A WARM WELCOME TO FR BRIAN KAVANAGH
Fr Brian joined our parish last weekend. He will be curate in Graiguecullen/Killeshin parish and administrator of Arles/Ballylinan/Killeen Parish.
Fr Brian is from Raheen in Co Laois and has served in Allen, Newbridge and Kilcock parishes. He also studied Canon Law in Rome and has worked for a time on the Marriage Tribunal in Dublin.
BROADCASTING OF MASSES
RTE Radio will broadcast Sunday mass from Holy Cross Church on Sunday September 16 and St Clare’s on Sunday September 23. Both masses will be celebrated at 10am.
KILLESHIN COMMUNITY CENTRE
Newly formed Killeshin Community Centre committee invites anyone interested in renting or leasing rooms in the old Killeshin National School please contact Laurence 086 8521941 or Orla 087 7645127.
FIACC’S FOLK MAGAZINE
We are now accepting items for the Fiacc’s Folk. They can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or left at parish office for the attention of editorial committee, Fiacc’s Folk.
KILLESHIN FC LOTTO
There was no winner of the recent lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 05, 09, 19 and 21. The four lucky dip winners were Anita Comerford, Bagenalstown FC, Mike Moran, Caitlyn Farrell, each will receive €25 and the seller’s prize of €25 was won by Ian McDonald. The jackpot for next draw stands at €5,900 and tickets are €2 each and can be purchased from any club member or in the local shop and public houses
YOUTH MINISTRY EVENT
Movie night for all young parishioners, First years plus on FridaySeptember 21from 6 to 8pm in the parish centre. Please contact Cathríona on 085 1450321 or join our Facebook event page.
NATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK
Sunday September 16, 6km walk at Rossmore, assemble for 12.30 in Oisín Park. Details from Mary Hennessy 0872581016. Then on Monday September 17 there will be a 4km walk at Graiguecullen, assemble at Shamrock Business Park for 7pm. Details from Sean Kelly 0879103930. The third event will be on Thursday September 20, a seminar in Graiguecullen Parish Centre, ‘Living with Loss in our Lives’ at 8pm and the speaker will be Rita Kelly of the HSE.
Graiguecullen Women’s Group are starting back on Wednesday September 12 at 7.30pm in the parish centre.
ST CLARE’S CHOIRS
If interested please contact the parish office.
Anyone interested in playing U8, U9, U11 and U14 for the 2012/2013 season please contact 086 0767731. Could any players who wish to form a youth soccer team panel for the season 2012/13 please contact Liam on 0872899479 or Ed on 0872723577 and give them your contact details.
FREE PRESCHOOL SCHEME
The Den, Killeshin has a limited number of spaces available for Free Preschool scheme for September 2012. Contact 059 9147909 for details etc.
ST FIACC’S FC
St Fiacc’s FC are now taking applications for their juvenile teams. Please contact Gary on 087763319.
BADMINTON IN KILLESHIN HALL
Any adult interested in playing Badminton in Killeshin Hall, a meeting will be held in the hall on Monday September 10 at 8pm. For more information contact Siobhan 086 0703491.
ST PATS BOYS AFC
Training takes place every Wednesday and Friday evenings from 7pm to 9pm and on Sunday mornings from 11am to 1pm in the Meadows on the Sleaty Road, Graiguecullen. Just come along if interested or ring Ger Cuddihy on 0851571575.
Every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in Graiguecullen Hall.
FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP GRAIGUECULLEN COMMUNITY
Wednesday September 05, 7.30pm in Graiguecullen Parish Centre. For further information contact 085 7897339 or 059 9164757.
LoCall 1850 440 444.
The numbers drawn in the recent lotto were 01, 06, 25 and 28. There was no Jackpot winner so the amount Jackpot amounts for the next draw will be €10,000, reserve €10,000, second reserve €1,600 There were two Match 3 winners of €100 each; Ann Marie Nolan c/o Joe Nolan and Ann Marie Mealy c/o Sean Doogue. The seller’s prize of €20 each went to Mary Fleming, Trevor Kelly and Deanoz.
Mondays and Wednesdays from 2pm to 4pm in St Fiacc’s Hall.
Graiguecullen Parish Childcare Centre is taking enrolments for the free ECCE preschool year for September 2012.
Wednesday afternoons in Graiguecullen Parish Centre at 1.45pm. All welcome. Classes for beginners, enquiries to Ann 087 9914682.
CENTRE STAGE STARS
Centre Stage Stars returns Thursday 13 September at 3.20pm in Killeshin Hall. All new members welcome. Registration after class. Karen on 085 1122165.
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Monday 20 May 2013
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Temperature: 9 C to 16 C
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