Owning Retirement Homes. Formerly Sue Ryder Homes
A sea of yellow rapeseed. Rich growth of April May
Weekend Masses: Piltown - Saturday, 6:30pm & Sunday, 11am / Owning - Sunday, 10am / Templeorum - Sunday, 9am
Templeorum Church: Sunday, 22nd Jan at 9am - William Maher, also his parents Eddie & Mary and his Aunt, Annie Suttie;
Monday, 23rd Jan at 7:30pm - Kathleen O’Neill; Sunday, 29th Jan at 9am - Joe & Bridget O’Driscoll
Piltown Church: Saturday, 21st Jan at 6:30pm - Dick Murphy and deceased members of the Murphy family;
Sunday, 22nd Jan at 11am - Julia and Tommy Cuddihy and Bobby Power
Owning Church: Sunday, 22nd Jan at 10am - Paddy & Anna Keever and Nigel Slockett;
Sunday, 29th Jan at 10am - Ted, Peggy & Seamus Flynn
Chaplet To The Divine Mercy in the Parochial House Piltown on Thursday Evenings at 7.15 p.m.
Enrolment Ceremony during Mass on weekend of 4th & 5th February 2017 for all children who will receive their Confirmation this year.
Enrolment in Piltown Church on Saturday 4th February at 6.30pm Mass, in Templeorum Church on Sunday 5th February at 9am Mass and in Owning on Sunday 5th February at 10am Mass.
Confirmation takes place on Sunday, 2nd April in Piltown Church at 11am.
Day Care Centre for People with Alzheimer's Disease / Dementia
The Village Day Centre in Kilkenny City is open Monday to Friday and provides an opportunity for people with
dementia to socialise and get involved in some of the dementia specific activities.
The activities held in the day centre include; art, playing cards, bingo, exercise programmes, walks, day trips,
music, dance & singing.
A hot meal, snacks and transport are also provided in this warm and homely atmosphere. To avail of the service or for more information call 056 7771230.
An important meeting of all Eucharistic Ministers of all Churches in the Parish will take place in Owning House on Monday 29th January at 7:30pm.
The agenda will include a review of the solemn standards of the Ministry along with an open discussion.
Meeting will take no longer than one hour. Very important that all Eucharistic Ministers attend.
PIltown Social Club
will be holding their Annual Dinner Dance on Saturday 4th February 2017 in the Carraig Hotel, Carrick on Suir.
Music on the night by Pat Hayes. Full four course meal served from 8.30pm.
Spot prizes and raffle, all proceeds from the night go to the Lourdes Pilgrimage Fund.
Tickets €25.00 each, available from Donal McCarthy, Patsy Kelly, Jim Connolly.
Come along & join us for a great night of dancing & craic.
Family Carers Ireland
Looking for a career in the care sector?
Family Carers Ireland are providing the QQI Level 5 Healthcare Support Award in your area based on demand in February. One day workshops on Mental Health, Nutrition, Dementia & Emergency First Aid also available.
For more info contact the training unit on 0579322920
Parish First Communion Preparation Programme
Our Parish First Communion Preparation Programme will begin with an Enrolment Ceremony during Mass on
SUNDAY 29th January in Templeorum Church at 9am, in Owning Church at 10am and in Piltown Church at 11am.
Meeting for all parents of children who will receive their First Communion in May on Monday 13th February at 7.30pm in Piltown Community Centre.
There will be three further Masses as part of our preparation programme the children will take an active part in these Masses. Dates for these Masses are Sunday 19th February, Sunday 26th March and Sunday 30th April.
This is a very exciting time for your child as they prepare to receive their First Communion, I appeal to you to make a 100% commitment to this preparation programme.
FIRST COMMUNION DATES:
· Piltown Saturday 6th May
· Owning 13th May
· Templeorum 20th May
Music Classes will resume shortly on Thursday evenings in Piltown Community Centre. These
workshops are completely free of charge to adults and are sponsored by the Parish together with Kilkenny &
Carlow Education and Training Board. Anyone interested should contact the course tutor, Noel O'Regan on 085 7063811 or on firstname.lastname@example.org
Piltown Toddler Group meets every Friday morning at Piltown National School, in the prefab to the rear of the school, from 11am to 12:30pm. Parents & Childminders all welcome to come along with babies and toddlers
Priests of the Parish - Contact Details:
· Rev. Paschal Moore PP.: 051 643112 & 087 2408078
· Rev. Richard Brennan: 085 1185866
· Rev. John Condon: (Retired) 051 643124
If you are concerned about the welfare and safety of children contact:
· Tusla – Child & Family Agency Kilkenny area 059 9136570
· Garda National Protective Services Bureau 01 6663430/ 01 6663435
· Diocesan Designated Liaison Person: Ms. Geraldine Butler 087 1000232
· Towards Healing Helpline – 1800 313316 www.towardshealing.ie