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W/E 12/04/2015

posted Apr 9, 2015, 4:25 AM by John O'Sullivan

Mass of Anniversaries In April


Dysart:        Saturday 11th April 2015 at 6.30 pm

                    Tom McMahon   Bridie Callinan & PJ Callinan    Michael Keating    Franny Lyons    Martin Kennedy       
                    Michael O’Halloran         Vincent Meere        Michael Meere


Ruan:          Sunday 12th April at 10.00 am

                    Months Mind Mass for John Hehir and also remembering Belinda Hehir


Dysart:        Saturday 18th April 2015 at 6.30

                    First Anniversary Mass for Cathy O’Neill


Ruan:          Sunday 19th April 2015 at 10.00 am

                 Michael Casey           Mary Casey   Deceased member of the Reddan Family     Kevin Pyne     Paddy Pyne     Teresa Foley                  John Foley        Christine Mahoney      Deceased members of the Mahoney Family   Deceased Members of the Lynch Family

                John Flanagan        Mary Flanagan


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


Weekly Collections:     Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF: €1500.75       Baskets: €404.35      Candles:  €17.41        Bishops Commissions: €77.00                             

Priests Collection:  €4082.00      Trócaire: €1533.49


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:       Deirdre Crowe         

Reader next week:        Confirmation Children            Reader next week:      Eileen Hannon

Euch Min this week:      Gerry Kelly                                Euch Min this week:    Mary Tierney

Euch Min next week:      Tommy Kelly                           Euch Min next week:   John Punch


Next Baptism Course: Ruan on Saturday 18th April from 11:00 am to 12 Noon


Confirmation in Dysart will be on Saturday 23rd May at 12 Noon, the vigil of Pentecost.

Confirmation in Ruan will be on Pentecost Sunday 24th May at 10.00 am


Ruan & Dysart Apostolic Work annual display of work will be held in Ruan Community Centre this Sunday 12th April after 10.00 am Mass until 5.00 pm. There will be lots of Knits, Crochet and Plants on sale on the day. Your support will be kindly appreciated. Tea and Cakes will be served.


Clare Bus [new Trading name of Clare Accessible Transport] - your local bus service, open to the entire community. Connecting people to local services, shopping, work and Bus Eireann/Iarnrod Eireann services. We will be holding our annual Church Gate collection in Ruan and Dysart on 18th & 19th April. All donations are gratefully received and go towards retaining existing essential services.

Return services Ruan to Ennis every Saturday, Dysart to Lisdoonvara every Tuesday - please call for details. Call 061 924 375, LoCall 1890 687 287, or text 086 8188 182 with your travel queries and we will call you back.

Thought for the week

Peace: It does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise,

trouble or hard work. It means to be in the midst of those things

and still be calm in your heart. - Author unknown


Key Found: Small key (Everreign) found in a Trócaire box.


Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:  The 59th Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes will leave Shannon on Friday June 26th, returning on Wednesday July 1st.  The cost this year is €687 per person sharing with a €10 discount for online booking at www.joewalshtours.ie.  Booking forms can be obtained from: Joe Walsh Tours, 143 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2.  Tel: (01) 2410800.  Book online at www.joewalshtours.ie get €10 discount.  A limited number of Sick pilgrims will be accommodated in the Sanctuary of Lourdes at a cost of €575.  Applications for sick pilgrims only to Fr. Tom Ryan, Pilgrimage Director, SS John & Paul Presbytery, Shannon, Co. Clare.  Telephone: (061) 364133Families or individuals often sponsor a family member, parents or a friend on the occasion of an anniversary or jubilee, with a visit to Lourdes. 
For more details, see poster in Church porch or the Killaloe Diocese websitewww.killaloediocese.ie


Notice: Fully qualified and experienced secondary school teacher available for all levels of grinds in both Junior and Leaving Cert English. Grinds will be tailored to all individual’s needs. Comprehensive notes will be provided as well as homework, corrections and a detailed approach to answering exam questions. Group sessions available. I also teach one – one IT classes to all age groups – Internet, Skype, Photo uploading, Microsoft Word etc.  Contact 085 7881574.


Exercise Class for the over 60's  every Wednesday at 2.30 pm in the meeting room, GAA Hall, Corofin & every Tuesday at 10.00 am in Tubber Hall


New 5 week block of 10 Bootcamp circuit fitness classes: Starting after Easter break - Monday 13th April. Every Monday & Wednesday night 8:30-9:30pm in Ruan NS Hall. Circuit fitness followed by yoga stretching. All levels of fitness welcome! Two options to avail of: either purchase a 10 class pass or PAYG. Contact Rosie McMahon for more info! 086454782


Ruan GAA:
Ruan Minor Club
Under 14: Ruan Under 14s opened their campaign with a hard fought win over Feakle/Kilanena played in Kilanena. Ruan's next match will be at home to Ballyea next weekend. Time and date will be in the Clare Champion.  Under 8: An Under 8 Blitz takes place this weekend in Ennistymon where these young Ruan hurlers will play their first match of 2015. 

Ruan GAA Membership: If you have not already done please be aware Ruan GAA club membership for now due for renewal and can be paid to any member of the club executive or club registrar Niall O’Connor 0879497896.

Ruan GAA Scrap Metal Collection: Please be aware Ruan GAA are currently finalising their collection of scrap metal and if there is any scrap metal you wish to have collected please contact Vinny O’Halloran 0862788440, Kevin McDonnell 0868460284 or Tom Roughan 0851734204.

Lotto Results:  W/E: 05/04/2015:  No’s drawn:  14, 19, 24, 26          No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips: Niall O’Connor, Teresa Cassidy, Declan and Catherine O’Regan, Marie O’Connor, Oliver Lyons.   
Next week’s Jackpots:   €1,650    Team:  Frank Lyons         Venue: Dalcassian.