Parish Bulletin – 18th August 2013


Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 9.30am. Wed 7.30pm.

Sat 7.30pm; Sun 11am.



Kitty & Paddy Dalton, Lackelly – Sat 17th 7.30pm

Tommy Purcell, Drumcamogue – Sun 18th 11am.

Ellen Donovan, Emly – Wed 21st Aug 7.30pm.

Babs Quinn, Drumcamogue – Fri 23rd 9.3am.

Lorraine Leahy,Ml and Mary O’Connell, Ballycurrane – Sat 24th Aug 7.30pm.

Paddy and Maureen Hayes, Monemore,

–          Sun 25th 11am.


READERS – Next Weekend

Sat 7.30pm: Patsy Hennessy

Sun 11am: Rita Quish

(If a reader is unable to fulfil a duty it would be

appreciated if another reader was asked to fill in.)



Sat 7.30pm: James Lonergan, Philip Purcell,

Marion Dawson, Jim Corby

Sun 11am: Peter Breen, Mary McGrath

John Burke (Coolboy), Michael McGrath.



The Organising Committee of our recent ‘Gathering’ thanks all who played a part in organising or who participated in the event in any way. All help and support was appreciated.

A public meeting will soon be held to discuss the possibility of holding similar events in the future.




At the time that Luke was writing his Gospel, the early Christian community was experiencing division. Households were indeed divided over whether to believe in this new Good News. It is not that Jesus was in favour of division; rather, not everyone was ready to accept his teachings and to acclaim him as Messiah.

‘I have come to bring fire to the earth, and how I wish it were blazing already!’ Jesus does not want division; he wants the flame of faith to burn strong and to spread across the earth. How he wishes it were blazing today; how he wishes we were so on fire with the Good News that the flame would pass on to those we meet. Pass on the flame of faith. The flame may burn bright or burn out, or the embers might be kept gently glowing for future reference.


THE IRISH  CATHOLIC The ‘Irish Catholic’ newspaper is on sale (price €1.50.)



The Winners of the Adult Club Tournament were Emma Bowler and Darren Kennedy.

Details of further tournaments will issue shortly.





Hard luck to the Junior Hurlers beaten in West Junior Hurling Championship by Knockvilla Kickhams. The Final score was 1-14 to 0-18. The final game
of group stage is against Clonoulty-Rossmore. Well done to our Under 16 A Hurlers who in combination with Sean Treacys won the West Hurling League. Hard Luck to Under 12 C
Hurlers in West Final. Lotto not won this week. Next week worth  €10000 and Bonus Draw
is €1,700.



Dochas Nasamu Orphanage – in Nairobi, Kenya,  which is an Irish run and Irish built Aids orphanage, are holding a used clothing appeal of ladies, gents and childrens  –  clothes, shoes, household linens  i.e. towels, sheets, blankets, soft toys, handbags  etc.(whatever condition – even in need of  – recycling – so long as the items are clean).

This appeal will take place on Tuesday 20th August, up until 12 noon, at Emly Hall car park.

For further information, please contact Marie on  087  6890995.



The next Bereavement Support Information Evening will take place in Milford Care Centre on Tuesday 27th Aug  2013 from 7-8.30pm.

What happens?

Short talk by a bereavement counsellor.

Different experiences of grief.

Services available & Question time.