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posted Jan 31, 2016, 7:52 AM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in February


Ruan:         Sunday 7th February 2016 at 10:00 am

                    Noreen Cahir            Gerry Daffy          Jimmy Casey            May Casey   John Waring             Lily Waring         Mary Collins        Martin Collins

                    Nan O’Halloran        Martin O’Halloran         Bridget O’Brien      Pappy O’Rourke   Mary McNamara      Johnny McNamara         Jack Doherty 


Ruan:          Tuesday 9th February 2016 at 8:00 pm  

                    Months Mind Mass for Michael Vaughan    


Dysart:        Friday 12th February 2016 at 8:00 pm

                    Months Mind Mass for Tom O’Gorman


Dysart:        Saturday 13th February 2016 at 6:30 am

                    Jimo Marrinan         Claire Marrinan             William Hehir    Bridget Hehir      John Hehir       lfie Hayes       Mary McCarthy, Clifden Corofin.


Ruan:          Saturday 20th February 2016 at 4:00 pm

                    First Anniversary Mass for Bridget O’Loughlin


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

                    Jimmy O’Brien     Bridget O’Brien     Joseph O’Brien    Margaret O’Brien    Mary O’Brien    Deceased Members of the O’Brien Family                                                    Patrick O’Donoghue     Maisie O’Donoghue     David O’Brien       John Joe Hynes      Una Hynes      Jimmy Hynes


           We pray for the repose of the souls of Brid Cahill, Caherbulane, Corofin, mother of Anne Foley Adroon and Kitty Crowe, sister of Paddy (Red) Crowe Drummina who died in Canada. May they rest in peace.


Candlemas Day: Tuesday next 2nd February is Candlemas Day and candles for use in the Church during the coming year will be blessed at 9:30 Mass in Ruan.


St. Blaise: Wednesday next is the feast of St Blaise and there will be blessing of Throats after Mass in Ruan at 9:30 and Dysart at 8:00 pm


Weekday Masses:         Ruan:     Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday at 9.30 am

                                              Dysart:     Wednesday at 8:00 pm, Thursday and Friday 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: €1013.00       Baskets: €89.50     Candles:  €45.11        Bishops Commissions:  €122.00      Priests Collection:  €110.00 

Thought for the Week
"God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls

and coal into diamonds using time and pressure.
He's working on you too. (Rick Warren)

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                             Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:       Matt McCormack                   Reader this week:         Liam Jones

Reader next week:     Laura Cahir                              Reader next week:        Aiden Lawton

Euch Min this week:    Rose Foudy                            Euch Min this week:      Loretta Kenny

Euch Min next week:   Flan Lyons                             Euch Min next week:     Mary O’Halloran


Next Baptism Course: Tubber on Saturday 13th February 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 Baptism: We welcome into our Community Rian Henry Lynch son of William and Elaine and Samuel Guilfoyle son of Graham and Natalia who were baptised recently


First Holy Communion:  A meeting of the Parents who are organising the First Holy Communion Liturgy for the children from Toonagh and Ruan National Schools, will be held in Ruan Community Centre on Friday night next 5th February at 8:00 pm


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


Date for the Diary: Dysart girl, Claire McDonnell, a trainee nurse, and her friend and fellow student, Aisling Sweeney from Connemara, are travelling to the outback in Tanzania in May, to help people in need in hospitals there.
They are holding a Bingo Nite in Purcell's Bar, Ruan on Fri. 26th Feb to fund their venture and there will be more details nearer the time

Toonagh Walk: Thank you to all who supported the recent walk held in Toonagh for Seeking Vision.

A special thank you to those who helped on the day and gave sponsorship it is very much appreciated

Total amount raised €2,672.   Many thanks. Breda McCullough


Ruan Camogie Club in conjunction with Minor Hurling Club are holding their Joint Registration Night on Friday 5th February 2016 in Toonagh Hall at 7.30. All parents and players for the coming year are requested to attend for registration. Any queries please contact Mary Hickey 087 9135529

Ruan GAA: 
Ruan Minor Club Registration Night: Ruan Minor Club is holding its official registration night in Toonagh Hall on this Friday, February 5th at 7.30. All Boys from Under 6 to Under 18 need to register on this night in order to train or play with the club for 2016.
This year the club is again promoting a family membership rate and more details will be available on the night. 

Medal Presentation: The Ruan Under 13 Championship winning panel will receive their medals at a function during the registration night on February 5th in Toonagh Hall at 7.30. Refreshments will be served and please support our young hurlers on the night.

Cúl Camp: The date for the Ruan Cúl Camp 2016 is July 18-22.  

Lotto Results:  W/E: 24/01/2016:          No’s drawn: 4, 7, 11, 12         No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips: Tom Crowe, Joe & Nuala Keane, O’Donnell Family, Ben Fitzpatrick and Mason Cassidy.      
Next week’s Jackpots:   €7,950         Team:  F Lyons        Venue: Mortys