SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION: We congratulate all the young people and the three adults who were confirmed by Bishop Brendán Leahy, on Saturday last. The final meeting for all the young people in the You Shall Be My Witnesses programme will take place in our parish centre on Tuesday 28 May at 7.30p.m.
SYMPATHY: We offer our deepest sympathy to Eamon Morrissey, Larkins Cross, on the recent death of his brother Michael. May he rest in r peace.
IRISH LANGUAGE CAMP: Ardscoil Mhuire, Corbally, Limerick are holding an Irish Language Sports Camp for 1st and 2nd year students (boys and girls) and an Irish Language Course for Transition Year and Fifth Year students during the Summer Holidays Details are as follows: Dates: Monday 1st July to Friday 5th July 2013 Time: 10.00am to 2.30pm. Cost: €60
MEDJUGORJE: There will be a pilgrimage to Medjugorje from 14th to 21st September 2013. Bed & Breakfast and Evening Meal. Flights from/To Shannon. Cost €689. Come and join us for a relaxing and reflective week Contact: - John Keily 069 76253 or 087 6751795 or Dympna 0863708652
International Youth Gathering in Medjugorje: Youth Week in Medjugorje 31 July to 6 August every year. More than 50.000 youth and 500 priests from whole the world. Pray, testimonies, music, procession with candles, adoration, concert, dance... Spiritual life for young people. We encourage young people to check pilgrimages going at this time and to be part of an AMAZING WEEK. WWW.MLADIFEST.COM
TUESDAY MEDITATION GROUP: There will be a day of prayer and reflection on Monday May 27th for the current members of this group. Time 10.00 – 4.00p.m.
ADORATION: 24 hour adoration of the Blessed Sacrament St. Nicholas’ Church. Thursday 7.00pm – Friday 7.00pm. This is an opportunity for everyone to take a little time out to be still, reflect, and commune with the Lord
40 YEARS OF LIMERICK YOUTH SERVICE: Limerick Youth Service is currently celebrating 40 years. To say thank you they will be hosting a gathering for volunteers, past and present, this Friday, May 24th.
FUN TABLE QUIZ: The Scoil Ide Annual Parents’ Council Fun Table Quiz will take place in O’Driscoll’s Bar on this Friday May 24th at 9.00 p.m. Always a great night. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
LIMERICK GOING FOR GOLD: The Limerick ‘going for gold’ campaign aims to make Limerick a cleaner, brighter place to work, live and visit. Going for Gold encourages businesses, community groups and individuals to improve their areas by getting involved in the national Tidy Towns Competition and generally improving their areas and reducing the impact of litter across the City. Limerick City Council in association with the JP McManus Charitable Foundation is encouraging everyone to get involved. Once again a €50,000 prize fund has been confirmed for Going for Gold Competition. It is likely that there will be some changes to last year’s Going for Gold categories and these along with the possibility of additional categories will be announced at a later date.
ST MUNCHIN’S COLLEGE CLOTHES COLLECTION: Once again we are holding a used clothes collection in aid of the College. Clothes, shoes, belts, linens, household textiles, etc will be collected. Items can be dropped to the college any day between 8.30am and 4pm. The last day for collection is Monday May 27th. As always, we are very grateful for your support.
ACCORD: One of the ways that the Church in Ireland supports marriage is through the work of ACCORD. ACCORD is an Irish voluntary Catholic organisation that aims to promote a deeper understanding of Christian marriage and to offer people the means to safeguard and nourish their marriage and family relationships. ACCORD has a centre in St. Munchin’s College and Newcastlewest. ACCORD supports married couples in all life’s circumstances. Telephone: 343000
AN EVENING OF SONG AND PRAISE: All are welcome to join Bishop Brendan Leahy and fellow singers for an afternoon of scripture reflection and congregational hymn singing, as part of the Year of Faith celebrations in St Johns Cathedral. This will take place this Sunday 26th May 5:30 - 6:30pm. This is an opportunity for us all to gather in song to praise God in joyful congregational singing.
Mothers & Toddlers: They meet on Tuesdays in St. Nicholas’ parish centre every Tuesday from 10.30 to 12.30. This is an ideal opportunity for young parents to meet, chat and have a cuppa together
PARTEEN / ST. NICHOLAS’ GAA: Lotto numbers drawn:1 3 11 22 No Winner. Winners of the six lucky Clare County Board Draw tickets were: William Funnell, Westbury, Co. Clare, Pauline Nally, Parteen, Ger Sherlock, Blackwater, Co. Clare, Carmel Clair O’Connor, Athlunkard, Co. Clare, Carla White, Meelick, Ger Beatty, Ardnacrusha, Co. Clare
News in Brief: Parteen lose out in the first round of the Championship after playing
Feakle last weekend, in Ogonnelloe. They were beaten on a score line of 3-17 to Parteen’s 3.12.