Items for the Parish Newsletter

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Items for inclusion in the parish newsletter should be submitted by 12pm on the Thursday before publication is due. Items can be emailed or dropped into the Parish Office in the Meadow Centre. 


Sun. 4th:            Ceremony of Light.                                          10:30 a.m.

Sat. 10th:           Gerard & Teresa McNamara.     

                        Nuala Lorigan.

                        Tommie Murray & baby Patrick Quinlivan.           7:00 p.m.         


                        Mon. Tues. Wed. Thurs. & Fri.:  10.00 a.m.

                         Sat.:                                          7:00 p.m.

                         Sun.:                                       10:30 a.m.

READERS:      SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR B)                              

Sat.10th:   Gerry Downes.              7:00 p.m. 

Sun.11th:  Anne Finucane.             10:30 a.m

LEABHAR NA BEATHA:. B’áil liom sibhse a bheith gan ionúin. – 1Cor. 7:32.

 ALTAR SERVERS:  Team A will serve Mass next week-end.


Ruth Anne Lineen, daughter of Eimear and Gerard.

DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES  This year’s Diocesan Pilgrimage will leave Shannon on Tuesday June 26th, returning on Sunday July 1st.  €705 per person sharing, €10 discount for online booking at or Telephone: (01) 2410810.  A limited number of sick or assisted pilgrims will be accommodated in the Sanctuary of Lourdes at a cost of €611.  Applications for sick pilgrims only to Fr. Tom Ryan, Pilgrimage Director, SS John & Paul Presbytery, Shannon, Co. Clare.  Telephone: (061) 364133.  

SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION:  Friday 23rd February 2018 at 3pm.                                       

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION:  Saturday 19th May 2018 at 11am.

PLAY & PRAY: will resume Sunday 11th February at 10:30 a.m. Mass.                                      

OFFERTORY COLLECTION: for last weekend €965, thank you.                                                               

KILMIHIL G.A.A./PARISH LOTTO:   There was no Jackpot winner last week. Numbers: 6, 8, 22 & 28.  Next week’s jackpot will be €11,000. The draw will take place Sunday 4th February at D. Breen’s.                                                                   

KILMIHIL ACTIVE RETIREMENT45 CARD DRIVE: Tues. nights 8.00pm at the Meadow all welcome


NEW VOLUNTEERS:   needed for our Defibrillator rota.  Course coming up for new recruits, if you are interested please contact Ann Duggan 087- 290 9995. Defibrillator Emergency No. to contact is 076 060 32999.     

ST PATS. SOCCER CLUB:  are on the lookout for new coaches to join the club as they prepare for the schoolboys/girls season which kicks off in March. The club will provide F.A.I. coaching course for anyone interested.  The club would also welcome any new members who wish to join:  boys aged 6 to 16 and girls 9 to 14.  The clubs main aim is the enjoyment of the game for the players.  The club are delighted to report that 3 of our U12 girls and 4 of our U14 girls have been selected on the Clare emerging talent panel. For more information contact: Pat Daly 086/6086501 or Thomas Lineen:  086/2677424.                                                                                                                                              

THE  WEST CLARE CANCER CENTRE:  now offers the following services - taxi service for chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments only, counselling - 4 sessions per person - for patients, family & friends, pilgrimage funding, complementary therapies and palliative aids for home use.                                                                                                                                                                

20th Annual West Clare Mini Marathon has been rescheduled to take place on Sunday 25th February 2018.  Sponsorship cards for the event will be available from the Cancer Centre in Corry Lane, 11-2pm. Mon. to Fri. Phone: 065 9060762.                                                                                                

KILMIHIL: BASIC COMPUTER COURSE:  Learn how to use a computer, tablet or smart phone to access the internet; send and receive emails, book NCT test, book flights and holidays, use skype, f/book, etc.5 weeks course - Wednesday mornings 11am—12.30pm. at St.  Michael’s Community College, Kilmihil in association with West Clare FRC Older Peoples Project. Starting Wednesday 21st Feb. Cost €20.    

 THE THIRTEENTH ANNUAL ‘PATRICIA CORBETT MEMORIAL WALK/RUN’   will be held in Labasheeda on Sunday February 11th. This year we remember Fr. John Kelly RIP who regularly walked the route. The course is 6 miles/10km around Labasheeda peninsula registration from 12 noon and beginning at 12.30pm. Entry fee €10. Proceeds will go towards Sr. Ethel Normoyle’s Missionvale Project, South Africa and Labasheeda Community Centre Development. Light refreshments will be served all are welcome to take part. Further information contact: John 087-9672441

WEST CLARE FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE:    Groups Crochet and Knitting Group Monday Afternoons 2.15pm to 3.45pm guide you through knitting, crochet, reading patterns, exchanging patterns etc. The new Seniors Alert Scheme for people wishing to avail of the Personal Alarm (panic button) is administered by the West Clare Family Resource Centre. Other groups include Computer Classes, Go For Life and Sit-Fit Exercise Classes, Cards Game, One-to-One IT Assist for help with your mobile phone, tablet or computer. Monthly Craft Sessions and Monthly Tea Dances. We also offer a low-cost counselling service. For more information on any of the above please ring West Clare Family Resource Centre on 065-9052173 or call into Kilrush Community Centre.

Parish Office open for the coming week: Weds. & Thursday call: 086 809/5965