26 June 2017

WORLD YOUTH DAY So much is happening this month for young people; the exams have started, so has the task of getting work for the summer holidays and the World Cup is kicking off!  Last summer the World Youth Day took place in Brazil with Pope Francis and over 3 million young people gathered in Rio de CJaneiro.  Think about your faith as a young person with Christ and maybe explore what World Youth Days are about www.dioceseofmeath.ie/youth.

GOLDEN JUBILEE
Fr. Sean Heaney is celebrating his Golden Jubilee.  A Mass of thanksgiving will be said by Fr. Sean at 7.30pm in the Church of the Assumption, Tullamore on Mon 30th June.  Refreshments afterwards in the Parish Centre.  All Welcome.

NIGHT FEVER  - AN EXCITING NEW INITIATIVE
Please pray for the success of Nightfever, an exciting new parish initiative in street evangelisation which will take place on Saturday night 21st June. People who are “out for the evening” will receive an invitation from our friendly street teams to a free event in the Church to light a candle, enjoy the beautiful atmosphere and listen to beautiful music. We are enthusiastic about this new venture which is running in 22 countries and  is established in 6 towns in Ireland.  If you wish to be part of this exciting movement place contact Sr. Genny in the Parish Centre or at 087 9834002.  There are jobs for people of all ages.

TULLAMORE INTERNATIONAL SUMMER ORGAN SERIES: Tue 1st July at 8pm Chamber Choir of the Academy of Music, Tullamore, Ciaran Brady, director Gerard Gillen, organ. Admission €10 (concession €6) Series continues through July 8, 22 & 29th.

PARISH PILGRIMAGES
1. APOSTOLATE OF EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: pilgrimage to Knock Sun 22nd June. For further information contact 9321232.
2. MEATH PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES SEPT 12-17 The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from Sept 12-17 and will be led by Bishop Smith.  The fare is €709 for full board and inclusive of insurance and travel taxes.  To book contact Pilgrimages Abroad Ltd tel 01 6359300.  Places are also available for sick pilgrims requiring special assistance to book contact Ann 087 7914828.  In recent years many young people (18+) have travelled to Lourdes with the diocese seeking to find out more about this famous Shrine: to lend a hand to the pilgrims who are sick or infirmed, to look for some prayer space in busy lives and still to have a good time!  Cost €350. If you are interested in travelling email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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 19th July, Sat 26th July, Sun 3rd Aug and Sat 16th Aug in Tullamore & Sun 10th Aug in Durrow.  The pre-baptism meeting for these is on Wednesday 16th July. 
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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READY: Dinner Dance in Central Hotel Sun 22nd June 7.30pm.  All welcome.  To book ph 9341235.

CAPPINCUR CEMETERY DAY:  Sat 21st at 8pm

BALLYCOMMON CEMETERY DAY: Fri 27th at 8pm

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Sunday is the feast of the Blessed Trinity - 
The mystery of how Father, Son and Holy Spirit
are One and the same God. 
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