Monaleen Oct 5

St. Mary Magdalene Services: Weekend Mass times: Saturday 7pm, Sunday 9.30am,, 12.30pm

St. Mary Magdalene Services: Weekend Mass times: Saturday 7pm, Sunday 9.30am,, 12.30pm

Weekday Mass times: Monday – Friday at 9.45am

(First Fridays – 9.45am and 7pm)

Holy Days of Obligation: 7pm Vigil Mass on eve, 9.30am and 11am.

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

Confessions: Saturday 6.30pm – 7pm.

Baptisms: We welcome into the Parish Community those who were baptised:

Thomas Kitson, son of Alan and Jennifer of Castlemara, Annacotty.

Caoimhe Gallagher, daughter of Kevin and Jennifer of Castlemara, Annacotty.

Sadie Hyland, daughter of Brian and Eileen of Bloomfield, Annacotty.

Jun and Alycia Fan, son and daughter of William and Stephanie of Ard na Grúdaun, Castletroy.

Mass of Thanksgiving: Mass on Saturday, October 12th at 7.00pm will be a Mass of Thanksgiving for Fr. Michael O’Shea and his Ministry in Monaleen. We hope to make a presentation to Fr. Michael and if you would like to be part of it, please leave your contribution in the Sacristy. Refreshments in the Kilmurry Lodge. All are welcome – Monaleen Pastoral Council.

Volunteers needed: Please consider being a Minister of the Eucharist. Your Church needs you. There is a rota of Ministers of the Eucharist in operation - the commitment is generally once a month and the rota is generally made to suit the Ministers as far as possible. If anyone is interested in becoming a Eucharistic Minister, please contact Msg. Neenan.

Congratulations: To Kevin Haugh of Monaleen Park on the publication of his Book “An Imperfect Storm”. Copies of the Book can be purchased in Chawkes Shop, Dublin Road; The Bookshop, Castletroy Shopping Centre and O’Mahony’s Bookshop, Limerick. All author royalties are going to the Mid-Western Cancer Foundation, University Hospital, Limerick.

Pilates Classes: Beginners Pilates Classes, Milford School Hall, Thursday 6.15pm – 7.15pm for 6 weeks starting Oct 10th. Contact Elaine Carey 085-1980862 to book.

Kilmurry Art Group: The Kilmurry Art Group recommence on Monday 7th October at 8.00pm in the Old Kilmurry Church (Behind the Hurlers.) All are most welcome.

Cumann na bhFiann: “Cumann na bhFiann” (the largest nationwide youth service through Irish ) started up recently in the Milford Community Gym. It is a youth group ran by leaders from Colaiste na bhFiann on a weekly basis. Here, teenagers have the opportunity to attend the weekly group, speak Irish outside the classroom and enjoy themselves at the same time. It is a fully supervised event run by leaders from Colaiste na bhFiann for age 12 – 18 year olds and takes place in Milford Hall every Thursday from 7.30pm – 9.00pm.

Autumn Classes/Activities in Monaleen: See the Local Private Classes page on the parish website for a list of all the classes that have been advertised locally for this term. Some of the classes on offer are: Irish Dancing, Set Dancing, Pilates, Osteofit, Irish music, Art etc. See the page for more details. Many of the local clubs are also looking to recruit new members: the Active Retirement Club, Parish Choir, ICA Castletroy, Bridge Clubs etc. See the Noticeboard and Community Groups pages for more details.

Monaleen GAA: Congratulations to all the boys who played so well to become the u16A Co Football Champions against St Patricks, in Claughaun last week end. Thanks to all who came in large numbers to support the event. Thanks also to their Mentors for their time and dedication.

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