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W/E 21/08/2016

posted Aug 22, 2016, 8:21 AM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in August

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

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

           We pray for the repose of the soul of Michael Smyth formerly of Ruan Village who died recently in Dublin.  May he rest in peace.


 Weekday Masses:         Ruan:     Monday and Saturday 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: €678.30          Baskets: €61.66        Candles:  €68.04     


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                     Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:       Monica Tierney            Reader this week:      Eileen Hannon

Reader next week:      Louise McDonnell        Reader next week:     James Hannon

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

Euch Min next week:   Flan Lyons                   Euch Min next week:  Eileen Hannon


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.


Padre Pio Day at Knock Shrine:  This will take place on Sunday 18th September. A bus will be organised for anyone who is interested in travelling. Bus will travel via Inch, Kilmaley Church, Connolly, Mullagh, Miltown Malbay and Inagh.  For further details contact Mary O’ Loughlin 065-7084000 / 085-2252251 or Fr. Pat Larkin 087-2300627.  Names for Bus are needed before 14th September


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.

Thought for the Week


"Many of life's failures are people who did not realise

how close they were to success when they gave up"
Thomas A. Edison


PLEASE NOTE:       Imeall Bóirne Cluster Meeting:  There will be an Imeall Bóirne Cluster Meeting next Wednesday night 24th August in Crusheen at 8:00 pm.  This is a very important meeting as future Mass structures will be discussed – there may be a reduction in the number of Weekend Masses in the Cluster.  All are welcome to attend.


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


The Clare Hospice at Cahercalla gratefully acknowledges donations received from the recent Church Gate collection in Ruan €232.81 and Dysart €173.65. Many Thanks


ARE YOU IN A CONTROLLING & ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP?  Free confidential Information & Support available. CLARE HAVEN SERVICES 24 hour Helpline 065-6822435;; Appointments in Ennis, Kilrush, Scarriff, Killaloe, Shannon & Ennistymon

The Killaloe Diocesan Justice, Peace and Care of Creation committee are proud to launch a new project entitled "Be Proud of Your Parish" The project seeks to celebrate the natural beauty of our Diocese. We invite as many of you as possible, all people, all ages to get out and photograph areas of natural beauty in your parish and to submit them to Fr. Gerard Fitzgerald c/o The pictures you take will be included in a DVD celebrating our beautiful parishes and will be available soon. Closing for pictures is November.


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

Ruan Gaa: 

Lotto Results:  W/E: 07/08/2016:      No’s drawn:  (1)   2, 7, 9, 27.    (2)  6, 11, 19, 25.    No Jackpot Winners: 

Five lucky dips: Frances O’Halloran, Rhona Lyons, Tommy Kelly, Fiona Lyons and Patrick Burke.

Results Weekend 14/08/2016: No’s drawn:  (1)   2, 3, 13, 22.   (2)   7, 10, 12, 20.  No Jackpot Winners: 

Five lucky dips:  Jason Crowe, Michael Lyons, Anna Maher, Marie O’Connor and Joe Butler.   .   

Next week’s Jackpots:       (1) €10,000   (2) €2,400

Team:  Flan Lyons          VenuePurcells