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W/E 20/11/2016

posted Nov 19, 2016, 5:15 AM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in November  


Ruan:          Sunday 20th November 2016 at 10:00 am         

Teresa Moloney     Fr Tom Burke   Frank Brohan    Moira Walsh   John Joe Mahoney   John Kirwan    Nancy Kirwan    Tess Butler   Vincent Pilkington            

Val Kelly   Michael Kelly  Bridget Kelly    Maura Kelly Naughton    Noel Naughton   Mary & John Madigan  Paddy & Kathleen Hynes  Gerry Liston    

Noel Cosgrove


Anniversary Masses in December   


Ruan:          Sunday 4th December 2016 at 10:00 am

Jimmy Casey          May Casey         Joe Meaney         David Heywood  John Cassidy    Eileen Cassidy     Michael Cassidy      Martin Cassidy   Michael Kerin   


Ruan:          Sunday 18th December 2016 at 10:00 am

Bridie Cassidy   John Moroney   Michael Moroney    Seán Moroney   John Sheehan  Patrick Guthrie   Mary Guthrie  Terence Guthrie Nora Guthrie  Eileen Corry


   We pray for the repose of the souls of Mary Pilkington Ballaghboy and Frank Gerrard, son of the late Nora Babs Casey formerly of Rathkeane, who died recently.  May they rest in peace.


Remembrance Masses:

The Mass in Dysart on Sunday 4th December at 7:00 pm will be celebrated in memory of the people from the area who have died during the past year.  Included in this are:

Tom O’Gorman        Kitty Malone       Maura O’Connor        Mary Kelly         Birdie McDonnell.


The Mass in Ruan on Sunday 11th December at 10:00 am will be celebrated in memory of the people who have died during the past year.  Included in this are:

Birdie Cassidy      Michael Vaughan    Kevin O’Halloran        Kitty Quinn        Frank O’Halloran        Patrician Hanrahan            John Joe O’Connell            Mickey Casey      Seán Brodie      Patricia O’Halloran          Michael O’Brien         Astrid Flynn       Mary Pilkington


If there are any more names to be included please let Fr Pat know, to ensure that there will be a candle prepared, for relatives to bring to the Altar.


Weekday Masses:         Ruan:      Monday, Tuesday at 9:30 am.  Dysart:     Wednesday at 9:30am

                                               Corofin:      Monday to Friday at 9:30 am        Crusheen:    Thursday and Friday at 9:30 am                                   

 Please Note:   If there is a Funeral Mass in the parish, there will be no 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: €465.49           Baskets: €141.79         Candles:  €22.72  Priests Collection:  €160      November Offering:  €75.00


Next Baptism Course: Ruan on Saturday 10th December from 11:00 am to 12 Noon. 

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

Thought for the Week:

Work doesn't stop prayer and prayer doesn't stop work.
It requires only that small raising of mind to Him,
"I love You God, I trust You, I believe in You, I need You now"
small things like that. They are wonderful prayers.       (Mother Teresa).


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Ruan        Sunday at 10:00 am                        Dysart     Sunday at 7.00 pm

Reader this week:        Eileen Hannon                 Reader this week:              Matt McCormack

Reader next week:       James Hannon                 Reader next week:             Laura Cahir

Euch Min this week:     Sheila Lynch                   Euch Min this week:           Moira O’Loughlin

Euch Min next week:       Marian Lyons              Euch Min next week:          Gerry Kelly


NET Ministries:  This week the NET Team will hold their first official Senior Amplified Youth night in the Ruan Community Centre on Wed, 23rd Nov from 7:30-9:00pm. This is for all youth in TY to 6th year, and the following Wednesday will be for the Junior Amplified Youth Group (1st year to 3rd year).


Graveyards:  Please note that the Parish or the Parish Council have no responsibility to provide a graveyard.  This responsibility rests with the entire Community.  In the past graveyards were provided by the County Council, but they are no longer doing so in rural areas.

Talk for Parents of First Holy Communion Children from the Imeall Bóirne Parishes will be held in Ruan Community Centre on Tuesday 22nd November at 8:00 pm

Enrolment Mass for Confirmation Children in the Imeall Bóirne Parishes will be held on Friday 25th November in Ruan Community Centre at 7:00 pm

Cluster Meeting of the Imeall Bóirne Parishes on Thurs 24th November in Corofin at 8 pm


Holy Year of Mercy: A liturgy to mark the end of the Holy Year of Mercy will take place in the Cathedral, Ennis on Sunday, 20 November at 3.30pm. Bishop Fintan Monahan will preside and the reflection will be given by Fr Liam Lawton. All welcome.

Irish Cancer Society: Church Gate Collection takes place on Sunday November 27th in both Ruan and Dysart. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Senior Citizens Christmas Party: The annual senior citizens Christmas party will be held this year on Sunday 4th Dec at 2 p.m. in Morty’s.  All are welcome for an afternoon of good food, plenty of music and good company.

Tidy Towns Christmas Fair:  The annual Tidy Towns and Graveyard Christmas Fair fundraiser will be held after 10 o’clock Mass in Ruan on Sunday 4th Dec.  We would welcome any donations of cakes, timber, turf, clothing, hay, silage, fresh farm produce as well as items for the auction and the raffle (no toys or brick-a-brac).  All monies raised will go towards the replacement, repair and maintenance of equipment.  We look forward to your support.


Ruan Gaa:

Minor Club AGM:  This was cancelled last week and will now take place in Ruan Community Centre on this Thursday 24th November at 8.00 pm. We would encourage anyone interested in developing hurling in our parish to attend this very important meeting. Also due to the large numbers of children that are training more adult help is urgently required at these training session. If you are interested in helping out with training sessions for the 2017 season please let Claire McDonagh 087 0547646 know. All are welcome to attend.

Lotto Results:  W/E: 13/11/2016:      No’s drawn:  (1)    3, 6, 11, 12.    (2)  5, 8, 10, 24.   No Jackpot Winners: 

Five lucky dips: Seán Corey, Ted Wynne, Fergus Marrinan, Brian Quirke and Hazel Leonard.              .   

Next week’s Jackpots:       (1) €10,000   (2) €4,500    Team: Frank Lyons         Venue: Mortys