Next Saturday, May 15, First Holy Communion
will take place in our Parish
10.30am - St. Kevin’s Church, Carrigeen.
Celebratory tea and Communion Cake in the Hall (Carrigeen)
12.00 noon - Church of the Assumption, Mooncoin
Celebratory tea and Communion Cake in the Parish Hall.
It has been a joy to have the Communion children participate in our celebration of Mass each week. We look forward to their ongoing participation.
We invite the first Communion Children to participate on the following Saturday evenings for the next three weeks; it is an opportunity to wear their First Holy Communion Clothes!!
The Feast of Pentecost, May 23
The Feast of the Most Holy Trinity, May 30
The Feast of Corpus Christi, June 6
We ask all the First Holy Communion Children to come together on June 6, Mooncoin Church for the Corpus Christi procession, which will go from the Church to the Convent garden for Benediction, followed by a cup of tea in the hall.
We take this opportunity as a parish community to wish our First Communion Children and their families a great day!!!

May 16 at 11.00am in Church of the Assumption
Tea, blessing of the Confirmation Cake and presentation of Certificates takes place after Confirmation in the Parish Hall. ALL WELCOME
A sincere thanks, to all our Confirmation Young People who participate in our Vigil Mass in both Churches each week. Your contribution to our celebration is invaluable. Thank You!
The Confirmation programme continues until the end of June.

Junior Hurling: Mooncoin take on Kilmacow in Mooncoin on Sunday, May 9 at 12.00 noon.
Official opening of the Sport Complex this Sunday evening, May 9 at 6.15pm by Paul Kinsella, Chairman of the Kilkenny County Board. At 7pm Kilkenny play Waterford. Large crowd expected, so come early and follow the instruction of the stewards for parking.
Result:Junior B Hurling May 1 in the Rower: Mooncoin 0-16 : Rower/Inistioge 0-8.

Mooncoin GAA Social Committee
Thursday May 13 at 8.30pm Function Room Sports Complex
Information and practical exercise session for strong bones by Ms Rosie Donnelly, Lecturer in Sports & Exercise Science (WIT), especially for women, including a practical demonstration of the various exercises which are beneficial for potential Osteoporosis sufferers. All are welcome.

May 10 is the last night of our Drug Peer Education Programme, ‘Healthy Life Choices’ is the Topic. Andy Hargreaves will also be there to meet our young people and to evaluate our programme. All Confirmation candidates are asked to attend at 7.00pm in the Boys’ School.
May 10 at 8.30p.m. Confirmation Parents and Families - Andy Hargreaves Waterford Drug Education Officer will speak on Alcohol, Drugs and Head Shops! The more we are aware as a parish, the greater hope we have for a healthier community. We extend the invitation to hear what Andy has to say to all the parish.

Monthly collection next weekend May 15/16. Thank you for your continued support.
Conference meeting Tuesday, May 18 at 8.00pm.

Mooncoin/Plounevez Lochrist Twinning Association
There will be a meeting in Comerford’s Lounge on May 12 at 8.30pm. Anyone wishing to join us will be very welcome.

MINISTERS: May 15 (8pm) Dick Madden, Declan Walsh. May 16 (10am) Josephine Rowe, Yvonne Pheasey.
ALTAR SOCIETY: May 15 Ann Grant, Mary Fewer.

MINISTER: May 16 - Richard Hogan.
READER: May 16 - Aiden Quilty.
CLEANERS: May 15/22 - M. Gilmartin, M. Rochford.
ALTAR SERVERS: May 16 - Ian, Fiona & Andrew Long.

Eddie Doyle, Joe Doyle and Peter Doyle Luffany.
James Walsh.
Catherine Loftus.
William Walsh, Carrigeen.
Mary Potter, Mooncoin.