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Third Sunday of Advent
DIOCESAN REACH OUT 2018: Contains a Christmas card, a message from Bishop Denis Nulty and a prayer card. Please note that the Card also details the Christmas Arrangements for the Parish. Please take one for your home.
PLEASE NOTE: Because of the large number of requests for Remembrance for dead relatives to be included in Christmas Masses we are unable to read them out on the day. Instead all the names will be published on the Church notice board and prayed for at all the Christmas Masses. Names to be in by Thursday 20th Dec. (No Offering required)
OFFERTORY COLLECTION: Last week-end came to €1,460.00 Many thanks.
ENVELOPE COLLECTION: This week’s collection came to € 1,955.00 Many thanks.
ADVENT: Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament for Advent continues on Sunday Dec 16th & 23rd from 2.30pm – 4.30p.m. All are welcome.
PARISH PENANCE SERVICE: In preparation for Christmas will be in Kill Church this Tuesday 18th December at 8pm.
ANNIVERSARIES: John, Annie & Ann Doran; Betty & Eoin McEntee; Kevin Downey; Geraldine O’Toole; Bridget & Peter Maguire; Mary Logan; Joe Kavanagh; Maria Maretto; Luigi & Saverio Maretto; Elvira & Onoria Maretto; Eamon Heaney; Val & Anna Hatton; Chris & Bridie Coughlan; Patrick & Helena O’Neill.
BAPTISMS: We welcome Fionn Holden Troy who was baptised into the Christian Community.
MUSIC FOR 7.30PM VIGIL MASS OF CHRISTMAS: Next rehearsal Tues 18th Dec at 7.30pm in Parish Meeting Room for anyone interested in singing or playing at Christmas Eve Mass. All welcome.
PARISH CALENDAR 2019: Copies available at the church doors. Please take one home.
BETHANY BEREAVEMENT GROUP: Please note there will be NO meeting on Monday for December.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL: Christmas Church Gate collection raised €4,020.40. Many thanks to all who contributed.
KILL ACTIVE RETIRMENT ASSOC: Next meeting in The Old House pub on Monday 17th Dec at 2p.m.
THANK YOU: The Kill Singers and St. John’s Church, Kill thank all who supported their recent fundraising concert which raised €2,460.
CONGRATULATIONS TO JOHN PAUL II STUDENTS: Who successfully completed the programme in our parish last year. The students were presented with their Gold awards at a recent ceremony in Naas Church. Congrats to Hannah Lalor, Niamh Humphreys, Ribh Pakenham, Muirne Cocoman, Hannah Jordan, Ellen Lawlor and Lauren Kenny.
“A CHRISTMAS MISCELLANY”-NÁS NA RÍ SINGERS & CO KILDARE ORCHESTRA: with the choirs of St. Mary’s College, Naas Community College & Gael-Choláiste Chill Dara. Tues Dec 18th at 8pm in Our Lady & St. David’s Church Naas. Tickets €10(adult) €5(child) from Barker & Jones or at the door. In aid of Homeless Care CLG
KILL GAA CLUB LOTTO: 10th Dec Winning No’s: 2, 8, 20, 21. No Winner of €10,000 Jackpot. €200 prize winner: Max Murphy.
CHANGE A LIFE- BECOME A FOSTER CARER: Our fostering teams in Kildare & Wicklow are currently undertaking a campaign to recruit carers for children of all ages. If you are interested you can contact your local team on 045 882400 or go to www.fostering.ie for more info.
MASS TIMES: Mon-Sat 10.00a.m. & Fri at 7.30p.m. Week-end Masses: Sat 7.30pm. Sun 11a.m. & 12.15p.m.
NEXT WK’S EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS:
7.30pm & 11am Masses: Group 4
12.15pm Mass: Group 3
READERS FOR NEXT WEEK:
Saturday at 7.30pm: Jean Roche
Sunday at 11am: John Malone
NEXT WEEEK’S READERS:
Sunday at 9.30am: Mary Pentony
Sunday at 9.30am: Annette Flynn