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W/E 03/02/2013

posted Feb 1, 2013, 5:30 AM by Unknown user

Mass Of Anniversaries In February

Ruan:                    Sunday 3rd February at 11.15 am

                                John Waring  Lily Waring   Martin Collins    Bridget O’Brien  Pappy O’Rourke   Joe Moloney                                                                                  Deceased Members of the Moloney Family

Dysart:                  Sunday 10th February at 9.45 am

                                Jimmo Marrinan                William Hehir   Mary McCarthy, Clifden Corofin. 

Ruan:                    Sunday 17th February at 11.15 am

                                Michael Casey      Jack Doherty     John Malley      Tommy Casey

We pray for the repose of the souls of Noreen Cahir, Shannon and formerly of Kells who was buried in Ruan during the week and Maurice Quaid, father of Catherine Lyons Fountain who was buried in Ballyingarry.                                   

Weekday Masses:

Ruan:                    Mon, Tues, Wed and Sat at 9.30 am

Dysart:                  Thursday and Friday at 9.30 am

Sunday 3rd February is the Feast of St Blaise. Blessing of throats will take place after Mass in both Churches.

Weekly Collections:     Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF:  €577.53     Baskets:  €125.75     Candles:  €13.60    Bishops Commissions:   €176.60       

Readers & Ministers Of The Eucharist:

Readers this Sun:       Ruan:  Emer O’Halloran                    Dysart:  Holy Communion Parents

Readers next Sun:      Ruan:  Holy Communion Parents    Dysart:  Emily Mulqueen

Euch Mins this Sun:     Ruan: Pat O’Halloran                       Dysart:  Tommy Kelly

Euch Mins next Sun:    Ruan:  Mary O’Halloran                  Dysart:  Michael Lynch

Baptism Courses:  Crusheen on Saturday 16th February from 11.00 am to 12 Noon

                                      Corofin on Saturday 16th March from 11.00 am to 12 Noon

Recent Baptisms:  We welcome into our Community Hazel Kathleen Maher, daughter of Gerard Maher and Mary Griffin and Katie Ann Hehir daughter of Alan Hehir and Rosemary Morrissey who were baptised recently.

The Alzheimer Society's Dementia Specific Day Care Centre in Ennis currently has vacancies for clients.  Specialist Activity Programme tailored towards clients’ interests, skills, experiences and personalities.  Cost €7 per day.  Meals provided.  Bus picks up and drops off where possible.  For information contact Linda Murphy, 087915215

Opening Windows Conference

The Year of Faith (Oct 2012 – Nov 2013) marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council.  As part of the Year of Faith a conference, reliving Vatican 11, will be held at the Clare Inn Hotel, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare, on Saturday 23rd March -  9.4 5am  to 3.45 pm.

The day will focus on four key documents of Vatican 11 - Scripture, Liturgy, the Church and the Church in the modern world. The following are the topics and speakers:

Vatican 11 opening up the Scriptures – Bishop Kieran

Vatican 11 helping us to pray and worship – Julie Kavanagh / Fr Liam Lawton 

Vatican 11 calling us to become the People of God – Aoife McGrath / Fr Dermot Ryan

Vatican 11 calling us to play our part as Christians

Each parish is invited to ask two parishioners to attend. The conference is free of charge and lunch will be provided.  Registration forms are available in your parish.  Completed registration forms should be sent by email to:  openingwindows@outlook.com  or  by post to Fr Albert McDonnell, Westbourne, Ennis, Co. Clare, by the end of February.

Why Not Study Theology The Dominicans are offering affordable distance learning programmes in theology which can be followed either for academic credit or for personal enrichment. People study from home, with occasional study days at weekends, and with the support of on-line tutors. Hundreds of people have completed some or all of the programme. Perhaps you would like to know more? Contact us at: The Priory Institute Tallaght Village Dublin 24.  (01) 4048124. www.prioryinstitute.com. enquiries@prioryinstitute.com

Local History Ruan – Dysart: Any person interested in learning about Parish? 

Meeting in Mortys at 7:30 pm on Wednesday 13th February. All Welcome.   Michael Leahy 

Missing: A navy pinstripe jacket missing since the G.A.A. Social, with mobile phone in the pocket, maybe people could check to see if they have their own jackets and if it's found, please contact Fr. Pat 0862612124.  

Craft class The crochet, knitting, embroidery classes will not now resume in Toonagh Hall until Wed. Feb 13th next, at 7.30.


Lotto Results:  W/E: 27/01/2013   Nos. drawn – 3, 12, 21, 26.  No jackpot winner.  

Five lucky dips: Kevin Griffin Jnr, Anthony Roughan, Mary Hickey O'Brien, Fintin Mac Coitir and Jonathan Clohessy.              

Next Week’s Jackpot: €7,050                 Team:  Flan Lyons   Venue:  Purcells.      Ger Lyons Club PRO