Allen Parish Newsletter 25th August 2019

Allen Parish Newsletter

Twenty First Sunday

in Ordinary Time

25th 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

 

FIRST COMMUNION 2020
Saturday 16th May 2020 Saturday 23rd May 2020
11am – Milltown 11am - Robertstown (Allenwood Church)
2pm – Allenwood 2pm – Allen

CONFIRMATION 2020

Bishop Denis will celebrate the Sacrament of Confirmation in Allen Parish in 2020. We will publish the date as soon as we receive it from Bishop’s House.

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Allen Parish Senior Citizens

Trip to Knock

Saturday 14th September

Contact: Seamus Coyne 087 2650674 or May Gilligan 085 7236695

 

 

 

RESPONSORIAL PSALM
Go out to the whole world; proclaim the Good News.

Weekday Masses 26th - 30th August
Monday 26th August
Allenwood – 9.30am
Tuesday 27th August
Milltown – 9.30am
Wednesday 28th August
Robertstown – 10.30am

Thursday 29th August
Allen – 9.30am

Friday 30th August
Allenwood – 9.30am

SATURDAY 31st Aug/SUNDAY 1st September

Allenwood: Saturday 6.30pm
Cissie Moore, Allenwood
Margaret Moore and James Moore, Allenwood North
Lay Reader: Wilfie Cronin
Eucharistic Minister: Mary Brennan

Milltown: Sunday 9.30am
People of the Parish
Lay Reader: Betty O’Shea
Eucharistic Minister: Clíodhna Malone

Allen: Sunday 10.30am
Pat McKane, Russellstown (Months Mind)
Kilian Patrick Leeson, Coolagh (Months Mind)
Josie & Paddy O’Sullivan, Mylerstown
Gary Tobin (3rd Anniversary)
Lay Reader: Mark McDermott
Eucharist Minister: Pat Dunne and Liz Jacob

Allenwood: Sunday 11.30am
Michael Doyle, Allenwood Sth (9th Anniv.)
Lay Reader: Sean Malone
Eucharistic Minister: Julia Farrell

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
Ulick Burke, Allenwood South, whose funeral took place on Sunday.
May Ivers, Rathernan whose funeral took place on Monday.
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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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.

ALLEN LOTTO
(G.A.A CLUBS & PARISH)
19th August, 2019

15 16 21 28

SIX Match 3 Winners
€42 each
Peg McCormack, Killina
Tom Murphy, Newbridge
Marie Jacob, c/o Marie Jacob
Mark Musgrave, Kilmeague
Gillian Loughlin, c/o Marie Jacob
Kay Sheridan
NO JACKPOT WINNER
NEXT WEEK’S JACKPOT €4,900

ST. VINCENT DEPAUL
Annual Pilgrimage to Knock 14th September.

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.

ALLEN COMMUNITY HALL
Committee meeting on Monday September 2nd at 8pm. All Committee members please attend.

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.

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 “Johnny Mullen” 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
PLEASE SLOW DOWN and respect the safety of our road workers in Milltown and surrounding areas.

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.*
Open Tuesday to Friday
10am -2pm.

ST. PIO’S GLOVE
St Pio’s glove will be in the home of Betty Malone, Shindella, Rathangan on Sunday 1st September from 11am to 5pm. Contact Betty at 045 525094. Items of St. Pio will be on sale on the day. Everyone welcome.

NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS
PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK
Sunday September 8th, 2019 – Anointing of the Sick at 2.30pm, Mass at 3pm followed by the Rosary. Celebrants: Bishop Kevin Doran of Elphin and Apostolic Nuncio Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo.

FR. MOORE’S WELL
ANNUAL PILGRIMAGE
Sunday 8th September. Michael and Anne Forde will attend with blessed Fr. Moore’s hat from 1pm to 5pm.

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

14 16 18 22

THREE Match 3 Winner
€50 each
Margaret O’Neill, Station Road
Ken Delaney c/o Joe
Paudie O’Shea c/o Bar
Next week’s Jackpot €8,500

 

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. Parish Lotto: Tickets at € 1.50 each available from our many Promoters and from the Shops and Post Office in Robertstown. Monday's Jackpot €4,700. Robertstown Club Draw in association with Club Kildare. Last Draw on the last Friday in August. Tickets at €25 available from Peter Hogarty. 1st Prize a Renault Clio or €12,000 Cash Prize. 16 Prizes. Our Canalside Fitness Gym and Walking Track are always open to new members. Contact Peter Hogarty. Bonus ball: This is run in Mullaney's and for a stake of €2 you could win €48.

MILLTOWN GFC
Autumn leagues are starting up now so a busy time for the club for fixtures. Best of luck to all the teams and thanking all the coaches for their time. Lotto tickets €1.50 are available from Liz O’Shea, John Murphy and Daves Shop. Thank you to all those who support the lotto.

ALLENWOOD GFC
First team played Milltown Tuesday night in Hawkfield final score read Allenwood 2-13 Milltown 0-08. A great win well done all. 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 available 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. Clothing Collection continues at Allenwood GFC Mon-Fri 9.30am -12.30pm. Cuddly toys also accepted. Sympathies to the Burke family on the sad passing of Ulick R.I.P.who was buried last weekend. The huge turnout to say farewell was a huge testament to the man he was. May he rest in peace.

BALLYTEAGUE GFC
Results: 2019 Pittman Traffic Intermediate Football Championship Group 4 Rd 2 Ballyteague 1-10 Monastereven 2-11. Hard luck to the team and management. Well done to Aylmer Gaels minors who had secured their second win of the Minor B Championship beating Rathangan. Fixtures: 2019 Joe Fox Tool and Plant Hire Reserve D Football Championship Semi Final Fri 23rd August Ballyteague V Monastereven at 7.30pm in Ellistown. 2019 Pittman Traffic Intermediate Football Championship Group 4 Rd 3
Sun 25th Aug Ballyteague V Kilcullen in Hawkfield at 5.30pm. Keep an eye on Facebook and Twitter for upcoming underage fixtures. The Cul Camps took place this week in Ballyteague. Great to see so many children from the surrounding area down in the field for the week. Thanks to all the coaches for all their hard work. 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!

BRIDGEWOOD/ELESON UNITED
The club would like to extend its deepest sympathy to the Ivers family on the sad passing of May.
The match was called off on Sunday last a as mark of respect and will now be played this Sunday at home to Naas at 11am.

ACDAL
Safe Pass Training
Thursday 5th September
Contents:
Module 1: Site Safety and the Construction Worker
Module 2: Introduction to Risk Assessment
Module 3: Implementing Risk Assessment
Module 4: General Site Safety
Module 5: Personal Safety
Exam
Certification: Safe Pass card certification for 4 years
Requirements: Passport photo, proof of PPS & valid ID (driver’s license or passport)
Please Contact us for your place all courses are subject to demand.
Call us on 045-870804, Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or our Facebook page.