A TIME OF PREPARATION FOR CHRISTMAS!
To help us celebrate Advent this year we propose the following and invite you to participate.
Each Tuesday evening to have Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 6.30pm to Mass time.
Each Wednesday morning to begin at 9.20am the Official Morning Prayer of the Church and Mass.
Reconciliation & Healing Service in Parish Church on Thursday, December 16, at 7.30pm. Visiting Priests available for confession.
Opportunity for confession after all the Masses the weekend before Christmas, December 18/19.
Carol Service in Carrigeen Church on Tuesday, December 21, at 8pm.
Mass and Anointing for the members of the Day Care Centre on Wednesday, December 1, at 3pm in the Parish Hall. All are welcome.
Mass and Anointing in the Nursing Home on Thursday, December 9, at 2.30pm.
Service for Coláiste Cois Siúire & Primary Schools – dates to be decided.
DRUG AWARENESS CALENDERS
This year’s Drug Awareness Calendars will be on sale in the Supper Room on Sun. Nov. 28 during the ‘Christmas Fair’. Price: 1 for €3, or 2 for €5. They will also be on sale outside all the churches on Sun. Dec. 5. and in the local shops before Christmas. Many thanks for your support during the year, without your support we could not continue.
Well Done to the U21 hurling team on winning the Southern Final in Slieverue on Nov 20. Mooncoin 3-8 : Glenmore 1-11.
AGM will be held on Dec. 10 in the Complex at 8pm. All members are welcome to attend.
The annual mass for deceased GAA players will be held on Sat. Dec 11 in Mooncoin Church at 6.30pm.
DVD of the Official opening of the Sports Complex
Now available to buy for €20. To order your DVD contact James Grace, 086-3854101.
There are still slots available for the indoor football. €50 to book a slot. Contact James Grace, 086-3854101.
Well done to Shane Kinsella who won €6,700 in the Kilkenny Lotto Draw.
Congratulations to Brenda Holden & Jenny O’Keeffe who were both presented with a ‘Traders Award’ for their commitment to youth. This presentation was made by Ossory Youth in Springhill Hotel on Nov. 19. Also to David Conway on receiving an award for all his hard work and dedication to the 4 to 1 Group and Mooncoin D.A.P.P. Well done to all of you, well deserved.
Mooncoin Youth Club will be participating in Ossory Youth Mini Tops on Sun. Dec. 5. Best of Luck.
FUNDRAISER FOR GIRLS’ SCHOOL
Christmas Cookery Demonstration by Phelim Byrne on Tues. Nov. 30 in Comerford’s Lounge. He will cook and give hints for the perfect Christmas Dinner (you may find new starters/desserts etc. to impress your family and friends). All recipes will be available to take home. Everyone – no matter where you are seated – will be able to see him, as his cameraman will show everything on two screens. 7:00pm – 7:35pm Wine & Cheese reception followed by demonstration. Cost €20.
FETAC FIRST AID
FETAC Level 5 Occupational First Aid commences Nov 30, over 3 full days. Contact Aislinn at Vision Training 086 1704157.
We welcome into our Faith Community, Síofra Catherine Crosse, who was baptised recently.
ST JOSEPH’S YOUNG PRIESTS SOCIETY
The monthly mass of St. Joseph’s Young Priests Society will take place on Thurs. Dec. 2 at 9.30am in Mooncoin Church. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament for intercession for vocations will follow immediately afterwards in the Nagle Chapel and will conclude at 11.00am. All are welcome.
YOUTH 2000 PRAYER GROUP (16-35 YRS)
Every Friday at 7.30pm in the Cathedral, Waterford (side entrance). Contact: Siobhan on 087-9292121. www.youth2000.ie
Please join us for prayer, reflection, chat. All welcome.
Ferrybank Parish Hall on Wed. Dec. 1 – “One of you is about to betray me”
Wed. Dec. 8 – Deciding to stay? Looking for a renewed vision of Church.
Wed. Dec. 15 – The People who have walked in darkness have seen the light.
READERS: December 5/12 (11am) Marjorie Godinho, Brandon Power.
December 8 (11am) Ann Purcell, Sister Mary Lenehan.
READERS: Dec 4 (8pm) Pat O’Neill, Louise Walsh. Dec 5 (10am) Pat Dunphy, Siobhan Dunphy.
ALTAR SOCIETY: Dec 4 - Judy Doherty, Margo Delahunty.
MINISTER: Dec 5 - Bridget Rochford.
READERS: Dec 5 - Melwyn Godinho.
ALTAR SERVERS: Dec 5 - Ciaran & Eimear Quilty, Sarah Norris.
CLEANERS: Dec 5/12 - M Gilmartin, M Rochford.
Fr James Reddy, Barrabehy; Michael O’Brien, Polerone; Margaret O’Keeffe, Tubrid; Kathleen Tobin, Barrabehy; Foskin & Comerford families, Mooncoin; Richard & Eileen Allen & Mary Peel, Mooncoin; James Quilty, Nicholastown; Joe Granger, Suir Crescent; Mary & Billy Walsh, Kilmacow; Michael O’Brien, Polerone; Nora, Tommy, Maggie, Fred, Dick Walsh, Clogga & London; Peg Coady, Clogga; Johanna Carroll, Ballybrazil; Richard, Catherine & Margaret Healy, Dungooley.