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W/E 02/07/2017

posted Jun 30, 2017, 5:25 AM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in July


Ruan:          Sunday 2nd July 2017 at 10:00 am

                    Joan Lynch   Mary Lynch          Paul Meaney


Dysart:        Sunday 9th July 2017 at 7:00 pm

                    Paddy (Tull) Crowe       Joe McDonnell        Ralph Cullinan     Jack Cullinan


Ruan:          Sunday 16th July 2017 at 10:00 am

                    Michael Casey         Fr. Tim Casey         Sr. Baptiste Casey         Paddy Casey Rathkeane           Michael Hynes        Margaret O’Regan              


Weekday Masses:      Ruan:  Monday and Tuesday at 9:30 am.     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: €476.08     Baskets: €226.68         Candles:  €23.61    Trócaire:  €17.70     Lourdes Invalid Fund:  15.00     Peters Pence:  €124.43      Priests Collection: 200.00


Next Baptism Preparation Course: Corofin on Saturday 15th July from 11:00 am to 12 Noon.   All people intending to have children baptised must complete the baptismal preparation 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:       Ruth Crowe                                       Reader this week:          Frances Browne

Reader next week:     Rachel O’Loughlin                            Reader next week:         Edel Bluett

Euch Min this week:    Sheila Lynch                                    Euch Min this week:       Rose Foudy

Euch Min next week:   Marian Lyons                                  Euch Min next week:      Ita Hastings



Youth 2000 Summer Festival, Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co Tipperary from Thursday 17th – Sunday 20th August 2017. For young people aged 16-35, an opportunity not to be missed to experience the Catholic faith and meet many new people, with over 1400 young people from all corners of Ireland attending last year. The festival is donation only. Free buses travelling from all around Ireland. For more info and to book online, see www.youth2000.ie or Tel: 01 6753690.


Lough Derg Time for Body and Soul:  Bookings now being taken for the Ennis Parish Pilgrimage to Lough Derg from:  Aug 7th to 9th .  Cost €110.00.  Bookings & Info:  Parish Office 065 6824043.


World Meeting of Families 2018 (WMOF2018):  The Diocese of Killaloe is now on twitter.  For all diocesan news and events, WMOF2018, tweets from Bishop Fintan, and parish events please follow @KillaloeDiocese.


Croagh Patrick Pilgrimage Climb Saturday 15th July departing at 8am from St. Patricks Hall. Cost €25. (Limited Places)  To Book please email: corofinparish@yahoo.co.uk


Thought for the Week

'You have a unique message to deliver, a unique song to sing, a unique act of love to bestow. 

This message, this song, and this act of love have been entrusted

exclusively to the one and only you'        (John Powell)


Information Night regarding Lay Led Liturgies in our Parish will take place in Ruan Community Centre on Monday 3rd July at 8:30 pm. Eucharistic Ministers, Readers, Sacristans and Choir Members are all invited to attend, together with anyone else who is interested in being involved in the Liturgy.  This is an information night where people can learn what’s involved in organising lay led liturgy.


Bus to Knock:  Saturday 15th July, contact Sheila Lynch 087 6546637 or Eileen Roughan 6828243


Christmas Pilgrimage to the Holy land 20th – 28th December 2017 (Last Remaining Seats) for 8 nights.  Ex Dublin. Taking in Bethlehem, Jerusalem  (Mount of Olives, Garden of Gethsemane, Last Supper Room and Calvary), Mount Tabor, Cana, Nazareth, Jericho, River Jordan,  Dead Sea and Sea of Galilee.  Contact James Treacy  061-921470 or 0860572216.


Comhaltas Concert featuring Shandrum Céilí Band in Abbey Hall, Clarecastle to open Céilí at the Crossroads Festival on Sunday next, 9th July at 8.00 p.m.


There will be a coffee weekend held at the Clare 250 Cancer Centre, Ballygriffey this Sunday from 10am - 4pm.  All proceeds will go towards the annual pilgrimage to Lourdes. All are welcome.


Sláinte an Chláir, Clare Cancer Support, annual Healing Mass, Saturday, July 15th at 12 midday, Kilnamona Church. All welcome.

Zumba classes will continue through the summer in Toonagh Hall at 8pm on Thursday evenings. A fun way to keep active which is proving very popular with those attending.

FREE DIGITAL SKILLS COMPUTER CLASSES:  Topics covered:  Introduction to the Internet, Internet safety & security, Email, Search engines and websites,  Online government services,  Conducting everyday transactions,  Online voice and video calls,  Use of “Apps”.  Classes are held over 5 days (2 hours a day) and are free to anyone.  If you wish to enrol please contact Pauline/Mary Ellen at CIOC, Elevation Business Park, Clonroad, Ennis, Co. Clare. Phone:  065 6841009, email: education@cioc.ie

Health Care Assistants (Carersrequired:  QQI Level 5 in Health Care Support/Community Health or similar. Patient Moving & Handling. If currently studying for this award, applicants will also be considered. Experience required. ContactBluebird Care Clare on 065-6868222 or Email clare@bluebirdcare.ie


Ruan Gaa

Lotto Results:  W/E: 25/06/2017:    No’s drawn:  8, 10, 26, 28            No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips:  Anthony O’Halloran, Joe Butler, Darragh Roughan, Francis O’Halloran and Loretta O’Connor.     

Next Week’s Jackpot:  €9,300         Team:  Seán Ryan.


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 Thursday each week or ring 6827799 and leave a message on the voice mail or email ruandysartparish@gmail.com    The Newsletter can be viewed on-line on the Ruan GAA & Parish News website at www.ruan.gaa.ie or on the Diocese of Killaloe website at www.killaloediocese.ie