Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion, April 05, 2009

Monday, April 06
Mooncoin: 7.00pm Stations of the Cross
Carrigeen: 8.30pm Station of the Cross (Confessions after Mass)

Tuesday, April 07
Mooncoin: 7.30pm. Mass of Healing (Confessions after Mass)

Wednesday, April 08
Mooncoin: 9.20am. Morning Prayer
9.30am Mass followed by Exposition of The Blessed Sacrament
10.00am -11.00 am. Benediction
St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny: 7.30pm Mass of Chrism

Holy Thursday, April 09
Kilnaspic: 6.30pm Mass - Confessions 6pm before Mass.
Mooncoin: 8.00pm Mass of The Lord’s Supper
Carrigeen: 8.00pm Mass of The Lord’s Supper.
Tenebrea – Service of Shadows; is a most beautiful, powerful service that begins just after Holy Communion on Holy Thursday Night. This service leads you into an experience of the humanness of Jesus as he goes out into the night to meet his fate.

Good Friday, April 10 - Day of fast & Abstinence
Mooncoin: 3.00pm Passion of the Lord
8.00pm Our Lady of Sorrows Service & The Kissing of the Cross
Carrigeen: 3.00pm Passion of the Lord
Kilnaspic: 7.30pm - Stations of the Cross & Veneration of the Cross

Holy Saturday, April 11
Carrigeen: 8.00pm - Vigil Mass
Mooncoin: 8.00pm - Vigil Mass (No 6.30pm Mass)

Easter Sunday, April 12
Kilnaspic: 9.00am Mass
Carrigeen: 10.00am Mass
Mooncoin: 11.00am Mass

Masses for Easter Week
Mooncoin: Tuesday 7.30pm and Wednesday to Friday 10.30am

With every good wish and blessing this Holy Week & Easter time. Fr. Eamonn.

A very important meeting will be held in Comerford’s Lounge on Wednesday, April 8, at 8pm.
The purpose of the meeting is to start the process of organising a fund-raising campaign for a very sick child in the Parish. Please come along and show your support.

Congratulations to our U13 league team who took 1st place in the Leinster Juvenile League finals held at Baldoyle, Dublin last weekend and to our U15 League team who came runners up to the Dublin team. As our badminton season comes to a close the committee would like to thank all our members, selectors and managers for a great year and look forward to seeing you all in September.

Mooncoin GAA are looking for hurling helmets in good condition that can be used for the primary schools – if you have any to donate that are in good condition please give them to any coach/trainer in the club or call Eugene Fitzgerald on:085 7387013.
Please visit to keep updated on fixtures in April.

Cake Sale & Raffle for Easter Egg this weekend, in the Hall after Masses. Also, there will be a collection box for the ‘Make a Wish’ to recycle mobile phones as part of our fundraising.

Ann Marie Jacob from the parish will be visiting the stricken area in May, to carry out much needed charity work. A perfume/make up basket is in Centra Supermarket for fund raising. Tickets €2 a strip, 3 strips for €5. All money raised will be used to improve the lives of children in an orphanage in Grozova. In addition money raised will also be used to provide medical supplies and building materials.

We welcome into our Faith Community Jack Gerard Walsh, Polerone and Harry Edmond Lonergan, Polerone, who were baptised recently.

READERS: April 5/12 (11am), April 9 (8pm) Ann Lee. Margaret Grace.

READERS: April 09 (8pm) Anna Walsh (B), Suzanne Halley, Mary Hassett. April 10 (3pm) Teresa O’Neill, Anne Walsh (C), Yvonne Pheasey. April 11 (8pm) Bill Healy, Dick Madden, Mgt Brennan. April 12 (10am) Eileen Williams, Noreen Walsh.
READERS: April 11 (8pm) Teresa O’Neill, Louise Walsh. April 12 (10am) Laura Pheasey, Lynn Walsh.
ALTAR SOCIETY: April 11 Teresa Comerford, Joan Dunphy.

MINISTER: April 12 - Richard Hogan.
READER: April 12 - Aiden Quilty.

Michael & Michéal Phelan, Middlequarter; Dermot Keane, Ferrybank; Josie Foran, Comeragh View; Mick Jones, New Road; Johnny, Catherine & Richard Jones, New Road; Jimmy O’Keefe, Dournane Road; William Reville, Suir Crescent; Liam & Peter Walsh, Ballincur; Thomas Everett, Dournane Road. John Madden, Ballymountain; Kathleen Nolan, Whitehall; Esther Delahunty, Portnascully Mill; Nora Phelan, Polerone; Mai Oliver, London; James Barden, Kilnaspic; Thomas Fitzgerald, Cashel.