21 July 2017

LIAM LAWTON IN CONCERT: at St Michael’s Church Portarlington at 8.00pm on Fri 5th Dec with St. Michaels Parish Church Choir.  For Tickets at  €20. Ph 086 4151770, 087921559 or 087 9580558.

PRAYER SERVICE FOR PARENTS OF CHILDREN WHO HAVE DIED
On Tuesday 18th. Nov. at 7.30pm, in the Church of the Assumption, we will support and pray for parents who have lost a son or daughter.  At this service we pray for all parents, family members and friends who have had to cope with the tragic and untimely death of their infant, child, teenager or adult son or daughter.  We will also remember with love and celebrate the lives of babies who have died before or around the time of birth.  We welcome parents who have undergone the trauma of abortion.  During the service prayer teams will be available to pray with individuals or couples, for healing from their pain and grief.

DURROW GRAVEYARD
The Durrow Graveyard Committee are dedicated to keeping the graveyard in pristine condition.  A recent Health and Safety audit has highlighted the need for a handrail on the path from the Church to the graveyard.  This will cost €7000 and the Committee would be grateful for a once off donation for this project from Parishioners.  Donations can be made to John O’Connor or Tom Whelan. 

 
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 22nd Nov, Sun 7th Dec &  Sat 20th Dec in Tullamore and Sun 14th Dec in Durrow..  The pre-baptism meeting for this is on Wednesday 19th Nov. 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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TABLE QUIZ:  KNIGHTS OF COLUMBANUS:  table quiz in Maunsells, Portarlington Road, Thurs 20th Nov at 8.30pm, €30 per table of 5, all welcome.

CARERS’ ASSOC & POWER4GOOD IRELAND:  Adult Choir competition, Fri 21, Court Hotel, 8pm.  Detail & entry forms available, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

CAKE SALE: Tullamore Tractor Run CAKE SALE:  on Fri 21st Nov in Bridge Centre.  All proceeds to Dochas.

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Offaly Dyslexia Group will host a  table quiz in Hugh Lynch’s Thurs 20th. Nov at 8pm. Ph 086 2309009

There are many definitions of dyslexia. A very simple one would be that dyslexia is a specific learning difficulty which makes it hard for some people to learn to read, write and spell correctly.

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