Parish Contributions by Direct Debit
Anyone who wishes to make their contribution to the Church by direct debit are welcome to do so. Forms are now available in the Parish Office and you can either collect one there or ring Angela on 051-830813 and a form will be forwarded to you.
At his baptism Jesus is supported by the presence of the Spirit and of his Father. We, too, are affirmed in our baptism and called to holiness. Are you being called to live your baptismal commitment as a priest or religious. (Matthew 3:13-17). If you think God is calling you to be a priest, visit our website at www.ossory.ie/vocations or contact Fr. Willie Purcell at firstname.lastname@example.org. Facebook: ossoryvocdir Tel. 056-7770261
St. Vincent de Paul
The Ferrybank Conference of St. Vincent de Paul wishes to express their thanks to all who contributed to the Christmas Collection. The Church Door Collection amounted to €1,824. Donations received amounted to €1,430. Bringing the total to €3,254. The Value Vouchers were distributed to 105 families and amounted to €5,850.
The latest edition of the ‘Ossory Times’ is still on sale from the Parish Office and costs €2.
Visiting the Sick
If you or someone you know is housebound and would like a visit from one of the Priests of the parish, please let us know.
Ferrybank Scout Group
The Ferrybank Scout group wish everyone a Happy New Year and welcome everyone back! for 2014. Meetings will resume as follows:-
Cubs – Mon. 13.01.2014. @ 7.00pm-8.30pm
Beavers – Wed. 15.01.2014. @ 6.30pm – 7.45pm
Scouts – Wed. 15.01.2014. @ 8.00pm – 9.30pm
Venturers – Thurs. 16.01.2014. @ 8.30pm – 10pm
Ferrybank Ladies A.R.A.
Meeting on Wednesday January 22nd in the Parish Centre at 8pm when all Association fees are due.
2014 SPRING MUSIC COURSE
Piltown Community Centre in association with Kilkenny Leader Partnership and Kilkenny Carlow Education & Training Board (Kilkenny VEC) continues the popular Music Fundamentals Course series for 2014.
Adults, unemployed school-leavers and long-term unemployed who are resident in Co. Kilkenny (includes Ferrybank etc.) may participate and the course is free of charge.
The Spring term starts on 16th January 2014 and runs with twelve weekly evening tutorials. The course explores fundamental music theory including reading and writing musical notation and practical musicianship.
Those interested should contact the course tutor Noel O’Regan on 085 7063811.
On Saturday 18th January 2014, the Operation Transformation National Walks will take place at venues all over Ireland. In Kilkenny, the walks are taking place in Castlecomer Discovery Park at 11am, Kilkenny City at 11am and Woodstock Gardens in Inistioge at 2pm. There will be a walk leader at each venue to guide the walk so no prior experience is necessary. The walks in Castlecomer and Woodstock will follow woodland trails and may be muddy underfoot. Comfortable shoes are advisable for these walks and of course don’t forget the raingear!
Stress Management Skills Course
8 weeks – St. Fiacre’s Parish Community Centre, Loughboy, Kilkenny – starts on Tuesday, 28th January 2014 – €80 – Phone: 087 680 9428 for further information.
Why not visit your library and make the most of what we have to offer?? Whether it’s to borrow a book, read the newspaper, check your emails, learn a new language, browse through the DVDs or take part in an activity in the Community Room – Ferrybank library has something for everyone!! Here are a few Join a Book Club, Develop your Knitting Skills, Parent and Toddler Groups, Patchwork, Irish Circle or Learn Computer Skills. TEL: 051 897200 EMAIL: email@example.com