DIOCESE OF OSSORY
CASTLECOMER UNION OF PARISHES
17 Dec Carol Service, the Colliery Church 7 pm, featuring, as always our good friends from the Castlecomer Male Voice Choir. The only other service that Sunday will be one of Holy Communion in Bilboa at 10.30 am.
+24 Dec Sunday 11am Holy Communion, St Mary’s
+24 Dec Christmas Eve: 7pm Bilboa, HC; Christmas Eve: 9 pm The Colliery, HC
+25 Dec Christmas Day: 10 am Mothel, HC; 11.30 am St Mary’s HC
+31 Dec Sunday (& New Year’s Eve) 10 am HC The Colliery (please note the time change)
+1 Jan The Naming and Circumcision of Jesus 11 am HC St Mary’s (followed by the Wellie Race in Castlecomer)
+7 Jan Epiphany themed Carol Service, Mothel Church 4 pm.
7 Jan 2018 Holy Communion in St Mary’s at 10.30 am (Celebrant: Bishop Burrows).
7 Jan 2018 Also Epiphany themed Carol Service, Mothel Church 4 pm.
CLONENAGH (Mountrath) GROUP OF PARISHES
Church Services in December
Seir Kieran 7pm E.P
Annatrim 11am M.P.
Mountrath 11.30am M.P.
Roskelton 9.30am H.C.
Borris at 11am H.C.
Seir Kieran at 9.30am H.C.
Mountrath at 11.30am H.C.
Lacca at 4pm Service of the Word .E.P
Mountrath 8pm Carol Service
Sunday 24th Christmas Eve
Lacca 10am H.C
Roskelton 11.30am H.C.
Seir Kieran 7pm H.C.
Borris in Ossary 8.30pm H.C.
Annatrim 10 am H.C.
Mountrath 11.30am H.C.
Mountrath 10.30am Group Service
KELLS UNION OF PARISHES WITH INISTIOGE
December 21st – Carol Service – Inistioge 7 p.m.
December 24th – United Service – Kilfane 11.00 a.m.
Children’s Service Kells 6 p.m.
Ennisnag 9 p.m.
Ennisnag 10.00 a.m.
Inistioge 11.45 a.m.
December 31st United Service Christingle Kells 11.00 a.m.
KILKENNY UNION OF PARISHES
Sunday 10th at 10am St John’s – with Christingles
Sunday 10th at 7pm Kilmanagh
Friday 15th Freshford 7pm
Sunday 17th at 5pm Cathedral Carol Service
8am St Canice’s Cathedral
11.30 am St Canice’s Cathedral
There are no other morning services in the Parish on this day.
7.30 pm St Canice’s Cathedral
Please note that this is in place of the midnight Communion. The hope is that people may find this a more friendly time to come to Church as many found the 11.30pm service too late.
8am St Canice’s Cathedral
9 am St. Lachtain’s, Freshford
10.15am St Aidan’s, Kilmanagh
RATHDOWNEY UNION OF PARISHES
December 10th 11am St Andrew’s Rathdowney Nativity Play and Gift Service. Followed by Christmas Sale with Refreshments 12noon to 1.30ish
December 17th 7.30pm Carol Service at St Andrew’s, Rathdowney
Christmas Eve: 10.30am Christmas Communion at Castlefleming
Rathsaran 7pm Christmas Communion, Aghaboe 8.30pm Christmas Communion
Christmas Day 10am Donaghmore Christmas Communion
11am Rathdowney Christmas Communion
December 31st Joint Family Service Aghaboe 11am
Welcome in the New Year Rathdowney 8pm