr Paul’s 2nd Anniversary Mass will take place in St. Fionan’s Church, Falcarragh on Saturday 4th August at 12noon.

An SMA Priest will visit the parish on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th August to speak at all the Masses about Mission Awareness and the work of the SMA Fathers.

The Raphoe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Saturday 18th August, led by Most Rev Bishop Alan McGuckian, SJ. Mass at 3pm.
A bus will leave from the Market Hall, Glenties at 8.30am travelling to Knock. Booking is essential. To book contact John McGeehan on 087 2544665.

Readers for August
Saturday 7.30 p.m. – Anne Gallagher
Sunday 11.00 a.m. – Michael Cooke

Eucharistic Ministers For August
Saturday 7.30 p.m. – David Brennan, Margaret Byrne, Michael Gallagher, Irene Breslin
Sunday 11.00 a.m. – Margaret Gillespie, Anne Bonner, Clodagh Duggan, Kieran Kennedy

Altar Society for August Team A

Collectors For August
Saturday 7.30 p.m. – Rosaleen Doherty, Martin Breslin, Connell Mc Hugh
Sunday 11.00 a.m. – Fergus Roarty, Anne Connaghan

Alzheimer’s Fundraiser Event @ The Glen Tavern on the 10th, 11th and 12th August. All donations will be made towards the Glenties Day Centre.
Friday 10th August: Single Darts Competition @ 8pm Entry €10
Trophy and €50 for the Winner, €20 for the Runner Up.
Saturday 11th August: Traditional Irish Music with Spot Prizes on the night.
Sunday 12th August: Motorbike Run @ 3pm with registration from 2pm
Followed by BBQ with music by the Cufflinks.

Annual swim weeks will take place from Monday 30th July to Friday 3rd August and from Monday 6th August to Friday 10th August, in Narin/Portnoo. This is an excellent chance for introducing children to sea swimming and for older children to progress their skills in swimming and in water safety. The emphasis as always will be awareness of safety in all open water environments. Registration will take place at the beach in Narin at 9am on the first Monday of each week and a timetable for the week will be communicated to parents at that stage. All welcome.

The Glenties Community Playgroup Limited would like to thank our local community of Glenties for their overwhelming generosity. Bucket collection raised €2,000. All money raised will go towards our exciting new build.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,840.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

There will be NO Mass on Sunday 5th August at 12.15pm
Confessions on Friday 3rd August at 5.30pm
First Friday Mass 3rd August at 6pm

Graveyard Mass Sunday 5th August at 3pm

Fr Donnchadh will visit the sick and elderly on Friday 3rd August from 11am.

Collector for August: Gerard Campbell, Meenavale

€53 was raised from the Irish Wheelchair Association Church Gate Collection. Thank you.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 296.00. 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: glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 16th July 2018

Masses for week ending 22nd July 2018

Monday 16th July NO MASS
Tuesday 17th July 9.30am
Wednesday 18th July 7.30pm Patsy & Mary Molloy & Nellie O’Donnell R.I.P. (Ard Patrick)
Thursday 19th July 9.30am
Mass will be followed by Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament ending with Benediction at 6pm.
Friday 20th July 7.30pm Peter Furey R.I.P. (Mullinard)
Saturday 21st July 11.00am

7.30pm James McHugh R.I.P. (Drimnacrosh)

Sunday 22nd July 11.00am Boyle Family R.I.P. (Letterilly)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

THERE ARE STILL PLACES AVAILABLE ON THE PARISH BUS TO THE PAPAL MASS IN THE PHOENIX PARK. COST €10. PLEASE CONTACT FR GERARD OR THE PAROCHIAL HOUSE. NB. A LOT OF WALKING MAY BE INVOLVED.

It is hoped to have Masses in Glenties Old Graveyard and Kilraine Graveyard, weather permitting, on the following dates:
Tuesday 21st August at 7pm in Kilraine Graveyard
Thursday 23rd August at 7pm in Glenties Old Graveyard

Donegal Hospice Collection last weekend. Total Collected: €552.29
Glenties: €483.34
Edeninfagh: €68.95
THANK YOU TO ALL WHO DONATED.

A sincere thank you to all who helped make the teas and refreshments after Graveyard Mass in Fintown a success. To McGeehan Tyres for sponsoring a fabulous hamper. A total of €1467.50 was raised. These much needed funds will be divided between SN Colmcille and Naionra Baile na Finne. Go raibh mile maith agat.

The Jim Rafferty Foundation presents “Kerry Stamp in concert ” with Shaun Ryan , piano, Friday 27th July at 7.30, Dolman Centre, Kilclooney. Admission €10. All proceeds in aid of the Jim Rafferty Foundation.

Fr Paul’s 2nd Anniversary Mass will take place in St. Fionan’s Church, Falcarragh on Saturday 4th August at 12noon.

Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated Ltd CE scheme have vacancies for Horticultural workers, Museum / Coffee shop 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@gmail.com for more information.
Circuits Class every Tuesday morning @ 6.30am, booking is essential contact 0874267718, €10.00 per class Conor.
Anyone wishing to book the Hall may call to office Monday to Friday 10 A.M.–2 P.M 074 9557880 or Mary at 0860872754 or Laura at 0862518322.
Bingo Tuesday 17th July Jackpot 12,300 on 45 numbers or less.
Teddy Bears Picnic at Museum Saturday 21st July 2018 2 P.M.- 4 P.M. everyone welcome

Annual swim weeks will take place from Monday 30th July to Friday 3rd August and from Monday 6th August to Friday 10th August, in Narin/Portnoo. This is an excellent chance for introducing children to sea swimming and for older children to progress their skills in swimming and in water safety. The emphasis as always will be awareness of safety in all open water environments. Registration will take place at the beach in Narin at 9am on the first Monday of each week and a timetable for the week will be communicated to parents at that stage. All welcome.

The Irish Cancer Society needs an extra 20 drivers for our Volunteer Driver Service in Donegal (particularly the Glenties area) to drive cancer patients to and from their chemotherapy appointments in Letterkenny Hospital. We are looking for drivers who have a car available to them. Drivers should be able to commit to driving at least two full (week)days a month. All volunteer expenses are paid. If you would like to volunteer, call Laura on 01 2310 594, or email transport@irishcancer.ie.

Pen2paper writers group, established in 2011, with Peace 111 funding, cordially invites you to attend the launch of their anthology, “A New Day Dawns” on Sunday 22nd July at 2pm in the Highlands Hotel, Glenties. Introduction by author and historian, Lochlann McGill. All proceeds to the Donegal branches of R.N.L.I., Alzheimer’s Society and Irish Guide and Assistance Dogs.

St Vincent de Paul, Glenties area, will take up a church gate collection on Sat and Sun 21st and 22nd of July. Thank you for your support.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,720.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

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

Graveyard Mass on Sunday 5th August at 3pm
Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 385.00. 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: glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 9th July 2018

Masses for week ending 15th July 2018

Monday 9th July NO MASS
Tuesday 10th July  9.30am Joe, Annie & Seamus Quinn R.I.P. (Kilkenny)
Wednesday 11th July  7.30pm Mariah McBrearty R.I.P. (Stracastle)
Thursday 12th July 9.30am
Friday 13th July  7.30pm Tommie & Gracie McDyer R.I.P. (Mullantyboyle)
Saturday 14th July 11.00am Anne McHugh R.I.P. (Narin Road)

7.30pm  Mary Craig, Damien & Aidan McGrath R.I.P. (Stranaglough)

Sunday 15th July 11.00am John Furey R.I.P. (Kilraine)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT ON THURSDAY FOLLOWING 9.30AM MASS ENDING WITH BENEDICTION AT 6PM.

THERE ARE STILL PLACES AVAILABLE ON THE PARISH BUS TO THE PAPAL MASS IN THE PHOENIX PARK. COST €10. PLEASE CONTACT FR GERARD OR THE PAROCHIAL HOUSE. NB. A LOT OF WALKING MAY BE INVOLVED.

A further €240 has been received in donations towards the cost of the Tabernacle. Sincere Thanks to everyone who has contributed.

New Ciboria have been purchased for the Parish. These have been purchased from Hayes & Finch and are of a high quality. They are stacking Ciboria and as a result should make the distribution of Holy Communion safer and more efficient.

Lough Derg 2018: The Three Day Pilgrimage is currently open. You may begin on any day until Monday 13th August. Advance booking is not necessary. The Lough Derg team can help you to co-ordinate public transport or link up with Pilgrimage Organisers in your locality, phone Lorraine on 071 9861518 email: info@loughderg.org.

The Raphoe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Saturday 18th August, led by Most Rev Bishop Alan McGuckian, SJ. Mass in the Basilica at 3pm.

Graveyard Sunday Mass in Fintown on Sunday 8th July at 3pm
Graveyard Sunday Mass in Edeninfagh on Sunday 5th August at 3pm

Visitation of the sick & elderly will take place this week as follows : –
Tuesday 10th Ard Connell, Main Street, Tullyard Road, Dr McCloskey Crescent, Stranaglough, Meenalargan, Altar, Ard Patrick.
Wednesday 11th Stonepark, Mill Road, Derries, Kilraine, Drimnacrosh, Tullyhoniver, Narin Road, Loughcrillan Road, Letterilly, Maas, Mulnamina, Gortnsillagh, Drimnasillagh, Buncrobog.

The Biddy Devine Memorial Weekend in aid of Kidney Dialysis Unit Letterkenny Hospital. At “Dinnys” The Glen Tavern 13th, 14th, and 15th July
Friday @ 7pm 5k/10k Run. 10pm Table Quiz
Saturday @ 11am 12k Walk via Edeninfagh / Meenavale. @ 7pm Overs Football Match in the Comp Field. Naomh Conaill v Gleann Fhinne
Sunday @ 1.30pm Tractor Run. Meet at Glenties Service Station
Music and Craic all Weekend. Thanking You for Continued Support.

The Glenties Community Playgroup Ltd are seeking applicants for a childcare worker. The candidate must hold a minimum qualification of FETAC level 5 or equivalent. If you are interested in the above position, an application pack can be received by emailing glentiesplaygroup@eircom.net or by post to Glenties Community Playgroup Ltd, Glen Road, Glenties, Co.Donegal. Closing date for applications is 13th July 2018. A panel of suitable applicants will be formed for jobs that may arise within a 6 month period from the date on which the Board approves the successful candidate. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Glenties Community Centre Amalgamated Ltd CE scheme have vacancies for Horticultural workers, Museum / Coffee shop 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@gmail.com for more information.

Circuits Class every Tuesday morning @ 6.30am, booking is essential contact 0874267718, €10.00 per class Conor. Anyone wishing to book the Hall may call to office Monday to Friday 10 A.M.–2 P.M 074 9557880 or Mary at 0860872754 or Laura at 0862518322.

Bingo Tuesday 10th July Jackpot 12,200 on 45 numbers or less

Teddy Bears Picnic at Museum Saturday 21st July 2018 2 P.M.— 4 P.M.

There will be a Tea Party after Graveyard Mass in Fintown Hall on Sunday 8th July. All proceeds including a raffle will go towards SN Colmcille and Naionra Baile na Finne. Your support would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

St Vincent de Paul, Glenties area, will take up a church gate collection on Sat and Sun 21st and 22nd of July. Thank you for your support.

Last weekends Cemetery Sunday Collection amounted to € 4,770.00. Thank You
Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,480.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

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

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 315.00. 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: glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 3rd July 2018

Masses for week ending 8th July 2018

Wednesday 4th July 7.30pm
Thursday 5th July 9.30am
Friday 6th July 7.30pm
Saturday 7th July 7.30pm
Sunday 8th July 11.00am Harry Gillespie R.I.P. (Mill Road)

Confessions: Immediately after Saturday 11 a.m. Mass

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT ON THURSDAY FOLLOWING 9.30AM MASS ENDING WITH BENEDICTION AT 6PM.

The Biddy Devine Memorial Weekend in aid of Kidney Dialysis Unit Letterkenny Hospital. At “Dinnys” The Glen Tavern 13th, 14th, and 15th July
Friday @ 7pm 5k/10k Run. 10pm Table Quiz
Saturday @ 11am 12k Walk via Edeninfagh / Meenavale. @ 7pm Overs Football Match in the Comp Field. Naomh Conaill v Gleann Fhinne
Sunday @ 1.30pm Tractor Run. Meet at Glenties Service Station
Music and Craic all Weekend. Thanking You for Continued Support.

The Glenties Community Playgroup Ltd are seeking applicants for a childcare worker. The candidate must hold a minimum qualification of FETAC level 5 or equivalent. If you are interested in the above position, an application pack can be received by emailing glentiesplaygroup@eircom.net or by post to Glenties Community Playgroup Ltd, Glen Road, Glenties, Co.Donegal. Closing date for applications is 13th July 2018. A panel of suitable applicants will be formed for jobs that may arise within a 6 month period from the date on which the Board approves the successful candidate. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Care of the Aged will hold their A.G.M. on Monday 9th July in the Day Centre at 8pm. New members needed.

Readers for July
Saturday 7.30 p.m. – Anne O’Donnell
Sunday 11.00 a.m. – Liam Briody

Eucharistic Ministers For July
Saturday 7.30 p.m. – Anne Mc Loone, Mary Boyle, James McDyre, James Gallagher
Sunday 11.00 a.m. – Niamh Brennan, Carmel McHugh, Margaret Kennedy, Richard McCafferty

Altar Society for July Team C

Collectors For July
Saturday 7.30 p.m. – Martin Joyce, Pascal Breslin, Mary Furey, Hugh Gallagher
Sunday 11.00 a.m. – Damien Mc Devitt, Julian Molloy, Kevin O’ Donnell, Pat Browne

There will be a Tea Party after Graveyard Mass in Fintown Hall on Sunday 8th July. All proceeds including a raffle will go towards SN Colmcille and Naionra Baile na Finne. Your support would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Collectors needed for the Donegal Hospice Church Gate Collection on Saturday, 7th & Sunday, 8th July. If you can help please phone 086 0667417.

Sandra’s Run takes place on Saturday, 7th July – returning through Glenties – Ardara – Killybegs. Proceeds go to Temple Street Children’s hospital & donations can be given to Ulster Bank. Teddies attached to poles welcomed! Many thanks.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,660.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

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

Sunday 1st July 12.15pm Joe Coyle, Orkney Island & Edeninfagh
Friday 6th July 6pm Michael & Charlie McDermott, Edeninfagh

Fr Donnchadh will visit the sick and elderly on Friday 6th July from 11am
Collectors for July: John Ward, Meenavale & Hugh Mc Monagle, Tievelough

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 240.00. 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: glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 25th June 2018

Masses for week ending 1st July 2018

Monday 25th June NO MASS
Tuesday 26th June NO MASS
Wednesday 27th June  7.30PM Annie Gallagher and all the deceased Gallagher Family R.I.P. (Narin Road)
Thursday 28th June 9.30AM
Mass will be followed by adoration of the blessed sacrament with benediction at 6pm
Friday 29th June  7.30PM Alec McDwyer R.I.P. (Kilraine & Galway)
Saturday 30th June 11.00am Molly McDermott R.I.P. (Glenties)

7.30pm Maggie O’Donnell R.I.P. (Stranaglough)

Sunday 1st July 11.00am Maggie & Charlie Bonner, Peggy McHugh & Michael Breslin R.I.P.

FR GERARD WILL BE ON HOLIDAYS TO WEDNESDAY 27TH JUNE. IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY PLEASE CONTACT FR DONNCHADH IN FINTOWN ON 074 95 46107. ALTERNATIVELY, YOU MAY CONTACT FR AUSTIN IN ARDARA ON 074 95 41135 OR FR JOHNNY ON 074 95 37033.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT ON THURSDAY FOLLOWING 9.30AM MASS ENDING WITH BENEDICTION AT 6PM.

Medjugorie Pilgrimage 25th July for 7 nights. Any Adult with Child under 16 years old, special offer. Adult €569, each child under 16 years €330. Contact 087 3676955.

Cash For Clobber: Kilkenny N.S. are doing Cash for Clobber again as part of our fundraising endeavours. Collection is on the 26th June. We would greatly appreciate your help in this. All types of clothes, bags, paired shoes etc. are accepted. Bags can be left in the school the week prior to collection. Thank you so much for all your support.

The Biddy Devine Memorial Weekend in aid of Kidney Dialysis Unit Letterkenny Hospital. At “Dinnys” The Glen Tavern 13th, 14th, and 15th July
Friday @ 7pm 5k/10k Run. 10pm Table Quiz
Saturday @ 11am 12k Walk via Edeninfagh / Meenavale. @ 7pm Overs Football Match in the Comp Field. Naomh Conaill v Gleann Fhinne
Sunday @ 1.30pm Tractor Run. Meet at Glenties Service Station
Music and Craic all Weekend. Thanking You for Continued Support.

All those from throughout the County, involved in any way in the referendum to protect the unborn, from all walks of life, are invited to attend a FAMILY HEALING MASS on Monday 25th June 2018 at 7.30 pm in St Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny. Your attendance is greatly appreciated . Tea/Coffee will be served afterwards in the Conference Room for discussion & reflection.

Relax Kids Camp: Wed 4th July & Thurs 5th July from 1:30 pm – 3 pm to book contact Bernadine on 0877474232. Classes include movement and games, stretching and breathing exercises, peer/self massage, positive affirmation and visualisation. Helps support kids with their mental and emotional wellbeing.
Tai Chi: New course of Tai Chi commencing on Fri 6th July for 8 weeks, costing €35 per person. To book contact 074 9741863.
Clay Modelling Workshop: Coming to the Niall Mor Centre on Fri 6th July from 11 am – 12 noon and costs €8 per child. To book contact Jumping clay Letterkenny on 0877101475.
Basic Food Hygiene Course: This course is run by DLDC and is being held at the Niall Mor Centre on Thur 12th July from 9 – 5 pm. To book please contact Kathy on 0874126400.
Bricks 4 Kidz: Sat 14th July Lego Workshop from 2 – 4 pm costing €15 per child. Contact 0863894833 to book.
Children’s Summer Fun Camp: held from Mon 16th July to Fri 20th July from 10 am – 2 pm and costs €50 per child. This is open to 5 – 8 year olds and must be pre-booked. Contact 074 9741863
LEGO Summer Camp: Tues 7th – Fri 10th Aug from 9:30 – 12:30 pm costing €75 per child. Contact 0863894833 to book.
Sprocket Rocket Camp: Bike Skills for 5-8 year olds. Monday 13th – Thursday 16th August 2018 from 10 – 12:30 pm, costing €30 per child. Children need functioning bike with brakes and NO stabilisers. Children MUST bring a helmet and a snack. To book contact 074 9741863.

To all Parishoners, individuals, families and organisations, thank you for your kind donations towards the Tabernacle. A further €875 has been gratefully received.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,820.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

SUNDAY MASS: *** 12 .15 p.m. ***
Sunday 24th June 12.15pm Joe Coyle, Orkney Island & Edeninfagh

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 the Parochial House, 074 95 51117. Parish email Address: glentiesparish@gmail.com

Glenties Parish Newsletter 18th June 2018

Monday 18th June NO MASS
Tuesday 19th June NO MASS
Wednesday 20th June NO MASS
Thursday 21st June NO MASS

Adoration of the blessed sacrament from 10am to 6pm

Friday 22nd June NO MASS
Saturday 23rd June 7.30pm Jimmy Fletcher R.I.P. (Ard Patrick)
Sunday 24th June 11.00am

Masses for week ending 24th June 2018

FR GERARD WILL BE ON HOLIDAYS FROM SUNDAY 17TH JUNE TO WEDNESDAY 27TH JUNE. IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY PLEASE CONTACT FR DONNCHADH IN FINTOWN ON 074 95 46107. ALTERNATIVELY YOU MAY CONTACT FR AUSTIN IN ARDARA ON 074 95 41135 OR FR JOHNNY ON 074 95 37033.
If you wish to book a Mass while Fr Gerard is on holiday, please contact the Parochial House on 074 9551117.

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT ON THURSDAY FROM 10AM TO 6PM. THERE WILL BE NO BENEDICTION.

Edeninfagh National School require a part-time cleaner for five hours per week – outside of school hours. PRSI/PAYE deductions apply. Written application should be sent to: Chairperson, Edeninfagh NS, Edeninfagh, Glenties, Co Donegal. F94D267 on or before Monday 18th June 2018.

The Donegal Branch of Spina Bifida Hydrocephalus Ireland will hold their Church Gate Collection on 23rd/24th June. This collection helps with family support workers, respite breaks, education and training. If you would like to help with this collection, please contact Caroline on 087 2325659.

Legal Challenge to Referendum – Information is being sought from people who could not vote on 25th May as a result of their names being removed from the voting register. If you were affected please send a signed letter, giving your account of what happened, with your name, address and occupation to Alan Daveron, Solicitor, 3 Hollywood Park, Goatstown, Dublin 14 or email it to referendumchallengeevidence@yahoo.com. Please send as soon as possible as the case is due before the court again on 26th June. Thank you.

The McGill Family, Glen Road, would like to thank everyone who contributed to their recent coffee morning. The total amount received was €550 which has been donated to the local Alzheimers Group. Go raibh mile maith agaibh.

Congratulations to John Hegarty, Meenalargan, who will celebrate the great milestone of reaching 100 years young on Friday 22nd June. At present John joins Maggie Keaney, Tullyhoniver, in the exclusive 100 club in the Parish. We wish John, family and friends well in celebrating this great achievement.

On Monday and Tuesday, the CE scheme will be strimming and cutting grass around the graves in the Glenties graveyard in preparation for Graveyard Sunday Mass.

To all Parishoners, individuals, families and organisations, thank you for your kind donations towards the Tabernacle. A further €1470 has been gratefully received.

OFFICAL FAMILY PRAYER FOR WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES 2018

God, our Father,
We are brothers and sisters in Jesus your Son,
One Family, in the Spirit of your love.
Bless us with the joy of love.
Make us patient and kind,
Gentle and generous,
Welcoming to those in need.
Help us to live your forgiveness and peace.
Protect all families with your loving care,
Especially those for whom we now pray:

[We pause and remember family members and others by name].

Increase our faith,
Stengthen our hope,
Keep us safe in your love,
Make us always grateful for the gift of life that we share.
This we ask, through Christ our Lord,
Amen
Mary, mother and guide, pray for us.
Saint Joseph, father and protector, pray for us.
Saints Joachim and Anne, pray for us.
Saints Louis and Zélie Martin, pray for us.

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 1,940.00. Thank You

 

Church of the Holy Family, Edeninfagh

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

Last week’s OFFERTORY COLLECTION amounted to € 285.00. Thank You

 

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

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