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W/E 29/12/2019

posted Dec 27, 2019, 3:25 PM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated Dec 27, 2019, 3:33 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 28th at 8p.m.:-  Mass of the People

Masses next Weekend 
Ruan: Friday 3rd January at 7:00pm Months Mind Mass For the late Mona Cassidy: 
Dysart: Saturday January 4th at 8:00pm Mass of Anniversaries:- Mary King Drumina,   John Joe Cullinan 
Lay Led Liturgies: Will take place in St. Mary’s Church, Ruan on Sunday 5th January at 10:00am
Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                   Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm

Weekly CollectionsParish Dev. Fund: € 909.81

Thank you all for your kind contributions

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Ruan

Euch Minister this week:  Loretta Kenny         Reader this week:-  Marie Slattery

Euch Minister next week:-                     Reader next week:

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Dysart

Euch Minister next week:-         Reader next week:- 

Crucifix Found: A gold plated crucifix has been found on the Ballygriffey/ Curragh Road. Please contact Fr. Pat O’Neill 065 6827799. 

“You Shall Be My Witness” Volunteer Parents Confirmation Training evening takes place on Thurs 9th January in the Community Hall Meeting Room, Ruan at 7:30pm.

Baptisms in the Imeall Boirne Parishes: 

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

Dates for January 2020:-  Crusheen 5th - Ruan 12th - Corofin 19th - Tubber 26th 

Next Baptism Programme Date Saturday 11th January in Crusheen 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:

Pilgrimages 2020  The 64th Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes will take place from Friday 26th June to Wed 1st July; €725 full board with €20 discount for online booking to:

 Medjugorje Pilgrimage ex Shannon Airport on 20th to 27th May 2020 Outward to Mostar (30 mins from Medjugorje) 

Return from Split Airport. Cost is €675 p.p.s before February 1st . Thereafter €725. Enquiries from : Kathleen Lee on 086 1031508 or Mary 086 3629808

Computer Programme The ‘Getting Started’ Programme aims to make over 55’s comfortable using a computer / tablet / ipad / smartphone and the internet. Tutoring is usually on a 1:1 basis in a relaxed atmosphere. Classes are 2 hours once a week for 5 weeks. Ennis Library / Wednesdays 10.30 - 12.30 

For more information email or call 091 527831

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.