CHURCH NEWS: Church Cleaning Rota – July 2018: Mary Kennedy and Gabriel Daz. Mass Readers: Saturdays – June 16th and 23rd: Ann Vaugh; June 30th: Seosamh Murphy. Sundays – June 17th: Declan Phelan; June 24th and July 1st: Kevin Kelly. Special Ministers of the Eucharist: July: Saturday Evenings – Willie Dunne and Edmund Kenny; July: Sunday Mornings – Pat O’Hara and Donal Bowe. Three-Day Pilgrimage to Lough Derg: 18th, 19th & 20th July. Bus Leaving Portlaoise at 8am. Contact Kay on (087) 9912047 for more information.

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VISIT OF POPE FRANCIS TO IRELAND: A formal announcement that Pope Francis will attend the World Meeting of Families in Ireland is expected shortly. Pope Francis personally chose Ireland to host this event. Parishioners who would like to attend all or part of the event can register for the three-day Pastoral Congress on online. Places for the Congress are limited and guarantee a ticket for the Festival of Families and the Final Mass which are expected to be led by Pope Francis. Although there will be no charge for any event led by the Pope, tickets for the Festival of Families will be very limited and not released until a later date, along with tickets for the Final Mass.

PRESENTATION CENTRE: The Presentation Centre beside the Catholic Church is available for hire. For further information please contact Angela on (087) 1928522.

SYMPATHY is extended to the Maher family, Dunmore, Durrow on their recent bereavement.
Sympathy is extended to the O’Shea family, Swan Road, Durrow, on their recent bereavement.
Sympathy is extended to the Murphy family, Dunmore, Durrow and Bunclody, Co Wexford, on their recent bereavement.
Sympathy is extended to the Carroll family, New Line, Durrow and Timahoe, on their recent bereavement.