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W/E 31/07/2016

posted Jul 29, 2016, 2:24 PM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in August


Ruan:          Sunday 7th August 2016 at 10:00 am

                    Joe O’Donoghue             Maureen O’Donoghue      Nuala Meaney     Carmel Carey   Gerry Daffy     Maura Daffy       Darragh O’Donoghue       

                     Michael Finn      Mary Finn


Ruan:          Tuesday 9th August 2016 at 8:00 pm

                    First Anniversary Mass for Frank Howard


Dysart:       Saturday 13th August 2016 at 6:30 pm

                    Rita Crowe


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

                                              Dysart:     Thursday and Friday at 9:30 am

Please Note:   When there is a Funeral Mass in the parish, there will not be any 9:30 am  Mass in either Ruan or Dysart.


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: €475.70             Baskets: €57.17              Candles:  €30.


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                     Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:       Matt McCormack            Reader this week:      Ruth Crowe

Reader next week:      Laura Cahir                      Reader next week:     Rachel O’Loughlin

Euch Min this week:    Tommy Kelly                  Euch Min this week:   Caroline Meaney

Euch Min next week:   Edel Bluett                      Euch Min next week:  Siobhan Le Cathelinais


Next Baptism Course: Ruan on Saturday 13th August from 11:00 am to 12 Noon. 

All people intending to have children baptised must complete the baptismal course before each child is baptised.


Tea/Coffee Morning continues every Tuesday Morning in Ruan Community Centre at 10:00 am. All are welcome.


No Exercise Classes:  There are no Fitness 4 Fun Classes with John Conroy in Ruan Community Centre on Wednesday 3rd August or Wednesday 10th August.


Justice, Peace and the Intergrity of CreationThe Killaloe Diocese JPIC committee welcome the publication of the Government’s Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness. The plan, entitled Rebuilding Ireland is the largest and most comprehensive attempt to address Ireland’s housing needs that any Government has published for several decades. We encourage people to pray for the homeless of Ireland, to pray for the success of the plan and to use your voice to ensure that our elected representatives will now put this plan into action. Further info available through the JPIC committee c/o (065) 6824043. 

Thought for the Week
"Earth provides enough to satisfy every man's need, but not every man's greed"
Mahatma Gandhi


St. Joseph’s Hospital Ennis is celebrating its 50th Jubilee: An event comprising of mass at 01.30pm in St. Joseph’s Parish church followed by light refreshments is organised for Saturday the 6th August 2016.


Toonagh School Astro Turf Fundraiser:  Currently in Tesco Toonagh School Astro Turf is one of the three community funds.  On completion of purchases blue tokens are given to customers to enter into the community fund of their choice. We would appreciate your support if you are shopping in Tesco.


SHRINES OF ITALY, PADUA & LAKE MAGGIORE, 15th August – 7 nights. Visit the Basilica of St Anthony, tomb of St Leopold Mandie. Optional day trip to Venice. Visit St Mark's Square and St Mark's Basilica.  For Detailed Itinerary: Fr Pat Larkin 087 2300627 or 065 6839735; Mary O Loughlin 087-2482528 or 065 7084000. Few places left only.


Foyer of Light, Charity & Love:  5 Day Silent Retreat: September 5th to 11th 2016   Cost: €380 full board.  Theme: “If you but knew the gift of God...” Preached by Fr. Kilian Byrne; Venue: Esker Retreat Centre, Athenry, Co. Galway.  Contact:  Helen: 086 1678027, www.foyerofcharity.ie.  The retreats address those who search for God, or who wish to grow in their life of faith and prayer.


Killaloe Autumn Pilgrimage to Lourdes:  The autumn pilgrimage from the Killaloe Diocese to Lourdes will leave Shannon Airport on Sunday 2nd October returning on Friday 7th October.  Fare €667 per person sharing with €10 discount for online bookings. Limited capacity so early booking is advisable. Contact www.joewalshtours.ie or ring (01) 2410810


Ruan Gaa: 

Ruan Hurling/Camogie club are hosting camp for all primary school players commencing 23rd August 2016. In order to continue this camp going forward the clubs have agreed to hold a fundraising dance in Purcells Bar with Break Free Band kindly sponsored by Kieran and Loretta on 27th August 2016.

Tickets €5 - are on sale. The Club appreciates and welcomes the continued support from the Parish to our Clubs activities.

Ruan Minor Club: Summer Camp: Ruan Hurling & Camogie Clubs are holding their own Summer Camp from August 23-26 from 10.00am to 2.00pm daily. This promises to be a great week of hurling and camogie culminating in a 'Fun Day' on the Friday.

Lotto Results:  W/E: 24/07/2016:      No’s drawn:  (1)    7, 16, 17, 27.    (2)  12, 22, 23, 25.    No Jackpot Winners

Five lucky dips:    Anthony Meaney,   Jimmy Courtney,   Jade Marrinan,   Kayla Pilkington and Seán Hehir.   

Next week’s Jackpots:       (1) €10,000   (2) €2,100   Team: Seán 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    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