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W/E 26/06/2016

posted Jun 25, 2016, 6:05 AM by John O'Sullivan

Ruan:          Sunday 26th June 2016 at 10.00 am               

                    First Anniversary Mass for Kitty Purcell


Anniversary Masses in July


Dysart:        Saturday 2nd July 2016 at 6:30pm

                    Months Mind Mass for Patricia Hanrahan


Ruan:         Sunday 3rd July 2016 at 10:00 am

                    Joan Lynch               Mary Lynch               Pappy O’Halloran


Dysart:        Saturday 9th July 2016 at 6:30 pm

                    First Anniversary Mass for Ralph Cullinan, also remembering Jack Cullinan, Florida


Ruan:          Sunday 17th July 2016 at 10:00 am

                    Margaret O’Regan      Michael O’Regan      Kathleen O’Regan       Michael Hynes

                    Michael Casey Sr.     Fr Tim Casey           Sr. Baptiste Casey


†           We pray for the repose of the soul of Maureen Kitson, Ennis, mother of Aileen Lyons, Rita Moran and Seán Kitson Toonagh, who died during the week.  May she rest in peace.



First Friday:   Friday next 1st July is the First Friday. 


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: €979.56      Baskets: €95.76    Candles:  €38.02   Education Fund:  €12.00   Lourdes Invalid Fund:  €160.30    

Peter’s pence:  €5.00               Priests Collection:  €935.00      


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                     Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:       Monica Tierney               Reader this week:      Garry Shannon

Reader next week:     Louise McDonnell           Reader next week:     Liam Jones

Euch Min this week:    Flan Lyons                     Euch Min this week:   Monica Cassidy

Euch Min next week:  Rose Foudy                    Euch Min next week:  Geraldine Crowe


Next Baptism Course: Corofin on Saturday 16th July from 11:00 am to 12 Noon. 

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


Imeall Bóirne Pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick will take place on Saturday 23rd July. Bus leaving Corofin at 8:00 am.  Contact Fr Damian at 086-8396636 to book a place.

Thought for the Week
Everyone has, inside of him, a piece of good news. The good news is that

you don't know how great you can be!  How much you can love! 

What you can accomplish!  And what your potential is!'     (Anne Frank)


Ruan Dysart Resource Ltd. Have A New Vacancy.

If you are unemployed and on a payment from Social Welfare/DSP you may be eligible to come on our Scheme - Working in Ruan/Dysart/Corofin. Please contact Senan 086/4475400


BUS TO KNOCK: Bus going to knock on Saturday 9th July, coming through Toonagh and leaving Ruan village at 9:00. Names and deposits to Eileen at 065 6828243 or Sheila at 065 6837717


Senior Citizens Lahinch summer holiday: The dates this year for the Lahinch summer holiday for Ruan/Dysart senior citizens are 27th July to 1st August.  Names can be given to Mary O’Donnell on 6837989 or Sheila Lynch on 6837717

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


Healing Mass celebrated by Fr Michele Barone in St Senan’s Parish Church Kilrush on Saturday 2nd July 2016 from 12 Noon to 6:00 pm. All very welcome. Enquiries to 085 7671313.


Gift Yourself A Day Away: Tue 5th or Wed 6th July 2016 at The Annual Ladies Retreat at Glenstal Abbey. Relax, reflect, pray and enjoy the company of others in the peaceful and beautiful surrounds of the monastery.  Rev Henry O’Shea, a monk of the community will lead the day. To book your place, call Reception – 061 621005 - email – events@glenstal.com


New Counselling Centre:  The Willow Counselling Centre located at Sonas, Ennis Community Centre, Chapel Lane, Ennis, is a dedicated professional affordable Counselling and Psychotherapy Service based on client’s needs.  All Counsellors and Psychotherapists are members of professional Accrediting Bodies, IAHIP, IACP, APCP.  For a further information or a confidential appointment please phone 085 782 0000.

Diocesan Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Knock:  The annual Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock this year will take place on Sunday 3rd July, sharing with Ferns as we have in previous years.  This year Killaloe diocese will lead the ceremonies led by Rev. Des Hillery.  Ceremonies begin at 2:30 p.m.  For bus details contact your local parish office.  For the second year, the diocese in conjunction with Knock Youth Ministry, is trying to include as many young people as possible to add a “Youth Dimension” to the pilgrimage.  Any youth over 14 years that are interested in participating contact Margaret in the Killaloe Diocesan Office on 065 6828638, Ext 3 or via email office@killaloediocese.ie before June 27th 2016 to facilitate the arrangements for the day. 


Céilí at the Crossroads Concert: Ann Droney-Kirrane & her Band in Concert in Clarecastle Church on Sunday, 10th July @ 8.00 p.m.   Proceeds to the District Daycare Centre and tickets from Custys/on door or from 085 8309292.   Your support is very much appreciated.


Ruan Gaa: 

Lotto Results:  W/E: 19/06/2016:      No’s drawn:  (1)    4, 8, 18, 20.    (2)  2, 6, 21, 25.   No Jackpot Winners

Five lucky dips: Catherine Lyons, Gerard & Breda Keating, Josh Marrinan, Deirdre O’Sullivan and Joe & Nuala Keane.         

Next week’s Jackpots:       (1) €10,000       (2) €1,350

Team: Ger Lyons        Venue: Purcells