20 May 2022

For the week beginning on Sunday 15th. May 2022

 

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CORPUS CHRISTI

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY

The Corpus Christi Procession will make a welcome return on Saturday 18th June after the 6.30 pm Vigil Mass.  More details later.

FIRST COMMUNION

Congratulations to the children from Offaly School of Special Education, Scoil Mhuire & Scoil Bhride who received the Eucharist for the first time last weekend and to Ballinamere, Gaelscoil Eiscir Ríada & Parish School who receive the Eucharist this weekend.  We wish God’s Blessing on them, their families and teachers and all who helped them on their faith journey at this special time..

EUCHARIST ADORATION

Urgent help required Thurs. 3-4pm. Phone Pat 085 1162668

 PARISH SCHOOL 

Enrolment for Religion Classes for First Communion and Confirmation children will take place from Monday 31st. May to Friday 3rd. June in the Parish Centre from 10.00.am to 4.30.pm.

 VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS

Register your VOLUNTARY ORGANISATION or become a volunteer.

Contact 083 0154669 for more information or register on www.volunteeroffaly.ie

DIVINE MERCY CHAPLET

DIVINE MERCY CHAPLET will continue to be recited BEFORE Saturday Shared Masses starting at 9.25am and followed by rosary. All welcome.

CONCERT IN AID OF UKRAINIAN REFUGEES 

St Catherine’s Church, Thurs. 19th. May with St. Brigids, Le Cheile and Tullamore HSE Choirs and guests. Compere: Anne Gaffney. Conductor: Andrius Kozlovskis. Admission free. Donations welcome.

MASS INTENTIONS   

Click  for the full list of Mass Intentions to be celebrated this week.

PARENTS FIRST

PARENTS FIRST are looking for parents or grandparents to pass on their valuable knowledge and experience in bringing up children. Please phone Dolores or Attracta on 057 9322996 or 086 1959221

BLESSING OF GRAVES IN PARISH CEMETERIES

It is hoped to resume our normal Cemetery Days in Tullamore Parish on the following dates:

Clonminch Cemetery Sunday 21st. August, 1.00pm

Durrow Cemetery Sunday 11th. September 11.30am                             

VOLUNTEER OFFALY    

Register your voluntary organisation or become a volunteer contact 083 0154669 for more information or register on www.volunteeroffaly.ie

PARKING IN CHURCH GROUNDS  

As and from Monday 28th February 2022, the Church barrier will be open only from 7.00am until 11.30am to facilitate Mass goers.

HOLY LAND PILGRIMAGE 2022

A Pilgrimage from Meath Diocese to the Holy Land led by Bishop of Meath Tom Deenihan, Price: €1,875.00 pps(half board). Details from GTI Travel (01) 843 4734.

SACRAMENTS

BAPTISM: Please contact the parish secretary. Baptisms take place monthly on the first Sunday in Tullamore, second Sunday in Durrow, third and fourth Saturday in Tullamore.

CONFESSIONS: Saturday 2.00-3.00pm in the Day Chapel.

SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE: To book the Church for weddings, contact the Parish Secretary at least three months in advance.  All couples getting married must complete a pre-marriage course.  Contact ACCORD 0579341831 or www.accord.ie.  ACCORD also providecouple and relationship counseling In-Person and Online in Tullamore.  Phone 057 9341831 or 0864669926 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

ALONE

A Support line for older people Ph. 0818 222024 is available 8:00am. - 8:00pm. daily.

MONEY ADVICE AND BUDGETING SERVICE (MABS)

MABS ( a free, confidential service forople who have problems with money management): Nationl Helpline 0761072000 Mon - Fri 9:00 am to 8:00 pm  

SHALOM WORLD MINISTRIES

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