19 November 2019
Jesus, whom I look at shrouded here below,
I beseech Thee send me what I thirst for so,
Some day to gaze on Thee face to face in light
And be blest for ever with Thy glory’s sight. Amen.
                          Procession

CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION

The annual procession in celebration of the feast of Corpus Christi is a long standing and much loved feature of summer in Tullamore parish. The tradition continues this year when the congregation will process after 6:30 p.m. Mass on Saturday evening June 22nd.
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CORPUS CHRISTI RETREAT

IA retreat will be hosted by the Knights of St Columbanus on Saturday 22nd. to mark the feast of Corpus Christi.  Starting with Mass at 10:00 a.m, the retreat then moves to the Parish Centre for a series of talks and reflections and ends at 3:00 p.m.  All members of the parish are invited to attend this retreat.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION   

Congratulations to the children from Durrow N.S. 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. 

SUMMER CAMPS AT ST. MARY'S YOUTH CENTRE 

The hard working team at St. Mary's Youth and Community Centre has organised 3 Summer camps for children of varying ages to take place during the coming school holidays. <<Click Here>> for full details.     

CEMETERY SUNDAYS 2019

Celebration of Mass and blessing of graves will take place on the following Sundays:
Tullamore:  Sunday 18th. August at 1:00 p.m.
Durrow:      Sunday 8th. September at 11:30 a.m. 

PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK

Apostolate of Eucharistic Adoration annual pilgrimage to Knock will be on Friday 14th. June. Evening Programme, 7.30pm, text 0871045200; Sat 15, 10.30am, Mass 3pm, Most Rev Eamon Martin; Programme for children & teens.  Details from This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Bus from Parochial House, Sat 15, 8.20am.  Book by Sat 8, PJ 0876386270.  All welcome.

PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL

The term of office for the current Parish Pastoral Council is coming to an end and we are in the process of forming a new one.  Our sincere thank you to the members of the current council and for their generous service to the people of the parish. We are looking for nominations of people willing to serve on the new council.  A person can nominate themselves or someone else with their permission.  We ask you to consider this carefully.  Please hand in nominations to the Sacristy or the Parish Centre this week.  Nomination papers are available in the church and below.  When the nominations are collated, there may be a necessity to vote for parish representatives. 

BAPTISMS          

The next available Baptism dates are Sat. 22nd. June & Sun. 7th. July in Tullamore. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wed 19th. June.  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.

CONFESSIONS           

Saturday:  12:00 noon-1:00 p.m. and 3:00-4:00 p.m. 

Other Notices
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
23rd. July for 7 nights.  Half board €719pps.  Ph Pat Kidney 0863192399, PJ Smyth 0868796190, Luke McNamee 0879113118.
MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES:
9-14th. Sept.  Hospital pilgrims contact A. Boland: 0877914828.  
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. 
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. [George Herbert]

Perpetual Adoration
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