15 October 2018
Blessed are You, loving Father, You have given us Your Son 
as our Leader, and have made us temples of Your Holy Spirit. 
Fill our family with Your light and peace. Have mercy on all

who suffer, And bring us to everlasting joy with You. Amen.
 Festival of Families

WMOF ACTS ANNOUNCED (Photo Credit: Liam MacArdle)

Organisers of W.M.O.F. - Dublin 2018 recently announced details of the programme and some of the artists who will line out in Croke Park on Saturday 25th. August when families from 116 countries are set to be entertained at the Festival of Families event in the presence of Pope Francis.   <Click Here>  for full details.

AWARE SEEKS VOLUNTEERS
Aware is currently recruiting volunteers for its Support & Self Care Groups, the meeting takes place in Riada House, Community Unit, Arden Road, Puttaghan, Tullamore every Monday 7.30pm. No prior qualifications or experience is required, as comprehensive training as well as ongoing support and education is provided by the organisation.  Details

AMORIS T.V. 

As part of the preparation for the World Meeting of Families 2018 and the visit of Pope Francis to Ireland, a 6-part television series has been commissioned by the World Meeting of Families to help explore the document written by Pope Francis on love in the family.

‘A Journey through Amoris Laetitia’ features a wide variety of well-known commentators, as well as families from all walks of life and from all over the world.  Contributors include President of Caritas Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, speaker and author Jeff Cavins, Bishop Robert Barron, John and Clare Gabrowski (Pontifical Council for the Family) and Primate of all Ireland Archbishop Eamon Martin. <More>

AMORIS ANIMATIONS 

As part of the preparations for the World Meeting of Families 2018 a series of animations have been created to help us to reflect on the message that is in Pope Francis Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia ‘The Joy of Love’ 

These animations are available in English, Italian, Spanish and French along with subtitles in those languages. <More>

SUMMER ORGAN SERIES 

The 20th. annual "Summer Organ Series" concludes on Tuesday 31st. July in the Church of the Assumption -  <Click Here>  for full details.

CEMETERY MASSES 

The annual celebration of Mass in local cemeteries will be on the following days:
Clonminch: Sun. 19th. Aug. at 1:00 p.m.
Durrow: Sun. 9th. Sept. at 11:30 a.m.

YOUTH 2000

All The Youth 2000 Summer Festival for young people aged 16 to 35 years will take place in Cistercian College, Roscrea, Tipperary, from Thurs. 16th. to Sun. 19th. Aug.  More details & to book: www.youth2000.ie  

BAPTISMS
The next available Baptism dates are Sat. 18th., Sat. 25th. Aug. & Sat. 15th. Sept. in Tullamore & Sun. 09th. Sept. in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wednesday 15th.  August  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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FREE COMPUTER CLASSES: AGE ACTION will provide free one-to-one computer classes for older people starting Sept. To book Ph: 014756989 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

1ST FRI/SAT DEVOTIONS TO UNITED HEARTS OF JESUS & MARY: In The Parish Centre on Fri. Aug. 3rd. - Rosary 6.15 p.m. and Mass at 7.00 p.m. All Welcome.

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AWARE
Aware, Ireland’s leading organisation providing support, education and information services for people impacted by depression, bipolar disorder and related mood conditions, is urgently seeking new volunteers. Aware relies on the passion and dedication of its volunteers to ensure that the organisation can continue to provide free support services nationwide, essential services that have a profound impact on individuals and families throughout Ireland.   
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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.
MEDJUGORJE GROUP PILGRIMAGE:
7 nights. Led by spiritual director, 6 - 13th. Oct. Cost: €700. For more information ph: Paul 0878375407. 
Family is not an important thing. It's everything. [Michael J. Fox]

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