15 August 2018
Prayer to St. Colmcille
Dear Colmcille, Saint of great gifts, protect us every hour from
early morning and during the day. Fill our hearts with pure love of God  
to do His blessed will, as you yourself would do. Amen

Durrow Pattern

DURROW PATTERN 

The annual Durrow Pattern takes place on Saturday, June 9 next. First Holy Communion Mass will take place at 10:00am and Concelebrated Mass at 12:00 noon will be followed by the procession to the Well and High Cross. At 4:30pm the Sports (admission €5 adults, children free) will take place in Durrow GAA field with races (wheelbarrow, three-legged, potato and spoon etc), Guess the Number of Sweets, schoolboys and girls matches, face painting and other activities. There will be a shop at the Sports and raffle tickets will be sold there, with a €300 first prize, €100 second prize, €50 third and fourth prizes. Raffle lines are €1 each or a card of six for €5. The card game will take place to end the evening in Durrow Hall at 9:00pm and all are welcome. The Durrow Pattern raffle will take place during cards.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

Congratulations to the children from Gaelscoil Eiscir Riada who received the Eucharist for the first time last Sunday. 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.

CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION

Tullamore Parish Annual Corpus Christi Procession takes place after 6.30pm Mass on Saturday June 2nd. This year marks our 91st procession through the town. Weather permitting the procession will exit the main door of the Church on to Store Street, passing through Harbour Street, on to Daingean Road and end with Benediction in Whitehall Estate. A mini bus will be available to bring elderly people back to the Church to collect cars after Benediction. All parishoners and Parish groups are encouraged to get involved and attend this lovely public celebration of the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist.

JPPC NEWS 

Our Junior Parish Pastoral Council will arrange Senior Citizens Bingo after 10:00am Mass on Friday June 8th,in the Parish Centre.  All welcome. 
‘LUCKY FIRST GOAL’ RESULTS
Time of the first goal was 50:13. If you have the winning ticket, please present it to the Parish Centre before June 25th 2018.

BLOOMS DAY AT TULLAMORE LIBRARY

There will be a Lecture by Fidelma Mahon, (M.A. N.U.I.M.), entitled 'James Joyce: a portrait'.  on Sat. 16th.  3:00 to 4:00pm. in Tullamore Library to mark Bloomsday 2018  Booking essential – ph: 0579346832

ACCORD RECRUITING

Accord Tullamore are currently recruiting for Certificate in Counselling training programme. Further info available: www.accord.ie; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , 0579341831.

BAPTISMS

The next available Baptism dates are Sat 23rd June & Sun 1st July in Tullamore & Sun 8th July in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wednesday 20th. 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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COFFEE MORNING:
MIDLAND LIVING LINKS will host a Coffee/tea morning on Tues. 5th. after 10:00am mass. All Welcome.

CAPPINCUR CEMETERY MASS:  
Saturday 23rd. at 8:00pm. All Welcome. 

BALLYCOMMON CEMETERY MASS:
Friday 22nd. at 8:00pm. All Welcome. August)

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SUMMER CAMPS AT ST. MARY’S YOUTH & COMMUNITY CENTRE

Post Primary: Mon 25-Fri 29. June;  10-12yrs: Mon 2- Fri 6 July; 7-9yrs: Mon 23-Fri 27 July. Member’s €50/Non-members €55. To book ph: Anita 0857128488/Centre 0579322963

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CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP
Due to limited space in Parish Centre, our 'Life in the Spirit' will continue in the Presbyterian Church hall every Wed. at 7:45 pm. 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 . 
LOURDES PILGRIMAGE
Diocese of Meath Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place from 12th. to 17th. Sept. Hospital pilgrims should contact A. Boland 0877914828.
HOLYLAND PILGRIMAGE
4th. June for 8 nights. Cost €1649pp. Details from Travalue.ie or Locall 1890289255, 046906860.
Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship. [Buddha]

Perpetual Adoration
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