MASS TIMES

ST JOHN’S - Sunday & Holy Days:
Vigil: 6.30 p.m.
Sunday 8.00; 10.30; 12 noon & 7.30 p.m.
(If Holy Day falls on a Sat., vigil mass will be at 6.30 p.m.;
if a Holy Day falls on a Monday, Sunday evening mass will be at 7.30 p.m.)
Polish Mass – Second Sunday of the month, 2.00 p.m.
Weekdays:
8.00 & 10.30 a.m. (Saturday 10.30 a.m. only)

JOHNSWELL - Sunday: 10.00 a.m.

DUNMORE - Sunday: 11.00 a.m.

SACRAMENT OF BAPTISM
Saturday – 1st & 3rd Saturday of month, 5.00 p.m.
Sunday – 4th Sunday of month, 1.00 p.m.
(maximum – 6 children per date)

SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION
Sunday 12th March, at 12.00 noon.

SACRAMENT OF FIRST PENANCE
First Penance (Johnswell) Tuesday, 7th March, 7.30 p.m.
First Penance (St John’s) Wednesday, 8th March, 7.30 p.m.

SACRAMENT OF FIRST HOLY COMMUNION
First Communion  (St John’s) Saturday 13th May, 10.30 a.m.
First Communion  (Johnswell)  Sunday,14th May 10.00 a.m.

SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION
Saturday - After 10.30 a.m. and 6.30 p.m. masses.
By request at any other time.

SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE
Three months notice and the completion of a
Pre-Marriage Course required.
For Civil Law requirements – Call Civil Marriages office.
Book pre-marriage course at Accord           772 2674
See parish website for full details.

SOLEMN NOVENA (conducted by the Redemptorists)
Wednesday, May 3rd – Thursday, May 11th inclusive.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
St John’s: Tuesday – Friday (incl.) 8.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m.
Dunmore: Tuesday 3.00 – 4.00 p.m.

SCHOOLS
St John’s Senior, Ballybough St                 776 3528
St John’s Junior, ‘The Lake’, Michael St     776 2888
Johnswell National School                         775 9895
Model School                                              772 2082

Counselling & Help Lines
'CURA'  Problem pregnancies                    772 2739
For individuals, couples,  families              776 5883
Counselling for Schools                            775 6998

 


PARISH CONTACT DETAILS

Mailing address: St John’s Presbytery, Dublin Road, Kilkenny
Presbytery ………………………. 056 772 1072
Fr Frank Purcell …..…………...... 086 601 0001
Fr Seán O’Connor ...…….…….... 086 389 5911
Fr Brian Griffin ............................ 087 064 4158
Fr Lorcan Moran ......................... 086 855 0521
E-mail ………………………….... stjohns@ossory.ie           
Website …………………………..www.stjohnskilkenny.com

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL
Mary Brennan, Alan Burke, Margaret Cleere,
Fr Brian Griffin, Jimmy Kelly, Fr Lorcan Moran, Sheila O'Callaghan,
Fr Seán O’Connor, Aidan Phelan, Fr Frank Purcell, Pat Ryan.

GAM-ANON
Day Care Centre – 7.30 to 10.00 p.m. Thursdays.

NARC ANON
Church Basement – 8.00 to 10.00 p.m. Thursdays& Sundays.

EMERGENCY SERVICES
Emergency Service                         112 or 999
Gardaí                                                777 5000
Caredoc                                      1850 334 999

Hospitals
St Luke’s                                           778 5000
Kilcreene                                           778 5000
Aut Even                                           777 5275
St Canice’s                                        778 4400

NURSING HOMES
Archersrath                                      779 0137
Drakelands                                        777 0925
Tinnypark                                          777 1550

ST VINCENT de PAUL HELPLINE
                                                         086 895 1239

ST JOHN's DAY CARE CENTRE
Side-by-Side Club for Seniors          776 3324
Booking of the Day-Care Centre    Parish Office (772 1072)

LOURDES PILGRIMAGE
Monday, 22nd May – Saturday, 27th May.
Booking (including invalid section) –
Glenmore Parish Office                      051 880414

COMMUNITY SERVICES
Ossory Social Service Centre        772 1685
County Hall, John Street                 779 4000
City Hall, High Street                       779 4500
KCLR 96FM Radio                          1890 90 96 96
Social Welfare, Hebron Road         772 0350
City Library                                     779 4174
Credit Union, 78 High Street           772 2042

MOVABLE FEASTS
Ash Wednesday                             1st March
Good Friday                                    14th April
Easter Sunday                                16th April
Pentecost Sunday                          4th June

 

 
© St John's Presbytery Dublin Road, Kilkenny - Tel 056-772 1072 - E-mail: stjohns@ossory.ie