Parish Newsletter- 23rd October 2022

Saturday 22nd October @7.00pm
George & Prim Digan. Bernard, Kathleen & James Duffy. Mary Kelly
Sunday 23rd October @10.00am
Patrick, Alice & deceased of the Reilly family
Sunday 23rd October @11.30am
Rose Cronin. Kieran Lowry.
Deceased of the Carey family..
Tuesday 25th October @7.30pm
No Intention
Wednesday 26th October @7.30pm
St. Evaristus
John, Mary & Rita Molloy.
Walter, Aileen & Pat Ennis
Thursday 27th October @10.00am
St. Otteran
No Intention
Friday 28th October @10.00am
Ss. Simon& Jude, Apostles
No Intention
Saturday 29th October @10.00am
St. Colman
No Intention
Saturday 29th October @7.00pm
Anne Heffernan
Sunday 30th October @10.00am
Jimmy & Meraid O’Connor
Sunday 30th October @11.30am ClaraMadge Hamill. Catch Berry

Adoration of the Blessed Eucharist
Jesus says ‘Come to me all you who labour and are burdened and I will give you rest.’
Monday & Friday – 5.00-6.00pm
Tuesday & Wednesday – after 7.30pm Mass to 9.00pm.
All are welcome!

We continue to keep the People of Ukraine in our Prayers during this time of needless war.             Let your Peace reign, O Lord!

Please pray for the souls of Rose Cronin, Raheen; for Ita Carey, Fredrick Street; for Arthur Maylott, Chapel Lane; for Michael Gaffey, The Derries; and for Mary Kelly, Killeigh: all recently deceased. R.I.P.

World Mission Sunday!
This weekend, parishes worldwide celebrate World Mission Sunday. The kindness shown will help overseas missionaries to continue to share the love of God with some of the worlds most marginalised and vulnerable people. Thank you for supporting in whatever way you can, and please remember it is more than an appeal for financial help. Missionaries also need spiritual support. On World Mission Sunday Missionaries take great strength in knowing that the faithful of the world are keeping them in their thoughts and prayers. Help right now. Please donate €4 by texting the word ‘Mission’ to 50300 or donate at or call 01 4972035. To learn more, go to On this day we think of struggling parishes in the growing church throughout Africa, South America, Asia, and Oceania. The collection taken up today on World Mission Sunday is a crucial lifeline to all the dioceses and aids communities to build schools, health centres, parish halls and churches. It also supports in the education of future leaders in faith. World Mission Sunday is also a time for the faithful of the world to show their appreciation towards the work of overseas Missionaries. The generosity offered will be used to support Missionary activities in over 1,100 struggling dioceses, mostly in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Mission Sunday: You Will Be My Witnesses
We are often defensive in our relationships with others. We are reluctant to let another see us as we see ourselves. Occasionally we meet someone with whom we can be totally open and know we will be accepted. With whom have you had that kind of a relationship? What was it like for you to have that freedom? Likewise with God, when we come to prayer pretending to be better than we are, we are hiding from God. What difference does it make when you pray to God, acknowledging your faults and limitations? Have you ever found that when you are humble in this way in prayer, God lifts you up? The parable is also a cautionary tale against judging others negatively on the basis of externals. Perhaps God, who looks into the heart, sees them differently. When have you discovered there was more to another person than the negative picture you got from first impressions? What lessons did you learn for yourself from this?

The 21st Consecutive Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Holy Land will take place from March 6th-14th 2023. Cost €2,195. Booking with Navan Travel 046 9068600. Enquires to Kingscourt Parish Office 042 9667314.

Table Quiz in aid of Dochas, Offaly Cancer Support Group on 28th October @ 9.00pm in The Mill House. Teams of 4, €20. Raffle on the night. Contact Philip on 086-0500082

40 Hours Adoration: Mon. 31st October-Fri 4th November, 1.00-9.00pm Daily. In Ceili Community, Kilbeggan. Mass at 8pm, Confessions, Prayer, Ministry, Petitions, Tea/Coffee. All Welcome. Enquiries to 087-2359725.

Collections for 15th & 16th October:
Development Fund: €1,390; Plate: €230; Offerings: €685.
Thank You!

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