27 January 2021

Lord, you created me to live in freedom. 
May your Holy Spirit guide me to follow you freely. 
Instil in my heart a desire 
To know and love you more each day.  Amen. 


Fr Willie’s Months Memory will take place in Mornington Church on Friday 21st August at 8 pm.   
Fr John Brogan’s will take place in Kilskyre Church on Friday 21st August at 7.30pm.

COMMUNITY EVENING & BOOK LAUNCH:  Mass celebrated by Fr. Rory O’Brien, Tullamore Church 5pm followed by refreshments & book launch Esker Hills Golf Club 7pm, Sun 23, all welcome. 

Blessing of graves at Kilbride Church and Cemetery is on Sunday  30th August at 11.00am. 

YOUTH 2000 
What is Youth 2000? Youth 2000 is an international movement of young people called to spread the Good News of the Catholic faith and share this experience with other young people. We have around 40 weekly prayer groups around the country, 16 to 18 weekend retreats throughout the year, a summer festival, an annual ball and various other social events - all organised by young people, for young people.

CEMETERY SUNDAY IN CLONMINCH is on Sunday, 16th, at 1.00pm.  This is an important day in our Parish, as we remember our dead and their families.  There will be no 1.00pm Mass in the Church of the Assumption. We ask all families to continue removing waste material from their graves and we acknowledge the efforts that people have been making in maintaining them and keeping the cemetery tidy.

Ministers of Holy Communion needed for cemetery Mass.  Please leave your name in the Sacristy.

We appeal to all parishioners and visitors coming to our cemeteries to be vigilant and not to leave any valuables in their cars.

1. 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 .
2. 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. 22nd. August and Sun 6th. Sept. in Tullamore.  There are no baptisms in Durrow in Sept.  The pre-baptism meeting for these dates is on Wed. 19th. Aug. To book in for the meeting and baptisms, contact the Parish Secretary, at the Parish Office, Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm..
Please note that there will be no baptisms on Saturday 15th. August in Tullamore or on Sunday 13th. September in Durrow.


THORNSBERRY ESTATE RESIDENTS ASSOCIATION:  Mass in estate on Tues 18th Sept @ 7.30pm.  All welcome.

MINDFULNESS & WELLBEING PROGRAMME:  for 6 weeks starting 9 Sept from 10.30am to 12.30pm, ph 086 7760550.

MIDLAND CARDIAC SUPPORT GROUP:  meeting on Tue 18 in the Parish Centre @ 7.30pm.


We now have a Defibrillator, kindly donated by The Mark Heffernan Trust.   We would appreciate if anyone already trained in the use of a Defibrillator and willing to use same if required, could leave their name with the Parish Secretary. Click on this link to see how a defibrillator is used


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