Allen Parish Newsletter 6th October 2019

Allen Parish Newsletter




Twenty Seventh Sunday


in Ordinary Time


6th October, 2019

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

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

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

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The Sacrament of Confirmation will be celebrated by Bishop Denis
on Friday 27th March 2020 as follows:

11am – Robertstown and Allenwood Schools in Allenwood Church.
2.30pm – Allen and Milltown Schools in Allen Church.

A meeting for parents of First Communion children will take place in Allen Church on Wednesday 16th October at 7.30pm.
Enrolment Mass for First Communion children as follows:
Sat 19th Oct. – Robertstown School in Allenwood Church at 6.30pm.
Sunday 20th Oct. – Milltown 9.30am.
Sunday 20th Oct. – Allen 10.30am.
Sunday 20th Oct. – Allenwood 11.30am.

A note of thanks
Very many thanks to all who donated items for our Harvest Altar last weekend. A very special word of thanks to Patricia Durkan, Margaret Price, Maria Price and Anna Price who decorated the Altar so beautifully.

O that today you would listen to his voice! Harden not your hearts.

Weekday Masses 7th – 11h OCTOBER
Monday 7th October
Allenwood – 9.30am
Tuesday 8th October
Milltown – 9.30am - Martin Ward (19th Anniv.)
Wednesday 9th October
Robertstown – 10.30am

Thursday 10th October
Allen – 9.30am

Friday 11th October
Allenwood – 9.30am

Allenwood: Saturday 6.30pm
Patrick, Ellen & Mary Kelly, Allenwood Middle
Sean Higgins, Allenwood Middle
Thomas (Tommy) Cross, Grove Heights, Robertstown
Patrick & Brigid Glynn, Allenwood
Lay Reader: Wilfie Cronin
Eucharistic Minister: Wilfie Cronin

Milltown: Sunday 9.30am
Mairead, Catherine & Timothy Tiernan, Hawkfield
Pat Dunney, Milltown
Mary Tiernan, Lumville (4th Anniv.)
Lay Reader: Mick Byrne
Eucharistic Minister: Bridie Dunney

Allen: Sunday 10.30am
Elizabeth Donohoe, Barronstown (Months Mind)
Lay Reader: Mark McDermott
Eucharist Minister: Anita Hendy & Pat Dunne

Allenwood: Sunday 11.30am
Michael Fitzpatrick, Allenwood (Anniv.)
Lay Reader: Noel Moore
Eucharistic Minister: Julia Farrell

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. Allenwood Church on Friday mornings after 9.30am Mass.

Adoration takes place every Monday (except Bank Holidays) 11am-3.30pm. All are very welcome.

“Those who die in grace go but to God and God is very near”.
We remember in our prayers
Leonie Nolan, Blakestown, whose funeral took place on Thursday.
May she Rest in Peace.

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.

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.

A day of Prayer and reflection for all involved in parish ministry led by Fr. Martin Delaney on Saturday 12th October at Mount St. Anne’s 10.30am -4.00pm.
Places are limited so please book with Faith Development Services by the 8th October This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . ☎ 059 9164084. €10 per person

30th September, 2019

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FOUR Match 3 Winners
€63 each
Michael Moore, c/o Tony Moore
J.E.B. O Callaghan, Allenwood
Lorna & Dermot Keely, c/o Carmel Keely
Liz O Shea, Rathbride.

ALLEN KNITTING & CROCHET GROUP AND SOCIAL MORNING Every Tuesday from 10am to 12 noon in Allen Hall.
Come along for a chat and a cup of tea. Ability to knit or crochet is not necessary. All are welcome.

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

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 “Mary Pendergast” Adm €10. Time 9.30pm – 11.45pm.

THE LBDC ANNUAL FUNDRAISING WALK using old Allen Mass walk is taking place on Sunday the 13th of October. Meeting at Val Cross's house at Drumsru (eircode R51 XK20) at 11am. Plenty of parking available. All very welcome to take part. Refreshments after in Allen Hall. Enquiries to Val Cross 086 2303374.


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

THE ROSARY FOR FAITH AND LIFE will take place on the 13th of October 2019. We are asking you to find a location in your area and join us in praying the Rosary there at 2.30pm on the 13th of October. We are joining with countries all around the world on that day to pray for a return to the Faith and for the protection of the unborn. For further information or to register your location please go to

Church of Our Lady & St. Joseph Prosperous. Saturday 12th October at 5pm. Designed to help your children connect with Jesus through music & song and animation in the Rosary. Refreshments afterwards. All welcome.
☎ Mairead at 0863399290 for more info.

Anointing Fire Catholic Ministry invites all young adults (16-35 years) to the 2nd International Conference Holy mass/Praise and Worship/Teaching/Eucharistic Adoration/ Healing and Deliverance Prayers from 2pm Friday 27th December to Monday 30th December 4pm. At Clongowes Wood College, Kildare. Cost €150 inclusive Register online at or contact Peggy at 087 1236693

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