20 November 2019
Lord, Your hand will lead me
Your light will show the way. 
Come be in my thinking
Be my guide today. Amen
                          Durrow

DURROW HALL 

Renovation of Durrow Hall is well under way. The entrance porch and some other small areas have been extended. The new roof is finished. Plumbing and wiring are almost complete. Dry lining and plastering of the whole building is near to completion. The people of Durrow and all who use the hall are looking forward to seeing it re-open for use before too long. <<Click Here>> for some pictures of the work in progress.

BANK HOLIDAY MASS

Monday 6th. May is a Bank Holiday and there will be one Mass only, at 10:00 a.m.

TULLAMORE UNION OF PARISHES

Restoration work on the windows which were vandalised at Saint Catherine's Church, Hophill is almost complete. <<Click Here>> for a letter from the secretary of the Select Vestry with more details and the contribution of the Church of the Assumption.

MAY DEVOTIONS AT CLONFERT 

May Masses & Devotions at the shrine at Our Lady of Clonfert are as follows:  Daily Mass (Mon-Sat), 8:00 p.m.; Mass 12:00 noon Fri.; Sun. Mass 10:00 a.m. & 7:00 p.m. For the full programme visit the Parish Facebook Page Parish of Eyrecourt Meelick and Clonfert, or at Clonfertdiocese.ie or at Parish Office Eyrecourt (090)9675113.

FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY

If your family includes a person with autism or a disability who may benefit from visually oriented resources and other supports to participate fully in liturgy and parish life please visit this link <<Accessible Church>> 

FAMILY CARERS FUNDRAISER

Family Carers Ireland are currently organising a "Bags 'n Shoes" fundraising event to help with the costs of providing support to midland carers who provide a remarkable level of care to their loved ones. 

ACCORD

Facilitators wanted for Marriage Care Service.  Professional training provided.  Contact 0579341831 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   More information on www.accord.ie 

BAPTISMS       

The next available Baptism dates are Sat. 25th. May and Sun. 2nd. June in Tullamore. No Baptism in Durrow in June. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wed 15th. May.  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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INCLUSION IRELAND: Offaly Local Election (hustings) event, Tues 14, 11-12:30, Darmagh Centre -  opportunity for people with disability & people from the community to meet Offaly candidates.  Spaces limited.  Ph Petria, 086-8373454

JACK & JILL CHILDREN’S FOUNDATION Coffee Morning Fri 10, 11am.  Shop across from The Court Hotel.

MARIAN MOVEMENT OF PRIESTS: Regional  Cenacle, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Moate, Sat 11, 2.30pm with Adoration, Rosary, Cenacle of Prayer & Concluding with Mass.

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VOCATIONS IRELAND :   

To receive spiritual guidance and share your stories with others.
To be challenged by others and engage with the programme to help you understand your vocation and potential calling to religious life.
To spend time in prayer and reflection.
To reflect on your calling and decide if offering yourself, your gifts, and your talents to the service of God in religious life, apostolic missionary, contemplative or to diocesan priesthood.
Then, you’re ready to walk this path with us. 

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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. 
Go to the truth beyond the mind. Love is the bridge. [Stephen Levine]]

Perpetual Adoration
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