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W/E 22/06/2014

posted Jun 22, 2014, 4:28 AM by John O'Sullivan


Ruan:                      Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday at 9.30 am

Dysart:                    Thursday and Friday at 9.30 am     

WEEKLY COLLECTIONS:     Thank you very much for your contributions.

PDF: €2048.25             Baskets: €117.26          Candles:  €26.27     Bishops Comm:  €20.00       Trócaire:  €80.00           Education Fund:   €115.00        Lourdes Invalid Fund:  €557.70           Priests Collection:  €1651.10

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

Dysart     Saturday at 6.30 pm                 Ruan     Sunday at 10.00 am

Reader this week:       Edel Bluett                   Reader this week:        Aiden Lawton

Reader next week:      Monica Tierney           Reader next week:       Anne Foley

Euch Min this week:     Pat Lynch                    Euch Min this week:     Marian Lyons

Euch Min next week:   Michael Lynch             Euch Min next week:    Tommy Sheedy 

Next Baptism Course:  Corofin on Saturday 12th July from 11.00 am to 12 Noon

Imeall Bóirne Cluster Meeting in Tubber on Thursday 26th June at 8:30 pm 

Peters Pence: The Peters Pence Collection will be taken up next Sunday the 29th June

Bus to Knock on Saturday the 28th June:  Anyone interested please contact Eileen at 6828243 or Sheila at 6837717.

Viatores Christi:  Members of Viatores Christi will speak at Masses in the parish this weekend. Viatores Christi, an association of Catholic lay missionary development workers, was founded in 1960 and recruits, prepares and facilitates the placement of lay people who wish to serve in areas of need in Africa, Asia and South America.

Mission for the Imeall Bóirne Parishes will be held from the 1st November to the 7th November. It will be based in Corofin.

Aware Depression Support Group meets: Ennis– Tuesdays at 8pm, Day Hospital Gort Road

Aware Support Groups are free to attend, no referral necessary.

Annual Killaloe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Sunday 6th July 2014, sharing with Ferns as we have in previous years.  Led by Bishop Kieran O’Reilly, SMA. Ceremonies begin at 2:30 p.m.  For bus transport please contact: Glynns Coaches, Ennis 065 6828234

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes:  Bishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA will lead the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes on 26th June for 5 days, returning on 1st July.  €677 is the cost including travel, hotel and all meals. Book online and avail of €10 discount at www. joewalshtours.ie.   Pilgrims who are sick or need assistance are most welcome and are cared for in the hospitality section.  Details from Fr.Tom Ryan, Pilgrimage Director at 061-364133.

Thought for the day
 When dreaming of the future, don't let the present slip by.

by Anthony Salvaty


Monster Midsummer Draw in Purcells on Saturday 21st June at 8:30 pm. in aid of Toonagh Community Centre & Sports Complex  All welcome to come and enjoy the draw for 21 fab prizes. Tickets will be available on the night - €30 each or 2 for €50.

Meditation with Movement and beautiful inspirational music. Meditation with a difference. Wednesday 25th June in St Anthony's Hall, Francis Street, Ennis at 7.30 pm. Further information: Mary at 087 9701130

Clarecare Annual Church gate Collection €201.67 Collected. Thanks to all who contributed.

Lough Derg God’s healing grace is experienced on Lough Derg in an intensity seldom encountered elsewhere; through spiritual exercise, companionship of fellow pilgrims and the sheer holiness of the place. Daily boats to the Island from 10.30 am until 3:00 pm 7 days a week until 13th August. No booking necessary.   For further information contact Maureen or Sharon 071 9861518  email:  info@loughderg.org

Annual Padre Pio Pilgrimage to Rome, Assisi and San Giovanni:  Depart 24th September – 1st October.  Spiritual Director:  Fr. Pat O’Neill.  For information contact Marian Pilgrimages 01 8788159 or Mary Kelly 065 6835519.

Tired of feeling left behind with modern day technology? Look no further than one-one classes with an experienced and qualified teacher; all classes tailored to individual’s needs. Learn how to use the internet, email, Skype, Microsoft word, book hotels, flights, online shopping, pay bills, Microsoft Excel, photo uploading, printing, etc. Contact Paula on 085-7881574

Ruan Gaa

Ruan Minor Club: Under 14: Ruan/Corofin U14 A side were defeated by Kilmaley in the semi final on a score of 3-10 to 1-7 after a great run in the championship. Well done to our Under 14 players and management who made the knockout stages in U14C and U14A championships. They now look forward to playing In the Under 13 A championship later in the summer.

School wincongratulations to the Ruan/Toonagh Primary schools team who had a great win over Scariff in the final played in Cusack Park on Wednesday. 

Lotto Results:  W/E: 15/06/2104    Draw (1):  4,14,15,25 (2): 5,22,26,28.    No jackpot winner        

Five lucky dips:  Veronica McMahon, Megan Molloy, Ollie Cassidy, Mary Byrt and Martin Whelan    

Next week’s Jackpots:  (1) €10,000.   (2) €1800   Team:  Frank Lyons    Venue: Purcells


Calling to Fr. O’Neill:  If anyone is calling to Fr. O’Neill at the Parochial House, please ring his mobile phone 086 2612124 beforehand to ensure that he will be there to meet you.


Items and Notes for the Newsletter:  Items for the Newsletter should be dropped into the Parochial House before 10.00 am on Wednesday or ring 6827799 and leave a message on the voice mail or email ruandysartparish@gmail.com