Murroe/Boher Newsletter 17 Dec 2017

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                       Fr. Tom Ryan

Tel. 386227 Mobile 087 9814051                                             Tel. 352223 Mobile 087 6291557

Recent Deaths: Jim Collins, Murroe Village

Anniversaries:                         Murroe

Willie Hartnett and Deceased members of the Hartnett Family and

Margaret (Peggy) Fitzgerald                                          7pm this Saturday

Willie Quigley and John Connell                                   9am this Sunday

Martin and Bridgine Carey and

Christine Coughlan (nee Carey)                                    11.30am this Sunday

Johnny O’Brien Months Mind and

Catherine Danaher Months Mind                                  7pm next Saturday

Davy Hayes                                                                  8.30pm Christmas Eve

Paddy, Mary and Patsy O’Brien                                     9am Christmas Day

Jim and Patricia Hogan                                                 11.30am Christmas Day


Mai Richardson Months Mind                                       10am next Sunday

Mary and Edward Butler and their daughter Mary          7pm Christmas Eve

Martin Moore and deceased members of

the Moore Family                                                         10am Christmas Day

                              May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Helen Hickey 10am. Laurence Bartley 7pm Christmas Eve. Elizabeth O’Connor 10am Christmas Day. Murroe: Breda Fitzpatrick 7pm. Mary O’Brien 9am. Breda Berkery 11.30am. Evelyn Lorigan 8.30pm Christmas Eve. Josie Meade 9am Christmas day. Margaret Holmes 11.30am Christmas Day

Christmas Carol Service in Murroe Church this Sunday 17th December at 7pm.

Christmas Ceremonies: Christmas Eve Masses: Boher 7 pm, Murroe 8.30pm.

Christmas Day Masses: Murroe 9am and 11.30am, Boher 10am.

Confessions: with Visiting Priests in Murroe & Boher after all Masses this weekend

Anniversary Mass for the Late Fr. James Holloway PP. Pallasgreen & Templebraden will be celebrated in Kilteely Parish Church Co. Limerick on Sunday 24th December (Christmas eve) at 8pm. Please keep Fr. James in your prayers

Senior Citizen’s New Year’s Party in Murroe Hall on Sunday 7th January. Mass at 1pm with Lunch at 2pm. Tickets €15 each. Church Gate Collection for the Senior Citizens Party will take place on weekend of 6/7 January.

Cashel & Emly Lourdes fundraising committee are hold a Tea Dance in Cappawhite Resource Centre on St. Stephens Night, Tuesday, 26th Dec. 2017. Music by: Brian McDermott. Dancing from 9.30pm – 12.30. Admission €10. Tickets available on the door or contact Sean O’Connor 086-8423172 for more info.

Glenstal Abbey Christmas Shop. Mon to Fri 9-5pm Sat & Sun 10 to 4.30pm. Come and visit our wide range of Christmas gifts. Nativity Sets, Christmas Decorations, Chocolates, Christmas Cards, Jams, Honeys, Mustards, Glenstal Christmas Puddings, Glenstal Cranberry Sauce. This year we are also running a stall filled with homemade Chocolate Orange Rocky Road Pudding. All Proceeds going to Milford Hospice.

COMMUNITY ALERT: Murroe Community Alert would like to thank the organisers of the recent Tractor Run held in Murroe for their kind donation towards the cost of the upkeep of the defibrillator which is in the porch of the Muintir na Tíre hall, Murroe. The defibrillator needed new batteries and pads. It is hoped to have demonstrations on how to use the defibrillator after Christmas.

Church Windows Fundraising: Jimmy Buckley will perform in concert in Murroe Church on Sunday 4th March 2018. Tickets cost €20 each and are currently available in Local shops, and Pubs in Boher. Treat yourself or a friend to a nice Christmas Present.

Annual St Stephen’s Day Fun Run/Walk Boher Annual Christmas 10k Fun Run/Walk will take place on St. Stephen’s Day from Boher Community Centre at 1 p.m. Proceeds are in aid of the Limerick Branch of the Irish Kidney Association.  Refreshments will be served.

Boher Community Development Association has launched its 2018 Parish Calendar. It contains beautiful photos of times past and present of the people of Boher. It is on sale from all local businesses or any committee member. Cost €5.

Boher Community Development Association thanks everybody who supported their Christmas Market last Sunday. It was a great success. Artists, crafts people and culinary experts, displayed their work to a very large number of locals and visitors. A variety of high-standard local crafts were sold. Santa and Mrs Claus arrived by four white horses and carriage to everybody’s delight. Santa’s grotto had to be the best in the country!

Boher Community Development Association wishes everybody a very Happy Christmas and New Year. Sincere thanks for all your contributions to and support for our initiatives throughout the year.

Christmas Wreaths, Swags, Table pieces (Fresh Flowers) now available at Holmes Florist, Cappanuke. Contact 086 2493499 or 061 386318 to place an order.

Murroe-Boher Historical Society Calendar now on sale in local shops. Price €8. Ideal gift for family living away from home. 50% of profits will go to Charity.

Lotto Results 10/12/17 -22,24,29,31- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Lucky dips Lawrence Bartley, Daniel Ryan, Paulette Hodkinson & Mary Reale. Next week Jackpot 4,300 Draw in Powers

Christmas Special Afternoon Tea Dance, will take place in Kilteely Hall, Co. Limerick on Sunday 17th of December from 3pm – 6pm. Music by Catriona. Raffle, Prizes Galore, Homemade baking and refreshments served. Admission €5. All are Welcome to come dancing or just sit back, relax and enjoy the music

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