Murroe/Boher Newsletter 18th December 2016

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                           Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent deaths: Donogh Hanly, Red House, Barringtons Bridge

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Willie Quigley and John O’Connell                 9am this Sunday

Martin and Bridgine Carey and

Christine Coughlan (nee Carey)                                   11.30am this Sunday

Nora Byrne                                                      10am next Friday

Davy Hayes                                                     8.30pm Christmas Eve

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

Jim and Patricia Hogan                                                11.30am Christmas Day


Mary Butler and

Edward and Mary Butler                                  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: Liz Barron 7pm, Esther Reilly 10am. Murroe: Elizabeth Power-Lynch 7pm. Mary O’Brien 9am, Saundra Ni Chiosog 11.30am

Masses for coming week: Boher – Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am.

Murroe – Wednesday and Friday 10am

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 17/18 December

Nativity Pageant 2016; Join us in Bethlehem This Sunday 18th Dec, 7.00pm, Murroe Church.

Helen Ryan, Murroe Post Office wishes to thank all her loyal customers for their continued support, with good wishes for Christmas and the New Year.

Murroe Boher Parish Book 2016: The 2016 edition of the Parish Newsletter is on sale in the three shops in the village and the two Boher pubs. Price €10

Launch of Murroe Boher Parish Book 2016 will take place in Crokers on this Monday night at 8.30pm. All welcome

Annual Carol Service will be held in Abington Church this Monday night at 8pm. A collection in aid of St Vincent DePaul will take place. All welcome to attend.

Blood Donor Clinic at Newport Community Centre on Friday 30th December from 2-5pm.

Remembrance Tree: The East Limerick Branch of the Irish Red Cross have placed a remembrance tree in local Churches including Murroe and Boher. On this tree you can place a remember me ribbon for loved ones that have passed away, the sick and those living abroad this Christmas. Ribbons cost €2 each and can be purchased at local shops and businesses or from members of the local Irish Red Cross. The Ribbons are also available in Boher Sacristy.

Holmes Florist Cappanuke: Christmas Wreaths, Swags, Table pieces now available and made to order. Contact 061 386057 or 061 386318.

Lotto Results 11/12/16 – 6,7,20,21- No Jackpot Winner. €20 Luck dips Adam Coughlan, Mary Ryan/Noel Foley, Tom O’Brien & John Boyle. Next Week’s Jackpot €7800 in the Valley Inn

Boher Community Development Association: Boher 2017 Parish Calendar on sale.  It includes a delightful selection of old and recent photographs reflecting the lives and achievements of the people of Boher and places of interest.  The back of the calendar features some Boher-related snippets from old newspapers and journals.  It is available from the Bars in Boher and the shops and PO in Murroe.  Cost €5.

Community First Responder, Boher requires new volunteers to cover 24 hours a month. Those interested must be over 18 years and hold a clean driving licence. Training will take place in early 2017 to Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council. If you are interested, contact Ita Richardson, CFR Boher are taking a stand at the Boher Christmas Market from 2-5pm. They will be giving information to the community and recruiting volunteers.

Boher’s Annual Walk and Fun Run on St. Stephen’s Day, in aid of Milford Hospice, will commence from Boher Community Centre at 1pm.

Boher Parish Social will take place on 21 January 2017 at the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish.

Murroe Boher Camogie: We would like to thank everyone who supported our Church Gate collection last weekend, great support was shown to our club. Thank you very much.

Murroe Website EditorMurroe/Boher Newsletter 18th December 2016