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W/E 19/01/2020

posted Jan 17, 2020, 10:23 AM by John O'Sullivan

Priest on Call this week

Fr Pat O'Neill  065 6827799, 086 2612124 


Priests Contact Numbers: 

Fr Damien Nolan  065 6837178, 086 8396636


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


Masses this Weekend 
Ruan: Friday 17th at 7:00pm Months Mind for the late Paddy Courtney 
Ruan: Saturday January 18th at 8:00pm Mass of Anniversaries:-  Paddy Casey.  Birdie Cassidy.  Michael,  Patsie & Martin Vaughan.  Paddy & Mary Ann Vaughan.  Tony Byrt.  Orla Byrt-Kinnane.  The Byrt Family.  The Cusack Family.  Patrick Quinn.  Kitty Quinn.  Gerard Daffy.  Bridget Callinan Ballyogan. 
Nan O'Halloran.  Martin O'Halloran.  Carmel Cusack.  Kevin O'Halloran.  John Corless.  Cliff Thompkins. John Howard Deceased Members of the Howard Family

Masses next Weekend 
Ruan: Saturday January 25th at 8:00pm:- Mass for the People

Eucharistic Adoration:       Ruan:   Wednesdays - Hourly from 3pm to 7pm

                                                       Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm


Weekly CollectionsParish Dev. Fund: : €2,429.00,  Priests Christmas Collection: €1,005.00

Thank you all for your kind contributions


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Ruan

Euch Ministers this week:- Sheila Lynch,  Mary Tierney            

Reader this week:- 

Euch Ministers next week:- Marion Lyons,   Pat O Halloran          

Reader next week:


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Dysart

Euch Minister next week:-         Reader next week:- 


Parish Pastoral Council: Next meeting will take place on Tuesday 14th January at 8:00pm in Ruan Community Hall. All are welcome.


You Shall Be My Witness” Confirmation Programme for all Confirmation Candidates commences this Sunday 12th January from 7:00pm to 8:00pm, in St. Patrick’s Hall, Corofin. and will continue on the following three Sundays thereafter on 19th & 26th Jan and 2nd February. 

All Confirmation Candidates must attend each evening. 

Confirmation Dates:-Friday 24th April in Ruan at 11:00am (Ruan and Toonagh Schools)

Confirmation Retreat Dates: Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd March in Knock, Co. Mayo. (Bus pick up times will be advised shortly)


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:-  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: imeallboirne@outlook.com


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: joewalshtours.ie

 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


Ruan Tidy Towns: The AGM will be held this Monday night January 20th in Morty Kellys at 8.30pm All Welcome!


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 gettingstartedgalway@ageaction.ie or call 091 527831


Toonagh National School: is now open for Enrolment of Junior Infants September 2020.Please contact the school on 065-6820143 or email toonaghschool@gmail.com for an application form. Application forms can also be downloaded from the school website toonaghns.com. You can also call into the school to receive an application form. Closing date for applications is February 28th 2020. Thank you. 


Toonagh Parents Association: are holding a clothes collection to raise money for the school. Donations of clean clothes, shoes etc, will be appreciated. No Duvets or PIllows please as these have to be brought to the recycling centre which eats into the funds .Toonagh hall will be open on Thurs 30th from 9-10am, 1:45-3:00pm and 6.30-7.30pm for drop off. 


Craft Classes have resumed in Toonagh Hall on Wed. morning from 11am-12.30pm. 

Anyone may call to the hall during that time,  even for the company and a ‘cuppa’, where there will be a warm welcome. 


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