READERS: The reader for Saturday evening Mass, 1 June, is Brigid Ann Duggan. The reader for Sunday 2 June 10.30am Mass is Seamus Madigan.
EXAM MASS: Next Saturday, 1 June, there will be a special Mass at 6pm for all those who are preparing for the Leaving and Junior Certificate exams, which will begin next week and continue for the next couple of weeks. This can be a very stressful time for students and families, so please remember them in your prayers during this time.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION: Congratulations to the children from 2nd class in Cappagh National School, who received their 1st Holy Communion on Saturday last 25 May. They are a credit to their parents, teachers and families. Special thanks to their teacher, Angela Sheehan, for preparing them so well, also to Ms. Murray and the choir for the beautiful singing. They were Scott Ronan, David Carey, Jack Coleman, Jade Gallagher, Emily Hurley, Gerard Madigan, Emma Maune, Tara Roche and Elliot Roche.
MAY PROCESSION: The Annual May Procession in honour of Our Lady will take place on Sunday next, 2 June, immediately after the 10.30a.m. Mass (weather permitting). All those who received their First Holy Communion are especially invited to take part.
NOVENA: Novena in honour of St. Anthony, St John’s Cathedral, Limerick on Wednesday 5 June to Thursday, 13 June. Conducted by Fr. Pat Conlan O.F.M. Mass each day at 10.00am & 7.00pm (Saturday 10.00am & 6.00pm) and (Sunday 10.30am & 7pm). With Novena Prayers, Homily and Blessing with Relic. Anointing of the Sick Friday 7th June, at 7pm. Blessing of Lillies on the final day.
CHOIR: The Wisconsin Lutheran Choir and Chamber Choir will perform in St. Saviour’s Dominican Church, Glentworth Street, Limerick on Thursday, 30th May, 2013 at 7.30 p.m. Admission is free, but all donations made on the night will be given to Milford Hospice.
YEAR OF FAITH: Thinking about ways to celebrate the Year of Faith? Visit Lough Derg. One Day Retreats available on May 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26 & 27. Three Day Pilgrimage every day from Friday 31 May until Tuesday 13 August. For further information or to make a booking contact Maureen in the Lough Derg Office Tel:071 9861518. email: firstname.lastname@example.org online: www.loughderg.org
MEDJUJORGE: Pilgrimage to Medjugorge departing from Shannon, September 14th to 21st. Fare €639 departing Shannon and half-board accommodation. Further details from John O’Brien. Cooga, Doon, Co Limerick. Tel: 061-380614.
CAPPAGH COMMUNITY CRÈCHE: We are holding a family fun/open day here in Cappagh Community Crèche on Saturday 8 June from 2-5pm. There will be bouncing castles, face painting refreshments and much more on the day. Please come along for a great day out.
COMMUNITY CRÈCHE:Cappagh Community Crèche are currently enrolling for Montessori 2013. Number of available spaces are limited so please contact Katie on 069-63758 to reserve your place.
IRISH CLASSES: Ar mhaith le do pháiste/pháistí Gaeilge a fhoghlaim trí cluichí, cómhrá agus craic? Would your child/children like to improve their oral Irish through games, chat and fun with children their own age?? Well now is your chance!! The next series of fun Irish language classes will commence in Kilbeha on Tuesday, April 16th. This class will cater for 3rd-6th class pupils and will be facilitated by Denise Lyons and will be run on a Tuesday evening 8-8.45pm or Wednesday evening 7-7.45pm. Cost is €50 for 6 weeks. If interested please contact 0872467022by call or text and state which day you would prefer. Please note: If required, additional classes may be provided to cater for larger numbers.
NANTINAN GRAVEYARD: The cleanup of Nantinan Graveyard is continuing each Monday at 6pm. Grass cutting and a general tidy up. Help would be greatly appreciated from anyone who has graves in Nantinan.
SOCIAL CLUB: The Alzheimer Society of Ireland hold a Social Club for people with dementia and their carer, in a supported environment, which takes place each Tuesday morning in the Woodsfield House Hotel, between 11am and 1pm. There is no charge to attend and tea and coffee are provided. Please phone Mary at 061-313456if you would like to attend, or just call to Woodsfield House Hotel on Tuesdays from 11am.
WATER SCHEME: To make collections as easy as possible, please bring your invoiced amount to your nearest representative or to Tony Prendiville. All monies will be receipted. If you did not receive an invoice please contact us. If you wish to receive your invoice by email, please provide your email address to your local representative or to Tony Prendiville or simply send an email to email@example.com. This process will save on paper, printing and postage. Terms and conditions of the Data Protection Act 2003 will be complied with. Please contact any member of the committee or your nearest representative if you have any query or to submit your payment.
ZUMBA:Zumba classes will be held in the Community Hall, Cappagh on Thursday evenings , starting June 6th from 7-8pm. Cost €10 per night. Zumba is a fun dance fitness programme. Limited places, so book early. Contact Teresa 087–2152793or Colleen 087-9274352.
102FM: On the 5th of July in the Devon Inn at 8pm West Limerick 102fm are to host a night to crown the first Miss West Limerick 2013. In a night that will reflect all that is good about West Limerick young women it promises to be a night for the ages. “West Limerick 102fm celebrates life in West Limerick; nights like the Best of the West, the Country Music Awards, and now Miss West Limerick all aim to do just that” said Joe McGill Co-Manager at West Limerick 102fm. For further details on Miss West Limerick phone 069 66200 or check out their facebook page or visit westlimerick102fm.com.
DEFIBRILLATOR: Just a reminder that the 24-hour emergency number is 087-9476844 and is voluntarily manned 24/7 and should be used in case of a heart attack.