30 May 2017

Lord, guide me always to do Your holy will
Knowing that Your strength will carry me through. Amen


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BLESSING OF GRAVES IN DURROW 
The annual blessing of graves in Durrow took place last Sunday. A big thank you goes to all who made a huge effort to have family plots so well maintained. <Click Here> for photographs.
PLOUGHING CHAMPIONSHIPS 
We welcome to the parish all who are with us for the Ploughing Championship. Considering the expected heavy volumes of traffic in the area, funeral Masses, should they occur, will be at 12:00 NOON and 2:00 p,m. Tuesday - Thursday
FEAST OF ST. PIO. 
There will be Mass celebrate the feast of St. (Padre) Pio on Thursday, at 7:30 p.m. the vigil of the feast day.  After the Mass there will be blessings with the mitten St. Pio wore to hide the wounds of the stigmata.  There is a monthly Mass in honour of the Saint who teaches us all to 'pray, hope and don't worry.' With him we unite our prayers, joys and sufferings to the Passion of the Lord.
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The very exciting Cannonball Run of high-powered and unusual cars which cris-crosses Ireland and, this year, collected money for Pieta House on the way passed through Tullamore on Sunday last and provided great entertainment for the thousands of people who turned out to see it. <Click Here> for photos.
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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SAINT PIO MASS:  To celebrate the feast of St Pio, Mass on Thur. 22nd. at 7.30pm

CONFIRMATION PROGRAMME: 2017 programme will be launched at the 1.00 p.m. Mass on Sunday 25th.

READY: Dinner & Dance, Townhouse, High St, Sun 25th. at 7.30 p.m.  

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PIETA HOUSE
In 2003, our founder and former CEO, Joan Freeman, a practising psychologist, closed down her own counselling business and dedicated her time to finding out how she could help people who were suicidal - what would be beneficial to them and help them get through their dark time. After three years of research, she opened up Pieta House, which quickly became a respected and recognised service for those who were suicidal. 
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