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W/E 13/08/2017

posted Aug 12, 2017, 3:11 AM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in August


Dysart:        Sunday 13th August 2017 at 7:00 pm  

                    Bridget Gleeson         Mick Gleeson         Ellen Gleeson       Rita Crowe        Paddy Hynes   Kitty Kelly      Morty Kelly   Nora Kelly                                           

                    Deceased Members of the Kelly Family Deceased Members of the Mulqueen Family Mai Hurley John Hurley

Ruan:          Sunday 27th August 2017 at 10:00 am

                    First Anniversary Mass for Seán Brodie


Tuesday 15th August is a Holy Day      Vigil Mass:      Dysart Monday evening at 8:00 pm  

                                                                                Tuesday 15th:    Ruan at 10:00 am


   We pray for the repose of the soul of Nonie Kelly nee Cullinan, Tarmon Gort, who died during the week and was buried in Ruan.  May she rest in peace.


Weekday Masses:      Ruan:  Monday at 9:30 am and Tuesday at 10.00 am.    

                                          Dysart:  Monday at 8:00 pm and Wednesday at 9:30am


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: €965.70    Baskets: €133.31      Candles:  €26.29     Trócaire:  €48.80     Education Fund:  €6.00     Lourdes Invalid Fund:  €5.00   Priests Coll: 145.00         


Next Baptism Preparation Course: Ruan on Saturday 19th August from 11:00 am to 12 Noon.  

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

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

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

Reader this week:       Carmel Foley                                      Reader this week:          Rose Foudy

Reader 15th Aug:         Emer O’Halloran                                Reader 14th Aug:            Matt McCormack

Reader next week:     Padraig Casey                                       Reader next week:         Laura Cahir

Euch Min this week:    Mary O’Brien                                     Euch Min this week:       Sinead Noonan

Euch Min 15tth Aug:    Caroline Meaney                               Euch Min 14th Aug:         Pat Lynch

Euch Min next week:   Siobhan Le Cathelinais                    Euch Min next week:      Matt McCormack


Imeall Bóirne Cluster Meeting in Ruan Community Centre on Wednesday 23rd August at 8:00 pm


Youth 2000 Summer Festival, Cistercian College, Roscrea, Co Tipperary from Thursday 17th – Sunday 20th August 2017. For young people aged 16-35, an opportunity not to be missed to experience the Catholic faith and meet many new people, with over 1400 young people from all corners of Ireland attending last year. The festival is donation only. Free buses travelling from all around Ireland. For more info and to book online, see or Tel: 01 6753690.


Clare M.S. Society thank the people of Ruan and Dysart for their generous contribution of €500.26 to their collection last week-end.

Thought for the Week

"When we do the best we can, we never know

what miracle is wrought in our life or the life of another."     Helen Keller.


Secretary for Imeall Boirne Parishes

Advertising shorty for this position of a full time fixed term Secretary for the Cluster in the local media. Anybody interested can contact any of the priests of Imeall Boirne for further information.


Dysart-Toonagh Group Water Scheme: Reminder to Shareholders to text Noel at 086 8245173 with name and number of adults and children attending the 40th Celebrations of the Scheme.


Clare Youth Traditional Orchestra:   Best of luck to the musicians from the parish who are members of the Clare Youth Traditional Orchestra making its debut in the Shannon Aerodrome on Tue. 15th August next. This is a county-wide Orchestra for teenage Traditional musicians under the direction of Paraic O'Reilly, supported by Clare Arts Office. Tickets for this and all Fleadh events may be purchased online

World Meeting of Families 2018 (WMOF2018):  The Diocese of Killaloe is now on twitter.  For all diocesan news and events, WMOF2018, tweets from Bishop Fintan, and parish events please follow @KillaloeDiocese.


.Free Digital Skills Computer Classes Still Running  – Topics Covered:  Introduction to the Internet, Internet safety & security, Email, Search engines and websites, Online government services, Conducting everyday transactions, Online voice and video calls, Use of “Apps”.  Classes are held over 5 days (2 hours a day) and are free to anyone. 

If you wish to enrol please contact Pauline/Mary Ellen at CIOC, Elevation Business Park, Clonroad, Ennis, Co. Clare. Phone:  065 6841009, email:


The National Annual Legion of Mary Pilgrimage to Knock takes place on Sunday, 24th September with Bishop Fintan Monahan as Chief Celebrant & Homilist. 


Clare Walks Ltd: As part of Heritage Week 2017, Clare Walks Ltd. has organised two guided walks along parts of the Mid Clare Way.

Saturday 19 August, 2pm - 4:30pmEnjoy a 10-12km Guided Heritage Walk, along part of the Mid Clare Way walking route, starting in the picturesque village of Quin, taking in some historical sites, woodland trails & breath-taking views. Adult: €7.50 I Child: €2.50

Thursday 24 August, 11am - 12:30pmA FREE guided 5km-6km walk in Dromore Wood Nature Reserve through woodland paths full of a variety of species; for anyone over 50 years of age who is interested in getting active and staying healthy. 

Further Information  T: 065 6835912 I E: I W: 



Summer Camp: Ruan Hurling & Camogie Clubs are holding their own Summer Camp from August 22-25. 

The camp is for Primary School children and promises to be a great week of fun, hurling, camogie and a great way to finish off the summer holidays.

Last year over 100 boys and girls attended and we're hoping for similar numbers this summer.   

Lotto Results:  W/E: 06/08/2017:    No’s drawn:  6, 13, 16, 27         No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips:  Jim Courtney, Barry & Meadbh Heagney, Breda & Ger Keating, Shane Callinan and Gerard Keating.  
Next Week’s Jackpots:  (1) €10,000    (2) €300   Team:  Seán Ryan.  Venue: Purcells