Parish Bulletin – 8th May 2011


Weekdays: Mon, Tues Thurs & Fri 9.30am.

Wed 7.30pm & Fri 7.30pm.

Sat: 7.30pm;  Sun 9am & 11am.


Saturday: 4.00 – 5.30pm. Sunday: 12 noon.

Arrangements to be made at least 2 weeks before.


Tom & Katie Ryan & family, Breansha

– Sat 7th May 7.30 pm.

William O’Dea, formerly, Ballyhone – Sun 8th 11.

Christy Houlihan, Cloughready –Wed 11th 7.30pm

Tom Burke, Lackelly – Sat 14th May.

Sr. Cabrini Riordan, Monemore – Sun 15th 11am.


READERS – Next Weekend

Sat 7.30pm: Maureen Ryan

Sun 9am: Brendan Moloney

Sun 11am: —————

(In the event of a reader being unable to fulfil a duty it would be appreciated if another reader was asked to fill in.)



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

Dympna White, Mary Heffernan.

Sun 9am:  Andrew English, Sean McManus,

Brendan Alymer.

Sun  11am:  Tom Slattery, John Hennessy,

Peig Quish.


A choir practice Wednesday eve next 8pm.

CEMETERY  –  Grass cutting

The next cutting of the cemetery will take place on Wed eve next from 6pm onwards. We appeal for a good turn-out.



Emly defeated Lattin Cullen on a score line of 3:08 to 1:03 in the opening round of the west intermediate football championship. View sports section for full match report.

Emly will play Cappawhite in the opening round of this years junior hurling championship this Sunday in Lattin at 6:30pm.

Race Night: Thanks to all who supported, organised and sold tickets for our race night in Limerick last Saturday evening. A great night was had by all. Thanks also to all our sponsors on the night. Congratulations to Lorna Collins who won the €1,000 prize on our sponsored buster race. Well done also to Pa, John and Mike Sheehy who had two winning greyhounds on the night.

Lotto: Next Week’s Jackpot – €3,000

Tickets available in all local businesses


Contact telephone No: 087/9176250


KNOCKCARRON  – Cookery Demo.

A Cookery Demonstration will  take place in Knockcarron Community Centre on Thurs 12th May 1t 8pm. Cooking by Fiona Barry.  Cooking three course meal and garnishing summer salad.



Clean up of courts this Mon eve 7.30pm.


NEW  FUN – Knockcarron Community Hall

After a successful first 12 weeks a NEW FUN 12 week Weight Loss Challenge begins in Knockcarron Community Hall on Wednesday 11th May at 7.30pm. Helpful tips and advice. Also information on good nutrition and long term health. Top achievers win a cash prize!! To book your place, call Natasha on – 087-2390561


Fr. S. Rochford, 062/57103; Mobile 086/8162660.

Fr.S.Kennedy, 062/57111.



Jesus joined the despondent disciples and listened to them. Jesus then helps them to see things in another light by opening the scriptures to them. The disciples invite Jesus to join them at table – there follows a recognition of who he is. you experienced the presence of the Holy Spirit? After Jesus had gone the disciples went to bring the good news to others. When have you done this with others? When was such a conversation ‘good news’ for you or others