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W/E 01/04/2018

posted Mar 30, 2018, 6:08 AM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated Mar 30, 2018, 6:24 AM ]

Priest on call in Imeall Boirne this week is:-
 Fr Damien Nolan, Tel: 065 6837178/086 8396636. 

Priests Contact Numbers:

 Fr. Seamus Nohilly, 091 633124 /085 1443021.  Fr. Pat O’Neill, 065 6827799/086 2612124:


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

Masses this Weekend
Ruan - 9:00 pm Sat Easter Vigil/Anniversary Masses:- Sabina Hayes and deceased members of the Hayes family  Mary Meaney,  Christy Meaney          Paudie Kelly,  Vonnie Kelly ,  Liam Ballinger

Easter Saturday:-  Corofin - 11:00 am Morning Prayer,   Rath - 7:00 pm Easter Vigil,   Tubber - 8:00 pm Easter Vigil,  
Easter Sunday:- Dysart - 6:00 am Dawn Mass (Graveyard), Dysart - 10:00 am,  Kilnaboy - 10:00 am,  Boston - 10:00 am
Corofin - 11:30 am,   Ballinruan - 11:30 am Family Mass

Masses next Weekend
Ruan: Saturday April 7th 5:00pm :- Seanie O’Connor  Months Mind

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

                                                        Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm

Weekly Collections:   € 2,361.22 for last two weekends
Thank you all for your kind contributions

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Ruan       Sunday at 10:00 am                                  Dysart     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:     No Mass                                       Reader this week:  Rose Foudy

Reader next week:   Liam Jones                                     Reader next week: Mat McCormack 

Euch Min this week:   No Mass                                     Euch Min this week:   Tommy Kelly

Euch Min next week:    Mary O Halloran                      Euch Min next week: Edel Bluett



Thought for the Week

“Let the resurrection joy lift us
from loneliness, weakness and
despair to strength, beauty and
(Floyd W. Tomkins).

Baptisms in the Imeall Boirne Parishes: Baptisms take place each Sunday of the Month at 12:30 noon rotating between all the churches within
each parish as follows:

April 2018 in Ballinruan 1st.   Dysart 8th.    Corofin 15th.   Boston 22nd

Next Baptism Preparation Meeting will take place in Ruan on 14th April from 11 am to 12 noon.
All people intending to have children baptised must complete the baptismal preparation course before each child is baptised. All forms for the above are
available from Anne at the Imeall Boirne Office. Phone No: 065 6890865. Email: imeallboirne@outlook.com


Many thanks to all who have contributed to our Trócaire appeal.
We would appreciate the return of your Trócaire boxes as soon as possible in all parishes.

IMEALL BOIRNE CLUSTER Over 55's Exercise Classes

A combination of standing and seated exercises focusing on bone strength, flexibility and mobility of all joints, balance and endurance. € 5.00 per class.
Every Wednesday as follows:   Ruan Community Centre at 1.15pm

Aged 16-35? Looking for a place to share and grow in faith? Youth 2000 prayer meeting, Fridays, Poor Clare’s Oratory Ennis at 7:00pm
Join us for adoration, music, reflection, chats and tea. All welcome.

The Accord Marriage Preparation Courses for Clare 2018 are taking place in the Ennis Parish Centre, Station Road Ennis on Fridays from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm and on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on selected dates during the year. Details are available from Accord on 085-2358384 or 065-6824297.
Booking is advisable 6 months in advance.  Cost of Course is €170.00

Toonagh Craft Mornings
The craft mornings in Toonagh Hall on Wednesday mornings from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon, hints/tips on knitting, crochet and enjoy a “cuppa” with friends.

The Annual Tractor Run Fundraiser for Ruan Tidy Towns and Graveyards maintenance will be held on Easter Sunday. Registration will be at Morty’s at
11.15 am. Senior Run will commence at 12.15 with kiddies run at 12 noon. Please Support!

Cute As A Button—Arts & Crafts for Kids
In Toonagh Hall on Sat morning from 9:15am to 10:45am, pay as you go classes for children aged 4 to 12 years. €10 per child or €15 for two siblings. For more info call Pamela Vaughan 0876224698 or Aisling Hurley 0863751807.

Concert Success:
“There was a good turnout to the Friends of Toonagh Concert on Saturday night last proving that traditional music, singing, set- step- and sean-nos dancing is flourishing. Thanks to all who performed, helped with sound, video, in the kitchen and to all who donated raffle prizes and helped out in any way.
More information will be given when all monies have been counted

Date for the Diary.
The local Apostolic Works Society are working towards their annual display of works which will be held in Ruan Community Centre on April 15th. Anyone wishing to donate a sacred vessel in memory of someone they wish to commemorate, or on their own, or their family’s account may contact Eileen Roughan,
Mary Marrinan or Eileen Hannon.

Local History Group Meetings are held in Morty Kelly’s on Tue evenings at 8:30p.m. All welcome!

World Meeting of Families 2018
Register: Individual pilgrims and families can now register for the main three-day WMOF2018 Congress from August 22nd – 24th, guaranteeing your ticket(s) for
the Festival of Families on Saturday 25th August and for the Closing Mass on Sunday 26th August. Register at: www.worldmeeting2018.ie.
Volunteer: This event will attract thousands of Irish and International pilgrims. Organising it and seeing it through will only be possible with the help of thousands of volunteers. Why not make volunteering your New Years resolution for 2018!
You can sign up now at:  volunteer@worldmeeting2018.ie or call 01-5676800

Ruan GAA

GAA Lotto

Jackpot:  €5,400   Numbers Drawn 09, 12, 15, 19.

€40 Winners: Michael Moroney,  Marian Kennedy,  Michael Crowe,  John Bell,  Brian Guinnane

Next Weeks Lotto:   €5,500 in Mortys’-   Flan Lyon's Team.