Murroe /Boher Newsletter 7th April 2019

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Parish Clergy: Fr Loughlin Brennan                          Fr. Tom Ryan

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

Recent Deaths: Jimmy Hayes, Green Road, Murroe

Johnny McMahon, Bruree, formerly Tubber, Murroe

Anniversaries:                                     Murroe

Brian Salt Months Mind                                                                        7pm this Saturday

Mary Burke                                                                                          9am this Sunday

Willie Holmes and Sr Labori and Sr Bridget                                        11.30am this Sunday

Niall O’Riordan and deceased members of the O’Riordan and

Finnan Families                                                                                       7pm next Saturday

John Quigley and John O’Connell                                                         9am next Sunday


Lily Fenton                                                                                           10am this Sunday

Pat Tobin                                                                                              10am next Sunday

                                     May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Eamon Tuohey.

Murroe: Bridget Hayes 7pm, Michael O’Loughlin 9am, Margaret Holmes 11.30am

Holy Week Ceremonies: We ask you to please take note of the times for the Holy Week Ceremonies                                                                          Murroe and Boher

Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lords Supper                             7.30pm

Good Friday:    Celebration of the Lord’s Passion                 3.00pm

Stations of the Cross                                       7.30pm

Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil                                                    8.00pm

Clergy Collection (Easter) will take place on weekend 20/21 April. Envelopes are being distributed at present

Murroe Tidy Towns will hold their annual church gate collection next weekend on 13th and 14th April. Your support would be very much appreciated.

Murroe Darkness into Light 4am, 11th May in aid of Pieta House. Early registration at reduced rate open until 31st March – so please register as soon as possible. See Route starts and finishes at Muintir an Tíre hall, the walk goes through the grounds of Glenstal Abbey, and parking is provided.

Lotto Results for 31/3/19 -2,6,12,27- No Winner. €20 Lucky Dips Mike Hickey, Joan Carey, Paulette Hodkinson & Joan Egan. Next week’s Jackpot €4,500 Draw in Pa McGrath’s.

Maranatha Prayer Ministry Healing Retreat on next Sunday, 14th April, 2019 at 2.30pm at St. Paul’s Church, Dooradoyle, Limerick through the Ministry of Rev. Fr. John Mockler, Limerick and Lay Speaker Eilish Carter, Nenagh. All welcome.

Social Dance in Millennium Centre Caherconlish on Saturday 13th April. Music by Dave Rea. Tea served. Admission €10

Murroe- Boher Bord na nOg are delighted to announce that we are running an Easter Camp on Monday 15th April to Wednesday 17th April, from 10.0am to 13.30pm in Harty Park Murroe. The camp is open to 6 to 13 year olds, paid up members of the Bord na nOg, for €30 per child. Each player will receive a new Hurley and a Club Gear bag, to be given out on the last day, Wednesday 17th April. The camp is also open to our u6’s , from 12.30pm to 13.30pm each day , free of charge. The Club would like to thank, Reale Family Butchers, who are the main sponsors of this camp. To reserve you place, please contact Rory on 086 3176824. All monies are payable on the morning of April 15th.

Murroe Boher Camogie: Best of luck to our intermediate camogie team who kick off their league campaign against Newcastle West on Saturday (6th April) at 6pm in Boher. Next Sunday (14th) they will play local rivals Cappamore in Cappamore. Hard luck to our junior team who lost their first league game last weekend. Their next game takes place on Sunday April 14th at home to Kilmallock at 2pm. Our U16 team, who are joined with Cappamore, played their first round on Friday evening. Their second round game will take place next Thursday (11th) at 6.30pm against Galbally in Galbally. Our U14 team, who are joined with Ahane, will start their league against Knockaderry on Tuesday (9th) at 6.30pm in Ahane. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for fixtures and results and come out to support our girls.

Murroe AFC Notes: Team News: The A team drew 2-2 with Moyross Utd last Sunday morning in the league and  the B team had a good win in the Power Cup by 2 goals to 1 over Aisling Annacotty.  The Ladies team  lost 3-2 to Bridge Celtic and drew 0-0 with Aisling Annacotty in the Winter League at Murroe Wood Park.

This Sunday the Mens C team face Newport Town in the league in Newport at 11am, while the A & B teams have no fixtures. Keep an eye on the Facebook page for 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.

Reflection: We are all very aware of the phrase, ‘people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.’ The gospel this Sunday is usually called the Woman caught in adultery. The religious leaders – the Pharisees – drag a woman into the market place and throw her to the ground. They say that she is sinner and deserves to be stoned to death publicly. Jesus, remains calm and looks at these angry self-righteous men. He then says to each of them; ‘if there is one of you who has not sinned, let him throw the first stone at her.’ But they can’t, because they are all sinners too! Jesus treats her with respect and dignity; he lifts and raises her up at all levels. He doesn’t condemn, judge or criticise her; but he does challenge her not to sin again. Jesus treats us the same way he treats the men and this woman; he doesn’t condemn, dismiss or judge us when we sin; but he does forgive and challenge us not to do it again. As in all things, Jesus offers us an example that we are to follow; we are called to love others, not judge or condemn them.

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