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W/E 29/12/2013

posted Dec 28, 2013, 8:36 AM by John O'Sullivan

Mass Of Anniversaries In December

Ruan:          Sunday 29th December at 11.15 am

Months Mind Mass for Nora Guthrie, also remembering Patrick, Mary and Terence Guthrie and Eileen Corry.


Mass Of Anniversaries In January

Ruan:          Sunday 5th January at 10.00 am

                    Deceased Members of the Galvin Family Ranaghan


Ruan:          Monday 6th January at 10.00 am

                    Months Mind Mass for Nancy O’Shea


Dysart:        Saturday 11th January at 6.30 pm

                    John Joe Cullinan


Dysart:        Saturday 18th January at 6.30 pm

                    Months Mind Mass for Moira Walsh, nee Casey


Ruan:          Sunday 19th January at 10.00 am

                    Joseph O’Brien      Jimmy O’Brien      Brigid O’Brien    Mary O’Brien    Peggy O’Brien   Deceased Members of the O’Brien Family

                    Paddy Casey         Bridie Callinan


Ruan:          Sunday 26th January at 10.00 am

                    First Anniversary Mass for Noreen Cahir.


We pray for the repose of the soul of Martin O’ Halloran, late of Dromore who died during the week and was buried in Cavan. May he rest in Peace.

Weekday Masses:

Ruan:          Monday, Tuesday Wednesday and Saturday at 9.30.    

Dysart:         Wednesday at 7.00 pm         Thursday and Friday at 9.30                                                             

Weekly Collections:     Thank you very much for your contributions

PDF: €5495.30           Baskets: €731.27       Candles:  €49.23      Mission Sunday:  €10.00 

Priests Collection: €7535.20       Priests Ben. Fund:  €39.00       Nov. Offerings:  €85.0 

Readers & Ministers Of The Eucharist:

Readers this Sun:         Ruan           James Hannon              Dysart    Louise McDonnell  

Euch Mins this Sun:     Ruan            Francis Howard            Dysart    Rosemary Foudy

Readers & Ministers Of The Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday 4th Jan at 6.30 pm                 Ruan       Sunday 5th Jan at 10.00 am

Reader:            Emily Mulqueen                              Reader:      Mary Carmel Carroll

Euch Min:         Michael Lynch                                 Euch Min:   Seán Brodie


Thought for the Week:

"Christ was born in the first century, yet He belongs to all centuries.  He was born a Jew, yet He belongs to all races. He was born in Bethlehem, yet He belongs to all countries".

George W. Truett.


Future Mass Times:  The future Mass times have been agreed and will come into effect the first weekend in January.


                                Ballinruan                6.30 pm                  Saturday Evening

                                Tubber                    8.00 pm                   Saturday Evening

                                Dysart                      6.30 pm                   Saturday Evening

                                Kilnaboy                   8.00 pm                   Saturday Evening

                                Boston                       10.00 am                 Sunday Morning

                                Crusheen                  11.30 am                  Sunday Morning

                                Ruan                         10.00 am                  Sunday Morning                     

                                Corofin                      11.30 am                   Sunday Morning

                                Rath                            7.00 pm                   Sunday Evening


Next Baptism Course Ruan on Saturday 18th January from 11.00 am to 12 Noon 

Due to storm damage to Toonagh Hall and Sports Complex, it remains closed until further notice.  An emergency meeting will be held this Sun. 29th Dec., in Toonagh School at 2.30p.m.  Representatives of all groups, parents of children attending Toonagh School and individuals who use the facilities are asked to attend.  It is extremely important that this meeting is well attended, as the entire Complex must remain closed until repairs are carried out.

Peace Mass due to be held in Toonagh Hall has been cancelled due to damage to the hall. The Peace Mass will instead be in Dysart Church at 7 pm. 

PLEASE NOTEToonagh Hall and Ball Alleys are closed until further notice, due to storm damage.  Please do not enter the alleys until the electrics have been checked and passed as safe to use.

Toonagh Walk: Sunday 19th Jan. 2014 for Seeking Vision Clare Branch Sunset Foundation. Start & Finish at Toonagh Hall. Three Routes 10.5k, 5k, & 3k.  Register Toonagh Hall @ 11.30 am walk @ 12.30 pm. Entry fee €10. Refreshments served after walk. Children welcome (no entry fee for children). Further info Breda 0851947763

Ruan Gaa News 

Lotto Results:  W/E: 22/12/2013    No’s drawn  13, 20, 21, 26.   No jackpot winner        

Five lucky dips:    Agnes Kennedy, O’Connor Family, Gerry & Frances Heagney, Geraldine Vaughan and Tina Meere.    

Next week’s Jackpot:  €7,950       Team:  Christy O’Connor     Venue: Dalcassian


Calling to Fr. O’Neill:  If anyone is calling to Fr. O’Neill at the Parochial House, please ring his mobile phone 086 2612124 beforehand to ensure that he will be there to meet you.