27 November 2022

For the week beginning on Sunday 12th. Jne 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 Durrow NS who received the Eucharist for the first time last Thursday.  We wish God’s blessing on them, their families and teachers and all who helped them on their faith journey at this special time.

ST. PADRE PIO MASS

St. Padre Pio Mass will be celebrated on Tues. 14th. June at 7.30pm in the Church of the Assumption, Tullamore.  All are welcome.

CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION

Our Corpus Christi Procession will make a welcome return on Saturday next, 19th, after 6.30pm Mass (weather permitting).  The procession will take the route leaving Church grounds from Store St, St. Brigid’s Place, Convent Rd, Colmcille St, Harbour St. and will end with Benediction in the grounds of the Church of the Assumption.  All parishioners are encouraged to take part in this joyful public celebration of the Eucharist.

HOLY HOUR FOR VOCATIONS

Holy Hour for Vocations on Friday 17th at 7.00pm in Tullamore Church, with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction.We will reflect on the example of the Priesthood after the Heart of Christ, in this month of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Speaker will be Mark Caffrey, a student for the Priesthood for our Diocese. 

More vocations details fromFr Tony Gonoude 0449373923; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   www.meathvocations.com  Instagram Account: diocseofmeathvocations

UNIVERSAL SYNOD 2021-2023

Following the engagement by so many people across the Diocese, the diocesan synthesis has been completed and will now be submitted to the National Steering Committee.  The synthesis can be viewed on www.dioceseofmeath.ie from Wednesday 1st June.       

Thanks to all who took part in the synodal conversations during Lent and to all who completed questionnaires and made submissions.  Thanks to all priests and facilitators who organised the synodal meetings in each deanery.     

As we approach the Feast of Pentecost, let us ask the Holy Spirit: “Teach us the way we must go, and how we are to pursue it”.

 PARISH CENTRE 

Tea and coffee will be served in the Parish Centre on Monday, Wednesday and Friday starting on Monday 30th. May after 10.00 am Mass. 

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.

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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