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W/E 16/02/2014

posted Feb 14, 2014, 7:12 AM by John O'Sullivan

Mass Of Anniversaries In February


Ruan:          Sunday 16th February at 10.00 am

                    Michael Casey         Tommy Casey         Mary McNamara     Johnny McNamara

We pray for the repose of the soul of Alfie Hayes, Cappinakilla whose funeral in taking place in Dysart this weekend. May he rest in Peace.


Weekday Masses:

Ruan:          Monday Tuesday and Wednesday and Saturday at 9.30.

Dysart:         Thursday and Friday at 9.30

Weekly Collections:     Thank you very much for your contributions

PDF: €69       Baskets: €236.34          Candles:   €18.66           Bishops Commissions:     €15.00               

Readers & Ministers Of The Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                             Ruan       Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:       Edel Bluett                               Reader this week:      Marie Slattery

Reader next week:      Maria Peoples                         Reader next week:     Rachel O’Loughlin

Euch Min this week:     Frank Custy                           Euch Min this week:   Tommy Sheedy

Euch Min next week:   Flan Lyons                              Euch Min next week:  Monica Cassidy


Next Baptism Course Corofin on Saturday 22nd March from 11.00 am to 12 Noon

Recent Baptism: We welcome into our Community Lucia Anna Hayes daughter of Philip and Eva who was baptised recently.

Talk on Holy Wells A talk on Holy wells of the eastern Burren area will take place next Wednesday night 19th February at 8.30 pm in Tubber Hall.  Speaker is Tony Kirby.

Bingo Nite:

The first fundraiser for Toonagh Hall is a Bingo Nite in Purcells' on next Friday night, 21st February at 7.30 pm.  Prize money, spot prizes and finger food on the night.  €10 entrance includes bingo book.  Bring your lucky pen!

Clothes Collection:

The second fundraiser for Toonagh Hall is a clothes collection on Thurs 27th February  outside Toonagh Hall.  People will be there to take bags of clothes at 9 am, 2 pm, 3 pm. and from 6-8 pm.

All types of clean clothing - towels, curtains, hats, belts, shoes, handbags, bed-linen (sheets, pillowcases, duvet covers) NO duvets or pillows please.

Should anyone need bags to be collected please contact Rose (0870610212) who will arrange collection during the next two weeks.  Your support is greatly appreciated.

Adult Dancing Classes with Maggie Hutton resuming in Ruan Community Centre on Thursday night next 20th February at 8.30 pm, Waltzes, jives, quick-step and set dancing.  All are welcome.


Thought for the Week:

There is nothing so rewarding as to make people realise

that they are worthwhile in this world.   (Bob Anderson)


An Evening of Mindfulness & Meditation Wednesday 26th February 7.30 pm with Mary Lillis @ The Red Gates,  Killeen, Corofin Cost by Donation Contact Des on 0851614951 to reserve a place

Pilates Classes starting in the Farmyard, Corofin on the 19th of February. Contact Darragh on 0877413618 for more info.

Corofin Dramatic Society: **NEWSFLASH**  back with our hilarious comedy 'The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley' in the community centre, Gort at 8pm on 21st and 22nd February! Tickets on the door.

Cumann Siuladoiri Corafinne are organising a 7km walk around Rath (Corofin) + 10Km run in support of Corofin National School and Corofin Christmas lights + crib on Saturday 22nd February register 12 noon @ Corofin GAA hall - walk/run starts @ 12.30 pm sharp from GAA Hall - all support welcome.  This is an ideal opportunity for anyone training for a marathon. Cost €10 - children free

Healing Programme for People Bereaved by Suicide: Are you finding it difficult to cope with the death by suicide of a family member or friend? You could get help at a Healing Programme organised by Clare Suicide Bereavement Support at their premises in Innovation House (near Liddys), Roslevan  Centre, Tulla Rd. Ennis starting at 8 p.m. on Monday  February 17th. and continuing for eight consecutive Mondays. Please feel welcome to come and meet others in the same position as yourself. For further information phone 086 0565373 0r 087 3698315.

www.claresuicidebereavementsupport.com .

Clare Haven Services Insights Programme - A free and confidential programme for women who are or have been in an abusive domestic relationship will commence in Ennis in February. For further information please contact Clare Haven on 065 6842646

Ruan Gaa 

Clare GAA Annual 2013: available now – featuring a full colour spread on Ruan Minor and Senior Clubs and Tribute to Jimmy Smyth.

Lotto Results:  W/E: 09/02/2014    No’s drawn:  4, 20, 21, 27.      No jackpot winner        

Five lucky dips:   Nora Griffin, Frank Lyons, Fidelma Cassidy, Rhona Lyons and Tara Moroney          

Next week’s Jackpot:  €9,000   Team:  Frank Lyons       Venue: Purcells



Calling to Fr. O’Neill:  If anyone is calling to Fr. O’Neill at the Parochial House, please ring his mobile phone 086 2612124 beforehand to ensure that he will be there to meet you.



Items and Notes for the Newsletter:  Items for the Newsletter should be dropped into the Parochial House before 10.00 am on the Thursday of each week or ring 6827799 and leave a message on the voice mail or email ruandysartparish@gmail.com