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W/E 29/05/2016

posted May 26, 2016, 5:42 AM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in June


Ruan:          Sunday 5th June 2016 at 10:00 am

                    Tess Brohan                 Kate Moriarty

Ruan:          Sunday 19th June 2016 at 10.00 am

                    Jack McMahon      Eileen McMahon         Michael O Sullivan     Tommy Waring

Ruan:          Sunday 26th June 2016 at 10.00 am               

                    First Anniversary Mass for Kitty Purcell


Weekday Masses:         Ruan:      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: €648.20          Baskets: €51.56           Candles:  €40.24        Education Fund:   €55.00         


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                     Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:       Matt McCormack           Reader this week:      James Hannon

Reader next week:     Frances Browne              Reader next week:     Carmel Foley

Euch Min this week:    Edel Bluett                    Euch Min this week:   Mary O’Halloran

Euch Min next week:  Sinead Noonan             Euch Min next week:  Sheila Lynch


Next Baptism Course: Tubber on Saturday 11th June from 11:00 am to 12 Noon. 

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


Rosary for the Month of May:     Ruan Church every evening at 7.00 pm

                      Our Lady’s Grotto in Fountain every evening at 8:30 pm


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.


Ruan N.S Fun Run. Reminder to everyone that the 6km family fun run takes place on Thursday June 2nd starting @ 7pm.
Participants can run, jog, walk or cycle on the evening. Refreshments served afterwards. Please tell and bring your friends.


Toonagh School Book Sale: The Parents Association in Toonagh School is holding a book sale on Thurs 9th June. They are looking for donations of children's and adults books. Funds go towards school supplies. Toonagh Hall will be open on 2nd June from 9-10am, 1.45-3pm,6.30-7.30pm and on 8th  June from 8-9pm when members of the Parents Association of Toonagh School will be on hand to receive donations of books for children and adults for their book sale on Thurs. 9th June. Funds raised go towards school supplies.




   Thought for the Week
Walk and talk and work and laugh with your friends,
but behind the scenes, keep up a life of simple prayer

  and inward worship.
  (Thomas R. Kelly)


SAFEGUARDING: The Month of May has been dedicated to emphasising the importance of Safeguarding Children.   The Diocese has a team of people who are dedicated to ensuring the Church is a safe place for Children, these include,  the  Director of Safeguarding , Designated Liaison person’s, Safeguarding Committee, Parish Safeguarding Reps, Support Person for complainants, Advisors for Respondents, and Safeguarding Trainers.  Please visit our safeguarding page on the Diocesan website  for more detailed information in relation to our policies, procedures and practices. We also have a Q&A section if you have any quires.

Please remember ‘Safeguarding children is everybody’s responsibility’


World Meeting of Families in 2018: Pope Francis has chosen Dublin as the venue for the next World Meeting of Families in 2018. This celebration of family life takes place in a different country every three years and is usually attended by the Pope.  Over one million people have attended this event in the past. To help prepare for the event the Irish Bishops have requested that a National Collection be organised during the weekend of May 28th / 29th. Information and posters will be available at Church doors and more will be available in the near future.  Your generous support would be greatly appreciated.            


Diamond Jubilee: There will be a Mass to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Fr Pat Carmody (Ruan 1961-1972) on Friday 10th June at 7pm in St Senan’s Church, Cooraclare. All welcome to attend


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


Tidy Towns: Summer is here again and with it comes the annual judging of the Tidy Towns.  Please put out window boxes as early as possible and we would ask for the support of the community in our on-going efforts to enhance our village and keep it clean and tidy.  Be proud of your village!


Ruan GAA:  
People who wish to be included for tickets for forthcoming Clare Games are required to be members of the Ruan GAA Club, the deadline for inclusion is 31st May 2016 – Single Adult Membership is €20 and Family Membership is €80 (which includes a lotto ticket for one year). 
Monies can be paid to Niall O’Connor, Club Registrar or any Club Officer on or before May 31st.

Ruan Minor Club Summer Camp: Ruan Hurling & Camogie Clubs are holding their own Summer Camp from August 23-26. The final nights for registration are Monday, Wednesday & Thursday this week from 7.30 to 8.00 in Ruan GAA field. 

Lotto Results:  W/E: 22/05/2016:          No’s drawn:  (1)    5, 20, 22, 23.    (2)   1, 7, 9, 19.      No Jackpot Winners: 
Five lucky dips: Moira Roughan, Adrian Marrinan, Eoin Fitzpatrick, Anne Whelan Cooney and Nuala Whelan.                 
Next week’s Jackpots:       (1) €10,000       (2) €750

Team: Flan Lyons                Venue: Purcells