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W/E 07/02/2016

posted Feb 5, 2016, 4:42 AM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in February

Ruan:         Sunday 7th February 2016 at 10:00 am

                    Noreen Cahir            Gerry Daffy          Jimmy Casey            May Casey         John Waring             Lily Waring         Mary Collins        Martin Collins

                    Nan O’Halloran        Martin O’Halloran         Bridget O’Brien      Pappy O’Rourke        Mary McNamara      Johnny McNamara         Jack Doherty                                      

                 Joe Moloney               Deceased Members of the Moloney Family


Ruan:          Tuesday 9th February 2016 at 8:00 pm  

                    Months Mind Mass for Michael Vaughan    


Dysart:        Friday 12th February 2016 at 8:00 pm

                    Months Mind Mass for Tom O’Gorman


Dysart:        Saturday 13th February 2016 at 6:30 am

                    Jimo Marrinan         Claire Marrinan             William Hehir            Bridget Hehir        John Hehir         Alfie Hayes    Mickey Burke                                                                      Mary McCarthy, Clifden Corofin.            Michael O’Leary       Tom O’Leary

 Ruan:          Friday 19th February at 7:30 pm

                    Months Mind Mass for Kitty Quinn


Ruan:          Saturday 20th February 2016 at 4:00 pm

                    First Anniversary Mass for Bridget O’Loughlin

 Dysart:       Saturday 20th February at 6:30 pm

                    First Anniversary Mass for Ralph Morgan

 Ruan:         Sunday 21st February 2016 at 10:00 am

              Jimmy O’Brien     Bridget O’Brien     Joseph O’Brien    Margaret O’Brien    Mary O’Brien    Deceased Members of the O’Brien Family                                                           Patrick O’Donoghue     Maisie O’Donoghue   David O’Brien       John Joe Hynes      Una Hynes      Jimmy Hynes   Tommy Casey


Dysart:        Saturday 27th February 2016 at 6:30 pm

                    Months Mind Mass for Kitty Bond nee Crowe who died in Canada


Ash Wednesday is next Wednesday 10th February - 1st day of Lent.

Masses:       Dysart:  9.30 am          Ruan:  8.00 pm             Ashes will be blessed and distributed


Weekday Masses:         Ruan:     Monday and Saturday at 9.30 am.  Tuesday and Wed at 8:00 pm

                                             Dysart:     Wednesday and Thursday at 9:30 am and Friday at 8:00 pm

Please Note:   When there is a Funeral Mass in the parish, there will be no 9:30 am Mass in either Ruan or Dysart.


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: €480.90         Baskets: €86.68          Candles:  €32.47           Bishops Commissions:  €123.00     

Thought for the Week
"The greatest prison that people live in is the fear of what other people think"

(David Icke)


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                             Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:       Laura Cahir                             Reader this week:         Aiden Lawton

Reader next week:     Frances Browne                      Reader next week:        Anne Foley

Euch Min this week:    Flan Lyons                             Euch Min this week:      Mary O’Halloran

Euch Min next week:  Pat Lynch                                Euch Min next week:     Sheila Lynch


Imeall Bóirne Cluster Meeting in Ruan on Tuesday 9th February at 8:30 pm


Next Baptism Course: Tubber on Saturday 13th 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.

Recent Baptism: We welcome into our Community Aria Jane Lane daughter of Dominic and Debbie who was baptised recently


Toonagh Youth Club: There will be a meeting in Toonagh Hall & Sports Complex Friday 12th February at 8 pm, to discuss the possibility of getting Toonagh Youth Club up and running. We will have a speaker from Clare Youth Service present on the night. Youth clubs cater for young people from 1st year through to leaving cert year. Anyone interested in becoming a volunteer youth club leader or parents/ guardians interested in getting their children involved in the club welcome to attend.

Board of Management for Ruan N.S. is as follows:

Teacher’s Nominee - Niamh Ní Chonghaile, Patrons Nominee – Carrie Droney, Chairperson – Linda Hannon, Community Nominees – Gai Hardy & Mortimer O’Sullivan, Parents’ Nominees – Keith Kelly & Olivia O’Toole, Principal – Cyril Lyons.


Parents wishing to enrol a child in Ruan NS for this coming September may call to the school for application forms or telephone the school @ 6837301.


Fitness 4 Fun with John Conroy for both men and women has resumed in Ruan Community Centre on Wednesdays from 1:15pm to 2:15pm. Cost €5. John who is the founder of Fitness4Fun is an experienced and qualified fitness coach for older adult fitness. Exercise can reduce the risk of developing some age-related diseases and disabilities. People with arthritis, heart disease or diabetes benefit from regular physical activity and exercise can also help people with blood pressure, balance problems or difficulty walking. All are welcome to come.


Clothes collection for Toonagh School: Now that people are back to routine after the holidays, they may be organising the wardrobes in readiness for Spring. Toonagh School is holding a clothes collection on 11th Feb and would welcome donations of clean, used clothing, bed linen, towels, curtains, belts, bags and shoes. Monies raised will be used for new classroom supplies


Ruan GAA: 
Lotto Results
:  W/E: 31/01/2016:     No’s drawn: 3, 10, 15, 23       No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips: Shane Marrinan, Joe Keane, Paddy Neilan, Archie O’Halloran and Nuala Keane.      

Next week’s Jackpot:   €8,100         Team: Ted Wynne            Venue: Purcells