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Parish Notes Information - Week Beginning 24th February, 2020

Read the notes for Parishes to find out more about a Day of Prayer for Victims of Abuse, Mount Melleray Abbey, the Happy Easter Egg and upcoming events.


Day of Prayer for Victims of Abuse

Friday 28th February has been set aside as a day of prayer for victims and survivors of abuse. All are asked to keep victims and survivors in their thoughts and prayers in a special way on that day.  

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For information on the Diocese’s work check out The Diocesan Safeguarding Website which can be accessed at: www.limerickdiocesesafeguarding.com

Vocations Newsletter

"A vocation flows from the heart of God and blossoms in the good soil of faithful people"
The Diocese of Limerick Vocations’ Office will be producing a monthly e-newsletter, if you would like to see what is going on in the vocations’ world, you can subscribe by visiting the Diocese of Limerick website at www.limerickdiocese.org/news/vocations-newsletter-february-2020


Chime will be holding its next outreach clinic on Thursday 27th of February 2020 from 10 a.m.– 1:00 p.m. at the Desmond Complex, Gortboy, Newcastle West, Co. Limerick. Our FREE service of support and advice, cleaning and basic maintenance of hearing aids and information on entitlements.  This is a drop-in service, no appointment necessary.   Our consultations are private and confidential.

Mount Melleray Abbey

What we offer:
  • Join the monks for Community Prayer
  • Talk and blessing from a  monk
  • Light a candle / Offer a prayer for family or friend
  • Confession (3pm – 4pm)
  • Walk the grounds / Visit the Holy Year Cross
  • Heritage Centre with Audio-Visual presentation on the history of Mt. Melleray
  • Gift Shop Open: (11.30am - 5pm Daily / Offering quality Christian gifts for all occasions)
  • Café for ‘cuppa and chat’ serves scones,cakes and sandwiches on request: OpenDaily  2.30pm,
Groups that come:
  • Active Retired
  • Altar & Flower Societies
  • Art & Craft Groups
  • Choirs & Folk Groups 
  • Day Care Centres/Nursing Homes
  • ICA & Women's Groups
  • Legion of Mary
  • Liturgical Groups
  • Parish Groups and prayer groups
  • Retreat Days for Parish Groups, Schools & Others
  • For group visits, please contact us in advance - 058 54404
  • Youth Groups, Walking Retreats/Pilgrimages on stage of  Declan's Way  
Mount Melleray Abbey, Cappoquin, Co Waterford, P51 R8XW, Ireland

Web: www.mountmellerayabbey.org • Email: info@mountmellerayabbey.org
Tel: + 353 (0)58 54404

The Happy Easter Egg

The Egg that puts Jesus back at the heart of Easter
Quality Irish chocolate egg & honeycomb crisp chocolates - total 195g
Includes the Happy Easter Story booklet & watch online
A great gift to reinforce the Resurrection message
Only €8.00 / £6.50 includes a charity donation.  See www.happyeasteregg.ie
Orderline +353 (0)85 229 3722 | info@happyeasteregg.ie | www.happyeasteregg.ie