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W/E 05/02/2017

posted Feb 3, 2017, 8:19 AM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated Feb 3, 2017, 8:32 AM ]

Anniversary Masses in February


Ruan:          Sunday 5th February 2017 at 10:00 am

                    Noreen Cahir        Bridget Callinan     Paddy Quinn    Jimmy Smyth     Jack Doherty    John Waring    Lily Waring                                           Bridget O’Brien Pappy O’Rourke Tom Crowe Deceased member of the Crowe Family Ballyogan  Gerry Daffy


Dysart:       Sunday 12th February 2017 at 7:00 pm

                    Alfie Hayes     Michael O’Leary    Thomas O’Leary   Claire Marrinan    Jimo Marrinan

                    William Hehir         Bridget Hehir        John Hehir    Ralph Morgan


Ruan:          Sunday 19th February 2017 at 10:00 am

                    Joseph O’Brien   Bridget O’Brien    Jimmy O’Brien    Margaret O’Brien    Patrick O’Brien

                    Bridget O’Brien     Deceased Member of the O’Brien Family.    Tommy Casey

                    Mary McNamara     Johnny McNamara


   We pray for the repose of the soul of Kathleen Hassett, Toonagh, who died recently.  May she rest in peace.


Weekday Masses:      Ruan:  Monday and Tuesday at 9:30 am.     Dysart:  Wednesday at 9:30am


Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                       Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm


Weekly Collections:     Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF: €490.00        Baskets: €125.14         Candles:  €24.76         Bishops Commission:  €87.00   Priests Collection:  € 70.00


Next Baptism Course: Tubber on Saturday 18th February from 11:00 am to 12 Noon. 

All people intending to have children baptised must complete the baptismal course before each child is baptised  

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Ruan       Sunday at 10:00 am                              Dysart     Sunday at 7.00 pm

Reader this week:       Shauna Greene                        Reader this week:                Monica Tierney

Reader next week:      Eileen Hannon                        Reader next week:               Louise McDonnell

Euch Min this week:     Eileen Hannon                     Euch Min this week:             Edel Bluett

Euch Min next week:   Francis Howard                     Euch Min next week:            Sinead Noonan


Parish Pastoral Council Meeting on Tuesday 14th February 2017 at 8:00 pm in Ruan Community Hall.


Be My Witness Programme’ for all Confirmation Children in the Imeall Bóirne parishes will be held in Corofin Hall from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, on the following nights: Sunday 5th February, Sunday 12th February, Sunday 19th February and Sunday 5th March.


New Litter Bins: Litter bins have been provided in both Ruan and Dysart Graveyards and should be used for the waste from cleanings of graves.


Thought for the Week:


'Be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, tolerant of the weak,

because someday in your life you will be all of these'
(George Washington Carver)


NET Ministries: *New meeting times* On Wednesday the 8th of February the Junior Amplified Youth (1st-3rd year) will be meeting at 6:00-7:30pm in the Ruan Church hall, and on Friday the 10th of Feb. the Senior Amplified Youth (TY-6th) will be meeting from 7:30-9:00pm.

Youth 2000:  This week the NET Team will be running the Youth 2000 Prayer Meeting in the Crusheen Church meeting room on Tuesday the 7th of February, for anyone between the ages of 16-35 @7:00pm.

The KDYC (Killaloe Diocesan Youth Council) are having their annual overnight on Friday 10th February in St. Flannan's College, Ennis. This event is open to all young people aged 16 to 19. There will be workshops, a short Pilgrimage, fun, planning for the year ahead and much more. For more information and permission forms please contact; Cora Guinnane 087 2400135.

Ruan and Dysart Annual Apostolic Work Display Day will be held on Sunday 12th March. If anyone would like to donate a sacred vessel please contact E Roughan, E Hannon or M Marrinan. The price list is on display on the notice boards in both churches

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:  Next Saturday 11th February  is the 159th anniversary of the Apparitions of Our Lady to St. Bernadette in Lourdes.  This year’s Diocesan Pilgrimage will leave Shannon on Monday June 26th, returning on Saturday July 1st. The cost this year is still €692 per person sharing. €10 discount for online booking at www.joewalshtours.ie.  Booking forms can be obtained from: Joe Walsh Tours, 143 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2. Telephone: (01) 2410810.  A limited number of sick pilgrims will be accommodated in the Sanctuary of Lourdes at a cost of €595 Applications for sick pilgrims only to Fr. Tom Ryan, Pilgrimage Director, SS John & Paul Presbytery, Shannon, Co. Clare.  Telephone: (061) 364133.  For more details, see poster in Church porch and on the Killaloe Diocese website www.killaloediocese.ie.

Yoga classes continue in Toonagh Hall on Mon. mornings from 11am to 12.15pm (to enable children to be collected from preschool) €10 for morning class. Classes are also held on Tue. Yoga evenings from 7 to 8.30pm €15 walk-in per class. Call 0868507227 for further details.

A Clothes Collection will be held to raise funds for sports equipment and school supplies on Thurs. 9th Feb. Members of the Parents Association will be in Toonagh Hall will be in the hall on the day from 9-10am, 1.45-3pm and 6.30-7.30pm to receive bags of clean used clothing, bed linen, curtains, belts, bags & shoes.

The Craft Mornings have resumed in Toonagh Hall on Wednesdays.  Please feel free to pop in for a chat & a cuppa any time from 11am to 12.20pm. If you're interested in, or would like to share your knowledge of a craft, all the better

Toonagh Walk: Thank you to all who supported the recent walk held in Toonagh for Seeking Vision. Special thank you to all who helped on the day it is very much appreciated. Total amount raised €2,635 which has been handed over to Seeking Vision. Many thanks

Crusheen Ladies Football training continues indoors @ Tubber Gaa, on Saturdays @11. ALL NEW MEMBERS WELCOME. U10- u 18. Enquires to Mary 0876147148.

A bring and Buy sale and Auction in aid of Corofin Hall on Sunday 12th Feb, 2 to 5 pm

Ruan Gaa

Lotto Results:  W/E: 29/01/2017:          No’s drawn: 16, 23, 25, 26     No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips: Meabh O’Halloran, O’Connor Grandchildren, Kayla Pilkington, Les Geraghty and Joe Quinn.    

Next Week’s Jackpot: €6,150         Team:  Flan Lyons        Venue: Purcells.