Parish Bulletin – 16th July 2017 : 15th Sunday of Year

Mon, Tues & Thurs, Fri, 9.30am;

Wednesday & Sat: 7.30pm; Sun:  11am.



Frances Jenkins (nee Brennan), Bristol, U.K.,

late of Gurteen, Emly.


Month’s Mind

Mary Mackessy – Sat 15th , 7.30pm.



Tom Riordan, Monemore- Sun 16th, 11.00am.

Ian Mulcahy & Claude Thompson,  .   .    .                 .    Clashdrumsmith – Mon 17th , 9.30am

Nancy & Denis Murphy, Emly & England –  .       .    Wed 19th , 7.30pm.

Paddy & Mary Burke, Monemore-Sat 22nd 7.30

Mary, Tom & Michael Hogan, Drumcamogue –

Sun 23rd 11.00am


Readers  For  Next  Week.

Sat 7.30,             Mary Condon.

Sun  11am,         Michelle Lonergan.


Collectors – July.

Sat 7.30pm:    Mary Condon, Gerry Heffernan,

Mary Slattery, John Bourke(Bartoose).

Sun 11.00am: James Purcell, Rita Quish,

Jonas Callanan.


Eucharist Ministers for July.

Sat 7.30;     Patsy Hennessy.

Sun 11am:  Bridget Heffernan.


Adoration: Wednesday 4.00 to 7.30pm.

Peace-and-quiet time of personal prayer.


The  Gift  of  Life

Life is an opportunity – take it.

Life is beautiful – admire it.

Life is a blessing – relish it.

Life is a dream – make it a reality.

Life is a challenge – meet it.

Life is a duty – fulfil it.

Life is a game – play it.

Life is a treasure – guard it.

Life is love – look after it.

Life is precious – care for it.

Life is a mystery – discover it.

Life is a promise – keep it.

Life is a sorrow – overcome it.

Life is an adventure – dare to embrace it.

Life is a hymn – sing it.

Life is happiness – tell of it.

Life is life – defend it.


St. Teresa of Calcutta


We knew her in life at “Mother Teresa”, known for her love and care of the poor in India.

The Relic of St. Teresa of Calcutta is being brought to every diocese in Ireland these weeks:   in Thurles Cathedral, this Sunday until Tuesday.


Schedule : Sun 16th , 6.30pm arrival at Thurles Cathedral; 7.00pm – Eucharistic Devotions; 7.30 – 9.30pm – Veneration of the Relic.

Mon 17th :11.00am – Mass followed by Veneration of the Relic; 7.30pm Mass followed by Veneration.

Tues 18th:11.00am Mass followed by Veneratio


Emergency  Appeal

25 million people across East Africa are struggling to survive a devastating hunger crisis, in Somalia, South Sudan, Kenya & Ethiopia due to a prolonged drought. Trócaire needs to scale up relief efforts – food, water, basic health clinics to treat people suffering starvation. Trócaire intends to reach 150,000 sufferers.


With the backing of the Irish Bishops, an emergency appeal collection will be held in all parishes in Ireland next weekend, 22/23 July.

May we ask you to be generous and to place your appeal donations in the Offertory baskets in addition to your regular weekly contributions.


                      Knockcarron  Hog  Roast

Knockcarron community and Scarteen Hunt are hosting their annual hog roast BBQ on Sat 29th  July at 8pm in Knockcarron  Community Centre. Music by DJ  Eugene O’ Sullivan.  Bouncy castle and face painting for the kids.


Emly Community Library

Emly community library in St. Ailbe’s Hall on Wednesday 19th  July and Wednesday 2nd, 16th & 30th of August from 7.30 to 8.30pm.  This is a free service; a help to enjoy free time


Diocesan Pigrimage to Knock : Sun 6th Aug;

Fr. Tomás O’Connell  0504-22042/22688..

3-Day Pilg. to Lough Derg : 071 -9851518, or  to arrange your own visit