Monster Parish Christmas Bing will be held on Sunday 22 December at 3pm in Graiguecullen Hall. Great money to be won such as all line checks €50, double lines €60 and all full house’s €150 to €200. Also Jackpot, interval and flyer on the day. Prizes left and right of winners. All welcome and bring a friend.
Parish Carol Service on next Sunday 22 December at 6pm in St Clare’s Church. Liam Lawton, Killeshin Pipe Band and all our Parish Choirs and Sunday school children will be taking part. Admission is free but a collection will be taken up to support our local parish St Vincent de Paul Christmas appeal.
ALONE ON CHRISTMAS
If you are alone or know of someone who will be alone for Christmas Dinner, St Clare’s Hospitality is hosting a Christmas Dinner. Please give names and contact numbers to the Parish Office Graiguecullen 059 9141833
Our Parish 2013 Annual is currently on sale in the Parish office and local shops, price just €5.
Recent Lotto results, numbers drawn were 07, 08, 12 and 15. There was no winner. The €25 lucky dip winners were; Declan O Neill, Donna Hayden, Shay Dooley and Mary Hennessey. Seller’s prize won by Fergus Nolan. Next Jackpot now stands at €3,400
Killeshin Whist every Wednesday night in Old Den beside Killeshin Hall at 8.30pm, beginners at 7.30pm and its all in aid of Killeshin Soccer Club. Christmas Whist on this Wednesday 18 December. Contact Antoinette for details 085 7483893.
This quarterly collection for the support of the priests of the parish will be taken up at all Masses on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Special envelopes are provided in the boxes or alternatively envelopes are available at the church doors.
The Clients, Staff, FAS Care workers and Volunteers in RehabCare Carlow present “The Christmas Nativity Story - Interrupted!” on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 December in the RehabCare Resource Centre Castlecomer Road at 8pm sharp. Admission only €5 with raffle and refreshments each night. Please support.
KILLESHIN PIPE BAND
Killeshin Pipe Band is celebrating 50 years in 2014. If anyone has old photographs, articles or any information on the band they would love to see them. Contact Amy 0857213090 or drop them into Killeshin shop. Many thanks.
The Advent food appeal concludes next weekend, the fourth Sunday of Advent in all Churches. Everyone involved thanks everyone who has contributed food and also has donated money. They are now giving out over 100 food parcels each week. Please leave non-perishable food items in the baskets at the Church doors.
Advent Penitential Services will take place at all Masses on the weekend of 22 and 22 December. Visiting priests will be present. This is a great opportunity to prepare spiritually for Christmas.
Parishioners are invited to write any special prayer or intention for Christmas and place it in the special box beside the altar in St Clare’s. These will be placed in the crib for Christmas.
Killeshin Badminton Club has resumed on Thursdays at 8.30pm in Killeshin Hall. All new members welcome. For further information, contact Siobhan 086 0703491
There was no Jackpot winner in the recent draw. The numbers drawn were 06, 14, 26 and 31, there was no Jackpot winner. Next Jackpot €10,000, Reserve €10,000. There was one Match 3 winner of €200, Noel Fleming c/o Noel Fleming. Sellers prize of €20 each went to Paddy Brennan, Fran Doogue and Patsy O’Neill.
ST FIACC’S HALL
Training for basketball and indoor soccer on every Friday night for under 10 and 13 girls at 5pm to 6pm, under 10 boys, 6pm to 7pm and under 13 boys, 7pm to 8pm
Anyone interested in renting or leasing rooms in the old Killeshin National School please contact Laurence 086 8521941 or Orla 087 7645127.
Graiguecullen and District Indoor Bowls now playing on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2pm to 4pm in St Fiacc’s Hall. All ages welcome.