Finance Committee

Finance Committee

Monthly meeting this Wednesday 21st January at 8pm in Parish Centre.

Variety Night & Supper Dance

Following the great success of our supper dances for the past three years, we are holding it again this year on the 13th of Feb 2015 in St Fiacc’s Hall. This year the night will be in aid of St. Clare’s Hospitality. We ask all those who wish to host a table to contact the Parish Centre 91-41833 before Friday 30th Jan where further information will be handed out.

Food Kitchen

Great news!! Work on the St Clare’s Hospitality food kitchen began on Monday, January and is flying along thanks to the energy and kindness of our fantastic volunteer workers and all those businesses who have contributed to the project. We hope to be serving hot lunches by Easter. We have drawn up a wish list of items/materials which will be needed to complete the project i.e. sinks/toilets/boiler etc. To purchase an item on the list for the project or contribute in any way please contact 0599141833 for details.

Family Mass

t Family Masses take place next Sunday, January 25 in Holy Cross Church at 10.15am and in St Clare’s Church at 11.30am. First Communion children are asked to attend.

St. Fiacc’s NS

Enrolments for Sept 2015. Expression of Interest to Enrol Forms are now available from School Office during school hours. Contact Number: 059 9132444

Youth Space

We are in great need of rushes for our St. Brigid’s Crosses. If you can donate some or know where we can find some please contact the parish centre. All proceeds from these crosses will go towards our parish Youth Ministry. Movie Night Wednesday 21st January 6pm. For all teenagers with a special invitation to our Confirmation Classes.

Pope John Paul II Award reflections & record cards are now overdue and will be accepted no later than Wednesday 21st January. Awards Ceremony will take place on Friday 6th February in the Seven Oaks Hotel. Invitations can only be sent once transcripts have been received.

Sunday School: Group 3 are on next Sunday 25th January.


Annual now available from the parish Centre and Local Shops. Cost €5.


This group is available to pray regularly but individually for the life of the parish as well as specific intentions that arise from time to time. If you have a family member who is seriously ill or is undergoing a major operation or any other special request please ring the parish office (9141833) and we will send out a group text to request prayers. In order to maintain confidentiality we do not use names in the texts. If you are interested joining this new ministry please give your name and mobile number to the parish office.


Every Tuesday night @ 8.30pm in St Fiacc’s Hall. Great money to be won on the night.


The Society of St. Vincent de Paul “Vincent’s “ shop at 46 Tullow Street Carlow urgently needs donations of small furniture items ,household goods, bric-a-brac, good quality clothes and any unwanted presents you may have put away at the back of the wardrobe. Donations will be gratefully received in the shop Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm. The Society would like to thank everyone for supporting the shop during the past year.

Killeshin Pipe Band

Travelling to Birmingham for the St Patrick’s Day Parade from March 13 to 16 March. The parade will take place on Sunday March 15. The trip is open to the public and we would love you to join us. Call Helen after 6pm on 087-2540726 or 05991-41943


Knitting and basic hand sewing club resumed Thursday 8 January, 2015 in Graiguecullen Parish Centre 7 to 8 pm. Please contact Geraldine on 0871264382 and welcome back to all current members. looking forward to seeing you all soon.

Lions Club

Lions Club Table Quiz in the Seven Oaks Hotel on Thurs Jan 29 8.30pm. Tables €40 contact Joe on 087-6384306. Please Support.

Fiacc’s House Draw

This year’s draw was a great success and made €11,353. Thanks to all who subscribed and to our loyal promoters who made this possible. Thank you for all your support over the years.

Killeshin GAA

4km walk / run on Sundays January 18 & 25 and Sunday February 1. Registration takes place each Sunday morning 11.15am in Killeshin Hall.