Parish Bulletin – 6th May 2018 : 6th of Easter

Masses  During The  Week.

Mon: 11.00am;,   Tues & Thurs, Fri, 9.30am;

Wed & Sat: 7.30pm;     Sun:  11.00am.



Bridget ‘Dolly’ O’Brien, Cullen;

Eamon O’Heney, Bansha & Emly.

Month’s Mind :

Tony Lynch, Emly & London – Sat 12th , 7.30pm.


John Burke, Coolboy, & Ciara Burke, Tulla Lodge —  Sat 5th May, 7,30pm.

Sr. Cabrini Riordan, Monemore – Sun  6th  11.00am.

Christy Houlihan, Templebraden – Wed 9th , 7.30pm

Eileen & Tim McGrath, Monemore- Sat 12th ,7.30pm

Nellie & Tommy Higgins, Gurteen – Sun 13th  11am


Readers  For  Next  Week.

Sat 7.30pm: Jim Corby.   Sun  11am – Peter Breen.


Collectors – May

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

Dympna White,  Mary Heffernan.

Sun 11.00am:   Tom Slattery, John Hennessy,

Peig Quish.


Eucharist Ministers for May

Sat 7.30;     Patsy Hennessy.

Sun 11am:  Brigid Heffernan.


Adoration: Wednesday 5.00  to 7.30pm.

Peace-and-quiet time of personal prayer.


Prayer  for  Life

“ That in defending the right to life, we may not be    .  found wanting in providing for the practical,   .  . .  .  emotional and spiritual needs of women for whom .  pregnancy presents real difficulties.”



Parish  Listening  Event  :  Invitation


Each and every parishioner is invited to take part in this Event on this coming Thursday, 10th May, in St. Ailbe’s Parish Hall, at 8.00pm  (ending at 9.30pm).


It is important that each person has their say about

many important questions, such as: neighbourhood gatherings,  a youth choir,  a lot of seats are empty,

joy in the cuppa tea shared,  faith in our families.


The FUTURE of your parish is in YOUR hands.


Please spread the word among family  and friends. Every voice will be listened to, respected, welcomed


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This weekend we welcome Fr. Pat Burns, P.P., Pallasgreen &Templebraden. He is a member of the Diocesan Pastoral Council that is promoting the Listening Events in all parishes of the archdiocese.


St. Ailbe’s National School Draw

Results  29nd April: €200 – Carol & Noel O’Brien.

4 x €50 – Martin & Emma Durcan, Aileen Burke, Jennifer O’Carroll, Katie Collins. Sellers prize: Edel Collins. Congrats to  all; thanks for your support.


Pro-Life : Love Them Both  Rally

In Merrion Square, Dublin, next Saturday, 12th May.

A chance to be part of a major rally in support of  the right to life of  unborn babies – and of the right of their mothers to the very best medical care before and after giving birth.   Please include this double prayer intention in your regular prayers.


Life in the Spirit Seminars, Thursdays, 8.00-9.30pm, Pallasgreen Community Hall.


Emly Ladies Football

Cake Sale & Monster Raffle this Sunday 6th May in Cupán Tae(Donies), after Mass. Please support Club


Emly  Historical  Society  Day-Trip

To Wexford, Sat 19th May, leaving at 7.30am.  Trip includes: historic Viking triangle in Waterford City,

Dunbrody replica famine ship, New Ross, Fr.Murph Centre, Boolavogue, Vinegar Hill, Enniiscorty. Cost (incl. dinner) €60.   €20 deposit to John Buckley or           Callanan’s Shop this weekend.


Emly  Comhaltas

Weekly seisiún in the St. Ailbe’s School every Wednesday, 7.00 – 8.00pm.    All musicians – children (from First Class upwards) and adults — whatever your ability, are most welcome.


Emly  Tidy  Towns

‘Work Evening’ this week on Wednesday 9th . Meet at church car park  7.00pm. .  All help appreciated.


Emly  Ladies  Club

Next Club meeting  on Tuesday May 8th , 7.30pm.


Darkness  Into  Light

5km Walk, Seán Treacy Park, Tipp Town, 4.15am next Saturday morning, 12th May.  Details on:

‘’. In aid of Pieta House, a life-saving  FREE  service vital to many people.


Lough  Derg  Pilgrimages

Fri 29th June- Sun 1st July, and one-day on Tuesday 11th September.    Details: Donald 087-2820046, Maura 087- 2424033, Fr. Joe Tynan 087-2225445.


Lourdes  :  Adult  Helpers  Needed

16 – 21 June, diocesan pilgrimage.Talk to Fr. Jimmy Donnelly, 061-380165.   Make a difference.

Please deliver a Bulletin to parishioners who are unable to come to Mass.



First Holy Communion : Sunday 27th May.