Masses During The Week.
Mon, Tues & Thurs, Fri, 9.30am;
Wed, Friday & Sat: 7.30pm; Sun: 11.00am.
First Friday: Please inform the priests if someone wishes for a home visit with Holy Communion.
Siobhán, Jimmy & Phil Cunningham, the Village –
Sat 24th, 7.30pm.
Pakie O’Connell, Monemore, John, Ann & Patrick . Scully – Sun 25th , 11.00am.
Mary Kennedy, Ballyvistea – Wed 28th, 7.30pm.
Billy & Maisie Harnett, The Village–Fri 2nd M, 7.30
Maura & Paddy Moloney, Drumcamogue–Sat 3, 7.3
Pat & Eileen Hennessy, Tulla – Sun 4th , 11.00am.
Readers For Next Week.
Sat 7.30, Bridget Keogh.
Sun 11am, John Hennessy.
Collectors – March.
Sat 7.30pm: Mary Condon, Gerry Heffernan
Mary Slattery, John Burke(Bartoose)
Sun 11.00am: James Purcell, Rita Quish,
Helena Cahill, Jonas Callanan.
Eucharist Ministers for March.
Sat 7.30; Patsy Hennessy.
Sun 11am: Brigid Heffernan.
Adoration: Wednesday 5.00 to 7.30pm.
Peace-and-quiet time of personal prayer.
A good practice during Lent. Start with 20 minutes a time, and gradually expand it as the weeks pass.
“Do This In Memory”
The fourth special Mass for First Holy Communion families will be on next Saturday 3rd , 7.30pm.
Free from Fog
It’s difficult to drive in thick fog. In fact, it’s scary. It’s a blessed relief when it lifts and the road is clear.
When someone’s word or action of love touches us deeply, it can banish a cloud and even transform us
When a child harnesses a hidden talent, it thrills a parent and, for the child, puts the sky in focus.
When someone bowed by an addiction breaks free of it, a new world dawns and loved ones give thanks
Enveloped in cloud, Peter, James and John receive a startling message: “This (Jesus) is my Son, the Beloved.” The moment passes, the memory lasts. Later, His resurrection confirms this message and frees them from the fog of fear. May we be fog-free.
If you haven’t already done so, please collect your Trócaire Box this weekend and put it on display at home. Re-read panel “Love Conquers Fear”. With prayers and donations, please support Trócaire’s work in Sierra Leone, West Africa.
Pope Francis and Archbishop O’Reilly ask us to pray this weekend for the people of war-torn nations
in particular for The Congo & South Sudan in Africa
World Meeting of Families 2018.
The Congress of Families will be at the R.D.S. in Dublin, Tuesday – Thursday 22nd – 24th August. Full details on www.worldmeeting2018.ie When you book tickets for the full 3 days, you are guaranteed tickets for the Festival of Families on Sat 25th, in Croke Park and the Final Mass on Sunday 26th in Phoenix Park. If you book one day at Congress you can receive tickets for Croke Pk and Phoenix Pk
subject to their availability. It is hoped that Pope
Emly Defibrillator 087-9176250.
Additional volunteers are URGENTLY required for this vital service to the community. If interested, please attend meeting this Tuesday 27th Feb at 8pm in St. Ailbe’s National School. Training will be provided to new volunteers at a later date.
Grand Draw for Lourdes Fund
“Grand Draw” on 9th March. Prizes include 1st Prize-Trip for 2 to Lourdes, 2nd Prize- €1000, 3rd -€800, 4th -€600, 5th -€500 and many more prizes. Tickets €20;from Patsy Hennessy and Patsy Byrnes.
Cake Sale & Raffle on Sunday 11th March in the School after Mass. Support/bakers much appreciated
Emly Tidy Towns : Trees
Interested in planting a pair of free trees? Come to the church carpark next Saturday 3rd March at 11.00am to collect your pair.
Buses are available to attend the Pro-Life Rally in Dublin on Saturday 10th March 2018. For details, please contact Maureen O’,Dea on 087-2579654.
Emly Variety Players
The comedy drama “The Maiden Aunt” will be staged by Emly Variety Players in St. Ailbe’s Hall on Thursday, Fri, Sat, Sunday, 1st to 4th March. 8.00pm nightly. Adm; adults €10, children €5. Tickets to be purchased at the door. (Have a laugh!).
Returned Lay Missionaries & Volunteers
Meeting on Wed 28th at 7.00pm in Archbishop’s House, Thurles. More info : firstname.lastname@example.org
Francis will attend on the Saturday and Sunday.
Planning Meeting: Tuesday 27th , 7.30pm
Church Cleaning: this Tuesday, 10.15am.