Preparation for Easter : On this Thursday evening 21 March at St. Andrew’s Church a Healing Service followed by the Sacrament of Reconciliation will take place at 7pm. A number of priests will be available to administer the Sacrament of Healing and will be available to hear confessions on the night.
Anniversary Mass : Friday 15 March 8pm Mass :Kevin McMahon (Ballincrana) , (Months Mind)
Saturday 16 March 6.30 (Vigil Mass) Michael & Jimmy Daly.
Sunday 17 March 11am Mass ; Bill Lynch (New Terrace)
Friday 22 March 7pm Mass : Liam Liam Healy (Main Street).
Saturday 23 March 11am : William Fitzgerald (Lr. Main St), 6.30pm Jimmy Lyons (Mountain View)
Sunday 24 March 11am ; Michael Conway (Bosnetstown)
Remembrances /Anniversaries : Michael Jo Hennessy (Darragh) Michael Halpin (High Bridge)
SYMPATHY : Sympathy is extended to Pat Hennessy (Ballyroe Upper)) on the death of his father Michael Joe, (Darragh). MIchael Jo was reposed on Wednesday evening last 13 March before removal to the Church of Our Lady of Ransom Glenroe where Requiem Mass was celebrated on Thursday 14 March followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
Sympathy is also extended to Paddy Halpin (West End) on the death of his brother Michael formerly High Bridge, Survived also by sister Mary, loving staff at Beech Mount Nursing Home, Newcastle West, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends, Michael was reposed at McCarthy’s Funeral on Thursday 14 March before removal to St Andrew’s Church where the Requiem Mass was celebrated on Friday 15 March followed by burial in thee local cemetery. (May They Rest in Peace)
BIRTHDAY WISHES : Congratulations are extended to the following who celebrates Birthdays at this time : Rosaleen Griffin (St Anne’ s Terrace) and Ned Palmer Jnr. (Vale View) on Saturday 16 March, Helen Fitzgerald O’Sullivan (Ballyroe Upper) on Wednesday 20 March, Richard Fitzgerald (Thomastown) who celebrates his birthday on Friday 22 March.
WEDDING CONGRATULATIONS ON THE DOUBLE : Congratulations and Best Wishes are extended to two couples who were married at St Andrew’s Church last week. On Friday last 15 March the wedding took place of Mairead Hennessy (Vale View) daughter of Margaret and the late Jack Hennessy and Gwion Hoyles (Wales) The ceremony was performed by Fr. Michael Hanley PP. The Bridesmaid was Mary Crowe, Maid of Honour was Bridget Doyle, Best Man was Neil Goate while the Groomsman was Tom Hoyles., The reception was held in Aherlow House Hotel
On Saturday16 March the wedding took place of David Wallace (Ballintubber) son of Michael and Breda Wallace and Aisling Creed (Laurencetown) daughter of Pat and Ann Creed
KILFINANE CHURCH OF IRELAND CONSEVATION COMMITTEE : Kilfinane Church Of Ireland. Conservation Committee would like to thank everybody for their support to the recent Church Gate collection, a sum of €450 was collected. Many thanks for your continued support.
45 Drive : There was a very good turnout at the Fundraising 45 Card Drive at Scoil Pol on Thursday night last 14 March, the winners were Decland Tierney and Pat Condon, Andy and Nora Connolly, Tom Hanley and Deirdre Browne., Tom O’Callaghan and Mossie McCarthy, Donie and Joan hannon, Mary Sheehy and James O’Leary Door Prizrs : John Joe hanley, Sarah and Conor Gleeson, Pat Creed, Dave O’Connor and Jade Ward. Raffle : First : Tom Hanley, Second : Helen O’Brien, Third : Mike McAuliffe, Fourth : Helen O’Brien, Fifth Esther O’Brien, Sixth : Tom Sheerinn, Seventh : Mossie McCarthy, Eight : Bridget Fitzgerald, Ninth : Mike McAuliffe, Tenth : Anne O’Connell, Eleventh : Andy Connolly Twelfth : Deirdre Browne, Thirteenth : Tom Fennessy.
PLAYSCHOOL CHURCH GATE COLLECTION : This weekend 23 and 24 March, Kilfinane Playschool Church Gate Collection will be taken up at the local Church, your continued support will be appreciated
PERFORMANCE IN SPORT AWARD : County Limerick Local Sports Partnership have just announced that the inaugural winner of their “Performance in Sport Award” for February is: Mr. Edd Valetka, Kilfinane Athletics Club and Scoil Pol Secondary School - Cross Country (U17 - Intermediate) Edd claimed Second place in the Limerick County finals on Thursday 24 January while on Thursday 7 February at Waterford Institute of Technology Campus he took Third place in the Munster finals and on Saturday 9 March he came in Eleventh place in the All-Ireland schools final, at University of Ulster Jordanstown, Co. Antrim.
GLENROE/BALLYORGAN DAFFODIL DAY : Daffodil Day blooms this year on Saturday 23 March 2013 at the 7.00pm Mass in Glenroe Church and at the 10am Mass on Sunday in Ballyorgan Church
The Annual Daffodil Day is organised by the Glenroe/Ballyorgan community and your support would be gratefully appreciated towards this very worthy cause, as there is no one untouched by cancer.
Healthy Cooking on a Budget: Our cooking classes continue every Tuesday night at 7pm so come along and join in any night for some great cooking and recipes. Contact Geraldine on 086 0886611 for more information.