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W/E 03/04/2016

posted Apr 1, 2016, 7:25 AM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated Apr 1, 2016, 7:28 AM ]

Anniversary Masses in April

Ruan:          Sunday 3rd April 2016 at 10:00 am

                    Pat O’Brien    Hillary O’Brien    John O’Brien      Kevin Pyne     Paddy Pyne        Christy Meaney       Mary Meaney


Dysart:        Saturday 9th April 2016 at 6:30 pm

                    Thomas McMahon            PJ Callinan          Bridie Callinan        Michael Keating           Brother Luke Keating


Ruan:          Sunday 10th April 2016 at 10:00 am

                    First Anniversary Mass for John Hehir, also remembering Belinda Hehir


Ruan:          Sunday 17th April 2016 at 10:00 am

                    Michael J Casey    Mrs Mary Casey  Deceased members of the Reddan Family      John Flanagan      Mary Flanagan,    Philomena Flanagan Bohan

                    Paudie Kelly  Vonnie Kelly    Deceased Members of the Lynch Family Crusheen     Christina Mahoney    Deceased Members of the Mahoney Family


Ruan:          Friday 29th April 2016 at 7:30 pm

                    First Anniversary Mass for Janet Neilan


           We pray for the repose of the soul of Mary Hynes nee O’Leary, Clare Rd. Ennis and formerly of Knockanroe Dysart, who died during the week.  May she rest in peace

Weekday Masses:         Ruan:     Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday at 9.30 am. 

                                              Dysart:     Thursday and Friday at 9:30 am

Please Note:   When there is a Funeral Mass in the parish, there will not be any 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: €1143.25          Baskets: €290.30            Candles:  €15.04      Bishops Commissions:  €10.00     Trócaire:  €1944.30      Priests Collection:  €3249.70


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:    Pat Lynch                                             Euch Min this week:   Siobhan Le Cathelinais

Euch Min next week:  Matt McCormack                                Euch Min next week:  Mary Tierney


Next Baptism Course: Ruan on Saturday 9th April from 11:00 am to 12 Noon. 

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

First Holy Communion Ceremony will take place in Ruan on Saturday 16th April at 10.30 am and in Dysart on Sunday 17th April at 12:00 noon

Thought for the Week
'The great gift of Easter is Hope -
Christian Hope which makes us have the confidence in God,
in his ultimate triumph, and in His Goodness and love,
which nothing can shake' (Basil C. Hume)


Confirmation Leaders Training: Training for the Parents who are leading “You Shall be my Witness Programme” (Confirmation Preparation) begins this Sunday night April 3rd in Ruan Community Centre at 7:00 pm and continues on the following 3 Sunday nights in Corofin.

National Spring Clean Week: Ruan Tidy Towns group will be out on Tuesday evening 5th April for a village and surrounding roads litter pick and general clean-up.  We would welcome all help from the community.  Meet in the village at 7 p.m.  Be proud of your village!

Ennis Singers Club for April will be held at the Grove Restaurant, Roslevan on Friday, 8th April @ 9.00 pm. Special Guests are local ladies, Mrs. Mary Ann Casey (Drummeer, Ruan) and Mrs. Bridie Morgan (Willbrook, Corofin, formerly the Meaney sisters from Ruan. All Welcome.

Apostolic Work Display: The Apostolic Work Annual Display will take place on Sunday 10th April in Ruan Community Centre from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm. There will be crochet and knitted garments for sale as well as a variety of Plants. We would very much appreciate your support on the day. There will be a cup of tea for everyone.

Mile Buiochas!  Claire McDonnell would like to thank all who supported her recent Bingo Nite in Ruan which raised €2,500, and also the Cake Sale which she held over Easter in which she made €1,300. She deeply appreciates the help of all who baked, bought raffle tickets, helped out on the day and supported her ventures in any way. She will use these monies on her trip to Tanzania where she and a number of trainee nurses will work for a number of weeks in a hospital in the Outback.

Fitness 4 Fun with John Conroy for both men and women, continues in Ruan Community Centre every   Wednesday 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.

Tea/Coffee Morning continues every Tuesday Morning in Ruan Community Centre at 10:00 am. All are welcome.

Ruan Camogie Club News:   Following recent officers meeting Mr Aidan Hastings has been elected chairperson; the committee extended many thanks to Anne O Regan outgoing chairperson for her work within the club the past 2 years.

Indoor training has commenced for Ruan Camogie U6 to U10s in Toonagh Hall on Thursdays evenings from 6.30 to 8.00; all players welcome to attend.

Insurance: All players must have their membership paid to be eligible to play and train with the Club.  Contact Club Registrar Niamh Ni Mhuiri or any Club officer for details.

Next Meeting: Ruan Hall on 6th April 2016 at 8 O Clock; all officers and mentors are requested to attend….Mary Hickey Club Secretary.


Ruan GAA: 

Lotto Results: W/E: 27/03/2016:     No’s drawn: 9, 15, 24, 27     No Jackpot Winner:
 Five lucky dips:  Ciaran O’Connor,  Jonathan Brohan,  Maebh O’Halloran,  Jerry O’Connor and Jonathan Finn.
 Next week’s Jackpot: €9,300      Team: Ger Lyons      Venue: Purcells