Slieverue Newsletter

SLIEVERUE PARISH NEWSLETTER
32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time 
11th November, 2018
Priest: Very Rev. Thomas Corcoran, P.P.      
Parish House & Office: Tel. 051-832773   Mob. 085-2543904
E-mail:  tomjcorcoran1@gmail.com
Websites:  Diocese: www.ossory.ie    Parish:  www.slieverue.com 
Parish Organist (Noel ): Mob. 085-7063811   St. Vincent de Paul Society:  Mob. 087-6256876

Baptisms
Saturday evenings 5.00 p.m.  (Two weeks notice required)
Confessions
After 6.00 p.m. Mass on Saturdays
Funerals  11 a.m.
All arrangements for Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals to be made with Fr. Corcoran         
Marriages - Three months notice to Church and State required    

Collection for the upkeep of our Church and
Parish Expenses 3rd/4th November:
Envelopes €331  Offertory €420  Missions €140
Retired Priests €20 

The Priest's November Offering Collection is due at this time.   Please note all cheques should be made payable to "Slieverue Clergy Account"

Thank you to all who contribute to all collections. 

November Church Care - Team 2: 
 Jim Dollard, Margaret Freyne, Anna Griffin,
Eadoin Griffin, Mary Kenny, Grace O'Brien

Weekend Masses: 
Saturday:  6.00 p.m.
Sunday:  10.00 a.m.
Holydays of Obligation:
Vigil Mass:  Mass 7 p.m.
Holyday:  Mass 10 a.m.

This collection for our priests income is due this month. This is one of six collections taken up in each parish every year to pay the income of its priest/s.  If you do not have  the orange envelope in your box, you may contribute by placing your offering in any envelope, putting your name on it and marking it "Priests Income".   A sincere word of thanks to all who contribute.  Please note all cheques should be made payable to "Slieverue ClergyAccount". 


CHURCH CHOIR on Wednesdays in the Church 6.30 - 7.15 p.m.   All ages welcome.
SIMPLY SINGING has resumed at the John O'Donovan Centre on Wednesdays 7.30 - 8.30 p.m.  New members are welcome.

Adoration this Sunday, 11th November 10.50 a.m. - 12 noon
Masses This Week
Monday - Wednesday:   No Mass
Thursday and Friday:  Mass 9.30 a.m.

 

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY 2019
Confirmation:  Friday, 15th March at 11 a.m.
First Confession:  Wednesday 27th March at 7.30 p.m.
First Holy Communion: Saturday, 11th May 11 a.m.
Rathpatrick Cemetery Mass: Tues. 25th June 7.30 p.m
Slieverue Cemetery Mass:  Fri. 28th June 7.30 p.m.

Pray For - Anniversaries next week:
Thursday 15th:  Jim O'Brien, Killaspy
Saturday 17th 6 p.m.:  Month's Mind Jim Gannon
                                    Ballinamona

The recently formed GLENMORE RURAL GRAVEYARDS UPKEEP Committee are holding a once off Monster Raffle with total prizes valued €2750.  Your support with this Fundraiser would be much appreciated.  Tickets €5 (book of 4 €20) are available from Harry (085 7771367)  David (087 7382301)  Paschal (086 2579461  Bridget (086 0620675) Fidelis (087 9752556).  The Monster Draw will take place in the Glen Bar, Glenmore  on Saturday, 12th January 2019.  All are welcome to attend.

ÉIGSE SLIABH RUA -   UÍ DÉA    November 9th - 18th 2018

Sunday 11th:  Éigse Choir and Musicians will participate at the
Novena Mass in Slieverue Church 10 a.m.
                     Concert in Rhu Glenn 8 p.m. 
Gathering of local singers and musicians.  Admission €8.

Tuesday 13th:  The Rower Parish Hall  8 p.m.
An Historical Recall - The Civil Parish of The Rower, The Village and its Environment.  Presenter Mr. Jim Walsh.  Admission €5.
             
Thursday 15th 8 p.m.:  John O'Donovan Centre, Slieverue Village
"The War of Independence and Civil War in Co. Kilkenny"
Speaker:  Mr. Eoin Swithin Walsh.  Admission  €5

Saturday, 17th:  Guided Tour of the unique Clustered Farm Villages of Mooncoin and Carrigeen, outlining their origin and development and the ancient and traditions of the area.  Guide Mr. Joe Sullivan.  Meeting at Carrigeen Church Carpark 2.30 p.m.

Slieverue Active Retirement - We meet on  the first Wednesday of the month in St. Mary's Parish Hall.  Our activities include Chair-o-bics, Bingo, Bowls, Table Quiz.  Visiting speakers give us valuable information on a wide variety of topics. An important part of A.R.A. is about forming friendships.  People have different skills and hobbies which can be shared.  We have very interesting day trips to local and further afield places.  Our next day trip is on December 12th to Newbridge Silverware and Kildare Village for shopping and an evening meal on the way home.  We also take a four day Spring and Autumn break to many parts of Ireland.  Active Retirement is for everyone, men and women.  We would love some new members - so come along and see what you think.  Annual membership is €22.

 

Jessica Weidman in Concert -  TuesdayNovember 13th at  3 pm, Little Sisters of the Poor, Abbey Road, Ferrybank - American Soprano.  Jessica, sings something for everyone, with a mix of Broadway Show Tunes, Religious Spirituals and Classical favourites. No charge for admission but a collection will be taken for funds for the Little Sisters of the Poor.

CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR - Sunday December 9th
Rhu Glen Country Club 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Proceeds in aid of Waterford Marine Search and Rescue
To book a table contact:  085 7314207/ 086 8978843/ 086 1972043
Please support.

Active Retirement Association Annual Mass and Anointing of the Sick will take place on Wednesday, 28th November at 2.15 p.m.  Light refreshments will be served afterwards.