Allen Parish Newsletter 11th August 2019

Allen Parish Newsletter

Nineteenth Sunday

in Ordinary Time

11th August, 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

 

FEAST OF THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY
Thursday 15th August is the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and a Holyday of Obligation.
Masses as follows:

Wednesday 14th August Allenwood 7.30pm

Thursday 15th August Milltown 9.30am
Allen 7.30pm

 

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
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
Price €745.00 pp. Insurance €35
Single room supplement €195
Deposit €200

For details please contact MARY LEE AT NEWBRIDGE TRAVEL ☎ 045-449522.

 

RESPONSORIAL PSALM
Happy are the people the Lord has chosen as his own.

Weekday Masses 12th– 16th August
Monday 12th August
Allenwood – 9.30am
Tuesday 13th August
Milltown – 9.30am – Brian Lawler (Birthday Remembrance), Declan Lawler (Anniversary) and all deceased members of the Lawler and Byrne families
Wednesday 14th August
Robertstown – 10.30am
Allenwood – 7.30pm (Vigil Mass)

Thursday 15th August - Feast of The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Milltown – 9.30am
Allen – 7.30pm

Friday 16th August
Allenwood – 9.30am

SATURDAY 17th /SUNDAY 18th August
Allenwood: Saturday 6.30pm
Mary, Paddy, Shay & John Lawlor, Mylerstown
Molly McGrath, Kilmeague (7th Anniv.), her grandparents John & Elizabeth McGrath, her uncle Seamus McGrath and also her cousin Aaron McGrath, Coill Dubh
Mary Keary, Manchester & formerly Kilmeague
Kathleen & Johnny Gilligan, Ballyteague
Sean Brennan, Grangeclare
Patrick McDonagh, Kilmeague
The Coyne Family, Allenwood South
Lay Reader: Ann Curran
Eucharistic Minister: Margaret Ennis

Milltown: Sunday 9.30am
Angela Cox, Christianstown (Months Mind)
Jim O’Shea & Sammy Crampton, Rathbride & Ellen Cregan, Limerick
James Heffernan and all deceased members of the Heffernan family, Feighcullen
John & Margaret Dowling, Dunbyrne
Lay Reader: Róisín Malone
Eucharistic Minister: Bridie Dunney

Allen: Sunday 10.30am
Dessie Leeson (21st Anniversary) and Lorraine Menton (Birthday Remembrance)
Lay Reader: Maurice Musgrave
Eucharist Minister: Anita Hendy & Tom Walsh
SUNDAY 18th August

Allenwood: Sunday 11.30am
People of the Parish
Lay Reader: Kevin McCormack
Eucharistic Minister: Christina Ryan

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 Adoration 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.

RECENT DEATHS
“Those who die in grace go but to God and God is very near”
We remember in our prayers
Kilian Leeson, Coolagh, Kilmeague whose funeral took place on Sunday.

David Britton, Allen Cross, Kilmeague whose cremation took place on Friday.
May they Rest in Peace

BAPTISMS
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.

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ALLEN LOTTO
(G.A.A CLUBS & PARISH)
6th August, 2019

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NINE Match 3 Winners - €28 each
Walshe Family, c/o Larry & Mary
Mike Sullivan, c/o P.B.
Geraldine Goulding, Ballyteague
Carmel Keely, c/o Carmel
Tommy McNamee, c/o Sham
Frank Moran, Ballyteague
Ciara Cash, Milltown
Teresa Flood, Milltown
G & M Hanley, Grangeclare.
NO JACKPOT WINNER
NEXT WEEK’S JACKPOT €4,500

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 “Cupla” Adm €10. Time 9.30pm – 11.45pm.

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

MILLTOWN TIDY TOWNS
Annual Heritage Walk & Talk
on
Saturday 18th August
at 2pm
Starting from the Heritage Centre
All Welcome

FR. MOORE’S WELL
ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE
Sunday 8th September. Michael and Anne Forde will attend with blessed Fr. Moore’s hat.

LOURDES 2019
MESSAGE OF THANKS FROM BISHOP DENIS
Copies are available on the Newsletter table in each church and also on the Diocesan website www.kandle.ie

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

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

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No Match 3 Winner
3 x €50 Winners
Mick Bagnall, Allenwood
Mary Ivers c/o Joan
Karen Egan, Clane
Next week’s Jackpot €8,300

ROBERTSTOWN GFC
Astro-Turf Pitch is available to all Clubs and Groups and for Children's Birthday Parties . For bookings contact Tara Moran 085/7317697.
Robertstown Club Draw in association with Club Kildare. Again no winners in Draw 3 but Congrats to the 2 winners in Allenwood. The final draw takes place the last Friday in August, tickets €25 available from Peter Hogarty. 1St Prize Renault Clio or €12,000 cash Prize. 16 each month.
Parish Lotto: Tickets €1.50 available from our many Promoters and from the Shops and Post Office in Robertstown. Monday's Jackpot €4,300.
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: Well done to all underage teams who played this week, showing fantastic improvement, teamwork and skills.
2019 Joe Fox Tool and Plant Hire Reserve D Football Championship Quarter Final Ballyteague 5-10 Two Mile House 1-11. Well done to the team and management.
Fixtures: 2019 Pittman Traffic Intermediate Football Championship Group 4 Sat 10th August Ballyteague V Kilcock at 3.30pm in Hawfield.
The Cul Camps take place this year in Ballyteague the week of the 19th 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. The last draw takes place in August. Great prizes to be won.
The club would like to extend our sincere sympathy to the family of Kilian Leeson who has sadly passed away. RIP. Killian played underage football with Ballyteague. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this sad time.

ALLENWOOD GFC
Underage Training continues Friday evening with our coaches.
Allenwood club draw in association with Club Kildare: Prize details one monthly draw left August.1st prize Renault Clio or €12,000 cash. 2nd prize €3,000, 3rd prize €1,000 4th prize €1,000 5th prize €500 7th -16th €100.
Please note for all bookings of the Hall or bar for the coming year contact Emma Cunningham 086 2711239.
Texting list please contact Jemma McCabe on 087 6199720 to be added for club info,match fixtures 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. Bonus ball winner Josie Doyle €50 c/o bingo. Clothing Collection: Our clothing collection continues you can drop off your unwanted clothing at Allenwood GFC Mon-Fri 9.30am -12.30pm. Please note we accept cuddly toys also.

PARISH OFFICE
Some items available to buy from the Parish Office in Milltown.
*Mass Bouquets for all occasions, Mass Cards, Rosary Beads, Baptismal Candles, Devotional Candles, Holy water fonts.*
Opening hours are Tuesday to Friday
10am -2pm.