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Parish Newsletter
20 April 2014



PLEASE PRAY FOR:-

Rose Hopkins, Ard Ríada & Edenderry

KILLEIGH: Easter Vigil 9.00 pm

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RAHEEN: Easter Vigil 9.00 pm

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RAHEEN: SUNDAY 9.00 am
Owen Gorman, Killeenmore.
BALLINAGAR: SUNDAY 10.30 am
For the People of the Parish.
KILLEIGH: SUNDAY 11.30 am
Hugh (Sonny) Dunne, Quarrymount.
Gerry & Pauline Dunne, Killurin.
Matthew & Annie Gonoude, Derrygolan and
Deceased Family Members.

DURING THE WEEK:-

Killeigh:-
Mon 7.30 pm Johnny Brady, Finter.
Months Mind.

Geashill:-
Wed 7.30 pm
Thurs 10.00 am
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NEXT WEEK-END:


KILLEIGH: SATURDAY 7.30 pm
Matt, Dinah & Paddy O’Brien, Ballinvalley
John Healion & his Sister Dolly &
Deceased Members of the Healion Family, Clonad & Killurin.
RAHEEN: SATURDAY 7.30 pm
Brendan Hackett, Ballymacrossan.
Months Mind.
Richard Gahan, St. Oliver’s, Geashill.
James & Mary Hynes, Killelary.
Brigid McHugh, Alderborough.
RAHEEN: SUNDAY 9.00 am

BALLINAGAR: SUNDAY 10.30 am
Margaret & James Cooke, Ballinagar.
Moss & Nan Buckley, Clonmore.
KILLEIGH: SUNDAY 11.30 am

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Eucharistic Ministers Killeigh & Raheen
Next Sunday April 27th Group A

Readers for Next Week-end:
7.30 pm Killeigh Peter Walsh
7.30 pm Raheen Jerry Kelly
9.00 am Raheen Amy Carthy
10.30 am Ballinagar Katie Condron
11.30 am Killeigh Attracta Brady

Readings will be posted out. IF NOT
POSTED TO YOU, you are not on.


Parish Office Opening Hours:
Next Week:- Thursday only
10.30am – 1.00pm

Collections today are lodged to the Clergy Fund.

Irish Catholic:


Voice of the Laity more vital than ever to the Church. Page 1.


Happy Easter
to One and all


Thanks to all who prepared or participated in any way in the Holy Week Ceremonies
. (Sacristans, Choirs Servers, Ministers of the Word, Ministers of the Eucharist, Collectors, Counters, etc.)


TRÓCAIRE BOXES
Thanks to all for your wonderful support of Trócaire in these tough times. If you forgot yours, please bring to Mass next weekend.
PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE THE BOXES IN THE CHURCH AT OTHER TIMES


Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine
will take place Sun. 1st June. A bus is booked by the PPC. Further information available from Ann Geraghty [Killeigh]; Margaret Conroy [Ballinagar];
Brigid Byrne & Betty Crombie [Raheen];


The Students of Maynooth College
are holding an OPEN DAY on3rd May beginning at 10.00am forconsidering PRIESTHOOD. The day will include informal chats with the students, a short video, a tour of the college, testimonies, Mass and lunch. More details from www.maynooth.ie\seminary

Killeigh & Raheen G.A.A. Lotto:
Lotto Results: No’s: 1-7-20-22
No Winner. 2
Match 3 at €100 each.
Next Week’s Jackpot €6,400 Hamiliton’s.

Geashill Whist:

Top Score:
Tom Kearns
Other Winners: Patricia Quinn, Noel Harte, Joe Dunne, Marie Garry, Heather Kelly,
Deanna Slevin, Brigid O’Brien, Marie Geraghty & Sean Coffey..

Ballinagar Community Lotto:
Lotto Results: No’s: 4-6-21-23

No Winner: 5 Match 3 numbers @ €40
Next Week’s Jackpot €13,400 in Ned’s.



Chiropody Service for Geashill/ Ballinagar Senior Citizens on Thurs 24 April at 10.30am in Geashill Old School.

Teach Mhuire Praying Community
in the Spirit Seminars:
St. Patrick's Boys National School,
Patrick St., Portarlington at 7.30 pm.
Seminar 1. God the Father loves you personally. 22nd April, Speaker: Sean Hyland (Deacon) Teach Mhuire
Seminar 2. Jesus saves you and sets you free. 29th April. Speaker: Noel Byrne (Lay Evangelist) St. Patricks Prayer Group, Carlow.
Seminar 3. Jesus is Lord of your life
6th May. Speaker: Martin Dunne (Living Water Community) Newbridge.

All Hallows College - Developing Parish Seminar - Saturday 10th May.
Theme - Young Adult Faith Formation
See poster on notice board.

Events at Mount St. Anne’s Killenard,
Series of 4 talks taking place in April and May on the theme of Compassion, Faith and Family.See Notice board.

Diabetes Ireland new “It Makes Cents” Coin Collection launched… 1c & 2c for Type 1 & Type 2 Diabetes… did you know there is €34m worth of 1c & 2c coins in Ireland. With 1 in 3 families in Ireland affected by diabetes why not save these small coins for the work of Diabetes Ireland and help us meet the ever growing demands on our services. Call 1850 909 909 or email info@diabetes.ie to find out more details and to register for your pack. Small Change Big Difference!

Getting Married - NOTE; AT LEAST 3 MONTHS NOTICE to Church & State. www.killeigh.com for information regarding documents for Church & State, choices of readings, etc.

EWTN - a Catholic TV Channel.
Some very interesting programmes.
Some you will find very interesting.

There is a great selection of videos from IEC 2012 www.icatholic.ie including workshops, interviews and concerts.





Parish Office Opening Hours:
Normally open Tues, Wed & Thursday
10.30am – 1.00pm
Book Masses, Certificates, etc.
Phone 057-93-44161


CEMETERY MASSES 2014:-
Saturday 28th June Cemetery Mass Raheen 7.30pm
Tuesday 1st July Cemetery Mass Annagharvey
Saturday 5th July Cemetery Mass Killeigh 7.30pm
Sunday 6th July Cemetery Mass Ballinagar 10.30am






OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION


Pontifical University – St Patrick’s College, Maynooth.
Higher Diploma in Theological Studies One-year part-time evening course. Lectures are held on: Mon’s & Wed’s 6.30-9.30pm
Four Saturdays ( 2 Sat every semester) 10am – 4pm. Info etcContact 01-7084772 email:
admissions@spcm.ie or maynoothcollee.ie

Domestic Violence We can help! Contact Offaly Domestic Violence Support Service (ODVSS) on our
Confidential Information Line
057 9351886. (Open Mon to Fri 10am to 12pm2pm to 4pm)

Ballyvaloo
welcomes individuals for private retreats ,short breaks and quiet days . We also welcome groups for Assemblies, Conferences and Meetings
Visit us on
www.ballyvaloo.ie

View slides from Prayer gathering 2012 around the Congress Bell in Killeigh on Killeigh Parish FaceBook

In 1900
there were 266,000,000 Catholics in the world.
By 2050 it is estimated there will be 1,100,000,000 [1.1 Billion] / living in the Global South
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Suicidal Thoughts?
Share the Load!
….others can help you carry it.
Midlands Living Links 086-1600641
Console – 1800 201 890
MABS – Money Advice – Hibernian Hse, 057 9323211 / 9352252 (free & confidential).
C.I.C. – Citizens Information Centre
Mon-Sat, 10.30am-12.30pm
057 9352204.
Samaritans: 1850 60 90 90
1life, Suicide helpline 247 100


Grow: World Community Mental Health Movement in Ireland.
You alone can dot it,
but you can’t do it alone.
If you are anxious, depressed,
or feeling suicidal,
GROW can support you.
Strictly Confidential.
www.grow.ie
Young Adult Group Monday 7.30pm,
Community Group Thurs 3.00pm
Community Health Centre 057 9351124.


Have you got a number in your phone after the letters I.C.E.?
In Case of Emergency?
DO IT NOW!


Warning signs of a STROKE:
The following can help you recognise if someone is having a stroke and ACT FAST if you see any of them.
FFACE: Ask the person to smile-does one side droop?
A – ARMS: Ask the person to raise both arms and keep them there.
S – SPEECH: Can the person repeat a sentence? Is their speech slurred?
T – TIME: If you see any of the above signs – even just one – call 999 for an ambulance

OTHER NEWS



Killeigh National School:
The BoM have been granted towards the building of an extension. They are now beginning the process of getting consultants etc according to National Guidelines.

Geashill National School;
The BoM have been granted towards the building of an extension. They are now beginning the process of getting consultants etc according to National Guidelines.

Scoil N. Mhuire Cloneygowan

The extension to our school is done and we have moved in since the mid-term break before Christmas [6 weeks ahead of time!].
Well done to our contractors 'Townmore Construction'
and 'McCarthy O'Hora' our Consultants.

Great excitement for the pupils!

We have also altered the inside of the former school,
over the Christmas holidays.
This work by O'Brien Bros was completed by 4th January,
in time for return to school.





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