Slieverue Newsletter

15th Sunday in Ordinary Time - 14th July 2019
Priest: Very Rev. Kieran O'Shea, P.P. - Tel. 051-832773  
Slieverue Parish Office: 
For general enquiries and all bookings of Anniversary Masses, Baptisms, Weddings etc.
please tel. 051-832773 or Fr. Kieran 086 8272828
E-mail: Websites:  Diocese:    Parish: 
Parish Organist (Noel ): Mob. 085-7063811   St. Vincent de Paul Society:  Mob. 087-6256876

Saturday evening 5.00 p.m.  - 3rd Saturday of each month
After 6.00 p.m. Mass on Saturdays
Funerals  11 a.m.
All arrangements for Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals to be made with Fr. Kieran O'Shea    
Marriages - Three months notice to Church and State required 

July Church Care - Team 4: 
 Nell Guiry, Sinéad Guiry, Pat Hogan,
Kathleen Kehoe, Deirdre Freyne

Weekend Masses: 
Saturday:  6.00 p.m.
Sunday:  10.00 a.m.
Holydays of Obligation:
Vigil Mass:  Mass 7 p.m.

Safeguarding Children—Policy and Standards
Policy leaflets on Safeguarding Children for the Diocese of Ossory are available for collection in the Church.  Please read these important policies and standards for Safeguarding Children in our Parish and Diocese.  Our Parish Safeguarding Representative is Mary Kenny, Nicholastown, Slieverue.  If you, or anyone you know, has a safeguarding concern or wishes to report an allegation directly to Statutory Authorities please contact the Gardai or Túsla:  
An Garda Siochána 1800-555-222
Túsla–Child and Family Agency, Waterford 051-842827 
Diocesan Designated Liason Person  -  Cathal Cullen  - 0871000232

An updated edition of the Slieverue Cemetery Book is now available from Jim Walsh (087 2381172)

Pray For - Recently Deceased:
John Ryan, The Orchard
Sat. 6 p.m.:  Willie Doyle, Carriganurra
Sun. 10 a.m.: Walsh family, Kiln Road
Fri. 19th 10 a.m.:  Month's Mind Mass - Joan Walsh, Ballinamona
Atkins family, Nicholastown and Fitzpatrick family, Ballyvalla
Margaret Kavanagh, Nicholas Kavanagh & Paddy Kavanagh
Mary Finn, Skibbereen, Co. Cork

Next Weekend 20th/21st July:
Sat.  6 p.m.: Paddy Wall, Slieverue
Sun. 10 a.m.: Edward Murphy, Davidstown

Eucharistic Ministers 20th/21st July:           
6 p.m. Saturday:   Maria Tobin
10 a.m. Sunday:   Carmel Kelly
Ministers of the Word -  20th/21st July:
6 p.m. Saturday:  Jerry Forrest                       
10 a.m. Sunday:  Kay Howard

St. Mary's Cathedral Restoration Fund - Draw Results for June
1st Prize - €2000 Marie Tallent & Seán Jones, St. Mary's   2nd Prize - €1000 Paddy Daly, Borris-in-Ossory   3rd Prize - €500 Tom Hehir, St. Mary's   
4th Prize - €300 Molly Calahane, Tullaherin    5th Prize- €300 Kathleen Kelly, Tullaherin   6th Prize - €200 Tom Phelan, Dunamaggan  7th Prize - €200 Kathleen Bolger, Inistioge   8th Prize - €100 Colette O'Dwyer, Danesfort   9th Prize - €100 Fr. Seamus McEvoy, Seir Kieran   10th Prize- €100 Jack McNamara, St. Canice's
The next draw takes place on Wednesday, July 31st, at St. Mary's Cathedral.  Tickets are €10 per month. 
To join the Diocesan Draw, please contact Fr. Kieran. 

FRIDAY MORNING MASS IN SLIEVERUE 10 a.m.  -  On the occasion of a funeral in Ferrybank, there will be a Service of the Word and distribution of Communion in Slieverue instead.  On the occasion of a Funeral in Slieverue on a Friday morning the Funeral Mass replaces the 10 a.m. Mass

Collection for the upkeep of our Church and Parish Expenses 6th/7th July:
Env. €462 Offertory €461 Spec. Ed./Oss. Soc. Serv. €5 Pope €7
Many thanks to all who  have generously contributed to all  to all collections.

The South Kilkenny Historical Society will join local and others on Sunday, July 14th, (Fraochán Sunday) on  the summit of Tory Hill.  Meeting time and place is 1.45 p.m. at the church car park, Mullinavat.  All welcome.  Climbing Tory Hill on Fraochán Sunday is an ancient tradition, dating back centuries and is associated with the ancient Festival of Lughnasa.

St. Patrick's N..S. Strangsmills, Kilmacow is currently recruiting for the positions of Cleaner (15 hours per week) and Caretaker (10 hours per week).  Please apply with C.V. and letter of application to:  Chairperson B.O.M., St. Patrick's N.S., Strangmills, Kilmacow, Co. Kikenny before July 26th.