Parish Bulletin – 29th October 2017

Masses During The  Week.

Mon, Tues & Thurs, Fri, 9.30am;

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


All Saints  Day : Wednesday 1st Nov:  Masses – Tues 7.30pm;  Wed 11.00am.     (No eve Mass)


All  Souls  Day : Thurs 2nd Nov.;  9.30am,  7.30pm


Friday : First Friday;  Masses   9.30am,  7.30pm


Memorial Mass:

Peggy Houlihan, London & Sneem – Tues 31st , 7.30

Month’s  Mind: Moira Hickey, Tulla–Sat 28th  7.30


Mary Carroll, Bartoose – Sat 28th , 7.30pm

Joan, Kevin & Julia Hanley, Emly – Sun 29th , 11.00

Mary McCormack, Old Pallas – Monday 30th , 9.30

Martin & Joan Lonergan, Main St. – Sat 4th Nov 7.30

Harty Family deceased, Monmore – Sun 5th , 11.00


Readers  For  Next  Week.

Sat 7.30 Bridget Keogh;  Sun  11am, Peter Breen.

Tues 7.30 Jim Corby;  Wed 11.00 Frances O’Dwyer

Collectors – November.

Sat 7.30pm:      Mary Condon, Gerry Heffernan,

Mary Slattery, John Burke

Sun 11.00am:   James Purcell, Rita Quish,

Jonas Callanan.


Eucharist Ministers for November.

Sat : Patsy Hennessy; Sun :  Brigid Heffernan.


Adoration :  Wed 1st Nov:  5.30pm  to 7.30pm.

Peace-and-quiet time of personal prayer.           Note: Fr. Dan Woods, P.P., Kilcommon, is spiritual director for Adoration in our diocese. He will speak on Monday night 30th , at Hospital Novena Mass, at 7.30pm.  Adoration before Mass, 7.00 – 7.30pm


Prayer  for the  Dead

Envelopes, & Lists for the names of our loved ones who have died, are available at the church doors. Please place your envelope in the Offertory basket or hand it in at the sacristy.


If you have younger members of the family at home, it would be good to involve them in drawing up the family’s List of names.


7.30pm Mass on Friday evening  for the Holy Souls, especially for the deceased of the townlands of:

Ballynacree, Farranasa, Farran, Clashdrumsmith, Rodus, Gurteen, Chancellorsland, Chantersland.


Rosary in the Cemetery on Sundays, 3.00pm.


Candlelight Memorial Service on Sunday 26th Nov.  


ICON   Petitions

Petitions placed in the petitions box when you visited the Icon of the Holy Family have been sent (unopened) to the monasteries and convents of Contemplative religious, such as the Carmelites, Poor Clares, Cistercians, & Redemptoristines {who had a hand in the creation of the Icon}. Their special vocation is prayer; they will pray for your intentions

from now until the World Meeting of Families  2018


Blessed Terence Albert O’Brien

This coming Monday, 30th Oct., is the Memorial day of Blessed Terence Albert O’Brien, Catholic martyr and last Bishop of Emly. After the siege of Limerick in 1651, O’Brien – who had encouraged the citizens to resist – was captured as he tended the sick in the plague house. He was condemned to death and was hanged at Gallows Green in Limerick on 30th Oct

How to Read the Bible

Tuesdays, 7.30 – 8.45pm. OK to join in now.


Cake Sale and Raffle for Homeless

Next Sunday 5th November in Byrne’s Tavern, after 11.00am Mass. Painting by local artist for raffle is on display in Callanan’s,  and tickets for sale. Any  baking for the cake sale  would be much appreciated


Emly  Historical  Society  Tour

Tour to Lismore/Youghal next Sat 4th Nov. Bus from churchyard at 8.00am – Lismore via The Vee.   Helena Nugent will give guided tour of the old monastic town.  Afternoon, guided tour by Helena of historic Youghal  -it’s much more than a seaside resort! – visit  the Clock Tower & see traces of the town’s military & economic importance. A 4-course meal in the Walter Raleigh Hotel before returning home – back around 8.00pm  Total price €50. Book   now (€20 deposit) : Jonas Callanan.  €30 on the day.


Emly  Ladies  Club

A computer course will start in Byrne’s Tavern on Tuesday 31st at 7.00pm.


Farm  Theft  Prevention :  Garda  Tips

Restrict access to your yard. Install & lock gates. Ensure your yard is well lit.

Take pictures of your Machinery showing your unique ID features; mark all property with Eir Code.

Sign up for Community Text Alerts.

Always report farm thefts to An Garda Síochána.


Marriage  Preparation  Course

At Ballykisteen Hotel,  run by ACCORD  – the official marriage support agency of the Irish Church.

In 2018 :  19/20 January,  23/24 Feb,  23/24 March, 27/28 April,  8/9 June,   21/22 Sept,   16/17 Nov.

Book as early as possible.  062-33330.






This Sat night : Clocks Go Back 1 hour.



€595 sent from Missions Collection. Thank you.