Lock Down

Yes, there is fear. Yes, there is isolation. Yes, there is panic buying. Yes, there is sickness. Yes, there is even death. But, They say that in Wuhan, after so many years of noise, You can hear the birds again. They say that after just a few weeks of quiet The sky is no longer thick with fumes But blue and grey and clear. They say that in the streets of Assisi People are singing to each other across empty squares, keeping their windows open so that those who are alone may hear the sounds of family around them. They say that a hotel in the...

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Covenant 2020

O God, good and gracious Father of life, we turn to you in our apprehension and distress. From of old, you have pledged that neither flood nor plague shall wipe us from the face of the Earth. You gave your Beloved Son to humankind that we might be freed from all evil and shielded from harm to body and soul. Powered by the Spirit he stilled the wind, calmed the waves and dispelled deep fears. Lord Jesus, Son and Brother, walk with us now: you who saw anguish in the eyes of your Mother, you who welcomed the shoulder of Simon of Cyrene, you who...

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To be a Mother

‘Tis good to be a mother when you hold your new-born baby; ‘tis good when you see your happy child fast asleep in bed. ‘Tis hard to be a mother when tears flow the first day of school; ‘tis hard at the bedside when s/he is sick at home or in hospital. ‘Tis good to watch as your child receive First Communion; ‘tis good when school says, “making progress, well behaved.” ‘Tis hard to find your child is bullied or feels a failure; ‘tis hard when it seems s/he is losing the Faith. ‘Tis good when calls come from far away on Mother’s Day; when you...

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News – 10th July 2016

Emly  Tidy  Towns Judging is ongoing.  We appeal to residents to please sweep outside your area.  Please be aware of litter.  Thank you for your continued support.   Knockcarron  Community BBQ. Knockcarron Community and Scarteen Hunt are hosting a BBQ with on 23rd  July in the Community Centre. Face painting, balloon modelling & bouncy castle for the children.  There will be a hog roast and music is by Kevin O Donovan.  Starts at 8pm.   Emly Tennis Club The Golden Thatch Tournament takes place on Sunday, July 31st.  Anyone...

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Parish Bulletin – 10th July 2016

Masses  During The  Week. Mon, Tues & Thurs, Fri, 9.30am; Wed & Sat: 7.30pm; Sun:  11am.   Monday 11th : St. Benedict, patron of Europe.   Death: John Alymer, Ballyvistea. Month’s Mind: Jerry O’Carroll, Cromhill – Sat 16th, 7.30pm. Anniversaries: Tommy & Peggy Purcell, Drumcamogue – Sat 9th, 7.30pm. Mary & Frank Corcoran, Clashdrumsmith – Sun 10th , 11.00am. Connolly Family, Ballynaveen – Wed 13th, 7.30 Larry Russell, ex Ballyhone – Sat 16th, 7.30pm. Tom Riordan, Monemore – Sun 17th, 11.00am.   Adoration...

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News – 12th June 2016

Emly  Ladies  Club. Our last meeting until September takes place on Tue 14th June @ 7.30 in Byrne’s Tavern.   Emly  GAA Club Junior B Hurlers v Solohead: 3-14 to 2-11.  Junior A Footballers  Final Score was 1-08 to 0-07.  Congrats to Edward & Oleg Burke on win of Skoda car in County Board Draw. Contact any committee member to enter. Bord na nOg U14 B  Feile Emly/T.3-08 Eire Óg  0-04.  U14 B Feile Semi-Final v Clonoulty Sun 12 June in Dundrum at 7.30.   U12 B Hl v Galtee Rovers Mon 13 in Bansha at 7.30pm.   St. Ailbe’s Ladies...

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