PARISH NOTES 20/03/2017 – 26/03/2017 



We extend our sympathy to the family of Michael Clinton, especially to his wife Helen, son Simon, daughter Gail, brother Pat, sisters Julie, Mary and Evanna, grandchildren Ben, Kate, Tom and Ollie, also relatives and friends.



We invite new members to join our choir in Lisronagh Church, both musicians and singers.  Next choir practice is on Monday April 3rd at 7:30pm in Lisronagh Church.  

We sing at 12 o'clock mass every Sunday.  Please contact any choir member or join us on Sunday or at choir practice.  New members welcome at any time.

Contact : 086 3708823



Sunday 5th February was Safeguarding Sunday in the Diocese.  The Diocesan Safeguarding committee produced a newsletter which was distributed at masses on the day.  A copy of this newsletter is available on this website under 'News' for those who did not receive one.



Social dance in aid of Alzheimers Ireland in Monroe on Saturday 25th March.




A special pilgrimage to New York from Knock will take place from 8th - 14th May. Flying directly from Ireland West Airport to JFK, the pilgrimage offers to chance to be a part of a memorable and historic trip.  Itinerary includes a Requiem Mass on Saturday 13th at Old St. Patrick's Cathedral for the re-internment of the remains of John Curry, the youngest of the Knock witnesses which will be celebrated by his Eminence Cardinal Dolan.  If you would like to find out more or make an enquiry please contact the tour operators Joe Walsh tours on 01 2410800 or e-mail



The Yes-To-Life Canvass is getting underway in the South Tipperary area.  We need your help to save our Eight Amendment and continue to protect mothers and their unborn children equally. To find out more or get involved call/text 0879036648



Sunday school continues at the 10.45am mass in Powerstown church.  All children between the ages of 3 and 7 (approx) are welcome to attend.


Are you a tradesperson aged between 20 and 68 years?  If so, the Ray of Sunshine Foundation is seeking your help.  We will travel to Kenya in January 2018 to build a Rescue Home for boys used in the sex trafficking industry. This home will change lives forever.  Would you like to be part of our building team? Duration of stay 11 days. Cost €3,000 which covers flights, accomodation, insurance and all the materials for the build.  Visit or contact Olive on 0876994599 for more information.



The weekly card game in aid of the local community Hall was held on Thursday 16th March  2017.

Winners were: Ann Dowling & Mary Ann Healy; Séan Spillane and Nuala Hogan; John Donovan & Jimmy Looby; Helen Ahearne & B. Egan; Michael O'Gorman & Betty Collins; Jim & Mary Garrett all  on 9 games

 Table prizes were won by  Dick Lonergan and John O'Connor.  

Beginners or seasoned card players are welcome to our well run card game.

Partners are available if required.

Cards again on Thursday the 23rd March 2017

The game will start at 8.30 pm (sharp)













Parish Projects

  • Powerstown Graveyard Project

    The parish Graveyard Project allows you to search and view the graves in Powerstown cemetery, including headstone images and a mapping of the graveyard.

    View graveyard page


  • Powerstown Church Bicentenary 1810-2010, A Commemorative History

    This book is the collaborative endeavour by several parishioners, who covered a variety of topics, ranging from the geographical to the historical aspects of the parish.

    View book details