Stoneyford: Cois Nore a day of light and hope

Kieran Goss in Concert- Stoneyford Community Hall on Saturday April 13-.2013 in aid of hall building fund. Booking open

Kieran Goss in Concert- Stoneyford Community Hall on Saturday April 13-.2013 in aid of hall building fund. Booking open

Computer Classes- Have’nt learned the basics yet? No problem ! Stoneyford Development Association can help you. Learn how to - turn on a computer, Use a mouse, Write an e-mail, Browse the Internet, Book a flight, Write letters, stories or C.V. Upload photo’s from your camera. They are also offering FETAC Accredited courses in the following- Word processing level 3, Spreadsheets level 3, Data Base level 3, Internet level 3.If interested contact, Michael Collins 086 8229979 or Joe Whyte 087 2556722.

Rota for next week-end- December 15/16 (Third Sunday of Advent) Readers:

Stoneyford- Saturday 6.30pm Parents; Sunday 10am. Noel Bourke

Hugginstown- Saturday 8pm. Parents; Sunday 11am Deirdre Rohan;

Eucharistic Ministers-Stoneyford- Saturday 6.30p.m. Maura Roche; Sunday 10am. Maria Reid;

Hugginstown- Saturday 8pm. Mary Cuddihy; Sunday 11am. Carmel O’Toole.

Anniversary Masses-In Hugginstown Church on Saturday December 15 at 8pm. John Brennan, Kilkeasy. In Stoneyford Church on Sunday December 16 at 10am-Mary McGrath, Norelands. In Hugginstown Church on Sunday December 16 at 11am - Brendan Murphy, Newmarket

First Holy Communion 2013-The Family Masses in preparation for First Holy Communion will be celebrated on Saturday December 15;

In Stoneyford Church at 6.30pm and in Hugginstown Church at 8pm.

St. Vincent de Paul Society-A Conference of the St. Vincent de Paul Society has been established in the parish recently to assist and support those in need in our community. During these difficult times your support will be greatly appreciated. Their local confidential Telephone Number is 087 708 0230.

Baptism-Congratulations to Timothy William Peter Lawlor, Croan and his parents Mary and David. Timothy was baptised in Hugginstown Church on Sunday December 2.

Scoil Aireagail-Scoil Aireagail presents ‘An evening of Music and Song’ in the Carmelite Friary, Knocktopher on Wednesday December 12 at 8pm Proceeds on the night go towards the local St. Vincent de Paul, Society. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Kilkenny Art Exhibition-From 6 to 16 December 2012 Kilkenny Art Exhibition beside Tynan’s Bridge House, Kilkenny. 50% of all sales will be donated to Cois Nore, Cancer Support Services, Kilkenny. All are welcome.

Wedding- Congratulations to Kalpana Reddy and Pat Dalton who were married in Kilkenny on Friday December 7 - 2012.

Bingo-Bingo Session in the Community Centre, Stoneyford, every Tuesday at 8.30p.m

Liam Lawton’s Christmas Concert-Concert will take place in Clogh Parish Church (near Castlecomer) on Thursday . December.13 Concert will begin at 8pm sharp. For tickets or further information Telephone 086 240 1278

Ossory Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes-Bookings can now be made for the 2013 Ossory Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes (May 22.­ to 27.) Contact Eleanor at 051 880 414 or glenmore@ossory.ie

Callan ‘Pop Up’ Christmas Market- The Market will take place in The old Co Op (beside Café Larche), Green St. Callan on Tuesday, December 18. and Wednesday, December 19. from 10am. to 6pm Produce on offer- Cakes, Breads, Eggs, Handcrafted Cards, Calendars, Hair Fascinators, Turned & Sculpted Wood, Knitted and Embroidered Gifts and lots more. All are welcome to come along, have a browse or buy some locally produced products. If you would like to have your own stand, Insurance & HSE Cert is a requirement. For more information, contact 056 775 5519 Ext. 1.

Cois Nore - ‘A Day of Light and Hope’- This will take place on the December 12 begining at 11am with Coffee Morning in the Ormonde Hotel. Followed at 12 noon by the ringing of the bell on the Parade to remember and encourage everyone affected by cancer. Then at 3pm An Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation at the Kilkenny School of Yoga. Later that evening at 7.30pm. Kilkenny Gospel Choir will perform in St. Mary’s Cathedral followed by tea and a chat at 8.30pm. in the Chapter House Tea Rooms. All welcome to this free event. For further information, Cois Nore Cancer Support Centre, Kilkenny. Telephone- 087 295 1886