Stoneyford -

Stagedoor - ‘Summer Madness’ Stagedoor’s annual show will take place in the Watergate Theatre on Saturday and Sunday, May 11 & 12. Tickets are available from the Watergate on 7761674.

Stagedoor - ‘Summer Madness’ Stagedoor’s annual show will take place in the Watergate Theatre on Saturday and Sunday, May 11 & 12. Tickets are available from the Watergate on 7761674.

Rota - May 4/5 (Sixth Sunday of Easter). Readers: Stoneyford -Saturday 6.30pm Jim Butler. Sunday 11am Parents. Hugginstown - Saturday 8pm Liam Duggan; Sunday 11am. Parents.

Eucharistic Ministers: Stoneyford - Saturday 6.30pm Kitty Wallace, Sunday 11am Maria Reid. Hugginstown - Saturday 8pm Mary Cuddihy. Sunday 11am Carmel O’Toole.

Months mind mass in Stoneyford Church on Saturday, May 4 at 6.30pm for Agnes Kenny, Lawcus Fields.

Marian Devotion: (The Prayer of Mary). The rosary and prayers will be recited on Thursday, May 2 in Hugginstown Church at 7.30pm.
Dates to Remember: Cemetery Masses for 2013 - Calvary Cemetery on Friday, June 7 at 8pm. Stoneyford on Friday, July 5 at 8pm. Hugginstown Cemetery on Saturday, July 6 at 8pm.

Year of Faith - This year we celebrate the Year of Faith. As part of the celebration, the Diocese of Ossory is holding ‘Faith Fest 2013’ - Celebrating Faith in Ossory, on the weekend of Friday - Sunday, May 10 - 12. Much of the weekend’s activities will take place in St Kieran’s College, celebrating all that is good here in the Diocese of Ossory.

Concert: To launch the weekend of the ‘Faith Fest 2013’ a concert will be held in St Mary’s Cathedral on Friday, May 10 featuring Liam Lawton with special guests, ‘The Unity Singers’. Doors open 7pm with concert at 8pm. Tickets are available from Adult Faith Development Office. Telephone: 056 775 3624, email afd@ossory.ie

National Prayer Vigil - Prayer Vigil for the Right to Life, (for mothers and babies,) will be held on Saturday, May 4 at Our Lady’s Shrine, Knock, Co Mayo. (Rosary procession at 1pm, short presentation at 2pm. Mass at 3pm - Main celebrant will be Cardinal Sean Brady.)

Stoneyford Active Retirement Group - The next monthly meeting will take place in the Community Centre, Stoneyford, on Wednesday, May 1 at 10.30am. New members are very welcome.

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

Alzheimers/Dementia - Alzheimer Cafe: Opportunity for those living with dementia and their family members to meet others in a similar position. Talks from dementia specific health care professionals: Wednesday, May 1 from 11am to 1pm in Harry’s Bar, Langtons, John’s Street, Kilkenny. All are welcome.

Irish Blood Transfusion Service - A clinic will be held in the Rivercourt Hotel, Kilkenny on Wednesday & Thursday, May 1 & 2 and Tuesday & Wednesday May 7 & 8. The Clinic will be open from 1.30pm to 8pm.

Kilkenny Older Peoples Forum - You are invited to attend the Bi-Annual meeting of the Kilkenny Older Peoples Forum in Ormonde Hotel, Ormonde Street, Kilkenny on Wednesday, May 15 from 10am to 12.30pm. If you are over 50 and are interested in Kilkenny’s Age Friendly activities please attend this meeting where your views, interests and contributions are important.