The Relics of St. Anthony: will visit St John’s Cathedral, Limerick on Mon. 21st Oct. where a celebration Mass in his honour will be held at 7pm. Bus will leave from Lysaght’s Cross at 5:15pm for anyone wishing to travel. Contact Mary Hennessey at (062) 71243 before Wednesday 16th Oct if interested.
October: is the month of the Missions & Sunday 20th is Mission Sunday. Our Holy Father, Pope Francis invites us to pray for Christians who live in Countries where there is discord, strife and war. The collection taken up is given in its entirety to as many as 1,100 young Churches in mission countries. Last year over €2 million collected in Ireland went directly towards the building of schools, hospitals & churches as well as helping in the training of novices & seminarians. Your prayers & financial support is much appreciated.
Doon Parish Journal: All articles, tributes, club reports, photos (old & new) for possible inclusion in the 22nd edition of “Bleisce” must be given to Fr. Tony Ryan PP, Donal Anderson or Paud & Peggy Sweeney by Friday 25th Oct. Material may be edited. Thank You.
“The Messenger”: Sr Kieran’s death has left us without a promoter of “The Messenger”. This magazine provides good spiritual reading & promotes devotion to the Sacred Heart. If you feel you can help continue this worth-while apostolate as promoter, please leave your name & phone number in the Sacristy.
Legion of Mary: Please note that both the day & time for the weekly Legion of Mary meeting has been changes. The weekly meeting s will now be held on Tuesday afternoon at 4:30pm in the Pastoral Centre. Hopefully this might be more suitable for any intending new members.
Progressive 45: Card Drive continues on Sun. Nights in the Fr. McGrath Hall at 8pm. All welcome – Good Fun & Good Company!
Dun Bleisce Tidy Towns: will hold a clothes collection in the Pastoral Centre on Sunday 20th & Sunday 27th Oct. from 8:30am to 12 noon. Good quality clothing, bedding, curtains, shoes (pairs) & handbags. Thank you for your support. We will also be holding a Table Quiz in Buckley’s Bar on Fri. 18th Oct. at 9:30pm. Table of 4 - €20, all welcome.
The Rosary: will be recited before daily Mass for the month of Oct. in honour of Our Lady. It will also be recited on Sunday Evenings at 6pm in the Parish Church.
Milford Hospice- Walk of Life: The inaugural 5km walk takes place on 19th Oct. 2013. This is a great opportunity for the people of the Mid-West region to support hospice care in our region. 5 walks taking place simultaneously- 1. UL. 2. Ballyhoura/Kilfinane. 3. The Demesne, Newcastle West. 4. Murroe. 5. Curragh Chase (Kilcornan), all walks start at 12pm. Donate online at: www.walkoflife.ie
Doon G.A.A: Lotto: 7th Oct. No’s drawn1-2-5-28. No winner. Next week’s draw will take place in Jock’s Bar with a jackpot of €13,800. Monthly Meeting: will be held on Mon. 14th Oct at 8pm in Clubhouse. Results: U16 C/Ship Final Doon 1-10 Na Piarsaigh 3-13. Junior A quarter final Doon 2-6 Castletown Ballyagran 2-17. Junior B East Final Doon 4-14 Pallasgreen 0-19. Club 125 Dinner Dance: on Sat 23rd Nov. in Ballykisteen Hotel & Golf Resort to celebrate our 125th year. A great night of celebrations, presentations, special guests, dinner and dancing is promised. Tickets will be available for sale in the coming weeks, priced at €25 per person. Congratulations: to Martin & Paddy Hickey who won €500 in Limerick Development Draw. 125 Club Jersey: anyone interested in ordering a club jersey or any other club gear please text Trisha on (086) 8338898.