24 April 2018
 God, giver of all life and of our lives,  
Blessed are You in the fruits of the earth  
Blessed are You in the work of human hands  
Blessed are You in the harvest of human creativity.  Amen.

 
Harvest

  

HARVEST MASS TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON RTE 
Our annual Mass to celebrate the Fruits of the Earth takes place on Sunday 17th and will be televised live by RTE at 11.00 am.  This means that there will be no normal 10.00 am and 11.30 am Masses and it is hoped that all who normally attend these times will come to this 11.00 am.  celebration. Personnel from the National Ploughing Assoc will also be in attendance in preparation for the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan.

WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY
Every year, more than 800,000 people die by suicide and up to 25 times as many make a suicide attempt. Behind these statistics are the individual stories of those who have, for many different reasons, questioned the value of their own lives. ˅More˅

"THE SINGING PRIEST"
Tyrrellspass Tidy Towns presents Fr. Ray Kelly, "The Singing Priest", Fri 29th. in The Greville Arms Hotel Mullingar, tickets €15.00 available in The Greville Arms.

PARENTS OF FIRST COMMUNION CHILDREN
A meeting for parents of communion children in First Holy Communion classes will take place on Tuesday 12th. September in the Tullamore Church:
St. Josephs, Scoil Bhride, Scoil Mhuire at 7:00 pm; 
Ballinamere, Durrow and Gaelscoil Eiscir Ríada at 8:00 pm.

PARENTS OF CONFIRMATION CANDIDATES
A meeting for parents of all Confirmation children will take place on Monday 11th. September in Tullamore Church at 7:30 pm.

BAPTISMS
The next available Baptism dates are Sat. 23rd. Sept & Sun. 1st. Oct. in Tullamore and Sun. 8th. Oct. in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wednesday 20th. Sept.  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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TULLAMORE LIBRARY:  Culture Night is on Fri. 22nd.  Contact the Library for information on events.

ANNUAL SMA MASS: Wed 13th, 7:30 pm in the Day Chapel. Celebrants: Fr Paul Monahan & Fr Ignatius Malwa. 

OFFALY HOSPICE COFFEE MORNING: Thurs. 14th. in the Charleville Centre, 10:30 am. - 12:30 pm. Donations of baked goods welcome.


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Presentation Community celebrates 200 Years in Killina:

The organising committee of Killina Bicentenary Celebration has drawn up a packed programme of events to celebrate the 200th. anniversary of the founding of Killina school and convent.

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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.
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 . 
With every deed you are sowing a seed, though the harvest you may not see. [Ella Wheeler Wilcox]

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