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W/E 21/07/2013

posted Jul 20, 2013, 5:28 AM by Unknown user

 Anniversaries Masses:

Ruan:         1st and 3rd Sundays                  Dysart:         2nd Sunday





Ruan:         Sunday 21st July at 11.15 am

                    Michael Casey      Fr Tim Casey       Paddy Casey   Michael Hynes         Deceased Members of the O’Loughlin Family, Dromore


Ruan:         Thursday 25th July at 8.00 pm

                    First Anniversary Mass for Margaret O’Regan.

  Weekday Masses:

Ruan:                      Mon, Tues and Sat at 9.30 am    Thursday at 8.00 pm

Dysart:                    Wednesday and Friday at 9.30 am


WEEKLY COLLECTIONS:     Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF: €773.20          Baskets: €177.24      Candles:  €15.90      Peters Pence:  €68.25           

Lourdes Invalid Collection:  €10.00          Priests Collection:  €85.00 



Readers this Sun:       Ruan:   Marie Slattery                          Dysart:  Emily Mulqueen

Readers next Sun:      Ruan:   Emer Neylon                           Dysart:  Lee O’Donovan

Euch Mins this Sun:    Ruan:   Monica Cassidy                        Dysart:  Edel Bluett

Euch Mins next Sun:   Ruan:   Geraldine Crowe                     Dysart:  Gerry Kelly


PILGRIMAGE TO ROME, ASSISI & SAN GIOVANNI:  25th September - 2nd October 2013Tour Leader: Mrs Mary Kelly accompanied by Fr. Pat O’Neill, Spiritual Director.  For full day-to-day itinerary & booking forms please contact:  Mrs Mary Kelly @ 065- 6835519 or pilgrimages abroad office @ 01-635 9300. Seats available for this trip.

YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL, Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary from Thursday 15th – Sunday 18th August 2013.  For young people aged 16-35, an opportunity not to be missed to experience the Catholic faith and meet many new people.  This Festival has been nicknamed the “Holy Oxygen” with over 1000 young people from all corners of Ireland attending last year. The festival is donation only.  Free buses available from towns throughout Ireland.  For more information and to book online see www.youth2000.ie or phone 01 6753690 or from NI 07598 876399, or join us on facebook (youthtwothousandIreland)

THE KILLALOE DIOCESE AUTUMN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES will depart Shannon Airport on Friday 27th September returning on Wednesday 2nd October.  At €650, it is the cheapest Pilgrimage from Ireland.  This year the Irish Church is celebrating the Centenary of the First Irish Pilgrimage to Lourdes in 1913.  Book on line at www.joewalshtours.ie and you will be entered for a draw for one free place. Full details on the Diocesan website at www.killaloediocese.ie.



Thought for the week

"Every morning as we wake up, we can bless the world.

We can take a deep breath and surrender ourselves to God's plan for our lives.

And when we do, we will experience miracles”.

"The Gift of Change" by Marianne Williamson. 

RUAN & DYSART RESOURCE GROUP LTD will be holding a meeting on Monday evening, 29th July in the Ruan Community Centre at 8:00 pm. All welcome.

CLARE HERITAGE FORUM invites parish and community groups and individuals to a practical workshop on the maintenance and conservation of Historic Graveyards and Stone Walls. Ruan on Wednesday July 24th 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Admission free – call 086 8391176 to register. Supported by CLDC through the LEADER programme.

DYSART O'DEA CASTLE: Looking to spend a Sunday afternoon just 5 mins drive from Ruan, why not visit Dysart O'Dea Castle, walk some or all of the 6km Archaeology Trail and enjoy the tea rooms. Open daily 10 am to 6 pm and remember the walking is free.

SAMARITANS: The Ennis and Clare Branch of the Samaritans are holding their Church Gate collection in Ruan & Dysart today Sunday 21st July 2013.  The Samaritans offer confidential support to those who are suicidal, despairing or passing through crises in their lives. The support is available on our telephone helpline at our Centre in Ennis. The Church Gate collections are our most important means of fund-raising and are vital to the continuation or our work.

TIRED OF FEELING LEFT BEHIND WITH MODERN TECHNOLOGY? Need those IT skills for a job or just want to learn? Look no further than an experienced teacher. One – one classes tailored to individuals needs. Internet, email, Skype, Photo uploading, Microsoft word, PowerPoint etc. Contact 085 7881574. BA in New Media and English.

WALK IN KILNAMONA IN AID OF SLÁINTE AN CHLÁIR, CLARE CANCER SUPPORT. 10k or shorter walk.  Leaving Kilnamona church at 1 pm on Sunday the 21st of July. Refreshments served. Register on the day, €10 or €15 for a family.



TICKETS for CLARE V GALWAY:  Please contact John O’Sullivan @ 087 2420535 by Monday evening next 22nd July. Stand Tickets €30.00.

Lotto Results: W/E: 14/07/2013   Nos drawn – 3, 4, 7, 17.  No jackpot winner.    

Five lucky dips: Michael Keating, Mary Griffin, Nuala Whelan, James O’Donoghue and Linda Lambe.  

Next week’s Jackpot:  €4500       Team:  Frank Lyons         Venue:  Purcells  


CALLING TO FR. O’NEILLIf 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.