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19th May 2019
Issue 1391

Parish Office Phone: 045-8780081212

Fr Willie O’Byrne P.P (045-878008)
& Fr. Matt Kelly C.C. (045-877880)


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Parish Website:

Fifth Sunday of Easter

FIRST COMMUNIONS IN ARDCLOUGH:  Take place next Saturday 25th May at 11am. We ask God to bless all the boys and girls.

Please note there will be no 10am Mass in Kill on Saturday 25th May due to First Communions.

OFFERTORY COLLECTION: Last week-end realised €1,010 Many thanks.

PARISH ENVELOPE COLLECTION: Last week-end came to €1,365.00  Sincere thanks.

RETIRED PRIESTS COLLECTION: Next week-end 25/26th May. There is an envelope in your box for this purpose. Please support.

RECENT DEATH: We pray for Edmund McAleer, Rathgorragh, Kill whose Funeral Mass took place on Tuesday with burial afterwards in St. Corban’s Cemetery, Naas. May he rest in peace.

MONTHS MIND MASS: Will be offered for Thomas (Tom) Finneran, Turnings, Straffan next Sunday 26th May at 9.30a.m. in Ardclough Church.

Mass will be offered for Chris Browne, Johnstown Village next Sunday 26th May at 11am in Kill Church.  May they rest in peace.

ANNIVERSARIES: Sean Harrison;Henry, May & Ann Burkett; Anne Molloy;Jackie & James Molloy; John & Margaret McKenna; John King; Therese Kennedy; James & Eileen Leavy; Maureen O’Grady; Patrick & Molly O’Connor; Larry McAuliffe; Maura Wall; Ellen Hilford; Maeve McAleer.

BEREAVEMENT GROUP: Meeting Mon 20th May at 8.30pm in the Parish Meeting room. All welcome.

KILL GAA LOTTO: 13th May 2019 Winning No’s: 1, 11,23,27. No Jackpot Winner: €200 prize winners: Nicola Behan; Leon; Dan Bryan. Next jackpot €7,550

BEST WISHES TO THE KILL SINGERS: competing in the AIMS Choral Festival on Sunday.

KILL MUSICAL & DRAMATIC SOCIETY present their evening of one act plays in Kilteel Hall on Thurs May 23rd at 8pm. Tickets €10 at the door.

NAAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE- 5K COLOUR RUN: Will take place this Sunday 19th May at 2pm in Mondello Park. Runners/walkers of all abilities and age welcome. Register at

KILL TIDY TOWNS: Church gate collection takes place this week-end. Please support.

Mon – Thurs 10am only.  Friday 10am & 7.30pm.

Week-end: Sat 7.30pm. Sun 11am. & 12.15pm.

7.30pm & 11a.m. Masses: Group 2
12.15pm Mass: Group 1

Saturday  7.30pm: Margaret Kenny
Sunday   11.00am: Des Murtagh

Sunday 9.30am:  John McEneaney

Sunday 9.30a.m: Annette Flynn


The Kill, Ardclough & Johnstown Parish Pastoral Council are carrying out a Parishioner Survey and have put together a short questionnaire designed to seek your views of life in our Parish.

A paper version of the survey is available in the shops, clubs and Church porches in the parish.  An electronic version of the survey is also available online by following the link on the parish website at It should take approximately 5 minutes to complete.  The completed paper copy can be dropped into one of the boxes located in the Churches or local shops in the parish or the parish office.  The closing date for returning the completed survey is this Sunday 19th May.

Your response is entirely anonymous.

Thank you in advance for taking the time to read this note and for completing the survey.


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