Masses During The Week.
Christmas Eve: 7.30pm; Christmas Day: 11.00
Tuesday 26th : 11.00am; Thurs, Fri, 9.30am;
Wednesday & Sat: 7.30pm; Sun: 11am.
Death: Breda Looby (nee O’Donnell), Oola.
We remember with prayer and affection all parishioners who passed f rom this life into the tender hands of God during 2017.
Jerry Hanley, Lackelly – Wed 27th , 7.30pm
Joe Dawson, Emly Village – Sat 30th
Monsignor John Burns – Sun 31st , 11.00am
Readers For Next Week.
Sat 7.30 : Philip Purcell; Sun 11am: Rita Quish.
Collectors – January.
Sat 7.30pm: Michael O’Dwyer, Pauline Burke,
Dympna White, Mary Heffernan.
Sun 11.00am: Tom Slattery, John Hennessy,
Eucharist Ministers for January.
Sat 7.30; Patsy Hennessy.
Sun 11am: Brigid Heffernan.
Adoration: Wednesday 5.00 to 7.30pm.
Peace-and-quiet time of personal prayer.
Please note the shorter period for winter weeks.
Visit to the Crib
The parish church is open daily 9.00am – 6.30pm.
You are encouraged to visit the Crib – a strong Irish tradition. Bring along your children/grandchildren to
to pray and to ponder the wonder of God-among-us.
Thank You to all parishioners who supported the prayer and liturgical life of the parish during 2017.
Emly’s Family Circle
We welcome home to Emly all natives of the parish who have returned for the Christmas. Our greetings and good wishes go to all parishioners living in other parts of Ireland and in the wider world. Best t wishes and blessings also to parishioners who are confined to home, to hospital or to nursing home.
Icon of the Holy Family
We in Emly were privileged to welcome the Icon of the Holy Family last September. Now, at the end of
Christmas Eve & Day Masses, you will receive a miniature copy of the Icon. Please display it in your
own home and use the Prayer to the Holy Family
New Year Party
Emly Parish in conjunction with Emly Tidy Towns New Year Party in the Parish Hall, Emly on Sunday 7th January 2018. Mass in the Hall at 1.00pm followed by a four course meal and entertainment. Tickets: Post Office, Callanan’s, Patsy Hennessy.
5k Walk on Sunday 14th January starting at the church car park. More details to follow.
Emly Hospice Support Group.
Christmas Coffee Morning & Raffle with festive mulled wine & mince pies on Sunday 24th December in An Cupán Té (Donies),11.00am -1.00pm in aid of South Tipperary Hospice. Support appreciated. €10,000 raised in 2017. This event to kick-start 2018
Emly Historical Society
We thank all our members and followers for their support of tours/events during 2017, and for helping out at events. We wish you and your families a very happy Christmas and 2018.
Emly Tidy Towns
A big thank you to everyone who helped and supported tidy towns over the last year. We wish everyone a happy Christmas and new year.
Emly GAA Club
Emly GAA AGM will take place on Saturday 30th December at 8.00 in Byrnes Tavern. Nominations and Motions will be taken on the night. Emly GAA lotto main draw of €10,000 euro and
bonus draw of €1,300 were not won; next draw on January 9th. Thanks to everyone who supported the lotto in 2017. Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all our Members, Players and Supporters.
Tuesday 26th – St. Stephen, first martyr. Mass 11am
Wednesday 27th – St. John, Apostle, & 4th Gospel.
Thursday 28th – Holy Innocents, child martyrs.
Sunday 31st – Holy Family of Jesus, Mary & Joseph.
May you and your families receive many blessings.