Parish Bulletin _ 24th March 2019: 3rd of Lent

Masses During The  Week.

Mon, Tues,  Thurs, Fri, 9.30am;

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



Mary, Michael & Tommy Burke, Main Street –

Sat 23rd, 7.30pm.

Pat & Eileen Hennessy, Tulla – Sun 24th, 11.00am

Paddy Byrne, Duncummin, & Danny Byrne,    .    . . .    Ballyhoulihan – Wed 27th March, 7.30pm.

Denis Burke, Main Street – Sat 30th , 7.30pm.

Deceased of Leahy Family, Ballyvistea –                                           .    Sunday 31st 11.00am.


Readers  For  Next  Week.

Saturday 7.30pm.         Mary McGrath

Sunday  11.00am,         Liz Creamer.


Collectors   (+ Counters) for March

Sat 7.30pm:      Mary Condon, Gerry Heffernan

Mary Slattery,  John Bourke.

Sun 11.00am:   James Purcell,  Rita Quish,

Helena Cahill, Johnny Martin.


.Eucharist Ministers for March.

Sat 7.30;     Patsy Hennessy.

Sun 11am:  Bridget Heffernan.


Adoration: Wednesday 5.00 to 7.30pm.

Peace-and-quiet time of personal prayer.


All who take part in Adoration of the Eucharist on Wednesdays are invited to attend an  Assembly  in St. Patrick’s College, Thurles, on next Saturday, 30th March, 10.00am – 1.00pm.   Rosary, Adoration,         Mass, followed by healing Service conducted by Fr. John Keane & Fr. Dan Woods. See poster in church.




What  I  have  Failed  to  Do

It isn’t the things you’ve done                                                              but the things you leave undone,                                                      which give you a little heartache                                                              at the setting of the sun.


The gentle word forgotten,                                                           the letter you didn’t write;                                                         the flowers you might have sent,                                                       are your haunting ghosts tonight.


The tender touch of the hand,                                                       the caring and kindly tone;                                                                          which we have no time or thought for,                                                             with troubles enough of our own.

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Sealed  with  the  Spirit

11.00am  Mass  this Sunday includes the families of the children preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation. Again, if you know any of the childre  or  parents, please pass on a word of encouragement.


  Diocesan ‘Listening’ Report

More than 80 attended our deanery Report session last Thursday night; 21 from Emly parish – thank yo

Our parish group will meet again on Thursday 11th April to take things a step further.


If you’d like to get a copy, contact Fr. Moloney. Yo will be very welcome to attend the parish session.


Parish Pastoral Council : Monday 25th , 8.00pm.


Choir practice: Wednesday 8.00pm.  Additional singers and musicians most welcome.


Mass  on  Radio

You can tune in on radio to Masses and other services held in Emly Parish Church by setting the dial on your radio to 107.5FM.


                          Altar  Servers

We welcome a new group of Altar Servers. We thank their parents and the parents of the senior servers for their support.  And thanks too to the Co-Ordinator of Servers, Pauline Ryan.


Safeguarding  Children

We recognize all the good work with children and young people going on in our parish and thank all the volunteers who give of their time. We all have a responsibility to safeguard children through promoting their welfare, health and development in a safe and caring environment that prevents abuse of any kind, and supports their best interests.


Emly  Comhaltas

Annual Cake Sale & Raffle on Sunday 31st  March at 12noon in St. Ailbe’s N.S. Weekly seisiún on Wednesdays  8.00- 8.30pm in the school. Open to the general public. All most welcome.  Cost €3.


Emly  Historical  Society

Commemoration of the involvement of the Emly Battalion in the East Limerick Brigade during the War of Independence: Sunday 5th May, afternoon.

Lecture by Dr. Borgonovo, historian, UCC, in St. Ailbe’s Hall, followed by a short ceremony at the Emly Monument. Further details later. Please make a note in your diary – or on the kitchen calendar.


Monday 25th March : Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord.  Nine months ahead of the Birth of Jesus.