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W/E 30/12/2012

posted Dec 28, 2012, 4:19 PM by Unknown user   [ updated Dec 28, 2012, 4:22 PM ]

MASS OF ANNIVERSARIES IN JANUARY:

Ruan:            Sunday 6th January at 11.15 am

                        Michael O’Loughlin    Anne O’Loughlin   Bridget O’Loughlin    Bridie Callinan, Ballyogan

Dysart:          Sunday 13th January at 9.45 am

                        John Joe Cullinan   Tom Cahir      Paddy Crowe   Tim Howard  Sr. Teresa O’Connell   Tommy Leonard  Br. Luke Keating

Ruan:            Sunday 20th January at 11.15 am

 John Howard      Christy Howard    Maura Howard     Michael Howard   Cliff Tompkins    Jimmy O’Brien    Mary O’Brien        Peggy O’Brien  Patrick O’Brien   Ann O’Brien      Agnes O’Brien    Bridget Dilly O’Brien   Josie O’Brien     Carmel Cusack      Cusack Family     Nan O’Halloran  Paddy Casey        Anthony Byrt         Byrt Family        Orla Byrt Kinnane   Fr. John Meehan     John Kirwan     Nancy Kirwan   Pat O’Donoghue     Maisie O’Donoghue       Paddy Quinn     Deceased Members of the Quinn Family   

WEEKDAY MASSES:

Ruan:                    Mon, Tue, Wed and Sat at 9.30am

Dysart:                  Tuesday 7.00 pm, Thurs and Friday at 9.30am

Toonagh Hall:    Saturday 7.00 pm

Tuesday 1st January   -   World Peace Day

Masses:       Ruan:  9.30 am           Dysart:   7.00 pm

Vigil Mass for Nollag Na Mban will be held in Toonagh Hall on Sat. night, 5th January at 7.00 pm. This is always a very special night for the people, when they gather to celebrate all that is good in the community, meet old friends and make new ones. Young and old are welcome to the Mass and afterwards the ladies of Toonagh will put on a 'high tea' and all will enjoy a sing song to see out the Old Year and welcome in the New Year. 

The local G.A.A. Club will hold its weekly lotto draw in Toonagh on that night.   There will also be a raffle for some festive prizes which have been donated by people in support of the Hall on the night.                       

READERS & MINISTERS OF THE EUCHARIST:

Readers this Sun:         Ruan:   Emer Neylon                      Dysart:  Rosemary Foudy

Readers next Sun:        Ruan:   Deirdre Crowe                   Dysart:  Gerry Kelly

Euch Mins this Sun:     Ruan:   Marian Lyons                    Dysart:  Flan Lyons

Euch Mins next Sun:    Ruan:   Tommy Sheedy                Dysart:  Frank Custy

Next Baptism Course: Ruan on Saturday 19th January from 11.00 am to 12 Noon

WEEKLY COLLECTIONS:     Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF:  €3746.50    Baskets:  €860.00     Candles:  €35.04              Mission Sunday:  €17.00

Priests Collection:  €7627.00    Priests Benevolent Fund: €5      Nov. Offering: €5

The Diocese Of Killaloe is made up of 58 parishes grouped into 12 clusters. It stretches from Loop Head in Co Clare to the foothills of the Sliabh Bloom Mountains in Co Laois. The parish is the fundamental unit of our Church’s structure and is the place where most people have their first experience of the Church. All parishes in the Killaloe Diocese are defined by geographical boundaries. 

Most of our parishes have a long and ancient history. The youngest parish in the Diocese is St Senan’s Parish in Shannon which was established in the late 1960’s as the new town grew up around the Airport and Industrial Estate. The place where a person resides and the faith community with which they most identify is generally their parish. Many of life’s key moments are celebrated in the context of the local parish.

In recent years the decline in numbers of clergy has highlighted the need for parishes to work more closely together in order to provide the best pastoral services for the people. Under the leadership of Bishop Willie Walsh the process of clustering began. A cluster is a group of neighbouring parishes who work more closely together to ensure that the people of a particular area have access to the pastoral care that they need. Initially this began with increased co-operation of the clergy but it has developed in recent years to include greater collaboration between Parish Pastoral Councils.

Diocese Of Killaloe Listening Process: The Diocese of Killaloe has been engaged in a process of Listening throughout the diocese over the past year. The listening has taken place at Cluster Level with Pastoral Councils and other groups and the co-ordinating group has collated the results. This group would now like all interested people to have a say in the way they would like to see things happening in the future in our diocese. If you would like to offer an opinion you can do so by logging on to the diocesan website www.Killaloediocese.ie and complete the online survey or by post to Ms Marie O’Connell-Quinn, Administrator, Pastoral Planning Office, 45 Garden View, Garraun na Hille, Clarecastle Co Clare. There are leaflets available after Masses outlining the Listening and Reflecting Process. Please take one and have your say!

RUAN GAA NEWS:  

Lotto ResultsW/E: 23/12/2012   Nos. drawn – 15, 25, 26, 28.  No jackpot winner.  

Five lucky dips: Mary Morgan, Kevin Griffin Jnr, Keating Family, Chloe, Conor, Ethan Howard and Aidan Rice. 

Next Week’s Jackpot: €6,300   Team:  Frank Lyons   Venue:  Toonagh.                          Ger Lyons     Club PRO  

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