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W/E 22/04/2018

posted Apr 20, 2018, 12:25 PM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated Apr 20, 2018, 12:55 PM ]

Priest on call in Imeall Boirne this week is:-
 Fr Damien Nolan, Tel: 065 6837178/086 8396636. 

Priests Contact Numbers: 

Fr. Pat O’Neill, 065 6827799/086 2612124:

Fr. Seamus Nohilly, 091 633124 /085 1443021.

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

Masses this Weekend
Dysart on Friday 20th April at 8:00pm: Memorial Mass for Sr. Ailbe Morgan
Today we pray for Mrs. Monica Brooks, Drumcaurin and Mrs Betty Mullins (sister of Mary Conroy Dysart) who were laid to rest during the week.
May their gentle soul rest in peace.

Masses next Weekend
Ruan: Saturday 28th 11:00am:- “First Holy Communion Ceremony for the children of Ruan N.S.”
Ruan: Sunday 29th April 10:00am:-  Mass for the People
Dysart: Sunday 29th April 7:00 pm:-  Mass for the People

Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                        Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm

We are seeking volunteers in the parish for the weekly adoration in Dysart Church each Thursday from 10:00am to 1:00 pm but especially from 12 noon to 1:00pm. If you feel you can give a few hours of your time for the weekly Adoration please contact Bernadette on 087-9086209

Weekly Collections:   PDF €1,062.15,  Priests’ Easter Collection: €870.00
Thank you all for your kind contributions

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Ruan       Sunday at 10:00 am                                  Dysart     Sunday at 7:00 p.m.

Reader this week:      Anne Foley                                    Reader this week:   Frances Browne

Reader next week:    Marie Slattery                               Reader next week:  Edel Bluett

Euch Min this week:   Marion Lyons                             Euch Min this week:    Pat Lynch

Euch Min next week:   Monica Cassidy                         Euch Min next week:  Matt McCormack



Thought for the Week

Courage doesn’t always roar.
Sometimes courage is the little
voice at the end of the day that
says “I’ll try again tomorrow”
(Mary Anne Radmacher)

Dates for First Holy Communion Ceremonies
Ruan - April 28th 11:00 am,  Corofin - April 28th 11:00 am.  Kilnaboy - May 12th 11:00 am
Crusheen - May 12th 11:00 am,  Boston/ Tubber - May 12th 11:00 am

Baptisms in the Imeall Boirne Parishes: Baptisms take place each Sunday of the Month at 12:30 noon rotating between all the churches within
each parish as follows:

Boston 22nd

Next Baptism Preparation Meeting will take place in Ruan on 14th April from 11 am to 12 noon.

All people intending to have children baptised must complete the baptismal preparation course before each child is baptised. All forms for the above are
available from Anne at the Imeall Boirne Office. Phone No: 065 6890865. Email: imeallboirne@outlook.com

IMEALL BOIRNE CLUSTER Over 55's Exercise Classes

A combination of standing and seated exercises focusing on bone strength, flexibility and mobility of all joints, balance and endurance. € 5.00 per class.
Every Wednesday as follows:   Ruan Community Centre at 1.15pm

Aged 16-35? Looking for a place to share and grow in faith? Youth 2000 prayer meeting, Fridays, Poor Clare’s Oratory Ennis at 7:00pm
Join us for adoration, music, reflection, chats and tea. All welcome.

The Accord Marriage Preparation Courses for Clare 2018 are taking place in the Ennis Parish Centre, Station Road Ennis on Fridays from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm and on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on selected dates during the year. Details are available from Accord on 085-2358384 or 065-6824297.
Booking is advisable 6 months in advance.  Cost of Course is €170.00

Toonagh Craft Mornings
The craft mornings in Toonagh Hall on Wednesday mornings from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon, hints/tips on knitting, crochet and enjoy a “cuppa” with friends.

Knock Retreat: on Tuesday and Wednesday last the 68 Confirmation Candidates in the Cluster travelled to Knock for their Retreat Day.
A very pleasant Retreat was had by all and we offer a sincere thank you to all who accompanied the students on these trips.

Imeall Boirne Cluster Meeting:
The next Cluster meeting takes place in Crusheen church meeting room on Thurs 19th April at 8:00pm. All Welcome!

Boirne Youth Connect Activities: Bóirne Youth Connect (1st – 3rd year students). Climbing Croagh Patrick on Mon. May 7th. Bus leaving Ruan at 8am; Crusheen at 8.10am Returning at 6pm approx. Cost €5 (subsidised). A Parent/Guardian is welcome to join us on the trip.
Contact the BYC organisers in your parish to secure your place.

Uganda 6 KM Fun Run and Family Walk in Barefield on Sunday April 29th at 12 Noon. Registration begins 10.00 a.m @ Hassetts €10 per
person, €20 per family, prizes and spot prizes on the day including prize for first buggy home. All funds go to Hospice Jinja and the restoration of
Walakuba Special Needs School. Contact John Conroy 087 6666927 or Frank Landy 087 7726617

Imeall Boirne Prayer Book We are currently working on an Imeall Boirne Parishes Prayer Book which will contain numerous prayers and
reflections . If you have any favourite prayer that you would like to be included in the Prayer Book please contact Anne in the Imeall Boirne Office to submit same. This special Prayer Book will be available in all nine churches in the Imeall Boirne Cluster

Cute As A Button—Arts & Crafts for Kids
In Toonagh Hall on Sat morning from 9:15am to 10:45am, pay as you go classes for children aged 4 to 12 years. €10 per child or €15 for two siblings. For more info call Pamela Vaughan 0876224698 or Aisling Hurley 0863751807.

The Parents Association of Toonagh National School are asking that people might keep in mind the Clothes Collection which will be held on Thurs
May 31. The funds generated by these collections have been invaluable in supporting various school activities and the Parents Association appreciates
your help. More details to follow……...

Senior Citizens Lahinch Summer Holiday: This year the Lahinch Summer Holiday for the Senior Citizens will be from 13th to 18th June inclusive. Please contact Mary: 087 9776583 Sheila: 087 6546637 or Linda: 086 8748845 to book a place.

Church Gate Collection: The recent collection for Cahercalla Hospice raised €215.01. A sincere thank you to all who contributed.

Annual Spring Clean: Ruan Tidy Towns will be holding their clean up in on Tuesday 24th April, starting at the hall at 7:00 pm. Volunteers are asked to wear hi-viz vests and gloves.

The AGM of the Ruan Tidy Towns will be held in the community centre on Mon 30th April at 8.30 pm

The Local Apostolic Works Society: We wish to offer our sincere thanks to all who supported our annual display of works last Sunday.

Ruan Community Centre: An informal traditional music session/lesson for adults and teenagers (minimum age 1st year in Secondary School)
begins on Mon April 23, from 8.30-9.30pm,€4 per session for a six-week trial run. All Welcome!

Ruan Camogie: Well done to the U14 team on their victory in the U14A Championship against Feile winners, Truagh-Clonlara, a great secondhalf
comeback by Ruan. Best of Luck to the girls in the remaining games

Ruan GAA

GAA Lotto

Jackpot:  €5,700   Numbers Drawn 08, 09, 11, 22.

€40 Winners: Paul O Halloran,  Ita Hastings,  Patricia Meaney,  Paul O Halloran,  Maura & Bernie Lyons.

Next Weeks Lotto:   €5,800 in Mortys’-   Sean Ryan's Team.