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Issue 41 13th October 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


Pop-up Shop this Saturday 14th October 2023 from 2-5pm. Any items you wish to donate contact Nancy Lane on 086 408 8485 or the Millennium Centre on 061 351141


Wednesday Club every Wednesday at 2pm. New members are always welcome.


SEISIÚN: Seisiún returns to the Millennium Centre Wednesday 18th October 8.30pm. All welcome!

Christmas Market will take place in the Millennium Centre on Sunday November 26th from 2 -5 pm. To book your table please contact the Millennium Centre 061 351141 or Kay 087 9774611.


Joker Fundraiser: Next Draw Friday 13th October at 10pm. The Jackpot is now €160.No jackpot winner. Winner of €20 Alice Hartnett. The cost of entry is €2. Thank you all for your continued support.


Social Dancing : Saturday 14th October, music by Unity . Dancing at 9pm. Adm €10


CAHERCONLISH TIDY TOWNS: We are delighted to report a very positive Adjudication report for the National SuperValu Tidy Towns Competition. Our points increased by 9 to 277. A huge amount of work was carried out by the committee, volunteers, and residents this year. We are truly grateful for everybody’s input. We are committed to continue the work to enhance and improve the village and environs. We look forward to your continued support. The adjudication report can be accessed on www.tidytowns.ie.


Rinka Kids Fitness & Wellbeing starting 17th October in the Millennium Centre. Age groups 3-5yrs and 6-9yrs. Schedule & Booking: https://rinka-midwest.classforkids.io


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.


CAHERLINE GAA CLUB LOTTO: No jackpot winner - numbers drawn were 5, 10, 26 & 27. Lucky dip winners were Tina Daly, Donagh & Senan Coffey, Mags Wright, Mary O'Dwyer and Matthew O'Connor Jnr (Online). Next week’s jackpot will be €14,100 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 www.lottoraiser.ie/Caherline or you can buy through the usual outlets in the village. RESULTS: Woodlands House Hotel County Junior A Hurling Championship Quarter Final, played October 7th in Fedamore, Caherline: 0-22(22) Monagea: 1-21(24). Mr. Binman Under 17 Hurling Division 3 Shield Semi-Final, played October 8th in Caherconlish, Full time Caherline: 2-18(24), Dromin Athlacca Banogue: 2-15(21). FIXTURES: Mr. Binman Under 17 Hurling Division 3 Shield Final, Saturday October 14th, Caherline v Templeglantine in Mick Neville Park at 1pm, all support welcome & appreciated. PHIL POWER CUP: Our annual Phil Power Cup fixture will take place on Sunday October 15th in Caherconlish at 5:30pm against Cappamore.


WEEKLY CLASSES in the MILLENNIUM CENTRE

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

Pilates4all every Monday 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: Hynanirishdance@gmail.com

Gemstars School of Performing Arts: Contact by Email gemstarslimerick@gmail.com or 087 440 5177.


Caherconlish Football Club: Thank you to everyone who donated to our recent clothes collection your support is much appreciated.


Parish Notes

WEEKEND MASSES: Saturday at 6.30pm in Caherconlish Church. Sunday Mass at 10.30am in Caherline Church.

NO WEEKDAY MORNING MASSES UNTIL FRIDAY 20 TH OCTOBER IN CAHERCONLISH CHURCH.


Adoration 10.30am Tuesdays in Caherline Church, and at 10.30am Fridays in Caherconlish Church. Caherconlish Church open daily from 9am to 6pm. Caherline Church open daily from 9am to 5pm. Drop in to say a prayer or light a candle for your loved ones.


FIRST COMMUNION: On Saturday last we welcomed the children who are to receive their First Holy Communion in 2024 to their first preparation Mass at our 6.30pm Mass in Caherconlish. The next Mass for the children takes place on November 12th in Caherline Church at 10.30am.


OCTOBER MISSION MONTH COLLECTION: This supports missionaries working with the 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 secure sealed box in either of our churches.

CAHERCONLISH/CAHERLINE PARISH NOVEMBER REMEMBRANCE MASSES 2023. Saturday 4th Nov.6.30pm Mass in Caherconlish and Sunday 5th November 10.30am Mass in Caherline. These Masses are offered for our parishioners who died during the past year. If you have a loved one/friend whose funeral took place in the past twelve months outside the parish and you wish to have their name included in these Masses. Contact any member of the Parish Pastoral Group or its Secretary on 087 1363737 by Friday 27th October 2023.

FR. TONY FLANNERY: On Wednesday October 18th at 9.30pm on TG4. there is an hour-long documentary giving a personal insight to the life of Redemptorist priest Fr. Tony Flannery who was suspended from public ministry by the Vatican in 2012 for expressing his support for women’s ordination, optional clerical celibacy, same sex relationships and his liberal views on homosexuality. Tony has been given no right to appeal this decision by Rome to this day.

THE SYNOD IN ROME. On the second week the bishops and lay members of the synod focus on the theme of “communion” and consider how the church might provide greater welcome to all its members, and how it can improve relations with other Christian denominations. The Pope’s mantra is “todos, todos, todos” that the Catholic Church should be open to (“everyone, everyone, everyone.”.) The Pope has said “Jesus extended this communion to all sinners, are we ready to do the same” ? he asks.

Caherconlish & Caherline Parish Fundraiser Lotto Jackpot: Jackpot increases weekly up to €5,000. Draw each Thursday. Lucky dip winner last week Pat Kennedy. Jackpot now stands at €1525. 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, The bonus national Halloween Draw is a draw across all organisations with an Our Fundraiser lotto. Go to https://www.ourfundraises.ie/org/chaerconlishcaherline .You can take a weekly option of €2 per line or if you can contribute 5 for 3 lines it would be hugely appreciated and you never know you might just win!! Best of Luck! The weekly draw takes place on Thursday evenings.


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 to discuss the effectiveness of these new and necessary changes, and how you feel they might be helped and improved. All are welcome to this meeting. CAHERCONLISH/CAHERLINE IS YOUR PARISH AND YOUR OPINION AND VOICE MATTER.


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. These forms may be returned to our Sacristies or placed in the secure boxes in our Churches. Training will be provided.

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


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

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