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					     MASS TIMES AND INTENTIONS               MINISTERS OF THE WORD
                IN CARAGH                    5th      Oonagh Molloy
                                                                                                                                            PARISH OF
Saturday 5th                 6.30pm          6th      Giles Durcan                                                                           CARAGH
Kathy Reddy                                  12th     Mary Bergin                                                                         Church of Our Lady
Fergal Pender, Donore                        13th     Máire Heneghan                                                                              &
Mattie O’Shea & family                       16 th
                                                      Eunice Lavelle                                                                          St. Joseph
Sunday 6th                   10.00am         (St Patrick’s Vigil)                                     Ninth Week in Ordinary Time
Molly Coyle                                  17th     Anna McMahon
         Weekly Mass daily 9.30am            (St Patrick’s Day)
                                                                                                 Sunday 6th March 2011          no. 488
Ash Wednesday                9.30am                                                         Special Mass Saturday 12th March 6.30pm
                                             Eucharist Ministers
                                                      17th Anna                 A special Mass will be held to celebrate the ministries and parish committees
Special Mass to celebrate the ministries &   5th Ann Dillon,
                                             McMahon                            involved in parish life, past & present. These include
parish Committees. Commissioning of the          Vera Malone,
                                                      (St Patrick’s Vigil)      Altar Servers,           Altar Society,       Eucharistic Ministers,
Caragh Pastoral Council                          Evelyn Malone
Saturday 12th                  6.30pm
                                              th
                                             6 Ciara Doyle,                     Mass Readers,           Parish Choir,         Parish Pastoral Council,
Molly Campbell                                   Catherine Heavey, (St          Morning Prayer & Communion Service group,
Andrew Dunne                                 Patrick’s Day)
                                                 Gerald Dooley                  First Holy Communion Committee,               Confirmation Committee,
Joe Whaley                                   12th Audrey Bergin,                Finance & Management Committee,               Maintenance Committee,
Mick Donnelly                                     Phyllis Jennings,             Parish Field Committee,                       Cemetery Committee,
Sunday 13th                    10.00am            Pat Jennings                  Designated Child Protection Officers,
                                             13th Michael Heneghan,             St Vincent de Paul, Caragh Conference,
Wednesday 16th                  6.30pm            Máire Heneghan,               Envelope distributors,                        Collection counters,
            (St Patrick’s Day Vigil)             Edward Kerrigan                Mass basket collectors,                       Stewards,
Patrick Murphy, Raheens                                                         Caragh National School & Board of Management
Thursday 17th                   10.00am      PRIESTS PHONE NUMBERS
                                                 Caragh Parish Office           All of the above groups are made up of volunteers from the parish who give their
               (St Patrick’s Day)
Fr. Jeremiah Bennett                                 045 875602                 time freely for the benefit of Caragh Parish.
                                              Mon – Fri 9.00am to 1.00pm        The Caragh Parish Pastoral Council will be officially commissioned on the night.
             Baptismal Dates 2011                 parishoffice@caragh.net
        Saturday 26th March 5.30pm
                                                                                                                   Information & Skills Meeting
        Sunday 3rd April       11.00am           Newbridge parish office        The Parish Pastoral Council would like to thank all those who promoted and who worked hard
        Saturday 30th April     5.30pm                045 431394                to make the recent Skills Information evening, a success. Our thanks also go to the
        Sunday 1st May          11.00am             Priest on Duty              representatives from the VEC Adult Education Guidance Services, to Obair – Kildare
     Ninth week in ordinary Time                  (Emergency only)              Employment Agency and also to the Citizen Information Centre.
                                                     087 255 4908                  The evening was introduced by Tony Morrin and those who attended on the night received
 Who will enter the kingdom of Heaven?                Newbridge & Caragh        valuable advice with regard to local employment, the potential and benefits of Adult Education
 The person who does God’s will. Such a      parish website                     and advice was also given with regard to citizens’ rights and entitlements.
                                             www.newbridgeparish.ie             A number of people took the opportunity on the night, to register with the Kildare Employment
person will listen to God’s word and then,
                                                                                Agency.
  like the sensible person who builds his         Church Meeting Room             A sincere thank you to many of the members, whose teamwork, hard work and generous spirit,
 house on rock, this will be seen in deeds   Please book the meeting rooms      turned an evening of ‘light refreshments’ into a marvellous feast of home baking, and hospitality.
                                             through the parish office only.    The evening which was held in the Parish Meeting Room was an opportunity for people in the
   and not only words, in action and not     This will avoid double bookings.   parish to listen to the advice on offer, meet up, and have a chat.
               simply theory.                        Env €568.00                  The Lenten Envelope Collection for the Priests of the Parish will take place on
                                                     Plate €454.00                                             Sunday 6th March.
                                                                                                                          Our Dead
                                                                                                              Senior training continues on Monday and Wednesday evening at 8.00pm in Mondello
                            Please pray for the soul of                                                       Park. All players are asked to be in attendance where possible.
                           Vera Thompson, England                                                                                      th
                                                                                                              Lotto results: Sunday 27 February, 2011
                        (Sister of Angela Casey, Dereens)                                                     Nos: 6, 7, 19, 20, Jackpot €10,400
    May her soul and the souls of all the faithful departed, rest in peace. Amen
                                                                                                              No Jackpot winner
                                                                                                              €100 Helen Keenan c/o J. McCormack
     A contact directory of useful services and charities, locally and nationally has been                    €20 Barbara Tiernan, Kilmeague; Barry Byrne, c/o B. Monahan; Michael Mahon jnr,
compiled by the Parish Pastoral Council. This directory is available in the church porches.                   Caragh; N. Kinsella c/o D. Lynch; Emma Johnson, Caragh
 If you are a charity or organisation and wish to be added to the directory, please contact                   Next Weeks: Jackpot €10,600 Many thanks for all your support
                 the parish office at 045 875 62 or parishoffice@caragh.net
                                                                                                                                           Robert Emmett’s Ladies G.F.C
                            Important Parish Dates in 2011                                                    Senior training continues on Tuesdays at 7.30pm in Donore and Thursdays at 7.15pm in
Special Mass to celebrate the ministries & parish Committees. Commissioning of the                            Sallins school hall. All players are asked to do their best to attend.
Caragh Pastoral Council. Saturday 12th March 6.30pm
First Penance: Thursday 24th March 7.30pm                                                                                                Raheens GAA notes Feb 28th 2011
Confirmation in Caragh: Thursday 26th May 2.00pm                                                              First Team: Keogh Cup. The lads opened the year on a positive note with an away win against
First Holy Communion Mass: Sunday 29th May 10.00am, 12.00noon                                                 Eadestown 2-5 to 10 points. Next weekend sees us playing Rathangan at home on Sunday 6th at
                                                                                                              2:15 in round 2, please come out and support the team.
                                                                                                              U-14 Féile: Both teams went down heavily the A team away to Round Towers and the B’s away
                                Garda Clinic Notice                                                           to Sarsfields. 2 home games to come which hopefully will yield more even games.
Garda Nicola Tierney, Caragh Community Garda, will be holding a Garda Clinic                                  U-14 Féile A: Raheens play home to Athy Sun 6th Mar 10:30
in Caragh church meeting room on                                                                              U-14 Féile B: Raheens have a bye in this round.
                       Wednesday, 9th March 8pm to 10pm                                                       U-16 A team Div 3 had a good win against Castledermot on Sat, next game is Sat 5 th away to
                                                                                                              Eadestown at 4pm.
                                         &                                                                    U-16 B team Div 6: Raheens play home to Celbridge 2 Sat 5th 4pm.
                        Monday, 21st March 8pm to 10pm
to facilitate the people of Caragh in Garda matters e.g. signing of forms, advice                             The Minors continued their good league form with a fairly easy win against Eadestown on
                                                                                                              Sunday. There were some very skilful displays and moves in this game with a good spirit of
etc..                                                                                                         endeavour and focusing on the ball throughout. In what was an entertaining game on a lovely
                                                                                                              sunny day the final score Raheens 3-13 to 1-10. Next game home to Kilcullen 11.45am Sun 6th.
                                        Holy Baptism                                                          More info, fixtures and detailed reports and pics for many games are on the website
  The parish wish to welcome into the church the following who was recently baptised in Caragh                www.raheensgaa.com
                                      Isobel Rose Duffy
                                   Christina Dean Keating                                                                                         Caragh Cemetery
                                    Kayley Grace Haslam                                                         Due to increasing anti - social behaviour evident in the old cemetery, a strong security fence
                                Arianna Sienna Heffernan                                                      has been erected at the rear of the graveyard. It is hoped that this will deter undesirable elements
                          Congratulations to the parents and sponsors                                         from using the cemetery as a place for drinking parties and other activities. The Cemetery
                                                                                                              Committee have also been advised by Naas Gardai that inspections of the Cemetery will be
                                                                                                              carried out on a regular basis. The Committee would also inform parishioners that regular
          Altar Society Notice. Rotas now available in church porches.                                        maintenance of the Cemetery will be required during the Spring and Summer and families are
                                                                                                              requested to ensure that their graves are kept clean and tidy. We would also request that caution
                                                                                                              should be exercised in the use of weed killer sprays as a number of areas and graves have been
                           Eire Óg Corra Choill hurling club                                                  carefully reseeded over the past few months. Sprays should be carefully applied to paths and
                              Friday 3rd June keep free! Long weekend!                                        gravel areas and not to areas that are covered with grass. We would appeal for cooperation in this
Eire Óg Corra Choill hurling club are holding their golf classic this weekend Friday 3rd June in woodlands.
Mark it in your diary! More details later. Contact Geoffrey 087 9481408                                       matter.                                                 Caragh Cemetery Committee

                               Eire Óg Corra Choill Hurling Club