Parish Bulletin – 22nd April 2018 : 4th Easter

Masses During The  Week.

Mon, Tues & Thurs, Fri, 9.30am;

Wednesday & Sat: 7.30pm; Sun:  11am.



All deceased parishioners – Sun 22nd, 11.00am

Patrick Hogan & deceased Hogan Family,                  .    Drumcamogue – Thurs 29th , 9.30am

Mary Jo Kissane, Drumcamogue- Sat 28th , 7.30pm

Leahy Family deceased, Ballyvistea – Sun 29, 11am


Readers  For  Next  Week.

Saturday 7.30pm.  :       Patsy Hennessy.

Sun  11.00am,      :       Michelle Lonergan.


Collectors – April

Sat 7.30pm:      James Lonergan, Philip Purcell,

Jim Corby, Betty Callanan.

Sun 11.00am:   Peter Breen, Mary McGrath

Joe Barry.


Eucharist Ministers for April

Sat 7.30;     Bridget Keogh.

Sun 11am:  Rita Quish.


Adoration: Wednesday 5.00 to 7.30pm.

Peace-and-quiet time of personal prayer.


Prayer  for  Life

During Adoration time, or during a visit to the church on any and all days, 9.00am – 7.00pm.

“We pray for Irish society, that it may be marked  .      by a deep respect for the life and dignity of.    . .      .      every person, young and old, rich and poor, .  .     .      native or immigrant, born or unborn.”


Church  Cleaning : this coming Tuesday, 10.15am.


Emly Defibrillator :  087-9176250.


Parish  Listening  Event

Each and every parishioner is invited to take part in this Event, on Thursday 10th May, in St. Ailbe’s Parish Hall, at 8.00pm (ending at 9.30pm). It is important that each person has their say about parish life, and know that they are listened to with respect and appreciation.


Please spread the word among friends in the parish who might not attend Mass regularly. We want to hear their views. The door will be wide open.


Planning meeting: Monday 23rd,Duhig Hse, 8.00pm .

Family  Festival  of  Fun

Our diocese is running “We Are Family – Festival of Fun” this Sunday, 29th April, at Tipperary Rqce Course, Limerick Junction, 1.00 – 4.30pm. FREE !

This is linked with the World Meeting of Families in Dublin (22nd – 26th August). Wide programme of fun events for youngsters and for parents/grandparents.

Liturgy with youth choirs at 2.30pm


St. Ailbe’s National School Draw

Results of draw 15th April:  €200-Mikey Morrissey,

4 x €50- Breda Finnan,  Bernie O’Neill, Patrick & Anne McGrath, Diarmuid O’Halloran. Today 11.45.

Clothes Collection at the school on  Thursday26th April. Drop in any unwanted clothes at any time


Trócaire : €2,362, plus €202 from school children.

Next weekend we will welcome Colm Hogan who will speak at Masses on the work of Trócaire


National  Pro-Life  Prayers

National Pro-Life Prayer  Rally for the protection of the 8th Amendment in the Sacred Heart Church , The


Emly Ladies Football

Cake Sale & MONSTER Raffle onn Sunday 6th May in Cupán Tae (Donies). Please come & support Club


Emly Hospice Support Group

The Support Group will hold ‘EMLY X-FACTOR’ in Byrnes Tavern, Sat 23rd June. Anyone wishing to take part — contact any committee member, new members welcome. Door-to-door ticket sales soon.


Emly  Historical  Society

The Society will run a day-trip to Wexford on Sat May 19th , leaving 7.30am.  Trip includes, Guided walking tour of historic Viking triangle in Waterford City (& coffee), visit Dunbrody replica famine ship in New Ross, Fr. Murphy Centre, Boolavogue & Vinegar Hill in Enniscorty. Cost: (including dinner)  €60.  €20 deposit to John  Buckley or Callanan’s Shop b4 Sat 5th May.


Emly Community Council

Emly Community Council A.G.M.,Monday 23rd  April at 8.30pm in the Parish Hall.  All Welcome.


Emly Tidy Towns

Festival meeting Tues 17th ,8.30pm in Parish Hall.  Anyone willing to provide B&B during the festival 10th -15th July please contact Liz on 087-9921223.  Thanks to all who turned up for the “Blitz”. Looking forward to a good turnout next Thursday, 7.00pm.


Emly  Lourdes  Youth  Fundraiser

Table Quiz at Byrne’s Tavern next Sat 28th April, 9.00pm. Table of 4 – €20. Raffle & refreshments. Music by Paschal. Your support appreciated.


Volunteer as a senior helper on the pilgrimage? Contact Fr. Jimmy Donnelly, 061-380165



Crescent, Limerick, 11.00am on Saturday 5th May.



Course continues Mon 23rd, 7.00 – 9.00pm