First Holy Communicants
Congratulations to all the fifty-two girls and boys who received their First Holy Communion in the parish this weekend. We wish them and all their families every blessing on the road to full, faithful and mature membership of our parish and the Catholic Church. Thanks to all the teachers and schools and all who assisted in making this a great occasion.
The new Readers Rota is available for collection in the sacristy.
Johnswell Fun Run
A community meeting to organise this year’s fun run will take place on Monday in Johnswell hall at 8.30pm all are welcome
Kilkenny Active Retirement Association
The monthly meeting of the Kilkenny Active Retirement Association will be held in the Club House Hotel next Monday at 2.30pm.
Society of St. Vincent De Paul
The May collection for the Society of St Vincent De Paul will take place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th May. We thank you for your continued generosity.
Youth Drama Camp
Youth Drama Camp! July 1-5 for ages 8-14yrs. "Develop confidence and interpersonal skills through drama, and have some fun!" Contact Anna at Barnstorm Theatre Co. on 056-7751266 or email email@example.com
Kilkenny Age Friendly
Kilkenny Age Friendly County programme is available to provide “Ageing with Confidence” in your area. The 8 weeks workshop is a personal development programme designed to help people over 55 explore their ageing process. The programme is run by two trained facilitators and looks at all aspects of ageing including physical, emotional and intellectual. The workshop is free of charge and is usually run at local community/parish centres. Enquires welcome from community centres/individuals and groups. If you are interested in attending or holding a workshop please contact Moira in the Age Friendly office on 7772787 for further details or email firstname.lastname@example.org
South Kilkenny Historical Society
South Kilkenny Historical Society are holding a coach trip to the Titanic Experience Cobh and Spike Island, Cork on Saturday 18th May. Cost: €60 per person (includes cost of coach, entrance fees to sites, ferry to Spike Island and evening meal). Coach departs the Rising Sun, Mullinavat at 9am, sharp. Booking and further information from Eddie Synnott at 086 8124349 or email@example.com.
Older Peoples Forum Bi-Annual Meeting
If you are over 50 and are interested in Kilkenny’s Age Friendly activities and programme please attend the Bi-Annual meeting of the Kilkenny Older Peoples Forum where your views, interests and contributions are important. The meeting takes place in Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel, next
Wednesday from 10.00am to 12.30pm.
Dates To Remember
First Holy Communions:
St John’s – 11th May; Johnswell 19th May.
22nd – 27th May.
St Kieran’s – 28th June;
Dunmore & Johnswell – 5th July.