25 September 2018
Ave Maria (The Hail Mary)
Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in 
mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus. 

Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, 
Nunc, et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen.
 Latin Mass

SUMMER ORGAN SERIES 

The 20th. annual "Summer Organ Series" begins on Tuesday 3rd. July in the Church of the Assumption -  <Click Here>  for full details.

LATIN MASS

A large congregation attended Mass which was celebrated in the traditional Latin language accompanied by some beautiful Gregorian Chant on Saturday last.  <Click Here> for photos.

CEMETERY MASSES 

The annual celebration of Mass in local cemeteries will be on the following days:
Ballycommon: Fri. 22nd. June at 8:00 p.m.
Cappin
cur: Sat. 23rd. June at 8:00 p.m.
Clonminch: Sun. 19th. Aug. at 1:00 p.m.
Durrow: Sun. 9th. Sept. at 11:30 a.m.

W.M.O.F. ICON 

The Icon of the Holy Family will be visiting the diocese of Meath on the following dates:
26th. June - 28th. June: St Mary’s Church, Navan. 
29th. June - 1st. July: Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar.  
Families from surrounding parishes are being invited to visit and to spend some quiet time in prayer and to write their petitions for their families

W.M.O.F.  EVENTS 

Admission to the 3 main events featuring the visit of Pope Francis to the W.M.O.F. 2018 is by ticket only in order to comply with moden safety regulations. If you would like to attend any of these events you can get full information on how to apply for tickets here.

DALGAN PARK CENTENARY

This year marks the centenary of the columbans in Dalgan Park. If you would like to participate in the Centenary Celebrations, there will be a bus to Dalgan Park on Sun. 1st. July from the Parochial House at 10:00 a.m. Fare - €10 return.  Ph PJ 0876386270 for details.

CHY-4 CERTS

All parishioners who donated €250 or more to the parish in 2017 have been sent a CHY4 cert.  When you sign, fill in PPS no and return them to us we will be able to seek a tax refund of approximately 45% of the total donated.  Thank you to all who have signed and returned their certs and we would appeal to all parishioners to return them as soon as possible.  

BAPTISMS
The next available Baptism dates are Sat. 21st. & Sat. 28th. July & Sun. 5th. Aug. in Tullamore & Sun. 12th. Aug. in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wednesday 18th. July  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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MOBILE BLOOD UNIT: Tullamore Court Hotel, Mon 2 – Wed 4, 5pm- 8.30pm. For More info visit: www.giveblood.ie.

COFFEE/TEA MORNING:  Midland Living Links: Tea/Coffee morning, Tues. 3rd. after 10:00 am Mass. All Welcome. 

FIRST FRI/SAT DEVOTIONS TO THE UNITED HEARTS OF JESUS & MARY:  Parish Centre. Rosary 6.15 pm, Mass 7:00 pm. All welcome.

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SAINT OLIVER PLUNKETT
Saint Oliver Plunkett was born 1st. November 1625 and died on 1st. July 1681. He was born at Loughcrew, in the parish of Oldcastle, Co Meath. He  was beatified in 1920 and canonised in 1975, the first new Irish saint for almost seven hundred years.

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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.
PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA:
Led by Fr. Frank Guinan & Fr. Michael O’Meara, P.P Kinnitty. Sept 24 - 28. Cost €559. For more details ph: Fr. Guinan 0579321892/Fr. O’Meara 0579137021.
GLENDALOUGH ONE DAY PILGRIMAGE::
Ark of Divine Mercy, Athlone one day Pilgrimage with Fr Thady Doyle to God's Cottage Glendalough on Sat. 28th. July. Bus from Moate/ Kilbeggan 8:00 a.m. Details from Kathleen/Paul: 0877828283.

It is discouraging how many people are shocked by honesty and how few by deceit. [Noel Coward]

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