26 January 2022

For the week beginning on Sunday 19th. December 2021

 

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CHRISTMAS CONFESSIONS
AND MASSES

Reconciliation Day Monday 20th. Confessions after each Mass and throughout the day, concluding with Mass at 6.30pm.
Confessions Christmas Eve 12-4pm.

Mass Times:
Christmas Eve, 5:00pm, 6:30pm & 9:00pm in Tullamore. 
Midnight in Durrow.

Christmas Day:  8:30am, 10:00am, 11:30am & 1:00pm in Tullamore.  11.30am in Durrow.

 

CHRISTMAS CEREMONIES IN TULLAMORE

Reconciliation Day

Monday Dec. 20th. Confessions will be available after each Mass and throughout the day, concluding with evening Mass at 6.30pm. 

Christmas Eve

Confessions commencing with reconciliation service at 12.00 noon and continuing until 4.00pm. 

Wishing you every blessing this Christmas.
Nollaig Shona daoibh go léir.
Niech święty duch radości ześle ci pokój!
Su Šventom Kalėdom ir Naujaisiais Metais!
Fie ca bunătatea lui Dumnezeu să vă aducă multe binecuvântări
Que o Senhor lhe conceda felicidade e paz!

On behalf of the priests of the parish and the team we wish the people of the parish every peace and blessing this Christmas time.  A warm welcome home to those who have managed to travel and welcome to those who are visiting our parish this Christmas.  We also remember family members and friends who are in other parts of the world; we are separated by distance but united in thought and prayer.

PROTECTION AGAINST COVID 

For clarity following the recent updated Covid guidance, Religious Services in Places of Worship are unchanged regarding capacity, with all other protective measures in place to ensure safety of the congregation. We ask parishioners to:

Continue to wear masks at all times when visiting our parish churches.

Sanitise on the way in.

Receive Holy Communion on the hand.

Use the boxes provided at the doors for the plate collection and parish envelopes.

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

 

Eucharistic Ministers needed for 5.00pm and 9.00pm Christmas Eve Masses.  Please leave name in Sacristy. 

POINSETTIAS FOR THE CHURCH

If you would like to donate poinsettia to decorate the Church for Christmas, please leave it into the Sacristy.

MASS INTENTIONS   

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

AWARE SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

Aware is currently seeking volunteers for their  Support Services. 

Aware is the national organisation providing free support, education and information services to those impacted by anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and related mood conditions. Aware was founded by Dr McKeon and a team of volunteers, many of whom had their own experience of depression or bipolar disorder, and who wanted to support others. That is still Aware’s ethos today, volunteers are the backbone of the organisation.

If you think you would like to volunteer or if you simply want to know more please visit <<AWARE>>. All the relevant information, training dates and full application form can viewed on that page.

SACRAMENTS

BAPTISM: Please contact the parish secretary.

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

SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE: To book the Church for weddings, contact the Parish Secretary. 

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

Shalom World is a 24/7 commercial free Catholic television network for the whole family. Use the floating link to access the live "Shalom Media Gallery" or click on the icon on the right to find out more about Shalom World Ministries.

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