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W/E 11/01/2015

posted Jan 9, 2015, 10:10 AM by John O'Sullivan

Mass of Anniversaries In January                            

Dysart:                    Saturday 10th January at 6.30 pm

                    Sr Cecelia O’Neill        Nora O’Neill        Br Luke Keating      John Joe Cullinan         Sr Teresa O’Connell 

Ruan:                    Sunday 18th January 2015 at 10.00 am

 Paddy Casey        Cliff Tompkins        Deceased Members of the Howard Family   Joseph O’Brien   Bridget O’Brien     Jimmy O’Brien     Peggy O’Brien      Mary O’Brien     Deceased Members of the O’Brien Family     Bridie Callinan, Ballyogan   Nan O’Halloran     Martin O’Halloran        Paddy O’Donoghue   Maisie O’Donoghue

Dysart:                    Tuesday 20th January at 7:00 pm

                    Months Mind Mass for Carina Kelly

†           We pray for the repose of the soul of Francie Cahir, Kells, who died recently. May he rest in peace.                                                                                                              

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

                                        Dysart:       Thursday and Friday at 9.30 am     

 Weekly Collections    Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF: €534.87          Baskets: €262.24           Candles:   €24.89            Mission Sunday:  €10.00 

Priests Collection:  €90.00

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                               Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:           Rose Foudy                           Reader this week:             Liam Jones                        

Reader next week:           Louise McDonnell               Reader next week:            Aiden Lawton

Euch Min this week:         Michael Lynch                    Euch Min this week:          Seán Brodie

Euch Min next week:       Gerry Kelly                          Euch Min next week:         John O’Sullivan

Next Baptism Course Crusheen on Saturday 17th January from 11:00 am to 12 Noon

Imeall Bóirne Cluster Meeting in Crusheen on Wednesday night next 14th January at 8:00 pm

Talk for Baptism Course Leaders There will be a talk on the Baptism Course in Crusheen on Thursday 22nd January at 8.00 pm, given by Sr Clare Slattery.

Recent Baptism:  We welcome into our Community Lucas Howard son of Jeffrey and Joanne who was baptised recently.

Bereaved by Suicide The Christmas Season can be a difficult time for people bereaved by suicide. Clare Suicide Bereavement Support volunteers are available to help you.  Support and help is only a phone call away. You could phone us at one of our numbers given below and we will take it from there. We promise complete confidentiality. 086 0565373,  087 3698315


By the gentle touch
of His grace you will find
happiness on your path.
His love gives us confidence
to embrace a great new year.



First Holy Communion Meeting of Parents of the First Holy Communion Children from Toonagh and Ruan National Schools will be held in Ruan Church on Tuesday night next 13th January at 8.00 pm

Confirmation Meeting of Parents of the Confirmation Children from Toonagh and Ruan National Schools will be held in the Church in Ruan on Thursday night next 15th January at 8.00 pm

Toonagh Walk Sunday 11th January 2015 for “Seeking Vision Clare Sunset Foundation”.  Start & finish @ Toonagh Hall.  Register @ 11.30am, walk @ 12.30pm. Routes to suit all levels of fitness. Refreshments served after walk.  Entry €10. Children welcome (no entry fee for children)

Info 0851947763. Please support a worthy cause.

The Killaloe Diocesan Youth Council are having an overnight in Spanish Point on Friday 16th January.  The night is to welcome new members to the council and to plan for the year ahead.  It promises to be a night of fun, faith and friendship. It is open to any young person aged 16 and over. You do not have to be a member of the Youth Council to come alone.  Bus will leave Ennis on Friday night and return on Saturday afternoon.  For further details contact any one of the following:

Tracy Murray at 065 7087329,   Jerry Carey 086 250 8444,   Cora Guinnane 087 2400 135    or Donagh O’Meara 087 232 2140

Poulnabrone: a tomb for Clare's earliest farmers by Dr. Ann Lynch, is the next lecture in the joint lecture series of Clare and Shannon Archaeological and Historical Societies, held in the Maguire Suite, Old Ground Hotel, Tuesday evening next, January 13 at 8pm.  Members free, non-members 5 euro.  All welcome. 

Ruan Gaa 

Lotto Results:  W/E: 04/01/2015:  No’s drawn:  16, 17, 18, 20.      No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips: Teena Meere, Bridie Finn, Jed Hanrahan, Hazel Leonard and Donna O’Sullivan.

Next week’s Jackpots:   €6,150      Team:  Flan Lyons           Venue: Mortys

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.

Items and Notes for the Newsletter Items for the Newsletter should be dropped into the Parochial House before 10.00 am on the Thursday of each week or ring 6827799 and leave a message on the voice mail or email ruandysartparish@gmail.com