16 August 2018
Sometimes I wonder what I might say if I were to meet you in person Lord.  
I think I might say "Thank You Lord" for always being there for me.
I know with certainty there were times when you carried me, Lord.    
When it was through your strength I got through the dark times in my life. Amen.   
 
Durrow Pattern
  

BANK HOLIDAY
Monday 5th. June is a Bank Holiday. There will be no 7:45 a.m. Mass.

DURROW PATTERN
Durrow Pattern Day is next Friday, 9th.  The list of events are as follows: 
10.00 a.m. :  First Communion Mass
12:00 noon:  Concelebrated Mass followed by Procession to The Well
 
04:30 p.m. :  Sports in G.A.A.  field (weather permitting)  9:00 p.m. Cards in Durrow Hall

CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION
Tullamore Parish annual Corpus Christi Procession takes place after 6.30pm Mass on Saturday 17th June. This year marks our 90th procession through the town.  Weather permitting the procession will exit the main door of the Church on to Store St, passing through Harbour St, Columcille St, Kilbeggan Bridge, Convent View, Puttaghaun and end with Benediction in Connolly Park. A mini bus will be available to bring elderly people back to the church to collect cars after Benediction. All parishioners and parish groups are encouraged to get involved and attend this lovely public celebration of the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist.

JUNIOR PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL FUNDRAISER
Match the time of the first goal by either team in Offaly V Westmeath Football quarter final, on 11th. June to win €500.  Tickets are now available from Parish Centre. The proceeds are to fund nine young people going to Medjugorge.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION
Congratulations to the children from Gaelscoil An Eiscir Riada who received the Eucharist for the first time.  We wish God’s blessing on them, their families, friends and teachers and all who helped them on their faith journey to this special time.

BAPTISMS
The next available Baptism dates are Sat 24th June, Sun 2nd & Sat 15th July in Tullamore and Sun 9th July in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for this date is on Wed 21st. June. To book in for the meeting and baptisms, contact the Parish Secretary, at the Parish Office, Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm.

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PADRE PIO MASS:  Tues 6th. at 7:30 p.m, Church of Assumption, All welcome

CANTÓIRÍ TULACH MHÓR:Choral group, concert in Methodist Church, Wed 23 -Fri 30. Adm: €10

ART EXHIBITION: Scoil Eoin Phóil 2 Naofa 'Growth Mind-Set Art Exhibition’,  Tullamore Library, 2nd - 28th. June.


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God chose the first Pentecost after Jesus Christ’s resurrection to pour out His Holy Spirit on 120 believers At first the people of Jerusalem who witnessed this miraculous phenomenon were astonished, with some attributing the proclamations of the Christians to drunkenness.

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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.

PILGRIMAGES
MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES Led by Bishop Smith, 12 - 17th. Sept.  Special section for sick pilgrims.  Special youth section, 18-30 years.  Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it To book, contact Pilgrimage Abroad Ltd, 164 Lower Baggot St, Dublin 2, 01-6359300.
LOUGH DERG:  Three Day Pilgrimage, 3 - 5 July.  Ph 0449374818. For other details  ph 0719861518; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

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 . 
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. [John Muir]

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