On Sunday December 2nd Thurles Cathedral Choir with Clonmel Concert Orchestra performed a beautiful programme of sacred and classical music in the Cathedral of the Assumption. We are very proud of the depth of talent displayed from our parish. Congratulations to all involved in making this a brilliant night’s entertainment, a memorable night for all!
NOVEMBER: MONTH OF THE HOLY SOULS
MASSES FOR THE HOLY SOULS will be offered at the regular weekday and weekend Mass times throughout the month of November. November Lists for you to write the names of your departed loved ones available at back of both Churches and can be placed in the Boxes provided in either Church.
MEMORIAL LIGHTS: Available at either Sacristy or Parish Centre for those who wish to light a candle in memory of their loved ones.
PHIL COULTER – CATHEDRAL ECHOES
PHIL COULTER – CATHEDRAL ECHOES
Thurles Parish Pastoral Council wish to convey a big ‘thank you’ and ‘well done’ to all involved in making the Phil Coulter Concert a very enjoyable evening and an outstanding success. Special thanks to all our Stewards, Ushers, Cleaning Group, Office Staff, Cathedral Flower Group, Thurles Gardaí, Order of Malta, Corbett Electrical, Star Systems, Bookworm, Holycross Abbey Shop, Noel Dundon & Tipperary Star Staff, County & Provincial Newspapers, Tipp FM, Tipp Mid-West Radio, MIC Thurles Campus & Pallottine College for the use of their Car Parks and all who supported in any way our first fundraiser for the re-roofing of the Cathedral.
Holy Thursday March 29th:
Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 6.30 p.m. Bóthar Na Naomh Church
(with First Communion children & families)
7.30 p.m. Cathedral
Holy Hour 10.00 p.m. Lámh Chúnta
Bóthar Na Naomh
Good Friday March 30th:
Children’s Story of Easter: 11.00 a.m. Bóthar na Naomh Church
Lord’s Passion: 3.00 p.m. Cathedral
Stations of the Cross 5.30 p.m. Bóthar Na Naomh Church
Stations of the Cross (Outdoor): 7.15 p.m. Beginning at Parish Centre
Prayer around the Cross: 8.30 p.m. Cathedral
Holy Saturday March 31st:
Pilgrim Walk to Holycross Abbey: 9.30 a.m. Cathedral Yard
Liturgy of Blessing of Bread: 12 noon Cathedral
CONFESSIONS: 11.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. Cathedral
Easter Vigil: 8.30 p.m. Cathedral
(Beginning outdo0r – weather permitting)
Easter Sunday April 1st: Sunday Mass Times as usual in both Churches with
Dawn Mass in Killinan Cemetery @ 6.45 a.m.
EASTER CEREMONIES – PALLOTTINE CHAPEL:
Holy Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7.00 p.m.; Good Friday: Lord’s Passion: 3.00 p.m., Stations of the Cross: 3.00 p.m. Holy Saturday Easter Vigil: 7.30 p.m.
God, our Father,
We are brothers and sisters in Jesus your Son,
One family, in the Spirit of your love.
Bless us with the joy of love.
Make us patient and kind,
gentle and generous,
welcoming to those in need.
Help us to live your forgiveness and peace.
Protect all families with your loving care,
especially those for whom we now pray:
We also pray for all who are gathered here this evening.
Increase our faith,
Strengthen our hope,
Keep us safe in your love,
Make us always grateful, for the gift of life, that we share.
Our Lady of the Assumption, pray for us.
Saint Joseph, pray for us.
Saint Brigid, pray for us.
Saints Joachim and Anne, pray for us.
Please note the James Kilbane Concert scheduled for Sunday March 4th has been postponed until next Friday March 9th at 8.00 p.m., Bóthar na Naomh Church, Thurles. This will have a strong emphasis on families and everyday Christian family life. James has released a total of thirteen successful albums. He is now a well know voice on radio, television and interent with his brand of Country Gospel music. Kilbane’s home grown approach attracts many from every walk of life and many Christian traditions. Concert donation tickets are €20 available The Bookworm Bookshop, Thurles and the Thurles Parish Centre or by calling 0504 22229. (Special rate for families) Concert is at 8pm with doors at 7pm. All support will be greatly appreciated