General Operative Bunclody Tidy Towns Job Reference - CE 2250855
Closing date 13/12/2022
PARISH SECRETARY-BUNCLODY (1) JOB REFERENCE - CES 2255433– English
essential. Closing date 10/01/2023
GROUNDSPERSON /MAINTENANCE (2) BUNCLODY SPORTS CLUB ( GAA & AFC)
English essential. Driving licence an advantage JOB REFERENCE CES
2255431 Closing date 10/01/2023
Day Care Assistants (1) BUNCLODY Job Reference - CES 2255432 Driving
License an advantage—English essential. Closing date 10/01/2023
Contact: Employment Services Bridgepoint Enniscorthy and quote
reference to check eligibility Local D.E.A.S.P (Intreo) Office
Enniscorthy 053-9239300. Garda vetting will apply.
Clohamon Foroige Senior Youth Club is back on Friday nights!
Registration night Thurs 8th Sep 7.30pm in Clohamon Community Hall for
secondary school teens (age 12-18). Club returning on Friday nights
(7.30 - 9pm) from 16 Sep. Contact 087 3484622, firstname.lastname@example.org
or the Facebook page.
New members and leaders welcome!
Clohamon’s Operation Transformation
..IN AID OF BUNCLODY DAY CARE CENTRE
Couch to 5k for walkers /runners/ beginners training every Monday ,
Wednesday and Friday starting Friday 6th January 2023 Starting from
street in Clohamon at 7:00pm €2.50 per night
All proceeds to Bunclody DAY CARE CENTRE.
Weekly weigh in’s available every Friday at 8:00pm commencing Friday 6th
January in Gahan’s bar .
Sponsorship cards available.
Cash prize of €50 for best individual weight loss
Final weigh in Sunday 5th March after 5k walk/run
MCN - Livestream Recordings
MCN have updated us that recordings on the live stream can now only be
stored on MCN website for a maximum of 1 week and will be removed after
that, this is due to GDPR regulations. However the Parish Office will
have a downloaded copy of each recording which can be transferred onto
your USB if you would like a copy.
Bunclody Parish Newsletter
If anybody is interested in receiving our weekly parish newsletter by
email each week, please contact the parish office on 053 93 76190 or
email@example.com and we can arrange to add your email to our
Bunclody ICA - New members needed
It is 70 years since ICA was started in Bunclody. The guild has
always been very active in the parish for all those years. We want to
keep that tradition alive. But, due in no small way to Covid 19 and the
demographic ageing of our members, we are desperately looking for new
members to join our guild. We meet once a month and have a guest
speaker. Sometimes have various crafts, etc at our meeting. We also meet
once a month for coffee and chat in local restaurant. Sadly, if we do
not get new members, we may have to close the guild. If you have 2 hours
to spare, once a month, and to keep the guild open, which was kept going
by so many wonderful women in the past.
Please phone 087 2805426 or 086 8135587
Bunclody Men’s Shed
Beginner’s course in upholstery.
This free course will run for 5 weeks in the Bunclody Men’s Shed.
Starting on Friday 23rd September from 11:00am to 1:00pm.
If you have a chair you would like to refurbish, you are welcome to
bring it along. If you don’t, bring yourself and we will supply the
chair. For further details contact Jonathan on 089 4972664
"The Monday Club "
Will be returning from Mon 4th September. We looking forward to
Meetings held Tuesday & Saturday at 8:30pm in Brennan’s Market Square
Monday night 8:45pm in Day Care Centre.
St Vincent de Paul
Local Confidential helpline 087 3696883, please call if you need
BUNCLODY BRIDGE CLUB
Play will resume in Bunclody Day Centre, Ryland Road on Wednesday
14th September at 7:15pm . Contact Liz on (087)6450867 for information
RE: Bridge Lessons. New Members Welcome.
..request Box now located at back of shop. There is a new newspaper
recycling bin beside SuperValu in aid of S.V.P.
...feeds hungry children in a place of education in 20
countries. To help them an online quiz is held on the last Friday of
every month at 8pm. It has raised over €23,000 to date to provide more
than a quarter of a million meals. To take part or simply donate go to
www.bit.ly/QuizforMM or contact Martin Colfer on 0872596159.. 55 meals
can be provided with €5.Thank you.
The Christmas edition of the Online Quiz to
support Mary's Meals takes place on Friday, December 16th at 8pm. The
quiz provides meals for over 500 hungry children in a place of education
every month. A contribution of €5 is enough to provide 55 meals. To take
part or simply donate go to www.bit.ly/QuizforMM or ring Martin Colfer
on 087 2596159. Thank you to all who helped us during the year. It is
very much appreciated.
Bunclody Day Care Services
Bunclody Day Care Open Tuesday & Thursday 10.00am -4.00pm
Monday Club 10.00am - 2.00 pm
Bunclody Day Care would like to thank all who supported our
Bring & Buy/Coffee Morning last Thursday. Your continued support is
Large Quilt Raffle Winners:
Quilt: P Reck
White Crochet Throw: May Levingston
Colour Crochet Throw: Kit Kennedy
Chocolates: Cadey& Ned C/o Emma Doyle
Biscuits: Mary Buckley
Raffle Winners: Mary Cullen, Pauline Andrews, Kathleen Murphy, Catherine
Finn, Jenny Furlong, Betty Rothwell, Mag P Reck, Maura Kavanagh, Tom
Porter, Olivia Power, Vicky Rothwell, Angela Connor, Eileen Dunne.
Mass is available to watch online. To view go to
mcnmedia.tv and search: Bunclody.
All masses available live. Contact the Parish Office on 053 9376190 with
any queries you may have.
THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK
Sunday’s Gospel comes from John. It picks up a theme that we have
already seen in St. John’s Gospel. He describes John the Baptist as a
witness. His purpose was to give witness to Jesus as the Word of God and
as Light of the World. In this Sunday’s Gospel he gives witness to other
things about Jesus. First of all he "is the Lamb of God that takes away
the sin of the world". It is not easy to be sure of the background. It
may be that of the Servant in the Songs of Isaiah. It is worth
considering the picture of the Servant. "He was despised the lowest of
men, a man of sorrows, familiar with suffering, one from whom, as it
were, we averted our gaze, despised, for whom we had no regard. Yet ours
were the sufferings he was bearing, ours the sorrows he was carrying,
while we thought of him being someone being punished and struck with
affliction by God; whereas he was being wounded for our rebellions,
crushed because of our guilt, the punishment reconciling us, fell on him
and we have been healed by his bruises. We had all gone astray like
sheep, each taking his own way and God brought the acts of rebellion of
all of us to bear on him." The servant of God, in place of us, bore our
suffering for our guilt, rebellion and taking our own way, doing our own
thing. The patience of the servant is depicted in the following verses
which can be linked to Jesus as the Lamb of God who takes sins away.
"Ill-treated and afflicted, he never opened his mouth, like a lamb led
to the slaughter-house, like a sheep dumb before his shearers he never
opened his mouth." In the light of that picture we can see how Jesus, as
the suffering Servant of God would suffer and die in our place to free
us from sin.
Jesus might also be considered as the Paschal Lamb who is sacrificed
to liberate us from sin as God liberated his people from Egypt at the
beginning of their history. Every year they killed and sacrificed the
Paschal Lamb to celebrate their liberation from Egypt. Perhaps, these
explanations can help in understanding Jesus as the Lamb of God.
THE HOOK OF FAITH THIS WEEK
‘Do Good, Seek Justice’ is the theme of Christian Unity Week this
year that runs from 18th to 25th January. We share resources and reflect
on the theme that comes from the prophet Isaiah 1:17. We have a homily
for the Second Sunday of Ordinary Time where John identifies Jesus as
‘the Lamb of God’ who takes away the sin of the world. We have another
selection of Pope Benedict XVI’s best quotes and a poetic reflection by
Philip Quirke. We have an article on synodality by Sean O’ Leary and a
video with Bishop Brendan Leahy. Finally, a 10-minute extract from an
interview by Joe Rogan with Jordan Peterson on the Cross of Christ and
the meaning if suffering. Check out these and other resources avail-able