LOTTO: The Kilcornan Lotto results for Saturday November 9. There was no winner of the jackpot. Lucky dip winners: Kevin O’Keeffe, Paul McElligott, Darragh Walsh and Gertie McDonnell. Next week’s jackpot will be €4,800.
CHURCH NEWS: Minister of the Word is Katie Shiels for Saturday November 16 and Eilís Griffin for Sunday November 17. The Eucharistic Ministers are Mairéad Lynch and Anne McMahon for Saturday, Michael Keane and Eilís Griffin for Sunday.
Youth Ministry: Fr. Chris O’Donnell and the Youth Ministry team of the Limerick diocese hope to lead a pilgrimage of young people on the Camino from July 8 to July 15 next Summer (2014). Young people interested must be over the age of 21 at the time of travel. The cost of the pilgrimage has not been finalised but it is hoped that it will not exceed €600. Those who would like to find out more are welcome to attend an information evening in the Limerick Diocesan Pastoral Centre on Friday November 29 at 7.30pm. Those who are interested but cannot attend can find out more by phoning the Pastoral Centre on 061-400133.
THE STORY OF LOURDES: Come and See – The Story of Lourdes by Canon Micheál Liston. Bishop Brendan Leahy will launch ‘Come and See – The Story of Lourdes’ by Canon Micheál Liston, on Monday, 25th November, 2013 at Mary Immaculate College – in the Forum. [Enter by Courtbrack Gate, Ashbourne Avenue – opposite Scott’s Bar] Signing will take place from 6.45 pm and the launch will be at 7.15pm. There will be light Refreshments at 7.45pm All proceeds to the Limerick Lourdes Invalid Fund.
SALESIANS: Bliain na Gaeilge; as part of our community events for “Bliain na Gaeilge” we are holding a “Céilí Mór” I Halla na Scoile, Salesian Secondary College, Copsewood, Pallaskenry on this coming Friday November 15 at 8.00 pm. The support of our local and school communities would be greatly appreciated – young and old alike. Bígí linn- ceol, damhsa agus craic. Fáilte roimh chách.
TROCAIRE: In Syria over 100,000 people have lost their lives after two years of war and over 8.4m people – approximately half of whom are children - are in need of humanitarian assistance.
Trócaire is working in partnership with local church agencies in Syria and along neighbouring borders to support survivors. Since 2011, vital emergency aid has reached over 273,000 people.
A collection to support the people of Syria will be taken up at all masses next Saturday and Sunday November 16 and 17. Your support will help to get food, water, clothing, shelter, medical and psycho-social supports to those most in need.