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W/E 09/07/2017

posted Jul 7, 2017, 4:46 AM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in July


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  

                    Eileen McMahon            Jack McMahon                   Michael O’Sullivan      Deceased Members of O’Loughlin Family, Dromore   


Ruan:          Friday 21st July 2017 at 8:00 pm  

                    First Anniversary Mass for John Joe O’Connell



Weekday Masses:      Ruan:  Monday and Tuesday at 9:30 am.    


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: €881.80     Baskets: €88.51       Candles:  €39.34        Trócaire:  €5.00     Education Fund: €10     Lourdes Invalid Fund:  215.00     Peters Pence:  €136.30      Priests Collection: 220.00


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:       Rachel O’Loughlin                            Reader this week:          Edel Bluett

Reader next week:     Deirdre Crowe                                    Reader next week:         Monica Tierney

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

Euch Min next week:   Monica Cassidy                                Euch Min next week:      Moira O’Loughlin



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.


Thought for the Week

One is not born into the world to do everything, but to do something'.
Henry David Thoreau


COMMUNITY MASS:  The Sunday evening Mass at 7pm in Dysart on Sunday next 16th July  will be a special celebration of 'Community' with members of the community participating in readings, music, singing and the Offertory procession. A meeting will be held in the church on Thursday 13th July at 8pm and if anyone wishes to play a part, they will be most welcome.


BUS TO KNOCK: Bus going to knock on Saturday next 15th July, leaving Ruan – outside graveyard at 8:30 am and going through Toonagh, a few seats still available, contact Eileen at 065 6828243 or Sheila at 087 6546637.


CROAGH PATRICK PILGRIMAGE CLIMB next Saturday 15th July departing at 8am from St. Patricks Hall. Cost €25. To Book phone Fr Damian:  086 8396636 or please email: corofinparish@yahoo.co.uk


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


Reek Sunday, 30 July 2017:  The annual pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick, Reek Sunday takes place this year on Sun 30 July. Mass will be celebrated on the summit at 8:00am; 9:00am; 10:00am; 11:00am; 12:00pm; 1:00pm & 2:00pm. The Sacrament of Reconciliation will be celebrated from 7:30am - 2:00pm.


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 this Sunday 9th July at 8.00 p.m.


CAMOGIE NEWS: Ruan u15 Camogie team went to the Banner on Wednesday evening to play in a blitz which included Cratloe as the third team. Ruan won two excellent keenly contested matches on a score line of 4.4 to 2.2 again to Cratloe, and 3.1 to 0.4 against the Banner. Well done to all the girls, a fantastic performance. 



Lotto Results:  W/E: 02/07/2017:    No’s drawn:  6, 8, 12, 15            No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips:  Gerard Keating, Patrick Crowe, Caroline Meaney, Aaron Page and Shane O’Donnell.     

Next Week’s Jackpot:  €9,450         Team:  Ger Lyons.

Draw will take place on Monday night



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