23 November 2017

O Lord, my God, Creator and Ruler of the universe, 
It is Your Will that human beings accept the duty of work. 
May the work I do bring growth in this life to me and those I love Amen

 Bishop Smith

BISHOP SMITH HAS REACHED RETIREMENT AGE 
The Bishop of Meath, Doctor Michael Smith, celebrated his 75th. birthday on the 6th. of June. Read More...
CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION 2015
Thanks to all parishioners who took part in the Corpus Christi procession and to householders who decorated the route. Thanks also to all groups involved in organizing and assisting on the day.  It was a beautiful evening and a very prayerful celebration. Click Here for photos

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 
Congratulations to the children from Durrow National School who received the Eucharist for the first time this wek.  We wish God’s blessing on them, their families, friends and teachers and all who helped them on their faith journey to this special time.

NEW DEACONS 
Nine new deacons were ordained in Maynooth on Sunday 31st May, feast of the Holy Trinity.  Amongst them were two of our diocese.  Noel Weir from our parish and Conor McGee who has been on pastoral placement here.  It is a time of challenge and blessing.  We ask you to keep these new deacons in your prayers and to continue to pray for vocations.

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. MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: 12-17 Sept, €689, ph 016359300.  Youths (over 18) ph 087 7631916, hospital pilgrims ph 087 7914828. 

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 20th June & Sat 27th June in Tullamore & Sun 5th July  and 12th July in Durrow.  The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wednesday 17th June. 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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NIGHT PRAYER VIGIL IN CLUAIN CHIARAIN PRAYER CENTRE:  Clonmacnoise on Fri 19 June. Mass @ 9pm. Adoration & Prayers follow, ends at 2.10am.  Enquiries Dave; 085-7746763.

ROSARY:  Alfie Lambe House,  Sat 13,  8.15pm.  All welcome.


READY: Dinner Dance in Central Hotel (Days Hotel) on Sunday June 14th at 7.30 pm.  All welcome. To book phone 9341235

alt TULLAMORE AMATEUR DRAMATIC SOCIETY: present "Summer Shorts" an evening of short plays and monologues in Hugh Lynch's  Wed 24, Thu 25 & Fri 26 June at 8.30pm. Adm €8 (Students  & Seniors €5.00) 

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