Weekday Masses during Lent - Morning Masses in the Abbey 10am. Evening Mass Friday 8pm (Novena). Ballycahill Church, 9am Monday & Wednesday and 7pm Tuesday and Thursday.
Lenten Food Appeal - This Sunday your food gift is Soup. Last Sunday the appeal was for Pasta, if you forgot to bring it then it will be most welcome this Sunday.
Sympathy - Is extended to Sinead Fogarty, Rathcannon, on the death of her father Jerry Mannion, Whitehall, Dublin. Sympathy also to Patrick Lambe, Ballycahill, on the death of his sister Susanna Walker, Arlington, Boston, Massachusetts.
Ceili Set & Social Dancing - On this Saturday night February 23rd come along to the Community Centre here in Holycross for Ceili, Set and Social dancing. It commences at 9pm ending at 1am. You are assured of a great nights entertainment. Tea will be served. Anyone wishing to donate confectionery may hand them into the Hall on the afternoon or night of the dance, they will be much appreciated. Proceeds will go towards ‘Heart to Hand’ Albanian Appeal Fund.
Tipp F.M. Monthly Art Award - At a recently held function here in Holycross, Pat McGrath, a founder member of the Holycross-Ballycahill Drama Group, was presented by Denis O’Sullivan, Tipp F.M., with the Art Award for his dedication to drama all over the years. Pats continued wholehearted devotion to drama was justly awarded. Not only was he a member of the local Drama Group but he also acted in their many plays and was awarded Best Actor and Best Set Design on a number of occasions. He has produced many of their plays and is currently producing the play for entry in the 2013 Festivals.
Drama Festival. The Holycross-Ballycahill Drama Group with their play “The God of Carnage” commence their round of Festivals this weekend Feb 25th when they compete in Rush. Pat McGrath is producer. We wish them every success.
Holycross-Ballycahill Active Retirement Group. Kelleher Touring Services, Tipperary, are running a 3 day (2 overnights) tour to Cavan, March 5th to 7th. Full details on Notice Board in Church.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade - This weekend’s church gate collection in Holycross and Ballycahill is in aid of Thurles St. Patrick’s Day Parade. A generous response would be appreciated.