Marking the end of the Year of Faith 2012 – 2013, Abbeyleix, Ballinakill and Shanahoe parishes have organised a programme of activites for all of us to participate in as one.  It will be an opportunity to gather in faith, reflect on our lives in the light of the Gospel message, pray as Christian Family, celebrate and rekindle our faith and deepen our sense of belonging to our faith community.

Date

8th October 2013

Prayer Service – 7.30pm

Venue

Abbeyleix

Speaker: Robert Norton, K&L Faith Development Services

Date

9th October 2013

Venue

Shanahoe

Speaker: David O’Flaherty, Permanent Deacon for Kildare and Leighlin

Date

10th October 2013

Venue

Ballinakill

Speaker: Fr. Paddy Byrne, Portlaoise Parish

Date

11th October 2013

Venues

Abbeyleix, Shanahoe and Ballinakill

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Date

12th October 2013

Venue

Abbeyleix

Faith Alive – for post primary youth

Date

12th October 2013

Vigil Mass

Venue

Heywood Community School

Celebrant – Bishop Denis Nulty