18 October 2017
Dear Lord, I ask for the grace to let go of my own concerns 
And be open to what God is asking of me, 
To let myself be guided and formed by my loving Creator. Amen


Joe Gleeson

CEMETERY SUNDAY IN CLONMINCH
Sunday 21st. is Cemetery Sunday in Clonminch. Mass will be celebrated at 1.00 p.m. in the cemetery. This is an important day in our Parish, as we remember our dead and their families.
We ask all families to continue removing waste material from their graves and we acknowledge the efforts that people have been making in maintaining them and keeping the cemetery tidy.
FATHER JOE GLEESON 
 The people of Tullamore parish were saddened to hear of the death of Father Joe Gleeson, former P.P. of Skryne, Co. Meath. on Sunday 14th. Aug. Father Joe was a native of Kilcormac parish and served as a curate in Tullamore from 1965 to 1976. Having served in Tullamore for 11 years he was transferred to Laytown, Co. Meath, in January 1977.
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 24th. Sept, Sun 2nd. Oct. & Sat 15th. Oct. in Tullamore & Sun. 9th Oct in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wed. 21st. 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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OFFALY HERITAGE WEEK:  Begins Mon 22nd. at 8.00 p.m. at OHAS Bury Quay - Photograpic Exhibitions; Sat 27th. at  2.00 p.m. features Durrow Abbey High Cross & Monastic Site.

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

KILBRIDE CEMETERY MASS:Blessing of graves will follow 10.00am Mass in the cemetery on Sunday 28th Sept.

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HERITAGE WEEK
National Heritage Week is coordinated by The Heritage Council and its aim is to build awareness and education about our heritage thereby encouraging its conservation and preservation.You can download a PDF event guide for each county to get details of the events that are happening in your local area

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