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W/E 15/12/2019

posted Dec 14, 2019, 1:28 PM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated Dec 14, 2019, 1:29 PM ]

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 
Ruan: Saturday December 14th at 8:00pm:- “Do This In Memory” Mass for First Holy Communion Children. 
Mass of Anniversaries: John Sheehan, Paul Howard, Kells, Mary Shannon, Patrick Guthrie, Mary Guthrie, Nora Guthrie, Terence Guthrie, Ellen Corry, Michael & Mary Finn, Alan Finn. Jill Clarke.

Rest In Peace We remember in our prayers this evening Mona Cassidy who was laid to rest on Saturday last. 
May their gentle souls rest in peace.

Masses next Weekend 
Ruan: Saturday December 21st at 8p.m.:-  Mass of the People
Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                        Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm

Weekly CollectionsParish Dev. Fund: € 1,325.00

Thank you all for your kind contributions

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Ruan

Euch Minister this week:  Eileen Hannon        Reader this week:- Liam Jones

Euch Minister next week:- Francis Howard       Reader next week:- Aidan Lawton

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Dysart

Euch Minister this week:-   Reader this week:- 

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 14th 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:  -  Rath 15th,    - Boston 22nd. 

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:

Annual Toonagh Walk:  This year's annual walk takes place on Sunday 12th January 2020. Monies raised will be divided between Motor Neuron Disease Association and Huntings Disease Assciation.

Anyone who would like to help should contact Denise on 087 6731966.