Parish Bulletin – 20th January 2013

MASSES

Mon, Tues Thurs, Fri 9.30am;

Wed 7.30pm.

WEEKEND: Sat 7.30pm; Sun 11am.

 

ANNIVERSARIES  .

Willie & Noreen Hayes, Pallasgreen

– Sat 19th Jan 7.30pm.

Jim Lavery, Tulla – Sun 20th 11am.

Ml & Alice Buckley, Monemore – Sat 26th 7.30

Phil, Jimmy & Siobhán Cunningham, Main St.

– Sun 27th 7.30pm.

 

COLLECTORS – January 2013.

Sat 7.30pm:  Michael O’Dwyer, Nora Bourke,

Dympna White, Mary Heffernan.

Sun 9am:  Andrew English, Sean McManus,

Brendan Alymer.

Sun  11am:  Tom Slattery, John Hennessy,

Peig Quish.

 

READERS – Next Weekend

Sat 7.30pm: Mary McGrath

Sun 11am:   Marguerite Dawson

 

THANKS

As we move on from the Christmas season thanks to all who prepared, cleaned and decorated the church, erected the crib and the Christmas tree; all who prepared for and took part in the Christmas liturgy and created a suitable atmosphere for the celebration of the birth of Christ. The work you do is appreciated.

 

 

 

 

 

GOSPEL  REFLECTION

Here in this first miracle of His public ministry, Christ shows His power to transform. It is a power, however, that can only operate with the consent and the co-operation of those concerned.

Mary initiates the action with her request, “They have no wine”. Despite the apparent rebuke by Christ, she knew him well enough to say to the servants “Do as he says”. The rest of the story depends on the servants’ acceptance of that advice. Without question, they did as Christ asked. They drew off some water and then, brought it to the stewards. As a result the glory of Jesus is seen.

 

ANAM  CARA: Anam Cara provides is a safe place for bereaved parents to connect with others who understand the intensity of the grief and loss. Anam Cara is holding its monthly support meeting on Mon 28th  Jan  from 7.30pm – 9.00pm. at The Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles. This event is free, open to all bereaved parents and each Anam Cara support group has a bereavement therapist present to answer any questions parents may have.

 

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

DEFIBRILLATORContact telephone No: 087/9176250

 

 

 

 

EMLY  TENNIS  CLUB

Spring Tennis League commencing in February.  This will be mens and ladies doubles.  Names to

be given to Norita Kemp or Carol O’Brien before Thursday, 31st January, 2013.

The Annual General Meeting of the Tennis Club will be held in the Golden Thatch, Emly on

Saturday, 9th February commencing at 8.00 p.m.  All are welcome to attend.

 

LADIES  FOOTBALL  CLUB

The club social and junior team medals presentation will take place in the Golden Thatch on Sat Feb 2nd at 8.30pm. Tickets (€20) are available from the Post Office, McGrath Oil or any committee member.

 

MISSION  APPEAL – Thanks

Sr. Nuala Glynn, the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, thanks the parishioners of Emly parish for their generous response to last Sunday’s mission appeal. The amount raised was €1,346.50.

 

THE  GATHERING

A reminder that the Emly Gathering 2013 will take place from 18th to 21st July 2013.

 

PILGRIMAGE  – Medjugorge

A pilgrimage to Medjurgoge, Sept 14th t0 21st. Fare €639 half board, for deposits received before Feb 17th . Further details: Contact John O’Brien, Cooga, Doon, Co. Limerick (061/380614.)