19-03-2017  Newsletter

Most Holy Trinity: Mass Intentions

  • Saturday 18th March
    11:00am Jack Barry (Month’s Mind).
    George & Julia McLaughlin & deceased members of the McLaughlin family.
  • Sunday 19th March
    Rita Scerri.
    12 Noon
    Michael Murphy Ryland Road & his sister Alice Hickey. Paddy & Margaret Hendrick, Kilbranish & deceased members of the Hendrick family.

Envelope Collection

Sunday 12th March 2017: €654.60
Thank You for your Generosity


  • Saturday 18th March 8:00pm Tysie Fogarty 3rd Anniversary. John Kenny Snr. And all deceased members of the Kenny family. John (Jack) Ellis, Anniversary.
  • Saturday 25th March 8:00pm Michel & Kathleen Doyle & Cis Cowman & deceased members of the Cowman family.
  • Sunday 26th March 10:30am Pat Murphy, Ryland Lower. Nellie Reck & Aidan (Mogue) Nolan & deceased members of the Reck family.


CHOIR: Choir practice in Kilmyshall every Monday at 7:30pm. New Members most welcome.
Weekday Mass: Held in the Oratory at 9:30 Tuesday,
Thursday & Friday & 7:30pm on Wednesday.
Prayer Group
meet every Wednesday after 7:30 pm Mass in the parochial house. All are welcome.
Eucharistic Adoration: Every Tuesday in the Oratory
from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Adorer’s required for hour 1pm-2pm, 2pm-3pm & 3pm-4pm. If you are available please leave your name in the parish office 053 9377188.
Parish Website:
Newsletter available now on website.
Hall bookings and use of hall equipment, must be
booked through Denis O’ Neill at 087 2196565.
Monthly Envelope Draw: March winner: Una Kehoe.
300 -1 Club : Next, Draw Sat 25th March. Your Support is very much Appreciated.
Kilmyshall Church & Kilmyshall N.S. Split the Pot Draw
Winner: Lar Byrne €77. Seller: K.N .S. Next draw: Friday 16th March. Envelopes available in Kilmyshall National School, Steemer’s, Glanbia, Redmond’s, H.W.H Shop & Bar, Matt Byrne Hardware, Clohamon, & Kilmyshall Parish Office. Thank you for your support.
The 2nd collection: Last weeks collection €212.0 0

Ministers of the Eucharist - March 2017:

  • Saturday Night: Martin Cullen
    Sunday Morning: Margret Roberts

Ministers of the Word - March 2017:

  • Saturday 25th March : Nicole Hewson
    Sunday 26th March: John Atkinson

‘The Monday Club’

St. Mary’s Centre, Ryland Road, Bunclody.
Come and join us and brighten up your Monday mornings
Continuing with the March programme
10am – 2pm
Monday 20th March: “ Keep up with Modern Technology” Continued...
Monday 27th March: “Craft Work” - Upscale tired and old furniture with Noeleen Maloney
Entrance Fee: €4 which includes Tea/Coffee & Light Lunch.
This Club will suit the 60+ age group.
Transport not provided.


We offer our deepest sympathy and prayers to the family and friends of:
John (Johnny) Nolan, Enniscorthy, formerly
Joshua Darlington, Bunclody
John Hogan, Bunclody

May They Rest in Peace.


Continue on Wednesday 22nd Mar. at 8:00pm in the Pastoral Centre. This week Fr. O’ Connor will talk on ‘Understanding the Gospel of Mark” All are welcome.

Stations of the Cross

During Lent Stations of the Cross will be every Friday at 7:00pm

Open Parish Meeting

..for all parishioners will take place on Monday 20th March in the Pastoral Centre at 8pm. The annual parish accounts will be presented at this meeting.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Local Meetings are heldon Tuesdays & Saturdays at 8:30 pm in Brennan’s Market Sq.


Every Monday Night in St. Aidan’s Hall.

St Vincent de Paul

Local Confidential helpline 087 3696883, please call if you need help. S.V.P.
request Box is now located at back of shop.

There is a new newspaper recycling bin beside Super
Value in aid of S.V.P.


Choir Practice is in Bunclody every Tuesday at 7:30pm. Rosary recited for the sick of the parish at 7:15 pm. New members most welcome.

Bunclody Vocational College

Split the Pot Draw Winner Friday 3rd March: Aaron, Ryan & Leah Hayes €56. Thank you for your support. Next draw is Thursday 16th March.

Bunclody Weight Watchers

..meeting Wednesday’s at 7:00pm in Church of Ireland Hall, Church Road, Bunclody. Leader: Liz Dunphy, Phone: 086 8185101

Mount Leinster Community CLG

Daycare Assistant (2)
Duties include caring for clients in day care setting , caring toileting and feeding. Collecting clients from their homes. Entertaining, bingo, cards, crafts and chatting. Cleaning and preparing Day Care Centre,. Driving Licence B an advantage Job Reference– CES2031399 To apply for this position: Contact 053 9239300 to check your eligibility. Then to express interest and to collect an application form please call to Bunclody Parish Office open from (8:30am to 4:30pm) Monday to Friday Phone Number 053 9376190 Garda Vetting will Apply
Persons applying for this position must be:
Over 21 and satisfy th e Dept of Social Protection criteria to participate in a Community Employment Scheme
Closing Date: April 2017


H.W.H. Bunclody V Duffy Rovers GAA Boxing Night on Saturday 1st April at 8pm in Bunclody Soccer Pavilion, followed by late bar & disco. Tickets €20.

Daffodil day

..takes place on Friday 24th March. If you can spare 1 hour to help sell their wares please contact Martha on 087 9799175. Your help as always is much appreciated.


..every Wednesday night in River’s Edge at 9:00pm. €200 from proceeds each month will be given to a local charity, March: Bunclody Day-care.


..for all levels in Kilmyshall Hall every Wednesday from 6:30pm -7:30pm. Please bring your own mat. For further details contact Niall at 087 7182232 .


Mon. 20th Mar: Landscape painting 7:30 – 9:30pm Wed 22nd Mar: Creative Textiles & mixed media 7:30-9:30pm
Thurs. 23rd Mar: ‘Creative Collaboratives’ art Workshop
for adults 7:30 –9:30pm

International Women’s Day Exhibition continues Sat 25h Mar: Dress for Mess Children’s Workshop 12 - 1:30pm Opening times: Tue - Sat 2:00pm—5:30pm

Vacancies at Home Instead Senior Care

Qualified experienced Caregivers to care for elderly people and people with disabilities in the Bunclody and surrounding areas, Fetac level 5, experience preferred. You must have a car, hours to suit family life. Please send your CV to or call our office for a chat 053 9184042.

Kildavin/Clonegal Drama Group

..are delighted to announce an extra date of "The Maiden Aunt" by Jimmy Keary on
26th March at 8pm sharp.
All proceeds will be donated to the Pathway to the GAA
pitch project, an initiative by the
Kildavin Development Association.


‘Ring the bells that still can ring.Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything… that’s how the light gets in.’ Leonard Cohen No one is perfect. This might seem like the most obvious statement in the world, but it’s important to remember. We live in a time when people’s thoughts and actions are more widely recorded and open to scrutiny than ever before. A small mistake can cost someone their reputation or livelihood. An opinion expressed, particularly online, can invite a world of insults. It appears to be easier than ever to take the moral high ground, and to dismiss a person entirely based on one thing we know about them.
This is not the way Jesus treated people, and it is not how he sees us. The Samaritan woman Jesus meets is all too aware of what the Jews think of her. She is nervous when approached by Jesus at the well. But he sees be-yond the label to the person, the woman with a life story and a context of her own. He engages her in intellectual conversation, listens to her, and wins her over.
Jesus could tell the woman everything about her life, and he knows each one of us just as intimately. He knows our past and our faults, our ‘cracks’. That is why he is able to speak to us, if we resolve to try and listen. It is also an important lesson in how we should treat others. Tríona Doherty


  • The Parish of Bunclody/Kilmyshall shall be a community:
  • Of renewed faith and commitment to Christ expressed in prayer and genuine Eucharistic worship where all participate fully.
  • With deep respect for and interest in each and every person.
  • Flourishing in love, care, support, co-operation, education and communication, building to the unity of the Body of Christ.
  • Reaching out the hand of welcome to all who do not belong to our faith and worshipping community.

Please let your priest know when a family member is in hospital or sick at home

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Irish Street, Bunclody.
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