THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK
God loves the lowly, the downcast and those struggling to keep their dreams alive. He is near to the broken hearted. He longs to comfort them and heal their hearts with his love.
COLÁISTE COIS SIÚIRE
Coláiste Cois Siúire, Mooncoin, paid tribute to four past Principals of the school in a ceremony marking its 75th Anniversary. In his address the Principal, Mr Paul Duggan described how Mr. Fred Cronin, Mr. James McDwyer, Mr. Seamus Doran and Mr. Tom Walsh, had each in their time in the school ensured it best served the needs of the community. His aspiration for the future, echoed by Ms Eileen Curtis, CEO, Kilkenny VEC, is that the school be guided by the inspiration of the past.
In Doyle’s Pub, Carrigeen, on Saturday night March 19. Music by ‘Homebrew’. Admission €5. Proceeds in aid of Kilimanjaro School Project. Please support this Worthy Cause.
MOONCOIN VISION LTD
Parish meeting will take place on Monday, March 14 at 8pm in the Parish Office, with a view to forming a committee for Mooncoin Vision Ltd. All interested representatives from all local clubs and groups are urged to attend as this is very important.
Southern Deanery – Ferrybank Parish Hall, Ferrybank
Wednesday, March 16
“One of you is about to betray me”. Speaker: Dermot Ryan
Wednesday, March 23
Deciding to stay? Looking for a renewed vision of Church. Speaker: Ann Daly
Wednesday, March 30
“The people who have walked in darkness have seen a great light”. Speaker: Dan Bollard.
FASHION SHOW IN AID OF COLAISTE COIS SIUIRE
Colaiste Cois Siuire Parent’s Association will hold its Annual Fashion Show on Friday, March 25 at 8pm in the Parish Hall. Limited tickets available. Contact: 895112
Looking for a career in Elder/Child care?
FETAC Level 5 Courses running in March/April. Care of the Older person, Occupational First Aid. Both modules will be held in Carlow from 10am to 4pm. Contact 059-9142208, or visit www.visiontraining.ie to book.
Platform FETAC Training Programme: Are you in receipt of an Unemployment Payment? FREE places on Platform FETAC Training programme in Career Development, IT and Communications begins on March 14 in Bagenalstown Family Resource Centre. For further details contact Aislinn at Vision Training 059-9142208.
SILVER CIRCLE - WEEK 18
€200: Eamon Holden, Main St. €100: John Power, Mooncoin Heights. €50: Thomas Dunphy, Glengrant. €20: Mary Kelly, Kilmacow. Noreen Walsh, Comeragh View. Frank Law, Ardera. N, S & S Thornton, St. Anne’s Terrace. Hannah Long, Roseleigh. Thomas Kinsella, Clogga. Catherine Reville, Comeragh View. Kathy Brogan, Comeragh View. Eddie Mackey, Carrick Rd. Paddy Kenny, c/o Promoter. Renee Dooner, Carrick Rd. Aine Hogan, Dournane. Jackie Ryan, Ballygorey. Willie John Kinsella, Dournane. Helen Wallace, Carrick Rd. Tommy Power, Old Luffany. John Allen, Carrick Rd. Annette & John Howley, Main St. Paddy Phelan, Portnahully. Francie Walsh, Lr. Corluddy.
MASSES FOR THE WEEK
Wednesday: 9.30am & 7.30pm Vigil Mass for St. Patrick's Day
Thursday, March 17
Feast of St Patrick
Patron Saint of Ireland
A HolyDay of Obligation
Monthly Collection next weekend March 19/20. Conference meeting on Tuesday, March 22.
CARRIGEEN N.S. ENROLMENT
Closing date for enrolment for Carrigeen N.S. is April 15.
Train The Trainer
(FETAC Level 6)
For those who are currently involved in, or about to undertake a training position. In Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny, on March 12, 26, April 2, 9 & 16. Cost: €600. The course will run for 6 days. Phone: 056-7712755. Email: email@example.com
EXPOSITION OF BLESSED SACRAMENT
Next Wednesday at 6.30pm followed by rosary and Mass at 7.30pm.
READERS: Mar 16 (6.30pm) Geraldine Purcell. Mar 17 (11am) Liz Knox, Sr. Mary Lenehan. Mar 20/27 (11am) Eileen McGrath, Margaret Grace.
READERS: Mar 16 (8pm) Ned Phelan, Eimear Phelan. Mar 17 (10am) Josephine Jones, Ellie Hogan. Mar 19 (8pm) Teresa O’Neill, Michael Connolly. Mar 20 (10am) Laura Pheasey, David Pheasey.
ALTAR SOCIETY: Mar 19 Margaret Phelan (L), Margaret Dunphy.
MINISTER: Mar 20 - May Coady.
READER: Mar 20 - Helen Brennan.
We commend to your generous prayers,
Mrs. Siobhan (Dodie) Crowley, Mountneill,
who died during the week. May she Rest in Peace.
Mahon Family, Cellbridge & London. Joseph Doyle, Luffany. John Croke, Chapel St. John Keane, Ballytarsney.
Richard Kearns, Ardera. Niall Fox, Aglish.
Walter McDonald, Emil. Nicholas John, Skelpstown.
Nora Foley, Main Street. Patrick Smyth,