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W/E 26/01/2020

posted Jan 25, 2020, 3:03 AM by John O'Sullivan   [ updated Jan 29, 2020, 5:33 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 
Ruan: Saturday January 25th at 8:00pm:- Mass for the People

Masses next Weekend 
Dysart: Saturday February 1st at 8:00pm Mass of Aniversaries:- John Mulqueen,  Alfie Hayes,  Michael & Thomas O'Leary.
Ruan: Sunday February 2nd at 10:00a.m. Lay Led Liturgy

We remember in our prayers the souls of Angela Donnellan (Casey), Claire Galvin (Fitzgerald) and Bridie Moroney whose funeral masses took place this week.

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

                                                       Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm


Weekly CollectionsParish Dev. Fund: : €1,016  

Thank you all for your kind contributions


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Ruan

Euch Ministers this week:Marion Lyons,   Pat O Halloran            

Reader this week:-   Garry Shannon

Euch Ministers next week:-        

Reader next week:


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist  for Dysart

Euch Minister next week:- Moire O Loughlin       Reader next week:- Louise McDonnell 


You Shall Be My Witness” Confirmation Programme for all Confirmation Candidates on this Sunday 26th Jan and 2nd February from 7:00pm to 8:00pm, 

in St. Patrick’s Hall, Corofin.  

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:-  Tubber 26th 

Next Baptism Programme Date Saturday

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 


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


ToonaghWalk: Thanks to everyone who supported the walk for Huntington's and Motor Neuron Disease. Over € 9,500 has been raised.


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. 


Ruan Gaa  The victorious Ruan Junior team will be presented with their medals at a function in Morty's on this Saturday night beginning at 9p.m.

This promises to be a great night with music and refreshments.


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