Offaly Community Notes
THE WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES
The World Meeting of the Families takes place in Dublin next August. It consists of a three day event at the RDS in Ballsbridge (August 22, 23, 24) a vigil-type Festival of Families in Croke Park on the evening of Saturday, August 25 and a concluding Mass in the Phoenix Park in the early afternoon of Sunday, August 25.
There is a cost for attendance at the RDS days, but no cost for attendance at the Croke Park and Phoenix Park events, at which Pope Francis will preside. However, for attendance at any of these events, it will be necessary to register online at www.worldmeeting2018.ie.
For the Croke Park event, where space is limited, priority will be given to people who have booked to
participate in the World Meeting in the RDS.
The next meeting for parents in our pastoral area who have a child for baptism will be held in the Parochial House in Ballinahown on Thursday, May 17 from 8.00pm to 9.00pm. Subsequent pre-baptism meetings are scheduled for Thursday, June 14 and Thursday, July 19. Parents are asked to contact their local priest about attendance at these meetings.
The family of James Sheridan, Leabeg, wish to express their sincere thanks to all who offered prayers and good wishes during his recent
We offer a Friendly Call Service. We are inviting all Senior Members of the community to sign up for this FREE and CONFIDENTIAL service, which we believe will be of great benefit to everybody.
Basic every day Internet skills – 5 x 2hour classes.
Create and Decorate Course
3 x 2 hours class, €30 (can be held in your local venue)
Basic First Aid courses
also available subject to demand
Call (057) 93 53177/53441 to book your place on any course Please note that courses are subject to enrollment numbers.
Scoil Mhuire, Tullamore
Scoil Mhuire extends an invitation to past pupils, former parents, staff and friends of the school to a walkaround of the newly extended and re-furbished school on Thursday, May 17, from 6pm - 8:30pm.
Music in Medicine Workshop
THERAPEUTIC HARP in Gerontology and Hospice care with Jayne Demakos - An information and creative workshop at Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore for health care providers, families and community members
Date & Time: Thursday 7th June, 10.30am – 12noon (90 minute workshop)
Venue: Education Centre, Scott Building, Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore (MRHT), Arden Road, Tullamore, Co Offaly
Tickets: Free – Places limited - Booking is essential at: www.eventbrite.ie.