19 October 2017

Dear Jesus, as I call on you today I realise that I often come asking for favours.
Today I'd like just to be in your presence. Let my heart respond to Your Love. Amen

 Noel in Durrow

NEWLY ORDINED FATHER NOEL WEIR WITH HIS FAMILY FOLLOWING THE CEREMONY
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BISHOP SMITH BLESSES A NEW EXTENSION TO DURROW SCHOOL
Following Mass for the feast of the Immaculate Conception in Durrow last Tuesday, Bishop Smith then went across the road to bless and officially open the magnificent new extension to St. Colmcille's school.
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INVITATION TO PRAY
Lectio Divina means divine reading and describes a way of reading the Scriptures whereby we gradually let go of our own agenda and open ourselves to what God wants to say to us. <Read on...>

PARISH DRAW
Tickets for the grand parish raffle are available in the parish centre. Over €2,000.00 value in prizes are on offer.
The draw will be held in the parish centre on Friday 18th. Dec. at 11.00 a.m.

NIGHT FEVER
It is hoped to hold the next Night Fever event on Sunday afternoon 20th Dec. The usual Holy Hour in preparation for this will be held on Wednesday 16th. in the Parish Centre from 8.00-9.00 p.m.

RECONCILIATION & MASSES FOR CHRISTMAS

Christmas Masses

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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. 

BAPTISMS
The next available Baptism dates are Sat. 19th. Dec. & Sat. 16th. Jan. in Tullamore; Sun 27th. Dec. & Sun. 10th. Jan. in Durrow.  The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wed. 16th. Dec.  To book in for the meeting and baptisms, contact the Parish Secretary, at the Parish Office, Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5.00p.m.

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CAROL SERVICE: St Catherine's Church, Sun 20th. at 4.00pm.

PHOENIX MARKET: Sat 19th, 10.00 - 3.00 pm, Kilcruttin Business Centre.  All proceeds to local charities.

TULLAMORE ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOC:  Dinner Dance, Court Hotel, Wed 16th. at 6.30pm.  

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The Advent Calendar:
Archbishop Eamon Martin launched a specially commissioned 2015 Advent calendar on Sunday 29 November. The season of Advent is a time of spiritual preparation for the Lord’s coming at Christmas. Each day the calendar will reveal Advent information and prayer resources by clicking on a virtual numerical door.

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