Allen Parish Newsletter 21st July 2019

Allen Parish Newsletter

Sixteenth Sunday

in Ordinary Time

21st July, 2019

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

Fr. Brian Kavanagh C.C. .................................................. (087) 6162675

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

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

 

LOCAL PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES
19th September 2019
5 NIGHTS
HOTEL AGENA PONT-VIEUX
€781.00p.p.
Spiritual Directors: Fr. Joe McDermott and Fr. Willie Byrne
Price includes:-
Transfers Newbridge/Dublin Airport/Newbridge. Return Flights
Transfers Lourdes Airport/Hotel/Lourdes Airport. Accommodation in Hotel Agena on Full Board Basis. Comprehensive Travel Insurance & All Airport Taxes.
Not included:- Single room supplement €155.00
FOR DETAILS PLEASE CONTACT:- NEWBRIDGE TRAVEL – 045 449522

ALLEN, NEWBRIDGE & CARAGH PARISHES
PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA
Spiritual director: Fr. William Byrne PP
3rd October 2019 ---- 5 nights
HOTEL Santa Amaro
Full Board Guided Tours
Price based on 2 sharing is €745.00 per person. Insurance €35
Single room supplement €195
Deposit €200
For details please contact MARY LEE AT NEWBRIDGE TRAVEL
☎ 045-449522.

RESPONSORIAL PSALM
The just will live in the presence of the Lord.

Weekday Masses 22nd – 26th July
Monday 22nd July
Allenwood – 9.30am
Tuesday 23rd July
Milltown – 9.30am

Wednesday 24th July
Robertstown – 10.30am

Thursday 25th July
Allen – 9.30am

Friday 26th July
Allenwood – 9.30am

FIRST FRIDAY
Due to the Diocesan Pilgrimage in August, all Housebound Parishioners will be visited by Fr. Brian on Friday 26th July.

SATURDAY 27th/SUNDAY 28th JULY
Allenwood: Saturday 6.30pm
Theresa (Tessie) Dunne (nee Smullen, Grangeclare (Months Mind)
Patrick, Annie, Theresa Tierney, Allenwood Sth
Lay Reader: Monica Anderson
Eucharistic Minister: Pat Ivers

Milltown: Sunday 9.30am
Michael McCarthy, Barronstown (1st Anniv.)
Bridge (Biddy) Dowilng, Fenview Heights
Lay Reader: Jack McHale
Eucharistic Minister: Clíodhna Malone

Allen: Sunday 10.30am
Kathleen Percival, St. Bridgets Tce, Robertstown
Thomas Ennis, Robertsotwn West & his wife Alice, daughter Nancy & son Patrick
David Ward, Kilmeague & all deceased members of the Ward family
May McKenna, Lowtown
Michael Downey, Killeigh, Mary Ellen Downey & Patrick Kavanagh
Michael Moran (3rd Anniv.), Mylerstown
Lay Reader: Catherine Murphy
Eucharist Minister: Ann Downey & Ann O’Gorman

Allenwood: Sunday 11.30am
Tommy Maher, Allenwood
Lay Reader: Sean Malone
Eucharistic Minister: Ann Donoghue

Next Sunday’s Readings
Gn 18:20-32. Ps 137:1-3, 6-8, R/v 3. Col 2:12-14. Lk 11:1-13. Lect 1:884.

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 and Friday evenings 7pm – 8pm.
In Allenwood Church on Friday mornings after 9.30am Mass.

RESURREXIT
Adoration is on a break for the Summer months and will resume in September.

RECENT DEATHS
“Those who die in grace go but to God and God is very near”

We remember in our prayers

Patrick (Pat) Kelly, Kilmeague, whose funeral took place on Monday.

Mary Gill nee Coyne, Prosperous, whose funeral took place on Tuesday.

Angela Cox, Christianstown, whose funeral took place on Wednesday.

Richie Fields, UK & formerly Milltown who died recently.
May they rest in peace.

BAPTISMS
Milltown Saturday 3rd August at 12 noon.
Allen Saturday 17th August at 12 noon
Allenwood Sunday 1st September at 12.15pm
Milltown Saturday 14th September at 12 noon
Allen Saturday 28th September at 12 noon
Allenwood Sunday 13th October at 12.15pm
Milltown Saturday 26th October at 12 noon
Allen Saturday 9th November at 12noon
Allenwood Sunday 24th November 12.15pm
Milltown Saturday 7th December at 12 noon
Allen Saturday 21st December at 12 noon
Please contact the Parish Office at 045-450501 at least two weeks in advance.

ALLEN PARISH SENIOR CITIZENS
Please support us by donating your blue tokens in Tesco Newbridge. Thank you.

ALLEN LOTTO
(G.A.A CLUBS & PARISH)
15th July, 2019

10 13 17 24

ELEVEN Match 3 Winners - €25 each
Anne Curran, c/o A. Dunne
Shay Walsh c/o Lisa
Fr. Willie Byrne, Allen
Breda Gordon, Blackwood
Ruairi Brennan, c/o Ger Smullen
Pauric Thorpe
Gaye Dempsey, Allen Cross
Mary Ivers, c/o Sham
Shannon Balfe, c/o John
Jack Musgrave, Allenwood
The Carthy Family, St. Bridgets, Robertstown
NO JACKPOT WINNER
NEXT WEEK’S JACKPOT €3,900

ST. VINCENT DEPAUL
Allen Parish St. Vincent de Paul can be contacted on our confidential number 085-2095220. We are always here to help.

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Many thanks to the people who have responded to our food appeal, which we continue to deliver to people in need in our parish on a weekly basis.

USE OF MILLTOWN SCHOOL DURING SUMMER HOLIDAYS
Contact details are available from the Parish Office for any group wishing to use the old school building in Milltown over the Summer holidays. ☎ 045-450501.

GOOD MORNING KILDARE
We offer a FREE and friendly phone call service which is for anyone who would enjoy receiving a phone call on a regular basis with one of our trained callers. Our aim is to try and combat rural and urban isolation and get in contact with people who may be feeling lonely and enjoy receiving a call to have a chat. Telephone 045 859037.

SOCIAL DANCING in aid of Almas & Sr. Muriels Home for the Poor takes place at Newbridge Town Soccer Club every Thursday night. Music this Thursday by “Adrian Ryan” Adm €10. Time 9.30pm – 11.45pm.

NATIONAL DAWN WALK FOR CANCER
Saturday 24th August 2019, starts at 5.45am in the Presentation De La Salle College, Bagenalstown, Co Carlow. Registration online www.nationaldawnwalk.com Support of this event is greatly appreciated.

ALLEN HALL WILL BE CLOSED for renovations for one week from 29th July.

KILMEAGUE HEALTH CENTRE
Kilmeague Health Centre is a HSE property that is currently vacant. There are two large offices and one smaller office in the building with toilet facilities, some storage space and a small kitchen area. If you wish to make use of Kilmeague Health Centre for community projects, groups or an activity that would benefit the community please contact the HSE at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with some information and contact details.

MILLTOWN TIDY TOWNS
PLEASE SLOW DOWN and respect the safety of our road workers in Milltown and surrounding areas.

REEK SUNDAY 2019
SUNDAY 28 JULY
The annual national pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick ‘Reek Sunday’ takes place on Sunday 28th July. Mass will be celebrated on the summit of the mountain on the hour with the first Mass at 8am and the last Mass at 2pm. Confessions will be available on the summit from 7:30am to 2pm.

IFFPG FARM PLASTICS COLLECTION will take place in Allen overflow carpark on Wednesday 31st July 12.30pm – 7pm.

BINGO in the Inn at Milltown every Wednesday at 9pm. Proceeds in aid of Childrens Hospital, Crumlin. All welcome.

ALLENWOOD CELTIC A.F.C & DAY CARE CENTRE LOTTO

4 15 25 29

ONE Match 3 Winner
€150
Declan Moore c/o Ladies
Next week’s Jackpot €8,000

ROBERTSTOWN GFC
Reserve Football F Championship Round 1 Robertstown 3-10 Cappagh 1-8. Under 17 Summer Football League Semi-Final Replay: Newtown Gaels 1-16 St. Laurence's 1-9. Under 12 Football Final: Robertstown vs Caragh this weekend in Hawkfield Check Time. Robertstown Draw in association with Club Kildare: 3rd Draw takes place on Friday next . Tickets at €50 each or €25 per month for 2 months available from Peter Hogarty 085/7858673. 1st Prize each month a Renault Clio or €12,000 Cash Prize. 16 Prizes each month. Robertstown/Kelloggs/Cúl Camp: This will be held from Tuesday, August 6 th to Friday, August 9 th from 10 a.m. each morning . for Boys and Girls 6 to 13 years Register at gaa.ie/kelloggs/cúlcamps or contact Peter Hogarty. Astro-Turf Pitch is available to all Clubs and Groups and for Children's Birthday Parties . For bookings contact Tara Moran 085/7317697. Parish Lotto: Tickets €1.50 available from our many Promoters and from the Shops and Post Office in Robertstown . Monday's Jackpot €3,900. Canalside Fitness Gym and Walking Track are always open to new members Contact Peter Hogarty. Bonus Ball is run in Mullaney's and for a stake of €2 you could win €48.

BALLYTEAGUE GFC
Results: SFL Div. 2 Ballyteague 2-8 Castledermot 2-20. Joe Fox Tool and Plant Hire Reserve D Football Championship Ballyteague 7-24 Carbury 1-5. Well done to all underage teams who played this week, showing fantastic improvement, teamwork and skills.
Fixtures: Joe Fox Tool and Plant Hire Reserve D Football Championship Ballyteague away to Athgarvan on Tues 23rd July at 7.30pm. Little Larks training every Tuesday and Friday night 7-8pm in field. New members always welcome. The Cul Camps take place this year in Ballyteague the week of the 19th of August. Contact Marie Jacob for bookings. All weather pitch available for bookings. Contact Marie Jacob 086 2258002. Brendan Downey Fitness Classes every Tuesday night from 7.00pm in Ballyteague Gym. Please support the parish lotto. Tickets available from Ballyteague lotto promoters. Tickets €1.50 each or €7.50 for a book. If you’re not in, you can’t win! Ballyteague club draw in association with Club Kildare 2019 tickets on sale now €100 or €25 for four monthly draws. A draw takes place in July and August. Great prizes to be won.

ALLENWOOD GFC
Football: We wish Eoin Bagnall the very best of luck in the All Ireland series with the Kildare minors. Hard luck to the B team who suffered defeat to Rathangan in the first round of the championship during the week. Underage training continues Friday evenings with our coaches. Allenwood club draw in association with Club Kildare: Prize details 2 monthly draws left July ,August. 1st prize Renault Clio or €12000 cash. 2nd prize €3000, 3rd prize €1000 4th €1000 5th €500 7th 16th €100. Tickets cost €75 or €25 per month. Please note for all bookings of the Hall or bar for the coming year contact Emma Cunningham on 086 2711239. Texting list please contact Jemma McCabe on 087-6199720 to be added for club info, match fixture changes etc. We would encourage all members to forward their number to avail of this texting service. Bingo every Wednesday 8.30pm in Allenwood GAA hall. Bonus ball: Get your bonus ball from Jemma McCabe at a cost of €2 with a chance to win €50 every Wednesday at bingo or alternatively contact Jemma on 087-6199720.The bonus ball number on Saturday night main lotto draw. Clothing collection continues at Allenwood GFC Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 12.30pm. Please note we accept cuddly toys also.

 

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