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SUNDAY 19TH MAY IN TANEY

Créche
The Créche will be available this Sunday.

Choir Practice
The Senior Choir are asked attend a choir practice in the Church at 9.30am on Sunday morning.

CONFIRMATION
We welcome family, godparents and friends of our Confirmation Candidates to the Confirmation Service in Christ Church, Taney this weekend.  We remember all our candidates in our prayers. 
 
JUNIOR CHOIR
Practices for the Junior Choir in the coming weeks will be as follows:

  • Sunday 19th May 9.30am Rehearsal in the Minor Hall
  • Sunday 26th May 9.30am Rehearsal & Family Service
  • Sunday 9th June 9.30am Rehearsal
  • Sunday 23rd June 9.30am Rehearsal & Family Service

TANEY BIKERS
As previously noted, the Taney Bikers are meeting on Sunday, 26th May, at 1.30pm in the grounds of Christ Church, Taney, for the first of this year’s ‘ride-outs’.  Rev’d Nigel looks forward to welcoming all motorbikers to join him on the day (weather permitting).  Please spread the word to motorbiking friends, as all will be welcome!
 
TANEY FETE
This year’s Taney Parish Summer Fête will take place on Saturday 8th June from 1.00pm to 4.00pm.  The members of the Fête committee are working exceptionally hard to prepare for this event and will soon be seeking your help and support.  In particular, the organising committee are seeking volunteers to assist with:

  • The putting up and taking down of the tents / marquees
  • To run the burger stall
  • To assist with the children’s games, along with Taney Parish Primary School
  • To provide prizes for the raffle.
  • Items for the crockery smash

Following last Sunday's appeal for volunteers we thank those who have come forward to offer their support.  We are always glad to welcome any offer of help.
 
HOGROAST
The annual ‘Hogroast’ will take place in the grounds of Taney Church and Parish Centre on Friday 14th June from 7.30pm.  There will be lots of good food, ‘bonhomie’ and the wonderful Shane Butler will be entertaining us again on the night.  We’re going to need a bigger dancefloor!  Tickets are now available from the Parish Office at €25 each.  BYOB (Over 18s)
 
STATE EXAMINATIONS
We wish all our young people preparing for State examinations this month every blessing and success.  Please remember them, their parents and families, at this stressful time of the year.  We pray that they will be given the gift of calmness and serenity to enable them to give of their best.
 
ST. NAHI'S GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE
Memorial flowers – we respectfully ask that all withered flowers and plants be removed from family plots over the coming week.  Any withered flowers etc will removed and discarded by the grounds maintenance company.  Thank you for your understanding.
 
PET SERVICE 16TH JUNE
On Sunday 16th June we will have a ‘Pet Service’ in the Parish Grounds (weather permitting)!  Do plan to bring along your four legged friends!
For those who would prefer a more traditional setting, St Nahi’s regular congregation would be delighted to have you join them, at 8.30am or 11.45am.

DIOCESAN KIDS’ CAMP
This year’s Diocesan Kids’ Camp takes place from 1st to 5th July in the Glencree Reconciliation Centre and the cost is €175 which covers food, accommodation, trips and activities.  This camp is aimed at children from 4th to 6th Class.  The booking deadline is 28th May.  Booking forms available from the Parish Office.
 

LECTORS & INTERCESSORS
We value the Ministry of those who read the Scripture readings and lead the Intercessions at the Sunday morning services.  If you would be interested in joining this group, please contact the Parish Office (01-2985491) as we have some vacancies at present.

 

HOSPITAL VISITS

The clergy would appreciate being told if parishioners are in hospital, going into hospital, are being transferred or if they have been discharged, and will be pleased to offer pastoral support.  Please understand that the clergy are not automatically informed when parishioners are admitted to hospital. 

 

 TRANSPORT

We have a number of Parishioners who would dearly love to attend Sunday Services, and who require transport.  If you feel in any way that you could offer to collect one or two of these parishioners it would be very much appreciated.  Please contact the parish office or one of the clergy if you can assist.


Next week, the Parish Office is open Monday to Thursday from 9.30am – 1.30pm. 
Please note the Parish Centre will be closed from lunchtime on Thursday until Tuesday morning

CONTACT US

The office is usually open from 9.30am – 3.30pm Monday – Friday. Tel. No.: 01-298 5491

e-mail: parishoftaney@eircom.net Parish Website: www.taneyparish.ie

Please be sure to inform the office of any changes to your contact details – e.g. address, telephone/mobile number or email.


On-call telephone number

The clergy now operate a designated emergency telephone number it is: 083 477 1673.

This number may be called in case or cases of pastoral emergency only, should there be no reply from the parish office or clergy numbers.