05 December 2020

I thank You, Jesus, my Divine Redeemer, for coming upon the earth for our sake, 
And for instituting the adorable Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist 
In order to remain with us until the end of the world. Amen



This year will mark the 89th year in which a Corpus Christi procession will take place in Tullamore. The procession will begin from the Church of the Assumption at 6.00pm on Sunday 7th June and will leave the main entrance of the church turning on to Store St, proceeding left up to Convent Road, from Convent Road on to Arden Road and Clontarf Road, turning into Arden View where benediction will take place. All parishioners and parish groups are invited to participate and homeowners on the route are encouraged to put out bunting flags and decorate windows with religious objects.

Congratulations to the children from The Parish School who received the Eucharist for the first time on Sunday, 17th. May.  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.

LE CHEILE CHOIR Concert, along with Durrow & Offaly Co Co Choirs, Fri 12, 8pm, St Catherine’s Church, Hophill.   Tickets €10.  Ph 087 7990084. 

DURROW PATTERN  Tuesday 9th June
10.00 am  First Holy Communion Mass
12 noon   Concelebrated Mass followed by procession to the Well and High Cross.
4.00 pm   Sports in Durrow GAA field (weather permitting)
Raffle Tickets for Durrow Pattern on sale.
9.00 pm   Cards in the Hall.  All welcome.

Nine new deacons were ordained in Maynooth on Sunday 31st May, feast of the Holy Trinity.  Amongst them were two of our diocese.  Noel Weir from our parish and Conor McGee who has been on pastoral placement here.  It is a time of challenge and blessing.  We ask you to keep these new deacons in your prayers and to continue to pray for vocations.

 PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA;  30 July-6 August, €699 full board, ph Fr John Nally 087 4114450, Pat Kidney 086 3192399 or 057 9352553, P.J. Smyth 086 8796190.
2. MEDJUGORJE 7 DAY PILGRIMAGE:  Departs Wed 19 Aug, 2015. €659 all in per person sharing.  Ph  Michael  086 8157305.
3. PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND FROM MEATH DIOCESE:  4th. - 12th. Sept.  Cost €1250 plus tax, ph 01 8783111 or Kingscourt office 042 9667314 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
4. MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES: 12-17 Sept, €689, ph 016359300.  Youths (over 18) ph 087 7631916, hospital pilgrims ph 087 7914828. 

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. 

The next available Baptism dates are Sat 20th June & Sat 27th June in Tullamore & Sun 5th July  and 12th July in Durrow.  The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wednesday 17th June. To book in for the meeting and baptisms, contact the Parish Secretary, at the Parish Office, Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm..


LITURGY GROUP A Liturgy Meeting will be held on Wednesday 10th in the Parish Centre at 6.30pm.

  Alfie Lambe House,  Sat 13,  8.15pm.  All welcome.

READY: Dinner Dance in Central Hotel (Days Hotel) on Sunday June 14th at 7.30 pm.  All welcome. To book phone 9341235

alt ALFIE LAMBE’S CAUSE MAKES PROGRESS TO ROME:  Fr Oliver Skelly and Fr Martin Halpin attended the closing session for the Cause of Canonisation of Servant of God Alphonsus (Alfie) Lambe in Buenos Aires on 26 March, 2015.  They were present at this key event in the beatification process of the Tullamore born Legion of Mary envoy, who died in Argentina in 1959.



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