Parish Bulletin – 8th March 2020 : 2nd Lent

Masses During The  Week.

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri, 9.30am;

Wednesday  & Sat: 7.30pm; Sun:  11.00am.



Maura & Paddy Moloney,Drumcomogue-Sat 7th ,7.3

Hanley Family, Tulla – Sun 8th March, 11.00am.


Readers  For  Next  Week.

Sat 7.30:Anna O’Dwyer;  Sun  11am:  Liz Creamer.


Collectors – March.

Sat 7.30pm:      Mary Condon, Gerry Heffernan

Mary Slattery, John Bourke

Sun 11.00am:   Rita Quish, Helena Cahill,

Johnny Martin.


Eucharist Ministers for March.

Sat 7.30:  Marie Hennessy; Sun 11.00: Norita Kemp


Adoration: Wednesday 5 -7.30;  8 – 9.00pm.

Peace-and-quiet time of personal prayer.


Counters : Information Meeting for All Counters

This Monday, 9th March, in Duhig Hse, 8.00 – 9.00

A big ‘Thank You’ to all who count the Collection money on Sundays. If you are willing to join the Rota (one month in four), please come along to this meeting.  An extra pair of hands makes a difference.


Do  This  in  Memory

The children in 2nd Class made First Confession on last Thursday. Next Sunday, they and their families will attend another of the Family Masses that are of their preparation programme for First Communion.


Canon Power Ledger: what to do about the disused C. of I. Cathedral on the site of St.Ailbe’s monastery  


Readers’  Re-Commissioning

On this Saturday/Sunday, the parish’s Readers will be re-commissioned for their important role

The word of God is – as St. Paul puts it – “alive and active.” Yes, the Readings are from the past but they are not a ‘dead letter’. Through them God communicates his untiring love for us, fro age to age.What’s true of God once is true alwa


It’s a Reader’s privilege to speak God’s messag


‘Hearing,  Happening,  Hoping’

This is the title of a Lent-time programme taking place across the diocese – to consider an

chat about the Readings for the Sundays. Here in Emly: 4 weeks, in Duhig Hse, on Thursdays, 8.00 – 9.00pm. Begins this Thursday. Try it!


Emly Parish Listening Meeting:Tuesday 24th

Pleaae make every effort to attend.


Comhaltas  Emly.

Cake Sale & Raffle on Sunday 22nd March, in St. Ailbe’s N.S. after 11.00am Mass. Donations and/or baking would be greatly appreciated.


Rambling  House

Rambling House in St. Ailbe’s Parish Hall on this Saturday, 7th March  at  8.30 to 11.30pm.  Teas served. Come, and enjoy music, song and stories.   .


Emly  Community  Council

2020 AGM on Monday 9th March at The Forge Tea Rooms, 7.00pm sharp. Tea/Coffee will be served.  A call to all who wish to help our community develop and prosper,  to please attend on the night.


HSE  Guidlines

-Avoid using Holy Water fonts at church doors.

-Omit the Handshke at the Sign of Peace.

-Received Holy Communion on the Hand, only.

-Omit receiving Communion from the Chalice.

– Wash Hands before coming to Mass.


Emly National School

Internet Safety talk on Thursday, March 12th, 6.45p     This will be followed by a Breast Awareness talk. Cover charge of €5 each . It is open to all.


St Ailbe’s N.S.  annual bumper Draw will begin on Sunday, March 22nd (Mothers’ Day) in the school €5-a-line each week; oer 10 weeks. Bumper prizes!


Emly  G.A.A. Club

The Astroturf development is now completed.  A huge ‘thank you’ to everyone who contributed to our fundraiser to date.  If you would like to donate & add have your name on the name plaque, please contact Pa Sheehy, Donal Condon or Michael Ring before the end of March.


Cookery  Demonstration

Annual Cookery Demonstration in Aid of Daffodil Day in Knockarron Community Centre on Thursday 26th March, 7.30pm sharp.  Adm. €8.  Please come along and support this worthy cause.


Emly  Ladies  Club

Next meeting in Byrne’s Tavern on Tuesday 10th March at 7.30pm. New members most welcome.


Blood Donation Clinic: Ballykisteen Htl, Monday 9th March & Tuesday 10th March, 5.00 – 8.00pm.,

3,000 units required each and every week.