Cappagh Nov 2

READERS: The reader for 7.30pm Vigil Mass, Thursday 31 October, is Sarah Barrett.

READERS: The reader for 7.30pm Vigil Mass, Thursday 31 October, is Sarah Barrett.

The reader for 10.30am All Saints Mass, Friday 1 November, is Teresa Noonan.

The reader for 10.30am All Souls Mass, Saturday 2 November, is Nora Neville.

The reader for 6pm Vigil Mass, Saturday 2 November, is Brigid Ann Duggan.

The reader for 10.30am Mass, Sunday 3 November, is Seamus Madigan.

BLESSING OF THE GRAVES: The Blessing of the Graves will take place on this Sunday in Cappagh Graveyard after 10.30am Mass (weather permitting) and Sunday 10 November in Nantinan Graveyard (weather permitting).

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.

CHOIRS: “Stars, Choirs & Carols” have launched a nationwide appeal for choirs and choral societies to join in breaking the Guinness World Record for the most people singing Christmas Carols together in one location. The event will take place in Croke Park Stadium on Thursday, 19 December between 7pm & 9pm and will be hosted by Miriam O’Callaghan. In addition to breaking the world record they are hoping to raise money on behalf of both and Choirs and choral societies will be singing for success along with Louis Walsh, The Army no 1 Band, The Dublin Gospel Choir, Celine Byrne & many, many more…… ” RTE will be recording the event and broadcasting a one hour special on Sunday, 22nd December and The Oprah Magazine have been in touch to enquire if the event will be streamed live on the evening!!! Tickets are available from

PARISH HISTORIES:A book on the history of all the parishes in the Diocese will be available to purchase shortly. Cappagh are getting 100 copies of this book. This book is a once off publication and will cost €20, normally would retail at €35. To secure a copy of this publication, please leave your name into the sacristy with €20. Please bear in mind that there is only 100 copies for Cappagh. This book would be a lovely Christmas present.

TRAD FOR TROCAIRE: Cappagh Foroige Youth Club invites you to Trad for Trocaire Cappagh on Saturday next 2nd November in the Hall, If you sing, tell a story or play an instrument bring it along. This is sure to be a good night of music and entertainment, so come along and support your youth.

ANAM CARA: Anam Cara provides support services to bereaved parents and families throughout Ireland after the death of a son or daughter. On Saturday 2nd November, Anam Cara’s 2013 Awareness Campaign will be launched at the Anam Cara Remembrance Event being held in Athlone. Throughout November there will be Bereavement Information Evenings for parents. These events are provided free of charge and are open to all bereaved parents. Visit for more information or call us on 01 4045378.

AUCTION: Cappagh Community Council and the Methodist Church are holding a joint fundraising auction on Friday 15 November in Cappagh Hall. Viewing starts at 7.30pm and the auction at 8pm. Come along and support us! We will also be looking for donations. Call Marianne for more details on 0863007709 or watch this space for more details. We are also on Facebook – Cappagh Comm Council.

DOG NIGHT: The Board of Management and the Parents Association are holding a family night at the dogs. This fundraiser is in aid of St. James School, Cappagh on Friday 29 November at Limerick Greyhound Stadium. First Race at 7.45pm. The cost is €10 per adult, U16’s free. Face painting and nail art for younger children. Proceeds from the night are going towards the refurbishment of two school classrooms. Thank you in advance for your support. Look forward to seeing you on the night. Committee members will be selling tickets in the parish over the coming weeks.

CEILI: West Limerick 102FM are holding a Ceili Night in Knockaderry Community Centre on Friday night 22 November starting at 9.30pm. Music by Donie Nolan. Admission€10 and tea/coffee served. Raffle on the night.

FARM SHOP: The Community Council are holding a market of locally grown organic produce – FARM SHOP in the Community Hall on Thursday of each week from 11.30am to 12.30pm and from 1.30pm to 4pm. The Community Council wishes to thank those supporting the shop each Thursday. It has a loyal following, but needs more support from the parish at large to be worthwhile. Profits earned will go towards maintenance of the hall. Please support your local Community Hall.

KEEP FIT: Adult keep fit classes are held every Wednesday night in Cappagh Hall from 7-8pm. Cost €6 per class. Aerobic workout, dance, Zumba, Circuits. All welcome. Kids Classes: Run every Wed. after school, Dance, Drama, & singing all in one class. Age 4-13 yrs. For more info: 087– 7718988.

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.

The Limerick Branch of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland will hold their Monthly Carer’s Meeting at their Day Care Centre, Kilmurry Court, Garryowen, Limerick on Wednesday 6th November, from 3.00 to 4.00 p.m. Tel: 061-313456. All are welcome.