25 September 2018
Lord, I pray for Your gift of freedom.
May Your Holy Spirit guide those in power 
To work for equality for all Your people. Amen.

 
Okolo Nuncio

  

APOSTOLIC NUNCIO 
Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Apostolic Nuncio, was the guest co-celebrant at Mass in  Killina recently. <Click Here> for a recording of his address to the congregation.

50th. ANNIVERSARY OF YOUTH CENTRE 
St. Mary's Youth and Community Centre celebrates its 50th. anniversary this year. The main event marking this wonderful achievement will be a Gala Night in the Bridge House on Sunday 26th. November. Tickets at €20.00 are available from the centre. Earlier, as part of the celebrations, the club will stage the hit musical "Hairspray" from Nov. 13th. to 17th.

NOVEMBER - A SPECIAL MONTH IN THE CHURCH YEAR

Monday 30th Oct. is a Bank Holiday. There will be one Mass only at 10:00 a.m. 

Wednesday 1st. Nov. is the Feast of All Saints. MASS TIMES: Durrow: Vigil 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday 31st. Tullamore: Wednesday 1st. 7:45 a.m.; 10:00 a.m.; 1:10 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Thursday 2nd is the Feast of All Souls. MASS TIMES: 7:45 a.m.; 10:00 a.m.; 6:30 p.m.
All public masses on Thursday and Friday and all First Friday Masses will be offered for the Altar List of the Dead. Dead Lists are available in the Church. Please fill one up, if you would like to do so and drop into the sacristy or the parish centre.

PARISH GOLF CLASSIC
The Parish would like to thank the people who supported our Golf classic or helped in any way to make it a great success. It raised €12,244. Thank you all for your generosity. 

BAPTISMS
The next available Baptism dates are Sat. 18th, Sat. 25th. Nov. & Sun. 03rd. Dec. & Sat. 16th. Dec. in Tullamore and Sun. 10th. Dec. in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wednesday 15th. Dec.  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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CÉILÍ:  In aid of Riada House Day Care, Sun. 5th. 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Tullamore GAA Centre. Music, refreshments & Raffle.

FIRST FRIDAY: Devotions to the United Hearts of Jesus and Mary on Fri. 3rd. in the Parish Centre. Rosary 6:15 p.m. and Mass at 7:00 p.m. All welcome.

HOLY HOUR:  For the Prevention of Suicide, and for all who died by suicide, in the  Day Chapel, Thurs 2nd.  5:00 - 6:00 p.m.


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PAPAL NUNCIO:

A papal nuncio (officially known as an Apostolic nuncio) is a permanent diplomatic representative (head of diplomatic mission) of the Holy See to a state or to one of two international intergovernmental organizations, the European Union or ASEAN, having the rank of an ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary, and the ecclesiastical rank of titular archbishop. Papal representatives to other intergovernmental organizations are known as "permanent observers" or "delegates".

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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.
ROSARY
In The Church Of The Assumption every Saturday after 6:30 pm. mass for evangelisation of our country. 
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 . 
We know what we are, but know not what we may be. [William Shakespeare]

Perpetual Adoration
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