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Issue 39 29th September 2023

Priests: Fr. Roy Donovan: 087-222 5150. Fr. Patrick Currivan: 061-351248.

Photocopying: Available at the Millennium Centre. One-sided A4: Black/White 20c, Colour 40c. A3: B/W 40c, Colour75C

Our next Pop-up Shop is on Saturday 14th October 2023 from 2-5pm. No large furniture or clothes but if you have any other items you wish to donate then contact Nancy Lane on 086 408 8485 or the Millennium Centre on 061 351141

Wednesday Clubevery Wednesday at 2pm. New members are always welcome.

Clothes wanted for Charity must be in a reusable condition drop off to Nancy Lane High Street.

Joker Fundraiser: Next Draw Friday 29th September at 10pm. The Jackpot is now €120.No jackpot winner. Winner of €20 Tommy O Connell. The cost of entry is €2. Thank you all for your continued support, funds raised go towards the upkeep of the Millennium Centre.

Social Dancing : Saturday 30th September, music by Magic Moments. Dancing at 9pm. Adm €10

Buggy Buddies, Coming Soon! Buggy Buddies is a six-week physical activity programme for new mothers to exercise in a safe environment with their babies. The 1 hour sessions consist of a mix of both cardio exercises and exercises that aim to improve strength and increase overall fitness. This includes walking/jogging and a variety of full body exercises. The programme offers a huge range of activities, which caters for all fitness levels and allows participants to work at an intensity which is appropriate to them. It is also a great way to get out and meet other parents in an environment which is safe and fun for both parent and baby/toddler! For more information contact Shane at

TOTAL BODY HEALTH EXERCISE CLASSES Exercise classes open for October bookings in Caherconlish. Wed @12pm (standing class) & 1.10pm (chair-based) starting 4th Oct. Run by Dr Anne O'Malley, Chartered Physiotherapist, Munster Physiotherapy Clinic. Focussing on bone health, balance and muscle strengthening. Booking essential 087-9227124.

Elarah Wellness presents Women's Wellness Circle, a fun way to embrace your wellbeing. It's all about women supporting women along life's journey. Topics discussed, meditation/mindfulness, Energy Healing (Reiki and IET), Chakras & Crystals, Stress & Anxiety. Interested? Book your place: €20.00 per month to love yourself....

Crafty Angels Sewing Group every Monday from 10.00 am-12.00 pm

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 087 252 0550

Jake Boot Camp: Every Monday, Wednesday, 7-8pm, Saturday Morning 8.30 am €8 per class or 3 classes for €20. All levels of fitness. Booking essential, WHATSAPP Jake on 083 836 2323 or VIA INSTAGRAM @Jake_Carroll9

Slimming World: Every Wednesday Morning, Contact Martina 089 407 9264

Parent and Toddler group every Thursday at 10am -12pm Contact Michelle/Phil 086 888 8105

Hynan Irish Dancing Classes: Thursday 6-7pm Contact Jason Hynan by email:

Gemstars School of Performing Arts: Contact by Email or 087 440 5177.

CAHERLINE GAA CLUB LOTTO: No jackpot winner - numbers drawn were 8, 10, 13 & 24. Lucky dip winners were Maureen Murnane, Aisling McCarthy, Maire Casey (Online), Aisling Murnane (Online) and Eamonn Balfry (Online). Next week’s jackpot will be €13,900 and the draw will be held on Friday night next 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. RESULTS: Woodlands House Hotel County Junior A Hurling Championship, played September 23rd in Ballyagran, Caherline: 0-18(18) Templeglantine: 1-14(17). Well done to all involved, 5 from 5! We now await other results to see who we'll play in a County quarter final on October 7th.FIXTURES: U-17 Hurling Division 3B Championship Shield semi-final, Sunday October 8th, Caherline v Dromin Athlacca Banogue in Caherconlish at 11am.CLUB SHOP: We are delighted to announce the launch of our Club Gear shop for 2023 in conjunction with COBI Sports - the online shop is now open, with all orders planned for delivery at the end of November in time for Christmas. NOTE - the shop will close on October 10th. This will be the only way to place an order for Caherline club gear and all orders will be delivered to and distributed by the club. Go to & search for Caherline Gaa. CLUB LIMERICK DRAW: The next Club Limerick draw will take place this coming Saturday 30th September - win €10,000 or one of 28 other cash prizes, with the star prize for September being an Apple iPad to the value of €500. We wish the very best of luck to all members in the draw.

Caherconlish Football Club clothes collection Saturday 7th October, 9am-2pm at gates of Millennium Centre.

Parish Notes

OCTOBER MISSION MONTH COLLECTION: This supports missionaries working with struggling communities in the world. There is a special Brown Envelope No 3 at the back of your box. You may also drop a donation into our Sealed box in either of our churches.

WEEKEND MASSES: Saturday at 6.30pm in Caherconlish. Sunday at 10.30am in Caherline Church. Weekday Masses: Tuesday & Thursday 10am in Caherline Church. Wednesday & Friday 10am in Caherconlish Church. ADORATION: 10.30am Tuesdays in Caherline Church, and 10.30am Fridays in Caherconlish Church. Caherconlish Church open daily 9am to 7pm. Caherline Church open daily 9am to 5pm. Drop in to say a prayer or light a candle for your loved ones.

The SYNOD on Synodality – Communion, Participation and Mission, opens in Rome on October 4th, representing the next stage in the process of listening and discerning what God wants from us God’s People in the world of today. Let’s hope they listen to the voices of ordinary people on the ground

Caherconlish & Caherline Parish Fundraiser Lotto Jackpot: Jackpot increases weekly up to €5,000. Draw each Thursday. Lucky dip winner last week – Marian Hourigan. Jackpot now stands at €1425. Thank you for your support. Bonus national Halloween Draw on 26th October 2023 with the following prizes: A €1,000 Kildare Village voucher; A Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer; A €250 Smyth’s Toys voucher. How it works - everyone who has a ticket in your lotto draw on 26th October, will also automatically have a free chance to win one of these prizes. This bonus national Halloween Draw is a draw across all organisations with an Our Fundraiser lotto.4410

ARCHBISHOP Kieran O'Reilly will meet with parishioners from the four combination parishes on Thursday 19th October at 7.30pm in the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish. All are welcome to this meeting.

NEW ALTAR SERVERS: This is open to children from Third Class upwards in our schools. Application forms are available from either Caherconlish or Caherline Sacristy from this weekend onwards. These forms may be returned to our Sacristies or placed in the secure boxes in our Churches. Training will be provided.

CONCERT CANCELLED - in Thurles Cathedral – 29th Sept: One of the artists is ill.

ROSARY - Each day throughout the month of October, the Church invites you to pray the Rosary. Joyful Mysteries (Monday & Saturday). The Sorrowful Mysteries (Tuesday & Friday). The Glorious Mysteries (Wednesday & Sunday). The Mysteries of Light (Thursday). The Rosary is made up of five decades (one Our Father, ten Hail Marys & one Glory be).

Laudato Si ‘…Living our vocation to be protectors of God’s handiwork is essential … it is not an optional or secondary part of our Christian experience …’ Pope Francis, Laudato Si’ #217

Bookings/Enquiries: Contact Millennium Centre on 061 351141/085 288 5181. Email: Please send notes for the newsletter before 3pm on Thursday to https//

RIVERSIDE FUELS: Delivering firewood in bags and trailer loads, also kindling starter sticks in your area this coming winter. We work 6 days a week. Delivery is free of charge. For more info please contact Patsy on 086 603 0881



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