St John’s Senior School
The annual Beginning Of Year Mass, offered for all the pupils and staff of St John’s Senior School, Ballybough Street, will be celebrated next Thursday morning in St John’s Church at 10.30am (providing there’s no funeral, DV).
All are invited to attend this very special occasion, especially the families of pupils, as we join in prayer for the growth, welfare and success of all our children, including those of various faiths, cultures and backgrounds.
Parish Pastoral Council
The first meeting of the PPC’s new term will take place on Thursday next at 7.30 p.m. in the Presbytery. All members are urged to attend as the first meeting usually sets the goals, targets and agenda for the forthcoming year.
Like To Advertise With Us?
If you’d like to place an advertisement in the Parish Newsletter, please make contact with Áine, the Parish Secretary. Currently, ads are usually taken for a two-month period and are a 1 to 1¼ inch spread on the bottom of the back page.
Stress Management Course
Stress Management Skills Course – 8 weeks – St. Fiacre’s Parish Community Centre, Loughboy, Kilkenny – starts on Thursday, 9th October 2014 (7pm – 9pm) - €90 – Phone: 087 680 9428 for further information.
Alzheimer’s/ Stroke related/Dementia, are you providing extra support for a loved one? Could you do with additional support ? If so come along to our talk On Monday 13th October at 3.00p.m. At The Carers Association Centre, Springhill Clinic, Waterford Road.
Taken the Virtual Tour Yet?
Log onto our parish website – stjohnskilkenny.com – and click on Virtual Tourto see the beautiful wide-angled views of the exteriors and interiors of our three parish churches.
St John’s Homes for the Elderly
A vacancy has arisen at Homes for the Elderly located on the grounds of
St John’s Church. Applications are invited in writing from suitable candidates to: St John’s Homes for Elderly Committee, The Presbytery, Dublin Road, Kilkenny. Closing date for application 30th September.
Annual open day for Camphill Community, Callan takes place this Sunday 21st from 2pm to 5pm. Wheel of Fortune, Cake Sale, numerous stalls & huge range of children’s activities/ entertainment.
Pulsewave Ireland is offering Bpro medically approved non-invasive heart & artery screenings (recently featured on BBC NEWS) in Hotel Kilkenny on Wednesday 24th September. Affordable & Accurate. Call 087-7151623 for appointments or log onto www.pulsewaveireland.net . Prices as follows: Adults €40, Couple €60,Medical Card/OAP's €30, Child €20. Screenings are carried out by a qualified technician who will go through your results and provide you with a printout which you may discuss with your GP.
Kilkenny Leader Partnership Courses
KLP are taking registrations for a Benefit 4 Computer Class which they will be delivering in O’Loughlin Court Community Centre.
The course is a good basic computer course covering topics such as using the internet, emails, digital photography, skype and using social media such as facebook and twitter.
The course is for 5 weeks commencing on Monday 29th September from 4pm -6pm.For more information or to register for course please contact Connie McGee on 0867718040.
1st Year Enrolment September 2015:
The closing date for application for a First Year Place is Wednesday 8th October 2014. Application forms and Admissions Policy can be obtained from our website www.loretokk.ie or the school office.
Open Night for 6th Class Girls:An open night will take place on Wednesday 24th September at 6.45pm. This is a ticketed event and tickets are available by either emailing your request to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling to the school office.