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W/E 18/10/2015

posted Oct 16, 2015, 11:16 AM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in October

 Ruan:         Sunday 18th October 2015 at 10:00 am

 Tom Vaughan     Brian Meaney      John O’Connor & Mary O’Connor, Ardcarney     Deceased members of the O’Connor Family Nooan   Jimmy Lee             Johnny McNamara   Mary McNamara    John O’Donnell      Deceased Members of the O’Donnell Family      Deceased members of the Aherne Family

 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: €701.50        Baskets: €129.10        Candles:  €59.40      Mission Sunday:  €10.00     Priests Collection:  €1201.00     November Offering:  €30.00


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart    Saturday at 6.30 pm                                   Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week        Emily Mulqueen                           Reader this week:    Eileen Hannon

Reader next week       Laura Cahir                                    Reader next week:   James Hannon

Euch Min this week      Tommy Kelly                               Euch Min this week   Loretta Kenny

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


Next Baptism Course: Corofin on Saturday 21st November from 11:00 am to 12 Noon

 Imeall Bóirne Cluster Meeting in Ruan on Wednesday 21st October at 8:00 pm

Confirmation Enrolment Night: An enrolment night for all the children from the Imeall Bóirne parishes will be held in Ruan Church on Friday 13th November at 8:00 pm. The children to be confirmed and their parents are expected to attend.

 Retreat Day: There will be a one day Youth Retreat, conducted by Net Ministries, for 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students on Saturday 14th November.


World Missions Ireland on behalf of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith thank you for your support on Mission Sunday.  In 2014, the Mission Sunday Collection in Killaloe Diocese amounted to€64,642.  Thank you for your great generosity in difficult times. The people in Killaloe Diocese have been urged to support missionaries working in some of the world’s poorest countries by donating during the forthcoming Mission Sunday collection on October 18th.  The theme for World Mission Sunday in Ireland this year 2015 is “Abundant Life”. As we thank you for your wonderful generosity to the Missions over the years we invite you to please continue to help our young churches to share the gift of faith though your prayer and whatever financial assistance you can.  


Meditation with movement and beautiful inspirational music:

Meditation with a difference on Wednesday 21st in St Anthony’s Hall, Francis St, Ennis at 7.30pm. All are welcome.  Enquiries: Mary   087 970 1130.

Thought for the Week


"Each of us is willed, each of us is loved, each of us is necessary.

There is nothing more beautiful than to be surprised by the Gospel,

by the encounter with Christ.

There is nothing more beautiful than to know Him and to speak to others

of our friendship with Him"

(Pope Benedict XVI's first homily as Pope)


Community Centre Ruan – Kitchen & Meeting Room:

Work on the Kitchen and Meeting Room is almost complete and they are now open to all, but they must be pre-booked with one on the following:                          Mary O’Halloran 087-2057019, Fr Pat O’Neill 086-2612124 or Senan Coughlan 086-4475400.

Only the red chairs from the Meeting Room are to be used in the Meeting Room - Rooms must be left as found.


Ruan Tidy Towns: Ruan progressed again this year in the National Tidy Towns competition gaining a further 7 points, placed second in the county in our category. At this higher level of the competition, points are difficult to achieve while examined over eight categories. Well done and thanks to all who contributed in any way to the progression and enhancement of our village.  Full report can be found at the following link http://www.tidytowns.ie/reports.php?county=Clare&year=2015

 Clare Hospice at Cahercalla: Thank you to all who contributed to collection on 4th October, amount collected was €260.72.


Notice - Grinds Available: English grinds available from a qualified and experienced teacher at all levels in both Junior & Leaving Certificate. Comprehensive and detailed notes provided. Homework assigned and corrected. A large focus is put on exam approaches and the correct techniques to approaching questions. Detailed study and revision plans created with a focus on the student’s problem areas. Individual & group grinds available. Contact 0857881584. One-one IT classes also available.


New block of 10 Bootcamp Circuit Fitness Classes starting Wednesday 21st October & running for 5 weeks every Monday & Wednesdays 8:30pm in Ruan NS Hall. All levels of fitness welcome. For more information please contact Rosie 0864547827 or email: rosiemcmahonfitness@gmail.com


Corofin Toddler & Baby GroupThis group meets on Wed mornings 10 am-12 noon, in the Community Hall Corofin.  Anybody who has a child in their care, is welcome, whether it's a parent, a grandparent, or a childminder.  We meet for a cup of tea/coffee, and the children get a snack and a drink, play with the toys, and the toddlers do a little art or craft.  There is a charge of €4 to cover rent, insurance and snacks, and it is open during school term only.  Details from Fiona at 087 6166500.


Corofin Dramatic Society present 2 One Act Comedy Plays at St Patrick’s Hall Corofin on 14th & 15th October and on 19th & 20th October, Curtains at 8:00 pm


Ruan GAA

Lotto Results
:  W/E: 11/10/2015:  No’s drawn:  3, 10, 13, 21          No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips:   James Cullinan, Oliver Lyons, Michael O’Regan, Eileen O’Donoghue and Keith Brohan            

Next week’s Jackpots:   €5,700         Team:  Ger Lyons                Venue: Dalcassian