Thursday 26 November 2015


Published 13/11/2012 | 14:21


Graiguecullen Christmas Monster Bingo on Sunday 25th November at 3pm in St Fiacc's Hall. All line checks €50 any 2 lines €100, all full houses €200. Over €5,500 in prize money plus Jackpot.


Killeshin FC sponsored Agriculture Auction on this Thursday 15th November at Leinster Marts, Killeshin Road, Carlow in conjunction with the Thursday night weanling sale. Over 20 lots including charolais bull weanling, Friesian bull calf, pen of store lambs, plus various lots of agriculture equipment. All lots generously sponsored by local farmers and agribusinesses.


St Fiacc's House Annual Draw takes place on Monday 17th December. 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 13th 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.


The monthly meeting is on this Thursday 15th November at 8pm in the Parish Centre.


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 11th November .


There was no winner of the recent lotto jackpot. The numbers drawn were 3, 7, 12 and 30. The four lucky dip winners were Mick Brennan, Joe Mc Donald, Stefan Comerford, and Steven Devereaux each will receive €25 and the sellers prize of €25 was won by Colm Fitzgerald. The next jackpot stands at € 6,800 and tickets can be bought from any club member or from their local shop and public houses for €2 each.


Graiguecullen Community Games would like to congratulate Vera Smith and Louise Maher on winning adult and youth volunteer awards in County Carlow and will be presented with their awards at a presentation night in Athlone later this month.

Training for team events has started on Fridays 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.


The third week of our First Communion and Confirmation Programme for Graiguecullen takes place at the 6.30pm Mass next Saturday 17 November in St Clare's. The First Communion Preparation programme for Killeshin takes place next Sunday 18th November at 10.15am Mass in Holy Cross and the Confirmation Programme for Killeshin takes place on Sunday 25 November.


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.


Graiguecullen Women's Group would like to thank everyone who supported their recent coffee morning and cake sale in the Lazy River Café, everyone who baked cakes or donated prizes for raffle or who dropped in for a cuppa that morning. Total amount raised €1,800 for Cancer Awareness.


The Annual Mass to remember all our parishioners who died during the past year or family members who died during the past year will be celebrated on Friday 30 November at 7.30pm in St Clare's.


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.


Stressed or anxious due to bullying, illness, bereavement, loss of companion or whatever the reason. A talk will be given in Oisín House on Wednesday 21st November at 7.30; Speaker will be Maureen Ryan. All welcome, tea and chat.


The numbers drawn in the recent lotto were 2, 4, 16 and 31 and there was no Jackpot winner. Next Jackpot will be €10,000, reserve €10,000, and second reserve €3,400. There were four Match 3 winners of €50 each; Marie and Pat c/o MOR, Michael Slater c/o Sean Slater, Joe Nolan c/o Joe Nolan and M and T Ryan c/o Eric Ryan. Sellers prize of €20 each went to MOR, Keith Williamson and Chucky.


Training for Young Eucharistic Ministers continues this Thursday 15th November at 5.30pm in the Parish Centre.

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