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W/E 02/12/2012

posted Nov 29, 2012, 3:39 PM by Unknown user


Ruan:                    Sunday 2nd December at 11.15 am

                                David Heywood  Joe Meaney   Michael Cassidy   Martin Cassidy    John Cassidy   Eileen Cassidy  Michael Kerin

Dysart:                  Sunday 9th December at 9.45 am

                                William Ballinger         Bernie Mulqueen     Tomsie Burke

Ruan:                    Sunday 16th December at 11.15 am

                                John Sheehan        Paul Howard     Jill Clarke    John Moroney       Michael Moroney     Alan Finn

We pray for the repose of the souls of Teresa McAllister, nee Morgan, Ballynagonnaghtagh, who was buried in Ballymena, Co Antrim and Patrick Mulqueen, Killimer, father of Martin, Nooan who also died recently.


Ruan:                    Mon, Tue, Wed at 9.30 am, Friday at 7.00 pm

Dysart:                  Thurs and Friday at 9.30 am, Saturday 9.45 am

1st Friday in December: Friday next is the 1st Friday. Mass in Dysart at 9.30 am and Vigil Mass in Ruan at 7.00 pm. I will call to the housebound during the week

Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Our Lady – Saturday 8th December

It is a holiday of Obligation:    Vigil Mass:   Ruan:         Friday 7th        7.00 pm

                                                                      Dysart:       Saturday 8th   9.45 am

WEEKLY COLLECTIONS:           Thank you very much for your contributions.     

PDF: €1444.30         Baskets: €357.70           Priests Benevolent Fund: €4.00   

Mission Sunday: €5.00  Nov. Offerings: €40.00      Priests Collection: €430.00


Readers this Sunday:          Ruan:   Mary Carmel Carroll     Dysart:  Mark Corry

Readers 8th Dec                   Ruan:   Emer O’Halloran

Readers next Sunday:         Ruan:   Laura Neylon       Dysart:   Emily Mulqueen

Euch Ministers this Sun:     Ruan:   Francis Howard   Dysart:  Geraldine Fitzgerald

Euch Ministers next Sun:   Ruan:    Seán Brodie         Dysart:  Michael Lynch

NEXT BAPTISM COURSE: Corofin on Saturday 15th Dec from 11 am to 12 Noon

IMEALL BOIRNE CLUSTER GROUP MEETING on the Listening Reflection Conversation Process will take place on Wed 5th December in Ruan Hall at 8 pm

SENIOR CITIZENS:  The Annual Christmas Party will take place today Sunday 2nd December at 2.00 pm in Morty Kellys.  All welcome.

CHRISTMAS CARDS:  Christmas Cards depicting Ruan Church are available for sale in the Sacristy at Mass times or directly from Fr. O’Neill. Cards are 50 Cent each.

INTERNET SAFETY: Ruan NS hosts a talk on 'Internet Safety' on Tuesday December 11th @ 7:30 pm. 

Speaker on the night is Dr. Maureen Griffin (Forensic Psychologist and founder of Ireland's leading Internet Safety firm).

This talk is particularly suitable to parents of Primary and Secondary school children.

KITCHEN SESSIONS: There will be no Kitchen Session on Fri. 7th Dec., as the Toonagh School Christmas Concert will be held on Thurs 6th Dec.   The next and final session before Christmas will be on Fri. Dec. 14th.   The organisers are delighted with the interest shown and the wealth of talent in the area, and they look forward to welcoming everyone back in the New Year.

BUM & TUMS FITNESS CLASS:  In Toonagh Hall Tue. 9.30 a.m. €6 per class.  Further information contact Aisling 0861928258.

PREPARING FOR CHRISTMAS: Sat 15th Dec 10 am to 4 pm Burren Life Balance Centre, Killeen, Corofin.  The morning will include meditation, mindfulness and music facilitated by Mary Lillis & Noirin Long. The Afternoon will be facilitated by John Bowker, Ireland’s best know drum Circle Facilitator. Why not give the gift to yourself and take a break away for the mad rush of Christmas. Cost €45 to include full lunch, Booking required, contact Des 065 6827749 or 085 1614951

EMPLOYABILITY CLARE: If you have an illness, injury or disability and would like some help in getting a job, EmployAbility Clare can assist you. For further information, contact Karen on (065) 6844007 or email or log on to

CAMOGIE NEWS: Bingo Nite Fundraising Event all set for 7th December 2012 at Purcells Bar with start time of 9 pm see you there for great prizes and RaffleMary Hickey O’Brien


Ruan Minor Club is holding a Foundation coaching Course on December 7th and 9th in Ruan School starting at 6. 30 pm on Fri 7th Dec. This is aimed at parents and prospective coaches who would like to help with under-age teams in 2013, also students who wish to work in GAA summer camps need this qualification. If interested please contact Flan Lyons 085 1742503 to book a place by Monday 3rd Dec.     Susan Rice

 Executive meeting on this Monday Dec 3rd in Ruan C.C. @8:30, AGM, Nominations

Congrats to Francis O’Halloran, who was a member of the winning Munster junior inter firm team of Limerick Prison Services

Lotto Results: W/E: 25/11/2012   Nos. drawn 05, 14, 22, 26.  No jackpot winner.     
Five lucky dips: Donna Courtney, Anna Maher, Mary Quinn, Mary Byrt and Betty Ryan
Next Week’s Jackpot: €5,700   Team:  Seán Ryan   Venue:  Dalcassian.      Ger Lyons Club Pro