Parish Bulletin – 28th August 2016

Masses  During The  Week.

Mon, Tues & Thurs, Fri, 9.30am;

Wed, Fri, Sat: 7.30pm; Sun:  11.00am.


Friday next is First Friday of September.

The priests bring the Sacraments to those confined to home. Please inform them if you wish a family member or neighbour to be included in their rounds.


Death: Teresa Doyle (nee Fitzpatrick), formerly of Lackelly, died in Boston. Month’s Mind Mass in Knocklong Parish Church on Friday, 16th September, 7.30pm.

Anniversaries:                                                                     Edmond & Margaret Crowe & Family,

Duncummin – Sat 27th, 7.30pm.                                                              Deceased Coffey Family, Ballinacree – Sun .   .    .     28th, 11.00am.

Mary Connolly (nee Crowley), Ballinaveen – .     .      Sat 3rd Sept., 7.30pm.                                                          James & Mary O’Dea, Ballyhone – Sun 4th .   .    .     Sept., 11.00am


Readers  for  Next  Week.

Sat 7.30pm;     Jim Corby.

Sun  11am;      Brendan  Moloney.


Collectors – September.

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

Dympna White, Mary Heffernan.

Sun  11am : Tom Slattery, John Hennessy,

Peig Quish.


Eucharist  Ministers for September:

Sat: Patsy Hennessy;  Sun: Bridget Heffernan.




Please pass on word about St. Ailbe’s Walk of Mercy to family members, friends and neighbours in Emly and other parishes. Invite them to come along on Sunday 11th Sept, 3.00pm.


Deanery Choir practice in Emly Parish Church on this coming Wednesday 31st, 8.00pm, and on Wednesday 7th September, 8.00pm


Adoration : Wednesday, 4.00pm – 7.30pm


“Back  to  School”

These three little words sink some hearts and raise others. Also, they usually signal fine weather! We wish well to all parish pupils and students, to the staff at St. Ailbe’s National School and to the staffs of the secondary schools our parishioners attend.

A special thought for those beginning primary or secondary school. Enjoy the adventure!


St. Ailbe’s National School re-opens on this coming Tuesday, 30th August.


Emly  Playschool                                                                              The playschool will re-open on Wednesday 31st August.  New opening times: 9.15am – 12.15pm. For further info: contact Catriona on 087-4030950.


Emly  Comhaltas                                                                           Emly Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann branch has been set up. Officers elected:Chairperson – Sarah Croker; Vice-Chair – Seamus Walsh; Secretary – Ann-Marie Durcan; Ass. Sec. – Paula Hartigan; Treasurer – Caroline Martin; P.R.O. – Margherita Dawson.


Classes in various instruments will begin in the St. Ailbe’s School in September. Separate classes will be held for adults and for children. Set dancing and Irish language classes for all ages will also be on offer. Details of registration night will be in next week’s parish bulletin.


Monday 29th: Martyrdom of St. Joh the Baptist. Tuesday 30th :St. Fiacre, Irish missionary in France.     Wed 31st :  St. Aidan, converted  N.E. of England.