Allen Parish Newsletter 28th July 2019

Allen Parish Newsletter

Seventeenth Sunday

in Ordinary Time

28th 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

 

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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
On the day I called, you answered me, O Lord.

Weekday Masses 29thJuly– 2nd August
Monday 29th July
Allenwood – 9.30am
Tuesday 30th July
Milltown – 9.30am
Richie Field late of Milltown who’s funeral takes place in England today.

Wednesday 31st July
Robertstown – 10.30am

Thursday 1st August
Allen – 9.30am

Friday 2nd August
Allenwood – 9.30am
First Friday
Allen 7.30pm
SATURDAY 3rd /SUNDAY 4th August
Allenwood: Saturday 6.30pm
James McDonagh Allenwood North
Edward & Ellen Kelly
Queenie O’Reilly (Anniv) Allenwood North
Peter Gorey Lullymore (Anniv)
Lay Reader: Fiona McManamon
Eucharistic Minister: Kieran Craig

Milltown: Sunday 9.30am
Sarah Reddy Milltown
Elizabeth Byrne (Anniv)
Lay Reader: Anne Dunne
Eucharistic Minister: Lisa Murphy

Allen: Sunday 10.30am
Kathleen Logan Christianstown
Dan & Joseph Cronly Allenwood
Maggie Ivers Grangehiggin (11th Anniv)
Thomas & Angela Wyse late of Robertstown West & also their son Seamus Wyse & Grandson Patrick Wyse
Lay Reader: Anita Hendy
Eucharist Minister: Catherine Murphy & Pat Dunne

Allenwood: Sunday 11.30am
Philip Dunphy U.K & Waterford (1st Anniv)
Thomas Meagher (Anniv) Robertstown formerly Tipperary & his Uncle Gerard Conway (Anniv) Broughderg
Lay Reader: Noel Moore
Eucharistic Minister: Margaret Price

Next Sunday’s Readings
Eccl(Qo)1:2,2:21-23.Ps 89:3-6,12-14,17,R/v1 or 94:1-2,6-9,R/vv7-8.Col 3:1-5,9-11.Lk12:13-21. Lect 1;888

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. (There will be no Eucharist Adoration on Friday evenings during the month of August. Eucharist Adoraton will resume again on the first Friday of September). Allenwood Church on Friday mornings after 9.30am Mass.

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

Milltown Cemetery Mass
A large crowd attended the annual cemetery mass on Friday 19th. A special thanks to Fr.Willie,readers,Eucharistic Ministers,Singers, Collector & to our Sacristan Veronica having everything organised to the last. Mick Turner for sound system, Daniel Leahy for canopy, thank you. Our caretaker Martin Franklin thank you so much for having the cemetery looking lovely. The collection taken up for the upkeep was €1,500. Many thanks to all.

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)
22nd July, 2019

2 10 22 25

Three Match 3 Winners - €84 each
Debbie Burke, Allen Manor
Pa Casey
Lorraine Malone C/O Sean
NO JACKPOT WINNER
NEXT WEEK’S JACKPOT €4,100

ST. VINCENT DEPAUL
Allen Parish St. Vincent de Paul can be contacted on our confidential number 085-2095220. We are always here to help.
6 Dining room chairs available.
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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 “Blue Lace” Adm €10. Time 9.30pm – 11.45pm.

ALLEN HALL WILL BE CLOSED for renovations for one week from 29th small kitchen area. If you wish to make use of Kilmeague Health
MILLTOWN TIDY TOWNS

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

6 11 25 30

Two Match 3 Winner
€75
Bernie Sullivan C/O Maura
Pat Ginty C/O Joan
Next week’s Jackpot €8,100

ROBERTSTOWN GFC
Reserve Football F Championship Round 2 Grange 1-9 Robertstown 2-16. Under 15 Football League Div 3 Final: O’Tooles 3-15. Newtown Gaels 3-10. Under 12 Football Div 5 Final: Hard Luck but well done to the Robertstown Boys who lost to Caragh.. 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 €4,100. 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: Joe Fox Tool and Plant Hire Reserve D Football Championship Ballyteague 2-12 Athgarvan 4-13. Well done to all underage teams who played this week, showing fantastic improvement, teamwork and skills. 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. Keep an eye on Facebook & Twitter for upcoming fixtures.

MILLTOWN GAA
Best of luck to Lara,Cliodhna & Lauren who are representing our club on the Kildare Senior Ladies team as they take on Down in St.Conleths Park today Sunday at 12 noon. Hard luck to our Reserve team who lost out to Caragh with a score of 1-14 to 1-04.Milltown Cul Camp takes place from August 6th-9th.To book a place contact Ronan Byrne or online.Our Skills academy returns August 19-22 for all boys & girls from 13-16 years old. Cost €40.Focus on Skills acquisition, strength & conditioning.Guest coaches,mini blitz everyday & hurling skills. Places are filling fast. To book a place contact Róisin 085 1264811.There are many ways to support our club & the club really appreciates everyone who helps out. Thank you to our coaches, officials, those who organise our Cul camps,Skills academy & those who buy Lotto tickets each weekthose who bought tickets for the County development Draw& those who have enlisted for “Friends of Milltown” & all our Fundraisers & those who support our clothes recycling.

Bridgewood/Eleson UTD

The Club would like to extend its deepest sympathy to the McNamee Family on the sad passing of Mary Gill (nee Coyne).
The Best of luck to the boys in the Ben Moran shield round 1 at home to Allenwood Celtic at 11am Sunday. All support is greatly appreciated.