23 June 2017

O God, through this paschal solemnity Thou hast bestowed upon 
The world Thy healing grace; pursue Thy people, we beseech Thee, 
With heavenly gifts so that we may obtain perfect freedom 
And arrive at life eternal. Through Christ our Lord. Amen. 

 Walk-Of-Witness

 

CLARA STATIONS OF THE CROSS 
Clara Drama Group (Pic Players) presented a public re-encatment of the Stations Of The Cross in the town on Good Friday afternoon. Click Here for a short video of the pageant.

PARISH CEREMONIES FOR EASTER (Click for Full Page Version)
Holy Sat:  Easter Vigil 9.00pm Tullamore. 
Easter Sun:  Dawn Mass 6.30pm (site of old Church in Axis Business Park).  Usual Sunday times.
CHRISM MASS
The bus to Mullingar for the Chrism Mass will be leaving the Parochial House at 5.30pm on Wednesday 1st April.

DAY FOR HEALING
Tuesday of Holy Week (2nd. Apr) - Holy Anointing of the Sick will be offered during a Mass for healing at 2.00pm. There will be a penitential ceremony after 7.30am, 10.00am and 7.30pm Mass.

WALK OF WITNESS 
Tullamore people turned out in great numbers for the annual ecumenical "Walk Of Witness" visiting all 4 churches in the town on Good Friday evening. Click Here for photos.

WEEKDAY MASSES
Next week, Easter Monday to Friday 10th, there will be one Mass only at 10.00am. daily.

LIAM LAWTON IN CONCERT:  St. Colmcille’s Church, Durrow, Fri 24th. Apr. at 8.00pm, tickets €20, ph 087 9943694.  Proceeds in aid of “Console” & The Camino Walk, undertaken by Rena Lynam.

PILGRIMAGES 
1. 
Pilgrimage to Fatima;  30 July-6 August, €699 full board, ph Fr John Nally 087 4114450, Pat Kidney 086 3192399 or 057 9352553, P.J. Smyth 086 8796190.
2. Medjugorje 7 Day Pilgrimage:  Departs Wed 19 Aug, 2015. €659 all in per person sharing.  Ph  Michael  086 8157305.
3. PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND FROM MEATH DIOCESE:  4th. - 12th. Sept.  Cost €1250 plus tax, ph 01 8783111 or Kingscourt office 042 9667314 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
4. PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK SUN 26th. April :Main talk “Adoration & the Eurcharist”, by Fr John Harris OP, 1.15pm; Mass celebrated by Bishop Smith 3pm. Full day of prayer, Confession, Anointing of the Sick, Eucharistic Blessing, Eucharistic Procession & Benediction.  Special programme for children & teenagers.Finishes at 4.45pm.

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 
The next available Baptism dates are Sat 25th April, Sun 3rd May & Sat 16th May in Tullamore and Sun 10th May in Durrow.  The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wednesday 15th April. To book in for the meeting and baptisms, contact the Parish Secretary, at the Parish Office, Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm.
  
diarydates CHRISM MASS:  Bus leaves Parochial House Wed 1st, at 5.30pm. Names must be left into the Sacristy.  Cost €10
FEAST OF DIVINE MERCY:  Sun 12, Mucklagh Church 2.45pm, Mass at 3pm.  Celebrant Fr. Martin Carley.
LIVING LINKS:  Free coffee morning, Tues 7th. at 10.30am, Parish Centre.  All welcome.
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