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W/E 29/04/2012

posted Apr 30, 2012, 9:18 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Apr 30, 2012, 9:19 AM ]

Mass of Anniversaries in May:

RUAN:   Sunday 6th May 11.15am

                  Caoimhe Lynch    Vonnie Kelly       Paudie Kelly

DYSART: Sunday 13th May 9.45am

                  Mary O’Neill   Agnes Griffin   Danny Griffin    Micko Neylon   Michael Barry  Patrick Barry    Mary Glynn  Patricia Custy

                  Maureen Ballinger    William Ballinger   Agnes Barry                        

RUAN:   Sunday 20th May 11.15am       

Weekday Masses

DYSART:           Thurs/Fri                          9:30a.m.

RUAN:              Sat                                 9:30a.m.

Weekly Collections

PDF:             €3363.72           Baskets:   €120.23             Priests Collection: €705.00

Candles:     €38.23               Eucharistic Congress: €10.00   


Thank you very much for your contributions

1st Holy Communion:  will be in Dysart on Saturday 12th May at 11.00a.m.

Next Baptism Preparation Course: on Saturday 26th May.

1st Friday in May Friday next is the 1st Friday in May, Mass in Dysart at 9.30a.m.

There will be no Mass in Ruan as we have a wedding that day.

I will call to the old people on Thursday 3rd May. 

Imeall Boirne Pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick on Saturday 21st July.

Vocations Sunday 4th Sunday of Easter:  If you are considering a Vocation to the Priesthood, please contact Fr. Ignatius McCormack, tel. 086-2777139 or email: ignaid@hotmail.com.

May Devotions:  The Rosary will be recited every evening for the moth of May at the Grotto of Our Lady, in Fountain, at 8.30p.m.

Suicide Bereavement Support:  A Memorial Mass for those who died by suicide and in support for their families will be held in St. Mary’s Church, Quin on Friday 4th May at 7.30p.m.  Afterwards a reception at Quin Community Centre will feature a presentation by the Clare Hunt of a cheque for a substantial amount to the Clare Suicide Bereavement Support Group.  This money was raised at a unique equestrian event in Quin on 25th March,  All are welcome in support and solidarity of those  bereaved and in prayerful memory of those that died. 

University of Limerick Orchestra presents Prom 20th Aniversary Concert: with guest orchestra, Clare Music Makers Orchestra at Ennis Cathedral on Sunday May 6th at 3.00p.m. All proceeds to Clare 250 Cancer Centre.  Tickets €10 from Parish Office, Veritas & Mary Kelly’s Newsagent.

Alzheimer’s Tea Day:  This year is the 30th Anniversary of the Alzheimer’s Society, and Thursday 3rd May, is Alzheimer’s National Tea Day.  As usual the Tea Day will be hosted in the parish, in Ruan Community Centre on Tuesday 1st May  from 10.00a.m. to 12.00 noon and in Toonagh Hall on Thursday, 3rd May from 9.30a.m. to 12.00 noon.  Monies raised in Clare will be spent in Clare, helping to support families of people with Alzheimers Disease, in Day Care Centre/Drop in Centre, Support Groups and regional home care services.  A raffle will also be held in both venues and your support will be very much welcomed.

Household Charges:  A  meeting will be held in McNamara’s pub in Scarrif on Tuesday 1/5/2012 at 8.00pm to discuss household charges.  All are welcome.  As part of May day  celebrations Clare Campaign against household, water and septic tank charges have organized a march in Ennis on Saturday 5/5/2012 at 12.00 noon.  Assembly point, O’Connell Monument, please come as your support is vital.

Cancer Man to Man Support Group: for men affected by cancer including current patients & survivors.  Facilitator Dr. John Hillery, Saturday, 5th May at 10.30a.m., Sláinte an Chláir, Clare Cancer Support.  Contact 087 691 2396 or visit our website www.clarecancersupport.com for details.

Introductory Focusing Course:  Learn Skills to resolve issues, relieve stress, be more creative, enjoy life and be more in tune with yourself.  5 Thursday evenings, beginning on May 10th at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick.  For more information contact Martina Flavin tel: 061 313467/087 6623913 email martina@ithaca.ie  

Tom O’Halloran,tel:  067 27105 email tomashalloran@gmail.com .

Pieta House, Centre for the Prevention of Self-harm or Suicide-DARKNESS INTO LIGHT 5K EVENT:  is on in 14 venues around Ireland on Saturday 12th May 2012 starting at 4.00a.m. (early morning).  Sign up for this unique experience.   Visit our web site: dil.pieta.ie  to find the venue nearest you or contact Pieta House DIL office at 01 6282111.  This event is symbolic of the work of Pieta House, darkness into light, despair to hope.


Lotto Results Week Ending 22/04/12.  Nos drawn:  8, 13, 15, 21.  No Jackpot Winner.

Five Lucky Dips: Caimin Howard, Anne Lough, Sean Cullinan, Jason Crowe, Anne Hehir.

Next Week’s Jackpot: €8,250  Venue:  Morty’s  Team: John Punch.

Fixtures:  Ruan entertain Parteen at 5.00p.m. this evening in a junior league tie.

Ger Lyons     Club PRO