Active Retirement - Twenty members of Knockavilla Donaskeigh Active Retirement Association joined Tipperary Active Retirement at their annual party at Aherlow House Hotel on Thursday, 9th June. A large crowd attended from visiting groups all or most of whom were truly active and enjoyed the dancing, singing, entertainment and of course the nice meal. An enjoyable time was had by all. Our thanks to Tipp. Active Retirement.
Pilgrimage - Our prayers and good wishes are with the members of our parish presently attending the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes, mostly elderly, we applaud their courage and endurance in undertaking the journey but we know they’re being well looked after by the helpers who volunteer to go.
Knock Summer Festival - The Knock Summer Festival which is a 3 day event for young people from 18 to 35 years will take place from June 24th to 26th, a period of workshops, prayer reflection, music and much more. A mere cost of 70 euro will cover all food and accommodation. Hopefully some interested persons have joined up by now but if anyone has late intentions you can contact the Youth Ministry on (094) 9388100.
Also looking ahead there will be the Youth 2000 Summer Festival from August 4th to 7th at Clonmacnoise, Co. Offaly for 16 - 35 age group including drama talks, prayer, Mass, games, concert. An Opportunity to experience some devotion, make new friends and enjoy. Free buses available. For full information contact (085) 8289231, (01) 6753690 or look on line at www.youth2000.ie
Sympathy - Deepest sympathy is extended to bereaved families in recent days. The Hourigan family, Clonkelly on the death of Gerard. The O’Dwyer family, Deerpark on the death of Mairead’s father; the Crowe family, Dundrum House on the death of Ian Weed, Cora’s husband and the Bradshaw family, New Line on the death of Keeva, John’s wife. May they rest in peace.
Meeting - Our Lady’s Sodality meeting will be on Monday next, June 27th in Knockavilla Church after 7.30 p.m. Mass.