Monaleen Jan 18

St. Mary Magdalene Services: Weekend Mass times: Saturday 7.00pm, Sunday 10.00am, 11.30am.

St. Mary Magdalene Services: Weekend Mass times: Saturday 7.00pm, Sunday 10.00am, 11.30am.

Weekday Mass times: Monday – Friday at 9.45am

(First Fridays – 9.45am and 7.00pm)

Holy Days of Obligation: 7.00pm Vigil Mass on eve, 10.00am and 11.30am

Baptisms: Saturday at 5pm or Sunday at 1.30pm (by arrangement)

Confessions: Saturday 6.30pm – 7.00pm

Baptisms: We welcome into the Parish Community those who were baptized recently: Cian Costelloe, son of Ian and Louise of Golf Links Road.Jack English, son of John and Sarah of Annacotty.

Planned Giving Envelopes: Planned Giving Envelopes are available at the back of the Church. We would like to encourage parishioners to take a box and use the envelope each week for your Offertory contribution. Thank you to all those who contribute regularly by the Planned Giving Envelopes, Direct Debit or by Standing Order. Your generosity and commitment to our Parish are greatly appreciated.

Thank You: A very sincere thank you to all who contributed to the Christmas Dues Collection. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.

Illustrated History of Limerick Diocese: A beautiful Book written by Liam Irwin giving a history of the Diocese of Limerick and of all the parishes is on sale in the Sacristy at €20 each.

Exercises for Active Older Adults: Osteofit – Exercise for strong bones and good balance. Osteofit classes restarted on Wednesday 15th January in Monaleen GAA Hall at 2.00pm. The class is aimed at healthy independent active older adults. It involves a warm up, followed by exercises to help prevent falls and improve balance, strength, posture and bone density as well as some flexibility and relaxation. There is no commitment from you. You can come along whenever you can. Find out more on www.osteofit.ie. You are invited to a complimentary first class and then the cost is €8.00 per session. Regulars and newcomers always welcome.

Castletroy ICA: The next monthly meeting is on Tuesday, 21st January at 8.00pm in Monaleen GAA Club. New members welcome.

Local News Submissions to the Leader Notes: I would like to remind our Monaleen readers that if they have any local notice/event/news etc that they would like published in this local Notes section of the Limerick Leader, to please get in touch with me. Relevant items from the Parish Newsletter are already submitted but maybe there are more stories out there? The deadline for submission is Tues at 10.00am for publication on the following weekend. (Note that this deadline is earlier than that for the Parish Newsletter.) Please email your submissions (photos welcome also) to monaleennotes@monaleenparish.org or phone Ann Heffernan at 331165.