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W/E 04/03/2018

posted Mar 3, 2018, 8:41 AM by John O'Sullivan

Priest on call in Imeall Boirne this week is:-
 Fr. Pat O’Neill, 065 6827799/086 2612124:

Priests Contact Numbers:

 Fr. Seamus Nohilly, 091 633124 /085 1443021r.      Fr Damien Nolan, Tel: 065 6837178/086 8396636.

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

Rest In Peace
Mrs. Ann (Nancy) Longe, Ballyea Inagh, Mother of Brid Longe, Ballygriffey Ruan,  Patrick (Tad) Meere, Wellpark, Quin, Brother of Ollie Meere, Dysart.
John (Séanie) O’Connor, Limerick, brother of Christy, Jerry and P.J. Ardcarney, Ruan,
May their gentle souls Rest in Peace.

Masses this Weekend
Dysart: Saturday 3rd March at 5:00pm:-  Peggy Roughan (1st Anniversary)
Ruan: Sunday 4th 10:00am Mass of Anniversaries:- 
Paddy McMahon,   Joan Daly
Dysart: Sunday 4th 7:00pm:- Mass for the People
“Do this in Memory” Mass for First Holy Communion Children

Masses next Weekend
Dysart: Sunday 11th 7:00pm Mass of Anniversaries
Mary Nestor, Gerry Nestor, Tom Nestor, Jack Burke, Molly Burke, deceased members of the Burke family.

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

                                                        Dysart:  Thursdays - Hourly from 10am to 1pm


Weekly Collections:   PDF 1,144.11

Thank you very much for your contributions.

Readers & Ministers of the Eucharist

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

Reader this week:    Marie Slattery                                   Reader this week:        Rose Foudy

Reader next week:    Ruth Crowe                                      Reader next week:       Mat McCormack

Euch Min this week:   Mary Quinn                                   Euch Min this week:    Mat McCormack

Euch Min next week:  Ellen Jownes                                 Euch Min next week:   Flan Lyons


Thought for the Week

“During these 40 days, let me put
away all my pride. Let me change
my heart and give up all that is not
good within me. Let me love God
with all that I am and all that I
have”. (Genesis Grain).

“You Shall Be My Witness”
The last preparation course concluded on Sunday night last in Corofin. A sincere “Thank You” to the 68 pupils in the Imeall Boirne Cluster and to their
parents/teachers for their active participation and continued preparation for the Blessed Sacrament of Confirmation in May.

Baptisms in the Imeall Boirne Parishes: Baptisms take place each Sunday of the Month at 12:30 noon rotating between all the churches within
each parish as follows:
March in Crusheen on 4th,  Ruan  on 11th.  Rath on 18th,  Tubber on 25th

All 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:

Aged 16-35? Looking for a place to share and grow in faith? Youth 2000 prayer meeting, Fridays, Poor Clare’s Oratory Ennis at 7:00pm
Join us for adoration, music, reflection, chats and tea. All welcome.

The Mid Clare Youth Council MCYC are hosting their annual overnight in St. Flannan’s College Ennis on Friday night 2nd March. It is open to young people who are in TY to Leaving Cert. Young people will reflect, meditate, have fun and engage in resilience building.
For further information contact Cora Guinnane 087 2400135

The Accord Marriage Preparation Courses for Clare 2018 are taking place in the Ennis Parish Centre, Station Road Ennis on Fridays from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm and on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on selected dates during the year. Details are available from Accord on 085-2358384 or 065-6824297.
Booking is advisable 6 months in advance.  Cost of Course is €170.00

Save the 8th Rally Dublin on Saturday March 10th at 2:00pm. Take a stand to support the equal right to life of mothers and their unborn babies in Ireland. If the 8th Amendment is repealed, all legal protections will be removed from unborn babies, and abortion legislation will be open to change by the
government of the day. Buses from Kilrush, Ennis and Shannon. To book your seat contact 086 1908318

Toonagh Craft Mornings
The craft mornings in Toonagh Hall on Wednesday mornings from 11:00 am to 12:00 noon, hints/tips on knitting, crochet and enjoy a “cuppa” with friends.

Cute As A Button—Arts & Crafts for Kids
In Toonagh Hall on Sat morn from 9:15am to 10:45am, pay as you go classes for children aged 4 to 12 years. €10 per child or €15 for two siblings. For more info call Pamela Vaughan 0876224698 or Aisling Hurley 0863751807.

Local History Group Meetings are held in Morty Kelly’s on Tue evenings at 8:30p.m. All welcome!

Dementia Workshops: Normal
Ageing vs Not Normal Ageing; Understanding the difference. Partners in Homecare are holding dementia education workshop at the Templegate Hotel, Ennis on Tuesday 20th March at 7pm. Call: 065 6895281 / 0877888300

8 week MBSR (mind based stress reduction) starting the 6th of March in the Auburn lodge 7pm Ennis for those who need a way of dealing with stress.
Info Anne Buckley on 085 8108633.

World Meeting of Families 2018
Register: Individual pilgrims and families can now register for the main three-day WMOF2018 Congress from August 22nd – 24th, guaranteeing your ticket(s) for
the Festival of Families on Saturday 25th August and for the Closing Mass on Sunday 26th August. Register at:
Volunteer: This event will attract thousands of Irish and International pilgrims. Organising it and seeing it through will only be possible with the help of thousands of volunteers. Why not make volunteering your New Years resolution for 2018!
You can sign up now at: or call 01-5676800

Ruan GAA

GAA Lotto

Jackpot:  €5,000   Numbers Drawn 13, 14, 20, 23.

€40 Winners:  Monica Cassidy, Michael O Halloran, Geraldine Ryan,  Annemarie Jones, Elaine Ryan

Next Weeks Lotto:   €5,100 in Mortys’-   Ted Wynne's Team.