23 May 2017
Lord grant me the grace to have freedom of the spirit.      
Cleanse my heart and soul so I may live joyously in Your love..  Amen.

 
J Hamel

FATHER JACQUES HAMEL
Father Jacques Hamel was a French Catholic priest in the parish of Saint-Étienne-du-Rouvray. On 26 July 2016 his throat was slit by two men pledging allegiance to the Islamic State while he said Mass. <Read More>
AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY 
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nday 1st. August is a Bank Holiday.  There will be no Mass at 7.45 a.m.
CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP
The newly formed Tullamore Charismatic Prayer Group will meet in the Presbyterian Church, High St., every Wednesday evening at 7:45 p.m. starting July 20th. All Welcome.
(See more information on Charismatic Renewal further down this page)
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 20, Sat 27 Aug, Sun 4, & Sat 17 Sept. No baptism in Sept in Durrow Church. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wed. 14th Sept.
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 086 319 2399 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, 01 8783111 or www.maptravel.ie

4. PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA Tubber Parish Pilgrimage to Fatima. 11-18 Sept. Contact Ann 090-6482228

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CLONMINCH CEMETERY MASS:  Cemetery Day Mass In Clonminch is Sunday 21st Aug at 1.00pm.

DURROW CEMETERY MASS: Blessing of graves will follow 11.30am Mass in Durrow on Sunday 11th Sept.

1ST FRI IN HONOUR OF OUR BLESSED LADY: Ark Of Divine Mercy, 23 Mitchell Tce, Athlone,  Sat Aug 6, 2pm, Mass & short procession.

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CELEBRATING GRANDPARENTS
The feast of Joachim and Anne, Parents of Mary is on the 26th. of July. This has become the “feast of grandparents.” It reminds grandparents of their responsibility to establish a tone for generations to come

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