Obituaries: Bridget Rainsford, Corbally, (sister-in-law of Betty Carew, Main St.), laid to rest on Thur. 4th. Liam O’Rourke, Ballylanders (brother of Peggy Cunningham, Main St.), laid to rest on Thur. 11th. Bridget Kennedy, Toomevara (mother of Francis Kennedy, Coolbawn), laid to rest on Sat. 13th. Sympathy to the bereaved. May they rest in peace.
Anniversaries & Months Minds: 20th/21st Apr: 6:30pm Sean Cunningham, Main St.
9am Margaret Richardson, Cliggin.
10am Ned, Josie & Fintan Ryan, Assumption Terrace.
11am Paddy O’Donnell, Kilmoylan.
Sat. 20th Nonie Cummins, Toomaline @ 10am in Convent Chapel.
Fri. 12th Mass offered for Sr. Lilian Hayes-1st anniv.
Recently Christened: we welcome into our Community Gearoid Owen Hanley.
Youth Choir Practice: on Thur. 18th in Parish Church @ 8pm.
St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society: will hold a meeting in the Pastoral centre on Tue. 23rd @ 8pm. It is hoped to revive the society in Doon where it was flourishing up to recently. The members pray for vocations and support students in training.
Mary Mackey: would like to thank most sincerely everyone who telephoned, sent text messages, best of luck cards wishing her all the very best of luck on Winning Streak last week.
Chernobyl Children International-Mulkear Outreach Group: would like to thank everyone who supported their recent church gate collection. Amount collected was €870.
Doon Community Council: would like to thank all who took part in their recent 45 drive, total raised €1,120. A special word of thanks to Paddy Treacy, Fr. Tony Ryan & St. Fintans CBS for all their help. Next fundraiser for the restoration fund is a cake sale on 1st & 2nd June.
Milford Hospice, Run or Walk: the annual Jacinta O’Brien Plassey 10k will take place on Sun. 21st Apr. @ 10am, from UL arena. For more details go to www.jacintaobrien10k.com. All support is greatly appreciated.
Fr. Liam Lawton Concert: in Aid of Caherconlish/Caherline Parish Funds: On Sunday April 21st at 8.pm, Caherconlish will have the honour of welcoming Fr. Liam Lawton as he performs in Concert in our Lady Mother of the Church, Caherconlish. Fr. Liam will be joined by local Adult and Youth Choirs under the direction of Valerie Walsh. This concert is being organised by the Parish Pastoral Council.
For the past 20 years Fr. Liam he has been composing sacred and inspirational music and has performed in venues including the Vatican, Carnegie Hall, the White House and the Eucharist Congress held in Dublin. His song Cloud’s Veil was adopted as an anthem across America following 9/11.
Tickets cost €20 and are available at Caherconlish Post Office or by contacting Phil on (087) 1363747, Nuala (086) 8443288 and Fr. Roy Donovan on (087) 2225150 or email: Philomenamartin_619@hotmail.com.
Doon GAA: Lotto-8th Apr. no’s drawn 2-6-8-24, no winner. Next week’s draw will be held in Kelly’s Bar, jackpot €8,600. Committee Meeting: on Mon. 15th @ 8:30pm in Clubhouse. Fixtures: Co. Senior League. Doon v South Liberties in Doon on Sat. 20th @ 7pm. U14 Feile Semi Final Doon v Granagh Ballingarry in Bruff on Sun. 21st @ 5pm. Results: Co. Senior League. Doon 3-18 Ahane 0-13. U14 Feile Doon 7-11 Pallasgreen 1-5. U16 C/Ship Doon 0-8 Patrickswell 2-3. East Jun. ‘B’ Doon 1-10 Cappamore 2-6.
Cash 4 Clobber: As part of our feile fundraising campaign for both hurling & camogie, we are collecting any unwanted clothes, bags, shoes, etc. Items can be placed in ordinary bin liners. Bags can be returned every Sat. morning between 11am – 12 noon. Cake Sale: will be held on Sat. 20th & Sun. 21st after all Masses. Donation of any confectionary items, greatly appreciated. Supporters Text Service: if you would like to receive match alerts, please text your name to (087) 9387755.