13th February 2022   Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Recently Deceased:  Patrick Hanrahan, late of St. Michael’s Ave, Tipperary.  Requiem mass this Sunday at 12.30pm followed by burial in St. John’s cemetery.  John Philips, Avondale Crescent; Biddy Power; Anne Purcell (nee Stafford), St. Michael’s Ave; Harrette Kissane/Conoplia, late of Tipperary Town who died in Australia.

Month’s Mind: Jerry Cotter, Church St; Johnny Downey, Link Rd;

Anniversaries:  Ann Mulcahy; Catherine Flynn; Marie Fitzgerald Browne; Michael McGrath; Matt Kavanagh; Dolly & Davy Powell; Nicholas Cummins; Patsy Foley; Bob Sweeney (1stAnniversary); Joan Deasy; John & Catherine Crowe; Sheila Godfrey; Geraldine McGrath; Piaric Edwards; Peggie Hayes; Davy Rea (1st Anniversary); Billy Kiely; Maggie O’Brien; Bobby Ryan; Michael O’Dwyer; Dan Sheridan; Martin Cosgrove; Patricia Treacy; Eddie & Martin Dillon; Eileen Power; Lil Thornton Ryan; Mary Ciss O’Connor; Pat Ryan (1st Anniversary); Thomas O’Gorman; Bridget & Paddy Power; Bridget Purcell; William,Margaret & Eddie Hickey; Margaret (Peig) O’Doherty; Joan Culbert; Joan Bowes; Margaret & Patrick Hogan; Pauline Sayle; William & Nora O’Dwyer, Donaskeigh; John Martin Gallagher; Jack, May & Philip Gleeson; Lily Cunningham; Ann O’Dwyer; Michael & Catherine Brennan; Nellie Breen; John Bourke; John & Ellen Breen; Tommy & Edith Fox;                    Go ndéana Dia trócaire orthu.

Covid 19:  Diocesan recommendations apply for the present in church:  

  • Wear a Face Mask
  • Sanitise hands on entering and leaving;
  • Holy Communion should continue to be received in the hand only
  • Handshake to be omitted at sign of peace
  • Holy Water not available in the Fonts at church door

Parish Lotto:  Congratulations to the Stephanie Cuss the lucky winner of €50 this week.  Jackpot was not won and will be €1,975 next week.              To join the Lotto, go to the Website and press the Lotto Button.  Your support is greatly appreciated.

Eucharistic Ministers: The new Rota is available in the sacristy

The Weekly Offertory Envelope: Thanks to all who have begun to use the Weekly Envelope.  There was a great response last week. You are encouraged to embrace this new way of making your weekly donation to St. Michael’s Parish by placing the envelope in one of the Collection Boxes in the Church each week. In the packet there are two envelopes together and you tear them down the middle to separate them for each week.  

Those who choose not to use the envelope can place their donation in the boxes as before or you can donate online by going to the website – and pressing the Donate button.

Seeds of Hope:  This is the Pastoral Plan for our diocese of Cashel & Emly for the next five years after listening to people in all of the 46 parishes. A plan on paper is worthless – it needs to be brought to life by people in all our 46 parishes working with it.  An Information Evening for Tipperary and surrounding Parishes will take place in the Marian Hall on Thursday 24th Feb at 7.30pm. Take note of the date and keep it free so you can attend. 

Newsletter:  Items should be left in the parish office by Thursday noon.  Do not leave copy of the newsletter in the church after you have used it.

St. Michael’s Girls’ National School, Tipperary Town: is now accepting enrolments for September 2022. Phone:  06233527 or Email: Please contact the school for enrolment forms or to organise a visit to the school. Enrolment forms can also be downloaded from the school website-

Laudatio Si – Caring for our Common Home: The diocese of Kerry is beginning a series of talks on ‘Laudato Si’ on Tuesday 15th Feb at 7.30pm and running for 7 weeks, led by Jane Mellet, Laudato Si officer with Trocaire.  All are welcome.  Register at www.dioceseof  To register (free) click Registration.

Laudato Si Booklet can be ordered from a bookshop (€5) or Veritas or can be downloaded from the Vatican website

Exploring Priesthood – Zoom with Seminarians and Priests: On Tuesday 1st March @ 8pm there will be an opportunity for young men to join in on a Zoom to find out more about priesthood and to hear directly from two men who are currently studying for the priesthood in St. Patrick’sCollege, Maynooth.  Further information and registration details can be obtained by emailing   alternatively by visiting 

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