Kingscourt News 21st October

Apostolic DisplayOn  Sunday last (Mission Sunday)  Kingscourt Apostolic Society  held their  annual  display in the church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt.  In keeping with past years, it contained  a very impressive display of  vestments, chalices, mass kits and various items, which will be distributed to missionaries working all over the world.. The parish  owe an immense debt of gratitude to all the members of the Apostolic Society  in raising  mission awareness in our parish and for the very generous  support  they receive from within the parish .  All the items will be moved to Navan for the diocesan display after-which they will be distributed to the missions.

Whist ;

Top Score  ; Vincent Clarke,  1 st. Lady ; (shared) Brege McKenna & Victoria  Rowntree, 2 nd. Lady ; Marie Leahy, 3 rd. Lady ; (shared) Eileen Maguire & Catherine O’Reilly, 1 st. Gent ; Matt Donagh, 2 nd. Gent ; Eileen Hanratty , 3 rd. Gent ; Frank Smith .  Kingscourt Social Services, ”Whist Drive” every Tuesday at in the Matt Talbot Hall, new members welcome.

Bridge ;

1  st.  John Fitzpatrick & Eileen Hanratty, 2 nd. Claire Lane  & Sheila Sullivan, 3 rd. Nuala Carolan  & Anna Byrne, 4 th. Muriel Harney & Ena McGinley.       Kingscourt  Bridge club, meet every Monday at  in Cabra Castle Hotel, new members welcome.

Fundraising   for Aleksandra ;

The Polish  Community in Kingscourt are holding a Cake  Sale and Coffee morning on  Sunday  24 th. November in the Parish Centre, after the 10.30.amand 12 Noon  Masses.  It is in aid of 3 year old  Aleksandra, who  lives in Poland and has been diagnosed  with Cancer and is in urgent need of medical treatment .

St. Joseph’s   School, Scrap  Collection;

St. Joseph’s N.S.  Kingscourt,   are   organising a scrap metal and old clothes  collection  to raise  funds for their  school . Pupils will receive  bags for  unwanted clothes.  Bags of  clothes can be left in the school hall from next week onwards.  Skips  for scrap metal ,will be located in the school  yards  on Saturday 26 th. Oct ,Sunday 27 th. Oct and  Monday 28 th. Oct ( Bank Holiday weekend)  from 11am  to 1 pm  & 2 pm to, all support welcome 

Marriages ;

Congratulations and  many blessings  to  Ms.  Alexandra  Valentino  & Mr. Garret  O’Connor,  Ms. Sarah  Tohill & Conor Lyons on their recent marriages.   Couples intending to  marry in the Diocese of Meath must complete an  ACCORD  pre marriage workshop.  See

Monthly  Remembrances ;

To facilitate the many  requests from parishioners , the monthly  remembrance  Mass will now take place on the First Saturday of each month at,( Vigil Mass.) This will come into effect  from January 2014., in the Church of the Immaculate Conception , Kingscourt .

Bereavement Group ;

The Parish Bethany Bereavement Group commence  their 5 week healing programme  on Wednesday 30 th. October, in the Parish Centre, all welcome .



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