Allen Parish Newsletter 30th August 2020

Allen Parish Newsletter

30th August 2020

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

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

Parish Office (045) 450501

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Diocesan Website:

First Communion 2020
‘Come to the Table of the Lord’ is a new three part video series to help those preparing to receive the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Communion for the first time. All three episodes along with worksheets to download are available on our diocesan website

Very many thanks to all parishioners who have returned weekly envelopes, and to all for your continued financial support of the Parish during this unprecedented time.

A facility for online donations to the parish has been made available by Bishop Denis on the Diocesan website at Many thanks to parishioners who have used this secure facility.
Alternatively, anyone who wishes to make a donation through the bank can contact the Parish Office at 045-450501 for our bank details.


Allenwood: Saturday 6.30pm
Marie Farrell, Bluetown (Months Mind)
Peter Duggan, Level Crossing, Allenwood

Lay Reader: Wilfie Cronin

Allenwood: Sunday 9.30am
Harry Reidy, Robertstown West, his wife Rose and all deceased members of the Reidy family
Michael Melia, Ballintine

Lay Reader: Veronica Murphy

Due to the current restrictions we can not celebrate Mass publicly at the moment. All of our Masses are streamed online on our facebook page.


COVID-19 Support Line for Older People
ALONE manage a national support line and additional supports for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where necessary.
Call 0818 222 024 8am to 8pm if you have any concerns about Covid-19.
SeniorLine is a national, confidential listening service for older people. Freephone 1800 80 45 91 anytime between 10am and 10pm  Mon-Sunday.


Part-time Janitor (Temporary) required for Scoil Mhuire Allenwood

Due to extra cleaning/maintenance demands we require a person for 10 hours per week for the school year September 2020 - June 2021. 2 hours per day (3:30 to 5:30 p.m.)
Duties will include, but not be limited to the following:
Sanitising high touch areas and toilets.
General maintenance and repairs to both interior/exterior of school buildings.
Duties may change in accordance with the needs of the school.
Garda Vetting essential before job commences.
Letter of Application and CV must be received by 12 noon on Friday 28th August 2020. Please supply contact details (mobile phone numbers) for two suitable referees.
Applications in writing should be marked CONFIDENTIAL and addressed to:
Chairperson, Scoil Mhuire Allenwood, Allenwood, Naas,
Co. Kildare

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