Parish Bulletin – 23rd June 2019

Masses During The  Week.

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, 9.30am;

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



Thomas Burke, The Bridge, Monemore.



Mary, Tom & Michael Hogan, Drumcamogue –

Sat 22nd June, 7.30pm.

Joe Taylor & Charles Taylor, Monemore – Sunday     .       23rd June, 11.00am.

Mary Harty & deceased of Harty Family, Monemore —  Wednsday 26th June, 7.30pm.

Noreen & Michael Ring, Gurteen – Sun 30th , 11.00.


Readers  For  Next  Week.

Saturday 7.30pm.         Mary Condon.

Sun  11am,                   Brendan Moloney.


Collectors – June.

Sat 7.30pm:      Michael Hennessy, Denis Heffernan

Betty Callanan.

Sun 11.00am:   Paddy Hanley, Liz Creamer,

Peggy Keogh, John Buckley.


Eucharist Ministers for June.

Sat 7.30: Bridget Keogh; Sun 11.00:  Rita Quish.


Adoration: Wednesday 5.00 to 7.30pm.

Peace-and-quiet time of personal prayer.


Choir Practice (‘short’): Wednesday, 8.00pm.


Emigrant Services Collection: €240. Thank you.


‘Thank You’ from Trócaire for parish Lenten donations & for €260 from Confirmation children.


For  Many  Reasons


We come to Mass for many reasons :                                            to receive the Lord Jesus in Holy Communion;                               to be part of the parish family of God;

we come for healing of heartache, of sorrow, of troubled mind, of hurting memories, and the                        healing of our sinful ways -we call it forgivenes

All this may happen if we remain open in heart.


We come to pray for others who may find it hard to pray for themselves at this time;                we come to ask others to pray for us when we are unable to muster prayer for ourselves.


Seeing one another in the congregation reminds us that we are part of a wide family of Faith, each with hidden needs that Jesus desires to hea



Do  This  In  Memory

Renewed thanks to the Principal & Staff of St. Ailbe School for their preparation and faith support of the First Communion children – with special words of thanks to Class Teachers, Mrs. Anita Hurley, Mrs. Helen Kennedy & Mr. Paddy O’Shea. Thanks too to Laura Byrne, Diarmuid Condron & John Sheehan – the parents planning group who promoted the parish  -and-home programme, Do This In Memory. The final Mass of this programme on this Saturday, 22nd


Fr.  Tom  Casey  S.M.A..

Fr. Tom will celebrate the 40th Anniversary of his Ordination with Mass in St. Ailbe’s Parish Church on this Friday, 28th June, 7.30pm.  A missionary in

Africa, he is well known to Emly parishioners.  All

Emly  Historical  Journal  2019

A final call to clubs, community groups and to individual parishioners to submit articles, photos and items of general interest before next Monday, 1st July – final deadline.


Please remind your club/group ‘scribe’.


It’s best that scripts are emailed directly to  Failing that, you may hand them to either John Buckley, Mike Hennessy or Fr. Bernie Moloney.


Photos: the original prints, if at all possible. With all the people in each photo named. Again, please give them to the editorial team. Photos will be held carefully and returned safely.


Emly Hospice Group

An Cailín Álainn Hospice Group fundraiser this Saturday night, 22nd June, at Byrne’s County Tavern   Please come along for a great night’s entertainment.


Emly  Tidy  Towns

Judging now under way.  Please remember to water window boxes and tubs.  Weekly Tidy-Up this Wednesday evening; meet in church car park 7.00p Note change of day this week. Every hand helps.


                            Cemetery  Mass

Annual Mass for the deceased of the parish – with a special intention for those buried in St. Ailbe’s Cemetery – will take place on Wednesday, 3rd July, 7.30pm. Please pass on word to family members and friends living in nearby parishes or further afield.


Friday next 28th  : Feast of the Sacred Heart.  Home Novena leaflets available at church main doors.