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Parish Newsletter
31st August 2014


PLEASE PRAY FOR:-

Brigid (Beenie) Mahon née Scally, Logmore, Geashill.
Kathleen Cusack, Clonaslee.
Fr. W.J. Prendergast. Former P.P. Anniversary.


KILLEIGH: SATURDAY 7.30 pm
Peter, Nora & James Gallagher, Killeenmore
RAHEEN: SATURDAY 7.30 pm
Mary Murphy, Sranure &
Deceased Fitzmaurice Family Members.
RAHEEN: SUNDAY 9.00 am

BALLINAGAR: SUNDAY 10.30 am

KILLEIGH: SUNDAY 11.30 am



DURING THE WEEK:-

Geashill:
Mon 7.30 pm
Tues 10.00 am
Thurs 10.00 am
Fri 10.00 am
First Friday & Confessions.

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NEXT WEEK-END:

KILLEIGH: SATURDAY 7.30 pm
James Dunne & Deceased Family Members,
Ballinvalley.
Lily Cleary, Raheenduff.
Frank Hill & Deceased Family, Graigue.
Mary Mahon, Clonaslee &
Deceased Delaney Family Members.
Patrick Rooney, Carlow & The Meelaghans.
RAHEEN: SATURDAY 7.30 pm
Dan Boland, Backwood.
Denis Kelly, Alderboro.
Paddy Donegan, Kilcappa.
RAHEEN: SUNDAY 9.00 am

BALLINAGAR: SUNDAY 10.30 am
Joe Roe, Ballymooney. First Anniversary and his Wife Susan.
KILLEIGH: SUNDAY 11.30 am
Annie Lynch, Ballycollin.
Michael Christle, Daingean.
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Eucharistic Ministers
Killeigh & Raheen
Next Sunday Sept 7th Group E

Readers for Next Week-end:

7.30 pm Killeigh Lisa Brady
7.30 pm Raheen Family
9.00 am Raheen Bill Bryan
10.30 am Ballinagar Family
11.30 am Killeigh Declan & Aoibhin Walsh

Readings will be posted out. IF NOT
POSTED TO YOU, you are not on.


Communion Calls

Msgr. Tom Coonan:
Thurs: Killelary, Raheenduff, Ballinagar, Ballycue, Rathfeston, Ballintogher & Kilcooney
Fri: Cloneygowan and
Geashill Village.


Annagharvey Graveyard:

Photo’s and records of all Headstones in Annagharvey Cemetery are now available on the Parish Website.

IRISH CATHOLIC PAPER
Pope Francis’ tips for bringing greater joy to one’s life.
Live and let live.
Be giving of yourself to others.
Proceed calmly.
A healthy sense of leisure.
Sundays should be holidays.
Find innovative ways to create dignified jobs for young people.
Respect and take care of nature.
Stop being negative.
Don’t proselyte, respect others’ beliefs.
Work for peace.
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Tax Relief on 2013 Donations:
Thanks for the wonderful return of forms so far.
PLEASE return the Form IF:-
You paid income tax in 2013 either as PAYE or SELF-EMPLOYED.
Please return the forms as soon as possible.
Thanks again for your continued support.


Membership of Parish Finance Council (open to every member of the Parish); We ask you to think about offering your gifts, experience and time. Election / Selection will take place in Raheen NEXT Sat 6 Sept after 7.30pm Mass and in Killeigh & Ballinagar NEXT Sun 7 Sept after Mass.
AGM and Next meeting of P.F.C. with renewed membership, Tue 9 Sept 7.30pm

Killeigh & Raheen G.A.A. Lotto:
Lotto Results: No’s: 2-10-12-20 Winner.
Congratulations to Betty Guinan.
4 match 3 wins €50. Next week win/share €200. Next Week’s Jackpot €2,000 High Chap

Geashill Whist:

Top Score:
Marie Geraghty
Other Winners. Eileen Carroll,
Ann Allen, Teresa Dunne, Heather Kelly, Eddie Slevin, Patricia Quinn, Sean Coffey & Bridie O’Grady.

Ballinagar Community Lotto:
Lotto Results: No’s: 1-13-14-27
No Winner: 2 Match 3 @ €100 each.
Next weeks jackpot €15,000 in Ned’s



Killeigh Parish Community Games
Annual church gate collection will be held in the parish on 6th & 7th Sept.
Congratulations to all the children from the parish who represented Offaly in the recent national finals in Athlone.A special congratulations to the under 15 mixed relay team who were placed second in a very very exciting final, missing the gold medal by the narrowest of margins.Keep up to date with our news by clicking 'like' on our facebook page

Offaly Hospice Coffee Morning is on Thursday September 18th we are looking for volunteers to host Coffee Mornings all over the county.If you are interested in hosting a coffee morning please contact us anytime on 057 93 28634 or call into Offaly Hospice office, 12 Henry St., Tullamore, Monday to Friday- 1.30pm or Emailoffalyhospice@gmail.com.
All the money raised in Offaly stays in Offaly to provide hospice care locally.


Geashill/Ballinagar Senior Citizens:
Musical Social Night in The Old School Geashill Tues 2 Sept 7.30pm.

Killeigh School Boys/Girls Registration Days :
Sat Sept 6 10am-2pm in the Pond Field in Killeigh or contact Eddie on 086-0846775.

The Carers Association is providing legislative Patient Moving and Handling training in your area. For further information please contact 057 9322920 or e mail training@carersireland.com

Ballinagar Community Group are holding an information morning on upcoming courses that the will run in the community centre over the next three months. If you are please come along on Wednesday3 September at 10.30am .

EWTN - a Catholic TV Channel.
Some very interesting programmes.
Some you will find very interesting.

Eucharistic Adoration:
Kildare & Leighlin Adoration Committee is developing its Diocesan Team. Information Meeting in
Mount St. Anne’s Centre, Killenard, Portarlington on Sat 20 Sept at 11am.

Teach Mhuire Praying CommunityMass for Healing Tuesday 2 Sept at 8.00pm in St. Paul's Church Emo.

Irish Kidney Association
Annual Church Gate Collection takesplace this weekend in the parish. Your support will be greatly appreciated.


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Some of the pictures from the recent dedication of our school Garden to the memory of Maree Grace - McElduff, and raising of our 3rd Greenschools Flag in Killeigh National School.
Many more pictures on the Parish Facebook page. Get link on our homepage.

Annagharvey Cemetery records now available on the 'Cemetery Stoanes' Page of this website.


SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN IN CHURCH RELATED ACTIVITIES

If you have a concern contact:-

Diocesan Designated Person; (D.L.P.) - - - - - - - –

Ms Joan Treacy: 085-8021633
Email:- joantreacy@kandle.ie

The
DLP is the person responsible in our diocese for receiving all
Child Safeguarding concerns
and reporting same to the civil authorities.


Parish Safeguarding Representatives: –

Breda O’Connor 087-6482625
Concepta Murphy 087-6550239
Margaret Conroy 086-1797652

The PSR’s role is to promote awareness of the Diocesan Safeguarding Children Policy and Procedures,and to ensure that church activities are provided in a way that ensures the safety and wellbeing of the children involved.


Read about
Bishop Daniel Delaney.
Bishop of K&L 200 years ago




Read
Bishop Nulty's Statement for Vocations Sunday 2014


Parish Office Opening Hours:
Normally open Tues, Wed & Thursday
10.30am – 1.00pm
Book Masses, Certificates, etc.
Phone 057-93-44161


OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

Pontifical University – St Patrick’s College, Maynooth.
Higher Diploma in Theological Studies One-year part-time evening course. Lectures are held on: Mon’s & Wed’s 6.30-9.30pm
Four Saturdays ( 2 Sat every semester) 10am – 4pm. Info etcContact 01-7084772 email:
admissions@spcm.ie or maynoothcollee.ie

Domestic Violence We can help! Contact Offaly Domestic Violence Support Service (ODVSS) on our
Confidential Information Line
057 9351886. (Open Mon to Fri 10am to 12pm2pm to 4pm)

Ballyvaloo
welcomes individuals for private retreats ,short breaks and quiet days . We also welcome groups for Assemblies, Conferences and Meetings
Visit us on
www.ballyvaloo.ie

View slides from Prayer gathering 2012 around the Congress Bell in Killeigh on Killeigh Parish FaceBook

In 1900
there were 266,000,000 Catholics in the world.
By 2050 it is estimated there will be 1,100,000,000 [1.1 Billion] / living in the Global South
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Suicidal Thoughts?
Share the Load!
….others can help you carry it.
Midlands Living Links 086-1600641
Console – 1800 201 890
MABS – Money Advice – Hibernian Hse, 057 93 23211 / 93 52252 (free & confidential).
C.I.C. – Citizens Information Centre
Mon-Sat, 10.30am-12.30pm
057 9352204.
Samaritans: 1850 60 90 90
1life, Suicide helpline 247 100


Grow: World Community Mental Health Movement in Ireland.
You alone can dot it,
but you can’t do it alone.
If you are anxious, depressed,
or feeling suicidal,
GROW can support you.
Strictly Confidential.
www.grow.ie
Young Adult Group Monday 7.30pm,
Community Group Thurs 3.00pm
Community Health Centre 057 9351124.


Have you got a number in your phone after the letters I.C.E.?
In Case of Emergency?
DO IT NOW!


Warning signs of a STROKE:
The following can help you recognise if someone is having a stroke and ACT FAST if you see any of them.
FFACE: Ask the person to smile-does one side droop?
A – ARMS: Ask the person to raise both arms and keep them there.
S – SPEECH: Can the person repeat a sentence? Is their speech slurred?
T – TIME: If you see any of the above signs – even just one – call 999 for an ambulance

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