19 September 2017
 Blessed Virgin Mary, take over at this moment when I see nothing,
When there does not seem to be any light in the tunnel,
This moment of doubt, fear, this hour of making the right decision;
When everything seems to be going against me. Amen

 NEW PARISH EMAIL ADDRESS
We have a new email address. 
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 BANK HOLIDAY
T
omorrow, Monday 5th, May is a Bank Holiday. There will be one Mass only at 11.00am.
CHARITABLE DONATIONS – CHY4 CERTS
All parishioners who donated €250 or more to the parish in 2013
have been sent a CHY4 cert.
When you sign and return them to us we will be able to seek a tax refund of approximately 45% of the total donated.
This would be a great boost to parish funds.
Thank you to all who have signed and returned their certs and we would appeal to all parishioners to return them as soon as possible.

CONFIRMATION CANDIDATES & THEIR PARENTS

A beautiful evening of Reflection and Reconciliation for all Confirmation Candidates and their parents will be held on Thursday 8th at 7.30pm
in the Church of the Assumption, in preparation for the big day on Saturday 10th. Take some time out and relax.

J-UNIT
The J-Unit will not be meeting this week due to leaders’ attendance at International Alpha Conference.

PARISH PILGRIMAGES

1. CNG Pilgrimage to Knock: Sat 3rd. May. All welcome. Ph 0877914828 for details.

2. Lourdes Pilgrimage: Everyone is welcome to join the Lourdes pilgrimage in June 2014. If interested, further information is available from any Shalom choir member or please contact Jo Barber (087 6615733), Tom Whelan (086 0547266), Carthy Minnock (087 6799177) or Pat Kidney (086 3192399 ). Click for more info

3. Fatima Pilgrimage: Pilgrimage to Fatima is being organised for 12-19 June. Ph 086 3344722 / 057 8661601 for details.

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"Churches Together - Walk Of Witness"
Blessed with good weather, a large crowd turned out for this annual inter-denominational walk which includes stations at all four churches in Tullamore conducted by clergy of the Presbyterian, Methodist, Church of Ireland and Catholic communities.
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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.

Sacrament of Baptism
The next available Baptism dates are on: Sat 24th May, Sun 1st June in Tullamore & Sun 8th June in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for these is on Wednesday 21st May. To book in for the meeting and baptisms, contact the Parish Secretary, at the Parish Office, Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm.

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National Vigil For Life, Dublin: Sat 3rd. May, 3.00 - 4.00pm.
Ph 0872563439 for information on bus from Tullamore

St Manchen’s Shrine, Boher will be returned from restoration - 25th May @ 3pm

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