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W/E 18/06/2017

posted Jun 18, 2017, 4:14 AM by John O'Sullivan

Anniversary Masses in June


Ruan:          Sunday 18th June 2017 at 10:00 am

                    Tommy Waring         Bridget Courtney          John Foley      Teresa Foley


Weekday Masses:      Ruan:  Monday and Tuesday at 9:30 am.     Dysart:  Wednesday at 9:30am


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

                                                       Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm


Weekly Collections:     Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF: €553.09   Baskets: €103.38   Candles:  €27.06   Education Fund:  €8.00   Lourdes Invalid Fund:  162.70  Peters Pence:  €10.00  Priests Collection: 1000.95


Next Baptism Preparation Course: Corofin on Saturday 15th July from 11:00 am to 12 Noon.   All people intending to have children baptised must complete the baptismal preparation course before each child is baptised


Recent Baptisms: We welcome into our Community Ella Rose Tierney, daughter of Keith and Aoife and Pádraig Mark Brohan, son of Mark and Breda, who were baptised recently.


Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Ruan       Sunday at 10:00 am                                       Dysart     Sunday at 7.00 pm

Reader this week:       Anne Foley                                        Reader this week:          Matt McCormack

Reader next week:     Marie Slattery                                   Reader next week:         Laura Cahir

Euch Min this week:    Loretta Kenny                                Euch Min this week:       Matt McCormack

Euch Min next week:   Mary O’Halloran                           Euch Min next week:      Flan Lyons


Annual Killaloe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Sunday 2nd July 2017, sharing with Ferns as we have in previous years.  Led by Bishop Fintan Monahan.  Ceremonies begin at 2:30 p.m.  For bus transport please contact: Glynn’s Coaches 065 6828234


Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:  The 61st Killaloe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes under the leadership of Bishop Fintan Monahan will leave Shannon Airport on Monday 26th June returning on Saturday 1st July.  €692 with €10 for online booking includes flight transfers, hotel and full board.  Book online at www.joewalshtours.ie or through your local parish.  Sick and assisted pilgrims most welcome, please contact Fr Tom Ryan Pilgrimage Director at 061-364133


Health and Wellbeing Public Information Event on Wednesday 21st June from 1pm-4pm in the grounds of St. Joseph’s Hospital, Ennis, Co. Clare. Drop in for advice on health checks, healthy eating, exercise tips, mindfulness and lots more health information will be available on the day.

Take some time out of your day for yourself - All are welcome to attend.


Gift yourself a day away’:  Tue 27th or Wed 28th June - The Annual Ladies Retreat at Glenstal Abbey.  Relax, reflect, pray and enjoy the company of others in the peaceful and beautiful surrounds of the monastery.  Cost €45.  To book your place, call Reception – 061  621005 or email – events@glenstal.com.  Information on all events @ www.glenstal.org


Thought for the Week

"From the Eucharist comes strength to live the Christian life

and the zeal to share that life with others". Pope John Paul ll.


The World Meeting of Families 2018 Volunteer Application Process is now Open:  As part of its pastoral preparations the organisers of the World Meeting of Families are now inviting thousands of volunteers to participate in this once-in-a-generation event.  The volunteers will be part of the operational team which will organise and run what will be the largest gathering of families in the world and we are delighted that our Volunteer Application Process is now open! You can apply to volunteer here: www.worldmeeting2018.ie/volunteer.  Applicants to volunteer must be residents of the island of Ireland at the time of application and be over 18 years of age, as of 1st January 2018 (or as part of a group), among other terms and conditions. Volunteers can also help in the lead up to the event in the main offices of WMOF2018 and in various preparatory events taking place around Ireland.

Bus to Knock:  Saturday 15th July, contact Sheila Lynch 087 6546637 or Eileen Roughan 6828243

Date for your Diary: Croagh Patrick Pilgrimage Climb Saturday 15th July departing at 8am from St. Patricks Hall. Cost €25. (Limited Places)  To Book please email: corofinparish@yahoo.co.uk

Crusheen Parish are holding a series of talks over the coming weeks – called Life in the Spirit –with some excellent speakers, including Dr Jessie Rodgers who lectures in Scripture in St Patrick’s College Maynooth. They take place in Crusheen Church Meeting Room from 8.00-9.00pm every Wednesday night. The programme of speakers is as follows: Wed. June 21st    Fr. Ger Fitzgerald  (Ennis)  Wed. June 28th     Dr. Jessie Rogers  (lecturer St Patrick’s College,  Maynooth)

Zumba classes will continue through the summer in Toonagh Hall at 8pm on Thursday evenings. A fun way to keep active which is proving very popular with those attending.

Congratulations to Ruan/Toonagh National Schools' team on winning the Clare Primary Schools Camogie final, Roinn 3, played in Cusack Park on Tuesday, beating Ballyea in the final. The panel was Meabhdh Casey, Niamh Glass, Sinead Hastings (Captain), Emily Whelan, Aisling Moloney, Aoife Anderson, Kate Forde, Aoife Glass, Neasa Ni Lachtnain, Aimee McDonagh, Aoife O'Loughlin, Áine Jones, Nicole Daffy, Saoirse Barry, May O'Malley, Aoibhe Moran, Summer O'Brien, Kate O'Donoghue, Aldine Wynne, Amy Gibbons and Eilis Strand. Cyril Lyons, Donnchadh Kelleher, Sean Eustace and Alice Ni Cheallaigh manage the team.

Camogie News: U14 C Championship Camogie Winners. On a score line of Ruan 6:4 Broadford 5:1, the Ruan girls won a very competitive final in a windswept Shannon pitch on Wednesday evening 14thJune. In front of a large crowd some excellent camogie skills were displayed, with fine catches passes and score being the order of the day. The Ruan Camogie Club wish to congratulate the girls and their management team on this fine achievement. On behalf of the girls they also want to express a huge thanks all the community for their support and for turning out in such great numbers for the final.

This team was Meabhdh Casey, Maria Jones, Emily Whelan, Sinead Hastings, Ciara O'Grady and Eve O'Connor (joint Captains), Niamh Glass, Neasa Ni Ainifein, Aisling Moloney, Kate Forde, Alice Anderson, Aoife Glass, Neasa Ni Lachtnain and the subs were Alanna Mulqueen, Áine Jones, Aimee McDonagh, May O'Malley, Summer O'Brien, Nicole Daffy, Chloe Callinan Queally, Grainne Wynne and Alanna Bolger. The mentors are Aidan Hastings, Alfie Jones, Pat Casey and Aidan Lawton.

Ruan Gaa:  

Lotto Results:  W/E: 11/06/2017:    No’s drawn:  2, 9, 24, 25            No Jackpot Winner:

Five lucky dips: Ciaran O’Connor, Ethna O’Gorman, Tom Roughan, Marie O’Connor and Roughan Family.       

Next Week’s Jackpot:  €9,000         Team:  Frank Lyons.