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23 June 2017
Tullamore Parish
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.
   
 
Corpus Christi
  
 

THE BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST
The feast of the Body and Blood of Christ honours the Real Presence of Christ. We are Eucharistic people who believe in Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist.

Jesus Said “I myself am the living bread” (Jn. 6:51) and He nourishes us not only for this life but for eternal life. 

It is difficult to keep Gods’ love alive in our hearts without the Eucharist and to be a caring, united and loving community aware of the needs of our neighbours, especially the sick and the suffering.

Today not only will we see the Host and Chalice elevated at the Consecration at Mass, or placed in a Monstrance to be exposed on the altar for Adoration, but also carried in procession either in the Church or on our streets, concluding with Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

When we receive the Eucharist the food for our journey, let us say thanks for the Body of Christ - Corpus Christi: Christ is present to us, to help us to be present to Him.

Let us treasure this great gift!

CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION
Tullamore's 90th. Corpus Christi Procession took place on Saturday evening in glorious sunshine. <Click Here> for photographs.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION
Congratulations to the children from Durrow National School who received the Eucharist for the first time last week.  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.

BAPTISMS
The next available Baptism dates are Sat 2th June, Sun 2nd & Sat 15th July in Tullamore and Sun 9th July in Durrow. The pre-baptism meeting for this date is on Wed 21st. June. To book in for the meeting and baptisms, contact the Parish Secretary, at the Parish Office, Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5pm.

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SCOIL MHUIRE PRESENTS Midsummer Melodies, Wed 21, 7.30pm, Church of the Assumption, featuring  Tullamore's Academy Chamber Choir and Scoil Mhuire's Choirs and Music Groups.  Adm €10, Children free.  Tickets at door or ph 087-9862123 to book.

BALLYCOMMON CEMETERY MASS: Fri 23rd. at 8:00 p.m.   

CAPPINCUR CEMETERY MASS: Sat 24th. at 8:00 p.m.


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Anti-Catholicism shouldn’t be allowed to be the last acceptable prejudice:
Many Catholics tell me they’ve stopped reading secular newspapers. One man told me recently that he used to love reading the papers, but now he dreads turning the page because of what he might see: more contempt heaped upon the Church which he goes on loving, despite everything.

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CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP
The group meets in the Presbyterian Church, High St., every Wednesday evening at 7:45 p.m. since July 20th. All Welcome.

PILGRIMAGES
MEATH DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES Led by Bishop Smith, 12 - 17th. Sept.  Special section for sick pilgrims.  Special youth section, 18-30 years.  Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it To book, contact Pilgrimage Abroad Ltd, 164 Lower Baggot St, Dublin 2, 01-6359300.
LOUGH DERG:  Three Day Pilgrimage, 3 - 5 July.  Ph 0449374818. For other details  ph 0719861518; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

POLISH MASS
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. 
POLSKA MASS
Święta Ofiara Mszy jest obchodzony w języku polskim 2.30pm w kościele Wniebowzięcia NMP na 4. niedzielę każdego miesiąca . 
 
My father was my teacher. But most importantly he was a great dad. [Beau Bridges]

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