Ballyragget: Uplifting CD helps great charity

THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS - Enjoy the beautiful voices of the children of The Blind School of Mombasa, who touched the hearts of the Irish Volunteers when they built a new home for 140 children in 2012. Included in that group were two locals; Mick Dooley and Lar McEvoy. All proceeds from this CD will go directly to help the children’s educational and medical needs. You can purchase this CD in The Book Centre Kilkenny, the Post Office Castlecomer or alternatively you can contact Mick Dooley on 087 2531739

THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS - Enjoy the beautiful voices of the children of The Blind School of Mombasa, who touched the hearts of the Irish Volunteers when they built a new home for 140 children in 2012. Included in that group were two locals; Mick Dooley and Lar McEvoy. All proceeds from this CD will go directly to help the children’s educational and medical needs. You can purchase this CD in The Book Centre Kilkenny, the Post Office Castlecomer or alternatively you can contact Mick Dooley on 087 2531739

NEW PILATES SESSION  - Commencing Tuesday 15th of January 2013 in the Castle Arms Hotel in Durrow from 8.30 - 9.30.(10 weeks €80) Places are limited so booking is essential. For further information please call (086 8547710) Margaret

ST. VINCENT de PAUL - The local conference of the St. Vincent de Paul wishes to stress that anyone who find themselves in difficult times to contact them in confidence on 087 9349729 where you will find a listening ear and a helpful hand. Please do not be afraid to contact the society as they are there to help if we can-let us all have an enjoyable Christmas.

CHURCH NOTICES - Ministers for the Word; Month of January– Team B. Team Leader – Helen Brennan mass in Ballyragget. Booklets. First Holy Communion is on 12th May 2013. Premarriage courses – Dates of Accord Pre-Marriage course in Kilkenny for 2013 are January 18th/19th, February 22nd/23rd, March 22nd/23rd, April 12th/13th, May 24th/25th and June 14th/15th. For booking and information contact Mary Curtin on 056 – 7722674 Eucharistic Adoration in the O’Gorman Home Oratory every Tuesday morning 10am – 12 noon. Please come along and spend some time in the Presence of God. Please have anniversaries and notices for the newsletter in by 2 pm on Thursdays. All anniversaries will be included but months minds and 1st anniversaries will have to take precedence in masses for the dead.

NOTES - If you would like to have your news included in the Ballyragget Notes you can e-mail them to Anne at ballyraggetnotes@gmail.com. Or if you wish drop them to O’Sheas house, Chapel Avenue- news items must be in for Sunday night.