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28 September 2016
Tullamore Parish

This day is full of beauty and adventure,
Help me Lord to be fully alive to it all.
During this day, may I become a more thoughtful person,
Amore prayerful person, a more generous and kindly person
. Amen


Sister Veronica

 
SISTER VERONICA GILSENAN
Although she was originally from County Meath, the late Sister Veronica spent most of her life in Tullamore. Apart from her work as a nurse and midwife, Sister Veronica will be long remembered for her work with the wheelchair association and for the provision of social housing for local people.  <Read More> 
PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIPS 
The 2016 National Ploughing Championships which ended on Thurs. 22nd. was a huge success. Bishop Michael Smith, Bishop Pat Storey and Archbishop Charles Brown (Papal Nuncio) blessed the site just before the official opening which was performed by president Michael D. Higgins.
DURROW CEMETERY COMMITTEE SAY THANKS 
DURROW CEMETERY COMMITTEE thanks everyone for their generosity on Cemetery Sunday. The amount  raised was €4,106.43.
MIND YOUR SELF MENTAL HEALTH COURSE
Mind Your Self is the title of a five-week mental health and wellbeing course which will take place in the Charleville Centre, Church Ave, on Monday mornings (10am-12 noon) from September 26th. to October 24th. Those attending will learn how to maximise mental health and wellbeing using positive psychological strategies and course content will include stress management and relaxation, dealing with negative thinking patterns and mindfulness. For further details or to book a place (cost €120.00) please contact Imelda on 087 2271630 or Julie on 087 2399328
Pet Blessing BLESSING OF ANIMALS AND PETS

In honour of the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, one of the patron saints of animals, there will be a blessing of pets and animals at the Harbour St. door of the Church,   on Saturday, October 1st. at 1.30 p.m.  
CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP
The newly formed Tullamore Charismatic Prayer Group will meet in the Presbyterian Church, High St., every Wednesday evening at 7:45 p.m. starting July 20th. All Welcome.
(See more information on Charismatic Renewal further down this page)
POLISH MASS
The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass is celebrated in Polish at 2.30pm in the Church of the Assumption on the 4th Sunday of every month. 
POLSKA MASS
Święta Ofiara Mszy jest obchodzony w języku polskim 2.30pm w kościele Wniebowzięcia NMP na 4. niedzielę każdego miesiąca .
BAPTISMS
The next available Baptism dates are Sat. 22nd Oct. & Sun. 6th. Nov. Tullamore & Sun 13th. Nov. in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wed. 19th. Oct.
To book in for the meeting and baptisms, contact the Parish Secretary, at the Parish Office, Mon-Fri, 9.30 am - 5.00 pm.

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RAINBOWS:  An information night for Rainbows Peer Support Programme for children aged 6 – 12 years affected by bereavement or separation is on Wed. 5th. Oct. at 7.00 p.m. in St. Mary’s Youth Centre. Contact 087 1039292
PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCKThere will be a pilgrimage to Knock on Rosary Sunday, 2nd. October. Bus leaving Tullamore at 9.30 a.m. and returning from Knock at 5.45 p.m. Fare: €12.00 Return. Contact P.J. 087 6386270

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IRISH WHEELCHAIR ASSOCIATION
IWA was founded in 1960 by a small group of wheelchair users committed to improving the lives of people with physical disabilities in Ireland. and has gone on to become an important provider of quality services to people with limited mobility throughout the country. Today, our association is made up of a vibrant network of 20,000 members and 2,300 staff, as well as many dedicated volunteers. Together we work to achieve greater independence, freedom and choice for people living with a disability.
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