Social, Hobby and Craft Afternoon

May 5, 2019; 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

Free Craft, Hobby and Social afternoon First Sunday of each month from 3pm to 5.30pm.

This will run every first Sunday of the month. Over 18’s only.

Great activities from flower arrangement, knitting, embroidery to art classes take place on the day.

Bring a friend or find a friend and enjoy learning a new skill.

Tea, coffee and biscuits available for nominal charge with all donations going to local charity.

Hope to see you there at this fun and very popular event.

Thank you Tom

Tom Hillary has announced that he is retiring as Manager of Kilian House Family Centre after 20 years of service.

Easter Thanks!

On behalf of all the parish a big thank you to all who have prepared and celebrated our liturgies from Ash Wednesday through to Easter Sunday.

Special thanks to Paul, our pastoral worker, our sacristans Roisin, Majella and Stephanie. To all our choirs for the wonderful singing throughout the season.

To all our ministers of the Word and Eucharist, our altar servers, members of the liturgy and communications groups, our church cleaners, Jennifer for the beautiful flowers.

Thank you to all our groups working behind the scenes, our stewards and collectors.

A big thank you to Adrienne in the office and of course Tom and Vincent in our pastoral centre for all their work and support.

If we have forgotten anyone one thank you to you too for all your kindness and generosity. The priests of the parish.

At a Glance …

NEW CHRISTIANS: We welcome all recently baptised children to our faith community. As they join our community through the waters of Baptism may they also continue to grow strong in body, mind and spirit in the years ahead.

HOLY ROSARY SOUP & SANDWICHES: Looking for somewhere different for lunch? Then join us in Kilian House Family Centre on Wed. 24th April between 12.15 & 2pm, for delicious food in a friendly atmosphere. Donation €5. Proceeds to local charities.

PARISH PILGRIMMAGE TO KNOCK: We are booking a bus to join the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday 27th April. We have limited places so early booking is advised. We will be leaving at 8.30am approx. and return late Saturday evening. The cost is €40 (includes a meal on route) We have special price of €10 for teenagers to go. Please book your place in the Parish Office.

HOSPITAL VISITATION: If you know of anyone who is sick in hospital or at home and would like a visit, please don’t hesitate to call one of the priests of the parish or the parish office.

PREPARATION OF SUNDAY MASS READINGS: Do you wish that you understood more of the background to the Sunday Mass Readings? Come along to Kilian House Family Centre after Mass any Tuesday 10.40 – 12.00 p.m. Join in reading the Scripture passages chosen for the next Sunday’s Mass, teasing out their meaning and checking on their relevance for you in to-day’s world. All are welcome.

CHARITY TAX REBATE: A big thank you for all who have supported the parish this past year. We are completing our Charity Tax Rebate forms at the moment. I would kindly ask those who did receive a CHY3 form to please return them to the Parish Office as soon as is convenient. Thank You.

BECOMING A CATHOLIC?: Are you or someone you know interested in finding out more about the Christian Faith and the Catholic Church. If so please contact Fr. John after Mass or make enquiries to the Parish Office. We will begin our preparation for Adults wishing to be baptised or indeed make their 1st Communion or be Confirmed in the Catholic Faith at the Easter Vigil next Easter soon during the month of September.

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All this news and more, available and in further detail on the Parish Information Sheet

Rejoice! He is Risen! Alleluia!

This is the
great Easter cry
that fills our hearts…
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