Murroe / Boher Newsletter 19th August 2018

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                          Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Anniversaries:                                     Murroe

Mairead Hayes and

Mary and Steve Casey                                                  7pm next Saturday

Liam Cooke                                                                  11.30am next Sunday


Paddy McLoughlin                                                        10am next Sunday

                              May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Marie O’Flynn.

Murroe: Breda Fitzpatrick 7pm, Mary O’Brien 9am, Tom Seaver 11.30am

Church Help: We require a person who can assist 5 times per year in the distribution of Church Collection Envelopes. The area where help is required is Cappanahanna. If you can help us, then please give your name to either of our Priest’s.

Pro-Life: A collection will be held for Pro-Life on weekend of 1st/2nd September. Your generosity will be appreciated.

A Coffee Morning: Sincere thanks to all who contributed towards Fr Tommy Laffan’s projects in Kenya. A total of €1710 was donated. These monies will be of great assistance with Fr Tommy’s work. Mile Buiochas

LCFE Cappamore Campus is now enrolling for full and part-time courses starting in September. Courses include Animal Care, Construction Technology, Childcare, Healthcare, Nursing Studies and many more.  Apply online at phone 061 381272 or call into the College for further details.

Rearcross Tidy Towns Monster BBQ Fundraiser – Rearcross Tidy Towns are holding a monster BBQ with Music at Kennedys in Rearcross on Saturday 25th August at 8pm.  Tickets are on sale for €5 – available from all committee members and at Kennedys Shop Rearcross.  A raffle will be held with many Spot Prizes to be given out.  Come along and join us for a great evening of Music, Song and Dance.

Murroe/Boher Camogie Club: Best of luck to our intermediate team who play their second championship game against Crecora at 7pm on Saturday in Crecora. Well done to our minor team who got their second win in the championship against Bruff/Kilmallock on Friday evening. Best of luck also to Seamus Hickey and the Limerick senior hurling team in the All Ireland final.

Murroe AFC Notes: Team news: The A team lost out on a scoreline of 2-1 to Athlunkard Villa away in their first match back in the league. B&C team results next week. Keep an eye on the club’s social media for up to date fixtures and results.

Murroe AFC’s new book “Murroe AFC The First 50 Years 1968-2018”is still available to purchase at Spar, and English’s. The book is a fabulous record of the story of the first 50 years of soccer in Murroe and is available at a price of €15.

Reflection: If the crowd last week thought that the words of Jesus were too much, wait until they hear what he has to say to them and us this week! The gospel begins where last week’s gospel ended; ‘I am the living bread which has come down from heaven. Anyone who eats this bread will live for ever; and the bread that I shall give is my flesh for the life of the world.’ Jesus then describes the relationship between the Father and himself, and his followers. Jesus has life because of the Father. Those who eat the bread that he shall give will live forever; in other words, those who ‘feed’ on Jesus will have eternal life. He raises the stakes even higher when he says, ‘your ancestors ate the mana in desert (but) they are dead.’ He is claiming to be the living bread which has down from heaven! As he has life because of the Father, the followers of Jesus have life because of him! When he says this, the anger, the complaining and objections start.

In a word, what Jesus is talking about is relationship. When we celebrate the Eucharist and gather around the table of the Lord, we are entering into a sacred, personal and intimate relationship with Jesus himself and each other. As we share in the Bread of Life that is Jesus, we are also experiencing the love and life of God the Father which he enjoys. Through the Body and Blood of Jesus that we share in, we become the Body of Christ with and for each other. (Michael Moore OMI)

Murroe Website EditorMurroe / Boher Newsletter 19th August 2018