SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION: We welcome all the young people and two adults who will be confirmed by Bishop Breandán Leahy, this Saturday. We hope it will be a memorable day for each one. 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 John Gleeson and family, Rhebogue Avenue on the recent death of his sister Peggie Mielke in Chicago. May she rest in 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 Medjurgorje 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 weekContact: - 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
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
CHILDREN’S CHOIR: Practice for the Children’s Choir takes place every Wednesday from 5.20—6.20.pm. New members are always welcome. For further details contact Maura on 087 9576148.
40 YEARS OFR 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, on Friday, May 24th.
PARISH VISITATION: We will have a gathering for those involved in our parish visitation will take place on Monday 20 May at 7.30p.m. in our parish centre. This will be followed by an invitation to all to a ‘Salesian Evening’ – at 8.00p.m.
FUN TABLE QUIZ: The Scoil Ide Annual Parents’ Council Fun Table Quiz will take place in O’Driscoll’s Bar on 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.
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
LIMERICK’S GOT TALENT: Calling all singer, dancers, bands, choirs, variety acts & songwriters the search is now on for the new stars of Limerick in our 5th annual competition which takes place at Limetree Theatre, Mary Immaculate College from 20th - 23rd August.
This years competition promises to be the biggest and best ever hence why we have moved venues to give our supporters better facilities and more comfort.
Applications are now available from two outlets this year our main one at Local Heroes Office in Arthur’s Quay Shopping Centre and also from Future Sound & Vision in Upper William St during shopping hours. All applications must be returned to Arthur’s Quay before closing date of 1st August 2013 with €10.00 entry fee.
Massive prize packs are available for our winners which as well as overall winner five category winners will be chosen including Best Singer, Best Dance Act, Best Band, Best Variety Act & best Original Song. Show producer Mike O’Connor told us “we are all excited about this years project with the great categories and the interest show and also delighted that the acts have the chance to perform on a magnificent auditorium such as the Limetree Theatre.” All prospective applicants are invited to attend our first workshop, which will take place at South Court Hotel Conference Centre on Tuesday 2nd April from 11.00am -4.00pm which will be very beneficial to their progress. Once again, all proceeds for show will go to the MS Society Limerick Further information can be had from our Facebook Page Limerick’s Got Talent 2013 our contact Mike O’Connor on 0851367594.
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: 3 9 21 27 No Winner. Winners of the six lucky Clare County Board Draw tickets were: Mary Synnott, Westbury; Bridget Hannon, Ardnacrusha; Orla Fitzgerald, Shannon Banks; Edward Moloney, Parteen; Maria & John, C/O Daggers and Irene Hackett, Clonlara.
CORBALLY UNITED: Corbally United’s Annual General Meeting will take place at the Clubhouse on Wed, 22 May at 8pm sharp. All members and officers of the Club are requested to attend.