Murroe / Boher Newsletter 25th Nov 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

Biddy Davis                                                                 7pm this Saturday

Maurice and Ellie Bourke                                              9am this Sunday

Johnny O’Brien                                                            11.30am this Sunday

Dessie and Noel O’Meara                                             10am next Friday

Willie Hartnett and deceased family members                7pm next Saturday


Michael Nolan and

Mai Richardson                                                                        10am this Sunday

Michael Hickey                                                                        9.30am Tuesday

Sr. Ignatius O’Connor Months Mind and

James and John O’Gorman                                            10am next Sunday

                              May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Pat Madigan.

Murroe: Bridget Hayes 7pm, Michael O’Loughlin 9am, Kathryn Buckley 11.30am

Masses for Coming Week: No Mass in Boher on Monday

Rosary in Local Cemeteries at 3pm each Sunday during the Month of November

Mass for all our parishioners who died during this past year will be celebrated on Friday evening next, November 30th in Murroe Church at 7.30pm.

Coffee Morning in Boher Community Centre has been cancelled until further notice.

Loop System: A new Loop System is currently being installed in Murroe Church. This will facility anyone attending the Church, who uses a hearing aid, to hear Mass etc without interference. It is expected that work will be completed by next weekend. The cost of the system in Murroe is €2583. If people would like to make a donation towards this cost, we would be extremely grateful.

Murroe Boher Bord na nOg wish to advise that our AGM, will take place on Monday 03rd December at 8.00pm in Club Pavilion. Anyone interested in applying for a position on the committee, must do so in writing to the Secretary before Monday 26th November.

Ciara Beirne, from Abington, will present a short talk on the “Hope Foundation” an Irish charity that raises funds for the slum children of Kolkata in India. She will speak at all Masses in Murroe and Boher this weekend. She will be travelling there next April with her school. This Church talk is to try and raise funds for this worthy cause. A collection will be taken up as people leave the Church. Your generosity will be gratefully received.

Congratulations to Murroe Field Project who were awarded 3.8 million from the Rural Regeneration & Development. The funding will provide for the construction of a new community building for Murroe-Boher and the surrounding community. The Community Hall will include sporting facilities, meeting rooms, office space, a community café and an enterprise space. Best wishes for the remainder of the Project.

Date for your Diary: Sliabh Feilim Singers Annual Christmas concert will be held at 5pm on 2nd December in Abington Church, admission €10.  Given the homelessness crisis, this year we have decided to give proceeds to Focus Ireland.  We look forward to meeting you at our concert for an enjoyable evening of music and song.

Boher Community Development Association: Boher Christmas Market, Sunday 9th December, at 2pm.  Calling all craftspeople, artists, bakers, (young and not so young), and culinary experts.  Book a stall at Boher Community Centre by contacting Paudie Laffan 086 0785836 and show off/sell some of your creative delights.  There will be a small charge of €5 per stall.  Santa and Mrs Claus will also visit our refurbished Community Centre and children can call to see them in their new grotto.  Great afternoon promised!

Diary Date: Boher Parish Social, Saturday 26 January at the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish. More details later.

Progressive 45 every Friday night at Boher Community Centre, 8pm sharp.

Murroe AFC Notes: Team News: The A team took on Athlunkard Villa in the League last weekend and came away with all 3 points after a hard-fought win on a 2-1 scoreline. The B team and the C team both had matches in the open cup and both lost out after extra time, the B team on penalties to Wembley Rovers, and the C team after extra time to Prospect Priory. Check out our Facebook page for the latest fixtures and results.

Murroe AFC’s 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. A great stocking filler!

Murroe Website EditorMurroe / Boher Newsletter 25th Nov 2018