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W/E 01/12/2019

posted Nov 29, 2019, 8:58 AM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated Nov 29, 2019, 9:50 AM ]

Priest on Call this week

 Fr Damien Nolan  065 6837178, 086 8396636

Priests Contact Numbers: 

Fr Pat O'Neill  065 6827799, 086 2612124

Weekday Masses:    Ruan: Mon & Thurs @ 9:30 a.m.     Dysart:     Wed @ 9:30 a.m

Masses this Weekend 
Dysart: Saturday November 30th at 8:00pm Mass of Anniversaries:- Deceased Senior Citizens,  Deceased members of the Mulqueen Family 
Lay Led Liturgy: in Ruan Sunday December 1st at 10:00 am

Masses next Weekend 
Ruan: Saturday December 7th at 8:00pm Mass of of the People 
Lay Led Liturgy: in Dysart Sunday December 8th at 10:00 am
Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                        Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm

Weekly CollectionsParish Dev. Fund: € 

Thank you all for your kind contributions

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Ruan

Euch Minister this week:-                                  Reader this week:- 

Euch Minister next week:- Ellen Jones           Reader next week:- Emer O Halloran

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Dysart

Euch Minister this week:- Frances Browne    Reader this week:- Ita Hastings

Readers and Eucharistic Ministers: The 2020 rotas for Readers and Eucharistic ministers for both Ruan and Dysart are currently being prepared. 

Anyone interested in Reading or becoming a Eucharist Minister are very welcome and should contact Monica in the Parish Office 065 6827799 or email 

Note: If you are already on the rota and are unable to continue, please let Monica know

Toonagh Hall Christmas Dance  on Sat December 14th with Mike Gardiner and Noreen Ferns. 

A great night of music and dance guaranteed. All Welcome. 

Ruan Tidy Towns Fundraiser Sale of Work and Auction for Ruan Tidy Towns and Parish Graveyards - Saturday night 7th December, after 8:00 pm Mass in Ruan. Donations of timber/turf/farm supplies/cakes/sale-able bric-a-brac/books etc. will be welcome. Please support !!

Baptisms in the Imeall Boirne Parishes: 

Baptisms take place each Sunday of the Month at 12:30pm rotating between all 9 churches.

Next Baptism Programme Date Saturday 9th November in Corofin From 11 am to 12 noon.

Dates for December:- Ballinruan 1st,    - Dysart 8th,   - Rath 15th,    - Boston 22nd. 

Next Baptism Programme Date Saturday 14th December in Ruan From 11 am to 12 noon

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:

First Holy Communion A meeting for the volunteer parents of the Children receiving the Blessed Sacrament of First Holy Communion 

will be held on Tue next December 3rd in Ruan Community Hall at 7:30pm

Confirmation Enrolment Ceremony The Confirmation Enrolment Ceremony for all the schools in the Imeall Boirne Parishes 

takes place in St. Mary’s Church Ruan on Friday December 13th at 7:30 pm.

The Ruan Gaa Club: extends sympathies to the following families who have recently lost love ones. 

The family of Nuala Keane Ruan. The family of Marcella Kelly Ruan. The family of Phil Cunningham Tubber. 

AGM will take place on Monday 2nd of December at 7pm in Ruan School Hall.

We would encourage everyone involved in the club to make a big effort to attend this year. Hope to see you there!

Blood Donation Clinic 3000 units of blood are required every week. 1000 people receive blood or a blood product every week. 1:4 of our population require blood at some point in their lives. 

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will be holding a blood donor clinic in the West County Hotel: 

Mon 2nd Dec from 2-5pm, Tues 3rd, Wed 4th, Thurs 5th, Mon 9th from 5-8pm.

Senior Citizens: Thanks to all for their generous donations to the recent Church Gate Collection of €278.00.

Wishing everyone a happy Christmas

The Senior Citizens Annual Christmas Party takes place in Morty Kelly’s on Sunday 1st December at 2:00 pm. All are welcome. 

If possible would you give your name to either Sheila at 087 6546637, Linda at 086 8748845 or Mary at 087 9776583. 

This is necessary to ensure that sufficient meals are available.