Archive for May, 2015
CLARE’S WISH FOUNDATION: Tea Dance 3pm – 6pm at the Millennium Centre Caherconlish on Sunday May 31. Featuring one of the most successful acts on the dancing scene Dermot Lyons . Dancing will include an afternoon of quick steps , waltzes , fox trots , and even the odd slosh or two. This fundraising event is in aid of a new Limerick Charity, Clare’s Wish Foundation, the only Irish charity granting wishes to adults with terminal and life threatening conditions. Tickets only €8 on sale now at the centre or on the door.
BALLYBROWN/CLARINA COMMUNITY GAMES
ROUNDERS, BOYS AND GIRLS U13: Our county championship is starting this week. On Monday our girls play the county final against St Senans in Breska, match starts at 7.30pm. On Tuesday our boys play St Senans in Breska, match starts at 7.00pm. On Wednesday they play Caherdavin at 7.00pm. We wish both teams the very best of luck. All are welcome to come and support,
Training is still taking place on Mondays after school and Saturday at 3pm in Breska Soccer Field.
SKITTLES – U12, U14 & U16’s : Training is up and running for our skittles teams. First round games are coming within the next 2 weeks. If you are interested please check with Michael O’Brien.
GAELIC FOOTBALL: Our mixed U10 football team play in the second round of games later in the week. We wish them the best of luck.
CONDOLENCES: Sincere sympathy to the families of Niall Enright, Askeaton, Victoria(Vickey) McInerney, Crossagalla and Liam Fitzgerald, Kildimo. A loved ones passing is never easy, you are in our hearts and our prayers.
WORLD YOUTH GATHERING 2016: The world Youth Gathering takes place next year in Poland end of July 2016. Anybody over 18 years from the Parish who is interested in participating in the World Youth Gathering are asked to contact Parish Office, Sacristy or Fr Mike as soon as possible as places need to be booked by end of May 2015.
GLASNEVIN CEMETERY TRIP: The details for the Ballybrown Pioneer Glasnevin Cemetery and Museum trip are as follows. The trip will take place on Saturday June 13 2015, departing from the Ballybrown Church Car park at 8am. Places are limited with just a few seats left. The cost is €30 including entrance and bus. Please contact Pat Gallagher or Willie Ryan urgently if you intend travelling. There are over twenty names signed up already so don’t delay, book today. The graveyard tour is timed for 11.30am with the Museum experience to follow afterwards. The bus will stop at Junction 14 going up for a break of twenty minutes and will also stop there coming home so that people can get something to eat. Thank you.
45 DRIVE: The weekly 45 card drive in aid of the Ballybrown Community Resource Centre has come to an end for the summer. The results for Thursday May 21 were as follows: 1st Prize of €100 went to Bobby and Pauline O’Connell with 9 games. 2nd prize of €60 was divided between Eugene Quinn with Gerry Moran and John Harty with May Doolan on 8 games.
The league was won by Billy Sheerin with Donie Lane and Pat Mulqueen taking joint second place. The committee would like to thank all our patrons for their great support over the past nine months and we all look forward to the summer break. The cards will resume again on Thursday September 17 at 8.45pm please God. Enjoy the holidays.
Bereavement Support Information Evening
The next Bereavement Support Information Evening will take place in Milford Care Centre on Tuesday, 26th May 2015 from 7.00-8.30pm.
Members of the Bereavement Service will be in attendance to provide general information on grief and bereavement. The evening will comprise of: Short talk by members of the Bereavement Service, Different experiences of Grief, Services available and Question Time. The information evening is Free.
SYNOD QUESTIONNAIRE: We would urge you to complete the Synod questionnaire; all parishioners are encouraged to have their say from 12 years of age upwards. When completed please drop into any of the sealed boxes in the designated areas throughout the parish on or before Sunday May 31. This will allow us to proceed to the next steps in the Synod 2016 process.
Parish Delegates who will represent the parish at the Synod meetings over the coming months are as follows:
Ballybrown: Brian Hartigan, James Kennedy and Anthony McGann.
Patrickswell: Ann Higgins, Miriam O’Kelly, Breda McDermott and Ann Reidy.
Masses this week
9.30am Monday to Friday.
7.00pm Friday Month’s Mind Mass for Willie Foley
Adoration: Saturday 8.00am – 12.00noon.
Baptisms: 2nd and 4th weekends in the month on Saturdays at 5.30pm and Sundays after Mass at 12.15pm.
9.30am Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
8.00pm Wednesday & Saturday.
Adoration: Wednesday from 7.00pm to 8.00pm.
Baptisms: 1st and 3rd weekends in the month on Saturdays at 5.00pm and Sundays after Mass at 12.30pm.