Parish Bulletin – 8th July 2018 : 14th Sunday

Masses During The  Week.

Mon, Tues & Thurs, Fri  :   9.30am;

Sat: 7.30pm; Sun:  11.00am.



John Alymer, Ballyvistea – Sat 7th July, 7.30pm.

Mary & Paddy Walsh, Ballinvrina- Sun 8th, 11.00am.

Tom Riordan, Monemore – Sun 15th , 11.00am


Funeral Mass: Sat 14th , 11.30am – Catherine Moloney, formerly Knockcarron, died in U.S.A.


Readers  For  Next  Week.

Saturday 7.30pm.         Bridget Keogh.

Sun  11.00am               Brendan Moloney. Sat-day


Collectors – July

Sat 7.30pm:      Mary Condon, Gerry Heffernan,

Mary Slattery, John Bourke (Bartoose)

Sun 11.00am:   James Purcell, Helena Cahill,

Rita Quish, Johnny Martin.


Eucharist Ministers for July

Sat 7.30;     Patsy Hennessy.

Sun 11am:  Brigid Heffernan


Adoration: Not this week. The church is being            .                    prepared for the Floral Festival.


Annual  Cemetery Mass

This commemoration and prayer for our beloved Dead will take place on Wednesday 11th July, at 7.30pm.  It will be followed by Buffet Supper in the church car park or Byrne’s Tavern.  Please pass on word to family and friends living away from Emly


Some  Festival  Highlights


Tuesday:  8.00pm : The Annals of Inisfallen – part                  .                                 of Emly’s history & heritage.


Wed-day: 7.30pm: Cemetery Mass & buffet supper.


Thursday: 8.00pm: Opening of Floral Festival  &

Canon Power Exhibition, church

3-6pm :Art & Drama Exhibits,Parish Hall


Friday   :  3–6pm: School children’s Projects,Duhig

10am-8pm: Floral Festival & Exhibition.

6.00pm : preliminary Skittles, car park.


Sat-day:12.00: Art & Drama Exhibit, parish Hall.

2.00 : Bord na nÓg Blitz. Sportsfield.

2 – 4pm:Tidy Towns Birthday Celebration

church car park.

9.00pm:  Dance & BBQ, Byrnes Tavern.


Sunday:   11.00am: Festival Mass

12.00-6.00: Floral Festival, & Exhibition

3.00pm :  Fancy Dress Parade, Glen Crt.

7.00pm :  Skittles Final, church car park.

9.00pm :  Mick Hanley Crt, parish Hall


And  much else  each  day.  See official brochure.



Floral  Festival

Opening Ceremony, in the Parish Church, on Thursday 12th July, 8.00pm,, with Music and Song.  A lovely event.  Spread the word!  Invite your friends from neighbouring parishes.  Displays by arrangers from ten local churches. Daily 10am-8pm.

Canon  Power  Exhibition

Several items associated with Canon Power displaye in the Exhibition, including the restored Ledger in which he recorded details about the building of our parish church. Opening ceremonyThursday, 8.00pm, and daily 10.00am – 8.00pm.


Emly  Historical  Society

Emly Historical Society opens Emly’s Summer  Festival on Tuesday 10th July at 8.00pm in St. Ailbe’s Parish Hall, by hosting a talk on “The Annals of Inisfallen” by Professor Thomas Charles Edwards of Oxford University.  He is an expert on early Irish and Welsh history.  Well worth hearing!


The Annals originated in St. Ailbe’s Monastery. The manuscript is regarded as one of Ireland’s medieval treasures. Come and find out about it.


Art  Exhibition

Paintings for Art Exhibition: please drop to Betty  087-7495144 or Catherine 087-9496414, on or before Monday 9th July. Include name & title


Emly Tidy Towns

The winners of  last month’s Tidy Town draw were

Emma Gubbins, Christopher McGrath, Pat White, Betty Sheehy & Michael Boodie Ryan.  Official Judging is now in full swing nationwide.  Please keep up the good work. The village is gleaming!!


Pope Francis : Phoenix Park Sun 26th Aug:

Bus seat (€25, children less) & free Mass ticket:

Phone Antoinette Mullins, 087-1701614  a.s.a.p



Pope Francis at Knock Shrine, Sun 26th Aug:

Bus seat (€25) & free event ticket: phone Bridget Fitzgerald, 086- 3594571, after 7.00pm daily..