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W/E 19/07/2015

posted Jul 17, 2015, 12:00 PM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated Jul 17, 2015, 12:01 PM ]

Anniversary Masses in July:


Ruan:          Sunday 19th July at 10.00 am

Michael Casey        Fr. Tim Casey    Sr. M Baptiste Casey    Margaret O’Regan       Pappy O’Halloran         Maura Daffy       Gerry Daffy         Darragh O’Donoghue    

Michael Hynes, Aughrim Kelly       Deceased Members of O’Loughlin Family, Dromore        Pat Casey       Paul Meaney        Simon Moroney


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: €489.70                 Baskets: €187.70                 Candles: €21.55              Peter’s Pence:  €36.50          Priests Collection:  €230.00       


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart    Saturday at 6.30 pm                                      Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:        Monica Tierney                            Reader this week:       Deirdre Crowe

Reader next week:       Louise McDonnell                       Reader next week:      Eileen Hannon

Euch Min this week:     Pat Lynch                                     Euch Min this week:    Teresa Cullinan

Euch Min next week:     Its Hastings                                 Euch Min next week:    Carrie Droney


Next Baptism Course: Ruan on Saturday 22nd August from 11:00 am to 12 Noon


Imeall Bóirne Cluster Meeting in Crusheen on Wednesday 22nd July at 8:30 pm


Recent Baptisms:  We welcome into our Community Carla May Hayes daughter of Phillip and Ava Maria and Oisin Michael Callinan O’Donovan son of Michael and Mary, who were baptised recently


ACCORD COUNSELLING Services Are you experiencing difficulties in your Marriage / Relationship?  Accord Counsellors offer couples and individuals a safe, professional, inexpensive counselling service.   To book an appointment with a Counsellor, contact ACCORD ENNIS in complete confidence. Tel: (065) 6824297.


Pre Marriage Course:  The Pre Marriage course run by Accord or the course run by the Redemptorists are acceptable by the Diocese. The courses run by Avalon and others are not acceptable.


Youth 2000 Summer Festival, Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary from Thursday 13th – Sunday 16th August 2015.  For young people aged 16-35, this is a great opportunity to find out what your Catholic faith is all about in a friendly, chilled out atmosphere.  The festival is donation only.  Free buses available from all around Ireland.  For more info and to book online, see www.youth2000.ie or phone 01 6753690

 Lough Derg: Time for Body & Soul; Annual 3 day Ennis Parish Pilgrimage to Lough Derg; Mon 3rd August to Wed 5th. Bookings being now taken at

Parish Office 065 6824043

Thought for the Week

My God, I give you this day.

I offer You now all of the good that I shall do

And I promise to accept, for love of You,

All of the difficulty that I shall meet.

Help me to conduct myself during this day

In a manner pleasing to You.


(Francis De Sales)


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 Milford Hospice Golf Classic is taking place the 8th August at Ennis Golf Club.  Open teams of 4 (any combination). €200 per team (includes meal). Proceeds to assist the building of the new Specialist Hospice serving Clare, Limerick and North Tipperary.  Reserve your tee time by ring the Fundraising Department on 086 0413912.


Clare Champion: Anyone wishing to have a news item in the Clare Champion, Ruan & Dysart Notes, should contact Rose Foudy before 12 noon on Mondays - 0870610212 or rosemaryfoudy@gmail.com


The Alzheimer Society Clare Branch:  The Alzheimer Society's Dementia Specific Day Care Centre in Ennis, currently has client vacancies.  Accepts clients from all over Co Clare.  Meaningful activity programme tailored towards clients, interests, experiences and personalities.  Bus service available were possible.  Meals provided.  Cost 7 Euro per day.  Queries in relation to Daycare Services contact Linda Murphy 0879152151.  Queries in relation to Home Care Services contact Clare Office 065 6868621


Ruan GAA:
Ruan Minor Club
   Ruan GAA Summer Camp: 91 children attended this week long summer camp. This was a great turnout of young hurlers and camogie players from the parish. The head coach who ran the camp was Barry Gibbons from Ogonnelloe.  Gearóid Roughan Minor Club PRO

Lotto Results:  W/E: 12/07/2015:  No’s drawn:  1, 18, 21, 22.           No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips: Crystal Vaughan, Francis Howard, Susan Foudy, Anna O’Halloran and James Marrinan.   

Next week’s Jackpots:   €3,750      Team:  Sean Ryan       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 Thursday each week or ring 6827799 and leave a message on the voice mail or email ruandysartparish@gmail.com.