We welcome Criostóir Ó Tuama home again after his many operations in Hermitage Medical Clinic Dublin and after his prolonged stay in Brookhaven Nursing Home Ballyragget. He is a new “Bionic Man” and now will resume his conducted tour of Gháirdin an Gorta, Newmarket. Prior contact is advised. Gháirdin an Gorta has been featured in R.T.E and B.B.C. programmes. While recuperating in Brookhaven Criostóir distributed hundreds of his very colourful brochures. He can be contacted at 056-7768624. All conducted tours in Irish or English are free.
Rota for next weekend - August 11/12, 2012 (Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time). Readers:. Stoneyford: Saturday 6.30pm. Declan Lennon; Sunday 10am. Noel Bourke; Hugginstown: Saturday 8pm. Pat Power; Sunday 11am Noreen Kenneally; Eucharistic Ministers: Stoneyford: Saturday 6.30pm. Maura Roche; Sunday 10am. Bernie Grace; Hugginstown: Saturday 8pm Patricia Barron; Sunday 11am. Ann Power Anniversary Mass: In Stoneyford Church on Saturday August 11 at 6.30p.m. Declan Fennelly, Oldtown.
Bingo - Bingo Session in the Community Centre, Stoneyford on every Tuesday at 8.30p.m
Kilkenny Citizens Information Centre -It provides a free and confidential information service to the people of Kilkenny City and County. The Centre is now recruiting additional volunteers to help with its work. If you can commit three hours per week and are interested in helping, please telephone for further information or for an Application Form. Telephone: 076 107 7910
Certificate in Theological Studies Programme, St. Kieran’s College - The course aims at providing religious education, faith formation and spiritual enrichment for those actively engaged in parish life or in the pastoral care of people, young and old. It helps create confidence and conviction for future volunteers in the life of the parish and the church. The course runs for 24 weeks, from September to May on Mondays and Thursdays, from 7.pm to 9.30.pm Application Forms are available in sacristy. Closing date for applications is . August 24, 2012.
Kilkenny Bereavement Support - Kilkenny Bereavement Support provides a one to one confidential and free service to those who are bereaved and who may be experiencing some difficulty with regard to a loss or losses in their lives. Their base is Villa Maria, Talbot’s Inch, Kilkenny. Chairperson; Padraig McMorrow: Secretary; Cora Cranville: Telephone 056 775 6538.
Bereavement Announcement - As an extension of the KCLR Bereavement Announcement service you can now avail of a new Months Mind and Anniversary Mass Service on the KCLR website. This service is initially available free of charge. Further details from Martina on 056 779 6296