20 November 2019
God, heavenly Father, look upon me and hear my prayer during
This holy Season of Lent. By the good works You inspire, help
me to discipline my body and to be renewed in spirit. Amen.
Josephine

FOOTPRINTS THROUGH LENT 

This week's speaker in our Lenten series on suicide prevention and mental health is Josephine Rigney. Josephine is the HSE Suicide Prevention Resource Officer in Laois & Offaly. She will share from her vast experience on how we should approach suicide if it is something that has come up in our own lives or the lives of our friends, families or colleagues. These talks take place during Mass at 7:30 p.m. in the Church of the Assumption every Friday evening until April 12th.

SCHEDULE OF SERVICES IN LENT

Weekday Masses:   7:30 am, 10:00am & 7:30 pm.     
Evening Prayer for Lent continues every Sunday at 5:30 pm. in the Church of the Assumption. All are welcome.     
Talks on Reading of Bible Tuesdays, 10:30 am. in the Parish Centre. If interested leave your name in Sacristy.     
Stations of the Cross before 10:00 am Mass, Monday-Friday.     
Confessions Saturday 12:00 - 1:00 pm. and 3:00 - 4:00 pm.

SAINT PATRICK'S DAY PARADE

The 2019 parade takes place on Sun. 17th. starting at 11:30 am.  The Assembly point for community groups is the Bridge Centre car park, at 11:00 am. Business entries assemble in Kilcruttin, opposite the Railway Station. Also prizes for Window Display & Best Dressed Dog.   Ph Sean 0863892854. Website www.stpatricksdaytullamore.com 

EVENING PRAYER

Evening Prayer for Lent commences next Sunday, 10th, at 5.30pm in the Church of the Assumption.  All are welcome.

RAHAN DRAMA

Rahan Drama Group will present their comedy "Nodody's Talking To Me" by Tommy Marren in Rahan Community Hall on Fri. & Sat. 22nd. - 23rd. Mar. at 8:00 p.m. The play will be performed again the following weekend in Tuar Ard, Moade. 

LEGO BRICK WORLD

Lego Brick World is the creation of Portarlington man, Mark Pearson. Last week he brought his illustration of scenes from as local as farmyards and forecourts to as exotic as the Sydney Opera House and the Taj Mahal to Tullamore. The Lego brick recreations of all these scenes is the result of thousands of hours of work by this creative young man. He very kindly allowed us to reproduce some pictures of his exhibition. <<Click Here>> to view.                           
 

BAPTISMS 

The next available Baptism dates are Sat. 23rd. Mar. & Sun. 7th. Apr. in Tullamore & Sun. 14th. Apr. in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wed 20th Mar.  To book in for the meeting and baptisms, contact the Parish Secretary, at the Parish Office, Mon-Fri, 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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ROSARY :    
Legion of Mary Rosary on Wed 13th. in Alfie Lambe House, Arden Rd. at 8:15 pm.

SEMINAR:    
Life in the Spirit seminar begins on Wed. 13th. at 8:00 p.m. in the Day Chapel.

CAKE SALE :    
Cake Sale in aid of DAFFODIL DAY on Fri. 15th. The Bridge Centre from 10:00am. 

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ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY IRELAND (ABI Ireland)

ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY IRELAND (ABI Ireland) - Cake Sale on Wed. 13th. in The Parish Centre. ABI Ireland is Irelands leading provider of community based neuro-rehabilitation services for people who have acquired a brain injury in Ireland.

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CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP
The charismatic prayer group has moved to Parish Centre, our 'Life in the Spirit' will continue  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 . 
CAR PARKING AVAILABLE
All-Day parking is available for only €2.00 in the parish car park beside the parochial house on St. Brigid's Place. This central location offers convenient access to all locations in the town centre. (Free parking is provided here for all church services)
MEDJUGORJE JULY 2019 – PARISH PILGRIMAGE
July 2019 for 7 nights.  Half board €719pps.  Early booking offers on or before 18th Dec.  Ph Pat Kidney 0863192399, P.J. Smyth 086879190, Luke McNamee 0879113118.
FATIMA PILGRIMAGE
A pilgrimage to Fatima will take pleace from Sept. 9th. - 16th. 2019 with Spiritual Director, Rev. Father Tony Gavin P.P. Tubber, Moate. For further details and booking contact Mrs. Anna Condron 090-6482228 or Rev. Father Tony Gavin 087-4136270. 
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