24 April 2024

Parish of the Assumption

Tel: 21587/51510/22244/22415 Fax: 51510   
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13th Sunday of the Year
26th June 2005

Msgr. Seán Heaney, P. P.
Fr. Frank MacNamara C.C.
Fr. John Nally C.C.
Fr. Gerry Boyle C.C.
Sr. Genny Hassey
Sr. Margueritta McCarthy

Sunday Mass Times:
Vigil: 7.00pm & 8.30pm; Sun: 8.30am, 10.00am, 11.30am, 1.00pm. 
Durrow: 11.30am.

Hospital Chapel 
9am Sunday,  9am Friday

Sat 12-1pm;3-4pm. 


Mass Intentions:

10.00 Des Hoctor, New Rd. 
Tues 28:
10.00 Joseph Doyle, Pearse Park. 
Wed 29:
7.45 Christine & Michael Flanagan, 75 O'Molloy St.  10.00 Michael McGlinchey, 66 Thornsberry Estate. 
Thurs 30:
10.00 James & Mary Joe Keegan, Tinnycross. 
Sat 2:
7.45 James, Mary & John Joe Keegan, Tinnycross.  10.00 Burgo Meehan.  7.00 Mary ‘Ciss' Gorman, 54 O'Molloy St. Mon Mem.  8.30 Daniel Cleary, Ballinamere. 1st Ann. 
Sun 3:
8.30 Thomas O'Reilly, Daingean Rd.  10.00 Sean Comerford, Cappincur.  11.30 Rosa Larkin, Daingean Rd. 1st Ann.  1.00 Teresa McEvoy. 1st Ann.
Durrow: Sun 3 Joe Clavin. 1st Ann.

Ellen (Nellie) Doyle, Daingean Road;
James Donoghue, Tara;
Agnes McGibney,(nee Sheehan) late of Park Ave.,died in England; Robert Hyland, Henry St.,;
Fr. Noel Geraghty, O.M.I. Ballybougth, died in Melbourne,;
Ann Gallagher,(nee Bracken) late of William St., died in Cavan;
Annie Carroll, Arden Heights;
Andrew Pender, late O'Molloy St., died in England.

If you would like support or comfort in your grieving, ph 26604.

Next Shared Mass Sat 16 July 10am

June 12th Plate: €5009.00, Durrow: €299.00, Envelopes: €2005.00
June 19th Plate: €4505.00, Durrow::€235.00, Envelopes: €2526.00

It is our policy, in so far as possible, to celebrate Community Baptisms.  Baptisms are in Tullamore on the 1st Sunday & 3rd Saturday of the month and in Durrow the 2nd Sunday of the month. Next pre-Baptism meeting - Wed 29 June & Wed 13th July - 8.30pm, Parochial House.  All parents who wish to have their child baptised must attend a meeting.  Contact Parish Secretary for details.

Please continue to pray for Fiona Pender,
our parishioner who has been missing since 22nd Aug ‘96


Parish Activties

Painting of Tullamore Church: Tenders are now invited for this work.  Copies of the work specifications can be obtained from the Parochial House during office hours.

Parish Admin Group: Meeting Parochial House Tuesday 28th at 7 p.m.


  Community Activities

Youth Centre Art and Drama Workshop: for 7 to 15 year olds. Phone 22963.

Rehearsal for Oklahoma on Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Céili with the Davey family Durrow Hall Tuesday 28th June 9pm.  All are welcome.

Padre Pio Mass: Tuesday 28th at 8 pm.  All are welcome.

Lecti Divina is discontinued for the Summer months.

Summer Organ Concerts (Tullamore Church):These will be held on Tuesday evenings at 8 p.m. on the following dates:July 26th, Aug. 10th, and Sept. 20th.

Dóchas Canal Runners: 25 mile Run/Walk today Shannon Harbour to Pullough.  July 3rd From Tubberdaly to Tullamore.  Bus leaves from outside Parochial house 9 a.m each Sunday


Tullamore Garden Club will visit Hardimount Garden, Co.Carlow and the Potting Shed, Co.Wexford on Wed. 29th June. Bus leaves O'Connor Square at 9am. To book Phone: (0506) 52312/23204.

Durrow N.S.: A public meeting will be held on the future development of Durrow  school and will take place in September 2005. Details in September.

Tullamore & District Angling Club: Junior competition Whitehall June 28th  to Aug 9th.
Ready Group: Afternoon trip today, 26th June.  Bus leaves Kilbride Plaza at
3pm.  Fare €10.  All are welcome.

Ballinamere N.S. Parent's Association offer all past pupils a final oppurtunity to visit the school before its demolition on Tuesday June 28th at 7pm, demolition Wednesday morning.

Garden Fete/Bric a Brac sale in aid of Homeless Building Project for Tullamore Housing Association Ltd. in Tullamore Rugby Club grounds Sun. June 26th 11am. Accepting books, ornaments, accessories, toys, jewellery. Items of clothing, shoes and electrical items not suitable

Support Services

Parish Information & Support Services -
Confidential Phone Line 26604: Monday to Friday, 10.00am-1.00pm; 6.00-8.00pm.
ACCORD Marriage & Relationship counselling Mon-Fri 9.30am-1.30pm,  41831; 
Lucia Counselling Service for those with mental illness  Helpline 1890621631
Suicide Bereavement Support - group sessions for family members or friends - if interested ph Rita 086-8157320;
CIC Mon-Fri 10am-12.30pm, 2-4pm, Sat 10-12 ,52204;
Epiplepsy Assoc Mon-Fri, 9am-3pm 28631;
AA Mon, Thurs,
Sat Mercy Convent 8.30pm;

Thurs 8.30pm, 17 Chapel St.  01-8732699;
Vincent De Paul 22072;
Dochas - Cancer Info & Support Drop in centre 12 Henry St, Mon/Wed/Fri 10.30am-12.30pm 28268
Sexual Abuse & Rape Counselling
Mon-Fri 10am-2pm, Mon 8-10.30pm. 1800323232;
Women in Crisis Ozanam House, Mon-Fri 9am-1pm, 51886;
GROW Community Mental Health Movement meets every Thursday at 7.30 p.m. in the Day Care Centre, Midland Health Board, Arden Road, Tullamore. 51124
Aware Mon 8.45pm Community Mental Health Centre 1890303302;
Breastfeeding Support Group 3rd Thurs, 8pm, Education Resource Centre Hospital. 0502-24317;

Fibromyalgia Group:
Last Tues of month, 8pm, Day Care Centre. Helpline 1800201068 Tues 10am-12 only;

Anew -
support group for women with alcohol problems, Wed 8pm, Ofalia House Edenderry, 086-1024743
Mabs: Free and confidental, phone 23211
Meditation: Mon, Marian Hostel, 7.45pm.
or 1850 281281 9am to 9pm every day for the price of a local call  
Alzheimers Society Carers: Meetings last Monday of every month. Ph 28244.
Adult Educational Guidance Service VEC, 27104.

Pregnant, Worried ?
Life Pregnancy Care
7B Cormac Street Tullamore
over Express Landry)
Drop in every Saturday 10am-1pm 
0506 41110 

Even the woodpecker owes his success to the fact that
he uses his head, and keeps pecking away
until he finishes the job that he starts.
(Coleman Cox)