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W/E 18/03/2012

posted Mar 22, 2012, 12:38 PM by Unknown user

Mass of Anniversaries in March

RUAN:   Sunday 18th March 11.15am

             Michael O‘Regan   Kathleen O’Regan  Christy Meaney    Brigid Courtney   Christy Courtney   Mary Meaney                  

Weekday Masses

RUAN:                    Mon/Tues/Wed/Sat             9.30am

DYSART:                 Thurs/Fri                                   9.30am 

Weekly Collections

PDF:   €1504.60                   Baskets:   €170.40               Priests Collection:   €20.00

Thank you very much for your contributions 

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Readers this Sun:      Ruan: Eileen Hannon                       Dysart: Rosemary Foudy

Readers next Sun:    Ruan: James Hannon                       Dysart: 1st Communion Parents

Euch Mins this Sun:   Ruan: Mary O’Donoghue             Dysart: Gerry Kelly

Euch Mins next Sun: Ruan: Francis Howard                     Dysart: Tommy Kelly

1st Confessions: Children from Toonagh National School will make their 1st Confessions in Dysart Church on Thursday next 22nd March at 10.00am.

2nd Communion Preparation Toonagh National School:  Sunday next in Dysart at 9.45am Mass.

Congratulations to our children Confirmed by Bishop Kieran O‘Reilly on Friday 16th March.

Ruan National School:  Sean Tierney, Dylan Lynch, Colin Haugh, Ciarán O’Toole, Cathal Saunders, Conor Wynne, Shauna Greene, Seán Crowe.

Toonagh National School:  Emma Corcoran, Cliodhna Hynes, Caoimhe Roughan, David Dyksy, Mary Haran, Zoe Whelan.

Apostolic Society:  Ruan & Dysart Apostolic Society are holding their annual display day in Ruan Community Center on Sunday March 25th.  It will begin immediately after 11.15am mass and continue until 5.00pm.  Tea & treats for everyone, your support would be very much appreciated.   Thank you.

Camogie Club News:  Ruan Juniors are back and your support on their first outing against Kilmaley in Ballyline on Sunday 19th at 12.30pm would be welcome.  Good luck ladies!   Training for U13’s and U16’s takes place on Monday 20th at 5.00pm in the pitch, fixtures are coming up.

Tickets for the Statio Orbis in Croke Park: (Final Mass of the 50th International Eucharistic Congress 2012To ensure that every parish is represented at the Station Orbis Mass at Croke Park on  17th June the IEC2012 organisers have distributed tickets to every diocese in the country.  If you wish to attend this Mass only, please contact your parish office.  There are also 30,000 tickets for the Statio Orbis available for those who book for a minimum of 3 days for the events that take place in the RDS from the 10th to the 16th of June.  Book online on the Congress website or telephone the IEC2012 Booking offices on 01 2981122.

Charity Walk/Climb at Mullagh Mór on Sunday 18th March in aid of “Pemba Support”:  9.30am meet at Kilnaboy Church, 9.45am.  Drive to Mullagh Mór, duration 3 hours.  Soup & Sandwiches in Bofey Quinns afterwards.  Contact 065 7071024 0r  087 9157363.

Date for Diary:  Annual Killaloe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Sunday 1st July 2012.  Ceremonies begin at 2.30pm.

Lent Week Four (Mothering Sunday):  “ Honour your mother, and never abandon her all the days of your life.  Do all that she wants, and give her no reason for sorrow.” Tobit 4:3. This fourth Sunday in Lent we think of mothers all over the world who endure daily hardship so their children might have the chance of a better life.  We think particularly of Betty, the mother of the little boy on the Trocáire Box, who has suffered so much but has still managed to raise her family and provide hope for their future.  For more information on the Lenten campaign visit  or call 1850 408 408 (0800 912 1200 in NI).

Ennis Regional Learning Center: Free one to one 3rd Level Guidance available for adults (18 +) Mon  March 26th.  Contact  065 6866844.      Apply now for Higher Cert in Business Computing (L.I.T.) two year course delivered in Ennis RLC contact 065 6866844.

Ruan GAA News:

Lotto results Week Ending 11/3/12.  Nos drawn 5, 7, 17, 19.  No Jackpot winner.

Five Lucky Dips:  Patricia O’Connor, Seán Kitson, Katie O’Loughlin, Brendan Lynch (Toonagh), Eileen O‘Loughlin.  

Next Week’s Jackpot €7,200   Team:  John Punch 

Venue:   Morty Kelly.  Draw on Monday 19/3/12.

Minor Club Registration Night:  Players & their Parents are asked to attend official registration night on Saturday 24th March at 8.00pm in Toonagh Hall.  Details of training times, venues and meetings with mentors will take place.  Refreshments served.

U21 Campaign:

Ruan play Sixmilebridge this Monday in Clarecastle at 2.30pm, please support.

We wish all parishioners and visitors a happy St Patrick’s Weekend.

Ger Lyons   Club PRO