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W/E 07/06/2015

posted Jun 10, 2015, 3:26 PM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in June:

Ruan:         Sunday 7th June at 10:00 am

                    Tess Brohan       Kate Moriarty       Francis O’Halloran             Caroline O’Halloran               Tommy Waring


Dysart:        Saturday 13th June at 6:30 pm

                    Paddy Crowe          Bridie Crowe


Ruan:          Sunday 21st June at 10:00 am

                    Hume Crowe            Sr Grace O’Brien           Deceased members of the O’Brien Family


Weekday Masses:             Ruan:     Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 9.30 am.             Dysart:   Thursday and Friday at 9:30 am


Weekly Collections:     Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF: €1381.16     Baskets: €132.54       Candles: €36.71      Trócaire: €10.00       Education Fund:  €156.00     Lourdes Invalid Fund: €5.00      Priests Collection:  €225.00        


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart    Saturday at 6.30 pm                                      Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:         Rose Foudy                                    Reader this week:       Liam Jones

Reader next week:        Emily Mulqueen                           Reader next week:      Aiden Lawton

Euch Min this week:      Gerry Kelly                                    Euch Min this week:    Mary O’Halloran

Euch Min next week:     Tommy Kelly                                 Euch Min next week:   Sheila Lynch


Priests Collection will be taken up this weekend

 Next Baptism Course: Tubber on Saturday 13th June from 11:00 am to 12 Noon


Recent Baptism:  We welcome into our Community Tadgh Benjamin Pilkington, son of Damian and Fidelma who was baptised recently.


Annual Killaloe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Sunday 5th July 2015, sharing with Ferns as we have in previous years.  Led by Rev. Des Hillary.   Ceremonies begin at 2:30 p.m.  For bus transport please contact: Glynns Coaches, Ennis 0656828234


Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:  The Diocese has been allocated extra capacity to bring pilgrims who are sick or need assistance to Lourdes in the Diocesan pilgrimage on 26th June to 1st July. This is an ideal opportunity for people who have never had the opportunity where all your medical and caring needs will be looked after while in Lourdes.  A special price of €575 is available for this section and a medical form needs to be completed. Details can be got from Fr Tom Ryan Shannon Pilgrimage Director for the Diocese on (061) 364133.


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. 

Thought for the week

Whate'er the care which breaks thy rest,

Whate'er the wish that swells thy breast;

Spread before God that wish, that care,

And change anxiety to prayer.'


Toonagh Hall Committee: Meeting in Toonagh Hall next Wednesday night 10th June at 9:00 pm and anyone interested in the hall ‘going forward’ is invited to attend.

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

Novena Announcement:  The Annual Novena in honour of Our Lady of Perpetual Help will be celebrated at the Redemptorist Church, Mount St Alphonsus, Limerick from June 12th to 20th.  There will be 10 Celebrations each day: the first celebration will be at 7am and the final celebration each day will be at 10.30pm.  There will be a blessing of babies and children (without Mass) on Sunday, June 14th at 4.30pm and special Novena Mass for First Communion Classes on Monday, June 15th at 11.30am.

Lough Derg is a place of welcome where no one is judged and everyone is equal. You can begin your three Day Pilgrimage on any day from 29th May until 13th August. No need to book. Daily boats to the Island from 10.30am until 3:00pm 7 days a week until 13th August.  Regular pilgrimages throughout the season country wide.  Contact Maureen or Lorraine in Lough Derg direct on 071 9861518 email:  info@loughderg.org

National Flower Festival 19th-21st June The Cathedral and St. Columba's Church, Ennis in support of Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association, over 100 floral exhibits to view, opening times Sat. 11.30am to 06.00pm, Sun. 01.00pm to 06.00pm, admission €10.  Variety Concert at The Cathedral on Sat. 20th at 08.00pm, admission €10.  Your support would be greatly appreciated.  For further information contact Anne at (087) 9918041.

Ruan GAA:   

Ruan Minor Club: Under 14 Féile: Ruan continued their preparations with a well contested challenge match v Kilmaley during the week and play Inagh/Kilnamona this week. The fixtures for Féile na nGael in Co. Down are Ruan v Luke O'Tooles (Wicklow), v Carryduff (Down) and v Ballycran (Down).

Ruan will play 2 matches on Friday June 19th. The other group game and knockout matches take place on Saturday and Sunday.

Fundraising activities for this trip are continuing and books of tickets with great prizes on offer can be purchased. The draw for these prizes takes place on Thursday June 18th.

Lotto Results:  W/E: 31/05/2015:  No’s drawn:  16, 17, 26, 27           No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips: Ciaran O’Connor, Michael Keating, Paddy Maher, Niamh Lyons and Michael Crowe                

Next week’s Jackpots:   €2,850      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.