POWERSTOWN & LISRONAGH COMHALTAS:
The final branch meeting for 2010 will be held at Phelan's Halfway Bar, Rathronan on Monday, December 13th at 8.30 p.m. This will be followed by the Adults' Christmas party and session, so all musicians would be particularly welcome. Meanwhile the party for the junior members, which will feature a short performance by each of the music and dancing class groups and maybe also a visit by Santy, will take place on Friday, 10th December. Classes as usual up until 7.15 when everyone will assemble in the front hall of Ss.Peter and Paul's school. Family and friends will be most welcome and the evening will end around 8.30.
Winners of the Progressive 25, at Rathkeevin Hall, on Thursday December 2,2010.
Winners sharing 1st and 2nd on 11games: Peg O' Connell and Willie O'Donnell; Celia Sweeney and Margaret Quinlan.
Third on 10 games: Sean Spillane and John O'Connor.
On the 19th game: Michael Power and Michael O'Gorman.
On the 20th game: Kevin Sweeney and Ann Poyntz.
Progressive 25 again on Thursday December 9, at 8.30 pm sharp.
We extend our sympathy to the family of Mona O'Connor, who died last week.
Congratulations to Brian and Loretto Killen, Powerstown Way, whose child Owen Brian was baptised in Powerstown on Saturday.
V.D.P. ANNUAL COLLECTION:
The annual collection for the St. Vincent De Paul Society will take place next weekend at all the masses.
The Christmas Calendar, Newsletter, and Collection Envelope's will be distributed over the next 10 days by the envelope distributors.
YOUTH 2000 RETREAT:
A national youth 2000 Christmas retreat for young people aged 16-35 takes place at Newbridge College, Co. Kildare, from Friday 17th to Sunday 19th December. It is an opportunity to experience the faith and make new friends. Contact-Youth 2000 office- 01 6753690.