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Graiguecullen Bingo

Tuesday 22nd Oct @ 8.30pm. Jackpot €1,610 in 47 No’s. Check on Double & win €880. In-house Mini Lotto €1,000 in St Fiacc’s Hall. Great Prizes to be won. Bring a friend.

St. Clare’s Hospitality Food kitchen

Sincere thanks to all who supported the recent Fundraiser activities in aid of the kitchen. A Special thanks to Killeshin Wheelers & Sherry Fitzgerald McDermott for organizing substantial Fundraisers for us. Their generosity will continue to allow us to feed between 80 & 100 people each day. Thanks also to everyone who continue to donate food & money to us. A Christian community in action.

Evergreens Retreat

Our Evergreens retreat will take place on Thurs 7th Nov in St. Fiacc’s House activity centre. Cost €10 including lunch. The day begins at 10.30am and ends at 3pm. Please give names into the parish centre or St. Fiacc’s House before Tues 5th Nov. (please note change of date from calendar).

Well Done

Congratulations to the Killesin Senior Football team for coming so close in the county final last Sunday. It was really hard luck to lose by a single point. They did themselves, their families, their club & their parish proud. Please God they will bring the cup home in the near future.

Prayer Intercessors

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) & 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 in joining this ministry please give your name and mobile number to the parish office.

Coffee Morning

A coffee morning in aid of the CBS Immersion Project to Delhi India in 2020 will be held on Sunday 27th October in Graiguecullen/Killeshin Parish Centre after 11.30am Mass. Please Support.

Barn Dance

The harvest barn dance will take place in Mary Keenan’s barn on Friday 25th of October @8pm sharp. Tickets are €20 and all proceeds are going to the Eist Cancer Support Centre. For info please contact on 05991-39684

Priests Collection

The autumn collection for the support of the priests of the parish will be taken up at all Masses this weekend. This collection is one of four collections each year that goes to support the priests. Special envelopes are available in the collection boxes or there are envelopes available at the church doors. Your support, financial or otherwise is greatly appreciated.

An Gairdin Beo

Join with us on October 21st next from 10.30am-1.30pm for our next demonstration of preparing, cooking, serving, and enjoying a healthy lunch using organic vegetables and fruits in season all for €5 donation. Think globally and eat locally.

St. Clare’s Hospitality

Are in urgent need of donations particularly biscuits & cereal of any kind for our food parcels. We are very grateful for all donations.

Confirmation

The first night of our Parish Preparation programme for Confirmation will take place this Wednesday from 6pm to 8pm in the Parish Centre. All who have signed up for the programme are asked to attend.

OISIN HOUSE AND PARK

We are having a Bonfire on the 31st October. We are looking for wood pallets and old timber, hedge clippings, old wooden furniture. NO Beds NO Mattresses NO Plastic. Please Bring by Appointment only as we had to pay for the removal of plastic and mattress Enquiries John 086 834 0387. Halloween bonfire 31st October in OISIN PARK at 6.00pm, including bonfire, Minnie Mouse, Mickey Mouse, Frog, Poo bear and more characters. Disco in the park come early as parking in the carpark is limited. Please adhere to our stewards as they are all excellent volunteers. Gates open at 5.30pm. Enquiries John 086 834 0387.

Safeguarding

If you are concerned about the welfare and safety of children or vulnerable adult contact Diocesan Designated Liaison Person (DLP) – Mr Michael Daly: Ph: 085/8021633 E-mail-dlp@kandle.ie

Killeshin Set Dancers

Are organising a “Whit Weekend 2020 Break in The Brandon Hotel, Tralee from Thurs 28th May to Mon 1st June 2020. 4 nights B&B and 4 evening meals & bus €330. Names and deposit of €100 to be paid by Fri 15th Nov. Limited places available. For booking or more information Tel 086 817 3843.

St. Vincent De Paul

Local Conference – St. Fiacc’s. Tel: 086 – 1592775.

Home Share

Could you offer a short break to a person with a disability? Home Share is a family based respite service being developed in the South East. Contact: Home Share Co ordinator SECH, Saint Dympna’s Hospital 086 014 8212.

Finance Committee AGM

Will be held on Friday 1st Nov at 8pm in the parish centre. Any parishioner with queries regarding parish finances is welcome to attend. We sincerely thank all who contribute to our parish funds. The work of the parish is greatly helped by your regular financial support.

John Paul II

All those who are taking part in the award this year will be commissioned at the 11.30am mass today. We look forward to having them Ministering with us this year.

Killeshin Whist

Killeshin Whist every Wednesday night @ 8.30pm in the Community Hall.

South Leinster Money Advice and Budget Service CLG

Carlow Office, 72D Tullow Street, Carlow. 9.00 am – 5.00 pm. Phone Number 0761 07 2070 | Fax 059 9142360 | www.mabs.ie MABS National Helpline 0761 07 2000. Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm.

Carlow Lions Club

Social dancing night in Aid of Alzhemiers Society, Bethany House Day care, Tuesday 22nd Oct in the Seven Oaks Hotel. 9.30pm to 12am. Tickets €10. Raffle on the night. Tickets available on the night or at Bethany House Day Care Centre.

Evergreens Holiday 2020

To the 4 star Connemara Coast Hotel, set on the Wild Atlantic Way and the shores of Galway Bay. €399 per person sharing (€20 single supplement per night) for 4 nights, 5 days. Leaving Monday 1st June and returning Friday 5th June 2020. Please give names with €100 DEPOSIT per person to the Swimming Pool office. Limited places available.

Please Note

All charity church gate collections must be licensed and take place outside the church gates and not on church property. Thank You.

Pre-Baptism Meeting

For parents who will be presenting their children for baptism over the coming months will be held this Monday 4th November @ 7pm in the Parish Centre.

Grow

Are you? Struggling with Anxiety or Depression? Finding Life Difficult? Isolated? GROW is here to help you. Our Mental Health Support groups are free and confidential and open to all, no referral or booking needed. Just come along. Weekly Meeting Time is: Tuesday @ 7.45pm. Venue: St Catherine’s Social Services Centre Joseph’s Road. Contact: Mary 087 2843424

Prayer Intercessors

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) & 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 in joining this ministry please give your name and mobile number to the parish office.

Carlow Little Theatre Society

Carlow Little Theatre Society presents J B Keane’s Sive in the Visual, Carlow, from Thurs 24th to Sat 26th Oct at 8:00 pm. Book online at : www.visualcarlow.ie or at the box office. Tickets €17/14

Clothes Recycling

Vera Smith & Catherine Nolan, Niall Mellon Educate Volunteers are holding a clothes recycling collection all year round in aid of their forthcoming trip to South Africa to help build schools in Capetown. Old clean clothes, shoes, bags, bedlinen (no duvets or pillows please), curtains can be dropped at any time to Terry Smith Kitchens, Sleaty Road, Graiguecullen, Carlow or collection can be arranged by contacting Vera on 086 8317940 or Catherine on 086 8709846, Mobile phones accepted. Thank you for your Support.

Vincent’s Shop

Vincent’s Shop, Tullow St, is holding a Volunteer Welcome Day in the shop on Sat Oct 26th from 10.30am-4pm. If you would be interested in Volunteering with us we would be delighted to see you on the day for a chat. So please pop in.

Aspiro

Aspiro Inspired Choir looking for new members Male & Female. Meeting in Eire Og Club house. Friday morning 10-11am.

Mindfullness

5 week course takes place in the Parish Centre on College St. Carlow and commences on Thurs 24th Oct at 7.30pm. Course fee: €50. All are welcome. Enquiries: Jack (086) 6066087.

The St. Willibrord Biennial Lecture

The Cult of Relics in Medieval Ireland: Power, Patronage and Devotion. We invite the public to join us for a free public lecture celebrating the Feast of St. Willibrord, Patron Saint of Luxembourg, First Apostle of the Netherlands, and his County Carlow Connection. By Dr Niamh Wycherley, Maynooth University. Thursday 7th November, 7.00pm in St. Laserians’ Cathedral, Old Leighlin, Carlow. Free Admission, and all are welcome.

Parish Youth Choir

Practice each Saturday from 12.45pm to 2pm in the Parish Centre. The choir is open to all secondary school students and young adults. Musicians also very welcome.

Whit

“Whit” Weekend 2020 Break in The Brandon Hotel, Tralee from Thursday 28th May to Monday 1st June 2020. 4 nights B + B and 4 evening meals + bus €330. Names and deposit of €100 to be paid by Friday 15th Nov. Limited places available. For booking or more information: Tel 086 8173843.

Al-Anon Support Group

Are you affected by someone else’s drinking? Do you worry about how much they drink? Al-Anon can offer understanding and support for families and friends of problem drinkers whether they are still drinking or not. Al-Anon Family Groups have weekly meetings where all are welcome. Carlow: St. Catherine’s Community Service Centre, St. Joseph’s Road – Mon @ 8pm.Askea Parish Centre, O’Brien Road, Askea – Thurs @ 8pm or Tel: 01-8732699 for further information. Website: al-anon.ie

St. Fiacc’s Hall

Available for Parties and Indoor Sports. Phone 059 9140330 for details.

Prayer Meetings

Prayer meetings held every Monday @ 8pm in Sacred Heart Hall. All welcome.

Older Parish Bulletins

Link 13th October 2019

Link 6th October 2019

Link 29th September 2019

Link 22nd September 2019

 
 
 
 
 

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