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Fresh October brings the Pheasants:



In the Julian Calendar, October was the 8th month.

In Irish 8 is 'ocht', which comes from the Latin &

corresponds to the name of the month.









CHURCH NEWS:

Fr. Tom wishes to thank all who contributed to the Harvest Food collection, last weekend, people were very generous. He also thanked Kathleen for decorating the Altar in a lovely Autumnal style. After Mass, the Baptism of Kaiden O'Donoghue took place, congratulations to Rosie, Jack and big brother Noah.

Many thanks for your contributions to the Sacristan's collection.

Thought for the Week: We who have so much, yet sometimes waste what you have given, forgive our ingratitude.


REMEMBERING OUR DECEASED:

For the month of October, we lovingly remember our family, friends and neighbours, whose mortuary cards are displayed on the Church noticeboard:- Mary Hynes, Patricia Boyce, Bridie Cagney & Paddy Lynch, Granagh. Catherine Monckton, Dan Sheahan & Thomas Hickey, Kilatal. Bridget O'Brien, Graigacurra. Nora Biggane Dunworth, Kilmore. Nora Morrissey, Doorluss. Mary Ellen McMahon, Coolruss. Thomas O'Gorman, Knockfierna. Billy O'Regan, Liskennett. Thomas Bolster, Stylepark. Johanna O'Gorman, Ballyelan. Paddy Hannan & Eileen Hannon, Kilmacanearla. Mary O'Connell, Milford. Richard Barrett, Mitchelstown. James Fitzgibbon & Patrick Sheehan, England. Catherine McSweeney, Kerry. Nora Collins, Paddy & P.J. O'Donoghue, Banogue. Anastasia Butler, Adare. I gComhluadar Dé go raibh a nAnamacha.


MARIETTA's 100k WALK:

She's almost there, 4-in-a-row, 100k walks for St. Joseph's Foundation. Only 16km of walking left to go for 2023.!! Sincere thanks to all for your donations to www.stjosephsfoundation.enthuse.com. Finishing date will be 18th October.


SPLIT-the-BUCKET:

Next draw, Friday 13th. Tickets locally at O'Gormans and the Rock Bar.


GIVE BLOOD:

Mon/Tue, 16/17th Oct: 16.20 - 19.40. Greenhills Hotel, Ennis Road. Please call 1800 222 111 to book an appointment.


RECYCLE:

Sat 21st Oct, 10am - 4pm: Electrical Recycling at St Josephs Foundation, Bakers Road. Did you know that all household electronic, battery and lighting waste are free to recycle? When you recycle e-waste, you’re not just preventing it going to landfill stopping harmful substances damaging our environment. You’re also giving these redundant items new life because anything with a plug, battery or circuit board contains valuable components which can be used again in manufacturing. Contributing to more sustainable, circular economy.


UPCOMING EVENTS:

Wed 11th Oct, 8.30, Charleville Park Hotel. Monster Bingo.

Sun 15th Oct, 2.30-4.30pm. Rathkeale Fire Station open day.

12th/13th & 15th Oct: Friars Gate; 'Inspector Drake & The Black Widow' - Kilmallock Drama Society.

25th, 26th, 27th, 29th & 30th Oct: Schoolyard Theatre: 'The Kings of Kilburn High Road '

Fri 27th Oct; F. Gate; Halloween Kids Film - Hocus Pocus - 2pm - FREE.


DID YOU KNOW:

66% of vape users do not dispose of their vapes correctly, it is important to know how to dispose of used vapes responsibly. Vapes contain a variety of materials, from plastics to lithium. By recycling, you are saving precious resources from going up in smoke! disposable, rechargeable vape and e-cigarette devices through their battery collection network. Drop them into the Battery recycling boxes in stores or return to the shop where purchased.

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