23 June 2017

God, heavenly Father, look upon me and hear my prayer 
During this holy Season of Lent. By the good works You inspire, 
Help me to discipline my body and to be renewed in spirit. Amen!

 Donal-OShea

 

PARISH INITIATIVE 
The Tullamore Parish Administrator and priests of the parish have decided to roll up their sleeves and take the initiative in an effort to attract new industry to Tullamore. Read the full story...
HEALTH INFORMATION SEMINAR 
A health information seminar on obesity, diabetes and healthy eating takes place in the Bridge House Hotel, Tullamore, on Tuesday, February 24. Read More...
ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE 2015 
The organising committee of the St. Patrick's Day parade invite community, voluntary and sporting organisations as well as local schools to enter the parade. The parade will commence at 11.30 a.m. on Tuesday 17th. March. The organising committee recently announced that European Special Olympics gold medallist Ross O'Connor will act as grand marshall.

HOLY SEASON OF LENT
Lent is a very special time of the year.  It remembers two things: the 40 days people of Israel wandered in the desert after leaving Egypt before entering the Promised Land.  It also remembers Jesus’ 40 day fast in the desert before beginning His saving mission. Lent begins on Ash Wed. 18th. Feb.

PARISH RETREAT FOR LENT 
A parish retreat to mark the beginning of Lent will take place on Saturday 28th February starting at 10.00am in the Church and continuing in the Parish Centre.  The theme of the retreat will be “Journeying with Christ” and will begin with the 10.00am morning Mass.  The retreat is being organized by Tullamore Knights of St. Columbanus as part of their centenary year celebrations.  The retreat is open to all parishioners.

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. 

NEXT BAPTISMS 
TThe next available Baptism dates are Sun 1st March in Tullamore and Sun 8th March in Durrow.  The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wednesday 18th February. To book in for the meeting and baptisms, contact the Parish Secretary, at the Parish Office, Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm.
  
diarydates  READY:  Dinner & Dance in the Central Hotel, Main St, Sun 22nd, at 7.30pm.  All welcome.. 
RAINBOWS:  Information evening for parents only St Marys Youth Centre Tue 3rd.  Mar, at 4.15pm. Ph 087 1039292
"LIFE IN THE SPIRIT" SEMINARS: St. Brigid’s Parish Centre, Clara , Thurs 12th, 7 weeks, Rosary at 8.00pm.  Guest Speaker each night.  Contact Kay 085 7114205.
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