Fifth Sunday of Easter 15th May 2022

Recently Deceased: Nora O’Brien (nee Morissey), Rossadrehid, Bansha;

Months Mind: Marie Evans, Brookville; Tipperary Town;

Anniversaries:  Kathleen & Hugo O’Neill; Jack Kissane; Bobby Swords; Matt Heffernan; Michael & Molly Crowley & their sons Michael and Shane; Ita Hogan; Margaret Bourke; Sr. Noeline McEvoy; Elsie Kelly; Deceased members of the Carew Family; Bridget & James O’Donnell; Edmond & Jimmy O’Donnell; Eileen Boland; Donal Withero; John Quinn; Mary Ryan; Nellie Cahill; Michael Doherty; Sr. Bridget Roche; Michael Flynn; Mary Browne; James Foley; Lena Brett; Mary O’Dwyer, Donaskeigh; Mary, Alice & Sr.Eugene; Maureen Godfrey; Eileen & William Butler; Deceased members of the Baily Family; Bill & Sarah McCormack; James, Josephine & Thomas Kinane; Mike Carey; Fr. Liam Holmes; Joan Coman; Rose Ryan; Larry Quinn; Cira Elizabeth Sweeney; Donie O’Callaghan; 

Thanks: to all who contribute financially each week to our parish by using the Weekly Envelope, Online Donations or by placing a donation in the Collection Boxes at the back of the Church.

First Holy Communion: Congratulations to the pupils from the Gaelscoil and St. Michael’s Girls School who celebrated their First Holy Communion this weekend.  Next Friday 20th May the children from St. Joseph’s Girls School will receive their First Holy Communion.

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament:  Every Wednesday in St. Michael’s Church 3.00pm – 6.00pm.

Bus to Knock: on Saturday 28th May leaving the Marian Hall Tipperary Town at 8.00am.  Cost €20.  Contact Kathleen Dalton at 086 8690984 or leave name in St. Michael’s Sacristy 062 52727.

Parish Lotto: Numbers this week 18. 21, 22, 25.  No Jackpot winner. Congratulations to the Fogarty Family, the lucky dip winners this week of €50.  Jackpot next week is €1,675.  To join the Lotto, go to 

March for Life: Shining a spotlight on Ireland’s Abortion law and calling on positive supports for mothers.  March for Life in the Munster Region takes place in Cork City Centre on Fri 20th May at 6.00pm.  See Poster on Church Notice board.

Rosary:  The Holy Rosary will be recited daily at 7.00pm at the Marian Park across from St. Michael’s Church and at the Millennium Rock, Cordangan at 7.30pm for the month of May.

Seeds of Hope: As a follow up to our planning for the future of our parishes and diocese, there will be a meeting of Tipperary Parish and surrounding parishes in the Marian Hall on this Thursday 26th May at 7.30pm.  We all have a role to play in keeping faith alive for further generations and with Pope Francis we need to plan and walk that road together. Come and be part of the future planning for our parish and diocese this Thurs at 7.30pm.

Reflection: Sunday after Sunday the question is posed: where is the Risen Lord to be found?  the answer… in the Christian community.  The emphasis in today’s readings is on the continuing presence of the Lord through the love of his disciples.  The warmth of the Lord’s presence is here for us all through the mutual love of those who follow his commandment to “love one another just as I have loved you”.

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