Murroe / Boher Newsletter 24th June 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

Andrew (AOD) O’Donoghue and

Susan Ryan and

P.J. Ahern Months Mind                                               7pm this Saturday

Timmy Ward                                                                9am this Sunday

Kevin Hayes and

Luke O’Brien                                                               11.30am this Sunday

Michael, Nora and Biddy Ryan and

Alice Kett and Grandchildren Rhona and Michael and

Michael Ryan Months Mind                                          7pm next Saturday

John Corbett Months Mind                                           11.30am next Sunday


Mary and John Fitzgibbon and

Brian O’Mahony and

Paul Skehan                                                                 10am this Sunday

Deceased members of the O’Connor Family, Sandylane 10am next Sunday

                              May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Esther Reilly.

Murroe: Evelyn Lorigan 7pm, Josie Meade 9am, Bridget McLoughlin 11.30am.

Cemetery Masses: Ballinure, Friday 29th June at 7.30pm. Abington, Sunday 29th July at 11.30am.

Murroe Choirs: We wish to thank most sincerely our Senior and Junior Choirs for adding to our Sunday Masses. They are currently on their summer break. They finished last Sunday with a magnificent performance from both Choirs of a new hymn “A Joy for All the Earth” which was composed especially for the World Meeting of Families

Murroe Marian Club wish to acknowledge the generous donation of €3000 form the Tractor Run Committee. The Donation is very much appreciated.

Afternoon Tea Dance in aid of Kilteely Hall takes place in Kilteely Hall, Kilteely, Co. Limerick on this Sunday, 24th of June from 3pm to 6pm. Music by Teddy & Cathal Barry. Tea and home baking served. Admission €5. All are Welcome to come dancing or just sit back, relax and enjoy the music.

Senator Maria Byrne will hold her clinic in Pa McGraths, Boher at 4.30pm & Community Hall, Murroe @ 5.15 on Friday June 29th. Looking forward to seeing you then.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish, on Saturday 30th June. Music by Tommy Carroll. Tea Served. Admission €10. Great night guaranteed.

Self Care For Women: Nurturing Self-Care Workshop for Women, this Sunday, June 24th, 6-8pm Murroe Hall. Learn healing self-care practices including meditation, guided visualisation and EFT/Tapping for emotional resilience. Facilitated by Nicola Hogg, Psychotherapist & EFT Master Practitioner. Text Nicola on 087 6836922 to book your place (spaces limited).

Lotto Results for 17/06/18 -2,15,20,23- €20 Lucky Dips Beibhinn McGuire, Sean & Kathleen O’Dwyer, Sarah Stockil & Anthony Reddan. Next week’s Jackpot 7,000. Draw in Pa McGraths.

Murroe Boher Bord na nOg would like to congratulate our U11 Hurlers, who won the Rhona Kett Sheridan cup on Saturday 16th June, and also to our u9’s, who were beaten in the final of the Reale Family Cup on the same day. Congrats, also to Cillian Holmes and John O’Keeffe, who were voted players of their respective tournaments on the day. We would very much like to thank all those who attended, supported and helped out on the days leading up to the tournament and on the day itself. We would like to congratulate, Euan Sheridan, Killian Quaid and Brian O’Keeffe who were selected to play on the Limerick U14 Hurling squad. We would also like to pass on our Congrats to Jack Nicholas who captained Limerick Minors last Sunday, and now leads them into the Munster Final on July 01st, and to David Hickey who is also part of the team.

Reflection: I’m sure that there has been many times when we have been asked by a friend or a family member to do something or to deliver a message for them. Today, as we celebrate the birth of John the Baptist, we are remembering someone who was called by God to deliver a message and a man who took this mission very seriously.

John is often called the last of the Old Testament Prophets. What does this mean? The prophets were God’s messengers. They spoke to the People of Israel in a very specific way. They reminded them of the covenant or agreement that God made with them. God freed them from slavery in Egypt and assured them that they would see the Promised Land. God said to them, ‘I will be your God and you will be my people.’ This promise guided and nourished the people for generations. Over time, however, they forgot all that God had done for them. The prophets came to help them to remember their past and to look to the future with hope. God was always with them and God will always be with them.

John appeared in the desert with a new and radical message; the long awaited and promised Messiah was coming, get ready and prepare for him. John was only the messenger; he himself was not the Messiah. His role was to point to Jesus, to lead people to Jesus and to prepare people for Jesus. John was the messenger in time; Jesus is the Word for eternity. (Michael Moore OMI)


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