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Newsletter - Issue 22 - 21st August 2020

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 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.

Crafty Angels: Sewing group there will be classes on Monday 31st August 10.00am -12.00pm.There will be no class on the Monday 24th August. All are  welcome.

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 .

Slimming World: Every Wednesday 9.30am, 5.30pm & 7.30pm. All are Welcome, Contact Martina 089 4079264

Dance Central: Every  Wednesday evening @ 6 – 7pm, Contact Shayne 085 8266 758

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

Parish Notes

CAHERLINE CHURCH open for Mass10am 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.

NB -  (6.30pm Saturday Mass resumes on 5th September/ no morning Mass)

Big “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.

It would be great if we could have a few more Volunteers who would join the rota and share the load. Leave a message with your name and contact details on the parish website, Facebook page , Parish Pastoral Council members or Fr. Roy 087 2225150 if you can be involved.

Another Big “Thank You” to all the parishioners who have made donations in recent weeks to help pay the bills and to St. Laurence Cemetery fund.   The Sunday “Basket Collection” is replaced by donation boxes at the back door to the Churches.

We ask people to continue to wear masks.

We encourage people to come to Mass during the weekdays to avoid big numbers at the weekend. You fulfil your obligation to attend Mass in these times by attending any Mass during the week. Communion can only be distributed on the hands in line with current Covid-19 Guidelines.

Adherence to social distancing guidelines is paramount, as are hand hygiene measures.

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

ALONE manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19. Professional staff available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am - 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.

Caherline GAA Club Lotto: CLUB LOTTO: No winner, numbers drawn were 1, 8, 10 & 26. Lucky dip winners were Val Murnane, Margaret O'Connell, Eamon Balfry, Shane McInerney and Oisin Heelan. Next weeks jackpot will be €5,400 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 Ryans XL shop, the Post Office and from the usual promoters.  Our minors have played two games over the weekend - first up, we welcomed Askeaton to Caherconlish last Friday Askeaton  won the night 1-16 to 2-11. Ballybricken/B'More/Fedamore was our second game and we lost 2-6 to 8pts .U-14 HURLING: Our U-14's had a good run out against Ballybricken/Fedamore on Wednesday evening last - the scoreline is a bit unfair to them given the effort they all put in, final score on the night was  Ballybricken/Fedamore 3-08, Caherline 1-04. Next game is at home to Knockainey on the 26th. 

Caherconlish GAA Football Club: Underage training Tuesday evening with U8 up to U12 training, It is important for everyone to complete the E-learning module and the Health Check. You can find then on the GAA website, GAA.IE. Training will continue for these age groups every Tuesday evening.

Our U10s travelled to Kilteely last Friday evening for their first game of the year. Kilteely . We would like to thank Kilteely for hosting the game at very short notice.

Junior B Football It is important for everyone to complete the E-learning module and the Health Check.You can find then on the GAA website, GAA.IE. Please send your cert to,

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

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