Weekly Newsletter

Sunday, 11th February 2018

Day Mass Time Intention
Saturday 7.00pm Kieran Gleeson (A),
Tommy Sheehan (A).
Sunday 10.00am Michael O’Brien and deceased members of the O’Brien and Hurley Families.
Sunday 11.30am George Cantillon (A),
Hugh McMahon (A),
Peg and Ted O’Connor (A).

Please pray for those whose anniversary is at this time.

Weekday Masses

Day Mass Time Intention
Monday 9.45am Una Kerley, R.I.P.
Tuesday 9.45am Mary Stringfield, R.I.P.
Wednesday 9.45am Mick Feerick (Months Mind)
Thursday 9.45am
Friday 9.45am Kennedy and Crehan Families (A)

Offertory Collection

€1,105.00. Sincere thanks.

Diocesan Needs Collection

Will be taken up at all Masses this weekend.


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament continues each Tuesday from 10.00am to 10.00pm.


We welcome into the Parish Community those who were baptised recently:

  • Szymon Jarzenbek, son of Marta and Marcin of Castletroy;
  • Ralph Ross, son of Donna and Scott of Old Cratloe Road;
  • Layla Dillon, daughter of Aimee and Barry of Annacotty;
  • Annabel Likely, daughter of Pamela and Ciaran of Castletroy;
  • Emmie-Rose Healy, daughter of Aileen and Michael of Monaleen Road.

Study Theology – Spring 2018

Study Theology by distance learning at the Priory Institute, Tallaght – a Dominican Centre for Theological Studies – flexible and accessible courses. There is an option to build modules toward a degree. Details on www.prioryinstitute.com or by telephone 01-404-8124. Spring Registration deadline is February 27th 2018.

A number of Limerick based students are currently studying at the Priory Institute. Most of the students are people who want to know more about their catholic faith.

Eucharistic Ministers

Rotas for the Eucharistic Ministers are available at the back of the Church. Please collect your one.

ICA Castletroy

Meeting Monday, 19th February @ 8.00pm in Monaleen GAA Hall. Very interesting night planned so would be delighted to meet any new potential members.

Volunteer in Africa

Humanitarian Volunteers are looking for volunteers to travel to Kenya on June 17th 2018. The volunteers will work on a humanitarian project for two weeks.

No experience required and no age restrictions. Support and supervision provided. Volunteers will also visit the resting place of the Venerable Edel Quinn. No large fundraising. Volunteers will pay their own costs.

If you can assist teaching English, or assist with sports, games, arts, crafts or more, then you can make a real impact on the lives of the poorest and those without hope. Contact Denis, Humanitarian Volunteers, 086 8520271.

Pilates Classes

Monaleen GAA Hall every Wednesday morning at 9.10am and 6.00pm Wednesday evening.

Monaleen G.A.A. Club – Clothing Collection

To help raise vital funds to purchase First Aid Equipment.

We will get paid for each bag of textiles and clothing. Please donate all your new and used men’s, women’s and children’s clean unwanted clothing, shoes, belts, handbags, ties, linens, household textiles, etc. (all dry and clean, please. No rugs/carpets/duvets/pillows) on Saturday, March 3rd from 9.30a.m. to 12 noon. Thank you for your support.

Please call Caroline on 087 6448807 or Roisin on 087 2760730 or Irish Clothing Collections on 052 744 2494.

Preparing for State Exams (All Subjects)

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G.A.A. Lotto

There was no winner of the Jackpot of €20,000 which was drawn on 15/02/2018. The numbers drawn were 11, 29, 33 and 34. The Lucky Dip winners of €50 were: B. Brouder @ Leo: B O Loughlin @ Club: C. Morrissey Newcastle: M. Doyle Mulcaire Drive.

Tickets can be purchased on a weekly basis from local shops and pubs and the draw is held every Thursday night in the club at 10.00pm.

Intentions for Next Weekend:

Day Mass Time Intention
Saturday 5.00pm Do This In Memory Mass
Saturday 7.00pm John Bermingham (A),
Martin Kerins (A).
Sunday 10.00am
Sunday 11.30am