Owning Retirement Homes. Formerly Sue Ryder Homes
A sea of yellow rapeseed. Rich growth of April May
FIRST COMMUNION takes place throughout the Parish on the following dates:
Owning - Saturday 19 May & Templeorum - Saturday 26 May
CONFIRMATION takes place in Piltown Church on Sunday, 20 May
Any outstanding Lent or Easter Offerings should be handed in as soon as possible.
Your continued support is very much appreciated.
Anniversaries at this time:
Sam and Tommy Tobin and their Parents; Moira Aherne;
Josephine, Kathleen and Johnny Purcell and all the Purcell Family, Main Street.
Months Mind Mass
for Paddy Cullen takes place on Wednesday, 16 May at 10 a.m. in Piltown Church.
Sunday, 13 May: Mary Drennan. We also remember Esther O’Reilly & Kathleen Brennan at this time.
Sunday, 20 May: John Quinn
Sunday, 27 May: Kevin Corcoran
Saturday, 12 May: Leo Doyle
Sunday, 13 May: Mary Welsh
Sunday, 13 May: Celine O'Dwyer & Theresa Watts (Nee Walsh)
Sunday, 20 May: Jimmy & Eileen Purcell
Sunday, 27 May: Peter & Eileen Keegan & Theresa Morely
Below are the 2nd Class pupils who received the sacrament of First Communion yesterday, Saturday 12 May in Piltown Church:
Evie Ahern Eddie Aylward Ellen Bartley Cillian Blanca
Anna Brawders Jack Brophy Emma Carroll Lee Carroll
Shay Commins Charlie Connolly Aaron Diggins Conor Dowley
Sarah Doyle Casey Farrell Oisín Hade Ciarán Hearne
Penny Lonergan Doireann Lucey Cian McCarthy Daniel McGrath
Callum Mooney Sophie Mooney Ellen Murphy Lily-Mae Murphy
Jasmine Norris Ruby-Emma Norris Ruby-Jane Norris
Darren O'Brien Fionn O'Brien Erin O'Callaghan
Jamie O'Driscoll Liam-Óg O'Dwyer Abbie O'Dwyer
Seán O'Dwyer Alex O'Neill Danny O'Neill
Geoffrey O'Shea Liam Power Ciara Quinn Aoibhe Vahey
Ríona Shankey Dylan Thomas Saoirse Shanahan-Roche
GUIDELINES FOR RECEIVING HOLY COMMUNION
Hands should be spotlessly clean.
Answer AMEN clearly when Priest/Minister says BODY OF CHRIST.
Hold hands chest high (one hand under the other).
Show utmost respect for Host at all times.
Community Games 2018 update:
Thus far we have swimmers & a handwriter who will represent Kilkenny at Nationals in May - huge congrats to all boys & girls. Our u 11 Hurlers won Silver in the county final with our handwriters & artist all placed with county medals - super job by all! Piltown's Gaelic u12/u14 girls will compete in the games & we have a date for athletics on June 22nd (closing date Fri 25th May).
All events, individual & team, can be viewed on www.communitygames.ie
For more information or expressions of interest please contact Noelette or Muireann on 087 2601202.
Piltown Karate Club News
A team from SKIF Ireland travelled to Hradec Kralove in Czech Republic recently to compete in the SKI F Grand Prix. The Team consisted of Junior and Senior Competitors from all over Ireland. The competition was a great success with over 50 medals won. Three of the Team Brighid and Allanah Twohig and Graeme Butler were from Piltown Karate Club. Alannah won her Category, Graeme got Silver and Brighid - 4th Place. Piltown Karate Club Instructor Kathleen Byrne is Chairperson of SKIF Ireland.
Piltown National School Silver Circle Weekly Draw
Week 3 Winners: €125: Wayne Littlewood (Seller: M&W Littlewood)
€75: Jane Kelly (Seller: J&S Kelly)
€50: Trevor Grant (Seller: R&T Grant)
€25: Max Doyle (Seller: N Byrne & B Doyle)
All cards and monies to be with School Secretary by Wednesday of each week.
Piltown Toddler Group meets on every Tuesday morning in Piltown Community Centre from 10:30am to 12 noon. Come in for a chat and a cup of tea. €2 per family, All are welcome.
Social Dancing in Piltown GAA Complex:
Sunday, 13 May: Throwin’ Shape
Sunday, 20 May: Checkers
Sunday, 27 May: Michael Sexton