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W/E 19/02/2012

posted Feb 21, 2012, 8:43 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 21, 2012, 8:45 AM ]

Mass of Anniversaries in February

Ruan:   Sunday 19th February 11.15am

            Gerard Daffy                Paddy McMahon       Tommy Casey

            Michael Casey            Joan Daly      


Weekday Masses

RUAN:                    Mon/Tues/Wed/Sat           9.30am

DYSART:                 Thurs/Fri                                 9.30am

DYSART:                 Wed                                       8.00pm


Ash Wednesday:  Wednesday next is Ash Wednesday. 

Blessing & Distribution of Ashes at Masses on that Day. 

Masses:   Ruan:  9.30am                    Dysart:  8.00pm

Weekly Collections

PDF:                              €1014.45        Baskets:  €179.96      Candles:  €22.39

Bishops Commission:      €40.00    

Thank you very much for your contributions


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Readers this Sun:      Ruan:  Aidan Lawton                       Dysart:  Emily Mulqueen

Readers next Sun:    Ruan:  Confirmation Children       Dysart:  Confirmation Children


Euch Mins this Sun:   Ruan:  Pat O’Halloran                   Dysart:   Frank Custy

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


Confirmation Preparation Liturgy:  These Liturgies will take place in Ruan & Dysart on next Sunday February 26th.

Confirmation Retreat:  Our Confirmation children will go on a days Retreat to Knock on Friday 2nd March.

Corofin Dramatic Society: present “The Subject was Roses”  by Frank D Kilroy at Glór on February 24th & 25th at 8.00pm.  Admission  €12.  Bookings  contact Glór office ( 6843103.

  Open Meeting – All Are Welcome: What of the Church?  What of our young          people?  What energises you?  What frustrates you?  Your help is needed in             mapping the way forward.  Meeting in Ruan Thursday 15th March at 8.00pm.              All  Welcome.

What Are You Doing For Lent?  Why not take time for yourself this Lent in the tranquil setting of Burren Life Balance Centre, Killeen, Corofin.  Experience a greater physical, mental and spiritual balance in your life through various forms of meditation – in stillness, through sacred art and gentle movement.  Facilitated by Srs. Cecelia, Mary & Noirin,

7.30 pm on Wednesday 29th February & 7th, 14th, 21st & 28th March.  Cost €5 per night includes refreshments.  Booking required.  www.burrenlifebalanceretreats.com.

(Places Limited) to book your place contact  065-6827749/085-1614951.

Crusheen Parish Presents Talks for Lent:  Monday February 27th,, When someone you loves drinks too much, presented by Ellen O’Neal,  Bushypark Treatment Centre.

Monday March 5th, When Someone you love dies by suicide, presented by Owen O’Mahony, Clare Suicide Bereavement Support.  Monday March 12th, When someone you love has a disability, presented by Marcia McDonagh, Parent & Carer.  Monday March 26th, When someone you love is ill, presented by Cancer Care West.   All Talks are on Mondays from 8.00pm to 9.15pm in Parish Centre at back of Church.

Parish Safeguarding Representatives:  Margaret O’Halloran & Emer O’Halloran, having been nominated Local Safeguarding Representatives for the Parish of Dysart/Ruan, recently underwent training from the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church -Killaloe Diocese.  Their role will centre on facilitating the set up and implementation of Safeguarding Children Policies and Procedures in the Parish, in accordance with best practice nationally.

Ruan Dysart Resource Group Ltd:  A reconvened meeting of the above group will take place on Tuesday 21st February 2012 at Ruan Community Centre at 8.00pm to discuss the future of Community Employment in the area.  All sponsors are requested to send a representative to this very important meeting, as a decision will be taken on the continuance of the scheme which has been of enormous value to all groups in the area.

Annual Ennis/Clarecastle Pilgrimage to Medjugorje (Kathleen Lee Group):  From Shannon, 8th September for 7 days (all inclusive).  Spiritual Directors Fr Micheál McInerney and Fr Fergal O’Neill.  Cost:  €619 before 17th February (€50 discount), €669 thereafter.  Contact:  Kathleen Lee  086 1031508 or Mary McMahon  086 3629808.


Lotto Results  Week Ending 12/02/12.  Nos Drawn  21, 23, 26, 28.  No Jackpot Winner.

Five Lucky Dips:  Nellie Lucas, Ger Leonard, O’Connor Family, Michael Lyons, Michael Moloney & Billy Hassett.  

Next Week’s Jackpot €6750,  Venue:  Purcell’s  Team:  Ger Lyons

Club Membership:  Single Adult Membership €30, Couple €50, Employed Players €40, Students/Unemployed Players €20.  Contact Niall O’Connor ( 087 9497896 or Patrick Keegan ( 087 6427438.   

Camogie News: Brid McNamara is the recipient of a National award from the Camogie Association on this very prestigious award for her Public Relations work with Clare.  Congratulations Brid.                  Ger Lyons    Club PRO