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Fr. Jim Murphy PP, Tel. 056-7721534 & 087-2609545, Email:

Fr. Kieran O'Shea CC, Tel. 056 7752994 & 086 8272828, Email:


19 Dean Street Tel. 056 7721533 Email: Opening hours: 10 am – 12 noon: 2-4 pm. Monday - Friday


  •  Sun (Vigil Mass) 9.30am, 10.30am, (except Holy Days) 11.30am
  • Weekdays: 9.10am (except Saturday) Bank Holidays: 11.00am
  • EASTER MONDAY: Mass 11 am
  • EASTER TUESDAY: Friday 11 am

BAPTISM 1st and 3rd Saturday of the Month at 5.00p.m. Newly Baptised invited to attend 11.30a.m. Mass on the last Sunday of the Month.

NOTICES & ANNIVERSARIES to be emailed or handed into the Parish Office, 19 Dean Street by Friday noon and marked Newsletter


  • FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP meets Thursday at 8p.m. in Kilkenny. Worried about a member of your family who is abusing drugs/alcohol. New Contact 086 3152246
  • CURA Pregnant and distressed and would like to talk to someone in confidence Phone 1850 622 626 or 7722739 Local Centre Number.
  • SAMARITANS: 1850 609090
  • SENIOR HELP LINE 1850 440 444 every day and evening from 10 am – 10 pm
  • Kilkenny Bereavement Support - free and confidential support service. Contact 0567756538 or

Praying for those who have died

Those whose anniversaries occur

Sun. 31st Mar. at 9.30a.m. Kieran Leahy

Sun. 31st Mar at 10.30a.m. Paddy Ryan, Circular Road

Sun. 31st Mar at 11.30a.m. Paddy Slattery and Michael Slattery

Mon. 1st April at 11.00a.m. Kitty and Paddy Fitzpatrick.

we also pray for…

Margaret Farrell, Mick Grace, Paul and Ellen Fennelly, Michael Slattery, Tom McGrath, Nicholas Parker, Paddy and Billy Cleere.

Next Week

Sat. 6th at 7.30p.m. Catherine Walshe, Loreto Ave

Sun. 7th at 10.30a.m. Liam Remehan, Drakelands

Thur 11th at 9.10a.m. Mary and Seamus O’Dwyer

Fri. 12th at 9.10a.m. Nicholas Maher

Divine Mercy Divine Mercy Novena begins on Good Friday, ends on Divine Mercy Sunday (1st Sunday after Easter) After noon of prayer on Sunday 7th April in the Friary from 2 – 5p.m.

The following babies were welcomed into God's Family through Baptism in March, 2013.

  • Lucy Grace Hayes, Kells Road, Holly-Rea Connolly, Talbot’s Gate,
  • Emma Kate Crotty, Clonsilla.

Fundraising Concert! A Concert will be held in St Canice’s Church in aid of St. Canice’s Parish Homes for the Elderly, Troy’s Court on Wednesday 3rd April at 8pm. Admission 10 euro. The Concert features The Lander Valley High School Choir from Wyoming USA and the Sospiro Male Voice Choir. Your support and generosity on the night would be very much appreciated.

St Canices Parish Homes, Dinner Delivery Service. Would you or someone you know like to avail of this wonderful service? If you have just home from hospital or simply finding it difficult to cook a hot meal every day, then why not make it easy on yourself and give us a call. We deliver a hot meal and dessert 7 days per week with the help of our volunteer drivers. All meals are freshly prepared and cooked in our kitchen in Troy’s Court, by our qualified and experienced chef. We cater for all special diets.,If you would like a meal delivered, please contact Frances 056763117 or 0877773382

Monthly Mass to pray for the intercession of Blessed Edmund Rice in our lives and for his canonisation will take place in Westcourt on Monday 1st April 2013 at 7.30pm. Callan War of Independence Memorial Committee will organise the liturgy for this mass. All are welcome.

Widow’s Association of Ireland Kilkenny Branch meeting on Thurs. 4th April in the Club House Hotel at 2.30p.m.

Rehab Church Gate collection Rehab would like to thank most sincerely all those who contributed to our collection, and also to thank all those who acted as collector’s on our behalf.

Co. Kilkenny VEC are hosting a series of FREE half-day workshops on Tuesday's (9.30am - 1.30pm) over a six week period in May and June 2013. Venue Kilkenny City. These workshops are aimed at young adults in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance/Benefit and/or those who finished their education before completing the Leaving and/or Junior Certificate (or equivalent). REGISTER ONLINE AT: WWW.KILKENNYVEC.IE (follow link to "Taster") or Tel: 056 7795916

Youth 2000 Ireland will be hosting a youth retreat in CASTLECOMER COMMUNITY SCHOOL, CASTLECOMER from FRIDAY 19th to SUNDAY 21st APRIL 2013. Retreat starts with registration on Friday at 8.00pm. For young people aged 16-35. To book or for more information see or call 087 7835471/086 8636296

Parish Social Parish Social on 19th April in Langton’s. Mass for Year of Faith at and then Social. Tickets on sale after Masses 6th /7th & 13/14th April. Also available from Parish Centre. Spot Prizes appreciated – drop in to Parish Centre. OSSORY TIMES MAGAZINE This is a new magazine by Ossory Adult Faith Development containing numerous articles by a variety of contributors. Available after Sunday Mass or in The Parish Centre during opening hours. Price €2. 


Mass Ministers of the Word Ministers of the Eucharist
7.30 pm Breda and Laura Donohue Ann Foley, Irene Henebry, Jimmy Leahy
9.30 am Catherine Wyse, Sile Moore Sr. Concepta, Ann Gunning
10.30am Tómas Turley, Mgt Turley Breda O’Loughlin, Eleanor Carroll, Trevor Hayes
11.30 am Ann Phelan, Alex Lawless Pauline Carroll, Pauline Tynan, Donal Holland


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Ossory Diocesan Office James’s Street, Kilkenny Tel: 056-7762448 Fax: 056-7763753 E-mail: