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A sea of yellow rapeseed. Rich growth of April May
Sunday, 18th February: Ena Duggan & her daughter Nicola.
Sunday, 25th February: Dick Brophy & his parents.
Sunday, 4th March: Jimmy Kearney
Saturday, 17th February: Jim Commins
Sunday, 18th February: Bridget Moran, Kilmogue
Sunday, 18th February: Catherine & Eddie Duggan
Anniversaries at this time:
Danny & Chrissie Fitzpatrick: Mary Cullen
MASS IN PILTOWN CHURCH EVERY WEDNESDAY DURING LENT AT 7:30PM
The World Meeting of Families was established in 1994 by Pope Saint John Paul II and to date it has been hosted in Rome, Rio de Janeiro, Milan, Valencia, Mexico City and Philadelphia. Now it’s our turn here in Ireland because Pope Francis has personally chosen Dublin to be the host city for the 2018 World Meeting of Families next August.
For further info: www.worldmeeting2018.ie, Twitter: @WMOF2018, Facebook: ‘World Meeting of Families 2018’, Instagram: @wmof2018. Please support the third National Collection for WMOF2018 which will be taken up in our parish next weekend.
As we start into the Lenten season there are a number of online resources available at www.ossory.ie, also there is the Lenten Daily Tweet which can be signed up for @ Ossory Diocese and Daily Texts by submitting your mobile number to 085 8313100.
For all those involved in Parish ministries there will be a series of four Lenten talks “Living our Baptismal Calling in 2018” in St. Kieran’s College from 7.30 to 8.30 p.m. on each Tuesday of Lent commencing 21st February.
More information on the Ossory website.
Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist: Anyone considering volunteering for this Ministry is invited to make contact with Fr. Moore.
FIRST COMMUNION MEETING
A meeting for all parents of children who will receive their First Communion in May will be held on Tuesday, 20th February at 7.15pm in Piltown Community Centre. Your attendance at this meeting is essential if you are unable to attend for any reason please contact Fr. Moore at Parish Office on 051 643112.
PARISH FIRST COMMUNION PREPARATION
We will have three Masses as part of our First Communion Preparation Programme these Masses will be on Sunday 11th March, Sunday 15th April and Sunday 22nd April. We ask you to make a special effort to bring the children who are preparing for First Communion to Mass during Lent.
MOONCOIN MIDNIGHT WALK will take place on Friday 6th April 2018, Starting at 12 midnight from the Rose of Mooncoin Car Park Registration takes place on Friday 16th February at Blanchfield's Centra Mooncoin from 9am. Please like and follow our Facebook page: Mooncoin Midnight Walk for more information and updates.
This aim of this walk is to help raise funds for a local woman Vicky Phelan (nee Kelly) to take part in a Clinical Trial abroad for Cancer Treatment.
All Support Is Greatly Appreciated.
Piltown Community Enterprise (PCE) are holding a RACE NIGHT in the GAA Complex on Saturday, 3rd March. Doors opening at 8.30 pm 1st Race at 9.00 pm. Admission: Free. All are welcome. It will be a night of entertainment and craic.
Anyone interested in being a horse owner (buying a horse) for one night please contact Philip Walsh (086) 123 7740, Gerri Hickey (087) 2191808 or anyone on PCE board.
“A TIME WITH JESUS” continues in Piltown Community Centre, Monday Evenings at 8pm
Computer Classes in Piltown Community Centre:
A Beginners Computer Class supported by Kilkenny & Carlow Education and Training Board commenced in January and the course is fully subscribed to.
As a result it may be necessary to run an additional class depending on demand and anybody interested should contact the co-ordinator Noel O’Regan on 085 7063811 or at the Parish Office 051 643112.
Music Classes will resume in March on Thursday evenings and a start date has yet to be agreed. Enquiries again to the Parish Office 051 643112 or to Noel O’Regan 085 7063811.
St. Vincent de Paul
Wardrobe available in good condition, for further information contact the Confidential Line on 086 2096341