Parish Bulletin – 17th March 2019 : St. Patrick’s Day

Masses During The  Week.

Monday 11.00am;  Tues,  Thurs, Fri, 9.30am;

Wednesday  & Sat: 7.30pm;  Sun:  11.00am.


Stations of the Cross:  Friday after 9.30  Mass.



Ted Murphy, Galtee View, deceased of Murphy, Nolan & O’Grady families – Sat 16th , 7.30pm.

Dylan Dalton, Lackelly – Sunday 17th , 11.00am

Johanna Birrane, Main Street – Wed 20th , 7.30pm.

Mary, Michael & Tommy Burke, Main Street –

Sat 23rd , 7.30pm.

Hennessy Family, Tulla – Sun 24th , 11.00am.


Readers  For  Next  Week.

Sat 7.30pm: Mary Condon; Sun 11.00am:Liam Ring


Collectors (& Counters)  – March

Sat 7.30pm:      Mary Condon, Gerry Heffernan

Mary Slattery ,John Bourke

11.00am:          James Purcell, Rita Quish,

Helena Cahill, Johnny Martin.


Eucharist Ministers for March.

Sat 7.30;     Patsy Hennessy.

Sun 11am:  Bridget Heffernan.


Adoration: Wednesday 5.00 to 7.30pm.

Peace-and-quiet time of personal prayer.

Give 30 minutes, once a week, to gentle prayer,

during Lent, if at all possible.


Choir : Practice on Wednesday, 8.00pm.                                                .            All new and additional voices, and                           .            musicians welcome.


Church Cleaning: Tuesday 19th, 10.15am.


An  Urgent  Call

St. Patrick, St. Brigid and St. Ailbe are mighty people, from times past. We honour them and

learn from them. But we cannot live in the past. We live in the present time,looking to the future


All parishioners are invited – and urged – to come to Ballykisteen Hotel on the coming Thursday, 21st March, at 7.30pm.  To join with Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly and people from our neighbouring parishes to receive the Report from the diocese-wide Listening events that took place in all parishes in 2018.


Emly parishioners will, as a group, consider the Report’s findings and then take these on further


This is the  beginning of a  new beginning for our  diocese and  parish.  Be part of it!   



Sealed  with  the  Spirit

11.00am Mass on next Sunday, 24th , will include the families of children preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation this year. If you know any of the    children or parents, please give them encouragement


School Draw, this Sunday after 11.00 Mass, Duhig


Canon  Power  Ledger

New page, showing the names and wages of men employed in 1884 in fitting out the old church (now Parish Hall) to become a secondary school wherein modern and ancient languages, mathematics and science were taught. A big advance in education.

Emly  Tennis  Club

Cake Sale, Raffle & Coffee Morning on this Sunday 17th March in  Cupán Tae after 11.00am  Mass. A treat for St. Patrick’s Day!   Support appreciated.


Emly  Comhaltas

Annual Cake Sale & Raffle, Sunday 31st March at 12noon  in St. Ailbe’s N.S. Seisiún  Wednesdays  8.00 – 8.30pm in school. All welcome. Cost €3.


Cookery  Demonstration

In aid of Daffodil Day, in Knockcarron Community Centre on Thursday March 21st at 7.30pm.  Adm €8.  .

Coffee  Day : Irish  Cancer Society

Longest Coffee Day – at Mike O Donoghue’s home,  Dromlara, Pallasgreen, next Friday 22nd March, 8am to mid-night. Support greatly appreciated.


Emly  Historical  Society

Commemoration of the involvement of the Emly Battalion of the East Limerick Brigade in the War of Independence : Sunday 5th May, afternoon.  Lecture by Dr. Borgonovo, historian, UCC,in St.Ailbe’s Hall  followed by a short ceremony at Emly Monument.  Piper in attendance.  Refreshments after.  Further details to come. Please note in your diary & support.


Emly  Ladies  Football

Lattin/Emly Junior team opened their league campaign with a win over Gortnahoe-Glengoole in Lattin last Sunday.  Next match is v. Cappawhite


Friday 19th : feastday of St.Joseph, husband of the Blessed Virgin Mary. He figures in all the panels of the great Rose Window overhead the main doors.




Happy St. Patrick’s Day!


Congrats to Variety Players on a wonderful drama.