16 December 2017
God is not foreign to my freedom.    
Instead the Spirit breathes life into my most intimate desires,    
Gently nudging me towards all that is good.    
I ask for the grace to let myself be enfolded by the Spirit.  Amen.

 
Mission

TULLAMORE PARISH MISSION FOR THE YEAR OF MERCY 
Our Parish Mission for the Year of Mercy will run from Sunday 29th May to Friday 3rd June and will be led by the Dominican Fathers. 
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CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION
Tullamore Parish celebrates its 90th Corpus Christi procession this year.  The procession takes place after 6.30pm Mass on Saturday 28th and will end with Benediction in Pearse Park. All parishioners and parish groups are encouraged to take part in this beautiful traditional occasion. 
A mini bus will be available to ferry elderly people back to the church after the procession to collect their cars.
LIFE IN THE SPIRIT
€œLIFE IN THE SPIRIT€ SEMINARS so far have been very well attended by enthusiastic congregations and continue in the Day Chapel at 7.30 p.m. on Wednesdays with the following Guest speakers:
There is no seminar this week as the mission is in progress. We resume next week.
Wed. 8th. June:   Fr. John Nally - Transformation In Christ

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION
Congratulations to the children from Gaelscoil Eiscir Riada NS who received the Eucharist for the first time last Sunday.  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.  

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. 
POLSKA MASS 
Święta Ofiara Mszy jest obchodzony w języku polskim 2.30pm w kościele Wniebowzięcia NMP na 4. niedzielę każdego miesiąca .
BAPTISMS
The next available Baptism dates are Sat 18th, Sat 25th, June, Sun 3rd, & Sat. 16th.July Tullamore & Sun 10th. July in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wed. 15th June.
To book in for the meeting and baptisms, contact the Parish Secretary, at the Parish Office, Mon-Fri, 9.30 am - 5.00 pm.
PILGRIMAGES 2016:
1. The Medjugorje Pilgrimage will be from 14th. to 21 Sept. Ph Pat 0863192399 for details.
2. MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES 12-17 Sept. Fare¬719, full board including insurance and travel taxes. To book contact: Pilgrimages Abroad Ltd, tel 01-6359300. Young people interested in helping contact  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

3. PILGRIMAGE TO HOLY LAND€“ led by Archbishop Eamon Martin 9th Sept, 8 nights;¬1495 pps. Contact MAP Travel, 018783111 or www.maptravel.ie

4. PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA 11-18 Sept, 2017 (100th Anniversary)Deposit¬100 must be paid before the 6TH MAY THIS YEAR, to secure a place for the special year 2017. Ph 090 6482228.

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OFFALY HOSPICE SUNFLOWER DAYS: 9-11 June.  Volunteers needed.  Ph 0868595046.

DEVOTIONS TO THE UNITED HEARTS OF JESUS & MARY: Fri 3rd.  Starts 6.00pm Parish Centre

NATIONAL CHURCH COLLECTION: for the support of the World Meeting of Families 2018 will take place next weekend, 4/5 June

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WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES
The last World Meeting of Families took place in Philadelphia in 2015 and the next will be in Dublin  in 2018. It will most likely include a Papal visit to Ireland.  More

 

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