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W/E 04/12/2011

posted Dec 5, 2011, 10:47 AM by Unknown user


 Mass of Anniversaries In December

Ruan:                     Sunday 4th December at 11.15am

                                Joe Meaney        John Cassidy           David Heywood   Eileen Cassidy

                                John Kirwan         Michael Cassidy    Nancy Kirwan     Martin Cassidy

                                Tess Butler             Michael Kerin     

Deceased Senior Citizens

Dysart:                   Sunday 11th December at 9.45 am

                                Tomsie Burke,      Deceased members of the Kitson Family

 Ruan                      Sunday 18th December at 11.15am

                                Paul Howard        John Sheehan     John Moroney    Jimmy O’Brien

                                Margaret O’Brien   Brigid O’Brien   Patrick O’Brien Mary O’Brien

                                Brigid O’Brien      Thomas Collins     William Collins   Patrick Guthrie                                   

                                Mary Guthrie       Terence Guthrie   Mrs Eileen Corry   Alan Finn

 Feast Of The Immaculate Conception of our Lady – Thursday 8thDec.

 It’s a holiday of Obligation.     Masses:        Ruan: 11.15am                    Dysart:  7pm


 Weekday Masses

RUAN:                    Mon/Tues/Wed/Sat   9:30am        DYSART:          Thurs       7.00pm 

                               Fri            9.30am                                                       Thurs     11.15am

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Readers this Sun:    Ruan: Claire Cullinan                         Dysart:  Rosemary Foudy

Readers next Sun:  Ruan: Garry Shannon                        Dysart:  Marie Hogan

Euch Mins this Sun:    Ruan: B Ryan & M O Halloran          Dysart: E Bluett & T Kelly

Euch Mins next Sun:  Ruan: M Donoghue & E Hannon Dysart:  M Lynch & E Bluett

Weekly Collections

PDF - €498.20                      Baskets -€96.45                   Candles- €17.00

Priests Coll - €20                 Nov Offerings- €30           

Thank you very much for your contributions

Christmas Cards: 
Christmas Card with Ruan Church on front will be available shortly,

also Christmas Mass Boquets available.

Ruan Camogie Club: are hosting a fundraising Cake Sale on Sun 4th Dec after both masses in Dysart & Ruan.  

Please Support! All Donations of home baking welcome. 

Contact-Dysart: Bernie O Loughlin & Catherine Lyons. Contact- Ruan: Janet Neilan & Brenda O’Donoghue


    Christmas Youth Retreat: Youth 2000 Ireland will be holding their annual Christmas Youth retreat in Newbridge College, Co Kildare         from Friday 16th to Sunday 18th Dec 2011.

Please book online if you are interested & bring a sleeping bag if you wish to avail of on-site accommodation.  Retreat starts with registration on Friday at 8pm.  For more info check out or call 016753690/ 085 8289231.

Sr Ethel Normoyle’s Missionvale Project: €560 was raised at the recent church gate collection for Sr Ethel Normoyle’s Project.  

Many thanks to all who contributed.

AGM of Clare Archeological & Historical Society:  takes place in the Civic Rooms, Drumbiggle, Ennis at 7pm on Tues. 6th Dec. Admission is €5 for non-members.  Further information  from Or ( 087 9165916.

Dominican Biblical Institute: Upper Cecil Street, Limerick, putting on four Advent talks on the topic: A way forward for the Church?.  Michael Campbell-Johnston will give the third talk on Thurs 8th Dec.  Admission is free.

Solas: Suicide Support Group will take place on Saturday Dec 10th  from 11am – 12 noon at CLOC offices, Elevation Business Park, Clonroad, Ennis. This support group is confidential and free of charge.  For Further details – Contact Johanna Treacy( 086 0829907.

Pawpourri Animal Rescue Service: has opened it’s charity shop in Ennis, (Cronins Yard).  If you have any unwanted items we can sell (clothes, books, furniture, bedding, bric a brac), we  would gratefully appreciate them. Please visit our website ( or   ( Marie on 087 9640061 or   ( Mary 086  067 3536.

Liam Lawton: As part of his 20th Anniversary Tour, on Wed Dec 14th at 8pm,  Liam Lawton  will perform at St Joseph’s Church, O’Connell Ave, Limerick. Tickets €20, available at the Sacristy,  St. Joseph’s Church. ( 061 313401/ 087 2348226/ 085  1740599 or email: St. Joseph’s Church at  Book online or call 1890 305 305.

Ruan Gaa News
: Lotto Results: W/E 26/11/11, Nos Drawn, 3,8,9,28.. No jackpot winner.

Five lucky dips:  Pat Keating, Fiona Daffy, Brian Roughan, Donna Courtney, Ml & Pat Keating.

 Note:  Draw reverts to Sunday night effective from Dec 4th.

Next Weeks Jackpot: €5100. Team: C. O’Connor    Venue: Dalcassian.

Munster final:  We wish Crusheen well in their replayed final and hope many parishoners will travel  and support them.

Ger Lyons                                                                    

Club PRO