November 19th 2023

33rd   Sunday in Ordinary Time        

  “We pray for the grace to encourage others to develop their gifts and talents.”




Sun  Nov 19th   9.30am        Thomas and Alice Heenan, Cloninaha

Sat.  Nov 25th    8pm           Joe O’Keeffe Carigahorig

                                              Rita Flynn, Carrigahorig.


Sun  Nov 26th    9.30am      Mary O’Meara, Kevinstown – 1st Anniversary

 Also 1st Anniversary of Br. John Casey, Dun Laoghaire and formerly Coolbawn,

             Tim Darcy, Bellevue;  James Stack, Killea and Patrick Geoghegan, Glin.

Please pray for the happy repose of the souls of Peter Williams, Rearcross and formerly Bellevue,  Brian Dunne, Worthing UK (brother of Sean Dunne Carney) and John Rowe, Wexford (father of Gillian Flynn, Carrigahorig) who died recently.

STATION MASS   Terryglass – Saturday Nov 25th at 8pm

 Kilbarron – Sunday Nov 26th at 9.30am

We will gather to pray for the people of our Station areas and give thanks for the blessings of harvest-time.


COIS DEIRGE PASTORAL AREA MEETING This coming Thursday. 23rd at 8pm in Borrisokane Community Centre (Birr Rd).  All PPC welcome.


FINANCIAL STATEMENT:  Offertory collection for Nov 12th was €850.


THE LEGION OF MARY meets every every Wednesday at 4pm in the Parish Room, Borrisokane.  We pray the Rosary for various intentions.  We read the Legion spiritual handbook and Sacred Scripture.   All welcome.

 More details: 086 4000680. 


PORTUMNA PLAYERS DRAMA GROUP Presents – Marrying Mike by Jimmy Keary 23rd, 24th, 25th & 26th Nov. 8.30pm . €10


CLOTHES COLLECTION – Kilbarron N.S. Parents Association will collect used clothing in good clean dry condition, i.e., men’s, ladies and children’s clothing, paired shoes, belts, hats, handbags and soft toys. Curtains, towels, bed linen. No pillows, duvets or carpets.  Collection point at Kilbarron Small Hall on Sat Nov 25th from 10.30am to 1pm.


BALLINDERRY XMAS MARKET are on Sunday 3rd Dec from 2pm. Come along & browse through over 30 stalls & treat yourself to a coffee or hot chocolate while you do so. This year to accommodate The Little Angels Tractor Run going through the village, we are based in Stonepark Lodge caravan park. Look forward to seeing you there.



Our lotto took place this week – 13th November 2023 @ 9pm.

Jackpot: €12,300    Numbers:  4 -6 – 31 – 33.  No Jackpot Winner

Lucky Dip:  Michael Molamphy, Donal Corbett, Brian Hourigan, Helen Kerin and Mairead O’Sullivan. Thank you for playing our lotto. 

I believe that tears can heal

That memories can comfort

That love lives on forever.


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