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W/E 29/01/2016

posted Jan 28, 2017, 4:54 PM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in February


Ruan:          Sunday 5th February 2017 at 10:00 am

                    Noreen Cahir        Bridget Callinan     Paddy Quinn    Jimmy Smyth     Jack Doherty  John Waring    Lily Waring                   Bridget O’Brien      Paddy O’Rourke       Tom Crowe     Deceased member of the Crowe Family Ballyogan


Dysart:       Sunday 12th February 2017 at 7:00 pm

                    Alfie Hayes     Michael O’Leary    Thomas O’Leary   Claire Marrinan    Jimo Marrinan

                    William Hehir         Bridget Hehir        John Hehir


Ruan:          Sunday 19th February 2017 at 10:00 am

                    Joseph O’Brien   Bridget O’Brien    Jimmy O’Brien    Margaret O’Brien    Patrick O’Brien

                    Mary O’Brien     Deceased Member of the O’Brien Family.


   We pray for the repose of the souls of Mary King, formerly of Drummina and Michael Fitzgibbon, Fountain, who died recently.  May they rest in peace.


Feast of St Brigid on Wednesday 1st February.


Presentation of our Lord – Candlemas Day: Thursday next 2nd February, candles for use during the year will be blessed at Mass in

Dysart on Wednesday morning at 9:30 pm and

                Ruan on Thursday night at 8:00 pm


St. Blaise: Friday next 3rd February is the feast of St Blaise and there will be blessing of Throats after Mass in Dysart on Wednesday at 9:30am and in Ruan on Thursday at 8:00 pm


Weekday Masses:      Ruan:  Monday and Tuesday at 9:30 am.    Thursday at 8:00 pm    

                                     Dysart:  Wednesday at 9:30am


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: €1271.00        Baskets: €129.54         Candles:  €22.62         Bishops Commission:  €130.10   Priests Collection:  € 965.00


Next Baptism Course: Tubber on Saturday 18th 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  

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Ruan       Sunday at 10:00 am                              Dysart     Sunday at 7.00 pm

Reader this week:       Deirdre Crowe                          Reader this week:                Edel Bluett

Reader next week:      Shauna Greene                         Reader next week:               Monica Tierney

Euch Min this week:     Mary Quinn                            Euch Min this week:             Tommy Kelly

Euch Min next week:   Eileen Hannon                        Euch Min next week:            Edel Bluett


Glasses Found on Carhue Road, Dysart, on Sunday last 22nd January.  Contact 086 1633302

Thought for the Week:

We can go through all the activities of our days in joyful awareness of God's presence

with whispered prayers of praise and adoration

flowing continuously from our hearts.          Richard J. Foster


Confirmation ‘Be My Witness Programme’ training night for parent volunteers is on this Sunday night 29th January in Corofin Hall from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm.


Be My Witness Programme’ for all Confirmation Children in the Imeall Bóirne parishes will be held in Corofin Hall from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, on the following nights: Sunday 5th February, Sunday 12th February, Sunday 19th February and Sunday 5th March.


NET Ministries *New meeting times* On Wednesday the 1st of February the Junior Amplified Youth (1st-3rd year) will be meeting at 6:00-7:30pm in the Ruan Church hall, and on Friday the 3rd of Feb. the Senior Amplified Youth (TY-6th) will be meeting from 7:30-9:00pm.


The KDYC (Killaloe Diocesan Youth Council) are having their annual overnight on Friday 10th February in St. Flannan's College, Ennis. This event is open to all young people aged 16 to 19. There will be workshops, a short Pilgrimage, fun, planning for the year ahead and much more. For more information and permission forms please contact; Cora Guinnane 087 2400135.


Ruan and Dysart Annual Apostolic Work Display Day will be held on Sunday 12th March. If anyone would like to donate a sacred vessel please contact E Roughan, E Hannon or M Marrinan. The price list is on display on the notice boards in both churches


Yoga classes continue in Toonagh Hall on Mon. mornings from 11am to 12.15pm (to enable children to be collected from preschool) €10 for morning class. Classes are also held on Tue. Yoga evenings from 7 to 8.30pm €15 walk-in per class. Call 0868507227 for further details.

Basket making classes for beginners will take place in Toonagh Hall in the next few weeks. Anyone wishing to try their hand at this craft may contact Michael @ 0872218126.

A Clothes Collection will be held to raise funds for sports equipment and school supplies on Thurs. 9th Feb. Members of the Parents Association will be in Toonagh Hall will be in the hall on the day from 9-10am, 1.45-3pm and 6.30-7.30pm to receive bags of clean used clothing, bed linen, curtains, belts, bags & shoes.


The Craft Mornings have resumed in Toonagh Hall on Wednesdays.  Please feel free to pop in for a chat & a cuppa any time from 11am to 12.20pm. If you're interested in, or would like to share your knowledge of a craft, all the better


Ennis Gospel Choir - New Member Open Night, Thurs 3rd February, 7.30 - 9.00 Chapter Room, Ennis Cathedral. We would love to see you!  Give us a ring on 087 6886378 or just come along!


Cumann Siuladoiri  Cora Finne  10 K run/walk on Sunday 5th Feb starting at the GAA Hall, registration @ 11 30.  Walk starts @ 1 pm, €10 entry fee, kids under 12 years free, students €5. Please support 


Ruan Gaa

Lotto Results:  W/E: 22/01/2017:          No’s drawn: 8, 18, 22, 23       No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips: Oliver Cassidy, Vincent Brohan, Margaret Howard, Deirdre O’Sullivan and Liz Burke.    
Next Week’s Jackpot: €6,000         Team:  Christy O’Connor        Venue: Mortys