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Newsletter issue 20

Issue 20                    7th August 2020                                        Supported by

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

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

We now have a new and improved Millennium Centre website that covers the work of the Caherconlish Caherline Community Council. 

Meals on Wheels: Huge ‘Thank You’ to all those who volunteered their time to this service. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Millennium Centre would like to extend their Congratulations to all those in Caherline National School who received their Confirmation last Wednesday. Also, Best Wishes to those in Caherconlish National School, Who will receive their Confirmation this Saturday.      

Millennium Centre Playground The playground will be open every day  from 10am to 6pm .There are restrictions in place that will be reviewed and adjusted going forward. Parents or guardians are required to: To bring their own hand sanitiser for the cleaning of their children’s hands before, and at regular intervals during and after use of the playground equipment. In the absence of such sanitation parents or guardians are requested to refrain from allowing their children use of the equipment. To ensure physical distancing between children. To advise children to avoid touching their face, eyes, nose, and mouth. To ensure children under your care have regard to the safe use of equipment and to the safety of others at all times. To adhere to the most up to date health advice. Please respect the restrictions in place and we cannot allow unsupervised children i.e. under 18's to be on the grounds and will take steps to ensure compliance.

Tennis courts The tennis courts are open to members only. Please ring the Millennium Centre to book a slot. Keys must then be collected and dropped back to the Millennium Centre after each session. Following guidelines from Tennis Ireland, the toilets and clubhouse remain closed. Please bring and use hand sanitizer. No doubles unless players are from the same household. Please keep 2m distance from other players

MILLENNIUM Name Plaque  We are inviting you, your family, your friends and the wider community to help with our future planning by purchasing; a Name Plaque 6” x 4” (150 x 100 mm) for the sum of €100. You will be registered as a lifetime member of the Millennium Sports and Social Club in return for your support. Your Plaque with your inscription will be displayed prominently in the Millennium Centre and highlighted appropriately" Contact the Millennium Centre for more information.

Dance Central: returns on Wednesday 12th August 6 – 7pm, Contact Shayne 085 8266 758

Pilates4All: In the Millennium Centre, outside classes weather permitting. Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights at 7.30pm. Classes will now be in the large function room allowing for social distancing. Each participant MUST have their own mat, bands, ball, water etc. This procedure will continue under the current climate. Class numbers are restricted as per guidelines & there are limited spaces available for each class. To avoid disappointment booking is recommended .

Unislim: Every Thursday evening at 6pm Contact Ann 087 6565217

Crafty Angels: Sewing group returns  Monday 10th August at 10am to 12.00pm There will be classes on Monday 17th August and Monday 31st August .There will be no class on the Monday 24th August All are  welcome.

Slimming World returns on Wednesday 12th August 9.30am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm. All are Welcome

Contact Martina 089 4079264

Parish Notes

CAHERLINE CHURCH open for Mass 10am Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday. Prayer 10.30am - 4pm daily.  Caherline closed the other three days.

CAHERCONLISH CHURCH open for Mass 10am Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Sunday Mass 11am. No vigil Mass on Saturday evening. Caherconlish church closed the other three days.

ADORATION – Tuesday Caherline 10.30 to 11.30am: Friday Caherconlish 10.30 to 12 noon.

SACRISTAN COLLECTION THISWEEKEND -   See Clerk Envelope in August section of your box.  Your support is appreciated.   We are blessed with two wonderful Sacristans.

“Thank You” to all our Volunteers who are involved as Ushers as we come to Mass, clean, tidy and sanitize the building, open and close the church each day, organising the scheduling, Communion etc. enabling us to come to church safely etc.

Another Big “Thank You” to all the parishioners who have made donations in recent weeks to help pay the bills. The Sunday “Basket Collection” is replaced by donation boxes at the back door to the Churches. We have spent over 2000e on keeping the Churches safe.

We ask people to continue to wear masks.

We encourage people to come to Mass during the weekdays which fulfils the Sunday obligation to avoid big numbers at the weekend. Adherence to social distancing guidelines is paramount, as are hand hygiene measures.

Wonderful OPEN-AIR CONFIRMATIONCEREMONIES took place in the School Yard in Caherline School  last Wednesday.  Well done to the 51 young people and all who played a part in making this memorable.  We look forward to Confirmation in Caherconlish School Yard this Saturday 11am.

BAPTISMS have resumed.  It is important to fill out the form and return it before your date can be confirmed by the Baptismal Team.

The Annual Mass in Inch Saint Laurence Cemetery has been Cancelled – complying with the wishes of the Munster Bishops. On this Friday 8th August round 7.30pm let us light a candle and say a silent prayer for all buried there and those who have died during the past year.   We were looking forward to showing off our new pathway to the Crucifix. The cemeteries in the parish are well maintained.  A collection is usually taken up on the night to help towards their upkeep.  We still need your generosity to help maintain these standards for the coming year. It would be appreciated if you could give a donation via an envelope marked St. Laurence Cemetery. Thank you 

DONATE to your PARISH -   The Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly has established a secure and easy system for parishioners throughout the diocese to make contributions to their parishes.

a)     Go to Diocesan website -

b)     Press Donate to your Parish on top left side

c)     Go down the page and you will see Caherconlish/ Inch St Laurence

d)     Fill in your details of donation and press Donate Now

Have a look at it and see what you think of it as a way forward for the future.

Caherline GAA Club Lotto: No winner, numbers drawn were 5, 10, 17 & 29. Lucky dip winners were Fiona Casey, Mary Kirby, Kathleen & Martin, Patricia Daly, and Siobhan & Majella Ryan. Next week’s jackpot will be €5,200 and the draw will be held on Friday night via Facebook Live from the Caherline GAA Clubhouse from 9:30pm. As always, we'd appreciate your support. Tickets are on sale in Ryan’s XL shop, the Post Office and from the usual promoters. JUNIOR A HURLING: Our Junior A lads got Championship 2020 back on track on Sunday evening last with an 11-point victory over Garryspillane, final score Caherline 1-19 Garryspillane 1-08. Next up, we play St Kieran’s on Sunday at 1pm in Clarina. JUNIOR B HURLING: Great run out for our Junior B team last Monday in our first game in this year’s East Championship, final score Caherline 3-12 South Liberties 0-08. MINOR HURLING: This year’s Minor Hurling Championship gets underway on Friday evening, when we'll travel the short distance to Caherelly, throw-in there at 7pm.

U-16 HURLING: We came up against a strong Hospital-Herbertstown/Knockainey team last Monday evening and our visitors left with the victory, 2-19 to 1-09. We will play Garryspillane next on August 31st in Knocklong.

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

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