We welcome into the Christian Faith Community of St. Mary’s Niamh Ellen Cooney, Longfield Drive; Annalise Reilly, Condon’s Cross; Calum Shane Ryan – Downey, Wheatfields; and Abbey Grace Delahunty, Gortmalogue, all of whom were christened recently. Congratulations to parents Kevin and Ashling, Michael and Linda, Niall and Grace, Eugene and Claire; godparents Ailish and Conor, John and Melissa, Thomas and Pamela, Jamie and Jennie, grandparents and extended family.
Congratulations to Sarah Kent, Marlfield Road and Colm O’Donovan, Skibbereen who were married in Marlfield. Congratulations also to Nigel Wall, Marlfield and Cheryl Wall, Powerstown who were married in Powerstown. We wish both young couples many years of married happiness and togetherness.
Back to School
This week and next is back to school time. We hope that all returning will find going back to school a happy and fulfilling time.
Anne King wishes to thank all who sent her Mass Bouquets and get well cards and for all the prayers, phone calls and good wishes and all who visited her after her accident. Mass will be offered for all of your intentions on Wednesday, 29th August at 10am.
Professor at Cork
Congratulations to Claire Connolly, Dungarvan Road who has been appointed Professor of Modern English at Cork University. Claire was Professor of English in Cardiff University, Wales and has been a visiting lecturer in English in Rome and America. Claire is daughter of Jim and Anne Connolly.
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Kieran Stafford (Panda Carpets) has just completed his five-year term as Regional President of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Kieran has just been appointed National Vice-President. Eamon Griffin (Fitzgerald’s menswear) has been elected Vice–President of the Regional Council. We congratulate Kieran and Eamon and wish them well in their new appointments. The Waterford region covers conferences in Waterford City, Tramore, Ferrybank, Carrick-on-Suir, Cahir, Cappoquin, Lismore, Wexford and New Ross.