18 January 2021

This week we feature some pictures from Cemetery Sunday in Clonminch and the Residents Mass in Thornsbury Estate. 


On Thurs 4th Sept Sr. Jenny celebrates the Golden Jubilee of her Religious Profession.  Mass will be celebrated in the Parish Church at 7.30pm followed by a cup of tea in the Parish Centre.  All welcome.  No gifts, your presence will be your gift.

Calling young people from 6th class to 6th year.  J. Unit recommences on Sun 7th Sept from 7pm to 8pm in the Day Chapel.  All welcome.

Our ‘rear a calf’ scheme has commenced and we now have a few local farmers rearing a calf for the parish.  If you would like to become involved in either rearing or donating a calf, please contact Tom in the Parish Centre, 9321587/0860547266.


1. MEATH PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES SEPT 12-17 The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from Sept 12-17 and will be led by Bishop Smith.  The fare is €709 for full board and inclusive of insurance and travel taxes.  To book contact Pilgrimages Abroad Ltd tel 01 6359300.  Places are also available for sick pilgrims requiring special assistance to book contact Ann 087 7914828.  In recent years many young people (18+) have travelled to Lourdes with the diocese seeking to find out more about this famous Shrine: to lend a hand to the pilgrims who are sick or infirmed, to look for some prayer space in busy lives and still to have a good time!  Cost €350. If you are interested in travelling email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

8TH NATIONAL GRANPARENTS PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK: Sun 14th Sept.  Blessing of the sick 2.30pm Mass 3pm. Ph 098 24877 email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

3.  IRISH NATIONAL PILGRIMAGE TO ST THERESE OF LISIEUX:  25 Sept – lst Oct in Lisieux Fra1nce.  Booking information Celine 01 8387281 or e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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.

Sacrament of Baptism
The next available Baptism date is on: Sat 20th, Sat 27th Sept& Sun 5th Oct. in Tullamore; Sun 12th Oct in Durrow.  The pre-baptism meeting for this is on Wednesday 17th Sept. 
To book in for the meeting and baptisms, contact the Parish Secretary, at the Parish Office, Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm.


PIONEERS IN TULLAMORE:  Gathering/Spirituality Day, Sun 5 Oct, Mullingar.  Details later
SOSAD TULLAMORE:  walk on 12th Sept at 6pm from Burlinton Business Park €12 registration or free when reg for sponsorship card.  For more info 057 9346704.
TEACH MHUIRE PRAYING COMMUNITY: Mass for healing Tue 2nd Sept at 8pm St. Paul’s Church Emo, Portlaoise. Ph 086 8157305



All of our efforts go to help others affected by suicide. We really want to reach those in distress or at risk from suicide before any attempt as we believe that we have the skills and resources to help them.


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