12 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.
                          Father Fergal Cummins

WELCOME FATHER FERGAL    

This week  we welcome Fr. Fergal Cummins, who has been appointed as curate to Tullamore parish.

Fr.  Cummins is a native of Ashbourne, Co. Meath. Before entering the seminary at Maynooth in 2012, he studied Environmental Science at DIT Bolton Street and worked in human resources at the Mater Private Hospital. He is a keen cyclist, gardener and soccer player. He was ordained to the priesthood in September 2018 and since then he has been working at St Mary’s parish Drogheda.

We wish him every support and blessing in his ministry and please keep him and all the priests of the parish in your prayers.

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

A 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.

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. 

SUMMER ORGAN SERIES 2019         

The 21st. Tullamore International Organ Series will be from Tue. 2nd. July to Tue. 23rd. July. More details will be published here when available.

BAPTISMS          

The next available Baptism dates are Sat. 20th. and Sat. 27th. July & Sun. 4th. Aug. in Tullamore and Sun. 11th. Aug. in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wed 17th. Junly.  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.