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(Divine Mercy Sunday)   16th April  2023                        

Recently Deceased: Dinny Carey, St.  Michael’s Ave;

Months Mind: Mary (Maura) Quirke, Dillon Street, Tipperary Town;

Anniversaries: Bill & Mary Harding; Edward (Eddie) McBride (1st Anniv); Mary Swords; Laurence O’Connor; Paddy Ryan; Peggy, Vincent & Morgan Costello; Marie Evans (1st Anniv); David Leahy; John & Thomas Finnan; Margaret & Connie Ryan; May Cosgrove; Catherine Kay Carrie; Jeremiah Cummins; Mary Plowman; Patricia O’Dwyer; Tom O’Shaughnessy; Mary McCormack; Maurice White; Mary Slattery; Colin Flynn; Eily & Paddy Mullins; Mary Kelly; Chrissie & John Fitzgerald; Josephine Houlihan; John Jess; Bridget Quinn; May & Bridie Gleeson;

Trócaire: Please return your Trócaire contribution this week.  If possible you are asked to change coins to notes.  Cheques should be made payable to St. Michael’s Parish and not to Trócaire.  Alternatively you can send your contribution directly to Trócaire.

Divine Mercy Sunday: this Sunday 16th April.  Confessions will be available from 2.00pm.  Divine Mercy Prayers and Mass will begin at 3.00pm.

Thank You: the Weekly Envelope and Donations in the Collection Box last w/e 9th April was €3,105. Thanks to all who regularly contribute online at

Parish Lotto: 7th April: 2, 13, 15,17. Congratulations to Sharon McInerney, the Lucky Dip winner of €50. 14th April: 3, 5, 13, 18. Congratulations to John Halloran, the Lucky dip winner of €50. Jackpot next week is €3,250. To play go to

Pilgrimage Bus to Knock: for Eucharist Adoration Sunday April 23rd. Bus leaves Marian Hall @ 7.30am. Book early 087 056 8216 or 086 211 2019.

St. Pio Prayer Group: Monthly Prayer meeting in the Pastoral Centre, St. Michael’s Street on Thursday 20th April @ 7pm. All are welcome.

The Traditional Catholic Family: John Lacken will speak on “The Traditional Catholic Family: Bedrock of the Catholic Church; Bedrock of Society & Culture “ @ Hayes Hotel, Thurles Wednesday 19th April @ 7pm.

Anam Cara Tipperary: the organisation that supports bereaved parents is holding its monthly Parent evening on Monday 17th April @ 7.15pm in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents. For more information: or 085 288 8888.

Silent Retreat: “If you knew the gift of God” Preached by: Fr. Kilian Byrne @ Mount Melleray Abbey, Waterford, May 15th to 21st. €400 full board. Contact: Helen 086 167 8027 / / A privileged time to come away from noise & distractions & listen to the Spirit of God, Who is Love. Silence, prayer, teachings & liturgy of the Church.

ALONE Support & Befriending Service: Would you be willing to provide companionship to an older person locally? Alone are seeking volunteers in your area. Full training & support provided. If interested, contact Emma on 086 083 4393  or email If you are over 60 & would like to know more about the services ALONE can offer you please call 0818 222 024.

Gala Benefit Concert: in aid of The Excel Théâtre on 18th May @ 8pm. Special guests, internationally acclaimed soprano, Franzita Whelan, who represented Ireland in the “BBC Cardiff Singer off the World” and also appearing, is renowned Limerick contralto Sarah E. Murphy.  Concert will include leading members of T.M.S Recent Production “Hunchback & other local singers”. Booking opens on 25th April @ The Excel, 062 80520.

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