Graiguecullen/killeshin

GRAIGUECULLEN LADIES GROUP

GRAIGUECULLEN LADIES GROUP

The Graiguecullen Ladies group will resume on this Wednesday 25 September at 8pm in the Lazy River Café. New members always welcome. The group arranges classes e.g. cookery, Christmas decorations, photography etc. together with social outings. Contact Catherine Nolan 086 8709846 or Bernie Maher 086 1593994.

KILLESHIN FC

Killeshin FC .Lotto results for 15 September, numbers drawn were 2, 7, 19 and 21. There was no Jackpot winner. The €25 lucky dip winners were Denise Lloyd, Matt Byrne, Paddy McDonald and Pat O’Regan, Sellers prize went to Liam Dempsey. Jackpot now stands at €11,300

TABLE QUIZ

Killeshin Ladies are holding a table quiz in The Glenside lounge Friday 27 September at 8pm. Cash prizes galore. All support welcome.

BADMINTON CLUB

Killeshin Badminton Club will resume on this Thursday 26 September at 8.30pm in Killeshin Hall. All new members welcome. For further information, contact Siobhan 086 0703491

PEER SUPPORT PROGRAMME

Graiguecullen Killeshin Parish Rainbows Group is offering a 14 week Peer Support Programme for young people who have experienced loss through the death of a close relative, separation or other painful change in their family. The programme will commence in mid-October. Applications must be returned to the Parish Centre by Wednesday October 02. Contact Anne at 0876636499.

BLESSING OF PETS

To coincide with the Feast of St Francis, Patron Saint of animals, birds and all pets, there will be a special blessing of pets on Friday 04 October at 6pm at the Parish Centre. Adults and children are invited to bring their pets along for this special blessing.

FIACC’S FOLK MAGAZINE 2013-2014

Deadline for articles, stories or photographs that you would like to be considered for inclusion in this year’s annual is this Friday, September 26. They can be emailed to fiaccsfolk@gmail.com or left at parish office for the attention of the Editorial Committee, Fiacc’s Folk.

BADMINTON CLUB

Killeshin Badminton Club will resume on this Thursday 26 September at 8.30pm in Killeshin Hall. All new members welcome. For further information please contact Siobhan 086 0703491

READERS

New rotas for our readers in St Clare’s and Holy Cross are currently being drawn up. Any of our present readers who wish to be taken off the new rota are asked to contact the parish office before Monday 30 September.

CHILDREN’S LITURGY OF THE WORD

The Sunday school has resumed after the 11.30am Mass in St Clare’s. Invited are all children aged between Four years and First class to take part.

PARISH BINGO

Bingo every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in Graiguecullen Hall. Great money to be won on the night Jackpot now stands at €1,480 in 46 Numbers. Check on double number and win €530

FINANCE COMMITTEE AGM

Parish Finance Committee AGM will be held on Wednesday 09 October at 8pm in the Parish centre. Any parishioner with queries regarding parish finances are invited to attend this meeting. The new parish finance committee will also be elected at this meeting.

THURSDAY MORNING CLUB

Thursday Morning Club has resumed after 10am Mass in St Clare’s. Parishioners are invited into the Parish centre after Mass for a cuppa and a chat.

MASSES FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR

The opening of the year for St Fiacc’s NS will take place on next Thursday 26 September at 11.30am in St Clare’s. All families and members of the parish community are welcome to join in praying for God’s Blessings on our schools for the year ahead.

HOLY HOUR

Holy Hour on Monday 30 September at 8pm for Eucharistic Minsters in the Parish Centre

PARISH ENVELOPES

Boxes of envelopes are now available at the doors of our churches and we ask each family to take a box and use the envelopes to make your contributions to the Parish Development Fund and other special collections. We sincerely thank all who contribute to our Parish Funds. The work of this parish is greatly helped by your regular financial support. All support whether financial or otherwise is very much appreciated.

Parish Financial Statement for 2012 is now available at church doors.

SACRAMENTAL PROGRAMME

The first week of our First Communion, Confirmation and Commitment programme for the children of St Fiacc’s NS and their families takes place at the 6.30pm Mass next Saturday 28 September in St Clare’s. The first week of the First Communion Programme for the children of Killeshin NS and their families takes place on Sunday 29 September at the 10.15am Mass in Holy Cross.

YOUTH MINISTRY SPACE

Pope John Paul II Award Meeting for all current participants will take place on this Thursday 26 September at 6.30pm in the Parish Centre. Completed Reflections & Record Cards can be handed in to reception in the Parish Centre. Participants that have not yet completed their reflections should contact Cathriona as soon as possible. Parish Launch for new intake of JPII students for 2013/2014 will take place on the same night at 8pm in the Parish Centre. Please come along to find out more about this award. On Sunday 29 September JPII participants past, present and future are invited to take part in a walk in conjunction with Laois Connects promoting positive mental health and wellbeing. They will assemble at 12.15pm at Oisín Park and walk as a group for 6.5km. All are welcome to join. For more information find us on Facebook or email: gkparishyouthministry@gmail.com

GRAIGUECULLEN GAA

There was no Jackpot winner in the recent draw. The numbers drawn were 08, 21, 28 and 32 Next Jackpot €10,000, Reserve €10,000. There were one Match 3 Winners of €200, Jane Nolan c/o Seamus Nolan. Seller’s prize of €20 went to Mickey Brennan, Michelle Whelan and Fran Doogue.