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W/E 17/02/2013

posted Feb 15, 2013, 7:24 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Feb 15, 2013, 7:32 AM ]

Mass Of Anniversaries In February

Ruan:            Sunday 17th February at 11.15 am

                        Michael Casey      Tommy Casey    Jack Doherty     John Malley   Joan Daly     Paddy McMahon   Gerard Daffy 

                        John Joe Hynes         Una Hynes 

We pray for the repose of the soul of Jimmy Smyth who was buried during the week.  

Weekday Masses:

Ruan:                    Mon, Tues, Wed and Sat at 9.30 am

Dysart:                  Thursday and Friday at 9.30 am

WEEKLY COLLECTIONS    Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF: €1096.10     Baskets: €140.36    Bishops Comm: €60     Priests Collection: € 130


Readers this Sun:              Ruan:  Laura Neylon                       Dysart:  Confirmation Children

Readers next Sun:             Ruan:  Confirmation Children        Dysart:  Lee O’Donovan

Euch Mins this Sun:          Ruan:    Eileen Hannon                    Dysart:  Edel Bluett

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

BAPTISM COURSES Corofin on Saturday 16th March from 11.00 am to 12 Noon


PARISH COUNCIL MEETING:  Tuesday 19th February at 8:00 pm in the Parochial House

SAFEGUARDING TRAINERS IN THE KILLALOE DIOCESE: Training will take place on Sat 9th March in Ennis and Sat 6th April in Nenagh, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, for all new Safeguarding Representatives. Representatives who would like a refresher are welcome to attend. Please give your details to Fr. O’Neill as soon as possible, if you wish to attend. All Safeguarding Representatives must attend one of the training events for the Diocese Audit and the upcoming National Audit.

OPENING WINDOWS CONFERENCE:  A conference, reliving Vatican 11, will be held at the Clare Inn Hotel, Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare, on Saturday 23rd March - 9:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.  Bishop Kieran, Julie Kavanagh, Aoife McGrath, Fr Liam Lawton and Fr Dermot Ryan will share insights on key themes from the Second Vatican Council. Each parish is invited to ask two parishioners to attend.  The conference is free of charge and lunch will be provided.  Registration forms are available in your parish.  Completed registration forms should be sent by email to  openingwindows@outlook.com  or forwarded by post to Fr Albert McDonnell, Westbourne, Ennis, Co. Clare, by 28th Fe 

"Have courage for the great sorrows of life and patience for the small ones

And when you have finished your daily tasks -

Go to sleep in peace - God is Awake.                                         

BREASTCHECK in currently screening in Co. Clare. Women aged 50 to 64 will be invited by letter to attend for their free mammogram. Screening is by appointment only. As some women may not be on the BreastCheck register, all women aged 50 to 64 are encouraged to check that they are registered via the Freephone 1800454555 or the website www.brestcheck.ie.  All screening units are fully accessible to people with disabilities.

RAINBOWS PROGRAMME: Rainbows is a programme for children who are suffering loss or bereavement due to death or separation. There will be a programme with trained facilitators in the new Meeting rooms in Crusheen Church running from Mid April to Mid June. For further information contact Marcia McDonagh on 087 642 4382

STSA SING-ALONG with those on a Cancer journey and friends at Cloughleigh Church, Wednesday the 20th of Feb at 6.30 pm.  Contact Slainte an Chláir, Clare Cancer Support on 087 6912396 for more details.   All welcome.

TOONAGH WALK: Thank you to all who supported the recent Walk held in Toonagh for Ennis Simon Community. Total amount raised €2,680. Thank you to all who helped on the day, your continued support is very much appreciated.  Breda McCullough


Club Registration Night: Joint Registration Night for Camogie and Hurling Club will take place in Toonagh Hall on Friday 22nd February 2013 at 7.30.  All players and parents are invited to attend. 

Congratulations to Brid McNamara on being awarded National Association PRO of the year award, for the second year in succession. This is a great acknowledgement of Brid`s tremendous work and commitment to Clare Camogie in her role as County PRO.   Mary Hickey O’Brien


Ruan Minor Club Registration Night:  Ruan Minor Club are holding their Official Registration night in Toonagh Hall on Friday 22 Feb            at 7 :30 pm.
Boys from under 6 to under 18 are requested to attend with their parents. All players have to be registered in order to train or play with the club for 2013. The registration fee is €5  per child up to a maximum of €10 per family. Please bring completed Registration form on night. Refreshments will be served and any parent wishing to donate baking etc on night will be greatly appreciated.    Susan Rice

Lotto Results:  W/E: 10/02/2013   Nos. drawn – 4, 5, 7, 13.  No jackpot winner. 

Five lucky dips:  Ciara Waters, Antoinette O’Donoghue, Michael Moloney, Peter Lyons and Dominic Lane.                           

Next Week’s Jackpot: €7,350                 Team:  John Punch                           Venue:  Dalcassian.                 Ger Lyons Club PRO