On 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.
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 8.30.pm in the Matt Talbot Hall, new members welcome.
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 7.15.pm 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 4.pm, all support welcome
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 www.accord.ie
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 6.pm,( 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 .