23 May 2017

Come, long-expected Jesus, 
Excite in me a wonder at the wisdom and power of Your Father and ours.
Receive my prayer as part of my service of the Lord 
who enlists me in God's own work for justice.   Amen.


Carol Festival

CHRISTMAS CAROL FESTIVAL 
Tullamore Parish presents a Christmas Carol Festival on Sunday 4th. Dec. at 7:00 p.m. in the Church of the Assumption.  The Festival will feature The Meath Diocesan Choir, SHS Choir, Durrow Church Choir and Scoil Bhríde Boys Choir.  Tickets available from the Parish Centre: Adults €10; Students €5; U-14’s free.

Meath Choir

THE MEATH DIOCESAN CHOIR WITH BISHOP MICHAEL SMITH IN LOURDES <Click Here> for more 

Durrow Choir

ST. COLMCILLE'S CHURCH CHOIR, DURROW (In rehearsal for Carol Festival)

“SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS”
The young people of our parish are organising “The Spirit of Christmas” in the Day Chapel after all Masses next weekend, 26th/27th.  It will feature teas/coffees, cakes, raffle, hand knit babywear, Santa, etc.  Please support our young people’s fundraiser. 
Donations of cakes would be greatly appreciated.  They can be left into the Parish Centre on Friday.

PILGRIMAGES
The Tullamore Parish PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA will be for 7 nights from 8th. June 2017 with Spiritual Director, Fr. Shane Crombie. Further information available from Pat Kidney 0863192399 or P.J. Smith 0868796190
A PILGRIMAGE TO HOLY LAND led by Fr Gerry MacCormack PP Kingscourt, is scheduled for 18-26 April. 2017 
Ph Kingscourt Parish 0429667314.

CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP
The group meets in the Presbyterian Church, High St., every Wednesday evening at 7:45 p.m. since July 20th. All Welcome.
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. 21st. & Sat. 28th. Jan. & Sun. 5th. Feb. in Tullamore & Sun. 12th. Feb. in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wed. 18th. Jan.
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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HOLY HOUR:  (FOR THE PREVENTION OF SUICIDE) Thurs. 1st, 6.30-7.30pm, Day Chapel.  All are welcome.

KNOCK VIGIL.: 
Night Vigil on 7th. Dec.  Bus leaving Tullamore at 7:40 pm.  Ph 0578661601/0863344722.

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS:
 TULLAMORE JUNIOR CHAMBER switch on Christmas Lights on Sun 27th. at 6:00 p.m. Harbour St. during the  Market in Market Sq 12:00 - 7:00 p.m.   Fund Raising Table Quiz Fri 2, Fergie’s Bar 9pm - €40 per table.

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PROPOSED WATER PIPELINE FROM LOUGH DERG TO DUBLIN

In March 2015 Irish Water published The Project Need Report (PNR) which outlined the results of research into the future domestic and commercial demands for water in the Eastern and Midland Region of Ireland.   It found that to meet future need a further 330 Mega litres of water per day (the equivalent of 130 Olympic sized swimming pools) would be needed by the Region by 2050.

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