THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK
Love is magical. It’s a language the deaf can hear,
a song the crippled can dance to
and a sunset the blind can see.
Are in all churches. Please take one per family – and share something this lent with those less well off. “Blessed are the poor in Spirit; the Kingdom of heaven is theirs” (Mathew 5:3)
Lenten stations are due at this time. Envelopes are in your monthly collection boxes. This collection is in aid of the upkeep of the Priests of the Parish and dioceses. Thank you for your continued support.
Don’t miss the last two performances of ‘Happy Birthday Dear Alice’ by Bernard Farrell in Mooncoin Hall on Saturday, March 5 and Sunday, March 6 at 8pm nightly. A warm welcome awaits you.
Coffee morning, and Bric – Brac table on Friday, March 11 at 10am in the Supper Room. Door prize and raffle for INLA Lifeboats Dunmore. Support very much appreciated. All are welcome.
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. Your support would be greatly appreciated, as we hope to raise money to develop the school facilities and equipment. Tickets available at school office (Contact 051-895112) and are also available at the door on the night. Standard tickets €10.00 concession €5.00.
Friday night March 11 is designated as our night of appreciation to all our volunteers who make a huge difference to the lifes of our parish and church. The night begins with a Mass of Thanksgiving in the Parish Church at 7.30pm. All are welcome to join in this celebration. After Mass refreshments and a social evening with music and dance in the Parish Hall. All are welcome. All those who have newly volunteered we will see you on the night.
LOOKING FOR A CAREER IN ELDER/CHILD CARE?
Fetac LEVEL 5 Courses running 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 March 14, in Bagenalstown Family Resource Centre. For further details contact Aislinn at Vision Training.
HALL COMMITTEE MEETING
A meeting will be held in the supper room on Thursday, March 10 at 8pm. Could all members attend please if possible.
SILVER CIRCLE - WEEK 17
€200: Willie Foran, Ardera. €100: Roy Foran, Ardera. €50: Jack Ryan, Old Luffany. €20: Jackie Ryan, Ballygorey. Dee Mackey, Riverquarter. David Grant, Polerone. Eddie Doyle, Luffany. Liz Knox, Suir Crescent. Paddy Murphy, Barrabehy. Joe Wall, Corluddy. Kathleen Dunphy, Suir Crescent. Linda O’Toole, Mooncoin Heights. Kitty Delahunty, Portnahully. Rachel Carroll, Polerone Green. Celine Murphy, Grange. B, D, & C Kearns, Ardera. Helen Wallace, Carrick Rd. Alice Kelly, Convent View. David Tyler, Chapel St. Johnnie Ryan, Comeragh View. Sean Kehoe, Polerone. Ned Doyle, Aglish. Anthony Cuddihy, Carrigeen.
Masses this week
Tuesday: Mooncoin - 9.30am
Wednesday: Ash Wednesday -
Day of Fast and Abstinence
Thursday: Mooncoin - 7am & 9.30am To give those who are working the opportunity of coming to Mass ,we have decided to have 7am Mass each Thursday morning ‘Start the day with a prayer’ .
Friday: Mooncoin - 7.30pm
Meeting in Doyle’s Bar on Thurs, March 10 at 9pm. All are welcome.
FOLK CHOIR PRACTICE
Every Tuesday night 8pm in the Nagle Chapel. New members welcome.
CHILDREN’S CHOIR PRACTICE
On Tuesday evening at 6pm in the Church. All children welcome.
A Reflection Weekend on Vocations to the priesthood in Ossory will take place in Mooncoin Church on Friday, April 8 with an hour of adoration led by Fr. Willie Purcell, Vocations Director, Ossory, from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. On Saturday, April 9 a Workshop will be held in the Supper Room from 11.00am to 12.30pm, all are welcome.
Parish Pastoral Council
Meeting on Tuesday night at 8pm in the Parish Room.
CARRIGEEN CHURCH FINANCE COMMITTEE
Will be held at 8.45pm on Wednesday, March in Carrigeen Hall.
SCRIPTURE STUDY GROUP
Meeting at 8pm on Wednesday, March 9. Theme; Passion Story continued.
CLEANERS: Mar 12/19 -Nellie Phelan, Kathleen Mackey, Angela Haley, Trish Conway.
READERS: March 12 (8pm) Tony Gaynor, James Gaynor. Mar 13 (10am) Una Walsh, Lynn Walsh.
ALTAR SOCIETY: Mar 12 - Bridget Phelan, Kitty Hewetson.
MINISTER: Mar 13 - Ollie Dunphy.
READER: Mar 13 - Clare Walsh
CLEANERS: Mar 12/19 - K Walsh, C Norris.
Willie Morahan, Dournane.
Bill & Stasia Walsh, Crawn; Linda Holden, Clonmore;
Walter O’Keeffe, Polerone; Tom Foley, Main St;
Eamon Corcoran, Clooneen; John Walsh, Dournane Road;
Nora McManus, New Road; Phil Dunphy, Ballytarsney;
Ellen & Edmond Kenny, Cussana;
Thomas Fielding, Rathkieran.