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Parish Newsletter
23rd November 2014


Please pray for:

Betty Mooney, Kearney Park, Tullamore.


KILLEIGH: SATURDAY 7.30 pm
Vincent John Walsh, Simon & Mary B., his Parents and Nancy Walsh, Derrygolan .
Michael Dolan, Gorteen.
Bridget & Eddie Cullen, Gurteen.
RAHEEN: SATURDAY 7.30 pm
Owen & Brigid Conroy, Ard.
Bernadette & Matthew Brophy, Rathfeston.
Patrick & Anne (Dolly) Briscoe, Geashill &
Eileen Kinnarney, Geashill.
RAHEEN: SUNDAY 9.00 am
Edward Byrne, Shranure.
BALLINAGAR: SUNDAY 10.30 am
Mary Dunne, Knock.
Paddy Mahon, Logmore

KILLEIGH: SUNDAY 11.30 am
Mary Walsh, Killeigh.


DURING THE WEEK:-

Killeigh:
Tues In C.Y.M.S. Hall 7.30pm
Wed 10.00am

Thurs 10.00 am

Geashill:
Tues 7.30 pm
Wed 10.00 am
Thurs 10.00 am
Fri 10.00 am

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NEXT WEEK-END:

KILLEIGH: SATURDAY 7.30 pm
Denis & Mary Brazil, Gurteen.
Deceased Members of Killeigh GAA Club.
Gretta Sheil, Raheenduff.
RAHEEN: SATURDAY 7.30 pm
Elizabeth (Betty) Byrne, Bogtown.
1 Anniv.
Jack & Margaret Begnall, Cloneygowan and Deceased Members of the Boland Family.
Mary & John McNalley, Ballycrystal and
Daughter in Law Betty, who died recently and Deceased Family Members.
Sean, Concepta, Carmel & Luke Henchy.
Bridget & David Cox, Cloneygowan.
RAHEEN: SUNDAY 9.00 am
Paula Tracey, Cloneygowan.
Billy Dunne, Ballycrystal.
BALLINAGAR: SUNDAY 10.30 am
Charlie Daly, Ballymooney, Geashill.
KILLEIGH: SUNDAY 11.30 am
Susan Dunne, Meelaghans &
Deceased Family Members.
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Eucharistic Ministers Killeigh & Raheen
Next Sunday Nov 30th Group B
Readers for Next Week-end:
7.30 pm Killeigh Killeigh G.A.A.
7.30 pm Raheen Albert & Mary
9.00 am Raheen Nora Dunne
10.30 am Ballinagar Paul Bolger
11.30 am Killeigh Elizabeth Kinnarney
Readings will be posted out. IF NOT
POSTED TO YOU, you are not on.


Society of St. Vincent de Paul:
Annual Church Gate Collection takes place next week-end November 29 & 30.

Mass for Deceased Members of C.Y.M.S. in the Hall on Tuesday November 25 at 7.30pm.

Irish Catholic
Available at the door.

DEAD LIST
The Priests of the parish are required to offer 9 masses for all those whose names are on the lists. Thanks for your generous donations, lodged to ‘Killeigh Clergy Fund’

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Killeigh Choir Practice: Sunday Nov 23 and Sun Nov 30 10.45am before Mass for 30 minutes. New members needed so please come along.

Ballinagar Christmas Choir Practice:
Tuesday Dec 2 at 8pm. All welcome.

Raheen Christmas Choir Practice:
Saturday 29 Nov immediately after 7.30pm mass. All new members will be welcome.

Parish Draw will take place in Killurin G.A.A. Hall Wed Dec 10. Draw cards and Parish Calendars 2015 are being distributed to every house in the parish. Thanks to the more than 70 parishioners who do this ‘footwork’.

TROCAIRE:-One year ago collections were held in churches across Ireland in response to humanitarian emergencies in Syria and the Philippines. These collections raised €5.1m which has supported Trócaire's response in both regions.
Trócaire's express their sincere thanks to you for your generosity, which has enabled them reach approximately 725,000 people affected by these crises.
See newsletter by Trócaire on Notice board.

Junior Scór Local Round: Monday 24 Nov in Killeigh. Anyone interested in participating please contact 057-93 54794.

Geashill/Killeigh Xmas Food/Craft Fair:
In St. Mary’s Hall, Geashill Sat Nov 29 12-4pm. Your support would be welcome.

Sacred Heart School, Tullamore Transition Year Student Project asking people to donate any of the following items to make up hygiene packs for people without homes this Christmas. (Tooth Brush/Paste, Shampoo, Conditioner/Shower Gel/Deodorant, Disposal Wipes, Towel/Face Cloth). Please collect a leaflet at Killeigh Church door for more info. Please return donations of any of above at mass times only to Killeigh Church.

Killeigh & Raheen G.A.A. Lotto:
Lotto Results: No’s: 3-7-10-21: No Winner.
10
Match 3 €20 . Next week win/share €200.
Next Week’s Jackpot €4,600 in Doyle’s

Geashill Whist:

Top Score:
Teresa Dunne
Other Winners: Frank McLoughlin,
Sean Coffey, Marie Geraghty, Bridie O’Grady, Joe Dunne & Angela Walsh.


Ballinagar Community Lotto:
Lotto Results: No’s: 8-22-23-26
No Winner: No Match 3’s. Next week win/share €400 and Jackpot is €15,000.

Foroige: Training for Leaders on Dec 4 & 11 in Killurin GAA Club House. If you are interested please come along on the night or contact Nuala on 087 6905363.

The Carers Association is delivering QQI Fetac level 5 Palliative Care training in Tullamore starting 3rd December. Contact The Carers Association on 057 93 22920 or email training@carersireland.com

Fr. Liam Lawton with St Michaels Parish Church Choir Fri Dec 5th @ 8pm
Tickets €20 in aid of Supporting Shirley
To book phone 086 4151770.


St. Vincent de Paul, Offaly St. Tullamore, are in urgent need of good quality furniture, Collection service available, please contact Michael on 057 9322072 or 087 7384828

For info on “Na Pro Technology” visit
www.fertilitycare.net

IMAGES OF OFFALY PHOTO EXHIBITION LAUNCH
Karina Guinan, from Geashill --- first photo exhibition at Clara Library at 6pm Wednesday November 26th. The Exhibition involves landscape photos of Lough Boora, Clonmacnoise, Birr, Geashill, Kinnittyseveral other locations in Offaly. Exhibition will run until Sat Dec 20 . Library opening hours are Tues: 9.30-1 & 2-5, Wed 10-8
Thurs & Fri 9.30-1 & 2-5 & Sat 9.30-1.

The Irish Cancer Society’s Care to Drive service is currently seeking volunteer drivers to drive local patients to and from their hospital chemotherapy treatments. We are looking for volunteers to pick a patient up at their home, drive them to the door of the hospital, then when they have finished treatment, to pick them up again and bring them home. The service is free to the patient and all drivers expenses are paid. Telephone the Irish Cancer Society on 01 2310 566 / 01 2316 642 or email


1 life Suicide helpline –

1800 24 7 100


Midlands Living Links
086-1600641
Console
– 1800 201 890

Genealogy – Search for your ancestry on
Or
www.rootsireland.ie

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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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