THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK
“No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks”
Let us be generous with our praise, thanks and encouragement!
NEXT SUNDAY THE FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI
After the 11.15am Mass there will be a Eucharistic Procession to the Nun’s 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.
CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION – IN KILKENNY
On Sunday at 2pm from St John’s Church to St Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny. In the traditional manner a special place will be given to this year’s First Holy Communicants who are invited to wear their Holy Communion outfits. Altar servers from parishes throughout the diocese are invited to process in their parish vestments. All are asked to assemble at St. John’s Church in time for a 2.00pm start.
GIRLS’ SCHOOL END OF YEAR SCHOOL MASS
In the Nun’s Garden (weather permitting) on Thursday, June 23 at 10.15am. Parents and family members welcome.
The I.C.A are interested in forming a Guild. Anyone interested please contact Breda on 087-1331927, or Mary on 087-6807798
HAPPY FATHER’S DAY
Wishing all fathers a very happy and joy filled ‘Father’s Day’ on Sunday. Enjoy and thank you for all you do.
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 (Tel 051 – 881 – 984) or email firstname.lastname@example.org. CVs to be posted to the FAS Office, Kilmacow, Co. Kilkenny.
KILKENNY LIBRARY SERVICE
Will run a Reading Challenge for adults and children from July 4 to August 19. The challenge is to read 6 books during this period. The theme of the challenge is The Circus. Children receive a 3D cardboard circus to start and incentives when they read each book. Entry to the challenge is free. Full details from local libraries and the Mobile library and on www.kilkennylibrary.ie
HANDYMAC BUILDING AND MAINTENANCE CONTRACTORS
Are appealing for a person in need, or a charity who require some conversion or renovation work done. HandyMac in association with Leetherm are willing to offer their time to complete this building project including the associated plumbing, heating and insulation works. If you are in need, or know a worthy recipient please send a detailed email to email@example.com. Volunteers and materials sponsors also needed. Visit www.handymac.ie for more details.
Mooncoin GAA Club
Celebrating 125 years on Sunday, July 24 – 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.
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.
CORK CITY MARATHON
Well done to Tom Roche, Ballincur and Noel Walsh, Ballygriffin, on completing the recent Cork City Marathon.
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament after Mass until 5pm.
Wedns. Thurs. & Fri: 9.30am
Friday, June 24 at 8pm.
As from next weekend the Mass leaflets will be in a tray at the three entrances to the Church. Please pick one up on the way in and leave it back on the tray on the way out. Thank you for your co-operation in this matter.
IRISH CANCER SOCIETY
Thank you for your continued support of the Irish Cancer Society. We are delighted to advise that €639 will go towards making a difference in the lives of people affected by cancer as a result of the collection.
B.O.M. BOYS’ SCHOOL
On Tuesday, 21 at 7pm in the school.
PRE BAPTISMAL TEAM MEETING
On Monday, 20 at 8pm. New members welcome.
BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT TEAM MEETING
On Monday, 20 at 9.15pm. New members welcome.
READERS: June 25/July 2 (6.30pm) Jonathan Crowley, Josie Dolan. June 26/July 3 (11.15am) Ann Purcell, Joe Cashin.
MINISTERS: June 26 (10am) Catriona O’Reilly, Margaret Brennan.
READERS: June 26 (10am) Breda Walsh, Joe Walsh.
June 25 - Kitty Doyle, Juliane Walsh.
MINISTER: June 25 - Katherine Hogan.
ALTAR SERVERS: JUNE 25 - Kate Hennebry, Kate Kearns.
We commend to your generous prayers, the following who died recently.
Paddy Murphy, Barrabehy.
Anastasia Walsh, Aglish.
Ned Fielding, Portnascully.
Paddy Phelan, Polerone & New York.
Teresa Russo (nee Holden), Mooncoin & England.
May they Rest in Peace.
Michael Jones, Main Street.
Kathleen Carroll, Clonmore.
Mary & Benedict Fewer, Dournane.
Patrick Ryan, Ballincur.
Margaret Kinsella, Ballincur.
Patrick Ryan, Rathkieran.
Michael & Mary Haley, Ballygorey.
Pat Walsh, Ballygorey.
Edward & Statia Bowe, Cloncunny.
May they Rest in Peace.