MOONCOIN PARISH PILGRIMAGE TO ROME July 25 to August 1, 2010
All major sights of Rome -Trips to Assisi, Subiaco & Castelgandolfo
Audience/Angelus with the Holy Father
Cost approximately €1195 (including all taxes)
This price includes the following: * Return flight from Cork direct to Rome * 7 nights accommodation in the Irish College B&B * Refreshments on arrival * One buffet dinner at the college * One 4 course dinner in Rome, entertainment and drinks included * Coach transfers to and from the airport in Italy * Coach transfer to the catacombs of St Callixtus * Coach transfer to St Peter’s/Vatican city * Coach tour of the city by night * Any other coaching required for the itinerary * Day trip to Assisi * Half day trip to Castelgandolfo * Half day trip to Subiaco * Guided tours of all places visited * Tour leader for the duration of the trip * Hotel, airport and government taxes.
The price does not include: * Entrance fees to Vatican Museums and Catacombs. (€15 total) * Single rooms: €20 p.p. supplement per night * Travel insurance.
Congratulations to Mooncoin Youth Club on the huge success in the Ossory Youth “Mini Tops” held in New Ross, last Sunday.
1st prize in Comedy, 1st prize in Song & Dance, 2nd in Drama & 3rd in solo performance. They are a credit to Mooncoin Parish with their commitment and behaviour.
KILKENNY COUNTY COUNCIL LOCAL AREA PLAN
Public Consultation meeting regarding Change of Local Area Plan takes place in the Parish Hall on Wednesday, Dec 16, at 7.30pm.
The Presentation Girls’ School will perform the Nativity ‘Hosana Rock’ in the Church on Monday, December 21 at 7pm. Mass will follow.
The Mooncoin Christmas Fair Committee would like to thank everyone who sponsored prizes, made donations and supported us.
Raffle Prize Winners: 1st - Patrick Dunphy. 2nd - Gerard Sutton. 3rd - Gillian O’Brien. 4th -
Aoife Purcell. 5th - Bernie Holden. 6th - Helen Whelan, Mullinavat. In House Raffle Winners: 1st - Noreen Quilty,. 2nd - Aileen O’Brien. 3rd - Kathleen O’Brien. 4th - Eoin Cooney. Winner Dolls House: Willie Foran. Winner Hamper: Noreen Mahon.
STUDIO 51 HAIR DESIGN
23 Ballybricken Waterford. – Chris Rockett Proprietor. Many thanks to Chris for her donation to our Christmas Fair.
THEOLOGY ON TAP
Doyles pub Carrigeen at 8.00pm on Thursday, December 17.
Ashgroft House, Wednesday mornings at 9.45am and in the Nagle Chapel Wednesday at 8pm. All are welcome.
A large number of Christmas trees have been generously given to Mooncoin Boys’ School so as to provide us with the much needed opportunity to raise some money. We will, therefore, be selling these beautiful pinewood lodge (non-shed) Christmas trees at the school on Monday December 14. The trees will cost €15 - €20 each. If you wish to order a tree please contact the school at 895411. All profits from the sale of these trees will go to the school. Thank you.
Silver Circle - WEEK 8
€200 - Sam Murphy, Old Luffany; €100 - Jim Kearns, Mooncoin Heights. €50 -Colette Ryan, Polerone. €20 - Eimear Cummins, Piltown; Tom Delahunty, Barnacole; Jenny Lannon, Ballincur; Johnny Walsh, Ballinlough; Hannie Ryan, Glenmore; Paddy Croke, Old Luffany, Stephen Greene, Roseleigh; PJ Rowe, Ballygorey; Kate Dunphy, Tubrid; Michael O’Brien, Chapel Street; Helen Delahunty, Filbuckstown; Eily Barden, Clonmore; Karen Purcell, c/o Spar; John Flynn, Cork; Bernard Keane, Riverquarter; Mairead O’Brien, Polerone, Eoin O’Shea, Portnahully; Gerard Sutton, Dournane Rd; Stephen Ahearne, Old Luffany.
We welcome into our Faith Community Eabha O’Leary who was baptised recently.
HAVING YOUR CHILD BAPTISED?
To facilitate the smooth running of the parish, Baptisms are now celebrated according to the following schedule:
Carrigeen: First Saturday of each month at 5pm
Mooncoin: Second Saturday of each month at 5pm
Kilnaspic: Third Sunday of each month at 5pm.
As always, if you wish to book a Baptism please contact the Parish Office at 895123.
Tom Roche, Ballincur would like to thank the many people who sponsored him in the recent Dublin City Marathon. He raised €6,360 for Our Lady’s Children Hospital Dublin.
Conference meeting on Tuesday, Dec 15 at 8pm.
MOONCOIN PARISH DRUG INITIATIVE
Calendars available in the local shops and outside Mooncoin Church before Mass this weekend. Cost just €3 each. We welcome your support.
READERS: Dec 20 (11am) Sr Mary Lenehan, Ann Purcell. Dec 24/26 (6.30pm) Josie Dolan, Eoin Crowley. Dec 25/27 (11am) Elaine Delahunty, Ailish Conneely.
MINISTERS:Dec 19 (8pm) Suzanne Halley & Dick Madden. Dec 20 (10am) Mgt Brennan, Yvonne Pheasey.
READERS: Dec 19 (8pm) Ned & Eimear Phelan. Dec 200 (10am) Bill Healy & Paul Derwin.
ALTAR SOCIETY: Dec 19 - Bridget Phelan, Kitty Hewetson (B).
MINISTER: Dec 20 - Ketherine Hogan.
READER: Dec 20 - Aoife Kearns.
Nora Walsh, Dublin & Clogga;
Maggie, Kattie & Richie Healy, Dungooly;
John Fielding, Rathkieran & New Zealand;
Ellen Walsh, Carrigeen;
Mattie Walsh Cloncunny.