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W/E 14/06/2015

posted Jun 13, 2015, 1:52 PM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in June:

Dysart:        Saturday 13th June at 6:30 pm

                    Months Mind Mass for Maureen Leonard

                    Paddy Crowe          Bridie Crowe       Jack Burke       Sr. Margaret Burke


Ruan:          Sunday 21st June at 10:00 am

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


           We pray for the repose of the soul of Kitty Purcell, who died during the week.  May she rest in peace.


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: €706.80      Baskets: €97.87    Candles: €26.82      Education Fund:  €60.00     Lourdes Invalid Fund: €30.00     Peters Pence: €2.00     Priests Collection:  €2028.00        


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart    Saturday at 6.30 pm                                      Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:         Emily Mulqueen                          Reader this week:       Aiden Lawton

Reader next week:        Laura Cahir                                   Reader next week:      Anne Foley

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

Euch Min next week:     Edel Bluett                                   Euch Min next week:   Marian Lyons


Next Baptism Course: Corofin on Saturday 18th July from 11:00 am to 12 Noon


Lourdes Invalid Collection will be taken up next weekend


Bus to Knock on Saturday the 27th June:  Anyone interested please contact Eileen Roughan at 6828243 or Sheila Lynch at 6837717.


Ruan National School Annual Fun Run / Walk: 315 participants took part in this event, from serious runners to families out for a walk in the fresh air. It was wonderful to see the fun and enjoyment that all participants had.  Funds raised will go towards the upgrade of the school grounds and the support of all who took part and contributed in any way is much appreciated.


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.

Thought for the Week

We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference,

ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time,

add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.

(Marian Wright Edelman)


Irish Heart Foundation: Thanks to all who contributed to the recent church gate collection; total collected was €294.00


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


Clare Youth Service Annual Sale:  New & Nearly New Clothes, Bric a Brac (at rock bottom prices), Monster Cake Sale on the Day, on Friday June 19th, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at CLARE   YOUTH   SERVICE, Carmody Street, Ennis.  Refreshments Served on the day.  Please support!!

Farm Plastic Collection:  All farm plastics collected and recycled we also provide a fully insured asbestos removal service. Please call Sharon 0894366162

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.

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:
  Under 14 Féile: On this Friday June 19th at 8.00 am the Ruan players, mentors and supporters will depart Ruan on their journey to Co. Down for the All Ireland Féile Competition. We wish them well in what will be a most memorable weekend and hopefully they represent both Ruan and Clare very well in this prestigious competition. 
Under 8
: There was an U 8 blitz on Saturday last in Clarecastle and Ruan had a panel of 20 players. Ruan did very well in the blitz where they played matches against Newmarket, Parteen, Crusheen, Ennistymon and Clarecastle. This weekend they have an U 8 blitz in Gurteen Doora Barefield. 

Lotto Results:  W/E: 31/05/2015:  No’s drawn:  11, 13, 15, 19           No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips: Kay Lynch, Eileen Conathy, James Marrinan & Kevin Griffin, Rita Crowe and Michael Moloney.           

Next week’s Jackpots:   €3,000      Team:  Ger Lyons     Venue: Dalcassian.


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