Sixth Sunday of Easter  >  A     14th May  2023                         

Recently Deceased: Lucy Murphy (nee Bennett) Kilmacud Road, Dublin formerly Bohercrowe, Limerick Road; Margaret McNamara, Garrynacanty, Dundrum Rd; Raymond Horan, Birr, Co. Offaly;

Months Mind: Michael Butler, St. Patricks Avenue, Tipperary Town

Anniversaries: Michael Cotter; Jack Kissane; John Ryan; Matt Heffernan; Michael & Molly Crowley & sons Shane & Michael & daughter Bridget; Hugo & Kathleen O’Neill; Dinny, Catherine & Johnny Wade; Elsie Kelly; Michael Hourigan; Margaret Bourke; Ita Hogan; Sr. Noeline McEvoy; David Quirke; Bobby Swords; Jackie Swords; Jim, Jack & Sr Sheila Rea; Bridget O’Donnell; Hugh O’Neill; Donie O’Callaghan; Mary Cummins; Sheila O’Dwyer; Deceased members of Keane Family; John Quinn; Mary Ryan; Larry Quirke; Mary & Jack Evans; Nellie Cahill; Mary Browne; Brendan, Michael & Liam Thornton; Sean & Jennie Coleman; Mary O’Dwyer; James Moloney;

St. Patrick’s Missionary Society (Kiltegan Fathers): Next weekend 20/21 May, we welcome Fr. Seán Deegan  to speak at all our masses.  St. Patrick’s Missionary Society was founded on St. Patrick’s Day 1932 by Fr. Patrick Whitney, a priest of the diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois.  Kiltegan priests, volunteer priests and lay people from all over Ireland have worked in Nigeria, Kenya, Central and South Africa and the West Indies. The Kilteegan Fathers wish to thank you for your support to their missionary work in the past and for a renewal of that support today through enrolling in their Mission Circle, subscribing to ‘Africa’ magazine or any other way you wish.  

Congratulations: to the children who received their first Holy Communion recently from the Monastery, St. Michael’s GNS and Gaelscoil. We encourage their families to continue to support them in their faith by prayer at home and accompany them to church to celebrate the Eucharist regularly.

Bereavement Support Group: A Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday 16th May @ 7pm in St. Michael’s Pastoral Centre.

Open Public meeting: Are you affected by someone’s drinking: Come along to an Open Public Meeting. Learn about AI-Anon and from people who have benefitted from it. Admission is FREE. Over 18’s Only. Complimentary Tea & Coffee.

Thank You: the Weekly Envelope and Donations in the Collection Box last w/e 30th April was €2,475. Thanks to all who regularly contribute online at

Parish Lotto:  May: 13th  5, 9, 21, 28 Congratulations tothe Pat Jones the Lucky Dip winner of €50.  No Jackpot winner this week. Next weeks Jackpot is €3,550.  To play go to Anyone who has a ticket in the Lotto on 25th May will be automatically included in the bonus summer national draw by service provider ‘Our fundraiser’.  €1,000 holiday voucher, Pair of Platinum Tickets to the Harry Styles concert in Slane, A playStation 5 console + FIFA23 game.  

The Rosary: will be recited daily @ 7.30pm during  May at Our Lady’s Grotto (opp the Church) and at the Millenium Rock, Cordangan.

Padre Pio Pilgrimage:  to Holycross Abbey on Sunday 28th May. Ceremonie begin at 1.30pm with Mass at 3pm. All are welcome.

St. Pio Prayer Meeting: will be held in the Pastoral Centre, St. Michael’s Street on Thursday May 18th @ 7pm. All are welcome.

Novena for Life: from Tuesday 23rd May to the Feast of the Visitation on Wednesday 31st May. Each day’s intention is accompanied by a short reflection and suggested actions to help build a culture of life in Ireland. Visit for the daily novena prayers which will also be posted on and @ChooseLifeIRL on Twitter.

All Ireland Rosary Rally in Knock: on Sat June 3rd from 1pm in Knock. Will include Holy Mass, the Rosary, Stations of the Cross & a talk by Bishop Oliver Doeme.  A bus will leave from Tipperary town. Book your seat early to avoid disappointment. Ring Maura Stapleton: 086 0622087.

Arravale Rovers: an evening of hurling chat on Friday May 19th at 8p.m. in the Abbey Sports Hall with hurling greats Anthony Daly, T.J.Ryan, Mark Landers,  Liam Sheedy & Conor O’Brien. Tickets available from Flanagans Lane, Roches Bar, Denis Leahys, Porter House or from any senior player. Tickets also available online. all are welcome

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