A Reflection by zhouwenjuan


Saturday 13                       6.30pm                  13th       Josh Hannigan
William & Mary Smullen (Thomastown)                       14th       Claire O’Connor
Sunday 14                         10.00am                 20th       Maureen Byrne
Margaret Sweeney, (Thomastown)                            21st       Martin Fox
Monday 15
                                  10.00am                 27th       Eunice Lavelle                                          Church of Our Lady And St. Joseph
          The feast of the Assumption                     28th       Giles Durcan                                              PARISH OF CARAGH
Tuesday 16                        9.30am                  3rd        Mary Bergin
Wednesday 17
John Murphy, Raheens
                                  9.30am                                                           Sunday 14th August 2011                                     no 511
                                                          Eucharist Ministers
Thomas Munnelly                                           13th      Theresa Quirke,
Pat, Julia, Maggie & Christy Coyle
               th                                                   John Tierney,
Thursday 18                       9.30am
          th                                                        Bernie Sweeney
Friday 19                         9.30am
Saturday 20
                                                          14th      Shelia Merrigan,
Paddy Malone                                                        Claire Kielty,
Joseph Byrne, Ladytown                                               Karen Troy
John Morrin                                               20th      Ann Marie Monaghan,
Margaret Geraghty (nee Monahan)                                     Mary Dunne,
             st                                                     Niall McGovern                                          World Youth Day
Sunday 21                         10.00am
Monday 22
                                  9.30am                  21st      Ciara Doyle,               In 1985, the UN declared the International Year of Youth and Pope John
Tuesday 23
                                  9.30am                            Catherine Heavey,          Paul II followed suit by creating an event for young Christians to meet, to
Kathleen & Paddy Hogan                                              Gerald Dooley               acknowledge their faith and to come together in peace and celebration:
Gertie O’Gorman                                           27th      Ann Dillon,                  ‘I want to meet with you, to listen to you and to hear about your life…’
Wednesday 24                      9.30am                            Vera Malone,                                                                               (John Paul II).
Thursday 25                       9.30am                            Evelyn Malone
Mary Donnelly (1 Anniversary) & her husband               28th       Michael Heneghan,
                                                                                               Twenty-six years later this legacy lives on as this week one million young
          th                                                        Máire Heneghan,             adults from around the world will descend on Madrid for the World Youth
Friday 26                         9.30am
Saturday 27
                Baptismal Dates 2011
                                                                    Edward Kerrigan          Day (WYD) events. Consider an intimate life-changing retreat combined with
SundaySaturday 27 Aug
                                  10.00am                 3rd       Audrey Bergin,                a crowded rock concert – at WYD the Church is alive and it is young!
         Baptismal team: Pauline Byrne
Mai Delmer                                                           Phyllis Jennings,
         Sunday 4th Sept 11.00am
                                                                                              Hundreds of pilgrims will attend from Ireland and take part in this enormous
                                                                    Pat Jennings
         Baptismal team: Melanie Tierney                                                                                     festival of faith.
          Saturday 24th Sept       5.30pm                  PRIESTS PHONE NUMBERS                 In a world where secularism and atheism are considered to be neutral
         Baptismal team: Mary Bergin                           Caragh Parish Office          stances this festival gives young people permission to celebrate their faith, to
         Sunday 2nd Oct           11.00am                          045 875602
                                                                                              stand up and say, YES I am a Christian! Please remember these pilgrims in
         Baptismal team: Philomena Delmer                   Mon – Fri 9.00am to 1.00pm
                                                                  parishoffice@caragh.net                your prayers this week as they journey with one another:
        TWENTIETH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME                          Newbridge parish office
There is a great mystery in the will of God that all be                045 431394            Lord, You have called our young people to make a journey of faith, and
saved. He knows the minds and hearts of all and                      Priest on Duty            with the help of Your Spirit they have heard and answered the word
does not judge in a human way. We hold to the                      (Emergency only)             You have spoken in their hearts. Teach them to choose life and to
belief in the need of membership for salvation but                    087 255 4908               choose what is just. Help them to share with others the life You
we do so in the light of the universality of salvation.           Church Meeting Room
                                                          Please book the meeting rooms        promise, especially in service of the poor. Lead our young pilgrims
Like the Canaanite woman we must persevere with
                                                          through the parish office only.    along the way Lord, and make safe their journey to Madrid, to You and
determined faith in seeking the truth in love, until
all nations learn of God’s salvation, and all peoples
                                                          This will avoid double bookings.                        the life You promise. (USCCB)
                                                              Plate €331        Env €474                                                                  Jane Mellett
praise his name.
                               Trócaire collection                                                                                            Caragh Bowls
Thank you to all the parishioners of Caragh who donated to the recent Church                             Caragh Bowls will start back on Thursday 18th from 7pm to 10.00pm in Caragh Community
                                                                                                                                      Centre. New members welcome
 collection for the Famine in East Africa. A total of €2422.00 was collected.

                                          Holy Baptism                                                                                Caragh Garda Clinic Notice
                                                                                                          Garda Nicola Tierney, Caragh Community Garda, will be holding a Garda Clinic in Caragh
The parish wish to welcome into the church the following who were recently baptised in
                                                                                                                                 church meeting room Wednesday 24th August
                               Aidean Sean Keenan                                                            to facilitate the people of Caragh in Garda matters e.g. signing of forms, advice etc..
                             Matthew Darren Courtney
                     Congratulations to the parents and sponsors
                                                                                                        Co Kildare VEC has the following vacancies on the 2011/2012 Night Class Tutor Panel: Italian,
                                                                                                         German, Salsa Dancing, Zumba Dancing, Crochet, Calligraphy, Stained Glass. Please email
                      Family Fun Day for Breast Cancer Ireland                                                           adulteducation@kildarevec.ie for an Application Form.
A Family Fun Day will be held at Robertstown GAA in association with Robertstown Supporters
of Breast Cancer Ireland on Sunday 21st August from 2pm – 6pm. Last year the Robertstown
                                                                                                                              Used Caragh National School Uniforms Needed
Family Fun Day raised an amazing €4,447 for Make a Wish Foundation, and this year Breast
                                                                                                                            Please donate your Caragh National School Uniforms
Cancer Ireland will be the beneficiary of the funds. Activities on the day will include Rodeo Bull,
                                                                                                                           to the School Uniform Stall at the Caragh Harvest Fair.
Dog Show, Kids Fancy Dress, Go-Karting (pedals only I’m afraid!), Face Painting, Kids Disco,
                                                                                                                         Drop them off at school between September 1st - 16th, 2011
Sumo Wrestling and many more. Also on the day will be a cake sale, plant sale, raffle and
                                                                                                                                 Thank you from the CNS Parents Council
vintage car display. Come and join us on the day – your support on the day will be greatly
appreciated. Enquiries to 086 8045051, 087 937 8799
                                                                                                                                      Caragh Altar society notice
                                                                                                               The new rota for the altar society is now available in the church porches.
                        Prosperous resource centre €1 CV !!!!!                                          New members are welcome. This is a one weekend commitment every 12 to 14 weeks. Please
We are currently offering to type and print your CV for just a nominal fee. Just call into us in the                contact Teresa Quirke or the parish office for more information
Resource Centre and we will give you a choice of layouts and type up and print your CV for you
This offer is valid until 31st August, 2011
                                                                                                                                  Eire Óg Corra Choill Hurling Club
                                                                                                       Lotto Results: Sunday August, 7th, 2011.
                                                                                                       Nos: 3, 11, 18, 22, Jackpot €2,400 – No Winner.
                         Caragh Community Centre Committee                                             €100: Noel Lynch, c/o D. Lynch
       would like to thank everyone for their support of the Somalia fundraising                       €20:     Mae Campbell, c/o M. Lynch; Linda Browne, c/o J. Browne; J. Reddy, c/o D. Lynch;
                                                                                                                J.J. Breton c/o P..Johnson; Rob Ivers, c/o Dec Lynch;
     stall at the last car boot sale. To everyone that donated goods and purchased
                                                                                                       Next Week’s Jackpot: €2,600.
          Goods, thank you so much for your efforts. A special word of thanks
                                                                                                       Many thanks for all your support.
                                                                                                       Well done to all the girls and boys who participated in the GAA/ VHI Cul camp in Donore last
                  to the volunteers on the stall. With their excellent sales                           week. Despite the inclement weather conditions at times, everyone had a enjoyable week with the
            skills we raised €821.00 on the day and with a further donation                            coaches. Thanks to all concerned
               from the Community Centre have €1,100.00 for the appeal.
                                                                                                        Swim/Aqua for people with Arthritis in The Gables, Newbridge every Wednesday
                                                                                                       afternoon from 2.00-3.00pm. Admission €5
                                      The Samaritans
 The Samaritans are seeking volunteers for the Newbridge branch. Are you wiling to give 3 to 4                                                 Raheens 2011
hours a week to listen to those who are lonely, depressed and sometimes suicidal? No experience
                                                                                                       Adult and Child Golf Competition: The Club is hosting a golf competition in Craddockstown
                           is necessary, as full training will be provided.
                                                                                                       on Mon Aug 22nd. Tee times from 1.30 to 4.30. Teams will consist of 2 Adults and 2 Children.
   To find out more, please come to one of our information evenings being held on Mon 29th
                                                                                                       The format is a scramble. Team of 4 will cost €100. For more information please contact John
     August 2011 at 8pm a t 3 McElwain Tce, Newbridge (opposite the Parish Centre)
                                                                                                       Cox, Niall McGovern, Patsy Power or Gerry Crowley. Many thanks.
                                 Recruitment line 086 0855785

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