Graiguecullen/killeshin

MASSES FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR

MASSES FOR THE NEW SCHOOL YEAR

The opening of the year Mass for Killeshin NS will take place this Friday 20 September at 11.30am in Holy Cross and for St Fiacc’s NS on 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.

AUTUMN FASHION SHOW

Rotary Club of Carlow presents Autumn Fashion in aid of Éist, Talk it Over, Delta Centre, St. Lazerians School and Carlow Day Care Centre on Wednesday 25 September in The Seven Oaks Hotel at 8pm. Subscription €15. Fabulous Door Prize

MONTHLY MARKET

If you have something to sell and would like to take part in a Monthly Market in the old school in Killeshin, contact 086 3629516 for further information. First Market will be in September.

KILLESHIN FC

Killeshin FC .Lotto results for Sept 08, numbers drawn were 01, 06, 14 and 21 and there was no Jackpot winner. The €25 lucky dip winners were Pat Whelan, Aidan Owens, Lee Brennan and Farmer Byrne Sellers prize went to Catherine Doyle. Lotto now stands at €11,200.

FIACC’S FOLK MAGAZINE 2013-2014

Now accepting articles, stories or photographs for the Fiacc’s Folk Our Parish Annual. They can be emailed to fiaccsfolk@gmail.com or left at parish office for the attention of the Editorial Committee, Fiacc’s Folk, no later than Friday 26 September.

BADMINTON CLUB

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

SACRAMENTAL MEETINGS

First Holy Communion: Meeting of parents of Killeshin NS will take place on this Wednesday 18 September at 7pm in the Parish centre. Meeting of parents of St Fiacc’s NS will take place on this Wednesday 18 September at 8 pm in the Parish centre.

Confirmation: Meeting of parents of Killeshin NS will take place on this Thursday 19 September at 7pm in the Parish centre. Meeting of parents of St Fiacc’s NS will take place on this Thursday 19 September at 8pm in the Parish centre.

PARISH CHOIRS

St Clare’s Children’s Choir practice on Monday nights from 4.30pm to 5.30pm in Parish Centre, please note change of time. Choir is open to all primary school children and First year in secondary school.

Parish Youth Choir practice each from 12.45pm to 2pm. The choir is open to all secondary school students and young adults. Musicians are also very welcome.

ST FIACC’S HOUSE

Any Qualified Nurses interested in On Call Hours, please call St Fiacc’s House or 059 9143892.

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. The aim is to introduce the children to the Mass by taking part in activities appropriate to their age. These activities will take place in the parish centre. The children will leave at the start of Mass and will be supervised by adults and students from our second level schools. The children will return to Mass at the ‘Our Father’.

PARISH BINGO

Bingo every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in Graiguecullen Hall. Great money to be won on the night Jackpot now stands at €1,350 in 45 Numbers. Check on double number and win €460

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.

YOUNG READERS COURSE

Course for young readers has resumed from 7pm to 8pm in the Parish Centre and will run for a further three Monday nights. Any secondary school student who would like to become a reader in our churches is welcome to attend.

PRE-BAPTISM MEETINGS

Next meeting on Monday 04 November from 7 to 8.30pm in the Parish Centre. All parents presenting their child for Baptism during the next few months are requested to attend one of the meetings.

HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE

Graiguecullen/Killeshin Parish Pilgrimage to the Holy Land will take place from 23 April 2014 for 8 nights and the Leader will be Fr John Dunphy. Four nights in Tiberias and four nights in Jerusalem. Cost €1,475 per person sharing, travel insurance €35 extra. To book contact Tully’s Travel Ltd 0599136100.

YOUTH MINISTRY SPACE

Next Movie night will take place on Wednesday 18 September at 6.30 in the Parish Centre.

Pope John Paul II Award Meeting for all current participants will take place on Thursday 26 September at 6.30pm in the Parish Centre.

BRIDGE CLASSES

Bridge Classes for beginners to commence in October. Numbers limited so contact Anne 9131992 or 0879914682.

INDOOR BOWLS

On Mondays and Wednesdays from 2pm to 4pm in St Fiacc’s Hall. All ages welcome.

GRAIGUECULLEN GAA

There was no Jackpot winner in the recent draw. The numbers drawn were 08, 13, 21 and 29

Next Jackpot €10,000, Reserve €10,000. There were three Match 3 Winners of €70 each; James c/o Jim Nelson, Jane Dooley c/o KOG and Lorraine Hayden c/o Ned Hayden.

HANDBAGS AND GLAD RAGS

Charity Fundraiser for ALMAS, children and families affected by Aids and or poverty, on 29 September from 10.30am ‘til evening in St Abban’s, Killeen. Wanted donations of children’s, ladies and Gents good quality clothes, shoes, jewellery etc. everything accepted. Drop items to Patricia Horahan or contact her on 059 9145499. This is the Charity that Fr Brian Kavanagh is connected with in a personal way.

PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK

Legion of Mary pilgrimage to Knock, Sunday 29 September. Bus leaving bus depot Barrack Street at 8am via The Thatch, Graiguecullen at 8.15am. Contact Dick 9131830 or Kathleen 086 1577190, Fiona 0857729344 or Loretta 0894430995.