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W/E 10/05/2015

posted May 8, 2015, 3:44 AM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated May 8, 2015, 3:45 AM ]

Mass of Anniversaries In May


Dysart:        Saturday 9th May at 6.30 pm

                    Mary O’Neill          Mary Lyons         Alfie Crowe        Danny Griffin            Agnes Griffin    Micko Neylon       Mary Glynn         James Hogan          O’Donoghue Family Drummina      O’Donoghue Family Cappamore Kinvara          Michael O’Donoghue Cooraclare

                    Burns Family Nooan           Maureen Ballinger        William Ballinger       Patrick Barry             Michal Barry           Agnes Barry   


Ruan:          Sunday 17th May at 10.00 am

                    Paudie Kelly             Vonnie Kelly           Sonny O’Halloran         Mary O’Halloran              Patricia Custy


Ruan:          Friday 29th May at 7:30 pm

                    Months Mind Mass for Janet Nielan  


           We pray for the repose of the souls of Eileen Moroney, Hazelgrove and   Maureen Leonard Dublin, mother of Edel Bluett who died recently and Philomena Bohan, Nee Flanagan late of Ballygriffey who died in the United States. May they 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: 538.60             Baskets: €235.34           Candles: €28.00               Trócaire: €107.49       Education Fund:  €191.37        Priests Collection:  €125.00      


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                                 Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:         Edel Bluett                                 Reader this week:       Confirmation Children

Reader next week:        Aidan Hastings                         Reader next week:      Emer O’Halloran

Euch Min this week:      Rose Foudy                              Euch Min this week:    Francis Howard

Euch Min next week:     Pat Lynch                                 Euch Min next week:   Seán Brodie


Next Baptism Course: Crusheen on Saturday 16th May from 11:00 am to 12 Noon


Rosary in Ruan Church each evening at 7.00 pm for the month of May


Parish Council Meeting:  on Monday 11th May in Parochial House at 9:00 pm


Confirmation in Dysart will be on Saturday 23rd May at 12 Noon, the vigil of Pentecost.


Confirmation in Ruan will be on Pentecost Sunday 24th May at 10.00 am


Recent Baptisms:  We welcome into our Community Jessica Sarah Margaret Vaughan daughter of Declan and Pamela who was baptised recently.


Lahinch Senior Citizens Holiday:  The annual senior citizens holiday in Lahinch will be from July 10th to 15th.  Names can be given to Mary O’Donnell 6837989 or Sheila Lynch 6837717


Thought for the Week
'To be grateful is to recognise the Love of God
in everything He has given us - and He has given us everything.
Every breath we draw is a gift of His love, every moment
of existence is a gift of grace'.
(Thomas Merton)

May Devotions: The rosary will be recited every evening for the month of May at Our Lady's Grotto in Fountain at 8.30 pm. On Thurs. 14th May the Crowning of the statue of Our Lady will take place, with the community gathering in the special way it has since the Grotto was erected 22 years ago.

Building of hope project:  Would you like to volunteer for two weeks in Africa? The Building of Hope, are running an information night open to all interested individuals, in the Old Ground Hotel, Ennis on the 15th of May,  Friday evening at 8pm. Meet some of our volunteers and enjoy some nibbles. 

Clare Burren Marathon Challenge - Sat May 23rd 2015. Starts 9am on sea front Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare. Choice of Full, Half & 10K Mini marathons. Walk - Jog - Run, both on & off road, across the beautiful Burren terrain. Entry options & info: or phone 087 7779714. Charity Groups, individuals, runners, walkers - everyone welcome to take part.

Monastic Weekend: The Carmelite Sisters, Delgany, Co Wicklow invite women who wish to explore a monastic vocation to join them for a monastic weekend on 22nd -24th May and share in their life of prayer, liturgy and work for a few days. For information email: contact

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 per day. Queries in relation to Daycare Services contact Linda Murphy 0879152151 Queries in relation to Home Care Services contact Clare Office 0656868621

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.

Ruan GAA:
Ruan Minor Club: Under 14 Féile na nGael: Ruan have qualified to represent Clare at Féile na nGael which will take place in Derry and Armagh on the weekend of June 20. This is a great honour for the players and their families.
In the Féile semi-final Ruan defeated Eire Og on a score of 3-7 to 3-1.
In the final, the concession of two early goals proved costly but to their credit Ruan battled right to the end and were defeated by Clonlara on a score of 2-6 0-6. Ruan and Clonlara now represent Clare.

Lotto Results:  W/E: 03/05/2015:  No’s drawn:  23, 24, 26, 27          No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips: Niamh Lyons, Joe Quinn, Morty Kelly, Ciaran O’Connor and Peter Barry.                          
Next week’s Jackpots:   €2,250    Team:  Christy O’Connor       Venue: Dalcassian.