Allen Parish Newsletter 24th June 2018

Allen Parish Newsletter

The Nativity of St. John the Baptist

24th June, 2018

Fr. Willie Byrne P.P. .................................................................... (045) 860135

Fr. Eddie Kavanagh C.C. ............................................................. (045) 890559

Parish Office.................................................................................... (045) 450501

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Parish Website: www.allenparish.ie   Diocesan Website: www.kandle.ie

WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES

On Monday 25th of June tickets for the Closing Ceremony on August 26th in the Phoenix Park and Knock will be available to the public. Please note registration is essential. To secure, register online through www.worldmeetingoffamilies2018.ie
Tickets are selling fast but are still available for Diocesan Day. Wednesday 22nd of August and Thursday 23rd of August in the RDS and can be booked online.
Bus Transport on Wednesday 22nd and Sunday 26th of August is available from the Parish cost per trip is €15 per person return. Contact Ronan Ashe at 086. 3909075
For further information on ticket booking contact the Parish Office at 045 450501

CEMETERY MASSES

Allen - Friday 6th July at 7.30p.m.
Crosspatrick - Friday 13th July at 7.30p.m.
Milltown - Friday 20th July at 7.30p.m.

RESPONSORIAL PSALM
I thank you for the wonder of my being.

Weekday Masses 25th – 29th JUNE
Monday 25th June
Allenwood – 9.30am

Tuesday 26st June
Allen – 9.30am
Milltown – 9.30am

Wednesday 27th June
Allen - 9.30am
Allenwood – 9.30am Allenwood School Mass.
Robertstown - 10.30a.m. Mary Byrne 12 Anniv St. Bridget’s Terrace Robertstown also her husband Michael and Son Thomas.

Thursday 28th June
Allen – 9.30am Allen School Mass
Allenwood – 9.30am

Friday 29th June
Allenwood – 9.30am

SATURDAY 30th JUNE /SUNDAY 1st JULY
Allen: Saturday 7.30pm
Kevin Sexton, Robertstown. Mary Ellen Downey, Michael Downey & Patrick Kavanagh Killeigh. Frank Moore Kilmeague Post Office.
Lay Reader: Ronan Ashe
Eucharistic Minister: Ann Downey

Allen: Sunday 11am
Mary Dunne 1st Anniv late of Kilmeague. Richard (Dick) Cross, Ballyteague.
Peg Herbert. Pat (Diddley) Byrne Robertstown, also his sisters Lil Rendall and Nancy
Byrne and also all deceased members of
The Byrne Family.
Lay Reader: Anita Hendy
Eucharistic Ministers: Anita Hendy & Cathy Murphy.

Allenwood: Saturday 6.30pm
Con Boland, Derrymullen.
Dickie & Rose Goulding, Ballyteague and also John & Peg Goulding Ballyteague.
Lay Reader: Fiona McManamon
Eucharistic Minister: Mary Brennan
Allenwood: Sunday 10am
Elizabeth (Berrie) Tierney Reilly, formerly Shee Bridge Months Mind.
Lay Reader: Sean Malone
Eucharistic Minister: Kieran Craig

Milltown: 9.30am
Mary (Maudie) Hughes, 1st Anniversary Dara Park, Newbridge
Lay Reader: Noel Dunne
Eucharistic Minister: Lisa Murphy
Next Sunday’s Readings
Wis 1:13-15, 2:23-24. Ps 29:2, 4-6, 11-13, R/v2.2 Cor 8:7 9, 13-15. Mk 5:21-43 Lect 1:768

RESURREXIT
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament each Monday 11am to 3.30pm. All are welcome. Healing service will take place on Monday 25th June at 8pm. All are welcome.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
In Milltown Church Tuesday mornings 10am - 10.30am and Thursday evenings 7pm - 8pm.
In Allen Church on Tuesday mornings 10am – 11am, Wednesday mornings 10am - 11am. Please note no Eucharistic Adoration on 6th July in Allen Church due to Allen Cemetery Mass. In Allenwood Church on Friday mornings after 9.30am Mass.

BAPTISMS
The Sacrament of Baptism is celebrated every two weeks.
Allen Sunday 8th July at 12 noon.
Allenwood Sunday 22nd July at 11am.
Milltown Saturday 4th August at 12 noon.
Allen Sunday 19th August at 12 noon.
Allenwood Sunday 2nd September 11am
Contact the Parish Office at 045-450501at least two weeks in advance.

ST. VINCENT DEPAUL
We are always here to help. You can contact Allen area St. Vincent de Paul confidential helpline at 085 2095220

Touch Ireland Supporting Vulnerable Children in Our World. Church Gate Collection in Allen, Allenwood and Milltown on 30th June and Sun 1st July 2018. All money raised will go towards the building of a new hospital for children with mental health problems in Nepal. Your Support will be greatly Appreciated.

ALLEN LOTTO
(G.A.A CLUBS & PARISH)
18th June, 2018

09 17 22 26

SIX Match 3 Winners
€42 each
Niall Hutchinson Robertstown West
Karen Clifford Milltown c/o Anne Field
Pat McCabe Rathernan
Jack Musgrave, Allenwood
Gerry Beggs Allenwood South
Willie Reidy, Robertstown West
NO JACKPOT WINNER
NEXT WEEK’S JACKPOT €3,100

PARISHES OF ALLEN, NEWBRIDGE AND CARAGH
PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES

22nd September for 5 nights.
Hotel Agena Pont-Viewx
€744 p.p.
Single room supplement €155
Contact Mary Lee at Newbridge Travel Ph: 045 449522.

Next Week’s envelope Collection is for Mid-Summer Priest’s Collection. Yellow Colour Envelope.

COFFEE MORNING
Coffee Morning – Relay for Life for Irish Cancer Society in the Inn at Milltown on Friday 29th June – 9.30am to 12 noon. All support greatly appreciated.

5K Fun Run Coill Dubh, Coill Dubh Fit4Life & Coill Dubh Underage Hurling Club host their annual 5K run on 1st July at 11am. Pick up numbers from 9.30am at Coill Dubh Community Centre. All welcome, all ages, all abilities. Refreshments afterwards.

ALLENWOOD CELTIC A.F.C & DAY CARE CENTRE LOTTO
19th June 2018

01 02 10 24

ONE Match 3 Winner
€150
Kevin Harris c/o James
Next week’s Jackpot €2,600

Allen Knitting & Crochet Group continues every Tuesday from 10am to 12pm during the Summer Months.

CAN YOU EXPLAIN YOUR FAITH?
Are you up to speed on church teachings and the reasoning behind them? Adult Catechism study resumes in Prosperous Parish Centre next Sept 3rd, 8 - 9 pm., and on Wed, Sept 5th 10 - 12 am. For further details please contact: Alice Carew at 045 982787, 087 6505803 or Bríd Ní Rinn at 045 860170. You can join the Youcat book club meeting on the second Sat of every month at 11am in the above centre. Contact Alice.

NA FIANNA LADIES GFC
Mixed results for our senior’s last week, our Junior A team had a good win over Kilcock and our Junior C team lost out to Kill. This week’s fixtures for Tuesday 26th June, both games at home, Junior A have Kilcullen and our Junior C team have Sallins. Please show your support for the ladies, see facebook and twitter for updates on all fixtures.

BRIDGEWOOD CELTIC/ELESON UNITED
Well done to the boys who beat Newbridge Hotspurs 2-0 and there is no game this weekend.

Alzheimer Café Naas
The Alzheimer Café evening takes place on the last Wednesday of every month from 7pm to 9pm in the Convent Tea Rooms at McAuley Place, Sallins Road, Naas (Beside Parish Church). Those living with a dementia, families, carers and professionals with an interest in the area are all welcome to attend.