St. Michael’s Parish Tipperary

24th Sunday in Ordinary Time   > B           12th Sept 2021          

Recently Deceased: Mai Tierney (nee O’Dwyer), Dublin & formerly 7 Bank place, Tipperary;  Joe O’Dwyer, Attybrick; John Maguire, Garnacanty & late of Marian Tce; Denis McGrath, Thurles & formerly Cordangan, Tipperary. Timothy Laurence (Timmy) Ryan, Davitt St, Tipperary Town. A family funeral mass on Monday in St. Michael’s Church Tipperary at 12 noon, followed by cremation at Shannon Crematorium at 3.00pm

Anniversaries: Noelle Kiely; Anthony & Denis Redfern; The Maher Family, Fr. Matthew St; Pat Rafferty; Bob Noonan; Peggie Kinane; Michael & Kathleen Larby Patrick & Eileen Gubbins; Denis McGrath, (Snr) Cordangan; Timmy Corcoran; Ita O’Donnell; James & Creina Nugent; Sheila Bennett; John Connery; Kathleen Duffy; Joe Dillon; Maureen Brennan; Ned O’Donnell; Eily Reilly nee Flynn; John Flynn; John Fitzsimmons; Pat Cunningham; Jim Dolan; Bridget O’Shea; Mary & Michael O’Dwyer, Kyle; Con & Mary Murnane & deceased; Murnane & Mason families; John & Betty Cunningham; Sr. Gertrude Ryan; Teresa Mullins;Peter Christie;

The Diocesan Pastoral Plan – Seeds of Hope 2021-2026:   After a lengthy ‘Listening Process’ throughout the diocese  four year ago and the interruption of Covid 19 for the past eighteen months, the 5 year Diocesan Pastoral Plan – Seeds of Hope will be launched by Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly in Holycross Abbey this Sunday 12th Sept with mass at 3.00pm.  Unfortunately we are still under Covid restrictions so only a representative group from each parish can attend in person but it will be streamed live from the Abbey today.  We hope to organise parish gatherings soon to reflect on and embrace this initiative of faith development into the future.  We will all need to work together to keep faith alive for the coming generations.

Month of Prayer for the Care of Creation:  (1st Sept. – 4th Oct) “…The ecological crisis is a summons to profound interior conversion… Living our vocation to be protectors of God’s handiwork is essential to a life of virtue;  it is not an optional of  a secondary aspect of our Christian experience”  (Laudato Si 217   Pope Francis)

Suggested Action for the coming week:Be mindful of our use of water

Autumn Clergy Collection: for the priests of the diocese is due this weekend 11/12 Sept.  Thanks to all who have been so generous to these collections so far this year.  Whatever you can give is greatly appreciated.  Collections envelopes can be left in the box at back of the church. Your donation can also be made online by going to the .parish website

First Holy Communion: Children from The Monastery School will celebrate their First Holy Communion in St. Michael’s Church next Saturday 11th Sept at 11.30am.   Only parents, children and teachers to attend.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: in St. Michael’s Church Tipperary Town every Wed from 3pm – 6pm. 

Holycross Annual Solemn Novena 2021: continues until Thursday 16th Sept. Due to Covid 19 restrictions it is only available online at at 10.30am and 7.30pm daily and on Tipperary Mid West Radio at 7.30pm daily. Go to, contact 0504-43124 for more information

Parish Lotto: There was no Jackpot winner last Thursday but congratulations to Patrick O’Dwyer who was the lucky dip winners of €50. The Jackpot is now at €3,675.  To join the Lotto go to the parish Website and press the Lotto Button. Good luck to all.

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