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W/E 22/01/2012

posted Jan 26, 2012, 3:28 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Jan 26, 2012, 3:28 AM ]

Mass of Anniversaries in January

Ruan:   Sunday 22nd January 11.15am

            Mass of Thanksgiving For Life of Sr Grace O’Brien, Caherlough who celebrated her 100th Birthday last week. 

            Sr Grace is a Mercy Sister and spent a large part of her life teaching in Templemore.

            1st Anniversary Mass for John Howard on Saturday 28th at 6.00pm in Ruan church.


Weekday Masses

I will be on Retreat from Sunday – Thursday this week.

DYSART:               Friday 27th             9.30am

RUAN:                  Saturday 28th        9.30am


Weekly Collections

PDF:  €1751.00                                    Baskets:  €371.00                Candles:  €31.00

Priests Collection:  €645.00             Mission Sunday:  €2.00      Ben Fund: €2.00

Thank you very much for your contributions


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Readers this Sun:     Ruan: Emer O Halloran                              Dysart: Cathy Keane

Readers next Sun:   Ruan: Confrimation Children Read       Dysart: Confirmation Children Read


Euch Mins this Sun:    Ruan:  M Lyons & J O Sullivan     Dysart: G Fitzgerald & F Lyons

Euch Mins next Sun:  Ruan:  T Sheedy & L Kenny          Dysart: Tommy Kelly


Confirmation Preparation Liturgies in Ruan & Dysart next Sunday 29th January

Suicide Awareness & Prevention Session for Parents:  This session is for anyone who has an interest in getting more information about suicide in the Irish context and about suicide prevention.  It  is on Wednesday 25th January 2012 from 10.30am-12.30pm in Clarecare, Harmony Row, Ennis.  If you are interested please contact: Michelle Barnes, Parenting Support Clarecare, Ennis  

( 065 6894246 or email: parentingsupport@clarecare.ie  Twenty places av  ailable.

Ruan Tidy Towns Fundraiser Old Clothes Collection:  Collection will be ongoing up to and including 31st January 2012.  The collection point is at Ruan Community Center and bags of old worn clothing, footwear, bed linen and also old or broken mobile phones may be dropped here between 8.30am and 3.30pm Monday to Friday.  Clothing may be worn or torn but must be clean.  Your support would be greatly appreciated and will help fund projects in our parish.

Fundraising Walk for Special Olympics: Fundraising Walk for Special Olympics St. Clare’s School Ennis will take place on Sunday 5th February 2012 at 12.30pm sharp.  Start and finish at Toonagh Hall, 2 mile, 3 mile or 6.5 mile walks.  Refreshments served after walk.  Please come and support.  Further information from Breda ( 6837380 or ( 085 1947763.

Local Activities Toonagh Hall:   Children’s running on Thursdays 7.00-8.00pm.  Dance Aerobics with Tracy  8.30pm Thursdays.   Kitchen Session Fridays 7.00-9.00pm.  

Ruan Community Centre: Adult Set Dancing classes 8:30 pm on Tuesday nights.  All Welcome.

School Enrolment  Toonagh N.S: Enrolment Forms for children entering Toonagh N.S. this September are now available from the school or ( 6820143.  Completed forms to be returned by Wednesday 8th February 2012. 

Ruan N.S: Enrolment Forms for children entering Ruan N.S. this September are now available from the school or  

( 6837301.  Completed forms to be returned by Monday 30th April 2012. 

Ruan Community Pre-School: Anyone wishing to have their child attend the pre-school should contact 6827791 for details.  Children with special needs are also catered for.

Parent/Toddler Group: This group meets in Ruan Pre-School every Tuesday 10.30am – 12.30pm.  

Any parent with toddlers in the area are welcome to attend.

Ruan GAA News: Lotto results Week Ending 15/01/2012.    

Numbers drawn were 08, 14, 18,  26.  No Jackpot winner.   

Five Lucky Dips: Noel Lyons, A McNulty, Donna Courtney, Flan Lyons, Sarah Lynch.   

Next Week’s Jackpot €6,150.    Venue: Dalcassian  Team: Flan Lyons

Under Age Presentation:

Under Age Presentation will take place on next Saturday night 28th January in Toonagh Hall at 8.00pm.  

Guest Speaker David Fitzgerald, light refreshments will be served.  All are welcome.                                          Ger Lyons Club PRO