THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK
Joy is not something that comes in different levels,
portions or sizes – you either have it or you don’t.
If you want joy, real joy, wonderful joy
– let Jesus come into your heart / life.
“Behold I stand at the door and knock…” (Rev. 3:20)
FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI
This Sunday after the 11.15am Mass a procession of the Blessed Sacrament will take place to the Convent Garden, where we will have Benediction. First Holy Communion children are invited to come in their First Holy Communion clothes and take part in the procession.
SOCCER CLUB A.G.M.
Thursday, June 30 at 8pm in Comerford’s Lounge.
U11: J.J. Battell, Shane Croke. U12: Ciaran Walsh, Fergal Walsh. U13: Adam Mansfield, Michael Phelan. U14: John Walsh, Connor Duggan. U16: Liam O’Brien, Brian Phelan. Div 2: Shane Dowley. Div 3: Kevin Kennedy.
The club also awarded our 3 Development Squad Players.
U12: Zack Power. U13: Aidan Holden. U16: Eric Conway.
Chairman’s Award: Billy Dunphy.
YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL
Clonmacnois, Co Offaly, Thursday, Aug 4 - Sunday, Aug 7 for young people age 16-35, an opportunity not to be missed to experience the Catholic faith and meet many new friends. Donations only. Free buses available from around the country. For more information, contact 085-8289231 or 01 6753690, or book online: www.youth2000.ie.
Celebrating 125 years on Sunday, July 2 - More information later.
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 www.fitnessbydesign.ie.
I would like to thank most sincerely all that sent Mass Bouquets, Flowers, those that made phone calls, or visited her at the hospital after her recent kidney transplant. Special Masses will be offered for the Donor and donor’s family, staff at the WRH dialysis unit & Beaumont Hospital. Thanks to Fr Peter & all parishioners for their special prayers & kind gestures.
FAS - Community Employment Vacancies
Applications are welcome for a FAS C.E. placement in Mooncoin Parish Office. The post becomes vacant in August and the closing date for all applications is Friday, July 1. If you are registered with FAS and would like to participate in the Scheme, or require further information on the Kilmacow/Slieverue Community Employment Scheme please contact the FAS Office (051-881984) or email email@example.com. CVs to be posted to the FAS Office, Kilmacow, Co. Kilkenny.
Hall Committee Meeting
Will be held in the Supper Room on Tuesday, June 28 at 8pm
Kilkenny Leader Partnership
Offers a free, one to one, confidential service for the unemployed, including CV preparation, interview skills, training and employment options. For an appointment in South Kilkenny please contact Olivia on 086-8501972.
Marian Pilgrimages Lourdes Direct Charter
September 2 for 5 nights - Available
September 7 for 5 nights - Full
September 12 for 5 nights - Available
September 17 for 5 nights - Available
€639 per person (fully inclusive)
For group enquiries please contact Mary Kelly on 01-8788159 or
The three parish Primary Schools would like to thank the Mooncoin Vintage Club for their generous donations.
On behalf of the Parents Association of the Girls’ School we would like to thank the Mooncoin Vintage Club for their generous contribution to the Presentation Convent Girls’ School. We would also like to thank all those who supported our Church Gate Collection.
Family Fun day 2011
The Raffles winners on the day were:
Laptop: Aine Hogan.
Kettle: Anna Kearns.
Cloud Nine Gift Voucher:
Fruit Hamper: Betty Kinsella.
Picnic Basket: Deirdre Kearney.
MB Game: Hannah O'Shea, Roisin Hahessy.
Jigsaw: John Joe Kinsella, James Doyle, John Kearney, Marianne Murphy.
Teddy: Donncha Hogan.
Masses & Eucharistic Services
Tuesday: Mass 9.30am. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament after mass until 5pm.
Wednesday: Eucharistic Service: 7.30pm. Rosary at 7.15pm
Thursday: Eucharistic Service: 9.30am
Friday: Mass 9.30am.
Thursday: Carrigeen NS end of year Mass at 11.15am in the church. All are welcome.
Friday: Mass 8pm
Thursday: Mass 8pm.
Kilnaspic on Saturday, July 2 at 8pm.
The local Conference wishes to thank the Confirmation classes from Mooncoin and Carrigeen schools who gave donations to the Society from their Confirmation money. Your generosity is greatly appreciated.
Conference meeting on Tuesday, June 28 at 8pm
June Envelopes (Blue)
Sincere thanks to all those who have returned their June envelopes. If you have overlooked your envelope you might return it as soon as you can please. Many thanks.
The GRAPEVINE SUMMER SCHEDULE
There will be a Grapevine printed next week. July 3, and after that it will be printed every 3 weeks, for the Summer months.
MINISTERS: July 3 (10am) Declan Walsh, Noreen Walsh.
READERS: July 3 (10am) Ronan Walsh, Eilis Walsh.
ALTAR SOCIETY: July 2 - Bridget Phelan, Kitty Hewetson.
MINISTER: July 2 - Jason Dunphy.
READER: July 2 - Helen Quinn.
ALTER SERVERS: July 2 - Aiden Quinn, Tara Ramaswamy.
CLEANERS: July 2/9 - B Rochford, B Comerford.
Agnes Foley, Main Street.
Luke Roche, Tubrid.
Nora Tobin, Main Street.
John Purcell, Polerone.
May they Rest in Peace.
Friday is the First Friday The sick and housebound will be visited.