Murroe/Boher Newsletter 3rd 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: Michael Ryan (Poet), formerly Brittas who died in England

Anniversaries:                                    Murroe

Margaret Carey                                                                        7pm this Saturday

Josie and Owen O’Malley                                            7pm next Saturday

Jackie and Breda Keays and

Jimmy and Maureen Kirby and

Jack and Donagh Hanly                                                           11.30am next Sunday


Michael & Margaret Collopy and deceased members of the Mullane Family and

Jim O’Gorman                                                             10am this Sunday

                              May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Esther Reilly 10am.

Murroe: Elizabeth Power-Lynch 7pm. Suzanne Barron 9am. Breda Byrnes 11.30am

Feast of the Immaculate Conception next Friday. No morning Mass in Murroe on Thursday, Vigil Mass Thursday evening at 7pm. Masses on Friday, Boher 10am, Murroe 9am and 11.30am

Adoration in Murroe next Friday following 11.30am Mass.

Do This in Memory next Sunday 10th Dec, Boher 10am, Murroe 11.30am

Senior Citizen’s New Years 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.

Sliabh Feilim Singers annual Christmas Concert will be held in Abington Church at 5pm this Sunday 3rd December.  We have many special guests joining with us to celebrate the season of Christmas and look forward to seeing you there.  This year, proceeds will go to Milford Hospice.  Admission €10.

St Vincent DePaul Local conference would like to thank all who supported us at last weekend’s Church Gate Collection. The amount raised was €1575. This money will help to provide fuel for families in need over the winter months. Thanks again for your huge generosity

Spiritual Guidance offers an opportunity to deepen our relationships with others, ourselves, and with God. Meeting in confidence with a Guide can help explore the obstacles in life that inhibit these relationships, so that individuals can make better, more informed choices.   For further details, without obligation, contact Dolores McBurnie on 089 4409000.

Hair by Moll – Freelance Hair Stylist available Mon – Sat. Contact 089 2452713

Boher Christmas Market, Sunday 10 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 the Community Centre and children can call to see them in their new grotto.  Great afternoon promised!

Boher Community Development Association will launch its 2018 Parish Calendar this Sunday night, 3 December, at 8pm, at O’Neill’s Bar.  The calendar 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.   Cost €5.  All welcome to attend.

Murroe-Boher Historical Society’s December talk will be given by Sharon Slater at the Muintir na Tíre Hall, Murroe, on Thursday, December 14 at 8.30 p.m. sharp. Sharon will be speaking about Limerick’s Clothing Factories. Limerick city has had significant ties to the clothing trade; at one time it was home to the largest army clothing factory in Ireland. This factory sent uniforms throughout the world, becoming a leading international manufacturer in the nineteenth century. This talk will tell the story of the rise and fall of Limerick’s clothing empire. Admission €5 to non-members (including refreshments). All welcome.

Murroe Boher Camogie Club:  Next weekend we will be holding our church gate collection before all masses in Murroe and Boher. All support would be greatly Boher

Murroe Boher Bord na nÓg wish to advise that our AGM is to take place on Monday Evening December 04th at 20.30 in the Club pavilion, all are asked to attend. Murroe Boher Bord na nOg, wish to advise that our annual bag pack will take on Friday 08th and Saturday 09th of December in Dunnes Stores on Childers road. This is a vital fundraiser for the Club, and you support in this is greatly appreciated.

Murroe-Boher Community Games: Last Saturday, the 25th November the U13girls participated in the Community Games Futsal competition.  They came in 3rd place overall.  The girls got off to a great start winning 4 – 0 to Kilteely/Dromkeen/Pallasgreen.  Unfortunately, they lost 4 – 0 to Bruff/ Grange/ Meanus and were unlucky to lose the last match 3 – 2 to Caherdavin.  The scorers on the day were Laura Flynn and Gemma Ryan.  Well done to all the girls – Amber O’ Brien, Sinead Cusack, Isabelle Walsh, Rebecca Ryan, Laura Flynn and Gemma Ryan.  Missing on the day were Siobhan Cooke and Abi O’Mahony.  Many thanks to the organisers, referees and the parents for coming along to support.

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