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Teddy Bear’s Picnic in Brigid’s Garden

Saturday, July 11th.

Find your teddy and come along to the Teddy Bear’s Picnic in the wonderful surroundings of Brigid’s Garden, Rosscahill(between Moycullen and Oughterard).  This is a lovely occasion for all children, families and those who are young at heart to gather for a wander around the delightful gardens. The day will start with a short reflection led by the Rev John Godfrey followed by a walk and then a picnic.

 

Meet in the car park of Brigid’s Garden at 1.00. Bring your teddy and food for the picnic.

Charges:  about €7.50 per adult and children go free (price to be confirmed)

Lifts can be arranged through contacting a member of the Social Committee:

Carol 091 798860, Olive 087 7476506, Heather 086 8070258 or Sally 087 7791227

 
Garden Fete

Some happy pictures from the Garden Fete - despite the wet, windy start we had a fantastic afternoon! Thanks to Everyone for all their hard work and to all of the lovely people who came to support us!

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The Harmony Singers
harmony singers
 
The Welcome Desk

During the Summer months some of you will be aware that we again had a Welcome Desk in the church. This was manned by a team of volunteers, organised by Catherine Moore Temple, Rachel Carroll and Mary Liddy. They welcomed visitors to the church, distributed  information leaflets and generally answered questions for visitors and made them feel welcome.

This effort raised over €19,500—a wonderful effort, last year. At the end of the season all these volunteers were invited to a reception hosted by the Select Vestry when refreshments were enjoyed and then there was a chance to exchange feedback as to ways to improve the effort next year.

All those involved enjoyed their opportunity to engage with the tourists. So, perhaps you might consider giving a couple of hours if you can to this effort which presents the friendly face of the church and at the same time raises essential funds for the maintenance of the parish.

Thank you.