With every act of love you do today,
you weave one more golden thread in the blanket
that will warm you tomorrow.

Wishing all our Junior Cert and Leaving Cert students
the very best of luck in their exams.
We will keep you all in our prayers and masses each day.
Remember there is life after exams!

A big and warm Céad Míle Fáilte
to our visitors from Seir Kieran, Clareen
and all who will join us for the bank holiday week-end.
Good to have each and every one of you….
Enjoy your stay and a safe journey home.

Eucharistic Congress 2012
A special day of preparation will take place in Knock on Saturday, June 25. Each parish is asked to organise a Pilgrimage to Knock on that day. If you are interested please contact the Parish Office this week, as we may need to organise a bus for the same.

Youth 2000 Summer Festival
Clonmacnois, Co. Offaly, Thursday 4 – Sunday 7 August 2011. For young people age 16 – 35, an opportunity not to be missed to experience the Catholic faith and meet many new friends. Donation only. Free buses available from around the country. For more information, contact 085-8289231 or 01-6753690, or book online:

Fundraising Day
Sponsored walk, Soccer Blitz and Field Day on Saturday June 18 (date changed from June 11) in Ashgrove Soccer Pitch. Lots of fun for everyone - Bouncy Castles, Tug of War, Penalty Kick, Crossbar Challenge, Face Painting, B.B.Q., Darts, Shop, Lot’s Lot’s more. Blitz 10.30am/ Walk 11.30am/ Field Day 1.30pm.
Soccer Summer Camp
July 13/14/15 - 10am to 2pm
Age 6yrs to 12yrs Boys & Girls.
Leaflets will be given into schools or contact any club member.
Sunday, June 19, in Comerford’s Lounge at 12 noon. All welcome.

It was not possible to make the trip in April, but work is continuing by local people. It is envisaged to have the school ready for January 2012 – when the new school year begins. To ensure this target is met we are organising a building blitz from Wednesday, October 26 – Saturday, November 5. We are appealing especially for plasterers; but all volunteers are welcome. For further information contact: Fr Peter Muldowney 086-8265955, or log onto

Super Summer Camp Activities
Bookings are being taken for summer activities camp at Mooncoin G.A.A. grounds beginning August 8 – 12. For further information please contact Declan Wall on 051-898742, or 086-1246650, or

01 Opel Astra Saloon Car. Mileage 94,800. Alarm fitted. Perfect condition. If purchased NCT will be done. Contact 085-8281322.

Budgie found in Ballinlough area:- contact 087-9511634 or 086-1687909.

If you would be interested in becoming a ‘Volunteer’ for St. Joseph’s Home please contact 051-833006 and speak with Joan Forrest. There are different needs now throughout the home and Joan would be happy to meet and discuss possible ways of helping us.
Independent Living Apartments at St. Joseph’s Care Home, Ferrybank.
New independent living apartments for the elderly are available for occupation at St. Joseph’s Care Home, Ferrybank. For further information, or to arrange a viewing please contact Joan between 9am and 2pm, Monday – Friday at 051-833006.

Tuesday: 9.30am. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament after Mass until 5pm.
Wednesday: 7.30pm. Rosary 7.15pm.
Thursday & Friday: 9.30am.

New Cemetery: Thurs. 8pm
Carrigeen: Friday, 8pm
Please note after 6.30pm on Saturday 11 a decade of the Rosary will be said and family graves blessed in the New Cemetery for those who cannot make it on Thursday evening.
Kilnaspic: Sat. July 2 at 8pm.

Meeting on Wednesday, June 8 from 8pm to 9pm in the convent. All welcome, contact Sr. Mary 051-895114.

The Parents of Carrigeen First Communion class
would like to thank everybody who helped with the refreshments after Mass on May 21. It was a great success and much appreciated by all.

In the areas of Health and Safety; Insurance and in the Legal and Finance area, to work in conjunction with the Finance Committee. Please contact – Fr Peter 086-8265955.

READERS: June 11/18 (6.30pm) Maureen Kearns, Mary Ann Foley. June 12/19 (11.15am) Liz Knox, Margaret Crowley.
CLEANERS: June 11/18 -Ann Purcell, Mary Power, Valery Barlow.

MINISTERS: June 11 (10am) PJ O’Leary. Dick Madden.
READERS: June 11 (10am) Frances Dunphy, John Fitzgerald.
ALTAR SOCIETY: June 11 - Ann Grant, Mary Fewer.

MINISTER: June 11 (8pm) Mary Frisby
READER: June 11 (8pm) Sarah Norris.
ALTAR SERVERS: June 11 - Ian, Fiona & Andrew Long.

Tom Nolan, Whitehall;
Tom Barden, Kilnaspic;
Anna Clarke, Clogga;
William Walsh, Knockanure;
Thomas Walsh, Portnahully;
Peggy O’Brien, Grange;
Tom Hearne, Comeragh View;
Margaret Thomas, Polerone;
Kathleen & Denis Kinsella, Dournane;
Edmond Walsh, Ballincur;
Patrick Carroll, Ballybrazil;
John Joe & Annie Henebery, Ballybrazil;
May they Rest in Peace.