Thursday, February 19, 2009

Mannister news 18th Feb 2009

Mannister Table Quiz

A table quiz in Yellowtown will take place on this Friday 20th February in aid of the Annual Manister Spring Fair which takes place on Easter Monday April 13th. 20 euro for a table of four. It is the committee's main fundraiser and they would appreciate all the support they can get in these difficult times. The Annual Spring Fair has become part and parcel of the social calendar for the Parish of Manister.


The Parish of Manister reached the heavenly powers when two Manister Clerical associates of the parish were elevated as Canons of the Diocese of Limerick by Most Rev. Dr. Donal Murray Bishop of Limerick. Fr. Garry Bluett Parish Priest of Manister having created history in being made a Canon for the Diocese of Limerick as Parish Priest of Manister. Fr. Donal McNamara formerly of Ballycahane son of Mr. and Mrs. Lou McNamara was also elevated as Canon Fr.Donal is for some years Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage organizer and was recently appointed Parish Priest of St. Munchin's having spent over 10 years in the parish of Kildimo, Pallaskennry.

Fr.Bluett elevated to Canon.

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