Murroe / Boher Newsletter April 14th 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: Sadie Russell (Née Ryan), Toor, Newport formerly Meentulla, Murroe

Abbott Celestine Cullen OSB, Glenstal Abbey

Brendan Nash, Liscreagh, Murroe formerly Janesboro. Reposing at Griffin’s Funeral home, Limerick this Sunday evening from 4.30 to 6pm. Removal to Our Lady Queen of Peace, Janesboro. Requiem Mass on Monday at 11am. Burial in Mount St Lawrence cemetery

Anniversaries:                          Murroe

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

Finnan Families                                                                                        7pm this Saturday

John Quigley and John O’Connell                                           9am this Sunday

James, Mary and Joan Ryan                                                                    11.30am this Sunday

Daniel Ryan and

Paddy Rainsford                                                                                       8pm next Saturday

Greg Byrne                                                                                                             11.30am next Sunday


Pat Tobin                                                                                                                10am this Sunday

Michael and Peggy Finucane                                                                  10am next Sunday

                                     May They Rest in Peace

Eucharistic Ministers Next Weekend: Boher: Esther Reilly.

Murroe: Willie Carey 7pm, Mary O’Brien 9am, Kathryn Buckley 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

Masses for coming week: Boher – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 9.30am.

Murroe – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 10am.

No Adoration in Boher or Murroe this coming week.

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

Divine Mercy Devotions start with the Private Novena starting on Good Friday. Leaflets may be found in the Church Porch. Divine Mercy devotions will be held on Sunday 28th April starting at 2.30pm. “Jesus said to Saint Faustina: “I want this image to be solemnly blessed on the first Sunday after Easter: that Sunday is to be the Feast of Mercy. On that day, the depths of My Mercy will be open to all. Whoever will go to confession and Holy Communion on that day, will receive complete forgiveness of sin and all punishment. Mankind will not enjoy peace until it turns with confidence to My Mercy”.”

Annual Coffee Morning in Aid of Cancer Research – This year the annual coffee morning in aid of cancer research will take place on Saturday 27th April from 10.30 am until 1.00 pm at Madaboy House, Abington. To date, this event has been hugely successful in raising much needed funds for targeted research into many cancers. The musical talents of the Limerick-based Ukealadies will once again provide entertainment.  Please put this date in your diary and plan to come early to enjoy delicious treats, great chat and wonderful music while supporting a very worthy cause.

Boher Community Alert Fundraising Coffee Morning, Easter Sunday 21 April, At Boher Community Centre, Following 10am Mass in Boher. This is our opportunity to raise funds to cover costs for Community Text Alerts and senior citizens pendants. If you can’t make this event, a contribution to any committee member would be appreciated.

Boher Community Development Association will participate again in the JP McManus Team Limerick Clean Up initiative. Each year we have a record turn-out from our community.  We hope you will join us on Good Friday, 19 April at 9am, at Boher Community Centre, for our group photo.  If people want to start earlier, the Centre will be open from 8.30a.m.

Head2Head – Friday Madness, Get brightened up for the Summer with our special offer! Full Head of Highlights with Cut and Blow Dry starting at €65.00. Toner € 10 extra. Ring for appointment: (061) 386789 & (061) 384222 Opening late on Fridays 9.30 am to 8.30pm. Fridays Only: Full Head of Highlights – Offer lasts for April & May

Lotto Results for 7/4/19 -3,20,25,30- No Winner. €20 Lucky Dips Bridie Harvey, Thomas Williams, James Buckley & Aimee Byrnes. Next week’s Jackpot €4,600 Draw in O Neill’s.

Murroe-Boher Community Games: Last weekend marked the first entry by our gymnasts in the County Gymnastic Finals which were held in Foynes.  Many congratulations to Tadhg McElligott who won a silver medal in the Boys U13 event and well done to all who participated.  Best luck to our draughts and chess teams who are representing Limerick in the Munster’s in Tralee on the 20th of April.  Teams include Josh & Jamie Devlin, Rian & Donagh Horgan, Liam & John Brouder, Harry & Scott Fitzgerald, Luke O Brien, Jack O Connor, Evan Duffy, Karl Waldron, Jokubas Navikonis, and Cillian Holmes.

Murroe-Boher Bord na nOg wish to advise that that we have our annual bag packing fundraiser in Dunnes Stores on the Childers Road, next Friday 19th and Saturday 20th April, from 10.00am to 21.00pm. We are looking for volunteers to help us with these much-needed funds. Please contact any coach or member of the committee if you can offer a couple of hours on either day.

Murroe-Boher GAA: County Championship – The Bon Secours Limerick SHC starts this weekend with Murroe Boher playing Garryspillane @2pm in Caherconlish on Sunday. The team would appreciate a large support from the parish as the lads have put in a huge effort. Round 2 will take place on April 21st v Knockainey @ 1pm in Caherconlish

Murroe Boher Camogie: Best of luck to our intermediate and junior teams who both line out on Sunday. At 2pm our junior team play Kilmallock in Boher while at 6pm our attention turns to Cappamore where our intermediates will take on Cappamore in what promises to be a great game. Hard luck to our U16 team, who are joined with Cappamore, who lost to Galbally on Thursday. They will play their third round this Thursday (18th) at home to Crecora. On Tuesday our U14 team, joined with Ahane, will take on Templeglantine at home. Best of luck to all our players and be sure to get out and support your local camogie club. Check out our Facebook page for updates on all fixtures and results.

Murroe AFC Notes: Team News: The C team had a great win by 3 goals to nil over Newport Town last Sunday in the league, the A & B teams had no fixtures, and the Ladies team’s Winter League has finished up also. This Sunday the Mens A team face Castle Rovers at home in Tubber in the league at 11am, The Men’s B team are away to Knockainey in the league at 2pm, and the Men’s C team are playing Athlunkard Villa in Tubber at 2pm in the league. The Ladies team’s league will be starting shortly but they have no fixtures this weekend

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