18 November 2017
Bulletin
Bulletin 02-Jan-04

The Word was made flesh and dwelt among us

Jesus, our Lord and our brother, is a person who lives with us and in us.  There are signs of his coming and of his continued presence, everywhere in our lives.

We see wonder and awe in the eyes of a child - the word was made flesh and dwells among.
We pass the homeless on our streets.....
We acknowledge the wisdom of the elderly.....
We visit a dying person and sense courage in the midst of frailty...
We see pictures of children killed, of parents weeping, of soldiers with guns......
We visit family and friends and enjoy the moments together.....
We give hope to refugees fleeing from harm......
May our lives be filled with love and care for all who come our way.

Community Activities

Scoil Mhuire reopens Thurs 8.

Queen of Peace Group:   Monthly Mass for Healing & Peace, Thurs 8, 7.30pm, Day Chapel.  Everyone welcome.

Offaly Pro-Life Group: Monthly meeting, Wed 7, 8.30pm, Bridge House. 
www.pro-life.cjb.net

Adult Ed Classes: Enrolment, Thurs 8, 7-9.30pm, Adult Ed Centre, Woodchester House.  Ph 51392.  Enrolment for courses in Tullamore College, Mon 19, 7.30pm.

Monastic Experience Weekend for Women: Fri 6-Sun 8th Feb, Cistercian Sisters, St Mary's Abbey, Glencairn, Co Waterford.  Details from Sr Eleanor, 058-56168. 
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Parish Information & Support Services - Confidential Phone Line 26604: Monday to Friday 10.00am - 1.00pm; 6.00-10.00pm.

ACCORD Marriage & Relationship counselling Mon-Fri 9.30am-1.30pm,  41831;
CIC Mon-Fri 10am-12.30pm, 2-4pm, Sat 10-12 ,52204;
Epiplepsy Assoc Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm 28631; 
AA Mon, Thurs, Sat Mercy Convent 8.30pm;
Al-Anon Thurs 8.30pm, 17 Chapel St.  01-8732699;
Vincent De Paul 22072;
Dochas - Cancer Info & Support Drop in centre 12 Henry St, Mon/Wed/Fri 10.30am-12.30pm 28268;;
Suicide Bereavement Support 086-8157320;
Sexual Abuse & Rape Counselling Mon-Fri 10am-2pm, Mon 8-10.30pm. 1800323232; Grow Thurs 7.30pm Day Care Arden Rd, 51124;
Aware Mon 8.45pm Community Mental Health Centre 1890303302;
Women in Crisis Ozanam House, Mon-Fri 9am-1pm, 51886;
Life Pregnancy Care 7B Cormac St Sat 12-3pm 1850281281.

 

Bulletin notices must be handed in to the Parochial House by Wednesday lunch time.  Late notices will be omitted. 
Only community-based, non-profit making activities can be included.


The Epiphany: Tuesday 6th is the Feast of the Epiphany.  Masses are as follows: Vigil (Mon) 7.00pm; 7.45am, 10.00am, 1.10pm and 7.30pm.
Durrow 8.00pm.

Special Thanks to the Church Environment Group for the lovely Church decorations and to all those who worked and participated in making our Christmas ceremonies so special.

Liturgy Group: Meeting Friday 9, 5.00pm, Parochial House.

Praying with Scriptures (Lectio Divina) resumes Tuesday 13th, 7.00-8.00m,
Church of the Assumption.

Wishing all our readers every blessing for the New Year.

Mass Intentions:

Mon 5: 10.00 Kelly Family, 8 Cormac St.
 
Tues 6: 7.45 Josephine Whelan, Kilbride St. 
10.00 Lar Byrne & Byrne Family. 
7.30
Michael Hughes, O'Moore St. 

Wed 7: 10.00 P A Wrafter, Church St. 

Thurs 8: 10.00 Daisy Fitzpatrick. 

Fri 9: 7.45 Denis, Anne & Marie Dunne, Coleraine.  10.00 Margaret (Peggy) & Michael McDonagh
  
Sat 10: 7.45 Paddy Feery, 40 Clontarf Rd. 
10.00 Michael Moore & Josie O'Brien, Convent Rd. 7.00 Ernie McGuire, Mon & Mem & Kathleen McGuire.  8.30 Robert Bradford, Bracklin.  Mon Mem. 
Sun 11: 8.30 Jacqueline Graham, Dillon St.  10.00 Mary Vickers, Park Ave.
11.30 Thomas Hensey, O'Molloy St.  Mon Mem.
Durrow: Tues 6 Ger Roe.  Fri 9 Liam Walsh, Tinnycross.  Mon Mem.
Sun 11 Catherine & Christy Kilroe, Ballinamona.

Shared Mass: Next shared Mass is on Saturday 24th January, 10am.

Deaths: We offer our sympathy to the families of Olivia Wolter, Charleville Rd; Theresa Doyle, 283 Arden View; Ellen O'Shea, 56 Clontarf Rd; Mary Bracken, Henry St.
If you would like support in your grieving, now or in the future, please ring 26604.

Baptisms:  The next pre-Baptism meeting  on Wednesday 14th Jan at 8.30pm in the Parochial House.  All parents who wish to have their child baptised in January must attend a meeting.  Contact Parish Secretary for details.

Collections: Plate: (Christmas Day) Tullamore €11452; Durrow €463.  (Sunday) Tullamore €4640; Durrow €219.
Thank you.

Sunday Mass Times:.Vigil: 7.00pm & 8.30pm.  Sun: 8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am, 1.00pm.  Durrow: 11.30am

Confessions: Saturdays 12-1pm;3-4pm; 6.30-7pm; 7.45-8.15pm. 
Eve Holydays 6.30-7pm.  Eve 1st Fridays 12-1pm; 7.30-8pm.

Please continue to pray for Fiona Pender,
our parishioner who has been missing since 22nd Aug '96
 

 
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