19 September 2017

Lord, thank You for blessing my home With the gift of life and love.
Bless each one of us with character to live our lives not in careless abandon
But with a collective purpose To make each other happy. Help us to see You
In every member of our household. Stay with us now and all the days of our lives. Amen.

 Wind Farm

 

OPEN DAY AT MOUNTLUCAS WIND FARM
A group of people from Tullamore and surrounding areas enjoyed a very informative and interesting visit to the Bord Na Mona wind farm at Mountlucas, Daingean recently. Click Here for a short video.
YOUTH 2000 
What is Youth 2000? Youth 2000 is an international movement of young people called to spread the Good News of the Catholic faith and share this experience with other young people. We have around 40 weekly prayer groups around the country, 16 to 18 weekend retreats throughout the year, a summer festival, an annual ball and various other social events - all organised by young people, for young people.

CEMETERY DAYS
Cemetery Sunday and Blessing of Graves 2015 will be on the following dates:
Clonminch: Sunday 16th. Aug. - Mass at 1.00 p.m.
Durrow: Sunday 13th. Sept. - Mass at 11.30 a.m.

We appeal to all parishioners and visitors coming to our cemeteries to be vigilant and not to leave any valuables in their cars.

SUMMER ORGAN SERIES
The annual event returns for the 17th. season starting on Tue. 7th. July. Full programme of the recitals available here:
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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. 18th. July, Sat. 25th. July, & Sun. 2nd. August  in Tullamore  and Sun. 9th. August in Durrow.  The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wednesday 15th July. To book in for the meeting and baptisms, contact the Parish Secretary, at the Parish Office, Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm..
Please note that there will be no baptisms on Saturday 15th. August in Tullamore or on Sunday 13th. September in Durrow.

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PUBLIC ROSARY:  in Alfie Lambe House Monday 13 @ 8.15pm.  All welcome. (Legion Of Mary)

DINNER AND DANCE: 
 READY Dinner & Dance  on Sun. 19th/ in the Central Hotel at 7.30 p.m.

HEALING MASS:
 at Ark Centre, 23 Mitchell Terrace, Athlone on Fri July 17 @ 7.30pm. Phone 087 7828283.

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The Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland (SEAI) states: 
Wind energy provides a clean, sustainable solution to our energy problems. It can be used as an alternative to fossil fuels in generating electricity, without the direct emission of greenhouse gases. And there will always be wind; it is inexhaustible and renewable

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