23 November 2017

 

God in heaven hear my prayer,      
Keep me in thy loving care.     
Be my guide in all I do,     
Bless all those who love me too.  Amen


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MASS CARDS 
Every month hundreds of Mass Cards are signed in the Parish Centre.  It is a beautiful tradition to have the Holy Sacrifice offered for the living and the dead.  The card is €1.  The offering for the Mass in entirely up to you.  In accordance with the regulations set down by the Diocese a mass stipend is €10.  For every €10 a Mass is offered.  As it is impossible for all the Masses to be offered in the parish, the intentions are sent to a number of religious orders or priests who have worked here in the past, who are in a position to offer them. They are: The Columban Fathers, Dalgan Park, The Missionaries of Africa, Dublin, post graduate student priests in the Irish College, Rome, Fr Florin Bejenaru, Diocese of Bucharest, Romania, Fr Niranjan Kanmury, Diocese of Hydrabad, India, currently working in Germany, Fr Charles Kapupa, Uganda, Fr Francis Xavier, Diocese of Allahabad, India and Fr Edison Escario, Archdiocese of Manila, Philippines.  While praying for the living and the dead the Mass offerings are of great assistance to priests and parishes in very challenging circumstances. 
CEMETERY DAY IN DURROW 
The 
Blessing of graves in Durrow cemetery will follow 11.30 a.m. Mass. on Sunday 11th. Sept.
YOUTH NEWS 
J.P.P.C:  Meeting Monday 12th in the Parish Centre 4.00-5.00 p.m.  All secondary students welcome.  New council committee will be elected.       
THE J. UNIT (Youth Group):  Resumes Sunday in the Parish Centre 7.00-8.15 p.m.  Each week starts with a cooked meal. Donation each night €1.00  Many great events planned for during the year.  11 – 18 year olds.
THE THIRD STRAND:  Practice is Wednesday 6.30–8.00 p.m in the Church. Anyone wishing to join the band please contact Annette 086 0583809.
WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY SATURDAY 10TH
Join in with others around the world, who are working towards the common goal of preventing suicide, by coming together and attending your local Service or Vigil Mass on Saturday 10, where we can remember our loved ones who have died by suicide, support those who are struggling and give a message of Hope for the future of our community.   For further information please contact Eileen, Midlands Living Links 086-1600641
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.

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PADRE PIO MASS:  Sept Padre Pio Mass Tue. 13th. at 7.30 p.m.  To celebrate the feast of St Pio, there will also be a Mass on Thur. 22nd. at 7.30pm

ROSARY: Alfie Lambe’s House, Arden Rd, Tues 13th. at 8.15 p.m.

OFFALY HOSPICE COFFEE MORNING: Thurs 15th. Charleville Centre, 10.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

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