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W/E 15/06/2014

posted Jun 13, 2014, 7:33 AM by John O'Sullivan

Mass Of Anniversaries In June


Ruan:          Saturday 14th June at 8.00 pm

                    Months Mind Mass for Hugh Rice

Ruan:         Sunday 15th June at 10.00 am

                    Maura Daffy        Gerry Daffy          Darragh O’Donoghue      Bridget Courtney

                    We pray for the repose of the soul of Frank Daffy, formerly of Ruan who died recently.  May he rest in peace.


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: €704.53             Baskets: €119.61          Candles:  €21.58            Trócaire:  €24.03       Lourdes Invalid Fund:  €170.00           Priests Collection:  €1485.00


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                            Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:       Maria Peoples                         Reader this week:        Liam Jones

Reader next week:      Edel Bluett                              Reader next week:       Aiden Lawton

Euch Min this week:     Flan Lyons                             Euch Min this week:     Sheila Lynch

Euch Min next week:   Pat Lynch                                Euch Min next week:    Marian Lyons


Bus to Knock on Saturday the 28th June:  Anyone interested please contact Eileen at 6828243 or Sheila at 6837717.

Viatores Christi Members of Viatores Christi will speak at Masses in the parish on 21st and 22nd June 2014. Viatores Christi, an association of Catholic lay missionary development workers, was founded in 1960 and recruits, prepares and facilitates the placement of lay people who wish to serve in areas of need in Africa, Asia and South America.

Mission for the Imeall Bóirne Parishes will be held from the 1st November to the 7th November. It will be based in Corofin.

Aware Depression Support Group meets: Ennis– Tuesdays at 8pm, Day Hospital Gort Road

Aware Support Groups are free to attend, no referral necessary.

Annual Killaloe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Sunday 6th July 2014, sharing with Ferns as we have in previous years.  Led by Bishop Kieran O’Reilly, SMA. Ceremonies begin at 2:30 p.m.  For bus transport please contact: Glynns Coaches, Ennis 065 6828234

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:  Bishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA will lead the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes on 26th June for 5 days, returning on 1st July.  €677 is the cost including travel, hotel and all meals. Book online and avail of €10 discount at www. joewalshtours.ie.   Pilgrims who are sick or need assistance are most welcome and are cared for in the hospitality section.  Details from Fr.Tom Ryan, Pilgrimage Director at 061-364133.


A Prayer for Father on Father's Day.

Mender of toys, Leader of boys, Changer of fuses, Kisser of bruises

Bless him O Lord.

Mover of couches, Soother of ouches, Pounder of nails, Teller of tales

Reward him O Lord.

Raker of leaves, Cleaner of eaves, Drier of dishes, Fulfiller of wishes

Bless him O Lord.


Midsummer Monster Draw in aid of Toonagh Community Centre & Sports Complex - venue change, the draw for the 21 fantastic prizes will take place in Purcell's Bar Ruan on Saturday 21st June 8.30 pm.  All welcome. Thanking you for your support.

Ruan & Dysart Resource Group Ltd will be holding its annual financial meeting on Tuesday next, 17/06/14 @ 8pm in Ruan Community Centre. All welcome.

Tidy Towns: Adjudication in the Tidy Towns Competition is on-going at present. We would urge everyone in the Community to maintain all areas of the village and approaching roads and to be vigilant regarding tidiness, weed and litter control.

Lough Derg God’s healing grace is experienced on Lough Derg in an intensity seldom encountered elsewhere; through spiritual exercise, companionship of fellow pilgrims and the sheer holiness of the place. Daily boats to the Island from 10.30 am until 3:00 pm 7 days a week until 13th August. No booking necessary.   For further information contact Maureen or Sharon 071 9861518  email:  info@loughderg.org

Annual Padre Pio Pilgrimage to Rome, Assisi and San Giovanni:  Depart 24th September – 1st October.  

Spiritual Director:  Fr. Pat O’Neill.  For information contact Marian Pilgrimages 01 8788159 or Mary Kelly 065 6835519.

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Ruan Gaa

Lotto Results:  W/E: 08/06/2104    Draw (1):  2,8,9,24  (2): 6,13,14,19.    No jackpot winner        

Five lucky dips:  Anne Sheedy, Pat Keegan, Michael O’Halloran, Anne Marie Jones and Olivia O’Toole   

Next week’s Jackpots:  (1) €10,000.   (2) €1,650   Team:  Flan Lyons    Venue: Dalcassian