ST MICHAEL’S PARISH TIPPERARY

FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER > B 2nd May 2021

Recently Deceased: Joe Heffernan, Cordangan, Tipperary – FAL. Michael Hayes, Pallasgreen; Connie O’Dwyer, Old Pallas; Canon Richard Byron, Wales and Pallasgreen;

Month’s Mind: George Mc Cormack, Brodeen, Cashel Rd, Tipperary; Margaret Ryan, Longford Bridge, Tipperary; Pauline Russell, Lisvernane;

Anniversaries: James & Bridget Bourke; Mary McNamara (nee Tuohy) formerly St. Michael’s Ave;
Tom Nash; Joe O’Sullivan; Sheila O’Dwyer; Frank Malone; Jack Heffernan; Denis O’Connell (Kilcommon); Ena Kiely; Jim O’Reilly; Margaret Fleming;; Linda O’ Callaghan; Tom Carew; Denis Ailbe Kelly; Margaret Kelly; Joan Kelly;; Adrienne Kelly; Edward Molloy; Margaret Persade (nee Hayes); Nicholas Persade;; Michael Cassidy (1st Anni); Maureen Webster; Thomas, Michael & Marie O’Reilly; Nora Mai Richardson; Jimmy Dalton; Jim, Jack & Sr Sheila Rea; Margaret & Stephen Maguire; Joe & Mary O’Dwyer; Alice & Patrick O’Reilly; John Doherty, Brensha;

Return to Public Masses: The government has allowed churches to open for public mass from Monday 10th May. We will announce details next weekend. Again we will be asking for volunteers to help with stewarding when we resume.

Confirmation & First Holy Communion: According to the latest government guidelines the celebration of the sacraments Confirmation & First Holy Communion are not to take place in May. It would seem that June is also doubtful but we await further clarification later. We encourage children and their families to continue preparing at home by saying their prayers and listening to mass online.

Easter Clergy Collection: A further €865 has been contributed to this collection bringing the total to €21,445. Thanks to all and to those who have contributed online.

Trócaire: A total of €13,180 has been donated by Tipperary Parish and this is greatly appreciated by Trócaire. We ask that all further donations be sent directly to Trócaire.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: will continue on Wed from 3.00pm – 6.00pm in St. Michael’s Church. You are invited to visit on that day and spend a little time in the Lord’s Presence and pray for yourselves and for one another.

Parish Lotto: Thanks to all who have joined our parish Lotto. There was no Jackpot winner last Thursday but congratulations to Eileen Leahy who was the lucky dip winner.
It is great to see new people joining each week. You can still join the Lotto by going to www.stmichaelsparishtipperary.ie and press the Lotto Button. €2 for 1 line and 3 lines for €5. The weekly lucky dip is now increased to €50. Good luck to all.

Parish Office & Sacristy: Open Mon-Fri from 10.45am to 12noon. Contact can be made 062 52727

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