Parish Bulletin – 27th August 2017

Masses During The  Week.

Mon, Tues & Thurs, Fri, 9.30am;

Wed., Friday & Sat: 7.30pm; Sun:  11am.


First Friday – next Fri, 1st Sept. As usual the priests bring Sacraments to those who are confined to home, because of illness or age.

Evening Mass –7.30pm; morning Mass – 9.30.



Heffernan Family,Emly – Sat 26th , 7.30pm

Coffey Family, Ballinacree– Sun 27th ,11.00am

Edmond & Margaret Crowe & Family,  . .  .      . .  .   Duncummin – Sat 2nd Sept, 7.30pm

Bridget & Denis Ryan, Gurteen – Sun 3rd, 11.00


Readers  For  Next  Week.

Sat 7.30,             Philip Purcell.

Sun  11am,         Michelle Lonergan.


Collectors – September.

Sat 7.30pm:     Michael O’Dwyer, Pauline Bourke,

Dympna White,  Mary Heffernan.

Sun 11.00am: Tom Slattery, John Hennessy,

Peig Quish,


Eucharist Ministers for September.

Sat 7.30;     Patsy Hennessy.

Sun 11am:  Bridget Heffernan.


Adoration: Wednesday 4.00 to 7.30pm.

Peace-and-quiet time of personal prayer.


Meeting of returned Lay Missionaries &

(overseas) Volunteers on Wed 6th Sept, 6.30pm

in Archbishop’s House, Thurles. 083 8422468.


Festival  of  Family  Faith

Tuesday, 12th September, is the Feastday of St. Ailbe – patron of our parish and our diocese. On that day, the Icon of the Holy Family, specially created for the World Meeting of Families 2018

will come to Emly Parish Church, for three days

12 – 14th Sept. {A big honour for our parish}.


Parishioners of all ages, from the  parishes of  the olden diocese of Emly, will come to see it and to pray before it.


This Icon is very large and beautiful. The main section depicts the young adult Jesus, Mary and

Joseph – at home. Two smaller panels show the Wedding at Cana and the Raising of the  daughter of Jairus : three gospel Family events.


There will be a Planning Meeting on this Thurs 31st August, in the Parish Hall, at 8.00pm. (End before 9.00pm). If you would wish to help with this unique 3-Day event, please come along.


What’s  an  Icon?

Icon painting is a tradition within the Orthodox Churches. The subject matter is always persons or events in the Bible, painted in such a way as to invite the viewer to join in what is happening.

This new Icon invites us to sit with the Holy Family at their kitchen table.


Rambling  House

Rambling House in Parish Hall this Saturday eve; start 8.30pm.  Refreshments served. All Welcome


Emly Historical Society




Emly  History  Society

Sun 27th – Joe Moloney, Barronstown, will present

A display of implements from farmyard & kitchen of yesteryear,  this Sunday, in the Parish Hall.  Begins at 2pm . We invite those interested to bring along their own old-world artefacts to add to the display in the hall, between 12-1 pm on the day.  This is a free event and refreshments will be served.  This event may be of interest to friends and family in surrounding parishes so please spread the word.


Emly Tennis Club

Emly Tennis club are opening An Cupán Tae on Sat 9th Sept., 10am – 5.00pm.  There will also be a Coffee Morning & Raffle on Sunday 10th Sept .in An Cupán Tae after 11.00 am Mass.


St. Ailbes Ladies Football Club

Well done to the U14 Emly/Lattin-Cullen team who won the summer league last weekend. Shannon Lonergan  represented the club in an exhibition game in Thurles this Saturday at half time of the Senior All Ireland semi-final  – Dublin v. Kerry.


Galtee  Mountains  Walks  &  Safety

Radio Communications upgrade – across the Galtees from Anglesboro to Cahir.  Fundraiser on Saturday 9th September; registration (free) at Lisvernane Community Hall, 10.00am. Coffee Morning in the Lisvernane Hall on the day, 11.00am – 1.00pm. Donations of goodies will be appreciated.


Mon 28th : St. Augustine, 354 – 430. Bishop.

Tues 29th : Martyrdom of St. John the Baptist.

Wed 30th: St. Fiacre. Irish saint, famous in France.

Thurs 31st :St. Aidan, mission in North of England.

Fri 1st Sept: Prayer for the  Care of Creation :