Ecumenical Carol service on Sunday December 22 at 5:30pm in the Heritage Centre. The final bicentenary celebration. Festive atmosphere, light refreshments. Donations to Simon Community.
STEPHEN’S DAY WALK
Volunteers for the St Stephen’s Day walk at the Community Centre are needed. Call Sheila Bourke 087-633-9540 or Niall Bourke 087-411-6274.
To buy Fr O’Reilly’s book call him on 057-864-8030 or Annette Doolan on 087-988-1046.
Jason Finnerty thanks everyone for their support at the launch of his book, particularly those who helped out. ‘Fastian’ is available in local shops.
Collection on December 28 and 29 in aid of Christmas lights. Thanks to all involved.
SANTA’ S VISIT
Santa will visit Clonaslee Pharmacy on Saturday December 21.
Training starts on Tuesday February 4, 8-9pm in astro pitch at Community Centre. Over 16s men and women. Register by Feb 18. New members welcome.
OLD PHONES NEEDED
Scoil Bhríde is collecting old phones in efforts to win an i-pad. The competition is in association with Irish Autism Ireland. Please give phones to any pupil or drop them into the Fr Shortall room after mass.
Scoil Bhríde Parents Association’s annual Church Gate collection is on Saturday and Sunday December 21, 22. Support greatly appreciated.
The committee thank all who came to the Christmas party, a wonderful day was enjoyed. Thanks to Marie’s Catering, Rock On Paddy, those who sponsored prizes and put up decorations and the person who made the fabulous cake.
FAMILY IN CRISIS
A document about the family in crisis was received by parishes worldwide from Pope Francis. If anyone wishes to take part in a discussion, leave your name in the sacristy after mass or call Fr O’Reilly on 864-8030.
CCDA meeting REPORT
Elections in September 2014. Money is needed for a new heating system in the Gym. Fas have two new workers. The social services dinner served 98 people. Clonaslee received many certs at the Community Forum awards. Congrats to Jason Finnerty on his book. A subcommittee is set up to organise an American Tea Party. Ladies Night is on in late March. A social night for CCDA members is set for January 29 in the Heritage Centre. Next meeting on January 13.
Please return Text Alert forms to Matt Barrett, Chairperson. More people are needed for the scheme to work. Call Matt on 087-672-6290, small charge to cover costs.
Gift vouchers available, call 864-8277. Open Monday to Friday 9:30am to 12:30pm, 6pm to 9pm. Saturday 11am to 1pm. Over 16s.
Sunday night, 9pm, Parochial Hall. All welcome. RESULTS: Dec 9: Top score: Mick Kelly. Gents: 1 Paddy O’Dare 2 Martin Rigney. Ladies: 1 Becky Thompson 2 Teresa Byrne. Quarters: 1 Dinny Kelly & Noel Kelly 2 Tom Kearns 3 Niamh O’Donovan 4 Olivia White. Lowest score: Paddy O’Donovan. Raffle: Paddy O’Dare, Becky Thompson, Dinny Kelly, Tom Gowing, Matt Barrett, Pat Conroy.
Jackpot not won. Winning no: 12-2-22. €30 winners: Bill & Eilish Dunne, Ger Kelly, E & H Dunne, Sharon Murphy, Jackie Hyland, Jane Gonoude. Raffle: AKN Dunne, Lawlor family, Cloonagh. Promoter’s prizes: Flynn’s PO, Kathleen Blake, Peavoys, S Fitzpatrick, Matt Barrett. Next week: €650. Extra prizes.
CLON ST MANMANS
Jackpot not won Winning no: 5-24-23-3. €40 winners: Noah Flynn, Noel Carroll, Kevin and Niall, Michael McRedmond, Louise Hilliard. Promoter’s prize: Ger Kelly. Turkeys: Phil Davis, Winnie Scully, Oisin Delaney, G and R McRedmond. Vouchers: Anne Carroll, Caroline Saunders, Martin Dunne. Next week: €2,050.