Notices

Senior Citizens Christmas Party 2017

  This year’s Christmas party was a great success, old acquaintances were renewed and new ones made. “Should old acquaintance be forgot…” as Robbie Burns sang in his lovely ballad. The food was lovely and the music lively and we had some stylish dancers. There were old time waltzes and quicksteps all keeping time to…

ICA Meeting

Derrinturn Guild will meet next Tuesday 5th December at 8pm in Derrinturn National School. New members always welcome.

Faith and Life in Ireland

  On Sunday November 26th at 2.30pm tens of thousands of people from all over the island of Ireland will gather at about 200 locations on our coasts to pray for the protection of Faith and Life in Ireland. November 26th is the Feast of Christ the King and Ireland was the first country in the…

You are invited to Little Way Cancer Support Centre Christmas Bazaar

on Saturday, 9th of December 2017 at The Little Way Cancer Support Centre, 2 The Village Centre Clane, Co. Kildare from 10.30am until 5pm. There will be cake stalls, along with plenty of items for sale with a special visitor arriving at 12 noon.  All proceeds raised on the day will go towards the Little…

Websites for Advent Resources and Prayer

  Check out the many resources on www.kandle.ie including resources for family prayer, bulletin inserts, reconciliation services, Advent Evening and Morning Prayer. The Irish Bishops’ Conference are hosting an interactive Advent prayer calendar with prayers and reflections that open with a click on each day of Advent at www.catholicbishops.ie/advent-calendar/ www.iCatholic.ie continues to offer wonderful reflections…

Carbury Community Employment Scheme

  have the following 5 vacancies: Grounds Person: Job No. 2057200. Location: Carbury GAA. Parish Secretary: Job No. 20057201. Location: Parish Office, Derrinturn. Cleaner: Job No. 2057205. Location: Allenwood. Grounds Person. Job No. 2057206 Kilshanroe. Office Receptionist. Job No. 2057331Location: Allenwood.   To apply for these positions, and to check your eligibility, please contact your…

Enrolment for Junior Infant Classes 2018:

    Enrolments are currently being taken for Junior Infant Classes next September in all the Parish Schools. Parents who wish to have a child enrolled in junior infant classes for September 2018 should contact the relevant school. The closing date for applications is Friday December 8th  2017. Places will then be allocated in accordance…

 St Mary’s Secondary School Christmas Craft Fair

  School Edenderry will hold their Christmas Craft Fair on Saturday the 9th of December from 12 noon  to 5pm in St Mary’s School. Craft Stalls Food Stalls, Santa, Face Painting, Raffles, Games and Refreshments. Music by Junior and Senior Choirs and St Mary’s Trad Group. All welcome to attend.

Society of St Vincent de Paul – appeal for local volunteers

       Are you interested in find out more about volunteering with SVP? We are holding a local Information Session on Saturday 25th November 2017 in the Parish Office of Holy Trinity Church,  Derrinturn from 11am to 1pm If you are interested in attending or joining SVP drop in or contact Maria Peate Sorensen, Membership…

World Remembrance Day for Road Crash Victims

      This Sunday 19th of November marks ‘World Remembrance Day for Road Crash Victims’ and it provides us with an opportunity as road users to  reflect on the loss of loved ones, the suffering of families and others  bereaved by someone killed on our roads.   Lord, those who die still live in…
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