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W/E 13/04/2014

posted Apr 11, 2014, 10:21 AM by John O'Sullivan

Mass Of Anniversaries In April                          

Dysart:        Saturday 12th April at 6.30 pm

                    Jimmy O’Donoghue       Michael O’Halloran        Michael Keating     Franny Lyons     Tom McMahon, Ballygriffey    Francis O’Neill        Mary O’Neill      James Hogan                      

Ruan:          Easter Sunday 20th April at 10.00 am

                    Christina Mahoney         Deceased Members of the Mahoney Family

                    Deceased Members of the Lynch Family      Paddy Lyons        Margaret Lyons     Deceased Members of the Lyons Family


Chrism Mass: Wednesday 16th April at 7.30 pm in the Cathedral Ennis. Bishop O’Reilly will bless the Holy Oils for use in the Churches during the year. All are welcome

Mass of The Eucharist:                        Holy Thursday in Ruan at 8.00 pm

Good Friday Celebrations:                 Dysart:  3.00 pm                             Ruan: 8.00 pm

Easter Vigil Mass:                                   Dysart:  6.30 pm                              Ruan: 9.00 pm

Easter Sunday:                                         Dysart Graveyard at 6.00 am       Ruan 10.00 am

Confessions for Easter:  Holy Thursday after 8.00 pm Mass in Ruan

                                           Good Friday after 3.00 pm Devotions in Dysar            

Good Friday:  Friday next is a day of Fast and Abstinence


Ruan:                      Mon/Tues at 9.30 am, Thurs at 8.00 pm, Saturday at 9.00 pm

Dysart:                    Wed at 9.30 am, Saturday at 6.30 pm


WEEKLY COLLECTIONS:     Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF: €619.00             Baskets: €222.23           Candles:  €31.58  


READERS:                             DYSART                                 RUAN

Palm Sunday        Confirmation Children               Confirmation Children

Holy Thursday                                                           Emer O’Halloran

Good Friday      Louise McDonnell                           Laura Neylon, Garry Shannon, Liam Jones

Holy Saturday   Monica Tierney                              Aiden Lawton, Anne Foley, Marie Slattery

Easter Sunday                                                             Rachel O’Loughlin


EUCH MINISTERS:         DYSART                                 RUAN

Palm Sunday                Tommy Kelly                             Mary Tierney

Good Friday                  Edel Bluett                                                                                              

Holy Saturday               Flan Lyons                                John Punch

Easter Sunday                                                                   Michael Finn

Thought for the Week:

When they came to the place that is called The Skull, they crucified Jesus there, with the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. Then Jesus said,

"Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing".

(Luke 23:33-34) 

Priests collection: Priests Easter Collection will be taken up next Sunday

Trócaire collection: The Trócaire collection will be taken up this Sunday and during Holy Week. It’s an opportunity to give to the less well off people of our world

Confirmation Preparation   Second Preparation Ceremony for Confirmation takes place this weekend; in Dysart on Saturday at 6.30 pm and in Ruan on Sunday at 10.00 am.

Next Baptism Course:  Crusheen on Saturday 17th May from 11.00 am to 12 Noon

A transition year programme by the Imeall Bóirne Priests for all transition year students will be held on the 28th and 29th April.

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will be holding a blood donor clinic in the West County Hotel, Ennis from Monday 14th to Thursday 17th April inclusive from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Clare 250 mile Cycle: The 35th annual Clare 250 Mile Cycle takes place on the 17th and 18th of May this year. As yet there is nobody representing the Parish entered for the Cycle.  Anyone interested in taking part should contact John Dunne at 065 6841600

Apostolic Work Society: Ruan and Dysart Apostolic Work Society wish to thank most sincerely all who contributed towards their very successful annual display of work.  Your kindness and generosity is much appreciated.  A special word of thanks to those members who worked throughout the year, those who donated sacred vessels and our honorary members.  We had wonderful support from you, our parishioners, and from many Apostolic Work Societies throughout the County. All proceeds go towards the educational and medical needs in our many foreign missions.  Once again, thank you.

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 & Dysart  on the weekend of 19th  & 20th April.. All donations are gratefully received and go towards retaining existing essential services. Return Ruan to Ennis services operating every Saturday, Dysart to Lisdoonvarna service every Tuesday. Call 061 924 375, LoCall 1890 687 287, or text 086 8188 182 with your travel queries and we will call you back.

Ruan Gaa News

Ruan Underage teams are back training in Ruan GAA field for the 2014 season. Under 6 & Under 8 Thursday at 6.30. Under 10 & Under 12 Monday & Wednesday at 7.00. Under 14 Monday (Ruan) & Wednesday (Corofin) at 7.00. Under 16 & Minor TBC.  

Best of luck to all our teams for 2014.   

Lotto Results:  W/E: 05/04/2104    No’s drawn:  5, 14, 15, 16.  No jackpot winner        

Five lucky dips: G & F Heagney, Vincent O’Halloran, Frank Cantillon, Ben Fitzpatrick and Darren Waters.      

Next week’s Jackpots:  (1) €10,000,  (2) €300      Team:  Seán Ryan      Venue: Dalcassian