Monster Bingo on this Tuesday November 6 at 8.30pm in Graiguecullen Hall. Great money to be won on the night. All lines checks €50, double lines €60, full house's from €150 to €200 plus Jackpot, Interval and flyer prizes also on the night. All Loose Sheets €2 each, Six Panel Book €5 and Double Book €10. Everyone welcome and bring a friend.
JOHN PAUL 11 AWARDS
Commissioning Ceremony for those taking part on this year's award will take place at the 11.30am Mass next Sunday 11 November. Any Senior Cycle Secondary School Student or College Student are still welcome to take place. Please give your name to Cathríona in the Parish Centre before this Thursday November 8.
ST FIACC'S HOUSE
St Fiacc's House Annual Draw takes place on Monday December 17. Cards available from Fiacc's House. New promoters would be very welcome. St Fiacc's House Christmas Cards for sale at reception in Fiacc's House. Pilate's course begins on Tuesday 13 November at 9.45am in St Fiacc's House, The course runs for six weeks and costs €60. For further information please contact Therese to book a place, 0877731106.
SHOE BOX APPEAL
Team Hope together bringing hope to the needy. Boxes can be left at Callinan's Food Store, opposite St Clare's Church. Information leaflets are available in the Parish Centre and Callinan's shop. Further information on collection please contact Bella at 059 9131494 or mobile 086 8414891. Looking forward to your generous support. Boxes need to be ready by November 11.
There was no winner of the recent lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 03, 04, 13 and 16. The four lucky dip winners were Jack Farrell, Tony Walsh, Mary Fleming and Jim Shanahan, each will receive €25. The seller's prize of €25 was won by Eugene O Rourke. The jackpot now stands at €6,700 and tickets can be purchased for €2 from any club member or from the local shop and public houses.
Graiguecullen Community Games are holding their AGM on this Tuesday November 6 at 8pm in GAA meeting rooms. Training for team events starting Friday November 9 in St Fiacc's Hall and costs €1 per child. 5 to 6pm; Under 11 Boys and Girls Indoor Soccer and Basketball. 6 to 7pm; Under 13's Girls Basketball and Indoor Soccer. Thursdays 8 to 9pm; Under 13's Boys Indoor Soccer.
Celebrate Halloween in Oisín Park on Wednesday 31 October at 6pm. Gates open 5.30pm. Admission is just €2. Entertainers, shop and teas. Rambling Night to follow at 8.30pm. All singers, musicians and storytellers welcome. First Aid courses at Oisín Park beginning shortly. It's a three day First Aid course leading to certification, First Aid refresher course for recertification All enquiries and bookings to 086 8596607.
NOVEMBER DEAD LIST
The names of the faithful departed who parishioners would like remembered and prayed for during November can be handed into the parish office or placed in the November Sacred Space. A sheet and envelope are provided in the box of church envelopes and all loved ones who have died will be remembered at all our Masses during November.
A special family Mass will be celebrated in St Clare's on the first Sunday of each month at 11.30am. We see this Mass as an opportunity for families to worship together and to get more involved. St Clare's children's choir will sing at the Mass and we will be looking for different families to participate.
YOUNG PRIEST SOCIETY
The next meeting of St Joseph's Young Priests Society will be held on this Wednesday November 7 at 8pm in the Parish centre.
Children's Liturgy of the Word takes place on each Sunday at the 11.30am Mass in St Clare's. We invite all children between four years and first class to join us for our Sunday school. Our aim is to introduce the children to the Mass by taking part in activities appropriate to their age. These activities will take place in the parish centre and will be supervised by adults and students from our second level schools.
Each Wednesday from 10.30am to 2pm in the Oratory in St Fiacc's House. If you would like to give some time to pray before the Blessed Sacrament please sign the book which is placed in the Oratory. All welcome.
A Training Course for new young Eucharistic Ministers begins on Thursday November 8 from 4.30pm to 5.30pm and will run for four weeks in the Parish Centre. Senior cycle secondary school students and upwards are welcome for attend.
RAINBOWS PEER SUPPORT
Rainbows Peer Support Programme for school going children. Anyone interested in starting the Rainbows Programme beginning in November in Graiguecullen Parish Centre please complete application form and return immediately to the Parish office. Forms are available at the back of the Church or in the Parish Centre.
Adult Badminton has commenced on Thursday nights from 9pm to 10pm in Killeshin Hall. For further information contact Siobhan 086 0703491. Killeshin Hall now taking bookings, €20 per hour. Contact Dora in Killeshin Stores 0599147900
Get fit with our Water Aerobics in in the pool every Monday and Thursday nights from 9pm to 10pm. Monday children swimming lessons, minimum age three and a half years old, has resumed on Mondays. There is an easy payment options. Qualified instructors in attendance. Bookings please text Ali at 0878231276. Enrolments now taking place for children's swimming lessons. Limited spaces only available. Contact the Pool at 059 9140330 for bookings.
Bingo is every Tuesday night at 8.30pm in Graiguecullen Hall. All loose sheets €2 each, six panel book €5 and double book €10. Everyone welcome and bring a friend.
THURSDAY MORNING CLUB
Thursday Morning club has resumed after 10am Mass in St. Clare's. Parishioners are invited into the Parish Centre after Mass for a cuppa and a chat.
FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP
Are you affected by the problem alcohol or drug use of a relative? You may be confused, frightened and don't know where to turn. Support is available. Please come to the Family Support Group. Help for you can help the whole family. Wednesday September 5, 7.30pm in Graiguecullen Parish Centre. For further information contact 085 7897339 or 059 9164757.
The numbers drawn in the recent lotto were 20, 24, 30 and 31 and there was no Jackpot winner. Next Jackpot will be €10,000, reserve €10,000, and second reserve €3,200. There were no Match 3 Winners. Five Lucky Dips were won by; John Clerkin c/o J.C., Eddie Byrne c/o J.C., Patrick Nolan c/o Eileen Shannon, Liz Fleming c/o Mary Fleming and Pumpkin Head c/o Paddy Brennan. Sellers prize of €20 each went to Robert Lacey (PC), Jimmy Hurley Snr., and Red
Graiguecullen & District Indoor Bowls now playing on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2pm to 4pm in St Fiacc's Hall. All ages welcome.
Bridge Club on Wednesday afternoons in Graiguecullen Parish Centre at 1.45pm. All welcome. Bridge Classes for beginners, enquiries to Ann 087 9914682.
The fourth edition of our Parish Annual is due to be published in early December. Any outstanding articles, poems, essays or photographs from clubs, societies or individuals should be handed into the parish office by Friday October 26. Please note this final deadline.
Anyone who would like to reflect on the Sunday readings is invited to a half hour meeting each Wednesday at 7.30pm in the Parish Centre. A special invitation to all who will be reading the Word of God at Mass on Sunday. This is an opportunity for people to enhance their participation in their celebration of Mass each Sunday.
The newly formed Killeshin Community Centre committee invites anyone interested in renting or leasing rooms in the old Killeshin National School please contact Laurence 086 8521941 or Orla 087 7645127.