Happy birthday to Clare Dunne

Dog Shelter-Boarding Kennells are now available in Stoneyford. If you are planning a trip this summer and looking for somewhere nice and friendly to leave your dogs contact Vivion Fennelly on 086 3395821. Your dogs won’t be disappointed, big bright kennells with lots of room to play and rest. Vivion also offers house calls if you want pets minded in your own home while you are away.

Dog Shelter-Boarding Kennells are now available in Stoneyford. If you are planning a trip this summer and looking for somewhere nice and friendly to leave your dogs contact Vivion Fennelly on 086 3395821. Your dogs won’t be disappointed, big bright kennells with lots of room to play and rest. Vivion also offers house calls if you want pets minded in your own home while you are away.

Stoneyford 10k Challenge- Hope everyone is in good form for next Sunday?. Please note new starting point in centre of Village,also music zones on route this year, all to make the 10k better and hopefully make you all move faster! also on Saturday afternoon beginning at 2pm in the Community Hall the first Stoneyford Sports Expo will be held. If you are planning to do the 10k challenge on Sunday drop in and visit on Saturday,lots of interesting stands to be seen. Alfie Hale Sports will be providing free gait analysis and 10% discount on all runners purchased at the expo. Nutri Vive-Nutrition Clinic will be on hand with nutritional advice. Seamus Nugent, 4 time Ironman finisher from Fitness for Living with tips on a healthier lifestyle. Richie Power, Kilkenny Senior Hurler and Kinetica Sales Manager will be showing their range of Sports supplements; Claire Lodge,Chartered Physiotherapist, will be giving a talk on injury prevention. Also register at the Expo and be in with a chance to win a three month membership at Mt Juliet leisure centre. For the week following the race a 20% reduction of current membership rates will be available to Stoneyford 10k participants. This 20% reduction applies to all membership in 3 months. (Race numbers must be produced at time of joining). So come along on saturday and avail of all these special offers. Looks like another good weekend in Stoneyford!

Birthday Wishes-Congratulations to Clare Dunne, Stoneyford who celebrated her 80th Birthday this week!

Rota for next weekend- May 19/20 2012 (Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord)

Readers: Stoneyford- Saturday 6.30pm Kathleen Egan; Sunday 10am Noel Bourke

Hugginstown- Saturday 8pm. Liam Duggan; Sunday 11am. Caroline Kenneally

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford- Saturday 6.30pm Maura Roche Sunday 10am Bernie Grace

Hugginstown- Saturday 8pm Patricia Barron; Sunday 11am Ann Power.

Anniversary Masses-In Hugginstown Church on Saturday.. May 19 at 8pm. - Nan and James Grace, Lismatigue.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday May 20 at 11am Seamus Costello, Kilkenny.

Baptism-Congratulations to Conor Patrick and Martin Richard O’Shea, Lismatigue, Hugginstown and their parents Deirdre and Paschal. Conor and Richard were baptised in Hugginstown Church on Sunday . May.6

Dates to Remember-Cemetery Masses for 2012: Calvary Cemetery on Friday June 1 at 8pm ; Stoneyford Cemetery on Friday July 6at 8pm; Hugginstown Cemetery on Saturday . July 7 at 8pm; Stonecarthy Cemetery on Friday August 3 at 8pm.

Eucharistic Congress-An Information Evening for all planning to attend the Eucharistic Congress will be held on Thursday May 17 at 7.30pm in St. Fiacre’s Parish Centre, Loughboy. It is hoped that the tickets for the Mass in Croke Park on June 17 will be available for distribution, therefore, it is important that parishes are present to collect their tickets.

Fr. Richard Scriven will introduce the Music for the Ossory Day on June 12. and the Croke Park Mass at the Information Evening on May 17, in St. Fiacre’s. If any choir or music group are interested in taking part, please contact Fr. Richard on the evening.

Ossory Youth Day -will be on Saturday .May. 19. Ossory Youth are preparing for the Congress by gathering for a pilgrimage to Slievenamon and Westcourt Callan.

Bingo-Bingo Session in the Community Centre, Stoneyford on every Tuesday at 8.30pm

Kilkenny Alzheimer-Kilkenny Alzheimer’s are participating in the Stoneyford 10k Walk/Run on the May 20 in Stoneyford. If you are interested in sponsoring them in this event or would like to participate please contact 056 777 1230.