24 April 2024
Bulletin 3-7-05

Parish of the Assumption

Tel: 21587/51510/22244/22415 Fax: 51510   
E-mail Parish Secretary:
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14th Sunday of the Year 
3rd July 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:

Mon 4: 7.45 Frances Hannigan.  10.00 Thomas & Eileen Brennan. 
Tues 5: 10.00 Michael Keane, New Rd. 
Wed 6: 10.00 Dan & Michael Fox & grandson Peter. 
Thurs 7: 10.00 Ellen Hackett, Glendaniel. 
Fri 8: 10.00 Michael Whelan. 
Sat 9: 7.45 Kathleen & Peter Bracken & Family, 68 O'Molloy St.  10.00 John, Margaret & Sr Monica Kearney.  7.00 Ann Deasy, 19 O'Brien St. Mon Mem.  8.30 Lisa Bassett, Arbutus Court. Mon Mem.
Sun 10: 8.30 Thomas & Brigid Kenaney, Loughaun.  10.00 John & Teresa Gallagher, Meelaghans.  11.30 Robert Hyland. Mon Mem.  1.00 Betty Adams, Cormac St. 1st Ann.

Fri 8 Fr Noel Geraghty Mon Mem (8pm).
Sun 10 Ian Sweeney.

We offer our sympathy to the families of
Richard Forrestal, late Tara St, died in England;
Nancy Power nee Lambe, late Parnell St, died in Canada.

Next Shared Mass Sat 16 July 10am

Welcome to the parish community

Luke Addis Duffy, 2 Chancery Park;
Imelda Margaret Lambe, Rahan Rd;
Ross Patrick Kelly, 28 Ard na Greine;
Audrey Jane Bennett, 3 Convent View. 

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 13th July - 8.30pm, Parochial House. 
All parents who wish to have their child baptised must attend a meeting. 
Contact Parish Secretary for details.

Peters Pence Tullamore €6128; Durrow €203. 
Envelopes €1520.

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


In Sunday's readings, Zechariah refers to our Lord as, "Your King comes to you,...humble and riding on a donkey".  St Paul says, "unless you possessed the Spirit of Christ you do not belong to Him" and St Matthew refers to our Lord as saying, "shoulder my yoke and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart."
The Lord is the teacher and we are His pupils and if we wish to learn from Him, we must be humble, spiritual and gentle, and being so "will find rest for our souls".

  Community Activities

Youth Centre:
Rehearsals for ‘Oklahoma' Wed, 7-8pm.

Film/Digital Technology Programme
for 12-18 yr olds, 8-12 Aug.  Details from Theresa 22850, Offaly Leader & Company.

Bus to Knock
Sun 10, William St, 9.30am.  Ph 41485.

Offaly Pro-Life:
Branch meeting, Wed 6, 8pm, Bridge House.  Guest speakers.

Daffodil Day:
Thanks to all who supported recent daffodil day.  Amount collected was €26,696.40

Gala Benefit Concert
In aid of Tina Gaffney Fund, St Mary's Church, Navan, Sun 10, 8pm.  Ph 0868228757/0863888989/0872448697 for details.

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 

People have a way of becoming what you encourage them to be
-not what you nag them to be.

(Scudder N Parker)