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Issue 20 20th May 2022

Priests: Fr. Roy Donovan: 087-2225150. Fr. Patrick Currivan: 061-351248.

Photocopying: Available at the Millennium Centre. One-sided A4: Black/White 10c, Colour 20c. A3: B/W 20c, Colour 50c

The Board of Caherconlish Caherline Community Council wishes to remind you that the Millennium Centre is now open to the public after a 6-month closure from fire damage. We have already welcomed back several groups and we will be seeing more groups return in the near future. Anyone looking to discuss bookings can contact the Millennium Centre on 061 351141.

We welcome Chloe’s Yoga Fitness to the Millennium Centre. Starting Tuesday 24th May from 7pm to 8pm. Booking is required, WHATSAPP 089 260 9590. €10 drop in or €40/5 week course.

Wednesday Club: Every Wednesday at 2pm. New members are always welcome.

Rainbow Community Employment, seek workers for CE scheme. Various jobs and localities.

We offer upskilling, Training, and flexible hours. Please contact Paul on 085 2408468

UPCOMING SOCIAL DANCE : Saturday 28th May, Music by Robert Brown dancing from 9pm.

Seisiún at the Millennium Centre Caherconlish on Wed 15th June 8pm. All are Welcome.

Crafty Angels Sewing Group: Sewing Group every Monday from 10.00am – 12.00pm.

Pilates4all every Monday in the Millennium Centre 6-week block of classes at 7pm. Suitable for all abilities, classes tailored accordingly. Booking essential. Contact Maire 087 2520550

Slimming World: Every Wednesday, Contact Martina 089 4079264 .

Jake Boot Camp : Millennium Centre, every Monday and Wednesday 7-8pm, €6 per class. All levels of fitness. Booking essential, WHATSAPP Jake on 0838362323 or VIA INSTAGRAM @Jake_Carroll99

Parent and toddler group every Thursday at 10 am -12pm Contact Michelle/Phil 086 8888105

Youth Club every Thursday 4.30pm age group 13/17 Contact Paul 087 217 5528

"Ballyhoura Befriending Service are seeking Support Workers to provide a listening voice to people who are feeling lonely, living alone, or visiting those who need some daytime company.

You can participate through a CE scheme. Duties include visiting people in their own homes who may be experiencing loneliness through isolation. It can include having a chat and a cup of tea or accompanying them on a walk. For more information, please contact Kay on 061 352847 or 086 7754202."

Bookings/Enquiries: Contact Millennium Centre on 061 351141/ 0852885181

Please send notes for the newsletter before 3.00pm on Thursday to:


DEANERY MEETING of local parishes this Monday 23rd May 8pm in Millennium Centre to discuss the future shape of Leadership in parishes. There will be feedback from the ongoing ‘listening process’. This meeting is open to interested parishioners – especially if you would like to have an input into the future shaping of things. Katherine Dullaghan, Diocesan Director for Pastoral Planning and Development, will facilitate the meeting.

FIRST COMMUNION DAY 11am: Many blessings on the 10 children who are making their First Communion in Caherconlish this Saturday.

WEEKDAY MORNING MASSES: Caherconlish – Wednesday & Friday 10am. Caherline – Tuesday &Thursday 10am. ADORATION after Tuesday mass in Caherline & Friday mass in Caherconlish.

15 DAYS CELEBRATION OF EASTER (“Cáisc”) TO PENTECOST (5th June) – ‘I will send the Advocate, the Holy Spirit’ who takes our side, our barrister/ solicitor – who will represent me – does not charge – absolutely free! Often when in trouble pleads my cause.

Keep in Touch- PARISH WEBSITE - Caherconlish – Caherline parish pastoral website

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK - Caherconlish Caherline Parish @ccparishpastoral

Link to LIVE STREAM in Caherconlish Church – or parish website. Any feedback to the live stream is welcome.

Caherconlish & Caherline Parish Fundraiser Lotto: Jackpot increases weekly up to €5,000. Draw each Thursday. Join Now or Winner 13th May—Helen Nelligan €25 Lucky Dip. Jackpot now stands at €650. Thank you all for your support.

Celebration of Life - Service in support of families affected by Suicide. The 11.30 liturgy this Sunday May 22nd in the Abbey Fethard will be dedicated to all who have been touched by the tragedy of suicide. Appropriate music, readings etc will be used on the day.

|Padre Pio National Pilgrimage at Holy Cross Abbey, Thurles Sunday 29th May from 1.30pm

Boher Community Development Association - 40K Charity Cycle: The annual charity cycle in aid of Cliona’s Foundation will take place on Friday, June 3rd, starting at 7.15pm from Boher Community Centre Station House. Registration from 6pm. This is a 40K cycle with various shortcut options. Refreshments following the cycle. Donations can be made on our Instagram site.

CAHERLINE GAA CLUB LOTTO: No jackpot winner - numbers drawn were 9, 12, 22 & 23. Lucky dip winners were Donald (Uncle Toms), Eleanor Murphy, Sinead McCarthy, Ann Riordan, and Ger Riordan. Next week’s jackpot will be €6,800 and the draw will be held on Friday night via Facebook Live. As always, we appreciate everyone's support. Our lotto tickets can be purchased online, go to or you can buy through the usual outlets in the village. FIXTURES: Our Intermediates play a challenge match on Friday evening in Caherconlish against Castletown-Ballyagran, throw-in there at 7:30pm. Our Junior Bs are back in action on Sunday night away to Fedamore, throw-in at 7:30pm. Next Tuesday evening (May 24th), our Intermediates play their last round game in this year's League away to Patrickswell, throw-in at 7:30pm. On the same evening, our U-11's will also be in Patrickswell for a game at 6:45pm. CÚL CAMP 2022: Kellogg's GAA Cúl Camps are back! The camp in Caherline Gaa will take place from Monday June 27th - Friday July 1st from 10.00am to 2.00pm each day. Our camp supervisor this year is Sean McKenna. More information on the camps is available at CLUB LIMERICK DRAW: Reminder that the Club Limerick Draw is live for 2022. For only €10 a month, be in with a chance of winning a top prize of €10,000, PLUS 29 additional cash prizes each month. Join online at or through any committee member. This is a terrific opportunity for everyone to give their support to club and county. The May draw takes place on Saturday May 28th, with an exclusive star prize of a Garden Furniture Set in association with Tadhg O’Connor.

Bookings/Enquiries: Contact Millennium Centre on 061 351141/ 0852885181

Please send notes for the newsletter before 3.00pm on Thursday to:

“Volunteers do not necessarily have the time, but they have the heart.”

WEEKDAY MASSES: Caherline - 10.30am Tuesday. Caherconlish - 7.30pm Wednesday. ADORATION after Tuesday mass in Caherline.

Keep in Touch - PARISH WEBSITE - Caherconlish – Caherlne parish pastoral website

FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK - Caherconlish Caherline Parish @ccparishpastoral

Link to LIVE STREAM in Caherconlish Church – or parish website.

A word of warm and very sincere Congratulations to our 29 young people who celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation in Caherconlish. Thank you to their parents, teachers and sponsors and all who assisted in their preparation. Thank you to their class teacher, Ms. McKeown, school principal, Mr. Ryan and staff, Maria in the Office for all your time and dedication; to the parents for the flowers & Kay & Nellie who oragnised them & all involved in the decor; to Pa, our sacristan. May the Holy Spirit continue to guide our young people in the various challenges of life.

UKRAINE: Thank you for your very generous donations at last weekend’s Masses - 2790e

Our Love through our Trócaire Boxes this Lent: As our eyes and hearts open to the great sorrow in Ukraine, please let us also remember loving families who continue to suffer in terrible forgotten crises worldwide. In the face of Covid, poverty, and climate change, they are struggling for a future so far from the media spotlight that help won’t have a hope of reaching them unless we, together, act this Lent. Going days without eating, grieving with no one noticing, their future and the potential of this world, hanging in the balance. Please return your box over Easter. (It helps transferring to notes).

1 WEEK TO EASTER SUNDAY & Celebration of Easter.

PALM SUNDAY – 9/10th April – Palms blessed at all Masses.

GREAT EASTER TRIDUUM (all three ceremonies form one Event)

HOLY THURSDAY – 14th April – “The Last Supper”. Caherline only 7.30pm

GOOD FRIDAY 15th April - “The Passion” – Caherconlish only 3pm.

STATIONS of the CROSS” - Caherline only 7.30pm.

HOLY SATURDAY 16th April – the Great EASTER VIGIL 6.30pm in Caherconlish with Easter Fire. This is the most important Church ceremony. Christ is Risen, Alleluia.

Confessions after ceremonies on Holy Thursday & Good Friday.

EASTER SUNDAY 17th April - “Dawn Fire Mass” 5.30am in Inch St. Laurence.

10am Mass Caherline. 11am Mass Caherconlish.

Parish Fundraiser Lotto: Next week €775. Congratulations to Margaret Ryan, who won the 25e Lucky Dip. You can join at anytime at or through Parish Website. Some of the funds this week goes towards the powerwashing of Caherline Church.



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