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W/E 14/08/2016

posted Aug 22, 2016, 5:48 AM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in August

 Dysart:       Saturday 13th August 2016 at 6:30 pm

                    Mary Mulqueen       Marita Maher       Mary Morris   David Morris    Sweeney Brothers      Miko Lyons    Paddy Hynes      Rita Crowe   Mai Hurley            John Hurley   Kitty Kelly     Nora Kelly    Morty Kelly     Deceased Members of the Kelly Family  Michael Gleeson      Ellen Gleeson    Bridget Gleeson


Ruan:          Friday 19th August 2016 at 8:00 pm

                    Months Mind Mass for John Joe O’Connell


Ruan:          Sunday 21st August 2016 at 10:00 am

                    Margaret Cullinan       Murty Cullinan        Pakie Cullinan        Eddie O’Connor              Stephen O’ Sullivan

            We pray for the repose of the soul of Fr Dan Fitzgerald who died recently.  Fr Fitzgerald, a Kiltegan Priest, had ministered in the Diocese - in Nenagh


Monday 15th August is a Holy Day      Vigil Mass:      Sunday 14th at 7:00 pm in Rath  

                                                                               Monday 15th:   Ruan at 10:00 am and Dysart at 11:00 am

 Weekday Masses:         Ruan:     Monday, Tuesday, and Saturday at 9:30 am.    Friday at 8:00 pm   

                                               Dysart:     Wednesday and Thursday 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: €727.40          Baskets: €85.06        Candles:  €95.54           Peters Pence: €7.00     


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                     Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:       Frances Browne          Reader this week:      Deirdre Crowe

Reader 15th August:    Edel Bluett                   Reader 15th August:   Shauna Green

Reader next week:     Monica Tierney            Reader next week:     Eileen Hannon

Euch Min this week:    Sinead Noonan            Euch Min this week:   Mary Tierney

Euch Min 15th Aug:      Pat Lynch                    Euch Min 15th Aug:     Sheila Lynch

Euch Min next week:   Matt McCormack         Euch Min next week:  Pat O’Halloran


Next Baptism Course: Crusheen on Saturday 17th September from 11:00 am to 12 Noon. 

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

 Recent Baptisms: We welcome into our Community Katie Molly Fogarty, daughter of Liam and Maura who was baptised recently.

Thought for the Week


"What a joy to remember that Mary is our Mother.

Since she loves and knows our weakness, what have we to fear”

St. Teresa of Lisieux


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

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.

Killaloe Autumn Pilgrimage to Lourdes:  The autumn pilgrimage from the Killaloe Diocese to Lourdes will leave Shannon Airport on Sunday 2nd October returning on Friday 7th October.  Fare €667 per person sharing with €10 discount for online bookings. Limited capacity so early booking is advisable. Contact or ring (01) 2410810

Burren Outdoor Retreat.  Friday 23rd to Sunday September 25th:  Would you like to come on a guided journey through the Burren with its limestone pavements, rare flora and ancient sacred sites?  Let the beauty of the amazing Burren landscape renew in body and soul.  Phone Mary 087 970 1130 or Nóirín 087 9459 151.

Music Ministry Together is hosting concert of Liam Lawton on Friday 19th August at 8pm in Cistercian College Roscrea. Tickets are €15 and are available from the Guesthouse, Mt St Joseph (0505) 25600 or  Music Ministry Together is a summer school for those who sing and play in their parishes.  Musicians and Singers alike: Come Participate in Music Ministry Together (MMT) from 16th - 21st August. Please for further details.

Tractor Run on Sunday 28th August at Barefield All tractors, big and small, vintage cars and bikes welcome.  Children’s Tractor Run. Competitions.  Registration 2pm Clare Crusaders Clinic.  Start 3pm.  BBQ after.  Entry €20. All proceeds to Clare Crusaders Clinic.


Ruan Hurling/Camogie Clubs summer training camps will commence on Tuesday 23rd August to Friday 26th. All children between the ages of 5 and 13 are welcome to attend. The cost of the camp is €20.00 per child, registration can be taken on the day. It promises to be a great week of fun, hurling, camogie and a great way to finish off the summer holidays.

Fundraising Dance in Purcells Lounge Bar on Saturday 27th August to raise funds for underage hurling and camogie clubs summer camps 2016/2017. Live music by Breakfree Band, finger good and spot prizes, tickets €5.00. The clubs appreciate and welcome the continued support from the parish to our clubs activities. Tickets can be purchased on the night or from Mary 087 9135529 or from Paddy 087 9704291

The Mirazozo Luminarium which is a monumental interactive inflatable walk-in structure that provides a sensory experience of light, colour and sound will be open at Tim Smythe Park, Ennis during Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann from the 13th – 21st August.  During operational times, tickets can be purchased at the ticket office located at Tim Smythe Park.