Parish Bulletin – 26th March 2017


Masses During The  Week.

Mon, Tues & Thurs, Fri, 9.30am;

Wed., & Sat: 7.30pm; Sun:  11.00am.


Death :

Denis Bourke, Ballinagranna, died in Perth.



Josephine Murphy,Ballinaveen-Sat 25th 7.30

Deceased of Emly G.A.A.Club–Sat 1st Apr 7.30

Martin Ryan, Ballinaveen, Paddy Ryan (Tuc), .  .    Galtee View – Sun 2nd Apr., 11.00am


Readers  For  Next  Week.

Sat 7.30, Mary Condon. Sun 11am,  Liam Ring.


Collectors – April.

Sat 7.30pm:  James Lonergan, Philip Purcell,

Marion Dawson, Jim Corby.

Sun 11.00am: Peter Breen, Mary McGrath,

John Burke (Coolboy), Michael



Eucharist Ministers for April.

Sat 7.30  Bridget Keogh. Sun 11am: Rita Quish.


Adoration: Wednesday 4.00 to 7.30pm.

.          Peace-and-quiet time of personal prayer.


Stations of the Cross:  Thurs, after 9.30 Mass.


Church Cleaning: This Tuesday 28th, 10.15am.  .                               All welcome.

Scripture Course: Tuesday 28th, Duhig Hse, 7.30- 8.30pm. Final session. An open door me



Missionary’s  Appeal

This weekend we welcome Sister Mary Ryan,a Franciscan Missionary Sister for Africa. She will speak at Masses and take a collection,and

will appreciate your generosity & your prayers.


“Sealed  with  the  Spirit”

Our parish Confirmation preparation programm  continues with a special Service of Light for the girls/boys, their parents, sponsors & godparents on Tuesday 4th April at 7.30pm. Will include also the Sacrament of Penance, available to all.



St Ailbes National School Bumper Draw

Draw takes place after 11am Mass on Sundays in Duhig House.  Last week’s winners; €200 – Breda O’Connor;  4 x €50 – Mary Phipps, Jim & Ann Quinlan, Mike Hale, Bridget Heffernan.   Seller’s Prize – Annie Lonergan. Thanks for your support.


St. Ailbe’s Ladies Football Club

The club will hold a cake sale & monster raffle on Sunday April 16th in Cupán Tae (Donies) after Mass. Tickets from all players, committee members,  local shops & Post Office.

Anyone interested in joining ‘Mothers and Others’   (football for fun) – contact any committee member.

Best of luck to Gillian Kemp and the senior team in John the Baptist C.S. who play in the Senior ‘A’ final against Ballygawley, Tyrone, this Friday 31st .


Emly GAA Club

County Hurling League  Rnd 2 v. Grangemockler -Ballyneale this Sunday 26th in Ballyneale at 12.00.


Emly Bord na nÓg

U-16 B Football Emly/Treacys v Eire Óg-Anacarthy this Monday 27th in Emly at 6.30.  U-12 C Football Emly v  Rosegreen on Thursday 30th  in Emly,  6.45.


Lourdes Fundraising Church-Gate Collection

Emly Lourdes fundraising church-gate collection next weekend 1st & 2nd April. Support  appreciated.


Building  Rural  Community

Lessons from the World of Sport.” A major Forum at Mary Immaculate College (St. Patrick’s College), Thurles on next Wed 29th , 7.00 – 9.30pm. Speakers: Pat Spillane (Kerry), Michael Ryan (Tipp Mgr.),  Anna May McHugh (Ploughing), John Hayes (Rugby). Cost €10. Booking – see church Poster.